JANUARY 17 & 18, 2023 – HOLY CROSS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Gr. 5 and 6 Basketball Teams will be participating in an all-day tournament at Holy Cross Elementary School. Details will be provided by coaches.
Gr. 5 and 6 Girls: Tuesday, January 17th
Gr. 5 and 6 Boys: Wednesday, January 18th
JANUARY 19 & 25, 2023 – CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING
The Grade 6 class will begin their Cross-Country skiing lessons on Thursday, January 19th and Wednesday, January 25th. Please refer to the information package sent home from Mr. McCloskey. Please note it is very important that the students are dressed appropriately for this event.
JANUARY 25, 2023 – NOTRE DAME PLACEMENT EXAM
Gr. 7 students wanting to attend Notre Dame Regional Secondary will be writing the Placement Exam at Notre Dame on Wednesday, January 25th at 1:00 p.m.
JANUARY 29, 2023 – FAMILY MASS – 11:30 A.M.
The Family Mass will be held on Sunday, January 29th at 11:30 a.m. We invite all families from OLS to celebrate the Family Mass. This is a wonderful way for our families to attend and participate in the required Sunday liturgy.
GRADE 7 FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE UPDATE
February 11, 2023 – Miami Nights – Back to the 80’s
The Grade 7 Fundraising Committee is hosting a fundraising night on Saturday, February 11th. Ticket order forms will be sent home this week and due back no later than Friday, January 27th. Each ticket costs $50, which includes a free drink, food, music, dancing, games, late night pizza and so much more. Dust off your best 80’s attire and be ready to have some fun! Event details.
Drive Thru Recycle Fundraiser – Bottle Drive
Thank you to everyone for supporting our 2nd annual ‘Drive Thru’ Recycle Fundraiser last week. We collected 98 bags of empties! Congratulations to the Grade 2 class for returning the most bags and winning a free pizza lunch. Date of lunch will be announced shortly.
Thank you to everyone for supporting the wine raffle. It was a great success! Congratulations to all the winners!
Ongoing Bottle Drive – Return-It Express
The Grade 7 Fundraising Committee is collecting bottles again this year. It’s easy! Simply place your empties in clear bags and drop them off at any “Return-It Express” depot (link to locations here). The school’s account is under our main phone number (604-253-2434).
JANUARY 2022 HOT LUNCH DATES
|Thursday, January 12th||Ragazzi Pizza Lunch|
|Friday, January 20th (Gr. 7 Fundraiser)||Ragazzi Pizza Lunch|
|Tuesday, January 24th (Gr. 7 Fundraiser)||Pizza Hut Lunch|
|Thursday, January 26th||Chicken Strip Lunch|
|Tuesday, January 31st (Gr. 7 Fundraiser)||McDonald’s Hamburger Lunch|
CHRISTMAS CONCERT DVDS
We want to remind parents that copies of the Christmas Concert performance are available for purchase at the office for $20 each. If you wish to purchase one, please contact the office.
If your child has been absent and you have received an absentee email request from the office, please ensure you respond with a reply email as soon as possible. Absentee notices are a mandatory requirement by the Ministry of Education. Thank you to those who have promptly replied.
EXTREME WEATHER AND SNOW WEATHER PROCEDURES
Please refer to the School Office Reminder’s (https://ourladyofsorrows.ca/site/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/School-Office-Reminders-2022-2023-1.pdf) for our Extreme Weather and Snow Weather Procedures.
KINDERGARTEN 2023-2024 REGISTRATION
If you know of any families with children born in the year 2018 that would like to register for our Kindergarten class, please forward them the attached New Student Pre-Registration Request Form.
PRESCHOOL 2023-2024 REGISTRATION
We are also accepting applications for 3 and 4 year old preschool. If you have a child born in the year 2019 or 2020, please complete and return the attached Preschool Pre-Registration Request Form.
JANUARY 22, 2023 – PUPUSODROMO / PUPUSA SALE
Sunday, January 22nd from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. OLS Parish will be having a Pupusodromo / Pupusa sale. All benefits will go to the repair of the church roof. Please see the attached flyer for further details.