Stevensville May 2017

Stevensville Public School Newsletter

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  1. Principal: Mr. James Willms
  2. Vice Principal: Mrs. Katie Racey
  3. Please Check Out Our Webpage: stevensville.dsbn.org/
  4. Follow Us On Twitter: @PSStevensville
  5. Follow Us Using the Homeroom App: gethomeroom.com/i/HS3FHM

  6. School Climate Survey 2016-2017


    STUDENT AND PARENT SURVEY INFORMATION
  7. What?

    The schoolclimate survey is an opportunity for students and parents to provide informationabout their experiences of school safety, acceptance, inclusion, and well-being. It is a web-based survey that guaranteesanonymity of the respondents. A summary of results will be shared withstaff, School Councils, and Safe Schools Teams for planning purposes.


    Why?

    A safe, inclusive and accepting school creates anenvironment for students to do their best in the classroom and beyond. Hearing the student and parent ‘voice’ is keyto the development and implementation of school and board level improvementplans. Students and parentsparticipating in the survey will not be asked for any personal information thatwill reveal their identity.
    Who? When? Where?

    Students:

    · The DSBN will be surveying all students inGrades 4 to 12 from April 24 to May 19.

    Parents:

    · The parent survey will be available via a “School Climate Survey” link on the school’swebsite from May 1 to May 19.
    · Parents will be required to enter the SurveyAccess Code _1-ASM-186-X_ to participate in the school’s survey.
    · The survey must be completed in one sitting.


    Additional Information:

    For more information about the school climate surveys, please visit:
    The Learning Bar at thelearningbar.com for student survey information
    The Ministry of Education at  www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/parents/climate  for parent survey information

    Questions?

    If you require further information, please contact yourchild’s school.

    We value your voice and we thank you in advance for your participation!

  8. Dental Screening

  9. Dental screening is available to all children in Niagara from birth up to 17 years of age, and is done in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards.
    Our community dental health programs are designed to support and encourage your efforts to provide the best dental health for your children.

  10. In-School Screenings

    Stevensville PS is hosting dental screenings for children in kindergarten and grades 2, 4, 6, and 8 on May 23rd and May 24th afternoon.
    Screenings are done by registered dental hygienists from public health
    Sterilized mouth mirrors are used for each student
    You will be notified by telephone or mail should your child require urgent dental care or preventive dental service
    Dental screenings are visual assessments only and do not replace your child's regular dental examination with a dentist.
    Participation is Optional
    Every year, all parents with children in elementary schools receive a letter indicating if their child's grade is scheduled to participate this year.
  11. Contact our dental program at 905-688-8248 or 1-888-505-6074 ext. 7962, or email dental@niagararegion.ca if you want to:
  12. Opt-out: Your child's grade is participating, but you wish your child to not participate (you must let us know every year)
    Opt-in: Your child's grade is not participating, but you wish your child to participate
  13. If your child has a dental problem (cavities, pain or infection), call the dental program to make an appointment. You do not have to wait for the school screening visit.


  14. STEM4Girls

  15. Claudia, Kristen, Faith, Charlotte and Taylor with Ms. Swanson at the Connect Conference. "Girls in STEM grow up to be women who shape the future" (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  16. Grade Ones Are Silent

  17. The grade one class, with Mrs. VanderWerf, raised money by planning A DAY OF SILENCE to raise money and awareness for children whose voices go unheard.
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