School News

Upcoming Dental Sceening: Feb 27 & 28

posted Feb 13, 2019, 11:58 AM by Maya Galic Hamilton

Halton Region In-School Dental Screening - for all Junior kindergarten, senior kindergarten, and grade 2 students.  
Pre-Screening notification went home begining of January with the students; if you DO NOT want your child to be screened, parents may call 311 or email the Region at accesshalton@halton.ca

Dental Screening will be held on Wednesday February 27 & Thursday February 28

Grade 7 & 8 Parents ONLY - Screenagers Viewing

posted Feb 1, 2019, 12:39 PM by Maya Galic Hamilton

Please see the attached flyer for information regarding the Screenagers viewing
**intended for Grade 7 & 8 parents only**

Healthy ME Week

posted Feb 1, 2019, 12:28 PM by Maya Galic Hamilton

During Healthy ME  Week, February 19th – February 22nd, one of our goals is to encourage healthy eating at Joshua Creek.  Lead by our JCPS Lead Housemates, student volunteers will be handing out healthy snacks to classes during the first nutrition break.

 As a parent, you can participate in this initiative by purchasing healthy snacks for your child(ren) for the week.   For $12, your child can enjoy a healthy snack every day during Healthy ME Week.    Visit SchoolCashOnline by Monday, February 11th to place your order.

Please see the attached flyer for more information, including the menu and how to order.


Kindergarten Registration

posted Jan 9, 2019, 5:22 AM by Maya Galic Hamilton

Kindergarten registration underway at Halton District School Board

Parents/guardians asked to register their child by Feb. 1, 2019


The Halton District School Board is now accepting registrations for Junior (Year 1) and Senior (Year 2) Kindergarten for September 2019. Parents are advised to visit or call their local elementary school to find out which dates have been established for Kindergarten registration in their area. Parents and guardians are asked to register their child by Feb. 1, 2019. Once registered, children can sign out books from the school library.


Please bring the following original documents when registering:

  • Proof of address (any two of the following current documents): lease or deed, car registration, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, property tax bill, bank statement, credit card statement, correspondence with a government agency

  • Proof of age: birth certificate or passport or baptismal/faith record for your child

  • Proof of citizenship: birth certificate or passport, Record of Landing (IMM 1000) or Permanent Resident card


If you are not the child’s parent, or if you have sole custody, please bring proof of custody (court order).


To register for Fall 2019, Junior Kindergarten (Year 1) children must be four years old by Dec. 31, 2019, and Senior Kindergarten (Year 2) children must be five years old by Dec. 31, 2019.


To determine your home school, refer to “Find My Local School” under the Schools section on the HDSB website at www.hdsb.ca.


If you require language assistance to register your child for school, please contact the Halton Multicultural Council at 905-842-2486. Parents/guardians should contact the principal/vice-principal of their school if they require accessibility accommodations to register their child for Kindergarten.


To learn more about the Halton District School Board’s Kindergarten Program, refer to the Parents section of the HDSB website (www.hdsb.ca) Search: Kindergarten.


Math Night at Joshua Creek - December 6th

posted Nov 21, 2018, 6:53 AM by Janet Ricciardelli

Who? - JCPS Parents and students from JK - Gr. 8

When? - Thursday, December 6th, from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Where? - Joshua Creek P.S.

What? - An evening to learn about mathematical thinking and how you can support your child at home

How? - Sign up on HERE for your workshop selections

Why? - To learn about HDSB math initiatives and how they align with the provincial Focus on Fundamentals

 

Remembrance Day Ceremony

posted Nov 9, 2018, 6:42 AM by Maya Galic Hamilton

There will be two Remembrance Day Ceremonies at the school today:
9:45 am - Kindergarten to grade 3
11:15 am - Grade 4 to grade 8

Parents are welcomed to attend.  Please sign in at the office first.

Reminders for the week of October 9th

posted Oct 9, 2018, 8:29 AM by Maya Galic Hamilton

SWITCH DAYS:
Wednesday October 10 - MONDAY schedule
Thursday October 11 - FRIDAY schedule.

PICTURE DAYS:
Thursday October 11 - Kindergarten to grade 5
Friday October 12 - Grade 6 to 8 (Grade 8's go first, due to an afternoon trip)

NEWCOMER BREAKFAST:
Thursday October 11 @ 9 am

HOT LUNCH:
Friday October 12 @ 2nd break (please ensure students have a snack for 1st break)

TERRY FOX

posted Sep 24, 2018, 6:53 AM by Maya Galic Hamilton

Thursday is our Terry Fox walk. 
To help us reach our goal, donate here: TERRY FOX

Spirit Wear is Back at JCP!!

posted Sep 13, 2018, 2:19 PM by Maya Galic Hamilton

Hello Joshua Creek community!

We are excited to announce that Spirit Wear will be offered again this school year.

To order directly from Tate Products/Proforma, please click on the link below to shop online.

Select Apparel  for t-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants etc… or Accessories for hats, toques and PJ’s. We have added more sizes and a couple of new colour options this year. Spirit Wear is worn many times throughout the school year to celebrate different events. Spirit Wear can also make a great Birthday or Holiday present!!

Spirit Wear will be available for purchase STARTING ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17th until MONDAY OCTOBER 1st. We have some sample sizes available in the office.

www.tategear.com/joshuacreek

Welcome Back BBQ

posted Sep 4, 2018, 1:27 PM by Maya Galic Hamilton

Please see the attached flyer for information on our annual Welcome Back BBQ and Meet The Teacher Night, on Thursday September 13th at 5:30 pm, on our school grounds.

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