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May 11th, 2018 – Weekly Update

Hello everyone,

Earlier today, we celebrated our Marian mass with Fr. Jim. We extend our appreciation to all families and parents who joined us. Thanks also to our members of the St. Benedict parish for sharing this mass with us. Catholic Education Week 2018 has come to an end and on behalf of our entire staff, we thank all the parents and guests who were able to visit us this week. Our “Family Fitness” night was our best yet thanks to Ms. Banyai, Mrs. Boyd, Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Chimenti, Mrs. Dann, Ms. Dewar, Mrs. LaPlante, Mrs. Kaloustian, Ms. Mamolo, Mrs. Martin, Mrs. McLaughlin, Mrs. Mitrovitch, and Mrs. Real – all under the direction of our own “Hal Johnson”, Mr. Van Will. Parent information sessions for our trips to Camp Brebeuf and Ottawa in the fall were led by Mr. Adams and Mr. Mailloux as well. Thanks to Mrs. Burella and presenters the Halton Region Cultural society for a very positive International Cultural day. Yesterday, many LC students were able to participate in a portion of the board’s “Walk with Jesus” event – overall, a very successful week.

A couple of updates:

a) Kernels Popcorn, which is gluten and peanut free, will be sold in the main foyer for $2 a bag at lunch hour each Friday. There is a limited supply. All proceeds will benefit our school’s yearbook;
b) Our next School Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 29th at 6:30 here at the school – as always, everyone is welcome;
c) Please note that the EQAO for our Grades 3 and 6 classes will begin on May 23rd, 24th, and 25th. Kindly ensure your child’s attendance for these days;
d) If your family has moved or will be moving out of the school boundary, kindly inform the main office as to updated contact information;
e) Please note that due to our upcoming elections, the Math Night previously scheduled for June 7th, will be postponed to early Fall – standby for more information;
f) Upcoming Class Lists: Parents are welcome to provide a letter outlining their child(ren) needs in terms of next year’s class list assignment. Please address your letter at the attention of Mr. Jurus. The deadline for this correspondence is May 25th. More information regarding this process can be found on our school’s website under our Announcements section:
On this Mothers’ Day weekend, we honour all the women in our lives, both past and present, who have been an inspiration through their love, strength, acceptance, understanding and unwavering support – it has been shared with the students that this celebration doesn’t wait until Sunday – it starts at the 2:50pm bell today – have a wonderful weekend.

If there are any questions, feel free to contact the office.

Joseph Jurus
Melissa Monachino
Lumen Christi School
(905) 636-9692

Elementary Vice-PrincipalMay 11th, 2018 – Weekly Update