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by Susan Batham - Friday, 12 March 2021, 8:59 AM

Concours d’art oratoire - French Public Speaking Contest

Concours virtuel is back for a second year!  
After last year's success, #EnsembleÀDistance is back! This year, we are asking students to submit a video in French, of a topic of their choice!

Many prizes are available! The contest is open to Canadian students (K-12), you have until May 1st to submit your video!

B.    Virtual Spring Break Camp
Canadian Parents for French will be organizing a virtual Spring Break Camp for students of all ages to enjoy this March. Activities will run from March 22 to March 26 and be free of charge.
Many events, such as exercise classes, trivia, and our Concours virtuel Q&A, will be available for anyone to drop-in. Some, like a virtual cooking class, will require pre-registration. CPF Members - Watch our Facebook page and or your inbox next week for a full schedule of events!

C.   Jazz Concert Series - sponsored by CPF Saanich.
Mark your calendar for March 18th at 6 pm.  Noedy HD Jazz Band will be performing timeless, French jazz classics with guest singer Edie DaPoint.

If you miss the livestream, this and all the concert series will be available online at WWW.CPFLive.com

Jazz Show Schedule
14 February - Romantic jazz music for St Valentine’s. 
Watch here: 
27  February - Black History music celebration  - in the spirit of the great black composers   -   Watch here: 
13  March – Fabulous French jazz songs and music from timeless classics - guest singer Edie DaPointe
27 March - Jazz concert with live art creation on stage during jazz music performance - guest artist Julie Breheret
3 April – Noedy HD's  original music compositions based on Cuban inspirations

D.   Get your students to test their FRENCH comprehension.

Listen to the interesting interview with Jazz band leader, Noedy HD and a SD63 Student

E.    Bursaries for students!
New scholarships are making it easy for students to pursue post-secondary in French in the West! Next year, students attending SFU, UBC, UVic or Éducacentre can earn $3,000, simply for learning in French! To find out more, visit https://acufc.ca/fslbursaries/.

F.    Volunteer.    

a.   The CPF Saanich Chapter will be hosting its’ AGM on May 6th at 7.30 pm - this will be an online ZOOM meeting.   Please consider attending and perhaps volunteering for a role.  Nominations are invited for all positions including CPF rep for Ecole Stelly's  - please visit the Chapter’s Facebook page for details or feel free to email CPF.Saanich@gmail.com

 G.   FREE membership with CPF

REMINDER TO JOIN CPF FOR FREE UNTIL MARCH 31st  You can enjoy all the benefits of membership AND help your local Chapter received funds!


Canadian Parents for French - Saanich Chapter
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