Newsletters

The PAC newsletter for November 28 is available in pdf form here.
The school newsletter is available in pdf form here.

Important Dates

  • Nov 29 – Fruit & Veggie Day
  • Nov 30 – Deadline for Regal Orders
  • Dec 2 – Pizza Day for Primary Students
  • Dec 13 – Staff Appreciation
  • Dec 15 – Christmas Soiree
  • Dec 16 – School Sing-Along

Fruit & Veggie Day
Mandarin Oranges will be distributed to students on Tuesday, Nov 29.

Fundraising
Orders from the Regal catalogue can be made through our online store at www.hpepac.shopregal.ca until November 30.

Remember that your family and friends can all order through this site, regardless of where in Canada they live. Orders will be delivered directly to the address specified.

30% of all orders made through this site will go to Heather Park Elementary.

Thanks to all the people who supported the school by making purchases through the Purdys and Shhh fundraisers.

Pizza Day
Pizza Day for downstairs students will be Friday, Dec 2. Pizza is $2 per slice and the students will have a choice of Pepperoni, Cheese or Hawaiian pizza.

Staff Appreciation Lunch
The PAC will sponsor a Staff Appreciation Lunch on Tuesday, Dec 13. Please bring dishes to the kitchen by the multipurpose room on Tuesday morning.

Christmas Soiree
The school Christmas Soiree will be held on Thursday, Dec 15 at 6:00pm in the gym. This will be a potluck with music and activities for the whole family. A letter will be going home with all students this week providing the details.

There will be boxes set up in each classroom next week for students to bring in donations for the silent auction. We will be looking for volunteers on December 12 to sort through the donated items to create baskets for the silent auction.

In addition to the silent auction, there will be boxes set up at the door on Dec 15 to receive donations of unwrapped toys and/or food items for charity.

School Board Elections
Congratulations to the newly elected School Trustees for School District 57. The successful candidates were:

  • Sharel Warrington
  • Trish Bella
  • Sharon Bourassa
  • Betty Bekkering
  • Brenda Hooker
  • Tim Bennet
  • Kate Cooke

The official results are posted on the School District website at http://www.sd57.bc.ca/.

The inaugural meeting for the new board will be held on Tuesday, Dec 6 at 7:00 pm in the School District offices at 2100 Ferry Ave. The public is welcome to attend.

Members of the new board will also be attending the next DPAC meeting on Dec 5 at 7:00pm in the Van Bien Training and Development Centre, 311 Wilson Crescent. Again the public is welcome to attend.

School Planning Council
We are still looking for parents interested in participating on next year’s school planning council. Elections will be held in January.