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Visa Fundraiser...

Our Parent Support Group is selling tickets on a $250.00 Visa gift card!  Each student will be given a 3 books of tickets to sell.  Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.  The draw will take place at Three Mile Plain School on Tuesday, December 9th during the Christmas Brunch.  Thank you for your support!

 

Food For Thought Tickets

Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket!  All money raised will go to support our breakfast program.  I haven't received the total amount that we will receive yet, but the winners are as follows: Dianna Maloney from Falmouth, Hector White from Kennetcook, Mary Pyke, Liz Rigdon, and Lacy Bishop.

 

 

School Calender... click here

 

Bullying and Cyberbullying What We Need to Know; A Reference Guide For Parents and Guardians

 

Each student is receiving a copy of this document and the reference guide may also be accessed at the following link: http://antibullying.novascotia.ca/resources.

                                 

homework tips!

The Department of Education has recently released some documents on homework. There is a Grades 4-6 Homework Tips pamphlet that you may find here...

http://www.ednet.ns.ca/pdfdocs/curriculum/Homework_Tips_4-6.pdf (you may have to copy and paste this link)

There is also a grade 4-6 Let's Talk About Homework pamphlet...

http://www.ednet.ns.ca/pdfdocs/curriculum/LTA_Homework_4-6.pdf (you may have to copy and paste this link)

The Department of Education will also be releasing a P-3 pamphlet, but it will NOT be referred to as homework is not formally required until grade 4.

The department of education states..." In primary to grade 3, formal homework is not required. Teachers can and often do provide families with regular access to books that may be read with young students. This practice supports the cultivation of a love of learning and sharing is encouraged. Teachers may also offer activities for students to complete at home, such as math games. However, such activities should not be regarded as a requirement. Teachers should communicate with parents/guardians about how learning can be supported at home without the formal demand for homework."

 

TumbleBooks!!!

Great news! The Annapolis Valley Regional School Board has a district wide TumbleBookLibrary subscription!

To receive a username and password, please contact your child's teacher or the school.

You can access TumbleBooks from home.




News and Announcements

 

Grade 6 Graduation CD's from last year now available at the school office. 

Parent Support Group...  Our regular monthly meeting will be on Nov. 18th at 6:30 p.m.

CSA approved hockey helmets required for skating this year... no exceptions!

PEANUT FREE!!! Please remember that we promote a peanut free environment. Thank you!!!

Reminder... criminal record and child abuse checks are required for volunteering in classrooms and for class trips.  (forms available at the main office)  Checks are valid for 5 years.

Three Mile Plains District School

4555 Hwy 1,
Three Mile Plains, NS B0N 2T0

E-Mail: tmpds@avrsb.ca
Phone: (902) 792-6720 

Fax: (902) 792-6722

Grade Level: P-6

Principal: David Campbell
Secretary: Shelley Dauphinee

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.