Parent Advisory Committee

Dear Parents & Guardians,

Welcome to the 2018/2019 school year!

Did you know that every parent and guardian is a member of the Strathcona PAC? To help ensure a strong sense of community within our school, we encourage parents to get involved and an easy way to start is by attending our monthly PAC meetings, which fall on Mondays. Unless otherwise stated, all meetings will be held in the Multipurpose Room.

Your 2018/2019 PAC Executive are:

  • President – Candy Ross
  • Vice President – Tanya Rath
  • Treasurer – Nicole Toews
  • Secretary – Tara Lanyon


The meeting dates are as follows:

  • September 24th @ 7pm
  • October 29th @ 7pm
  • November 26th @ 7pm
  • December 17th @ 7pm
  • January 28th @ 7pm
  • February 25th @ 7pm
  • March 11th @ 7pm
  • April 29th @ 7pm
  • May 27th GM @ 6:30pm, AGM to immediately follow.
  • June 24th @ 7pm

**If you are interested in getting involved or have any concerns, you may email the PAC
Executive at**


The purpose of our PAC is to:

  • To advise the school board, principal, and staff on any matter relating to the school
  • To promote the education and welfare of students in the school
  • To promote the interests of public education and in particular, the interests of Strathcona Elementary
  • To encourage parent involvement in educational activities and to support programs that promote parent involvement in decision making
  • To strengthen the role of parents in the education of their children by ensuring they know their rights and responsibilities and by providing a forum for discussion of educational issues
  • To promote effective communication between the home and school
  • To provide leadership in the school community
  • To contribute to a sense of community within the school and between the school, home, and neighbourhood
  • To organize and support activities for students and parents
  • To facilitate financial support for the goals of the PAC as determined by the membership

Information & Announcements

Summer Learning Program 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Chilliwack School District will once again be offering a Summer Learning Program for students in Grades 1 through 12.

Last year we welcomed over 600 students representing 43 different schools in and out of district, 38 staff including 28 teachers, 9 EA's and an Acting Vice-Prinipal.  In addition, the number of students with exceptionalities grew from 57 or 9.5% in 2017 to 93 or 15.5% in 2018.

Please click on the link below for more information. 

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