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November 22, 2017 Weekly e-letter

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EXTREME WEATHER/SNOW WEATHER PROCEDURES

As the winter weather is approaching fast, we ask that parents please send their children dressed appropriately for the cold weather (jackets, gloves, etc.).  Please view the Extreme Weather & Snow Weather Procedures notice in the download section of the school website. Please note: OLS sweatsuits are not considered school uniform. Please ensure that your child’s uniform is labelled as many are not.

BAKE SALE UPDATE

Thank you to all students and staff for coming out and supporting the Grade 6 bake sale.  Total sales and a generous donation from a Grade 6 student, brought our total collection to $960!!  Way to go OLS!

READ-A-THON

Read-a-thon pages were due 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31.  All Read-a-thon pledges were due on Wednesday, November 15.  If you have not already returned your readathon pledges, please due so ASAP.

NOVEMBER 24, 2017

Read-a-thon and Fall Sports Assembly at 11:00 a.m.  on Friday, November 24, 2017. We request that all Fall sports jerseys be washed and returned on the assembly day.

NOVEMBER 24, 2017 – CARE FOR EVERYONE IN OUR COMMON HOME SHOEBOX PROJECT

A notice regarding this project was sent home with all students.  The items for this project are due back at the school no later than the morning of Friday, November 24, 2017.    Please see the list of items per grade on the back of this newsletter.  We thank you for your continued support and generosity.

NOVEMBER 26, 2017 – CONFIRMATION ENROLLMENT MASS at 11:30 a.m.

All students in Grade 7 who will be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation will be required to attend this Mass on Sunday, November 26 at 11:30 a.m.

NOVEMBER 26, 2017 – FAMILY MASS

The Family Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 26.  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 Sunday liturgy.

HOT LUNCHES

Friday, November 24, 2017 (Grade 7 Fundraising Lunch) Hot Dog Lunch Meal
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Pasta Meal

REMINDER: LICE CHECK

With the wetter weather upon us, the students are indoors more, and our Lice Nurse Volunteer has reminded us to continue checking for lice weekly at home. The next school-wide lice check will be conducted in the New Year.

GRADE 7 FAREWELL COMMITTEE

The Grade 7 Farewell Committee is offering you a chance to decorate your home, feed your family and friends, all while helping the grade 7’s achieve their fundraising goals.  This year our committee is very motivated to raise funds and leave our school and your children a special legacy gift.  Please help us reach our goal! All order forms are due no later than Friday, November 24, 2017 and pick up date is Friday, December 8, 2017.

Care for Everyone in Our common home

The “Shoebox” Project

Suggested items to include:

Grade Description Items
6 Something Pretty Makeup, nail polish
2 Something Cozy Socks, hat, mittens, scarves, toques
7 Something Special Gift Cards (e.g. McDonald’s/Time Horton’s/Subway) Please put amount on card.  Cosmetic bag, accessories
4 Something Personal Shampoo & Conditioner, body wash, soap
K Something Fun Colouring book, blank journal, playing cards
1 Something Practical Sunscreen, hair ties, toothbrush, toothpaste
3 Something Soothing Hand cream, sleep mask, teas, lip balm/chap stick
5 Something Sweet Candy, nut-free chocolate

 What to Leave Out:

Used goods, free samples, sized clothing (i.e. S, M, L, XL), products containing alcohol (mouthwash, hand sanitizer), candles, foundations, concealers, razors, jumbo-sized containers, anything opened/not packaged.

Please feel free to visit the website http://ww.shoeboxproject.com/make-a-shoebox.html for more suggestions.

ALL ITEMS DUE BACK THE MORNING OF FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017.