Your Centennial PSC – is a collective association of parents and Centennial School representatives who work together to effectively support and enhance student learning at Centennial.
PSC elected parent reps. – Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary (elected at previous June meeting) and Kindergarten Liaison (still needed)
Meetings Open to All – all PSC meetings are open, and all parents are invited to attend and participate. It is a wonderful opportunity to: hear about what is happening at Centennial, including upcoming initiatives, changes and projects, and consult with/provide advice to Centennial representatives. Meets - one night a month, for approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours. Child-minding is available!
The GPA is a legally registered society under the Alberta Societies Act.
GPA elected parent reps. – President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Board members
Casino Activities - applies for grants & casino licenses (casino held every 2nd year – next one in 2017/2018 school year).
Other Fundraising Activities – as of the 2016-2017 school year, all Centennial fundraising activities will be conducted through the GPA.
Monthly meetings held in conjunction with PSC meetings.
Last year, grants awarded to the GPA, and casino monies, supported, among other things:
Grade 6 Camp
Skiing & Skating lessons
Classroom Educational Games
Alien In-line Skating
Phys. Ed. Equipment
Educational enrichment and Cultural experiences
PSC and GPA Volunteer Opportunities
PSC and GPA volunteering is critical to being able to raise funds and support extra activities and materials to enhance your kids’ school experience. Opportunities and time involved - There are many PSC and GPA volunteering opportunities; volunteering can involve as little or as much time as you can spare – even an hour helps! Some of your PSC- and GPA-run activities that need volunteers include:
PSC/GPA Welcome Back BBQ
GPA Fundraiser – Meat Products Sale
Consolidating and organizing orders
Handing out products on delivery days
GPA Fundraiser – Spell-a-thon
roles to be identified
PSC/GPA Family Dance
Various dance activities
GPA Fundraiser – to be determined, if necessary
PSC/GPA Teddy Bear Picnic