Week at a Glance- April 17 to April 21

Week at a Glance- April 17 to April 21
Posted on 04/16/2023
Week at a Glance

Hello Storrington Stingers,

We hope that all of our Stingers had a great weekend.

Please see the information below in this week’s Week at a Glance. 

Youth and Sports- Reducing the Pressures

On May 4 from 7-8pm KFL&A Public Health will be hosting a live webinar titled: Youth and Sports: Reducing the Pressures. A recording will be available for those who register but can’t attend.

In this session, they will talk about the pressures on young people in sports and how parents/caregivers can help support their mental and physical health. In addition to a presentation by their School Health Team Dietician, they are also pleased to welcome a guest speaker, Brant Stachel. Brant works in sport mental health and sport performance with athletes of all abilities and ages, from elementary school to national teams.

Please use the following ling to register kflaph.ca/YouthSports

Private Music Lessons

Derek McGowan, who is a local musician, is excited to offer private music teaching services on Wednesdays from 9:45 to 12:30 at Storrington. 


Derek is a full-time Guitar/Bass/Ukulele teacher with over 30 years experience, teaching all popular styles of music, from Pop, Hip/Hop, Country, Blues to Hard Rock.  If you’re interested in signing up your child, please contact Derek directly form more information.


His contact information is:


[email protected]

Kindergarten Online Registration for 2023-2024 School Year

If you have a child or know of a family who has a child that is Kindergarten age in September, the LDSB online registration for 2023-2024 school year is now open. You can register your child now for September, 2023 at Kindergarten Registration. To learn more about the Kindergarten program, please visit Discover Kindergarten in Limestone.  Thank you for choosing LDSB. #SeeYourselfInLimestone 

Mabel’s Labels

We have a Mabel’s Labels fundraiser account for any families who are interested in purchasing labels.  If you are interested in purchasing labels, go to:  campaigns.mabelslabels.com and type Storrington Public School (Battersea) in the Search for the Name of Organization.  All proceeds from the label purchases will go to purchasing outdoor equipment.

Updates to Provincial Self-Screening Tool and Guidelines 

Students and visitors need to continue to self-screen each day, prior to school.

-Students and staff should stay home when sick. Anyone who is feeling sick or has any new or worsening symptoms of illness (including COVID-19 symptoms) should stay home, until:

-their symptoms have been improving for at least 24 hours (or 48 hours for nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea), and

-they do not have a fever, and

-they do not develop any additional symptoms.

-For a total of 10 days after the start any illness symptom, students and staff should continue to wear a well-fitted mask in all public settings (including schools and childcare, unless under two years old) and avoid non-essential activities where mask removal is necessary.

News from our Storrington School Council

Plantables Fundraiser is ongoing and will end May 1st. Here is the link if you would like to share or order something.   https://plantables.ca/for/spsstingers

Our Community Wellness & Fun Day is Saturday, May 13th from 10-3pm. Check out our event page https://fb.me/e/3v9330Z9H.  We will be having a thrift sale around the track for all those interested in a little spring cleaning. Check it out and get rid of some things, find some things, and make a little money. 

If you have any questions or concerns please email  [email protected] or message one of us. 

If you have a highschool student in need of volunteer hours email us and we can get you a list of dates and events that they could earn them at. 

As always, thank you for all of your support and making sure the kids have all we can give them.

Week Ahead

Week of April 16 to April 23

-Volunteers Week

Monday, April 17

-Chess Club

Tuesday, April 18

-Lego Club (Grades 5 and 6)

Wednesday, April 19

-Hot Lunch

Thursday, April 20

Friday, April 21

-Hot Lunch

-Junior Girl’s Basketball Tournament 

-Earth Day

Upcoming Dates

Friday, April 28

-Freeland/Griffin JK/SK and Kuhnke SK/1 to Little Cat

-Milkshake Sales

Week of May 1 to May 5

-Education Week

Monday, May 1

-Last Day to Order Plantables

Tuesday, May 2

Junior Boy’s Basketball Tournament

Friday, May 5

-National Day of Awareness for Missing Women and Children

Wednesday, May 10

-Grade 8 Day at LaSalle

Wednesday, May 17

-Celebration of Dance

-International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Monday, May 22

-Victoria Day

Friday, May 25

-Mulvihill (2/3) and Pare (6/7) to Gould Lake

Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31 

-Grade 8 Grad Trip