George Bissett Elementary

News Archive

March 10th, 2019

Hey GBES Families!
The weather is warming up this week!  After a wet Monday, it looks like sun and slightly above 0’C temperatures.  This will a better week in terms of weather and risk of...

March 3rd, 2019

Hey GBES Families!
We had a cold and icy week at the school. The guidelines for windchill: 0’C to (-20): take care if go outside, (-21 to -27): serious consideration to staying inside, and...

February 14th, 2019

Registration for the 2019 Dartmouth Bandits season is coming soon!

The season runs from mid-April for pre...

February 14th, 2019

We missed our pizza day on Wednesday due to the snow day.  We will be making up the order on Friday February 15, 2019.


February 11th, 2019

Hey Families,
Last week was our first experience with the Delayed start.  If a delayed start is announced it will add 2 hrs to the start of the day.  Our school would open at 10:10 and...

February 3rd, 2019

Hey Families,

The weather is up and down this week with rain, snow, and changing temperatures.  We will always be outside if it is deemed safe.  Proper clothes are key to enjoy this weather...

February 1st, 2019

Dear GBES Families,,

  It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Max Hinch, a father to one of the Pre-Primary students. He passed away unexpectedly in an accident.


January 30th, 2019

Hello Families,

Hope you can join us for our next movie night!

January 27th, 2019

Hey Families,

We opened the upper playground back up!  It is amazing  how more space and options decreases conflict and injuries.  This week looks a bit messy on Thursday but expect the...

January 20th, 2019

Hey Families,

My favourite topic lately is the weather and how it affects the school grounds.  We are starting with wet warm(ish) weather to start the week.  This will be followed by a...

January 10th, 2019

Our Popcorn Day and Healthy Hunger pizza delivery didn't occur on January 9th due to the cancellation of school.  Pizza will be made up on Friday January 11th.  Popcorn day will be made up on...

January 7th, 2019


Hello GBES Families,

The return to school in January has brought a mix of wet and cold winter weather.  This combination has left our school grounds in icy conditions.  We are...

December 18th, 2018

Hey GBES Families,

Due to the snow day, we are going to move our Santa Gift Mart to Wednesday morning.  Our amazing volunteers had everything set up for this morning.  We appreciate their...

December 17th, 2018

Hey Families,
This is the THE WEEK as we sprint into the holiday break: Santa Gift Mart (SGM) and  Christmas Concert.
Here are a few reminders:

  • Send in $4 for Santa...
December 10th, 2018
December 9th, 2018

Hey Families,
Last week was a huge week with parent-teacher meetings, and report card being released.  I always appreciate feedback that we can use to improve our process, or pass along to...

December 7th, 2018
December 2nd, 2018

Hey Families,
-This is a big week as we release report cards Tuesday and get to meet in Parent-Teacher meetings.  If you haven’t scheduled an appointment yet, go to...