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Blog: Saturday, March 28th, 2020

What ATMS Sabre Families Are to Expect Week Of March 30

Dear Sabre Families, 

While this Spring Break looked very different than those in the past, it is our hope that you have all been able to enjoy your time recharging and connecting with your loved ones in new ways. You have all been on our minds during this unique and uncertain time. 

Normally, we as a staff, are gearing up to greet your amazing kids as they bring their energy and enthusiasm back into our hallways and classrooms after Spring Break. While students will not be physically present at ATMS for the next while, please know that we are all equally excited to connect with your kids virtually this week, and to ensure that each and every student in our community feels connected, cared for and contributing to our Sabre community.  

This is what you can expect for the week of March 30 - April 3rd. 

Monday

Students are not to attend school. As you know, face-to-face instruction has been postponed indefinitely. 
Parents - Please complete the survey that you received via email yesterday from Superintendent Kevin Godden. 

The survey can be found here
The letter you received can be found here

Tuesday 

Staff will be busy collaborating with one another to plan for the new learning environment for students. Know that this will be done thoughtfully and with understanding and compassion.  
Parents will be contacted via school messenger (email) with a date and time to collect their belongings from the school. This will be done strategically and methodically to maintain the required  2m physical distancing amoung students. 

Wednesday

Teachers will be connecting with each student individually, via phone or google classroom. 
Staff will be collaborating, planning and preparing for your child's learning. 

Thursday 

Teachers will continue to connect with each student individually, via phone or google classroom. 
Staff will be collaborating, planning and preparing for your child's learning. 

Friday 

If your child has not been in contact with their teacher, please phone our school @ 604-850-3511 or email either of our Clerical staff to update your contact information. 

Ms. McMillan - joanne.mcmillan@abbyschools.ca
Ms. Jones - kendall.jones@abbyschools.ca 

As we navigate through these times of uncertainty, we know this to be true -  We are a strong community of students, parents, teachers and support staff. Our care for your kids and their well being has always been, and continues to be, our number one priority. Over the next while, we believe that we will grow in our strength as a school team, our kids will shine brightly in this new environment as we remain committed to ensuring that our Sabre community is collectively cared for. 

Please feel free to reach out to either of us should you have any questions or concerns. We will do our best to answer what we can. 

Your ATMS Admin Team, 

Reg Gabriel - reg.gabriel@abbyschools.ca

Jennifer Bennato - jennifer.bennato@abbyschools.ca