Just to let you know that the Peace Christian School will be closed on

Friday Oct 23, 2020. It is a Non Instructional Day.

Remember Tuesday Oct 27, 2020 is PICTURE DAY !

Enjoy your long weekend.

Leslie Fowler
Office Admin

Illness & NID in Oct

Hello Parents,
Happy thankful Thursday to you! Thankfulness is one item we are focusing on this school year with our students and this weekend is an especially good time to focus on everything we have to be grateful for in life. Later today or tomorrow, look at our social media accounts (also shown on our website) to see a thankfulness project done by our house teams.

Illness/Coughing: if your student has a key symptom from our Covid-19 list (like coughing), they need to stay home. The illness can be monitored for 24 hours, but if it does not improve, please call 8-1-1 (or 1-844-654-7811) and speak to a health care professional. They will help you determine next steps. Attached is a flow chart to help you know what decisions to make. We know it is difficult and not every situation has clear answers so an extra thank you for doing your best to help keep everyone healthy and safe. Please note that we also have basic cloth masks for any student who needs one so please have them ask a teacher for one if desired.

No School:
– Monday, Oct 12: enjoy Thanksgiving!
– Friday, Oct 23: a Non-Instructional Day

Picture Day:
– Tuesday, Oct 27

May you enjoy some peace and relaxation this long weekend!
Mrs. Atherton

Symptoms Protocol Chart Notes.pdf

CANCELLED – Hot Lunch & Milk Programs

It is a sad day!

At this time, we do not have enough volunteers to run these programs so it is with heavy hearts that we will have to cancel them.

Students, staff and especially parents LOVE hot lunch meals! It’s one less day we have to pack lunches. It has become a cherished day!

Kids also look forward to receiving their milk on milk days, to having that special treat delivered to them at lunch.

This is our last call for help!

We are willing to reassess our decision, if enough people step up right away. The Parent Committee would love nothing more than to run these programs so please please please call Mrs. Siller @ 250-788-2044, if you are able to help or would like more info.

Otherwise, these programs will be greatly missed!!

Need ASAP:

3 hot lunch coordinators

5 hot lunch assistants

2 milk program assistants

For everyone who already signed up to help – we appreciate you!

Firewood & More for Parent Committee

Hello! Our elected parent committee is working hard to arrange programs and fundraisers for this school year. Thank you to all those who have volunteered to help with different things. Two items to note:

1. There will be a firewood fundraiser, likely near the end of Oct. If you will need wood or hear of others, spread the word and plan to purchase from PCS 🙂 More details to follow.

2. Volunteers are still needed for the milk program to run this year.

Happy weekend!

PC AGM minutes pdf form

Resending the minutes as copy & paste and attached in pdf format as the previous attachment could not be opened on cell phones. The year end summary report is attached below in pdf format as well. Hopefully this works better for everyone.

Peace Christian School Parent Committee


September 16, 2020

Parents present: Dori Shankel, Becca Widdicombe, Alastair Atherton, Melissa McAfee and Stacy Siller


Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes of June 25, 2019 Exec meeting

Reports: 1) Secretary – update on current school year

· 20/21 enrollment: 77 students, 48 families

· Staffing updates

o Stephanie King, grades 3/4

o Leslie Fowler, receptionist (Monday to Friday 8am-noon)

o Kristin Atherton, principal (half time)

· School just finished a successful 2019/20 Financial Audit

2) President

· Review of Constitution/mission statement – Accepted

· Parent Committee mission statement:

¨ Facilitate unity between students/staff/parents/school board

¨ Enhance the school program and facility

¨ Provide support to teachers

¨ Promote positive community awareness of PCS

3) Treasurer

· 19/20 Year End Report & June 30, 2020 Finance Reports Approved (summary report included after Minutes)

· Government grant application submitted (used for yearbooks)

o Sept – amount announced & Oct/Nov – receive funds

· Teacher Wish List – 19/20 whiteboards may be purchased 20/21

New Business/Discussion:

1. VOTED – Exec positions for 2020-21 exec:

a. President: Becca Widdicombe

b. Vice President: Melissa McAfee

c. Treasurer: Stacy Siller

d. Secretary/Teacher Representative: Alastair Atherton

e. Hot lunch Coordinator: (still needed)

f. Milk Coordinator: Janet Wark

g. Fundscrip Coordinator: Lianna Hunter

2. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Hot Lunch and Milk Programs

a. In order to run these programs this year we are in URGENT need of more volunteers.

b. Basic descriptions of the volunteer jobs are provided below. If you did not sign up to be a helper on registration day, and you feel this is something you could help with, please call Mrs. Siller at the school (250-788-2044).

c. Hot lunch volunteers: (Wednesday)

i. COORDINATORS (4 more needed): Are responsible for a set meal. Bulletin board in kitchen will have the number count for your meal to aid you in buying the groceries needed. You are also responsible for sending a text reminder to your assistants and dessert makers on your hot lunch day. You are also asked to ensure that the kitchen is clean and all hot lunch materials put away. Typically, you would be on a 6-week rotation.

ii. ASSISTANTS (5 more needed): Are responsible to assist the Coordinator for that meal. Be at the school by 8:30 on the day that you are assigned. Help clean up after the meals have been served. Ideally, you would be on a 5-6 week rotation.

d. Milk Program volunteers: (Tuesday/Thursday) (2-3 more needed):

i. The milk program runs Tuesday/Thursday. The volunteer would need to pick up the pre-ordered milk from A&W Tuesday morning – and deliver to school. The milk is then labeled with the child’s name and put into baskets for each classroom on Tuesday and Thursday morning. The Coordinator for this program will do the schedule and the ordering. Typically, volunteers have been responsible for 1-2 weeks at a time a few times a year.

e. Thank you for considering whether you can be a part of these fundraising programs.

3. Discussion: PC plans for school year

Up Coming Events:

1. POW: Oct 2

2. Ghost Grunt: Oct 4

3. Thanksgiving Holiday: Monday Oct12

4. Picture Day: Oct 27 (retakes Nov 20)

Closing comments and prayer

Next meeting: TBA

Certified to be a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the Peace Christian School Parent Committee meeting held on

September 16, 2020

_____________________________________ _______________________________________

Stacy Siller, Secretary Dori Shankel, President

AGM Minutes Sep16 2020.pdf