PAC Newsletter – April 25, 2018

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Save the Date:

In this issue:

Spring Carnival

Did you know it’s PAC fundraising dollars that pay for the technology (computers, iPads, etc) in our children’s classrooms at Ross Road? 

Currently, the PAC is trying to raise $20,000 to purchase new computers for Ross Road. One of the biggest PAC fundraisers is the ever-popular SPRING CARNIVAL!
So mark your calendars for FRIDAY, JUNE 8th — 5pm-8pm.
Bring your whole family, tell your neighbours, and come out for a fun evening in support of Ross Road!

Bike to School Week

Tune your bike and get ready to ride – Bike to School Week at Ross Road will be June 4th – 8th!

Last year Ross Road won TOP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL … let’s do it again!  Our prize last year was a bike from HUB, which we will give away at the Spring Carnival.  Each day a student bikes to school they will get an entry into the bike draw.

Other highlights include:

  • Class pizza parties for top number of riders for primary & intermediate classes
    Bike skills sessions offered by iride & Escape adventures
  • Kick off bike parade with bike demo by local Dad & Pro-rider Wade Simmons
    Velodrome field trips

If you’re interested in helping out with this event, please email

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Oliver’s Labels Fundraiser

This fabulous ongoing fundraiser is something that parents actually need while reducing the schools lost-and-found pile and earning 20% commission. It’s a win-win-win! The program is designed to be as easy as possible. Have a look at the potential labels in the brochure below;

Oliver’s Labels Brochure / Oliver’s Labels brochure-back 

and last but not least…

Spring Baskets

Spring has finally sprung! Remember to get your orders in for our MOTHERS’ DAY spring baskets, planters, herbs and veggies from DuVry Nursery! DEADLINE IS THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 27th!

Ordering options:

  • Child-Specific Orders:
    • Order and pay directly through a Grade 6 French Immersion student and have the proceeds from your order help reduce the cost of their exchange.
  • Online General Orders:

Order Deadline: Friday, April 27th (all order forms and payment to be submitted to the office)

Payment: Cash or cheque made out to “Ross Road School”

Pickup/Delivery: Thursday, May 10th 2:30-4:00 pm (just in time for Mother’s Day!)

  1. Child-Specific Orders: Student will be responsible for arranging the pickup and delivery of your order.
  2. General Orders: To be picked up under the covered area in front of the school

If you have any questions, please contact Shan Bodie or Jules Payne

Thank you for your support of the 2018/19 Grade 7 class!

Ross Road PAC

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