Myrtle Philip Community School Communicator » October 7th 2022

October 7th 2022

Trinkets and Treasures

We will be starting with set up around 2:30pm on Wednesday Dec 7th. Volunteers can come anytime starting then. Tear down will start at 2:25pm on the 8th. The more the merrier for these shifts as it makes for easier work, so mark it in your calendar!


Lunch will be provided for anyone that volunteers for the entire school day shift (8:25-2:25) on Dec 8th. 


Contact Dana Elliott, Trinkets and Treasurers Coordinator, if you have any questions. 

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Thank you everyone who participated in and/or helped with harvest soup. We are so fortunate to have the support to be able to have such amazing events. 
Next Week at a glance
October 10th-October 14th: Fire Prevention Week
Monday October 10th 
  • Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday October 11th
  • Early dismissal (1:25pm) parent teacher conferences
Wednesday October 12th
  • Fire Drill 12:10pm
  • Early dismissal (1:25pm) parent teacher conferences
Thursday October 13th
  • Cross Country meet @SCCS
Friday October 14th
After School Supervision
After school students are supervised in the bus loop area by teachers until 2:45pm, and an EA until the second bus departs (around 2:55pm). When students have yet to be picked up by this point they are sent to the office to call their parents as there is no outside supervision anymore at that point. If for some reason you are unable to pick up your child by 2:55pm, please call the office to let us know so that we are aware of the situation and your child does not worry. 

fire prevention


Fire Prevention Week 2022 is just around the corner!


Did you know today's homes burn faster than ever. You may have as little as two minutes (or even less time) to safely escape a home fire from the time the smoke alarm sounds. Your ability to get out of a home during a fire depends on early warning from smoke alarms and advance planning.


This year, Fire Prevention Week runs from October 9 to 15 and the theme is “Fire won't wait. Plan your escape". The campaign aims to educate children and families about home fire escape plans;

Important Information for our Families
School Cash Online
All families should have received an email from School Cash Online to complete the following items:
  • Forms (G-Suite permission, Walking Field Trip, Media Consent, Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation) to fill in for your child as required by the school district;
  • Indigenous ancestry self identification forms
  • Agendas (K to grade 5)
Thank you for your prompt completion and payments!
  • All students who seek bus transportation are now required to register annually to receive a bus pass and to have a bus seat allocated to them. We encourage you to review District Policy 806 for more information about your child’s eligibility for school bus transportation. Here is the the registration form to register your child(ren) for the bus.
  • Passes have been issued to all eligible students who have registered to ride the bus for the 2022/2023 school year (lanyards have been ordered and will be distributed asap).
School News App
We have started to use the School News app by Edlio, an activity feed for consuming alerts, news, and events for participating schools. It’s a simple way to view the school’s news feeds and calendars, and also receive push notifications directly from us. It’s free to download to your iOS or Android phone and quick to set up:
  1. Go to the App Store or Google Play and search for “School News by Edlio” to install.
  2. Open the app and search for the school; tap “Add School.” If you have kids in other Edlio-powered schools, add them to the app too.
  3. Enable push notification by going to the Alerts tab and tapping “Enable Notifications.”
All of the news and events posted to our website are posted here for easy access. You can also add multiple Edlio-powered schools and/or districts to gather all news, events, and alerts in this one app. We’ll send push notifications out to keep you updated on urgent news.


Appeals Document


Dropping off and picking up our children from school can be a stressful time. It is important that we make sure that they are getting to where they need to go safely. Here are the following parking guidelines for drop off and pick up. 
  1. When dropping off or picking up in the bus loop parents must remain IN THEIR CARS at all times. This means no helping little ones with seatbelts, backpacks, or walking them to their classrooms. It is integral for safety that while in the bus loop the driver is always in the vehicle and behind the wheel. 
  2. Parking in the bus loop is also prohibited. This is a quick drop off or pick up area. If you need to park please continue to the parking lot to do so. 
  3. Children are walking through the parking lot all the time, please slow down to ensure safety. 
  4. Please do not park your car anywhere that is not a designated parking space (this includes at the edges of the bus loop and the exit of the actual parking area). 

Dogs on School Grounds

  • In the first few weeks of school we have lots of new little faces joining our school community. Many of our new small humans may be nervous around dogs. It is important that all dogs on school grounds be accompanied by an adult and be on a leash. We also ask that individuals bringing their dogs to drop off and pick up be mindful of the kindergarten entrance and try not to bring dogs into where the students are lining up and listening to morning instructions.