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Good Shepherd Updates

Good afternoon Good Shepherd Families,

Just a couple of updates for next week, 

- Popcorn Friday will be happening next Friday, February 3rd, 2023. Please send in a toonie with your child Friday morning, should they wish to participate. 

- It is that time of year that Grades 3-5 teachers are considering which students in their classes might be eligible for the OCSB Program for Gifted Learners (PGL) next year. The nominated students are tested by our Resource staff using the Canadian Cognitive Abilities Test. Parents are also welcome to nominate their own children. Please send an email to the school by Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 if you wish to nominate your child.

Thank you for your continued support,

Cara Beaudette

OA Good Shepherd 


Popcorn Fridays Fundraiser

Good Afternoon Good Shepherd Families, 

As you may have heard we are participating in a Papa Jacks Fundraiser. We will be selling bags of popcorn for $2 each every Friday.If your child is interested in buying a bag of popcorn on Friday, please send $2 in.

Money will be collected every Friday morning .We ask that you please send exact change.You are more than welcome to buy more than one bag of popcorn per Friday.

Thank you for your continued support,

Cara Beaudette

OA Good Shepherd 

Good Shepherd Updates

Good afternoon Good Shepherd Families,

 

Kindergarten Registration for September 2023 

 

Kindergarten registration for September 2023 starts today!

To register for JK/SK in September 2023, your child must have been born in 2019, and will be 4 years old  by December 31rst,2023. Please remind your friends and family if they have any little ones ready to start school.

Here is the link that will take you to the OCSB website that will direct you to the Kindergarten Registration form.

 

We are so excited to welcome all our new students and families.

 

Here are the details for the children making their sacraments this year:

First Communion and First Reconciliation

The first session for sacramental preparation is Sunday, Jan. 15th from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. It will begin after the 11:15 a.m. Mass. The children should bring a lunch or snack and a pair of shoes. If you have missed it, please contact the Church at (613) 824-4394.

Confirmation

The Rite of Enrollment will be held at all Masses on January 21 and 22, 2023 for children preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Parent/guardian and child may attend any one of these Masses (Saturday at 5 pm, Sunday at 9 am or 11:15 am). During this rite the children will be requested to stand with their parents and express their desire for Confirmation. Parents and members of Good Shepherd Parish will affirm their commitment to support these children on this journey through prayer.  Families are asked to arrive 15 minutes before Mass to print their name on the sign-in sheet.

 

Thank you for your continued Support,

 

Cara Beaudette

OA Good Shepherd


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