Luca, A Proud Canadian and Eagle

Our Luca Ferronato along with the Vancouver Boys Choir performs on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Canada Day.  We are so proud of you Luca!  Good luck on the rest of your tour across Canada.

Edited Jul 1st, 2014

June 24th, 2014 Last Newsletter for Year

Dear Parents,

As this is the last newsletter of the year, we as a staff wish to thank all of our families for the great year of many many outstanding achievements.  We also wish to thank you all for the tremendous support given during the more difficult personal times of many of our staff as well. Our Lady of Sorrows is a true Christian, Catholic Community, and we are very grateful to all our families and for your continued support. May God continue to bless you as you enjoy your summer holidays.

Also on behalf of Mrs. Crescenzo, we greatly appreciate the generosity and kindness shown to her and her family. Thank you. Please see Mrs. Crescenzo’s message below.

Noon Hour Supervisor Needed!

If you would like to switch your participation to a Noon Hour Supervisor, please contact the school office a.s.a.p.  This position is every day for one week from 11:50 to 12:50 p.m.  The position rotates every three weeks.  There is no supervision required on Pro-D days, Statutory Holidays, Christmas Break, Spring Break and over the summer.

Summer OLS Camp – Starts Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Please meet in the gym at 9:00 a.m. Students will be placed into their groups.  Students should wear summer attire including running shoes, Hats, Sunscreen and water bottle recommended.  Students are to be picked up at 1:00 p.m.   

Afterschool Care

The Afterschool Care will begin on Wednesday, September 3rd for returning familiesAll new students will begin on Monday, September 8th.

School Resumes on Tuesday, September 2nd at 8:45 a.m. with an early dismissal of 12:00 p.m.

Reminder:  No After School Care on the first day of school.

 

Dear Parents and Staff,

I would like to extend my deepest gratitude for your thoughtfulness in contributing to the trust fund for my children.  Your generosity is truly appreciated and will help my children in their future years.  During this difficult time, it is so comforting to know that I have such wonderful families and friends who have supported me in so many different ways.

May God bless you for your compassion and love.  Thank you so much.

Barb Crescenzo

Edited Jun 26th, 2014
Posted in Newsletters

September 2014 - Tentative Calendar

September 2014 Tentative

Edited Jun 24th, 2014
Posted in Special Events

June 18th, 2014 Weekly e-letter

JUNE 20TH, 2014 – GRADE 7 FAREWELL CEREMONIES – PLEASE NOTE: 12:00 P.M. DISMISSAL AND NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUB

The Grade 7 Farewell Mass and Ceremonies will be held this Friday, June 20th.  The Mass will be at 9:00 a.m. followed by presentations at 10:30 a.m.  Please note that there will be 12:00 p.m. dismissal on this day and there will be no After School Club available.

JUNE 22ND – 28TH, 2014 – NEAT UNIFORM SALE

Neat Uniform will be having a Family of OLS 10% off sale from June 22nd – 28th.  Please make sure you visit the store location at 1050 Boundary Road or order online at www.neatuniforms.ca to take advantage of this sale.  The store is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

JUNE 23RD, 2014 – BOWLING FOR PEER TUTORS AND LIBRARY MONITORS

Monday, June 23rd the Peer Tutors and Library Monitors will be treated to a Thank You Bowling Party.  Please ensure all outstanding consent forms are returned ASAP, as numbers need to be confirmed.  Consent forms sent home last week were due Monday, June 16th

JUNE 23RD, 2014 – AWARDS ASSEMBLY

On Monday, June 23rd there will be the Service Awards at 9:00 a.m., we invite all parents to attend.

JUNE 23rd, 2014 - HELP FOR MISSIONS SOCIETY

If families would like to help the Missions Society, we are in need of the following:

Paper, New or Used School Supplies, Children’s Storybooks and Textbooks - loose-leaf paper & partially-used line notebooks/pads, pencils, pens, pencil and wax crayons, erasers, and books can all be used by children who do not have paper, or writing and reading materials of any sort.  Many schools and families in Canada throw out or forget to use these supplies after the school year ends. (Note – used felt pens are not recommended as they will dry out before reaching their destination.)

Clean Plastic Bags – garbage bags and even grocery bags (that are stockpiled and eventually thrown out by many Canadian households) are desperately needed for the distribution and storage of food and supplies.  Thank you for your support.  All items must be brought to the school no later than Monday, June 23rd.

JUNE 24TH, 2014 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL BEFORE SUMMER VACATION

The last school day will be on Tuesday, June 24th.  We will also have our Closing Assembly at

11:30 a.m.      Students will be dismissed at 12:00 on this day from the school gym.   NO AFTER SCHOOL CLUB ON THIS DAY.

OLS SCHOOL NEWSPAPER:

A copy of the school Newspaper went home with your child this week.  You can also enjoy reading this great student publication in a pdf form on our school website.

2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR BOOK

We have sent home one year book per family to the oldest child.  Additional Year Books are available at the school office for $10.00 each on a first come first serve basis.  Thank you to all our parents, staff and students who worked on this project.

CLEANING OUT OF DESKS

Reminder:   all students please bring two LARGE garbage bags to school on Friday, June 20th so students can empty out their desks for the summer.

AFTER SCHOOL CLUB NEWS

The last day for After School Club will be on Monday, June 23rd, 2014.  (Reminder that there will be no after school club on Friday, June 20th).

After School Club will start up again on Wednesday, September 3rd for returning students.   New students to the school can start attending on Monday, September 15th.

**Any outstanding fees owed to the After School Club, must be paid in full by Monday, June 23rd.

THURSDAY LUNCH PROGRAMS

The Lunch Program is completed for the 2013-14 school year.  Details and dates for next year’s program will be sent out with students in the new school year.

A big Thank You to our Hot Lunch moms for their hard work all year!

 

Edited Jun 18th, 2014
Posted in Newsletters

Spencer West We Create Change Tour Visits Our Lady of Sorrows School June 12

For more pictures, please visit the photo gallery.

Edited Jun 17th, 2014