Parent Community

Upcoming Events

Delta Board of Education Regular Meeting and Special Budget Consultation Meeting
May 4, 2021 at 7:30pm PT
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Parent Workshops/Events
Growth Mindset
Thursday May 6, 2021, 6:30pm-8:00pm
It’s so easy to have a fixed mindset, especially when we’re stressed. “I’m just not smart enough.” “I’m not as good at this as everyone else.” “I can’t do this.” Carol Dweck pioneered the research on fixed versus growth mindset and it can be extremely helpful to understand for both parents and students. In this workshop, we’ll look at how we are not just a sum of our innate, natural abilities (fixed), and that we can actually improve our talents and abilities through effort, good teaching, and persistence as Dweck suggests (growth). This will help us be better at our jobs as parents, and will help our students thrive, particularly during times of great stress.
Facilitator: Andrew Neufeld is the Co-Founder and the Executive Director of Alongside You, Principal at Immerse Consulting, and Clinical Instructor at the University of British. He is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified Birkman© Consultant and Leadership Consultant, with over a decade of experience working with individuals, couples, families and professionals. His passion is in helping organizations clarify their goals and passions and design plans on how to get to where they want to be and thrive along the way. 
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National Child and Youth Mental Health Day
Friday, May 7, 2021 (see attached flyer)
May 7th is National Child and Youth Mental Health Day. Every year at this time, FamilySmart showcases the great resources they have worked on all year, as well as offering special events through partnerships with other organizations that care as much about child and youth mental health as they do! Their website marking this important day is now LIVE! and can be found here: May 7th i-Care and includes full details of the activities and videos that are tailored to families in the Community, as well as Elementary, Middle/Secondary school aged children and youth. 
As May 7th is about also about building caring connections between young people and the caring adults in their lives, we have also planned a special event for parents and caregivers on this day:
 
Topic: “Conversations about Mental Health: What it sounds like at different ages.”
Date: Friday, May 7th
Time: 12pm – 1pm (PST)
Cost: Free!
To register & receive an event reminder:  www.familysmart.ca/events
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B.C. COVID-19 SPEAK Survey
 
Participate in B.C.’s COVID-19 public health survey
Share your experiences with the pandemic by participating in the B.C. COVID-19 SPEAK survey. The BC Centre for Disease Control hopes you will lend your voice to this important survey to help public health better understand the experiences of British Columbians over the past 12 months.
 
The survey will ask how has COVID-19 affected you and your family, what barriers may exist to accessing vaccinations, and what are your needs for recovery? The information will help public health professionals and others better respond to the key, ongoing challenges facing British Columbians. 
The survey, funded by the BCCDC Foundation for Public Health, takes about 20 to 30 minutes to compete and is available in 10 languages. Learn more and participate at: bccdc.ca/covid19survey
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Delta DPAC Call for Nominations for 2021/2022 Executive Committee
Delta DPAC is hosting our Annual General Meeting on Monday, May 10th at 7:00pm. At this meeting, we will be holding our elections for the 2021/2022 Executive Committee. Delta DPAC cannot function without dedicated volunteers. We invite nominations for all positions and hope you will join us in fulfilling our mandate to represent the parent voice and support PACs in our school district.  Any parent or guardian of a student registered in the Delta School District (SD37) is eligible to hold a position on the Executive Committee. For more information about Delta DPAC or the Executive Committee positions,, please email deltadpac@gmail.com.
Executive Positions & Responsibilities: To view the Executive Officer positions available and their respective duties, please view the Delta DPAC Constitution & Bylaws: https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/10/DPAC-BylawsConstitution_2005-BYLAWS.pdf.
Positions available include:
A. Chairperson
B. Vice-Chairperson
C. Treasurer
D. Secretary
E. District Associate to BCCPAC
F. Parent Education Co-Ordinator
G. Meeting Convener
H. Member-At-Large
I. Member-At-Large
J. Past Chairperson
Self-Nomination: To express your interest, agreement to serve, and confirm your qualifications for the position you would like to nominate yourself for, please email the Delta DPAC Nominations Committee at deltadpacnominations@gmail.com.
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Homestay Opportunity to Host International Students

Do Something Great – Welcome and International Student Into Your Home

Delta School District International Programs is anticipating an increased need for homestay families in the Ladner area. If you have extra space in your home and would like to welcome in a child into your home, please contact your Ladner Homestay Coordinator, Teri Gallant 604-952-5399, tgallant@GoDelta.ca for further information or please see our website at

Holly’s Most Serious Safety Concern

In consultation with our PAC we strongly feel that our most serious and worrisome safety concern at Holly is our parking lot pick up and drop off especially on rainy days.  The key to improving safety is for parents that are picking up or dropping off not to leave their vehicles unattended in the drop off zones. It is critical that vehicles in these zones continue to move forward as space becomes available.  We fully understand that parents picking up our youngest students and who have toddlers in the car may want to leave their car unattended but we respectfully request that you find a place to park to do this.  Thank you for your help and support.

Government Grant for those born in 2006 or later

For more information go to this link:

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018EDUC0037-001258

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