Fun Foods orders start Monday Sept 19th, Dr Lynn Miller is here Oct 19th, RSVP now!

munchahotlunchHave you run out of lunch ideas already? Time to sign up for DL Fun Foods hot lunches!

Starting Monday Sept 19th through Sept 27th, place your kids’ lunch orders on the Munch-a-Lunch online system here . For those of you who are new to the school, we offer a variety of healthy lunch options like sushi, pizza, wraps, frozen yogurt, fresh juices plus a surprise new vendor that all the kids are sure to love this year.

We are excited to have volunteer Gr 6 and 7 students making deliveries to the classrooms starting Oct 6th, but we need more help with set up, prep and clean up. The Munch-a-Lunch system lets you sign up for Volunteer opportunities online and while you are there, remember to update your family’s contact information for the DL Online Student Directory. Once we have received all the updated contact information, the directory will be available to all those who have opted to share their information.

As always, thank you to our amazing Fun Foods Team who have worked over the summer to make sure DL’s largest fundraiser runs smoothly year round!

DL PAC Presents: Dr Lynn Miller – Wednesday, October 19th, 7:00-8:30 pm

The Prevention and Early Intervention of Childhood Anxiety


Lynn D. Miller, Ph. D., Lic. Psychologist (Colorado) is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education department at the University of British Columbia. She started her career as a classroom teacher, and then worked as a school counselor K-12. She held several research grants examining the effects of empirically supported approaches to child anxiety in the public school system.

Dr Miller has consulted to the FRIENDS program, an evidence-based curriculum based on cognitive behaviour principles, targeting anxiety. She conducted research on other models of anxiety prevention programs in schools, including Taming Worry Dragons, Skills for Social and Academic Success, Cool Little Kids, as well as an enhanced program for Aboriginal children. She completed her term as President of the Anxiety Disorders Assoc. of Canada, 2010-2014, and served as the President of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (2004-2006).

Reserve your seat now! Please RSVP here. Although this event is taking place in the DL Gym, seating is limited as we have also reserved seats for our Family of Schools PAC’s. A big thank you goes to DL parent Kerry Smith for inviting Dr Miller to present at DL and for her assistance in bringing the FOS PAC’s together for this event.

REMINDER! You are also invited to join the DL PAC AGM the same evening from 6:30-7:00 pm. PAC Executive elections will take place –  please contact us here if you are interested in putting your name forward for the Executive – it’s a rewarding experience and we would be thrilled to have you on board!

Have you ordered your Emily Press Labels yet? If not, click here.

Did you know? When you make a purchase at the local COBS Bakery at Parkgate, mention you are from Dorothy Lynas Elementary and a portion of our annual purchases comes back to the school.

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