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Track & Field – May 16th

Dear Parents/Guardians,

All students in the Junior and Intermediate divisions, grades 4 to 8, will be participating in our annual school track meet on Tuesday, May 16. A rain date has been scheduled for the next day, Wednesday, May 17. The track events will be held at the soccer field behind the school and the pit events on the north side of the school yard.  Students are required to participate because their involvement is tied to their Phys. Ed. mark.

Students need to be prepared to stay outside all day because all junior/intermediate teachers will be involved in running the events.  Please make sure your son/daughter comes to school equipped with the following articles:

– proper running shoes (NO spikes and sandals as they are dangerous to run in)

– gym shorts of an appropriate length – NO jean shorts, cut-offs or short-shorts

– T-shirt

– long sleeved shirt and loose pants to protect them from the sun when not competing

– beach towel to sit on

*** SUN SCREEN ***

*** HAT ***

Students should bring a nutritious lunch with extra drinks and snacks.

Parents are welcome to come and watch.  Parking at the school is limited and tickets have been known to be given out, so it would be appreciated if you could car pool or walk.  Please remember to sign in at the office.

Thank you,

J. McPhail and Junior/Intermediate Division Staff


“Sports of all Sorts” Drop-in Recreation Program

Sports of All Sorts Drop-In Program

Free After School Recreation Program!

January 11th, 2016.

Dear Families of Students in Grades 3-7,

Please find attached information on a free after school recreation program being offered at W. J. Watson beginning Thursday, January 21st, 2016 and running for 8 weeks.


The program is a new program organized, run and staffed by Big Brothers Big Sisters of York. Along with time to engage in organized recreational activities, children participating in the program will have an opportunity to develop movement skills and learn about leading a healthy lifestyle.


The program will run every Thursday evening from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. and includes a healthy snack. Please note that families are responsible for making arrangements for the pick-up of their child(ren) promptly at the end of each session.


If your child is interested in participating in this program, applications are available:


Completed application forms need to be returned to your child’s teacher no later than Monday, January 18th, 2016. Please note that due to planning needs, late applications cannot be accepted.


Should you have any questions, please contact the office.

Free! Evening Sports Program – Jericho Youth Services

Jericho Youth Services offers a FREE evening sports program for students ages 8-14 every Monday evening.

6-7 p.m. – Instructional Basketball

7-8 p.m. – Sports of all Sorts

Sign up at and see the flyer below for more information!WJ Watson Program

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