RPAC Communications/Newsletter

Update RPAC website and manage communications to parents.  Includes the RPAC Newsletter.

Call Back

Recruits and schedules volunteers for the morning safe arrival program at school.

Emergency Preparedness

Together with the school administration and teachers, continues to develop and review the Emergency Preparedness Plan for the school. Purchases supplies as authorized by RPAC. Check expiry dates annually on emergency supplies. Attends and offers updates as required at the monthly general PAC meeting.

Planned Expenditure Committee (PEC)

Brings forth ideas to the PAC executive and then the General meeting in regards to how RPAC money should be spent. Obtains suggestions from students, parents, teachers and administrators. Comprised of teachers, principal, RPAC Chairperson, Treasurer and parents.

Sportswear

Coordinate the purchasing and distribution of Ridgeview’s spirit wear.

Sportsday

Coordinate snacks and lunch for sports day.

Staff Appreciation

Purchase recognition gifts/cards for staff and/or parents.

Multicultural/ELL

Act as a liaison for new ELL parents; Help to plan the annual multicultural day luncheon for students (spring); Plan the multicultural tea for parents (spring).

Fruit & Vegetable Program

Organize the school fruit and vegetable program.

Traffic and Safety

Ensure traffic moves well around the school; Work with administration and the WV district to address issues with traffic and student safety.

Decorations

Coordinate to decorate the school halls for Halloween and Christmas.

Grade 7 Graduation Committee

Coordinate Grade 7 graduation celebrations and fundraising efforts.

Volunteer to our PAC

Parent Committees

Parents are active in supporting student learning and activities at Ridgeview.  There are many areas for parents to volunteer.  These include volunteering as an elected member of RPAC, or volunteering as a room parent, a coordinator or committee member in a number of areas.

RPAC Volunteer Committees include the following:

Ice Cream Social

Family Photo

Card Project

Communications/Newsletter

Call Back

Emergency Preparedness

School Decorations

Bingo Night

Halloween Skate

Grad Committee

Hot Lunch

Sports Day

Fruits & Vegetables

Gala and MayFair

Sportswear

Traffic Safety

Planned Expenditure

MultiCultural

 

Historically at Ridgeview, whole school celebration events have been led by parents of students in the following grades:

Grade 1 – School Decorations

Grade 2 – School Decorations

Grade 3 – Bingo Night

Grade 4 – Bingo Night

Grade 5- Halloween Skate

Grade 6 – Halloween Skate

Grade 7 – Graduation

Kindergarten – Parent Appreciation General