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Pub Night tix update & Art Cards orders due Nov 6th

Pub Night at Seymour’s is tonight! 


  • Pre-purchased tickets can be picked up at the front door starting at 7 pm.
  • Last minute plans to join us? Please do! Book tickets online here until 3 pm or $25 CASH at the front door.
  • Come early as you don’t want to miss TWO 50/50 raffle draws.
  • Silent Auction is open 7-9 pm…Wine basket, Ski passes, Sea to Sky Gondola passes are just a few of the many amazing auction items up for bid. Note: We can accept only cash or cheque for silent auction items, ATM available onsite for your convenience.

Keep these numbers handy! North Shore Taxi (604) 922-2222 or Sunshine Cabs (604) 987-3333.


Art Cards order are due this weekend! Here’s what to do:

  • Go to
  • Click “TO ORDER”
  • Find My Art – Click “USE THE SCHOOL ACCESS CODE”
  • Enter our School Access Code: DL69
  • Select Teacher
  • Enter Child’s First Name

And order away! It’s that easy. Please note: Deadline for orders is Sunday November 6th to guarantee delivery for November 28th. Discounts for multiple orders placed on the same online visit. If you have any questions, reach out to

Save these November Dates:

  • Wed Nov 9th – BC Curriculum Night from 7-8 pm at Seycove Secondary School
  • Fri Nov 11th- Remembrance Day, no school
  • Mon Nov 14th – District Wide non-instructional day, no school
  • Tues Nov 29th – PAC Meeting will be held in the DL Library 7-8 pm
  • Tues Nov 29 & Wed Nov 30 – Scholastic Book Fair in the MPR

Enjoy the weekend!

Art Cards are Ready to Order and 5 more Volunteers for Friday PLEASE!

To all our DL Students & Staff – well done! You have created some amazing artwork to share with your family and friends. The Art Cards have all been uploaded to the website. Sample cards are still in the works BUT if you want to have a sneak peek and place your order online immediately, here’s what to do:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “TO ORDER”
  3. Find My Art – Click “USE THE SCHOOL ACCESS CODE”
  4. Enter our School Access Code: DL69
  5. Select Teacher
  6. Enter Child’s First Name

And order away! It’s that easy. Please note: Deadline for orders is Sunday November 6th to guarantee delivery for November 28th.  Discounts for multiple orders placed on the same online visit. If you have any questions, reach out to

Halloween costumes

Countdown to Halloween at DL this Friday starting at 6:30 pm. Never to late to RSVP here !

Come dressed in your best costumes – if you have a costume to trade or need a costume – visit the MPR.

HELLO PARENTS! We still need your help – we only have 5 volunteers (boo hoo!) – we need AT LEAST 5 more –

PAC Parent’s Night at Seymour’s Pub – get your tickets now!

The DL Social Committee is pleased to present PAC Parent’s Night at Seymour’s Pub, Friday November 4th.  This is a great opportunity to meet other DL parents, build a sense of community and help raise funds for the school in a fun and casual environment. Tickets are $25 – that gets you in the door at Seymour’s Pub and $15 towards food & beverages.

50-50-raffle-burst-dndz75-clipartWe will be having 50/50 draws and a Silent Auction. After all that is done, Seymour’s has a DJ and you can continue the party until 2am! Spread the word, but tickets are limited – so here’s what to do:

  1. After reading this post, go directly to the Munch-a-Lunch website.
  2. Login and go to the “Fundraising Open!” tab at the top of your screen.
  3. Select how many tickets you would like to purchase and follow through with your payment directly online.
  4. Start organizing childcare immediately (or should you have done that before you purchased the tickets? oh well!)
  5. Most important of all – organize how to get to and from the venue responsibly.

Seymour’s Pub is located in the Holiday Inn Hotel, 720 Lillooet Rd #210, North Vancouver.  Doors open at  7pm- come early so you can participate in the 50/50 and Silent Auction which will close at 9pm.

silent-auctionSpeaking of Silent Auction, do you have an auction item that you can donate? If you own or work for a business and would like to donate a basket or service, please and thank you. Feeling generous?….have a bottle of wine/spirits you can donate to the event….a recreational property that you could loan for a weekend….we would love it! Do you teach a class (yoga, art, piano etc.) and can offer a private lesson or 2? Have tickets to a sporting or theatre event, movie tickets that you wouldn’t mind giving to a good cause? Contact us at

Merci & thank you for supporting Ecole Dorothy Lynas PAC,
From Crystal and the Social Committee Crew!

NOTE: All ticket sales are final.


  • Early Dismissal today: 2:00 pm pick up
  • Oct 19th session will Dr Lynn Miller is filling up fast, reserve your seats here!
  • Still looking for volunteers to hand out iWalk tokens next week, choose any morning from 8:30-8:45 am – just 15 minutes! Contact me here

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.

Labels, mugs and a book swap!

Keep calm end of school year


Are you preparing for the end of the school year and the beginning of summer?!

emily pressDon’t forget to order your labels: It’s easy! Order through our special shopping link: DL LABELS and this ensures fundraising proceeds come directly to our school. (The fundraising code will say “Dorothy Lynas” at check out.) Pay online and orders will be shipped FREE directly to your home.

Visit the PAC Board to view samples. Plus, all participants of this fundraiser will be entered into a raffle which will be drawn at the final PAC Meeting of the year on Tuesday, June 21st from 7:00-8:00 pm in the MPR.





New to our SpiritWear collection….

Just in time for Father’s Day and year-end staff gifts (ask your Class Rep if they have already purchased one as a group gift)
Our new 15 oz DL Mug makes for a perfect sized morning coffee or tea. Only $10 each – limited supplies available through






image001KIDS BOOK SWAP June 21st…. Bring a book… Take a book!

Attend a Book Swap hosted by the Bridge Church, Tuesday, June 21st, 3pm to 6pm at 1384 Deep Cove Road. Bring your gently-used kids books and trade them in for some new-to-you summer reading material!

In preparation for the book swap, Bridge Church is currently collecting donations of kids books and they especially need books for 10 to 13 year olds.  So if you’ve got some gently-used kids books to donate, please drop them of to the Church at 1384 Deep Cove Road.

Put a Label On It!

With summer camp and travel season approaching, we’ve partnered with local business Emily Press Labels to make sure your belongings return home.

There’s a label for every purpose! Your personalized name labels are super durable, dishwasher, microwave and laundry safe. There are several types of labels to choose from, including eco-friendly reusable options, and all are available in lots of cool designs and colors too!

  • Slim labels for lunch boxes, water bottles and school supplies
  • Shoe labels for runners, boots and sandals
  • Clothing labels for jackets, jerseys, gym clothes and hats
  • … or choose one of the handy COMBO packs for a wide assortment of options

Emily-Press-Labels-1It’s easy! Order through our special shopping link: DL LABELS and this ensures fundraising proceeds come directly to our school. (The fundraising code will say “Dorothy Lynas” at check out.) Pay online and orders will be shipped FREE directly to your home


  • Be sure to change currency to CANADIAN before shopping
  • Have several kids? Consider just using your family surname as a money saving naming option.


Get a head start on summer and September school supplies and label everything! 

Questions: contact  Thank you for supporting your Dorothy Lynas PAC.


Don't ForgetPAC Meeting Tuesday, Feb 16th at 6:00 pm followed by Sex Talk. No Sweat. by Saleema Noon Sexual Health Educators from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. RSVP here for attendance and childcare.

Seycove Auction tickets update:  Auction & dinner tickets are sold out but there are still a limited number of tickets for those who want to attend the dinner,  dance and auction without an assigned table (there will be some high-top standing only tables). Also, there are $20 tickets available which allow entry to the event after 8 pm, dinner not included. Only 3 weeks to go before the event – visit for more details and to volunteer your time to help make this event a great success.

Have a great weekend and a Happy Valentines Day to all !



Support the Aloha Beach Party: Donations and Volunteers needed!

auction-graphic-2016-colour-brochure-versionThe Seycove Auction is less than a month away. Join us! Purchase your tickets here! If you are not able to make the event you can still contribute, here’s how you can help:

Do you have a special skill you can offer as an auction item? Something you can make? Hockey tickets you can’t use? Something from your work to donate? E-mail us at

Or maybe you have some time to volunteer for the Auction Committee? We can use some help with various jobs the day before, the day after, and the night of the Event. Details below and contact Birte at to sign up:

Friday March 4th:

Silent Auction Setup – the volunteers would have access to student help, and would be responsible for table set up with auction items, 3 :30 – 5 :30pm.

Decorating/Set up – the volunteers would have access to student help, and would be responsible for gym set up, 12 :00-3 :00pm.

Bar Setup – help set up the bar in the gym, 1 :00-3:00pm. Must be handy with a cordless drill.

Saturday March 5th:

Unload liquor in the gym. 3 :00–5 :00pm.

50/50 Raffle- these volunteers would work a table selling tickets at the event. Shifts are 6-7 :30pm, 7 :30-9 :30pm

Bar Ticket Sales – these volunteers would work a table selling tickets at the event. The shifts are 6-7 :30pm, 7 :30-8 :30pm, 8 :30-10 :00pm, 10 :00-midnight.

BartendersGrab a friend and lend a hand! No bartending knowledge needed, but you must be at least 19 years old! Shifts are 6-7 :30pm, 7 :30-8 :30pm, 8 :30-10 :00pm, 10 :00-midnight.

Distribution of Auction Items – We require 3 Volunteers to help distribute the items which have been retrieved by student volunteers. These items will have been bought, paid for & are now being collected. The shift will be from 10 :00 pm – midnight.

Bottle Returns/Table Clean up – students are not allowed to handle any liquor bottles, so we need volunteers to clean tables and return empties to the bar. Shifts are 8-9:00pm, 9-10 :00pm, 10-11 :00pm, 11 :00-midnight.

Takedown/Clean up – Shift is generally midnight-1 :30am. There is student help available & more hands makes less work!

Sunday March 6th:

Clean up – we need volunteers to help students clean up the school on Sunday 12 :00-3 :00pm


AND as always please donate your Canadian Tire dollars – a collection box is at the front office.

Thank you for your support!

Family Fun Movie Night Feb 3, 2016

It’s Family Fun Movie Night under the stars in the Dorothy Lynas gym, so get out your PJ’s and pillows and join the fun!

WHEN: Wednesday February 3, 2016

  • Doors open 5:30pm (arrive early to pick up your pizza order)
  • Movie starts 6:30pm. The movie choice will be based on a vote by the children and will be a surprise.

COST: FREE. Please RSVP via the MunchaLunch system to help us plan and pre-order food. You can also RSVP at Please  note that children under 10 should be supervised by an adult. 

FOOD & CONCESSION: Please support the Grade 7 fundraiser! Pre-order your Pizza via the MunchaLunch system by January 29th. Click the “Fundraising Open” link to place your order.

  • A limited number of pizzas will be available for purchase on site, but to ensure you do not miss out, we strongly encourage families to pre-order.
  • A light concession of popcorn and drinks will also be available to purchase on site.

If you wish to bring your own food, we remind families that there are multiple types of severe NUT & FRUIT allergies in our school and ask that care be taken to ensure any food brought to the gym recognizes this. Also, help minimize clean up and waste by bringing reusable containers and pack up what you pack in.

BRING: A chair, blanket, pillows and wear your comfy PJ’s!

Family Movie Night (1)

Aloha! Sponsorship opportunities for Seycove Gala

auction-graphic-2016-colour-brochure-versionDear Supporters of our Family of Schools in Mt. Seymour,

Thank you for helping us raise money for the public schools in 2015, the Seycove Auction was a big success.

The Seycove Auction is looking for Sponsors for our 2016 event on March 5th, our theme is Aloha Beach Party. Everybody wins with sponsorship – companies benefit from increased exposure at the schools and in the community. The students benefit as the proceeds from the Auction go directly to the four local public schools to fund many essential things.

Throughout the Dinner, Dance, and Auction sponsors will be recognized in the Event Program, with banners and many will have their logos on the signs and volunteer t-shirts. Before and after the Auction, companies will be recognized with logos featured in newspapers and PAC newsletters.

Every level of sponsorship is welcome – there are opportunities for individuals, small businesses and larger corporate donors. There are 5 levels of sponsorship, for more information contact Jen Cleary or Laura Wallace at Our sponsorship brochure is located at which explains all the levels and the benefits included. Sponsors need to be in by January 15th for their logo to be on the road signs.  Sponsors have first choice at table seating and tickets, become a sponsor today!


Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors for supporting our public schools:


Platinum: Carter GM North Shore: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC

Gold: Panago Pizza                                   Gold: Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak, Deep Cove Outdoors

Gold: Fawcett Insurance                        Gold: Patricia Houlihan Personal Real Estate Corp.

Gold: Odlum Brown Limited                 Silver: Charlie Mackenzie Re/Max Crest Realty

Silver: Trev Deeley Motorcycles           Silver: West Shore Constuctors

Copper: Harrison Home Inspections  Copper: Claudio Tonella Real Estate