Coming Up February 7-11

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Hello Coyote Creek Families!

We are looking forward to the onset of our Heritage Week next week! February 7-11 will provide us with a great opportunity to celebrate the multicultural heritage of our students. We are looking forward to a week full of excitement and engagement around the celebration of our multicultural identities. We will be sending home a crest for students to complete and send back to school that will be on display around our gym walls. We will also be welcoming Shyama-Priya to share indigenous dance with our students. Please see a full week plan below of how our school will be honouring Heritage Week.

Heritage Week

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Here is what we have looking ahead to for Heritage Week February 7-11:

Monday, February 7 – Shyama-Priya arrives to teach indigenous dance in the gym to classes

Tuesday, February 8 – Shyama-Priya continues

Artifact Day – Students can bring in a cultural artifact to share with the class

Wednesday, February 9 – Shyama-Priya’s last day

Multicultural Dress Day – Students wear cultural dress or colours that represent their country’s flag

Thursday, February 10 – Student Crests up in the gym along the wall

Friday, February 11 – Focus on Lunar New Year stories and fortune cookie delivery for students

Heritage Week Crests

Parking Lot Safety

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We want to ensure the safety of our Coyote Creek families during busy times at arrival and dismissal. Please note that our parking lot is for staff only. As the weather improves and winter softens into spring, we hope that many of our families will take advantage of the good weather and walk or bike to school.

Pink Shirt Day

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If you are intersted in ordering a Pink Shirt for Pink Shirt Day on February 23, Coyote Creek Elementary is providing an ordering option using Beyond Mars.  Please use the blue link below to process your online order.  Only online orders will be accepted.

Order Deadline is Sunday, February 13th, 2022 @ 11:59pm PST

https://coyotecreekpinkshirtday.itemorder.com

Orders will be received at the school individually packaged with students name on it.

Health and Safety Updates

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Changes to Daily Health Check

The Ministry of Education has released an updated Daily Health Check and What To Do When Sick re

COVID-19 public health guidance is rapidly changing.  Please refer to the BCCDC COVID-19 page for the most current information.

Kindergarten Registration

Please see the flyer below if you have a child born in 2017 and are looking to register your child for kindergarten in the 2022/2023 school year

Next Week

Monday, Feb. 7

  • Heritage Week Begins: Shyama-Priya arrives
  • Boys Basketball Practice 2:30-3:30
  • Division 16/17 Field Trip to Science World

Tuesday, Feb. 8

  • Student Crests Due Back
  • Artifact Day for Heritage Week
  • Girls Basketball Practice 2:30-3:30

Wednesday, Feb. 9

  • Multicultural Dress Day for Heritage Week
  • Boys Basketball Game 2:30-3:30

Thursday, Feb. 10

  • Girls Basketball Practice 2:30-3:30

Friday, Feb. 11

  • Heritage Week Ends: Fortune Cookie Celebration
  • Boys Basketball Practice 2:30-3:30

Feb.17-18- Kindergarten Dental Screen MOVED to April 4th and 5th

February 21 – Family Day – No School

February 23 – Pink Shirt Day

February 25 – Non-instructional day – No School

March 14 – March 25 – Spring Break

March 29-31 – Bike Safety Gr.4&5

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