Weekly Memo Oct 8

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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.
  2. THANKSGIVING MONDAY Reminder that school will be closed on Monday, October 12th for Thanksgiving.
  3. PHOTO ORDERS Please find the link to individual and class photos here: http://feliciachangphotography.com/north-star-montessori/. This link contains all the information necessary for you to view, order, and pay for your photos. Please note that the deadline to order all photos is Monday, October 12th. Payment is due on or before Tuesday, October 13th and may be made by credit card, email money transfer, cheque or cash by 3:00pm (please note that online instructions indicate you submit cash or cheque payment to your classroom teacher but please submit to the front office).
  4. PRO-D DAY Reminder of the Pro-D Day on Friday, October 23rd. School will not be in session.

Infant & Toddler

  1. RE-REGISTRATION will open tomorrow for Session #2 January to March. Further details and a Re-Registration form will be emailed to Infant & Toddler parents today.
  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!

Extended Day Kindergarten

  1. MEDICAL ALERT An important reminder that due to life threatening allergies, it is imperative that you DO NOT pack peanuts or nuts (with the exception of almonds) in your child’s lunch. Thank you!
  2. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day Kindergarten students will continue with dance at Pro Arte for PE next week.
  3. PERMISSION FORMS Please ensure that you submit all permission forms on or before the due date. It is important for administration to receive these forms on time so that we are able to process all paperwork prior to the activity/fieldtrip. Permission forms are included in the Weekly Memo as well as posted on the office bulletin board. If we do not have your child’s permission form he/she will be unable to participate.
  4. 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 14th & 16th from 8:00-8:30am and October 19th & 21st from 8:00-8:30am and 3:00-3:15pm.
  5. 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.
  6. 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. MEDICAL ALERT An important reminder that due to life threatening allergies, it is imperative that you DO NOT pack peanuts or nuts (with the exception of almonds) in your child’s lunch. Thank you!
  2. LOWER ELEMENTARY HTHT The LE students will participate in a “Smarty Plants” Workshop with High Touch High Tech tomorrow Friday, October 9th.
  3. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will be studying nutrition for PE next week.
  4. UPPER ELEMENTARY WORKSHOP reminder that the UE students will be participating in a Photography Workshop Series on Friday, October 9 & 16. Please ensure they come to school with a digital camera on these days.
  5. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will be participating in co-operative games for PE next week.
  6. PERMISSION FORMS Please ensure that you submit all permission forms on or before the due date. It is important for administration to receive these forms on time so that we are able to process all paperwork prior to the activity/fieldtrip. Permission forms are included in the Weekly Memo as well as posted on the office bulletin board. If we do not have your child’s permission form he/she will be unable to participate.
  7. FREE DRESS DAY Our next Free Dress Day is NEXT 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.
  8. 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 14th & 16th from 8:00-8:30am and October 19th & 21st from 8:00-8:30am and 3:00-3:15pm.
  9. 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.
  10. 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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