Spring Festival Gala 2016 – Tomorrow 5:00 – 7:30 PM – Tickets are still on sale!

This year’s Spring Festival  is back and even bigger and better than last year’s event. The festivities include stimulating games, amusements and crafts for kids of all ages, including the Terracotta Soldiers Archery Game, Knock Down the Great Wall, the Monkey See Monkey Do (Hershey’s) Kisses Booth and the Traditional Lantern Riddles.  In addition to the lion dance, community performers and Trafalgar parents and children will entertain you with song, dance and spectacle. Please join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year in the traditional way. Don’t let your kids miss out an amazing cultural experience in the comfort of the Trafalgar gym!   Those who are dressed in traditional costume have a chance to win a great prize.

For those parents and grandparents who would like to help out, please choose your role on the signup sheet here and and email Nora at noradyng@gmail.com with your contact details.

Date & Time: Friday February 19th 5:00PM – 7:30PM

Tickets:  $5 per person and $15 per family on sale before and after school in the school’s main entrance this week, or $7 per person and $20 per family at the door.
Have Dinner at the Spring Festival!
This year, California Rolls, Torched Salmon Sushi, Spring Rolls, and Hot Dogs to be enjoyed with Asian or Western condiments will be served from the PAC kitchen.  We invite you to pre-order your choices on the Trafalgar Hot Lunch Website, as only limited quantities will be on sale at the event.
Entertainment

  • Lion Dance – students from PW
  • Joshua Wu (Er Hu, traditional Chinese Violin) – this player is the big brother of a Trafalgar student. He has won several gold medals in local musical competitions.
  • Parents of Trafalgar Students – Choir “Red River Valley” Canadian folk song in Chinese
  • Students of Trafalgar – Choir “Happy New Year”
  • Vocal solo – Chinese song “the journey to the west” related to the Monkey King,  the vocalist is a professional solo singer from China
  • Group Dance by Children – “Red Lantern”,  a local dancing school
  • “Zheng” solo, a 25-stringed plucked instrument in some ways similar to the zither
  • Fashion Show – parents of Trafalgar students

It’s Not too Late to Sign up for Hot Lunch!

Did you miss signing up for Hot Lunch at the beginning of February? Not to worry! You can sign up for any upcoming Hot Lunch this term. The cut-off is the Thursday, one week prior to the actual Hot Lunch date.
Orders are sent to vendors one week in advance of the Hot Lunch date, so the system closes at midnight the Thursday before. For example, for Hot Lunch on February 26th, we have to send in our orders on February 19th, so the deadline is midnight, Thursday February 18th.
Any questions, please contact the Hot Lunch team at hlattrafalgar@gmail.com. Thank you for supporting your PAC!

VSB Strategic Plan Ideas Fair – This Evening – 4:00 – 7:00 PM – PW Secondary

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Panel Event on Public Education – Feb 24th from 7:00 –8:30 PM Bayview Elementary School

The event will focus on what is happening to public education in BC, how we got where we are, and actions we can take to advocate for quality education for our children.
There will be speakers from PENS (Public Education Network Society) and PAN (Parent Advocacy Network) for Public Education.
We hope to see you there! (see detail and RSVP links here or RSVP).
For more information, visit the following social media networks: (www.facebook.com/panvancouver , PAN Vancouver@PAN_Vancouver)