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Parent Advisory Council

It's Time to Place Your Lunch Orders for Term 3!

MAR 4, 2019

Thank you for supporting the Osler Hot Lunch Program.  By purchasing lunches, you are supporting education at Osler.  So far, we have raised over $6,000!  These funds will be put towards the school technology fund, classroom funds, and the Gr. 7 camp.

Please note: Friday, June 19th is Sports Day.  All lunch sales from this day will go to next year's Gr. 7 students and their fundraising efforts. 

Click below to order Term 3 lunches:

Please refer to the Hot Lunch page for more details!  


OPG Book Swap on Thu, Feb 6th

JAN 29, 2020


Thursday, Feb 6th  1 - 3:30pm 

We will be collecting books after school from January 28th to February 5th.  Please refer to notice for more details.


OPG Meeting on Wed, Jan 29th

JAN 27, 2020

Please join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, Jan 29th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.    Come to the meeting to contribute your ideas and suggestions.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, send us an email about your suggestions at oslerpgchair@gmail.com.

Refer to agenda for more details.


Term 2 Lunch Ordering is Now Open!

DEC 2, 2019

Thank you so much for ordering lunches in Term 1.  So far, we have raised over $3000, funds that will help purchase and subsidize many items for the students of Osler.  We hope we can count on your continued support for Term 2.  

**Please note, if you would like your child(ren) to receive lunches on Tuesday, January 7, make sure to place your order by Tuesday, December 31. **

Click below to begin ordering lunches:

Please refer to the Hot Lunch page for more details!  


Pancake Breakfast on Mon, Dec 9th

NOV 26, 2019

Mark your calendars! Our annual OPG Pancake Breakfast is back on Monday, Dec 9th from 8:00 to 8:40 AM. Come enjoy pancakes made/served by volunteer parents and teachers.

There may be a ‘special guest’ from the North Pole!

This is a FREE EVENT for all students and their families. Entrance is by donation to the Food Bank (cash preferred).

Do you have an electric griddle we can borrow? If so, please contact oslerpgchair@gmail.com

We need volunteers to help prepare and serve all of

the children and parents! Sign up at the OPG bulletin board or online here!

Special thanks to Stong’s Market in Dunbar for sponsoring our event!  Stong’s is generously donating the ingredients for making pancakes, mandarin oranges and beverages.


OPG Meeting on Wed, Nov 27th

NOV  25, 2019

Please join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, Nov 27th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. 

We will be discussing:

  • Hot Lunch
  • Pancake breakfast
  • Direct drive funds allocation
  • Ideas for other activities for the students/school in 2020

Refer to agenda for more details.

Come to the meeting to contribute your ideas and suggestions.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, send us an email about your suggestions at oslerpgchair@gmail.com.


Gift Card Fundraiser

NOV 7, 2019

The OPG would like you to look for the Gift Card Forms sent home with your children earlier this week. If you are interested, please return the completed forms with a cheque (only) to either your child’s teacher or the OPG “mail box” in the office. Everything is due by Friday, Nov 15

Please contact John at sdsurf2020@yahoo.com if you have any questions. 


Scholastic Book Fair 

NOV 7, 2019 

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming and we need your help!

Mon, Nov 18Tue, Nov 19Wed, Nov 20Thu, Nov 21
Set-Up
8:00 - 9:00 AM
8:30 - 9:00 AM8:30 - 9:00 AM8:30 - 9:00 AM
Book Fair Closed
Book Fair Opens
3:00 - 3:30 PM
3:00 - 3:30 PM3:00 - 3:30 PMTake Down
9:00 - 10:30 AM

Tasks include:

  • Set-up – Monday morning (8:00 - 9:00 am)
    • at least 6+ volunteers needed
  • Book Fair Hours – sale pf books, posters / help with book orders / security at the door
    • at least 3-4 volunteers needed 
  • Take-Down – Thursday morning after Book Fair is closed (9:00 – 10:30 am)
    • at least 6+ volunteers needed

***** Training will be provided *****

If you are interested in helping with the Book Fair, please email oslerbookfair@gmail.com and leave your name, e-mail address, and the dates/times you would like to help out.  A sign-up sheet will be sent to all interested volunteers to confirm you availability. 

Please contact us at oslerbookfair@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Your Book Fair Co-ordinators,

Debbie Jung (Mathieu in Div. 3) and Peggy Poon (Angie in Div. 6)


Direct Drive

OCT 18, 2019


Thank you for all the families who have already donated to our Direct Drive.  We need your help to reach our goal of $10,000.

Your donations will make possible:

  • Projectors/computer equipment that are NEEDED in each classroom (they need replacing)
  • Technology fund towards a 2nd laptop cart (as we have no computer lab now and current laptop cart is used to capacity)

Please click HERE more information or contact oslerpgchair@gmail.com.


Welcome Back!

SEP 13, 2019

A warm welcome to school after the summer break!

Mark your calendars with these upcoming important dates!

  • Wednesday, Sep 19th 6:30 - 8:00 pm: First OPG Meeting
  • Wednesday, Oct 2nd 6:30 - 8:00 pm: Body Science by Saleema Noon talk – parent information session (more details later)
  • Thursday, Oct 24th 5:30 - 7:30 pm: Halloween Spooktacular

OPG Meeting on Wed, Jun 5th

MAY 27, 2019  

Please join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, Jun 5th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.   

Come to the meeting to contribute your ideas and suggestions.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, send us an email about your suggestions at oslerpgchair@gmail.com.


Teacher & Staff Appreciation Luncheon 

APR 8, 2019

Our annual OPG Teacher and Staff Appreciation Lunch is next Monday, April 15th from 12:10 to 12:50 pm.

Show your appreciation to the teachers and staff by donating a dish.

Guidelines:

  • No nuts or nut products please;
  • You can drop off the food items to the school office on Monday morning;
  • Please clearing label your containers.  Containers can be picked up anytime after school.

Please sign up HERE if you are able to contribute a dish.

If you have any questions, please contact oslerpgchair@gmail.com 


Teacher & Staff Appreciation Luncheon 

MAR 13, 2019

The Teacher & Staff Appreciation Luncheon will be on Monday, April 15th from 12:10 to 12:50 pm.   We need volunteers to help out at the luncheon.  Please email oslerpgchair@gmail.com if you can help.   

Volunteers are needed for: 

  • Planning (before the event) 
  • Setting up prior to the lunch 
  • Serving during the lunch

Multicultural Potluck

MAR 13, 2019

Over 90 participants attended our annual Multicultural Potluck this year.  The Lion Dance was well-received.  Thank you to all the families who participated–it was a great opportunity to try a variety of foods from dumplings, gimbap, pizza, sushi, eight-treasure rice puddings and pasta salads!


OPG Meeting on Wed, Mar 13th 

MAR 12, 2019  

Please join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, Mar 13th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.   

We will be discussing:

  • Direct Drive
  • Staff/Teacher Appreciation Lunch
  • Band & Choir for next year

Come to the meeting to contribute your ideas and suggestions.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, send us an email about your suggestions at oslerpgchair@gmail.com.


OPG Multicultural Potluck on Thu, Feb 21st  

FEB 12, 2019 

Please join us in celebration of the 2019 Lunar New Year on Thursday, Feb 21st from 5:40 to 7:30 PM. 

A lion dance show will start at 6:00 PM in the gym, followed by a potluck dinner in the lunchroom at 6:30 PM. 

Please bring your favorite dish to share! As it is a potluck dinner, please bring a dish to serve 6 people with serving utensils--remember to label all dishes and utensils brought from home. 

Note: All food items must be nut-free. Please fill out the sign up sheet by Monday, Feb 18th! If you have any questions, please email OPG at oslerpgchair@gmail.com (English) or oslerpgsecretary@gmail.com (中文)


OPG Meeting on Wed, Jan 30th 

JAN 29, 2018 

Please join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, January 30th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. 

Come to the meeting to contribute your ideas and suggestions.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, send us an email about your suggestions at oslerpgchair@gmail.com.


OPG Book Swap on Mon, Jan 28th

NOV 25, 2018

Monday, Jan 28th  1 - 3:30pm 

(parents welcome from 3pm onwards)

How It Works:

  1. From Jan 21 - 24th, bring in any ‘gently used’ books to the OPG Book Swap table after school from 2:45 - 3:30pm (located outside the office).  Bring the completed form with you.
  2. You will receive 1 ticket for every 2 books you donate. The tickets will be handed out at the swap and can be used to exchange for books.  (Each ticket = $1)
  3. Your child will be going to the swap during school hours to select their books.
  4. On Jan 28th from 3 - 3:30pm, any books remaining will be available for purchase (prices will vary from $0.50 - $5).
  5. All remaining books after the swap will be donated.

Book Criteria:

  • Books must be in gently used condition (i.e. cover on, no rips or tears)
  • Books must be appropriate for children and teens.
  • No magazines or colouring books please.

Please note that the selection of books available will be based on the books donated.  

Please contact oslerpgchair@gmail.com if you have any questions.


Pancake Breakfast on Mon, Dec 10th

NOV 25, 2018

Mark your calendars! Our annual OPG Pancake Breakfast is back on Monday, Dec 10th from 8:10 to 8:45 AM. Come enjoy pancakes made/served by volunteer parents and teachers.

There may be a ‘special guest’ from the North Pole!

This is a FREE EVENT for all students and their families. Entrance is by monetary donation to the Food Bank.

Do you have an electric griddle we can borrow? If so, please contact oslerpgchair@gmail.com

We need volunteers! Sign up at here!

Special thanks to Stong’s Market in Dunbar for sponsoring our event!


OPG Meeting on Wed, Nov 28th

NOV 25, 2018

Please join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, November 28th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

We will be discussing:

  • Hot Lunch
  • Pancake breakfast
  • Fundraising ideas
  • Other activities/events YOU would like to have at the school this year

Come to the meeting to contribute your ideas and suggestions. If you are unable to attend the meeting, send us an email about your suggestions at oslerpgchair@gmail.com.

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