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Parents ConnectED newsletter
Parents ConnectED newsletter

Parents ConnectED​​​​​​​ is an e-newsletter intended for parents and guardians of students in the Surrey School District. It provides information about events, programs, successes, activities, and more that may be of districtwide interest.

It is produced by the Communication Services department of Surrey Schools quarterly.

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2019 - Parents ConnectED newsletter
September

​Thousands of students in summer learning; Inclusive crosswalk; Message from Surrey Board of Education chair; District calendars; Emergency response system; More space for more students; Healthy tools for back to school; Environment & Business Award nomination; Student media consent reminder; $21M for seismic upgrades; Optional student accident insurance; Message from Surrey DPAC; New program search tool.








* Previously, this information was contained in the Educate and Communicate Newspaper, or EdCom36, which was produced in a partnership between the Surrey Now-Leader and Surrey School District. The Surrey Now-Leader will continue to produce EdCom36. You can view past issues here or visit surreynowleader.com:

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2019
May

AIM Games; Punjabi writing contest deadline looms; Get informed about vaping; YELL program; Construction launched for 2 new schools; Golden Skills students Halifax-bound; Surrey DPAC message about inclusion; Preliminary 2019-20 budget; Students win medals at national science fair; Surrey Schools named among Canada's Greenest Employers; Students medal at French-speaking contest; Robotics grants.
February


CPR training; re-vamped science fair; Enver Creek robotics team tops in world; music instrument donation; message from Surrey DPAC; Peace Arch Elementary reconnections to First Nation; EMS glass works; Fraser Heights math team tops in B.C.; school construction on a roll.



2018
May

Gang prevention presentations; Tamanawis student leader; spelling bee winner; Punjabi writers sought; annual dinner warms hearts; marginalized community helped; trades students compete nationally; AIM Games push aside barriers.
September

Summer students connect with seniors; excitement for new school year; lots for parents on district website; students kept on positive path during summer; optional accident insurance; retired principal up for award; class cancellations; emergency response system; Anniedale historic school move.
November

​EKOLogy enrolment doubles; Cambridge Elementary Drop-Off Buddy program; Punjabi student writers honoured; school calendars for 2018-2020; school board inauguration; Take Our Kids to Work day; get to know your DPAC; Ready, Set, Learn! starting; basketball Classic returns.


2017
February

$217M for new classrooms; calendars approved for next two school years; district begins hiring dozens of new teachers; RCMP & Fire Fighter basketball tournaments; DPAC message, new school open houses a success; Pink Shirt Day, Surrey principal honoured nationally; jazz festival marks 35 years, budget input sought; Surrey Schools thanks, 50th year for district science fair; early learning programs; schools support Surrey Food Bank; Horatio Alger scholarship winners; sleep and learning tips.
May

SkillsBC results; district newspaper ends; Greenest Employer honours; Vimy Ridge commemoration; indigenous music videos star students; DPAC message; Surrey Schools Thanks; parent budget feedback; Surrey Schools a 'top employer'; Lt. Gov. visits schools; Canada 150 contest; donating to Surrey Schools; national award for SAIL; new mental health website.


2016
February ​Surrey school district named one of B.C.’s top employers​, Surrey Schools thanks, DPAC message, Frank Hurt student recognized, Frank Hurt-Earl Marriot exchange program, Seattle Mariners visit Katzie, B.C.'s new curriculum, Cedar Hills student wins poetry slam, district student's high school completion rate above provincial average, new school space coming soon, dental health tips.
May

Surrey Schools named one of Canada's greenest employers; Gifted teens mentor at-risk students; Top 10 tips for healthy kids; World-renowned speaker in Surrey​; Environmental club wins energy prize; Surrey students win 15 medals at SkillsBC; Surrey Schools thanks; More teachers and EAs coming to Surrey classrooms; Record numbers at district dance festival; Aladdin production pure genie-us.
September
New school space & upgrades; message from board chair; curriculum and exam changes; message from DPAC; Heart-Mind conference; Bell Performing Arts Centre schedule; Surrey Schools thanks; insurance for school accidents; SuperChefs camp; education grants; health info for kindergarten students; school safety alert system.   
November
Conversation Cafes; more school space in the works; HEROS hockey; sexual orientation/gender identity in anti-bullying policies; PLAY program; message from DPAC; district retirees honoured; Grade 9s at work; class cancellation procedures; Surrey Schools thanks; Swedes seek refugee advice; report card feedback; managing enrolment growth; EKOLogy at East Kensington.

 

Session info
Time: 10/22/2019 9:36:31 PM
Host: AS79
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