January 11th Newsletter

Happy New Year St Leo Community,


Calling all basketball families.  The Raptors 905 fundraiser is on.  Get your tickets ASAP.  See attached flyer.


The game is on January 26th and tickets are on sale now for $25.  Tickets can be purchased through cash on-line (www.schoolcashonline.com), or you can send cash or a cheque to the school with your child.  Please write cheques to St. Leo CSPC.

Incentive prizes include:

  1. The student who sells the most tickets will receive a personal locker room tour prior to the game.  We’ve extended the cut off to be eligible for the locker room tour.  January 15th is the deadline for this awesome fan experience. That's only 2 days away!!!!

  2. Highest ticket sellers will be included in the pre-game fan tunnels or as anthem buddies to the players.

  3. Every student who purchases tickets will be invited for an ice cream treat.  Date for ice cream to be scheduled after January 26th. 

If you are planning to buy tickets please do so ASAP. The cut off for ticket sales is Tuesday January 22nd.  Come out and have fun and support your school.

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

  1. The Grade 4 students will be writing the OLSAT this week on Wednesday January 16th at 9:00am.  This is an important assessment tool.  Please ensure your Grade 4s are at school on time, on Wednesday and please do not book overlapping appointments for them at this time.

  2. Friday January 18th is a PA Day designated as an Assessment, Evaluation & Reporting Day for teachers.

  3. Friday January 25th is a Civvies Day.  Don’t forget your twoonie.

  4. Canadian Parents for French (CPF) in partnership with St Leo CS is presenting IDÉLLO on January 30th at 6:30 in the school gym.  Please join us for this free event to learn about the wonderful resources available through IDÉLLO to support your child’s learning and engagement in French language and culture.

  5. The Junior Boys soccer tournament is on January 30th.  Practices continue.

  6. The Junior Girls soccer tournament is on January 31st.  Practices continue.

  7. Save the date – the annual silent auction is scheduled for Friday March 1st.  Please start collecting donations from your favourite vendors.

Reminders in case you missed them the first time:

  1. Kindergarten Registration in Toronto Catholic Schools begins January 16, 2019.  Children born in 2015 are eligible for kindergarten starting in September 2019.  Parents can complete their application online beginning on January 16th at 10 AM at SOAR.tcdsb.org, and follow up with a visit to the school to present the required documents. The online application is available 24 hours.

  2. In person evening registration in the St Leo C.S. office is also available on Wednesday January 23rd at 5:30 PM. 

  3. A reminder that during the winter months, students should have a pair of indoor shoes to wear at school.  Outdoor shoes/boots will be kept for outdoor use only.

  4. Please make sure your kids are dressed appropriately for the cold weather – including a hat, mitts, scarf and warm winter coat.