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Principal's Message

Summer 2021 has snuck up on us already!

I have enjoyed the week and a half that I have been part of the Alameda School body getting to know staff, students, and some community members. I look forward to getting to know the community as you all get to know me and my family. Please see attached document for some extra information!
We have ended 2020-2021 school year with anticipation for the changes, and hopeful lifting of restrictions, that the fall will bring. Mr. Bryan Rice will be venturing back to Regina and we wish him all the best as he continues his journey. As Mr. Rice stated in his welcome message for the past year, "we as a community have all experienced change and uncertainty since last March and it has been a tricky road to navigate and I commend you all for being supportive and adaptive throughout the past year and a half. As we move through summer and onto the start of a new school year we will continue to work together, as a community team, to provide a connected school atmosphere to ensure we all feel a sense of belonging. 

We are welcoming back Mrs. Wilson who will be our Grade 4/5/6 teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. It will be nice to have a familiar face back to support the growth of our children!

I look forward to meeting many of you through the summer. I strongly believe that we can work together to be positive, supportive, and encouraging as we embark on this journey together for the 2021-2022 school year! 
 

Take care and have a safe, happy, enjoyable summer,

Mrs. Christina Vellacott
Principal
First off, I want to say thank you to all of the families who have been so adaptable with the changes that have been made to create a safer space for students throughout the past month. It was definitely nice to start the year off with low masks, but it was a seamless transition to mask-wearing. Thank you!
 
We have had a great start to extracurricular this month with Cross Country and Volleyball in full swing. It's a welcome change to last year. 
 
All of our classrooms have started settling into their routines and are already learning a lot! If you want to see how your child is doing, log onto Edsby and you can see attendance, marks, missing assignments, and more. It's a great communication platform - you can even enter if your child is away instead of calling/texting. 
 
Some events that have happened this month were the Terry Fox Run and Orange Shirt day. Birthday wishes go out to all of our September babies as well. 
 
October is kicking off with our Junior Volleyball teams first tournament in Carnduff today, October 1! Cross Country has their first meets in Rocanville this week as well! October 2 for the youngsters and October 6 for the juniors. We wish you all the best of luck!!
 
What to look forward to for October:
  • October 11 - No School, Thanksgiving
  • October 19 - Picture Day
  • October 25 - No School, PD Day
  • New School Handbook - date TBD
 
Take care and happy Fall!
Mrs. Christina Vellacott