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,
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
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
We asked teachers how we, as parents, can best help to create a great learning environment in the classroom. Here’s what they said: Join the class on field trips if you can Stay in contact with your child’s teacher Encourage reading at home. Read with your child or listen to them read. Make time to
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
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
The next PAC meeting is scheduled for November 6th, at 6pm in the school library. (It is also election night in the US!). We are looking to nominate and vote for several representatives for the District PAC and the School Planning Council. If you are interested in these roles, please submit your name prior to
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