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Newsletter - May 8, 2019

May 08, 2019

May 8, 2019

Neilburg Composite School Newsletter


May 10                Subway hot lunch – must have been pre-ordered

May 14                Drama Dessert Theatre

May 14                Planters arrive - tentative

May 17                Taco Salad hot lunch – must have been pre-ordered

May 20                Victoria Day – no classes

May 22                Jr. & Sr. District track

May 24                Neilburg 4-H Day – by the Museum

May 27*(date change) Local Track Day – Grade 7-12 in am & K-6 at 12:00

May 29                Regional track in Lloydminster

May 30 & 31        Grade 10 Field trip

May 30                Alternate local track date

May 31                Grade 3 & 4 Field trip

May 31                Grade 9-12 MADD presentation

May 31                Hot lunch – pizza bites – must have been pre-ordered

June 4                 Grade 4-6 Tri-meet in Maidstone

June 7                 Grade 5-6 Field trip

June 7 & 8           Provincial Track meet

June 13 & 14       Grade 7 & 8 Field trip

June 20-26          Final exams

June 26               Last day of classes

June 28               Pick up report cards in am



Our local track and field will be held on Monday, May 27 with May 30 being the alternate day in case of rain.  The grade 7-12 will run their events in the morning and the K-6 students will go in the afternoon.  K-6 students will have an early lunch at 11:30 and then will meet in the gym at 12:00 for instructions and then will start their events at 12:15.  Parents are asked to call the school office if they can help out that day.  There will be a booth that day in the Home Ec. Room and hot dogs will be on sale for lunch starting at 11:30. Other snacks for sale will be cold treats, candy bags, chips, water, juice etc. There is also a good selection of drinks and snacks in the vending machine.

Please make sure your child is wearing appropriate clothing for the weather and proper footwear for running races.  Other items that your child might need are a hat, sunscreen bug spray and a water bottle.  PLEASE MAKE SURE CLOTHES AND WATER BOTTLES ARE LABELED!  We have many water bottles in the lost and found with no name on them.

On Tuesday, June 4, the grade 4-6 students will be competing in the Tri-Meet hosted by Maidstone.  They will go by bus at 9 and be home around 3:15.



Parents of bus students should be aware that the buses may be running a bit late in the afternoon on the high school track meet (May 22) and the Tri-meet (June 4).



Mrs. Knorr Bingham is starting a Creative Craft Club every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm. 

It is open to grades 3-6. 

The club will meet in her classroom. 

Come on out and be creative! 


2017-2018 YEARBOOKS

The 2017-2018 yearbooks have arrived!  They are available online or at the school office for $25 each.  A huge thank you to Karrie Blackbeard for all her hard work making this yearbook happen!



The school is looking for LEGO.  If you have any that you would be willing to donate or to sell for a reasonable price, please contact the school at 306-823-4313.


Interested in Learning about the Yearbook?
Our yearbook could use your input!
Any student interested in learning what goes into a yearbook or assisting with the yearbook, please call or text Karrie Blackbeard 306-823-3934. 
Also, if anyone has photos taken at school events we want them!
Please down load the Replay It App, sign in, look up Neilburg Composite School and upload!!

Grad 2019- Mrs. Kerr-Goodfellow                                                                         

The Grad Class of 2019 would like to thank the community for supporting all their grad fund raisers as well as attending our special day. A big shout out also goes out to the Co-op for allowing us to do the Pie Auction which raised $2180. A special thanks also goes to the R.M. ladies and their work on our programs. Kyla McGladdery and Tammy Ryan must also be acknowledged for their involvement in decorations for our grad day. If there are any remaining funds left at the end of paying our bills, everyone should know that the left over funds are redistributed into both schools and the community. Thanks for your support.


Drama 10, 20, 30 Dessert Theatre; Mrs. Kerr-Goodfellow                               

Tuesday, May 14 at 7 pm Drama 10, 20, 30 presents the play Capricious Pearls at N.C.S. tickets are $5.00 at the door. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Thursday, June 6 will be our next performance of Dogsbreathe Deveraux, the Dastardly Doctor at 7 pm in the gym.


Parents PLEASE sign up for SchoolMessenger so that you receive messages from the school.  This is the way we communicate important messages.  Text to the number 724665 and then reply Yes and you will be set up to receive messages.

High School Transcripts for grade 12's attending Post-secondary schools Parents and grade 12 students' transcripts must be order online from Saskatchewan Learning. Grade 12's will not received a transcript of their second semester marks. The school is not able to create a preliminary transcript once a student has graduated from our school.

Caution!  Caution!                                                                                                   

Due to severe allergies among the students at NCS, the school requires that everyone avoid bringing any items with nut products, eggs that are not baked into an item or animals to the school.   Our students' health depends on your cooperation.  Thank you.


Student fee notices are automatically sent to each parent when they sign up for SchoolCash online.  We encourage you to pay for them online but if you do not want to do that, please sign up anyway as that way you will get the notifications of student fees, hot lunches, new yearbook arrival, etc. etc.  Notices for unpaid fees were sent out with the report cards.

** Students with outstanding school fees will not be allowed to take part in school trips whether curricular or extra-curricular (sports).


STUDENT ABSENCES                                                                                                                    

Parents please notify the school if your child is going to be absent.  Parents will receive an automated phone call for any unexcused absences.








Friday Night Youth- May 10th, 7pm-10pm- Amazing Race! Meet at the church and dress for the weather to be running around outside!

SPRING TEA AND PLANT SALE - Spring Tea and Plant Sale at Manitou Pioneers Museum on Saturday, May 25 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm.  As in past years, we welcome donations to our plant table - bedding plants, house plants, perennials, trees, etc.  Already donated are over 300 wave petunias, 9 varieties of tomato plants, trailing lobelia, plus more, all selling at 'good old fashioned prices'.  Come and enter your name on our draws.  Gardeners, this is a sale you can't afford to miss.  Also join us for some refreshments and a visit with friends and neighbors.  For details call Dale at 893-4096 (home) or 893-8242 (cell). 

TOWN GARAGE SALES - Let's make May 25 'Neilburg Garage Sale Day'.  Register your garage sale with MPM (at no cost) and we will put you on the map so people can find you.  You can also set up your garage sale at the museum.  Tables cost $15 each and $10 for each additional table.  Pick up your Garage Sale Bingo Card at the museum before you start shopping and qualify for prizes.  For information call Betty Anne at 823-4560 (home) or 823-7019 (cell).  

"The Manitou Pioneers Museum would like you to declutter your house! ... and have a garage sale ... on Saturday, May 25th in conjunction with the annual Tea & Plant Sale at the Museum (from 1:30 - 4:00).  We'll also be happy to help promote it.  For anyone from out-of-town or without a garage we will be renting tables @ $15.00 each, each additional one $10.00.  Contact Betty Anne 306-823-4560 for details."




 If your business would be interested in putting a paid advertisement in the school newsletter, please contact Cathy at the school (306-823-4313).  The newsletters go out weekly (usually Wednesday).  Any ads would have to be into the school by 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning.  The school email is, the fax is 306-823-4403 or you can drop them off.  The cost is $10 per advertisement per week.  *As usual our community announcements will be published free of charge.