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January 2018 Monthly Newsletter

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Happy New Year!   Welcome back!

CHRISTMAS CONCERT CDs

Christmas concert CDs are available at the school office first come first serve! The cost has been reduced to $25 for TWO CDs! For the families who purchased their CD before Christmas break, please come to the office to receive your second copy.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT/SANTA BREAKFAST DONATIONS

Thank you to all our parents and families who donated to the Christmas Concert. The proceeds from the Concert and Santa Breakfast will be split between The Door is Open-the Downtown Needs Association, Holy Childhood Association, and finally our School Music Program.

EARLY MORNING PEER TUTORING

There WILL NOT be tutoring on Thursday, January 11th.  Regularly scheduled tutoring will resume on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018.

JANUARY 12, 2018 – MASS

Parents/grandparents are welcome to join the OLS School on Friday, January 12 at the 9:00 a.m. Mass.

JANUARY 12, 2018 – GREEN THUMB PRESENTATION

Green Thumb theatre will be doing a presentation in the OLS gym on Friday, January 12 at 1:00 p.m.

JANUARY 15, 2018 – FIRST COMMUNION PARENTS’ MEETING

First Communion meeting will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the gym.  One parent from each family must attend.

JANUARY 15 AND 16, 2018 – LICE CHECK

With the colder and wetter weather upon us, the students are indoors more, and our Lice Nurse Volunteer has reminded us to continue checking for lice weekly at home. The next school-wide lice check will be conducted on Monday, January 15th and Tuesday, January 16th.  Thank you to Mrs. Kraljevic for doing this once again.

JANUARY 17, 24 & 31, 2018 – DOWNHILL SKIING

Downhill skiing for the Grade 7 class will begin on Wednesday, January 17 and continue the following two Wednesdays, January 24 and January 31.  Please refer to the information package sent home from Mr. McCloskey.  It is important that your child be dressed appropriately for this event.

JANUARY 18, 2018 – LASERMASTER

The 2nd adventure for Lasermaster will begin on January 18 and will end on March 8th (8 classes).  The link to the new enrolment form is as follows: http://www.lasermaster.org/sorrows.html

JANUARY 19 & 26, 2018 – CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

The Grade 6 class will begin their Cross-Country skiing lessons on Friday, January 19 and 26.  Please refer to the information package sent home with students from Mr. McCloskey.  A reminder how important it is for the students to be dressed appropriately for this event.

JANUARY 28, 2018 – FIRST COMMUNION ENROLMENT MASS/FAMILY MASS

All families are invited to join the OLS Choir at the Sunday Family Mass at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 28.  This Mass is also an enrolment Mass for all First Communion student.

JANUARY HOT LUNCHES

January 11, 2018 (Thursday) Soup Meal
January 19, 2018 (Gr. 7 Fundraiser) McDonald’s Lunch
January 25, 2018 (Thursday) Pizza Meal

SNOW PROCEDURES

If you are still unsure what to do on a snow day, please follow the Extreme Weather/Snow Weather Procedures which is located in the download section on the school website: www.ourladyofsorrows.ca

JANUARY 18 & 19, 2018 – NOTRE DAME OPEN HOUSE & PLACEMENT EXAM FOR GRADE 8

Notre Dame Regional High School will be having an open house on Thursday, January 18 @ 6:00 p.m. in the Alumni Hall. The Placement Exam will take place on Friday, January 19 @ 12:00 p.m