The Handsworth Parent Advisory
Council (HPAC) would like to extend a warm welcome to returning and new
students, staff, and parents.
These are unprecedented times
and we want you to know that we will get through this together by being kind,
calm and safe. Please know that the Handsworth Parent Advisory Committee (HPAC)
is here to support all families and to be your voice at the school.
We will do everything we can to
provide you with timely communication and keep you informed regarding important
developments. HPAC is proud to maintain regular communication with the
Handsworth administration and we want to hear from you to make sure we
represent you well. HPAC info can be found on the HPAC website HERE
as well on Instagram @Handsworth PAC and Twitter @HandsworthPAC.
Click HERE for the link to the
Government of BC’s K:12 Back to School Protocol. I encourage you to review this
as it provides the most up to date information regarding school start up.
This year our meetings will
begin in virtual format using Zoom.
Please join us Monday September 21st, 2020 at 7:00PM
for our first meeting of the year:
Join the Zoom Meeting by clicking HERE.
Meeting ID: 884 9015 6991
We want you to know that HPAC
remains committed to our school’s vision statement:
“The Handsworth Community
develops empowered, innovative, and compassionate learners who serve and lead
with curiosity and integrity”.
Wishing you and your families a
safe, supported, and successful year.
The HPAC Executive
Handsworth parents are welcome to contact the HPAC by e-mail:
HANDSWORTH PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL (HPAC)
2020-2021 Handsworth PAC
Chair/Co-Chair, Janet Carswell firstname.lastname@example.org Vice Chair/Co-Chair, Carmen Jensen
Jana Madill, Treasurer email@example.com
Secretary, Velda Williams
Communications Rep, Jacquie Griffiths
DPAC position on the HPAC was not filled at the AGM in June. Since
then, one member has indicated a willingness to take on the role. If
there are no other interested individuals, this person will be
acclaimed. If there are more than one interested members, the Bylaws
require a secret ballot vote. If you would like to put your name
forward or nominate another parent, please contact Janet Carswell so we
can make the necessary arrangements for a secret ballot. A final call
for nominations will be held at the HPAC meeting prior to any member
Athletic Council, Mel Montgomery
2020-2021 HPAC Members-at-Large:
Welcome to the HPAC Page.
As a community of parents, the HPAC works with school administrators and staff to support student success.
This page provides parents with news about HPAC activities and events, connects you with information and resources you need, and identifies opportunities where you can make a difference to the school.
Ways to support student success at Handsworth
- Come to a HPAC Meeting or event. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. An invitation will be sent to you via email. Connect via Zoom with other Handsworth parents, catch up on what's going on at the school, and provide your input and ideas on how parents can support student success at Handsworth
- Volunteer Help out with an HPAC initiative or event. Any contribution of your time or talents is valued. Contact us for more information.
- Donate HERE Contribute to educational resources to enhance student learning. Dollars from our Provincial gaming funds budget and fundraising efforts stretch only so far to meet needs. All donations in excess of $25 will be issued a tax receipt.
Meeting Dates 2020-2021:
September 21, 2020
October 19, 2020
November 16, 2020 - Budget
December 2020 - no meeting
January 18, 2021
February 22, 2021
March 2021 - no meeting
April 19, 2021
May 17, 2021 - AGM