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May 9th, 2018

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May 9th, 2018
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:11 AM

May 9th, 2018


DUAL CREDIT PSYCHOLOGY COURSE: Are you interested in getting transferable college credits next year? If yes Psychology 12 is offered as a dual credit course next year with Psychology 130. If this interests you please come to a brief meeting at lunch on Wednesday, May 16th in the PE classroom (room 082) or see Ms Koenig!

GRAD 2019: Grad exec 2019 has been working to get as many 2019 graduates invited to the face book page as possible. We are hoping to have the first vote on our 2019 graduating colour up by the end of this week. If someone you know has not yet been invited please contact us with their name and Facebook handle. The sooner we get everyone on the page, the sooner we can begin voting! For more information or any regards to the face book page please contact Maggi Owen, Avery Nyested or Amy Vincent!


TEAC 105 COURSE - Explorations in Technology

Registration now open for the Fall TEAC session, the program runs Fridays, 3-6 pm - September through December. This dual-credit course provides current high school students with an introduction to careers in Computer Science, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. See the Counselling Office for more info.

Employment Advisor Visit – Thursday, May 24th
Save the date for a visit from Employment Advisor, Lana Millot, on Thursday, May 24th, at lunch in the Career Centre. Learn about how to get started with getting a job or how to get training for the job you want. Also, she will have information on how to get funding for Forklift Training, Traffic Control Ticket, Serving It Right, First Aid and more.

OSEF Student Exchange - Application Deadline May 15th
There is still time to apply for a 2018/2019 exchange to Europe with OSEF. Experience France, Belgium or Spain for 1 month this summer or 11 weeks next year with a reciprocal exchange program. Application submission deadline is approaching quickly. Please see the Career Centre for more information.


CAMP IGNITE Youth Firefighter Mentorship Program for Grade 11 & 12 Girls - August 9th to August 12th, 2018. The camp is open to girls in grades 11-12 (ages 16-18), and gives them an introduction to the world of firefighting. Each girl will learn about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork. It’s easy, and there’s no cost to participate!  The camp will supply you with firefighter gear, accommodations, meals, activity fees and transportation during the camp.  All you have to do is show up with a great attitude and a sense of adventure! To apply, download and fill out the application form and take it to your municipality’s main fire hall. THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 1st, 2018


Nautical Nellies Steak & Seafood House is looking to hire multiple part-time positions: Dishwashing starting at $13.50 hour - plus tips,Prepping and Line Cooks starting at $14.00 - plus tips. To apply call or email Marcie Guerin @ 250-380-2260

Blue’s Bayou Cafe - Dishwasher needed for evenings 5:30-9ish  - 899 Marchant Road, Brentwood $11.35 hour to start + tips + a meal     Email your resume to Blue at:

GRAD 2018

Mandatory Grad Line Up Rehearsal - Thursday, May 10th at lunch (11:30 am) in the large Gym!

GRADS! Check the grad list posted in the counselling area.  If you are NOT on the list, see Ms. Batham in the main office to find out why. If you can’t resolve the issues by May 15th, you MUST complete and submit a Grad Appeal Form and book an appointment with Ms. Hansen by May 15th. Grad Appeal Forms are available from the main office. See Ms. Batham to book your appointment.

BURGER NIGHT TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE: Tickets still available for BURGER NIGHT at Boondocks Pub on Monday, May 14th. Tickets are $25 each. Come out and enjoy an evening of food and fun with family and friends while supporting Grad 2018. Contact Alison Cairns at for tickets.

UVIC REGISTRATION 101 – Monday , May 14 - Students already registered or thinking about registering with UVic are invited to attend a Registration 101 presentation next Monday May 14 from 3:10 – 4pm in the Career Centre.



GRAD CAR WASH - Treat Mom to a clean car. Come out this Saturday, May 12 from 10:00 to 3:00 pm at Spelt’s on East Saanich.  Payment by donation.

BURGER NIGHT: Treat Mom to an evening of food and fun while supporting Grad 2018.  Monday, May 14 at Boondocks in Sidney from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  We still have a few tickets available….tickets are only $25. . .

SILENT AUCTION:   We have over 130 items on the auction site.  The auction will close at 8:00 pm on May 14. Lots of great gift ideas !   Any questions, see Susan Konyu, in Learning Services, Room 140 or email her at