Cowan Heights Elementary

100 Canada Drive, St. John's, NL, A1E 2M8

Telephone Number: (709) 745-1700 Fax Number: (709) 745-2694

School Lunch Ordering - February

School lunch ordering for February opened on January 9. The deadline to place an order online or return your envelope to the school is Tuesday, January 15. SLA does not accept late orders.

Please note the following dates school will closed as you place your February orders: There is a PD day scheduled for Monday, February 11 for all students in grades K - 7. All schools under NLESD are closed on Monday, February 18 for the mid winter break. Finally, Kindergarten parents only please remember your child will not have school on Monday, February 4 as there is a Kinderstart session scheduled for that day.

Winter Soccer Schedule

Friday, January 11, 2019 - Friday, March 29, 2019

5:20 p.m. - 5:55 p.m. -- Kindergarten

6:00 p.m. - 6:35 p.m. -- Grade 1

6:40 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. -- Grade 2

7:20 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. -- Grade 3

8:05 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. -- Grade 4

8:50 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. -- Grade 6/7

Family Movie Night

Families are invited to Christmas Movie Night in our gym on Monday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Children are welcome to wear their pajamas, bring a blanket and pillow plus a small snack if you wish. There is no cost for movie night, but we will be accepting donations for our Breakfast Program. Hope to see you there!

Hats for the Holidays

Students are encouraged to wear their favourite hat to school on Friday, December 14 and donate a loonie or toonie to help support families in our community during the holidays.


Friday, October 19 is Jamarama for the Janeway. Students across the province will be wearing their PJ’s to school to support the Janeway Foundation. CHE is participating so our students are encourage to wear their PJs to school on Friday and donate a loonie or toonie to this worthwhile cause.

Coats for Kids

CHE will be collecting coats, hats, mittens, boots, etc. your child may have outgrown for the VOCM Cares Coats for Kids Campaign on October 9, 10 & 11. Donations can be dropped to the school office on either of these days. Thank you.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

CHE will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Community Food Sharing Association the week of October 1 – 4. Metrobus will be here to collect our donations on Thursday morning. Thank you in advance to all who are able to send in a donation to our food drive next week.

Toonies for Terry

Cowan Heights Elementary will once again participate in the Terry Fox Walk. This year we are planning to walk on Friday, September 21. Students in Grades 1 – 7 will leave for our walk at 1:30pm on Friday. Please look for a permission slip that went home with all students on Monday and return it to your child’s teacher no later than Thursday. (Kindergarten students will have their walk on Friday morning). We are encouraging any student who can, to please donate a loonie or toonie to this worth while cause. Don’t forget to dress for the weather on Friday!


  • 8:10 am – Doors open
  • 8:30 am – Instruction begins
  • 10:30 – 10:45 – Recess
  • 11:45 – 12:35 – Lunch
  • 2:35 pm – Dismissal


Jan. 7 - classes resume

Jan. 9 - SLA Feb. Menus released

Jan.15 - SLA Feb. order deadline

Jan.16 - Gr. 4 Immunizations

Jan.16 - ICF Parent Mtg., 7pm

Jan.25 - ICF application deadline

Jan.25 - Kindergarten Photos

Jan.31 - Spelling Bee gr. 4-7

Feb. 4 - Kinderstart Session; no school for Kindergarten students only

Feb. 11-PD day, no school for students

Feb. 18 - mid winter break, no school

Feb. 26 - Band Concert, 7pm

Feb.27 - Pink Shirt Day

March 13- Public Speaking gr. 4-7

March 18 - St. Patrick's Day, holiday

March 25- Kinderstart Session; no school for Kindergarten students only