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Monday Update - Feb 16th 2015

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Monday Update - Feb 16th 2015
by Lochside PAC - Sunday, 15 February 2015, 9:01 PM

Dear Lochside Community:

Please remember to return your order for the Fresh To You Fundraiser, to your child's classroom.  By purchasing a bundle of vegetables you will be supporting our future Outdoor Classroom and the Grade 5's upcoming Camp Thunderbird trip.  Please attach payment to the order form.  Cheques are payable to LEPAC.

LEPAC is looking for anyone who might be interested in taking over the "food" position for our school events.  This "position" usually coordinates all the food for our Halloween dance and the end of the year BBQ functions. 

If you are interested in becoming an Executive Member of the school's PAC next year or even a Member at Large, please contact us information or come to the next LEPAC meeting.  Our meetings are scheduled every third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 - 8:00.

Please contact us at for more information or to volunteer. 

There is a LEPAC Meeting this Wednesday, February 18th at 6:30.  Everyone welcome and bring a friend - Childminding will be available.

Reminders for the week: 

  • Monday the 16th: Grade 5 parent meeting re Camp Thunderbird, 6:30pm
  • Wed. the 18th: LEPAC Meeting, 6:30pm
  • Thursday the 19th: Popcorn Day
  • Friday the 20th: No School

Upcoming Event: 

Sexual Health Parent Education Night

Parents of students aged 9-13 in school district 63 are welcome to join Jennifer Gibson, Sexual Health Educator from Island Sexual Health on:

April 15th, 2015


District Resource Center

(located behind Keating Elementary School)

6843 Central Saanich Road, Saanichton

Participants will be given strategies to become more comfortable discussing sexuality and sexual health issues with their school aged children.  Children learn about sexuality through friends, media, and in family life. In this workshop, parent learn how to ensure their children have access to accurate information to promote healthy, positive development and relationships.  

Island Sexual Health Society emphasizes the importance of parents as the primary  sexuality educator. Topics covered:

a)Stages of childhood sexual development

a.What children should know at each stage

b)Teaching tips of ways to explain bodies & body processes     

c)Strategies for answering questions

d)Tips for incorporating family values, beliefs, religion, and culture into sexuality education

e) Resources for parents and information to take home

f) Ideas for using popular culture and media as a teaching tool

BIO: Jennifer Gibson, MA is the Coordinator of Community Education Services.  After 11 years as a sexual health educator, Jennifer still looks forward to each of her 400+ workshops a year and the opportunity to be able to facilitate sexual health education for participants that is current, factual, and F-U-N!

Have a Great Week,