Posted: June 20, 2014

The staff of Croft Elementary would like to wish all of our students and parents a safe and happy summer. We are all very excited about the upcoming holidays and look forward to seeing you all again on September 2nd.

Posted: June 19, 2014

  Congratulations to the following students on their achievements: Grade 2 Printing - Zesha Brooks - 1st place Grade 3  Creative Writing - Connor Sheasgreen - 1st place Grade 3 Art Contest - William Eveleigh - 1st placeGrade 3 Handwriting - Riley Duffy - 2nd placeGrade 4  Creative Writing - Andrew Leslie - 1st place, Karley Seeley - 2nd place, Sophie Taylor - 3rd PlaceGrade 4 Art Contest - Daria Doucet - 1st placeGrade 4  Handwriting - Sophie Taylor - 1st placeGrade 5 Creative Writing - Sophie Jardine - 1st place, Claire Morrison - 2nd Place, Braden Bell - 3rd placeGrade 5 Art Contest - Brookl

Posted: June 11, 2014

    Please be advised that on Friday, June 20th, students will be dismissed at approximately 11:30 a. m.  This is a district-wide dismissal, therefore, arrival time at home for students may take longer than usual.  Procedures for a “storm bus” run will be used on Friday.  This means that all students will go home on the same bus that picks them up in the morning.  If parents plan to pick up their child(ren) on Friday, please notify your child(ren’s) teacher. Report cards

Posted: June 5, 2014

 There will be a summer swim program for children for ages 8-14 who love to swim who have achieved swimmer 3 or higher.  The focus will be on stroke development, endurance, and fun and will run from June 23rd until August 22nd on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.Locations:  Chatham Outdoor Pool  from 11:00 am. - 12:00 NOON & Kinsmen Outdoor Pool from 4:00 - 5:00 p. m.Registration is from June 16 from 5:00 - 7:00 p. m. in the Recreation Department Board Room located at 94 General Manson WayCost is $100.00

Posted: May 30, 2014

What to eat before exercising? Did you know that it is important to energize yourself by eating well before playing sports, or going for a run? Carbohydrates are the most important type of nutrient that someone need for energy before a game. You can get these by eating fruits, vegetables grains such as pasta, spaghetti, or breads. Avoid food containing high levels of sugar before a game, such as candy bars or pop. It is good to eat a meal with lots of energy and carbohydrates 2-3 hours before being active. This gives the food time to digest and prevents stomach

Posted: May 30, 2014

  Reminder of our Mt. Carleton Food Committee meeting to be held Monday, June 2nd at 6:30 in the Croft cafeteria.   Also, asking if each student could bring in one dozen cookies (NUT FREE) for our trip. They can be sent into the school either the Monday or Tuesday before we leave (June 9th or 10th) OR they can be brought in and placed in the large freezer in the cafeteria.  Thank-you from the Food Committee :-)

Posted: May 27, 2014

Students/parents are reminded that we will be selling class photos at little recess all this week. One photo has been reserved for each student. Cost is $ 3.00.

Posted: May 27, 2014

Croft students had yet another strong showing at the second mountain bike race of the season at NSEE. Congrats to all the boys and girls who competed. Special kudos going out to Grayden Mutch, 2nd, Gr. 4 Boys category, Bailey Henderson, 1st, Gr. 4/5 Girls category, Landon Skidmore, 1st, Gr. 4 Boys category and Jacob Tenass, 1st, Gr. 5 Boys category.Our final race of the season is slated for Thursday June 5th at Gretna Green beginning at 4:00 pm. New riders welcome!

Posted: May 26, 2014

    Week 3:   What to drink when exercising?   Water? Sport drinks? Electrolyte gels? Energy drinks? The choices you have in store are endless but which one are really worth it?   Water is always a good choice. Water contains no calorie, no sugar, no additive, etc. Your body always needs water, even when you are not exercising. To be more environmental friendly, use a refillable water bottle.  

Posted: May 23, 2014

Many thanks going out to our parents, students and school community for supporting our annual Jump Rope For Heart Event held on Thursday May 22nd. Altogether our school raised $ 3,509.00 (three thousand five hundred nine dollars). Special thanks to Mme. Aubry and Mrs. Barry for organizing this year's Jump Rope For Heart Fund Raiser. Again, thanks for your generous support!


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