Boundary_Bingo_Poster_1What does a group of over 200 enthusiastic parents and students do on a cold December evening…. Play Bingo “en français s’il vous plaît”!

A snappy start, a spectacular French English “Bienvenue Welcome” video starring Core and Late French Immersion French students, and a quick bilingual banter of words by the principal and vice-principal led into a roaring rendition of “Those are some French words you already know” melding into a high energy rendition of “Alouette”… laughter, elation, “joie de vivre”… it’s time for French Bingo!!! Game after exciting game of French Bingo!

“It was priceless to see the kids helping out their parents with the French… seeing the face of the kids, those expressions, the joy… priceless”.  “This was great… we have to do it again next year!”

IMG_5517Several new CPF memberships sign-up, a grand winner of a stunning gift basket courtesy of Shoppers Drug Mart Capilano Square, plus winner after winner of tremendous prizes donated by very generous individuals and companies rounded the evening.

But the greatest winners of all are École Boundary’s French students who will receive the educational benefits of the more than $1,200 raised during this fun awesome evening.

901 CPF Boundary Bingo - ‌CPF Cheque Presentation Photo 01 - Svetlana Sobelman, Laura Hall, Mia Mavor & Susan Owens
Svetlana Sobelman (CPF Rep for Boundary Elementary) presents cheque for $1200 to Laura Hall (Gr7 LFI teacher), Mia Mavor (Core French teacher, all grades), Susan Owens (Gr 6 LFI teacher & Vice-Principal)

“An incredible event”… “Students were incredible engaged”… “I haven’t seen so many smiling faces in one place”… “The energy was amazing”…  Oh, What A Night!

Another great French activity hosted by Canadian Parents for French! For more details & photos, click here.

A Warm THANK YOU to all our Volunteers!

The Great French Students of École Boundary!
École Boundary Parent Advisory Council (PAC)!
École Boundary French Teachers & Staff!
North Vancouver CPF Representatives!
École Boundary Family Bakers!
Bingo Night Volunteers!
Awesome Parents!!!


CPF Membership Drive – Event Sponsor:

Shoppers Drug Mart at Capilano Square
(One street across the east side of Capilano Mall)
Web: http://www1.shoppersdrugmart.ca/en/home
Stop by and thank Nadine, Dave or Eva for their support.

Great Evening Prizes and Services Courtesy Of:

4Cats Art Academy  | 3120 Highland Boulevard, #1
(A hive of artistic creativity. Art classes, art history, art parties, art supplies…)
Web: http://www.4cats.com/edgemont

BC Sports Hall of Fame & Museum | 777 Pacific Blvd
(Explore – Experience – Be Proud – Be Inspired…)
Web: http://www.bcsportshalloffame.com

BFit Health & Fitness | 38 Fell Avenue, #103
(A great place to get fit. Client centered not club centered.)
Web: http://www.bfit.bc.ca

Britannia Mine Museum – Britannia Beach
(Visit the mine that once was the largest copper mine in the British Empire.)
Web: http://www.britanniaminemuseum.ca

Cork It Winemaking  | 1427 Crown Street at Mountain Hwy
(Wine making at its best. Drop by to thank Melanie, Melodie and Clayton.)
Web: http://www.corkitwinemaking.com

Crêpe Montagne  | 14368 Main Street, #116, Whistler
(For authentic French crêpes, fondues and Swiss raclette it’s Crêpe Montagne.)
Web: http://crepemontagne.com

Edgemont Village Jewellers  | 3102 Edgemont Blvd
(First Place Winner – Jewellers, Reader’s Choice Award, North Shore News.)
Web: http://www.edgemontjeweller.com

EMP Museum  | Seattle Centre, USA
(EMP for a leading-edge museum that fuel contemporary popular culture.)
Web: http://www.empmuseum.org

Get Dressed  | Westview Centre, 2601 Westview Drive #742
(Chic Modern Casual Women’s Clothing; get styled, get inspired, get dressed.)
Web: http://getdressed.ca

Kidsbooks  | 3040 Edgemont Blvd
(A fun bookstore for great holiday gift ideas of the best kids & teens books.)
Web: http://www.kidsbooks.ca/edgemontstore.htm

Mass Media Inc  | Shipping across Canada
(For all your printing needs at very affordable prices.)
Web: http://massmediainc.ca

North Shore Autowash  | 1501 Main Street
(For an environmentally friendly, quality car wash at a reasonable price.)
Web: http://www.autowash.ca/home.html

Playland at the PNE  | PNE Grounds
(A fun time for all. A great amusement park with over 30 rides & attractions.)
Web: http://www.pne.ca/playland

Posy  | Lynn Valley Village # 167
(Voted “Favorite Florist” in the North Shore News Reader’s Choice Awards.)
Web: http://posy.ca

Real Canadian Superstore  | 333 Seymour Blvd
(Christi would love to hear from you even in French. Are you a PC+ member?)
Web: http://www.realcanadiansuperstore.ca/en_CA.html

Roman Tulis | 565 Madore Avenue, Coquitlam
(World Class Soccer Program – Be The Best You Can Be!)
Web: http://www.romantulis.com/php

Safeway  | 1170 East 27th Street, Lynn Valley
(Card free savings – Everybody gets our lowest price every day!)
Web: https://www.safeway.ca

Scandinave Spa  | 8010 Mons Road, Whistler
(Home of the Scandinave Bath Experience – 2014 Trip Advisor Winner.)
Web: http://www.scandinave.com/en/whistler

Siamak Ebrahimi – Shokouh Institute | 1124 Lonsdale Ave, #305
(A French tutor helping you achieve a greater level of French proficiency.)
Web: http://www.shokouh.ca/french.html

Sofiabella  | 3068 Highland Blvd, Edgemont Village
(Great fashion ideas for holiday giving for the style-savy tween.)
Web: http://www.sofiabella.ca

Sportball  | 227 Lynn Avenue
(Offering non-competitive sports instruction for children up to 12 years.)
Web: http://www.sportball.ca

The Maker’s Body CrossFit  | 1493 Crown Street / Mountain Hwy
(Tyron & team helping people get lean, healthy & looking their absolute best.)
Web: http://www.makersbody.com/CrossFit.html

Thrifty Foods  | 845 Marine Drive east of Capilano Mall
(Say thanks to Corey or Sunny. You must try their excellent “Tourtière”.)
Web: http://www.thriftyfoods.com/EN/main/locations/north-vancouver.html

Van Pet  | Lynn Valley Village
(Helping you have healthy happy pets. Drop by to show your appreciation.)
Web: http://www.vanpet.com

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra  | Vancouver & Surroundings
(Enriching and transforming lives through culturally diverse music styles.)
Web: http://www.vancouversymphony.ca

Zen Japanese Restaurant  |   2232 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
(Dishes made with ocean-friendly ingredients served in a bright dining room.)
Web: http://www.zensushi.ca


Our On-Line Pre-Registration Event Sponsor:

North Shore News  | 126 East 15th Street, 2nd Floor
Web: http://www.nsnews.com
When You Need To Advertise… Think North Shore News !!!



Canadian Parents for French |  North Vancouver Chapter
Proud of two languages – Nos deux langues, notre fierté
Web: http://cpfnorthvan.ca
Email: cpfnorthvan@gmail.com

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