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Students in grade 3, 4, 5, and 6 who enjoy singing are invited to come to choir on Tuesday mornings from 11:15-11:45 a.m.  Choir provides an opportunity for students to experience singing in a large group as well as practice various choral techniques to improve their singing voices.  In the past our school choir has  performed in the Christmas Angels Telethon and the Christmas Concert.  The first few weeks of choir will be a "trial" time where students can come to see if they enjoy choir or not.  No commitment is required until Oct. 14th.  After this date students are not permitted to quit unless a note from home is provided. 

Food For Thought Tickets

Breakfast... the most important meal of the day!  At TMP we offer a free breakfast program every morning for any child.  We feed approximately 80-90 students daily.  The money to fund this program comes from grants, donations and fundraising.  Our school, in conjunction with the Windsor Rotary Club are putting on a fundraiser whose purpose is to raise much needed money for breakfast programs in schools.  The name of the fundraisier is FOOD FOR THOUGHT.  Each student has received one booklet of tickets to sell.  If you do not want to participate, please return the tickets to school.  If you wish to sell more than 1 booklet, please let the school know.  The deadline to return the tickets (sold and unsold) and the money is October 14th!  Thank you for your support!!!!

 

Fundraiser Information!!!

Our parent support group would like to thank everyone who was able to place a Norcard order.  Thank you for your support!!!!

 

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

FALL FAIR!!!!  Thursday from 5:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m.!!!!  Come out for a night of fun!

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.