Week of October 31st, 2016
October 31 North Shore Table Tennis
North Shore Table Tennis Club program has been cancelled due to limited enrollment.
October 31 Halloween Parade 1:15pm
Students are permitted to wear costumes during the afternoon but please remember that:
1) Costumes are put on over clothing as kids change in the classrooms
2) No masks are allowed that cover the entire face
3) No weapons or decorative weapons
Parents please use discretion as to what is school appropriate.
November 3 Photo retakes
November 3 Saleema Noon Book Signing
A book signing from 7pm - 9pm at the Capilano Library and hosted by Kids Books Edgemont for Saleema's new book, Talk Sex Today. More event information is HERE. Books are $25 and can be purchased in advance from Cath Blythe.
MPAC School Directory
The 2016-2017 MPAC Directory is now on the hotlunches.net website and can be found on the main screen after logging in (thus maintaining privacy for family information) and can be printed from your home computer if desired.
**The information contained in the Directory is confidential. It is to be used for personal communications within our school community and is not to be shared with outside parties. No soliciting please.**
Grouse Mountain Early Bird Pass Montroyal Promotion
With La Nina forecasted to bring a snowy winter, have you been thinking of purchasing an Early Bird pass from Grouse Mountain? Offering access to skiing, riding, snowshoeing, skating, events and a ton of perks/discounts, an Early Bird pass is the North Shore’s best value snowpass.
Best of all, our PAC will receive 15% cash back for every Early Bird pass purchased using our schools unique promo code.
November 9 Playground Conflict Resolution Workshop
Parenting Facilitator, Sharon Selby will be delivering a NEW Parent Session on Conflict Resolution in the playground.
This workshop will provide parents tools and resources to no longer feeling helpless in their children's friendship issues or playground conflicts. Printed parent resources will be provided and registration is recommenced for the session and child minding (available for $5 per child). .
Registration information can be found HERE.
Robotics Engineering: Introduction to Robotics by BrainSTEM
Grades 4 & 5 Snowpass
Attention Grade 4s & 5s!
Want to ski and snowboard this winter? The Canadian Ski Council’s SnowPass™ lets you ski and snowboard three times at EACH participating ski area for $29.95. That’s a lot of skiing and snowboarding right across Canada!
Registration is now open. Learn more HERE
Our Grade 7's will be bringing back PURDY'S Chocolates for a Holiday Fundraiser.
Stay tuned !! More information coming soon.
Upcoming Important Dates
Feedback Due: Policy 412
Supporting Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Gender Expression
In March of 2016, parents/guardians, students, and staff were invited to participate in a survey to help inform our review of Policy 412: Homophobia.
Responses from the Survey in Support of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Gender Diversity in School District 44 were collected and reviewed by the Policy 412 subcommittee.
SD44 is able provide you with Draft Policy 412: Supporting Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Gender Expression (HERE). Between now and November 9, 2016 (4 p.m. deadline) they are seeking your feedback on this revised policy.
Please send your feedback to: email@example.com
Alternatively, you can mail your comments to:
Policy 412 Subcommittee
C/O Vince White, District Principal of Learning Services - Inclusive Education
2121 Lonsdale Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7M 2K6
604 903 3726
November 10 Remembrance Day Assembly 10:45 AM
November 11 Remembrance Day
School is not in session.
November 14 Professional Day
School is not in session.
November 15 MPAC Meeting 1-3 PM
Outdoor learning space discussion
November 17 Advocating for your Child in School
The SEED Society is a non-profit society dedicated to creating more kindness in our schools and society. This group is offering a FREE workshop on November 17th from 6:30-9:30 at The Silk Purse Arts Centre in West Vancouver. For More information and registration information, please click HERE and HERE.
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