NVSD is inviting staff, French Immersion students currently in Grades 6-11 and their parents to attend a French Immersion Review Input Evening on Wednesday, September 28th at 7pm at the Education Services Centre (2121 Lonsdale Ave). At this meeting the District French Immersion Review Committee will present an overview of the 2016 French Immersion Review consultation process and the recommendations it will present to the Board of Education on October 18, 2016.
If you are a French Immersion parent in North Vancouver, please try to attend this meeting! It is very important that the District French Immersion Review Committee hears your views on the proposed recommendations for the French Immersion program.
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Remember 80% of your membership fee goes right back to our local chapter, CPF North Vancouver! That means more fun events in schools, more resources for parents, teachers and students, and more extra-curricular activities in French for our kids!
If you are a French Immersion or a former French Immersion parent in North Vancouver, please try to attend French Immersion Program Review meeting on September 13. It is very important that the District French Immersion Review Committee hears your views on the proposed recommendations for the FI program.
French Immersion students currently in Grades 6-11 and their parents, as well as North Vancouver School District staff are invited to attend:
Tuesday, September 13th 7 p.m. at the Education Services Centre
2121 Lonsdale Ave
North Vancouver Students Win Top Awards At Provincial French Public Speaking Competition
Vancouver — 10,000 students from across British Columbia competed, 240 made the provincial finals, and three students from North Vancouver took home top awards in this year’s pan-provincial French public speaking competition, Concours d’art oratoire.
“In addition to the cultural and language benefits, Concours d’art oratoire helps students develop their creative and public speaking abilities, as well as self-confidence,” said Patti Holm, President of Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon.
“It’s an incredible feat to make it to the Provincial finals — taking home a medal is a real achievement. We congratulate everyone who participated; they are all winners. Félicitations!” added Concours d’art oratoire chief judge, Dr. Renée Hamilton-Clark.
This year marked the 33rd anniversary of the Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon sponsored Concours d’art oratoire. The provincial finals were hosted Saturday, May 7th at SFU Surrey.
Read CPF British Columbia & Yukon’s full Media Release for SD44 here.
2016 Provincial finalists from North Vancouver:
Hannah Fitzpatrick – Grade 6 Francophone – “Le Pont de la confederation” – Cleveland Elementary
Claire Ambrozic – Grade 6 Early Immersion – “Au revoir Peter Rabbit : le développement au village Edgemont – Cleveland Elementary
Lewis Arnold – Grade 10 Immersion – “Au secours, le concours!” – Handsworth Secondary
Max Richards – Grade 8 Francophone – “L’Évolution de l’automobile” – Argyle Secondary
Kian Vahidi – Grade 6 Late Immersion – “Les Droits des enfants” – Braemar School