Weekly Memo Feb 16

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  1. MMUN FUNDRAISING The Year 6 students recently completed their fundraising initiative of cycling 625km around Ankara in under 10 hours! They are very close to reaching their goal and if you would like to contribute to that fundraising initiative you can do so on our MMUN board. We are excited to be leaving in only 2 weeks! Thank you to everyone that has contributed… your support is much appreciated!!!
  2. PINK SHIRT DAY is scheduled for Wed, Feb 22nd. Wear your pink shirt to support pro-social behaviour!
  3. RE-ENROLLMENT Reminder that Re-enrollment packages will be distributed on Wed, Feb 22nd. The deadline to submit your re-enrollment forms is Wed, Mar 8th at 9:00am.
  4. SPUD FUNDRAISER In an effort to provide families with a greater selection of items we have refreshed our Spud fundraising program! You may now purchase from the entire website including dairy, meat, seafood and sale items! Simply purchase a gift card from spud.ca/spudcards and then use that gift card to place individual orders. North Star Montessori will receive a 10% donation from every Spud Card order. Further information was placed in family pockets… Enjoy!
  5. PARENT DISCOVERY EVENING Please join us on Tues, Feb 21st when we welcome back Sharon Selby! The topic will be “How to Develop Self-Regulation in Your Family” and this evening is open to all families. A sign up sheet with further information is posted on the office bulletin board.
  6. PRO D DAY is scheduled for Fri, Feb 24th. Classes will not be in session.
  7. REPORT CARDS & P/T MEETINGS Second Term Report Cards will be distributed and Parent/Teacher Meetings will take place on Fri, Mar 3rd. Classes will not be in session.

Casa

Please see “All” families section and check back next week for Casa specific information!

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. SALEEMA NOON’S SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION Brandy will be joining us again this year on Thurs, Feb 23rd. The parent talk will take place in the Cedar Room from 8:30-9:30am followed by age-appropriate groupings for students throughout the day. Take this opportunity to hear in advance an overview of what the students will be learning and prepare yourself for any questions your child may ask.
  2. EXTENDED-DAY KINDERGARTEN PE The Extended-day K students will continue with dance for PE on Tuesday and attend the Saleema Noon talk on Thursday next week.
  3. OUTSIDE PLAY A reminder that students go outside to play each day at lunch, rain or shine. Please ensure that your child has a good pair of rain boots, rain gear and a change of clothes at school.

Elementary

  1. SALEEMA NOON’S SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION Brandy will be joining us again this year on Thurs, Feb 23rd. The parent talk will take place in the Cedar Room from 8:30-9:30am followed by age-appropriate groupings for students throughout the day. Take this opportunity to hear in advance an overview of what the students will be learning and prepare yourself for any questions your child may ask.
  2. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will continue with Martial Arts for PE on Tuesday and attend the Saleema Noon talk on Thursday next week.
  3. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will continue with dance for PE on Tuesday and attend the Saleema Noon talk on Thursday next week.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY SKIING The UE students will be skiing on Mon, Feb 20th & 27th. The attached permission form was due this past Tuesday.
  5. UPPER ELEMENTARY ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP The UE students have the last of five architecture workshops tomorrow Fri, Feb 17th.
  6. OUTSIDE PLAY A reminder that students go outside to play each day at lunch, rain or shine. Please ensure that your child has a good pair of rain boots, rain gear and a change of clothes at school.

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