Weekly Memo Nov 24

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  1. GIFT BASKET RAFFLE Tickets will be on sale next week for a beautiful Ferrero Rocher & Moja Coffee Gift Basket with a retail value of $150!!! Cost will be 1 ticket for $2 or 3 ‎tickets for $5. The winner will be announced on Fri, Dec 2nd. Good luck to everyone who purchases tickets!
  2. HOLIDAY FAMILY EVENT Reminder to drop-in to our Holiday Family Event anytime between 4:30-6:30pm on Wed, Nov 30th. An invitation was placed in your family pocket. If you have any special winter celebration craft making traditions (ie. Diwali, Hanukkah) that you would like to contribute and organize for the students please let Tiffany or Jeanne know by end of day tomorrow.
  3. FERRERO ROCHER & MOJA CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISER It’s that time of the year! We are once again holding our very popular chocolate and coffee Christmas Fundraiser. An order form with details was placed in every family pocket and there are extras at the front office. 100% of the chocolate purchase and $5.00 per bag of coffee will go directly to the school. Deadline for ordering is Fri, Dec 9thand delivery to the school will be Thurs, Dec 15th.
  4. COMMUNITY BOARD We have set aside some space on our Parent Education Corner bulletin board to be used for community notices. This would include information regarding plays, community events, requests for childcare, selling or giving away gently used items etc.
  5. SCHOLASTIC BOOK ORDERS Reminder that tomorrow Fri, Nov 25th is the deadline to submit your Scholastic Book order. This will be the last opportunity to order before the Winter Break.
  6. FIRST TERM REPORTS & PARENT CONFERENCES First term report cards will be distributed end of day on Thurs, Dec 1st. Please return the signed “School Copy” to your classroom teacher at the Parent/Teacher Conference on Fri, Dec 2nd. Sign-up sheets for conference times are posted on the office bulletin board. Please note that school is not in session on Fri, Dec 2nd. Childcare will be available in the After School Care room during your conference time for North Star Casa & Elementary students.
  7. ARTS & CRAFTS SALE The Upper Elementary students have been busy preparing for the Arts & Crafts Sale taking place in the Cedar Room from Dec 7-9th at drop-off and pick-up. Paintings, photography, mixed-media, pottery, jewellery, candles and cookie mix are a few of the items available. In addition, there will be a mini silent auction with items including a convection toaster oven, record player, food scale, carving set and Le Creuset skillet.

Casa

  1. CHILD-PARENT NIGHT The Casa Child-Parent Night is scheduled for Mon, Dec 12th. This is a great opportunity for parents to come into the classroom and students to show them what they’ve been working on. Timeslots will be available for either the 1st session (6:00-6:30pm) or the 2nd session (6:45-7:15pm). Sign-up sheets will be posted on the office bulletin board at the end of next week.

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY KINDERGARTEN PE The Extended-day K students will begin rock climbing for PE on Thursday next week. Please sign and submit the attached waiver and permission form on or before Mon, Nov 28th.
  2. HIGH TOUCH-HIGH TECH The “Jurassic Jr” workshop with High Touch-High Tech was re-scheduled to Mon, Nov 28th.
  3. FIRE TRUCK VISIT The District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services will be here with their fire truck on Tues, Nov 29th.
  4. CHILD-PARENT NIGHT The Casa Child-Parent Night is scheduled for Mon, Dec 12th. This is a great opportunity for parents to come into the classroom and students to show them what they’ve been working on. Timeslots will be available for either the 1st session (6:00-6:30pm) or the 2nd session (6:45-7:15pm). Sign-up sheets will be posted on the office bulletin board at the end of next week. Please note that ALL Extended-day Kindergarten students sign-up on the Sitka sheet.

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The Lower El students will be participating in Legacy Martial Arts for PE from Tues, Nov 29th to Thurs, Dec 15th. Please sign and return the attached permission form on or before Mon, Nov 28th.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The Upper El students will continue with Sword Play at Academie Duello on Tuesday and be rock climbing on Thursday for PE next week. Please sign and submit the attached waiver and permission form on or before Mon, Nov 28th.
  3. GRADE 6 IMMUNIZATIONS Reminder of the change of date for immunizations. Our VCH nurse will be here on Tues, Nov 29th to administer the Grade 6 immunizations for those students that submitted a consent form.
  4. CHILD-PARENT NIGHT The Elementary Child-Parent Night is scheduled for Tues, Dec 13th. This is a great opportunity for parents to come into the classroom and students to show them what they’ve been working on. Timeslots will be available for either the 1st session (6:30-7:00pm) or the 2nd session (7:00-7:30pm). Sign-up sheets will be posted on the office bulletin board at the end of next week.
  5. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is tomorrow Fri, Nov 25th. Students donate a minimum of $1.00 to their teacher upon entering the classroom first thing in the morning to wear their choice of clothing rather than the school uniform. Students must wear appropriate footwear, clothes must be in good repair and hats/gloves are not permitted to be worn inside the classroom.

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