Week at a Glance- Nov. 13 to Nov. 17

Week at a Glance- Nov. 13 to Nov. 17
Posted on 11/12/2023
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 Remembrance Day Ceremony

On Thursday, November 8, our Storrington Stingers participated in a Ceremony of Remembrance.  We took the time to remember those who have served and sacrificed their lives for our freedom.  We would like to thank our Storrington community for joining us.

Indigenous Education Month

On Thursday, November 16, our Storrington Stingers will recognize the contributions of Louis Riel.  Riel was a Canadian Politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba and a passionate leader and advocate for Métis cultures, identities, and rights.  November 16, is the anniversary or Riel’s execution in 1885. 

Transgender Awareness Week

Transgender Awareness Week is from November 13 to November 17.  The week is dedicated to helping raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues that members of the transgender community face.


Junior Girls’ and Senior Girls’ Volleyball Tournaments

We want to wish our Junior Girls and Senior Girls volleyball teams good luck this week as they all participate in tournaments at The Boys and Girls Club .  Our junior girls will be participating on Thursday, November 16 and our senior girls will be participating on Friday, November 17.  Good luck to all our Stinger volleyball players!

Storrington Picture Day

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


Fresh from the Farm Pick Up

The veggie and apple bundles will be delivered to the school on November 22. Families will be notified of a pick up time closer to the date. 


Christmas Fundraisers

Our Wilton Cheese and FundScrip Gift Card fundraisers have begun! Both have a deadline of November 29, with cheese and gift cards ready for pick up at our holiday party on December 7! If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]. Thank you in advance for you support. 


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, including the next meeting on the 16th and helping out with upcoming events such as the Christmas Party on December 7th. Please email [email protected] to sign up. 

Upcoming Parent Council Dates:

Parent Council Meeting- November 16th at 6:30pm 

Fresh from the Farm pick up - November 22 TBD

Parent Council Christmas Event- Thursday December 7th time 5-7 PM

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

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

Week Ahead

Week of Nov. 13 to Nov. 17

-Transgender Awareness Week

Wednesday, Nov. 15

-Grade 3s Swim to Survive

-Hot Lunch

Thursday, Nov. 16

-Storrington Picture Day

-Storrington School Council at 6:30

-Louis Riel Day

-Jr. Girls’ Volleyball Tournament

Friday, Nov. 17

-Progress Reports Go Home

-Sr. Girls’ Volleyball Tournament

Upcoming Dates

Week of Nov. 19 to Nov. 24

-Bullying Awareness Week

Wednesday, Nov. 22

-Storrington Literacy Night

-Fresh from the Farm Pick-Up

Friday, Nov. 24

-Pink Shirt Day

Wednesday, Nov. 29

-Wilton Cheese and Fundscript Fundraiser’s Close