Weekly Memo – March 31

Here is our Weekly Memo for March 31, 2011, Monthly Calendar will be sent out tomorrow.

  1. REMINDER TO ALL PARENTS that the 2010-2011 Yearbook Sponsorship Advertising form is due back tomorrow April 1st!  You can pick up a form at the front desk.
  2. AID TO LIFE will be running its final Parent-Infant and Parent Toddler Session starting the first week of May until the middle of June.  Friday classes are back by popular demand!  Register early to avoid disappointment.  Forms can be picked up at the front desk and are due by Wednesday, April 7th.
  3. FRIDAY APRIL 15TH RED CROSS FUNDRAISER FOR JAPAN Elementary students can donate a minimum of $2.00 to get out of uniform & wear Easter colours.  All students in the school (including Preschool) are invited to participate and make a donation to the Red Cross.


  1. FREE DRESS DAY  Tomorrow April 1st.  This is a Free Dress Day when the students will not be required to wear a uniform but be free to choose what they wear to school.  Please keep in mind that students must wear appropriate footwear and clothes must be in good repair.  Hats and gloves are not permitted in the classroom.
  2. LOWER ELEMENTARY & KINDERGARTEN The Lower Elementary will be making Fettuccini Alfredo for a hot lunch on Thursday April 7th.  If your child would like to participate in the hot lunch, please bring $5.00 to school by Monday April 4th and do not pack lunch on April 7th. The Lower Elementary invites all K students to participate in this special occasion with them.  A form is in each K student’s pocket.
  3. LOWER ELEMENTARY   On April 6th the Lower Elementary will be attending the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.  Children will be taking the public bus, and should be dressed for the weather.  The children will be leaving the school at 8:30 am sharp!  So children should keep their outside shoes/clothes on and bring their lunch & water into class with them.  The children will be carrying their lunch & water there & back, so please pack light.  The children will be returning to the school around 2:00 pm. Permission slips will go out on Friday April 1st.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE  The Upper Elementary will be playing Soccer.
  5. KINDERGARTEN & LOWER ELEMENTARY PE  The K & LE students first day of Martial Arts was Tues, Mar 29th and their last day will be will be April 28th.  Each child received a numbered rental uniform that they are to bring for class each Tuesday & Thursday.  Uniforms are to be handed in at the last class.  Parents will be charged $25.00 for lost or damaged uniforms.
  6. ARBUTUS ROOM OBSERVATIONS  We will be holding observations for parents of returning Arbutus students on April 11, 12, 13, 14.  Sign-up sheets will be posted on Monday April 4th.

Casa & Kindergarten

  1. AFTER SCHOOL STORYOGA  The next session of after school storyoga will begin on Thurs, April 7th if we have at least 6 students registered (to date we have 2) if you would like your child to participate, please complete the attached registration form and return it to the office ASAP.  Spaces will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

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