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.
|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:
|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.