Weekly Memo May 23

All Families

  1. LYNN VALLEY DAYS is here!  This Sat, May 25th North Star will have an entry in the Lynn Valley Days parade.  Attached please find the parade line-up for our meeting location.  Please arrive between 9:20-9:30am.  The parade will begin at 10:00am.  We are entry #5 which is great and means that our entry will have fewer hold-ups and be one of the first to finish.  Remember to wear bright colours and floral prints!  Please RSVP to Jeanne or sign-up on the office bulletin board.  Let’s have as many families as possible help show our North Star support to the community.  Thanks everyone and have fun!!!
  2. 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!
  3. PANORAMA PHOTO DAY is scheduled for Mon, May 27th at 9:30am, weather permitting.
  4. PARENT APPRECIATION SOCIALS We will be holding our Parent Appreciation Socials on Tues, June 4th.  Please join us at North Star for coffee and snacks from 8:15-9:15am or from 2:30-3:30 for PM Casa parents and anyone unable to attend the morning social.  Early drop-off will be available for the morning Casa parents.
  5. SCHOLASTIC ORDERS Reminder that all Scholastic orders are due tomorrow Fri, May 24th.  This is the last order for this academic year so don’t forget to get your summer read selections!
  6. OTTAWA TRIP Thank you to all of the families who supported the Grad Trip fundraisers (Movie Night, Bake Sale, Read-a-Thon).  We are heading to Ottawa from May 28-31.  Watch the Blog for trip highlights!


  1. PM CASA & PANORAMA PHOTO Please bring your child to school at 9:15am on Mon, May 27th so that they are able to participate in the school Panorama Photo taking place at 9:30am.


  1. KINDERGARTEN PE  The K students will be biking for PE beginning Tues, May 28th.  Please complete the attached K Biking Permission Form and return by 8:30am on Mon, May 27th.


  1. FREE DRESS DAY Our next free dress day is tomorrow 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 tomorrow Fri, May 24th.
  3. AFTER SCHOOL ART WORKSHOP Reminder that the After School Art Workshop begins tomorrow Fri, May 24th from 3:15-4:30pm

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