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School News & Events

June Newsletter

The monthly newsletter has essential information about upcoming events and important reminders. All of our previous newsletters can be found in the newsletter section of our website.

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Bancroft Newsletter - June 2018

Madagascar: Instructions for Parents

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Regarding Madagascar PLAY Evenings

Instructions

April Newsletter

The monthly newsletter has essential information about upcoming events and important reminders. All of our previous newsletters can be found in the newsletter section of our website.

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Bancroft Newsletter - April 2018

May Newsletter

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Bancroft Newsletter - May 2018

Ped Day: March 1st & 2nd

March 1st: Cabane a sucre des sportifs. Departure at 9am and returning to school at 4:45pm.

March 2nd: Making a bird house. Your child will be making a bird house and decorating the entrance for spring.


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February Newsletter

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Bancroft Newsletter - February 2018

Ped Day, Feb 5th - Sportira Cage

Sportira Cage offers a variety of sports for children from pre-k to grade 6 including: Soccer, Basketball, Floor Hockey and many more, all supervised by qualified monitors.

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Pyjama, Popcorn Trio and a Movie!

In the afternoon on Friday, January 19th the grade 6 students will be hosting a pyjama, popcorn trio and a movie fundraiser in support of their graduation trip.
Deadline to order a trio is Tuesday, January 16th.
Thank you for your usual support!


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PPO PIZZA FUNDRAISER - February to June 2018

Dear Parents,We are now collecting orders for the second half of this school year’s PP0 Pizza Fundraiser. If you would like to order pizza for your child, please send in your CASH payment and order form to your child’s teacher (VIA THE AGENDA) by Friday, January 30th AT THE LATEST.

Pizza Order Form

January Newsletter

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Bancroft Newsletter - January 2018

Annual Toy Tea celebration

See our pictures from the Annual Toy Tea celebration at Ogilvy's.

Pictures

Ped Day, Dec 15 - Make-A-Gift Day

This fun, at- school activity will start at 9:00 and finish at 12:00. We will have outside play time and many more activities in the gym during the afternoon. Your child will be making a nice surprise gift which he/she will bring home the winter break.

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Noël à Paris Concert Invitation Dec 12 to 15, 2017

The Holidays are quickly approaching and plans are underway for our Christmas concert which many parents and family members attend each year. Due to high enrollment and most importantly, fire safety regulations, the students will be performing on 3 separate dates, as follows:

CHRISTMAS CONCERT DATES
Grades 1-2-3: Tues. Dec. 12th 7:00 p.m.
Pre-K & Kdg: Wed. Dec. 13th 1: 15 p.m (revised)
Grades 4-5-6: Thurs. Dec. 14th 7:00 p.m.


More information on dates and times

The Toy Tea and The Mile End Mission

Every year Bancroft Elementary School supports two outstanding organizations during the holiday season: The Mile End Mission and the Toy Tea.

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PPO PIZZA FUNDRAISER - February to June 2018

Dear Parents,We are now collecting orders for the second half of this school year’s PP0 Pizza Fundraiser. If you would like to order pizza for your child, please send in your CASH payment and order form to your child’s teacher (VIA THE AGENDA) by Friday, January 30th AT THE LATEST.

Pizza Order Form

Movie Day: Coco

Daycare cost: $9.00
Activity fee: $16.00 (includes admission, popcorn, juice and treat)
Total for the day: $25.00
Departure from school: 9:30am sharp
**your child must be at school for 9:00am
Arrival back at school: 1:30pm

Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz (who is also his late and long-lost great-great grandfather). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel and his dog Dante find themselves in the Land of the Dead. Along the way, they meet charming trickster Hector and together they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

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Rock'n Bowl & Pajama Jam

November 16th, It's not about how you bowl, it's about how you roll! Join us for a fun day of bowling. 9:00 am departure from school, 4:00 pm arrival back at school

November 17th Pajama Jam and Puppet Show! Wear your pajamas, bring a pillow and your favorite stuffed friend to Bancroft for a sleepover that is only pretend.

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Book Fair

Join us for a the Wild West Book Fair at Bancroft Elementary School! Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday November 14th to 16th!

More information on dates and times

Bake Sale - Nov 15 & 16

On Wednesday November 15th, during recess and lunchtime for all students and from 4 to 8 p.m. for parents. On Thurssay November 16th, from 2 to 8 p.m. for parents.

Please ensure that your child has some change with him/her tomorrow so that he/she can enjoy the bake sale. All funds will go towards our Grade 6 year-end trip and graduation.

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Halloween Safety Tips from the SPVM

Safety is important when you are out trick-or-treating this Halloween! Local police station SPVM 38 wishes to remind parents and students to stay safe with some safety tips.

Families are also invited to visit the SPVM 38 Halloween Kiosque located in Lafontaine Park on October 31st beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Kisosque Halloween énfants Conseils de prévention Halloween

Walkathon

UPDATED INFORMATION: 2017-06-29

On Friday, October 20th Bancroft will be holding its annual 4 km Walk-a-Thon up Mount Royal. Everyone in the Bancroft family is expected to participate in this wonderful walk.

Please See attached form for the pledge sheet and more information Walkathon Information.

Welcome Back Fun Day

Another wonderful Fun Day was held in our school!

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Fun Day Photos - September 2017

Summer Newsletter

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Bancroft Newsletter - Summer 2017

Important Information for Pre-K, Kdg and Grade 1 to 6 Parents

UPDATED INFORMATION: 2017-06-29

The new school year will soon be upon us. If your child is starting school in September for the first time, or will be entering Kindergarten, please download important information packages below for general information.

All school supply lists have been posted in Memos & Forms.

Grade 1 to 6 - New Parents Absence Reporting

Pre-K Info Package Classroom Outings

Kdg Info Package Consent to Photograph

Madagascar: Instructions for Parents

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Regarding Madagascar PLAY Evenings

Instructions

April Newsletter

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Bancroft Newsletter - April 2018

Reminder: ‘I Like to Move it, Move it’

We are excited to begin selling tickets for this year’s production of Madagascar – Live! This show features a cast of 172 students, with full sets, professional quality sound and lights, costumes and a very funky soundtrack including the hit song, ‘I Like to Move it, Move it.’

Reminder: Invitation & Ticket Order

Performance Nights & Rehearsal Tracks

Volunteers Needed!!

March Reading Week

This year’s annual Reading Week will take place from March 19th to March 22nd.

You may consult the full list of activities that will happen during the week, by clicking on the button below:

Reading Week 2018

Ped Day: March 23rd

Magic Show / Pyjama Day

This fun day will include : PANCAKES with fruits and sirop from 9:00-10:00 am And a magic show from BIZ the magician , at 1:30 pm Your child will need a bagged lunch.


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‘I Like to Move it, Move it’

We are excited to begin selling tickets for this year’s production of Madagascar – Live! This show features a cast of 172 students, with full sets, professional quality sound and lights, costumes and a very funky soundtrack including the hit song, ‘I Like to Move it, Move it.’

Reminder: Invitation & Ticket Order

Performance Nights & Rehearsal Tracks

Volunteers Needed!!

March Newsletter

The monthly newsletter has essential information about upcoming events and important reminders. All of our previous newsletters can be found in the newsletter section of our website.

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Bancroft Newsletter - March 2018

Mr. Reuben's After-School Gym Activities

The first session of after-school gym activities with Mr. Rubens, for Grade 4, 5 and 6 students only will begin on Thursday, November 2nd. This activity starts at 3:32 and ends at 5:00 and is held every Tuesday and Thursday.

The cost is $30.00 for this 2-month period of November and December. Parents must fill out the permission attached and return it to school as soon as possible, along with the $30 payment.

After-School Gym Activities - Nov/Dec

Apple Picking

On September 25th we enjoyed a great trip to Quinn‘s farm to pick this season’s finest ripe apples. Despite the summer heat all enjoyed a tractor ride, fresh beignets, freshly squeezed apple juice, time at the outdoor playground and a visit with the farm animals. This trip was made possible by the fundraising efforts of our hardworking PPO.

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Apple Picking Photos - 2017

October Newsletter & Calendar

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Newsletter - October 2017 Calendar - October 2017

2017-2018 School Supply Lists and General Information

The school supply lists, calendars and general information for the upcoming school year are now online! Please visit our Memos and Forms page to download next year's supply list and school calendar for your child's grade.

Supply Lists  Calendars & General Info

Community News & Events

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Parent Conference: Tool Box for Success

Ruby Foo's Hotel - Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

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Speak Up Workshop

JGH - Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

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Inspirations Newspaper

Fall 2017-Winter 2018

Uploaded: 2017-11-27

EMSB Express

Vol.21 No.1 - Fall 2017

Uploaded: 2017-09-29

Photo Gallery

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