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Ski/Snowboard 2.0 + The Wild Wild West + Gr 1 Parents + Fun Foods Term 2!


By popular demand, we have added a second set of Ski & Snowboard lessons for students in Grades 4-7!

The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is again offering the opportunity for Grades 4-7 students to take discounted Ski & Snowboard lessons through Mount Seymour Resort. A package of 4 lessons, rental equipment, a season’s pass and bus transportation up and down the mountain costs $215 per child (we were able to book the Seymour bus which is less expensive than a private bus company). Lessons and rental equipment are all through Mount Seymour Resort. Students are in lessons run and supervised by Mount Seymour Personnel while they are on the hill – there is no independent skiing or snowboarding. This package on offer is limited to 40 students.

To secure your child’s spot, please complete and email the forms sent out through your Class Rep. We are unable to hold a place until both the paperwork and payment are received.

Group Lesson Dates

Lesson Package March 7,9,13,15 (Wed, Friday, Tuesday, Thursday)
from 3:15 pm -7:00 pm (3:00 pm on the first day)

For more information & payment details please contact your Class Rep or

Submission deadline is Wednesday, December 6th, 2017. However, the last set of lessons filled up in two days – so please don’t delay.


36th Annual Seycove Dinner, Dance, & Auction

SAVE THE DATE! February 24th, 2018



The Seycove Family of Schools (Seycove, Dorothy Lynas, Sherwood Park + Cove Cliff) invite you to saddle up and come join The Wild, Wild West on Sat Feb 24, 2018! Grab your cowboy hat and boots and come party for a great cause! Past events have raised approximately $7500-8,000 per school. Live auction, silent auction, dinner and dance. Start gathering your group of friends to fill up a table as they sell out quickly!

BUT before tickets can go on sale, the Auction Committee needs to fill these positions… grab a friend + sign up to help at

  • Set-Up Coordinator
  • Take down Coordinator
  • Bar Manager
  • Beverage Coordinator
  • Managing Acquisitions Coordinator
  • Acquisitions – Dorothy Lynas
  • Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Raffle Coordinator
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Adult Volunteer Coordinator


Spiritwear is Calling all Gr 1 English + French Families to help out at our fittings table!

This task has been assigned to the Grade 1 parents this year. A big THANK YOU to those parents who have helped out already at our Welcome Back Night and at our early morning fittings!

All sales are online via Munch-a-Lunch but we need help setting up the items and taking them down on the following dates: December 11, 12 and 14th. The shifts are from 2:45-3:30 pm and they’re all listed on the online “SignUp” system. Here is the link to sign up

Thanks for lending a hand and sharing your awesome school spirit!  Any questions please contact


Reminder! Fun Foods ordering open NOW until Monday, Dec 11, go to and order up your child’s hot lunches for Term 2.



Have a great weekend!

Ski/Snowboard Program + CPF + Fun Foods Term 2 Orders

Ski and Snowboard Program is being organized by the PAC on behalf of Mt Seymour.

A set of four lessons, rental equipment, a season’s pass and bus transportation to and from Mount Seymour Resort is offered for $225.
Students from Grades 4-7 who missed the information meeting at school can pick up a detailed information package and forms at the school office.

All completed forms and fees must be in by Thursday, November 30th 2017. There are only 40 spots on this trip! We are unable to hold a place for your child until both the paperwork and payment are received.

Lessons are from 3:15 – 7:00pm on January 10th,17th,24th & 26th


CPF Canadian Parents for French needs a new DL Rep!

We are looking for a DL Parent who can be the DL liaison for Canadian Parents for French. CPF is a French advocacy group who work to help further bilingualism by promoting and creating opportunities for students to learn and use French. The DL CPF Rep can work with local CPF Reps and DL Staff member Faith Haran to spread the word about extra-curricular activities, French resources for the classroom, student leadership opportunities and assist with the applications for social-cultural grants for speaking engagements and theatre performances.

For more information about how you can help please visit CPF North Vancouver Chapter and reach out to Faith Haran.


Fun Foods Term 2 is open for orders soon!

Starting Monday, Nov 27 to Monday, Dec 11, go to and order up your child’s hot lunches for Term 2.

HELP! Parents, guardians and grandparents we are seeking 2-3 Volunteers as the current Fun Foods team are slowly transitioning out of the school. To keep this program alive and consistent with its past success, we need help with Food Purchasing and Order Administration. If you are available to give us your time in the interest of keeping this program running, please contact

To our current Fun Foods Team who have maintained this program and kept our kids happily fed – Donna Ryder, Lisa Hammermeister, Monica Douglas, Tracey Loree and Karen Birch – we owe you all a huge THANK YOU! Let’s prepare for the transition now!


Don’t Forget!

Art Cards final orders due this weekend – Nov 26 is the deadline!

Volunteers Needed from Gr 1/2/3 + Screening of “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia”

Calling out to all DL Families! We are looking to fill a few more volunteer slots for the following events this week:

Welcome Back Social: Needed! The first Spirit Event of the year is happening this Friday, Oct 27th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. We need more volunteers to make this event fun for everyone 🙂 While this event is being hosted by the grade 2 and 3 parents, families from any grade are welcome to show their school spirit and volunteer an hour of their time. Please click SignUp to go directly to the DL Volunteer Board.

SpiritWear: Launching at the Welcome Back Party, volunteers will assist families with sizes and style try-on’s during the launch.

Also, we require volunteers to assist with sample clothing try on’s outside the multi-purpose room on the following dates:

Tuesday, Nov 7 – 8:30 – 9:00 am
Wednesday, Nov 8 – 8:30 – 9:00 am
Thursday, Nov 9 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, Nov 14  – 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Please click SignUp to go directly to the DL Volunteer Board.

Thank you in advance for your time & energy (your kids will thank you too!)


A message from Faith Haran, DL Staff Member:

A showing of “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” will screen Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

This Award winning documentary was produced by James Redford with medical input provided by Dr. Sally Shaywitz from the Yale Center for Dyslexia.
The Big Picture is an inspiring documentary for parents, teachers and children (ages 10 yrs and older) to promote education and understanding about Dyslexic learning styles. 52 minutes in length, the movie identifies strengths that help lead many Dyslexics to success and also identifies many of the challenges that Dyslexics face every day.

Reserve your tickets now through Eventbrite. This event will be held at the Unitarian Church, 370 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver. Doors open at 6:30 pm.


Our error!  We previously stated the fundraising goal for the Click Campaign is $10,000. Our actual goal is $7,500 and to date, we have raised close to $1,400. 

THANK YOU to those families who have already shown their support, we appreciate your donations. We look forward to seeing our Fundraising Progress Meter increase on the DL PAC website before the Campaign closes Friday, Nov 10th.


See you all at the Welcome Back “Monster Mash” this coming Friday, October 27th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm in the DL Gym. Popcorn, frozen treats and fun for all ages. Don’t forget to RSVP to so we can plan accordingly!



Required: Skills & Talent + New PAC Events Calendar + New PAC Exec

We are thrilled to announce we’ve doubled in size! Thank you to all those who attended our first PAC Meeting and PAC AGM – we welcomed many returning parents and hosted some new families too. A productive & positive discussion lead to some great new ideas for the coming year and AGM elections saw us double the size of our PAC Executive!

Your new PAC Executive Members are:

  • Chairperson – Rahim Rajan
  • Co-Vice Chairpersons – Jason Brunelle + Suzanne Siemens
  • Treasurer – Wayne Audette
  • Secretary – Shaireen Sayani
  • Members At Large – Sophie Hsia, Kerry Smith, Giulia Desrochers, Shari Virjee Tanada, Kim Grimwood

Welcome to our new members and we look forward to another productive year ahead.


REQUIRED ASAP!  Skills + Talent

Parents, grandparents + caregivers we are looking to fill the following roles on the PAC. The work can be done from the comfort of your own workspace and we guarantee you won’t spend more than 5 hours per month on any of these roles:

  1. Volunteer Coordinator – This year, we will be linking Volunteer Spot to our DL PAC Website. It is a handy tool where we have already uploaded our DL Volunteer Board. With so many volunteer opportunities available throughout the year all we ask is that you administer the site a few times per month to ensure we have enough parents/students signed up to run their upcoming event. Contact Shaireen Sayani, PAC Secretary & Communications for more details.
  2. Design – While we find this blog post and our DL PAC website handy ways to keep parents informed, not all families (nor are any students) signed up to receive our PAC communications digitally. Occasionally we send out flyers via student Agendas to guarantee that all parents have been included in our PAC communications. We need the talent of a Design Coordinator to create these flyers along with posters that can be hung around the school and/or within the community. Sharing is caring and keeps our DL Community well informed. For more details contact Suzanne Siemens, PAC Co-Vice Chairperson (Update: someone has now volunteered)
  3. Marketing – We would like to have a Marketing Coordinator who could provide the necessary expertise and experience to ensure we are utilizing the most effective ways to create an awareness of and promote the various events, programs and opportunities that exist at DL. The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with both our PAC Communications Coordinator & Design Coordinator to ensure we are optimizing our efforts.
  4. SpiritWear Coordinator – Twice a year (Nov + Feb) we will be selling our fantastic DL logo hoodies, athletic gear + water bottles. We have all the items stored at the school, we just need a Coordinator to organizer on-site viewings for sizing, launch the ready-to-go online order system, and confirm the final numbers with our supplier. The system set up and flow is already done for you – we just need your supervision and organization! (Update: someone has now volunteered to lead this but others are always welcome to help.)

Please contact our PAC Chair, Rahim Rajan at if you are interested in any of the roles and/or if you would like to learn more about any of the roles. We thank you for your consideration!

A huge THANK YOU goes out to the following parents who have taken on these PAC Roles:

  • Grace Nacorda – PAC Bookkeeper
  • Ursula Steidl – Coordinator, Annual Staff Appreciation Lunch
  • Katie Gaydon – Coordinator, Art Cards & SpiritWear
  • Kim Grimwood – DL Chairperson, Seycove Auction
  • Heather Dempsey – DL Traffic Liaison
  • Giulia Desrochers – Head Class Rep
  • Jane Tom – Family of Schools Rep
  • Norisa Anderson – Design
  • Natalya Crump – Website

We simply could not do what we do without the contributions and collective effort of our volunteer community at DL!



Calendar of Events for 2017/18

A great and insightful discussion at the PAC Meeting involved parents seeking clarity on which DL events/programs are considered Spirit Events and which events are considered Fundraisers.

Fundraising Activities and Events are designed to raise funds for the PAC to be disbursed to support programs like the Transportation Fund, technology, programs that enrich a students experience and scholarships as well as in classroom (including the library) material support. A volunteer team leads these fundraising programs (and the PAC is always looking for someone to lead this each year). Fundraising activities for 2017/18 include: Fun Foods (year round), the Click Campaign (Oct 2017 – details to follow soon), Art Cards (Nov 2017), Grade 7 Movie Night (Jan 2018) and the Seycove Auction (Spring 2018).

Spirit Events are hosted by the PAC with the goal to build school and community spirit; these events are not fundraisers but rather designed to simply be self-funding. Spirit Events for 2017/18 include: the Welcome Back Social (Oct 2017), Bingo Night (Feb 2018- new this year!) and the Spring Carnival (May 2018). NOTE: SpiritWear is now considered a Spirit Initiative – we feel it is important for all families to be able to participate in wearing the school logo with pride if they choose to and accordingly pricing for all SpiritWear products will be set on a cost recovery basis only.


HELP! We have only 5 Class Reps out of 24 Classes! Please approach your homeroom Teacher and sign up to help.

Save the Date: Fri Oct 27th is our first Spirit Event of the year – Gr 2 + 3 families are planning a fun night for all – details to follow soon!

Traffic + Dogs + Windsor Gala + Costume Swap

Happy October! The leaves are changing colours, the nights are getting cooler and hopefully you have found your Fall groove 🙂


We are just the messenger! You may notice a No Dogs Allowed sign outside the annex.

We love your dogs and we understand they are part of your family – unfortunately the District of North Vancouver Parks Department regulations pertaining to dogs in Municipal parks and recreational areas states: Dogs ARE PROHIBITED on playgrounds, picnic areas, playing fields, beaches, fitness circuits, running tracks, golf courses, bowling greens, tennis courts, skate board bowls and multi-purpose facilities.

Also, as our school property flows into Indian River Park, please note DOGS ARE PROHIBITED EXCEPT ON LEASH.

If your dog does accompany you on your daily drop off or pick up, we ask that you keep him/her on a leash. More importantly, we ask that you find a location 20-30 m from the playground or playing fields as your drop off/pick up point. That way we are all respectful of District bylaws and families with dogs can still participate in the morning and afternoon walking ritual.

NOTE: Assistance Dogs are NOT subject to the above regulations. Thank you for your understanding!


A message from our Family of Schools: Windsor Secondary Gala Event

Windsor Secondary School’s 2nd Annual Fundraising Gala takes place on Saturday, October 14th from 6 pm -12 Midnight. Join in for a fun filled evening that includes dinner, dancing, cash bar and a fabulous live band. Plus, a silent auction AND delicious cake/dessert auction that will generate a great deal of excitement, just like last year!

Proceeds raised from the Fundraiser will directly benefit Windsor’s entire grade 8 to 12 student community by enhancing, upgrading and replacing information computer technology (ICT).

The event is expected to be attended by 200-250 parents and members of the community.

Please show your support by attending! It will be an amazing time!

Get your 2017 Gala Tickets here! Gala Ticket includes reserved seating, buffet dinner & dancing.


Traffic! We ask all DL families to review this important information.

Parents we understand that mornings can be hectic but we urge you to allow for extra time in the mornings to avoid rushing, to prevent speeding and to respect these signs for the fairness and safety of all DL families and students.

A Traffic Safety Committee was formed 4 years ago at DL to increase driver awareness and student safety. Please review and understand the following signage placed on Inlet Crescent and Shone Rd/Percy Ct.



These signs designate the zones where vehicles are not permitted to stop under any circumstances. These zones are kept clear to provide good sight lines for drivers to see students and students to see drivers.





These signs designate the zones for active pick up and drop off of students. Do not park and leave the vehicle in these zones. By parking in a “No Parking” zone, a driver could be causing traffic congestion and obstructing the visibility of other drivers and pedestrians.
Please note that there is now no stopping on Shone/Percy as established by the District of North Vancouver. Bylaw officers now frequent the area to enforce these regulations.





Travel at 30 km/hr or less near a school from 8:00am – 5:00pm on school days and near a playground from dawn to dusk every day.

Traveling at 30 km/hr or less near a school or playground increases the ability of a driver to stop his/her vehicle to allow a child to cross the road safely.




Safety Regulation Reminders:

  • Please slow down!
  • Do not enter the Staff Parking Lot at any time.
  • In zones signed, “No Stopping”, vehicles are not permitted to cease motion.
  • When dropping children off in a school “No Parking” zone, stop briefly and allow your passenger to exit the vehicle onto a sidewalk.
  • And finally, talk to your children about traffic safety.

Thank you for your attention!


REMINDER!! Wednesday, October 4th is the DL Costume Swap in the MPR from 2:00-4:00 pm.

Its easy! Trade an old costume for a new one OR simply donate a twoonie and take a costume home with you.

MPR doors will be open at 2 pm for parents, grandparents or caregivers to come by and take a peek. Then bring your child by the MPR at 3 pm and make your selection.

Volunteers are still needed to help set up costumes, assist children with sizes & styles and clean up – please contact  if you can offer some time 🙂

PAC Meeting + PAC AGM Tues Sept 19, Volunteer Spotlights & Fun Foods update

Our first official PAC Meeting for the 2017/18 school year will take place next Tuesday Sept 19th at 7 pm in the MPR. All parents and grandparents are invited to attend. Come meet our new Principal, Tracey Todd and our returning Vice Principal, Megan Wheatley and hear about what’s ahead for the new school year.

Our PAC AGM will follow directly at 8:00 pm in the MPR. Agenda items include election of PAC Executive members followed by a formal adoption of a 2017/18 Budget. Preview Summary Budget for 2017/18

Interested in joining the PAC Executive? If you’d like to put your name forward or have questions about the roles and responsibilities, please feel free to email us at

Childcare during PAC meetings is available at no cost (48 hours advance notice please). To request childcare please contact We look forward to seeing you!


Save these dates! Fun Foods first term orders will be open Monday Sept 18 through Wednesday Sept 27.

Go to for more details. We will send out a reminder next week!




Our Volunteer Spotlight #1 is on Irene:

“I began volunteering when my granddaughter began school 7 years ago at Dorothy Lynas. I’ve had the chance to do lots of things – baking in Mrs. Karmali’s kindergarten class, helping in the library with reading, even selling 50/50 tickets for the Seycove auction. It’s nice being part of things and seeing how the work we do benefits the kids. In the community I also enjoy helping out with the Lions Club and the Salvation Army, and in my spare time I love watching my granddaughter Savanah play baseball!”

Irene thank you for all your time and energy these past 7 years. We are so happy to have you on board as a volunteer and Savanah is so lucky to have you involved in her school events and activities!






Our Volunteer Spotlight #2 is on Alikie Knight:

“I’m Alikie Knight and my daughter Lucy is in grade 2 french at Dorothy Lynas. I began volunteering as a way to give back to the school and participate once my daughter started kindergarten. I work full time in the events industry so I balance my commitments by being organized – calendars, critical paths, production schedules. The past 2 years I have been Chair of the Spring Carnival, which is a match for both my skillset and my time limits of not being available during school hours. It’s a great way for me to meet other parents throughout the school. I don’t make daily drop off and pick up so I felt somewhat disconnected prior to volunteering. Now I know a lot of people at the school and in turn in my community. I love what our school community can accomplish together – our school, volunteers and neighbourhood is an amazing network of talented individuals with creative ideas.
And in free time, I enjoy outings with my daughter! We love skiing on Seymour, spending time at Cates Park, and eating waffles at Café Orso.”

Alikie, the PAC is so grateful for your commitment to the DL Spring Carnival the past 2 years. You have been the driving force behind ensuring our biggest spirit event of the year lives on!

With so many events and activities at DL, please reach out to to find the best volunteer opportunity for you!

Welcome Back Coffee Tues Sept 5th + need a new Head Class Rep + an invite to join the PAC Exec

Was that a quick summer or what ?! What’s the mood in your house right now?

Please join us for a Welcome Back Coffee Morning, Tuesday September 5th, from 8:45-11:00 am. Meet up with other parents, share your summer stories and have a coffee/tea/nibble. Younger siblings, grandparents and caregivers always welcome to join. Our new Principal, Tracey Todd as well as our Vice-Principal, Megan Wheatley will come by to say hello and introduce themselves.

Also, please share this email with new DL families and to those who might not already be receiving PAC emails. Please remind them to go to and sign up to receive PAC News by Email on the right-hand side of the page. We welcome grandparents and caregivers to sign up as well so they can stay in the loop. We promise not to inundate you with useless emails; we aim to keep the posts short, sweet and informative!



PAC Head Class Rep: Our former PAC Head Class Rep, Shelley Jelstad has taken on a new position in the DL Office. We thank her for her super- multitasking abilities and endless assistance with the PAC over the years and thrilled that we will still get to work with her as part of the DL Office Team. Our search begins for a new Head Class Rep – a parent who can send out 3-4 emails per month on behalf of the PAC & can get PAC communication forms organized and delivered to the other 24 Class Reps during the month of September. If you are organized, have access to a computer, email friendly and eager to get involved, please contact us at asap!

Class Reps: For those of you interested in becoming Class Reps, please approach your teacher during the first week of school to express your interest. Once the teacher has confirmed your role, please contact – we will be in touch with you once classroom allocations have been finalized.

PAC Executive: The PAC Executive consists of a team of 8-10 parents who organize monthly PAC meetings + the PAC agenda in tandem with the school administration. A reminder – as parents, grandparents or caregivers of a student at DL, you are automatically a member of the PAC. 

As the PAC Executive, we are heavily involved in keeping DL a close-knit community through spirit building + event planning, discussing fundraising ideas + goals and reviewing the PAC budget + spending.  We work closely with the Principal, Vice Principal and Staff Reps to ensure that school goals are being met, that students continue to stay motivated and engaged in a safe and caring environment & that PAC funds are used efficiently to equip our students with specific tools, resources and enrichment programs that might not be available to them through District funding alone. If you are interested in joining our PAC Executive, please contact PAC Chair, Rahim Rajan.

Any questions? Email us at

Have a safe and relaxing Labour Day long weekend and see you all Tuesday Sept 5th for the first day of school!

80% Volunteer Support….still some Volunteer spots open + Carnival flyer attached + request for bottles and cake walk donations!

DL Families – To date we have filled 94 of our 117 Volunteer positions for the upcoming Spring Carnival this Saturday June 4. Thank you!

We still need some help at the following booths (Gr 6’s and 7’s welcome  – parents please share this with your kids!)

  • Face Painting: 12-1 pm, 1-2 pm, 2-3 pm – get creative or get your Gr 6 or 7 to do the work instead!
  • Henna Booth: 2-3 pm – calling all artists – one more spot available
  • Prize Wheel: 12-1 pm, 1-2 pm, 2-3 pm – players win a ticket or a treat or spin again
  • Plinko: 12-1 pm, 1-2 pm, 2-3 pm – do you remember The Price Is Right?!
  • Photo Booth:  12-1 pm, 1-2 pm, 2-3 pm – take tickets and help kids w the Prop Trunk- we’ll take the pics 🙂
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course: 12-1 pm, 1-2 pm, 2-3 pm – we know you want to run the course too….
  • Cornhole Bean Bag Toss: 12-1 pm, 1-2 pm, 2-3 pm – good old Carnival fun
  • MaxxFrut Frozen Treats: 1-2 pm – take tickets and let buyers choose from 5 different flavours … sun expected, this could be a popular booth 🙂
  • Foam Dance Pit: 12-1 pm, 1-2 pm, 2-3 pm – the dance party to end all dance parties….

Just email us at and let us know your preference, please and thank you.

REMINDER! Volunteers must check into the Volunteer Check In Booth at the front office before their shift to receive 5 complimentary tickets.


The Carnival Flyer came home in your child’s agenda today  – if you missed it, have a look here for activities, booths and ticket details.




Bring in those full bottles please ! Accepting donations now for the Adult Bottle Table …..Shampoo, wine, beer, juice, ketchup, syrup – you never know what you’re going to get.

Donations to the office ASAP please!




CAKES FOR THE CAKE WALK – please deliver to the MPR Friday June 2 from 4-6 or Saturday morning is fine too.

TOP CAKE wins a prize – let’s get baking !




Looking for a Volunteer Position but don’t see anything you like ? Email us at and we will set you up!

Only 4 more sleeps…..!

Carnival Volunteer Sign Up is NOW OPEN through your Class Reps! Plus make note of these details!

The DL Spring Carnival is just around the corner!

  • Class Reps have been notified of which booth or activity their Class will oversee on Sat June 3.  If you don’t see an email from them mid-week, please reach out to them to enquire.
  • There are only 3 one hour shifts to fill per class so the commitment is not overwhelming – we know you’d like to enjoy the Carnival with your friends and family too!
  • PLUS every volunteer receives 5 complimentary tickets. Treat yourself or treat your kids!


Important Request: Clean Up Crew needed!

We have not allocated Clean Up to any particular class.

Last year only 6 Volunteers stayed to help clean up (sad face) so our one big request this year is can we please have 12 people reply to to be our Clean Up Crew ?

Bonus! Volunteers for Clean Up Crew will receive a FREE DL 16 oz Metal Water Bottle……first 12 to sign up! Parents, students and grandparents all welcome!


Reminder #1: Bottles for Bottle Booth


Due to the office by Thursday June 1st!






Reminder #2: Cakes for Cake Walk


Top prize worth $50 for the Best Decorated Cake.

Drop off will be Fri June 2nd, 4-6 pm or Saturday morning.

Please be mindful of allergies and label all ingredients.






Reminder #3: Don’t forget to spread the word to your friends and family! DL Carnival takes place Sat, June 3rd from 12-3 pm!


Can’t find a volunteer time slot that works? Will you be out of town for the event? Email us at There are plenty of tasks that need your help!

Stay tuned for more details on tickets + cash sales……more fun Carnival announcements as we countdown to Saturday June 3rd !


Oops! The last Blog Post mentioned that the PAC meeting this Tues May 23 is the final one for the year….FAKE NEWS!…Our final PAC Meeting of this school year is Tuesday, June 20th! Please join us tomorrow night if you can for our May PAC meeting 7-8 pm. Childcare available upon request at



Carnival needs Cakes, Bottles and Henna artists! Final PAC Mtg + Thank You’s

The DL Spring Carnival is just around the corner …..mark Saturday June 3rd from 12-3 pm in your calendars and spread the word to friends and family!

Volunteers! We will not be using Volunteer Spot this year; instead your Class Rep will send your class an email soon with the details of your allocated booth and the time slots available. 1 hour shifts, 3 shifts only. Best of all, each volunteer receives 5 free tickets that can be used at any activity or ride!

Calling all Henna Artists ! Are you creative ? Like to doodle? Step right up and show off your talents in the Henna Room. Any parent, grandparent or Gr 7 interested in displaying your artistic skills on live (and not too squirmy) models please email us at

Bakers….start thinking up your masterpieces for the Cake Walk! Top prize worth $50 for the Best Decorated Cake. Drop off will be Fri June 2nd, 4-6 pm or Saturday morning. Please be mindful of allergies and label all ingredients.

Donate a bottle to our popular Bottle Table!  Wine? Mustard? Shampoo? Soda? We will take it all! All donations to the office by Thurs June 1.

More details to follow soon…..



Our final PAC Meeting of the year will be held Tuesday May 23rd from 7-8 pm in the MPR. 

If you haven’t made it to a meeting this year, the June meeting is a great wrap up of the year while giving a glimpse of the year ahead.

Childcare available upon request only at





To our DL Staff Track + Field Crew and our Parent + Student Volunteers;

We thank you all for your amazing organizational skills, your patience + your dedication in making sure over 180 students were transported to and participated in the Handsworth Qualifying Track Meet this past week. We were pleasantly surprised that the rain held up enough for Team DL to perform their best! Smiles and cheering all around made for a very successful event. We are so proud of all our athletes for their team spirit and endless energy.

Onward to the Field Qualifying Meet May 23rd and then to Swanguard June 6th!



Remember these dates…

  • June 3: DL Spring Carnival, 12-3 pm
  • June 6: Swanguard Track + Field meet 8:30-3 pm
  • June 9: DL Fun Day

Enjoy the Victoria Day long weekend with your friends + family!