August notices from the Musqueam Newsletter, updated throughout the month.
Ride Your Path
Congratulations to the Musqueam youth who completed Ride Your Path, the 9-session bike education program! There were 18 youth ages 8-12 who learned how to safely ride their bike throughout Musqueam.
Read the Musqueam Housing Newsletter to learn more about the program and community event.
Welcome Santana Palmer Thomas!
Santana is the new learning facilitator for Musqueam Education, specifically supporting post-secondary students.
She is available to discuss your education goals, create a learning plan and provide support on your post-secondary journey.
On Monday, August 28 between 4-6:30pm, Santana will be in the community centre library to meet with students. Drop in anytime, or set up a 1-on-1 meeting by emailing her: [email protected]
Notice for post-secondary students
Living allowance will be direct deposited on August 30, 2023. Please ensure your personal information is up to date with the education department, including your MIB education form, list of registered courses and direct deposit information.
Musqueam Academic Awards
Education awards are now available for Musqueam members!
Musqueam graduates from June 2023 can submit a final report card, Dogwood Certificate and BC Ministry of Education transcripts to the education department to receive your award.
Musqueam students who are interested in receiving an academic award can submit their final report cards to the education department. The top academic student in each grade will receive an award.
Musqueam School Bus
Sign up your child to ride the school bus this year by filling out this form and returning it to Musqueam Education.
Children will no longer be required to wear a mask on the school bus, but it is still strongly recommended.
Employment and Training
Merv’s Walking Challenge
Group sessions Tuesdays and Wednesdays this August
10:30am TO 11:30am
Meet at Musqueam Elders Centre
Open to all!!
Prizes: Participant’s names will be entered in a draw to win a prize for a Fitbit for the
most groups attended.
WHAT TO BRING: Wear comfy walking shoes, preferably runners. Bring a hat, wear sunscreen and please bring any mobility aids that you may use.
WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED: Walking poles, fruit and water as needed. You may bring your own snack if you like.
If you would like for us to pick you up on the way and are not able to meet at the Elders Centre, please contact Musqueam’s reception (604-263-3261) and ask to speak with Amana, Merv or Arlene.
Tuesdays from 1-4pm
Elders’ Chair Exercise
Thursday, August 3 at 1pm
Thursday, August 31 at 1pm
Wednesday, August 2 at 12pm
Wednesday, August 30 at 12pm
August 21-25, 2023
Monday – Friday
If your child is younger than 7, they must be accompanied at all times by someone 14 years old or older.