Weekly Update: February 10-14
Thank you for another great week at OLF. We look forward to another great week at OLF.
Help the Homeless Initiative
Two of our students Erin and Emily have begun an initiative for the homeless. They presented their initiative to the school last week.
They are collecting milk bags for an organization called “Milk Bags Unlimited”. This organization helps the homeless. The girls are asking for all OLF families to donate their milk bags by placing them in the box in the front foyer of the school and then Erin and Emily will weave them into sleeping mats and pillows to donate to the homeless.
The girls stress that the milk bags must be:
• clean (no milk residue inside the bags),
• not ripped (as they will not hold up when they weave),
• and be brought in flat (to ensure they can be weaved together)
They thank you in advance for your donations to this worthy cause. Great job Erin and Emily!
Pink Shirt Sales
Last day for our Pink T-shirts sales will be Thursday, February 13th.
Here is some important information for you.
January 28th – February 13th – T-shirts will be sold during this time via school cash online (Sizing, Shirt Design and payment)
February 24th – T-shirts will be delivered to the school for distribution
February 28th – Pink Shirt Day at OLF! Wear your brand-new Pink T-shirt
A portion of all T-shirt sales will go toward “Bullying Canada” https://www.bullyingcanada.ca/ which is an Anti-Bullying Organization.
On Tuesday, February 25th our Catholic School Council and parent volunteers we will be helping us to celebrate Shrove Tuesday with a pancake breakfast for our students!
We are looking for volunteers to assist with the setup and serving of pancakes. If you are interested in volunteering and have your police check completed and on file at the school, please look out for an email coming out in the next couple of days indicating your availability that morning.
As well, if your child has a gluten or dairy allergy and would like pancakes on this day, it is necessary that you INFORM THE CLASSROOM TEACHER BY TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH.
6th Annual Jean Vanier Spring Basketball
Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary will host basketball clinics for students in grade 3 to 8 on Thursday evenings beginning: April 9, 2020 through to May 28, 2020 (8weeks). Please click on the following link for the registration form. Forms are also available in our OLF office.
Please note that Friday, February 14th is a Professional Development Day for staff. There will be no school for students on this day.
Wishing you a wonderful week – the Staff of Our Lady of Fatima CES