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Spirit Days

posted by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Spirit Days

Friday, May 24th is Polka Dots & Stripes Day. Come dressed to school in stripes and/or polka dots.

June 12th is Jersey / Sports Wear Day. Come dressed to school in your sportswear.

June 26th is Red, White and Canada Gear Day. Come dressed to celebrate Canada!

Non-Instructional Days

posted by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Non-Instructional Days

Monday, May 27th is a non-instructional day

Hot Lunch

posted by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Hot Lunch
Our next hot lunch (Montana’s) is on Friday, May 24th. We are looking for volunteers to deliver lunches to
each class.

This is a wonderful way to pop in and say “hi” to your child during the day. The link to sign up is
below: https://www.volunteersignup.org/K3QRR

If your child is absent on hot lunch days please email us at arhotlunch@gmail.com in advance to let us
know.

If you are dropping off lunch for your child on a hot lunch day it needs to be delivered by
11:15am.

Fun Fair Wristbands

posted by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Fun Fair Wristbands
If you ordered a Fun Fair wristband in advance, they will be sent home this week. Please check your child’s
backpack on Thursday to make sure you received your order.

If you have any questions please email
adamsroadschoolpac@gmail.com

Fun Fair Help, please!

posted by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Fun Fair Help, please!
Thank you to everyone that has already signed up to help at Fun Fair this year. We are still looking for 25
volunteers on Friday, May 31 st from 5 – 8pm (most time slots are for 1 ½ hours so you can still enjoy the fair).
There are a lot of that parents at the school and we really need your help in order for the games to run for
the kids. Please find the link to sign up below.

 We can’t run some games without parent volunteers!
https://volunteersignup.org/TWAHH

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – Adams Road Elementary PAC AGM

posted May 14, 2019, 9:04 PM by Lisa Keeling-Drever

 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – Adams Road Elementary PAC AGM

We are now accepting nominations for Executive & Committee roles which will be voted on in our
Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 6th at 8:40am. The meeting will be held in the staff
room at the school. Any parent of the school for the 2019/2020 school year is welcome to put their
name forward for a position. All PAC roles are elected each year. If you would like to put your name
forward for a role, or have any questions, please email us at adamsroadschoolpac@gmail.com or
come to the Annual General Meeting.
Our executive positions MUST be filled in order to receive BC Gaming Grant funding for Adams
Road Elementary. Unless parents step up to fill these executive roles, we will lose over $12,000 in
funding for 2019/2020! Below is a list of the Executive PAC (Parent Advisory Council) Positions
and their descriptions that need to be filled.

Executive Positions:
President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications & District PAC Rep

President Role:
Chairs all meetings, follows the PAC bylaws, reads and distributes all material sent to PAC,
communication with staff /principal on a regular basis, corresponds with secretary, ensure that an agenda
is prepared for all meetings, be a signing officer.

Vice President Role:
Support the President, assume the duties of the President in the President's absence or upon
request, assist the President in the performance of his or her duties, accept extra duties as required,
follow the bylaws and be a signing officer

Secretary Role:
Follow the PAC bylaws, record minutes of all PAC and executive meetings, take attendance at
meetings, record and file minutes of all meeting, keep an accurate copy of the Constitution and
Bylaws, ensure safekeeping of all records of the PAC, including a copy of all records to be kept at the
school

Treasurer Role:
Be one of the signing officers, ensure all funds of the PAC are properly accounted for, ensure that
proper financial records and books of account are maintained, prepare a treasurer’s report for the
general and executive meetings, make financial records and books available to members upon
request, have the financial records and books of account ready for inspection or audit annually,
submits annual financial report and yearly budget / gaming grant applications.

District PAC (DPAC) Representative Role:
Attend all meetings of District #36 Parent Advisory Council and represent, speak and vote on behalf
of the PAC, maintain current registration of the PAC, report regularly to the membership and
executive on all matters relating to the DPAC, seek and give input to the DPAC on behalf of the PAC,
receive, circulate and post DPAC newsletters, brochures and announcements, receive and act on all
other communications from the DPAC, liaise with other parents and DPAC representatives, follow
bylaws and accept other duties as required

We also have the following Committee leads at Adams Road Elementary.

Committee Leads:
Communications, Hot Lunch, Fundraising, Fruit & Veggie, Emergency Preparedness/Health, Grade 7
Liaison

Communication Committee:
Prepares posters around school for upcoming PAC events, sends out communication to parents of
the school with regards to upcoming PAC events via Facebook, PAC website and email. Makes sure
the latest PAC minutes are available online on the Adams Road PAC website.

Hot Lunch Committee:
Organizes and orders hot lunch for the school. Organizes volunteers for hot lunch days to distribute
lunches.

Fruit & Veggie Committee:
Organizes and distributes fruit and vegetables to the classes once a month

Emergency Preparedness Committee:
Organizes and distributes emergency kits at the beginning of the school year as well as at the end of
the school year. Puts in the order to purchase new emergency kits each year for the families that
purchased one.

Health Committee:
Volunteers on immunization days at school to help organize and distribute snacks. This happens a
couple times a year.

Grade 7 Liaison Committee:
Organizes and fundraises for the Grade 7’s year end event at the school

There will be goodies & childminding at the meeting. We hope to see you there and we look forward
to welcoming you as part of the PAC for the 2019/2020 school year!

Spirit Day – Animal Day

posted May 6, 2019, 10:38 AM by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Spirit Day – Animal Day
Friday, May 24 th is Polka Dots & Stripes Day. Come dressed to school in stripes and/or polka dots.

Non-Instructional Days

posted May 6, 2019, 10:37 AM by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Non-Instructional Days
Monday, May 20 th Victoria Day
Monday, May 27 th is a non-instructional day

Mother’s Day

posted May 6, 2019, 10:36 AM by Lisa Keeling-Drever

Mother’s Day
The Pac is giving the kids an opportunity to shop for Mother’s Day at the school. We will be selling Mother’s
Day spa grab bags at recess this Wednesday, May 8 th and Friday, May 10 th . They will be $5 each and limited
quantities are available. Please note, they do contain scents for anyone that has allergies.

BC Teachers Federation Speaker – Social Media 4 Parents

posted May 6, 2019, 10:33 AM by Lisa Keeling-Drever


We are excited to have a representative from the BC Teachers Federation join us this Thursday, May 9 that
6:30pm to talk about Social Media 4 Parents. The workshop will provide an overview of the jargon, the risk
and how to explain the importance of internet safety to your child. The presentation will take place in the
school library.

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