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Weekly Update: February 3-7

Weekly Update: February 3-7

Hard to believe that we are through January and we now begin February. 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

We will continue to sell Pink T-shirts until Thursday, February 13th OLF will continue to take a stand on Bullying. Please see the attached designs and prices for T-shirts. PINK SHIRT DAY DESIGNS 2020

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.

National Sweater Day

National Sweater Day is coming up on Thursday, February 6th! We can help save energy by lowering the temperature at our school and bundling up in your favourite sweater. At OLF we will be lowering the temperature so don’t forget your favourite sweater!

OECTA – 1 Day Strike

As you already know, Tuesday, February 4th will be the second one-day, province-wide full withdrawal of services. Therefore, our school will be closed to students on this day.

Lunchbox Orders

Dear Parents and Caregivers,
With anticipation of the OECTA Strike on Tuesday, February 4, Lunchbox Orders will be managing the scheduled lunch deliveries on a day by day basis.
If classes are cancelled on Tuesday, Lunchbox Orders will cancel the order and a credit will be placed on your Lunchbox Orders account. The credit will be applied to your next transaction at the time of check out.
If you have any questions, please contact the Lunchbox Orders Team at 1.877.426.6860 or by email at info@lunchboxorders.com.
Thank you.

WIRES (Cookie Initiative)

We are pleased to announce that we have completed our Cookie Sales for Australia. In all, OLF will be writing a cheque to WIRES in the amount of $1200.00. Way to go OLF! Thank you so much for your participation in this very worthy cause and being “A Responsible Citizen”.

Parish News

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Wishing you a wonderful week – the Staff of Our Lady of Fatima CES

Elementary Vice-PrincipalWeekly Update: February 3-7