February 2 Newsletter

Good evening St Leo Community!

 

New School News

 

  • The TCDSB has shortlisted two firms for interviews that will take place February 14th at the Catholic Education Centre. The firms are Kohn Shnier Architects and MC Architects.
  • Additionally, the Ontario Ministry of Education has decided to allow Educational Development Charges money to go towards site work at St Leo which means … more money for the new school build!

In case you missed it – the auction is next Friday!!!! Get your tickets!!!

  • Please join us for the St Leo School Community Night and Auction Details on Friday February 9th at 7:30 pm at the Maple Leaf House on Lakeshore.  Come have some fun, help raise 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.
  • Check out the amazing list of loot a ton of awesome parents have collected over the last few weeks.  Lots of summer camps (something for all children) and great items for parents too – hockey tickets, spa certificates.  See the incredible list below.  The list gets longer every day so keep checking out the website (http://www.stleoparentcouncil.org )
  • Donations so far include:
    • Tamarack West - outdoor school - 1 week of summer camp
    • Nite Owl Barber Shop gift certificate
    • Jack of Sports 1 week of Co-ed Summer Camp (Cycling, Swim, Golf, or Multi Sport and more)
    • Humber Hawks - Jr. Hawks 1 week Summer Camp
    • CJ's Skate Park
    • Spartan Gymnastics – $450 group drop-in certificate
    • Etobicoke minor ball hockey league 2018 registration
    • Two Moksha Yoga Etobicoke gift certificates
    • Christine Marshal wildlife print
    • Suitcase Theater Summer Camp
    • LM Premier Soccer Academy Summer Camp
    • Oxygen Bikes - 5 pass for skate sharpening
    • Kazmira yoga pass
    • Joyce Lising - 1 hour weight loss specific nutrition counselling session plus a 30 min follow up session
    • Arts Express Summer Camp
    • DEEP Summer Academy camp
    • GFS Detailing Service
    • Olympia Sports Camp (overnight camp - 1 week)
    • Toys R Us gift card
    • Wizkid Coding – 1 week summer camp
    • Math Academy Summer Camp
    • Royal House of Music – music lessons
    • Boulderz Climbing Centre (Etobicoke) - 2 Family Day Passes with rentals
    • 2 X 2 Maple Leaf Tickets
    • Toronto Blue Jays prize pack with blue jays merchandise
    • 10 Cineplex movie passes with snack included
    • Massages from Kingsway Health
    • Kother Indian Restaurant gift certificates
    • Mibody Studio – passes for 4 fitness classes
    • Mibody Studio – one half hour massage
    • Toronto Hilton - One night's stay
    • Eden Restaurant gift certificate
    • Kingsway Conservatory of Music program gift certificate
    • Gift basket from My Baskets by Simontea
    • Hockey Jersey and and Poster from St Leo alumni Brendan Shanahan
    • Camp Muskoka Aerial Park Pass for 4 people
    • Royal York Football Club Platinum Membership (full summer of camp)
    • Shoppers Drug Mart stores gift basket
    • Tony's Flooring - area rug
    • Venus Victoria – gift certificate (mani, pedi, facial)
    • The Stop - Dance Music Video session
    • The Stop - Teen Dance Party
    • Lakeside Dentists - Professional Dental Cleaning
    • Lakeside Dentists - Teeth Whitening
    • Bella and Rose Watch (with alternate straps)
    • Family set of Blue Jays T-Shirts
    • Etobicoke Basketball - One week summer camp
    • Adelaide Club – $100 spa gift certificate
    • 3 personal training sessions with Blair Larsen
    • One-week of March or Summer Math & Computer camp for kids from 5 to 11 years
    • One month of after school Math program for Grades 1 to 8
    • Fusion Salon gift Certificate
    • 2 Autographed PK Subban Hats

Below are the other reminders you need for the upcoming weeks:

  1. Tuesday February 13th is Pancake Tuesday.  If you would be available to volunteer for this event, please respond to this email.  Thanks to those who have already signed up to help out.
  2. For its 13th Annual Psychology Month Symposium, the TCDSB is presenting HELP YOUR CHILD (AND YOURSELF) FLOURISH:  HOW TO REDUCE STRESS AND ANXIETY AND ACHIEVE MENTAL HEALTH.  The presentation will take place on February 22nd at 5:30 at the Catholic Education Centre, 3rd Floor.  This is a free event. To find out more information and to register click on the following link https://www.tcdsb.org/ProgramsServices/SpecialEducation/psychology/psychologyMonth/Pages/Psychology-Month.aspx?l=1453124935728
  3. Confirmation takes place on April 15th at 4:00 pm.  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 March for pre Confirmation parent instruction.  This instruction is mandatory.  Failure to attend will postpone your child’s Confirmation to 2019.
  4. If your child is in Grade and has not yet receive the Sacrament of Confirmation and you wish him/her to receive the sacrament, please contact Father Frank.
  5. First Holy Communion takes place on May 6th 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 March for pre First Holy Communion parent instruction.  This instruction is mandatory.  Failure to attend will postpone your child’s First Holy Communion to 2019.
  6. If your child is in Grades 3 to 8 and has not yet received First Holy Communion and you wish him/her to receive the sacrament, please contact Father Frank.
  7. The Grade 8s continue to sell cookies and popcorn, on Fridays as a fundraiser for their graduation trip.  Popcorn and cookies each cost $2.00.
  8. The school is collecting milk bags to be turned into sleeping mats and sent overseas.  Please collect and send in your milk bags for this purpose.

Don’t forget to buy your auction tickets!

 

See you next Friday at the Maple Leaf!! - Fiona