Code Red Drill Tomorrow – Tuesday April 19th

There will be a code red drill at 2:00 PM on Tuesday April 19th. This drill helps students and parents prepare for the event of a school lockdown.

PAC Meeting – Wednesday April 20th

All parents and guardians are welcome to the April Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting.
The meeting will take place at 7:00 PM in the school library.

Talent Show – Wednesday April 20th

The annual talent show for intermediate students has been set for Wednesday, April 20th at 1:00 pm. A big thank you to M. Chiasson for organizing this. Auditions will take place from Monday, April 11 to Thursday, April 14th before school, at lunch and after school. Intermediate students are welcome to sign up. Parents are welcome to attend this event. We look forward to watching our many talented students perform!

Noon Hour Programs – Enrolment Now Open

The Trafalgar PAC will be running noon hour programs (for a fee) as a pilot, beginning in late April through June 2016. While new to Trafalgar, such courses have been enriching student experiences at many VSB schools. Noon Hour Programs offer students the opportunity to explore a variety of courses, in the convenience of the school setting. For this pilot project, Trafalgar will be offering – Chess, Dance, Science Lab and Sportball. The Noon Hour Classes will run at lunchtime between 12:25 and 12:55 and are taught by experienced instructors with criminal record checks. Enrolment and payment for the Noon Hour Programs will be through the Hot Lunch System at trafalgar.hotlunches.net beginning on Monday April 11, 2016. Spaces are limited. Details: here

Hot Lunch Volunteers Needed!

Thank you to all those wonderful parents who are volunteering for hot lunch delivery! The PAC is hoping to expand this support to teachers with delivery of hot lunch to grade 1 classes.  If you are able to help prep and deliver to grade 1 classes, please register electronically on the hot lunch website: trafalgar.hotlunches.net

Camp Jubilee Grade 4 Fundraisers – Cash for Clothes and Popsicle Sales

The Grade 4 classes have organized a number of fundraisers to raise funds for Camp Jubilee.
Popsicle Sales – Have been organized for April 22nd and 29th after school. Thank you for all those who came out and bought a popsicle at our April 8th sale. Finish the week with a well-earned and refreshing treat while supporting our Grade 4’s!
Cash for Clothes – Help support the Grade 4’s while doing your Spring cleaning! Please set aside your gently used clothing and household items for donation. Bags and accompanying instructions have gone home with students. The filled bags can be dropped off at school until April 20th. Bags can be dropped off at the school’s main entrance. Extra bags are available from either the drop off spot or Mme. Grainger’s class.

Pedalheads Bike Camps at Trafalgar

Do you want your child to spend more time outdoors with the nice weather? Do you want your child to be bike ready for this summer? Riding to school for fun and exercise? Looking for an after school activity for your child where you do not have to pick them up and drive them somewhere?
Pedalheads afterschool camps are back at the school! The ever popular bike programme run by Pedalheads is back onTuesdays after school from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm beginning on Tuesday April 26 until Tuesday, May 24th. These five weekly sessions (5 sessions, once a week) are equivalent to a one week Pedalheads summer camp. Register online at Pedalheads.com or call 604-874-6464.

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

Did you miss signing up for Hot Lunch at the beginning of this session? 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 April 29th, we have to send in our orders on April 22nd, so the deadline is midnight, Thursday April 21st.
Any questions, please contact the Hot Lunch team at hlattrafalgar@gmail.com. Thank you for supporting your PAC!

Online & Internet Safety For Parents: This class will be offered in Mandarin.

Tuesday, April 26, 9-11 am
Activity Room
Cost $10
Please pre-register by filling out the flyer available at the office and enclosing payment.
Just in time for summer vacation, this course will help parents keep their kids safe and secure online.  We know that kids will be spending a lot of time on their computers and phones over summer break, so we will  teach parents how to monitor their usage, use online protection sites, and also stress the importance of passwords. We will also cover aspects on how to talk to youth about online safety when emailing / chatting with strangers and the precautions and safety measures to follow to stay protected.
特別為家長舉辦一個用普通話講課的課程 :
安全上網和使用互聯網
 
時間 : 4月26曰上午 9 -11點
地點 : 活動( Activity Room)
收費 : $10
 
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這個課程正好趕上暑假用, 我们知道孩子们將會在暑假花費大量的時間用在電腦和手機上面。這個課程可以幫助家長怎样保護自己孩子安全上網。我們會教家長如何監控以及使用, 並強調密碼的重要性。我們還會介紹如何收發電子郵件; 如何與陌生人聊天;怎样保護安全預防措施以及談論關於青少年上網安全方面的等等問題。