May 30th Update

SPRING FESTIVAL A HUGE SUCCESS

Thanks to Tim Luu and a small team of dedicated volunteers, plus many donations from parents and local companies, Spring Festival was a wonderful fun occasion, that also resulted in raising over $4000. Tim worked very hard always with a cheerful smile and managed to get many donations. Andrew Tang organized the Silent Auction which raised over $1673.

Gordana Malic organized the delicious food and prizes, Michelle Palibroda organized the games and Jenny Chen organized the bake sale and cake walk. We had many others who volunteered on the evening selling tickets and supervising games and sales. Thank you to our many High School Students who also volunteered and helped with the games that the children loved.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY AND ROTATING STRIKES

There will be no school on Monday June 2nd. Teachers will be engaged in Professional Development and discussing the calendar and events for next year.

There will be no instruction on Friday June 6th due to a strike by teachers in Vancouver and other parts of the province as part of their rotating strike job action. Please refer to our superintendent’s letter published in last week’s blog and/or to the VSB website which provides up to date information.

Letter from Superintendent of Schools

Parent letter June 06 2014 From Steve Cardwell

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Grad Summer Sizzler

Jumbo Freezie Sale!! The sun is shining, the heat is on, bring your toonies and treat yourself to a refreshing Freezie.  This will take place next Thursday, June 5 at recess in the boy’s basement. Your support is greatly appreciated, Grade 7 Fundraising committee.

BLOCKS FOR KIDZ

Yesterday was the last session of this after school program. It was wonderful to see the engagement of the students as they completed the wonderful little operating machines they had constructed from LEGO. We hope to have a similar program again in the autumn.

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PAC – Parent Advisory Council

The Annual General Meeting is coming up soon. There will be a new executive elected for next year. Please consider running for one of these important positions. You will have lots of support from administration and parents and it is a rewarding way to get involved in your child’s education in a significant way. Details about the specific positions are available on the PAC page of this Blog. The meeting is on June 19th at 7:00 pm in the library.

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Talent Show

Auditions will begin next week. Students who play an instrument such as piano, violin or guitar should remember to bring their music and instrument on TUESDAY. Parents are asked to help by encouraging participants to practice and helping them to introduce themselves in a nice clear voice.

“Hello. My name is ________________. I am in Grade ___, Division ___. I will be playing piano/the violin/the guitar. I will play _________________________ by ___________.”

Staff Appreciation Lunch

The staff appreciation lunch planned for Monday has been postponed.

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Lost and Found

The lost and found is in the girls’ basement. Please check it for any items that may belong to your family. We will be sending all unclaimed items to charity at the end of June. We cannot keep them in the school over the summer.

Upcoming Events

June 2        Professional Development Day.   No School for Students.

June 3         Tennis, for those classes participating, through to June 17.  $9.00 per student for 4 lessons.

June 6        Rotating Strike Day. There will be no instruction for students.

June 26      Last day for students

 

 

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