Flames News/Update

Please review the calendar on our website to keep up to date on what’s happening at Our Lady of Lourdes School.

January 25 is a PA Day. Students do not attend school on this day.

A reminder of the Family Day Long Weekend. There is no school on Monday, February 18

Kindergarten Registration – February 5

Kindergarten Registration – February 5, 2019TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN BORN IN 2015 [Junior Kindergarten (Year 1) Registration] and PARENTS OF CHILDREN BORN IN 2014 [Kindergarten (Year 2) Registration for children who have not attended Year 1]

Registration for September 2019 will be held:

at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School

on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

at 8:00 – 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 – 6:30 p.m.

The mother, father or legal guardian of the child being registered for Year 1 or Year 2 is asked to be present at the above noted place and time. The following will be required: a birth certificate or other legal proof of your child’s age, a Catholic Baptismal Certificate of either parent or child, and your child’s immunization records. If you are a non-Catholic, but wish to explore a Catholic education for your child(ren), please review the WCDSB Admissions to Catholic Elementary Schools policy; https://www.wcdsb.ca/about-us/policies-and-administrative-procedures/admissions-to-elementary-school-apa001/.

The Immunization of School Pupils Act, 1982 states that the Region of Waterloo Public Health must have a record of your child’s immunization in order to attend school in Ontario. School Immunization reporting will now occur online. If you choose not to list immunizations for your child, you must contact the Region of Waterloo Public Health at 519-575-4400 x. 5003 for exemption information.

Parents are encouraged to arrange a visit to a family physician for a hearing and vision screening prior to the child’s entry to school.

Children with special needs (e.g., speech and language, vision, hearing, intellectual) should register in the school in their home area.

Book Fair

Our Lady of Lourdes will be having a Scholastic Book Fair again this year. The schedule for sales at the Book Fair is below:

Friday February 1st. classes will preview the fair in the afternoon.

Monday February 4th. 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday February 5th. 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday February 6th. 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Please come out and see all the books that will be offered for sale at the Book Fair.  Also remember to fill out a ballot so your name can be entered into a draw for the Family Event Door Prize where you can win $25.00 in books for your family and $25.00 in books for your child’s classroom.

Volunteers: Back Ground Checks – New Policy

Waterloo Regional Police recently changed their policy for background checks.

Now all the background check requests are initiated online and then the person can select the police department location for the report pick-up. Background checks for volunteers are only $10.

Here is the link for the vulnerable sector check https://www.wrps.on.ca/en/services-reporting/police-vulnerable-sector-check.aspx

COBS Bread
Our Lady of Lourdes School has  partnered with COBS Bread in an on-going fundraiser. What we need from the school families is your support to shop at COBS Bread and before the transaction is paid for, let them know your child attends Our Lady of Lourdes. Your total will be added to your “tab” and in June, the school will receive 10% of that total back which we can be utilized to fund different programs/events within the school.
* Only eligible for the immediate family of the attending child(ren)
* You need to notify the staff before you pay
* Program runs through the summer months as well
COBS Bread is THE local community bakery!
Offering a huge bread selection, sweet and savoury treats, all baked on premise, from scratch, without added preservatives! Products are Baked Today ~ Sold Today!! And all our unsold product is donated to local charity partners through our End of Day Giving Program.
Follow COBS bread on Facebook for promotions and to see more about their yummy products!
 https://www.cobsbread.com/local-bakery/the-boardwalk-waterloo/
By |2019-01-11T14:26:33+00:00January 11th, 2019|Learning Commons, News, School Council|Comments Off on Flames News/Update