No School for Students on March 5 and 6, 2015

Thursday March 5th is a Professional Development day for Staff and Friday March 6th is Teachers' Convention. This means that staff will be working but there is no school for students. You don't have to be young to continue to learn. Learning is important no matter what your age.


Students are to return to school on Monday March 9th at 8:53 am.

Staff Appreciation Week February 9 - 13

Staff Appreciation Week will be held during the week of February 9 - 13

Our staff works very hard and often goes above and beyond at creating a wonderful learning environment for your children. Our staff includes: teachers, educational assistants, our school secretary, our caretakers, consultants, school psychologist and school counsellor. Taking the time to say "thank you" to any or all of these hard working people at Davin would be greatly apprecaited. Treats in the staff room, gift cards, massages, pampering, lunch, are all wonderful ways to say "THANK YOU".

No School for Students on January 30

Friday January 30 is a staff professional development day. This means there is no school for our students.

School resumes at 8:53 on Monday February 2nd.

Family Literacy Day at Davin

Tuesday January 27, 2015 is Family Literacy Day. All across Canada, families are being encouraged to celebrate by taking part in activities to promote literacy.

Davin School is promoting Family Literacy Day by having a Literacy Bingo Contest. Bingo cards will be provided to students on Monday January 26th.Over the next week, mark X's in the boes of the activities you and your parent/guardian complete together. Mark off at least 5 activities in any row (across, down or diagonally). Have your parent sign the contest card and return the card to the ballot box in the library by Monday February 2, 2015. A $25.00 Scholastic gift card will be given away to one lucky Davin family! Good luck to everyone!


Ugly Sweater Day

Friday January 9th has been designated as Ugly Sweater Day at Davin! With a week of very cold weather, we have decided to have a bit of fun on Friday. If students would like to participate, we ask that they come to school wearing an ugly sweater.

We look forward to seeing the variety of ugly sweaters from students at all grade levels. Staff are also invited to dress up in their ugly sweater and have a bit of fun to end a very cold week!

Regina Public Schools Annual Meeting

School Division No. 4 of Saskatchewan

invites the public to attend its


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

7:00 p.m.

Seven Stones Community School

1101 Princess Street


There will be an opportunity for parents and

members of the public to tour

Seven Stones Community School at 6:30 pm

prior to the AGM.


Copies of the 2013-14 Annual Report and the

2013-14 Audited Financial Statements can be viewed at,

where more information about

Regina Public Schools is also available.

Welcome Back to School!

Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a joyous Christmas and a wonderful holiday!

School begins on Monday January 5th at 8:53 am. We are looking forward to seeing all our students at school on time to start the new year in a positive way!

We wish all our Davin families the best for 2015!

Davin's Christmas Concert

The Littlest Christmas Tree

Join us on Thursday December 18 for our Christmas program "The Littlest Christmas Tree". Our concert will be held at Sheldon Williams High School (2601 Coronation St.). The afternoon performance will be held at 1:30 pm and the evening performance will be held at 6:30 pm. Students are expected to arrive at 6:15 pm and go to the classroom assigned to their class.


Silent Auction at the Christmas Concert!

The Davin School Community Council is having a silent auction at this year's Christmas concert to benefit Davin School. Make sure you arrive early so you can bid on silent auction items. The auction will be open prior to the evening concert and winning bidders will be announced at the end of the  concert .

Please see the December newsletter for a list of auction items that will be available.

3-Way Conferences at Davin

Davin School will be holding its 3-way conferences for students in  Kindergarten  - grade 8 on Friday November 28. This means that there is no school for students. We ask that parents do attend these conferences with their child to hear what learning has been occuring during the past few months of school.

Some Kindergarten families will have their conferences on Thursday November 27. Please check the conference invitation sent home with your child's progress report.

We look forward to see you at 3-way conferences!

Pearson Saskatchewan Portal

Regina Public Schools would like to announce the purchase

of e-text resources available through Pearson Saskatchewan Portal

as a support for Grades 4-9 students.  E-Text resources are

easy-to-use and available anytime and anywhere internet access is

available whether using a MAC or PC or other device providing the

appropriate Pearson e-test app has been downloaded (ipad and Android).

E-Text resources for Grades 4-9 students include:

- Literacy in Action Grades 7-8

- Mathematiques WNCP/Math Makes Sense Grades 4-9

- Pearson Science Grades 4-9

- Sask Social Studies Grades 4-7

In support of accessing Pearson Saskatchewan Portal resources,

each student in Grades 4-9 will be provided with a username

and password in early October and will receive instruction

regarding where and how to login and access e-text resources available.

Once this occurs, and in support of learning at home,

parents/guardians of students in Grades 4-9 are asked to

record student username and password at home to enable home access.




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