March 8, 2017 Weekly e-letter
MARCH HOT LUNCHES
Thursday, March 9, 2017 – Pizza Meal
Thursday, March 30, 2017 – Sushi Meal
MARCH 8, 2017 – REMINDER : MANDATORY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Mandatory Annual General Meeting is tonight, Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the school gym. A member from each family must attend this mandatory meeting or a fine will be charged as per the Policy Handbook on Page 10 of your child’s Agenda. If you are unable to attend due to illness, vacation, etc., a letter must be sent addressed to the Parish Education Committee explaining why you will be absent from the meeting.
MARCH 10, 2017 – IMPORTANT DATE AND TIME CHANGE
Friday, March 10th dismissal is at 12:00 p.m. Please note there is no After School Care on this day.
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME – MARCH 12, 2017
Sunday, March 12, 2017 daylight savings time begins and clocks "spring forward" one hour. The time should be changed one hour ahead before going to bed on Saturday evening.
SPRING BREAK – March 13, 2017 to March 24, 2017
The school will be closed for Spring break the weeks of March 13, 2017 to March 24, 2017. School will re-open on Monday, March 27, 2017.
FAMILY MASS – MARCH 26, 2017
All families are invited to celebrate with the OLS Choir at this Mass on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
MARCH 29, 2017 - IMPORTANT DATE! REGISTRATION PACKAGES/STUDENT-LED CONFERENCES
Registration Packages for the 2017-2018 school year will only be handed out at the Annual General Meeting (March 8, 2017). No registration packages will be handed out prior to this meeting. Please follow the procedures mentioned above if you are unable to attend and pick up your package. All Registration Packages must be completed in full at home and returned at the Student-Led Conferences which will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
Please note conference times will be sent home with your child’s report card on Friday, March 10th.
Student Drop-off Reminder and Outside Gate Safety
Student safety is very important! Please arrive early and drop off prior to 8:45 a.m. Playground is supervised from 8:15-8:45 a.m. mornings and 2:50-3:05 p.m. daily. Please follow drop-off zone rules! Please refrain from allowing your children to climb the fences or rock walls. It is unsafe for them. Parents are responsible to supervise children outside the gate.
SAVE THE DATE - APRIL 8, 2017 OUR LADY OF SORROWS 90TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
A letter regarding donations for this event went home on Monday, February 20, 2017.
A letter and raffle booklet was sent home to each family on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
90th ANNIVERSARY GALA INFORMATION
There will be an opportunity to purchase tickets/tables for the Gala. Tables can be sold as tables of 8 or 10. Tables that are paid in full will be assigned on a first come first serve basis. We will be taking request on preference of location of gym, (ie near the bar, near dance floor, near auction table or middle of gym).
OUR LADY OF SORROWS PRESCHOOL
We are now accepting registration for both the three year old and four yearold preschool classes for the September 2017-June 2018 school year. For more information please contact the school at 604 253-2434 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A friendly reminder: When sending in absentee notes, please add your child’s last name, grade and absentee date.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at the school office.
Mr. Pasquale Balletta