Grade 6 Farewell
Pineridge School staff and students would like to wish all of the grade 6 students the best of health, happiness and educational success as they prepare for the challenges of Junior High School. A special assembly honoring our current grade 6 students is held in June. Grade 6 parents are invited to attend. All our best to those students from the staff of Pineridge School, may you continue to experience success wherever you go.
Previous Year's Events:
Wacky Hair Day | Mar. 22, 2018
All kinds of interesting hairstyles on this day, including unicorns and Whoville hair!
Pink Shirt Day | Feb. 28, 2018
This year, in considerate of Pink Shirt Day (wear pink to stand up to bullying) we are reminding students to "Choose kindness" and "Nice needs no filter".
As we work together as a school community on the maintenance of a safe environment and a joyful literacy rich environment, students and staff took part in the following activities during the week of February 28:
- All students folded a pink origami shirt in their classroom to be displayed prior to the start of Pink Shirt Week, demonstrating our commitment to ongoing anti-bullying at Pineridge School. See the directions at www.origami-resource-center.com/origami-shirt.
- Completing Choose Kindness Contracts to be displayed in the school.
- Had the opportunity to read books on friendship, cooperation and getting with cross grade partners on buddy benches in the hallways
- Read the book “Wonder".
- Learned the song"Don't Laugh at Me" by Peter, Paul and Mary and read the accompanying text/video.
- Sticky notes focusing on kindness were placed around the school
- Attended a Pink Shirt Assembly on Wednesday run by Leadership.
- Were encouraged to wear pink shirts.
- Participated in DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) daily with classes recognized for participation.
- Grades 4, 5 & 6 participated in reading "Give it a Shot" and were given bookmarks
Terry Fox Marathon of Hope Run | Sep. 18, 2017
Students took part in the annual Terry Fox Marathon of Hope Run on Sep. 18, 2017. This allowed all students to build a sense of community and connectedness, as children from all grades participated together. In the afternoon, students focused on cooperative and collaborative games outdoors to develop and extend their sense of fair play and reinforce school rules focused on respect.