Botha School students enjoy their time on ice

BOTHA BOOSTER -- Quilting Day is on Monday, Jan. 16, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the senior centre, so please come on out and join the group.

BOTHA BOOSTER — Quilting Day is on Monday, Jan. 16, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the senior centre, so please come on out and join the group.

Bingo evening takes place again tonight at the Senior Centre at 7:15 pm. and doors open at 6:30 p.m. So come on out and enjoy all the excitement of the game, who knows you could be one of the lucky winners.

The Botha School staff would like to thank everyone who came out to their annual Christmas Concert this past December. Also thank you to the people who contributed to their bake sale and donated food to the food bank that evening. This is very much appreciated.

This month students and staff have enjoyed their time on the ice on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.The Grade 5/6 class hit the ice on Friday mornings, and right after lunch on Mondays and Wednesdays. The ECS and Grade 1/2s go on Friday mornings and again Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Finally the 3/4 class enjoys their time on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons. Please refer to your schedules ythat have been sent out to all parents or guardians.The staff would also like to thank all parents who showed up to enjoy the ice with their child and to help tie skates.

Starting on Thursday, Jan. 26, Botha School students will be enjoying the first ski day this year. Parents are also invited to join in all the fun that day.

Around the end of January all Grade 4/6 students will be receiving some mail from the Department of Education.This will be the yearly accountability pillar survey. The staff would really appreciate if all parents would take some time to fill these out. Thank you in advance.

This coming Monday, Jan. 23, if you know or see Brandon Morris make sure you wish him a happy birthday. Happy birthday Brandon, hope you have a fantastic one.

Carpet bowling is now every Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Senior Centre. Come on out and join in the fun. Everyone is welcome.

Don’t forget the very important Village Office meeting next Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. These are very important meetings, so please attend.

The Old Tyme Dance will be the last Sunday of January and every following month from now on. So the next one will be on Sunday, Jan. 29 starting at 1:30 p.m., with the Black Velvet Band entertaining that afternoon. There is no age limit, so make sure you come out and have some fun.

Old Man Winter has sure been giving us very cold windy days a lot so far this winter, so last weekend he decided to give us a break and the weather warmed up some with above zero temperatures and was nice for a change. Get out and enjoy this, before he decides to hit us hard again.