Blue Lake Camp 2019
OPEN HOUSE Feb. 27, 2019
February 11, 2019
Space Camps at North Point
February 26, 2019
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FEBRUARY 24, 2019



THIS WEEK

Mon FEB 25 Healthy Hunger – Subway
Tues FEB 26 Town Hall / Dress Down / Fun Lunch
Wed FEB 27 BE BRAVE Anti-Bullying Calgary Hitmen Game
Wed FEB 27 OPEN HOUSE
Thu FEB 28 Friends of North Point Society Meeting 7 p.m.
Fri MAR 1 Passion Project Friday
Fri MAR 1 Term 2 ENDS


NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

School-Wide

Jenny’s Delectables
Hope you enjoyed a great weekend of Jenny’s amazing food. Thanks to all of your orders, almost $1,100 came back to the school. THANK YOU for supporting this great impromptu project and thank you to Jenny’s Delectables for making such delicious goods.


Town Hall Fun Lunch – Tues Feb 26

This month’s Town Hall lunch will be both plain and cheese burgers, with a side of hash browns from McDonald’s. We’ll also have drinks & fruit available.

Saying Goodbye is Hard!

Kyudong Kim

Hard to believe it’s already been two months since Kyudong joined us from Korea! His last day at North Point is Feb. 27. We will have a North Point send off at Town Hall on Tuesday Feb. 26. Sounds like he is already making plans to come back next year!

Dimitri Farras

Dimitri in Kindergarten (2016-17)

Dimitri (Gr. 2) is headed on a new adventure – moving to London, UK on Friday March 1 with his mother Ashley. Dimitri joined us as the first Kindergarten student ever in September 2016, our second year! He has grown by leaps and bounds in so may ways since the first day of falling asleep in Ms. Stewart’s lap! We will have a school send off for Dimitri at the school Town Hall on Tuesday Feb. 26. Come watch the fun!



PROGRAMME News

Boys’ Schools in the Media

North Point School is a member of The International Boys’ School Coalition (IBSC). They recently issued a statement addressing recent publicized events that have raised questions about the effectiveness of boys’ schools teaching moral conduct, especially respect for women.

North Point 5R Character model is a critical part of our program focussing on compassion, tolerance and respect for ALL individuals.

You can read the full IBSC statement HERE.

Term 2 Ends

Hard to believe there are only a few months left in the year. Term 2 ends March 1. Report Cards will be send home on March 8.

2019 Financial Academy Meme Contest

Oops – we had some technical issues last week. Here is the LINK to the short video with all of the entries we received for the contest.



ATHLETICS & SQUADS

Navigators Squads

as of FEBRUARY 1, 2019

Basketball

Boys played their last regular season game on Feb. 19. We greatly appreciate all the support the families have shown over the season and the boys’ hard work in practices and in games over the last few months! 

CISAA Athletics will move to Floor Hockey and Badminton shortly. Stay tuned for more info on these in the next few weeks.


SAVE THE DATE

YEARBOOKS

We are getting closer to our minimum order required to make the yearbook a reality ! Help us get there – ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK HERE. Use the code 13427419.


ANTI-BULLYING

Telus BE BRAVE Calgary Hitmen Game

BE BRAVE Anti-Bullying Hitmen Game – Just a few more days to perfect that dance ! Students are encouraged to learn the annual BE BRAVE Dance ahead of the Feb 27 game. View the video of the 2019 Be Brave Dance.


CALENDAR


In our Inbox this week –

Why Men are Falling Behindarticle & video