Jump Rope For Heart 2016

On Thursday, April 28th 2016 Haahuupayak School participated in the annual jump rope for heart challenge! Students and staff raised money to help support the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The afternoon was full of activities and games and the students had a great time. Thank you to Ms.Leslie and the other staff for organizing this successful event!

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Criqueworks Magic Show

On Thursday April 14th Cirqueworks came to Haahuupayak for a fun filled day of juggling, balancing, tricks and other cool events. Thanks Eric the Juggler and staff for putting on a great afternoon for our students!

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Recognition March 2016

Thank you to all that attended our recognition assembly this Wednesday, March 16th. Our students have worked hard this month in their classrooms, with sports, as well as with reading. They have truly shown us what it means to be a great member of our school and of our community. Congratulations Neve Watts for receiving the isaak award this month! Great work students of Haahuupayak!

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Youth Empowerment Summit Workshop

This workshop is held at ADSS on APRIL 5TH and 6TH. Parents are welcome to attend. There will be keynote speakers Mr.Gary Anaka will be speaking to parents about “the teenage brain” and Mr. Jesse Miller will be speaking to parents about “on-line citizenship”. There will be refreshments and some great door prizes. This is a great evening and will be beneficial for parents and guardians of teens and youth to attend. Please see attached poster for more information.

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Recognition February 2016

Thank you to all the students and staff for a great month! We would like to recognize all the hard work from the students and staff of Haahuupayak this month, great work!

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Family Literacy Day NO SCHOOL

There will be no school on MONDAY FEBRUARY 8TH 2016 for Family Literacy Day. There are many free events at the local Library located at 4255 Wallace Street in Port Alberni. Below is their website with a list of upcoming events. Happy reading and have a great weekend!
http://virl.bc.ca/programs-and-events

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2016 Pancake Breakfast

For the week of February 1st-4th, the students had pancake breakfasts delivered to their classes. Thank you to Janice Simister, Darrell Markishtum, Gio Mussato, Lena Ross, Angela Brown and Kaitlyn Matthews for organizing this. The students enjoyed their pancakes and we look forward to doing this again next year!

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Cisco the Police Dog visits the Grade 5/6 class!

The grade 5/6 class was lucky to have Cisco the police dog visit the classroom. The students have been working with Constable McDonald and Constable Batt and learning about citizenship, culture, as well as the D.A.R.E program. The students learned a lot about how police dogs help officers, keep people safe, and help the community. What a great experience. Thank you Constable McDonald and Constable Batt!

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Haahuupayak Visioning Report

Thank you to Kelly Foxcroft-Poirier and Erin Ryding for organizing these sessions and writing this report. This report summarizes the discussions that took place on October 15th, November 17th and December 2nd 2015.

HHPY Final Report – compressed – December 18, 2015

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Christmas Concert 2015

Once again our students thrilled a packed gymnasium audience with a great Christmas concert. It was wonderful to see so many elders, parents, and family and community members. It was a great way to celebrate the end of this term and calendar year. Every student in the school had a part to play in the production. We thank Lena and Trevor for their creativity and hard work in coming up with the theme and program for this concert. Thank you to our student singers, as well as teacher singers, especially Lena, Miss Schwager and Mrs. Logan and former HHP students who joined in. And Santa dropped by as well!

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