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December 5, 2018 Weekly e-letter

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DECEMBER 10, 2018 – ADVENT PARALITURGY

Our second Advent Paraliturgy will take place on Monday, December 10 at 9:00 a.m. in the church led by Gr. 3 & 4. The Gr. 3 & 4 classes will be receiving confession on this day.

DECEMBER 17, 2018 – ADVENT PARALITURGY

Our third Advent Paraliturgy will take place on Monday, December 17 at 9:00 a.m. in the church led by Gr. 7.  The Gr. 7 class will also be receiving confession on this day.

DECEMBER 20, 2018 – CHRISTMAS CONCERT

This year’s Christmas concert will be held in the gym.  The Matinee is at 1:00 pm and the Evening Show is at 6:30 pm.  Entrance to the concert will be by donation.

DECEMBER 21, 2018 – PANCAKE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

An order form for the “Breakfast with Santa” was sent home with students last week.  All order forms must be returned by Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

DECEMBER 21, 2018 – GREEN/RED COLOUR DAY $2

Students donating $2 on this day towards the Holy Childhood Association, may dress in green, red or other Christmas colours.

DECEMBER 21, 2018 – 12:00 p.m. DISMISSAL

Friday, December 21st is the last day of school before Christmas vacation.  Dismissal is at

12:00 pm.  There will be NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUB on this day.

DECEMBER HOT LUNCHES

December 6, 2018    –   Soup Meal
December 13, 2018 – Hot Dog Meal (Gr. 7 Fundraiser)
December 21, 2018 –   Pancake Breakfast

EARLY MORNING PEER TUTORING NEWS!

The Early Morning Peer Tutoring Program is going extremely well.  We have appreciated the dedication shown by our tutors and the effort demonstrated by our students.  We thank you for your support of this important program!  Please continue to send your child on time.  Tutors should arrive by 8:00 a.m.  Students by 8:10 a.m.  All involved should be entering the school by the outside stairwell leading to the Gr. 1 Classroom.  Please refrain from using the front or back doors.

Please note the following important dates:

Peer Tutoring will NOT take place on…

  • Tuesday, December 18
  • Thursday, December 20
  • Tuesday, January 8

Peer Tutoring will resume on Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

JANUARY 7, 2019 – SCHOOL RE-OPENS

School resumes on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 8:45 am

REMINDERS:

2019 PARISH SUNDAY DONATION ENVELOPES

The 2019 Parish Donation Envelopes are available for pick up at the back of the church.   Please remember to pick up your envelopes ASAP.

PARENT ALERT REMINDER

We ask that all parents please review safety procedures with your children and ensure they are not left alone around the community. Children walking home should always walk in groups (the school requires a written note for permission to walk home) and smaller children must always be accompanied by an adult.  We again remind all parents to ensure supervisors are present when dropping off in the morning, at the school or in the gym.

LOST and FOUND NEWS

A link for Lost and Found items can now be found on the OLS website. Please check this link regularly to see if your child’s missing items have been turned into the Lost and Found bin.

PARKING AND PICKUP REMINDERS! – URGENT!

Please Note! We have had complaints made to the City regarding cars parking too close to the corners on Slocan and Turner Streets.  As a result, the City of Vancouver has been sending their bylaw enforcement officers around ticketing and towing cars. PLEASE remember to only park legally, respecting intersections, driveways and Fire lanes!  Please refrain from blocking the lanes on Turner Street, the driveways behind the Church, and in front of the gym (even for short periods of time).  As many students are picked up by other members of family or friends, PLEASE remind all involved to respect the signs and rules of the roads. Thank you for your attention to this very important safety issue.

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New Library Books for December 2018

New Library Books for December 2018

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We Day 2018

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Grade Six Bake Sale

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OLS Fall Sports Teams 2018

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November 16, 2018

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.