NRP Parent Conversation Group & Reading Group – Mar. 2

NRP Parent Conversation Group When: Friday, March 2, 2018, 9:00 – 10:00AM Where: NRP Learning Commons Topic: Digital Literacy & Online Safety NRP Parent Reading Group When: Friday, March 2, 2018, 10:15 – 11:15 AM Where: NRP Learning Commons Theme: Friendship, Bullying, and Identity Suggested readings: Gr. K-3 reading level: The Hundred Dresses*, by Eleanor Estes (1944) Gr. 4 and up reading level: Wonder, by R.J. Palacio (2012) The 6th Grade Nickname Game, by Gordon Korman (1998) All books are available through the Vancouver Public Library.  Starred* titles are also available for browsing in the NRP Learning Commons (Parent Reading Group box).  Becoming familiar with at least 1 … Continue reading NRP Parent Conversation Group & Reading Group – Mar. 2

Reminder for Mar/Apr lunch ordering & lunch volunteer signup

This is a kind reminder for March & April lunch ordering, if you haven’t placed an order for your kid for March and April, please note that Feb.26 is the deadline for the week of Mar. 5, 2018. The closing window is 7 days. Have questions about lunch? Please email: We are still looking for lunch volunteers in March and April, if you can spare 1 hour (11:30am-12:30pm) to help running the lunch program, please click on the links below to signup. Thank you! March 2018 March 5 to 9 March 12 to 16 April 2018 April 3 to … Continue reading Reminder for Mar/Apr lunch ordering & lunch volunteer signup

Scholastic Book Fair

Here is a letter from the school librarian. They are also looking for volunteers to help with the book fair, if you are interested, please signup online: Dear Parents and Families,  The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school on March 7 & 8! What better way to promote reading to our students than by supporting this important literary event.   We invite your entire family to participate by purchasing the latest and greatest in children’s books. Your support of this vital literary event is a key part of helping us obtain new books and resources for our library … Continue reading Scholastic Book Fair

Help needed for Book Fair

NRP Learning Commons is hosting another Scholastic Book Fair on March 7th 2-5:30pm & March 8th 8-9am & 2-5:30pm (to coincide with the parent conferences). Duties will include cashier (2-3 per shift), patroller (1-2 per shift), and traffic control (1 per shift). Scholastic is a great fund raiser adding more books to the Learning Commons. Please click on the follow link to sign up. Thanks for volunteering! Continue reading Help needed for Book Fair

a couple of community events

Kids Takeover UBC – Feb. 11 details UTown Community Grant Project organized by one of the NRP parents, and it is FREE: Discover Forest with a Naturalist – various dates NRP Math Challenge Club Fundraising Pro D day camp – Feb. 19 *NEW Club* NRP Golf Club: a former NRP student wants to share her passion in golf with the NRP students (currently only opens to Gr. 4s) – various dates Vancouver Sun Run with NRP Youth Team – April 22 Key dates and tips for the team: Beat the Rush and Save $!  Save $’s per team member when you register by midnight on February 16 … Continue reading a couple of community events

Call for library volunteers

NRP Librarians are looking for parent volunteers to help organizing books in the library (Learning Commons). They are happy to have parents come independently at times that work for them (in the morning around drop off, pick up, before hot lunch volunteers, etc). They can meet during a lunch or a Wed. morning to give the parents a training session. If you are interested, please email with your availabilities. Thank you! Continue reading Call for library volunteers

Multicultural Day – Thank you!

Thank you to the amazing parents/teachers, along with our great PAC Social Event Committee put on a spectacular Multicultural Day. All of the K-5 communities had an opportunity to explore amazing art projects and learn incredible facts about the countries/culture. Not only do we appreciate ALL the parents who spent weeks preparing and the entire day today sharing their culture, we are so glad to see their kids helping out the booths, showing their peers. Also, a sincere thanks to the school admin and teachers for your support and the middle school volunteers who helped throughout the day and help with … Continue reading Multicultural Day – Thank you!

PAC Meeting/Multicultural Day

PAC Meeting The next PAC meeting is scheduled on Feb. 6 @ 6:30pm in the Learning Commons. Please join us for an hour meeting, especially for those who has never attended one, we’d love to see more parents there. As always, free child minding will be provided. Meeting Agenda-Feb. 2018           Meeting Minutes – January 16, 2018 (DRAFT) Multicultural Day There are some changes on the Multicultural Day schedule, here is an updated one: Displays in the Big Gym Time Community 9:10 – 9:50 Sword Fern (Gr. 1/2) 9:50 – 10:30 Cedar (Gr. 3) 10:30 – 11:00 Recess … Continue reading PAC Meeting/Multicultural Day

Gr. 1-4 Concert – Thank you!

On behalf of all parents, I’d like to thank all the amazing teachers and students who put a lot of efforts to bring a wonderful performance tonight! Thank you for those parents who stayed and helped stacking all the chairs and moved all the instruments back to their rooms; also, thank you for supporting the Grade 8 students with their “snack bar” fundraising for their end of year activities. Sharon Yu Continue reading Gr. 1-4 Concert – Thank you!