See You at the PAC Meeting Tomorrow!

All parents and guardians are welcome to the January Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting.

The meeting will take place at 7:00 PM in the school library on Tuesday January 17th. The schedule of 2017 PAC meetings can be found at the events page here: events page

Ready, Set, Get Your Hot Lunches Ordered Now!

Parents and Guardians,
February to June hot lunches are now ready to order on the hot lunch site. To browse the menu and order, go to The access code to register for the year is PAC2016HL.
We have kept favourites like frozen yoghurt on the menu and have added two two new items: whole wheat chicken wraps and multigrain turkey bagels. Plus prices for milk, sushi and frozen yoghurt have been reduced!
The deadline to order for the first hot lunch (February 3rd) is January 26th. The last hot lunch of the school year is June 16th.
Plus, it keeps getting better; you can now order for hot dog days on the system as well!
Any questions or concerns, please contact us at
~ Your Hot Lunch Team

Save the Date – Spring Festival and Costume Gala – Friday, February 17, 2017

Save the date for the Spring Festival! This event promises fun, games, food, friends entertainment and a Lion Dance to welcome Spring and ring in the Year of the Rooster!
This year’s Spring Festival has an “anime” theme. Parents and students – dig out that costume chest and come as your favourite Japanese or Western animation character! More information to come as the date nears.

You’re Not Too Late to Sign for Up for the After School Programs!
There are Still a Few Spots in the Following Programs

Starting this Tuesday: Sea Smart – Ocean Explorer After School Program (Grade 1-5)
Tuesdays 3:15 to 4:45 pm January 17 to March 7, 2017 (8 weeks) $240 including t-shirt
Kids can explore the fascinating world of our oceans with a real marine biologist

Tomorrow’s Playground Lego Animation (Grades 1 to 5)
Create your own stop motion Brick Animation using Lego elements! Students will learn the basic techniques of Brick Animation with LEGO Movie Maker, including movement, timing effects, voice orders, and more! Students will create a short LEGO Brick Animation mini-movie.  Use our LEGO sets, including Star Wars, LEGO friends, City and more! Or bring your own.
Wednesdays 3:15-4:45 January 11- February 8, 2017 (5 classes) Counsellor Room 117 $138

Young Rembrandts Drawing (Grade 1-7)
Mondays 3:15-4:15 January 9 – March 6, 2017 (7 classes; no class Jan 30 & Feb 13) Room 103 $112
Bytes Camp: Survey of Animation Techniques (Grade 4 to 7)
Thursday 3:15-4:45 January 12 to March 2 (8 classes); Library $155
Explore the world of Animation, from stop-motion and Claymation to Vector and 3D Animation.  Financial aid discount contact
Vancouver Chess School (Grade 1-7)
Tuesdays January 3 to March 7 (10 classes) Library 3:15 to 4:45 pm  $150
Minecraft Adventures (Ages 8 to 12)
Wednesday 3:15-4:15 (6 classes) January 11,18, 25; Feb 1,8,15 Rm 103; for financial aid subsidy/bursary contact
Friday 3:15-4:15 (6 classes) January 13, 20.27.Feb 3, 10,17 Rm 103
Cost $90+GST ($94.50)
Register at;
Introduction to Programming with Python and Minecraft Wednesday (Level 1) 4:15-5:15 (6 weeks) Jan 11, 18, 25; Feb 1,8,15
Rm 103; for financial aid subsidy/bursary contact
Friday  (Level 2) 4:15-5:15 (6 classes) January 13, 20.27.Feb 3, 10,17 Rm 103
Cost $90+GST ($94.50); Register at
Lights Up Musical Theatre School (Grades 1 to 7)
Fridays 3:15-5:15 January 6 to March 10 (9 classes – no class on February 24) Gym Stage $195
Register at 604-815-1689 (Hilary)