It seems that winter has blown in! Here are just a few reminders as we head into our colder season. 1) Students need to dress to be outside. Unless it is -30 or raining quite heavily, students stay outside until the 8:50 bell rings and they go out for recess. It is better to send layers of clothing at this time of year so that the children can wear fewer layers if the day warms up. Also, if you feel… Read More
Yes! You read it correctly! We are looking for large tree stumps to use in our Nature Playground that we are beginning to develop at LES. This fall we are hoping to start PHASE 1 of a nature playground which will include large rocks and tree stumps. If you have a deciduous tree that you would like to get rid of, please let us know and, if it is appropriate for our cause, we will figure out a way to… Read More
Picture day is coming up on October 6 and students have already received the LifeTouch flyer. Make sure you take a moment to decide the package you would like to order. Then, either place your order on-line at mylifetouch.ca OR have your child bring the order envelope, with exact payment enclosed,to the school on picture day. If you are unhappy with the photos, retakes will be taken on November 7th.
Thanks to S. Blair for making us aware of this great opportunity! Saturday, May 13 – Public Day – 11am – 4pm (free public event) University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus — Engineering Building and the Science Complex Buildings The University of Manitoba bursts open for Science Rendezvous, a science and engineering carnival with an art twist showcasing the fun, intrigue, and spectacle in science. Join us on campus on Saturday, May 13, 2017 for a free day of fun… Read More
Eating should be joyful, not a source of frustration and confusion! Dietitians of Canada’s Nutrition Month campaign will help Canadians ‘Take the Fight out of Food’ by guiding them through a three-step approach to improve their relationship with food, no matter what the challenge. Visit www.NutritionMonth2017.ca for more information.
On Thursday afternoon (January 19) the students had an extended recess while we worked to put out a small fire in the school’s canteen. A box of hotdog buns started on fire when it was placed too closely to a stove element. There was no damage done (except the sad loss of the hot dog buns) and no one was hurt. Students and staff responded quickly and appropriately to the fire alarms which went off on their own just as… Read More