CPF (Canadian Parents for French) – January news

“Grade 7 to 8 transition in French Immersion – Staying in French” Info Night: RESCHEDULED
This parent info session/CPF meeting was scheduled for February 2nd at Handsworth Secondary, but was rescheduled due to a scheduling conflict at the school. Please check the CPF North Vancouver website for updated information, and the CPF section of the Ross Road Community Notice Board in the lobby.

Workshops for parents with kids in French Immersion
Collège Éducacentre is holding workshops again for parents with kids in French.  Courses are available on line or on campus at the end of January. More information is available at www.educacentre.com or call 1-800-747-4825 Ext 1101.

Registration for BC Family French Camp
Registration for BC Family French Camp starts Sunday, January 23.  This is a great program for French Immersion students and their families. Please visit their website to learn more: www.bcffc.com.  Note that an existing CPF membership that expires September 1, 2011 or later is required to apply, and that applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis.

To register, fill out an application online (available starting Jan 23), then mail your fees and your proof of your CPF membership to the camp you wish to attend. Proof of membership can be either (1) a photocopy of your laminated membership card or (2) the label from a recent newsletter (label must clearly show when your membership expires). Good Luck!

Grade 6 Late French Immersion – September 2011
An information meeting for interested Grade 5 students and their parents will be held on:
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
7:00 p.m.
Leo Marshall Curriculum Centre
CPF representatives will be at this meeting to provide info to parents.
Click here for more info.

CPF French Film Festival
Stay tuned for more info about this exciting cultural event!

CPF info in print and online
For ongoing CPF news and events, check out the CPF section on the Ross Road Community Notice Board (under the “up” stairs in the lobby), and also the CPF section on the Ross Road PAC website.

Our CPF rep is Annette Arndt – if you have any questions about CPF, please contact her at: annette@wilarndt.com