Newsletter

The PAC newsletter for October 31 is available for download in pdf format here.

Important Dates

  • Nov 1 – Fruit & Veggie Day
  • Nov 2 – School Nurse Demonstration
  • Nov 4 – Movie Night
  • Nov 14 – Playground Enhancement Project Meeting, 7:00 pm
  • Nov 18 – Pizza day for Intermediate Students
  • Nov 19 – School Trustee Elections
  • Nov 23 – Shopping Night at Shhh
  • Dec 2 – Pizza Day for Primary Students
  • Dec 15 – Christmas Soiree

Fruit & Veggie Day
Packages of peeled baby carrots will be distributed to students on Tuesday, Nov 1.

School Nurse
The school nurse on Wednesday Nov 2 at 9:00 am will be giving a demonstration on how to properly look for head lice. This should run about 30 mins.

Movie Night
Our first Movie Night of the year will be Friday, Nov 4 at the school. The doors will open at 6:30 pm. and the show will start at 7:00 pm. Admission is by donation. The movie will be RIO.

Playground Enhancement Project
The PAC executive has had initial conversations with our school admin and SD57 staff about adding a few more playground structure. We will have a meeting on Nov 14 to start getting ideas from parents and thoughts on fundraising. Any parents, guardians or interested individuals are invited to a meeting at the school on Monday, Nov 14 at 7:00pm in the library.

School Trustee Elections
The School District Trustee Elections will be held on Saturday, Nov 19. There will be an all candidates meeting at 7:00 pm on the evening of Nov 9 at the Prince George Playhouse.

Fundraising
Each student will be bringing home a fundraising package this week. Purdy’s Chocolate orders can be made by going to www.purdysgpp.com and entering our Group Number 14998. Your order will be delivered to the school in the first week of December. Heather Park Elementary will receive 25% of all Purdy’s orders.

Orders from the Regal catalogue can be made through our online store at www.hpepac.shopregal.ca. Orders are delivered directly to your home. Your family and friends can all order through this site, regardless of where in Canada they live. 30% of all orders made through this site will go to Heather Park Elementary.

Come to Shhhh in the Hart Shopping Centre on Wednesday, Nov 23, 7:00-9:00 pm, 10% off your purchase, 10% goes to the PAC.

Reforming Education in BC
The Minister of Education George Abbot has released information about his plan for reforming B.C. education last week. Learn more about the plan http://www.bcedplan.ca/, and provide feedback to the Ministry of Education about what you think!

Picking up Children
Parents that are picking up their children, especially in the kindergarten pod, please remember that classes are still in session until 2:20. The use of quiet inside voices would be appreciated.

Volunteer Opportunities
We can always use more volunteers for the Fruit & Veggie program and the hot lunch program. We also need volunteers for the Christmas soiree. Please contact the PAC if you are interested in helping .