Weekly Memo Dec 13th

All North Star Families

  1. HOLIDAY FAMILY EVENT North Star’s annual Holiday Family Event is WedDec 19th. Drop-in with the family from 4:30-6:30pm for cookie decorating, crafts and lots of family fun!
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PRESENTATION Please join us in the Cedar Room on Fri, Dec 14th to learn about one big project from the Upper Elementary that is out of this world! Isla, LuElla, Melodee & Natasha will be presenting their imaginative planet project for parents from 3:00-3:30pm. Hope to see you there!
  3. WINTER BREAK Please note that the last day of classes for PM Casa is Wed, Dec 19th and the last day of classes for AM Casa & Elementary is Thur, Dec 20th. Please note there is no ASC and students will be dismissed at 11:30am. Classes resume on Tues, Jan 8th.
  4. BUDDHA-FULL at Northwoods Village is offering a 10% off community card to North Star parents that show they receive the weekly memo. Buddha-Full is located at 102-2120 Dollarton Highway in North Vancouver.


  1. OUTSIDE PATIO A quick reminder that the outside patio is licensed under Vancouver Coastal Health for use by students only while they are attending school or After School Care. Once your child has been dismissed for the day we ask that families please clear the outside deck in a timely manner and suggest Bridgeman Park or the area immediately to the south of our building as great alternatives for play time!

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day students will have PE in-house on Tuesday next week.
  2. PIZZA DAY is Wed, Dec 19th for those families that ordered.


  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will have PE in-house on Tuesday next week.
  2. LOWER ELEMENTARY SKATING A heads up that the LE students will be skating for PE in January. Students will need to bring their skates and bag (which should include a cloth to wipe skate blades), a helmet (that covers the forehead and is tight fitting), gloves and ski pants or warm clothes. Students will not be able to participate without a helmet and gloves. If you have a pair of skates that no longer fit your child and you would like to sell or lend them to another family please post it on the Parent Community Board at the front office.
  3. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will have PE in-house on Tuesday next week.
  4. PIZZA DAY is Wed, Dec 19th for those families that ordered.
  5. MMUN MOVIE NIGHT FUNDRAISER Thank you to everyone that participated in our MMUN Movie Night fundraiser… students raised a total of $205.00!!!
  6. AFTER SCHOOL ART We currently have insufficient numbers to run the Jan/Feb sessions of after school art. Attached please find registration form. Please note that the deadline to register is Mon, Dec 17th.
  7. FREE DRESS DAY is tomorrow Fri, Dec 14th and Thur, Dec 20th! Students donate a minimum of $1.00 to their teacher upon entering the classroom first thing in the morning to wear their choice of clothing rather than the school uniform. Students must wear appropriate footwear, clothes must be in good repair and hats are not permitted to be worn inside the classroom.

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