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  1. USBORNE BOOK SALE will be taking place in the Cedar Room from Sept 25-27. Parents can drop-in throughout the day from 8:00am to 3:45pm. You may also check out the website at www.usborneonline.ca/justducky to create your wish list ahead of time. Please note that you do NOT pay online but rather send your wish list directly to Becky, our Usborne Books representative, via her website. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Becky at (604) 671-0019.
  2. ORANGE SHIRT DAY is scheduled for Fri, Sept 28th. Students may choose to wear something orange as First Nations, local governments, schools and communities come together in the spirit of reconciliation.
  3. INFANT & TODDLER PARENT DISCOVERY Please join us for the Infant & Toddler Parent Discovery Evening “Understanding your Toddler” on Tues, Sept 25th from 7:00-8:00pmOn this evening, Christie will discuss the characteristics of children from walking to 3 years old. Children at this age are curious and into everything! We will talk about setting healthy limits, dealing with intense emotions, and how to ultimately create a respectful relationship with your child. The sign-up sheet is posted on the IT bulletin board.
  4. TODDLER CLASSES AVAILABLE Please note that we still have a few spaces available in our Toddler classes for the Sep-Dec session. Please feel free to pass along our application form to friends and family.
  5. PICTURE DAY CHANGES Picture Day (individual and class) has been changed from Mon, Oct 1st to Wed, Oct 3rd for Casa & Elementary and from Mon, Oct 22nd to Wed, Oct 10th for Infant & Toddler. Attached please find an updated Annual Calendar.
  6. NORTH STAR FUNDRAISERS Please see email sent directly to families for information regarding some great fundraisers that North Star is taking part in! Details and perks of these programs are also posted on our fundraising bulletin board outside of the Cedar Room.
  7. OPEN HOUSE is scheduled for Wed, Oct 3rd from 4:00-6:30pm. This is a great opportunity for prospective families to tour the school, see inside the classrooms and meet the teachers! Please feel free to spread the word to friends and families… everyone is welcome!
  8. PARKING As parking can be a challenge, we would like to remind everyone to be mindful when parking at drop-off and pick-up. Please do not park illegally, at the end of the cul-du-sac, in a space that is not a designed parking spot or too close to/far away from another parked vehicle. Thank you!

Casa

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

Extended-day Kindergarten

  1. EXTENDED-DAY PE The Extended-day students will play Sportball for PE next week.
  2. PIZZA DAY is Wed, Sept 26th for those families that ordered.
  3. ASC DROP-IN Please note that there will be no ASC drop-ins for the month of September as the students and our new Facilitator transition.

Elementary

  1. LOWER ELEMENTARY PE The LE students will be going to Camp Summit on Tuesday and have PE in-house on Thursday next week.
  2. UPPER ELEMENTARY PE The UE students will be going to Camp Summit on Tuesday and have HTHT on Thursday next week.
  3. UE HIGH TOUCH HIGH TECH The Upper Elementary students will participate in the “Matter Mania” workshop with a HTHT scientist on Thurs, Sept 27th.
  4. PIZZA DAY is Wed, Sept 26th for those families that ordered.
  5. ASC DROP-IN Please note that there will be no ASC drop-ins for the month of September as the students and our new Facilitator transition.