We have two exciting volunteer opportunities for someone who is tech and/or social media savvy. One volunteer could take on both roles, or it could be 2 people.
Social Media Manager
As the social media manager you will take the lead managing Lord Tennyson PAC’s Facebook and Instagram presence. Tennyson Social Media consists of 3 platforms: Instagram, Facebook page + Facebook parent group. Typical tasks include:
The Tennyson PAC uses a variety of technology to communicate, store documents, host and manage the website and send out the weekly blast. We need a technology manager who can:
Tennyson dad, Samuel Opoku, is a pharmacist and owner of Capitol Hill Pharmacy. Samuel offers the marvelous service of delivering prescriptions, for free, to your home.
All you need to do is get your doctor to sends your prescription with your patient name & PHN to Capitol Hill Pharmacy (4655 Hastings St, Burnaby, BC V5C 2K6) via fax: 604 299 9257 or email: email@example.com. Alternatively, you can call Samuel directly at 604 299 9255.
Once he has the prescription Samuel will call you or the patient to arrange for delivery & payment, if needed (there is a prescription fee of $9.99), and will drop the prescriptions off between 5 - 7pm Monday to Friday.
Give Samuel a call if you have questions.
Afterschool Program Is Now Registering for Fall
Funderland Children’s Center is a flexible after-school program, within a 10-minute walk of Tennyson providing free pick up service for students K-G3.
• Free Pick up Service (using a fun walking rope held by children to support social distancing and keep them safe)
• Everyday 3:00-5:30 pm classes (you can choose from 1 up to 5 days a week)
• Drop-In Sessions
• Pro-D Day, Winter Break, Spring Break & Summer break Camps
Funderland is an innovative game-based and child-oriented program that focuses on developing self-regulation and social skills through FUN indoor and outdoor activities. All-in-one program that turns children’s every afternoon to a surprise. Step-by-step projects develop critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, listening and responsibility while open-ended projects encourage self-confidence, creativity, flexibility and communication skills. These fun indoor-outdoor games and activities have no limits: Sculpturing, Wood Arts, Stone Arts, Open studio, Science experiments, Cooking, Gardening, Storytelling, Puppet making, Green crafts, Interesting kid documentaries, group discussions, and lots of free play with game items and
Some days, before we start our walk, children will play at school playground to add more fun and physical activities to their days.During our 10 min walk to Funderland centre for more safety, unity
(staying together) and visibility we encourage children to hold a walking rope which has colorful handles that children love.
The average class fee is $ 92/month for 4 sessions. However this fee may vary depending on the number of holidays in that specific month. You can choose from 1 to 5 classes per month.
For the first week of kindergarten schedule in September we are planning to have separate pick-up hours and classes. For registration please click Here
All our staff have valid first aid certificates, the relevanteducation and years of experience working with children as well as a clear recent background check and immunization declaration.
• Azi, the director of Funedrland, is an early childhood educator who has been working with children age 1-12 for over 8 years. Her passion is to create an environment that encourages play and creativity for children to develop their social-emotional skills.
• Mary has a bachelor of education and she has been an elementary teacher for 11 years.
• Sorina is studying social work and assists children on a daily basis.
• Megan and Dahlia are on-call staff who assist other staff and children whenever needed.
Safety & Hygiene
We strictly practice the enhanced health and safety protocols prescribed by Public Health to ensure Covid measures are in place when students return to classes. These actions include: daily temperature monitoring, more frequent sanitizing, lower number of children in the classes, separated pick-up and drop-off spaces, and considering social distancing in our activities and room arrangements.
For more information about fall registration, costs and reservation please visit
www.funderland.ca email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604 345 6259.
Reach for the Sky is after school care based solely in the outdoors. Through our play based and nature focused activities, children get to use their imaginations and grow in their love for the outdoors. We run small group pods from 3:15-5:45 and are now taking registrations for the fall 2020. For more information, please visit our website at www.reachfortheskyacademy.ca
Whatever your situation, COVID-19 has probably hit you with new challenges when it comes to managing screen time and keeping your kid motivated for the weird world of distance learning. Common Sense Media can help.
Any tricks for managing screen time when school is online?
Call their activities what they are: playtime, work time, friend time, family time, and downtime. When you have a common vocabulary for what they're doing online (and offline), you can communicate a lot more clearly—and honestly—about what they should be doing (homework?), what they want to do (Fortnite?), and what might be best for them (downtime?).
Ditch the idea of "screen time" and get more tipsHow do I help my kid stay motivated for remote learning?
It may take some trial and error to find out what your kid responds to best. Just remember: Your goal is to support them in making progress in school and their own aspirations. Save the goal of making the honor roll for when things get back to normal. This year, let the joy of learning be your guide. Here are some ideas:
Are there sites and apps that can supplement what my kids are getting through school?Yep. But there are so many that it's hard to know which ones are worth your time (and sometimes your money). We have lots of lists, but these three will have most of what you need to keep your kid learning and motivated:
The latest resources for you and your kid
A back-to-school center for families! Set your family up for success with distance learning tips and schedules for kids at home, using the back-to-school guide at Wide Open School. There you'll find helpful resources from Common Sense and other trusted organizations on a wide range of topics, from using Zoom and managing anxiety to supporting emotional and social well being.
conversations with Common Sense live events
We’ve got a jam-packed schedule of live virtual events for you this month. The topics range from how to support kids' mental well-being during the pandemic to the need for more media representation of diverse characters and stories. All events are designed to support families by addressing the current climate and most pressing challenges parents and caregivers face. Check out the lineup and reserve your spot
This is the last week of Virtual Summer Camp! We're wrapping up a summer full of learning and entertainment this week with activities focused on exploring other countries and cultures. Check out the activities for your kid
Sneak Peek September-October Drawing Package!
Hourly lessons are now available for purchase in packs of 8 (instead of 6).
For ages 5-12. Back-to-school is different for many families and YR is serving drawing classes online! Get a few moments to yourself while your kids enjoy the awesome artwork happening this fall. Watch out for our adorable Baby Sloth, the cutest character we’ll be drawing this session. You can also expect a pirate ship, a piglet and some wild faces. All this and more await your child in a Young Rembrandts classroom! Sign up today!
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