Busy enough yet?
This week:
If you would like a tax receipt for your Direct Appeal donation earlier this year, (and have not already emailed Alison directly) please take a moment to fill out your information in this online form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd86PJAqp1tx3GFBzfNh6uJcepbdNYZD7fjXtXK9BeIVQiK2g/viewform

Tax receipts will be mailed out in the new year, and they will come directly from VSB.  Deadline for this is Sunday, December 2nd.
Quebec fundraiser- Thank you for participating in our Art Card for Kids Fundraiser for the grade 7 Quebec Exchange. The Art Cards samples were distributed Friday and children will hopefully bring them home to you. The deadline for ordering says this Sunday Dec 2nd at midnight but, because there was a delay in getting the samples home, the deadline has been extended to MONDAY DEC 3RD at midnight.
Please note that ordering will take place ONLINE ONLY.
Purdy’s pick up has been changed from December 5 to December 6, 2:30-4 and December 7, 8:30-9:30am. Thank you for your support!”

Winter Market brought to you by the grade 7s! Thursday, December 6th, 2.45 pm – 3.45 pm.  We will have it outside the front entrance of the school if it is sunny like today or just inside the front entrance by the gym if it is rainy. We shall be selling: Freshly baked ginger snap cookies and Coconut Milk Hot Chocolate, As well as holiday gifts: Peppermint bath bombs, Hot Chocolate in a jar, Rosemary Sea Salt, Orange & Cinnamon Candles. The market is being hosted by the grade 7s and 100% of proceeds will go to buy compost and seeds for the garden in Spring.
GIFT BAGS PLEASE! Santa’s Workshop is December 14th. Keep those donations coming! Toys, candles, cufflinks, ties, jewelry- we’ll take whatever you have! Please drop donations across from the staff room. We are also really needing gift bags of all sizes as well as gift tags so our little elves have a way to wrap their gifts.
Lights Up performance– the Lights Up students will be performing for parents this Friday at 4pm in the gym.
Registration for After School programs 2019 is open now! After school classes include SeaSmart Marine Biology, Xmodus Programming, Young Rembrandts, LightsUp and Young Entrepreneurs!  See Afterschool Jan2018 flyer here.
Back at a Lower Price!  Young Entrepreneurs January to March 13 Gr 1-3 (Lemonade Stand Kids) Gr 4-7 (KidPreneur) (Wednesdays) 3:15-4:15 KidPreneurs learn about the world of entrepreneurship by starting their own micro business in a fun, age appropriate, hands-on program. Program ends with a Market Day where KidPreneurs debut their businesses and sell their products to the community.  Be A Young Entrepreneur TODAY!  See kidpreneur flyer here 

Coming soon:
Band performance– The band is putting on a performance on Dec 12th at 7pm. More details to come soon…
Holiday coffee morning- please join us for a festive hot drink on Thursday, December 13th at 9-10:30am. We’d love to see you there!