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Grad Events & Fundraisers

May 22nd - Parent/Guardian & Student Event - Hellenic Centre - grad@pointgreyparents.org

June 5 - Student led Prom (non-school sanctioned event) - Brock House - prom@pointgreyparents.org

June 23 - Grad Ceremony - School organized - Chan Centre

Building Bridges with your teen

SACY: Building Bridges with your Teen: Explore brain changes and the science behind teen behavior. Share insights, and together explore practical ways to support healthy decision-making and develop capable young people. This workshop may be particularly helpful for parents of grade 7 – 9 students as they add to their parenting skills as parents of teens. (poster) Sir Winston Churchill Secondary, 6:45-9pm Limited seating! Please register at: www.sacy.eventbrite.com

Speaker: Barbara Arrowsmith Young

Changing Brains, Exploring a New Reality - Neuroplasticity and Learning

Barbara Arrowsmith Young, founder of the Arrowsmith Program, author of the Woman Who Changed Her Brain Happy New Year, everyone!  Hosted by Eaton Arrowsmith – it’s your chance hear this remarkable woman speak about her own journey of neuroplastic change, and learn how we can all get to the root of learning barriers in order to reach our true potential without having to rely solely on accommodations - or others - to achieve success academically or in life. Barbara will also be sharing research updates from the newly published 3rd edition of her best-selling book, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain.  This book will be available for sale at each event.  Barbara will also be on hand to sign copies! February 1st: tickets available here.

City of Vancouver: Vancouver Plan

The City of Vancouver has started a multi-year engagement process to determine a roadmap for a "Vancouver Plan." They currently have a survey open to understand who you are and what Vancouver means to you with the intention to use this information to create a plan that reflects the aspirations, hopes and dreams of all who live, work and play here.

Adolescent Development & Substance Use

  •  Adult Toolkit: Join SACY and SACY STEP facilitators for a non-judgmental, interactive evening to increase your health literacy in adolescent development and substance use (cannabis, vaping, alcohol and others.) Come to add knowledge and evidence-based approaches to your parenting toolkit. (posterSir Charles Tupper Secondary, 6:30-8:30pm Limited seating! Please register at: www.sacy.eventbrite.com

Responding to Challenging Behaviour Workshop

Responding to Challenging Behaviour:  Parents and caregivers will gain an understanding of behavioural theory, prevention, crisis development, do's & don'ts and strategies, with a Q & A period.  On Thurs. April 2, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, at L'Ecole Bilingue Elementary School, 1166 W. 14'th Ave.  Light refreshments will be provided.