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OLS News

MAY 22, 2019 WEEKLY E-LETTER

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STAFF CHANGES 2019-2020

We are pleased to announce our staff changes for our 2019-2020 School year. As you already know, Mrs Lisa Bond accepted a Principal position at St. Puis X School starting next year and we have hired Mrs Sonia Woodman for Intermediate Learning Assistance.  Sonia was previously working at St. Francis of Assisi School and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position. Welcome Sonia! To facilitate the change in Learning Assistance we will also have other changes. Mr Lorenzo Basso will be teaching in Grade 6 and Mrs Linda Guzzo will be teaching Grade 4. Mr Peter Stocker will be splitting duties between support teacher in Grade 6 and ADST teacher for all grades. We are all excited about the new changes and will continue to strive for excellence in all programs. Thank you for your understanding and please help us congratulate our staff for the changes for next year!

MAY 2019 – SPRING UNIFORM NEWS

A reminder that students may now wear their Spring uniform to school.  However, please note that students must be in FULL UNIFORM (Sweaters, vests or cardigans and black shoes) on Mass or special days.

MAY 22, 2019 – OLS TRACK MEET

The OLS Track Meet for Grades 3-7 is at Swangard Stadium rain or shine. Please refer to the Track and Field notice for details.  Please make sure students are prepared for all weather.

MAY 24, 2019 – “GRAY MATTERS” DAY

The Leadership Council has organized this day to promote Brain Cancer Awareness. Students can wear gray on this day and brain activities/games will be played as well. The Teachers will face-off against the Grade 7’s in a Thinking Competition at 2:00 p.m. in the Gym. All are welcome!

WALKATHON

We wish to congratulate all those families who participated in this years’ WALKATHON! It was a GREAT SUCCESS! Just a reminder that the donation forms and money are due Thursday, May 23rd if your child wishes to be eligible for the prizes! All proceeds from this years’ Walkathon are dedicated to enhancing the New Curriculum resources. Please note a minimum donation of $40 per family is suggested. Thank you for your support.

MAY 2019 – GRADE 7 FUNDRAISING

Thank you for your continued support of our fundraising efforts for our Grade 7 Legacy Gift. The Grade 7 Fundraising Committee will be selling treats for $2.00 afterschool on the following days:

  • Friday, May 24th, 31st and June 7th – Candy Bags and Freezies
  • Friday, June 14th (Sports Day) – Freezies

MAY 26, 2019 – FAMILY MASS

The Family Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 26th.  We invite all families from OLS to celebrate the Family Mass with our OLS School Choir.  The OLS Family Mass is a great way for our families to attend and participate in the Sunday liturgy.

MAY 29, 2019 – CISVA TRACK MEET

Please refer to Track and Field notice for details. Please make sure students are dressed for the weather.

MAY 30, 2019 – KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION

Kindergarten Orientation for students starting Kindergarten in September 2019 will be on Thursday, May 30th. Please note there is no school for the current Kindergartners.

JUNE 18, 2019 – TALENT SHOW

The Talent Show will be held on Tuesday, June 18th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Gym.  More details will be forthcoming.

MAY 2018 HOT LUNCH DATES:

May 23, 2019 (Thursday) Pizza
May 31, 2019 (Friday) Hot Dog Lunch (Grade 7 fundraiser)

REMINDERS:

OUR LADY OF SORROWS PRESCHOOL

We continue to accept registration for both the Three-Year-Old and Four-Year-Old Preschool classes for the September 2019 – June 2020 school year.  For further information, please contact the school at 604-253-2434 or by email preschool@myolosschool.com

KINDERGARTEN

This coming school year (2019-2020), we also have space available in Kindergarten. If you know of any families that are interested, please contact the office at 604-253-2434.

ABSENTEE REMINDER

A friendly reminder:  When sending in absentee notes, please ensure you add your child’s first and last name, grade, absence date, and reason for the absence. It is very important that an absentee note is sent to school each time your child is away.  All absentee notes are to be emailed to office@ourladyofsorrows.ca

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New Library Books for September 2019

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Gr 5 Outstanding Canadians & Cereal Box Projects 2019

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Our Lady of Sorrows School says “Yes”
An affirmative “Yes” to be willing to serve, ready to sacrifice and open to challenge so as to meet the needs of everyone in the community.