Hip Hip Hooray! There’s a Hot Dog Day Coming Our Way – Wednesday January 11th

Dig out those toonies and loonies, Wednesday January 11th is a hot dog day! Dogs are $2 each, include all the usual toppings, contain no added preservatives and come in a whole wheat bun.  Also, proceeds from hot dog day go to support your PAC. Hot Dog Days are generally every other Wednesday. 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.
Hot Dog Day Call for Volunteers – The hot dog day team is looking for volunteers. Do you have some time over the noon hour on Wednesdays and love to see happy, smiling faces? Then you are a perfect candidate to become a hot dog day volunteer. It’s easy as pie and lots of fun. Please contact hsflowden@yahoo.ca for information on how to get started.

Hot Lunch is Coming Up – Friday January 13th

Hot lunch is this Friday and a note that the hot lunch system will soon be open to order hot lunches for hot lunches from February to June. You can order for the whole semester or families can still order for the next and all hot lunches by the Thursday at midnight deadline a week before any hot lunch.
Did you know? Hot lunch is one of the most significant fundraising campaigns for your PAC. The hot lunch team has worked hard to make the hot lunches healthy and they are all approved by the VSB health standards. The team has also worked to ensure hot lunches are as affordable as they can be and to cut down on landfill waste wherever possible. What an all around great way to support your school!
To browse the menu and order go to trafalgar.hotlunches.net The access code to register for the year is PAC2016HL.

Monthly Coffee Morning – Friday January 13th 9–10AM

A long week stretches ahead of the weary parent, but there is light at the end of the tunnel! The next monthly Trafalgar coffee morning will be held on Friday January 13th from 9-10 AM and will be hosted by the PAC executive. This is a great way to find out what’s going at school and get that second cup of joe to kick start your day!

PAC Meeting Tuesday January 17th

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. The schedule of 2017 PAC meetings can be found at the events page here: events page

After School Programs at Trafalgar Begin this Week! 

There’s Still Time to Register, Don’t Miss Out…

  • 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


  • Lego Robotics – WeDo (Grades 1 to 4) Mindstorms (Grades 4 to 7)

With Lego Robotics, kids, create, build, program and operate robotic animals, machines and vehicles using LEGO Education WeDo and Mindstorms Robotics.  On the way they learn computational and critical thinking, problem solving and teamwork skills

Thursdays 3:15-4:45 January 12 to March 2 (8 classes); Room 103 $252 – All new robotics programming and building challenges;


See full flyer here

  • 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 dave@bytecamp.ca


  • 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


  • Vancouver Chess School (Grade 1-7)

Tuesdays January 3 to March 7 (10 classes) Library 3:15 to 4:45 pm

        https://vanchess.ca/groups  $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 chris@xmodus.com

Friday 3:15-4:15 (6 classes) January 13, 20.27.Feb 3, 10,17 Rm 103

Cost $90+GST ($94.50)

        Register at https://www.xmodus.com;

  • 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  chris@xmodus.com

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 https://www.xmodus.com

  • 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 lightsuptheatre.ca/Trafalgar 604-815-1689 (Hilary)