New Parent Ed Event next Thursday

2019 NRPS PAC Parent Education Committee Event Thur., Mar.7, 9:00am-10:30am 2019: How to arrange the spring / summer holidays (especially camping in the National/Provincial parks, also including the spring/summer camps in the city) Location: Room D110 (1st floor, Early Learning room) Style: Sharing your experience so that we could learn the creative ideas from each other. Resources: Two volunteers will share their camping experience with RV, tent and cabin at provincial and national parks. Please contact Fei at feiliuregina@gmail.com  if you are able to share some good park options in BC. Thanks! Please click the following Questions Collection Platform for the event … Continue reading New Parent Ed Event next Thursday

Pink Shirt Day Tomorrow!

Tomorrow we celebrate Pink Shirt Day. We ask all kids (and parents) to wear pink (or purple). The pink t-shirt symbolizes taking a stand against bullying. If your child does not have a pink shirt then they can wear anything from a pink ribbon in their hair or on their clothing, to a pink scarf. Where, when and why did it start? The original event was organized by David Shepherd and Travis Price of Berwick, Nova Scotia, who in 2007 bought and distributed 50 pink shirts after male ninth grade student Chuck McNeill was bullied for wearing a pink shirt … Continue reading Pink Shirt Day Tomorrow!

Congrats to the NRP Math Challenge Club Students!

Yesterday was the 2019 Math Challengers Lower Mainland Regional competition at UBC. 20 Norma Rose Point students participated in this event. 15 in 3 Grade 8 teams and 5 in 1 Grade 9 team. Our school was seeded in Pool A and we were against 9 opponents such as Transition, UHill, Burnaby North, West Point Grey Academy. It was the toughest competition ever. Our Grade 8 team placed first with 3 students in the Top 10 participating in the Face-Off stage. Our Grade 9 team placed third with one in Top 10. Another double-trophy-day for NRP! The following are the … Continue reading Congrats to the NRP Math Challenge Club Students!

Free Event for Parents and DPAC February Update

Please see the link for a parent opportunity https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/raising-digitally-responsible-youth-free-event-for-parents-caregivers-tickets-56276053190 Raising Digitally Responsible Youth ***FREE*** event for Parents/ Caregivers http://www.eventbrite.ca With society heading in a direction of being constantly connected to technology, what do we need to know as parents to protect our kids and teach them responsible and appropriate use of technology? The parameters of rules and expectations that you put in place at home will undoubtedly guide their behaviour in the years to come. Please join us for an informative presentation which will cover the following topics and more! * Social Media Update – The most current apps & … Continue reading Free Event for Parents and DPAC February Update

A Message from UEL Area D Planning

Dear Parents. Please read the below which was sent to us from the UEL Area D Neighbourhood Plan Team: As you may know, the University Endowment Lands is developing a Neighbourhood Plan for Area D, often referred to as the Village. This important plan will guide Area D’s development over the long-term and inform key decisions about land use, infrastructure investment, and community priorities. In Phase 2A, we asked the community about what you like and what could be improved about the neighbourhood, what your priorities are for the future and big ideas for topics like housing, transportation, parks and … Continue reading A Message from UEL Area D Planning

DPAC February Newsletter

There is a lot of great information in the DPAC (District Parent Advisory Council) Newsletter. Take a look: January 2019 Message from Vancouver DPAC Chair Thank you to those of you who attended our general meeting on Cannabis Legalization & Schools and our special presentation on Anxiety in Children & Youth in January, as well as our executive meeting.  We’re very pleased to take suggestions on other topics to organize presentations on.  Our general meeting on February 28th will have a presentation on Supporting Caregivers of Students with Diverse Learning Needs. DPAC is very focused right now on expanding our capacity … Continue reading DPAC February Newsletter