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

DPAC workshop “Navigating Inclusive Education in the Public School System”

DPAC workshop poster DPAC is hosting a special education workshop after their general meeting on Thursday, Jan. 25 – “Navigating Inclusive Education in the Public School System” with speakers: Suzanne Perreault, InclusiveEd Parent Advocate/Mediator, Public Speaker & Workshop Educator (link to her TedX presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu5XFdT7q8k) Mette Hamaguchi, Director of Instruction – Learning Services All parents and guardians of students in the Vancouver school district are welcome to attend. If you would like to submit questions for the speakers in advance, please email secretary@vancouverdpac.org by the end of Wednesday, January 24th. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/special-education-navigating-inclusive-education-tickets-42033239551 Continue reading DPAC workshop “Navigating Inclusive Education in the Public School System”

Parent Reading Group – Friday @ 10:15am

This is a reminder that our first PAC Parent Reading Group for this year is coming up on Friday Jan. 26 @ 10:15am in the Learning Commons (Library). Below is the announcement which went out on the January Newsletter. New!  *NRP Parent Reading Group* All parents welcome! When: Friday, January 26, 2018, 10:15 – 11:15 AM Where: The Nest, NRP Learning Commons (up the stairs) Are you interested in exploring the vast world of children’s literature with other parents?  Our new 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 … Continue reading Parent Reading Group – Friday @ 10:15am

Parent Conversation Group – this Friday!

Please join us on Friday for the first Parent Conversation Group in 2018. Time: Jan. 12, 9-10am Location: The Learning Commons (Library) Topic: Ready for Progress Reports? Parent Conversation Group is an informal, parent to parent conversation opportunity, we will have different topics to discuss each month, hope to see a lot of you there on Friday. Continue reading Parent Conversation Group – this Friday!

Parent Conversation Group Schedule 2018

Mark your calendar! PAC Parent Education Committee has set up the dates and topics for the Parent Conversation Group for 2018. All sessions will be held on Fridays from 9:00 – 10:00am in the Learning Commons (AKA: school library). Come and have a conversation with other parents on the following topics: January 12: Ready for Progress Reports? February 2: Focus on Bullying (Pink Shirt Day is Feb. 28) March 2: Digital Literacy & Online Safety April 6: Managing Peer Pressure May 4: Mental Health Issues & Resources June 1: Talking about Drugs & Alcohol Continue reading Parent Conversation Group Schedule 2018

Parent Conversation Group is back!

The NRP Parent Conversation Group is back! Date: Friday, November 24, 2017 Time: 9:00 – 10:00 AM Location: NRP Learning Commons Topic: “What did you do at school today?” (or, Strengthening Parent-Child Communication) Talking with our children is an important way to find out what and how they are learning in school. Do you have questions about how to engage your child in meaningful conversations about school? Or do you have suggestions for fellow parents based on your own experience? All parents are welcome to come share their concerns and ideas. Continue reading Parent Conversation Group is back!

You are invited!

There are two upcoming meetings host by Parent Education Committee and Social Events Committee. All parents are invited to join the discussion. Parent Education Committee: Friday, Oct. 6 @ 9:00am (Learning Commons) – initial planning meeting, topics include: feedbacks from curriculum discussion at last PAC Meeting, parent education topics and various formats for parent education activities. Social Event Committee: Wednesday, Oct. 11 @ 9:00am (Corridor) – to discuss event planning for staff appreciation lunch, multicultural day and spring fair. If you’d like to join the committees, please email rosepointpac@gmail.com. We’d love to hear your inputs! Continue reading You are invited!