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Coming up!...
Pro-D Day - No Classes
Thursday, October 10
Friday, October 11
Thanksgiving Monday
Monday, October 14

SCHOOL CLOSED
Photo Re-takes
Secondary: Thurs, Oct 24
Elementary: Wed, Oct 30




 
Stay Tuned For More Details!
Elementary School Info...
Come Join the Chapel Worship Team
Monday, Oct 7
Any students in gr. 5, 6, or 7 interested in joining a chapel worship team should come to an information meeting with Mr. Quicke Monday, Oct 7 at 12:30 in the elementary music room. Singers and instrumentalists are welcome to attend to find out more. Depending on numbers, students would be asked to sign up for one to three chapels this year.
Annual Mustard Seed Food Collection
September 25 - October 9
The kindergarten and leadership class have been working hard to promote the Mustard Seed Food Challenge this Thanksgiving season. We are collecting non-perishable donations and are having a friendly competition that has the whole school split into three teams: The Pumpkin Heads, The Mashers and The Gobblers. Students can bring their donations to support their team up to October 9th. Please give generously to support those less fortunate right here in Victoria.
Specific needs are: toilet paper, dish soap, tuna, peanut butter and feminine hygiene products.
Secondary School Info...
Secondary Parent - Teacher Conference
Wednesday, Oct 23
Teachers will be set up at desks in the gymnasium from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. We hope that this centralized forum will allow parents to connect with as many of their children's teachers as possible. Appointments are not necessary.
See you there! 
 
West Coast Trail Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 23
There is a mandatory parent/hiker meeting for all Grade 11 students interested in hiking the West Coast Trail (taking place in May). The meeting will be in Room 147 from 8:15-9 pm, during the evening of Secondary Parent/Teacher Conferences.  Please see Mr. Mossie if you have any questions.
Encouraging Words
The 8/9 Design Space class took up the challenge to create some encouraging words to hang throughout the secondary school. They worked hard to design, cut, and install their creations. We are thankful to this class for creating an uplifting environment! 
Call for Donations
September 24 - October 24
This October, help our secondary students       
fund-raise and provide winter care packages with Sanctuary Youth Centre, for the at-risk youth of our city.
What can you do?
  • Save your recyclable bottles/cans and bring to the donation boxes by the Home-Ec room
  • Donate new (or like-new) winter hoodies, winter socks, notebooks, pencils/pens and reusable shopping bags.
Please drop off all donated items to Mr. Ruch's room (224 - by the main office)
Contact Mr. Ruch for further details: john.ruch@pacificchristian.ca
Spain Trip
Monday, Oct 7 – Monday, Oct 14
For the first time, a group of secondary Spanish learners will travel to Spain. Here, students will put their developing Spanish language skills to use and be immersed into the sights, sounds and, of course, the food of Spain.
Japan Trip
Wednesday, Oct 2 – Monday, Oct 14
Secondary students have embarked on their trip to Japan! Please pray for smooth travels as they visit our sister school Miyagi Gakuin and learn more about Japanese culture.
Pacific Christian Pacers
Be sure to check out the Pacer Athletics Calendar for game times and events! 

The junior boys volleyball team recently won GOLD in the UBC tournament, competing against some of the best teams in the province. Great start to the season!

G O  P A C E R S !!!
More to Explore...
Coffee and Connect
A time for old and new parents of PCS to connect, build relationships, get involved and serve the community at PCS
  • First Thursday of every month
  • THIS THURSDAY Oct 3
  • Next one will be Thurs, Nov 7 
  • 8:30 am
  • Good Earth Coffee at Uptown
This is a parent run initiative :) 
Welcome to Jesse Winger   Secondary Education Assistant

How do you spend your time? 
With family, exploring the back-country, reading books, or tabletop role-playing games. (Jesse also ran the West Coast trail in 46 hours!!!).
What is some good advice you have been given?
There is only one opinion that matters, God's.
What inspires you about PCS?
 How hospitable everyone is!


 
WHAT'S HAPPENING?!
  • Mon, Oct 7 – Mon, Oct 14: Spain Trip
  • Thurs, Oct 10: Pro-D Day -No Classes
  • Fri, Oct 11: Pro-D Day -No Classes
  • Mon, Oct 14: Thanksgiving Day - School Closed
  • Wed, Oct 23: Secondary Parent/Teacher Conf
  • Thurs, Oct 24: Secondary Photo Re-takes
  • Fri, Oct 25: Pro-D Day (province wide)
  • Tues, Oct 29: VCES Board Meeting
  • Wed, Oct 30: Elem Photo Re-takes
  • Sun, Nov 3: Daylight savings (Fall back)
  • Mon, Nov 11: Remembrance Day - School Closed
Calendar Updates
If you'd like to have a peek at the year's "key dates" you can do so on our website any time. 
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