Welcome to Britannia Secondary PAC
In accordance with the School Act, all parents/guardians of students in Britannia Secondary School belong to its Parent Advisory Council (PAC). The PAC, through its elected officers, may advise the board and the principal and staff of the school, other than matters assigned to the school planning council, and at the request of the school planning council, assist the school planning council in carrying out its functions. PAC meetings are open to all parents and the general public and are meant to promote the exchange of ideas among principal, staff, students, and parents. PAC meetings for the school year of 2019/2020 take place in Room 304 (School Library) on the first Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm from October through to June.
October 3, 2019
November 7, 2019
December 5, 2019
January 9, 2020
February 7, 2020
March 5, 2020
April 2, 2020
May 7, 2020
June 4, 2020
The PAC executive for 2019/2020 are:
Co-Chairpersons - Karen Lam
Secretary - Darissa Towle
Treasurer - Carolyn Anglin
If parents have any suggestions or ideas about the PAC, or want to be included in the PAC email list, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Britannia PAC Meeting Protocols
The PAC Executive would appreciate it if attendees would read this document before attending our meetings. Thank you.
Letter from BC Department of Education About Changes to the New Curriculum Implementation Schedule for Grades 10-12
Letter from Rob Fleming, Minister of Education (pdf)
Scholarship Information on the School Website
Important information for Grade 12's about scholarships, bursaries, grants, post-secondary institutions and much more is available from your counsellors. Be proactive about ways to finance your post secondary education. Remember, Google is your friend! Britannia's PAC has done some very helpful research about scholarships and the results are available here.
Teenagers and Sleep
They often do not get enough of it! This is a very worthwhile article for parents of teenagers.
PAC would like to thank Shelley Sullivan for her excellent presentation on Adolescent Anxiety at the December 7th PAC meeting. Here are some of the helpful resources (PDF) she shared with us. She also recommended exploring the following excellent website: https://www.anxietybc.com/
Please open the following link to DPAC from the Vancouver District Parent Advisory Committee to learn about DPAC's role and activities in the Vancouver School District.