PAC Newsletter February 2011 by wpr1947


									                                                                                                   February 2011

                                                                                    If you have a question about
                                                                                    an item in this newsletter or
                                                                                       about the PAC Agenda,
                                                                                     contact the PAC Co-Chairs:
                                                                                              Leann Fox:

The Eagle Eye                                                                             Nicole Dronsky:

   1890 Humber Crescent, Port Coquitlam, B.C. V3C 2V7 | Phone: 604.942.0264 | Principal: Margo McKnight

   Help us reach
    our goals!                                        Next PAC meeting:
                                            Feb. 17th, 2011 630 p.m. in the Library
       Playground equipment -
                                                       Babysitting is available upon request.
             Faculty wish list -

         Classroom allocation -

                      Literacy -        KM Club - 2011
                                        Another year of KM Club is swiftly coming upon us and there are a few
                Library books -
                                        changes. Tracey Depoli, Nicole Dronsky & Leann Fox will be organizing KM
                                        Club this year. We will not be able to do everything that we need to do, if
           Learning resources -         we do not have PARENT PARTICIPATION. KM Club is starting April 5
                                        and the new things we are implementing this year are;

                School buses -              •   We will be running on Fridays. No more days off.
                                                                      th   th
            Fine arts program -             •   Weeks starting April 5 - 25 , we will be running 4 days a week
                                                (Tue./Wed./Thur./Fri.). To get into the swing of things.
                                                                     nd    th
                                            •   Weeks starting May 2 – 16 , we will be running 3 days a week
VOLUNTEERS STILL                                (Tue./Thur./Fri./). To accommodate Como Lake Relays & Track and
                                                Field practices.
Available positions include: DPAC           •   Weeks starting May 23 and on we will be running 5 days a week.
                                                We are fully conditioned machines.
Rep, Southside Families for School
Rep, and Canadian Parents for           We look forward to seeing everyone running again this year. RUN ON
French Rep. For information,            PEOPLE!
contact the PAC Co-Chairs.
The Eagle Eye                                                                                                    February 2011

Be the change you want to see in the world.                                                  Mahatma Gandhi

Fundraiser Reminders/Updates                                                               Fun Facts

Fundscrip: This fundraiser is going on all year, if you would like to participate          • Canada is an Indian word
please contact Kim Delesoy at A handout was sent home                  meaning “big village”.
last week.
                                                                                           • An Ostrich’s eye is bigger
Family Donation: The family donation program is a voluntary program. It is                    than it’s brain.
another way to provide funding to the school, for literacy, library books and school
buses. Please send your donation with your child to school, in a sealed envelope labeled   • At the nearest point,
PAC. Please make your cheque payable to Mary Hill Elementary, no cash please.
                                                                                              Russia and America are 4
Post dated cheques will be accepted.
                                                                                              km apart.
Cash for Clothes: We’re doing it again…time to do some spring cleaning. Will
keep you posted on the future date of this successful fundraiser.                          • A woodchuck breathes
                                                                                              only 10 times in
Tea Towel Fundraiser: We’re trying something new, a little piece of art work to               hibernation.
commemorate your child’s year. It is also a useful household item. A notice will
be coming home with your children in the late spring.                                      • The average cough comes
Annual Plant Sale: Look for your notices to come home around Mother’s Day.
                                                                                              out of your mouth at 60

 DPAC REPRESENTATIVE                                          This and That
 This month we will be highlighting the                           •   The PAC would like to hear from you. We will be
 District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC), as                          sending out a survey next month to get parent feedback
 our feature volunteer position.                                      on things like; what would get you to attend a PAC
                                                                      meeting, what would entice you to volunteer more with
 This position’s responsibilities include;                            the school for fun’ raisers and events. Look for it in
 attending monthly meetings with the DPAC                             February!
 council, reporting noteworthy information
 back to the PAC at our monthly meetings,                         •   In our next issue we will have a segment on “Ask Margo”.
 act as a liaison between PAC and DPAC and                            This will be a Question & Answer segment. You ask,
 on occasion attend seminars.                                         Margo Answers. Look for it in March’s issue of the Eagle
 If there is an interest in filling this position
 please check out their educational website                       •   Little late but….we would like to thank all the parents
 at:                                      who helped out with the Beyblade Tournament. It was a
                                                                      lot of work but so worth it. We all had fun and so did our

      Excerpt from Sean Covey’s “7 Habits of Happy Kids”
      Habit 4: Think Win-Win

      I balance courage for getting what I want with consideration for what
      others want. When conflicts arise, I look for third alternatives.
The Eagle Eye                                                                                                      February 2011

                                Business Partners Program
                                                                             I am a Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant and
                                                                             am offering anyone in the school community a
                                                                             complimentary pampering session, and 10% of your
                                                                             first purchase will be donated to the Mary Hill PAC.

                                                                             You can enjoy a one on one session or share your
                                                                             appointment with a few friends for even more fun plus
                                                                             10% of their first purchase will also be donated to the
                                                                             PAC. If you are like me, you know that getting
                                                                             pampered is nothing shy of a rare treat!

                                                                                 Please call me today to set up your appointment.
                                                                                          I look forward to meeting you!
                                                                                                   Leah Whelan

                                                                                                          Kids Club_
                                                                                                    A School Care Center
                                                                                                  Before + After School Care
                                                                                                  Part and Full Time Spaces
                                                                                                        Summer Care

                                                                                                          Two locations
                                                                                                     1854 Western Drive
                                                                                                     2052 Shaughnessy St
                                                                                                  Terry + Susan Penner
                                                                                                      Call 604 944-9547
                                                                                                 10% off first month goes to Pac

 My name is Lacey Stewart, and I am excited for an opportunity to help Mary Hill’s PAC with my business.
 Please view my website to see this irresistible,
 boutique style jewelry line.

 We have beautiful gift ideas for women of any age, including an adorable and stylish (and affordable)
 little girls’ line. I will donate 10% of sales through me to PAC. If you would like to host a trunk show, you
 as host/hostess will receive HUNDREDS worth of free jewelry, and be supporting PAC.

 Indulge your friends. They'll adore the style; you'll enjoy your new jewelry wardrobe. It's casual, no
 pressure and, most importantly, fun. What's not to love?
The Eagle Eye                                                                                                February 2011

                           Do you want to renovate your house? I can help you. Shatha Baker:
                                             604-468-4055     cell: 778-237-7656
                       My name is Shatha Baker, I am an Architect. I can provide you with all the drawings and designs that
you need to renovate your old house or design your dream home. A portion of the fees will be donated to Mary hill Elementary.


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