Lance Hiltz
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From: Monday, February 29, 2016 9:43 AM -0600
Subject:Ituna School News
February 1st kicked off the first day of the second semester. On February 3, Ituna School welcomed in Saskathewan Express to perform for the school for the majority of the afternoon. Students were also encouraged to sign up to have their very own session with them to learn a dance that was shared for the school. On February 4, a “Munsch it Up” puppet show was presented to the younger grades. They all enjoyed it.

On February 9, the grade 3-11 classes were headed to Mission Ridge for a ski trip. It was a great day full of skiing and snowboarding, while enjoying a break from class by being outside.

The next day, the Kindergarten to grade 2 classes went on a swimming trip to the Yorkton Gallagher Center. They had a lot of fun throughout the day in the water and going to DQ. Friday,

February 12 was the last day before the winter break. Luckily, the Sr. SRC held the movie reward prize from the magazine sale campaign that afternoon. The whole school gathered in the gym to watch Inside Out. A huge thank you goes out to the Carriers who donated popcorn for the whole school to enjoy. February 15-19 was the winter break which the students and staff were all very grateful to have.

On February 23, Ituna held Junior Curling Pre-Districts. Both the girl’s team and mixed team were undefeated that day. They both were A side champions which means they are both advancing to Districts on March 4 and 5 in Wadena! Good luck curlers!

On February 25, Ituna School celebrated Pink Shirt Day. They day was filled with buddy activities that the whole school participated in. All the grades were spilt up and put in groups to take a stand against bullying through working together in positive ways and doing various activities. A burger lunch was prepared by the SCC and SRC. After lunch, Roughrider Nic Demski, gave an an anti-bullying presentation. He included his own past experiences with bullying and was a great reminder for students to understand that every single person has the power to stop bullying.

Lastly, the Sr. Girls curling team headed to Strasbourg on February 26 and 27 for Regionals. They came out of the weekend undefeated with a first place win advancing them to Provincials. Provincials are next weekend in Meadow Lake. Best of luck!

Kyla Zrymiak, Ituna School Reporter