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  1. MMUN FUNDRAISING RAFFLE Tomorrow is the final day to purchase raffle tickets! The draw will take place and winner announced at 3:00pm!
  2. INCOME TAX RECEIPTS If you require an income tax receipt for either Preschool or After School Care Fees please advise Jeanne on or before Feb 15th.
  3. FAMILY DAY is on Mon, Feb 9th. School will not be in session.
  4. CAKE WALK Here is your chance to take home a delicious treat! North Star will be holding a 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.
  5. CAKE REQUEST If you have a favourite pie or cake that is loved by all and you would like to contribute to the Cake Walk please let Jeanne know.
  6. OUT OF UNIFORM MONOCHROMATIC DAY! Monochromatic…when all colours are a single hue. Put together your monochromatic outfit for Fri, Feb 13th!
  7. SCHOLASTIC ORDERS Reminder that all Scholastic book orders are due tomorrow Fri, Feb 6th. Please place your order and payment in the envelope on the office bulletin board.
  8. LATE PICK-UP POLICY A reminder that students are required to be picked-up from school or ASC on time each day. A penalty of $1 per minute will be charged if your child is not picked-up on time. Please see the attached Late Pick-up Policy for further information.
  9. PRO D DAY is scheduled for Fri, Feb 20th. School will not be in session.
  10. PARENT-TEACHER MEETINGS are scheduled for Fri, Feb 27th. Sign-up sheets will be posted next week. Please note that there will be no parent-teacher meetings booked 2 weeks before or after the scheduled date.

Casa

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

Extended-Day Kindergarten

  1. KINDERGARTEN PE The Kindergarten students will be taking Yoga for PE next week. Please complete and submit the attached permission form on or before Tues, Feb 10th.
  2. KINDERGARTEN FIELDTRIP Reminder that the Kindergarten students are going on a fieldtrip to Presentation House tomorrow Fri, Feb 6th.
  3. FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT is Fri, Feb 13th from 6:00-7:30pm. We will be showing the movie “Up” and tickets will be available for North Star K, LE, & UE students and their immediate family. Cost is $15/family (2 members) or $20/family (3+ members). Sign-up sheets for attendance and popcorn are on the office bulletin board.

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will continue with Yoga for PE next week.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will be continue with Hybrid Strong Fitness for PE next week.
  3. LE PARENT DISCOVERY NIGHT Reminder that the Lower Elementary Parent Discovery night will be held on Tues, Feb 10th from 6:30-7:30pm. The topic is “Peace Education” and the sign-up sheet is posted on the office bulletin board. Sign-up by 9:00am tomorrow Fri, Feb 6th.
  4. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is tomorrow Fri, Feb 6th. 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.
  5. FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT is Fri, Feb 13th from 6:00-7:30pm. We will be showing the movie “Up” and tickets will be available for North Star K, LE, & UE students and their immediate family. Cost is $15/family (2 members) or $20/family (3+ members). Sign-up sheets for attendance and popcorn are on the office bulletin board.
  6. FOUNDATION SKILLS ASSESSMENT Grade 4 students will be writing the Provincial Exams on Tuesday & Thursday of next week.
  7. AFTER SCHOOL ART Reminder that After School Art begins tomorrow Fri, Feb 6th for those that registered.
  8. LEGO BRICKS PROGRAM Attached please find the registration form 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.
  9. UE CLASSROOM OBSERVATIONS If you are a Year 3 parent, don’t miss your opportunity to observe in the Upper Elementary class prior to the re-registration deadline. Please contact Jeanne to see which dates and times are still available.