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JOIN THE PAC EXECUTIVE! ELECTIONS COMING IN JUNE! 请加入PAC(家长委员会)执委会! 执委会干部选举将在6月举行!

Every Parent Is Welcome To Join The one year terms are almost up for the current Parent Advisory Council Executive and we are looking for parents who are interested in joining and helping to shape our school culture. Things that PAC Executive members do: Help to connect our school with the community Organize the wildly

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WAFFLE LOVE!

What’s not to love about waffles?  On Thursday, February 14th, we’re selling WAFFLE LOVE buttons at school!  The proceeds will help fund our next waffle breakfast. On Valentine’s Day, kids can purchase WAFFLE LOVE buttons in the lunch room for $1 each.  They would make a great little gift for friends & family! Send your child

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PAC Meeting Agenda Feb 5, 2013

Welcome & Introductions (if needed) Attendance checklist circulation Review & approval of previous minutes Action items/updates from previous meetings: Naming of DPAC and SPC representatives Results of parent survey Website feedback Collingwood Neighbourhood House afterschool care update Financial standings (Shirley) Principal’s message (Tricia/Erin) Coffee & Conversation sessions Centennial Year Steering Committee SPC meetings Highlights to

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After-school Care Expansion News

As many parents are aware, the current before and after school care program is inadequate to meet the needs of Norquay families.  That is, the current program, which is run by Collingwood Neighbourhood House, cannot accommodate all of the families who need before and after school care. For the past year, Norquay’s administration, the Vancouver

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PAC Meeting Agenda Dec 4, 2012

John Norquay Elementary School Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting Agenda Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 School Library Introductions (if needed) Attendance checklist circulation Review & approval of previous minutes Action items/updates from last meeting: Approval and vote on PAC Constitution & By-laws Approval and vote for DPAC representative Approval and vote for SPC representatives Presentation of

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FundScrip was a huge success!

Exciting news! Norquay parents bought just over $30K in gift cards during our recent FundScrip fundraising campaign!  We earned almost $1,200, which is 4% in rebates.  The overwhelming response was amazing!  It was nice to see friends, family members, work colleagues and teachers placing orders. Special thanks go to Christie Chua who organized the campaign,

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FundScrip Fundraiser

John Norquay Elementary School PAC has partnered with the FundScrip Fundraising Program. It will allow our PAC to earn cash rebates for our playground and PAC activites based on our regular spending for groceries, gas and other household items. All you do is pay for some or all of your purchasess using GIFT CARDS bought

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Current Earthquake Policy and Information

Seismic Upgrades and Historical Restoration Norquay has received a full seismic upgrade per the VSB’s Completed Capital Projects List of Completed Seismic and New School Construction Projects.  Part of the school was seismically upgraded in 2001.  The remainder of the seismic upgrades were completed in 2008 along with a new library/classroom addition. http://www.vsb.bc.ca/sites/default/files/user-28/Planning%20Completed%20Projects%2012_0.pdf Earthquake Plan

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