OCTOBER 2014 NEWS FROM THE PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL WELCOME TO MRS COURVILLE The PAC would like to warmly welcome our new Principal, Deborah Courville, to our school community. Mrs. Courville brings years of experience with a focus on community building and relationships. We look forward to working with her in the coming months!
KUDOS CORNER A big thank you to all of the amazing staff who worked in the rain garden over the summer months. It was really great to come back to school to a trimmed and tended garden. We can’t wait to see what this year has to bring in our rain garden. We hear plans are in the works ☺
FIND IT WITH MABEL’S LABELS Do you want to avoid losing your child’s sweatshirts, jackets, water bottles, backpacks… (the list goes on)? Mabel’s Labels is a company with all types of labels that are indestructible and colourful. Ironons, stickies, bag tags, allergy alert labels & more! You can personalize your labels with names, nicknames, and initials. Visit www.vicwestpac.com and click on the Mabel’s’ Labels icon. A portion of your purchase (20%) will support PAC projects that benefit all of our students and the school.
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THRIFTY FOODS SMILE CARDS The easiest fundraiser around! Just pick up a card from the office, or at any PAC event, load it up at any Thrifty Foods customer service desk, shop, and use your card. 5% of whatever you spend goes directly to the school. No cost to you, great benefit to our school. The Smile Card program helps to fund arts & cultural performances in our school.
MEET THE TEACHER/BBQ On Tuesday, October 7, come to meet your child’s teacher, enjoy a hot dog/veggie dog with chips & a drink donated by Save-OnFoods and Country Grocer and prepared by the Victoria Optimist Club. Then come on down to the gym for a cupcake walk and Sportball activities for the kids. Have a newsletter story idea? Send it to us: email@example.com