May Newsletter

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Click here to view a PDF of the May JLM School Newsletter… a hard copy should be making it’s way home today!


  • Image result for remind appDon’t forget to sign up for the SCHOOL remind (different from your child’s classroom teacher’s account) – text @0a39f to 778 402 1126
  • Image result for award clipartCongratulations to Patty, our long-time Kindergarten volunteer who will be recognized later this month for her service to our school with an Ontario Volunteer Service award
  • Congratulations also to Mrs. Gloyd and Brayden T. who have been selected to receive awards from the Council for Exceptional Children Haldimand-Norfolk-Brant with the Paraprofessional of the Year Award and the Student Achievement Award
  • Image result for drive for urThanks to everyone who came out on Saturday for a test drive or to visit the book & vendor fair! Over $3500 was raised!! Wow – thanks especially to our hard working SAC for organizing this event!
  • Image result for zumbaFamily Zumba is THIS FRIDAY, May 5 – 6:30-7:30 on the blacktop – it’s FREE with refreshments and a raffle!
  • Image result for SAC parent councilOur next SAC meeting is May 23 – 6pm in the library – please join us!
  • See a note about “13 Reasons” on Netflix on page 2 – if you’d like a copy of the letter, please contact the school
  • Image result for mathSee page 3 for Math Moments


  • Image result for baseballGrades 3-8 enjoyed a baseball clinic on Monday as part of Education Week
  • Image result for francePrimary students visited the French Café, hosted by the Grdae 5/6’s to get a taste of some tasty foods, served in French.
  • We saw some great socks, wacky outfits, and more for our Dr. Seuss Spirit Days – thanks for participating!


  • Image result for track and field clipartMay 18 – Track & Field begins (track events)  – Rain date: May 23
  • May 19 – Field events, Track finals
  • May 24 – Gr.8 to Destination College
  • Image result for jump rope for heartMay 26 – Jump Rope for Heart
  • May 29 – June 2 – Grade 3 & 6 EQAO
  • June 7 – Super Meet (HHS) – Rain date: June 8
  • June 9 – PD Day
  • June 13 – Freedom Runners to Tim Horton’s Field – Rain date: June 15
  • Image result for graduationJune 16 – School Fun Fair (middle block)
  • Image result for bbqJune 19-21 – Grade 8 to Brock
  • June 23 – last day of Breakfast Club
  • June 27 – Grade 8 Graduation
  • June 28 – Recognition Assembly and Family BBQ (from Parent Council & cooked by firefighters) – 11am



About JL Mitchener

A GEDSB K-8 public gradeschool.
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