Weekly Memo Oct 15

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  1. PARENT DISCOVERY EVENING Don’t miss out on our exceptional guest speaker Sharon Selby on Monday, October 26th from 6:30-8:00pm! The topic will be Setting Limits: The most common mistakes and most effective ways to develop self-confidence. This parent evening is geared toward Casa & Elementary but we encourage North Star families at all levels to attend. Sign-up for both attendance and childcare (Casa & Elementary only) is posted on the office bulletin board.
  2. PRO-D DAY Reminder of the Pro-D Day on Friday, October 23rd. School will not be in session.
  3. SCHOLASTIC BOOK ORDERS Reminder that orders are due tomorrow Friday, October 16th. Please note that if you use the Parent Pay option to pay with your credit card online, you still need to place your order form in the pocket on the office bulletin board so that it can be processed.
  4. BAKE SALE The Upper Elementary class will be hosting a bake sale on Friday, October 30th to raise money for their Grad Trip to participate in the Montessori Model United Nations in New York City. Baked goods will be on sale at morning drop-off and pick-up as well as afternoon pick-up.
  5. AGM & PARENT SOCIAL Information regarding North Star Montessori’s Annual General Meeting scheduled for 6:00pm on Wednesday, November 4th will be distributed next week.

Infant & Toddler

  1. RE-REGISTRATION Reminder that the re-registration deadline is Monday, October 26th. Families will be notified of confirmed registration of class day & time by Monday, November 2nd at which time registration will open for families not currently registered.
  2. SAVE THE DATE! If you are interested in individual photos of your child, a photographer will be here on Monday, November 23rd. Please check back for more information closer to the date!

Casa

  1. OUT OF UNIFORM DAY Reminder that Friday, October 30th is Out of Uniform Pirates & Princesses Day at North Star! Students are encouraged to dress up as a pirate, princess or combination of both. No need to go out and buy a costume for this day – you can simply throw together an outfit from items you already have! Eye patches and swords are permitted but will be kept aside during class time. No masks please!
  2. PRACTICUM STUDENT Please join us in welcoming our current practicum student, from the AMI Training Centre, Carolina Tellini. Carolina will be here observing in the Sitka room from Monday, October 19th to Friday, October 23rd.

Extended Day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day Kindergarten students will continue with dance at Pro Arte for PE next week.
  2. MOVIE NIGHT The Upper Elementary students will be hosting a Movie Night on Thursday, October 22nd to help raise money for their Graduation trip to the Montessori Model United Nations in New York City. Please see office bulletin board and flyers for further details. Sign-up for movie night will take place at the front office on October 16th from 8:00-8:30am and October 19th & 21st from 8:00-8:30am and 3:00-3:15pm.
  3. ASC DROP-IN RECEIPTS  Please note that each time you pay the drop-in fee for After School Care you will now be issued a receipt at the time of payment. This is your receipt for income tax purposes so please ensure you retain them in a safe place as duplicates will not be issued.
  4. OUT OF UNIFORM DAY Reminder that Friday, October 30th is Out of Uniform Pirates & Princesses Day at North Star! Students are encouraged to dress up as a pirate, princess or combination of both. No need to go out and buy a costume for this day – you can simply throw together an outfit from items you already have! Eye patches and swords are permitted but will be kept aside during class time. No masks please!

Elementary

  1. LE & UE FIELD TRIP The Lower & Upper Elementary students will be going on a field trip to Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre on Tuesday, October 20th. Please complete and submit the attached permission form on or before 8:30am Monday, October 19th. A quick reminder that students who do not have a signed permission form will be unable to attend the fieldtrip.
  2. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will be participating in co-operative games for PE next week.
  3. UPPER ELEMENTARY WORKSHOP Reminder that the last day for the UE Student Photography Workshop Series is tomorrow Friday, October 16.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will be participating in co-operative games for PE next week.
  5. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is tomorrow Friday, October 16th. 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.
  6. MOVIE NIGHT The Upper Elementary students will be hosting a Movie Night on Thursday, October 22nd to help raise money for their Graduation trip to the Montessori Model United Nations in New York City. Please see office bulletin board and flyers for further details. Sign-up for movie night will take place at the front office on October 16th from 8:00-8:30am and October 19th & 21st from 8:00-8:30am and 3:00-3:15pm.
  7. ASC DROP-IN RECEIPTS  Please note that each time you pay the drop-in fee for After School Care you will now be issued a receipt at the time of payment. This is your receipt for income tax purposes so please ensure you retain them in a safe place as duplicates will not be issued.
  8. OUT OF UNIFORM DAY Reminder that Friday, October 30th is Out of Uniform Pirates & Princesses Day at North Star! Students are encouraged to dress up as a pirate, princess or combination of both. No need to go out and buy a costume for this day – you can simply throw together an outfit from items you already have! Eye patches and swords are permitted but will be kept aside during class time. No masks please!

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