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  1. NORTH STAR FUNDRAISER Our Annual Fundraising event is fast approaching on Saturday, February 13th at the Louis Gervais Bistro on Harbourside in North Vancouver. Invitations will be placed in hallway family pockets on Friday morning. Tickets will go on sale Monday, January 11th in the front lobby of the school. Tickets will be $40 each! We are calling on every parent to please donate a bottle of red or white wine, towards our Annual Wine Wall! Please place your bottle of wine in the box outside of Tiffany’s office. We are also asking for parents to please check in with family and friends for a donation towards our Silent Auction Table!
  2. GRAD TRIP RAFFLE The winner of the raffle will be drawn tomorrow Friday, January 8th.
  3. WELCOME A warm welcome to new students Kaelah Gagne, Zachary Gagne, Lukas Gyori, Hannah Harrop, Parker Stanford, Robbie Stanford and their families.

Infant & Toddler

Please see “All” section and check back next week for Infant & Toddler specific information.

Casa

  1. PARENT DISCOVERY NIGHT Parents of 4 years olds are invited to attend the parent discovery evening on Monday, January 11th to learn more about the Extended-day Kindergarten program. Please see the attached invite for further information and sign-up on the office bulletin board!

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day Kindergarten students have PE in-house next week.
  2. PARENT DISCOVERY NIGHT Parents of Extended-day Kindergarten and Year 3 students are invited to attend the parent discovery evening on Monday, January 11th to learn more about the Elementary program. Please see the attached invite for further information and sign-up on the office bulletin board!
  3. ELEMENTARY OBSERVATIONS Extended-day parents with an interest or curiosity about the Elementary program at North Star are invited to book an observation. Observations are 15 minutes in each of the Lower & Upper Elementary classrooms. Currently Tuesday, January 12th and Thursday, January 14th mornings are available. Please contact Jeanne to book your observation.
  4. PIZZA DAYS Since we are all just getting back into a routine from Winter Break we are extending the deadline to submit pizza orders to 8:30am Monday, January 11th.
  5. HANDWASHING DEMO Vancouver Coastal Health will be here on Wednesday, January 13th to provide a demonstration on proper hand washing techniques.

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will be bowling for PE next week. Please complete the attached permission form and submit on or before Monday, January 11th.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will be curling for PE next week. Please sign the attached permission form and submit on or before Monday, January 11th.
  3. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is Friday, January 15th. 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. PIZZA DAYS Since we are all just getting back into a routine from Winter Break we are extending the deadline to submit pizza orders to 8:30am Monday, January 11th.