All Families

  1. STRATEGIC PLANNING PARENT MEETING North Star Board of Directors will be hosting a parent meeting for families that are returning to North Star in September 2014.  If you are interested in learning more about some strategic initiatives, sharing information or contributing your skills/service to one of the subsequent committees that will be formed please join us in the Seniors’ Lounge of the North Shore Winter Club at 7:00pm on Mon, April 14th.
  2. OUT OF UNIFORM HAT DAY is scheduled for next Fri, April 11th.  It’s time to dig through your most wacky and wonderful hats and don that favourite chapeau for Hat Day!
  3. OPEN HOUSE Our next Open House is scheduled from 4:00 to 7:00pm on Wed, April 9th.  Please spread the word for friends & family to join us for a school tour, take the opportunity to wander around inside the classrooms and speak with our wonderful Casa teachers.
  4. USED UNIFORM CLOTHING SALE will take place in the Cedar Room on Mon, April 7th at drop off & pick up.  A reminder that Kindergarten students are permitted to wear the PE uniform only.

Casa

  1. PARENT DISCOVERY NIGHT Our Casa parent discovery night has been changed to Mon, April 28th in order to accommodate the Strategic Planning Parent Meeting on Mon, April 14th.

Kindergarten

  1. PIZZA DAYS Attached please find the Pizza Order Form for all remaining pizza days.  Please complete and submit in the envelope on the office bulletin board.  The deadline to order is Mon, April 7th.
  2. PARENT DISCOVERY NIGHT Our Casa parent discovery night has been changed from Mon, April 14th to Mon, April 28th.
  3. KINDERGARTEN PE The K students will have PE in house next week.
  4. HTHT The High Touch High Tech scientists will be here with their “Weather or Not” program on Tues, April 8th.

Elementary

  1. RUNNING CLUB The Running Club is going to kick off again on Fri, Apr 4th at 7:30am and is open to all students in Years 1-6.  This session we are going to run twice a week on Monday/Friday mornings at 7:30am.  Our goal will be to train for and run the MEC 5km race on May 17, 2014. http://events.mec.ca/node/11495.  We will have 11 training runs prior to that event and will track our distance and progress towards our goal.  Parents are welcome, but not required to come out and run with us.  The runs will be supervised by either or both Niko Potton, Marathoner Extraordinaire and Carrie Russell, Enthusiastic Participant who holds up the rear of the group.  There is no cost to the club, aside from the $15 entrance fee for the MEC run if you wish to participate in that.  Please let Jeanne know if you will be participating in this session.  We are looking forward to getting outdoors again!
  2. PIZZA DAYS Attached please find the Pizza Order Form for all remaining pizza days.  Please complete and submit in the envelope on the office bulletin board.  The deadline to order is Mon, April 7th.
  3. AFTER SCHOOL LEGO BRICKS WORKSHOP Please note that the start date for the Lego Bricks Workshop has been changed from Thurs, April 17th to Thurs, April 24th.  Accordingly, we have extended the session to Thurs, May 29th.
  4. AFTER SCHOOL DRAWING The after school drawing workshop begins tomorrow Fri, April 4th.
  5. PARENT DISCOVERY NIGHT Our Elementary parent discovery night scheduled for Mon, April 28th is cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.
  6. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is tomorrow Fri, April 4th.  Students donate a minimum of $1.00 towards DEBRA (into the jar at the front desk) to wear their choice of clothing rather than the school uniform.  Please keep in mind that students must wear appropriate footwear and clothes must be in good repair.  Hats and gloves are not permitted in the classroom.
  7. UPPER & LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The UE & LE will have PE in house next week.