PAC Newsletter

The PAC General Meeting has been rescheduled to February 19th. All parents invited!

Ross Road parents are encouraged to attend the PAC general meeting on February 19th.

The PAC met with Principal Kate Lechleiter and Vice Principal Jason Heywood last week for a constructive discussion on learning tools and resources for the school.

At this meeting, we will vote on funding purchases such as library furniture, a sand table for kindergarten students, art supplies, laptops computers, classroom resources, learning support tools and laptop computers needed for the school.

Come get informed and be involved in the decision-making for your school!

7pm in the Ross Road Library. Free Babysitting will be available on request.

Ordering for the spring session of hot lunches is OPEN until February 20th


What’s Munch a Lunch?  Munch a Lunch is a PAC fundraiser where you can order from an assortment of different menus, lunch for your students which is delivered on most Fridays throughout the school year.

Spring Ross Road hot lunch days will run from February 28th to June 19th.

Please go to to order and pay.

Order by February 20th, 2020

Note: Ordering is only open for a short time so you need to place all your orders now for all the available dates in this block through to the end of the School year.
Also please note that if your order is not paid for, it will not be placed.

If you have any questions, please contact Jackie:
If you would would like to volunteer with lunch distribution on Fridays, please contact Kim:

Thank you everyone,
Jackie and Kim

The Ross Road Valentine’s Family Dance is coming up on February 13th!

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The Ross Road PAC is excited to announce their first Family Dance event being held on Thursday February 13th in the school gym. This Valentine themed Family Dance is for all grades and is a parent supervision…and participation event! The fun evening will include a DJ, Photo Booth, Sweet Treat Concession and the ability to pre-order pizza dinner. Don’t forget to wear red!

Tickets are $20/family (regardless of size) and support the Ross Road PAC fundraising initiatives to benefit our school and kids. Login and visit the open fundraising page on to purchase your tickets and order pizza. There is a limited number of tickets so don’t delay!

We will also require parent volunteer support to ensure this event is a success. Please sign up for a volunteer shift here. Thank you!

Please remember that all students must attend with their own parent/guardian.

Thank you to our generous Dance Sponsors: Jordan Hurdal eXp RealtyMosaic Homes, and Darwin Construction.


Km Club Volunteer Needed:

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The ball is rolling for this year’s KM club!
But since we have one volunteer who is calling it a day, we need someone else to take on her role.  Can you help out? The job is straightforward and an important one – handling the ordering and collating of ribbons and medals!

Contact Dominic Brecher to volunteer and join the KM Club team.

Garden Club Donations Needed:

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The Road Road Garden Club plants and maintains the school’s garden and the teachers and students involved in the Garden Club need some new supplies this spring.

Did you know they use the food they grow in class?

Can you help them buy what they need through a donation? You make a tax deductible donation to the PAC through School Cash Online. (Select Ross Road from the drop down menu)

Or you could donate any of the following items that are needed to the school:

  • 1 hoe
  • 1 trowel
  • 1 shovel
  • 4 watering cans
  • Bags of potting soil

Thank you for your support!

An upcoming event from CPF:


A workshop offered for Grade 7 girls:

The Committee on Outreach, Diversity, and Equity at UBC, in partnership with SAP, is pleased to be offering GIRLsmarts4tech workshops for the sixteenth year. GIRLsmarts4tech workshops encourage young women in grade 7 to become interested in technology, mathematics and sciences.

Our upcoming workshop for grade 7 girls is on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

Workshop Activities:


Have you ever wondered how computer games and programs are created? In the programming activity you learn what a “programming language” is, and how to create your own computer program.

Design Thinking

Have you ever wondered how ideas and design solutions are generated through software development? In the design thinking, user experience and user interface activities, you will learn the process of identifying real world problems and how design can address those problems.

Exploring Conductivity

Do you know how information is sent through computers? In this activity, you will use conductive paint to paint wires and sensors which can be attached to a micro-controller and used as a musical instrument.

User Experience and User Interface

Do you know why you like some apps more than others? Are you curious about why the Instagram home page is so cool? In the user experience and user interface activity, you use your creativity to learn how design influences technology.

Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. For more information and to register, please see this brochure  or visit

Any questions or comments?  Contact us by email: