St Leo Weekly Newsletter - week ending Feb 3, 2017 - ONE WEEK TILL THE AUCTION (7 more sleeps)!!!!

Auction, Auction, Auction!  Get your auction tickets!

Below are the reminders and updates you need for next week:

  • February’s CSPC meeting will take place this Wednesday (Feb 8thin the school library at 6:30.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • Cupid is visiting St. Leo’s early this year! In preparation for Valentine's Day, St. Leo's Grade 8 students will be selling candy grams for $1 each. Send some love to your child's friends! Students will also beselling nut free heart shaped cookies for $2 each and there will be a Jelly Bean Guessing Jar - 25¢ per guess or 5 guesses for $1.00. The sale of these items begins on Monday, February 6 and will run through to the 13th. All proceeds will go towards the Grade 8 graduation trip. Stay tuned for more events presented to you by the graduating class!!
  • Next Saturday (February 11th) is the St Leo School Community Night and Auction.  Get your tickets and don’t miss out on all the great loot up for auction.  See our GIANT list below.  Raptors tickets, Leafs tickets, ice time, Spa treatments and all manner of summer camps.  Absolutely something for everyone.  Please join us for this great event on Saturday February 11th at 7:30 pm at the Maple Leaf House on Lakeshore.  Help celebrate St Leo Catholic School’s 90th birthday, raise some funds for the school AND grab some fantastic deals!  The ticket order form is attached.  You can send it back to school with your order and $.  The tickets will come home to you via your child.

Tamarack West - outdoor school - 1 week of summer camp

Nite Owl Barber Shop- Cut and Shave

CJ's Skate Park – sk8park lesson, passes and merchandise

Vive Fitness -1 year membership

Jack of Sports 1 week of Co-ed Summer Camp (Cycling, Swim, Golf, or Multi Sport and more)

Humber Hawks - Jr. Hawks Summer Camp

Camp Tournasol – One week summer camp

Certified Auto Repair (CAR) – full maintenance package

Mimico Muthas – certificate for 20 fitness classes

Children's literature prize pack from Scholastic

Etobicoke Basketball - One week summer camp

Artistic Edge Dance Company – Summer Camp

Tony's Flooring - area rug

Venus Victoria – gift certificate (mani, pedi, facial, massage)

Toronto Hilton - One night's stay

Duke Restaurants -4x$50 duke of Westminster gift certificates

Bike 3 Gear servicing $75 value from Gears bike shop

Mibody Studio – passes for 4 fitness classes

Mibody Studio – one hour massage

Original artwork by Christine Marshal

The Stop 8 week session of dance classes (for ages 6-8)

The Stop 8 week session of Pop Choir (ages 7-13)

The Stop 4 Hour Rehearsal Studio Session

Dance Star Birthday Party for 10 people

Locally handcrafted cheese boards ($80 each)

Spartan Gymnastics – $500 birthday party gift certificate

Kitchen on 6th gift certificates (2X$25 each)

2017 Etobicoke minor ball hockey league registration

Mimico Canadians Tyke Registration 2017/18 season

Eden Restaurant gift certificate ($75)

Acacia Wood 7 piece serving bowl set

Kingsway Conservatory of Music – Music for You and Your baby/Toddler/Tot

Kingsway Conservatory of Music – $200 towards an Early Childhood or Youth Program

Adelaide Club – $100 spa gift certificate

Dunlop Squash Racquet ($125)

2 tickets to Buddy Guy at Massey hall on Saturday April 22, 2017. The value is ~$150.

Kother Indian Restaurant 2x$25 gift certificates

Two Moksha Yoga Etobicoke gift certificate ($180 each)

Xtreme Couture 1 year membership

Kick Start Tae Kwon Doe - 2 month adult trial

Kick Start Tae Kwon Doe - 1 month adult trial

Shoppers Drug Mart stores gift basket

2 medium unframed prints from Christine Marshal

Painting from east coast artist

Food Gift Baskets x 2 ($60 each)

Fairy portal - from Acorn Glen

$100 off suitcase theatre camp

Toronto maple leaf tickets $466 value

Godiva gift basket and fur scarf value $50

2 gift certificates for 1 hour each massage with RMT Shayne Henderson

Core stability session with RMT Shayne Henderson

$25 gift certificate for the Badali bar on Front St

$25 gift certificate for Cucina on Front St

Lakeside Dentists - Professional Dental Cleaning (Value $200)

Lakeside Dentists - Tooth Whitening (Value $250)

Raptors tickets (February 15th)

Blue Jays gear (caps, t-shirts (men and women), journals ($100)

Two certificates for one hour each of ice time at the MasterCard Centre ($415 each)

2x2hrs of bowling at Bowlerama West. Value $75 each

Cut and colour at Vittor Salon $125 value

3 personal training sessions with Blair Larsen. ($375 value)

  • February is Black History Month.  In relation to this, on Thursday this week a Spoken Word Artist will be visiting the school and sharing their talents with the children.
  • Carnival has kicked off at St Leo’s.  Look forward to a whole month of fun activities – including a hockey game and School Wide Bingo this Tuesday.
  • I am still collecting volunteer names for the Mardi Gras/Pancake Tuesday which will take place on the morning of Tuesday, February 28th  Let me know if you can help out.  We will need people from 8:30 to 12:00.  If you can only spare 2 hours – we’ll take it.  Thanks to those who have already stepped forward.
  • First Holy Communion takes place on May 7th at the 11:30 mass.  Forms have been sent home with the children.  Forms must be filled in and returned to the Church (in person).  There are three dates in April for pre First Holy Communion parent instruction.  This instruction is mandatory.  Failure to attend will postpone your child’s First Holy Communion to 2018.
  • St. Leo Annual Scholastic Book Fair is being planned for the week before March Break. This year our Fair needs parent volunteers to make it happen! Do you have a few hours during the school day to support our Book Fair? We are looking for 8 parents to help with setting up the library and for book sales in either the morning or afternoon. Please respond to this email to let us know that books are important and that you have a few hours to help make our Book Fair a success.

As always feel free to contact me if ever you have concerns … or just want to share some great ideas … and don’t forget to check out our website at and follow us on twitter @stleosfun

Don’t forget to buy your auction tickets!



Make sure to let our St Leo’s Community Partners know that you found out about them here.  A special thanks goes out to this week’s Community Partner of the week – The Stop