Principal's Message

June 2014

As the 2013-2014 school year draws to a close, we have much to celebrate at MSB…and much to be thankful for!

We would like to thank our volunteers for their time, energy and commitment. Whether they are working with students, helping in the library, working in classrooms, helping on field trips or preparing and serving food at our Breakfast and Healthy Snacks programs volunteers make a tremendous difference for both our students and staff.  Helping one another and providing a service to the community are wonderful examples for our students to emulate. Thank you for all that you do!

Our School Council has done another amazing job of raising funds for the school this year. Not only have they raised over $9000.00 through the Dance-A-Thon, the Holiday Basket Auction and the LaMontagne Fundraiser, they have also secured a $1000.00 Parents Reaching Out Grant to run Family Learning Nights. Money raised has been used to purchase 4 Elmo Projectors, 1 Bright Link and computer, 15 Chromebooks and Literacy Resources.

Many of our students have also benefited from the Breakfast Club and Healthy Snacks program. Thank you to Bethel Christian Reformed Church, Hot Dog Day volunteers, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 197 – Acton, Knox Presbyterian Church and Trinity United Church for donating to these programs.

On June 26th we will be recognizing the many achievements of our graduating Grade 8 classes. During their time at MSB, they have developed life-long friendships, encouraged each other throughout their elementary school journey and have matured into caring adolescents. We will miss them and are sad to see them leave. However, we will follow their high school achievements with great interest.

On behalf of the staff at MSB, thank you for your continued support…together we make a difference. We wish our students and their families a happy and safe summer.

Larry Stevens
Acting Principal

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