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bpac Weekly News
Welcome to this week’s newsletter. Spring Break is here! We hope you all have a safe
and happy vacation, whether you are staying at home or venturing to other places!
Thank you to everyone who supported the grade 7’s this week in their popcorn sales. It
was a huge success!! For more details and updates check out the school and PAC
websites for updates at www.boundaryelementary.ca & http://boundarypac.weebly.com/
Important upcoming dates: •
March 9th – 20th SCHOOL CLOSED – Spring Break
School back in session Monday March 23rd
bpac news
Thank you!!! A big thank you to Debbie Pearmain for presenting a very interesting and informative
talk about Building Resiliency in our kids this past Monday. Parents in attendance were
thoroughly engaged from start to finish. We appreciate Debbie's time and effort in
supporting our school, PAC, students and parents. Donations of $110 were raised at
this interesting, informative and thought-provoking presentation.
The Problem with Discipline NVPAC is pleased to announce a free parent education event. Christopher Burt, a
Parenting and Family Development specialist, will present "The Problem with
Discipline", a discussion on how parents can effectively influence their children's
behaviour through the school years. Mr. Burt's remarks will be of interest to parents of
children and youth in grades K to 12.
When: Wednesday March 25th, 2015; 7:00pm
Where: Argyle Secondary School; Small Gym
Please RSVP at:
school news
Reminder to Grade 7 Parents: Please send in 3 photos of your Grade 7 to Mr. MacLeod: [email protected] for the
grade 7 Farewell Ceremony. These photos are due March 31.
The photos should be one baby photo, one photo at age 3 – 5 years, and one at age 8 –
11 years. We will provide the current Grade 7 photo.
3PointBasketball -­‐ After School Program 3PointBasketball is a children's basketball program designed age specific to encourage
and develop fundamental basketball skills in a positive learning environment. The
program is available to K-3 students at École Boundary Elementary.
K-1 - Tuesday April 14-June16
2-3 - Thursday April 16-June 18.
Please see the 3PointBasketball website, http://3pointbasketball.com
for registration and details pertaining to Boundary. The cost for the program is $150 for
10 weeks. Registration is limited to 12 students per grade, on a first come, first serve
Student Safety -­‐ Valet Service Michelle Bernard, a parent volunteer, is putting together a traffic safety committee.
Michelle is looking for at least one parent volunteer a morning to supervise the grade 6
& 7 students while they are on "valet traffic duty". This is a great way to get involved
with the school and help ease traffic congestion in the mornings. Time commitment
would vary depending on the volunteer's availability. Time commitment could range
from one day a week for 30 minutes, to a few days a week. If you are able to sign up to
help support the safety of our children, please email Michelle at
[email protected]
community news
Lego Madness Do you love Lego? We do too! Join us at the library for a fun, fantastic (and free!)
program. We’ll provide the Lego, and your task will be to let your imagination run
wild. Play, create and experiment as you choose. For ages 5-12. Free - Registration
required: please call 604-986-0286, ext. 8141.
Lynn Valley Library
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Red Cedar Book Club Students in grades 4-7 are invited to join the Red Cedar Book Club and choose who
wins British Columbia’s Red Cedar Book Award. The Club meets twice a month to
discuss the nominated titles, conduct experiments, write reviews and more, and then
votes for its favourite books in the spring. Find more information about the Red Cedar
Book Awards at www.redcedaraward.ca
There is a club happening at each of our three branches. See below for registration
Lynn Valley Library: Free. Register at 604-984-0286, ext. 8141
Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Apr 30 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm