Update – Trafalgar Kindergarten Intake

Many parents concerned with this issue have been asking what they can do to help. The CPF (Canadian Parents for French) recently released an Open Letter to Vancouver Parents; Teachers RE: Drastic Cuts to Popular French Immersion Program The letter summarizes a list of action items, those concerned can take. Many of these items involve writing letters or contacting key decision makers.

We have provided a template letter attached, if you wish to use it as a base: VSB Letter Template

  • Find out who your local MLA and their leader is and contact them to ask for their support
Vancouver Point Grey david.eby.mla@leg.bc.ca Leader john.horgan.mla@leg.bc.ca

Vancouver Fairview george.heyman.mla@leg.bc.ca Leader john.horgan.mla@leg.bc.ca
Vancouver Quilchena andrew.wilkinson.mla@leg.bc.ca Leader Christy.Clark.MLA@leg.bc.ca

We have provided a template letter attached, if you wish to use it as a base: MLA Letter Template
You can also help by staying informed of updates  Talk to your PAC members to make sure you understand the details of what is happening at your school and why it is happening. A menu item HERE on the PAC website has been created to record all current updates on this issue.
Please also help us reach impacted parents.  Parents can sign up for this mailing list using this this link

It’s a Fun-Filled Friday!

– Hot Wheels! Last Day of Bike to School Week is Tomorrow

Make sure to bike, walk or roll to school using some form of human power tomorrow! There’s still one day left to enter the prize draw for everyday that you bike, walk or roll to school.  The grand prize draw is tomorrow!

– Put Those Lunch Bags Away! Tomorrow is Hot Lunch!

If you’d like to order any hot lunch, go to trafalgar.hotlunches.net The access code to register for the year is PAC2016HL. Please see the events page to see and subscribe to the school’s calendar for hot dog and hot lunch days and all important school dates!
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the hot lunch team at hlattrafalgar@gmail.com.

– Fruitsicle Friday is Tomorrow!

Please help support sending our Grade 4 French Immersion students to Camp Jubilee!
When: Fridays after school
Where: 2 locations – near the front entrance and under the covered area
Price: $1 per fruitsicle
Thank you for your support!

– Lights Up Performance – Tomorrow!

The students participating in the Lights Up Musical Theatre after school program will hold an evening performance for their families and neighbours on Friday June 2nd at 6:00 pm.  Light refreshments will follow the performance.  Admission is by donation and all proceeds will go toward updating the school’s stage facilities. Thank you for your support!

Good Luck Trafalgar Spirit Wolves Participating in the RBC Race for the Kids! –
Sunday June 4th

There’s still time to donate to our school team here!
On Sunday, June 4, RBC Race for the Kids will host runners and walkers of all ages and abilities on a 2k Fun Run or scenic 5k run, followed by a carnival celebration. Since its inception in 1986, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s signature run, and largest family fun run in Vancouver has raised over $12 million in support of childhood cancer research and treatment and, as of 2016, pediatric mental health initiatives. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate and to start their own fundraising page to help raise much-needed funds and awareness for child health in BC.
Registration is Now Open for the RBC Race for the Kids (2 or 5 km)
Location: Queen Elizabeth Park June 4 at 9 am
Register as to be part of the Trafalgar Elementary School Team: here
Participants can walk or run; Everyone will have great fun; Your friends will be there; And at the post-race fair!

Tennis After School – May 24th – June 5th

Tennis is happening after school! See the full flyer here if you’d like your future pro to be part of the action.

TOOSCS – Summer Camps

It’s time to think about what to do with those kiddos over the looong summer days. No problem, the TOOSCS has you covered. From fabulous field trips to engaging days at the centre your kids will thank you for an action packed summer.

Registration Form
2017 Summer Camp Calendar
Summer Camp Brochure 2017

Memories, Memories! End of Year Slide Show

It’s hard to believe we’re nearly coming to the end of another school year! Organizers are asking families and staff for photo submissions to the end of year slide show. Please forward submissions to: trafalgarslideshow@gmail.com

We are also looking for parent volunteers interested in putting this slide show together in the years to come. If you are the slide show, photo collage and memory cataloguing guru in your home, we need YOU!