What's Happening @ Star of the Sea

 

SAVE THE DATE
 
* * ANNUAL RE-REGISTRATION PARENT MEETING (AGM) * *
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!!
 
7:00 – 8:00 
- Re-registration packages and Income Tax receipts will be handed out
- Review of re-registration package information
- PEC updates

**Procedure for re-registration package return**
All completed re-registration packages are due back to the school by the morning of Wednesday, March 06, 2019This deadline will be strictly enforced!!  Completed Re-registrations that are NOT in by March 06, 2019 will risk losing the placements for their children in our school.
 
** Please check your supply of cheques at home now, as the common comment that we hear for not being able to complete the re-registration packages on time is: ‘I’ve run out of cheques and am waiting for the order to come’.  You will require 3 cheques total (PPP & tuition).
 
If you aren’t able to attend the AGM and would like another family to pick up your package and tax receipt, we would need an email or written note to that effect prior to the meeting.  Thank you.
 
CHILD CARE (by donation) – FOR THE AGM ON FEBRUARY 20th BEGINS AT 6:30PM IN THE LIBRARY
The response to the school offering child care has been amazing! We are happy to offer this special service as a way to support and encourage parent participation at evening meetings and events.  All childcare donations raised will benefit a local school charity.
 
Procedure:
* parents must sign in their child that night when they get there
* children will need to be signed out by parents

* only children aged 3yrs-10 years will be part of the program. We will not be able to care for children younger than three years of age.
* children age 11 and over are legally able to remain home alone
 
TAX RECEIPTS
Grade 7 parents who are leaving the school may pick up their tax receipts from the office or send an email to school@sosschool.ca to have your child bring home.

CAMBRIDGE UNIFORMS
Our uniform company is offering a save the GST week.  This discount is offered on all orders placed online or in store during the week of: Monday, February 18 to Saturday, February 23, 2019.  Our online school code is CYR133 and the discount code is: CISVA19

PARENT PARTICIPATION PROGRAM 
Mid-Year Review. All families participating in the Parent Participation Program should have completed their 25 hr in assigned area.  Please remember to either verify your shifts or add all of your hours as mid year reports will be run on Friday, February 15th . To verify completed shifts or to submit your hours follow the instructions on the school website.
 
Those families who have not completed their assignments will have their March 1, 2019 cheques cashed. 
  
GR.6 OUTDOOR EDUCATION FUNDRAISER – Krispy Crème Doughnuts
Please help support the Gr.6’s as they fundraise for Outdoor Camp 2019/20! Boxes of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts “Original Glazed” will be sold for $12.00/dozen. Deadline to order is Thursday, February 21st
 
EASTER CHOCOLATES - Gr 6 Outdoor Ed Fundraiser
This year, please support the Outdoor Ed with purchasing your Easter chocolates through their fundraiser. Perfect for gifts, Easter egg hunts and treats to have at home.
All orders should be placed online at https://fundraising.purdys.com (A copy of the catalogue & order form has gone home with your oldest child Thursday, Feb 7, 2019.)

Order deadline is March 14, 2019 and pick up is on April 5, 2019.
 
GRADE 1 PARENTS NEEDED
All grade 1 families are responsible for the 1st Communion Reception that will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm.  We need to have one or two Grade 1 parents to coordinate this event.  If you can do this, please contact the school office A.S.A.P.  Thank you.
  
COFFEE and FELLOWSHIP
Everyone welcome!  We have space for your pre-schoolers to play too.  Come enjoy the company of other Star of the Sea parents and invite someone new each week – the more the merrier.  Every Tuesday morning in the foyer at Good Shepherd Church.
 

Week at a Glance

  • Thursday, February 14th         PRO-D (No school for students)
  • Friday, February 15th              PRO-D (No school for students)
  • Monday, February 18th           FAMILY DAY (No school for students)
  • Tuesday, February 19th             “Drop Off – Drop In Coffee” – Church foyer 9:00 am
  • Wednesday, February 20th       Hot Lunch – White Spot
  • Wednesday, February 20th       Annual General Meeting 7-8 p.m. (All Parents)
  • Thursday, February 21st           Gr. 2 Parent Meeting 6:30 pm
  • Thursday, February 21st           Deadline to order Outdoor Ed. Crispy Crème Donuts
  • Friday, February 22nd               Assembly – Gr. 1 Birthdays & Recognition
  • Saturday, February 23rd           Gr.2 Mass (Broken Hearts) 5:00 pm Good Shepherd