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Weekly Update May 28-June 1

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Weekly Update May 28-June 1
by Parkcrest Elementary - Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 8:19 PM

Hello parents! Here is the weekly update with some other pieces of information. 

*Please refer to the email that I sent on Monday regarding the new Safe Arrival Program.  This will go live on June 1.  Any questions, please call the school.  This is a district wide change. The reporting number will not change and remains 1-844-350-2647.

*Bright Red Book Bus schedule is attached to the bottom of this message.  The Book Bus will be coming to Parkcrest in August on Mondays 10;00-12:00. 

*International Student Program SD73: Homestays Wanted
The International Student Program for School District 73 is looking for families to host International students.  The students will attend secondary schools in Kamloops and will stay for 1 or 2 semesters starting September 2018.  Our host families are asked to provide a welcoming home, food and a positive English speaking environment.  The compensation is $825 per month.  If you and your family, or your friends, feel you may enjoy this International experience, please go to Here you will find information about being a host family and also guide to applying to our program.


  • Chopped Leaf PAC Lunch
  • Mrs. O'Donovan's class and Mrs. Matuschewski's class to Wildlife Park


  • Ms. Gartrell's & Mrs. Hyslop/Beeds class at Rainbow Roost


  • Grade 5/6's participating in the Aboriginal Cultural Day at Kay Bingham
  • Mrs. Ellingsen & Mrs. Trestain's class to O'Keefe Ranch

Have a great week!