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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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Fundraising update

Since February 2011, through different fundraising initiatives, over $16,000 has been raised for the Norquay school playground: Corporate developers including Thind Properties have contributed $13,000. Through the Boston Pizza on Grandview & Bentall street, we have raised over $700. With Mabel’s Labels, we receive a percentage of all sales ordered and this has generated $38 to

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PAC Meeting Agenda – 2012-11-06

John Norquay Elementary School Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting Agenda Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 School Library Introductions (if needed) Attendance checklist circulation Review & approval of previous minutes Update on action items: Parent Room Lost & Found Maintenance Teacher Requests/Volunteer opportunities – signup sheets Vancouver District PAC Rep – call for representative from Executive Results

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