Thank you students, parents and
community of Ted Harrison School! It has been a wonderful year, loaded with
myriad opportunities for learning within classrooms and in the community, in
addition to building connections among students and staff. Our guest speakers, drummers and singers –
the Sorel Riders - on June 27 highlighted the importance of the history of the
land on which the Ted Harrison School sits and of the surrounding community. What a wonderful opportunity to connect with
Many of you are already aware
that staffing has been quite late this year and so I must inform you of
departing staff members quite late as well.
Mr. McPhail, who has been at Ted
Harrison School for 3 years is moving on to a Principalship. We thank him and
wish him much success in his new role as Principal. Ms. Sandra Martin will step into the role of
Assistant Principal at Ted Harrison for next year.
Ms. Ellis, who has been at Ted Harrison School for 3 years,
is moving into a system role of Literacy Strategist working with many schools
in the CBE and sharing her love of literacy.
Ms. Ellis leaves Ted Harrison School with a significant support in
place, having won a large grant from Indigo in May. Ms. Kostiuk will be joining us at Ted
Harrison School next year to pick up the literacy work and supports for
Ms. Isabel Lau, who has been at
Ted Harrison School for 2 years, is shifting to a system role of Math
Strategist working with many schools in the CBE and sharing her love of
Ms. Martin, AP, comes to the school with deep knowledge and
understanding of Mathematics instruction.
Lastly, Ms. Christine Creamer,
who has been at Ted Harrison School since the school opened, has been
successful in winning a system role of English Language Learning Strategist
working with many schools who support English Language learners and sharing her
knowledge of language learning. Ms. Kostiuk will be taking over the support of
English Language learning in the school.
The staff at Ted Harrison School
wish you an enjoyable and restful summer break making family memories. We look forward to seeing you and your
families on August. 15th. We
will have our Grade 5 students join us for the entire day beginning at 8:10 am,
while all other students should arrive before the afternoon start time of 1:01
See you soon!