Important Message about how fundraising works at NRP – Direct Appeal vs. PAC Lunch Program etc.

Dear Parents of NRP With the implementation of the new payment system by the Vancouver School Board, there has been some confusion around the Direct Appeal.  We hope this letter clarifies the current status and the plans for the future for all of our fundraising activities. First and most importantly, we would like to thank all of you who have already donated to the school`s Direct Appeal. To date parents have donated $10,035. Unfortunately this is still shy of the $25,000 goal on the NRP wishlist to pay for items such as Mathletics (for Grades 4-7), Grade 8 Online Math … Continue reading Important Message about how fundraising works at NRP – Direct Appeal vs. PAC Lunch Program etc.

Lunch Volunteers desperately needed

Dear Parents, PAC`s only true fundraiser is our optional 5 day/week lunch program. We rely on parent volunteers to help everyday in order to keep the program running. It appears that we are very short of help from next week onwards. If you are able to spare time between 11:30am-12:30pm, please consider signing up. Links are below: October 29-November 2:   https://www.volunteersignup.org/JAFB8 November 5 – 8:                 https://www.volunteersignup.org/BEE4J November 13 – 16:             https://www.volunteersignup.org/CBY8F November 19 – 23:             https://www.volunteersignup.org/8LBXT November 26 – 30:        … Continue reading Lunch Volunteers desperately needed

Staff Appreciation Lunch: A HUGE thanks to all the parents!

  Today PAC hosted the Staff Appreciation Lunch. I would like to send a huge thank you to all the amazing parents that sent food, helped set up and helped clean up at the end. There was more food there today than has been at any of our other Staff appreciation lunches. The staff all left absolutely stuffed and beaming with gratitude! Here are a few photos of all the food and festivities. Continue reading Staff Appreciation Lunch: A HUGE thanks to all the parents!

SOGI Education for Parents

  Next Thursday, Oct 25 SOGI = Sexual Orientation Gender Orientation – everyone has one, so what’s all the fuss? Come find out in a safe, inclusive environment. Facilitated by Matt Carruthers (former SOGI District Lead) and Renee Hock (VSB Diversity Mentor). We will have Cantonese and Mandarin translation services available for parents who require them. Open to all parents and caregivers of VSB students. Other Upcoming Events Friday, Oct 19 – Professional Day, no school Saturday, Oct 20 – Municipal Election Day, If you are at least 18 years old, a Canadian citizen, have lived in BC for at least the … Continue reading SOGI Education for Parents

Staff Appreciation Lunch Monday – Volunteers needed

Thank you to all the parents who have signed up to bring food to the Staff Appreciation Lunch on Monday October 22. There are still a few spots left if anyone else wished to sign up. Just go to: https://perfectpotluck.com/YZPU7102 Please remember to label your plate, bowl or container with your name so it can get returned to you next week! To help the staff appreciation lunch run smoothly we need volunteers again for decorating, setting up the food, cleaning up, and supervising the lunchtime recess. Please sign up here: https://www.volunteersignup.org/AF8X4 The more volunteers the better.   Thank you Jody … Continue reading Staff Appreciation Lunch Monday – Volunteers needed

Staff Appreciation Lunch is 1 Week Away!

Just a reminder that PAC is hosting a Staff Appreciation Lunch on Monday October 22nd. Some parents have signed up to bring food but we are in need of many more. If you are able to participate please sign up here: https://perfectpotluck.com/YZPU7102 ​ This is our time to show our appreciation for all that the NRP staff (teachers, support staff, administration and the Supervision Aides, and Custodial staff) for all that they do to help our children. If you would like to bring something you are welcome to drop it off into the office anytime before noon on Monday. Thank … Continue reading Staff Appreciation Lunch is 1 Week Away!

DPAC’s VSB Trustee Candidate Forum

View this email in your browser DPAC’s VSB Trustee Candidate Forum Weren’t able to make it to Charles Tupper Secondary on Thursday night to see, hear and question the candidates? No worries, we’ve got the next best thing … We recorded the moderated portion with Tracy Sherlock. View it here. We also sent all 33 candidates a questionnaire. See who responded and what they said here. Remember, if you’re eligible to vote, please do so on or before October 20. DPAC Election We received a nomination from the Trafalgar PAC to elect Gord Lau to the DPAC executive and an electronic … Continue reading DPAC’s VSB Trustee Candidate Forum

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend, Lunch Volunteers Needed, Staff Appreciation Lunch Coming Soon

Dear Families We wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving Weekend Lunch Volunteers Needed: Please note that we are currently short of parent volunteers for these weeks:        October 9-12,   http://www.volunteersignup.org/9JRQT        October 15-18, http://www.volunteersignup.org/JTJTY        October 22-26, http://www.volunteersignup.org/4Q8LP        October 29-November 2, http://volunteersignup.org/JAFB8 If you have an hour to help please sign up! Staff Appreciation Lunch: Twice a year our amazing parents put on a Staff Appreciation Lunch for all the staff at NRP. It is our way of welcoming the new staff members and expressing our appreciation and gratitude for all … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving Weekend, Lunch Volunteers Needed, Staff Appreciation Lunch Coming Soon