Weekly Update: June 21-25
We welcome you to our last week of this school year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the teachers, students, and parents for being so flexible and understanding during this unusual school year. Thank you for all the hard work you have put in to make this a successful school year. We wish you a safe and healthy summer break.
To all the fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, and other men in our lives that care for us and love us unconditionally, today we honor you for the sacrifice, love, and dedication you show toward your families. HAPPY FATHER’S DAY.
Goodbye to some amazing staff members
It is that time of year when we have to say goodbye to some amazing staff members. We thank each and every one of you for your commitment and dedication to the students and school community here at OLF. Although it is a goodbye, it is also a good luck for your future endeavours. We wish you luck as you continue your Faith filled journey.
Staff leaving this year include: Ms. Tomeh, Miss Shaw, Ms. Pandullo, Ms. Connor, Ms. Ronca, Ms. Stevenato, Ms. Brake, Mrs. Jesse, Mrs. Orrico, Miss DiGiulio, Ms. Felske, Mr. Rogers, Mrs. Bolla, Mlle Ryan, Mrs. Piccolotto, Ms. Johnson, Ms. Borracetti, and Mr. Fitzpatrick.
We would also like to extend a sincere congratulations to Ms. Ling who will be retiring. Best of luck on your retirement! You will be missed at OLF.
X-Movement Virtual Playday and Night
On Monday, June 21st, our favourite Australian sports leaders will lead our classes in a virtual playday. Classroom teachers have been given a link and schedule and have shared this with the students. We look forward to a fun filled day of exercise.
As an added bonus, we will host a Virtual Playday Parent Night from 6:00-7:00 pm for any students and parents to participate in. A meeting link will be sent by email to families so they can participate in this fun filled end of the year initiative.
End of the School Year
You would have received an email on June 18th from Mrs. Varano indicating some of the end of year activities taking place this week. Some highlights include:
- Pick up of Student belongings – thank you to those parents who have reached out to their child’s teacher already. Those items have already been gathered. If you have not picked up your child’s belongings, please follow the guidelines in the email that was sent already.
- If you would like to pick up belongings, please reach out to your child’s teacher to arrange for a time on June 28th.
- Return of School Items will take place on Monday, June 28th. At this time, we would appreciate borrowed technology (including chargers), borrowed textbooks, and borrowed library books. Please return these items during one of the assigned curbside pickup times from Mrs. Varano’s email on Friday.
OCGE Liturgy and Golden Ticket Assembly
On Thursday, we will celebrate our final OCGE Liturgy and Golden Ticket Winners for the month of June. We look forward to spending this final gathering together to end off our 2020-2021 school year. A link will be sent out to teachers, they will share the link with their students.
On behalf of the entire OLF community, we would like to extend a sincere congratulations to our graduates and Class of 2020-2021! We are so proud of each and every one of you. We thank you for your dedication to the school community. Best of luck in high school!
Medical Peril Students
Any students who have not yet picked up their epi-pen or asthma puffer, you may pick up these items this week. Please arrive at the school and ring the bell and one of us will be there to bring the medication out to you. It is very important that this medication be picked up before the end of the school year.
St. Benedict Parish News
Please visit the parish website (stbenedictparish.ca) for more information regarding masses on the weekend.
We would like to take this time once again to thank all of our families for a wonderful 2020-2021 school year. We know that it was not easy but as an OLF community we worked together and made a very successful year for our students. We wish you a safe and healthy summer. God Bless.
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Wishing you a great weekend – the Staff of Our Lady of Fatima CES