What’s Up Online?


Merlyn Horton, Executive Director of Safe Online Outreach Society (SOLOS) is offering a FREE workshop focused on emerging trends in online youth culture, high risk activities online, and Internet safety tips and resources. This workshop focuses on providing tools for parents, foster parents and youth 13+ on Internet literacy and safety information. This presentation takes place at the Central Library (Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms, Lower Level) on 350 West Georgia Street on Tuesday, March 6th from 7:00-8:30pm. Admission is free and there will be free pizza. Doors open at 6:30pm for refreshments. Register by Friday, February 24th at…

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Stranger Danger


How prepared is your child if he/she is approached by a stranger?  On January 19th @ 4:30pm, a Bayview student was confronted and then pursued by a man unknown to the neighbourhood.  The man is described as in his early sixties, gray hair, 5’7″-5’9″, overweight and wearing a white long sleeved shirt (neoprene-like) with light coloured pants.  The student was alone when approached/chased by the man and ran to the nearest adult for help.   A safety alert has been circulated around Bayview and General Gordon schools. Please use this incident to refresh your child on stranger danger and what protocol he/she should execute if he/she should be in such a situation. …

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Hats, Hats, Hats!


We have been very lucky with our forecast of absolute sunshine!  Because of the beautiful and striking weather, please make sure that your child is wearing a hat.  JKC has provided each child with a hat that must remain at the Centre at all times so that the hat is not misplaced, forgotten, etc.  As a back-up, we ask that you pack a hat with your child on a daily basis in the case that your child’s JKC hat has been lost.  If your child is without a hat, JKC is selling supplemental hats for $5 each.  Hats are mandatory…

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