Week at a Glance- Dec. 11 to Dec. 15

Week at a Glance- Dec. 11 to Dec. 15
Posted on 12/10/2023
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. 

Storrington Holiday Party Thank You

On behalf of all our Stingers, we would once again like to thank our amazing Storrington School Council and volunteers for all their hard work and effort with our Storrington Holiday Party.  We also want to thank our student volunteers for helping and assisting with the night.  It was great to bring our Storrington community together for a night of holiday cheer.  We also want to thank our Storrington community for their donations of non-perishable food items for the Battersea United Church.

Storrington Holiday Celebration

You are invited to attend Storrington Public Schools’ Holiday Celebration on Wednesday, December 20.  We are very excited to welcome our Storrington community to join us as we take the time to celebrate the winter season and holidays from around the world!

All classes will perform on stage.  The night will be divided into three performances.

6:00 - 6:20 Primary Performances 

-Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Gifford

-Ms. Sturgis and Ms. Crawford

6:20 -6:25  Intermission: Rotate Audiences

6:25 - 6:45 Kindergarten Performances

-Mrs. Freeland and Mrs. Griffin

-Mrs. Kuhnke and Ms. Purvis

6:45 - 6:50  Intermission: Rotate Audiences

6:50-7:10  Junior Performances

-Mrs. Roberts

-Mrs. Renaud

         -Mr. Pare

During the intermission, after your child’s performance, you will be asked to gather your child from their classroom and supervise them for the remainder of the evening.

*Reminder: Please remain in the gym and do not gather your child until intermission times.  *

Dress rehearsal will take place during the day Tuesday, December 19th at 2:00 in the gym for the whole school to watch.  Anyone who is unable to attend the night time performance is welcome to join us.

Thank you to Mr. Freeland’s class for creating and decorating our backdrop.

Storrington Spirit and Recognition Assembly

Our December Storrington Spirit and Recognition Assembly has been rescheduled to Monday, December 11 at 10:00.  We welcome our Storrington community to join us as we celebrate and recognize the month of November.

Storrington Holiday Theme Days

During the week of December 18 to December 22, our Stingers are encouraged to participate in our Holiday Themed Days:

Monday, December 18 Jersey Day -Stingers are encouraged to wear the jersey of their favourite sports team or a jersey from a team that they played on.  

Tuesday, December 19 Holiday or Ugly Sweater Day -Stingers are encouraged to wear a holiday sweater or an ugly sweater.

Wednesday, December 20 Red, White and Green Day -Stingers are encouraged to wear clothes that are red, white and/or green.

Thursday, December 21 Storrington Spirit Day -Stingers are encouraged to wear their Storrington spirit wear or Stinger colours.

Friday, December 22 Pyjama or Comfy Clothes Day -Stingers are encouraged to wear their pyjamas or comfy clothes.

Storrington Cheerios Challenge

The Cheerios Challenge continues until Friday, December 15.  We look forward to seeing which class brings in the most boxes of Cheerios and wins the pizza and movie party!

Storrington Jingle Bell Walk/Non-Perishable Food Donations

Our Storrington Jingle Bell Walk is scheduled for Friday, December 15th.  In conjunction with the Jingle Bell Walk, we will be accepting non-perishable food items for the Battersea United Church. Students are encouraged to bring in non-perishable food items, which will be used to provide food baskets for families in need.  We will be accepting food donations until Friday, December 15. 

Storrington Accessories and Apparel Store

Storrington Public School now has an online clothing store where families can purchase Stinger accessories and apparel.  The online store remains open all year round. To access the online clothing store, please visit: https://specialtytrophies.ca/storringtonps/

Mabel’s Labels

A reminder to our Stinger families that 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.

School Bus Cancellations

It is important to stay informed regarding possible bus delays or cancellations.  There are several ways parents can stay up-to-date with bus information:

-Using Twitter, parents can follow @BusDelayNCancel.  

-Download the Triboard BusPlanner Delays app.  

-Subscribe to Triboard through email.  

-Receive daily information by visiting http://triboard.ca.  

For more information regarding how you can access bus delay or cancellation notifications, please visit: https://triboard.ca/busdelays/.

News from our Parent Council for the 2023-2024 School Year

Storrington Firefighter Association Donation

Parent Council would like to send out a BIG thank you to the Storrington Firefighter Association for generously donating funds raised at their Christmas dinner to council. It is very much appreciated.


Kingston Frontenac Fundraiser

Tickets are available for purchase for the January 21st game vs the Saginaw Spirit at 2 PM. A portion of the ticket cost goes back to the school. Come join us for a fun afternoon. We will also be hosting the chuck a puck fundraiser at the game. Tickets are available before Christmas with a deadline of Tuesday, December 19 and delivery on the 21st. Tickets will continue to be available up to January 21st.


Wilton Cheese Pick up

There are a few remaining orders to be picked up. If we have not picked up your order, please contact us ASAP to arrange pick up.


FundScrip Gift Cards

Gift cards are still available for purchase with delivery directly to your door. To purchase gift cards, please visit www.fundscrip.com/support-a-group and use the invitation code:  E4WE7W


Parent Council Christmas Celebration

Thank you to all who attended. It was a great night. A BIG thank you to all our student and parent volunteers, the night couldn’t have been possible without you.


High School Volunteers

If you have a high school student needing volunteer hours we have a number of opportunities for them to volunteer including providing childcare at our parent council meetings. Please email [email protected] to sign up.


Upcoming Parent Council Dates:

Kingston Frontenacs tickets for delivery before Christmas - December 19

Last date to order Frontenac tickets - January 15

Parent Council Meeting- January 18th at 6:30pm

Kingston Frontenacs Game Fundraiser/Chuck-a-puck- Sunday January 21st 

Week Ahead

Monday, Dec. 11

-Storrington Spirit and Recognition Assembly at 10:00

Tuesday, Dec. 12

-Challenge Open House at Loughborough Public School, 6:00 pm

Wednesday, Dec. 13

-Hot Lunch

Thursday, Dec. 14

-ATLAS, LEAP and Challenge Open House at Calvin Park Public School at 6:00 pm  

-Storrington Spirit Day

Friday, Dec. 15

-Hot Lunch

-Cheerios Challenge Ends

-Last Day to Bring in Non-Perishable Food Items for the Battersea United Church

-Storrington Jingle Bell Walk at 2:00

Upcoming Dates

Monday, Dec. 18

-Jersey Day

Tuesday, Dec. 19

-Storrington Holiday Presentation at 2:00 pm

-Holiday Sweater or Ugly Sweater Day 

Wednesday, Dec. 20

-Storrington Holiday Presentation at 6:00 pm

-LaSalle Band Presentation

-Red, White and Green Day

Thursday, Dec. 21

-Inclement Weather Storrington Holiday Presentation at 6:00 pm

-Storrington Spirit Day

Friday, Dec. 22

-Pyjama or Comfy Clothes Day

-Last Day of School Before Holidays