June 28, 2017
Attached is the coloring page for you child to complete as well as all the contest details and information.
June 27, 2017
Good for one free youth admission with the purchase of one adult.
June 27, 2017
UBC Engineering & Science for Kids is offering four different programs throughout the summer for Gr 1 - 8.
June 09, 2017
See attached for details
May 08, 2017
This letter is to make you aware of a recent series airing on Netflix that students are talking about and watching.
April 28, 2017
**deadline to order food has been extended until Sunday, May 21st @ 9pm ** See attached for all the event details - food, games, volunteering and much more.
April 21, 2017
RMS has asked us to pass along the attached invitation for our grade 5 students and their parents. RMS is hosting an information meeting on Monday, April 24th at RMS from 6:30 - 7:30pm. See attached handouts.
April 12, 2017
In the spirit of Earth day on Saturday, April 22nd the Ellison Library is running their 6th annual Recycle-Reread event on Friday, April 21st. See attached for all the details and Parent volunteer sign up.
April 06, 2017
attached please find a brochure and registration form for summer soccer camps with Royal Soccer Club.
April 03, 2017
On Wednesday, May 10th Lifetouch will be at the school do do class photos and our school panorama.
March 17, 2017
2017 SHOE DRIVE
April 1 – 30 Our school is partnering with Shoe Bank Canada this April to help provide shoes for free in Kelowna, across Canada and abroad. Root through your closets and pick out gently used footwear you want to donate (especially winter shoes/boots). Next time you come by, bring...
March 14, 2017
See attached for details.
February 27, 2017
The PAC is selling $25 gift cards for the Greenery Garden Center. For every $25 sold The Greenery will give back $5 to the PAC. All monies raised is going towards the Grade 5 Year End Fieldtrip to Gardom Lake. Deadline to order is Monday, March 6th. See attached order form....
December 16, 2016
District Wide Calendar
December 13, 2016
Parent Toddler Playtime Tuesday afternoons from 12:00 - 2:00pm starting Tuesday January 3rd, 2017.
November 08, 2016
The RCMP "Street Proofing" Safety Tips are as follows: "Street Proofing" Safety Tips Incidents of child abduction are rare; however, it is important to reinforce basic safety principles with your children in order to educate and prepare them should they be approached. Here are some safety tips to discuss...
November 04, 2016
Our school is extremely fortunate to have local artist and Grandmother to students at Ellison Elementary, Ede Axelson work with each class and help our students create their own piece of orginal Christmas Art. See attached order form for all the details. As well, attached are samples of artwork from last year. ...
November 01, 2016
Purchase your Christmas Chocolates and help raise funds for Ellison Elementary students. Please see attached for more information and how to place your order.
November 01, 2016
In conjunction with Chapters our PAC is organizing a fundraiser for our school on Wednesday, November 16th from 6:00 - 9:00pm at Chapters at Orchard Park Mall. Start your Christmas shopping early and help to raise $$ for the purchase of IPads for our students. See attached notice for all the details.
September 21, 2016
Please see attached for more details
September 20, 2016
Place your orders starting September 20 til end of day Wednesday October 5th. See attached for details.
September 14, 2016
Labels for the Stuff Kids Lose !! See attached for details.
September 14, 2016
Raise funds, eat locally and organically, and support local farmers. See attached for details.
June 17, 2016
see attached notice for all the details.
April 22, 2016
A case of Impetigo and several cases of Pink Eye have been reported to the office. Both are highly contagious and require antibiotic treatment. Please see the attached notice that went home to our Kindergarten class.
April 04, 2016
Welcome to Rutland Middle School. Where everybody is a Somebody.
March 07, 2016
Tuesday, April 19th at 6:30 pm at Rutland Middle School
February 24, 2016
Attached please find an amended proposed 2016-2017 school calendar . The letter outlines a proposed school calendar and asks for parent input by Friday, March 4th. The resulting input will be forwarded to the Board of Education of consideration in the decision of establishing the 2016/2017 school year on Wednesday,...
February 24, 2016
more details to follow
February 10, 2016
PLEASE sign up for the Big White After School Program by
February 14, 2016. The program Start dates for the next 3 sessions are Tuesday, February 23,
Wednesday, February 24, and Thursday, February 25. (1 day per week for three weeks!) Complete 3-week package
for $179.00, includes transportation, meals, lift passes,...
February 04, 2016
Help support our Grade 5's who are going to Gardom Lake in May for their year end field trip. Popcorn will be sold on the following Thursdays - April 7th and April 21st.
February 01, 2016
If you are a parent of a 3 or 4 year old child who will be attendng Ellison Elementary School in the future, please join us for "Early Learning for Families" on Tuesday, April 5th from 5:00 - 6:30 pm.
January 29, 2016
Mark your calendar. Our annual talent show is on Thursday March 10th. The excitement has already begun! All children are invited to audition to be a part of the show and will need to sign up for an audition between Feb 5 and Feb 12th. The audition schedule will be posted on February...
January 28, 2016
The next Ellison Elementary PAC meeting is Monday February 1st 6:30 - 8:00pm in the Library. Childcare is provided N/C. We will be asking for your input on $$ allocations. Don't miss having your say.
January 20, 2016
A big thank you to the members of the SD23 Newspaper in Education and the Public Education Awareness Committees and our friends at the Capital News for creating an amazing edition of Together We Learn . Download a digital version here
to read about all of the incredible examples of teaching and learning taking place across...
January 20, 2016
We will be celebrating Family Literacy Day on Thursday, January 28th by donning our pj's and hosting our fifth annual Recycle-Reread event.
January 14, 2016
This week we want to encourage kids and their families to get outside, play together, be creative, re-connect with neighbours, and become more aware of the endless opportunities for screen-free fun around the Central Okanagan.
January 12, 2016
Online Application for Student Enrollment (2016/2017 school year) opens on February 1, 2016 at
7:00 am. See attachment for instructions. Go to www.sd23.bc.ca
for information and online application.
January 05, 2016
Please see the document below to provide input on the school and School District calendar for the 2016-17 school year.
October 15, 2015
Decorate a real pumpkin or a paper pumpkin to look like your favourite book character and enter your name to win our prize draw!! See the attached poster for some ideas.
September 27, 2015
Please see the attached instructions for using the online appointment booking website. Parent Instructions.docx
September 04, 2015
Our school year starts this Tuesday September 8th. Tuesday
September 8th, will be an early dismissal day with dismissal at
11:10am. (This will be our regular lunch hour start time with lunch
being from 11:10 to 12:08, this year.)
May 01, 2015
We are excited to announce that preschool and before-and-after-school care programs will be offered at Ellison - read the attached issue of "What's Happening" for more details. Whats happening MAY 2015.pdf
April 23, 2014
There has been an accumulation of items in our Lost and Found. Next week, these items will be donated to a local thrift store. You are welcome to come by the school and go through the collection to see if anything belongs to your child before we donate it on Friday,...
March 06, 2014
Ellison Elementary is proud to be an official drop location for gently-used shoes for the Soles4Souls initiative! Through the month of April we will have drop boxes in our main foyer. Please band or tie your donated pairs together. For more detailed information, click on the link: Soles4Souls 2014.pdf
January 22, 2014
Central Okanagan School District
SD No. 23 | Together We Learn
ON-LINE APPLICATION for STUDENT REGISTRATION
2014-2015 School Year
(for Kindergarten, new students, and Schools of Choice for K – 12)
Opens on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
Closes on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
January 07, 2014
Informational meetings regarding the French Immersion Program will be held on these evenings for anyone wishing to find out more:
Monday, January 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Peter Greer Elementary, 10300 Sherman Road, Lake Country (250) 766-2104
Tuesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Hollywood Road Education Centre, Room 2, 1040...
November 27, 2013
Ellison Peacekeepers will be collecting non-perishable food items, unwrapped toys, and money for the food bank from December 9 - 19. Each class will have their own donation box.