ST. STEPHEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWSLETTER & UPDATE
Healthy Hearts, Caring Minds
January 24, 2017
In this issue
“Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, and saying the time is fulfilled and the Kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe the good news.”
-Mark 1: 14-15
School Council Meeting
The St. Stephen Catholic School Council will be holding their next meeting on Wednesday, January 25th. This is a change from the original date that was posted in our school calendar. All interested parents are welcome to attend the meeting, which will begin in the school staff room at 6:30pm. More information about the council can be found at: http://ste.ocsb.ca/catholic-school-council.
The St. Stephen Green Team is encouraging all students to bring in Litterless lunches. Starting on Tuesday, January 31st, each time a student brings a litterless lunch to school, their name will be entered in a draw to win an Eco-friendly prize. More information can be found at:
Gospel Values Assembly
On Friday, February 3rd, we will be holding a Gospel Values Assembly, at 2:00 pm in the gym. We will be presenting certificates to students in Grades 1 to 6 who were selected from each class as students who demonstrate the need for, and importance of, faith and hope in their daily actions.
A reminder that Monday, January 30th is a PD Day. There will be no school that day as the teachers will be participating in a variety of professional development activities.
The Girls’ Floorball tournament, that our school was scheduled to host on Tuesday, January 24th, has been postponed due to weather conditions. It will be rescheduled to Tuesday, January 31st. The Boys’ Floorball tournament will proceed as scheduled, on Thursday, January 26th. Best of luck to everyone
A reminder that while the buses are cancelled on Snow Days, the school does remain open. For information on potential snow days, please check the school site or Twitter Account. Any students that are dropped off at the start of the day are to be picked up by a parent/caregiver at the office at 3pm. Have a great day and please drive safely.
Follow us on Twitter
If you want to see some of the exciting things students are doing on a daily basis, please follow us on Twitter: @STEStallions. If you don’t have Twitter, don’t worry, the feed is also embedded on our school website, which can be found at: ste.ocsb.ca.
St. Stephen School
1145 Stittsville Main Street