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CPAC Communication - February 26th, 2024

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CPAC Communication - February 26th, 2024
by Claremont PAC - Monday, 26 February 2024, 4:59 AM

Parent Workshop Opportunity- February 28th

The Ministry of Education and Child Care, in partnership with adolescent Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Hayley Watson, will be hosting a free virtual session on youth substance use for parents/guardians, caregivers and caring adults. Dr. Watson will provide valuable insights, practical tips, and resources to equip participants with the tools needed to guide their children and youth toward making positive choices when it comes to substance use.

Key Takeaways for Participants:

  • Learn why teenagers are drawn to substances.
  • Understand what causes and maintains substance use disorder and needs.
  • Increase your youth’s ability to make positive choices about substances.
  • Acquire practical conversation tools for discussing substances in the home.

Participants must register in advance due to limited capacity. The final session date is:

Planning for New CPAC Exec

The AGM to vote for the new CPAC Exec for the 2024/25 school year will take place in May. This year we have 3 Exec members leaving with students in grade 12 graduating. 

Attached is the CPAC Constitution which details high-level the different roles. Please reach out to if you’re interested.

Nominees needed:

President/2 Co-Presidents


Treasurer - key role we need to recruit 



CPAC Lead Event Planner (Winter Holidays Staff Event & End of Year Staff Appreciation) with additional support from parent volunteers 

Members at Large 

All roles are open, as some existing Exec members may consider other roles/or become Members at Large.

We look forward to hearing from you! Please share with any parents in your network with new students entering Gr. 9 at Claremont.

Pink Shirt Day is WEDNESDAY February 28th

Please support Claremont's commitment to a bully-free environment by wearing and ‘thinking’ pink. Let’s join together and visibly show our support for a more inclusive, accepting and compassionate society. Practice kindness and wear pink to symbolize that you do not tolerate bullying.

COPACS meeting on Parent Appeal Process - February 28th

The COPACS meeting will include an overview of the appeals process and opportunity for Q&A.  Please see the agenda here

Wednesday, Feb 28th at 7:00 pm 
at the Individual Learning Centre, 1649 Mt Newton Cross Rd, Saanichton, BC or online via MS Team