We hope you enjoyed the winter break and are now encouraging your student(s) to finish up their assignments before the end of the first semester, January 27th.
The next opportunity to have Coffee & Conversation with principal, Mr. Lindblom, will be on January 12th from 8:30 - 9:20 am.
Trex Recycling Event
Vancouver Flex Academy has joined in a recycling challenge sponsored by Trex (makers of Trex decking and other products). During this challenge, students compete against other schools in their category to collect the most plastic film. The school weighs and records the weight of film collected each month. The competition starts NOW with final tallies due April 15th. Winner will be announced on Earth Day - April 22nd. First place winner will receive a Trex outdoor bench. Participation awards made from Trex decking boards will be given to all schools involved.
What can be recycled? grocery bags; bread bags; case overwrap; drycleaning bags; newspaper sleeves; ice bags; wood pellet bags; Ziploc and other reclosable bags; produce bags; bubble wrap; salt bags; cereal bags; and all things similar!
The ALL-STUDENT WINTER PARTY Scheduled for DEC 14th will now be held in early February. Further details will be given as plans develop. Stay tuned...
Purchase Your 2016-2017 ASB Card Now!
Your $30 ASB card offers discounts to school dances and activities. In addition, you are eligible to receive a C-Tran bus pass good from October 2016 - August 2017. The pass also gives students free admission to both Firstenburg & Marshall Community Centers.
PLEASE CHECK THE CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THIS PAGE FOR FUTURE HAPPENINGS!
FUTURE FLEX WEDNESDAYS: Occasionally, students (and Staff) are encouraged to wear attire that represents their interest in a post-secondary training, educational program or other career field. Students may earn credit towards their Community Service Hours and Advisory Credit points for participation!
COLOR WARS: At least once a month, students meet by grade level. On these days, students (and Staff) are encouraged to wear their Class Colors for a little friendly competition. Our voted on class colors are: Freshman: teal, Sophomore: orange, Juniors: pink, Seniors: purple. Non-Advisory Staff: Yellow.
FLEX PRIDE FRIDAYS: Students and Staff, wear colors to support their School Pride. Our school colors are Forest Green, Silver and Black.
A FEW FUN WAYS TO GET INVOLVED
AT VANCOUVER FLEX ACADEMY
JOIN ASB:ASB Members have a voice and a vote in school activities throughout the year. From FUN-raising to FUND-raising and everything inbetween, it all starts here. Yearly dues are $30 which provides for free or reduced admission to school events not only at the Flex, but throughout VPS.(Students in need ofmembership aid and/or parents interested in helping to sponser a student, please consult with our counselor, Reland Short.)
JOIN A CLUB: We are proud to offer a variety of clubs based on student interest each year at Vancouver Flex.