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North Star News ~ October 11th, 2019

posted Oct 15, 2019, 6:21 AM by Diana Bisante

Good Evening Robert Little Families!

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

This weekend is one where we pause and give Thanks for all the people and things in our lives.  From the staff of Robert Little we would like to express our gratitude and thanks for all our community does to make this a wonderful place to work, live and belong.  We hope you each have time this weekend to sit at a table with people who you care for and celebrate the goodness in your life.  

School Fundraiser

Our first Fundraiser of the year kicked off Last week! (see attachments below)  Be sure to browse through the catalogues and visit the online stores to place your order. Thanksgiving is a great time to ask your family and friends to support you in your fundraising goals!  

Fundraising forms are due on Thursday!  So get fund-raising!  

In Partnership,


Colleen Golightly

Trevor Dykstra

and the Staff of Robert Little

Be Kind, Do your Best, Make a Difference! 


Upcoming Important Dates (Also on ROL Web Calendar)

14th - Thanksgiving (no school)

16th - Monday Schedule 

17th - Friday Schedule 

17th - Fundraising Due into Office

18th - Spirit Day! (wear red/blue or ROL Spirit Wear)


From the ROL Athletic Department!!

This past Tuesday, our North Star athletes travelled to Burlington to participate in the Halton Cross Country meet! Our students showed determination, hard work and excellent sportsmanship as we ran against 28 other schools! Some highlights were: 

Mallory Breese came in 6th for Grade 3 girls

-Jayla Ketner-Clark came in 7th for Grade 4 girls

-Megan King came in 12th for Grade 5 girls

-Ben Gognavic came in 2nd for Grade 4 boys

-Keenan David came in 1st for Grade 5 boys

Congratulations everyone and thank you for a wonderful meet!

Mlle. Eastwood


Kindergarten Open House Flyer 2019 electronic.pdf 

Beginning school is a big step for children and parents, and the Halton District School Board wants to make that transition as smooth as possible. In October and November, the Board is hosting Calling All Three-Year Olds Kindergarten Open Houses in Acton, Georgetown, Milton, Burlington and Oakville for families to learn more about making the first school experience a happy one. 

Future students and their families are invited to attend any of the following Kindergarten Open Houses, to be held between 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Acton: Thursday, Oct. 17 – McKenzie-Smith Bennett Public School (69 Acton Blvd)

Georgetown: Thursday, Oct. 24 – Silver Creek Public School (170 Eaton St)

Milton: Thursday, Nov. 7 – P.L. Robertson Public School (840 Scott Blvd)

Burlington: Thursday, Nov. 14 – Alexander’s Public School (2223 Sutton Dr)

Oakville: Thursday, Nov. 28 – Emily Carr Public School (2255 Pine Glen Rd)

At the Open House, students and parents will:

  • Explore a Kindergarten classroom

  • Learn about play-based learning

  • Pick up information and resource material in a free backpack

  • Access information about community agencies and resources in Halton

  • Get information about before and after school care

  • Connect with special education staff to discuss any developmental concerns

Registration for Kindergarten begins in January 2020 and takes place at the school your child will attend. Children born in 2016 can start Kindergarten in September 2020. 

Parents/guardians can learn more about the Calling all Three-year Olds Kindergarten Open Houses on the HDSB website ( and search: Kindergarten). 

Learn more about the Halton District School Board’s Kindergarten Program here:


 Raising Digital Leaders.pdfAn Invitation to All Halton Hills Parents! Raising Digital Leaders.  Learn Proactive and Practical Strategies to help you balance tech, keep your children safe and to support your child using technology.  Please see the attached to learn more about this free presentation.