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Hello Neilson Grove families! The PAC is pleased to announce that Kirsten Laufer  Photography will be offering Christmas mini photo sessions as a fundraiser for Neilson Grove Elementary. The 15 minute sessions will be held at the school on Wed Nov 14 in the multi purpose room. The cost will be $75 (with a portion… Read more »

Read! Imagine! Grow! The Enchanted Forest Book Fair is arriving on October 17 & 18th  and everyone is invited to let your imagination grow! There will be “owl-some” activities, contests and a “fairy-tastic” Family Event. Plus if you bring all your family to the Fair, you’ll have the chance to win FREE BOOKS! Parent volunteers… Read more »

It has come to my attention that some of our students have been participating in downloading scary photos and videos online and sharing them with classmates. It does not appear to have been part of an online challenge, but the content was mainly from a Momo Challenge site, which was very concerning. These photos and… Read more »

A day to listen, learn, and celebrate Indigenous culture. Please wear an orange shirt to show respect and honour the survivors of Residential Schools.

Come say hello, check out our classrooms, tour the hallways and meet our PAC members. Neilson Grove will open its doors from 6-7PM on Thursday evening. All students and families are welcome.

Would you like to ride in a fire truck and spend the day hanging out at the firehall learning how to put out fires and use the jaws of life? Sorry, this contest is for kids only. Apply now to be Fire Chief for the Day. Deadline is Sept 28th. Fire Chief For A Day application  

ParentMemo_2018 Welcome back! We hope that everyone had a fun and relaxing summer. The staff members at Neilson Grove were back in school on Thursday and we are very excited to kick off the 2018-2019 school year. General Info: Tuesday, September 4, 2018, is the first day of school. Because of the uncertain nature of… Read more »

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018EDUC0037-001258 Parents and guardians of eligible children are reminded that a deadline is fast approaching to sign up for the $1,200 B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant (BCTESG). Children born in 2006 or later are eligible for the grant. The deadline for those born in 2007 to 2009 is Aug. 14, 2018, or the day… Read more »

social media parent event JUNE 2018(Click on the link for more details) The Delta School District is pleased to offer a second parent social media education session. (The first was offered in April at Seaquam.) The session, Raising Digitally Responsible Youth, is intended to provide parents with the knowledge they need to protect their children… Read more »

Melodious notes are drifting through our hallways as the choir, the grade six and grade seven bands practice for their final concert. Families are welcome to join us on Friday, June 1st at 11AM and enjoy the selections of music. There will even be a few solo performances. Thank you to Ms. Olsen for guiding… Read more »

Police Day

May 9

Thursday, May 17th is Police Day. It’s a great opportunity to see the Delta Police display in action (including the helicopter, command centre, police dogs, and more!)  Click article title for more information!    

Come one, come all for our PAC sponsored community fun night of B-I-N-G-O at Neilson Grove! All ages welcome on Thurs May 3rd. Doors at 6:00pm Games 6:30-8pm Concession and Prizes available! To help make this event a success please consider volunteering by signing the rolling board outside of the school or emailing the PAC at ngpac@deltasd.bc.ca… Read more »

Jersey Day, Thursday April 12th Canadians and beyond are grieving the tragic accident thattook the lives of 15 Humboldt Broncos hockey players, coaches, and staff on April 6. Our District is deeply saddened by this horrible accident, and our thoughts go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. As you may have heard through the media,… Read more »

Parent Workshop – Body Science with Claire from Saleema Noon (Sexual Health Educators) April 17 @ 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Elementary Program will be presented to all Neilson Grove Students (by grade grouping) on April 19th PART I: PARENTS’ SESSION (90 minutes, 6:30pm-8:00pm) in the LIBRARY Reasons why we need to talk to children about sexual… Read more »

TRACK SCHEDULE 2018 Please see the attached schedule. The Ladner meet is scheduled for May 8th and the District Meet is scheduled for May 17th.  

DIV 2 had some special guests to help make sense of the tastiest irrational number: Pi Thank you to Jen Barker for helping us explore the relationship between circumference and diameter in the best way possible! Thank you to Jacob Martens for dropping in to join the math fun! Check out the Photo Gallery for more… Read more »

Represent Your ZONE at the 2018 BC Summer Games!! The BC Summer Games are an amateur sporting event held on every even-numbered year.  For basketball, the age groups are U13 and U14.  The U14 teams play traditional 5-on-5 games while the U13 teams play 3×3 basketball. For 2018: U14 – athletes must be born in 2004 or later… Read more »

On Wednesday, March 7, we will have a zumba performance at 11AM in the Gym. Feel free to watch or participate. We have been practicing each morning to have fun and be fit with Queen T and DJ C from Freetobefitness. On Friday, March 9, the extra-curricular band that practices at Hawthorne Elementary is touring… Read more »

Popcorn will be available for $1 at recess on Wednesday, Feb. 28th and March 14th. Thank you to the PAC for this delicious treat!

Neilson Grove did issue a Code Yellow this morning just before the start of the school day today. A report was made to Delta Police and the code yellow was initiated by our School Liaison officer as a precautionary measure. It lasted for around 15 minutes and the all clear notice was given by Delta… Read more »

The Indigenous Education Department has partnered with ISPARK (Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Council) to offer four Lacrosse Camps for elementary school aged children in grades 1-7. These camps will be on 4 different dates at 4 different elementary schools (two North End schools and two South End schools). Families are asked to register… Read more »

Several children and staff members at Neilson Grove School are sick with vomiting and/or diarrhea. Fraser Health is working with us to help prevent more illness. At this time, it appears that the cause of the illness is most likely a gastrointestinal virus. IMPORTANT Please encourage your children to wash their hands thoroughly with warm… Read more »

Basketball Schd 2018 Grade 7 Girls Basketball Schd 2018 Grade 6 boys Basketball Schd 2018 Grade 7 boys Here is the info so far… Gr. 6 Boys: play on Mondays starting on Jan. 29th Tournament on March 5th @Sacred Heart Coached by Mrs. Gelech open practices Wed/Fri @lunch Gr. 7 Boys: play on Tuesdays starting… Read more »

Please Keep Us All Safe. At Neilson Grove, the parking lot is for School District staff. No bikes or scooters are to be ridden in the parking lot. Daycare pickups & drop-offs, mobility issues only are accepted. Please respect the rules around the school in regards to driving and parking. It is best if you… Read more »

We hope everyone had a wonderful break filled with many happy memories. There are new photos in the Photo Galleries from our fun-filled last week before the break. Enjoy!

Thank you for signing permission slips and volunteering to drive all of us for the field trip to Ladner Leisure Centre on Monday. We are looking forward to a morning of FUN! Parents are welcome to join us on the ice, however, helmets are mandatory for all participants (big and small) As per Corporation of Delta… Read more »

There are lots of postings on the Photo Galleries page but it is a bit hard to find at first. If you click on Our School it will pop up as one of the choices to click. We will try to keep adding photos throughout the year.

Neilson Grove’s own Primary Hockey League has been featured in the Delta Optimist!  Please click the link to read the story, and to see photos that weren’t featured in the print version of the article… Well done, boys!                                   … Read more »

<drum roll> Jen Barker & Patty Jones!! Congratulations!

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday evening for the big show!

We have a job opening for a casual noon hour supervisor. You would be working with two of our other parents in the school and on the playground for our lunch hour (12-1pm) supervising and keeping everyone safe. It would be an on-call position to give our four regular noon hour’s some flexibility with their… Read more »

There are beautiful voices carrying through the hallways which are decked in our Christmas finest. We look forward to seeing you at our performances – Wednesday afternoon or Thursday evening. The word on the street is that the lineup for tickets begins EARLY for the evening performance here at Neilson Grove (prior to 4pm!) so… Read more »

Griffin Gazette Highlights include: Remembrance Day Assembly – Nov. 10th CLS Parent Night Emergency school closure reminder Lego still needed Poinsettia and Wreath fundraiser Parking and safety reminder Griffin Gazette November 7, 2017

Please watch our Halloween Parade video!

Highlights include: Halloween Parade Oct. 31st Remembrance Day Assembly Nov. 10th Current teams & clubs on the go Gr. 2 Cardboard Arcade PAC meeting Nov. 6th – everyone welcome Griffin Gazette Oct 27-2017

Highlights: We LOVE Orange Shirt Day Walk to School Week Coffee Mix & Meet – Oct 24 Cardboard Arcade Day Looking for LEGO! Griffin Gazette Oct 2017

MunchaLunch is our PAC’s largest fundraiser of the year and includes a variety of options. There is a large variety of meal, snack or beverage items available. Registration/ordering is available this week (for items from now to January) and will open up again in January (for items February to June). https://munchalunch.com/login

Check out what we have been up to and some of the upcoming events. It has been a very busy month so thank you very much with your patience as we launch into a phenomenal year. Griffin Gazette Sept 2017

Happy New School Year!! I am really looking forward to meeting you all on Tuesday. I have included a copy of a letter that I sent out to your parents by email as well. There is important information for the first few days of school. Have a wonderful and safe long weekend, get lots of… Read more »