About Canyon Heights PAC

Welcome to the online source for Canyon Heights Elementary Parent Advisory Council (PAC). All parents at our school are a part of our PAC. We hope for and welcome your input and participation throughout the school year! The PAC plans and supports additional activities for our school community all year long. Fun, fundraising, socializing, and helping connect all members of school community is what we do--believing that a strong and connected community benefits our children most of all!

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Free Webinar Opportunity! Positive Parenting Solutions

Hello Parents!
There is a free webinar--with an advertisement for more at the end...of course! You can register with the following link https://app.webinarjam.net/register/24742/7902cc0a73 There is no cost or affiliation for this program - we're just sharing a resource for any parents who might like to know more about communicating with kids!

Sunday, 8 January 2017

Weekly PAC Update for January 9-13, 2017

Monday, 2 January 2017

And we're (almost) back -- Hot Lunch Order Reminder!

PAC hot lunches help ease us all back into school mode, after what was hopefully a great holiday! Winter Session ordering closes soon--January 6, 2017

Hot lunch ordering is open for Session 2 - Winter! 

We will be featuring 4 lunch options in the Winter session - Foodie Kids, Boston Pizza, Sushi Katsu, and Subway/Booster Juice. Please note that payment must be made at the time of ordering; orders without payment will be cancelled one week prior to the first lunch date.

Attention Kindergarten Parents: kindergarten students are now eligible for hot lunch. Please contact the email address below should you have any questions. 

Ordering will be open from Monday, Dec 12 - Friday, Jan 6. 

Please direct any questions regarding hot lunch to canyonhotlunch@gmail.com and our volunteers will respond in 24 hours. 

All funds raised directly benefit students at Canyon Heights and we thank you for supporting our Hot Lunch Program!



Sunday, 11 December 2016

Weekly Update for December 12-16, 2016

PAC Week at a Glance
Monday, December 12, 2016 Hot Lunch Ordering opens! Click to jump to Munch A Lunch 
Friday, December 16, 2016 Last Day of School for 2016, and a Festive Freedom Friday!!! 


Hot lunch ordering is open for Session 2 - Winter! 

We will be featuring 4 lunch options in the Winter session - Foodie Kids, Boston Pizza, Sushi Katsu, and Subway/Booster Juice. Please note that payment must be made at the time of ordering; orders without payment will be cancelled one week prior to the first lunch date.

Attention Kindergarten Parents: kindergarten students are now eligible for hot lunch. Please contact the email address below should you have any questions. 

Ordering will be open from Monday, Dec 12 - Friday, Jan 6. 

Please direct any questions regarding hot lunch to canyonhotlunch@gmail.com and our volunteers will respond in 24 hours. All funds raised directly benefit students at Canyon Heights--Thank you for supporting our Hot Lunch Program!

From Kathryn Orde, our PAC Chair:
Dear parents,
Firstly, thank you to everyone that came to Thursday's Winter Wonderland Event.   It was wonderful to see so many families joining in the fun.  Our goals was to bring together our community in a fun holiday celebration - which we achieved! - and thanks to your support we were able to raise some money to support our school and Grade 7 graduation.  Special thanks to our Grade 7 helpers, Social & Fundraising team and to our MC, Dean and his donation of Delany Coffee House gift cards for extra prizes.

This is our last week of term!  To finish off the term, we will be having a Festive Freedom Friday on Friday December 16th, 2016 at Canyon Heights!

Please dress in Festive colours, hats, sweaters, etc – it is our party for the last day of school before the Winter Break! (There's a little scrolling gallery of fun sweaters from Winter Wonderland! at the end of the post.)

On Freedom Fridays we'll be encouraging all Canyon Heights students to walk, bike or scooter to school. If you have little ones, this is a great opportunity for you to spend a few stress-free minutes with them - get some fresh air and exercise, meet your neighbours, build your child’s confidence and sense of independence, and help them arrive at school refreshed and ready to learn.

For our Freedom Friday, we will have coffee for parents and entertainment in store - arrive at school a little early, linger with old friends and make new ones. We will be offering coffee and in case you’re still feeling a little sleepy, we’ll keep things moving with music by local DJ Christian, Tall Music. Things kick off at 8:15, and children should enter school at 8.40 at the first bell, as usual.  Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy a coffee until 9:00.

Don’t live within a 15 minute walk to school? No problem. We encourage you to park your car a five minute walk away and accompany your child to school from there. Look for the balloons and Drive to Five Drop Zone signs at the three intersections shown on the attached map. Someone will be there to greet you, give directions and answer any questions.

Please come out - join us in celebrating our Canyon Heights community, healthy kids, and working toward safer streets!

We are looking for volunteers to help out on Fridays for various roles, if you are interested please email Kulvir – kulvir@shaw.ca

Take a few minutes to watch this video - STREETFACTS #4: Children Have Lost the Freedom to Roam on Vimeo 

--MESSAGE FROM CANYON HEIGHTS PAC SAFETY COMMITTEE


Some of the Festive Sweaters from the Winter Wonderland Evening!











Hot Lunch Ordering Opens Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Hot lunch ordering is open for Session 2 - Winter. 

We will be featuring 4 lunch options in the Winter session - Foodie Kids, Boston Pizza, Sushi Katsu, and Subway/Booster Juice. Please note that payment must be made at the time of ordering; orders without payment will be cancelled one week prior to the first lunch date.

Attention Kindergarten Parents: kindergarten students are now eligible for hot lunch. Please contact the email address below should you have any questions. 

Ordering will be open from Monday, Dec 12 - Friday, Jan 6. 

Please direct any questions regarding hot lunch to canyonhotlunch@gmail.com and our volunteers will respond in 24 hours.

All funds raised directly benefit students at Canyon Heights--Thank you for supporting our Hot Lunch Program!

Monday, 5 December 2016

Weekly Update December 5-9, 2016

Hello Parents!
 
Our winter wonderland family evening is fast approaching - it's this Thursday, December 8th from 6.30 to 8.00pm in the school gym.  
 
We are delighted that so many families have already booked tickets to our winter wonderland family night - it's going to be a fun filled festive evening! 
 
If you would still like to book tickets in convenient family bundles, you may do so via Munch a lunch http://munchalunch.com; please go to the Fundraising section.   If you wish to purchase additional items on the evening, you will be able to do so with cash ($1 for hot chocolate; $1 for popcorn; $2 for games cards) 
 
We can't wait to having a fun filled Winter Wonderland evening! 
 
Thank you for your support! 
 
Canyon Heights PAC team. 

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Weekly Update for Nov. 28-Dec.2, 2016

Dear Parents, 
Winter Wonderland -  Thursday December 8th 
Canyon Heights PAC is delighted to present a Winter Wonderland Family Fun Night - an evening of fun for the whole family !
Please join us (preferably in your ugly holiday sweater) on Thursday December 8th, 6.30 - 8pm  in the school gym for fun bingo, hot chocolate, popcorn, and a festive craft corner.  
Tickets can be purchased in convenient family bundles on Munch a lunch (http://munchalunch.com; please go to the Fundraising section) until Monday December 5th.    If you wish to purchase additional items on the evening, you will be able to do so with cash ($1 for hot chocolate; $1 for popcorn; $2 for games cards) 
Proceeds will be going to PAC to help fund the many projects and initiatives we support at our school as well as a contribution to the Grade 7 Graduation Fund in appreciation of the Grade 7 students helping us out in the organization of the event.  
We are looking for a number of volunteers, if you are interested in helping please use any of the three sign up options: email Sue Bilbey at bilbey@icloud.com, Munch a Lunch, or the volunteer sheet on the PAC notice board at school (next to the school office). 
We look forward to having a fun filled Winter Wonderland evening!    
Spirit Wear - Order by November 30th
Have you ordered your Canyon Heights spirit wear yet?  
We are keeping the online shop open until November 30th so you might have your Canyon Heights t-shirts and hoodies delivered in time for Christmas.  
Early Dismissal - Wednesday November 30th
Don't forget this Wednesday is a 2 pm dismissal

North Vancouver Parent Advisory Council (NVPAC) Meeting
All parents are welcome to attend and discover what is happening with NVPAC at 7 pm, 2121 Lonsdale Ave.

To come in December... 
Looking ahead to the last day of school (already?!)  Friday December 16th will be Freedom Friday - children are encouraged to walk or roll (or drive to 5) and there will be some festive fun at the front of school before the bell goes.  Watch this space for news ! 

Please click to jump to the school website to see school activities as well, to get a full picture for the week ahead! School Calendar for the week

Have a great week!

Kathryn & Ryan 
Canyon Heights PAC