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Fort Qu'Appelle Elementary Community School
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Thank You From Grade Seven

June 07, 2018
​The grade seven students would like to thank all those who donated to our garage sale and everyone who came out and purchased a treasure or hamburger! We were able to fundraise about $350 toward our year end trips! Thank-you, thank-you!  
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Be Part of the Band!

May 17, 2018
Do you want your child to learn to play a musical instrument, from a professional musician, at school, for an affordable price?  Students  who will be in grade 6 or higher next school year can join the school band program!  Call the school office, or email the band teacher at Kristan.Kuntz@pvsd.ca...
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DQ Sale

May 01, 2018
  Leadership will be having a DQ Day on Thursday,  May 24th. Orders need to be back by Monday May 14th Thanks for Supporting   Leadership!   
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Grade 7 Sale

May 01, 2018
  Thank you to everyone who supported the grade seven Ottenbreit meat fundraiser. Total funds raised were $225.00!  
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Grade 7 Garage Sale (postponed until Thursday May 24)

May 01, 2018
The grade seven students will be hosting a community garage and hamburger sale on Thursday, May 17 th . If you have any gently used items you would like to donate, please call Mrs. Kennedy-Maurice at the school. We can also pick up any items that are in town.  
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Pre Kindergarten Applications

April 10, 2018
Fort Qu'Appelle Elementary Community School is now accepting Pre-Kindergarten applications for 2018-2019 school year. Children born in 2014 or 2015 are eligible. Please join us at the school on Thursday, April 26 from 5:00-7:00 pm at our family night in the gym for more information, to fill out an application form,...
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Spring Scholastic Book Fair

April 10, 2018
The Spring Scholastic Book Fair was a huge success @ FQECS. Each homeroom received $50.00 in books to add to their classroom libraries. THANK YOU to all of our FQECS families for their support of this literacy event.  
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Kindergarten Registrations

April 10, 2018
FQECS invites you to . . . What?    Kindergarten registration for 2018-2019 school year Who?      Parents only, please Where?   FQECS Library When?    Thursday April 12th, 7:00-8:00 pm. All students eligible for registration into our Kindergarten program will be 5 years of age on or before December 31, 2018 (born in 2013)....
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Free Glow Skate

January 30, 2018
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Volunteers Welcome

January 30, 2018
​If you are a person who is interested in volunteering in our school in some way, we welcome your help. Maybe you are interested in baking for our snack program, helping with our hotdog sales, sharing a talent or skill with our students or helping with an after school program?  If...
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Its Cold Outside

January 30, 2018
​ Students are reminded to dress appropriately for the cold weather. You never know…it can be pleasant in the morning and freezing in the afternoon. Remember the 5 finger check: hat, mittens, warm boots, warm jacket and ski pants.    
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FQECS Ski Days

January 09, 2018
  Grade 3 & 4, Thursday February 1, 2018. Grades 5, 6, & 7, Friday, January 19, 2018.  Watch for notes coming soon for your student.  
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Open Gym Night

January 09, 2018
  FQECS Open Gym Run & Fun for Boys We are going to play and have great fun together. Return your slip to Mrs. Smith by Monday, January 8th. Wednesdays in January 10th/17th/24th
Gr. 3 & 4 Boys
3:30—4:30
In the gym…snack provided
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Thank You

January 09, 2018
Thank You A huge Thank You to Dennis Regal for all of his help with the sound equipment needed for the Christmas Concert.  Thank you to Bert Fox Community High School as well as Cory Cochrane, Ron Dong and the Christmas Concert Committee for helping to make our Christmas Concert a...
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Echo Lodge Christmas Party

January 09, 2018
ECHO LODGE CHRISTMAS PARTY On December 14 th the grade two classes  had a Christmas Party with the residents of Echo Lodge.  They sang holiday songs, handed out Christmas cards, and ate yummy snacks.   We were very proud of the students and their enthusiastic songs, caring attitudes, and polite manners.   ...
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Peanut and Nut Aware

October 17, 2017
Parents and Caregivers are reminded that FQECS is a peanut and nut aware school.  This means that we do have people that have allergic reactions (which can be severe) to peanut and tree nut products. Please check the contents of your children's snacks and be mindful to not send peanut or...
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MacKenzie Art Gallery

October 17, 2017
Lesser-known Saskatchewan Landscapes-     MacKenzie Art Gallery Exhibit @ FQECS October 24th-26th Organized by the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Curated by Timothy Long A legion of unheralded but incredibly talented artists have dedicated their artistic vision to the vast and varied vistas for which Saskatchewan is famous. From the most modulated water-colour...
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Black and Orange Day

October 17, 2017
FQECS Leadership is inviting everyone to get into the spirit of fall and Halloween and dress up in black and orange on Oct. 31.  
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Halloween Dance

October 17, 2017
Halloween Dance October 27, 2017 for Grade 5-7 students Time:   Doors open from 7:00 – 7:30 Dance is over at 9:00 pm    Cost:   $2 in costume $3 without a costume Leadership students are expected to be at the school to set up by 6:30 pm. and will be...
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SCC AGM

October 02, 2017
The SCC is having their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday October 11th at Bert Fox High School Library.  There will be a light supper served at 5:30 with the meeting to follow.  The meeting will include the election of Officers as well as planning of events. ​Come out and find our...
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SCC AGM

September 20, 2017
​The Fort Qu'Appelle School Community Council is hosting its AGM on Wednesday October 11, 2017 in the Bert Fox Library. Supper is at 5:30. Meeting at 6:00. Annual election of officers and our planning sessions for the upcoming school year. Everyone is welcome. Come out and learn what the SCC does...
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Welcome Back to School

August 30, 2017
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Thank You

May 30, 2017
The kindergarten classes want to extend a huge Thank You to the grade 5 and 6 lunch helpers and the grade 6 and 7 readin g buddies. You gave caring help and encouraged community in our school
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Woodtick Festival

May 30, 2017
Bring your families and friends to celebrate our successful year and the beginning of summer at FQECS.  You will enjoy many FREE activities including big bouncers, face painting, games and many crafts to take home.  
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Future Spirit Day

May 05, 2017
Future Spirit Day May 25, 2017 Leadership is planning a fun filled dress up "Look into the Future" Day on May 25th. Dress up like your future career, or how you will look in the future….. Join in our fun activities planned during the noon hour.  
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Thank You

May 05, 2017
We appreciate the generous support of: Fort Qu'Appelle Businesses:  Matt's Furniture , Dairy Queen , Buck's , Valley Bakery , Valley Drug , Grainger's Florist , Cocoon Day Spa , Cole's Meats , Pharmasave , Old Fashion Foods , KFC , Metaphysical Hub , Tru Value , Coop Grocery Store ,...
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Carnival Raffle Winners

May 05, 2017
Matt's Furniture - pillows, dog statue- Ruby Rm 3, Blanket- Judy Lagassee, DQ - ice cream cake- Kiara rm 4, Buck's -gift basket- Cassina rm 14, Valley Bakery - $20 gift certificate- Jackson Skinner rm 1, Valley Drug - gift package- Sequoyah rm 18, Grainger's - ring holder, phone cases- Chelsey/David...
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Spelling Stingers

May 05, 2017
On April 12 FQECS hosted their fifth annual spelling bee with judges, Demyen, Brooks and Kolody presiding. In spite of rigorous preparation, the Stingers' anxiety got the best of them and the winner was quickly determined. With nerves of steel, victorious this year was Isabelle Reeve. Congratulations, Isabelle for being our...
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Our School Parent Survey

May 03, 2017
Please take some time and fill in our survey.  The OurSchool Parent survey will provide feedback that can influence school and school division priorities and actions. The website can be found at http://www.ourschool.net/fqecs  
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With Appreciation

April 07, 2017
We appreciate the generous support of: Community Basketball Coaches: Vee Whitehorse , Janet Muirhead , Derek Dyck and Darrell Hamilton . The season has been so successful and so much fun because of you! SCC members: Krista Wolanuik , our popcorn chef, for February's perfect attendance movie and Kristen Resener for...
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FQECS Celebrates

April 04, 2017
All families and caregivers who attended our student conferences.  Your teamwork with your child's education is so important. While our participation rate was lower than in the past, we appreciate all who made an effort to attend.
The 90 students who had perfect attendance for the month of February. Congratulations!  A bit...
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​​​Arts Gala 2017

March 16, 2017
Everyone is invited to attend the Prairie Valley School Division Arts Gala featuring Canadian content, themes, composers, authors and artists in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday! There will be refreshments served. Free admission. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Riddell Centre, University of Regina
For more information contact Kristen Myers...
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Parent Information Nights: Cyber-Bullying

March 14, 2017
Wolseley High School – April 3 at 7 PM Education Centre – April 4 at 7 PM Learn how to protect and support your children through award-winning educator Dr. Alec Couros, professor of educational technology and media at the University of Regina. This engaging and informative session includes: The prevalence of...
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Thank You

February 27, 2017
​ Thank you to our School Community Council for February's Fun Filled Activities and help. Singing with Sylvia was a blast and we appreciate your help with our last popcorn movie day.  
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Coming Soon

February 01, 2017
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FQECS Winter Choir

February 01, 2017
​ Mrs. Waldbauer is once again organizing a Winter Choir to sing at the Opening Ceremonies of the Winter Festival on March 3 at 7 p.m.   The choir will be comprised of students from her grades 1,3,4 music classes.  Students joining the choir will be given a free entry button and...
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French Club

February 01, 2017
​ French Club The French club for grades 4-7 is well underway!  15 students have been learning simple words and expressions through songs, games and interactive activities.    This program will be offered for 15 grades K-3 students, starting after the February break.  Watch for a permission click e-mail!  
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Food Drive

February 01, 2017
​FQECS will be collecting non-perishable food donations for two community food drives (Feb 9 th and Mar 9 th ) sponsored by the Outreach organization.  If you are able to contribute, all food donations can be brought to school and placed into "Cookie Monster" by the front door.  Food hampers will...
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Interested in Volunteering

February 01, 2017
​ If you are a person who is interested in volunteering in our school in some way, we welcome your help. Maybe you are interested in baking for our snack program, helping with our hotdog sales, sharing a talent or skill with our students or helping with an after school program? ...
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Pajama Party

December 05, 2016
Fun Events for December are: PJ and Wacky Hair Day on Dec. 21.  Dress up and join us for a noon hour movie, and if you are lucky you may win the movie.  
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Reindeer Festival

December 05, 2016
​Our annual Reindeer Festival will be on   December 10th from 10:00 am—12:00 pm at the FQECS gym.  Plan to come and have fun making crafts and visiting with Santa
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Christmas Garage Sale

December 05, 2016
​ It's time for our students to do their Christmas shopping. Ms. Marley and her Grade 11 class will be helping us out on Dec. 15. Items will be sold for bargain prices of:  $0.25—$5.00  
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FQECS Celebrates

December 05, 2016
· Phase 2 Plus of our playground  completed! THANK YOU!
· All families who attended our student led and three way conferences.  If you missed yours, please plan to reschedule.
· 91% school attendance for the month of November.
· Round one of our safe procedures: fire drill, off school evacuation, lockdown and extreme weather.
· A...
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Magazine News

December 05, 2016
​ A great big thank you to everyone who supported our campaign.  You raised $2,450.00 for our playground project!  
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Election Results

October 27, 2016
​ Board elections were on October 26, 2016. Click here  for election results.
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Welcome Back to School

August 25, 2016
​ School starts on September 1. We look forward to seeing you all here!!!
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Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

May 11, 2016
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...
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Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017

April 18, 2016
​Kindergarten registration will be held on Thursday May 26 th from 6:30-7:30 in the library at the Elementary school.  Please bring your child's health card and birth certificate with you.  Your child must be 5 years of age on or before December 31 st , 2016 in order to attend Kindergarten...
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It's Carnival Time

April 05, 2016
On Thursday, April 21 FQECS will host our annual school carnival from 6:30—8:00 p.m.        Some of the activities planned for that evening include: a bake sale, fish pond,  carnival games, sports challenges, bingo, face painting, tattoos and games such as ring toss and Lego Creations.      Prices for activity...
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Hockey Day Teacher Resource

March 01, 2016
​ As a unique learning opportunity, 3,200 g rade 4 to 8 students from across the Division are attending the Regina Pats Hockey Day on February 29, and teachers are integrating the experience into the classroom with the new Hockey Day Teacher Resource . Prairie Valley School Division’s team of educational...
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Open Gym

October 19, 2015
​  Turn OFF the screens. Turn UP the PLAY . (Unplug & Play, ©ParticipACTION) We are starting Open Gym for families in our community. You will have access to gym equipment and you can enjoy physical activities with your families and friends. Be sure to bring indoor shoes for your safety....
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Author Visit

October 19, 2015
​  Saskatchewan Author, Peter Eyvindson to visit FQECS Saskatchewan author, Peter Eyvindson will be stopping in for an Author visit @ FQECS Library for the Grade 2/3 students on Thursday, October 22 nd from 10:30-11:30am.
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Library Week

October 19, 2015
​  SASKATCHEWAN LIBRARY WEEK THEME:   “Dare To Know” What’s going on @ FQECS Library…it’s the Breakfast and a Book Program Let’s celebrate books & breakfast together every morning! When: October 19 th — 23 rd What time? 8:15-8:55 am The Fort Qu’Appelle Elementary Community School Library wants you to fill your...
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InTouch

April 11, 2014
​In this new edition we keep you InTouch by exploring how Prairie Valley School Division strives to create positive school environments to support and nurture success for our students.   Help us spread the news by sharing this with SCC members, parents, students, and your community!  
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Calendar Survey - We want to hear from you!

February 28, 2014
​Prairie Valley School Division is currently developing the 2014-2015 school year calendar. The calendar will reflect the Ministry of Education's requirements regarding instructional time for Saskatchewan students. Please share your feedback on the options we've developed by taking our short survey.
To complete the survey, click here or pick...

Announcement Archive

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Thank You From Grade Seven

June 07, 2018
​The grade seven students would like to thank all those who donated to our garage sale and everyone who came out and purchased a treasure or hamburger! We were able to fundraise about $350 toward our year end trips! Thank-you, thank-you!  
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Be Part of the Band!

May 17, 2018
Do you want your child to learn to play a musical instrument, from a professional musician, at school, for an affordable price?  Students  who will be in grade 6 or higher next school year can join the school band program!  Call the school office, or email the band teacher at Kristan.Kuntz@pvsd.ca...
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DQ Sale

May 01, 2018
  Leadership will be having a DQ Day on Thursday,  May 24th. Orders need to be back by Monday May 14th Thanks for Supporting   Leadership!   
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Grade 7 Sale

May 01, 2018
  Thank you to everyone who supported the grade seven Ottenbreit meat fundraiser. Total funds raised were $225.00!  
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Grade 7 Garage Sale (postponed until Thursday May 24)

May 01, 2018
The grade seven students will be hosting a community garage and hamburger sale on Thursday, May 17 th . If you have any gently used items you would like to donate, please call Mrs. Kennedy-Maurice at the school. We can also pick up any items that are in town.