Featured

November 8, 2017 Weekly e-letter

By November 8, 2017 No Comments

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 see attached Extreme Weather & Snow Weather Procedures notice with school closure procedures due to snow.

NOVEMBER 6-9, 2017 – REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPY DONATIONS

Students from Grade 6 will be going to classrooms to collect a $1 minimum donation for poppies from November 6th to 9th.

NOVEMBER 8, 2017 – REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE

All parents/grandparents are welcome to join the OLS staff and students at a Remembrance Day Service to be held on Wednesday, November 8 at 1:00 p.m. in the school gym.

NOVEMBER 10, 2017 – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY – NO SCHOOL

There will be a Professional Development Day for OLS teachers on Friday, November 10; therefore, there will be no school for students on this day.

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 – REMEMBRANCE DAY STAT HOLIDAY

There will be no school on Monday, November 13, as it is the Remembrance Day Stat Holiday.

NOVEMBER 15, 2017 – READ-A-THON

Read-a-thon pages were due 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31.  All Read-a-thon pledges are due on Wednesday, November 15.  There will be a Read-a-thon assembly on Friday, November 24.

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 – GRADE 6 ANNUAL BAKE SALE

The Annual Grade 6 Bake Sale will take place on Thursday, November 16.

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

Last week 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 list of items per grade on 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

Thursday, November 9, 2017 (Grade 7 Fundraising Lunch) Cheese Pizza
Thursday, November 16, 2017 Chicken Strip Meal
Friday, November 24, 2017 (Grade 7 Fundraising Lunch) Hot Dog Lunch Meal
Thursday, November 30, 2017 Pasta Meal

 

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.