Welcome to Aspen Park Elementary School for the 2014 - 2015 school year. We wish everyone a successful and enjoyable school year. We have confirmed that the first day, Monday the 22nd, will be like a regular "first day": 8:40am start to 11:45am dismissal.
When school does start, Kindergarten students will start on a gradual entry to school. Students in divisions 9 and 10 and 11 have been divided into 2 groups with their own gradual entry schedules.
Group 1 of division 10 will be in school on Monday the 22nd from 10:30 am to 11:45am.
For Tuesday the 23rd, we will welcome: Division 9 group 1 from 9am to 10:15am ; Division 11 group 1 from 10:30am to 11:45am ; Division 10 group 2 from 12:30 to 1:15pm
For Wednesday the 24th, we will welcome: Division 9 group 2 at 9am ; Division 11 group 2 at 10:30am and Div 10 group 1 and group 2 at 12:30pm
Students in grades 2 to 7 will meet in the gym on Monday the 22nd at 8:40am. They should find their name on the various house/colour lists on the gym walls. Student will spend Monday to Wednesday in multi-age groups going through a series of 7-habits lessons and other activities like fire drills and the whole school Terry Fox Run. Students will move to their regular classes for this year on Thursday.
New Registrations to Aspen: You can visit the school and talk with Ms Wester or myself or you can register using the online registration form at http://www.sd71.bc.ca/student-registration-form.php This does not guarantee your child a spot at this school but we will contact you right away to discuss your registration. At this point we have very few spaces left for September at any grade level.
Strong Start will begin on September 24th if the teacher's strike is settled this week!
Aspen's school calendar is always online. Click up at the top left link where it says Aspen Web Calendar 2014 2015.
We are soooo excited to welcome everyone back to Aspen Park Elementary School!!
Charles Schilling and Corinne Wester,
Main page updated Sept 19