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Weekly Message January 21, 2022

DHS Weekly - January 21, 2022

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ATTENDANCE: FAMILIES MUST CALL THE SCHOOL EACH DAY THAT THEY CHILD IS ABSENT!  Stay Home if Feeling Unwell: Now, more than ever, it is important that anyone feeling unwell must stay at home. Parents must use the daily checklist to identify if they should send their child to school or keep them home. Please call or email our office to let us know EACH DAY your child will be away.

School Council Meeting THURSDAY JANUARY 27 at 6:00pm: Grade 2 and 3 teachers will be presenting about their program and Ms. Dron will be sharing how she is supporting literacy and numeracy at Douglas Harkness. We will have a school logo T-shirt draw for one lucky attendee. We hope to see you there.​

Kindergarten Registration: Do you have a child or know a child who is ready to register for Kindergarten? Registration for the 2022-23 school year opens on Monday January 17th. Registering early helps us to plan for your child’s arrival. Please go to the Kindergarten Registration page and contact the office if you have any questions. 

Clarence Sansom Virtual Open House: Our grade 6 parents are invited to attend a VIRTUAL open house for Clarence Sansom school on February 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm. An invite from the school with the link to the virtual open house will be sent to grade 6 families shortly. Our grade 6 students will also be participating in a virtual tour during class time sometime in the coming weeks. 

Bob Edwards French Immersion Open House: Grade 5 and 6 parents are invited to a virtual open house about their French Immersion program. A separate email invitation has been sent to grade 5 - 6 parents. Students will be participating in a virtual information session about the Bob Edwards French Immersion program on January 25 at 1:00pm. 

Immunization Clinic Information: Calgary's Indigenous immunization clinic and outreach service, Aisokinakio'p, led by the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary, and its partners Siksika Health Services, OKAKI and Alberta Health Services are pleased to offer pop-up clinics to interested community groups in NE Calgary. To schedule a pop-up clinic, call 403-225-8820.  Community members can also book appointments for a clinic at the Best Western Premier near Marlborough C-Train at https://bookyourvisit.ca/IndigenousClinic. Appointments are made available to the public 10 days in advance.

Report Cards: Report cards are quickly approaching. They will be available for viewing online in Power School the week of Jan. 31. If you need assistance setting up your child’s Power School account, please contact the office.

Resources For Families

·       Made by Momma: madebymomma.org

·       Salvation Army: 403-220-0432 

·       Calgary Food Bank: 403-253-2055

·       Society at St. Vincent de Paul: 403-250-0319

·       Jacket Racket: jacketracket.com

·       Project Warm Society of Alberta: 403-259-2254 

Upcoming dates

Jan. 26, 2022

Bell Let’s Talk Day - Mental Health Awareness

Jan. 27, 2022

School Council Meeting (virtual) 6:00pm Grade 2 & 3 teachers presenting

Jan. 31, 2022

This is a MONDAY non-instructional day - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS


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