Weekly Update: Dec. 10th-Dec.14th

posted Dec 9, 2018, 12:26 PM by St. Luke ‎(Nepean)‎ School

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Weekly Update: December 10th - December 14th , 2018

In this issue
Week at a Glance

Advent Update

ECO Update

Kindergarten Registration

Christmas Holidays

OSTA Notifications

Quick Links   









A Prayer for the Second Week of Advent

“God of power and mercy, open our hearts in welcome. Remove the things that hinder us from receiving Christ with joy, so that we may share His wisdom and become one with Him when He comes in glory, for He lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen”.


Week at a Glance

Tuesday,December 11th

  • Catholic School Council Meeting & Social 6pm

Wednesday, December 12th

  • Advent Mass at 9:25 am - All are welcome to attend!

  • Pizza Lunch

Friday, December 14th

  • Last day to support the Angel Tree Campaign

  • Popcorn Friday (2$ per bag)


Advent Update

We would like to extend a warm note of thanks to our St. Luke community for the many generous donations towards our Angel Tree Campaign. Our front foyer is filled with many hats, mitts and scares as well. Thank you so much for your support. A friendly reminder to please bring any unwrapped items with the angel tag to school by Friday, December 14th.


Dear Parishioners:

Our Advent Penance service is Thurs. Dec 13 at 7:00 pm. At St. Monica Church The next youth gathering is Fri. Dec 14 at 7:00 pm at St. Monica Church for a Christmas Party Pot Luck…please bring a gift valued at 10.00 for the gift exchange. There are free advent resources such as calendars and reflection booklets in the foyer.  Please only take one per family.


ECO Club Message:

The St. Luke Eco Club would like to recognize our first battery bosses.  Declan in Mrs. Ellacott's class and Rowan in Mrs. Shurb's class completed 5 battery missions in the battery recycling challenge. They accepted challenges in the #osbrc website to help our community become better recyclers.  Do you want to be a battery boss? Ask Declan or Rowan to see what you can do to complete some missions.



Looking Ahead  

A Christmas Morning with the Kinders: For our kindergarten parents, JS1,JS2, JS3 and JS4 would like to invite you to join them for a performance in the gym on December 19th at 11:00 am as they sing a few of their favourite Christmas songs!   We hope you can come and share in the Christmas spirit with us!

Christmas Concert: We will be having our Gr. 1 to Gr. 6 Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 19th  that will start at 1:00 pm in the gym. Gym doors will be unlocked at 12:30pm giving enough time for guests to be seated for the start of the show.  Each grade will perform a song. Come and get in the Christmas spirit! All are welcome!



The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to St. Luke School once again!


Date: Monday, December 17, 2018 - Thursday, December 20, 2018

Time:  9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Please note that our book fair will be closed during the Christmas concert on  Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Classes are scheduled to come in twice during the book fair.  The first time will be to create their wish list and the second time to purchase books.  Purchases can be made during both scheduled class times. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. Scholastic Book Fair flyers will be sent home early next week and provide a preview of the many books available to purchase. The flyer also contains a special Family Event Draw ballot that you can fill out to have a chance to win $50 in books – $25 for your family PLUS $25 for your child’s classroom!

We look forward to seeing you during our Scholastic Book Fair and thank you, in advance, for supporting this great literary event, for believing in books and the impact of reading on your child’s future.


Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration begins in January for children starting school next September. Learn about the Kindergarten program at your child’s first school and get excited together. Help us spread the word and inform your family, friends and neighbours! For more information and for registration forms, please visit our school board’s WEBSITE.


Christmas Holidays

The last day of school before Christmas is Friday, December 21, 2018. Schools will be closed until Monday, January 7, 2019. Sync with calendar to keep on top of important dates. View ocsb.ca/calender.



Did you know that you can subscribe to OSTA’s (Ottawa Student Transportation Authority) notification system to be notified of any bus cancellations or delays? Find out more HERE.


Please visit our school WEBSITE for additional information throughout the year as well as a calendar with all important dates and times for various events. Follow us on TWITTER and be sure to visit our FACEBOOK page.


St. Luke School, Nepean

60 Mountshannon Drive

Nepean, ON  K2J 4B8

Phone: 613-825-2520
Email: Luke.Carleton@ocsb.ca
Website: luk.ocsb.ca
Twitter: @StLukeNepean