Parent Newsletter – Feb.19, 2017

Lakecrest Independent School – Parent Newsletter
February 19, 2017

Boys Basketball Games – This Sunday at Lakecrest.

Best wishes to our two boys’ basketball teams for today’s games at Lakecrest. Thanks to Mr. Darcy for the coaching and development he is doing with the two boys teams.

Sunday at 1pm Lakecrest vs Rennies River (grades 3-6) at Lakecrest

Sunday at 3pm Lakecrest vs Leary’s Brook (grades 6-9) at Lakecrest

Grades K, 3 and 6 cross country skiing on Wednesday, Feb 22

A reminder that students in grades 3 and 6 will be skiing and snowshoeing for the day on Wednesday at Pippy Park. Also, Kindergarten students will have Pippy Park activities for the afternoon.

Students and parents are asked to please return permission slips. These are still available at the school and a copy is attached.

Spelling Bee Congratulations

This past Thursday after many postponements due to weather related school closures Lakecrest students from grades 4-8 competed in the school spelling bee. Two winners from each 4-8 class were chosen from the class competitions.

Congratulations to the all class winners, listed below, who participated in the school competition.

The two winners of the school competition were Shaharyar Siddiqui, first place and Abdullah Hussin, second place, Shararyar and Abdullah will represent Lakecrest at the regional competition on Sunday, Feb. 25.
Grade level winners:
Grade 4 Diya Morkar Amelie Healey
Grade 5 Parsa Tayebivaljozi Haelan Culp
Grade 6 Shaharyar Siddiqui Sebastian Pereira Mora
Grade 7 Abdullah Hussin Allie Lockyer
Grade 8 Juliet Battcock Elizabeth Clarke

Kiwanis Festival Arrangements

All Lakecrest Choirs will participate in the Kiwanis Music Festival on Tuesday, Feb 21. Students will travel to and from the D.F. Cook Recital Hall (MUN School of Music) by bus. Please note that the times are slightly different from those in the previous newsletter.
The performances are scheduled as follows:
11:20 a.m. for the elementary choir
11:35 a.m. for the primary choir
2:00 p.m. for the chamber choir.
Lakecrest Parents are welcome to attend these performances. There are however very strict entrance requirements as the audience is not permitted to enter the concert hall after the performances have started. There is also usually a small fee changed for attendance.

Lakecrest Calendar – February 2017
Date Day Event
February 21 Tuesday Lakecrest Strategic Planning/CAIS Committee, meeting – 10:20 a.m.
Kiwanis Music Festival
*(Elem. and Primary Choirs at 11:20 and 11:35 am.; Chamber Choir at 2:00 p.m.)
22 Wednesday Cross Country Skiing (Grades K -PM; 3,6 – all day)
23 Thursday 7-9 Term Reports for Parents
Senior French Immersion Classes only cancelled for today.
Feb 27-March 3 Lakecrest Spirit Week
28 Tuesday Cross Country Skiing/snowshoeing (Grades 1, 4, 7)
March 1 Wednesday Grades 6 PYP assembly – 1:00 p.m.
Lakecrest Leadership group presentation
2 Thursday 7-9 Parent Teacher Conferences
(1:00-4:00, 5:00-7:00 p.m.)
3 Friday Dress Down Day
7 Tuesday K-6 Term 1 Reports for Parents
(Linked to the student led conferences on Thursday)
8 Wednesday *Grade 3 PYP assembly/Student Awards (K-6)
9 Thursday K-6 Term 1 Student Led Conferences
(1:00-4:00, 5:00-7:00 p.m.)
13 Monday Cross Country Skiing/Snowshoeing (Grades 2,5,8 -all day)
16 Thursday Kindergarten Orientation 2017/2018 Class
(9:00-2:45 p.m.)
24 Friday Lakecrest Science Fair
26 Sunday Kangaroo Math Competition for interested students
29 Wednesday Grade 1 PYP assembly – 1:00 p.m.
30 Thursday Public Speaking
Grades 4-9 (7:00 p.m.)
31 Friday Multicultural Fair
April 2-7 Europe Excursion – Grades 8/9
5 Wednesday Grade 2 PYP assembly – 1:00 p.m.
10-21 Spring Vacation
24 Monday All Science Challenge – Grade 8
26-28 St. Pierre Excursion – Grade 7 class.
May 11-13 The Little Mermaid – tentative date.