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WEEKLY UPDATE FOR JUNE 18-22nd UPDATE FOR JUNE 18-22nd<p>​Can you believe we are the official count down to the last day of school starting this week?  Where has the time gone in this fantastic year Comets?</p><p>Take a look now to see what the week holds for us at Cameron Street...</p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-2">Monday</strong> - Grade 8s painting mugs with the Paint Bar today ... Jump Rope for Heart donation envelopes are due today <br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-3">Tuesday</strong> - Jump Rope for Heart <br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Wednesday</strong> - Last day for Booster Juice ... DARE Graduation for our Grade 6 students 1:35pm<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-8">Thursday</strong> - Last Pizza Day ... Guitar Club 3:30pm ... Intermediate Softball Tournament today ... Kindergarten Family Celebration Day 1:35pm ... Grade 4 FI Transition Visit to Admiral Collingwood today<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-10">Friday</strong> - Collingwood Library visiting our Grade 2 classes today ... Walking trip for the Learning Centre and Mrs. Hare's classes</p><p>As we start to look ahead to the last week of school, a reminder that Report Cards will be coming home with your children on Wednesday June 27th and Grade 8 Graduation will be taking place on Wednesday June 27th at 6:30pm.</p><p>Remember for the latest news and updates from <strong>THE</strong> place, please check out our website at <span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span> or follow us on Twitter @CameronStPS.<br></p>
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OUR FAMILIES... INFORMATION FOR OUR FAMILIES...<p>​Today we share, and encourage you to read, our<strong> Parking Update Flyer</strong> attached.  In this, you will find strategies that we are promoting to help with the continued issue of parking that we experience around the school.  We thank you for your assistance in keeping all of our students safe!<br></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Parking%20Update%202018.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Parking Update 2018.pdf</a><br></p>
YARD EXPECTATIONS EXPECTATIONS<p>​Dear Families,</p><p>Today your child(ren) will be bringing home a letter regarding our revised Yard Expectations that will be effective January 8th, 2018.  Please take a moment to review.<br></p><p><a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Safe%20Welcome%20Expectations.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Safe Welcome Expectations.pdf</a><br></p>
Classroom Celebration Food Expectations Celebration Food Expectations<p>A focus of our new school action plan involves improving the nutritional value of food that we both sell and eat at school.  </p><p>Celebrations like birthdays, holidays and end-of-year classroom parties often involve foods and drinks that are high in sugar, fat, salt and empty calories. Tying less nutritious foods to celebrations sends the message that fun and 'treats' go together. This can lead to eating more of these foods (and fewer nutritious foods). Improving the quality of food prevents this from happening and puts the focus on the real reason for the celebration!</p><p>We also have many students with severe allergies to nuts, gluten and dairy.</p><p>Let's work together to make classroom celebrations both fun and healthy.  If you are sending food into the classroom with your child, please make it fruit or veggies instead of candy, cookies and cupcakes.</p><p>Here is a suggested snack list:</p><ul><li>Veggies and dip</li><li>Whole grain muffins and fresh orange wedges</li><li>Fruit tray, fruit kabobs, cut up fruit</li><li>Whole grain crackers and cheese cubes </li><li>Yogurt, whole grain cereal and berries for parfaits</li></ul><p>We all thank you for your support.</p>
Reminder from our Jump Rope Team... from our Jump Rope Team...<p>​We remind our Comets that on Tuesday June 19th we are jumping at Cameron Street!  Donations can be made on-line this year and for those collecting using the envelopes, they are due back to the school office by Monday June 18th.</p><p>We thank you all for the support of this worthy cause and your children!</p><p>Happy Friday!<br></p>
WEEKLY UPDATE FOR JUNE 11-15th UPDATE FOR JUNE 11-15th<p>Hello Monday, and welcome to another great week at <strong>THE </strong>place to be - Cameron Street!</p><p>We once again congratulate our Junior division on their fabulous play last week, and also say well done to our Junior and Intermediate students for their great participation and spirit at Friday's Track and Field Meet!</p><p>Take a look at what this week holds...</p><p><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2"><strong>Monday</strong></span> - Bike Rodeo Day (assemblly for students, followed by bike safety demonstrations and activities for students)<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-3">Tuesday</strong> - Popcorn Sales ... DARE for Grade 6 ... Area Track and Field Day at CCI (for selected students - please bring permission forms, running shoes, lunch, water and sunscreen) <br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Wednesday</strong> - Booster Juice Day (reminder that the last day for this will be June 20th)<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-8">Thursday</strong> - Pizza Day (reminder that the last day for this will be June 21st) ... Guitar Club 3;30pm<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-10">Friday</strong> - Martin FI Presentation today for parents (library)</p><p>A reminder to families that if you have been contacted about Silent Auction prizes, we welcome you to come to the office to pick up your winnings.  Also do not forget that we Jump for Heart on Tuesday June 19th, and donations can be brought in to your child's class or done on-line this year!</p><p>We wish you a wonderful week ahead, and remind you to check out our website and twitter for the latest news and happenings at Cameron Street!  Also, take a look at our new 'Let's Talk Well Being' page on our school website that talks about our 6 elements of well-being, and provides resources and information for you and your child(ren)!</p>
WEEKLY UPDATE FOR JUNE 4-8th UPDATE FOR JUNE 4-8th<p>​​Hello to June and hello to another week back at <strong>THE</strong> place to be - Cameron Street!</p><p>We thank all who were able to attend our Carnival last Thursday!  What a great night of activity, food, entertainment and more!!!  We truly appreciate you spending the time with us and supporting our School Council.</p><p>As we begin to look ahead to the last few weeks of school, we have an exciting week ahead that sees our Junior Performance occur and our students participate in Track and Field.  Take a look now!</p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-2">Monday</strong> - Dress Rehearsal for School of Junior Performance today ... Grade 7 Needles ... Last day of EQAO ... School Council Meeting 7pm<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-3">Tuesday</strong> - Junior Performance (TV Through the Ages) 11:30am and 6:30pm ... French After School Program 3:30pm ... DARE for Grade 6 today ... Popcorn Sales<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-6">Wednesday</strong> - Booster Juice Day ... Sharing Dance Event at Central Park for Junior Classes today (Hare 4s, Gough 4s, Mitchell 4s, Lang, Murphy, Hammond, McLean)<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-8">Thursday</strong> - Pizza Day ... Junior Classes bowling today ... Intermediates to CCI Arts Show ... French After School Program 3:30pm ... Guitar Club 3:30pm<br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-10">Friday</strong> - Track and Field Day at CCI for our Grade 4-8 students (please be dressed for the weather;  bring water, sunscreen and  proper running shoes)<br></p><p>If you are still needing tickets for the Junior Performance - TV Through the Ages - that is happening tomorrow (Tuesday), please drop by our office to get them!  Finally, watch for our June newsletter coming out this week!<br></p><p>Wishing you a wonderful week!<br></p>
THE CARNIVAL IS TODAY!!! CARNIVAL IS TODAY!!!<p>​Just a reminder that today - Thursday May 31st - is our Carnival starting at 4:30-7:30pm!!!  This event will occur rain or shine, and we also ask that if you are buying food at the bbq that you bring money to purchase.</p><p>See you all tonight!<br></p>
REMINDERS FOR OUR FAMILIES... FOR OUR FAMILIES...<p>​Hello from Cameron Street and congratulations to all who bike or wheeled their way to school on Monday!  78% of our students participated in Bike to School Day, and we could not be more proud of this!!!  We are still seeing lots of bikers coming each morning since which is wonderful, and we thank the moms and dads who are biking with our students too for choosing an active way to school!!!</p><p>Tomorrow is an exciting day at Cameron Street - THE CARNIVAL!!!  Starting at 4:30pm, it runs till 7:30pm and features amazing games, activities, face painting, demonstrations, bbq, silent auction, the Cameron Street Drum Line and more!!!  We hope you can make it, and if you are needing to still purchase a wristband for only $5.00/student, you can do that at the door!  For those students that did purchase a wristband in our presales, we will be giving those out tomorrow afternoon to the classroom teachers.</p><p>Finally, we are thrilled to welcome the Neema Childrens Choir for a special presentation for our students tomorrow!  We look forward to this wonderful opportunity to meet some wonderful people and show them what makes Cameron Street so great!</p><p>Wishing you all a great Wednesday night!<br></p>
BUS 274 DELAYED... 274 DELAYED...<p>​Just a note to our parents that Bus 274 is delayed this this afternoon - Friday May 25nd - by 15 minutes.<br></p>