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Support our 2021 Grads - Poinsettia and Holiday Wreath Sale

The Grad Committee fundraising will help us lower the cost of the grad events for all students making events affordable and accessible.  Please support our 2021 grads! 

The PG poinsettia and holiday wreath sale in support of this year's Grad committee has just begun. Even though we have just entered October, it’s never too early to start preparing for the holiday season!  Choose from beautiful 6" poinsettias in red, white or pink, a 6"  decorated poinsettia, or large 10" poinsettias or a gorgeous 28" fresh wreaths made from Noble Fir and Cedar boughs.  Order forms attached.

Order deadline will be Nov 12th, with plant pick Friday, December 4th.

 

Support our 2021 Grads - Candle Sale

The Grad Committee is also selling lovely “made in BC -  Evergreen scented candles” they are great hostess and holiday gifts. Please complete order form and submit payment by October 26th. You will be notified when and where to pick up your order by November 16th.

PG Q1 Student Schedule

We hope that the attached document will provide further clarification regarding our Student Schedule for Quarter #1.

Y Mind Teen: Wellness Program

Y Mind Teen is a free online seven-week program delivered across BC. This program supports teens ages 13 to 18 who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety to learn and practice evidence-based strategies to cope with stress and anxiety. Y Mind Teen is led by trained mental health professionals and gives teens the chance to connect with others who are experiencing similar thoughts and feelings. The next online programs are starting in October 2020. To learn more, contact: ymind@gv.ymca.ca or 604.673.6182.

BBA Connect with Langara School of Management

 What is BBA Connect?

Langara College School of Management is having a virtual event that is fun and interactive.  This BBA Connect event is for students interested in our business school, business studies, pathways to university and careers.  Come experience what it is like to be a college student.  This is a free event and parents/guardians/sponsors are welcome to watch with their student.

Scheduled to start on the Pro-D Day Friday, Oct 23rd and will run following consecutive Fridays (@3:30 - Oct 30 and Nov 6 for between 1 - 2 hours).

Langara College's School of Management is the top transfer institution to UBC and SFU.  The School of Management offers two-year Diplomas and four-year Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, Business Management, International Business Management, and Marketing Management.

Only 2 Weeks left to sign up for Online AP Courses

Crimson Global Academy is a fully registered online school that allows students to challenge themselves academically with part-time, accelerated weekend AP courses. Classes are capped at 10 students and taught by proven online teachers.

CGA has 2020 options to enroll in:

  • AP Psychology

  • AP Statistics

  • AP Computer Science A

  • AP Computer Science Principles

 

Weekend classes will begin on Saturday, November 7th or Sunday, November 8th and take place in three-hour sessions (with breaks), once per week. Classes take place on Saturdays or Sundays and run through the May 2021 exam. 

 

Christianne’s Lyceum of Literature and Art - volunteer opportunity

We provide volunteering opportunities for those students who enjoy working with children and want to gain meaningful leadership experience in a friendly and supportive environment. We are willing to fill out both Duke of Edinburgh evaluation forms and school volunteer tracking forms. All details on how to join our volunteer program can be found on our website.
 

COVID-19 Cases in Vancouver Schools

Vancouver Coastal Health has a page on the process they use to report cases in schools.  Please see the attached link.

Marpole Food Bank Volunteering Opportunity

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR NEW MARPOLE FOOD BANK

Kerrisdale Oakridge Marpole Community Policing Centre seeks volunteers for their new Marpole Food Bank at 6070 East Boulevard (at West 45th Ave) http://www.komcpc.ca

Wednesdays 10am – 12pm:   Separating the food 

Wednesdays 7pm – 9pm:       Bagging the food

Thursdays 10am – 12pm:       Distributing the bags from behind your own work table where you leave the bag for collection, preserving distancing. 

Distribution will be done with a limited number of people entering the building at a time. Volunteers will be provided with PPE (hand sanitizer, gloves & mask).
All participants who are collecting bags will use hand sanitizer before entering the building. Most participants also wear masks.
Volunteer Sign-up:
1. Click this link to SignUp.comhttps://signup.com/login/entry/467011763491322095
2. Enter your email address. (You will NOT need to register an account on SignUp.com)
3. Choose your spots - SignUp.com will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. 


Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Kate Molloy who can sign you up manually and can answer any questions you have. Contact Kate Molloy at 604 717 3434 or komcpc@shaw.ca to receive waiver forms for youths & adults, along with the KOMCPC COVID-19 Safety Plan. All volunteers must sign & return the forms before taking part.