School News | Week of: 14/10/19

Samuel Hearne Middle School

School News
Week of: Monday, October 14, 2019

Hello Samuel Hearne MS Community,

This communication is being shared to provide you with School News from Samuel Hearne Middle School for the Week of Monday, October 14, 2019.

Important Dates & Upcoming Events:

Thanksgiving Monday – Monday, October 14, 2019:

  • On behalf of the Staff of Samuel Hearne MS, we wish our School Community a wonderful Thanksgiving long weekend!
  • Please be reminded that on Monday, October 14, 2019, TDSB schools are closed due to the Thanksgiving Monday holiday
    happy-thanksgiving-2017-a“BEYOND 8” Grade 8 To Grade 9 High School Information Session – Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 6:30 PM
  • For our Grade 8 Students and Families, please see the flyer below for information regarding our upcoming “BEYOND 8” Grade 8 to Grade 9 High School Information Night:

Student Community Meetings – Friday, October 18, 2019:

  • At Samuel Hearne MS, we plan to regularly meet with our Students to hear their feedback and thoughts, as well as to continue to communicate our school expectations with our Students, as a School Community
  • On Friday, October 18, 2019, we have scheduled the following Community Meetings with all Students in Grade Groups as follows:
    • Grade 5: Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 9:20 AM
    • Grade 6: Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 10:10 AM
    • Grade 8: Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 10:45 AM
    • Grade 7: Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 1:05 PM

Important Updates:

Student Agendas:

  • We are pleased to share that our Student Agendas have arrived and will be distributed to those Students who have paid for an agenda early during the week of Monday, October 14, 2019
  • If you are interested in purchasing an agenda, please inform your child’s Teacher or the Main Office

Congratulations To Our Senior Girls & Senior Boys Soccer Teams:

  • Congratulations to our Samuel Hearne MS Senior Girls and Senior Boys Soccer Teams!
  • Both teams demonstrated hard work, focus and teamwork, and will be qualifying to the playoffs in their respective groups!

Terry Fox Walk-A-Thon & Fundraising Bake Sale:

  • Keeping in line with Terry Fox’s philosophy, we hoped to raise $1.00 per Student during the week of Monday, October 7, 2019 through our Annual Terry Fox Walk-A-Thon, “Toonies for Terry” and Bake Sale initiatives
  • Sometimes, achieving these goals are challenging however this year, thanks to the donations of our Students and Families, we were easily able to achieve that goal and even exceed it – thank you!
  • All funds raised will be donated to the Terry Fox Foundation

School Improvement Plan Goals:

  • During our Friday, October 11, 2019 PA Day, Samuel Hearne MS Teachers worked together to develop draft versions of our school goals for the 2019/2020 academic year
  • We will be asking for the thoughts and feedback of our Students and Families – more details will follow regarding this
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Follow Our School Teaching & Learning:

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