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Announcements Archive


Grade 4's and 5's 2017-2018 SnowPass

December 12, 2017
Click on the attached link for more information on how to get your 2017-2018 SnowPass. This program provides every fourth and fifth grader in Canada the chance to ski and snowboard at an affordable cost. SnowPass Details

Letter to Parents

October 03, 2017
​Attached please find a letter that is being distributed to parents of Central Okanagan Public School students regarding the recent tragedies in Edmonton and Las Vegas.
Letter to Parents-Guardians.pdf

Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA)

September 25, 2017

The Foundation Skills Assessment is an annual province-wide assessment of all B.C. students' academic skills in grades 4 and 7.  Attached is a letter to parents as well as a brochure issued by the Ministry of Education.
Letter to parents re: FSA
Ministry FSA Parent Brochure

SLE PAC Apple Fundraiser

September 19, 2017
Order forms are do back by Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Apples will be available for pick up at the school on Thursday, October 5th.​ Apple Fundraiser Details / Order Form

Message from Shannon Lake Elementary

August 31, 2017
Dear Parents, I hope everyone had a fantastic summer. We are busy in the school making final adjustments to our school organization and helping the teachers new to Shannon Lake move into their classrooms. Our first school day will be Tuesday, September 5th from 8:30-11:00 am. The first day is for...

Regional French Immersion Public Consultation Meetings

October 06, 2016
​ ​Monday, October 24, 6:00-8:00pm         Mount Boucherie Secondary School - Multi-Purpose Room                                                                  2751 Cameron Road, West Kelowna, BC Links to French Immersion Bundled Options and Resources Springvalley Middle Bundled Option.pdf Dr Knox Middle Bundled Option.pdf
Potential Impact of Options on French Immersion Enrolment.pdf
Redesigning Opportunity for French Immersion...

PAC DFS Canada Fundraiser Campaign

September 30, 2016
Money/Orders due by October 27th - Fundraiser Campaign details​

Water Advisory

September 02, 2016
​Please send students to school with a full water bottle until further notice.  We continue to be under a boil water advisory so students will only have access to bottled water.  Our school will have water stations for students to access should they require additional hydration.​

Welcome to SLE 2016-2017

August 30, 2016
​ August 30, 2016   Dear Shannon Lake families,        Prior to the start of the school year, I wanted to provide an update on the state of our school for this year. We are poised to have an excellent year as we celebrate the opportunity to have a vibrant school...

Letter and documents from the Minister of Education...

May 27, 2016
​...regarding changes to the curricula, graduation program and provincial assessments. Dear Parents and Guardians:   Please find the attached letter and documents from the Minister of Education regarding changes to the curricula, graduation program and provincial assessments.  A similar email has been sent to your school Principal and teachers.  The first...

Kindergarten Orientation - May 30th, 2016 from 9:45 - 10:45am

May 12, 2016
​For kindergarten students for 2016-2017 school year.  If you have not received an email regarding this please contact the school office.

Message from Superintendent of SD 23 - Regarding La Roche

January 25, 2016
Attached you will find a letter regarding the tragic incident that occurred last Friday in the community of La Roche, in northern Saskatchewan. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. MacLeod or Mr. Bruce at the school office.

SD23 & Capital News - Together We Learn Edition

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...

Vehicle / Traffic Concerns...A Message from Mr. MacLeod

January 20, 2016
​ Dear Shannon Lake Learning Community,   Since we have come back from the holidays I have been concerned about the number of people parking their vehicles illegally and making dangerous decisions in the school zone.  Please remember to follow the rules of the road and think before you drive with...

Vehicle/Traffic Concerns...a Message from the Principal

January 19, 2016
​Dear Shannon Lake Learning Community,   Since we have come back from the holidays I have been concerned about the number of people parking their vehicles illegally and making dangerous decisions in the school zone.  Please remember to follow the rules of the road and think before you drive with undue...

Parents as Partners Learning Series - January 26th 6:30 - 7:30pm - RSVP to school office

January 19, 2016
​You're invited to session on Parenting Anxious Children with our School Counsellor Mary MacDonald.  Please RSVP to the school office... Parenting Anxious Children Session - January 26th​

Unclaimed ARTS AND CRAFTS Raffle Basket from Fun Fair

June 10, 2015
If you are the holder of ticket #2858345 please bring your ticket to the office to claim your basket!

PAC Fundraiser

June 09, 2015
June 9th 2:15 - 2:45pm - Tomatoes and herb sales $1.00 per plant. Please make sure to bring a box or container to carry them home in.​

Final PAC Meeting of the year - June 9th 6:30pm

June 09, 2015
We will be wrapping up the year and voting on a number of items most importantly being a new executive. Your attendance is strongly encouraged.​

Reminder PAC Fun Fair - June 5th

June 03, 2015
 Fun Fair Details Sales for Fun Fair wristbands have been extended & will be available for $10 outside the office before and after school Thursday, June 4th and before school Friday, June 5th Afterwards wristbands can be purchased at the fair for $15

Social Media & Internet Safety Presentation at CNB May 27

May 25, 2015
A special speaker from Personal Protection Systems will be at Constable Neil Bruce Middle School on May 27 at 7:00 p.m. to present information to parents on Social Media and Internet Safety.  For more information on this presentation, please visit the personal protection systems website:

SLE PAC Spring Family Photo Fundraiser

April 09, 2015
​April 18th & 19th. Please sign up and pay at the office by Wed. April 15th ($30.00 by cheque or cash). Please make cheques payable to SLE PAC $30.00 for a minimum of 8 photos on a CD. LOCATION: 3131 Harold Rd.  

Childhood Anxiety Parent Information Session - March 9th

February 27, 2015
Hosted by Mary MacDonald, school counsellor. Please RSVP to the school office if you are interested in attending. ​

Early Learning for Families - March 2nd 5:30PM

February 27, 2015
Do you have 3,4,5 year olds who will be attending kindergarten at SLE in the fall? You and your child(ren) are invited to come to the school for ELFF night. ​

Anti-Bullying / Pink Shirt Day - Wed. Feb 25th

February 24, 2015
Remember to wear a pink shirt on Wednesday!​

T-Shirt Sales

January 22, 2015
Green Shannon Lake T-shirts are now available to order.  Order forms can be picked up at the school office.  T-shirt sizes are Youth Small - Adult Extra Large.  Samples of sizes are available at the office.  Last day to order is February 13.​

Your're Invited to Family Literacy Day Presentation Jan 27th (RSVP please)...

January 21, 2015
Literacy Learning - Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home Presentation Tuesday, January 27th 1:00 - 1:45pm. Please RSVP to the office if you are planning on attending. Family Literacy Day Presentation Poster.pdf

Proposed 2015-2016 School Calendar

January 21, 2015
You are invited to provide input about the School District #23's proposed 2015-2016 School Calendar by Friday, Feb 13th.  See attached file for more information.​

Spirit Week - Dec. 9 - 11th (Tues - Thurs)

December 05, 2014
TUE.-Crazy Hat Day/WED.-Jersey Day/THURS.-Ugly Sweater Day. ​

You can still order school portraits at

December 05, 2014
Online orders will be shipped home when there is a shipping fee applied to the order and will ship to school if there is no shipping fee applied.​

December PAC Meeting Dec 2 at 6:30pm

November 27, 2014
Please join us in the library. Childcare is provided.​

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - Nov 4 - 6th, 2014

October 30, 2014
We are still looking for volunteers to help with book fair.  ​

PAC HALLOWEEN DANCE - Oct 29th from 5 - 7pm

October 22, 2014
For those families who would like to pre-order a full pizza for the dance we will be selling pizzas (8 slices) through the hot lunch system. It is always busy at the dance so hopefully this makes it a bit faster for people waiting to get food this year. Pizza by...


October 17, 2014
The Central Okanagan School District's Family Life team will be hosting a parent night on the evening of Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:00 pm in Room 2 at Hollywood Road Education Services (1040 Hollywood Road). This will be an opportunity for parents to learn about the program and also be...

PAC Fun Lunch - October 9th - Pizza sold by the slice

October 08, 2014
On Thursday, Oct. 9th remember to bring a toonie if you would like to purchase a slice of pizza for lunch.​ We will be taking orders that morning in each class. Kids will have the choice of either cheese or pepperoni

Library Books are due back by Fri., June 13th

June 06, 2014
Please check your house for missing or overdue library a backpack, under the couch or never know where you might find a lost book!​

Wood Tick Season is here...

May 02, 2014
Parents are encouraged to check their children regularly for ticks at this time of year. Wood Tick Information


April 29, 2014
Mark your calendars for our annual Fun Fair on May 23rd 4:30 - 7:00pm. Wristband presales on now (before and after school). Volunteers needed. FunFair Information ​

"Me to We" "Soles4Souls"

April 10, 2014
We are starting our Donation Drive at SLE. To find out more click on link Soles4Souls Donation Drive Information

"Month of Love"

April 10, 2014
For month of April SLE will be celebrating the Month of Love​ . To find out more, please click on link. Month of Love Iniative

Enjoy Spring Break!

March 12, 2014
March 17 - 28th See you back at SLE on March 31st.​

Family Movie Night

February 28, 2014
Come see the adventurous movie EPIC put on by our SLE PAC. March 7th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Family Movie Night - March 7, 2014.pdf

Science Fair 2014

February 27, 2014
Family and friends are welcome to come to the Science Fair on Wed. March 12th between 6:00 & 7:30 pm​   Science Fair 2014.docx    

Young Lungs at Work - Idle Free Zone

February 07, 2014
A reminder to our community that Shannon Lake Elementary is an Idle Free Zone. Please turn off your engine while you wait for your child.  

Proposed Calendar 2014-15 School Year

January 30, 2014
We are inviting parents to review the proposed calendar and provide input by Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Proposed School Calendar Information 2014-2015 School Year.pdf

ELFF - January 29 (5 - 7 pm)

January 08, 2014
ELFF (Early Learning for Families) is a program for parents of 3 - 5 year olds designed to improve their success in literacy.      ​ ELFF.pdf  

Board of Education Priorities for Student Registration

December 20, 2013
This letter is to inform you of important information, some changes in process, & dates coming up relative to school registration for 2014/2015.​ Parent Letter Shannon Lake Elementary - Registration Information.pdf

Cooler weather means head lice at school

November 26, 2013
Please check your child regularly. ​If you are unsure how to check or what to look for, please call Mrs. Privett. With your permission we are happy to check your child privately at school for you. No child should be at school with lice, but all are welcome here once they've...

Movie Night "Polar Express" - Nov 22nd

November 22, 2013
Please join us from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for our movie night. Movie Night Flyer - Polar Express.pdf

Christmas Concert Dates/Times

November 22, 2013
DEC 16 - Kindergarten Concert 5:30pm... DEC 16 -Grade 1 Concert 7:00pm... DEC 17 -Grades 2 & 3 Concert  6:00pm... DEC 19 -Grade 4,5 & 6 Concert 6:00pm​

Westside Elementary School Catchment Area Map

November 19, 2013
Attached is a map of the Westside elementary school catchment areas for the 2014/2015 school year. Catchment Area Map.pdf

Lunchtime Utensils

November 07, 2013
Reminder to pack a fork or spoon in your child's lunch if needed. ​Unfortunately, utensils are not supplied by the school.

Scholastic Book Fair

November 06, 2013
Book Fair Viewing & Sale is coming to SLE Nov. 18-21/13 Volunteers needed​ Book Fair Information

Halloween Dance

October 22, 2013
Oct 30th 6:00 - 8:00 pm (Doors open at 5:45pm)   PAC Events - Halloween Dance

December Hot Lunch

October 18, 2013
Reminder to order December's Hot Lunch online from Nov.10 - 20th. Payment for Dec. orders is due by Nov. 29th. Hot Lunch Ordering

School Bus Transportation for 2013-2014

September 18, 2013
For information regarding ridership for the 2013-2014 school year please click on attached document. School Bus Transportation for 2013-2014 Year.pdf

Terry Fox Run - "Toonies for Terry"

September 16, 2013
You are invited to contribute to the can in the office (until Sept 26th) if you wish to make a donation to support cancer research.​

WIN a Chance for Refund of Student Fees

August 28, 2013
Pay your "Fees" online by Sept. 30 to be entered into a draw to receive a FULL REFUND.​ Fees cover supplies for year. School Online Payments

Summer Registration for New Students

June 26, 2013
The Summer registration period for new students to SLE in Sept 2013 will be from Aug. 27 - 29, 2013. Registration details

Fun Fair a Huge Success!

June 18, 2013
Thank you to everyone who gave up their time to help us out at the Fun Fair! We still have one gift basket that has not been claimed. Ticket #306238 (Home Decor Basket) - please call the school to claim your prize. ​

Are you missing articles of clothing?

June 12, 2013
The Lost and Found items have been set up on display in the rotunda at the bottom of the stairs. Lost and Found information

Its Wood Tick season...

June 07, 2013
For more information about wood ticks, how to avoid them and how to safely remove them, please go to Interior Health Link at: Interior Health - Information on Wood Ticks

Bus Transportation 2013-2014

May 28, 2013
The Transportation Department is finalizing the lists of eligible riders for school bus transportation in September 2013. School Bus Transportation for 2013-2014.pdf

Unclaimed Gift Basket from Fun Fair Raffle!!

May 27, 2013
Winning number is 306238. Please contact SLE by Fri., June 7 to claim your basket (you will need to have your ticket to claim). Unclaimed baskets are: Welcome Baby Basket, Home Decor Basket, and Boys Basket. ​

April Hot Lunch Orders

February 25, 2013
 April online ordering is available Mar.4-26th (to accommodate Spring Break).  Payment for April orders is due Mar. 29th. Order Hot Lunch

2013-2014 Kindergarten & Gr 1-6 Initial School Registration

January 21, 2013
Registration for next year begins on Monday February 4th and closes Thursday, March 7, 2013.  For details click on REGISTRATION INFORMATION​

Please complete "Bring Your Own Device Readiness SD23 Survey"

January 09, 2013
regarding a long term plan for use of personal electronic devices for teaching/learning in our schools. Closes Wed Jan 16th (midnight). Survey link

Proposed School Calendar 2013-2014

January 07, 2013
You are invited to provide your input about this proposal by Friday, January 18, 2013​ Proposed School Calendar 2013-2014.pdf

Reminder PAC Meeting Wed. Feb. 6th

January 07, 2013
6:30 pm in the library.  Childcare is available.​

Early Learning For Families (ELFF)

December 17, 2012
Jan. 23/13 from 5 - 7pm.  Program for parents of 3-5 yr old children. To register call the school office Click for more information

SLE Library - Double the Books Weeks - Dec 10 - 21st, 2012

December 10, 2012
Students in Grades 1 - 6 who do not have overdue books are able to take out up to 4 books over the holidays. ​