Summer Rec’n’Read – Please register

Summer Rec’n’Read will start July 8, 2019 and will run for three weeks ending on July 26, 2019. It is open to students in grades 1-7.

Parents who are interested in their children attending Rec’n’Read can call AAMES at 250-621-3277 to leave a message or contact the principal, Mrs. Swinn, at The school needs to know numbers of students in order¬†for the program to run.¬†

Interested parents will be asked to fill in a registration form before the program begins.

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FNESC Grant Update Meeting – May 28, 2019

Parents and community members are invited to attend a meeting to learn more about the FNESC Language and Culture grant. School committee members will report back on their participation and implementation of the grant initiatives. The community committee will also review the grant budget and discuss next steps for remaining monies.

The meeting will take place in the Nisga’a Language room at AAMES, starting at 3:30. Snacks and coffee/tea will be provided.

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Grade 2/3 class – Village clean up

The grade 2/3 class will be participating in a village clean up activity during school hours the week of May 27. Parents are asked to send students to school with gloves and dressed in appropriate clothing/footwear. This activity meets the requirements of the BC curriculum for the core competency of Social Responsibility and the curricular competency for Science, “Contribute to care for self, others, school, and neighbourhood through personal or collaborative approaches”. For more information, please contact Mrs. McDonald.

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June 12, 2019 – 2:00 dismissal

Students will be dismissed at 2:00 on June 12, 2019 and are asked to return to school with their families for Family Literacy Night. The night begins with a Literacy Cafe at 5:30 featuring Poetry Readings, snacks and tea. Family literacy events begin at 6:00 and will run until 7:00. A door prize will be drawn at 7:00.

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Family Literacy Cafe – June 12

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 AAMES, with the help of PAC, will be hosting a family literacy care in the school. Parents and children are invited to attend this event from 5:30-7:00. The evening will begin in the gym where participants can relax with snacks and tea while listening to guest poets read their poems.

Students, parents, community members and AAMES staff are invited to participate in the Poetry Reading event. Please contact Liza Haldane or Martha Swinn if you would like to be a reader.

Following the poetry reading, at 6:00, other literacy events led by AAMES staff will occur throughout the school. Families will be given a map and a passport to the events. The passport will be stamped at each event, then, at the end of the evening the passport can be submitted as an entry ticket for a door prize. The door prize will be drawn at 7:00.

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