Understanding Report Cards
Mid Year Report Cards are being sent home today and will outline where the student is in relation to the age/grade expectations using written comments and a proficiency scale
VSB provides further details on how students are assessed and how they Communicate Student Learning (CSL). For more information:
Free ADHD Presentation
February 16 from 6:00-8:00 PM. (1 hour Presentation and 1 hour Q & A)
topics covered will dispel the many myths surrounding ADHD by presenting up to date scientific facts about cause, prevalence, diagnosis and treatment. He will explain how and why the ADHD brain works the way it does. Plenty of time will be reserved for questions to ensure the information is understood and relevant to those attending.
Dr. Don Duncan is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Kelowna, BC where he serves as Clinical Director of the BC Interior ADHD Clinic and operates an assessment clinic for students at the University of British Columbia
Register Here: familysmart.ca/event/adhd-the-real-deal/#rsvp-now
pac meeting jan 26th 6:30pm
Save the date and plan on attending the upcoming Dr. A.R. Lord Elementary Parent Advisory Council Meeting on Wednesday January 26th. It is an opportunity to ask questions, give feedback and make suggestions in shaping the education experience for students. We will be sharing information on recent PAC initiatives such as Fundraising and Hot Lunch.
Principal Tamara Van Wyck will also be covering report card assessments prior to the issuance on January 31st.
If you would like to raise a topic to be included in the agenda, please email email@example.com by Jan 23rd.
A meeting invite by Microsoft Teams will be sent out next week via email.
Jan Feb Reminders
Pizza Hot Lunch Jan 14th
PAC run hot lunch will be served to all those who have preordered. Thank you to the volunteers who have made this happen.
Next Hot Lunch is Feb 11th and featuring White Spot and TCBY Frozen Yogurt. Order deadline is Feb 4th. Order at
PAC Hot lunch will be going ahead on January 14th. Lunch offerings are from Fresh Slice Pizza and TCBY Frozen Yogurt and orders must be placed by no later than Friday January 7th. Place your order at: munchalunch.com/schools/drarlord/
School will be open from Jan 4-7th for those children of essential workers who require support including those employed in
Otherwise school restart will be Jan 10th for all others