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School Division No. 202
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Telemiracle Bingo

February 06, 2018
  Students will be participating in the Telemiracle Bingo event on Friday, February 9.  Grades 4-6 students will play from 1:30-2:20pm, and the K-3 students will play from 2:40-3:15pm.​
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HOJA performance

February 06, 2018
  Acapella group HOJA will be performing in the McLurg gym on Thursday, February 8 at 2:00pm.  All students will be attending the performance from 2-3, and will return to the school for dismissal.  Get ready for some great music, all produced with only voice!​
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Kids in the Kitchen

January 29, 2018
  This month's Kids in the Kitchen for students in Grades 4-6 will take place on Wednesday, January 31 from 3:30 to 5:00pm.  Students are reminded to bring their bags, coats and boots to the main entrance before starting to cook.​
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School Oratory Competition

January 29, 2018
  The Annual School Oratory Competition will take place on Thursday, February 1 at 1:00 pm in the school gym.  We are once again excited to have students present their poetry and speeches, and welcome everyone to join us for an afternoon of great public speaking.​​
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Twin Day spirit day

January 15, 2018
  The Norman Carter School SRC is hosting a "Twin Day" spirit day - come dressed like your best friend, and show your school spirit!​​
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Happy New Year!

January 03, 2018
  Happy New Year to everyone in our school community!  Here's hoping that this year brings each and every person in this great community health, success, happiness and much more.​
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Elementary Badminton starts

January 03, 2018
  Elementary Badminton will be starting on Thursday, January 4, and will run each week from 3:30 to 4:30 for students in Grades 3-6.  Please remember to bring back your signed slip so you can participate!​
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Novice Curling - Hit, Tap and Draw event

January 03, 2018
    Our Novice Curlers will be participating in the first-ever Hit, Tap and Draw event today after school at the SaskCan Center, from 4:00 to 5:15.  Best of luck to all curlers! ​
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Pajama Day spirit day

December 18, 2017
  We will be participating in our final spirit day of 2017 - Pajama Day, and what better day to do this than the last day of school before the Christmas Break?​
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 18, 2017
​     On behalf of the staff at Norman Carter Elementary School, I would like to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year, and may 2018 bring you and yours all the happiness, health and prosperity so richly deserved.  Have a safe...
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Early Dismissal - December 21

December 18, 2017
  Students will be dismissed at 2:30pm on Thursday, December 21, 2017 for the start of the Christmas Holidays.  Buses will be running early, so please expect to see your child(ren) at home earlier that day.​
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Christmas Hamper donations

December 04, 2017
  DATE CORRECTION - Any food and/or toy donations for the Wilkie Food Bank need to be dropped off at the school on or before MONDAY, DECEMBER 11 rather than Friday, December 15.  Please excuse this error on our school calendar.  We would like to thank everyone in advance for their...
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Term 1 Student-Led Conferences

November 27, 2017
It's hard to believe that we are already at conference time, but here we are!  Term 1 Student-Led Conferences will take place on Tuesday, November 28 from 3:30 to 8:30pm at the school.  Please see the slip in the report card envelope for your conference time.  We look forward to seeing...
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Elementary Volleyball Tournament

November 20, 2017
  Norman Carter is pleased to host the annual Elementary Volleyball Tournament on Thursday, November 23, from 10:00am to 2:30pm.  Games will be played in the Norman Carter and McLurg gyms.  Many thanks to the McLurg High School staff and students for their gracious support and assistance in running this event!​...
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Term 1 Report Cards (Grades 1-6)

November 20, 2017
  Term 1 Report Cards for all students in Grades 1-6 will be sent home at the end of the day on Tuesday, November 21.  Please look for the Student-Led Conference schedule note inside.  Conferences will take place on Tuesday, November 28 from 3:30 to 8:30pm.​
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Operation Christmas Child

November 15, 2017
Many thanks to everyone who has dropped off packed boxes for this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign.  These boxes will be delivered to the collection point after school on Friday, November 17, so there is still time to bring them in for delivery.​​ ​
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"Wear Red" Day

November 06, 2017
In conjunction with Remembrance Day, we are asking everyone to wear something redon Friday, November 10.  Help show your spirit and support for our veterans as we remember.​
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Annual Remembrance Day Service

November 06, 2017
Norman Carter School will be hosting its annual Remembrance Day Service at 1:00pm on November 10.  Parents and community members are welcome to join us on this solemn occasion as we take time to remember the lives and sacrifices of our veterans.
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Bus Driver Appreciation Day

October 16, 2017
  We celebrate those wonderful individuals who drive our students to and from school each and every day today - our bus drivers!  Thanks for all the dedicated work on getting our most precious resource to school and home again.​
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Accelerated Reader Challenge

October 05, 2017
Starting Tuesday, October 10 and running until the end of the month, Mr. Hargreaves has challenged all students to read more and complete ​the Accelerated Reader comprehension quizzes.  The class with the highest points per student at the end of the month will receive a $50 gift certificate to purchase more...
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Terry Fox Walk 2017

October 02, 2017
​ Congratulations to Norman Carter students, staff and the school community in Wilkie and surrounding area for raising $2732 for this year's Terry Fox Walk!  Our school has participated in this event for the last 18 years, and together, we have raised over $26000 for cancer research!  On behalf of everyone...
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Mom's Pantry forms sent home

September 18, 2017
  Students will be bringing home order forms for the PACT group Mom​'s Pantry fundraiser.  Please watch for the blue forms in backpacks, day planners and book bags.
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Wilkie Cross Country Meet

September 18, 2017
  The Norman Carter Cross Country team will be running at our home meet this Thursday at the Wilkie Golf Course.  Best of luck to our runners and to the McLurg Cross Country team!​
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Cross Country Running

September 13, 2017
  Best of luck to our Cross Country Team at their first meet  of the season in Unity on September 14!  We know you will represent our school very well.​
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New Norman Carter School Families Facebook page

September 01, 2017
  We have started a CLOSE D Norman Carter School Families Facebook page to keep families informed of upcoming events, announcements and post newsletters. If you would like to  join this group, please search Norman Carter School Families on Facebook and request to join this group page. ​​
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Intramural Soccer

September 01, 2017
  Intramural soccer for students in Grades 4-6 will wrap up next week, on October 11 and 12.  Many thanks to all our students who have come out and played with great skill and sportsmanship!​
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Welcome Back!

August 22, 2017
Welcome back to all of our students!  Our first day of classes for students in Grades 1-6 will be on Tuesday, September 5, with classes starting at 8:50.  We are excited to see everyone after a fun and relaxing summer holiday. ​
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Summer Office Hours

June 26, 2017
Our office will be closed from noon on June 30 until Monday, August 21.  Office hours in August will be limited, so please call ahead before stopping by the school, to ensure that someone will be there to meet you.  We will be back to regular office hours on August 28,...
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Summer Travelling Playground

June 13, 2017
The Town of Wilkie will be hosting the annual Travelling Playground again at the end of the summer on August 24.  Students between the ages of 5 and 11 can sign up to attend this activity-filled day either at the Norman Carter School Office or at the Town Office.  ​
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Track and Field - THANK YOU!!

June 05, 2017
Many thanks to all the parents who volunteered, and to the McLurg Grade 10 students who ran events for us at our Track & Field meet.  We couldn't do it without you! ​
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Living Sky School Division Budget planning

May 05, 2017
The Board of Education for the Living Sky School Division is currently working on developing its 2017-18 school year budget.  For more information about this process, and to provide the Board with your thoughts and feedback, please visit the following link:  Living Sky School Division reaches out to school communities for...
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Mom's Pantry order forms due.

April 11, 2017
  The PACT group's spring fundraiser will be wrapping up on Monday, April 24 - the Mom's Pantry order forms are due back in to the school on this date.  Please remember to send all order forms and money so that the final order can be processed.  Thank you to everyone...
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Living Sky School Division releases 2017-18 budget announcement

March 24, 2017
Living Sky School Division will be taking a 4.6% budget reduction for the 2017-18 fiscal year.  Please see the following media release from the Division:  Budget Media Release 03 24 2017.pdf
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Marafun 2017

March 08, 2017
Students in Grades 3-6 are now able to register for the annual Marafun Run in Saskatoon on Sunday, May 28.  Parents need to register their child(ren) at https://raceroster.com/events/2017/11741/2017-marafun-saskatchewanmarathon​ Please follow the instruction in the document below to complete the registration:   marafun_registration_parents.pdf​ Practices start on April 5, from 3:30 to...
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Elementary Curling Bonspiel

March 02, 2017
Norman Carter will be sending three teams to the annual Elementary Curling Bonspiel hosted in Unity on March 10.  Many thanks to our coaches, Mrs. McKenzie and Mrs. Sutherland for all their work with our curlers.  Best of luck Wildcats!  Hurry hard!!!​
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Spring has sprung...

January 30, 2017
Spring time on the prairies - a time for new growth, new leaves and greening grass.  It's also a time for puddles and LOTS of water on playgrounds.  We would like to remind our students to try to avoid the larger puddles as much as possible so that they are not...
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Education Review Announcement

January 30, 2017
Now that the 2017-18 Provincial Budget has been released and information about the K-12 Education Review has started to be released, we are pleased to see that there will be no immediate large-scale amalgamations of school divisions at this point in time.  We are also pleased to see that our elected...
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test announcement

January 11, 2017
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Summer Office Hours

July 18, 2016
​Now that summer is here, staff are on their summer break.  Our Office will be closed from July 1 to August 21.   We will be back to work on August 22, from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday  in preparation for the 2016-2017 school year.  We will be happy to help...
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SchoolConnects Emergency Messaging system

July 18, 2016
​We have sent out our last test emergency message and have confirmed that every family will receive an emergency message if needed by either phone call home, email or text messaging (if subscribed).  This system will be used as a quick and effective communication tool in case of an emergency to...

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Telemiracle Bingo

February 06, 2018
  Students will be participating in the Telemiracle Bingo event on Friday, February 9.  Grades 4-6 students will play from 1:30-2:20pm, and the K-3 students will play from 2:40-3:15pm.​
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HOJA performance

February 06, 2018
  Acapella group HOJA will be performing in the McLurg gym on Thursday, February 8 at 2:00pm.  All students will be attending the performance from 2-3, and will return to the school for dismissal.  Get ready for some great music, all produced with only voice!​
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Kids in the Kitchen

January 29, 2018
  This month's Kids in the Kitchen for students in Grades 4-6 will take place on Wednesday, January 31 from 3:30 to 5:00pm.  Students are reminded to bring their bags, coats and boots to the main entrance before starting to cook.​
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School Oratory Competition

January 29, 2018
  The Annual School Oratory Competition will take place on Thursday, February 1 at 1:00 pm in the school gym.  We are once again excited to have students present their poetry and speeches, and welcome everyone to join us for an afternoon of great public speaking.​​
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Twin Day spirit day

January 15, 2018
  The Norman Carter School SRC is hosting a "Twin Day" spirit day - come dressed like your best friend, and show your school spirit!​​