Reminders for the Week of June 24th -28th

  1. Powerschool will be shut down for students and parents until Thursday, June 27th at 3 pm
  2.  Please keep in mind that our breakfast program, recess program and lunch program are now completed for this year. Students will need to bring their own recess and lunch this week.
  3. All textbooks and locks must be returned to homeroom teachers by Wednesday, June 26th.
  4. On Monday, June 24th there will be a K-4 Family Literacy in the morning session – parents/guardians are invited between 9 and 12. There will be different stations that you can visit or you can just come in and spend some time reading with your child.
  5. Grades 5 and 6 students will be going to Brother Brennan Center on June 24th and 25th of this week. They will leave school on Monday at 9 am and return on Tuesday at 5 pm
  6. Sports Banquet will be help at 7 pm on Wednesday, June 26th at the Community Center.
  7. School dismisses for students at 1 pm on Thursday, June 27th. Students will have an extended recess between 10:30 and 11 am. Students will receive their report cards at dismissal time.
  8. Our year end recognition assembly will take place in the church on Thursday, June 27th beginning at 11:20 am. All parents/guardians are welcome.
  9. Please note that report cards will not be released early. Students who did not attend classes on June 27th will have to wait until report cards are delivered to the office at the end of the school day before they can be given out. Any report cards not handed out on June 27th or picked up on June 28th will be mailed out the following week.
  10. Last day of school for teachers is Friday, June 28th.

Reminders for the Week of June 17th -21st

  1. Permission slips going home on Monday for our K-6 Sports Day on Thursday, June 20th.
  2. Wear bright rainbow colors on Tuesday, June 18th to celebrate our new Pride crosswalk. Thanks to Ms. Furlong, parent volunteer, for taking on this activity ! Great job!
  3. Last day for breakfast club, school lunch program and recess snack program will be Friday, June 21st.
  4. June 17th and June 18th are regular school days for our junior high students. Exams begin on Wednesday, June 19th. See a copy of the exam schedule below.
Date Wed, June 19th, Day 2 Thurs., June 20th , Day 3 Fri. , June 21st, Day 4
9:00-11:00 English – Grade 8 Math -Grade 8 Science – Grade 7Science – Grade 8

Science – Grade 9

12:30-2:30 Math – Grade 7English – Grade 9 English – Grade 7Math – Grade 9

5. Heads up for next week – Thursday, June 27th will be the last day of school for students. We will dismiss at 1 pm. More info next week on our final assembly.

Reminders for the Week of June 10th-14th

1.  There will be a pizza party for the whole school on Wed, June 12th courtesy of Michelle Howell-Bambrick. Woohoo! Thanks so much! Students should bring their own drink and there will still be school lunch program as well.
2. School council meeting on Wed., June 12th at 6pm
3.  No school on Friday, June 14th for students as staff have a report card preparation day.

Close Out Day – June 14th

Please be advised that school will be closed for students on Friday, June 14th, 2019.  This is to enable teachers the necessary time to complete report cards.  The provision for us to use one school day per year for report card preparation was secured in the most recent NLTA collective agreement.

Junior High Exam Schedule

Date Wed, June 19th, Day 2 Thurs., June 20th , Day 3 Fri. , June 21st, Day 4
9:00-11:00 English – Grade 8 Math -Grade 8 Science – Grade 7

Science – Grade 8

Science – Grade 9

12:30-2:30 Math – Grade 7

English – Grade 9

English – Grade 7

Math – Grade 9


Some Reminders for the Week of May 21st – 24th

  1. Concert tickets are on sale at the office for $5/person
  2. Spring Concert is on Thursday, May 23rd at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30 for students and guests.
  3. 50/50 tickets are due in by Wednesday, May 22nd
  4. 50/50 draw will take place at the concert on Thursday, May 23rd
  5. Shave for The Brave is happening this Friday, May 24th. Any student who is interested should see Ms. Hart for a sponsor sheet.

New Courtesy Bussing Info

As part of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District’s (the District) initiative of implementing a bus stop inside the Family Responsibility Zone (FRZ) for bus routes where practical, the District will be implementing (FRZ) Courtesy Stops for our school on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

Please review the memo below regarding all information pertaining to courtesy stops within the Family responsibility Zone along with how to complete the courtesy seat application.

Avalon Parents – FRZ Courtesy Stop Implementation MEMO

New Powerschool Link

Please note that there is a new link for parent/student access to Powerschool . This link can be located on the NLESD website or by using the link below.

Parent/Student Powerschool

Grade 4 TIMSS Information

Our Grade 4 students will take part in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS)  after Easter. See the link below for an information letter that went home with students today. If you have any questions, please contact the school.

TMISS4 parent info letter.docx

Grade 8 PCAP Information

Our Grade 8 students will take part in the Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP)  after Easter. See the link below for an information letter that went home with students today. If you have any questions, please contact the school.

PCAP 8 parent info letter