Council Meeting: Wednesday May 10th

Council Meeting: Wednesday May 10th

Just a reminder that the next school council meeting is this Wednesday May 10 at 7pm in the school library. We are moving it back to 7pm to allow for more people to attend. Leslie McLeod will be discussing the construction due to start next week along with other school happenings.

Take a look at the agenda and April’s meeting minutes for more information. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to have attended a previous meeting to attend. Hope you can make it!

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Movie Night Friday, May 5th!

    Join us in the gym 7pm to watch SING! Kids can come in their pyjamas with a blanket. Popcorn and juice will be available for sale. Admission is $4 per person or $10 per family.

We really need your help to make this event a success. Please consider giving a bit of your time to help either set-up (6:15), sell tickets, distribute food or clean-up. Email bgpscouncil@gmail.com to let us know if you can help.

The Book Fair will also be open in the evening.

Bullying Prevention Talk – Wednesday April 26th 7pm!

Join us Wednesday in the library 7-8:30 pm for a presentation by Vania and Winston Karam on tactics to prevent bullying.

Vania and Winston Karam are an Ottawa mother/son team that have been dedicated to fighting bullying together for over 5 years now. They have been featured in dozens of media stories across North America. The struggles they have both overcome are an inspiration to everyone.

The newly merged school councils of Leslie Park and Briargreen offer an evening presentation with the Karams. They will deliver a message of hope and empowerment to both students and parents! The presentation will be geared towards parents and students (grade 4 or older).

Click here for more details.

Council Meeting April 12th

We will be having our next Council meeting Wednesday, April 12th from 6:30-7:30. The first part of the meeting, we will be discussing upcoming Council events; the second part we will be discussing the upcoming renovations at Briargreen, other schools’ experiences with construction and the discussions taking place at the OCASC and Parent Involvement committee meetings. We will then proceed to the OCDSB Q&A session on the renovation plans. Click here to view the agenda.

Everyone is welcome! We love to hear your thoughts and suggestions.