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Hub Learning Update for Families
In December, the SPB learning community enjoyed many
learning activities and events as we all celebrated the wrap up of the year
2019. We all enjoyed learning games,
artistic competitions, and food galore.
The last couple week is December were full of learning, fun and
celebration. Students left the school
for their Winter Break on a high note, ready to relax and decompress with
family and friends.
Returning to school this week was an easy endeavor. Seeing the students again, recharged and
ready for learning has been refreshing.
I am grateful to all the SPB families that have helped to prepare the
kids for a positive return to learning.
The vast majority of students have arrived in very good spirits,
well-prepared to continue with their studies.
SPB staff also look well-rested and ready to continue the rigors of
teaching and assessment. It is amazing
how positive and re-energized humans can be after a relaxing break.
January, like any other month in the school year, is full of
focus and rigor. As a learning
community, I want to work together to help all students find rigor, routine and
focus at the beginning of 2020. It is my
hope as a partnership between parents/ guardians and teachers that we can
cement positive learning habits that will stay with the students for the
remainder of the school year and beyond.
Listed below are a few suggestions that may help students find added
learning success and routine at SPB:
Regular sleep patterns. Make sure the kids are rested with enough
sleep on a regular basis.
Carefully monitor how much time the kids are on
devices while they are supposed to be sleeping
Regular study times after school. Students find additional learning success
(especially in high school) when they carve out a predictable block of time to
complete homework or do some review.
Regardless of how much homework they have, make sure students are still
using the entire block of homework time each day.
Make time to read on a regular, predictable
schedule. Literacy is one of the most
important parts of learning at all grades.
Students that make time to read are making a very real investment into
their education that will continually pay-off throughout high school and
beyond. Carefully nurture and support a
love of reading by being an exemplar.
As usual, if any members of the SPB community have any
questions, concerns or need any additional learning supports for their
children, please do not hesitate to reach out to myself or any member of the
SPB staff. We are here to help and
support the excellent youth that we are entrusted with each day.
Happy New Year,
Friday, Sept 25 is a system-wide non-instructional day. There are no in-person or online classes for students. Students in the hub can still access their course materials but teachers are not available to respond to questions. #WeAreCBE #yycbe https://t.co/sVPT78XTW8
Here is an opportunity for #WeAreCBE student leaders interested in volunteering in the community. Deadline is Sept. 28 https://t.co/6N9qmmrGPi
Congratulations to Henry Wise Wood student Suchir, who got to be Mayor for a Day yesterday #WeAreCBE https://t.co/Fx4f516FqC
Congratulations to F.E. Osborne School. Students raised over $10,700 for their #TerryFoxSchoolRun (surpassing last year’s total of $2,995!) Way to go! #WeAreCBE @feo_eagles_cbe https://t.co/3LbhHboxWY
Many #WeAreCBE schools will be honouring #OrangeShirtDay on Wednesday, Sept. 30 to recognize the resiliency and bravery of residential school survivors https://t.co/jo0zw97DWj