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January 16, 2019 Weekly e-letter

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CASINO NIGHT – FEB 2, 2019 

LET’S MAKE IT A FULL HOUSE!

You have been dealt in…Our Lady of Sorrows School’s Casino Night is coming on

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 7pm!  Tickets are $50 and include:

$1000 in play money to use at ALL Casino Tables (Blackjack, Poker, Roulette and more)

DJ & Dancing

Tapas from 7 to 9pm

Midnight/Dessert Buffet

A chance to WIN a Las Vegas Stay or a 1-night stay with dinner at the Grand Villa Casino

and many more amazing PRIZES!

There will also be a Cash Bar/Martini Bar, Silent Auction, Photo Booth, Live Entertainment and FUN! You don’t want to miss this event! Order your tickets TODAY! Invite family & friends to join the fun!

SPONSOR A CASINO TABLE or DONATE A PRIZE

Do you have a company who would be willing to sponsor a CASINO TABLE at the OLS CASINO NIGHT? Kindly offering company sponsorship featuring your company branding on the table you sponsor (min. $300 per table). Please contact: olsfundraising@gmail.com. We are also accepting prize donations. These donations can be dropped off at the school office ASAP.

OLS RAFFLE BOOKLETS

OLS Raffle Booklets were sent home before the Christmas break and are DUE back on Friday, January 25th. We have 4 incredible prizes this year! Tickets are only $5 each. We are asking every family to please sell one book of 10 tickets to family and friends. If you need more tickets, please contact the school office to arrange for pick up or send a note with your child. All money raised will contribute to a new playground at our school. Raffle winners will be announced at the CASINO NIGHT on Feb 2, 2019.

JANUARY 16, 23 & 30, 2019 – DOWNHILL SKIING

Downhill skiing for the Grade 7 class began 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.

PRESCHOOL NEWS

Preschool registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open to current families and siblings. If you are interested in registering for either the Three Year Old Program or the Four Year Old Program please fill out an application form at the school office by Friday January 25th. The Three Year Old Program will run Tuesday/Thursday 8:45am-11:15am and the Four Year Old Program will run Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:45am-11:45am. Registration will be open to the public on Monday January 28th.

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 are not paid for by February 1 at 5pm 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 online by credit card. 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 17, 2019 (Gr. 7 Fundraiser) Pizza
January 24, 2019 (Thursday) Pasta
January 31, 2019 (Gr. 7 Fundraiser) Hot Dog

SCHOOL FRONT DOOR USE

PLEASE NOTE:  All students are to enter the school in the morning through the back door, NOT the front door.  The back door remains open until 8:55 a.m.  If your child is late (arriving after 9:00 a.m.) only then should they enter through the front door so as to check in with the office.

Preschool parents are to ONLY USE the preschool door (Turner side) for drop off and pick up.

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