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EdCom Parent Newspaper
EdCom Parent Newspaper

​​​​​​​cover.JPGThe Educate and Communicate Newspaper, or EdCom Now, is a publication for parents and guardians, providing information on district events, projects, developments, successes, school-based activities, and more.

The newspaper is produced in a partnership between the Surrey Now-Leader and Surrey School District. (Advertisements cover any costs related to producing the publication.)


2018
May

Gang prevention presentions; 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: 12/11/2018 11:47:47 AM
Host: AS80
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