Talk it UP! May

Click the link to download the latest edition of Talk it UP! Talk It Up May

Enjoy these spring activities to promote learning at home!

Talk it UP MAY


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Jump Rope for Heart

Ready, set, JUMP!Jump 2017 Logo

Our Jump Rope for Heart kick-off assembly was held today. We were reminded why we fundraise, and heard stories of some children who are alive today thanks to the money raised by the Heart & Stroke Foundation in events like this.

Please join us for this event. Go to and register yourself.

  • Go to
  • Click `REGISTER`in the top right corner
  • Choose your province (Ontario)
  • Search for our school by entering `Mitchener` then select our school and continue through the steps
  • Please register with an adult!

JLM`s event is scheduled for Friday, May 26.

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Education Week – May 1-5

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We are planning our Education Week 2017 activities. We have chosen a Dr. Seuss theme, and here are some highlights:

  • Monday – The Sneetches – wear a green start to show how you keep yourself & JLM in good mental health
  • Tuesday – Fox in Sox –  crazy sock day
  • Wednesday – Wacky Wednesday – mixed-up clothes day
  • Thursday – One Fish, Two Fish – red & blue day
  • Friday – Cat in the Hat – hat day

Other activities include Math Buddies, French Café, softball clinic, book fair & family Zumba.

Stay tuned for more details!

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April Newsletter

Here is your JLM April Newsletter! (Click to view it). It should be coming home today or tomorrow, so take a look for it in backpacks.

We`ve been seeing lots of April showers already in April and will be ready for the May flowers! It may be a good idea to send an extra pair of socks or pants if those slips on the field happen.

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Items of Note:

  • BE Well Campaign  – Connect, Reach Out, Don`t Wait and Recharge … ask your child about the assembly from Tuesday where we talked about this.
  • EcoSchools conference on April 12 – Mrs. Jenkins and a few Grade 5/6 students will be attendning/
  • EARTH DAY – please wear blue & green on Friday, April 21!
  • LOL – Lights Off Lunches & Litterless Lunches on Friday … please help us reach these goals!
  • Jump Rope kick-off assembly was today
  • April 6 & 13 – ZUMBA
  • April 14 & 17 – no school (Happy Easter!)
  • April 18 – SAC Meeting (6pm)
  • April 28 – PD Day
  • April 28 – Welcome to Kindergarten (9:30 / 11:30)
  • April 29 – FORD Canada Test drive fundraiser & Vendor Fair & Book Fair
  • May 30-June 1 – Grade 3 & 6 EQAO
  • June 7 – Super Meet (Hagersville SS)
  • June 13 – Freedom Runners
  • June 26 – Reports cards go home
  • June 27 – Graduation.

** If you know of children who will be attending JLM in September 2017, please remind & encourage them to register so we can plan accordingly for the year**

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Ford Test Drive Event & Vendor Fair

Image result for winegard fordOImage result for drive 4 ur communityn Saturday, April 29, JLM is hosting a “Drive for your school” event with Winegard Motors.

From 9-5, you can come to JLM and test drive a vehicle while raising money for our school. For every test drive, Ford Canada will donate $20!

Visit to find the event and pre-register.

Parent Council is also hosting a vendor fair in the gym from 10-2. Come check out some great sale items!

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Talk it UP!

Here is the April edition of the Talk it Up! newsletter. Enjoy some ideas of activities at home to support and promote learning.

Talk it Up April

Click to download the PDF here. Talk It Up April

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March Newsletter

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The March newsletter will be finding it’s way home early next week … here it is for you to view early!

JLM March Newsletter

Items of Note:

  • Self Regulation workshop for parents – March 23, Brantford (see flyer on p.4 of newsletter)
  • Aerial photo in May
  • Honouring Indigenous Cultures & Traditions
  • special events & visitors in February
  • goodbyes & welcomes to new teachers
  • SAC News – save the date for April 29!
  • the MATH MOMENTS flyer is also included  – check it out for some great tips to help encourage your child(ren) in Math!
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