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Laura Secord PAC Events

Laura Secord PAC Events and Ne​ws

Highlights (details are below):

Purdy’s Chocolates Fundraiser -  Distribution Day- Tues. Dec. 11
Secord Spirt Sales Delivery Day - Friday Dec. 14
Hot Lunch  -Thurs. Dec. 13
Lost and Found - Wed. Dec. 19 and Thurs. Dec. 20


Limited time fundraiser: Vancouver Soup Company
Vancouver Soup Company​ (Secord family) was serving up delicious soup at the Winter Warmer and would like to extend the soup fundraiser until the end of December. 

Their soup provides some delicious dinner options in your freezer, great during this hectic time of year. And of course, a bit of money to the school is always helpful. 

(each case costs $86 and brings $10 to PAC)

The Winter Warmer Fundraiser Page link:  

email contact / questions:



9-12 / 2:30-5:30 VARIOUS 1 HR SLOTS


The Purdy’s fundraiser was another great success!

A big thank you to all of you in our Secord community who helped us achieve our goals.

But wait, we’re not quite done yet. Now that all the orders have gone in, the next step is to make sure every-one gets their delicious holiday treats. 

We have over $15,000 worth of goodies to sort through and distribute.

 If any of you can spare any time on Tuesday, December 11th to help us out it would be greatly appreciated. There’s a pretty good chance that there will be some chocolate sampling to help the troops soldier on too

Coordinated by Parent Volunteers: Mona Lu and Anna Bishop


SECORD SPIRIT WEAR SALES , Friday, December 14th 



The Secord Spirt Wear is on the way!

 We are looking for volunteers Friday, December 14th to sort deliver the Laura Secord Spirit clothing to our kids classrooms. Volunteers are needed from 9:00am to 10:30 am 

Coordinated by Parent Volunteer: Lindsie Tomlinson


HOT LUNCH Thursday Dec. 13


We need of about 30 volunteers for each hot lunch event for about two hours total around the lunch hour.  

Email If you can volunteer

Coordinated by Parent Volunteers: Mona Lu and Carolin Rigby


LOST AND FOUND Wednesday Dec. 19 and Thurs Dec. 20

Last chance to claim your treasures!

Lost and Found items will be displayed Wednesday December 19th at 8:30am and left in hall upstairs by office until 4pm December 20th.

Items that have not been claimed will be donated to a woman’s shelter over the holidays.

Coordinated by Parent Volunteers: Mel Broome

Book Fair Thank You!​

Thank you to all of you that graciously volunteered your time to help with this school fundraiser!  

It really can not be done with out the help of everyone involved and know that you have helped inspire kids to read and add a few more pencils and erasers to their lives!  

Our grand total came to $7071.65, with the teachers and library taking $2,308.00 worth of books for their classroom.


Winter Warmer Thank You!

The weather was perfect, the cider was hot, music was wonderful and everyone had a festive time.

This event really came about because of all the amazing people who stepped up and volunteered their time to put on a lovely afternoon for our kids and the Secord Community: from felting, to wreaths, to print making, setting up and cleaning up, and entertaining us. 

Thank you Volunteers!

Facebook Group

Did you know there is a Parent Organized Facebook Page called Laura Secord Parents? We post reminders and event notices there as well.   If you want to join search Laura Secord Parents on Facebook  or click here

2018 Class Reps - Please Raise Your Hands!

The PAC would like to connect with all Class Reps to enlist your help in increasing parent connection and engagement. If you are already the designated Class Rep please get in touch with us. If you know your student's class doesn't have a Class Rep and you would like to be the connection point between the Class and the PAC please let us know. Email your contact details (name, child's grade, division, phone number and email) to 

3 Part Speaker Series

“Education and the Brain”

These talks are geared to parents and teachers who are interested in learning how education changes the brain. They will provide information on what behaviours improve brain health and promote learning, how bilingualism affects cognitive function and how social and emotional learning impacts education and achievement.


Tickets will be sold at the door pending availability but seating is limited so registration is suggested.

Registration and ticket purchases at: Speaker Series Tickets

Cost: $10.00/session or $25 if registered in advance for all three*
 75% of the proceeds fund the French Immersion Quebec Exchange and 25% of proceeds go to the PAC.


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Title: “Social and Emotional Learning in Children”

Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Auditorium (2600 E Broadway)

Doors open at 6:00pm, the talk will begin at 6:30pm



DPAC Events 

The Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) is a collection of parents (elected by PACs) working with the common goal of supporting education for all children of Vancouver.

Vancouver DPAC December Newsletter​


Advocacy- DP​AC

Consultations: Seeking feedback on how VSB can consult better with school communities.

Contact to provide input.  

VSB Administrative Procedure Feedback: DPAC is seeking feedback on:


​Out-of-school-care: DPAC to consider striking sub-committee. If you are interested in contributing, attend Thursday, Dec 13, 7-9pm – DPAC Executive Meeting Rm 120, Vancouver Education Centre 1580 W. Broadway, and/or email    

Seismic planning: DPAC to consider striking sub-committee. If you are interested in contributing, attend Thursday, Dec 13, 7-9pm – DPAC Executive Meeting Rm 120, Vancouver Education Centre 1580 W. Broadway, and/or email 


QUICK LINK:    2017 2018 PAC Minutes​

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