Organized by 2 Byng students, Lord Byng Secondary is excited to be hosting the first ever west side recycling depot run by Pacific Mobile Depots on April 20th from 9am - Noon in the school parking lot. This service will be held the third Saturday of every month.
For a small fee you can recycle many things not collected by your municipal waste collection system. We will accept soft plastics, hard plastics (#1-6), dairy and non-dairy cartons (Tetra Paks), batteries, computers, bike tires and tubes and much more!
Check out Pacific Mobile Depots for more information, or email Carol-Ann Kunimoto with any questions. All proceeds go towards recycling costs and supporting the Lord Byng Environmental Club.
Congratulations to the Tennyson Boys Basketball team who capped off their season with a big win over Queen Elizabeth yesterday, 33-27. Well done boys!!
Thank you to M. Sylvain and Allan Racey for coaching.
Lord Tennyson participates in the BC School Fruit & Veggie program. Deliveries occur on Tuesdays every 2-3 weeks (check the school calendar for exact dates).
This documentary video describes this free program:
The West 2 Community Schools Team will be offering programs over the second week of Spring Break (the 4 days of District Closure) for students in Grades 4-7.
The programs will take place at Kits Secondary from 9:00am-11:30am and 12:00pm-2:15pm each day, March 25 to 28. Please see the information/registration form.
The following is a message from the BC Family French Camp organizers:
Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org to get more info from Tennyson families who have attended in previous years.
There are still openings in some of our summer camps. We need your help in relaying this email to other families you know who may be interested in registering for one of the camps. If you know of anyone that might be interested in experiencing the fun and excitement of BCFFC please pass this information on to them.
BC Family French Camp is for children from French Immersion or Programme Cadre and their families.
Parents enjoy a rewarding blend of lounging time and sharing in a variety of small volunteer duties while their children use French in wonderful outdoor settings with energetic and funny French-speaking moniteurs.
Openings are still available at all of our camps;
Week 1: July 6 — July 13
Week 2: July 13 — July 20
July 27 — August 3
Week 1: August 10 — August 17
Week 2: August 17 — August 24
To register, please go to www.bcffc.com/ or for more information directly from camp volunteers, www.bcffc.com/about/contacts.html
We hope to see you at BCFFC this summer!
Voilà Learning, a not-for-profit organization that provides support to elementary school French Immersion students, is pleased to be offering two programs for Lord Tennyson students:
For more information including how to register, see our Voilà Learning page.
Thanks to Yoyomama Vancouver for the following description:
We’re particularly excited to check out yoyomama’s favourite “worst mom in the world” Lenore Skenazy on March 7th. You’ll remember she got that title when she was hounded by American media for being the mom who let her 9-year-old take the New York subway alone. The experience inspired her to write “Free Range Kids”, a book that re-examines how at risk our kids really are on an everyday basis. Other speakers in the four part series include Sheryl Feinstein on the adolescent brain, Deborah McNamara on the lost art of play, and Lisa Bloom on raising smart kids for the new millennium (you might remember her from when she appeared on Dr. Phil last year to talk about her book, Swagger: 10 Urgent Rules for Raising Boys in an Era of Failing Schools, Mass Joblessness and Thug Culture).
PEP talks will be hosted at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre on March 7th, April 10th, May 15th, and June 12th, at 7:30 pm, and ticket prices are either $130 for the entire series, or $35 per speaker (don’t forget, net proceeds go to support the Vancouver International Children’s Festival, which gets started on May 27th). Think of it as an evening out for your brain with the bonus that you’ll be supporting a fantastic charity: gotta say, we’re feeling peppier already!
PEP talks: www.peptalkseries.com
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