Weekly Memo Nov 1

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  1. GLOW BOWLING FUNDRAISER Reminder of our Family Glow Bowling Fundraiser scheduled for Sun, Nov 18th from 3-5pm. Tickets will be $20/child and $30/adult and include unlimited bowling, snacks, a slice of pizza, and a juice box, water, or pop. We will also be holding a raffle and tickets will be on sale from Nov 13-16 in the front lobby!
  2. MOJA WEDNESDAY! For next week only Moja Monday will be moving to Wed, Nov 7thNorth Star parent, Maria Wentzel, will be in our lobby to start your day with a complimentary cup of delicious coffee. Bags will also be available for purchase at a cost of $14/bag of which $6 will go towards the school! This is a fundraising effort for every classroom and profits are used to purchase new classroom materials which means a prepared and happy learning environment for everyone!
  3. PHOTO ORDERS Photos will be available for pick-up at the school on Fri, Nov 9th for those families that placed an order.
  4. CURRICULUM IMPLEMENTATION DAY is scheduled for tomorrow Fri, Nov 2nd. School will not be in session.
  5. REMEMBRANCE DAY School will not be in session on Mon, Nov 12th.
  6. PARENTING PRESENTATION Please see the attached link for information on an upcoming parent presentation on Thur, Nov 15th.
  7. HOLIDAY POP-UP SHOP This is your opportunity to finish all of your holiday shopping while supporting North Star’s fundraising initiatives all in one stop! Online shopping with each company will be available as of Nov 5th. Please also join us at the school on Dec 5th & 6th when we welcome consultants to share their products in person. Look for more information coming soon!

Casa

  1. PARENT DISCOVERY EVENING Save the date for “Looking Ahead: North Star for Extended-day and the Elementary Years” on Wed, Nov 7th. Invitations and articles were placed in everyone’s family pocket last week. This is evening is not to be missed and a wonderful opportunity to learn about the Montessori curriculum for school aged children, visit each of the classrooms and hear from past graduates of our school! Please join us to learn more about our programs and make an informed decision about the future of your child’s education. The sign-up sheet is posted on the office bulletin board and we hope to see you there!
  2. FEATURE FAMILY SHEET Reminder for new families to please complete and submit the Feature Family Sheet at your earliest convenience.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day students will continue with swimming for PE next week.
  2. PARENT VOLUNTEERS We are looking for parent volunteers to accompany students & teachers on PE activities and fieldtrips over the course of the year. If you are interested in volunteering please see Jeanne for the letter required to obtain your criminal record check. Please note that we require a new one each year and this can take several weeks to process so the sooner the better!
  3. FOODIE KIDS is Wed, Nov 7th for those families that ordered.
  4. PARENT DISCOVERY EVENING Save the date for “Looking Ahead: North Star for Extended-day and the Elementary Years” on Wed, Nov 7th. Invitations and articles were placed in everyone’s family pocket last week. This is evening is not to be missed and a wonderful opportunity to learn about the Montessori curriculum for school aged children, visit each of the classrooms and hear from past graduates of our school! Please join us to learn more about our programs and make an informed decision about the future of your child’s education. The sign-up sheet is posted on the office bulletin board and we hope to see you there!

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will be taking Dance at the NSWC for PE next week.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will continue with swimming for PE next week.
  3. LOWER & UPPER ELEMENTARY FIELDTRIP The students will be taking a fieldtrip to H.R. MacMillan Space Centre on Mon, Nov 5th.
  4. FOODIE KIDS is Wed, Nov 7th for those families that ordered.
  5. UNACCOMPANIED DISMISSAL A reminder that unaccompanied dismissal is applicable to the regular school day only so please note that ASC and After School Program students must be picked up by an adult.
  6. PARENT VOLUNTEERS We are looking for parent volunteers to accompany students & teachers on PE activities and fieldtrips over the course of the year. If you are interested in volunteering please see Jeanne for the letter required to obtain your criminal record check. Please note that we require a new one each year and this can take several weeks to process so the sooner the better!

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