We are excited to announce the kick off to our annual Walkathon. This year we will be walking on Friday May 4th, 2018 which also happens to be Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you). As such, we are embracing the theme of Star Wars for the event.
For each pledge sheet turned in, students get the opportunity to acquire many different prizes.
The early bird draw will be on April 19th for a new 2018 Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa.
The grand prize draw will be for a 2018 32GB iPad (estimated value of $475.00).
The top three grades will win a class reward:
Gold – Pizza Party, non-uniform and extra recess
Silver – Non-uniform and extra recess
Bronze – extra recess
The more entries, the more chances of winning!
Treasure Chest Prizes
Once a pledge for is handed in, students reach into the Treasure Chest and try their luck at winning one of the following prizes:
pens, pencils, candy, stamps, emoji toys, marvel toys, and Year End BBQ Golden Tickets or Food Vouchers.
Top 10 Seller Prizes
The Top 10 students who bring in the most money will win 3 chances at dunking Mr. van der Pauw in the dunk tank (with one of them being a guarantee dunk!)
We hope to raise $10,000 to go towards our Athletic program. The goal is to have every student raise $50 in pledges. Please consider supporting this very important fundraiser. For more information, please click “read more” in the article above.
Once again we are celebrating Earth Day at the school and we need your support. We are collecting items for our Earth Day, Earth Play program. Tires, crates, rope, cardboard, pots and pans, wood, etc. can be brought to the school so that on Earth Day students can use these items to play and build structures and activities on the top field. We are hoping to collect 800 items.
Mite boxes were sent home with your child in February. We are asking that all mite boxes be returned to the school no later than Tuesday, April 17th.
The Knights of Columbus, council # 8629 as well as their sponsors are pleased to host an appreciation dinner for our Clergy.
All parishioners are invited to attend our appreciation buffet dinner for our clergy from the Western and Eastern deanery.
The date is Monday, May 14, doors open at 6:00pm, and dinner will be served at 7:00pm. The cost per ticket is $35.00. To purchase your tickets please contact John Smith 604-590-3797 or John Noel 604-594-0081.
NSF FEE CHANGE
In reference to the policy regarding Insufficent Funds, as detail in the St. Bernadette Parent Handbook, the NSF fees shall been amended as follows:
• If an NSF cheque is returned to the school by the Bank, an additional charge of $25.00 will be levied to the family.
• If a 2nd NSF cheque is returned to the school by the bank and any subsequent cheques returned by the Bank as NSF (if it occurs in the same school year), an additional charge of $45.00 will be levied to the family.
These changes will come into effect starting on April 30th, 2018