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Terry Fox Run and Toonies for Terry September 16, 2022

On September 16th, we will be having our annual Terry Fox Run at the school. Students will be running on the school grounds and grade 5 students will have a route in the neighborhood led by Ms. Prette, one of our grade 5 teachers.  We will be gathering after recess at 10:25AM to sing the Terry Fox song led by our music teacher, Mr. Borland.  The run will take place after the singing.

We are also collecting a Toonie for Terry as part of our Marathon of Hope fundraiser.  We are asking students to bring a Toonie this week for this fundraiser if families are able.  Students may hand in the Toonie to their classroom teacher.

If families would like to donate online, please go to the webpage listed below.

David Cameron Fundraising Page:



At David Cameron we expect that our students will S.O.A.R.  This means that students are SAFE, take OWNERSHIP, model ACCEPTANCE and are RESPECTFUL to others.  The shared language of S.O.A.R. is being used in our school community this year.  Families are encouraged to use this shared language, too.

During our assembly on Tuesday afternoon we introduced S.O.A.R. and what it means to SOAR.

Parking Lot and Dropping Off Students

We have 397 students in our school this year so far and parking has, once again, become an issue.  We are asking parents who use the roundabout to drop students off and then leave so that others may use the roundabout to drop their children off.  Please remain in your vehicle when dropping your off child in the morning.  Students are supervised in the morning, so it is not necessary to park and walk your child to their line-up.  Blocking the roundabout causes traffic congestion and in some cases arguments and bad feelings.  We would like to see our parents working together to make the parking lot safe for everyone.

Please note that the parking spots across from the main entrance are for the staff at David Cameron.  We have over 60 staff members and parking spots are needed for them.

Beach Bonding Day

Beach Bonding Day will take place on September 23, which is a Friday.  On the permission slips that have been sent home, it states Thursday, September 23 which is incorrect.  Please note the correction in the date.  This is a fun day for all children, and we would like to send a huge shoutout to our Parent Advisory Council PAC for funding this trip.

Online Consent Portal

Please review your consents for your child in the access link below.

The parent page is where the parent logs in to provide and/or review consents for their children.

The URL for this page is https://consent.sd62.bc.ca

The following consents are available online:

  • GAFE Grades 4 and 5 only (Google G-Suite)
  • Media Release
  • Short (walking) Fieldtrips
  • Internet Access
  • Indigenous Self-Identification

If you have any questions of difficulties with the Consent Portal, please contact the office at 250.474.7621 and speak to Sandra, our awesome secretary.

Tennis Ball Donations

Do you have tennis balls not being used at home?  We will gladly take them off your hands as students love to use them during recess times.  Please send them in with your child or drop them off at the main office.  Any donations will be greatly appreciated!

Rainwear Donations

As we head into the rainy season, we are asking for donations of any rainwear that may not fit your child.  We are looking for a few extras to have at the school in case someone needs a jacket.  Any donations may be dropped off to the main office.