Upcoming Parent Education Committee Event / After School Activities

The next Parent Education Committee event will be held in Tuesday, January 21st from 9:00 am to 10:00 at board room next to office in school. The theme is “ How Parents Can Balance School/Extracurricular Expectations – and a brief … Continue reading Upcoming Parent Education Committee Event / After School Activities

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Lost & Found donation/VPL Summer Reading Club/Parent Ed. info.

Lost & Found donation This is the second reminder that all unclaimed Lost & Found items will be donated by the last week of June. Please check and see if any of the items belong to your kids. VPL Summer Reading Club Please find a letter from VPL which outlines what this program is about and the ways that parents can encourage summer reading. Confident Parents: Thriving Kids program Confident Parents: Thriving Kids is a family-focused coaching service effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioural problems and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3–12. For details, please see their brochure. Continue reading Lost & Found donation/VPL Summer Reading Club/Parent Ed. info.

Final Parent Conversation Group – Wednesday, June 6

This is a reminder that our final Parent Conversation Group is this Wednesday, June 6. Please don’t miss out this opportunity.   Final Parent Conversation Group: How to Talk with Kids about Drugs and Alcohol Date/Time: Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 9:00 – 10:00 AM Location: NRP Multipurpose Room Special Guests: Dr. Katie Bertram, NRP parent and physician; and Art Steinmann, VSB School Age Children and Youth (SACY) Substance Use Health Promotion Initiative Alcohol and drug use are leading causes of injury and death in young people in Canada, and drug overdoses are a public health emergency in BC. In a society where alcohol, marijuana, … Continue reading Final Parent Conversation Group – Wednesday, June 6

Parent Conversation Group – June 6

Parent Conversation Group is an informal, parent to parent conversation opportunity, we will have different topics to discuss at each session. Final Parent Conversation Group: How to Talk with Kids about Drugs and Alcohol Date/Time: Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 9:00 – 10:00 AM Location: NRP Multipurpose Room Special Guests: Dr. Katie Bertram, NRP parent and physician; and Art Steinmann, VSB School Age Children and Youth (SACY) Substance Use Health Promotion Initiative Alcohol and drug use are leading causes of injury and death in young people in Canada, and drug overdoses are a public health emergency in BC. In a society where alcohol, marijuana, and … Continue reading Parent Conversation Group – June 6

Final Parent Reading Group – May 25

Are you interested in exploring the vast world of children’s literature with other parents?  Our Parent Reading Group will sample books that parents can enjoy reading on their own and with their child(ren).  Each session will feature discussion of 1 to 3 books suitable for a range of reading levels. Our final Parent Reading Group session is scheduled on Friday, May 25 (9:00 – 10:00 AM, NRP Learning Commons.  Theme: Children’s Fantasy Books and Recent Film Adaptations Suggested readings (copies of all the suggested readings are set aside in our Parent Reading Group box, located on the bottom shelf of the Professional resources closet of the school library): … Continue reading Final Parent Reading Group – May 25

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