Gator Gab – Week at a Glance for Sept. 24-28th, 2018

Parents and students, we have a very exciting week ahead and we look forward to the Gator School Community shining in lots of special ways! The kick-off of our Thanksgiving Food Drive, Fire Drill Week, Intermediate Baseball Tournaments, Terry Fox Walk/Run and so much more great learning and fellowship … as we say AWESOME! Below is a peak at our week ahead followed by some important information items – have a great week Gators!

Week #4 – Sept. 24-28, 2018

Monday, Sept. 24th 

  • Fire Drill Week is this week! We are committed to keeping our students safe with regular drills – this week we will practice our fire drills.
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive begins today!  Please bring in items to support those in need and thanks for helping us make a difference! We will work through Blessed Sacrament Church to support as many families in our community as needed – Thanks for your kindness and generosity!
  • Strong Start Volunteers needed!  Please see attachments for more information relating to this initiative.  Strong Start Letter  /  Strong Start Form

Tuesday, Sept. 25th

  • LAST DAY to purchase PIZZA for October pizza days!!  As communicated, there are no CASH sales for pizza days – orders must be made online!  Please go to our website and CLICK on the School Cash tab on our web page and order pizza for your children
  • Boys Three-Pitch at Wilson Park

Wednesday, Sept. 26th

  • Gator Spirit Day! Break out your Gator T-shirts and Royal Blue Colours …

Thursday, Sept. 27th

  • Terry Fox Walk/Run Cancer Event – PM 
  • Girls Three-Pitch at Wilson Park

Friday, Sept. 27th

  • Final Fire Drill for this week
  • NOTE: We may do the Terry Fox Event on Friday afternoon if the weather permits – stay tuned

LOOKING AHEAD – Beyond this week

  • School Pepperrette Fundraiser – Starts Oct. 1st – Yummy and supports our NEW School Playground Efforts also – thanks for your support Gator Families!
  • Orange Shirt Day Oct. 1st – Every Child Matters
  • NFL – Nutrition For Learning Morning Breakfast Starts soon –during first week of October
  • Gr. 2 First Communion Parent Meeting 7:00 PM @ Blessed Sacrament Church (October 2)
  • Grade 7 Sacrament of Confirmation Parent Meeting 7:00 PM @ Blessed Sacrament Church (October 3)
  • Opening School Mass @ 10:45 in the GYM – Oct. 5th
  • First School Council Meeting of 2018-19 will be Tues., October 16th @ 6:30 in the Library – See you there
  • WCDSB Pilgrim Cross Arrives at OLOG – Oct. 17th
  • School Picture Day (October 24)
  • PD Day – October 26th
  • Progress Reports Go Home Nov. 6th
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews Nov. 8th
  • PA Day Nov. 16th
  • Gr. 8’s at Mount Mary Spiritual Retreat Nov. 28-30th


Youth Cannabis Info-graphic 

As you continue to have age-appropriate discussion with your children at home around wise choices and challenges they may be faced with, we wanted to provide you with a supportive info-graphic. Please read the material over and if your child would benefit from a conversation, there is some additional information provided that may support you.