RSS November 2016

Richmond Street School Newsletter for November 2016


  1. Principal: Mr. MacJanet .......................................... Vice Principal: Mrs. Alcox

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  3. The cold weather is fast approaching. Let’s make sure we dress appropriately for the cold weather by wearing our gloves, hats and warm jackets.

    We have plenty of lost and found items accumulating in our front foyer. Please have your child(ren) take a good look in the lost and found if they are missing articles of clothing. Anything that does not get picked up always gets donated to project share(Thorold Community Care) when our table/racks become too full.
  4. Turn your clocks back on November 6 at 2:00 am.

  6. The junior girls’ volleyball team have been practising at Richmond St. School almost every day since early October. Their league season starts next week and coaches Mrs. White and Mr.Goar would like to wish them best of luck for a successful and exciting season.On Wednesday, October 26th the junior girls participated in a pre-season volleyball tournament against 6 other schools and they made it all the way into the Consolation Finals. Way to go! Mrs. White and Mr. Goar are pleased the girls are trying their best and practicing and improving every day.

    Members of the team include: Julia L., Grace S., Jadyn S., Brookelyn K, Ava F., Hilda J., Shanice B.,Milan V., Madison D., Kylie S., Hailey B., Kaydence H., Ashley M., Maggie G.,& Mya P
  7. RSS at the Thorold Santa Claus Parade

  8. The school will once again have a float in the Santa Claus Parade. Those who are willing to help with designing the float are asked to meet on Monday, November 7 at 3:15pm in the Richmond Street School library. Bring your children along and they can build while we chat. Can't make the meeting, but you want to help out? Give Mrs. Alcox a call at the school.
  9. Permission slips will be sent for those who wish to walk in the parade.
  10. Come out and cheer on our float. The parade begins at 4:00 on November 26.

  11. Remembrance Day 2016

  12. Remembrance Day is a day of commemoration observed in the Commonwealth of Nations and various European countries (including France and Belgium) to commemorate World War I and other wars. It is observed on November 11 to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918.
    Remembrance Day is specifically dedicated to members of the armed forces who were killed during war. It is important that we take the time to remember those who fought to give us freedom, democracy, peace and to preserve our way of life.
    On Friday, November 11th, from 10:45 am-11:15 am.,Richmond Street staff and students will be participating in a Remembrance Day assembly to remember those who have served and those who are currently serving so we can enjoy this great land and all that it has to offer. Nutrition break will be from 10:00 am - 10:45 am.
    Please feel free to join us for our assembly. To maintain the solemnness of the occasion,we ask that visitors arrive by 10:30 am.

  14. Our autumn book fair will take place in the library from November 15- November 17. It's a great time to do some early Christmas shopping!
  15. Picture retakes are on November 16.