October 19 Newsletter

Hello St Leo Community!

Last week was another a big week for St. Leo’s Lions in Cross Country!  Congratulations to ALL the runners and thanks for making us so proud!  Four students are moving on to the City Meet this week.  Best of luck to Maya, Isabella, Jack and Fintan for their races on Tuesday!  Go Lions Go!

A reminder to parents and guardians who drive when dropping and picking up their children at school.  Please drive and park responsibly.  No double parking.  No leaving children unattended in cars.  No leaving cars running.  For the sake of all of our children, please use common sense and obey the street and parking signs.  Make good choices. Make safe choices.  The parking enforcement officers have been policing our school area this past week and we expect to continue to see them going forward.

Below are all the updates you need for the coming weeks:

  1. Flyers for the St Leo fundraising/community event with the Marlies on December 2nd will be sent home in back packs this week.  Tickets are priced at $25.00.  Tickets include an after game skate on the Marlies’ ice.   Hope to see you there.

  2. The parent information meeting for the Grade 8 Graduation Trip will be held on Monday October 22nd at 6:00 pm in Room 318 

  3. The October Virtue and Awards Assembly will be held on Friday October 26th at 1:00 pm in the gym.  All are welcome.

Reminders in case you missed them the first time:

  1. We will be holding a spirit wear sale on Wednesday, October 24th between 7:00 and 8:30 at the school.   Sample sizes for T-shirts and hoodies will be available to try on so you can place your order.  Hoodies are $35 (with or without a zip) and t-shirts are between $15 and $26 depending on fabric and sleeve style.

  2. October’s Civvies Day will be on Friday October 26th.  Don’t forget to bring your toonie.

  3. The See Hear Vision Clinic will be held on October 29th and October 30th.

  4. For the month of October the school is holding a food drive for the ‘Me to We' "We Scare Hunger" initiative.  Please drop your non-perishable food items in the boxes outside the office at school.

  5. The Angel Foundation is holding its annual “Feed the Soul Gala” on November 9th at the Riviera Event Centre in Vaughan.  Tickets on sale now.  More information can be found at www.angelfoundationforlearning.org

  6. The Ontario government has launched its promised consultation and is encouraging all members of our school communities to provide feedback on the education system in Ontario.  All parents have the opportunity to submit their viewpoint by the consultation closing date of December 15, 2018.  There are three ways for people to participate:

    • An online submission form, available now, that allows people, organizations or groups to provide their views on any of the consultation topics. Submissions can also be sent to the ministry by emailing fortheparents@ontario.ca  or auservicedesparents@ontario.ca.

    • An online survey that will be available soon in English and French, with questions that relate to the key themes below.

    • Telephone town halls across Ontario, with separate town halls in English and French. The telephone town hall discussions will be aligned with the themes discussed in the survey. The dates and times of these town halls will be posted on fortheparents.ca as they become available.

Don’t forget to vote on Monday!!!!