Thursday, 17 December 2015

Thursday, December 17

Please note that there are a few special events scheduled for tomorrow, Dec. 18th.  We are hosting our final Walk to School event for 2015 along with a hot lunch.  Our PAC will also be hosting a festive event after school, offering hot chocolate and treats for students outside our front office.  It should be a fun day!

Please note that our Christmas break begins tomorrow (Dec. 18) at 3pm and students return to school on Monday, January 4th at 8:50am.   We hope that you have a great holiday filled by warm memories shared with family and friends.  Merry Christmas!

Head lice is a constant challenge in Ladner schools and we have experienced a number of cases at Hawthorne over the last few weeks.   During the first term,   you may  have  received  a l etter advising that lice has been found on a student in your child's classroom.  Within such a letter parents are provided with  information regarding lice checks and the procedures to follow if your child has lice.  For more information on lice click on Fraser Health.  We would also like to thank Mrs. Barnes and Mrs. Barton for their work in providing "lice checks" for classes.  We ask that parents check their children over the holiday break so that we can limit the spread of head lice in January.  

During the month of December, many of our students were engaged with the "Hour Of Code" and some of them were featured in a story on Delta's website.  You can read more at the following link:

There will a free basketball clinic for interested students in grade 4-7 on Saturday, January 16 and 23 from 9-12noon at DSS.  Families that are interested should send an email to


Friday, Dec. 18th
Hot Lunch / Walk to School

Monday, January 4th
Return From Winter Break

Friday, January 8th
Monthly Assembly
11am Gymnasium

Friday, January 22nd
Walk To School Day

Friday, January 29
Hot Lunch Day