Rennie's River Elementary Character Bridge

This week's trait is Gratitude!



Click Newsletters and Notes above for the most recent communication that was sent home.



February 8:  Begin Gratitude in our Character Development Bridge

February 12-18:  Education Week and Teacher Appreciation Week

February 14:  March envelopes due back.  Late envelopes will not be accepted.

February 20:  Kindergarten Pictures

February 22:  Pink Shirt Day, Early dismissal at 1:30pm

February 25:  Regional Spelling Bee (see below)

Friday February 24, Friday March 31, Friday April 28:  Kinderstart, no school for Kindergarten children\

March 8:  Lunch envelopes go out. 

March 14: Lunch envelopes due back.

March 14:  Reports go out.

March 16 (am):  Rennie's Shave for the Brave

March 16:  Parent Teacher Interviews

March 17:  Professional Development Day for Teachers

March 30:  Spring Concert (primary)

Band Schedule Feb 2017 RR


Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes

The Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes will hold a consultation session for parents and other members of the public on Thursday, February 23 in the cafeteria of Waterford Valley High School from 7 - 9:30 p.m. and on Monday, February 27 in the English School District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Rd from 7 - 9:30 p.m..  Pre-registration (for planning purposes) is requested.  Information on the registration procedure and the work of the task force is available at:  Please consider attending a consultation session and expressing your views.   


The task force recognizes that it will not be possible for everyone to attend this session.  Information on other ways to provide feedback to the task force is available on the web site.


Regional Spelling Bee Information 2017


Ø  Meet the Spellers

This year we will be publishing a “Meet the Spellers” feature in The Telegram and The Western Star on Feb 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, and the week of Feb 20 - 24.  For each of these days, we will present photos of 6 spellers, highlighting their name, age, grade, school, and community.


Ø  The Agenda for The Telegram Bee on February 25

 ·         Speller Registration                             Noon to 1 p.m.

·         Speller Orientation                              1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

·         Welcome and Introductions               2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

·         Spelling Bee                                        2:15 p.m.

·         Breaks                                                 To be announced by Host between rounds

·         Final Rounds and Awards                  Approximately 4 p.m.

·         End of Program                                  Approximately 5 p.m.


There will be a hospitality room again this year, compliments of Marie’s Mini Mart.  Water, juice, tea, coffee, and an assortment of sandwiches and pastries will be available as snacks for students and their families. Students can invite family and friends– there is no admission (though HH Theatre accepts donations for the food bank) and there is no limit to the numbers who can attend.