OLGC e-Newsletter- June 13th, 2018

Dear Parents,

Our Intermediate students Crescent Beach Day will be moved to this Friday.  We pray the sun will shine and all will have fun in the sun.

Our Grade 7 Class will receive the sacrament of Confirmation this Friday at 7:00 p.m. with Archbishop Miller. Students and sponsors are required to attend the Confirmation practice scheduled for June 14th at 6:20 p.m. in the DBYC. Please pray for our Grade 7's and may the Holy Spirit provide Good Counsel to them.

Happy Father’s Day to our OLGC Dads! You are special, you are unique and one of a kind.  Thank you for all you do for our school and your families. 

OLGC Track & Field- CISVA Championships

Congratulations to our OLGC athletes for participating well at the CISVA Track & Field Championships last week. We had some great individual accomplishments.  The most notable is Anjo Razon who broke Riley Brisebois’ (OLGC Grade 4- 2015) record in the shotput with a put of 8.88 meters.  Well done Knights!

Grade 7 Farewell Freezie Sale

Our Grade 7 parents will be selling Freezies Monday June 18th after school at the school’s main entrance.  Feel free to support them but please, please, please dispose of the garbage in the school’s garbage bins.

Grade 4 Potlatch- June 19th

Please note that the Grade 4 Potlatch will be June 19th. We look forward to seeing our Grade 4 families and friends join us.

Communicating Student Learning (Report Cards)

OLGC Third Term Reports are currently being written by your child’s classroom teacher.  Report cards will not be sent out prior to June 28th.  If you are not able to pick up your child’s report due to vacation or other reasons on June 28th, you are welcome to pick it up from the school’s office before July 6th.  Thank you for understanding the time and effort put into completing student reports.  

OLGC Fun Day- June 22nd

Our space themed Fun Day will be held on Friday, June 22nd.  All students will participate in 8 events. Please ensure that your children are prepared for all types of weather. Please note that students will be dismissed at 12:15 p.m.   We will begin the day with Mass at 9:00 a.m. We will need parent volunteers to run stations with our teachers during our OLGC Fun Day.  Please contact the office ASAP if you can help.  Hours done in June are applied to the 2018-2019 school year.

Fun Day Colours & Teams for June 22nd are as follows:






































OLGC Free Picnic Style Hot Lunch

On Monday June 25th, Chef Adrian will serve our annual Free Picnic Lunch.  This will consist of a hot dog, juice and a cookie. We will need a number of parents to assist as we will need the lunches delivered to each classroom.

Year End Field Trips

Many of our classes will be out of the school for their year-end celebrations.  Please be sun smart and apply sunscreen to your children before they leave for school and at their outdoor outings.  Let’s have a safe June and enjoy our time spent together prior to summer break.  Thank you to our parent drivers because without you these field trips would not be possible.

Maintenance Help

Brian our Maintenance Man could use a helping hand all the time. He works Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  If you need hours call Brian at 778-863-1874.

Edu Pac-School Supplies

Next year’s Educpac orders are now late.  Please access online to make any further orders.

OLGC Pre-School News

If you want to register your child aged 3-4 for our OLGC Pre-School, there are a few spots available.  Please contact Lenny Martins at 604-581-3225.

OLGC Out of School Care News

If you require out of school care please contact Lenny Martins at 604-581-3225.

Currently we have no students registered for our summer care and as a result we will not be offering summer care at our OLGC Out of School Care.  Please contact Lenny Martins at

604-581-3225 if you have any questions.

OLGC Knights in Action

Congratulations to our Knights in Action for displaying random acts of kindness.  This week’s winner is Paolo (5). Thanks to all our students for participating.

Class Pictures-$5.00

Class pictures are available at a cost of $5.00 at the school’s office.  In return for this purchase you will receive a school yearbook on the last day of school.

Don Bosco Sports Camp

The Don Bosco Sports Camp will take place July 9-13 and/or July 16-20. Camp times are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. For more information and registration forms see the school office or rectory. Early bird price expires on this Friday. Space is limited. First come, first serve.

Bosco Days 2018: SonSurf Beach Bash

Are you ready for a fun-filled week? July 23-27, 2018.  Bosco Days 2018 is all about getting to know the ‘living Jesus’ in a ‘gnarly’ beach setting!! There will be crafts, games, songs, sports, snacks, activities, dancing and friends @ Don Bosco Youth Centre, 10461–140 St., Surrey. Monday to Friday, July 23-27, $ 75 per child or $ 150 per family –Ages 5 – 12 - pack a lunch daily Mon – Wed.: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thurs.: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri.: 9 a.m. to noon only.  

On Thurs. July 26, 2018- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. we will take a bus to Cultus Lake Waterpark. 

Register at OLGC Parish Office:  604 - 581 – 4141. Also, Volunteers can register: You must be at least 13 years of age (12 year olds who have completed a babysitting course will be considered). Forms and documents at the OLGC Parish Office.

Holy Cross Flag Football Week- at C.A.P.

For those students who have registered for Flag Football with Holy Cross the location will be Cloverdale Athletic Park from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. today and Friday.


  • Encourage your friends to sign up for or OLGC Pre-School & Out of School Care
  • Future Grade 4 Girls need to order the school kilt
  • Future Grade 1 students need to order gym strip.
  • Return all textbooks to classroom teacher
  • Return all Library books to Mrs. Garzitto
  • Check the Lost & Found for your lost items.

Important Dates:

  • June 14th          -Confirmation practice (6:30 p.m.)
  • June 15th          -Confirmation (7:00 p.m.)
  • June 19th           -Grade 4 Potlatch
  • June 22nd         -Fun Day – 12:15p.m. Dismissal
  • June 25th          -Grade 7 Farewell
  • June 26th          -School Awards
  • June 28th          -Last Day of School – 10:30 a.m. Dismissal