Weekly Update:Sept. 23rd-Sept. 27th

posted Sep 23, 2019, 11:02 AM by Chris Risto

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Weekly Update: September 23rd-27th, 2019


In this issue
Week at a Glance 

Terry Fox Message 

Pizza & Subway Update

ECO School Update

Ottawa Parent & Child Expo



Week at a Glance 

Monday, September 23

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Tuesday, September 24

  • Today is the last day to purchase pizza lunch 

  • Catholic School Council meeting (6:00 pm) All are welcome to attend. 

Wednesday, September 25

  • Wear GREEN for Franco-Ontarian day

Thursday, September 26

  • -

Friday, September 27 

  • Ottawa Parent and Child Expo is this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) See the flyer below. 

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Terry Fox Message 

The students of St. Luke experienced fabulous fall weather when participating in the Terry Fox School Run on Friday, September 20. For 30 minutes, classes walked, ran, and wheeled around a course set up on the field next to the school. This event was the culmination of a week of information and discussion about Terry Fox and his legacy. Thank you to all parents who supported their children in their quest to contribute “Toonies for Terry”. If you wish, donations can still be made at the TerryFox.org website. Keep an eye out for next week's update to see the amount of our school's donation to the Terry Fox Foundation. This is just another example of how St. Luke lives the Gospel Value of Community! 

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Catholic School Council

Pizza and Subway Lunch
Thank you to our Catholic School Council for once again organizing both pizza and Subway lunch days this year. Looking ahead, the last day to purchase Term 1 and Full Year pizza is Tuesday, September 24th and the last day to purchase Subway is Monday, September 30th.  Please visit School Cash Online to make payment. The first pizza day will be on October 3rd and the first Subway lunch day will be on October 12th. All remaining lunch days can be found on our website calendar. ___________________________________________________________________

Eco School Update

Hello St. Luke families new and old!  Welcome back to another year of learning, growing and recycling at St. Luke School.  We have many recycling projects on the go this school year that we would like you to be aware of.  Please take part in our initiatives and help teach your children the importance of being stewards of the environment.  This summer, the City of Ottawa approved the use of plastic bags in green bins for composting. Do you find you still have a lot of plastic bags you would rather not throw away?  Bring your clean, dry plastic bags to St. Luke where we have bag recycling. Our plastic bag bins in the school get emptied and used by Trex Composite Decking Materials to make deck boards (www.trex.com) keeping plastic out of landfills.  We also have Shoe recycling at school.  Shoes can be dropped off to be recycled and sent into the community and beyond  thanks to soles4souls.org.  St. Luke continues the Crayola Colour Cycle program.  All brands of dried out markers can be submitted to the marker recycling bottles in each class.  We continue to recycle blue and black box items in class. Stay tuned for more eco initiatives coming soon!

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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! 


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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: lukecarleton

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