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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@avrsb.ca

Notable Dates

  • Dates where childcare is required are highlighted in red.

  • *October 3:  Cross country run at DRES at 3:30

  • *October 6: PTA Spirit day: Orange and black

  • *October 9: Thanksgiving Day: NO SCHOOL

  • *October 10: October milk order forms due at the office

  • *October 13: Fire prevention week presentation 1:15pm

  • *October 13: PTA lunch: English muffin pizzas

  • *October 16: First day of milk program

  • *October 17: Early dismissal at 11:30 a.m.

  • *October 20: Halloween family dance, 6-8 pm

  • *October 25: Picture retakes

  • *October 26: PTA Lunch: pancakes

  • *October 27: Provincial conference day: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

  • *October 31: Good News Assembly 1:15 pm

     

     

Yearly Calendar

Sep || Oct || Nov || Dec || Jan || Feb || Mar || Apr || May || June

 

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

September

Sep. 5 First day for staff
Sep. 6 Inservice, NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Sep. 7 First day of school for students
Sep. 12 Bus safety & evacuation drill
Sep. 14 Wear pink/anti bullying assembly
Sep. 20 Early dismissal 11:30 a.m.
Sep. 26 Open House/Meet the teachers
Sep. 27 Picture Day
Sep. 28  Terry Fox Walk & assembly
Sep. 29 Regional Inservice Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

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October

Oct. 6 PTA Spirit day--wear black and orange for Hallween
Oct.  9 Thanksgiving Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Oct. 10 Milk Orders due at office
Oct. 13 Fire Prevention Week presentation 1:15 p.m.
Oct. 16 Milk program begins
Oct. 17 Early dismissal, 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 20 PTA Hallween Dance
Oct. 25 Picture retakes
Oct. 26 PTA lunch: pancakes
Oct. 27 Provincial Conference Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Oct. 31 Good News Assembly 1:15 p.m.

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November

Nov. 3 PTA Spirit Day: Mo'vember--moustache day
Nov. 9 Remembrance Day Assembly, time tba
Nov. 10 Marking day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Nov. 13 Remembrance Day observed--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Nov. 24 Early dismissal, 11:30 a.m.
Nov. 29 Good News Assembly, 1:15 p.m.
Nov. 29 Term 1 report cards go home
Nov. 30 Inservice Day -- NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

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December

Dec. 1 PTA Student turkey dinner
Dec. 1 PTA Spirit Day: Crazy Holiday Sweater day
Dec. 4 Book Fair week, times tba
Dec. 7 Early dismissal, 11:30
Dec. 7 Parent/teacher interviews, afternoon/evening, TBA
Dec. 13 Holiday concert, 6 p.m.
Dec. 14 PTA Holiday Shopping Party
Dec. 15 PTA Holiday Shopping Party
Dec. 18 Concert storm date 
Dec. 21 Full day.  Last teaching day before Christmas break

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January

Jan. 3 First teaching day after Christmas break
Jan. 6 PTA Spirit day: Jersey Day
Jan. 9 PTA Meeting, 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 17 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. 2 PTA Spirit Day: Crazy Hat Day
Feb. 9 PTA Dance: Summer in Winter Dance
Feb. 15 Intensive French Meeting for parents, time TBA
Feb. 19 Nova Scotia Heritage Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Feb. 28 Good News Assembly 1:15 p.m.

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March

Mar. 2 Marking day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Mar. 9 Last teaching day before March Break
Mar. 12-16 March Break--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Mar. 19 First teaching day after March Break
Mar. 22 Term 2 report cards go home
Mar. 26 Primary registration
Mar. 26 Book Fair Week, times TBA
Mar. 28 Early dismissal, 11:30 a.m.
Mar. 28 Parent/teacher conferences, afternoon/evening, times TBA
Mar. 29 Good News Assembly, 1:15 p.m.
Mar. 30 Good Friday--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS

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April

Apr. 2 Easter Monday--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Apr. 3 PTA Spirit Day: Red Day (in honour of Month of the Military Child)
Apr. 10 PTA meeting, 6 p.m.
Apr. 13 PTA Fun fair, 6-8 p.m.
Apr. 20 Early dismissal 11:30 a.m.
Apr. 30 Good News assembly, 1:15 p.m.

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May

May 3 Early dismissal  11:30 a.m.
May 4 PTA Spirit Day: Crazy Hair Day
May 21 Victoria Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
May 24 Primary Orientation
May 31 Good News assembly 1:15 p.m.

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June

Jun. 1 PTA Spirit Day: School colours day (Navy blue & white)
Jun. 6 Early dismissal 11:30 a.m.
Jun. 11 Grade 5 Orientation at PRMS
Jun. 12 PTA meeting, 6 p.m.
Jun. 13 Parent meeing at PRMS, time TBA
Jun. 26 Field day, 9 to 11 a.m.
Jun. 26 Good News Assembly, 1:15 p.m.
Jun. 28 Marking Day--NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Jun. 29 Closing Assembly 9 a.m. & LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

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