FAMILY FUN NIGHT!

Our year end celebration, Family Fun Night is June 15, 2015, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  We are planning lots of super fun activities for all the children!! All funds raised go to support our school for art, drama, music, sports/athletics, literacy, numeracy, technology, citizenship, special events (ie. Scientist in the School Workshops; Blues in the School, etc.)!! 

(Admission – Requested Donation of $10 per family – with all admission money raised being allocated to the kindergarten playground project)

Featured Attractions:

4 Circus Delights Inflatables! – Bouncy Castle; Giant 30′ Slide; 50′ Obstacle Course; and a Junior Slide; Barrhaven Lions Choo Choo Train; Ottawa Police, Ottawa Fire Safety House, Book Sale (25 cents per book), DVD Sale ($3 per DVD), Arts and Crafts, Face Paint/Tattoo/Manicure Station, Hockey Shoot, Basketball Shoot, City of Ottawa 4 way tug of war, Outdoor games including the ever-popular Fishing Pond Game! AND A WHOLE LOT MORE IS BEING PLANNED!

Food available for purchase:

The following food will be available for purchase at the event:

  • Hot Dogs; Pizza
  • Bake Sale (calling all talented Meadowlands Parents Bakers – we need all your donations to help support our Bake Sale! Baked goods can be brought to the school the day of (a table will be set up) or to the event itself)
  • Snacks and Beverages
  • Cotton Candy/Snow Cone Machine (Circus Delights) 

DRAWS FOR – Gift certificates/Gift Baskets/Items 

DONATIONS NEEDED!

If you are a small business owner or wish to approach a business for a donation of a gift certificate/item, or if you wish to do up and donate a Gift Basket (either for children or adults), we will happily accept them!! The more donations received and collected, the more funds we are able to raise with our Draws!   All businesses receive a thank you and honorable mention in our Newsletter. If you are able to assist in this manner, please contact Connie D’Angelo [see below], or speak to a fellow School Council member that you may know!

We can also use donations of small toys, like McDonalds toys, loot bag items, puzzle books, themed small toys (eg. My Little Pony, Little Kitty, Dora and Diego, SpongeBob, Pokemon, Skylander, Batman, Spiderman, action figures, etc.), stuffed animals, arts/crafts items, etc., as prizes for the children at the activity stations. Please bring your donations to the Office, and label the bag with “School Council.”  THANK YOU, we appreciate your kind and generous donations!! 

VOLUNTEERS:

This is a great way for parents to get involved and a wonderful event to help out at!! There are many ways that parents and children can help with this event!  Whether it is making posters/baking goodies for our Bake Sale/donating a gift basket/donating little prizes/books/DVDs, or helping out at the various stations during the event, or for setup or takedown! Our School Council can always use extra sets of hands!! Shifts at the event can be ½ hour; 1 hour; or more. If you are interested in helping out, please provide your name, contact particulars, area of preference, and availability on the volunteer form (see below for form), and return it to your child’s teacher or the Office. Or email our Chair Connie D’Angelo, also our Family Fun Night Coordinator at conniedangelo@yahoo.com.  The success of these events would not be possible without the help and support of our parent community. 

THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR ALL YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING ALL OF YOU AT OUR UPCOMING FAMILY FUN NIGHT YEAR END CELEBRATION!

FFN VOLUNTEER FORM – please fill out and return to your child’s teacher, office, or simply email back to conniedangelo@yahoo.ca

Volunteer Breakfast

Just a reminder that the School is hosting their volunteer breakfast, on Thursday, May 14, 2015, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. This lovely breakfast is to thank all parents, guardians and grandparents, for volunteering their time in the School, or on field trips, or at School Council events. Please contact your child’s teacher to advise if you will be attending, in the event your form did not get sent back.  Thank you.

Ward 9 Traffic Open House

Councillor Keith Egli is having a Ward 9 Traffic Open House on Thursday, May 21st, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Nepean Sportsplex (Halls C/D). All residents are invited to attend by the Councillor, and to bring their questions and concerns about traffic in Ward 9.  The Open House will include speakers from the Ottawa Police Service, Ottawa By-Law and Regulatory Services, and the Ottawa Public Works Department.