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UPCOMING EVENTS AT EMMA KING EVENTS AT EMMA KING<p>June 22 - Character Assembly 11:30 & Popcorn Day</p><p>June 26 - Grade 8 Grad Ceremonies</p><p>June 28 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL</p><p> __________________________________________________________________</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>SCHOOL YEAR 2018-2019</strong></p><p>Sept. 4 - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL</p><p>Sept. 6 - FIRST DAY FOR JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN</p><p>Sept. 17 - School Council Meeting 6pm in the Library</p><p>Sept. 27 - Meet the Teacher/Open House</p><p>Sept. 27 - Terry Fox School Run</p><p>Oct. 8 - THANKSGIVING DAY</p><p>Oct. 9 - Picture Day</p><p>Oct. 18 - Book Fair and Interview Night</p><p>Oct. 22 - PA DAY</p><p>Nov. 5 - School Council Meeting 6pm in the Library</p><p>Nov. 8 - Photo Retake</p><p>Nov. 23 - PA DAY</p><p>Dec.  5 - Pro Grant -Math Night</p><p>Dec. 24 - Jan.  4 - VACATION</p><p>Jan. 7 - School Council Meeting 6pm in the Library</p><p>Jan. 24 - Grade 8 Graduation Photos</p><p>Jan. 25 - PA DAY</p><p>Jan. 31 - Kids Activities Expo</p><p>Feb. 18 - FAMILY DAY</p><p>Mar. 1 - PA DAY</p><p>Mar. 4 - School Council Meeting 6pm in the Library</p><p>Mar. 11 - 15 - MARCH BREAK</p><p>Apr. 19 - GOOD FRIDAY</p><p>Apr. 22 - EASTER MONDAY</p><p>May 3 - PA DAY</p><p>May 6 - School Council Meeting 6pm in the Library</p><p> May 20 - VICTORIA DAY</p><p>May 31 - PA DAY</p><p>June 25 - Grade 8 Grad Ceremonies</p><p>June 27 - Last Day of School</p><p> </p>
Additional Yearbooks for Sale Yearbooks for Sale<p>​We have some additional yearbooks for sale at the office for $20.  If you would like one, please see Mrs. Leach in the office.</p>
Upcoming Spirit Days Spirit Days<p>​June 22nd - Emma King Spirit Day - wear your Emma King gear or school colours</p><p>June 25th - Socks and Sandals Day</p><p>June 26th - Fun Hat and Hair Day</p><p>June 27th - Backwards Day</p><p>June 28th - O Canada!  Wear red and white</p>
A Goodbye Note from Mrs. Cornick Goodbye Note from Mrs. Cornick<p>​</p><p>A Goodbye Note from Mrs. Cornick</p><p> </p><p>It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of my third year at Emma King.  I couldn't be more proud of our school community.  It has recently been announced at a SCDSB meeting, that I will be leaving Emma King at the end of this month.  I will be heading to Harriett Todd Public School, in Orillia.  Carol Carpenter, who is currently the principal at Mundy's Bay Public School, will be joining the Emma King family.</p><p> </p><p>I want to take a moment and thank the families and students of Emma King.  You made my transition to the school very smooth.  There are so many outstanding things about Emma King. The students are hard-working, polite and very respectful.  They are confident and comfortable with who they are.  These qualities will ensure their success in years to come.</p><p> </p><p>The fact that we have over 100 students from grade 5-8 involved in student leadership or volunteering is phenomenal.  Students have risen to the occasion to take on a variety of leadership roles such as sports leaders who run intramurals for primary students, the spirit team which boosts the Wildcat school spirit all year long, the student mental health advocates who have been raising awareness about youth mental health, the list goes on and on.  Students now lead our assemblies under the guidance of Mme. Poisson.  If you have ever been to one of our assemblies, you know that our school is packed full of opportunities for students to shine.</p><p> </p><p>The opportunities for students would not be possible without a dedicated staff team.  A huge thank you goes out to all of the coaches, student leadership lead-teachers, and those who stay in at recess to provide extra help to students.  The staff at Emma King are a caring and welcoming bunch.  They have been a pleasure to work with.</p><p> </p><p>I am sure the next few weeks will go quickly as they are jam packed with special activities.   I will, no doubt,  see you before the end of the school year.  Thanks again for being such an amazing school community.</p><p> </p><p>Regards,</p><p>Jennifer Cornick</p><p> </p><p> </p>
FRESH FOOD STATION AND HOT LUNCHES FOOD STATION AND HOT LUNCHES<p>​1. The fresh food station is now closed.</p><p>2. The last day for hot lunches is June 21st.  There will be NO hot lunches during the last week of school.  Students will need to bring their own lunch that week.</p><p> </p>
LOST AND FOUND AND FOUND<p>​Our mountain of lost and found items have been put in the front foyer.  Please come and check it out.  The items will be on display until the end of the day on Friday.  At that time we will send any remaining items to charity.</p>
Gifted Screening Process Screening Process<p>​<span style="text-decoration:underline;">GIFTED SCREENING PROCESS</span> </p><p>Students who display an advanced degree of general intellectual ability require additional program support in order to reach their educational potential. This support may be through enhancing the curriculum, differentiated instruction and through providing program modifications. This type of programming is important to engage, motivate and challenge students who are identified as gifted in either the regular classroom or in gifted classroom placements. </p><p>Parents/Guardians of a student who will be in or above Grade 3 in the next school year, who wish to nominate their child for gifted screening are asked to contact Janet McCrindle or Jennifer Welbanks  before June 27th, 2018. Students may be nominated by either a teacher or parent/guardian. </p><p>A letter examining the gifted screening process in greater detail will be sent to parents/guardians of students in Grade 3 in September. Parents/Guardians will still have the opportunity for nominating their child in September and October. If you require further information about the gifted screening process, please contact the school.</p>
Emma King's Got Talent! King's Got Talent!<p>The 2nd annual Emma King's Got Talent is happening on Tuesday, June 19th at 2 pm sharp. It will run for the last 100 minutes of the day.</p>
LIBRARY BOOKS DUE BOOKS DUE<p>​All library books are due back to the school by June 15th.</p>
Popcorn Pre Orders for Popcorn Day June 22nd Pre Orders for Popcorn Day June 22nd<p>​We are taking popcorn preorders until June 20th for our popcorn day on June 22nd.  Choices available are:  buttersalt; ketchup; salt & vinegar; kettle corn; low fat caramel; dill pickle.  Popcorn will be sold for $2 a bag.</p>