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This community bulletin board provides a way for organizations to provide information about programs, activities, events and opportunities to parents and families in Surrey.
Click on the menu headings to the left to see the various materials posted.
You can also view the following Parent Communit-e-Bulletins for additional community information:
CHARITY FOUNDATION OF CANADA
$10,000 in donations across 4 elementary school sites. Each school is able to use the funds for classroom technologies, field trip costs, art/sport supplies and other general school needs.
$24,000 donation towards our REACH pre employment program that delivers employment training, training certifications, work experience and job seeking and preparation skills to at-risk youth in Surrey. Students gain certifications including Food Safe, First Aid and High 5 recreation instruction program while also developing skills that can transfer into immediate and future job or entrepreneurial opportunities.
$5,000 donation towards our Building Foundations Program. This program focuses on responding to the unique needs of school aged youth with developmental disabilities and mental health issues by providing them with opportunities to obtain, maintain and excel in a job and build economic self-reliance.
$16,000 donation towards our Refugee Supports program that ensures incoming refugee students are given the help they need to acclimatize to their new environment, to improve language skills and to understand opportunities available to them in their community, while also gaining help to fulfill basic needs like food, clothing and shelter.
$10,000 worth of BC Lions Game Tickets. The After School Sport and Arts Initiative (ASSAI) and Directorate of Agencies for School Health (DASH), along with the BC Lions, donated 20 BC Lions player site visits to the district's Jumpstart Academy physical literacy programs. Solomon Elimimian, the 2014 CFL Defensive Player of the Year, and All-Star receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux, visited Surrey Elementary schools and spoke about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
$2,000 provided for 2 schools to attend field trips to the Vancouver Aquarium, and the HR MacMillan Space Centre. The donation covers the cost of transportation and admission fees.
ELECTRONIC RECYCLING ASSOCIATION
$6,000 worth of laptops, which equated to 20 laptops, were donated to recent immigrant and refugee families connected to the district's Welcome Centre.
FIRST WEST FOUNDATION
$20,000 towards the district's Triumph over Trauma program. The program provides a creative outlet for 280 refugee youth to express emotions, thoughts and feelings through the various art mediums. Triumph over Trauma allows students and families to share and address past traumas that they may struggle to express through language.
JUMPSTART CANADIAN TIRE
$203,000 donation to the district's after school Jumpstart Academy physical literacy program. The donation allows students at 35 elementary school sites to participate in weekly after school sessions where students learn fundamental movement skills and the importance of healthy lifestyles.
$42,500 towards our REACH and Bike Repair Program. Bike Repair is a pre-employment training program that delivers hands-on training and practical work experience in bike technician repair, bike retail sales, and cycling safety to vulnerable youth.
$25,000 towards our REACH pre employment program and school based Peer-to-Peer Tutoring programs at 6 secondary schools
$50,000 towards the Clubhouse 36 after-school program. Clubhouse 36 is hosted at 3 elementary school sites and supports over 150 students in grades 1-7. Clubhouse 36 provides wrap around support for identified students including food, clothing and connections to community resources. Clubhouse 36 also delivers after school and school break programming that focuses on the development of social, emotional, life, sport, art, peer mediation, leadership and academic skills during out of school time.
$157,558 donation to all the meal programs in the district ensuring our students receive complete, nutritious meals daily.
This bulletin board is provided as a service to the community: the Surrey School District does not sponsor, endorse or recommend any of the organizations, services, or activities described in these materials.