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New CAFETERIA menu starting September 11th

 

All the following meals come with milk and a cookie at a price of $5.00. To substitute a juice pack for the milk the meal is $5.50.  All breads and pastas are whole wheat.

WEEK ONE

Monday:  Meatballs and rice with cherry tomatoes on the side

Tuesday:  Chicken and veggie quesadilla with apples on the side

Wednesday:  Spaghetti with meat sauce and Caesar salad

Thursday:  Sub day!!   Ham sub with lettuce, tomato, mayo, cheese and cucumber slices on the side

Friday:  Cheese pizza with carrot sticks and dip on the side


WEEK TWO

Monday:  Mac and cheese with cucumber slices on the side

Tuesday:  Soft Tacos with all the fixings

Wednesday:  Sloppy Joes with garden salad on the side

Thursday:  Roast Chicken with mashed potato and cooked veggies

Friday:  Chicken Caesar wraps with carrot sticks and dip on the side


    Individual Prices                                                               Sandwiches

Baked Lays Chips  $1.25                                             Chicken Salad           $3.00

Fruit                                .50                                             Tuna Salad                   3.00    

Muffins                           .75                                              Egg Salad                     3.00 

Cookies                         .50                                             Grilled Cheese             2.50 

Yogurt tubes                1.00                                              

Cheese strings          1.00                                                             Drinks

                                                                                             Juice Box                  $1.00

                                                                                             Bottled Water              1.00

                                                                                             Milk                                 .40

ACES Student Supply List for 2017-18 School Year

 

 (& please read note at very bottom)

Grade Primary

Indoor (non-marking) sneakers; book bag; lunch box. Please make sure to label these items with your child’s name.  Any articles of clothing which stay in school or which may be removed throughout the day (such as sweaters, jackets, outdoor shoes) should also be labeled.

All other supplies are bought by the teacher at a cost of $30.00, payable either by cheque (made out to Aspotogan Consolidated Elementary), or in cash on the first day of school. Receipts will be given upon payment.

During the first week of school, please send in a bag (cloth/plastic grocery bag) of extra clothing to keep on hand should a quick change be needed (1 pair pants, socks, underwear, shirt). Gym clothes are NOT required at this grade level, just non-marking indoor sneakers.

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Gr. 1

Indoor (non-marking) sneakers; book bag; lunch box. Please make sure to label these items with your child’s name.  Any articles of clothing which stay in school or which may be removed throughout the day (such as sweaters, jackets, outdoor shoes) should also be labeled

 All other supplies are bought by the teacher at a cost of $30.00, payable either by cheque (made out to Aspotogan Consolidated Elementary), or in cash on the first day of school. Receipts will be given upon payment.

During the first week of school, please send in a bag (cloth/plastic grocery bag) of extra clothing to keep on hand should a quick change be needed (1 pair pants, socks, underwear, shirt). Gym clothes are NOT required at this grade level, just non-marking indoor sneakers.

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Gr. 2

Indoor (non-marking) sneakers; book bag; a set of earphones (please put in a zip-lock baggie and label).  Any articles of clothing which stay in school or which may be removed throughout the day (such as sweaters, jackets, outdoor shoes) should also be labeled.

All other supplies are bought by the teacher at a cost of $30.00 payable either by cheque (made out to Aspotogan Consolidated Elementary) or cash on the first day of school. Receipts will be given upon payment.

During the first week of school, please send in a bag (cloth/plastic grocery bag) of extra clothing to keep on hand should a quick change be needed (1 pair pants, socks, underwear, shirt).  Gym clothes are NOT required at this grade level, just non-marking indoor sneakers.

Gr. 3

Indoor (non-marking) sneakers; and a book bag.  Any articles of clothing which stay in school or which may be removed throughout the day (such as sweaters, jackets, outdoor shoes) should also be labeled.

All other supplies are bought by the teacher at a cost of $40.00, payable either by cheque (made out to Aspotogan Consolidated Elementary) or cash on the first day of school. Receipts will be given upon payment.

During the first week of school, please send in a bag (cloth/plastic grocery bag) of extra clothing to keep on hand should a quick change be needed (1 pair pants, socks, underwear, shirt).  Gym clothes are NOT required at this grade level, just non-marking indoor sneakers.

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Grades 4 and 5

Book bag; non-marking sneakers for indoors; and a set of earphones (please put in a zip-lock baggie and label).

Remaining supplies will be purchased by the teacher at a cost of $45.00 this amount INCLUDES a homeworkagenda that will be organized by the teacher. This fee is payable either by cheque (made out to Aspotogan Consolidated Elementary), or in cash on the first day of school. Receipts will be given upon payment. Gym clothes are NOT required at this grade level, just non-marking indoor sneakers.

 

****If your child is unable to tie their own footwear, please have them bring shoes/sneakers/boots to school that have velcro fasteners. Untied laces present a huge safety issue.

 

Teachers names are not connected to these classes as yet due to some late enrollments and tight class caps that could change the configuration.

 

 

 

 

September 6, 2017 NEWSLETTER


 WOW!​ ​School​ ​starts​ ​tomorrow: First​ ​day​ ​for​ ​students​ ​is​ ​tomorrow,​ ​Thursday,​ ​September​ ​7th.​ ​The​ ​only​ ​exception​ ​to​ ​this​ ​is​ ​the​ ​primary​ ​students​ ​coming​ ​for​ ​the first​ ​time.​ ​They​ ​are​ ​attending​ ​every​ ​second​ ​day​ ​(parents​ ​have​ ​been​ ​notified​ ​which​ ​days​ ​their​ ​child​ ​comes)​ ​until​ ​September​ ​21st when​ ​they​ ​will​ ​all​ ​attend​ ​every​ ​day​ ​from​ ​then​ ​on.​ ​School​ ​classes​ ​begin​ ​at​ ​8:00​ ​but​ ​students​ ​should​ ​be​ ​in​ ​their​ ​classrooms​ ​by 7:55.​ ​Student​ ​buses​ ​start​ ​arriving​ ​at​ ​7:40​ ​and​ ​no​ ​other​ ​students​ ​that​ ​are​ ​being​ ​dropped​ ​off​ ​by​ ​parents​ ​should​ ​be​ ​arriving​ ​at school​ ​before​ ​this​ ​time​ ​as​ ​there​ ​is​ ​no​ ​staff​ ​to​ ​supervise​ ​them.​ ​Parents​ ​are​ ​also​ ​asked​ ​to​ ​be​ ​mindful​ ​of​ ​the​ ​"No​ ​Parking"​ ​area​ ​by the​ ​wheelchair​ ​ramp​ ​in​ ​front​ ​of​ ​the​ ​school.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​a​ ​"Drop​ ​and​ ​go"​ ​area​ ​only.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​need​ ​to​ ​exit​ ​your​ ​vehicle​ ​to​ ​help​ ​your​ ​child get​ ​out,​ ​please​ ​park​ ​in​ ​a​ ​parking​ ​space​ ​to​ ​allow​ ​other​ ​drivers​ ​easy​ ​access​ ​to​ ​the​ ​school.


 Items​ ​dropped​ ​off​ ​for​ ​students: If​ ​your​ ​child​ ​forgets​ ​something​ ​at​ ​home​ ​and​ ​you​ ​wish​ ​to​ ​drop​ ​it​ ​off,​ ​please​ ​leave​ ​it​ ​at​ ​the​ ​office​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Administrative Assistant.​ ​After​ ​classes​ ​have​ ​begun​ ​for​ ​the​ ​day,​ ​we​ ​limit​ ​disruptions​ ​to​ ​the​ ​classrooms​ ​as​ ​much​ ​as​ ​possible.


 Bussed​ ​students: We​ ​just​ ​want​ ​to​ ​remind​ ​parents​ ​that​ ​students​ ​under​ ​the​ ​age​ ​of​ ​8​ ​years​ ​old​ ​will​ ​not​ ​be​ ​dropped​ ​off​ ​at​ ​bus​ ​stops​ ​without​ ​a parent​ ​or​ ​guardian​ ​to​ ​greet​ ​them​ ​unless​ ​a​ ​note​ ​is​ ​written​ ​and​ ​signed​ ​by​ ​same​ ​giving​ ​the​ ​bus​ ​driver​ ​permission​ ​to​ ​do​ ​otherwise. This​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​policy​ ​with​ ​the​ ​School​ ​Board​ ​for​ ​a​ ​number​ ​of​ ​years.


 Money​ ​for​ ​School​ ​Supplies: All​ ​our​ ​teachers​ ​this​ ​year​ ​have​ ​purchased​ ​the​ ​bulk​ ​of​ ​school​ ​supplies​ ​for​ ​the​ ​students​ ​in​ ​their​ ​classrooms.​ ​This​ ​makes​ ​it​ ​easier for​ ​parents​ ​and​ ​ensures​ ​the​ ​teachers​ ​that​ ​every​ ​student​ ​will​ ​have​ ​what​ ​they​ ​need.​ ​The​ ​money​ ​for​ ​these​ ​supplies​ ​is​ ​due​ ​the​ ​first day​ ​of​ ​school​ ​and​ ​we​ ​hope​ ​that​ ​all​ ​monies​ ​will​ ​be​ ​collected​ ​by​ ​mid-September.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​unable​ ​to​ ​pay​ ​for​ ​your​ ​child's​ ​supplies during​ ​this​ ​time,​ ​please​ ​contact​ ​your​ ​child's​ ​teacher​ ​to​ ​make​ ​some​ ​type​ ​of​ ​payment​ ​arrangements.


 Breakfast​ ​and​ ​Snacks: ACES​ ​does​ ​have​ ​a​ ​breakfast​ ​program​ ​and​ ​snacks​ ​for​ ​students​ ​without.​ ​Now​ ​in​ ​saying​ ​that,​ ​we​ ​do expect​ ​for​ ​parents​ ​who​ ​can​ ​afford​ ​to​ ​do​ ​so,​ ​provide​ ​breakfast,​ ​snacks​ ​and​ ​adequate​ ​lunches​ ​for their​ ​children​ ​as​ ​the​ ​school​ ​fell​ ​considerably​ ​short​ ​of​ ​funds​ ​in​ ​previous​ ​years​ ​in​ ​trying​ ​to​ ​keep up​ ​with​ ​costs​ ​of​ ​bridging​ ​the​ ​gap.​ ​If​ ​you​ ​are​ ​short​ ​of​ ​money​ ​for​ ​food,​ ​please​ ​keep​ ​in​ ​mind​ ​that the​ ​Hubbards​ ​area​ ​does​ ​have​ ​a​ ​very​ ​supportive​ ​food​ ​bank,​ ​the​ ​school​ ​can​ ​also​ ​give​ ​some​ ​assistance in​ ​certain​ ​cases.​ ​You​ ​can​ ​contact​ ​the​ ​school​ ​with​ ​any​ ​questions.


 Cafeteria: Our​ ​cafeteria​ ​​ ​will​ ​be​ ​open​ ​starting​ ​​Monday,​​ ​​September​ ​11th​ ​​with​ ​a​ ​new​ ​menu​ ​and​ ​pricing​ ​that​ ​will​ ​be​ ​posted​ ​on​ ​our​ ​website in​ ​the​ ​next​ ​day​ ​or​ ​so.​ ​A​ ​paper​ ​copy​ ​of​ ​the​ ​menu​ ​will​ ​also​ ​be​ ​sent​ ​home​ ​with​ ​students.​ ​​ALL​ ​STUDENTS​ ​need​ ​to​ ​bring​ ​a​ ​LUNCH FROM​ ​HOME​ ​for​ ​at​ ​least​ ​the​ ​first​ ​two​ ​days.  


 Registration​ ​Forms: These​ ​were​ ​printed​ ​and​ ​sent​ ​home​ ​at​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​June​ ​and​ ​most​ ​of​ ​them​ ​have​ ​been​ ​updated​ ​and returned,​ ​for​ ​which​ ​we​ ​thank​ ​you.​ ​However,​ ​if​ ​there​ ​is​ ​any​ ​information​ ​change​ ​at​ ​any​ ​time​ ​for​ ​any student,​ ​please​ ​contact​ ​the​ ​office​ ​with​ ​the​ ​changes​ ​to​ ​be​ ​recorded.
 
 Keep​ ​our​ ​students​ ​safe,​ ​PLEASE​ ​REMEMBER​ ​that​ ​ACES​ ​is:

-Nut-Safe​ ​School​​ ​-​ ​Some​ ​students​ ​have​ ​an​ ​anaphylactic​ ​allergy​ ​to​ ​peanuts​ ​and/or​ ​nut​ ​allergies,​ ​therefore​ ​we​ ​attempt​ ​to  keep​ ​the​ ​whole​ ​school​ ​nut​ ​free.​ ​This​ ​also​ ​includes​ ​such​ ​ingredients​ ​as​ ​peanut​ ​oil,​ ​almond​ ​extract,​ ​etc.​ ​ Please​ ​discuss​ ​this  with​ ​your​ ​child​ ​so​ ​that​ ​they​ ​do​ ​not​ ​bring​ ​any​ ​food​ ​containing​ ​peanuts​ ​or​ ​other​ ​nuts​ ​to​ ​school.

-Pea​ ​and​ ​Lentil​ ​Safe​ ​School​​ ​-​ ​We​ ​have​ ​a​ ​student​ ​with​ ​an​ ​anaphylactic​ ​allergy​ ​to​ ​these​ ​food​ ​items.​ ​Please​ ​make​ ​sure​ ​that  no​ ​peas​ ​are​ ​included​ ​in​ ​snacks​ ​(that​ ​includes​ ​dried​ ​ones​ ​and​ ​chips​ ​that​ ​are​ ​made​ ​from​ ​dried​ ​peas)​ ​and​ ​check​ ​the  ingredients​ ​labels​ ​on​ ​soup​ ​and​ ​salad​ ​items​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​other​ ​obvious​ ​foods​ ​that​ ​these​ ​items​ ​can​ ​be​ ​contained​ ​in.


  -Immuno​ ​Suppression​​ ​-​ ​Please​ ​inform​ ​the​ ​school​ ​or​ ​your​ ​child’s​ ​teacher​ ​if​ ​your​ ​child​ ​has​ ​been​ ​exposed​ ​to,​ ​or​ ​has  contracted​ ​any​ ​virus​ ​or​ ​infection​ ​such​ ​as​ ​chicken​ ​pox,​ ​impetego,​ ​strep​ ​throat,​ ​pneumonia,​ ​pink​ ​eye,​ ​etc.​ ​We​ ​will​ ​have​ ​new  students​ ​attending​ ​this​ ​year​ ​who​ ​are​ ​highly​ ​susceptible​ ​to​ ​infection​ ​due​ ​to​ ​immuno​ ​suppression. 

-Scent-Sensitive​ ​School​​ ​-​ ​We​ ​ask​ ​for​ ​your​ ​co-operation​ ​in​ ​making​ ​Aspotogan​ ​Consolidated​ ​a​ ​scent-reduced​ ​building.  There​ ​are​ ​many​ ​students,​ ​staff​ ​members,​ ​and​ ​parents​ ​who​ ​are​ ​affected​ ​adversely​ ​by​ ​scented​ ​products.​ ​These​ ​products  can​ ​cause​ ​ill​ ​effects​ ​such​ ​as​ ​nausea,​ ​irritation​ ​of​ ​the​ ​eyes,​ ​breathing​ ​problems,​ ​asthma,​ ​and/or​ ​lack​ ​of​ ​concentration.  Medical​ ​research​ ​bears​ ​this​ ​out.​ ​Some​ ​students​ ​do​ ​not​ ​realize​ ​they​ ​have​ ​allergies​ ​which​ ​affect​ ​their​ ​concentration​ ​span,  thereby​ ​hindering​ ​their​ ​progress​ ​in​ ​school.​ ​Please​ ​help​ ​us​ ​build​ ​a​ ​healthy​ ​school​ ​environment​ ​by​ ​refraining​ ​from​ ​wearing  scented​ ​products​ ​of​ ​any​ ​kind​ ​when​ ​entering​ ​ACES​ ​(with​ ​the​ ​possible​ ​exception​ ​of​ ​a​ ​mildly-scented​ ​pesticide-free​ ​bug  lotion).   

ATTENDANCE:  This​ ​is​ ​very​ ​important​ ​for​ ​school​ ​students.​ ​It​ ​is​ ​known​ ​that​ ​students​ ​who​ ​miss​ ​a​ ​lot​ ​of​ ​school​ ​time​ ​or​ ​are​ ​chronically​ ​late  for​ ​school​ ​tend​ ​to​ ​be​ ​affected​ ​in​ ​some​ ​way.​ ​​ ​Here​ ​at​ ​ACES​ ​we​ ​want​ ​students​ ​to​ ​come​ ​to​ ​school​ ​every​ ​day​ ​unless​ ​there​ ​is  a​ ​good​ ​reason​ ​for​ ​being​ ​absent.​ ​Student​ ​attendance​ ​is​ ​put​ ​into​ ​their​ ​file​ ​every​ ​day,​ ​and​ ​if​ ​they​ ​are​ ​not​ ​able​ ​to​ ​attend​ ​for  whatever​ ​reason,​ ​parents​ ​are​ ​expected​ ​to​ ​call​ ​the​ ​school.   

Forms​ ​coming​ ​home​ ​the​ ​first​ ​few​ ​days: Like​ ​all​ ​other​ ​schools​ ​and​ ​school​ ​years​ ​there​ ​will​ ​be​ ​a​ ​number​ ​of​ ​forms​ ​and​ ​documents​ ​coming​ ​home​ ​with​ ​students​ ​the​ ​first​ ​few​ ​days​ ​of school.​ ​These​ ​are​ ​all​ ​important​ ​and​ ​need​ ​your​ ​attention​ ​so​ ​please​ ​read​ ​them​ ​as​ ​soon​ ​as​ ​you​ ​have​ ​a​ ​few​ ​minutes.  


 Volunteers: Volunteers​ ​play​ ​a​ ​very​ ​big​ ​role​ ​in​ ​the​ ​community​ ​and​ ​school​ ​environments​ ​and​ ​we​ ​are​ ​always​ ​in​ ​need​ ​of​ ​help​ ​here​ ​at​ ​the​ ​school​ ​level.​ ​If​ ​you like​ ​to​ ​work​ ​with​ ​children​ ​and​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​become​ ​a​ ​volunteer​ ​for​ ​our​ ​school​ ​for​ ​such​ ​things​ ​as​ ​book​ ​fair,​ ​class​ ​trips,​ ​reading​ ​with students,​ ​etc.​ ​make​ ​sure​ ​you​ ​contact​ ​the​ ​school​ ​for​ ​the​ ​paperwork​ ​that​ ​needs​ ​to​ ​be​ ​completed​ ​to​ ​start​ ​the​ ​process.


 C​alendar​ ​Dates​ ​To​ ​Remember:

September​ ​7,​ ​Thursday​ ​-​ ​First​ ​day​ ​for​ ​students​ ​grades​ ​1​ ​to​ ​5.​ ​Primary​ ​students​ ​will​ ​have​ ​a​ ​staggered​ ​start.  September​ ​21,​ ​Thursday​ ​-​ ​First​ ​day​ ​for​ ​ALL​ ​Primary​ ​students​ ​to​ ​attend September​ ​26,​ ​Tuesday​ ​-​ ​Picture​ ​Day September​ ​27,​ ​Wednesday​ ​-​ ​Embedded​ ​CLT​ ​Day​ ​-​ ​Dismissal​ ​at​ ​12:20
 
 
 
ACES​ ​staff​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​forward​ ​to​ ​seeing​ ​all​ ​the​ ​students​ ​who​ ​are​ ​returning​ ​and​ ​all the new ones coming for the first time!!

 

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