Weekly Memo Nov 19

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  1. NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAY is scheduled for tomorrow Friday, November 20th. Please note that school will not be in session for Casa & Elementary as teachers have an in-service day. Infant & Toddler classes will continue as scheduled.
  2. INFANT & TODDLER Registration is now open to new families for the January-March Infant & Toddler session. There are still a few infant and very limited toddler spaces left.
  3. MOJA/FERRERO BASKET RAFFLE The Fundraising Team has put together a gift basket filled with Moja Coffee & Ferrero Rocher products valued at $175.00. The gift basket will be on display and raffle tickets sold starting Monday, November 23rd. Tickets are 1 for $2.00 or 3 for $5.00 and will be on sale from Mon, Nov 23rd to Fri, Nov 27th. Monday-Thursday tickets will be on sale 8-8:30am and 12:30-12:45. Friday tickets will be on sale all day. Winner to be announced Monday, November 30th!
  4. PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Conferences for Casa & Elementary are scheduled for Friday, November 27th. Sign-up sheets are posted on the office bulletin board. Childcare will be available until 3:30pm for North Star students 3 years of age and older. School will not be in session (Infant & Toddler classes will continue as scheduled). Unless requested by a teacher, no further parent-teacher meetings will be booked between November 16th and December 7th.
  5. MMUN ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR Come on out and help support our student fundraiser for the Montessori Model United Nations trip to New York City. Students will be holding an Arts & Crafts Fair on Thursday, December 3rd and Friday, December 4th featuring items made by the students including photography, painting and knitted & hand-crafted items.
  6. PARKING A reminder to please ensure that you park as close as possible to the vehicle in front of you so that everyone is able to find a parking space during this busy time. Alternatively, parking is also available in the underground lot at the North Shore Winter Club.

Infant & Toddler

  1. PHOTO DAY Reminder for those that registered that photo day will take place on Monday!

Casa

Please see “All” section and check back next week for Casa specific information.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day Kindergarten students have open PE on Tuesday and bowling for PE on Thursday next week to make-up for the cancelled session earlier this week. Please sign and submit the attached permission form on or before 8:30am Monday, November 23rd.
  2. PIZZA DAYS are back! Attached please find the pizza order form for pizza days until the end of the calendar year. The deadline to submit your order form for ALL pizza dates in Monday, November 23rd.

Elementary

  1. FIRST NATIONS PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP The Burnaby Art Gallery will be here on Monday to present a First Nations Printmaking Workshop to the Lower & Upper Elementary students.
  2. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students (years 1&2 only) will be taking yoga for PE next week. Please sign and submit the attached permission form on or before 8:30am Monday, November 23rd.
  3. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students (including year 3) will be taking tennis for PE next week. Please sign and submit the attached permission form on or before 8:30am Monday, November 23rd.
  4. UE MISSING LAUNDRY The Upper Elementary classroom is missing 5 tea towels and 3 dish clothes (yellow & orange). Would you please take a look around your home to see if you any of these were mixed up in your own. Thanks!
  5. AFTER SCHOOL ART PROGRAM Attached please find the registration form for our next session of After School Art (January & February). If you would like to register your child please complete and submit the attached form on or before Monday, December 7th. There will be no registrations accepted after the deadline.
  6. PIZZA DAYS are back! Attached please find the pizza order form for pizza days until the end of the calendar year. The deadline to submit your order form for ALL pizza dates in Monday, November 23rd.

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