Tennyson parent, Amber Ridington, is calling for your support for $10 a day daycare during $10aDay.ca Week of Action. Amber will be collecting signatures at Tennyson on Thursday, March 2, before and after school. If you would like to help please contact Amber at by email or phone 604 516-9977.
If you support affordable, licensed, and planned daycare & after-school care please take a minute to sign the petition that will be circulated next Thursday. You can see all the details of the plan at $10aDay.ca
When: Thursday March 2nd (before and after school)
Where: Front gate to Lord Tennyson (on the sidewalk). If we have enough people we could also have a presence at the back gate as well.
Pink Day 2017
Students and teachers alike donned pink today at Tennyson, to mark Pink Shirt Day, raise awareness about bullying and spread the message that bullying stops here!
A big thank you to Madame Lorieau and the Grade 6 and 7 students who delivered inspirational assemblies about respecting others, one of the values in our school's codes of conduct. And, a thank you to Mme Simone and Mme Jacinthe and their Grade 2 classes who sang beautifully for the whole school.
Below are some pictures from the day; send me any you took so I can add them to the slideshow.
Hello Tennyson parents,
Every Tuesday at 9am there are free adult meditations in the Tennyson cafeteria. These are led by a Tennyson parent.
They are open to everyone (no prerequisites) and can be quite transformational in people's lives.
Please come check them out!
Here is more information about the type of meditation being presented:
Meditation on Twin Hearts was created by Choa Kok Sui -a chemical engineer, business man, a philanthropist, and the creator of modern Pranic Healing.
By connecting with the heart and the crown, our system finds the space of inner peace and inner stillness, bringing the heart rate to an average resting point of 72bpm, which allows the body to repair and rejuvenate.
The heart is calm and the brain works better. We can remember things clearer and we gain perspective of situations that once where unclear. We gain purpose and ultimately we become more successful and prosperous in whatever we do.
Why Meditation on Twin Hearts?
Because it's a form of community service in which we have the opportunity to repair and and regain balance as we bless the planet Earth and all it's inhabitants.
It is a fantastic practice to understand each one of us and our community as part of our ecosystem.
Meditation on Twin Hearts embraces all background and doesn't require previous knowledge of any sort of meditation or yoga practice.
All you need to do is try it and experience your self transformation with an open mind.
For more information please visit www.vancouverpranichealing.com
Or find us on Facebook at Vancouver Pranic Healing and Meditation on Twin Hearts at UBC
Dear Tennyson Parents and Guardians,
This is a survey to determine who will NOT be returning to Lord Tennyson Elementary School for September 2017.
Note: Gr. 7 parents do not need to notify the office.
Up-to-date, accurate information in this regard is essential in planning student distribution into classes for next fall.
This information will also be used in helping to determine the staff of Lord Tennyson School for the 2017-2018 school year.
If you know that you will not be returning to Tennyson in September of 2017, please complete the form below and return to the office by 3PM Thursday, February 23rd.
Should your situation change before the end of the school year, please notify the school office with the new information as soon as possible.
Students Not Returning to Tennyson in September 2017
My son/daughter ________________________ in Division _______will NOT be returning to Lord Tennyson in September 2017.
My child will be attending _____________________________________________ in September 2017.
Parent’s Signature Date
Here is an invitation for an upcoming "In the Know" session the F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kid's Mental Health is hosting. Parents attend these informal sessions and learn about a certain mental health topic.
DATE: Tuesday, February 28th from 6:30 - 8PM
LOCATION: South Vancouver Youth Centre 4920 Fraser St. Vancouver, B.C.
WEBINAR TOPIC: Erupting Angst: Understanding the collision between anger and aggression in the world of anxiety.
This webinar will seek to provide an understanding of the reasons why anger and aggression often become the challenging mask behind which anxiety hides. It is presented by Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, Registered Psychologist: Wishing Star Founder at The Wishing Star Lapointe Development Clinic.
PLEASE NOTE: This is an ADULT ONLY event
If you would like to attend please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DPAC meeting cancelled
Vancouver DPAC is proud to present the second city-wide of the 2016/2017 school year. This time we bring to you a workshop, Building Resilience, and a play, Saving Mother.
Please note that this performance is not appropriate for children.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Sir Charles Tupper Secondary
419 East 24th Avenue Vancouver, BC, V5V 2A2 Canada
The workshop, Building Resilience, will be facilitated by Crystal Smith and Jolene Andrew, around the values of Indigenous knowledges, explaining why self-determination can transform abilities as well framing collective knowledges.
Saving Mother is an interdisciplinary work of physical theatre which explores the intersection between violence to the land and to Indigenous women. Saving Mother was developed through The Only Animal's, 2016 Generation Hot. The piece was first mounted in the 2016 Vancouver Fringe Festival.
We look forward to having you join us and request you to please RSVP online at: dpaccitywidefeb09.eventbrite.com.
Please join us on Monday, Feb 20 for a quick PAC meeting followed by a parent presentation on Financial Literacy for Children.
Monday, Feb 20, 7 PM (following PAC meeting)
Location: Lord Tennyson Library (childcare provided)
Topic: Financial Literacy for Children
Speaker: Greg Foskett
Greg is a Tennyson dad and former financial planner currently working in Credit Risk. He will give some insight into raising basic financial awareness with your kids and providing the start of a financial education for them.
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