Weekly Update: November 16-20
Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are the ones who have not seen and yet have believed.” John 20:29
It was another great week at OLF, and we look forward to a great week this week as we prepare for many events at the school in the next few weeks.
Monday is the start of “PEACE” WEEK (Bullying Prevention Awareness Week). Our school is raising awareness of bullying prevention and teaching students how to respond effectively to bullying situations. Each day has its own theme, which will help students navigate through resources.
Sprit Wear Sales
Just in time for Christmas! This is your chance to purchase some OLF Spirit Wear to show off your school pride! We are offering various styles of T-Shirts, Hoodies and Hats with our School Logo and Colours.
Orders are due: Monday, November 23rd and Payment must be made using School Cash Online
On November 17th, we will have a Guest Speaker speak to our students VIRTUALLY in 2 presentations. One for the Kindergarten and Primary students and one for the Junior and Intermediate students. He will speak about perspective and how small positive actions have a big impact. Click on the link for a short video: https://vimeo.com/477602095
Virtual Scholastic Book Fair
Mark your calendars! The fun and excitement of a Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school! To adapt to our changing needs, Scholastic has developed a Virtual Book Fair to provide an opportunity for our students and families to experience the joy of reading together. So save the date! Our Scholastic Virtual Book Fair will take place from November 23 to December 1. On November 25th, from 6-8 PM we will also have an OLF Family Shopping Night where shipping on all items will be FREE!
What a great opportunity to purchase some amazing Christmas gifts, while also promoting literacy and helping our school library!
Parent/Teacher Conferences – SAVE THE DATE
Teachers will be holding conferences in the evening on Thursday, November 26th and during the day of Friday, November 27th. You would have received a link where you can choose the time for your child(ren)’s teacher. This year you will have the option of a Microsoft Teams virtual interview or a phone call.
Remembrance Day Liturgy – Live Event and Poppy Sales
Thank you to the parents who were able to join us for the Live Remembrance Day Liturgy. We were so happy that you were able to join us. As well, we were pleased to be able to donate $275 to the Legion with the donations send to school.
Student Morning Arrival
Any students who arrives after the 8:20 bell, should enter the school through the front doors. Students can buzz and our office staff will allow them to enter. Parents, as per our “Return to School” policy, will not be permitted in the building. We appreciate your assistance with keeping our school safe.
Parents please remember that if you are coming onto school property to pick up your child at the end of the school day, you continue to maintain your physical distancing from one another and if this is not possible we encourage you to wear a mask. We thank you for your support on this matter.
Thank you to all parents/guardians for performing daily screening of their child(ren) for COVID-19 symptoms before leaving for school. We appreciate you helping our school in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Please note: This screening tool has been updated once again as of October 1st, as the Ministry of Health determine various changes in symptoms of COVID-19
Parish News – St. Benedict Parish
Parents of students up to grade 3!!
For this weekends Children’s Liturgy at Saint Benedict Parish. You can either access it by going to the parish website (www.stbenedictparish.ca) or by clicking the link: https://bit.ly/3jGftSO It is a wonderful way to allow your child to read the current Sunday readings and there are a number of various activities. Please check it out!
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Wishing you a great weekend – the Staff of Our Lady of Fatima CES B