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Prospect Lake News: April 9th

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Prospect Lake News: April 9th
by Gabby Blackwell - Thursday, 9 April 2015, 11:06 AM
Reminders for Thursday, April 9th:

·   Thanks to all who brought in flowers, fruit or baking for the staff appreciation luncheon last week. Special thanks to Giannoula Zabaras (Grandmother to Adam DeMedeiros) for cooking all the Greek food. It was an amazing feast for our great staff.

·   Minutes from the March PAC meeting are posted in the Quicklinks section of PAC website. Learn what Mr. Guiguet had to say to all families and what the upcoming PAC plans are.

·   Help Wanted - Silent Auction: Donations are now being accepted for the silent auction! We need everyone's help to raise the funds for the FINAL PHASE of our Outdoor Learning Spaces Project. Paper notice has gone home with all details.

·   Popcorn Day at school: Friday, April 10 

·   Dansko Dance Program Begins: Thursday, April 16. Our Spring Artist in Residence program will involve all students and will conclude with a small recital on Monday, May 11 at 12:30.

Mark your Calendars:

·   Cross Country Team Meet: Wednesday, April 15 at Centennial Park in Central Saanich. Meet in the field at the park at 3:15 PM.

·   Sexual Health Parent Education Night: Wednesday, April 15. 7:00 - 8:30 PM at the District Resource Centre (behind Keating Elementary), 6843 Central Saanich Road. This workshop emphasizes the importance of parents as the primary sexuality educator. Looking for way to support your child entering puberty? For parents/guardians of students age 9 - 13.

Topics covered:

  • Stages of childhood sexual development & what children should know at each stage

  • Teaching tips to explain bodies & body processes     

  • Strategies for answering questions

  • Tips for incorporating family values, beliefs, religion, and culture into sexuality education

  • Resources for parents and information to take home

  • Presenter Jennifer Gibson, MA is the Coordinator of Community Education Services.  After 11 years as a sexual health educator, Jennifer still looks forward to each of her 400+ workshops a year and the opportunity to be able to facilitate sexual health education for participants that is current, factual, and F-U-N!


  • REGISTER on Eventbrite:


·   Prospect Lake School Family Dance and Silent Auction: Friday, May 22 Western theme so get out your hats. DJ Carrot Top is ready to have some fun!

·   April PAC Meeting: Wednesday, April 22.

·   Non- Instructional Day: Friday, April 24. No students in session.