Bulletin

Today’s Bulletin

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2017

DAY 2

8:40 –   9:26     Tutorial

9:32 – 10:41     Block 5

10:41 – 10:50     BREAK

10:56 – 12:01     Block 6

12:01 – 12:40     LUNCH

12:46 –   1:51     Block 7

1:57 –   3:03     Block 8

GENERAL

LIBRARY HOLD

 

Kevin Zhang Nov. 24 Irene Feng Nov. 28

SCHOOL STORES:  Buy your favourite ALOE drink and get a Welch’s fruit snack for FREE!  The sales won’t last long so come to the North and South Store NOW!!                                             Mr. Johnson

SCHOOL STORES:  GRADE 8S ONLY!  SALE!  3 corntos for $0.99 at North or South stores.  (BRING ID!) Limited time, Offer ends Friday, Nov. 24th!                                                                   Mr. Johnson

ROTARY FUNDRAISER:  Stop by the North and South foyer at lunch, TODAY, Wed. Nov. 22nd at lunch and buy kernels popcorn to help support Rotary for Kids!                                                             Ms. Byrne

HOT DOG SALE in support of Rotary Boots for Kids!  Ketchup with school spirit and support kids in need of boots!                                                                                                                                    Ms. Byrne

FEMALE HYGIENE DRIVE:  Nov. 21 to Dec. 1st – drop off in Room 202 feminine hygiene products and money donations welcome.  Proceeds go to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre.       Ms. Byrne

MATH BUDDIES:  Calling all math buddies to come for a group photo for the annual on Thursday, Nov. 23rd at lunch in room 305.                                                                                                   Ms. Young

HIGH FIVE TRAINING:  A reminder to all the Mentorship, Leadership, PE Leadership, and Math Buddies who signed up for High Five training:

We start right at 9:30am in Room 202 on Friday, Nov. 24th. Please be early and bring your own water bottle. Lunch is provided.                                                                                     Ms. Byrne

PHOTO PACKAGES:  Please up your photo packages from Room 114

 

Boal, Nathan Jean, Charles Mar, Nicholas Suraci, Dante
Botsford, Anthony Jensen, Zac Mezzomo, Ava Wan, George
Camele, Isabella Kamitakahara, Paige Mezzomo, Matteo Webster, Cameron
Chen, Kayla Kelly Dawson Montagano, Michael Webster, Devon
Chung, Sara Kowalenko, Sophie Mui, Alicia Wong, Kenneth
Coventry, Olivia Lantz, Erin Petkovic, Teodor Xie, Fiona
Dastpak, Kaevon Liu, Eric Prevost, Justin Xie, Selina
Derksen, Alexa Liu, Ethan Rahman, Abrar Yee, Ellianna
Donnelly, Ethan Liu, Ryan Ross, Kieran Zhang, Mary
Fernandez Gonzalez, Lydia Lui Eureka Ross, Rowan Zhao, Alvin
Graziano, Lucas Maas, Alexander Shirbani, Arshia Zhu, Douglas
Guo, Jeffrey Mann, Zoe Shum, Ashley
Hui, Victor Mao, Nathan Sorriento, Michaela

ReThink Opportunities for Students this Month: 

If you are interested in the following talks/sessions, please see Ms. Carey for field trip forms.

1) “History & Immigration” Talk (with Project)

The Port Moody Heritage Society & Port Moody Train Museum are working with us and Markus Farher will be coming to talk to students about local history and immigration. He will be coming on Monday Nov. 27th in Block 7 to Room 311 (Ms. Lehtonen’s Room) for the talk during the Art Enriched Socials block. Any students are welcome to attend.

2) “Pedestrian Safety Campaign” – ICBC/RCMP/City of Burnaby
Our community partners will be returning for meeting #3 on Tuesday Nov. 28th in Block 3 in Room 218. All students involved in the Campaign Initiative need to attend and any new students are encouraged to come out as well. Pizza will be provided.

3) Capcom Computer Programming 

TBA- Students will have more information in December for a January Guest Speaker and a gaming event for students.

ICBC/RCMP/City of Burnaby Project – MEETING THURS. Nov. 23rd at Lunch 

Attention all pedestrian safety campaign students! There is a mandatory short meeting at lunch Thursday Nov. 23rd in Ms. Carey’s Room 212 to touch base before the meeting on Nov. 28th with our community partners. Please come ready to share what your project ideas are and if you need filming. If you cannot attend, please see Ms. Carey BEFORE the Nov. 24th Pro D Day.

UBC DISCOVER PHARMACY DAY:  Do you want to learn more about what It means to be a pharmacist?  Students in Grades 10 to 12 are invited to a one-day event that will give you a sneak-peek into the world of pharmacy.  Attendees will take part in 2 workshops, sit in on an interesting lecture from a Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and learn about how to start the journey to Pharmacy School.  Space is limited, so apply by Monday, November 13, at https://pharmsci.ubc.ca/discover-pharmacy-day-ubc-pharm-sci.

ADVENTURES IN FORESTY:- Attention Grade 11 or 12 students! The Rotary Club of Burnaby is offering an all expenses payed trip to Prince George to any students interested in Forestry or Environmental Studies as a profession. Applications are available in Students Services. They are due into Mr. Scaligine January 15th.

ADVENTURES IN CITIZENSHIP- Attention Grade 11 or  12 students! The Rotary Club of Burnaby is offering an all expenses payed trip to Ottawa to any students interested in Political Science as a career. Applications are available in Students Services. They are due into Mr. Scaligine January 15th.

APPLY NOW!  YALE UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL LEADERS:  Are you an extraordinary Grade 10 or 11 student looking for an opportunity to spend the summer with like-minded individuals, while studying contemporary global issues at Yale University?  Financial need is available, and students from all countries are encouraged to apply online at globalsholars.yale.edu.  Sessions available during summer 2018 are as follows:

         June 17 – 30:  Applied Science & Engineering

         June 17 – 30:  International Affairs & Security

         July 8 – 21:  Frontiers of Science & Technology

         July 8 – 21:  Sustainable Development & Social Entrepreneurship

         July 27 – Aug 9:  Biological & Biomedical Science

         July 27 – Aug 9:  Politics, Law, & Economics

         July 26 – Aug 8:  Asia in the 21st Century

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS AT OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE:  Oxford and Cambridge campuses in St. Andrews, Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Barcelona, Paris, and Montpellier offer summer programs in Art History, Literature, Politics & Economics, Drama, Creative Writing, Speech & Debate, Medicine, Law, Business, Architecture, Filmmaking, Spanish, and French.  Visit www.oxbridgeprograms.com for more information

GRADS

EXPLORE CAPILANO: – Open House Event:  Students and parents are invited to visit Capilano TODAY, Wednesday, November 22, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, to learn about admissions, financial aid, and faculty options.  There will be free parking and a chance to win $500 towards your tuition.  For more information, visit https://www.capilanou.ca/future/visit-cap/Explore-Capilano/

SFU SURREY CAMPUS PROGRAM FAIR:  Discover what the SFU Surrey Campus has to offer at a Program Fair TODAY, Wednesday, November 22, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the Surrey Campus…explore programs, meet faculty representatives, tour the campus, attend presentations, mingle with current students, and chat with representatives from Admissions and Financial Aid & Awards.  For details and to register, visit www.sfu.ca/students/program-fair

UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO: Waterloo will be at Burnaby North for an information session TODAY,  Wednesday, November 22nd at 3:15 in the gallery

LEADERS OF TOMORROW:  (CHANGE OF LOCATION- ROOM 218)

The National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC) Info Session Thursday November 23rd at lunch in Room 218.  The NSLC hosts career-focused, leadership development pre-college programs each summer for outstanding high school students from all over the world. The programs range from 6 to 18 days in duration (most of them are 9) and happen at 10 different campuses across the USA. The best resource for learning about the program is our website, www.nslcleaders.org.

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO:  invites potential students and parents to an information session at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Monday, November 27, 2017, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Learn about program offerings and the application process, and meet representatives from Arts & Sciences, Architectural & Visual Studies, Engineering, Kinesiology & Physical Education, Music, U of T Mississauga, and U of T Scarborough.  Register online at http://utoron.to/vancouver-infoevent

UBC FIRST ROUND OFFERS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:  Students must apply to UBC by December 1, 2017, to be considered for first round admissions offers and major entrance awards.  Students must report all marks for completed Grade 11 courses and any completed Grade 12 courses; students should also list in-progress Grade 12 courses…UBC will prompt you for grades when they become available at the end of Term 1.  UBC encourages all students to apply early even if your Grade 11 marks are not the best.  No negative decisions will be made based on Grade 11 marks BUT you will not qualify for the Major Entrance Scholarships and the Centennial Scholars Entrance Award if you do not apply by December 1.  Please see your counsellor if you have questions.

SFU UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARS ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM –  Attention all grade 12 students! SFU is no longer giving automatic entrance scholarships! Which means you have to apply for the Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship on your own. The online application is now open and the deadline is January 15, 2018.

BCIT:  Are you interested in attending BCIT after graduation?  Take advantage of one of these great opportunities!

  • ​​Attend a program-specific info session:  These free events are a great way to learn about available programs.  Visit bcit.ca/infosessions for dates and times.
  • Take a tour:  Experience campus life through a guided tour.  Visit bcit.ca/tours for more information.
  • Spend-a-day:  Spend a day at BCIT with a current student in a specific program area of interest.  Visit bcit.ca/spendaday for participating programs and details.
  • Contact a program advisor:  Questions about anything BCIT related?  Call 604.434.1610 to leave your name and number for a return phone call with an advisor.

UBC UPDATES:

  • Is there too much information out there?  Are you confused about how to apply to UBC?  Visit UBC’s Landing Page as a starting point for your application:  http://you.ubc.ca/itsyours
  • Please note that UBC’s two application deadlines are as follows:

o   First round offers (and major entrance scholarships):  December 1, 2017

o   Final application deadline:  January 15, 2018

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY: is accepting applications for Fall 2018, from now until March 1, 2018.  Apply by December 15, 2017, if you want to be considered for the Prestige Award.  Visit http://www.ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate for more information.

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN:  The deadline for early admission and to apply for Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships (valued up to $40,000) is December 1, 2017.  Visit http://www.usask.ca/for more information.

 CLUBS

KIDS PLAY CLUB -Interested in Scholarships? If you are join the the KidsPlay Club! We meet on Mondays at lunch in room 202 to provide scholarship opportunities. If you have any questions about the Kids Play contact klee603@gmail.com

BADMINTON CLUB: Hi Vikings! Ready for more badminton? Bring a friend and a racket to Aux Gym today and we’ll meet you there!                               Ms. Chow

SING-A-GRAM AUDITIONS:   Do you want to have a blast singing for embarrassed friends and teachers this upcoming Valentine’s Day?  Join Sing-a-Grams!  Audition to sing or play an instrument TODAY, Wednesday, Nov. 22nd and Thursday, Nov. 23rd in Room 408 at 3:10 pm.  See you there!    Mr. Byrne

YOUNG CREATORS’ CLUB MEETING:  Young Creators’ Club will be having a meeting in Room 311 on Thursday at lunch.  Thursday is also the last call for magazine submissions!                         Mr. Byrne

WE YOUTH HELP:  An special opportunity for those who love to perform!  We Youth Help’s next concert is on November 25th at Seton Villa and we need performers.  So message us on Instagram

“We_Youth_Help_Club” or on our FB group to sign up.                                                      Mr. Byrne

SNOWCLUB: A big thank you to the students who signed up and made the 2017-18 a sell-out season. The first four trips are sold out but there are still ten spaces available on the final trip – March 3rd.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Tech-Easy: If you are patient and good at explaining tech to people, you can earn work experience hours teaching elderly people to use iPads at Seton Villa Retirement Centre.  You must be available Saturday afternoons for approximately three hours each week.

SPORTS

TABLE-TENNIS PLAYERS:  Just a Heads-Up to all prospective Table-Tennis players… Table-Tennis Team tryouts will start on Wednesday, Nov. 29th and then continue Thursday, Nov. 30th, and continue Monday, Dec. 4 and Thursday, Dec. 7th.  The tryouts will be in the Auxillary gym from 3:15 to 4:30 pm.

NOTE:  New players must attend 3 of the 4 try-outs and Veteran players must attend 2 of the tryouts to be on the Team!  Everyone needs to have proper shoes on to be in the Aux. gym, and bring your own paddle (although we can loan you one).  Remember:  Table-Tennis is open to All Grades and to both boys and girls!  If you would like to be a team manager and get service credit, please see Mr. Seehagen.