Langley District PAC

To educate, inform and empower parents to be true partners in the education of their children

June 12 General Meeting

Don’t forget tomorrow night’s meeting will begin at 7pm.

Topics on the agenda include:

Fundraising
PAC Treasury
Update on Strike Situation

BC Wildlife Federation Summer program

This is a great opportunity for any students aged 13-17 who are interested in wildlife, ecology, and conservation.

Limited space is available.

Go Wild! Youth for Conservation

SD#35 Policy Update

Information from SD#35:

Please note that the following new policy was approved at the June 2, 2014 Regular Board meeting and is now available on the District website under Board Policies:

– Policy 6860 – Whistleblower Protection (Amended)

You may also access this policy through the link provided below:

http://www.sd35.bc.ca/board/Lists/About_Us/PolicyDispForm.aspx?ID=1

BCCPAC Media Release

BCCPAC seeks immediate end to teacher strike and lockout.

See link below for details.

http://www.bccpac.bc.ca/news-blog/bccpac-seeks-immediate-end-teacher-strike-and-lockout

June Forum Event

Please find attached below a copy of our June Forum Invitation.  Any and ALL Parents are welcome to attend.

June Forum Invitation

Strike Information for parents

At the link below you will find a letter to parents from BCPSEA outlining strike information.

This has been posted by DPAC for information purposes only.

 

http://www.sd35.bc.ca/PublishingImages/District%20News%202013-2014/Bargaining/Information_for_Parents_on_BCTF_Strike.pdf

May 15 – DPAC AGM

DPAC’s AGM is this coming Thursday, May 15th beginning at 7pm.

Topics for this meeting include:

SD35′s Technology Plan
Job Action and how it is currently affecting the schools
Traffic Safety (presented by ICBC)
DPAC AGM – elections, budget approval, constitution approval, year end reports

We look forward to seeing you then!

Movie Licensing

 

Good news for PACs wishing to host Movie Night events at their schools.  ACF-Film, the Canadian Rights representative for most major studios and producers, has offered Langley PACs interested in buying movie licensing a discounted price of $0.50 per student for the year (including one pre-release movie).

The application form can be found on our DPAC website at the link below and can be faxed directly to ACF:

ACF Application Form

 

 

Gaming Grants

Applications are now being accepted for BC government grants supporting school-based extracurricular activities.

All PACs have until June 30, 2014 to apply for community gaming grants to support K – 12 students.

For more information, please go to the link below:

www.gaming.gov.bc.ca/grants/pacdpac.htm#two

April 10th General Meeting

This is to remind you that our next DPAC General meeting will be held on Thursday, April 10 beginning at 7pm in the Main Board Room of the Langley School Board Office.

 

Highlights this month will include presentation on:

Distributed Learning in Langley: an alternate path to learning success

Langley Walk

DPAC Budget

Elections 101

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