PARENT NIGHT OUT! Feb 4. Hollyburn Country Club. Don't miss out!
Week of January 30th, 2017
PAC Parent Curling Event
Why do kids have all the fun!? This is a great chance to play, have fun and meet other parents outside of your child’s class. Order tickets on hotlunches.net HERE !
Jan 30: Last day to order Emergency Preparedness Kits
Emergency kits are on display in the lobby and can be ordered until January 30. Kits will be delivered to the school in approximately 4 weeks and parents will be notified of pick-up date and procedure CLICK HERE TO ORDER.
Wind-up radios and furniture fasteners can be ordered from Motion Safe.
Register for Rapid Notify an emergency notification system used by Police, Fire, or our emergency operations center to notify as many residents and businesses as quickly as possible.
January 31st Last day for WE Create Change: Free the Children Program
The Free the Children group is running a program called WE Create Change to aid girls in Haiti. The group will be collecting spare change like quarters & loonies and each classroom will have a collection bag.
Watch this video by grade 7 students for more information!
MPAC Program Updates
Thank you for registering for MPAC Programs for Kids
All of our programs are now in progress.
Last chance to join before Registration closes:
· Stuffy Making with Made by Me
· Art with Susanna Li
Have feedback? Programs Committee would like to hear from you.
Please complete our short survey
Programs for Term 3 are now being considered. Contact the Committee HERE
School Supply Coordinator: We need you!
We are looking for a volunteer to coordinate the Edupac school supply order this year. This position requires approximately 5-6 hours of time between March & June. Please email Yvonne Smith for more details if you can help out!
Lost & Found
Please make sure to check if any of these items belong to you!
Pink Shirt Day....Coming soon!
Pink shirt day is Wednesday Feb 22nd and we encourage students to support this anti-bullying campaign by wearing a pink shirt. The official shirt can be purchased (while supplies last) online HERE often carried by London Drugs (or wear your own).
We encourage all students to parade their pink shirts as they walk to school and if you live too far, park 5 minutes away to join the parade. The Nova Scotia students who started the movement took a stand, let our students STOMP out bullying by walking united together.
BCCPAC Nominations to Board of Directors
One of the major benefits of membership with BCCPAC (BC Confederation Of Parent Advisory Councils) is the ability to help shape the public education system and influence partner groups.
BCCPAC is now accepting nominations for one (1) Director position on the
BCCPAC board. Deadline for Nominations is February 3, 2017.
The Spring Conference will be held May 5th to 7th, 2017, additional information can be found www.bccpac.bc.ca.
BC Training and Education Savings Grant
Do you have children born in 2006 or later? You may qualify for $1,200 in RESP contributions from the province of British Columbia. Click here for more information.
A reminder that parents are invited by the Ministry of Education to provide input on reporting in K-12 until February 28, 2017. The Ministry of Education is hosting a Lower Mainland community forum on the topic being held February 8 from 5-8pm at Cambie Secondary School, 4151 Jacombs Rd. Richmond.
More details can be found HERE
Upcoming Important Dates
February 8 Edgemont & Upper Capilano Association AGM
The Edgemont & Upper Capilano Community Association is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, February 8th., 7 p.m. at the Capilano Library. The agenda will include presentations by the NV Rec Commission on the new Delbrook Rec Centre, and on upcoming changes to curbside garbage and organic waste collection.
A new executive will be elected and those interested in putting their name forward can phone or e-mail EUCCA Secretary, Brian Platts, no later than Sunday, Feb 5th. (Phone 604-988-5594 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Commitment involves attending 6-8 meetings per year.
February 13 Family Day Holiday
February 22 Early Dismissal 2pm
February 22 Pink Shirt Day
February 24 Professional Day
School is not in session.
March 2 Parent Education Night - Decoding Dyslexia
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