LIGHTS OF HOPE
We would like to thank everyone for their efforts and participation in our Lights of Hope campaign. It is so wonderful to see the overwhelming response we had this year. I hope everyone can make it out to the ceremony tomorrow. Thank you much for your involvement in this blessed event. The Lights of Hope Ceremony will begin at 6pm.
It is very important that if you still have money and/or tickets at home that you please drop it off to the school tomorrow so that our bulb count is accurate.
Students are required to be in their classroom by 6:15pm. Your child(ren) have been instructed by his/her teachers as what to wear for the concert. Doors open to the Church just before 6:30pm.
Admission to the School concert is a donation of a non-perishable food item, items that the SVDP have requested are as follows: Peanut butter, jam, Cereal, Pancake mix, syrup, rice, Canned vegetables, Pasta Sauce, Kraft dinner, Boxed Scalloped Potatoes ,Canned fruit. They have an abundance of tuna, pork&beans, soup & pasta, so please, no tuna, pasta, pork&beans & soup or pasta.
In the last week of school before Christmas break, our Student Council host Spirit Week activities. It is a week where students come together to celebrate the Christmas season and partake in fun and games. Each day has a different theme and activity for the students. This year Student Council has decided on the following themes and activities:
Monday Dec. 18th – “Merry Monday Morning!” – Students can come to school as if they just woke up. They can wear “bed-head” hair and their pj’s. Student Council will be doing Christmas crafts/colouring with the younger students at lunch recess.
Tuesday Dec. 19th – “Christmas Colours or Character” – Students can come to school wearing Green/Red or dressed as their favourite Christmas character. The entire school will be going to see the film called “The Star”. More information is below.
Wednesday Dec. 20th – “Winter Wonderland” – Students can come dressed in their favourite winter items. At lunch recess students will be invited to play in small sided hockey games.
Thursday Dec. 21st – “Ugly Sweater Day” – Wear your tackiest, brightest, funniest, Christmas sweater or shirt. . Students will be invited into a Christmas Village hosted by Student Council
Friday Dec. 22nd – “Candy Cane Day” – Come dressed in red, white and green! We will start the day with Mass in the Church so no masks, crazy hair or face paint please. After Mass, we will gather in the gym for Christmas Carols and a short movie. Dismissal is at 12:15pm.
Don’t have one of the items to wear listed above? No problem – students who don’t have a something to wear can come dressed in Christmas colours or their uniform if they desire.
HOT LUNCH ORDERS
When submitting your child’s(ren) hot lunch order form, please ensure that your child hands in his/her form to his/her own classroom teacher, please do not include order(s) on siblings form, nor submit order form with sibling. Fill out separate form for each child, however payment can be sent with eldest child.
Change is not provided, so please ensure that exact amount is submitted.
Needing hours for your parent participation, we are in need of volunteers to help with cleaning of the school during the Christmas Break. January 3-5 from 8:00am – 1:00pm. Please contact the school office if you are able to help out in this task. Volunteers must be at least 16yrs of age.
Grade 6 students are sponsoring a gently used Christmas sale from December 18 – 22. All items will be priced from $1.00 – $5.00. This is a great time for students to buy Christmas presents for family members.All proceeds will benefit Chalice, a Catholic charitable organization based in Nova Scotia with sites all over the world devoted to the health, education and well-being of children.If you have gently used items that you would like to donate to this worthy cause, please send them in to Grade 6. Thank you.
If you have any questions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org