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WELCOME Grade 7 & 8 Students!
by Nancy Hassler - Friday, 13 July 2018, 1:30 PM
 

Dear Parents and Guardians

We are pleased to welcome you and your student to Chase Secondary School this September! 

Here is an outline of what our first day of school will look like for your grade 7 or 8 student.

Please note on the first day of school, all morning buses will pick up students two hours later than the regular time for pick up.

Tuesday September 4th

10:30-10:50 Assembly for the entire school

Timetables will be distributed in the gym by grade to all students before going to A Block.

10:55-11:20 A Block Class (Students will receive their locker # during this block.    Students may bring their own lock or purchase one from the office for $6)

11:25-11:40 B Block Class

11:45-12:00 C Block Class

12:05-12:20 D Block Class

12:30 Buses Depart

Supplies Needed:

Four subject binders, paper, pencils, pens, highlighters, pencil crayons, calculator.   Teachers will provide students with information if more specific subject  supplies are needed.

 

School Cafeteria:

Frannie’s Cafeteria will be open on the first full day, Wednesday September 5th.  A typical lunch and drink can be purchased for under $5.  If parents wish to pay for student lunches in advance you may arrange with Fran in the cafeteria.  Frannie provides a breakfast program before school  and is open at break to feed the kids.

Wednesday September 5th is a regular school day:

8:25 Warning Bell

8:30-9:47 – Period 1

9:52-11:09 – Period 2

11:09-11:26 - Break (9 mins)

11:21am - Warning Bell

11:26-12:43 - Period 3

12:43-1:38 - Lunch

1:34pm -  Warning Bell

1:38-2:55 - Period 4

Late or Absent:

If your student will be late or absent you are required to call in to the school at 250-679-3218.  If you do not call the school to excuse the absence, an automated call and email will be sent home to you that evening.  Unexcused absences will be reflected on your student’s attendance record.

Counselling Services:

Our school guidance counselor is Ms. Jami Griffiths and she is available to all students and parent should feel to contact her at any time is they so desire.

First Nations Education Worker in the school is Ms. Leona Bonneau and all students are welcome to drop by her room at any time.

Have a fabulous summer and we look forward to seeing you in September!

 


 
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Kids Plus Insurance
by Nancy Hassler - Friday, 13 July 2018, 1:28 PM
 

Thank you for your support of the Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance program. It has been a long and rewarding partnership and is truly appreciated. Over the years, Kids Plus™ has helped many families, providing much needed reimbursements for out-of-pocket costs. We appreciate your support and we are truly grateful for the part you have played.

 

We have big news: the Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance school distribution program is moving online!

 

All partner school boards can now access kidsplus.ca/resources for information about Kids Plus™ which they can use on their respective websites, e-newsletters and social media. The main website at kidsplus.ca will continue to be available for parents to purchase coverage, access claims forms and full plan information online. Additionally, for 2018 we’ve decided to take our mission to be green one step further by discontinuing distribution of all Kids Plus™ Notices (Brochures) to reduce our overall paper use. These changes are part of our ongoing commitment to continuously provide superior and meaningful service to our partners and clients while reducing our impact on the environment.

 

Effective this September 1st, there will be some changes to our Kids Plus™ Accident Insurance policy that will impact our Active Plan holders. Permanent Total Disability coverage will be reduced from $360,000 to $100,000 and Dismemberment or Total & Permanent Loss of Use from $200,000 to $100,000. These changes allow us to continue to offer the benefits families use most, such as dental treatment and eyewear, with no increase in premiums.

 

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our new promotional landing page, our Kids Plus™ Client Service Specialists would be happy to assist you. You may contact us toll-free at 1-800-556-7411 or email kidsplus@ia.ca.

 

Sincerely,

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Ed Bender

National Vice-President, Special Market Solutions

 

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SOGI 1 2 3 Parent Videos
by Nancy Hassler - Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 11:55 AM
 
SOGI 1 2 3 has launched new SOGI 1 2 3  Parent Videos that address questions about SOGI 1 2 3 and SOGI-inclusive education in schools.  The videos are designed for partents and family members to view and learn about SOGI 1 2 3 in various grade-levels.  The goal of the videos is to debunk some of the common misinformation in the media and to support parents in their understanding of SOGI-inclusive education. The SOGI 1 2 3 Parent Videos are available to view and download now on SOGIeducation.org/parents.