Ecole Central Beauty & The Beast Musical Update – March 1st, 2020

This year’s musical, Disney’s Beauty & The Beast, is right around the corner.

Our shows are Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 and Thursday, March 12th, 2020.  Below please find the times that students need to be present at the North Peace Cultural Centre:

Matinée Performances –  for SD60 Schools:

8:00am – Cast Members – (@ the Cultural Centre)

8:50am – Classes Meet @ School as usual

Evening Performances – for parents:

5:00pm – Cast Members – (@ the Cultural Centre)

6:00pm – Mme Phoebe, M. Gilbert, Mme Nouha, Mme Isabella, Mme Noémie, Mme Annie, M. Samuel – (@ the Cultural Centre)

6:30pm – Mme Janelle, M. Charles, Mme Brittany, Mme Stephanie, Mme Emily, Mme Lynn- (@ the Cultural Centre)

Tickets can be purchased online or in person at the cultural centre

Tickets are on sale now at the Cultural Center ($12 adult/senior, $8 for children 12 and under). Tickets can be purchased online or in person at the cultural center. You can purchase tickets at


Costumes are coming together nicely. If you haven’t yet can you please send them in or let us know if you are in need of anything.

Silent Auction:

At this time we are still asking for your help with the silent auction. If you know of a business that may be interested in donating or would like to donate an item for the silent auction yourself can you please call Ecole Central Elementary School, at (250) 785-4511 or drop by the main office. Each donated item will be featured in one of our silent auctions on March 11th or 12th with a mention of each donor. We are also looking for a volunteer for each evening show to look after the silent auction table while the performance is occurring. If you are able to volunteer on an evening that you are not watching the show could you please contact us at the office.

Room Assignments: We have also included a map of where each room is located at the cultural center

Can’t wait to see you there!

Upcoming Dates in March 2020:

Here are a few dates to remember for March 2020:

5th – PAC Meeting – 6pm

6th – SD60 Band Indistrict recruiting tour – 11am

9th – Report Cards Go Home

9th – Beauty & The Beast Main Cast – all day

10th – Beauty & The Beast Dress Rehearsal – all classes, all day

11th – Beauty & The Beast Performances – AM School Show, Evening Show

11th – Early Dismissal @ 1:50pm

12th – Beauty & The Beast Performances – AM School Show, Evening Show

12th – Early Dismissal @ 1:50pm

13th – Student/Teacher Basketball Game @ 1:30pm

13th – Last Day before Spring Break

2020 Student Learning Surveys – Parent Surveys:

Tell us about your education experience. Students, parents and all staff in B.C. public schools are invited to participate in an annual online survey about their school experience. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. All responses are anonymous and confidential. Electronic surveying is available until April 15th, 2019.  The website to access the electronic survey is:

Parents may access the survey with a Logon # (which can be obtained by contacting us at the office) or by Direct Access from the website listed above. Parents can complete surveys on their own time. The Logon # cannot be linked to any parent participants. It is used only to provide participants with the correct survey form, and to associate their responses with their school.

Upcoming Dates in February 2020:

Here are a few dates to remember for February 2020:

6th – PAC Meeting – 6pm

7th – Pink Shirt Friday

10th – ADST Modules – Empathie

12th – Carnaval – AM

12th – Winter Fun Day – PM

14th – Musical costumes should be at school

14th – School Wide Theme Day – Red / White Day

17th – Family Day – No School

19th – School Wide Theme Day – Super Hero Day 

20th – BC Winter Games – No School

21st – BC Winter Games – No School

24th – NID – No School

24th-28th – Bookfair – Library

27th – Science Fair – 1-2:30pm – Displays open to community

28th – Science Fair – Judging in the AM

28th – School Spirit Day – wear your Central gear

Upcoming Dates in January 2020:

Happy New Year and welcome back. Here are a few dates to remember for January 2020:

6th – Kindergarten Registration open to General Public

9th – PAC Meeting 6pm

10th – Pink Shirt Friday

13th – ADST Modules – Citoyenneté, Honnêteté, Diversité

17th – School Spirit Day – Wacky Hair Day

24th – NID (No School)

27th – NID (No School)

29th – School Spirit Day – Retro Day

Reminders – Dec 16-20, 2019

Here are some dates to keep in mind as we head into our final week of 2019.

Monday Dec. 16th 2019 – Red/Green Day

Tuesday Dec. 17th 2019 – Ugly Sweater Day

Wednesday Dec. 18th 2019 – Holiday Event (6-7:30pm)

Friday Dec. 20th 2019 – Final Day before Christmas Break (see you January 6th 2020).

Holiday Event – Wednesday Dec. 18th 2019 (6-7:30pm)

This year we will once again be hosting a Holiday Event at Ecole Central Elementary School. At this event individual classes will run their own activities or combine with other classes for activities in an open house type event. Here is a list of the times and locations classes will be hosting their activities for the holiday event. While all of these are going on we will also be hosting a social event in the learning commons. We hope to see everyone there.

Upcoming Dates in December 2019:

December Dates

5th/6th – Holiday Bazaar (Ecole Central Gym)

6th – Pink Shirt Friday 

9th – ADST Modules – Citoyenneté, Honnêteté, Diversité

13th – School Spirit Day – Wear Ecole Central Colours and show school spirit

16th – Red/Green Day

17th – Ugly Sweater Day 

18th – Holiday Event 6-7:30pm

20th – Last Day before Xmas Break

Kindergarten Registrations 2020/21

Just a reminder that registration forms for French Immersion Kindergarten students for 2020/21 can be picked up in the office. At this point French Immersion registration is open only to families who have siblings already attending Ecole Central Elementary or in the French Immersion Program (Bert Bowes/NPSS). Starting on January 6th, 2020 French Immersion Kindergarten will be open to the public, seats for French Immersion will be on a first come first serve basis. If you are wanting to secure a spot for your child in French Immersion please have your registration form and birth certificate (secretary will take a copy) handed into the office by December 20th 2019.