To give you an idea of what fundraising organized by our CPAC subsidizes, here are a few of the initiatives and events we have supported. If you are interested in providing input – come to our CPAC General Membership meetings.
- Class Field Trips / Experiential Learning
- Literacy Resources
- Technology purchases
- Grade 7 Leaving Ceremony
- Hip Hop Workshop
- In-school Speakers
- Drumming Workshop
- Parent Education Sessions
- Swimming Lessons
- Beautification projects (fence art, learning garden, murals)
And these annual events that occur in a typical school year:
Welcome Back BBQ – SEPTEMBER
- It is a time to welcome everyone back to school with our first Council event—a BBQ! Grab your neighbours, friends and family to join us for some delicious BBQ food.
Hallowe’en Fireworks – OCTOBER
- This is an annual event where over 1000 community members gather around the fences of our school field to watch a spectacular pyrotechnical display on Hallowe’en Night. We are always looking for helpers to assist with serving Hot Chocolate or assisting with Security.
Guru Nanak Birthday Celebration – NOVEMBER
- This longstanding school-wide feast is hosted by our Sikh community in celebration of Guru Nanak’s Birthday.
Breakfast with Santa – DECEMBER
- This community event typically runs on the 1stSaturday of December, and includes a hot pancake & sausage breakfast, entertainment, crafts, and a visit with you-know-who! Tickets go on sale at the end of November. Come join us for this fun-filled morning!
School-wide Pancake Breakfast – DECEMBER
- On the last day of school before Winter Holidays, parents host a wonderful pancake breakfast for all of the students and staff in the school.
Celebration of Cultures Dinner – MARCH
- This is a potluck dinner celebration filled with delicious food, lively music and dancing from around the world…it is a true celebration of our diverse and vibrant community!
Pioneer Tea – MAY
- In appreciation of the seniors in our community, parent and students host a wonderful afternoon Tea for the seniors. We always are looking for help from parents to help with the event.
Sports Day – MAY
- Come help out in the Concession while you have a 360 degree view of the Sports Day events and excitement!