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Dwight Ross Elementary School

949 Tremont Mountain Road
PO Box 1420
Greenwood, NS B0P 1N0
Phone: (902) 765-7510
Fax: (902) 765-7520
dres@avrce.ca

Notable Dates

Dates where childcare is needed are highlighted

May 1: Author visit (all classes): Alice Walsh

May 3: PTA Spirit Day: Wild hair day

May 3: Student sucess survey, grades 3 & 4

May 6: Author visit (all classes) Pam Hickman

May 10: Grade 3 Swim to Survive, 11-12pm

May 10: PTA Lunch - mini taco cups

May 13: Artist visit: Colleen Gerrits (PR & 1/2 CH)

May 13: Author visit: Frances Wolfe (3-5)

May 13: Grade 3 Swim to Survive, 11-12 pm

May 14: PTA Meeting, 6:15 pm

May 14: May Milk order forms go home

May 15: Regional shut down day: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

May 16 Primary Orientation, no school for P & P/1 ONLY

May 20: Victoria Day: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

May 21: May milk order forms due back to school

May 21 & 22: Grade 3 Provincial Math Assessment

May 22: Artist visit: Colleen Gerrit, P/1CA

May 23: Shoulder to Shoulder Concert, 8:30 a.m.

May 28 & 29: Grade 3 Provincial Literacy Assessment

May 30: PRMS Concert Band presentation, 11:30 a.m.

May 31: May Good News Assembly 1:15 p.m.

Yearly Calendar

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Days requiring parents to arrange for child care are highlighted in red.

September

Aug. 27 Office opens
Aug. 27 Registration Day, 9-3pm
Sep. 4 First day for staff
Sep. 5 First day of school for students
Sep. 11 Bus safety & evacuation drill
Sep. 11 PTA Meeting 6 p.m.
Sep. 13 Pink shirt day/antibullying
Sep. 18 Regional Inservice Day: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Sep. 24 Picture Day
Sep. 25 Open House/Meet the teachers, 6-7:15 p.m.
Sep. 27 Early dismissal, 11:30 a.m.
Sep. 28 PTA Lunch
Sep. 28 Terry Fox Walk & assembly

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October

Oct. 1 Treaty Day/Orange Shirt day
Oct. 5 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
Oct.  8 Thanksgiving Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Oct. 9 PTA Meeting, 6 p.m.
TBA Milk Orders due at office
Oct. 12 Halloween Dance
TBA Milk program begins
Oct. 19 Early dismissal, 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 26 Provincial Conference Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Oct. 29 Picture retakes
Oct. 31 Good News Assembly 1:15 p.m.

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November

Nov. 1 Early dismissal, 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 2 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
Nov. 8 Remembrance Day Assembly, time tba
Nov. 9 Marking day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Nov. 12 Remembrance Day observed--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Nov. 13 PTA Meeting 6 p.m.
Nov. 29 Term 1 report cards go home
Nov. 30 Good News Assembly, 1:15 p.m.

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December

Dec. 4 PTA Meeting, 6 p.m.
Dec. 3 Book Fair week, times tba
Dec. 6

Inservice--a.m. NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

Parent/teacher interviews, afternoon/evening, TBA

Dec. 7 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
Dec. 11 Early dismissal, 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 12 Holiday concert, 6 p.m., dress rehearsal 1:15 p.m.
Dec. 14 Student turkey dinner
Dec. 17 Concert storm date
Dec. 18 PTA Holiday Shopping Party
Dec. 19 PTA Holiday Shopping Party
Dec. 21 Full day.  Last teaching day before Christmas break

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January

Jan. 3 First teaching day after Christmas break
Jan. 4 PTA Spirit day: TBD
Jan. 8 PTA Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 16 Early dismissal 11:30 a.m.
Jan. 31 December & January Good News Assembly

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February

Feb. 1 Regional inservice--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Feb. 5 PTA Meeting 6 p.m.
Feb. 8 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
Feb. 12 Early dismissal 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 13 Intensive French Meeting for parents, 6 p.m.
Feb. 18 Nova Scotia Heritage Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Feb. 22 Summer in Winter Dance
Feb. 28 Good News Assembly 1:15 p.m.

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March

Mr. 1 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
Mar. 8 Marking day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Mar. 11 Primary Registration
Mar. 12 PTA Meeting, 6 p.m.
Mar. 15 Last teaching day before March Break
Mar. 18-22 March Break--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Mar. 25 First teaching day after March Break
Mar. 28 Term 2 report cards go home
Mar. 29 Good News Assembly, 1:15 p.m.

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April

Apr. 1 Book Fair week, times tba
Apr. 4

Inservice a.m.--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

Parent/teacher interviews, afternoon/evening, TBA

Apr. 5 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
Apr. 9 PTA meeting, 6 p.m.
Apr. 1 PTA Family Fun fair, 6-8 p.m.
Apr. 22 Good Friday: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Apr. 23 Easter Monday: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Apr. 30 Good News assembly, 1:15 p.m.

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May

May 3 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
May 14 PTA Meeting 6 p.m.
May 15 Regional Inservice Day-NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
May 16 Primary Orientation
May 20 Victoria Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
May 31 Good News assembly 1:15 p.m.

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June

Jun. 5 Early dismissal 11:30 a.m.
Jun. 7 PTA Spirit Day: TBD
Jun. 12 PTA meeting, 6 p.m.
Jun. 13 Parent meeing at PRMS, 6 p.m.
Jun. 14 Grade 5 Orientation at PRMS, 9:30a.m.-1:45p.m.
Jun. 24 DRES has Talent variety show, 1:15 p.m.
Jun. 25 Field day, a.m.
Jun. 25 Good News Assembly, 1:15 p.m.
Jun. 27 Marking Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Jun. 28 Closing Assembly 9:30 a.m. & LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

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