Feb 20 - University Preparation Night, Speaker Madison Guy from grantme.ca This talk is open to all Point Grey Families and students are encouraged to attend with their parents. Madison will be covering topics such as admissions, scholarships and awards, and budgeting. The goal of the evening will be to offer guidance and support to both parents and children as you start to think about your post-secondary options.
Madison is a recent graduate from UBC and also served as the captain of the UBC Women’s Soccer Team. During her time at UBC, Madison was able to secure over $50,000 in scholarships and awards, which paid for her entire degree. Since graduating, Madison has started a program called GrantMe, which aims to help high-school and university students find funding towards their post-secondary education as well as navigate the admissions process.
You can check out more on her website at https://www.grantme.ca and you can also check out her recent article in The Province: http://www.theprovince.com/news/local+news/former+athlete+helps+other+millions+unclaimed+scholarships/14245572/story.html
April 17 Speaker tbd
May 15 - Annual General Meeting
Jan 16 - Speakers: Dr. Ezra Kwok (UBC) & Dr. Anthony Chan (BCIT), both highly respected senior Professors, will share beneficial “insider knowledge” about the transition from High School to University & the admissions process. www.promerita.com/node/178 &
Nov 21 - Speaker: Jessy Giammarino, Brain Boost Education, will share with us her insight on how stress and anxiety can impact a student’s engagement with learning and strategies to manage it, helping your child get the most out of their education. brainboosteducation.com
A copy of the presentation given by Jessy: BB Stress and Anxiety Workshop for Point Grey PAC.pdf
Oct. 17 - Speaker: Options Solutions - Educational and Post-Secondary Admission Advisors will discuss what students & parents should know to increase their students’ chances of success in the challenging realm of the post-secondary school application process. www.optionssolutionsed.com
Fentanyl Community Discussion Forum
Nov 28th Britannia Secondary