Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandarin - Internet Safety Workshop

Attached is a flyer for an upcoming parent workshop (Mandarin only) on “Internet Safety”. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Mark your Calendar and Save the Dates!

Upcoming Events:


Absence Reporting: 1-855-203-2994


When your child is sick, it is important that you report the absence before 8:40 a.m. Please call the Absence Reporting line at 1-855-203-2994 or login and enter the information on the parent portal:

https://parent.schoolconnectsweb.com/parentportal33/login/default.aspx?yorkrdsb

NOTE: The automated system will continue to call you until you answer the telephone and confirm the absence.

Drop-off Morning Procedures and Afternoon Pick-up:

 
Drop-off Morning Procedures and Afternoon Pick-up:
Safety of all students at Fossil Hill continues to be a priority.  We encourage all parents to use our Kiss N’ Ride parent drop-off.  Starting at 8:25 a.m. all hallways are supervised and students are asked to go to the hallway of their classrooms.  Parents, if you need to come into the school, it is important that you sign in at the School Office at all times.  We ask for your support in not entering the building during drop-off and pick-up, unless you have an appointment with a teacher. If you wish to walk your child, please say your good byes at the school door entrance. 





Kiss N’ Ride Safety Rule Reminders:
Please remember the following Safety Rules…
1. There is just ONE lane for the Kiss N’ Ride zone - please DO NOT PASS once you have entered the loop.
2. There is NO PARKING anywhere inside the loop of Kiss N’ Ride.
3. Please follow the traffic slowly to the supervising adult before letting your children out in the morning.
4. Please DO NOT get out of your car - please have all backpacks within reach to help children exit your car quickly and safely on the right hand side.
5.  When exiting avoid left turns onto Firenza Drive – Warning, upon exiting the loop, there is no STOP sign for cars on Firenza Drive.  Exiting left is tricky, please avoid left turns. 

Thank you for your cooperation as we ensure Fossil Hill’s Kiss N’ Ride is a safe zone for you, our students and supervising staff. We always attempt to make it as efficient as possible and ask for your patience for just a few moments during morning drop-off.


Blog or Tweet with us!



Fossil Hill has embraced Social Media!  In the spirit of innovation and technology, we would like to invite you to visit our Social Media sites.  We are moving away from newsletters and invite you to connect with the learning and events in “real-time” by visiting our Twitter pages and our Fossil Hill Blog.  You will find lots of exciting news and updates from all areas of our school.  Furthermore, all blogs can be translated into the language of your choice for which you wish to read our updates!  Bookmark our Blog and follow us on Twitter.  Please note, if you prefer not to sign up for Twitter, you can still see our Twitter feed via our 



To view of school blog:  

To follow us on our Twitter pages: 
Fossil Hill PS@FossilHillPS

Imagine Fossil@imaginefhps



Friday, October 07, 2016

Congratulations to our Cross Country team!

After four weeks of training in the mornings and afternoons, 28 dedicated members of the cross-country running team headed to the West Area cross-country meet on Wednesday October 5th. 

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Library/Learning Commons Connection

Author Visit, Borrowing Books, the shift to a Learning Commons environment and more

Music Clubs to Join @ FHPS

Beginning this week ... Intermediate Band (grades 7-8) and Guitar Club (grades 4-8). Guitar Club meets Thursdays as lunch recess, and Intermediate Band meets Thursdays after school.  Coming soon in the next few weeks, Recorder Club (grades 4-6) and Choir.

Curriculum Night - Thursday, October 6

Please join us on Thursday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. for our Welcome Back BBQ. You will have an opportunity to meet our Fossil Hill staff, enjoy a tasty treat and learn about our curriculum.

Curriculum Night is an opportunity for families to come into our school, meet the staff and teachers, and learn about our curriculum.  It is an early chance to establish the important 3-way educational partnership that must exist between parent-student-teacher, in order for success to occur. Our staff is excited to meet you, and is looking forward to a prosperous academic year!  

Bill Crothers Information Night- October 11



Please read the following regarding Bill Crothers Information Night for Students and Parents

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Lost and Found

We have a number of clothing and lunch items in our Lost and Found.  All classrooms will be visiting the Lost and Found before the last day ...