School Photo Day – Thursday, October 8th  

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Bring your best smile and hair brush on these dates!  Student and class picture day will be on Thursday, October 8th for all of our students.  Edge Imaging will be taking our school pictures again this year.  Pictures will begin shortly after 9:00 a.m..

Grade 7 HEP B / Grade 8 HPV Needles on Friday, October 2nd

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A quick reminder for grade 7 and 8 parents and guardians:

 

• ALL grade 7 students (who have filled out the required permission form) will receive the HEP B needle on Friday, October 2

 

• ALL grade 8 girls (who have filled out the required permission form) will receive the HPV needle on Friday, October 2

 

The Lindsay Health Unit comes to DGH to perform this service.

DGH Photo Day is October 8th

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A quick FYI parents that a reminder note may have gone home with your son or daughter today saying that Photo Day is tomorrow.

 

DGH Photo Day is definitely Thursday, October 8th.

We apologize for any confusion.

DGH’s Terry Fox Run is THIS Friday (October 2)

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“If you’ve given a dollar, you are part of the Marathon of Hope.”

28 Terry Fox

 

Do not forget, DGH school community, that our annual Terry Fox Run is this Friday, October 2nd.  We are looking forward to doing our part in the fight against this terrible disease.

 

We are asking students to donate $2 (or more) by bringing it into the school or donating online using the information sent home in a letter last week.

 

If the weather looks to be poor on Friday, the run will be moved ahead to Thursday, October 1st.  We will be running from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m..

PA Day – October 9th

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Friday, October 9th is our first PA Day of 2015-2016.  DGH’s staff will be working on our school improvement plan, as well as target setting for their classes.  It is a critical planning day which allows staff to work together in establishing school priorities.  This is also the Thanksgiving long weekend which gives students a four day break from school!

 

 

DGH’s Twitter Feed

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Are you following DGH on Twitter?

 

All of the posts which go to this website, also go automatically to Facebook and Twitter.

 

BUT – DGH is again providing reminders and information about events happening at the school directly from our Twitter account. 

 

Already on Twitter?  Signing up for Twitter?  Just follow us:     @DrGeorgeHallPS

 

You can also go to

 

https://twitter.com/drgeorgehallps

 

to look at our Tweets.  But, it’s easier to follow us on Twitter!

DGH Scholastic Book Fair

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Thanks to Mrs. Starr, the DGH Scholastic Book Fair has been setup and is ready to go for Thursday and Friday (24th and 25th) of this week and Monday (28th) of the following week.  There is a book for just about everyone.  There are lots of books for our primary students (I remember reading a lot of Scooby Doo, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Spiderman with my children!) to shorter chapter books to full novels for our older students.

Schedule

Primary students may visit during 1st recess on Thursday and Friday (September 24th and 25th).

Junior and Intermediate students may visit during 2nd recess on Thursday and Friday (September 24th and 25th).

All students may visit during the 1st recess on Monday (September 28th)

What is Mr. Parish hoping to find at the Book Fair?  Almost everyone knows the answer to that question!  Star Wars books!  That being said I am pretty sure the book below will be pretty popular!

All profits from the Book Fair go right back into the library.  Profits are either used to purchase books from Scholastic, or the profits are used to books outside of Scholastic.  Either way, it’s a win as our library gains more books!

 

DGH’s Terry Fox Run – Friday, October 2nd

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“I’m not a dreamer, and I’m not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles.  I have to.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Terry Fox       

Dear DGH school community, we will be going ahead with our Terry Fox Run on Friday, October 2nd.  The key information is provided below.  You can click on the link below to view the letter that went home with students today.

Run Date: Friday, October 2

Rain Date: Thursday, October 1 (if the weather looks to be poor on Friday we will move the run ahead one day to Thursday)

Time: 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

We are asking students to donate $2 (or more if they wish).  Students can either bring money to the school (grade 8 students will be around in the morning after announcements to collect money) or donations can be made by following the instructions in the letter from the link below.

Terry Fox Run Information Letter

Please support this extremely worthy cause!

Welcome Back, Constable Lanning!

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Dr. George Hall PS is happy to welcome back, Constable Lanning.  Constable Lanning has been the local OPP Community Officer for several years.  The Community Officer, among other duties, comes into schools and develops a rapport with students.  Her Community Officer position was reassigned at the end of June (you generally have this position for a few years and are then reassigned to your regular duties).

 

Constable Lanning, however, was allowed to keep one school to work with and she chose….DR. GEORGE HALL PS!  This is great news for DGH because she knows the students, staff and community well.  We are ecstatic to have her in the building again this year.

 

Constable Lanning will be beginning visits to classrooms soon, which will include the OPP Kids programme to be delivered to our grade 6s.

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