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Parent Advisory Council

Next PAC Meeting

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

7:00 PM Library

Mr. Jerry Zhang

PAC Meeting followed by speaker:

PAC Meeting followed by speaker: Mr. Zhang

Mr. Zhang will speak on How to prepare to get  into the top programs in elite universities ** Mr. Zhang will present in both English & Mandarin**

University applications for Grade 12 students are underway. Mr. Zhang's workshop will address many issues that students and parents are concerned with, or even stressed about. These topics include whether students’ current courses meet specific university admission requirements, how universities calculate admission averages, what extra-curricular activities students need to prepare for university applications, and how to write a good application profile.

Mr. Zhang is a senior business advisor and educator, he is also an IEEE member.  Before joining Berton College, Mr. Zhang worked as a senior consultant for local hi-tech startups and incubator, a business advisor of a BC government subsidiary, and a senior advisor of public companies including education groups in China.

Mr. Zhang is also a gold-medal coach for students from Lord Byng, Pinetree, Gleneagle, Port Moody Secondary, and Churchills Secondary for Greater Vancouver Science Fair.

Upcoming Calendar Items

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Grad Events & Fundraisers

May 22nd - Parent/Guardian & Student Event - Hellenic Centre - grad@pointgreyparents.org

June 5 - Student led Prom (non-school sanctioned event) - Brock House - prom@pointgreyparents.org

June 23 - Grad Ceremony - School organized - Chan Centre

Adolescent Development & Substance Use

Adult Toolkit: Join SACY and SACY STEP facilitators for a non-judgmental, interactive evening to increase your health literacy in adolescent development and substance use (cannabis, vaping, alcohol and others.) Come to add knowledge and evidence-based approaches to your parenting toolkit. (posterSir Charles Tupper Secondary, 6:30-8:30pm Limited seating! Please register at: www.sacy.eventbrite.com

Friday Night Club Pre-teen activities & outings (9-12yrs)

Friday Night Club Pre-teen activities & outings (9-12yrs) Dunbar Community Centre, 5-9pm $144/9 sessions; $20 drop in (space permitting) Course #261327

Responding to Challenging Behaviour Workshop

Responding to Challenging Behaviour:  Parents and caregivers will gain an understanding of behavioural theory, prevention, crisis development, do's & don'ts and strategies, with a Q & A period.  On Thurs. April 2, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, at L'Ecole Bilingue Elementary School, 1166 W. 14'th Ave.  Light refreshments will be provided.