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June 5, 2019 Weekly E-Letter

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WALK-A-THON UPDATE

This year’s walk-a-thon raised just over $15,000.  Thank you to all families for making this a great success and for your continued support towards the school.  We have met our goal and, therefore, the whole school will receive one day off (June 27th, 2019) and a free pizza lunch on June 26, 2019! Below are the top prize winners:

Top Individual Winner Nikolina Svorinic $800.00
Top Family Winner Baldin Family $475.00
Top Class Winner Grade 6 $2422.50

There are still a few families that have not sent in their pledges and money, please do so as soon as possible.

JUNE 5, 2019 – CISVA TRACK MEET

Please refer to the Track and Field notice for details. Please make sure that students are dressed for the weather.

JUNE 7, 2019 – MASS – FULL UNIFORM

Parents/grandparents are welcome to join the OLS School on Friday, June 7th for the 9:00 a.m. Mass. The Grade 1 class will be preparing this Mass. Full school uniform including black shoes are required.  If your child has gym on this day, please ensure that gym strip is brought to school.

JUNE 10, 2019 – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY – NO SCHOOL

There will be a Professional Development Day for OLS staff on Monday, June 10th.  There will be no school for students on this day.

JUNE 14, 2019 – SPORTS DAY – 12:00 P.M. DISMISSAL – NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUB

On Friday, June 14th, the annual OLS Sports Day will take place rain or shine.  The location will, once again, be at Templeton High School.  Dismissal time is at 12:00 p.m. at Templeton High School.   NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUB on this day.  There will be a Hot Dog Lunch provided to all students and staff at no cost. Please note: The Kindergarten Class along with Preschool have a Fun Day in the Gym.

JUNE 17, 2019 – STEP-UP DAY

Classes will be visiting their next year’s teachers on this day. The students will be spending about 15 minutes in their soon-to-be classroom.

JUNE 17, 2019 – BOWLING FOR “SERVICE STUDENTS” – GRADES 5-7

The Peer Tutors and Library Monitors will be going bowling on the afternoon of Monday, June 17th.  A letter containing details and the consent form will be sent home beforehand. Please return consent forms as soon as possible.

JUNE 18, 2019 – TALENT SHOW

Our Talent Show will be on Tuesday, June 18th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Gym.

JUNE 24, 2019 – GRADE 7 FAREWELL CEREMONIES

The Grade 7 Farewell Mass and Ceremonies will be held on Monday, June 24th.  The Mass will be at 9:00 a.m. followed by presentations in the Gym at 10:30 a.m.  Please note that there will be a 12:00 p.m. dismissal for ALL students on this day.  There will be NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUB.

JUNE 25, 2019 – CLEANING OUT OF DESKS

We ask that all students please bring TWO LARGE GARBAGE BAGS to school on Tuesday, June 25th to empty the contents of their desks for the summer.

JUNE 26, 2019 – CLOSING MASS – FULL UNIFORM

Parents/grandparents are welcome to join the OLS School on Wednesday, June 26th for the 9:00 a.m. Mass. The Grade 6 class will be preparing this Mass. Full school uniform with black shoes are required.

JUNE 26, 2019 – AWARDS ASSEMBLY

The Awards Assembly will be held on Wednesday, June 26th at 10:45 a.m. We invite all parents to attend.

JUNE 26, 2019 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL BEFORE SUMMER VACATION

The last day of school will be Wednesday, June 26th.  Students will be dismissed at regular time.  Please note date change of our last day of school.  This has changed because we have reached our goal for the walkathon of $15,000.00 and are awarded a day off.  Pizza lunch will be provided this day as well.

JUNE 2019 HOT LUNCH DATES:

June 6, 2019 (Thursday) Hamburger Meal

AFTER SCHOOL CLUB – OUTSTANDING FEES DUE NOW

For families who have outstanding fees for the After School Club, we ask that you please pay these fees a.s.a.p.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUB – SEPTEMBER 2019

The After School Club will begin again on Wednesday, September 4th for returning families.  All new students will begin on Monday, September 9th.

REMINDERS:

OUR LADY OF SORROWS PRESCHOOL

We continue to accept registration for both the Three-Year-Old and Four-Year-Old Preschool classes for the September 2019 – June 2020 school year.  For further information, please contact the school at 604-253-2434 or by email preschool@myolosschool.com

ABSENTEE REMINDER:

A friendly reminder:  When sending in absentee notes, please ensure you add your child’s first and last name, grade, absence date, and reason for absence. It is very important that an absentee note is sent to school each time your child is away.  All absentee notes are to be emailed to office@ourladyofsorrows.ca

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 to check in with the office.

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

NO- BLOCKING DRIVEWAYS!!! OR DOUBLE PARKING IN DROP- OFFS

PLEASE DO NOT PARK /BLOCK the Pender or Turner Street Driveways for Pick up/Drop-off or Masses, as we have many deliveries and large truck pick-ups daily! Cars will be ticketed and towed as it is a danger to our students and families trying to navigate through the areas. Thank you for your understanding!