ST. STEPHEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWSLETTER & UPDATE
Healthy Hearts, Caring Minds
February 21, 2017
In this issue
Start by doing what is necessary,
Then what is possible,
And suddenly you are doing the impossible.
-St. Francis of Assisi
School Council Meeting
The St. Stephen Catholic School Council will be holding their next meeting on Tuesday, February 28th. 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 continuing to encourage all students to bring in Litterless lunches. Each time a student brings a litterless lunch to school, their name will be entered in a draw to win a weekly Eco-friendly prize. More information can be found at:
We will be holding our Ash Wednesday liturgy on Wednesday, March 1st, in the gym at 12:30pm, as we mark the beginning of Lent. All parents are invited to attend. Also, the pita lunch day has been moved to Tuesday, February 28th, for next week.
Grade 7 Transition Meeting
Both Sacred Heart and Holy Trinity are hosting their Grade 7 transition meetings on Thursday, March 2, from 7 to 8pm. Parents and students are invited to attend the meeting to learn more about general program information and the structure of a typical day at the school. Parents are reminded to attend the session according to their school catchment assignments, as cross boundary exceptions do not apply.
Pink Shirt Day
All students are encouraged to wear a pink shirt on Wednesday, February 22nd, to show that our entire school community will continue to stand up to bullying. Students and teachers across the country will be wearing pink shirts and showing their support.
A reminder that all Grade 3 and Grade 6 students are required to return their FSL forms, choosing their French pathway for next year, by Friday, March 3rd.
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