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Welcome to Ecole Hillcrest Elementary School
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Please take a moment to complete the survey on the back page. We want to know the best way to communicate with you, both outgoing and incoming communication. If you want to respond online, follow this link: School Survey

Please make sure you have signed up for Remind so that you are made aware of bus cancellations and important upcoming events. We have over 20 tickets to the February 14th sold out game against the London Knights. Ask us in the office for access to tickets.

Thanks ofr using School Cash Online. It is very convenient and safe for you to pay for field trips and special events at Hillcrest.

Please keep an eye on the weather and dress your children appropriately. Gloves, mitts and hats are necessary for our frosty mornings.

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Keith Lefebvre, Principal
519-376-1771 x 527
HUSKY Water Bottles and Mugs
Take a look at our new water bottles (Husky Hydration) and mugs. They are $5 each. Order and pay online. https://bwdsb.schoolcashonline.com
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Monthly Newsletter
Download this month's newsletter here > February 2018

Mathematics
A family math kit will be heading home with primary students packed full of ideas for you to support mathematics learning at home. You can download the resource document from here: English Version | Arabic Version

EQAO
Some parents have asked, "How can I help my child prepare for EQAO testing in the Spring?" Here is a page of resources you may wish to use ... EQAO INFO

All About PIC (Parent Involvement Committee)
Find out more from your Parent Involvement Committee website (article)

Headlice
Download the Grey Bruce Public Health Unit handout ... here

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Parent Engagement

As a parent, have you asked yourself, "How can I best help my child be successful at school?" Well, Parents for Education has created a wonderful video that you should watch. It takes a little over 3 minutes and will likely change how you see your role in education. Go to ... Parent Engagement

Other Resources for Parents
What parents can do: Be a mentor, Be a coach, Be a guide ... Check out www.ontariodirectors.ca/parent_engagement.html

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We are asking families to renew their Owen Sound and North Grey Union Public Library memberships. You will have access to Tumblebooks and many other resources included with your free membership.


Remind (NEW link)
You are encouraged to sign up for Remind to keep informed about everything that happens at Hillcrest Elementary School. This service is available to all Hillcrest families and allows you to receive email or text reminders from the school (bus cancellations, school events, general reminders, etc...)8222017_80944_4.png
How to sign up:

Either text "@oshill" to 226-773-2335
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Go to rmd.at/oshill and follow instructions


Cyber Safety

Check out a great resource to help you and your kids become responsible digital citizens. http://mediasmarts.ca/sites/mediasmarts/files/pdfs/tipsheet/TipSheet_%20Safe_Surfing_Habits.pdf


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