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Munch A Lunch in Nelson

Wildflower school PAC is introducing a new ordering system for school lunches and fundraising events. Rather than filling out orders using paper, parents will place orders online using MunchaLunch.com. You can now pay for your orders online by credit card or cheque/cash.

Note: To start you must register using the Landing page provided for our school below. The next time you return to the site use the login at MunchaLunch.com

HOW TO REGISTER:
1) Go to: https://munchalunch.com/schools/wildflower
2) Click the “Register Here” button. The system will guide you through
3) After adding your children, click the green “Order Lunch!” button to order
4) Next time, just click the “Login Here” button to access your account.

ORDERING DETAILS:
• Online ordering will be OPEN from September 5 until Thursday September 13.
• If you need assistance with ordering, or do not have access to the internet,
please contact Carol Wallace at cwall@netidea.com

Ordering will start September 5 and will be closed after Thursday, September 13. Payment will be due during this time. The fall session will include Salad Bar on Tuesday and Sushi on Thursday. Lunches for this session will start on Tuesday, September 18 and end of Tuesday, December 11.

Please note if your child is ill on a lunch date, you are welcome to come and pick up their lunch by 11:45am; otherwise please consider it a donation for a child who does not have a lunch. We appreciate your support for our lunch program as the funds go towards playground, field trips and general fundraising within the school.

We are always in need of Volunteers to help serve lunch for a short period of time! There is a Volunteer page in the online system where you can checkmark which dates you are available. The lunch coordinator will then contact you with a proposed schedule. We can only offer a lunch program if we have 2-3 Volunteers for each lunch day.
Our thanks to the Wildflower parent community for supporting this important fundraiser and to our wonderful Volunteers who help make this program a success!

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Friday Swimming Lessons – Nelson

Swimming lessons are starting soon on Friday’s – Perfect with our Wildflower schedule! Each class is 45 minutes long. They are all 6 sessions starting Friday September 14th and running until October 19th . The cost is $30 per child no matter which level they register in.

Registration is open online. Alternatively people can call the RDCK in Nelson or register in person at the Aquatic Centre.

Class will be as follows:

9-9:45    Beginner Level 1-3 Barcode # 00002297

9-9:45    Intermediate Level 4-6 Barcode # 00002300

9-9:45    Advanced Level 7-10 Barcode # 00002302

9:45-10:30 Beginner Level 1-3 Barcode # 00002298

9:45-10:30 Beginner Level 1-3 Barcode # 00002299

9:45-10:30 Intermediate Level Barcode # 00002301

 

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PAC Grocery Cards

Grocery Card order forms went home today!

Did you know that PAC helps fund a whole lot of things in our school each year, including classroom books, learning supplies, equipment, student laptop computers and cart, as well as field trips? Please help the PAC help your kids.

Every dollar spent on a grocery card will go towards your groceries. Save-on Foods and the Kootenay Coop will contribute a percentage to our school based on the amount of cards that our school buys. Please fill out the form, include cash or cheque made out to the Wildflower PAC by May 7, and return them to the office. You may pick up your cards in the Wildflower school office or check below to send your cards home with your child.

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Salad Bar Starting January 15!

PAC will be offering a salad bar at the school – locally sourced produce and ingredients are used wherever possible. Forms will go home today, or you may download the form  Salad Bar Order Form – Winter 2018

The cost is $4 per person. Please fill out the form (use a separate form for each child), include cash or cheque made out to the Wildflower PAC, and return it to the office by Thursday, January 11. You may sign up for any number of weeks.

The Salad Bar will be served on the following Mondays.
Salad Days: Jan 15, Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 19, Feb 26, Mar 5, Mar 12

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE KIDS NEED TO BRING THEIR OWN PLATE AND UTENSILS. Thanks!

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How to be an Askable-Parent

WF PAC will be hosting Judith Fearing RN, for an evening of discussion on how to create space for conversation with our kids regarding sexual health. Judith is inspiring, incredibly wise and open-hearted. All parents and caregivers of Wildflower students are invited to come and partake in this special event on January 16th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Learning Commons.

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Downhill Ski and Snowboard Lessons

The Whitewater Ski Dates for 2018 are January 26, February 9, February 23, March 2, and March 9 (no overlapping with cross country ski dates!). Lessons start at 1:15 and are 1.5 hours this year. Please fill out the attached form and return it to the Wildflower office by November 27th where you will also have to sign a colour Whitewater waiver (rental information is included on the waiver). Remember, children 6 and under are free. Please feel free to e-mail paula@baldface.net if you have any questions.

Wildflower Ski 2018 Form

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Cross Country Ski Lessons

The Nelson Nordic Ski Club (NNSC) will be facilitating x-country ski lessons for Wildflower School this year.

Dates & Times:
January 19   12 – 2:15 pm  (afternoon session)
February 2 & 16  9 – 11:15 am (morning session)
Cost: $10.00 per child per lesson, including ski/boot/pole rentals
$8.00 per Parent per day
Location:  Apex X-Country Ski Area, located on Hwy 6 at the turn-off to Whitewater Ski Resort

For more information, please download the Wildflower X-Country Ski 2018 form