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BBQ & Fun Fair and Raffle Baskets

Our annual Community BBQ and Fun Fair is coming next week!! June 8, 4:30-7:30 p.m. rain or shine. 

BBQ DinnersPlease remember to submit your pre-orders for the BBQ by Monday, June 5th, 2017 to make sure you have dinner waiting. We will have limited meals available for sale on the day so best to pre-order and not be disappointed.  

Our School Council has asked us to help support raising funds for our own school as well by creating ‘class raffle baskets’. These baskets should include objects donated by our students or other places that you know that support schools. These baskets may include objects/equipment pertaining to sports, music, arts and crafts, games, movies or a basket of miscellaneous objects that your children and family would enjoy. Please consider donating items to help fill these baskets to support our school.  

Whatever your child's class collects will be wrapped up into a basket of ‘goodies’ and raffled off at our Community BBQ and Fun Fair on June 8th. We hope that the funds generated will help us pay for many school resources and upgrades. We thank all parents/guardians for helping us with this initiative and participating in both the donations and the raffle. Thanks for your help! See the pictures for some ideas for raffle basket items! 


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