Ways We Support our School

Financial Support

PAC funds have been used to support the following programs:

  • Christmas Hampers (providing bins to hold donations)
  • Classroom Improvement Fund (white boards, French books, class supplies)
  • Computers & Technology (MAC adapters, computer speakers, French Immersion ipads, MAC printer, MACC Class set up, projector)
  • Emergency Preparedness (updating emergency kits, water and food rations and purchasing additional kits as number of students at school increases)
  • Field Trips (providing teachers with funds for each student in their class to support learning outside of the school)
  • Fine Arts Performances (providing funds so students can experience fine arts performances at their school)
  • Fine Arts Supplies (art racks, cookie sheets, drying racks)
  • Garden Beds (providing an area where students can learn about plant growth and the environment)
  • Integration Room (books, games and supplies)
  • Library Commons Project (furniture, bean bags, ipads, stools, keyboards)
  • PAC Kitchen (dishes for hospitality events, supplies to prepare Hot Lunch)
  • Physical Education Equipment (floorball equipment, indoor games bins)
  • School Mural Project
  • Sports Programs (tennis, dance, gymnastics, inline skating, water for sports day)
  • Staff Appreciation (gifts for departing staff and staff appreciation lunch)
  • Student Education Programs (iGirl & iGuy seminars, Social Media Night)
  • Student Leadership (t-shirts)
  • Student Alumni Scholarships (Elgin & Earl Marriott)
  • Teacher Wish List (providing funds for teachers to enhance their curriculum)

What Else Does the PAC Do?

Student Safety

  • Earthquake kits and school preparedness


School and Community Support

  • Arranging guest speakers and organizing Parent Information Sessions
  • Organizing & running events like the back-to-school welcome coffee & BBQ, Parent Social Hours, Movie Nights, and the Santa Pancake Breakfast – just to name a few!
  • Representing Crescent Park at the District PAC meetings
  • School greening – the PAC is developing a plan to “green” the school grounds, including new garden boxes outside the primary wing
  • Staff appreciation events
  • Using raised and grant funds to supply items such as playground equipment, sports equipment, books, electronics, music equipment, field trips, and educational materials
  • Various sources of funding directly to the teachers. Click here for more information.
  • Welcoming new families