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  1. CAKE REQUEST We are still in need of cakes!!! If you have a favourite pie, cake, cupcake, flan that is loved by all and you would like to contribute to the Cake Walk please sign up on the office bulletin board or let Jeanne know. Thanks so much for your contributions!!!
  2. CAKE WALK North Star will be holding a MMUN Fundraiser Cake Walk on Wed, Feb 25th! Tickets to play will be $5 each or 3 for $10. Each ticket gives you a 1 in 8 chance to win! Play as many times as you would like! Cake Walks will be held as follows:  11:30-12:00 AM Casa & parents 2:00-3:00 Elementary (students bring money to participate) 3:00-3:30 Extended Day K & parents 3:30-4:00 PM Casa & parents.
  3. PRO D DAY is scheduled for tomorrow Fri, Feb 20th. School will not be in session.
  4. PARENT-TEACHER MEETINGS are scheduled for Fri, Feb 27th. School will not be in session. Sign-up sheets are posted on the office bulletin board and childcare will be available. Please note that there will be no parent-teacher meetings booked 2 weeks before or after the scheduled date.
  5. RE-REGISTRATION Reminder that re-registration packages were distributed to families yesterday. The deadline to re-register is Thurs, Mar 5th. If you already know that you will not be returning next year, please let Jeanne know via email as soon as possible.
  6. AID TO LIFE AFTERNOONS! Aid to Life is pleased to open an afternoon Parent-Toddler class for our April to June session. By popular demand, the class day has changed to Wednesdays, with 4 students already registered so definitely moving ahead! Please see the attached registration form for further information and email Christie at aidtolifeeducation.com to register.
  7. BIRTHDAY TREATS If you are bringing in birthday treats for your child’s class please be mindful of our school’s policy, and many parent’s preference, to refrain from bringing chocolate and candy into the school. Your classroom teacher would be happy to provide you with alternative ideas.
  8. PINK SHIRT DAY! While every day at North Star promotes pro-social behaviour, students may wear a pink shirt if they choose on Wed, Feb 25th to mark this day as part of the larger community.
  9. SPRING BREAK Reminder that the last day of school will be Fri, Mar 6th (regular dismissal, no ASC). Spring Break runs from Mon, Mar 9th to Fri, Mar 20th.
  10. GARAGE SALE Do you need or want to have a garage sale and just haven’t gotten around to it? Well, the North Star Fundraising team will do it for you! Over the next few weeks, start spring cleaning your garage, kids closets, basement etc. Please ensure all items are of good quality so that we won’t have trouble selling them. Timing, location and further details to follow in next weeks memo!

Casa

  1. PRACTICUM STUDENTS Please welcome back Zahra Abdulla and Fiana Wu who will continue their practicum in the Sitka & Cypress classrooms from Feb 23-Mar 6th.

Extended-Day Kindergarten

  1. KINDERGARTEN PE The Kindergarten students will have PE in-house on Tuesday and play rehearsal on Thursday next week.
  2. PRACTICUM STUDENTS Please welcome back Zahra Abdulla and Fiana Wu who will continue their practicum in the Sitka & Cypress classrooms from Feb 23-Mar 6th.
  3. SPRING PERFORMANCE Save the date! Our Spring Performance is scheduled for the evening of Wed, Mar 4th. Details to follow!

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will have PE in-house on Tuesday and play rehearsal on Thursday next week.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will have PE in-house on Tuesday and play rehearsal on Thursday next week.
  3. LEGO BRICKS PROGRAM Attached please find the registration form for the next session of the Lego Bricks Program. If you would like to register your child please complete and submit the attached on or before Mon, Mar 2nd. To date there is insufficient registration to move ahead.
  4. SPRING PERFORMANCE Save the date! Our Spring Performance is scheduled for the evening of Wed, Mar 4th. Details to follow!
  5. LOWER ELEMENTARY FIELDTRIP The LE students will be going to the VSO on Wed, Feb 25th. Please complete and submit the attached permission form on or before Mon, Feb 23. Students are to wear their school uniform on the fieldtrip but are welcome to bring a pink shirt to wear at school in the afternoon for Pink Shirt Day.