Cross Country season is well under way! Here’s a reminder of some important dates and times. Practices take place on the field at Gilmore every Tuesday and Thursday morning between 8:15 and 8:45. Cross Country Meets take place at Burnaby Lake between 3:30 and 4:30 on the following dates: Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, and Oct. 9. Students need to meet right AFTER the 3:00 bell to arrange for transportation to the meets. Please contact Mrs. Ogilvie, Mrs. Pears, or Ms. Soychuke if you have any further questions.
Eye See … Eye Learn® (ESEL) provides kindergarten students with a comprehensive eye exam from a participating BC doctor of optometry at no cost to the family. If needed, kindergarten students will receive one pair of eyeglasses free of charge.
Learn more about the ESEL program by reading the ESEL Info Sheet.
Please note that the community picnic planned for this Friday has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. We will still all be gathering on September 20th for a community BBQ and Meet The Teacher night. Your child’s teacher will be sending home a questionnaire for you to fill out about with information about your child to bring that evening. Please remember – this is not parent/teacher interview night!!
Note that the BBQ will be from 4:00-6:30pm and Meet the Teacher night is from 5:00-7:00pm.
Gilmore’s Terry Fox Run will be happening Friday, September 28th from 1-3 pm. At one o’clock, classes will come down to the gym for a short presentation and film on Terry Fox. Once the presentation is over classes will leave to participate in the run. The run will be held rain or shine so please ensure you are prepared and dressed for the weather. We encourage all students to wear their Grizzly Gear on this day and to donate a $1 to fulfil Terry’s Dream. If you would like to participate in our annual coin drive we will be collecting on the following days:
- September 20th – Nickels
- September 21st – Dimes
- September 25th – Quarters
- September 26th – Loonies
- September 27th – Toonies
- September 28th – Bills & any other donations
All donations are gratefully appreciated!!!