Optimist Festival Band News

The Optimist Festival is around the corner and this is a big event for our band students. They will be performing at the Conexus Arts Centre in March. Parents are welcome to attend if they are able. Notes have gone home with stuents with more details. The following times are important:

Monday March 17 - Regular Band Rehearsal at the regular time

Wednesday March 19 - Grade 6 students perform. Parents need to drop off students at Conexus Centre by 8:00 a.m. Performance is at 9:00 a.m. Students will be bussed back to school by lunch.

Thursday March 20 - Grade 7 students to perform at 9:12 a.m. Parents need to drop off students at Conexus Centre by 8:00 a.m. Students will be bused back to school b efore lunch.

Friday March 21 - Grade 8 students to perform at 10:36 a.m. Buses will pick up students at their home schools at 9:00 a.m. They need to bring a lunch and will be bused back to school at approximately 1:00 p.m. Jazz Band students will remain at the Centre for their performance at 3:00 p.m.

Friday March 21 - Jazz Band will be performing at 3:00 p.m. Buses will pick up students at their home schools at 1:00 p.m. Parents will be responsible for picking up their children at 5:00 p.m. when we are done.

Parent chaperones are needed to help supervise students for this event. If you are able to help us out please email Mrs. Brander at beverly.brander@rbe.sk.ca.

Good luck Band Students on your performances!

Spring concert is Thursday May 22nd at 7:00 p.m. at Sheldon Collegiate.

Bev Brander, Sheldon Area Elementary Bands

Literacy Activities to Celebrate Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day is on Monday January 27. Sit down with your children and read together. Tumblebooks is an online collection of read-along books. The collection features picture books, early readers, chapter books, middle school readers, YA/teen novels, children's classics and Shakespeare plays. Tumblebooks: username: rbe, password: books.

Tuesday January 28 - students will be Creating a Bookmark. Students are asked to introduce this to their families and then create a Bookmark of a book that they read that evening. Prizes will be awarded.

 Wednesday January 29 - Book Exchange. Students are asked to bring any used books to school. The students will then be allowed to choose a book.

 Thursday January 30 - Stop, Drop and Read for 10 minutes. All students at Davin will be stopping to read from 10:20 am to 10:30 am.

From January 27 to February 26, students will be introduced to the Willow books. Shining Willow books ar for K - Gr. 3 students (all these books will be read to the classes). Diamone Willow book are for Gr. 4 - 6 students and Snow Willow books are for students in Gr. 7 - 9. Students are then able to vote on their favourite book by Feb. 26.



Girls' Basketball Game Cancelled

The girl's basketball game that was scheduled for Wednesday January 22 vs McVeety has been cancelled.No date is yet available for this rescheduled game.

Basketball Practices for the week of January 20 - 24

Coach Ross has had to make a change to the boys' basketball practice for Wednesday. This practice is cancelled and moved to Friday at lunch time. The team is reminded to bring their lunch to school on practice days.

Basketball Practices for the week of January 20 - 24

The boys' basketball team will be practicing this week on Monday and Wednesday during the lunch hour.

The girls' basketball team will be practicing this week on Tuesday and Thursday during the lunch hour. Please make sure that if your child is on the basketball team that they bring their lunch to school on practice days.

Basketball games begin this week. The boys' team will be hosting Massey on Tuesday January 21 after school.

The girls' team will be hosting McVeety on Wednesday January 22 after school. We look forward to these home games and the start of regular league play.

Good luck to our Davin Dragon's!

Basketball Practices for the week of January 13 - 17

Boys' basketball practices will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of this week.

The girls' team will be practicing on Tuesday and Thursday of this week.

All practices occur during the lunch hour. Students must remember to bring their lunch when it is their time to practice.

Annual Meeting

The Board of Education of the

Regina School Division No. 4 of Saskatchewan


Annual Meeting

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Campus Regina Public - Cochrane Campus

1069E 14th Avenue

Regina, SK


Regina Public Schools

(306) 523-3000  www.rbe.sk.ca

Christmas Holidays


Students will be dismissed on Friday December 20 at 2:30 pm.

School will resume on Monday January 6th at 8:53 am.

We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. All the best in 2014!

Christmas Time Information

Santa Store

This year the Davin School Student Activity Council (SAC) will be suppporting Wascana Community School in hosting its Santa Store. The Santa Store provides students from Kindergarten to Grade 8, with an opportunity to give family members a gift on Christmas Day. In support, the SAC will be collecting new or gently used items (ie - books, toys, small household items, ect). Items especially needed are for dads. These items will then be given by Wascana students as gifts for their siblings, parents and grandparents. If you have any items you are willing to donate, please send it to Davin School by Friday December 6th. Let's help the students of Wascana Community School experience the joy of giving.


"Cookin' Up Christmas"

Our Christmas program will be held on Monday December 9th with the afternoon performance at 1:30 pm and the evening performance at 6:30 pm.

Parents/guardians and grandparents are invited to attend either performance. Both performances will be held at the Performing Arts Centre located at 1077 Angus St.


Silent Auction at the Christmas Concert!

The Davin School Community Council (DSCC) will be holding a silent auction at this year's Christmas concert to benefit Davin School. Please be sure to arrive early to get a change to bid on some amazing items that have been donated by area businesses. Get something for yourself or a gift for someone else as there are plenty of wonderful things to choose from!


3-Way Conferences at Davin School

Three-way conferences will be occuring on Thursday November 28th beginning at 4:00 pm. They will also be held on Friday November 29th during the morning. There will be no school for students on Friday. Please have your child accompany you to confernces as they are an integral part of the conference and are able to share information with you. We look forward to seeing on Thursday evening or Friday morning.

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