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SOURIS SCHOOL NEWSLETTER http://schools.shmb.ca/sci. Number 15, April 5, 2013 NEWS FROM MR. WILLIAMS Too funny…I just copied this sentence from my last Newsletter item from March 15th “Guess what, reports of snow again. 5-10 cm today into Friday.” Will it ever end? Welcome back. I hope everyone had a restful and relaxing Spring Break. Thank you to all parents and caregivers who took time out OF your busy schedules to attend Parent Teacher Conferences prior to Spring Break. We appreciate the opportunity to discuss your child’s/children’s education with you. Congratulations and thank you to Mrs. Delaurier, Mrs. Denbow, Mr. Young and the amazing group of volunteers who organized and facilitated the Career Day at Souris School yesterday. This year we had over 110 exhibitors attend with both the business community and post-secondary educational institutions being well represented. A major change this year was that the event was held during the school day and included students from the entire school division. Once again, the students and staff at Souris School were extremely gracious hosts. The annual spring musical is coming up next month – Thursday to Saturday, May 2nd, 3rd, 4th at 7:30 PM. This year’s show is a Kidsummer Night’s Dream. The cast has been selected and rehearsals have begun. Thank you Mrs. McRae, Mrs. Swaenepoel and crew, in advance for the hours of hard work and dedication that you will be putting into this event. Look for further information in upcoming newsletters. Varsity Rugby and Badminton are now in full swing – pardon the pun. Thank you to Mr. Yon and Mr. Quigley for your dedication to these activities. As well, thank you to Mr. Elder for taking the Gr. 5-6 Badminton, and Mrs. Young and the numerous student teachers who have all pitched in to assist with the Gr. 7-8 Badminton.

cost of $5.00, each participant will be given a “passport” to all of the activities which include games (bean bag toss, basketball shoot, hockey shoot, plinko, etc.), coloring and crafts, the fish pond, an obstacle course, face painting, and food stations that include cookie decorating, candy kebobs, and the always entertaining cake walk. New stations from last year that were popular will once again be featured – Ring Toss, Crazy Birds, and Pot of Gold. The participants will have a chance to visit each center 3 times throughout the evening. Prizes will be given to everyone. T o help promote the evening, Early Years classes will be making baskets for a raffle table. If you are able to donate an item for these baskets, it would be greatly appreciated. With each passport, there will be 3 tickets to be redeemed for the opportunity to win a basket at the end of the night. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased separately. Middle Years and Senior students are also invited to bring items for these baskets. This event is open to all families whether you have a child at Souris School or not. Please check out the canteen menu following this letter. We look forward to seeing you at this great evening. Please direct comments or inquiries to Rhonda Young at Souris School. (204) 483-2161 rhonday@shmb.ca Following are some ways to get involved or help out with what promises to be an exciting event: - donate gently used toys for the fish pond - donate items for the raffle baskets - as an individual or a family, bake a cake and decorate it for the Cake Decorating Contest that will be held at 12:15 p.m. on Monda,y April 15. NO NUTS PLEASE. There will be prizes for the participants. These cakes will be used as prizes for the Cake Walk station - make and donated other items of baking (cookies, muffins, rice krispie cake) for cake walk prizes - contact a Parent Council member to volunteer Family Fun Night Canteen Taco in a Bag

$4.25

Chicken Burgers

$4.25

Have a great weekend.

Chicken Caesar Wrap

$4.25

INFO TO PARENTS REGARDING FAMILY FUN NIGHT Some of the Grade 11 and 12 phys. ed. students in conjunction with Parent Council are organizing a Family Fun Night to be held at Souris School on Monday, April 15. The event will be geared toward preschool age children right up to grade 5. For a

Hot Dogs

$2.50

Hamburgers

$3.50

Cheeseburgers

$3.75

Puffed Wheat Cake

$1.00


Rice Krispie Cake Cookies Old Dutch Chips

$1.00 .75

have a pet, we are having a fundraiser. On Friday, April 12 we are selling juice and cookies from 11:5012:30 in the Early Years Pond. Prices are: 2 cookies for $0.75, and juice is $0.50 for a glass. Different flavours of juice will be served.

$1.00

Apple/Orange Juice

$1.25

White/Chocolate Milk (sm) (lg)

$1.25 $1.75

SAVE THOSE EMPTY CANS AND BOTTLES! Once again, the Grad Class will be doing the annual bottle drive. More details to follow! Thank you. •Grad Class 2013 RUGBY MEAT FUNDRAISER Just a reminder that the meat will be ready for April 9th. Students will be in charge of ensuring that the meat is delivered to their customers. FROM THE DESK OF THE BAND ROOM Band Concert Students are busy getting ready for their annual Spring Concert. The Souris Spring Concert is on Tuesday, April 23rd. The concert starts at 7:00 p.m. Please note the earlier start time. Grade 7’s set up the gymnasium for concerts and grade 8-12 help tear down. Grade 8-12 students whose last names begin with letters M-Z are asked to help with tear-down and putting-away of chairs, and band equipment after the concert. Grade 7’s are required to be at the school for 6:15 p.m. for set-up of gymnasium/equipment, warm-up, and mini rehearsal. It is very important to show up on time. Grade 8’s and 9’s are required to be in the Band Room with their instrument set up by 7:00 p.m. Senior Band is to report to the Band Room for 7:15 p.m. Senior Band Hartney Concert The Senior Band (grade 10-12) will be performing in Hartney on Monday, April 22nd. The school bus leaving for Hartney will be leaving at approximately 3:40pm from the Souris parking lot. Full Band rehearsal will take place in the Hartney Gymnasium at 4:25pm. Please note that students are required to bring a supper. The concert starts at 7:00pm. •Paul Cwir, Director of Bands Souris/Hartney CAN YOU HELP JAMAL? Mrs. Prévost's 3/4 class has gotten a gerbil named Jamal! We got him as a class pet since we are studying habitats in science. Since it costs money to

Jamal is a gerbil, about the size of a golf ball. His fur is black and soft. If you come you may see him for yourself! Please come on Friday and help raise money for a friend!! •Mrs. Prévost's Class GRADE 6 PARENTS Any parents planning on volunteering to chaperone for the grade 6 Circle Square Ranch Trip, June 13th & 14th will need to have Criminal Checks and Child Abuse Registry completed. Child Abuse Registry forms can be picked up at Souris School. Criminal Check forms can be picked up at your local RCMP office. Please begin this process soon, as it takes time for it to be processed. Thank you, •Ms. Keyes, Mr. Elder NEEDED YOGURT CONTAINERS The Kindergarten classes are needing empty, clean, plastic yogurt containers (650g size) for a creative building center. Please send containers to the Kindergarten room if you can help out! Thank you. •Mrs. Puhach & Mrs. Farmer SOURIS SCHOOL DRAMA “A Kidsummer Night’s Dream” One of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies will soon hit the local stage, but with a twist! Souris School Drama will present “A Kidsummer Night’s Dream” in May. A Children’s musical adaptation that celebrates the classic comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. The story begins in the woods outside Athens. The fairy king and queen are squabbling over a changeling—enter a pair of runaway lovers intent on eloping, a suitor in pursuit and a group of workers rehearsing a humble play as a gift for the duke’s wedding. See the realms of humans and fairies collide as the mischief-making sprite, Puck, works her magic! It’s full of mischief and mayhem, misunderstandings, magic potions and mix-ups as kings and queens, humble workers, fairies, parents and kids all chase their dreams. It is a magical show to be enjoyed by all ages! This year the cast is made up of Souris School students from grades 8 to 12. We are also very happy to welcome Mark Philips from Hartney School. Mark will be playing the part of Bottom, a worker who is stupid, boastful and stubborn. Simon Jose Sterling is an exchange student from Bogota,


Columbia. Simon is playing Snout another of the workers. Nicole Mason is playing Oberon, the jealous, blustering Fairy King. Nicole will be graduating this year and we are really going to miss her. You may remember her amazing performances as Mrs. Drysdale in the Beverly Hillbillies, or in last years’ Snow White as the Queen! Another graduating cast member is April Davis. April has been instrumental in the past behind the scenes. Last year she played Woeful, one of the seven dwarfs. She is Hermia this year, the rebellious daughter of Egeus. We have seven grade 11 students. They have been a great bunch for our drama program. In the Beverly Hillbillies, Cassie Rekken played Groovy Monahan. Last year she was Lady Matilda in Snow White, and this year, she is Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Blaine Driedger came on board last year as Sir Clumsy in Snow White. He was such a natural and made every practice fun! We are happy to have him back this year as Peter Quince the leader of the workers. Sarah Palson played a neighbor of Mrs. Drysdale in Beverly Hillbillies and was Packer one of the dwarfs last year. Sarah will be Starveling one of the workers. Maria Jose Nunez was another of our dwarfs last year. She played Grinder. This year she is Snug, the worker who plays a lion in their play. Two years ago Bailey Radcliffe was our wonderful Granny in The Beverly Hillbillies. In Snow White, Bailey was Witch Wicked. This year she will transform into Titania the Fairy Queen. Our final grade 11 cast members are new to our group. However, they seem like veterans to us! Michael Gohl will play the role of Demetrius, who is the captain of the football team and a scoundrel. Curtis Cripps is our Theseus, Duke of Athens. We have three grade 10 students in our mix. Krystal Adams was our beautiful Snow White last year. She has returned to be Helena, the wimpy complainer with low self-image. Breanne Driedger was Gloria Mundy in Beverly Hillbillies. She took a year off, but we are happy to have her back as the worker named Flute. Charmaine Joy Perez is new to us this year. She is one of the fairies. That brings us to the three grade 9 cast members. Jessi Swaenepoel began her drama career behind the scenes in Beverly Hillbillies. Last year she came out in front of the curtain to play Picker the dwarf. This time around she will be the Philostrate who looks after Theseus and will also be a fairy. Eric McRae played the police detective Frank Richards in the Beverly Hillbillies, and Keeper the dwarf last year. This year he is all about love as Lysander. Izzy West was our mute dwarf named Mouse last year in Snow White. Look for her this time as Mustardseed, one of the Fairy Queen’s servants.

Usually, cast members are no younger than grade 8, however when Andy Lovatt played the fireman in Beverly Hillbillies, he was in grade 6. This year he is Egeus, a crotchety old dad who doesn’t understand the younger generation. We are also pleased to welcome our newest cast members from grade 8. Jenna Farmer (as Peaseblossom), Camille Punay (as Cobweb) and Jessica Adams (as Moth) the Queen’s attendants. And last, but definitely not least…. Rochelle Tetrault as Puck, Oberon’s main sprite who thinks humans are all fools! Lara Mason returns as our wonderfully dedicated pianist with band members Tara Farmer and Ben Mason. A Kidsummer Night’s Dream promises to be a memorable production not only for those involved but for theatre-goers who will get to see a different rendition of Shakespeare’s story of love and enchantment! We look forward to entertaining you!! Performance dates are May 2, 3, and 4 at 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45) Tickets are available in advance or at the door! For more information contact Brenda at bjswaenepoel@wcgwave.ca DIVISION NEWS The Trustees of Southwest Horizon School Division invite you to participate in a public meeting to discuss the location and construction of a new administration office in Souris. Meeting Location: Hartney School Band Room, Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: Monday, April 8, 2013 Background: The current administration office in Souris is on a short-term lease. The office is capable of providing a comfortable work space for 6 people and there are at present 9 members of staff working out of this building – Superintendent of Schools, Executive Secretary, Operations Supervisor, Operations Coordinator, Student Services/Curriculum Coordinator, CTS/Apprenticeship Coordinator, Occupational Therapist and Study Manitoba International Student Program Coordinator. Some equipment and supplies are stored off site as we do not have enough storage space. We have already reviewed the possibility of an RFP (request for proposal) but have determined that due to annual costs, owning our own building seems to be more advantageous over the long run.


Proposal: We would propose to build an administrative office on Souris School property and look at amortization over a 20 year period. Budget considerations have been included in the 2013/14 budget deliberations. We would also like to provide an office for our School Psychologist and our Technology Coordinator within this building. Rationale: Our office space, which is currently leased, is insufficient for our needs. It is very important to have a facility that all necessary personnel can be housed in. If amalgamation of school divisions were to happen in the future, then having space on school grounds would be advantageous for future administration or educational purposes. KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION The school is now accepting registration for Kindergarten students for the 2013-2014 school year. Parents who have children of Kindergarten age are asked to register these children with the school secretary between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday at the school office. Parents are asked to bring their child’s birth certificate when they come to register, so we can make a copy for our files. Children must be five years of age on or before December 31st, 2013. Anyone who is aware of neighbors and friends who may have children ready to begin Kindergarten in the fall are asked to pass the message on to them to assist with our school planning. CAREER EXPLORATION NEWS A huge thank you goes to all the presenters and exhibitors who took the time out of their busy schedules to take part in the Career Day held on Thursday, April 4. Your support and attendance is appreciated. Students had great opportunities to visit post secondary institutions/ career exhibits and learn about the many careers available to them.

the year make the Parent Advisory Council a great way to stay connected to the school community. Anyone looking for more information can: • email sourispac@shmb.ca, • •

call Mandy at 204-483-2595 go to http://schools.shmb.ca/~sourispac/

Upcoming Meeting Dates: Monday, April 8, 2013 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 13, 2013 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013 – 7:00 p.m. Meetings are conducted efficiently, adjourning no later than 9:00 p.m., and with fairness to the members present in accordance with the agreements established by Souris School PAC. Motions are carried by a majority vote. BASKETBALL

Team pic: L-R: backrow- Lane Fraser, Sarah Palson, Stacey Sherritt, Hannah Cooke, Tara Farmer, Emma Boisvert, Jessie Robbins, Alissa Swaenepoel, Raeleigh Logan. Frontrow: Chanel Becker, Amy Tuttosi, Amber Doyle, Mackenzie Rowat, Sarah McKenna, Emily Tuttosi, Trever Penner

It’s definitely scholarship time. Please see me for further information and continue to check our school’s website for updated scholarships. •Mrs. Cynthia Delaurier SOURIS PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL For information on Souris PAC: email sourispac@shmb.ca, call Mandy at 204-483-2595 go to http://schools.shmb.ca/~sourispac/ Families are busier than ever these days, so brief monthly meetings and a few group activities through

Senior Pic: Mackenzie Rowat, Chanel Becker, Amy Tuttosi, Amber Doyle, Sarah McKenna, Emily Tuttosi The Varsity Girls basketball team traveled to The Pas for the AA Provincial Basketball Championships last week. After the long 7.5 hour bus ride the


ladies participated in opening ceremonies on Thursday and hit the court in their quarterfinal game versus Steinbach Christian. Unfortunately, things did not go the Sabres way as the ladies struggled to find a rhythm at both ends of the court. The team battled right to the final whistle but was upset by the Flames 54-43. Sarah Palson scored 12 points and hauled in 16 rebounds in the loss, while Sarah McKenna added 9 points. This moved the team to a spot they did not want to be, the consolation side of the Championship. After a long, emotional night of soul searching the ladies showed some tremendous character and heart as they rebounded to defeat Major Pratt (Russell) in the consolation semifinal on Friday 56-24. Emily Tuttosi led the way with 11 points and Jessie Robbins added 8 in a true team effort as the ladies did not allow a single point in the third quarter. The ladies needed little motivation in preparing for the consolation final as they played a familiar rival, Elton in the game. The team played fantastic for the first 8 minutes of the game, but then fell into a bit of a lull and found themselves down 8 points at the half. The team responded with a spirited second half at both ends of the floor leading by as much as 10 points. However, with four minutes to go Elton closed the gap to three points. It was here that team captain Emily Tuttosi did what leaders do! Emily went on a personal 10-0 scoring run (including two key three pointers) as the ladies finished their season on a high note with a 50-37 victory. Emily was awesome scoring a game high 22 points, 10 rebounds and 6 steals. Sarah M added 8 points and 10 rebounds to finish her stellar career in style. The girls showed some true guts and character over the weekend as although things did not go as hoped, they never quit battling, working together, and most importantly believing in themselves. They made their coach extremely proud. The last game brought about the end of six basketball careers on Saturday. Amber Doyle, Chanel Becker, Mackenzie Rowat, Sarah McKenna, Amy Tuttosi, and Emily Tuttosi will be missed tremendously. Thank you to all for your commitment and dedication to our program. Lastly, thanks to all staff, students, and friends for your support this season. Most especially a sincere thank you to our parents. Without your support the long grind that is a basketball season would be so difficult. Thank you all so much for your support throughout the season. Basketball is over, the snow and the storms should be finished with now! •Coach Penner

SOURIS SCHOOL COMING EVENTS April 8 15 22 23 29 May 3,4,5

PAC Meeting – 7:00 p.m. Family Fun Night Band Concert – Hartney-7:00 p.m. Band Concert –Souris-7:00 p.m. PD Day – NO CLASSES

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A Kidsummer Night’s Dream Drama Production PAC Meeting – 7:00 p.m. Victoria Day – No Classes Gr. 5-8 Field Day @ Souris School Raindate for above Gr. 5-8 Divisional Track & Field Day – Brandon Gr. 4, 6, & 9 Immunizations

June 10 24 28

PAC Meeting Souris School Graduation Administration Day – No School

13 20 22 23 29

AVALON THEATRE Identity Thief – April 5-7 Rating: 14A 111 min – Comedy/Crime Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity. Stars: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho A Good Day to Die Hard – April 12 – 15 Rating: 14A 98 min – Action/Crime/Thriller John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces. Stars: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch Concession Prices: Drinks, bars and sm. popcorn $1.50 and up Movie Times – 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday Admission Adults-$6.00, Students-$5.00, Children under 4-$4.00 SUNFLOWER TEA HOUSE Daily soup & 1 pkg. crackers Hot Dog Hamburger Cheeseburger Pizza Pops Sandwiches: Ham, Chicken, Cheese 3.25 Caesar salad with 1 dressing

2.50 2.50 3.50 3.75 2.00

3.50


Chicken Caesar Salad with 1 dressing 4.25 Chicken Wraps – with 1 dressing 4.00 Extra salad dressings .25 Extra crackers .25

100% of all funds collected go directly to the charities.

Specials – Daily specials are 4.25 and include Swiss roll for dessert Monday-Grilled Cheese & Bag of Veggies Tuesday – Taco in a Bag Wednesday – Peroghies (6) & sour cream Thursday – Chili & a bun Friday – Pizza

Watch for forms in the mail

Monday – Chicken Burger Tuesday – Taco in a Bag Wednesday – Mac & Cheese Thursday – Pulled Pork Friday – Pizza Snacks Veggie bag & dip Old Dutch Chips Long John’s Hot rod Rice krispie cake Beef Jerky Puffed wheat cake Apple fritters Cookies Muffins Donuts Twister Fruit ( in season)

1.50 1.00 1.25 1.25 1.00 1.75 1.00 1.25 .75 .75 1.00 1.25 1.00

Drinks Apple juice or orange juice 300ml bottles - 1.25 White or chocolate milk - small 1.25, large 1.75 COMMUNITY EVENTS What is Souris District Donor’s Choice? Every spring a donation campaign is conducted on behalf of 25 registered charitable organizations. You will receive a form in your mailbox listing all the charities who participate. You can designate an amount to any/all of the charities you are interested in supporting. Once you have completed your form and attached payment you can drop the form off at the designated location or give it to a Donor’s Choice representative who comes to your home during the town-wide canvass which is taking place from April 15 - 19. Using Donor’s Choice eliminates having 25 separate charities coming to your door to solicit donations. It is easy to complete the form and you write a single cheque to support multiple charities. It benefits the charities in that they do not require as many volunteers to conduct door-to-door campaigns.

Souris District Donor’s Choice Town Wide Canvass April 15th – 19th

If you have any question, please email or give me a call. •Donna Fenwick, 483-2853 Relay For Life ATTENTION All Cancer Survivors & their Caregivers A Pot Luck Supper will be held in your honor on Thursday April 11th 2013 @ 6:00 p.m. in the basement of St Mary's Catholic Church in Souris, MB. ""Please bring your favorite dish to share "" There will be a speaker, a short video about Relay for Life and information about The Canadian Cancer Society A special time of visiting with each other will follow . For more information please call Karen @ 204--483-3356 OUTERBRIDGES- CLOCKWORK MYSTERIES Are you intrigued with magic and cool illusions? Then you will definitely want to see this wonderful, high energy show called "Outerbridges - Clockwork Mysteries" that is coming to Souris on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Hall. Ted and Marion Outerbridge come from Montreal and have been hailed " as the most successful magicians in Canada." The Souris District Arts Council knows this magical adventure is for both adult and family audiences. Phone 483-2001 for info and tickets. Ticket prices are: Family $42, Students $10, Early Bird Adult $16 or at the door Adult $20 BE PREPARED TO BE AMAZED! SOURIS MINOR BALL Souris Minor Ball would like to thank all the families for helping out at the Survivor luncheon on March 27th. It was a huge success thanks to the generous donations of your volunteer time, food, and money that was provided. Registrations are still being accepted. If your child has not yet registered and wishes to play ball this year, please call Melainie Matiowsky at 204-741-1151(c) or 204-4832995 (h). Congratulations to Drew Barclay who is the winner of the "Early Bird" registration draw. Drew won back his registration for this year. Thank you to everyone and we look forward to a great season of ball. •Karen Butterfield Souris Minor Ball Softball rep.


CAMP BRIDGES Camp Wannakumbac, Clear Lake Friday, May 31, 2013 (6:15 drop off) Sunday, June 2, 2013 (1:00 pm drop off) This camp is open to any child in Manitoba, aged 7-17 years, who is grieving the death of someone significant in their lives. Archery, Canoeing, Memorial Activities Hiking, Campfire Camp Bridges will provide a safe environment where the campers have opportunities to interact and share their feelings with other children in similar circumstances. They may learn to understand their grief, recognize that they are not alone and that their feelings are normal. The camp is not designed to provide grief therapy, but we will acknowledge the loss and grief, honour memories, and have some fun, too. Registrations must be received by May 3, 2013. There is no cost for the camp. Forms are available in the office. Turtle Mountain Bible Camp for 2013 forms are available at the office. SOURIS VALLEY RECREATION COMMISSION Upcoming Community Programs 483-5214 or svrc@mymts.net Zumbatomic® Designed exclusively for kids (ages 4-12), Zumbatomic classes are rockin’, high-energy fitnessparties packed with specially choreographed, kidfriendly routines and all the music kids love, like hiphop, reggaeton, cumbia and more. Parents love Zumbatomic because of the effects it has on kids, increasing their focus and self-confidence, boosting metabolism and enhancing coordination. Zumbatomic rounds out family fitness goals by giving parents a great reason to head to the gym – for themselves, for their kids, for a totally fun family experience. Mondays April 4 – May 9 4 – 6 years of age 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. $40.00 8 – 14 years of age 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. $50.00 Souris Community Hall "An Introduction to Aromatherapy" Come and experience the beauty of Essential Oils. This workshop is designed for those with little or no experience in working with Essential Oils. Course outline is as follows: -What are essential oils

-History of essential oils -Distillation methods -Safety and Precautions -Carrier Oils -Blending techniques -Correct Dosages for blending - an in-depth look at 18 different essential oils and their uses for physical, emotional and mental healing. Participants will also have the experience of creating 3 personal blends to take home with them. Workshop includes a 42 page workbook, carrier oil, bottles and essential oils for making 3 blends. Fee: $135.00 which is due upon registration Registration Deadline: Register by April 5th and your name is entered into a draw to win $75 worth of product April 21 1:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Join our Community in the fight against Cancer RELAY FOR LIFE June 7, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. Souris Victoria Park Contact: Verne or Lynda 204 483-2903 Arlene 204 483-2528 Karen 204 483-3356 Gymnastics Gymnastics is a sport for everyone, young and old. It provides an opportunity to challenge yourself physically, and explore various forms of movement in a fun and creative activity. Gymnastics is one of the best activities for contributing to the overall development of a child. For children of all abilities, gymnastics provides the foundation for participation and success in all other athletic activities. Wednesdays April 3 to May 8th 4:30-5:00 p.m. Pre / K 5:00-6:00 p.m. Grades 1&2 6:00-7:00 p.m. Grades 3&older 7:00-7:30 p.m. Advanced - invitation by coach Preschool/Kindergarten $45.00 Grade 1 and up $60.00 Community Badminton Drop In Community Badminton is available at the Souris School subject to school availability. Please bring your own racquet. Wednesdays Sundays

7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

$15 for season towards purchase of birdies Bob Ross Painting Workshop Using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique, this is a


perfect course for the beginner attempting to learn to paint landscapes. Complete your painting in one day. Instructor: Bob Andrews Saturday April 20th 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cost: $85.00

Hockey, Ringette Special Curling, Wrestling

Single person $30,000.00 Couples* (with combined income up to) $45,000.00

Get Certified for Summer! Red Cross Certified Babysitter Training Saturday, May 11, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Souris Day Care Center Souris, MB Bring a Lunch Cost: $55.00, includes book. Certified Instructor – Melony Frieze Email: mfrieze@live.ca Call : 204-570-0760 to register or for more information Must be 12 years or older, but 11 year olds may be considered depending on birthdate and experience.

One adult with a child* $35,000.00 *Each additional dependent Free to qualified applicants

DELORAINE BORDER FESTIVAL Dates: Piano: April 8-12 Vocal /Choral and Visual Arts: April 15-19 Speech Arts and Dance: April 22-26

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program Can I get my income tax done through this program? Yes…if you match the family size and income level listed below.

$2,500.00

Minto Town & Country Centre present Playing Doctor Dessert Night - Thursday, April 11 Doors open at 7:00 p.m. – play begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 Dessert and Tea/Coffee included Dinner Theatre Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13th Drinks – 5:30 p.m . Supper 6:30 p.m. – play to follow Tickets $45 For tickets call Barb Rea 204 776-2002 Did you Know??? The recreation office has a sound system you can rent for $25.00. Blood Donor Clinic April 16th 4:00 – 8:00pm Registration for summer swim lessons and campground reservations starts on April 1st We will be offering the AWSI and the National Lifeguard Service Course in June. The recreation office has summer jobs. Deadline to apply is March 28. The Manitoba Games in 2014 will be held in MordenStanley-Winkler March 2-8. The sports below are in the games. For more information contact Sport Manitoba Westman 726-6072 or email westman@sportmanitoba.ca Badminton, Cross Country Ski Figure Skating, Curling Gymnastics,

CAMPBELL’S SOUP “LABELS FOR EDUCATION” THANK YOU to everyone who clips and saves those labels and UPC codes. If you use these products then save those labels – Campbell’s Condensed soup, Chunky soup, Broth, Ramen Hearty Noodles, Ramen Hearty Noodles, Ready to serve soup, Habitant, Gardennay, Soup at Hand, V8Soups, Easy cooking sauces along with Prego sauce, V8 Splash/Fusion, Pace Salsa, Goldfish crackers. Collection bins are at the school, Big Way and Robbins Fine Foods. It seems like a lot of work but the labels would be just heading to the garbage anyways. The school appreciates everyone that has supported this program, so keep on saving those labels. Remember, both the label and UPC are needed. •Glenda McConnell

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Souris School Newsletter April 5, 2013  

Souris School Newsletter April 5, 2013

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