February triathlon practices are cancelled

Hi parents,

Triathlon practices are cancelled for the month of February. I was recently in a car accident and need to focus on recovering from that for now.

Practices will resume in March. I will send out more information about those practices closer to the date.

The children have been telling me about the swimming that they have been doing either in lessons or with their family! It sounds fantastic! Good job, families!

High School


We will receive information about visits with Burnaby North and Alpha. If your child is attending a high school other than those two next year, be sure to contact the school to find out information about their grade 7/8 transition activities.


Today, the students received a pamphlet with an outline of the various programs offered at Burnaby high schools. Have a look at it with them and see what courses/programs might be a good idea for your child to take in preparation for their future career.

Triathlon practices will continue in January

Triathlon practices have now finished for the fall. In the new year, practices will be every other Wednesday, starting on Wednesday, January 9 with the 4/5 group at 8am and the K/1 group after school. We are back in the gym, so students will be dismissed from the gym door at 3:30.

Click HERE to see the list of practice dates for the winter.

Have a wonderful two weeks with your family and I’ll see you all in the new year!


Christmas Concert

Here is the information for the Christmas concert this year:


Tuesday, December 18 at 9:30am

  • Dress rehearsal
  • Whole school will be able to watch


Wednesday, December 19 at 1:30pm

  • Matinee performance
  • Families are welcome to come. No ticket is needed


Wednesday, December 19 at 7pm

  • Performance night for division two (band)
  • Each child will be able to bring two people – the ticket order form went home today and will be due back on December 6
  • Students meet at school with their band instrument at the time indicated by the band teacher (6:30pm?)


Thursday, December 20

  • division two is NOT performing this night


Outfits for division two (band):

  • white shirt (no pictures or words)
  • black or dark-coloured skirt or pants
  • black or dark-coloured shoes (preferably not runners)

Hip Hop Performance Dec. 7

Hip hop lessons have begun at Capitol Hill and the students are looking fantastic! The performance will be on Friday, December 7 at 1pm. This is usually a popular event for parents to attend, so make sure to come early so that you get a good view . . . and come even earlier than early if you are hoping to get a seat. Seating is very limited since half of the gym is used for the performance, so it is highly likely that you will be standing.

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