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April 13, 2019

(sent by email on 04.09.19)

A couple more news items 😊


From the School:

  • April Counsellor’s Corner talks about sibling squabbles and how to help them through long term change and keep the peace in the house. http://www3.sd71.bc.ca/School/brooklyn/aboutbrooklyn/counsellorscorner/Documents/April%20Counsellors%27%20Corner.pdf
  • The first Family Dance was well attended and a lot of fun.  Thank you DJ Marc Girard and family for sharing your talent, lights and sounds with us.  Great tunes!
  • The Plastic Bag Grab challenge is going well – we are stuffing the trophy cabinet.  Keep the bags coming!
  • Team Thunder Turtles, our Destination Imagination team, competed in the Provincial Championships this past weekend.  They performed exquisitely!  No medals, but a fantastic performance they should be proud of for years to come, especially how young the team is!
  • Class photos are on Apr 18.  All children will receive a copy - no charge.
  • Fri., Apr 19 / Mon., Apr 22 are holidays - no classes
  • Apr 26 - Highland Music will visit (am)
  • Apr 30 - Earth Day Assembly.  time TBD.

From PAC

  • Collecting donations for Mother’s Day sale. Please send in gently used treasures (books, jewelry, knick-knacks, crafts, etc.), gift bags, wrap, tissue paper and place in PAC box in foyer. On May 10th, students will have the opportunity to purchase a gift for mom or grandma. The grade 7’s will be selling and wrapping this year as a fundraiser for their Hornby Camp trip.


From the community:

  • Stage 4 Watering Restrictions – memo from the Regional District  

A reminder to students and parents that the Comox Valley moves to emergency stage 4 water restrictions on April 12 through April 22 while an emergency water pipe repair takes place. All use of water for any purpose other than drinking, food preparation and personal hygiene is prohibited during this time. Compliance with these restrictions is urgently needed to ensure there is sufficient water in our system for domestic use and firefighting needs.

Prohibited uses of water during this time include:

  • watering lawns, gardens, plants and trees in any manner or by any means, including watering by hand;
  • filling or topping off or operating residential or commercial pools, hot tubs or ponds or fountains;
  • operating local government outdoor water parks and pools;
  • washing vehicles, boats or outdoor surfaces;
  • irrigating golf courses and other public and/or school district property.

Residents may be fined up to $500 per infraction if found using water contrary to Stage 4 water restrictions.

Should you have any questions about these emergency measures, please contact the Comox Valley Regional District at 334-6006.


Enjoy your week!​