SEPTEMBER 11, 2023 – AFTER SCHOOL CLUB NEWS!
The first day of After School Club will be Monday, September 11th. Thank you to all the families that have inquired about our After School Club. We have received your registration requests. Please see the attached Q & A to answer your questions and to clarify the details of our new program.
We still have a few spots available. Please email the office (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in using this service. Individual family questions can be directed to the office email.
IMPORTANT SEPTEMBER DATES!
SEPTEMBER 13, 2023 – GRADE 6 MASS
On Wednesday, September 13th, the Grade 6 class will be leading the opening school Mass to honour the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, the patroness of our school. Please join us for this beautiful liturgy.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 – OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL ROSARY AND MASS
Our school has been invited to the Feast Mass which will be held on Thursday, September 14th, at 6:30 p.m. This will replace the usual Procession. OLS students will be leading this Rosary and with the Mass to follow. Information will go out first week of school. Please visit www.olos.ca for more information about our special Our Lady of Sorrows Feast Triduum!
SEPTEMBER 21, 2023 – BOOK FAIR AND READ-A-THON ASSEMBLY
Our Read-a-Thon and Book Fair assembly will take place on Thursday, September 21st. Students will receive their record and pledge sheets at the assembly. We will also be sending home our Parent Volunteer Signup Form. Please check your child’s bags for this information and please help to make our Book Fair and Read-A-Thon another great success!!
SEPTEMBER 24, 2023 – COMMISSIONING SUNDAY MASS
On Sunday, September 24th at 11:30 a.m., there will be a Commissioning Mass for all Staff Members of Our Lady of Sorrows School. This will be our first Choir Mass as well. All families are encouraged to attend our regular Sunday Family Masses as their regular obligations to our Catholic School Community. Thank you!
SEPTEMBER 25, 2023 – INDIVIDUAL PHOTOS
Students will have their Individual Photos taken by Artona on Monday, September 25th. Please ensure your child comes to school in full uniform on this day. They must also have their gym strip under their uniform if there is gym that day.
SEPTEMBER 25 – 29, 2023 – SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
The annual OLS Book Fair will begin on Monday, September 25th and will end on Friday, September 29th. Further information will be sent home with students shortly.
SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 – MEET THE TEACHERS NIGHT
The first Mandatory Parents’ Meeting will be held in person on Wednesday, September 27th. We will begin with a Welcome Back BBQ and Social at 6:00 p.m. The actual meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. followed by one 15 minute session in the classroom. Please mark your calendars. This will be the first Mandatory Meeting as indicated in the Policy Manual and Registration Guide! Do not forget to visit the Book Fair in the Library that evening.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2023 – ORANGE SHIRT DAY
Orange Shirt Day will be held on Friday, September 29th. This day is to honour Indigenous children who were sent to residential schools in Canada. Orange Shirt Day challenges us to witness and honour the stories of Survivors and their families, and to commit to meaningful discussion and the ongoing process of reconciliation.
OCTOBER 2, 2023 – NATIONAL DAY FOR TRUTH & RECONCILIATION – STAT HOLIDAY
There will be no school on Monday, October 2nd, in lieu of the statutory holiday on Saturday, September 30th. This day is to honour Indigenous children who were sent to residential schools in Canada.
Please review the attached School Office Reminders. This can also be located on our website’s homepage under ‘Documents’.