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OLS News

November 15, 2017 Weekly e-letter

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EXTREME WEATHER/SNOW WEATHER PROCEDURES

As the winter weather is approaching fast, we ask that parents please send their children dressed appropriately for the cold weather (jackets, gloves, etc.). Please view the Extreme Weather & Snow Weather Procedures notice in the download section of the school website.

NOVEMBER 15, 2017 – READ-A-THON

Read-a-thon pages were due 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31.  All Read-a-thon pledges are due on Wednesday, November 15.  There will be a Read-a-thon assembly on Friday, November 24.

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – GRADE 6 ANNUAL BAKE SALE

The Annual Grade 6 Bake Sale will take place on Thursday, November 16.  This year each bag will be $2.00.

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 – PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE TIMES

Reminder that all Parent-Teacher Conference Time forms are due back at the school by Friday, November 17, 2017.

NOVEMBER 24, 2017 – CARE FOR EVERYONE IN OUR COMMON HOME SHOEBOX PROJECT

Last week a notice regarding this project was sent home with all students. The items for this project are due back at the school no later than the morning of Friday, November 24, 2017.    Please see list of items per grade on back of this newsletter.  We thank you for your continued support and generosity.

NOVEMBER 26, 2017 – CONFIRMATION ENROLLMENT MASS at 11:30 a.m.

All students in Grade 7 who will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation will be required to attend this Mass on Sunday, November 26 at 11:30 a.m.

NOVEMBER 26, 2017 – FAMILY MASS

The Family Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 26.  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.

HOT LUNCHES

Thursday, November 16, 2017 Chicken Strip Meal
Friday, November 24, 2017 (Grade 7 Fundraising Lunch) Hot Dog Lunch Meal
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Pasta Meal

 

REMINDER – GRADE 7 FAREWELL COMMITTEE

The Grade 7 Farewell Committee is offering you a chance to decorate your home, feed your family and friends, all while helping the grade 7’s achieve their fundraising goals. This year our committee is very motivated to raise funds and leave our school and your children a special legacy gift.  Please help us reach our goal! All order forms are due no later than Friday, November 24, 2017 and pick up date is Friday, December 8, 2017.

Care for Everyone in Our common home

The “Shoebox” Project

Suggested items to include:

Grade Description Items
6 Something Pretty Makeup, nail polish
2 Something Cozy Socks, hat, mittens, scarves, toques
7 Something Special Gift Cards (e.g. McDonald’s/Time Horton’s/Subway) Please put amount on card. Cosmetic bag, accessories
4 Something Personal Shampoo & Conditioner, body wash, soap
K Something Fun Colouring book, blank journal, playing cards
1 Something Practical Sunscreen, hair ties, toothbrush, toothpaste
3 Something Soothing Hand cream, sleep mask, teas, lip balm/chap stick
5 Something Sweet Candy, nut-free chocolate

 What to Leave Out:

Used goods, free samples, sized clothing (i.e. S, M, L, XL), products containing alcohol (mouthwash, hand sanitizer), candles, foundations, concealers, razors, jumbo-sized containers, anything opened/not packaged.

Please feel free to visit the website http://ww.shoeboxproject.com/make-a-shoebox.html for more suggestions.

ALL ITEMS DUE BACK THE MORNING OF FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017.

 

 

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Scholastic Reading Club Book Orders

The October and November Scholastic “Reading Club” Book Orders have been given to the Grade 4, 5, 6 & 7 classes today! Please return your order forms to your classroom…

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What we’ve been up to

Grade 4 Museum Field Trip

Grade 4 Museum Field Trip

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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.