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North Star News - September 6th, 2019

posted Sep 6, 2019, 1:22 PM by Diana Bisante

Good Evening Robert Little Families!

(Please read to the bottom of this email for important messages and attachments)

We are back in the swing of things and it has only been 4 days!  Phew! We did so much for our Welcome Week it feels like we have been here for ages! Our North Star Community has had an assembly, painted some rocks, practiced our mindfulness and reviewed our chart of Common Expectations!  Today we ended our week with a Robert Little Spirit Wear day! Our Soccer Baseball game was rained out half way through.. we will play next week to see who is the winner! 

School Council 

Yellow interest forms for joining our Robert Little School Council went out this week in our First Day Packages.  If you have misplaced your form, or did not get one, please use the attachment below to fill yours out.

An involved Adult Community is essential to supporting a thriving Elementary School.  Our School Council meets 6 times per year to discuss current school progress, plan Family Engagement events and support our school meet our goals.  Families are welcome to attend any meeting, regardless if you wish to be an executive member. Current information is shared and you have a direct opportunity to hear from the school administration.

If interested in being a voting member of Council, please complete your interest form today. All forms must be in our office by 4 PM on Friday September 20th to be considered for a voting position.  

Our first Council meeting is scheduled for 7 PM on Monday September 30th.  This meeting will be for all voting members AND any other family from ROL who wishes to attend. 

RLPS School Council Nomination Form-2019.pdf 

Forms, Forms, Forms

Please be sure to send your completed forms back to school ASAP.  If you need any support completing the paperwork, please contact us at the office and we can help you fill these out. 

Character Assembly 

Our First Character Assembly of the year will be this Monday Sept 9th at 9:30.  Families are welcome to attend. Please sign in at the office.

In Partnership,

Colleen Golightly

Trevor Dykstra

and the Staff of Robert Little

Be Kind, Do your Best, Make a Difference! 


Milk and Pizza are available on School Cash Online to Purchase for Term 1.  If you are not registered with school cash online, need assistance in signing up or would like a paper copy sent home so you can purchase via cash or cheque, please contact Mrs. Bisante at  Milk closes on Monday, September 9th and Pizza closes Thursday, September 12th.

Lunch Lady will be providing Healthy, Warm lunches every Monday and Friday and Robert Little.  Please look out for their flyer in your child's backpack. Lunch Lady Flyer.pdf 


Smile Cookie Days

Tim Horton’s locations at 318 Queen Street, Acton and 13535 Hwy 7 & Trafalgar Road (in the Esso Station), Georgetown, have selected HFFT again this year as the recipient of Smile Cookie sales from Sept 16-22. The funds go directly to support student nutrition programs in Acton and Georgetown, so please share a few smiles and Smile Cookies with friends, family, and colleagues in support of student nutrition! You can even pre-order your Smile Cookies – just download and complete the form and drop off at one of the locations.


9th -    Milk Closes  on School Cash Online

12th - Pizza Closes on School Cash Online

16th - PD DAY (we know...already!)

18th - Milk Program Starts - Term 1

20th - ROL Spirit Day (wear Red/Blue or Spirit Wear)

20th - DEADLINE School Council Nominations due to Office

23rd - Photo Day

24th - Open House, Pizza Term 2 Starts

27th  ROL Spirit Day (wear Red/Blue or Spirit Wear) --see the pattern here!

30th - Orange Shirt Day

30th - School Council Meeting (Elections)