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Calendar:

The School Calendar is available for you to subscribe to in your own calendar software on your home or work computer.

Using the iCal format (.ics) link below you can have the calendar software update your computer automatically with any new events or information added by the PAC.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/pac.hawthorne%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics

How to add calendar subscriptions to your iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap on Add Account… under the Mail section.Launch the Settings app, tap on the Mail, contacts, calendars button, and then tap on the Add account button.
  4. Tap on Other.
  5. Tap on Add Subscribed Calendar under the Other section.
  6. Enter or copy in the server location of the calendar:  https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/pac.hawthorne%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics
    Tap on the Other button, tap on the Add Subscribed Calendar button, and then enter the server location.
  7. Enter any username, password, or SSL info you need to. Most times you don’t have to with public subscriptions.
  8. Tap the Next button.
  9. Tap the Save button.
    Enter any username, password, or SSL info you need to, then tap the Next button, and then tap the Save button.

That’s it, the subscribed Calendar will now show up in the Calendar app.

Google/Android Phone

In the calendar section of your GMail/Google Apps account there is a list on the left of calendars available to view.
At the bottom right of that list is the word “Add
If you click this word and select “Add by URL” you can cut and paste the link. https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/pac.hawthorne%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics
Ignore the checkbox about making it publicly available.
If you are using an Android phone this calendar will then sync to your Android phone, providing the account you add the calendar to is the account that you sync to your Android phone.

Hot Lunch

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Follow the link below to sign up your kids. You can order and pay via credit card online with Paypal or bring cheque/cash to the office. We will have a box you can put your payments in.  You can pay for 4 months at once or monthly.  Munchalunch link to order is: www.munchalunch.com/schools/hawthorne

 Feel free to email Jennifer Ranu at jbranu@telus.net or Munchalunch has easy online help as well.

Thanks,
Jennifer and Chris
Your Hot Lunch Coordinators

New Curriculum

This video is roughly 30 min long. It is a presentation by Diane Graves, District Vice Principal, Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, and Neil Stephenson, Director of Learning Services. They are doing a quick overview of the new curriculum.

“Buddy Tables” September/October 2016

The tables have already been installed. We have one in primary and one in intermediate. Some grade 7’s along with Kim Barnes and Leanne Pryce painted the tables in bright colours.

The purpose of our new brightly painted tables at Hawthorne was revealed to students at the October assembly.  What is a Buddy Table?  The buddy table is a simple idea to eliminate loneliness and foster friendship on the playground.  Let’s spread the message of inclusion and kindness!

The tables have already been installed. We have one in primary and one in intermediate. Some grade 7’s along with Kim Barnes and Leanne Pryce painted the tables in bright colours.

If you’d like to learn more about a buddy bench,  click the picture below to read a Huffington Post article…

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or watch this TedX talk …

or watch this…