Friday, March 11, 2011

March Newsletter now online!

Happy March Break, Bowmore families!

This month's newsletter is now available (click here) and as usual you won't want to miss it!
Highlights include:
  • March break is March 14-18-- have fun!
  • Students raised over $1,000 for Free the Children's "Build a Well" Campaign, helping children in India.
  • Anti-Bullying events at Bowmore in March.
  • Announcing February's Eco Heroes: Mason B and Chris H!
  • Some shocking data from our waste audit... know what's in Bowmore's garbage? (Hint: it's not actually garbage.)
  • Students in grades 3-6 are busy polishing their genie lamps and drama skills for Bowmore's production of "Aladdin Junior," to take place in May
  • Information about fee-based "Mad Scientists" and Musical Theatre programs starting later this spring.
  • Information about Bowmore's free "PALS" tutoring program.
  • Congratulations to our Junior Girls' Volleyball team, Senior Hockey Team and all our budding athletes at Bowmore!
  • Library & Book Club news, including Bowmore's receipt of the TDSB "Just Read It" award!
  • Aboriginal theatre in-school performance of Drew Hayden Taylor's "Raven Stole the Sun" April 1.
  • Math Club fun... students in grades 3-8 are preparing for the Math Contest, can you compete?
  • Lots of opportunities for School Council volunteers, varying time commitments, including the vital Treasurer role. 
Other events coming soon:
  • Pizza Lunches: March 25, April 29, May 27.
  • PINK day at Bowmore (anti-bullying): March 28
  • Movie Night April 8 - "Tangled"
  • School Council Meetings: April 28 (mix n' mingle), May 12 (with voting).
  • Earth Day Family Picnic April 24 NEW DATE: APRIL 16
  • Scholastic Book Fair Evening May 4
And there's so much more to read about!

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