February 14th Update

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KINDERGARTEN HIP HOP

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Last Friday our kindergarten students delighted us with  Hip Hop presentations.  Thank you to the PAC for funding our Artist in Residence Programs. Parent donations and fundraising helps us to provide these extra enriching programs for students.

ELL (English Language Learner) BLOG

Ms Watkins has developed a new blog for our English as a Second Language students. Please check it out. http://mswatkinsblog.wordpress.com/

EVENTS FOR PARENTS ON SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND SCHOOL COMMUNITIES IN VANCOUVER
 Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl  will be sharing  survey results and providing useful research information and suggestions for parents to support their children. The survey examines student connectedness to school, family and neighbourhood. It also looks at children’s social experiences.
The next event is Monday evening Feb. 17th at Van Tech’s auditorium 7:00 pm
The following event is Mar. 11th at Tupper 7:00 pm
 

Personal Passion Projects

All Personal Passion Projects are due on Monday, February 17th.  We will be meeting in Mrs. Roopra’s room (rm. 308A) at recess and students can store their projects in the room.

Students will meet again on Tuesday, February 18th at 11:40am to set up their projects in the open area.  Presentations will be held from 1:00pm-3:00pm and classes will be signed up for viewing times.  Parents are welcome to come and view projects as well. 

 

Neighbourhood Crime Alert:  Theft of and from Autos 14-02-13

VPD Crime Alert

The Vancouver Police   Department has noticed an increase in

Theft from  Auto and Theft of Auto crimes in your neighbourhood.

The Hot Spot Area is within the boundary of: 41st Avenue-   north, 49th Avenue- south, Balsam Street- east and Carnarvon Street- west.                                                          

  • The thefts are occurring at all hours, day and night.
  • Stolen vehicles include a Honda Accord, Subaru SUV, Lincoln Continental, Dodge PU.
  • Vehicles on the street and in parkades are being targeted.
  • Any visibles of value are being stolen.

The   Vancouver Police Department is asking for your assistance

  • Please secure your parked or unattended vehicle and remove all spare change, valuables, and electronic devices:  GPS, cell phones, stereo faceplates, etc., especially when parking in open lots and underground parkades.
  • Be alert and call 911 to report suspicious activity, including the sound of breaking glass and/ or car alarms.
  • Report any suspicious persons trying door handles, or loitering around and peering into vehicles.
  • Be a good witness and obtain suspect and/or suspect vehicle descriptions (license plates).
  • If you are reporting a crime which relates to a crime alert – please inform the 911 operator.
  • Please join or start a neighbourhood Block Watch team. Knowing your neighbours and watching out for each other is one of the best crime prevention tools available.

Take   time to visit the VPD home security website for valuable crime   prevention suggestions.

Crime Alert Tip

Did you know that you can report some Vancouver crimes via the Internet?   Visit https://vancouver.ca/citizenreport_wa/.

Forward to a Friend

Encourage   your neighbours to sign up for Crime Alerts at www.vpdcrimealerts.ca.

“You remain   anonymous, criminals don’t”

To view   “Most Wanted” mugshots, unsolved crimes or to submit an anonymous   tip, click on the Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers website here: http://solvecrime.ca

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Upcoming Events:

February 18th – P3 Presentations. Children’s personal passion projects will be displayed in the afternoon.

February 21 – Pro D Day – No school for students

February 26 – Pink Shirt Day

February 28 – Ready Set Learn

March 6 – Heritage Fair. Students present their projects

March 7 – Reports Home

March 11 – Night of Bands at Magee

March 12 and 13 – Parent Conferences

March 17 to March 28 – Spring Break

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