Week of November 13th

Progress Reports

The purpose of the Elementary Progress Report Card is to communicate your child’s progress towards the achievement of the curriculum expectations since the beginning of the school year. It describes how well, at this point in the year, your child is demonstrating the various learning skills and work habits. For this report card, teachers use a rating scale instead of letter grades or percentage marks. The rating scale is as follows:

  • Progressing Very Well
  • Progressing Well
  • Progressing With Difficulty

Teachers also write personalized comments that indicate what has been learned, the student’s strengths and next steps that home and school can collaboratively work on to improve student learning.

The development of learning skills and work habits needed to succeed in school and in life begins early in a child’s schooling. As students move through the grades, they develop and consolidate their learning skills and work habits in preparation for post secondary education and the world of work. In many subjects and disciplines in Grades 1 to 12, the development of the learning skills and work habits is further strengthened through the achievement of the curriculum expectations. Teachers will work with students and their parents/guardians to help them develop the following six learning skills and work habits:

  • Responsibility
  • Organization
  • Independent Work
  • Collaboration
  • Initiative
  • Self-Regulation

Each learning skill and work habit is evaluated on the report cards using the following scale:

  • E = Excellent
  • G = Good
  • S = Satisfactory
  • N= Needs Improvement

Please note that this report is not an evaluation or a record of achievement levels. It reflects preliminary observations of your child’s learning to date. It is our hope that this report will serve as a central part of rich discussions between home and school. If you have any questions, please contact the school.

Invest in Education  Nov 14-30.

Parkview P.S. continues to be committed to providing students with a strong and well-rounded education. With this in mind, the School Council also endeavours to raise funds to provide a wide variety of educational experiences and tools for our children.

The Invest in Education program allows parents in donate funds directly to one of the three foci in Parkview’s improvement plan.  These foci come from the Board Improvement Plan. Please see the attachment below for further details and the donation form.  Your support of the students and programs at Parkview are greatly appreciated.

parkview-donation letter2016-2017

Bag2School Recycling Program is in full swing!

Clean out your closets, while helping the environment and the school. Any kind of large bags can be used. Collection at the school is between Nov 21-Nov 25 by 9 am.

Grade 8 Graduation Committee

We will be holding our first parent grad committee meeting in the library on Wednesday November 16 from 7:00-8:30 pm.   Thank you to those parents that signed up for the committee on curriculum night.  For those that may have missed the sign-up sheet and wish to participate, please respond to either Tess Papadopoulos tess2700@rogers.com or Anne Walsh annewalshis@rogers.comwith the following information:

  1. Your name
  2. Name of your son or daughter
  3. Phone number (we will be using the email provided in this response)

School Bus Cancellation

School Bus Cancellations may occur due to a variety of reasons.  Please see the attached memo to ensure all education partners understand how they can stay informed of any service cancellations.


The Week Ahead

Monday November 14th

Tuesday November 15th

Wednesday November 16th

  • Walk to School Wednesday
  • Grade 1 to 6 Karate – Lunch Recess
  • Graduation Committee Meeting – 7:00-8:30 pm

Thursday November 17th

  • Parents’ Tea, 8:45am – 10:45am 
  • Girls’ Volleyball Game 3:30 pm – The Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball Team will travel to Castlemore Public School for a friendly after school match.

Friday November 18th