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March 14th, 2019

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March 14th, 2019
by Bettina Perron - Thursday, 14 March 2019, 10:59 AM

 March 14th, 2019


Last Chance for any students interested in writing the Euclid, Fryer, Galois or Hypatia Math contests, you MUST sign up with Mrs Hilton by the end of the week!  Registration deadline is this weekend!  Contests are written right after Spring Break...see schedule posted outside room 169.  Don't miss out!

Reminder to French Immersion parents ......MAPLE SYRUP ORDERS are due on Friday. Please drop off orders in the main office.

BAKE SALE at break and Pizza sale at Lunch today! Pizza is $2.50 a slice. Cash or pay by debit to Mrs. Youell in the Accounting office.

3 ON 3 BASKETBALL INTRAMURALS: 3 on 3 Basketball Intramurals are set to start after spring Break on Mondays and Wednesdays at lunch. Come to the RE office and get a sign up sheet for your team this week!

ENGLISH 12 EXAM REWRITES: Any Grade 12 student interested in rewriting their English 12 exam please see Mr Braun in the main office.

LOST & FOUND: Missing your hoodie, shorts or water bottle? Check out the Lost and found table outside Room 113. All left over items will be donated to charity after Friday!

FRANCE 2000: It's not too late to spend Spring Break of 2020 touring sites in France related to World War 1 and 2.  If you're grade 9-12 and interested in 10 amazing days traveling with friends and seeing places from Amsterdam to Paris, talk to Mrs Wallace in room 108 today.  The $150.00 sign up discount is only good until the end of March and spaces are filling up.

YEARBOOKS: This week is your last chance to order your yearbook for $50.... after Spring Break it goes up to $60.  Check the Yearbook list in the office to ensure you have pre-purchased your Yearbook!


Youth In Action club is hosting a drive to help homeless members of our society. Please support us by bringing clothing and hygiene supplies to the box in the main foyer. There are posters around the school with ideas of what is needed by the Victoria Cool Aid Society.  Collecting will continue until April 20.

Spring Sailing is starting soon.  Beginner and experienced sailors are welcome!  Sailing runs April 6th - June 8th. If you are interested please stop by the office and pick up an application form!



First Aid Training – April 6  from 8:30-4:00 pm at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. $50. This course covers initial assessment, disease prevention, secondary survey, airway obstruction, adult/child/infant CPR, & the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Food Safe Training – April 8
Food Safe Level 1 training:  Monday, April 8, 2019, from 8:30 - 4:30 pm, at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. $50. Food Safe is useful for anyone working in the food service, food retail, or food processing industries. You will learn how to handle food safely in order to prevent food from being contaminated.  Visit the Career Centre for registration info.


YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a national program offering opportunities for youth to improve their second official language skills, explore another part of Canada, and gain valuable work experience through a work placement while on the exchange.The program runs for 6 weeks (early July to mid August), you must be 16 or 17 years of age during the summer program. Applications are currently being accepted, the first priority application deadline is March 15, 2019. For more information see:

GRAD 2019

GRAD SPRING CLOTHING ORDER WEBSITE IS NOW OPEN! All orders must be received by midnight April 1 (NO EXTENSIONS!) This is your last chance to order Grad 2019 clothing. Don’t miss out! We are offering white Grad 2019 t-shirts for the grad tie-dye event later in the spring. Only 5$!

GRAD SPRING PLANT FUNDRAISER: Grads don't forget to pick up your Grad Spring Plant fundraiser form from the Grad board. This fundraiser will help you pay for your Dinner/Dance ticket .... so don't delay grab a fund raising form today! Due date is April 24th!

Grad’s don’t forget to grab a Thrifty Smile card or a Fairway card from the office to raise funds for the Dry Grad.  Get your parents to load the card when they shop, and the stores will make a donation to Dry Grad 2019.


The Peninsula Youth Clinic in  Sidney is open today and every THURSDAY from 5:30 - 7:30pm with both a doctor and mental health clinician on hand.