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September 30th, 2020

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September 30th, 2020
by Bettina Perron - Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 11:54 AM

September 30th, 2020


It's Orange Shirt Day! Orange Shirt Day is the day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada and learn more about the history of those schools.

Today the Cafeteria has the choice of Tuscan Chicken Flatbread, BLT Wrap, Asian BBQ Pork on Rice or Chicken Tetrazzini!

GRADE 10 Indigenous Students Luncheon is today at lunch in the Learning Commons!

GRADE 11 Indigenous Students Luncheon is on Friday at lunch in the Learning Commons

SCHOOL BUS CARDS: A new bunch of school bus cards have arrived ... please drop by the office to pick up yours!

SCHOOL FORMS – Reminder to please return all of your school forms and fee payments ASAP. 

STUDENT PARKING: All students who are parking in the student parking lot need to be registered.  Registration forms are available in the main office.

HOMEWORK HELP is available every morning from 7:15am in room 156.


Any Grade 9 or 10 girls interested in playing volleyball this year, please come to a meeting Wednesday at lunch in the large gym!


Are you interested in philanthropic work and learning about charitable organizations within the local community? Come join the Vital Youth Club for a meeting today at lunch in room 114 (Mr. Bishop’s classroom) for more details. Everyone is welcome!



UBC ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, November 7, 2020.  Connect with professors, staff, and students to explore everything UBC Engineering and the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture has to offer. This event will be held virtually this year, you will still get to see inside labs, learn about programs, go on virtual tours, and talk to advisors, professors, and current students about all your options. For more information and to RSVP:


VOLUNTEER VICTORIA YOUTH 20/20 - This program offers priceless opportunities for youth members to build self esteem, leadership and communication skills.  The goal is to help youth succeed at volunteering and to provide the tools and support they need as they explore their volunteering options. See the Poster on the Career Centre Job Board for more information. For more information or to get involved you can also email Emily at or Brock at  or call 250-386-2269 or reach out on Facebook ‘EmilyVolunteerVictoria’. 

CANUCKS AUTISM NETWORK provides year-round sports and recreation programs for individuals with autism.  Their volunteers work in a fun and fast-paced sports and recreation environment offering high levels of support to their participants (most programs offer 1-1 support). Volunteers do not need any prior experience to be part of their programs – a training session as well as hands-on training during the program will be provided.  A number of different sports, social, recreation, and other programs are run in Victoria. Programs take place on weekday evenings and weekends and last for one to three hours, depending on the selected program. Volunteers would be asked to support a program, once per week, for one season. Alternatively, volunteers can join substitute lists to step in and lend a hand when needed! Students interested in volunteering can visit or send an email to with any questions.  Please note that volunteers must be 16 years or older.


YOUTH AT THE BOOTH ELECTION WORKERS - Interested in working as an election official on Saturday, October 24th.  Participants can earn at least $350 for attending training and working a full day.  Youth at the Booth is Elections BC’s program to hire high school students as election officials in the 2020 Provincial General Election.   Applicants must be between 15 and 19 years old, legally entitled to work in Canada,  have a valid SIN and their parent or guardian’s approval to apply.  See the Elections BC webpage    for all information including how to apply!