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Words from Primary

Keitsa Brisson
Primary Principal

Dear Families, 

Thank you for another wonderful week of Virtual School and our “hybrid” model for those children who have returned to campus with the CAI exception. We are in the final stretch of the first semester with just over 3 weeks of school until our winter break. I know we are all looking forward to having the children away from the screen over the break.  

The faculty and staff are preparing for having students on campus in hopes of getting permission from the Ministry of health to re-open the full CDS campus next semester. Last week, the Ministry approved  the health and safety protocols that need to be in place for campus reopening, of which we are in full compliance. We are currently working on details of our full campus reopening and making adjustments as we continue to learn more about best practices in bringing students back to campus as well as lessons learned through our CAI opening.  

Please be sure to watch my video update for important primary updates and to read the House specific information below for detailed information specific to your child’s grade level. 

The Spirit of Giving 

In the spirit of showing gratitude, we will create baskets of supplies for the Country Day School maintenance, cleaning, cafeteria, secretarial and security staff. We ask that each student  bring in an item to fill the  “gratitude baskets” to help show appreciation of the people who help us each day. 

Please bring in the following items:

  • Early Childhood - Rice & BeanSpirit of giving
  • Elementary - Non-perishable food (NOT rice & beans)
  • Middle School - Soaps & detergents 
  • High School - Luxury snacks 

As there are 39 maintenance, cleaning, cafeteria, secretarial and security staff members, it is very important that each student bring in an item so we can fill the baskets with supplies for each staff member. 

Please be sure to send in your item before Friday, December 4. The highschool National Honor Society students will put the baskets together and deliver them to the staff!  Thank you for your help in showing gratitude to the amazing staff who make our CDS experience possible! 

We are all looking forward to the upcoming long weekend this week in honor of US Thanksgiving and the Abolición del Ejército holiday. Please be sure that your child spends this time away from the screen and is able to get outside and enjoy time out of doors and with family as much as possible. 

Please reach out to your child’s teacher, one of the primary counselors, or myself if you have questions. 

Wishing you and your family a lovely long weekend. 

Best, 
Keitsa Brisson

 

 


 

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Upcoming Dates in Primary
November 24 Early Childhood  Global Citizenship Assembly
November 25 Elementary Global Citizenship Assembly
November 26-27 Thanksgiving Holidays  - No School 
November 30 Abolición del Ejército Holiday - No School 
December 3-4 Primary Material Distribution 9:00 - 11:00 am
December 4 Donation for CDS maintenance staff collection due
December 4 Elementary Talent Show - last day to submit videos!
December 8 Early Childhood Parent Representative meeting
December 10 Elementary Parent Representative meeting 
December 18 Primary Gift Parade 

Be sure to check out the 2020 - 2021 school year calendar 
 



Early Childhood 


Please See the Early Childhood Virtual School website for all of your VS needs. 

Global Citizenship Assembly

We will have our monthly Global Citizenship Assembly this week during morning meeting time on Tuesday, Nov. 24th. Please be sure your child signs on to the morning meeting at 8 am for this assembly where we will continue to look at the Rights of the Child as set forth by the United Nations. This week we will look specifically at the right of each child to receive an education while respecting that people learn differently. 

CDS Staff Donations

Don’t forget to bring in your donations for the CDS Staff holiday baskets before December 4th. Early Childhood students are asked to bring in Rice & Beans. You can bring your donation at any time or at our next material pick-up day (Dec. 3-4). 

End of Term Preparations  

As we prepare for the end of the semester, please mark your calendars with 2 important dates to come to campus:

  • December 3 & 4 - Material Pick-Up (9:00 - 11:00) 

  • December 18 - Annual Holiday Gift Parade (more information soon!) and Material Drop-Off! On this day you will come to campus to drop off all school supplies & materials, as well as all library books, that were sent home over the first semester. ALL school materials (including any borrowed iPads) must be returned before the end of the semester. 

Parent Representative Meeting

Our next parent rep meeting will be Tuesday, December 8th. If you have any questions or items you would like discussed, please let your class representative know so this can be added to the agenda. 

 



Elementary School 


Please See the Elementary Virtual School website for all of your VS needs. 

 

Global Citizenship Assembly

We will have our monthly Global Citizenship Assembly this week during morning meeting time on Wednesday, Nov. 25th. Please be sure your child signs on to the morning meeting at 8 am for this assembly where we will continue to look at the Rights of the Child as set forth by the United Nations. This week we will look specifically at the right of each child to receive an education while respecting that people learn differently. 

CDS Staff Donations

Don’t forget to bring in your donations for the CDS Staff holiday baskets before December 4th. Elementary students are asked to bring in non-perishable food (NOT  rice & beans). You can bring your donation at our next material pick-up day (Dec. 3-4). 

End of Term Preparations  

As we prepare for the end of the semester, please mark your calendars with 2 important dates to come to campus:

  • December 3 & 4 - Material Pick-Up (9:00 - 11:00) 

  • December 18 - Annual Holiday Gift Parade (more information soon!) and Material Drop-Off! On this day you will need to come to campus to drop off all school supplies & materials, as well as all library books, that were sent home over the first semester. ALL school materials (except iPads & Chromebooks) must be returned before the end of the semester. 

Parent Representative Meeting

Our next parent rep meeting will be Thursday, December 10th. If you have any questions or items you would like discussed, please let your class representative know so this can be added to the agenda. 

For more information about Primary please contact Ms. Brisson

Keitsa Brisson

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