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January 2019 News Letter

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CHRISTMAS CONCERT/SANTA BREAKFAST DONATIONS UPDATE

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, the Holy Childhood Association, and finally our School Music Program.

CHRISTMAS COLOUR DAY COLLECTION UPDATE

Thank you OLS Students and parents for your toonie donations at our Christmas Colour Day on December 21.  We collected $425.00 for the Holy Childhood Association.

EARLY MORNING PEER TUTORING 

Regular scheduled tutoring will resume on Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

JANUARY 14, 2019 – MASS – PLEASE NOTE CHANGE!

Parents/grandparents are welcome to join the OLS School on Monday, January 14 at the 9:00 a.m. Mass.

JANUARY 15 AND 16, 2019 – 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 at home on a weekly basis. The next school-wide lice check will be conducted on Tuesday, January 15th (Intermediate) and Wednesday, January 16th (Primaries). Thank you to Mrs. Kraljevic for doing this once again.

JANUARY 16, 23 & 30, 2019 – DOWNHILL SKIING

Downhill skiing for the Grade 7 class will begin on Wednesday, January 16 and will continue the following two Wednesdays, January 23 and January 30.  Please refer to the information package sent home from Mr. McCloskey.  Please note: it is very important that the students are dressed appropriately for this event.

JANUARY 17 & 18, 2019 – NOTRE DAME OPEN HOUSE & PLACEMENT EXAM FOR GRADE 8

Notre Dame Regional High School will be having an open house on Thursday, January 17 @ 6:00 p.m. in the Alumni Hall.  The Placement Exam will take place on Friday, January 18 @

12:00 p.m.

JANUARY 17, 2019 – Laser Master Game + Mathematics Programme

The 2nd adventure for Lasermaster will begin on January 17 and will end on March 14th (8 classes).  The link to the new enrolment form is as follows:  http://www.lasermaster.org/sorrows.html

JANUARY 18 & 25, 2019 – CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

The Grade 6 class will begin their Cross-Country skiing lessons on Friday, January 18 and 25.  Please refer to the information package sent home from Mr. McCloskey.  Please note: it is very important that the students are dressed appropriately for this event.

JANUARY 27, 2019 – FAMILY MASS – 11:30 a.m.

The Family Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 27.  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 required Sunday liturgy. The Knights of Columbus usually have a pancake breakfast FREE for our students after the Family Mass, so we hope you can all enjoy and participate in this important celebration.

JANUARY 28, 2019 – FIRST COMMUNION PARENTS’ MEETING

The First Communion meeting will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the gym.  One parent from each family must attend.

HOT LUNCH ORDERS FOR NEXT SCHOOL SESSION

Ordering for the hot lunch spring session is now open. Ordering will close on Friday, February 1 at 5pm. Once the ordering is closed, we cannot accept any other orders. Orders that have not been paid for by February 1 at 5 p.m. will be cancelled. If you are sending cash or cheques, it must be received by February 1 by 3pm so your account can be adjusted by the deadline. You must order for the whole session (February 21 to June 6) by the deadline.

Payments can be made by cheque or cash (dropped off at the office in an envelope with your child’s name on it) or by credit card online. Please note, the school does get charged transaction fees for the credit card payment so if you’d prefer to pay by cheque or cash, that is welcome.

If you have NEVER logged into the Munchalunch program, please follow this link to register:  https://munchalunch.com/schools/ourladyofsorrows/

If you have already registered and need to log on, please follow this link: https://munchalunch.com/login  When you are ready to order, click on the “order lunch” tab on the top right hand side of the website. Feel free to send any questions or comments to oloshotlunch@gmail.com.

JANUARY HOT LUNCHES

January 10, 2019 (Thursday) Pizza
January 17, 2019 (Gr. 7 Fundraiser) Pizza
January 24, 2019 (Thursday) Pasta
January 31, 2019 (Gr. 7 Fundraiser) Hot Dog

SNOW PROCEDURES

If you are still unsure of 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