Weekly Memo Feb 2


  1. NORTH STAR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER A reminder that this Saturday, Feb 4th is our annual FUNdraiser!!! Come join the fundraising team & parent community at The Narrows Pub for a Cocktail & Appetizer Social from 6:00–10:00pm. Tickets are currently on sale for $30.00 each or $50.00 per couple and include light appetizers and a house drink. We will also be featuring a Silent Auction, Wine Wall (super fun) and 50/50 Draw!!! This event is open to family & friends so feel free to bring them along!
  2. WINE WALL Once again this year will be the ever popular Wine Wall on the night of the fundraiser. In order to make this fan favourite and evening highlight a success, we would like to ask each family to kindly donate 1 (or 2) bottles of white or red wine. As a point of reference the average donation is roughly $18/bottle. We will set up empty boxes at the front office for your donations. Thanks everyone!
  3. MOJA MONDAY is this Mon, Feb 6th! Look for North Star parent Maria Wentzel who will be in our lobby Monday morning with a complimentary cup of delicious Moja coffee. Bags will be available for purchase at a cost of $14/bag of which $6 will go towards the school! This is a fundraising effort for every classroom as the profits are used to purchase new classroom materials. Enjoy!
  4. FAMILY DAY is Mon, Feb 13th. Classes will not be in session.
  5. ICE CREAM SOCIAL Our Ice Cream Social scheduled for Tues, Feb 14th will be moving to a date when the weather is a bit warmer. Stay tuned for more info… Wiarton Willie is predicting an early Spring!


  1. CASA FAMILIES WELCOME You are welcome to attend the Infant & Toddler Parent Discovery Night scheduled for Wed, Feb 8th from 6:30-8:30pm when Courtney Hall will be here from Sleepdreams Professional Sleep Consultants. Courtney is a Registered Occupational Therapist and mother of two who practices paediatric occupational therapy and the study of sensory integration and its impact on sleep. Topics discussed will include common sleep problems & solutions, 5 areas of good sleep habits and strategies used to address sleep disturbances. There will also be time set aside for Q&A. Please confirm attendance by signing up on the sheet posted outside of the Infant & Toddler classroom.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY KINDERGARTEN PE The Extended-day K students will continue with dance for PE next week.


  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The Lower El students will continue with skating on Tuesday and begin Martial Arts on Thursday for PE next week. Please note that the waiver you signed for the previous session is still valid.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The Upper El students will continue with dance for PE next week.
  3. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is tomorrow Fri, Feb 3rd. 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/gloves are not permitted to be worn inside the classroom.
  4. AFTER SCHOOL ART Reminder that the next session of After School Art begins tomorrow Fri, Feb 3rd for those that registered.

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