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Parent Weekly Update January 27-31

Thank You to our Community Liaison Officers, Officer Krista and Officer Rob, for coming to talk with our Intermediate students about being responsible for your words and actions, accepting and respecting our differences, responsible use of devices and consequences for words and actions.

Reminders and Information:

  • Eco Team: Monday, January 27th is literless lunch day! Please bring a literless lunch to school on Monday!
  • Snow Bank/Parking Lot Safety: A reminder that our parking lots get very busy at the beginning and end of the day.  Students have been climbing and playing on the snow banks.  Please remind your children to stay off the snow banks during our busy entry/dismissal times so that we can ensure everyone’s safety.
  • Term 2 Pizza Orders: Term 2 Pizza Orders are now available on School Cash Online.  Term 2 pizza runs from March 5th to June 25th.  Orders are due by Friday, February 28th.
  • PA Day January 31st: A reminder that Friday, January 31st is a PA Day and there is no school on that day.
  • PA Day February 14th: A reminder that Friday, February 14th is a PA Day and there is no school on that day.
  • Family Day: A reminder that Monday, February 17th is Family Day and there is no school on that day.
  • Promoting Well-being:
    • Wellness Week: January 27th-30th
      • You Be You Rock Painting: On January 27th students new to Lumen Christi this year will have the opportunity to paint rocks to join the existing rocks in our front garden.
      • Guest Speaker: Jahmeelah Gamble: On January 28th Jahmeelah will join us to talk about healthy mental health.  There will be a Kindergarten to Gr. 3 session and a Gr. 4-8 session.
      • Bell Let’s Talk: Parents are invited to join us on Wednesday January 29th, between 8:30-9:00am, for Bell Let’s Talk Day. Lumen Christi staff, students and parents community will be taking action to create positive change in mental health.  We have mental health events planned for the week as part of our “Wellness Week” and included in that we are fortunate to have various community partners in our gymnasium to speak with parents about the supports they offer children and families to support mental health and well-being. Joining us again this year we have Woodview, Big Brothers Big Sisters, MCRC, St. John Ambulance, Halton Police, Halton Women’s Place, ROCK, Lumen Christi’s Safe and Welcoming student committee and  Jean Vanier High School student representatives.Please join our conversation that morning as we TEXT, TALK and TWEET to support children and youth mental health!
      • Team Canada Spirit Day: On Thursday, January 30th staff and students are encouraged to wear red and white in recognition of Team Canada.  Fun, outdoor winter activities will happen during recess led by PALS student leaders. *Note: this is a non-uniform day

~ Mr. Jurus and Mrs. Robinson

Jan
26
Sun
Mass, St. Benedict’s Parish (Our Lady of Fatima)
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Mass, St. Benedict Parish (Our Lady of Fatima School)
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jan
27
Mon
Litterless Lunch
Jan 27 all day
Wellness Week: You Be You Rock Painting for NEW students
Jan 27 all day
Jan
28
Tue
Wellness Week: Guest Speaker Jahmeelah Gamble
Jan 28 all day
Jan
29
Wed
Wellness Week: Bell Let’s Talk Day!
Jan 29 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Jan
30
Thu
Pizza Lunch
Jan 30 all day
Wellness Week: Team Canada Spirit Day (Red/White)
Jan 30 all day
Jan
31
Fri
PA Day *No School
Jan 31 all day
Feb
1
Sat
Black History Month – February
Feb 1 @ 8:00 am – Feb 29 @ 2:50 pm
Elementary Vice-PrincipalParent Weekly Update January 27-31