Category: Community

Weekly update – November 10

Dear families, Thank to our families for keeping all of our students safe by having children walk their bikes, scooters, and skateboards on the school property. We appreciate your support. We have several students with severe allergies. We are asking you to refrain from sending in peanuts and nut products. We also have a latex […]

Weekly Update – October 6

Dear families, We are excited to have our Terry Fox run on Friday, October 7. Please send in your Toonies for Terry. Students are reminded to wear running shoes and appropriate clothes for this event. Friday, October 7 will be the last day for donating non-perishable items for our food drive. We are thankful for […]

Weekly Update – September 9

Dear families, We would like to thank our families for returning the student data verification form, the release of student personal information form, and any necessary medical forms. Students from Grade 1 to Grade 8 were given a planner during the first week of school. The cost of the planner is $7. You may send […]

Thank you for a great year!

Well another school year has come and gone. Students’ reading levels have shot up, math skills improved, and their sense of who they are in this complicated world has been enhanced.  Growth can feel slow and steady at times, but when we think about where our students were at the beginning of the year, and […]

Jean Steckle Update – June 23, 2016

Hello Parents/Guardians, Here are this week’s updates: Principal Message: Congratulations to our families who signed up for School-Day! Over 85% of our families signed up to receive weekly updates, permission forms for upcoming field trips, and school purchases. If you haven’t done so already, please call the Ms. Gibson in the office and she will […]

June 22 at Jean Steckle P.S.

This morning there was a small fire behind the school. Ms. Elinsky used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire. The police and fire department responded quickly and made sure the area was safe. Thank you to our staff and students who demonstrated respect during this situation. If you have any questions, please contact […]

Jean Steckle Update – June 16, 2016

Hello Parents/Guardians, Here are this week’s update: Principal Message: Thank you for another great week – our students continue to work hard in their classes and are making gains everyday. I would like to thank the members of school council for their hard work and dedication to our school. If you are interested in joining […]

Jean Steckle Update – June 9

Jean Steckle Update – June 9, 2016 Hello Parents/Guardians, Here are this week’s update: Principal Message: I would like to thank all of our parent volunteers for making our Family Fun Night a success. It was great to see our families out in the community. I appreciate the hard work and hours of planning it […]

Jean Steckle Updates – June 2, 2016

Hello Parents/Guardians, Here are this week’s updates: Principal Message: On Friday, June 3, all staff members in the WRDSB will be participating in a Professional Assessment Day. The school will be closed for students. Enjoy this time with your family and friends. I would like to send a special thank you to Mrs. Sue Statz, […]

Jean Steckle Updates – May 26, 2016

Hello Parents/Guardians, Here are this week’s updates: Principal Message: It is important to build the habit of good attendance early. Starting in kindergarten, too many absences can cause children to fall behind in school. Missing 10% of the school year, around 18 days, can make it harder to learn to read. Students can still fall […]

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