Announcements: February 15th

Lenten Promises

Yesterday marked the begin of the Lenten season.  As a sacrifice for Jesus, each student came up with their own lenten promise (ex. give up something such as candy, chocolate, playing on the ipad or watching TV…) Please ask your child about the promise, and help him/her successfully keep it.

Mite Boxes

Mite Boxes were distributed today.  Money collected during this lenten season will help support our Seminarians.  We will be collecting the mite boxes after Easter.

Chinese New Year Celebration

We will be having our Chinese New Year celebration tomorrow.  Students may wear their Chinese New Year outfits to school.  If they do not have a Chinese New Year outfit, they are expected to come to school in their uniform.  Please note that it will be a noon dismissal.

 

Announcements: February 1st

Speech Arts

Our class has been working hard at practicing for the Speech Arts Competition.  The SFX Speech Arts Competition will be held on Tuesday, February 6th.  Parents are welcome to come watch and show their support.  The Individual Speech Arts portion will take place in the morning.  The Class Speech Arts portion will take place in the afternoon.  The time has not been confirmed yet.  Students will write the time in their planner when it is confirmed.

1D Mass

Wednesday, February 7th is the 1D class mass.  Some students will have a mass part.  If your child has a part, please continue to practice with them at home.  Parents are welcome to join us for mass.

No School

Just a reminder that there is no school on:

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 (Professional Development Day for teachers)

Friday, February 9th, 2018 (Professional Development Day for teachers)

Monday, February 12th, 2018 (Family Day)

Family Project

We will be working on a Family Project in class in the next few weeks.  Students are asked to bring ONE PHOTO OF EACH family member rather than a group family photo.  Group family photos will be cut up. These photos will NOT be returned as they will be glued into the project so please make sure it is not your only copy.  Please have your child bring the photos by Monday.

To help your child with this project, please take some time with your child to fill out the information needed on the family sheets sent home today.  Family sheets are to be completed and returned by tomorrow.

Valentine’s Spirit Day

Since Valentine’s falls on Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent), the Valentine’s Spirit day will be on Tuesday, February 13th instead.  Students may wear Valentine’s day colours (red, pink, white) to school.  Please keep in mind that it is a PE day.  Students will need to wear their PE clothes under or bring their PE strip to change into.

PHE (Physical and Health Education) Homework 

Mr. Pietrusinski sent homework (Food Groups worksheet) for the students to complete.  Students will be bringing this home tomorrow.  Please have your child complete the sheet and return it to school on Monday.

Dance Workshop

The dance program will start soon.  Please note the dates and have your child come to school in PE uniform on these days:

Tuesday, February 13th

Thursday, February 15th

Wednesday, February 21st

Friday, February 23rd

Tuesday, February 27th

 

Here is the February Show and Tell Schedule and Newsletter.

Announcements: January 10th, 2018

Professional Development Day

Just a reminder that it is a Professional Development Day for teachers tomorrow.  There will be no school for students.

Grade One Mass

This Sunday, Grades One students are asked to attend Sunday Mass at St. Francis Xavier.  Students are required to wear full school uniform.  Please arrive at the church by 11:00 am.  If your child has a part to read for mass, please make sure they practice reading it at home.

Speech Arts

Our Speech Arts piece was sent home yesterday.  Your child’s part is highlighted.  Please have your child practice at home.  The paper should be kept in the front pocket of the planner so he/she can have it at home and at school to practice.

Movie Field Trip

Field trip consent forms are supposed to be due tomorrow.  Since there is no school tomorrow, please return the the consent form by Monday.  Several parents have been asking if there are other drink options other than pop.  Unfortunately, we only get two fountain drink options.  However, students may choose to fill their cup with water instead.  Please let me know if you would like to change your child’s drink selection.

 

Announcements: December 18th

Christmas Art Project

We will be doing a special Christmas Art project this week.  Please have your child bring $1 to help cover the cost of the materials.

Class Christmas Party

Our class will be having a Christmas party on Thursday.  Students are asked to bring something to share with the class.  Please make sure the treat your child brings is NUT FREE.

Christmas Spirit Day

A reminder that Wednesday is Christmas Spirit Day.  Students may wear Christmas colours or their Christmas clothes to school.

Dance Workshop

There are still a few students that have not returned their dance workshop consent form and money.  Please make sure to hand it in by Friday, December 22.

Report Card Cover & Envelope

If you have not already, please return the Report Card cover & envelope so we can reused them for term two and three.

PTA Hot Lunch & Concession

Just a reminder that Thursday, December 21 is PTA hot lunch (for those that ordered).  The concession will also be opened at the end of the day.

Aladdin Poster Contest

SFX is holding a poster contest.  Students are invited to create a poster featuring Disney’s Aladdin Jr.  The winning poster will be displayed at school and on our production programme.  If your child is interested in entering, he/she may come get an entry form from me.

Here is the contest information and rules:

  1. Each poster design must include:
  • The title: “Disney’s Aladdin Jr. – Proudly Presented by SFX
  • The dates for the shows: “Matinee and Evening Performances on May 2 and May 3, 2018
  1. The suggested poster size is 11” x 14”.
  2. Each poster must be submitted with the contest entry form.
  3. The deadline for entering the contest is January 11th. All posters must be submitted to Mrs. Li, Mrs. Brady or Ms. Connie on or before the deadline.

 

That’s all for now.  Hope you will be able to join our Christmas celebration in the church on Friday.  Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

-Ms. Deluz

Announcements: December 7th

Book Orders

Just a reminder that book orders are due tomorrow.

Report Cards

Report cards will be distributed to students on December 14th.  Please make sure to check your child’s backpack for it.  Report cards do not need to be returned but please sign the cover and return BOTH cover and envelope when you are finished with it.  We will be reusing the cover and envelope for term two and three.

Spirit Day

December 20th will be Christmas spirit day.  Students may wear Christmas colours or their Christmas clothes to school.  We will be collecting hygiene products and (new) clothing donations for the Covenant House backpack program.  For more information on the program, please visit:

Christmas Backpack Program

Christmas Celebration

Our Christmas celebration will take place on December 22nd after mass in the church.  Parents are invited to join us for mass and the celebration.  It will be a 11:00 am dismissal.

Here is the December Newsletter and the December Show and Tell Schedule

Announcements: November 21st

School Closure

The City of Vancouver will need to shut off the water to the school tomorrow, November 22nd(Please see email from Mr. Fader for more detail.)  As a result, the school will be closed.  Please make sure you make arrangements for child care.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Popcorn and Movie

We will be having a popcorn and movie day on Thursday.  All proceeds will go towards helping refugee families. Please have your child bring $2 if they will like to participate.

PTA Hot Lunch and Concession

Just a reminder that it is PTA hot lunch on Thursday.  The concession will also be open at the end of the day.  Students may bring money if they would like to buy a snack.

Announcements: November 10th

No School

Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday, November 13th and Tuesday, November 14th.  Enjoy the extra long weekend.

Jumbo Spelling test

Please take advantage of the extra long weekend to review all old and new spelling words with your child.  There will be a jumbo spelling test and it can happen any time.  Please make sure your child is prepared for this.

November Scholastic Book Orders

A few students said they were ordering books this month but forgot to bring their order today.  If you would like to order for this month, please send in your order by Wednesday.  Just in case there are orders for Christmas presents, I want to make sure the order is placed in time for the books to arrive before Christmas break.

Sorry for the delay in posting this.  Here is the November Newsletter and the November Show and Tell Schedule.

 

 

 

Announcement: October 30th

Halloween

Students may come to school in their Halloween costume tomorrow.  It is a PE day, however, Mr. P said he will make an exception and it is okay for the students not to be in PE uniform tomorrow.  The costume parade will start at 1:30pm.  Parents are welcome to come join us.  We will be collecting non-perishable food donations tomorrow.  Looking forward to seeing the grade ones in their costumes!  Hope to see you at the costume parade!

Announcements: October 10th

Multicultural Spirit Day

Tomorrow is multicultural spirit day.  Students that wish to participate may wear cultural clothing to school.  This includes t-shirts that represent a country.  Students that are participating are asked to bring $2 for donation.  All proceeds will go to Red Cross to support those affected by the hurricanes.

Ms. Deluz Away

I will be away at a workshop on Wednesday and Thursday this week.  I will return on Friday.  Students will not be exchanging their paper book until Friday.  Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Announcements: October 5th

Walkathon

Tomorrow is our school Walkathon.  Students may come to school in their PE uniform.  Please make sure they are dressed appropriately for the weather.  A snack will be provided.  Students do not need to bring their backpack or planner tomorrow.  Please note that it is a noon dismissal tomorrow.

Reading Log

As a reminder, reading logs are due every Monday or the beginning of the week.  Since Monday is a holiday next week, please make sure your child submits his/her reading log on Tuesday.

Spelling

Next week, the spelling test will be on Tuesday.  There will be no new spelling words given next week.  Please have your child review old spelling words regularly so they remember them.

Jesus is Coming Over for a Visit

When your child is the “Star of the Week” he/she will have the opportunity to bring Jesus home for a visit.  This is an opportunity for faith development and a chance to get your child to clean up around the house.  Please make sure your child takes care of Jesus and returns him the next day.  More information will be provided when it is your child’s turn.

Here is the October Newsletter and October Show and Tell Schedule