I'm looking for a after school care for my 2 children – Kindergarten age boy and Grade 4 age girl.
A parent staying home with their children or a nanny share – would be open for either option, as long as it is safe and caring home. We live in Arbutus/15th area, if there is anyone in the neighborhood, would only be a bonus.
Please contact me at 604 771 4325 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be extra careful when driving and walking at 10th Avenue and Maple. Improvements to 10th Avenue to make it safer for cyclists are underway and the traffic pattern and intersection rules have changed.
Work to insert a segregated bike lane and make the road one-way for cars from Arbutus to Maple on 10th Avenue has begun.
It's all a bit confusing, so please take extra care when walking and driving there as everyone learns the new layout.
Do you have a connection with Shaughnessy Elementary School? Were you student or staff member at Shaughnessy in the past? Hoping to join us in the future?
Please join us to celebrate Shaughnessy Elementary School’s centennial:
Date - Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time - 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location - Shaughnessy Elementary School
4250 Marguerite Street, Vancouver
Info and tickets - www.shy100.ca
Festivities kick off with the opening ceremony in the gym at 10:30am and continue on-site throughout the day until 4:30pm. Don't miss performances by the Coastal Wolf Pack, Vancouver Police Pipe Band, the Prince of Wales Secondary School Band and Choir, a 'through the decades' fashion show presented by Ivan Sayers, and a vintage car show. Enjoy our student-led school tours, themed decade rooms, 1919 movie house, and hall of archives. Get your centennial swag at our Tuck Shop. Try your hand at carnival and playground games from the past century, have some old-school fun in our soccer/sports day zone. Grab a bite from our food trucks, or at our popcorn and cotton candy stands, and catch up with old friends in our tea room. There's something for everyone, so bring your family and join us as we celebrate the past, present and future of our school!
We are hosting our first 2020 fundraiser of the year and it’s coming up quick!
We are having a PUB NIGHT on September 17th from 6-9pm at Red Truck Beer Company. We are very grateful for their support (all proceeds for the ticket sales are going to Tennyson). Tickets are $25 and include a burger and a beer.
We will be selling tickets before & after school until the event. Please email email@example.com if you would like to reserve your tickets as quantities are very limited.
Can you help? See Sylvia’s message below.
My daughter is starting kindergarten and she's very excited! I'm looking for a big kid (or parents who are already walking their kid) to walk her to school in the morning, and walk her to daycare after school. The walk is literally half a block. Daycare is on 10th between Burrard & Cypress. She's been going to this childcare since the age of 1, so she's familiar with the area/route but just too young to walk on her own. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if your kid is interested in this job. Thank you!
The first day of school is just around the corner. How can that be! If you're still buying supplies, you might find exactly what you need at one of these businesses that have supported Tennyson's fundraising efforts over the last year.
Whole Foods sells great lunch and snack products that are durable, reusable and look really cool. Whole Foods Kitsilano (on 4th) made Tennyson one of their bag donation charities in the spring and raised an amazing $2.043 for Tennyson PAC last year!
Spud also has a great range of litterless lunch products including, Eco lunchboxes, Luumi lunchbags (which look so cool!) and GoGo snack bags. Also, if you're interested in getting produce, Spud will donate 25% of the value of the fundraising produce box you buy to Tennyson. Details are over on the fundraising page.
Perwinkle Designs, make beeswax food wraps which are perfect for for wrapping sandwiches, cheese, veggies, fruits and snacks for a litterless lunch. This small business was started by a Grade 4 Tennyson student, Madison Seriosa, and is going from strength to strength. You can buy the wraps online, at Safeway at West King Edward and Oak, at local community fairs or from her mum Lisa in the playground.
London Drugs at Broadway and Vine is a one-stop-shop for back to school staples. You can get everything from lunchboxes to permanent markers so you can label all your new kit to help keep it out of the lost and found.
And, speaking of keeping your stuff out of the lost and found, you might what to invest in some Mable's Labels to stick on bags, coats, sweaters, lunch kits and water bottles. Before you start your shopping on their website put Lord Tennyson Elementary in the search box so that 20% of the proceeds go to the Tennyson PAC.
Thank you so much Whole Foods and their customers for raising $2.043 for Tennyson!
Whole Foods made Tennyson one of their second quarter bag donation charities at their Kitsilano store. At the register at the Whole Foods on 4th, customers who didn't use a bag had the option to receive the 10 cent per bag refund as cash back or they could choose to donate it to a designated charity. We were one of the lucky charities.
The money raised will go towards the playground and outdoor education spaces for the new school.
We also need to give a big thank you to Tennyson parent Katherine, who has coordinated this as well as a number of other fundraising events for the school. We are lucky to have you in the school community!
A big thank you to everyone who has contributed to our school community. Our year end assemblies were a special time to recognize all of our staff, students, and parents, and in particular those who are bidding us farewell. It was also an important time to thank all of our student leaders. Grade 5 students Amber and Avan were excellent MCs! There was a special recognition for longtime parent and PAC Executive member Toni Botham who has contributed countless hours year after year for our school, including the implementation and running of the amazing PAC website, and for working on almost every PAC initiative! We will miss you, Toni!
We also honoured and thanked the following groups and initiatives that student leaders undertook: Library Monitors, Tutoring Leaders, Playground Leaders, WTK Student Leaders, Groupe Global, Equipe Edudiant Leadership (Student Leadership Team), and our Technology Leaders (thank you Griffin, Malakai, Rose, Sebastian and Ryo!!).
We recognized our Sports Teams and groups: Cross Country Team, Junior & Senior Volleyball, Junior & Senior Basketball, and Primary and Intermediate Track & Field.
What an absolutely lovely ceremony! The Grade 7s graduated from Tennyson on Tuesday and they were surrounded by loved ones. Aniko and Karoly (and their team) transformed the 107 year old gym into a tropical paradise. Greg and Karen (and their team) organized the day for the students and the lunch for everyone after the ceremony. Thank you also to the Tennyson administration for organizing the ceremony and the dance afterwards and to Ryo for the wonderful slideshow. Congratulations Grade 7s! Oh the places you will go ...
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