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March 8th, 2018

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March 8th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:50 PM

March 8th, 2018


3 on 3 Basketball Intra-Murals: 3 on 3 Basketball is at lunch tomorrow! Make sure your team is there. Let the tournament begin!

Need some Volunteer hours? Recyclable bottles need help being collected. This is a great opportunity to give a hand around the school. Bottle collections will be Monday’s and Thursdays at lunch. To get involved please speak with Hunter Lastiwka or see Mrs. Wallace in room 108.

HOMEWORK HELP: Homework Help is available everyday in the Learning Commons starting at 7:30am and after school until 4pm

COURSE SELECTION FOR 2018/2019: Reminder Course Selection forms are past due...hand them into the Career Centre ASAP!

YEARBOOKS: Please check the Yearbook list in the office to ensure you have pre-purchased your Yearbook. Cost is $50 now and will increase after spring Break! ONLY A few extra yearbooks will be ordered so prepay now to ensure you get one!


SR GIRLS SOCCER: Tryouts continue today right after school at Centennial Field!

SPRING SCHOOL SAILING: Spring School Sailing will be starting April 7th and goes to June 9th.  There will be 2 practices per week; one after school and one Saturday plus 2 regattas.  Application forms due by spring break and can be found under Parkland Marine Academy on the Parkland School website.  If you have any questions, please contact Christine at



Everything you want to know about programs in Business, Sport & Exercise, Trades & Technologies

When?   Thursday, March 15, 2018; 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Where?  1st Floor Atriums of the Centre for Business & Access   and Technologies Buildings (Interurban Campus)

Learn about the program(s) of interest to you including what you’ll learn, what high school courses and grades you need, how much it’ll cost, and what career opportunities are available. Everything you wanted to know about more than 100 program

INVENT THE FUTURE: Exciting opportunity available to GIRLS in GRADE 11 Invent the Future at Simon Fraser University. Invent the Future is a 2-week summer Artificial Intelligence (AI)  scholars program for high-potential Canadian young women in 11th grade taking English 11, Math 11, and at least one Science 11. July 8th–20th, 2018 Cost: $500 Food and on-campus accommodation included. Bursaries available. Get hands-on experience with computer science + artificial intelligence, tech careers, and technology for your community. No prior experience required! LEARN MORE + APPLY BY April 3, 2018 Please ensure you notify the Career Centre if you are successful in your application!


This paid student job that can kick-start your career, Students must by entering Grade 11 or 12 in September 2018. For recruitment information sheets see the Career Centre.Applications will be accepted online at From March 1 to April 11

GRAD 2018

Magic Wand
The Magic Wand is a non-profit organization that offers an eco-friendly and inexpensive alternative to grad outfits for both girls and boys.  The Magic Wand  is for ANY grad to borrow a dress or tux, rather than buy (a small fee for cleaning is the only charge).  All outfits are new or like-new, and all accessories are included.  To book an appointment to view the selection of available clothes, phone 250-658-0246.

GRAD TRANSITIONS: Remember that your Grad Transition Package is due this Friday and is a grad requirement. April 17th is Grad Transition Interview Day!

GRAD PARENTS: Reminder to Parents ...Grad Ads for the Yearbook are due March 9th. No Late submission will be accepted!