Welcome Back Everyone!

We are looking forward to a bright and happy school start-up next week! The school looks “squeaky clean” and the smiling staff have been setting-up their learning spaces in anticipation of an action-packed Fall season for this 2022-2023 school year! Thank you to everyone for the warm wishes and friendly welcome – I look forward to meeting many more parents and community members at school events and activities very soon!

School will be in session for students in grades 1-8 on Wednesday September 7 for a full day of school. This year, staff will be in session for an administrative day on Tuesday September 6.

Kindergarten students will be receiving packages with dates and times which follow a gradual entry plan. Please call the school if you have any questions regarding the Kindergarten start-up process.

New Student Registration is scheduled for Tuesday August 30 at the school. The office will be open 8:30am – 2:00pm. If this does not work for you, please call the school and we will assist you with an alternative plan. There are a few items required to complete a registration.

Please bring:

1) a birth certificate,

2) care card

3) a proof of physical address

A school newsletter, important forms, and our annual student fee information will be coming home with students during the first week of school. Our goal is to have students working together in multi-Grade learning groups and then placed into classes on Thursday September 8, after we confirm enrollment and finalize class composition and configuration.

Kind regards to you and your loved ones,

Sydney Griffith, Principal

Physical Literacy Movement Path Painting Help Needed

We are looking for parent volunteers to help us paint movement paths outside on our sidewalks and a few spots on the school walls on and possibly even the school wall on Wednesday, June 15th 2022 from 9-1:00. With thanks to Laura Paiement, our Healthy School Coordinator, for her plans and stencils, we will create a bright and functional path for teachers and students to practice self regulation and fitness. Please come and join us even if just for an hour. Many hands make light work. Contact the school office if you can help us. 250-832-8282

Bikes at School Week and School Carnival

June 6-10 is our annual “Bikes at School Week” where students ride at recess and lunch hour around the school grounds. Students can bring their bikes to school any time before or on June 6, they will be stored in the gym. Friday June 10 we will have our Bike Rodeo with events such as jumps, races, safety and a bike wash station.

Friday, June 10, our PAC is putting on our annual Spring Carnival at the school. There will food, games and prizes to win.

Salmon River Run May 11

We are excited to host the annual Salmon River Run on Wednesday, May 11 at Silver Creek School. We will begin the race with our grade 7-8’s who will run 3.6 km on the Salmon River Road trail. The grade 5-6 runners are next followed by the kindergartens, grade 1-2’s and finally, the grade 3-4 runners. Please come and cheer all of our runners on! Our hard working PAC moms will be selling pizza and the student Leadership team will be selling freezies for $1. Proceeds will go to the Red Cross Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.

Happy Earth Day 2022

What a productive day we had at Silver Creek to celebrate Earth Day and promote Social Responsibility, one of the Core Competencies. Parents, students and staff picked rocks and branches, weeded the gardens, spread mulch and manure and picked up trash all over Silver Creek community and school yard. Thanks to Hillside Dreams Dairy for the goat compost and all the parents who rolled up their sleeves to help us out.