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School News ~ January 6, 2023

Friday, January 6, 2023

ÍY SȻÁĆEL Sidney Families,

We wish all of our families a Happy New Year as we settle back into our school routines after the break. This month, our school is focusing on the virtue of courage. We see students practicing this virtue often in our school! Students show courage in many ways, including trying something new, making an announcement at school, reading a new book and trying hard things every day. We are so proud of our students at Sidney Elementary. Ask your child how they show the virtue of courage!

Hot Lunch Reminder

The last day to order Hot Lunch for Friday, January 20th is Tuesday, January 10th. Ordering will be open until midnight on that day. PAC is unable to accept late orders as orders need to be submitted to the vendors in advance. Please see ordering information below.

Link to Munch a Lunch order website

If you have any questions, please email Kristin Mackenzie at:

Read Around the School

A reminder to families that we will be hosting Read Around the School on Friday January 27th from 8:45 - 9:10 am. Please come and join us in this school wide event where we read with each other and enjoy books together. Please come to your child’s classroom right after our morning announcements if you are able to attend.

Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2023

All children born in 2018 are eligible to register for Kindergarten.

  • January 24 3:30-5:30pm
  • January 25 12:30-2:30pm
  • January 26 7:30-9:30am

To register at Sidney Elementary School please bring:

  • Completed Registration Form
  • Original supporting documentation
  • Copies of documentation if possible

A full list of acceptable documents can be found on the Registration page.

Link to Kindergarten Slideshow

Photo Retake Order Deadline – January 20th

10,765 Due Stock Vector Illustration and Royalty Free Due ClipartLifetouch Photos has extended the order deadline for ordering your re-take photos. Please have orders returned to the school no later than January 20th, 2023.


January 7/8

PAC Tree Chipping Fundraiser in Sidney School Parking Lot

   Fir tree January 7 ~ 1 – 3 pm tree drop off by donation

   Fir tree January 8 ~ 8 - 9 am live chipping

January 10

Last day to order Hot Lunch through Munch a Lunch for January 20

January 10

PAC Meeting; 6:30 pm in the Learning Commons

January 14

PAC Bottle Drive; 9 am – 1 pm in the Sidney School Parking Lot

January 20

PAC Hot Lunch; 11:14 am – 12:14 pm

January 20

Last day to return photo retake orders

January 24

Kindergarten Registration takes place at the school; 3:30 – 5:30 pm

January 25

Kindergarten Registration takes place at the school; 12:30 – 2:30 pm

January 26

Kindergarten Registration takes place at the school; 7:30 – 9:30 am

January 27

Read Around the School; 8:45 – 9:10 am

Thank you!

Jennifer Batallas & Andreas Clesle

Principal & Vice Principal