April 19, 2017 Weekly e-letter
NEWS FROM THE PHYS ED. DEPARTMENT
Unfortunately, due to shortage of swimming instructors we will not be offering swimming lessons this year. We will instead be bringing in the “S Vibe Dance Team” to offer hip hop dance workshops for Grades 1-7. Dance sessions begin this week during P.E. classes. The dance workshop will culminate in a performance on the final day, May 3rd. More information will follow.
Track & Field will begin the week of April 24th. Please refer to the Track notice/consent form for further details.
APRIL 18, 2017 - LENT MITE BOXES REMINDER
The Lenten Mite boxes were to be returned to the school after Easter. If you have not done so yet, please return the boxes and remember to put your child’s house colour, total amount enclosed and child’s name on the box!
APRIL 20, 2017 – CLASS PHOTOS
Students must come to school dressed in full school uniform and proper shoes on Thursday, April 20. If your child has gym class on this day gym strip is required.
APRIL 21, 2017 – EARTH DAY/COLOUR DAY
Students donating $2 on this day towards the Holy Childhood Association may dress down in Earth colour tones on Friday, April 21.
APRIL 27, 2017 – SCHOOL SPELLING BEE
We will be having our school-wide Spelling Bee (Gr. 4-7) on Thursday, April 27th at 1:00pm in the gym.
APRIL 28, 2017 – AUTHOR PRESENTATION
Eric Wilson, a Canadian Author, will be speaking to the Gr. 3-7 students about his “Mystery Tour” on Friday, April 28th at 9:00am in the gym.
APRIL 29, 2017 – FIRST COMMUNION RETREAT
Please refer to the information provided by the Grade 2 teacher.
APRIL 30, 2017 - FAMILY MASS
All families are invited to celebrate with the OLS Choir at this Mass on Sunday, April 30, 2017.
APRIL 2017 HOT LUNCHES
Thursday, April 20, 2017 – Sausage on a Bun
Thursday, April 27, 2017 – Rice Bowl Meal
SAVE THE DATE – JUNE 3rd – 90th ANNIVERSARY CLOSING MASS
Saturday, June 3rd there will be the 90th Anniversary Closing Mass at 5:00 p.m. We are inviting all families and alumni for a special Mass celebrating the closing of our 90th year in Catholic Education. We will have more information to follow, so please mark your calendars for this special occasion.
OLS WRESTLING TOURNAMENT UPDATE
Primary Meet (Grade 1 & 2)
Location: Holy Cross Elementary School (1450 Delta Ave, Burnaby)
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: Warmup starts at 12:30 p.m. Matches will be from 12:45-2:15 p.m. (approximately)
Students will be driven to Holy Cross on the school bus, leaving at 12:00 noon and will return to OLS by approximately 2:45 p.m.
Intermediate Meet (Grade 3-7)
Location: Notre Dame Secondary School
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: Warmup starts at 11:30 a.m. Matches will be from 12:00-2:00 p.m. (approximately)
Students will be driven to Notre Dame on the school bus, leaving OLS at 11:15 a.m. and returning to OLS by approximately 2:30 p.m.
***This concludes our wrestling program for this year. Thank you for your continued support and we hope to see you at the meets.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at the school office.
Mr. Pasquale Balletta