Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jump Rope for Heart Kick-Off

Staff and students of Chinook Center School kicked off our Jump Rope for Heart program during our project time on Friday, January 27th. Students kicked off the event with a guest speaker from the Heart & Stroke Foundation as well as a motivational video and some heart healthy activities. In conjunction with our physical education programming, the Jump for Heart fundraiser is used more as a healthy school wide initiative in which the students will participate in according to their grades:

Kindergarten- Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Grade 1 & 3- Thursday, February 16, 2012
Grade 2 & 4- Friday, February 17, 2012

The students received their fundraising envelopes on Friday…along with a free skipping rope and skipping trick guide so they too can be a Heart HERO at home. The event will wrap-up on Friday, February 17 and all pledges, money and envelopes must be in no later than February 17.

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2012 Curling Times

As part of our physical education curriculum, Chinook Center School students will be going curling at the Innisfail Curling Rink.  Your child will require comfortable clothing and running shoes, and the “Little Rockers” curling club will supply us with the rest of our equipment for the day.  Please dress your child to be comfortable on the ice for 45 minutes!

We will be curling on Friday, January 27 and Friday, February 3 during the morning, and will be bussing to the curling rink and back again to the school.

Each class will be assigned a time slot of 45 minutes to curl as follows:

9:00-9:45 Miss Teare & Mrs. Ramsell (Gr 3/4)

9:45-10:30 Mrs. Sparks (Gr 2)

10:30-11:15 Mrs. Hollman (Gr 1)

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