Please join us for our annual walking school bus this Friday, September 22nd. Meet us at the Northumberland Square at 7:30 am in Douglastown. We will walk from the mall to Gretna Green. It will be a great start to a healthy day!
We would like to remind everyone that our school photos will be taking place this week. Students in grades 6-8 will have their photos taken on Monday, September 18th and students in grades K-5 will have their photos taken on Tuesday, September 19th. We would like to remind all parents that only those siblings who have committed to purchasing sibling photos will have one taken.
A special thanks to Fred Fox, Terry Fox's brother, for his visit to Gretna Green today! He provided a very touching and motivational speech for our entire school. Stay tuned for our upcoming Terry Fox Walk as we continue this great cause towards cancer research.
We are happy to announce that school sports will be starting very soon for our elementary and middle level students in both soccer and cross country. We encourage all students to participate as we have a great group of teachers who are volunteering their time to provide you with a great sporting experience at Gretna Green. Please see Mr. Ryan for further details.
A reminder to all of our students that our first day back to school will be September 5th. Parents of kindergarten students are reminded of the staggered entry that was highlighted in a letter sent to you over the summer. If you are unsure of your child's first day of school please call the school. We are also happy to announce that our new cafeteria will be and running on the first week of school along with our breakfast program.
We would like to wish our entire learning community an awesome summer holiday. May you take the time to create awesome memories with family and friends. Thank you all so much for creating such a fantastic year at Gretna Green!
We woud like to remind our entire learning community that our last day of school will be on Friday, June 23rd and it will be a half day. Early dismissal will be at 11:15. If you are picking up your child on this day please notify their homeroom teacher so we know who will be taking a bus on this day. All progress reports will be going home on Friday.
Our grade 5 students played a vital role in Atlantic salmon conservation once again this year. They released over 200 salmon parr into the main North West Miramichi river on Friday. They also visited the salmon hatchery to learn about salmon conservation. Well done GG!
Everyone is welcome to attend our big production of the hit play, Alladin! Our elementary drama club under the production of Ms. Bransfield and Mme Matchett look forward to you attending our show on Wednesday, May 31st at 6:30 pm. Good will donations will be accepted at the door and don't your spare change for our 50/50 draw:)
Congratulations to Ben Banks who was the lucky winner of this year's Home & School trailer fundraiser. He is now the proud owner of a new utility trailer compliments of King's Welding! Thanks again to everyone who bought a ticket in support of this great cause.