Free Parent Helper Ski Session!

Free Parent Helper Ski Session!

Who? Parents, guardians, grandparents, CEAs, Teachers… any adult who anticipates joining a group of kids on the cross country trails but would like the opportunity to become more familiar with cross country skiing and a few of the beginner trails at Larch Hills.

What is this? Community volunteers will lead a ski session so that adults who would like to support a cross-country skiing field trip can feel more comfortable doing this.

When and where? December 15, 9:30-noon (December 22 is a back-up date if there is not enough snow on Dec. 15).  Meet at the Larch Hills Chalet.

What do I need to bring?  Wear layers of warm clothing (including tuque and mitts) that can be removed as needed.  Coffee and cookies provided, please bring a mug.  XC rental equipment and boots will be provided FREE from Skookum Ski and Cycle.

How do I sign up for this fantastic community opportunityPlease email Mr. Cumming at , with your height and shoe size (please indicate if this is a Men’s or Women’s size) and email/phone number (so that we can contact you if the session is postponed).

Deadline: December 3rd.

Thank you!

Megan Weir


Early dismissal on November 20 for Conferences

Students will be dismissed at 11:20 am on November 20. Buses will depart Ranchero at 11:30 am and run 2 and a half hours early.

Thank you to all families who have signed up for a conference time through Parent Connect. If you need help booking a time please call or email Kathy at the school. It is OK to leave a message on the school answering machine and Kathy will return your call.

A reminder that students attend the conference with their parent /guardian.

Our next PAC meeting is on Thursday, November 22 at 6:30 pm in the school Library. All parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to attend.

Ranchero Remembrance Day Ceremony

Our Remembrance Day Ceremony is this Friday, November 9 at 10:45 am. If your child is part of Scouts, Brownies or Cadets and would like to be part of the Colour Guard please have them see me at the school or send me an email.

All parents and guardians are invited to attend. We are requesting students and guests dress semi-formal to school on this day.

There is no school on Monday, November 12 as Remembrance Day is observed. Tuesday, November 13 is a Professional Development Day. School will resume on Wednesday, November 14.