May 11, 2018 Parent Memo

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. Please take note of the following important information:

Friday, May 11

  • Second Holy Cross Picnic Raffle Ticket Incentive Prize Draw (Books of Raffle Tickets were sent home last week. We are kindly asking all Families to do their best to sell at least one book of Tickets. Your family will be entered into a weekly Incentive Draw if a “full book” of Tickets is sold and returned by Friday Morning of each week leading up to the Picnic. Thanks in advance for your support.)
  • Half-Day Pro-D with dismissal at 12:05 pm
  • Holy Cross Annual Parish Golf Tournament and Dinner at Riverway Golf Course in Burnaby

Saturday, May 12

  • Knight of Columbus Bicycle Drive and Bike Clinic from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm on our School Grounds

Sunday, May 13

  • Mother’s Day

Monday, May 14

  • Gr. 3 to 7 Quad School Meet @ Mercer Stadium from 11:00 to 2:30 pm.(The Students will be leaving on the Bus & with Parent Drivers @ 10 am.Please note that Parents are responsible for arranging for rides home at the end of the Meet.)

Tuesday, May 15

  • Gr. 5 Annual Field trip to Victoria (The Students are expected to be at the School by 7 am sharp.They will return by 7:45 pm)
  • Gr. 4 Field trip to @ St. Michael’s School to watch “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” (Leaving at 12:45 pm and returning by 3:15 pm)
  • Registration Deadline for Kindergarten Orientation Meeting (This Meeting is for Kindergarten Families entering in 2018 – 2019.The Orientation itself will take place on May 29 @ 6:30 pm.)

Wednesday, May 16

  • Gr. 3 to 7 Track and Field Practices continue (Please refer to the Schedule published by Miss Manfron and Mr. Zucchetto regarding Morning, Lunch & Afterschool Practices)
  • Ready,Set, LearnWorkshop from9:30 to 10:30 in the Gr. 1 Classroom (Please contact Mrs. Ferrara for further details)
  • Hot Lunch Day (Beef Hot Dogs)

Thursday, May 17

  • No events scheduled

Friday, May 18

  • Third Holy Cross Picnic Raffle Ticket Incentive Prize Draw
  • Half Day Pro D with dismissal at 12:05pm

Other Notes

  • May 19 – Annual CWL Strawberry Tea in the School Gym from 2 to 4 pm
  • May 21 – Victoria Day (No Classes)
  • May 22 – Gr. 6 First Aid / Babysitting Course from 9 am to 2:55 pm
  • May 22 – Deadline for Holy Cross Annual Picnic / Spring Raffle Tickets & Money
  • Please mark your Calendars for the Holy Cross School Annual Family Picnic on May 27, from 1 to 5 pm on our School grounds.
  • We are very happy to announce that Ms. Ranallo is expecting and will be on maternity leave in October of 2018. In addition, we are also very happy to announce that Mrs. Ferrara has accepted a position as Learning Resource Consultant at the CISVA Superintendent’s Office for the 2018-2019 School Year. We wish her the very best in her new role (effective Sept. 1, 2018) at the Central Office. We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Ferrara’s role as Learning Resource Coordinator and Head Teacher at Holy Cross will be taken over by Mrs. Auld, also effective Sept. 1, 2018.
  • Please continue to check your Child`s Hair for Head Lice. If there are any visible symptoms, please visit your Local Pharmacist for treatment options. Your continued cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Wishing you God`s blessings,

Mr. Dino Alberti