Monday, May 25

Take another Sneak Peek at our Silent Auction!

We have loads of fabulous items at our Silent Auction this year! 

For another Sneak Peek update of some of the items we have, go to:

NO need to join Facebook to see the page if you are not on Facebook – 
Just scroll up and down to see the various products on our SPRING FLING Facebook!

You are welcome to share this info with all who will be attending.

Remember to bring cash or your chequebook to the SPRING FLING on Thursday May 28, so that you can go home with your item(s) on the day!

Bids will close at 6:30 and 7:30p.m.

Wednesday, May 20

Silent Auction "Sneak Peek"

Here's a sneak peek at a few of the many exciting Silent Auction items we have this year at the SPRING FLING!

Family Membership for one year at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Total Value of $73.
Enjoy an entire year of floral delights, fun and special events at Vancouver's renowned urban gem. 

2 adult and 2 children 3 month Flexipasses for Vancouver Parks and Recreation Centres. Total value of $350.
Take advantage of three months of fun and fitness with these passes to any Vancouver Parks Board gym, swimming pool or ice rink.

Birthday Package for 6 kids at The Hive Bouldering Gym.  Total Value of $150.
Give your child and five of his/her friends the birthday party experience of a lifetime at Vancouver's favourite climbing gym. 

2 adult concert tickets to the VSO for any regular concert in the 2015/2016 season. Total Value of $140.
Treat a friend or family member to the sublime sounds of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, at a concert of your choice.

Throw a Keg Party with a Whistler Brewing Keg. Total Value of $200.

Certificate for Harkness & Company Butchers. Total Value of $50.
Get set for backyard entertaining this summer, with $50 worth of steaks, ribs or other meat of your choice.

Gorgeous aromatic herb planters - valued between $25 and $40.
Add colour and freshness to salads all summer long with delicious herbs and goodies from your very own planter created by garden designer, Jill Townsend.

Remember to bring cash or a chequebook to purchase your auction item on the day! Bids will close at 6:30 and 7:30 pm.

We are still accepting Donations for the Silent Auction! Please remember to contribute to your classroom basket and drop off any unused merchandise, certificates or descriptions of services you wish to donate into one of the boxes located in the office at both the Main and Annex schools. Thank you.

See our Dickens SPRING FLING Facebook for more Sneak Peeks of our Silent Auction at
- No need to join Facebook to see the page - just scroll up and down to see the various items. 

Thursday, May 7

Cakes Needed for the Cake Walk!


Invite your family & friends to join us!
View and "like" us on Facebook at

Donations & Volunteers for SPRING FLING

The following hand-out and a small envelope was sent home with all students this past Thursday, May 7. 

Donations and filled in hand-outs can be dropped off at the Main School or Annex Office:

These are the areas where volunteers are needed:

Please email Hayley Baines with your area of interest & availability at - Thank you!

Wed, May 27th, SET UP 6 - 9pm
Thurs, May 28th SET UP 9am - 12pm
Thurs, May 28th SET UP Noon - 4pm
TICKET SALES (2hr shifts)
FOOD TENT (2hr shifts)
GYM GAMES (1.5hr shifts)
BOUNCY CASTLE (1.5hr shifts)
DUNK TANK (1.5hr shifts)
FACE PAINTING (1.5-2hr shifts)
REPTILE ROOM (1.5-2hr shifts)
CAKE WALK (2hr shifts)

Tuesday, May 5

Slide Presentation from Naslishah Thony's Virtues Workshop

Here is the PowerPoint presentation that was part of the discussion at last week Wednesday's Virtues Workshop - Bringing Out the Best in Our Kids!

Thank You & Photos, re: Staff Appreciation Lunch

For those of you who may have missed this posting previously, here is a short note from Nicole, Deb and Rachelle and some photos: