Monday Morning Minutes May 17th, 2021

Monday Morning Minutes May 17, 2021
Posted on 05/17/2021

Dear ALC Parents and Guardians,

Welcome to this week’s Monday Morning Message. We hope this email finds you and your family doing well. 

A gentle reminder that next Monday, May 24th is a statutory holiday; there will be no classes that day and the usual MMM will be delayed until Tuesday morning.

ALC 2020-21 Yearbook - only 5 days left to buy!

Only 5 days left. Purchase your ALC yearbook before time runs out.

Purchase your yearbook here:

https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1460947/A.-Lorne-Cassidy-Elementary-School/2021-Yearbook/2021040304151248069/CATALOG_SHOP/?utm_content=+-+-Comp1-CTA-Subcopy&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=YBK_MER608058471_1480_YBA_EMAIL_UNFORGETTABLE_YEAR_&utm_source=exacttarget&utm_term=Trigger+Overflow

If you have any questions please email yearbookalc@gmail.com

Update for parents seeking to change learning modes (in person at ALC  or remote learning in OCV) for Sept 2021

Any families wishing to change their decision on having their child in-person learning or remote learning are asked to please read the attached letter and follow the instructions provided.  The deadline to advise the school of your wish to change is 6 pm on June 1st.

 ALC School letter to Families Re Decision Change for Virtual or In Person Learning - May 12 2021.docx 

The Paul Davis Parent Session on Social Networking Safety is tonight!

ALC School Council has been chosen to be part of a Speaker Night with Paul Davis on Social Networking Safety. This eye-opening talk for parents will be delivered by Paul Davis who has presented to over 90,000 parents since 2012. The topics discussed at this night will include social media (Snapchat/Instagram/Facebook), digital trails, smartphones, cyberbullying, sexting & child pornography, image sharing, online security and more  

When: TONIGHT - Monday, May 17, 2021  8:00 - 9:30 PM 

Participants must register in advance (cut-off time is one hour before the start of the presentation)

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcoceiorTkiHN2a-gnX3TnPiNK-uZ1gC3Z8

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the presentation.  Please confirm the spelling of your email when registering.

OCDSB Summer School

The OCDSB will be offering two non-credit programs for students currently enrolled in grades 6, 7 and 8 this summer:

Summer School “R&R” Review and Reinforcements Grades 6-8

and

Summer School Getting Ready for Grade 9

For more information on these programs, including registration info and course dates, please visit the Summer School 6, 7, 8 webpage or contact Mrs. Eady at jodi.eady@ocdsb.ca

Extended Day Program (EDP) Registration

Registration is now open for OCDSB Extended Day Programs (EDP) for the 2021-2022 school year. The Extended Day Program operates before and after the regular school day and is open to all children from K-6 registered in their designated OCDSB school. For further information, visit the Extended Day Program website.

Summer Virtual International Language Classes for K-8 Students

The OCDSB is offering Virtual International Language Classes this summer for students in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8. These classes are free for Ontario residents. The registration deadline for the full program is June 11, 2021, and classes run June 28 - July 23, 2021. Visit our website for a full list of classes offered and registration information.

Important Dates and Upcoming Events:

Mon, May 17 - Paul Davis session parents session on social networking safety, 8 pm
Mon, May 24 - Victoria Day, no school

Weds, May 26 - Monday Schedule

Weds, May 26 - ALC School Council meeting, 7 pm

 

Kind regards,

Elizabeth Rainer and Sandra Hutt

ALC Principal and Vice Principal

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