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October 2017 Newsletter

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OCTOBER 1-31, 1017 – READ-A-THON

Please refer to notice that was sent home with students for further details. Reminder, ALL reading records need to be in by November 1 by 3:00 p.m. to be eligible for prizes.

OCTOBER 2, 2017 – UNIFORMS

Please note October 2 is the start of regular school uniform.  Summer uniform will no longer be accepted after this date.  Also, please ensure that students have all items in good order and bring all items of their uniform including proper shoes and sweaters to school daily.

OCTOBER 4, 2017 – PHOTO PACKAGES DUE BACK TO SCHOOL

Photo packages went home with students on September 27. Proofs and portrait payments are due back to the school by October 4.

OCTOBER 4, 2017 – CISVA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP – COMPETITIVE AND FUN RUN

Grades 2-7 will participate at the CISVA Cross Country Championship and fun run at Swangard/Central Park from 10:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.   Please refer to notice sent home with students.

OCTOBER 5, 2017 – TALE OF THE TAPE

The first House Colour challenge of the year “Tale of the Tape” will take place on Thursday, October 5.   Bring canned goods to school on Thursday, October 5.  Please label these items with your child’s name and house colour (red, yellow, green or blue).  Items will be weighed, measured and totalled, to determine points for each House Colour Team.  May the best team win! *Please note students will be reminded of their House Colours as some have changed.

OCTOBER 6, 2017 – MASS GRADE 4 CLASS

Parents/Grandparents are welcome to join the OLS School on Friday, October 6 for the Thanksgiving Mass at 9:00 a.m.

OCTOBER 9, 2017 – THANKSGIVING DAY – NO SCHOOL

There will be no school on Monday, October 9.

OCTOBER 12, 2017 – PHOTO RE-TAKES

Students who have either not had their photos taken or wish to do a retake may do so on Thursday, October 12.  Please have your child dressed in full uniform on this day.

OCTOBER 18, 2017 – LIVING ROSARY

Students are expected to be in full uniform this day.

OCTOBER 20, 2017 – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY – NO SCHOOL

There will be a Professional Development Day for OLS staff on Friday, October 20.  There will be no school for students on this day.

OCTOBER 23, 2017 – CONFIRMATION PARENT MEETING 6:30 P.M.

A notice will be sent home with students with further details.

OCTOBER 27, 2017 – ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH

Please join us for the OLS 15th Annual Halloween Costume Bash on Friday, October 27 from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Fun-filled activities you can look forward to, Carnival Games, Cakewalk, dancing, Whitespot Food Truck, Pizza, candy and treats!  Further details will be sent home soon.

OCTOBER 31, 2017 – COLOUR DAY

Students may come to school dressed in Halloween colours (eg. orange and black) on this day.

OCTOBER 29, 2017 – FAMILY MASS at 11:30 A.M.

The Family Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 29.  We invite all families from OLS to celebrate the Family Mass with our School Choir.  The OLS Family Mass is a great way for our families to attend and participate in the Sunday liturgy.

AGAPE STREET MINISTRY DONATIONS

Once again, we reach out to OLS families for their donations of extra Halloween candy. We will be accepting candy until November 3.  All candy donated will go to AGAPE Street Ministry.

HOT LUNCHES:

Thursday, October 5, 2017 Pizza Meal
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Hamburger Meal