On Monday October 17th, the Minister of Education dismissed the Vancouver School Board and appointed Dianne Turner as Official Trustee. As an Official Trustee, appointed under the School Act, she will assume all the duties and responsibilities typically required of a board of education, including the obligations to conduct public board meetings and community consultations. She has been appointed for a minimum of 12 months.
Ms Turner previously taught in Vancouver, and was a Secondary Administrator for several years. She then became Assistant Superintendent and then Superintendent in Delta School District. Most currently, she was appointed Chief Educator of the Province of British Columbia.
She has indicated that her focus will be to ensure stability in the district and in schools, and on a renewed focus on teaching and learning. She will work closely with the District and Senior Management Teams.
Please join us in welcoming Dianne back to Vancouver.
Click here for more information: Poinsettia Order Form.
Orders are due to the Point Grey office no later than Thursday, November 17.
PAC MEETING ON NOVEMBER 15
Come join us at the second PAC meeting of the schoolyear!
Our special guest will be Daniel Lai, Math Department Head. The topic will be: How to select the right path, and support your child, with math.
We look forward to see you!
When: at 7pm
Where: Staff room (room #201)
PARENTS AS CAREER COACHES
PACC is a two session, four hour interactive workshop designed to help secondary school parents become more effective career development allies for their children.
They are introduced to the concepts of coaching and given practical tools and research skills to help them as they coach their youth.
When: November 15 & 22, 2016, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Where: Churchill Secondary Cafeteria, 7055 Heather Street
To register, go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfefu-A2YMXZ9Nba9sXE3WD8iYvRCDfzhIQLIbgIDp9Q3lF_Q/viewform?c=0&w=1
For more information, please contact Marion Haythorne at email@example.com
If you are interested in joining the PAC community, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VSB ENGAGE NEWSLETTER
The VSB Engage Newsletter is an update to keep parents informed on activities related to the public consultation on the VSB’s Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP).
Click here to read the Newsletter.