PAC Meeting
September 28, 2017 Minutes

Meeting called to order at 6:35pm by Angela G. (Chair)

Principal’s Report (Harjinder Sandhu)

  • Traffic reminders and Renfrew Code of Conducts
  • School Active Travel Planning program
  • City committee will visit Renfrew to do survey in Oct
  • Renfrew participated in the Reconciliation Art Projects held on Sep 24
  • Only 1 staff at Renfrew holds a temporary position
  • Pumpkin patch for all grades at Renfrew
  • Equipment outdoor games, Peer Helpers, Assembly Tech etc.
  • Foundation Skills Assessments (FSA) will be from Oct 2 to Nov 10 for gr. 4 and gr. 7
  • Student Council 2 representatives from each classroom, theme days
  • PAC will need to provide PAC meeting dates to the principal
  • Parent/Teachers Conferences Oct 4 and Oct 5

Vice-Principal’s Report (Lorraine Baker)

  • Scholastic Book Fair from Oct 02 to Oct 06
  • Book Fair volunteer needed
  • District Cross Country grade 3 and up
  • Apple for APPs Fundraiser ready for pick on Sep 29
  • Grads hoodies on sale

Chair’s Report (Angela G.)

  • Reviewed the budget report for 2017/2018
  • Terry Fox Run received $100 donations for bananas
  • Garden Water System budget will be reviewed
  • Selma Noon (Sexual Health Education) has been budgeted
  • New York Foods hot lunch program starts on Sep 29 on Fridays $7.50
  • Fundraising: Popcorn Day (once a month), Direct Donation (Feb) and Movie Night (n/a)

New Business

A parent recommended an online application to manage school’s hot lunch programs and
fundraising activities (

Executive Election Results

Co-Chair: Angela G./ Vacant
Treasurer: Lina L.
Secretary: Gina P.
Fundraiser: Angela C.
Member(s) at Large: Susie Q. and Rachel C.

Angela C. adjourns meeting at 7:15pm


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