May 17th Update

Twin Day

Volunteer Tea May 17th

The staff was so pleased to host the volunteer tea today. We really want you to know how much you do for the school. You make our Maple Grove Community a great community. Thank you also to the committee who organized with the leadership and committment of our teacher Sarah Adams. Many people worked on decorations and food but she did most of the work and made a lovely event for all of us. Volunteer Tea 3



PAC meeting Tuesday May 28th 2013 7:00 pm in the library.

This will be an important meeting where we discuss nominations for PAC Executive next year.

Talent Show

Talent show auditions will start next week. Students can still sign up in the office. The last day for sign up will be May 31st.

Student Vote Results

We were very pleased to participate in the student vote. WE try to teach our students that it is their responsibility to vote in the elections when they are adults. It is part of being a good citizens. You may be interested to know what our results were in the school.

Electoral District: Vancouver-Quilchena
School Name: Maple Grove Elementary

Vote Summary:

Candidate – Andrew Franklin Wilkinson – BC Liberal Party – Votes: 96
Candidate – Bill Clarke –  – Votes: 20
Candidate – Damian Kettlewell – Green Party of BC – Votes: 44
Candidate – Nicholas Scapillati – BC NDP – Votes: 70


Thank you to our sponsors: Avenue Eyecare, 2014 W 41st Avenue. 604 558 1133,

Grade 7 Grad Volunteer Help Needed

Attention to all Grade 7 Parents/Guardians.  There are two upcoming meetings for grad planning. June 3rd and June 20th from 6-7pm in our school library.  Please come and help make your child’s grad a fun and memorable event. 


Wehave 60 students going to the track meet at Churchill. We need parent volunteers to drive students and to assist at the meet. If you can help, please speak to Ms Sabrina Wong or Mrs. Melanie Dorchester as soon as possible. You can also email Ms Wong at: or Mrs. Dorchester at

Maple Grove Chinese Tea

Date: Tuesday 21st May, 2013 Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm  Venue: School Cafeteria Topic:Vancouver School Board Summer Experience 2013

Maple Grove Principal, and Vice-Principal will answer any questions you may have and Settlement Worker will assist you in registration information on VSB Summer School and Activities. Volunteer parents will share their experiences.

The Maple Grove Elementary School is a community that CARES deeply, SHARES generously, and HELPS willingly.

日期:2013  年五月二十一日星期二 时间:下午一时半至二时半 地点:学校餐厅



楓林小學是一個互相深切關懷 、慷慨分享和樂於助人的社區。

Upcoming Events:

May 20                Victoria Day – No School for Students

May 22 to 24      Grade 6 camp

May 24                 Welcome to new grade 1 to 7 students for September 2013  11:00 am –                                                                                        12:00 noon

May 27 to June 7    Tennis – all students participate as part of the PE program

May 28                     Hot Lunch orders due for June

                                   Immunization Clinic for those students whose parents have signed the Public Health consent form.

May 31                    Welcome to kindergarten for September 2013 10:00 am Lunch room

                                  Twin Day

June 11                    Primary Talent Show  1:15 pm

June 12                    Intermediate Talent Show  1:15 pm

June 21                    Sports Day Dismissal at 1:00 pm

June 24                    Grade 7 Grad

June 25                     Grade 7 Field Trip and Primary Picnic

June 26                     Service and Sports Recognition Assembly

June 27                      Awards Assembly and Farewell

                                    Reports go home

                                    Last day of school for students

June 28                      Administration Day

September 3             First day back to school for 2013 2014 – half day only

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