Ross Road PAC News of the Week 

Today: Terry Fox Run

Kids, have a great run! Parents, come a little early for school pick up and lend a hand or cheer on the runners if you can.

Tonight: Tips and Tricks for French Immersion Families

Canadian Parents for French offers information and a Q&A time tonight at Argyle Secondary. Visit the CPF North Vancouver Facebook page for more information.

Monday: Orange Shirt Day

Wear orange to school on Monday. North Vancouver School District is recognizing Orange Shirt Day on October 1.  It is a day to honour and remember residential school survivors, and to recognize that every child matters.

Valet Still Needs You

You, yes you. More hands make light work and helps make for a safe, smooth school drop off for everyone. Email Ed Lathioor to learn about helping out regularly or occasionally.

Volunteering in the School Library

Our Librarian Maria McAllister is back in our library full time and welcomes parent volunteers. If you have some time to spare in our school library, Mrs McAllister would welcome your help with the primary class circulation desk, book shelving, repair and new book preparation for cataloguing. Drop by to find out more or email

Ask the school trustee candidates

October 11, North Vancouver District PAC is holding an All Candidates Forum for School Trustee Candidates for the District of North Vancouver, 7:00pm at Norgate Elementary. Everyone is welcome to attend. Submit questions for the candidates in advance: Submit your questions!

brainstem-learningBrainSTEM Learning

Reminder that registration is open for BrainSTEM Learning classes after school in October: REGISTER ONLINE.

Artists For Kids: After School Art Classes

Registration is open for art classes open to all North Vancouver elementary school students.

SHLF logo12th annual Strachan Hartley Legacy Foundation Run

Some Ross Road families are involved in organizing this annual event and others are regular participants. In fact, Ross Road graduate Charlotte Prangley was the 1st place female runner in the 5K race last year. On October 14, come out and run the family friendly 5K or challenging 10K race. Oh, and there is a pancake breakfast following the race this year for all runners and volunteers. Registration and information here

Have an idea for our school? 

Every parent who comes to PAC meetings can have their say on PAC matters and help make decisions to what Ross Road PAC does. Any involvement from our parent community is always appreciated. Upcoming dates: Our next PAC Executive meeting is October 17 and the next General Meeting is October 24 in the school library.

Follow Us 

Did you know the Ross Road PAC is on Facebook and Twitter? Follow us to stay up to date on news from the PAC, school and school district.

Upcoming Events

October 11th – NV PAC All Candidates Forum for School Trustee Candidates for the District of North Vancouver, 7:00pm at Norgate Elementary

October 14th – Strachan Hartley Legacy Foundation Run

October 24th – PAC General Meeting – All parents invited to attend

Volunteer Kudos volunteer

We want to give a shout out to those of you who volunteered to be a class rep for your child’s class. Thank you for filling this role in helping our school!


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