George Bissett Elementary

News Archive

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...

November 28th, 2018

Hey  GBES Families,

We have moved to a new provider to schedule Parent-Teacher meetings.  It is a simpler and more econonmical system.  I hope that you will find it helpful in booking your...

November 25th, 2018
This Week's Schedule
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November 18th, 2018

Hey GBES Families,

We are coming to the end of the first term of school.  This means teachers are compiling report cards. This Wednesday is our Assessment and Evaluation day where teachers...

November 7th, 2018

George Bissett is having a family movie night!

When: Thursday November 22

Time: Movie starts at 6:00PM. Doors open at 5:45

Cost: $2 per person / $5 per family


November 3rd, 2018

Hey Families,

Thank you for working together with us through the Halloween week.  There was a lot of fun that started with our Halloween Howl, and peaked at Halloween.   We ended this week...

October 28th, 2018

Hey Families,
The biggest thing this week is Halloween.  There will be a costume parade in the gym and short dance in the afternoon.  Any other activities would be arranged by our classroom...

October 21st, 2018

Hey Families,
There was a Hold and Secure at our school on Friday October 19th due to a police issue in the neighborhood.  It occured right before dismissal.  Students were held for 30...

October 16th, 2018

Hi Families,

Are you able to volunteer for this event?

Are you interested in being our DJ?

Please email the PTO at

October 14th, 2018

Hey Families,

NO SCHOOL ON THE 17TH! All staff of the HRCE will be working with Dr. Sharroky Hollie.  He will be presenting on how our schools can be more culturally responsive.  Here is Dr...

September 23rd, 2018

Hey GBES Families,
Here are some important things coming up:
PD Day:  No school this Friday for students  Teachers will be working on our school goals and strategies around improving...