September 28, 2018 | Vol. 2 No. 3

October Reflection from Brother Domenic

In an institution as long-standing at De La Salle in Toronto, there are moments of particular significance that arise every so often. The arrival of the first "Freres" form Montreal in 1851 to the new City of Toronto and the establishment of a small academy the very same year is naturally of major importance. Already in the Province of Quebec for some twenty years, the Lasallian mission would grow too in English-speaking Canada.

Vice-Principal's Message

A Community Connected

Community connectedness is alive and thriving within our Oaklands campus. How remarkably wonderful it is to witness the positive interactions among student, faculty and parent communities as we have transitioned into the new academic session. As the busyness of the school year begins to unfold, it is apparent that our students are taking full advantage of the various events and extracurricular activities that help shape the student-life experience at Del. 

Important Reminders

Grade 7 Immunizations

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, nurses from Toronto Public Health will be in the school to provide free vaccinations to Grade 7 students. The vaccines will protect students against serious infections. These are also great vaccines to get before you travel.

 

Be sure to hand in your signed consent forms if you have not already submitted them.  Remember to wear a loose sleeved shirt and eat breakfast on the day of the clinic.

Freedom of Information Consent Form

Please be reminded that if you have yet to complete the Freedom of Information Consent Form, you can still do so by following the link here for instructions on how to fill out the form. We kindly ask that you submit a form for each child by October 5 at the latest.

Tutorial Schedule

The 2018-2019 Tutorial Schedule has been uploaded to both the Parent and Student Portals. Please note that a teacher's schedule is subject to change based on their involvement with extra-curricular clubs or sports teams, therefore we recommend double checking their availability before attending tutorial. 

 

Del Cards
Please be reminded that for RETURNING families you can load money on to your child's Del Card by clicking here. NEW students will receive their Del Cards approximately two weeks after Picture Day (end of September-beginning of October). For any questions or concerns regarding loading money on to a Del Card, please contact businessoffice@delasalle.ca.

In the Spotlight

News From the Del PA!

First PA Meeting on Monday! 

We truly encourage parents to attend our first PA meeting of the year on Monday, October 1 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Heritage House. Brother Domenic and Principal Lundy will provide updates, and Mr. Voutsinos, Vice Principal, will present a summary of feedback from the Student Survey completed last year. The new Cafeteria Lead Gilda Aloia will also be on hand to meet parents and answer any questions they may have about the new Cafeteria menu offerings. Next PA meeting: Wednesday, November 28.  

 

Upcoming Parent Socials  

In a relaxed social setting, parents, teachers and school administrators meet to enjoy good conversation over wine and hors d'oeuvres, and ideally, chatting about more than just school! Thank you to our Grade 5 & 6 parents and our Grade 7 & 8 parents who attended their socials recently. Upcoming socials: Grade 9 & 10 -Tuesday, October 2nd (6:30-8:00 p.m.); Grade 12 -Thursday, November 1st (8:00-9:30 p.m., immediately following University Night at the School); and Grade 11 -Thursday, January 1st, 2019. All socials take place in the Brother Michael Room of the Heritage House. 

  

Terry Fox Day  

Thank you to organizers Breda Loganadhan and Livia Silvestri and to our many, many parent volunteers for helping to make this such a fun and rewarding day for the Del school community! Photos to come!  

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