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This Week at Gladys McDonald School

The Upcoming Week at Gladys McDonald School


Monday, December 19 Day 2

-Last Day of Candy Cane Sales

-Noon:  SLC meeting


Tuesday, December 20 Day 3

-SLC Meeting

-Candy Canes distributed to classes

-Remember that it is Green and Red Day tomorrow!


Wednesday, December 21 Day 4

-It’s the Winter Solstice! The days and nights are equal length.  This only happens twice a year!

-It’s Green and Red day!

-10:45 – Assembly

-2:30 - Dismissal



Thanks for coming to our Fireside Festival 2016!

We appreicate all those who came out to support our Fireside Festival, on Thursday, December 15.  

Here are some photos of the students in action!

Fireside Festival - December 15

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All Fireside Festival tickets have been distributed!  Remember, you MUST have a ticket to attend the evening (7:00pm) performance.

Tickets are NOT required for the afternoon 1:15 performance.

Doors to the evening performance open at 6:30.  

Please bring a dozen dainties (nut free, please!) with you to share after the concert.

Thank you for your support!


Please contact the school at 306-791-8500 if you have any questions.

This Week at Gladys McDonald School

Monday, December 12 Day 2

-Gym closed to set up for concert


Tuesday, December 13 Day 3

-Chairs and risers set up in gym

-Gym decorated


Wednesday, December 14 Day 4

-Fireside Festival rehearsal on stage all day

-7:00pm Band Winter concert at Thom.  Have a good concert, band students!


Thursday, December 15 Day 5

-Concert Dress rehearsal for students in the morning

-1:15 pm Concert performance.

-6:30 – Doors open.  All students should be in classrooms by 6:45.

-7:00pm – Fireside Festival concert! 

-Remember that tomorrow is Pyjama Day!


Friday, December 16 Day 1

-Its Pyjama Day!  It’s great to see so many bed heads!

-Grade 3 Junior Achievement presentation


-Afternoon: Grade 6/7/8 are going skating.  Have fun!

December Newsletter


This Week at Gladys McDonald School

This Week At Gladys McDonald School

Monday, December 5 Day 2

-Dental sealant program all week

-Fireside Festival ticket requests DUE – please turn in all requests to the office


Tuesday, December 6  Day 3

-Grade 4/5 skating in the afternoon – Have fun everyone!

-SCC – everyone welcome.


Wednesday, December 7 Day 4


Thursday, December 8 Day 5

-SLC meeting at noon

-noon – Improv

-remember that milk orders are due tomorrow


Friday, December 8 Day 1


-Milk orders are due – bring to the office.

Professional Development for Staff

Thank you to Bennett and Braeden for presenting to our teachers on Googe Ready & Write.




Thanks to our other special presenters, as well!


Thank you for your donation, Ackermans!

Thank you for your donation to GMS, Sharon & Jerry Ackerman!

Cookie Dough pick up day - Thursday, December 1, 1:00 -5:00pm

This Week at Gladys McDonald School

This Week at GMS

Monday, November 28 – Day 3

-Senior Collaboration

-Grade 6 Immunizations (morning)

-1:15  Grade 6/7/8 to William Booth Care home


Tuesday, November 29 –Day 4

-SLC at ACT event at Thom Collegiate


Wednesday, November 30 – Day 5

- 10:45 - Independence Assembly (Mr. Hart and Ms. Kerster’s class leading)

-noon – SLC meeting

-noon – Improv


Thursday, December 1 – Day 1

-1:00 – 5:00 – Cookie Dough pick up


Friday, December 2

-Professional Development Day

-No School for Students



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