Weekly Memo Feb 8

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  1. RE-ENROLMENT Reminder that the deadline to submit your forms is tomorrow Fri, Feb 9th at 9:00am.
  2. ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Please join us at the English Bay Cactus Club from 2-6pm on Sun, Mar 4th for the North Star Annual Fundraiser! Cost will be $50/person or $80 per couple and tickets will go on sale starting Mon, Feb 26th. Further details to follow in the coming weeks!
  3. SILENT AUCTION ITEMS Do you have a ski cabin or cottage on the lake? Would you like to donate a day of fun on your family boat or your skilled service as a silent auction item? We are still soliciting donation items from local businesses but would also like to encourage families to think about ways to personally contribute to the silent auction at our Annual Fundraiser. It’s a great way to support the school and connect with other families!
  4. FACILITY PLANNING COMMITTEE Do you have commercial real estate or facilities planning experience? North Star’s Board of Directors is looking for someone to lead or be a member of the Facility Planning Committee. Please contact Jeanne if you are interested.
  5. FAMILY DAY is this Mon, Feb 12th. School will not be in session.
  6. SCHOLASTIC BOOKS Reminder that the deadline to order Scholastic books is tomorrow Fri, Feb 9th.

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  1. VALENTINE’S DAY If you plan to distribute Valentines, a quick reminder to please only write who the Valentine is from. Please also be mindful of our school’s policy, and the preference of many parents, to refrain from bringing chocolate and candy into the school.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day students will be climbing for PE on Tuesday and going to Jump Gymnastics on Thursday. Please complete and submit the attached permission form on or before Tues, Feb 13th.
  2. FOODIE KIDS is Wed, Feb 14th for those families that ordered.
  3. MARK YOUR CALENDARS for Thurs, Feb 22nd when Saleema Noon Sexual Health educators will be here. Further details to follow.
  4. VALENTINE’S DAY Just a quick reminder that if your child chooses to distribute Valentines, please place them in the family pockets (instead of the coat room) and please be mindful of our school’s policy, and the preference of many parents, to refrain from bringing chocolate and candy into the school.

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will be climbing on Tuesday and have PE in-house on Thursday.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The year 4-6 students will be skating for PE next week. Please complete and submit the attached permission form on or before Tues, Feb 13th. The Year 7 students will be climbing for PE on Tuesday and have PE in-house on Thursday.
  3. UPPER ELEMENTARY ART The UE students will be participating in a special art project with guest artist Viktoria Eftimova tomorrow afternoon.
  4. HIGH TOUCH-HIGH TECH The UE students will participate in the “Newton” workshop with a High Touch-High Tech scientist on Fri, Feb 16th.
  5. FOODIE KIDS is Wed, Feb 14th for those families that ordered.
  6. MARK YOUR CALENDARS for Thurs, Feb 22nd when Saleema Noon Sexual Health educators will be here. Further details to follow.
  7. AFTER SCHOOL ART The February session of After School Art begins tomorrow Fri, Feb 9th for those that registered.

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