Weekly Memo May 16

All Families

  1. PRO D DAY Our next Pro D Day is scheduled for tomorrow Fri, May 17th.  School will not be in session.
  2. VICTORIA DAY is Mon, May 20th.  School will not be in session.
  3. LYNN VALLEY DAYS Mark your calendars for Sat, May 25th and Lynn Valley Days!  North Star will have an entry in the parade again this year.  Sign-up sheet is posted on the office bulletin board.  Participants are asked to wear bright colours and floral prints.
  4. OTTAWA GRAD TRIP FUNDRAISERS The Grad Class will be holding a Bake Sale and a Read-a-Thon as part of their Ottawa Grad Trip fundraising efforts.
    • Read-a-Thon Our Read-a-Thon will take place on Tues, May 21st.  Graduating students have been collecting pledges from friends and families.  If you would like to support our students please see the pledge sheet posted on the office bulletin.
    • Bake Sale Our next bake sale will be held on Wed, May 22nd.
  5. CHILDRUN  2013 ChildRun Approaching Fast!  North Star has entered a team in the Children’s Hospital ChildRun for many years now, and we’re doing it again in 2013!  It’s a 5 km walk/run at 9:00am on Sun, June 2nd near Children’s Hospital that is fun, great exercise for people of any age or fitness level, and an opportunity to support a wonderful charity.  There is also a 1 km walk.  With a little over two weeks to go, we have a record 31 members signed up so far!  It’s not too late to register, so if you’d like to join us, register at: http://bcchf.ca/events/events-calendar/childrun/ Click on Register>select No (unless you were a member last year and know your registration information)>Join an Existing Team>scroll down to North Star Montessori team, and enter your personal information.  Special thanks to those who have donated to the ChildRun in support of our team.  Our total is $310 so far!  Please email Brett (Ryan’s dad) at [email protected] with any questions.  Thanks!
  6. PANORAMA PHOTO DAY is scheduled for Mon, May 27th, weather permitting.


Please refer to “All Families” section and check back next week for Casa specific information!


  1. KINDERGARTEN PE Get your helmets ready and bikes tuned!  The K students will be biking for PE beginning Tues, May 28th to Thurs, June 6th.


  1. FREE DRESS DAY Our next free dress day is Fri, May 24th.  Please don’t forget your minimum donation of $1.00 towards DEBRA!
  2. LOWER EL FIELDTRIP The LE students will be taking a fieldtrip to Burnaby Village Museum on Fri, May 24th.  Please complete the attached Burnaby Village Permission Form and submit it to the front office by 8:30am on Tues, May 21st.

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