Parent Advisory Council (PAC)

PAC Executive & Contact
  • Chair/President-Kim Tabata
  • Vice Chair- Esanka Pathinige
  • Treasurer- Caroline Muhlfellner
  • DPAC Rep- Caroline Muhlfellner
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NEWS

BEST PAC NEWS 

   

December 22, 2023

The B.E.S.T PAC would like to give a heartfelt thank you to everyone who donated to our raffle baskets and to the bake sale.  A huge thank you to the PAC volunteers who put in numerous hours in December to help pull off the Christmas concert fundraiser!  Without everyone’s generous donations and volunteer hours our Christmas concert fundraiser wouldn’t have been the success that it was!

Our first meeting of 2024 will be Wednesday Jan 10th at 6 p.m. in the library.  We have a lot of fun things planned for the new year and would love to see you at the meeting.

January B.E.S.T PAC Hot Lunch: Japanese Food will be Fri Jan 19th.  Orders are now closed.

February B.E.S.T PAC Hot Lunch: Panago Pizza will be Fri Feb 9th.  Order forms are due Tuesday Jan 30th. 

B.E.S.T PAC is excited to announce that we will be  hosting a Movie Night on Friday Jan 26, 2024! We will have a concession stand and a VIP seating area!  More details to come in the new year!

 

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 Thank you to everyone who supported the BEST Craft FairWe had a great turnout and a lot of positive feedback about the eventThe BEST PAC would like to give a big shout out to the top three cookie dough/cheesecake sellers: Tarjun Kular (Denison), BraydenScheffer (Duquette) and Austin Shishido (Ernst)! Wwould like to thank everyone who participated! Cookie Dough and Cheesecake orders can be picked up Friday Dec 15th from 1:30-3:30 in Room 4 (on the intermediate side). 

     The BEST PAC will be hosting a bake sale, raffle basket draw and a 50/50 draw at the Christmas concert on Thursday Nov 21. If you can donate baking to sell at the Christmas concert, please drop it off at the library between 8:10-8:30 a.m. on Thursday Nov 21We will be selling both the raffle basket tickets and 50/50 tickets for $2 each.   

     Upcoming BEST PAC Hot Lunch Days: Fri Dec 8: Chopped Leaf (orders have now closed). Friday January 12: Sushi (order forms coming soon) 

     Want to have some winter family fun and help raise money for BEST then check out Privato’s Winter WonderlandWhen buying your family pass tickets online use our SPECIAL CODE: BEST1 and Privato will donate $5 for each family pass to BEST! Family pass tickets are $25 which includes wagon hayrides for 2 adults and up to 4 kids and free hot chocolate for the kids You can also meet Santa who will be in the beautiful new barn and take your own pictures, there are also various picturesque areas, each one perfect for creating family memories. Warm up by the fire pits and roast s'mores together and the kids will love the winter slide. Location: 5505 Westsyde Rd, Kamloops  

     The next BEST PAC meeting will be Wed Dec6 at 6p.m. in the libraryAll are welcome and we hope to see you there!   

     As we wrap up this last month of 2023, we would like to truly thank all the wonderful families and staff who have supported the BEST PAC this yearLooking ahead to 2024, we have a lot of new and fun events/fundraising opportunities coming up! Stay in the loop by joining the Bert Edwards Page for Parents (BEST) on Facebook.   

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PAC

Our Winter Craft Fair was a huge success! Thank you to everyone for your support. At our Winter Concert, we will be raffling off various prize baskets and having a 50/50 draw. Tickets will only be available at the school on Dec. 21st (cash only). Please send your donations to your child’s classroom by Dec. 12th (each class has a specific theme).

 

Basket Themes:

Farber/Bowden - Crafts

Denison - Movie night

Adams - Holiday cheer

Weber - Pets

Duquette - Winter warm up

Ernst - Cozy up to read/write

Campbell - Spa/relaxation

Hummel - Gingerbread house

Lovell - Baking

Wood - Cafe

Unsworth - Board/card games

 

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This Sunday Nov 19th the BEST PAC will be hosting a Christmas Craft Fair from 10am-3pm!  Come down and check out all the wonderful local small business vendors and help support our community and school!  We will also be running a concession stand selling baking, chips, drinks, and hotdogs! Entry is by donation and all money raised helps support the BEST PAC in providing the school with science and technology educational supplies and equipment!  Hope to see everyone there on Sunday!

Just a reminder of the following due dates: Cookie Dough/Cheesecake Orders: Due Fri Nov 24 and BEST PAC Hot Lunch: Chopped Leaf: Due Tues Nov 29. Please remember to fill out the students’ full name, teacher name and not to combine with any other payments to the school.

Thank you!

BEST PAC 

BEST PAC Hot Lunch Days

2023

  • Fri Oct 13 Panago Pizza Day
  • Thur Nov 16 Senor Froggy Day 
  • Fri Dec 8 Chopped Leaf Day

2024

  • Fri Jan 12 Sweet Home Cafe Day (Asian/Japanese)
  • Fri Feb 9 Panago Pizza day
  • Fri Mar 1 Senor Froggy Day
  • Fri Apr 12 Chopped Leaf Day 
  • Fri May 10 TBA
  • Fri June 14 Hot Dog Day 
 Fundraisers

MOVIE NIGHT

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY FUN PAC FUNDRAISER

 

Want to have some winter family fun and help raise money for BEST then check out the PRIVATO WINTER WONDERLAND!  

Family pass tickets are $25 which includes wagon hayrides for 2 adults and up to 4 kids and free hot chocolate for the kids (Available Weekends & 1pm - 2:30pm weekdays!)

You can also meet Santa who will be in the beautiful new barn and take your own pictures, there are also various picturesque areas, each one perfect for creating family memories. Warm up by the fire pits and roast s'mores together and the kids will love the winter slide.

HAYRIDES $25 for family pass

SANTA PHOTOS (On Weekends Only -free) 

OPEN FIRE PITS (Smores Kits Available)

PICTURESQUE AREAS (For Family Photos-free)

CHRISMAS TREES (In Various Sizes $49.99)

When buying your family pass tickets online use our SPECIAL CODE: BEST1 and Privato will donate $5 for each family pass to BEST!

Let’s support a local family run Kamloops business who also gives back to our community!

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COOKIE DOUGH
Order Forms are due back November 24th and pick up will be December 15th

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CRAFT FAIR


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FAMILY FUN PAC FUNDRAISER- PRIVATO PUMPKIN PATCH

Want to have some fall family fun and help raise money for BEST then check out the Privato Pumpkin Patch!

Family pass tickets are $25 which includes entry for 2 adults and up to 4 kids, two pumpkins and free hot chocolate for the kids! When buying your family pass tickets online use our special code: BEST and Privato will donate $5 for each family pass to BEST!

Dates: September 30th to October 29th, weekends only and Thanksgiving Monday (Hours: 11am to 5pm) 

Go to https://www.privato.ca/Pumpkin-Patch to buy your family pass tickets!


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Bert Edwards Science and Technology School has partnered with Oliver’s Labels to help with our fundraising goals.  20% of every order will be donated back to the school.  Please use our specific link when purchasing product from this CANADIAN company to benefit our school.  They have a great variety of customizable labels, wall art, car decals and business products, at great prices.  You can get variety packs that come with clothing labels, water bottle labels or almost anything that you need to put your kid’s name (or your name) on.  It’s easy to create an account and create customizable designs.

Our custom website address for ordering is http://www.oliverslabels.com/BESTPAC

Thank you for supporting B.E.S.T. with our fundraising efforts!!

 

 




 PAC Meeting Dates

  • Held on the first Wednesday of Every Month @ 6PM in the Library
  • Everyone is welcome to attend these meeting
  • Meeting Dates:
    • October 4, 2023
    • November 1, 2023
    • December 6, 2023
    • January 10, 2024
    • February 7, 2024
    • March 6, 20204
    • April 3, 2024
    • May 1, 2024
    • June 5, 2024
Meeting Agendas & Minutes

September 2023 PAC Meeting Agenda

October 2023 PAC Meeting Agenda

November 2023 PAC Meeting Agenda

December 2023 PAC Meeting Agenda

January 2024 PAC Meeting Agenda

February 2024 PAC Meeting Agenda

 

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