Formal Day 2017

It’s that time of the year!  Muir Lake Formal Day will be held on Tuesday February 14th from 11:45-2:35.  There will be a formal dinner and dance as part of the celebrations.

Our theme this year is “Starry Night”, and we encourage all students in grades 7-9 to attend in their semi formal attire (although this is not mandatory).  There is no cost to attend.

See you there!

 

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Rabbit Hill Ski Info

For parents of students participating in the Rabbit Hill trips, ski and snowboard equipment can be dropped off on the day of the trip from 7:30am-8:00pm at Muir Lake Hall. A parent volunteer will be at the hall to receive the equipment and store it at the hall for the duration of the school day. After school, students can retrieve it from the hall to load onto the bus.

*Important* Any students that are not able to attend the trip that day due to illness, alternate plans etc, please email or text Jana Williams. Also, if you have made plans for your child not to ride on the bus home, we request that you advise Jana Williams in writing before 6pm as we need to account for all students before leaving the hill. This information is then consolidated and passed on to the on site student coordinator parent.

A huge thank you to all of the parent volunteers, they ensured the safety of all students and a great time was had by all!

Jana Williams
janawilliams2017@gmail.com
Cell: 780-722-2012

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January 16th: Grade 9 Farewell Meeting and Quebec/Ontario Trip Meeting

There will be a meeting on Monday January 16th to discuss this year’s grade 9 farewell.  We will be going over our Jasper trip itinerary/costs as well as the ceremony.  This meeting will take place in Mrs. Arnold’s room (room 155) at 5:00pm.

There will also be a meeting for students and their families who are involved in our trip to Quebec and Ontario. In this meeting we will be discussing our flight itinerary as well as costs, budgeting and room groupings.  This meeting will take place on Monday January 16th in Mrs. Arnold’s room (room 155) at 6:00pm.

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Band Opportunity

Are you interested in learning to play a wind instrument?  Mr. Loge from Ecole Broxton Park School is heading into his 10th year offering a beginner and advanced program for band students.  Anyone in the Spruce Grove area is invited to join.  Please see the attached documents for further details.  An information night will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

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Rabbit Hill Ski Program

FORMS ARE DUE FRIDAY MORNING DECEMBER 23

A group of parent volunteers have organized a set of 5 lessons at Rabbit Hill Ski Area for both downhill skiing and snowboarding. These will be held on Friday January 13th, 20th, 27th and February 3rd and 17th. The program is open to grades 4-9 and there will be 2 buses for transportation.

The programs include a one hour lesson, lift ticket and equipment rental (plus free skiing/boarding after lessons). Rabbit Hill After School Ski Program information and forms have been distributed to all of the grade 4 to 9 homerooms but you can also download it by clicking HERE. Registation into the program is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. Forms are due in to the office by the morning of Friday December 23rd, so please have them in by Thursday December 22nd. 

Thank you to all of our parent volunteers that have offered their time to help out with this  🙂

If you can help please contact Jana to discuss the discount that can be offered.

Thank you,
Jana Williams
780-722-2012
janawilliams2017@gmail.com

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Missing Handbell

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Unfortunately one of our Handbells from our grade 6 Handbell Choir has disappeared after the performance this afternoon – if anyone knows the whereabouts of it or has found it please bring it in to the school. It has a black plastic handle and is one of the smaller ones that is labeled ” A“. Mrs. Gottenbos needs to have it back for the Christmas Concert tonight.

Thank you

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Opportunity for MLS Artists

Mindful Living Magazine has approached MLS and offered an exciting opportunity for some artists within our school. They have requested a selection of students’ art that may be selected to be used in their magazine over the next few months. Students’ names will not appear on the art and pictures will be randomly selected by the magazine. Currently, there are several beautiful snowmen and winter pictures around the school and we will just send a small selection to the magazine to choose from.

Mindful Living is a free publication that is available around Parkland County that focuses on mindful, health living.

If you have any objections of us possibly sending your child’s art to the magazine, please let us know by Friday, December 18 by either calling the school at 780-963-3535 or email us at muirlake@psd70.ab.ca. This opportunity may extend throughout the year to include artwork of healthy living etc.

Thank you,
L Wagner

 

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