This Week at École OLPH
February 19 to 23, 2018
École OLPH ~ Open House!!!
Message from the Office
Father, thank you for your son, Jesus, for my life would be empty without him. At times, I allow myself to be overwhelmed by my problems. I forget that I am not alone. I forget that your son, Jesus, is always with me.
Please remind me that I have nothing to fear, for you are for me. May I face whatever lies before me with that assurance and courage.
I ask this in Jesus' name
Weekly Events at École OLPH
- Family Day ~ No School
Tuesday, February 20
- Grade 6 ~ Face to Face Ministry ~ OLPH Church ~ 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 21
- Grade 6R ~ Aviation Museum ~ All Day
- Hot Lunch ~ Wild Wing
- Boys Basketball Practice ~ 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 22
- Ardrossan Basketball Tournament ~ 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday, February 23
- Artist in Residence Sculpture at École OLPH ~ Grade 5 & 6M ~ All Day
- Hot Lunch ~ Hot Dog Lunch
- Outdoor Ed ~ Skiing ~ Strathcona Wilderness Centre ~ 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Ardrossan Basketball Tournament ~ École OLPH Boys & Girls play at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 24
- Ardrossan Basketball Tournament ~ 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Grade 8 Quebec Trip Pub Night ~ Everyone welcome ~ See more information below
Sunday, February 25
- 2nd Sunday of Lent ~ If God is for us, who can be against us? ~Romans 8:31
Important Dates to Remember!!!
Friday, February 23 to Thursday, March 1
- Artist in Residence Sculpture at École OLPH (special guests ~ EPK Grade 4)
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
- Grade 8 Quebec Trip ~ Payment #2 Due ~ $800.00
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
- Pink Shirt Day
Thursday, March 1, 2018
- École OLPH ~ Open House ~ Details to follow
Friday, March 2, 2018
- PD Day ~ No School
Friday, March 9, 2018
- Grade 5 & 6 ~ Jasper Ski Trip ~ All Day
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
- École OLPH 3-way Conferences ~ More details to come.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
- École OLPH 3-way Conferences ~ More details to come.
Tuesday, March 20 to Thursday, March 22, 2018
- Junior High ~ Jasper Ski Trip ~ All Day
Friday, March 23 to Monday, April 2, 2018
- Spring Break ~ No School
Sunday, April 1, 2018
- Easter Sunday ~ No School
Monday, April 2, 2018
- Easter Monday ~ No School
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
- First Day Back after Spring Break
Lent ~ Almsgiving ~ Fasting ~ Prayer ~ February 14 to March 31
There are good deeds and good intentions.
They are as far apart as heaven and hell.
~ Ben Harper
God is speaking to you.
Take a moment to stop and listen.
We love because He
first loved us.
~ 1 John 4:19
Let us consider how to stir up
one another to love and good works.
~ Hebrews 10:24
Artist in Residence & Guest Students!!!
From February 23rd to March 1st we will be have a wonderful Artist in Residence,
Without spoiling the surprise, the students will be making some interesting sculptures!!!
As well, the grade 4 students from École Père Kenneth Kearns will be joining us during our Artist in Residence week.
Grade 8 ~ Pictures Required
This is just a reminder that for the Farewell Presentation, all grade 8 students are required to submit a baby picture (0-2 years) and a current photo before the end of the month.
If you/your child have already submitted the photos, THANK YOU!
Please submit your pictures to Mme Gagnon by the end of February.
GEEP Canada Inc. Recycling
From February 12 to March 5, 2018, École OLPH will be collecting your old computers, tvs, electronics, etc.
Please bring your items to the school during the above mentioned dates only and place them in the GEEP Canada Inc. recycle bin that will be located by the school shed in the staff parking lot.
The more items that are donated = more weight = more money for our school!
If you would like more information, please visit their website at http://www.geepglobal.com/
Supporting Self-Regulation in Elementary School Children ~ Wednesday, February 28 ~ St. John XXIII Catholic School
More than Just a Bad Day: Understanding and Supporting Youth with Depression and Self-Injury ~ March 1 ~ ABJ
Quebec Trip Fundraising Update!!!
VOYAGE QUEBEC EVENT & FUNDRAISING UPDATE
Voyage Quebec Upcoming Events:
Bottle Drive - Only 2 left this season - Tuesday, February 20 & Wednesday, April 4
SIGN UP NOW for Feb 20 by contacting Geri Olney at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pub Night Fundraiser - Saturday, February 24 - Average Joe's Sherwood Park
Silent Auction Donations (min value $100) need to be dropped off to Kim Bizuk by Sunday, February 11 - contact her at email@example.com to make arrangements
Cycle 2 is underway now - please contact Tina Egilsson or Tracy From with any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org
GRADE 8 SCRABBLE NIGHT - Friday, April 13 - we are looking for a volunteer co-ordinator for this event!
M. Morin has presented this fun opportunity to us as a great way to get the grade 8's excited for the trip and raise some money at the same time! Participants will collect pledges from family, friends, and neighbours that want to sponsor them in games of Scrabble. YES, YOU READ THAT RIGHT! We're going to turn the gym into a rockin' Scrabble hall, with tables of 4 players and prizes for creativity! More details will be coming out soon.
As always, let us know if you have any questions or suggestions.
Tony Matos - Volunteer Chair - email@example.com
Megan Plemel - Volunteer Treasurer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Grade 8 Farewell
Save the Date for the Grade 8 Farewell
Dinner and Program/Presentations
When: Friday, June 8, 2018 (6:00-9:30 p.m.)
Where: OLPH Parish Hall
Who: All Grade 8 Students and their Families
Details will follow.
***We are beginning to compile photos for the various presentations. We need a baby- 2yrs photo and a current photo of each student that may be either submitted to me digitally in jpeg format or in a printed format that I can scan at school and then return to you.
In addition, if you have any school photos of students from kindergarten - grade 8, I’d appreciate being able to scan those.