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Announcements Thursday April 18th, 2019

​Day 4: DC BA

Day 4: DC BA

​NEW NEWS – 1ST time run and also important current events.

  • Would the following students please see Ms Mazey ASAP?!  Jaelyn Strachan, Kobe Bell, Samantha Ferguson, Taylor Jensen, Isabelle Powell.
  • Grad hat toss photo – happening TODAY, April 18th at 11:35 am on the grassy knoll in front of the staff room. All grads please bring a hat.
  • Bake Sale TODAY! At lunch outside the cafeteria.  Lots of Easter Treats and proceeds support those in need.  Sponsored by Rotary Interact Club.
  • Valedictorian Nomination deadline is TODAY, Thursday April 18th, 2019!

 

MEETINGS AND PRACTICES

Group/Activity/EventTimeWhere
Jazz Rehearsal7:30-8:45 amMusic Rm.
Games ClubLunchRm. 132
Rotary InteractLunchRm. 121
Gr. 8 Boys Rugby3:00-5:00 pmCumberland
Improv3:30–4:45 pmDrama Rm.
Gr. 8/9 Boys Basketball7:00-9:00 pmGym
Hosting NZ Rugby Team2:00-5:00 pmRugby Field
Boys RugbyGamevs Port Alberni


GRADS

  • The 2019 Vancouver International Universities Fair is happening Sunday May 5th, 2019 between 1:00-4:00 pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building. For more information, visit www.nacacfairs.org/vancouver. Admission is free.
     
  • The Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program is available to students who are planning to enrol at a Canadian post-secondary institution (degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture, food science, or culinary program. Each successful applicant will be awarded a scholarship valued at $1,500.00 based on demonstrated academic standards and leadership in the community. Application forms and information are available online at https://www.cropscience.bayer.ca/Our-Company/ScholarshipInformation/Opportunity-Scholarship. Application deadline is no later than May 31st, 2019.
  • GRADS! Don't forget to check out www.ScholarTree.ca and apply for scholarships. ScholarTree are constantly adding new scholarships to the site. The next two months are when the majority of applications close for students attending post-secondary school next year.
  • NIC Foundation Scholarships and Bursaries – NOW OPEN: Only one application is required to be considered for more than 415 NIC foundation awards. Students must have applied to the college in order to apply for awards. For more information including instructions on how to apply, visit https://foundation.nic.bc.ca/students. Application deadline is April 24th.
  • The Cmolik Foundation awards scholarships to youth who have faced adversity in their lives and demonstrated tenacity. Cmolik Foundation reimburses up to $35,000 for books/tuition for an undergraduate degree or equivalent, provided the student makes appropriate academic progress in keeping with the scholarship guidelines. For more information visit https://www.thecmolikfoundation.com/scholarships/.
  • The Educational Facility Managers Association of BC is offering five $1,000.00 bursaries to graduates of 2018/2019.  These bursaries are offered to secondary students completing their grade 12 year who will enter a recognized post-secondary educational institution in the 2018/2019 term. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and/or special needs. Preference will be given to students entering the fields of engineering, architecture, or building technology. The deadline to submit your application is April 27, 2019. Application forms are available in the counselling office.
  • BC School Sports Scholarships. The application deadline for each is May 6th, 2019. The scholarships are: BC Dairy Association Scholarships, Bert & Greta Quartermain Badminton Scholarship, and BC School Sports Scholarship. For more information, see the counselling office.


VANIER CAREER CENTRE

  • Any former Arden Elementary students who want to volunteer with their penny carnival on May 9, 2019 sign up in the Career Office.
  • Food Safe Level 1: Any students interested in getting their Food Safe Level 1, there is a course being offered May 16th 8:30-3:30 at Glacier View School.  The cost is $50.  Sign up in the Career office as it is a first come first serve basis.
  • First Aid: Anyone interested in a first aid course on May 23rd, please sign up in the career office. Students must be 16 years of age.
  • Long & McQuade Recital: Any students interested in helping out with Long & McQuade's recital in May, come to the Career Centre for more information.


OTHER (STILL) CURRENT NEWS RE-RUNS

  • New online course and summer camp for Girls: Aged 15-18. Earn 4 high school credits in ocean literacy and leadership. This camp is conducted in an online and experimental environment. The on-line component of the course will explore the ocean and some of the wonders it holds. The camp component will take place at Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre July 14-19. Please see your counsellor for more information or register directly with NIDES. Sign up now.
  • Explore Program: Any Grade 10 students interested in the Explore Program for next year, please submit your applications ASAP. If you have already submitted your application form, you can sign up for an interview time on the schedule posted outside Room 12.
  • Diversity Day:  May 2nd is Vanier's Diversity Day! Wear any colour, head to toe, to show how diverse we are. Best dressed will be recognized at our Diversity Day assembly.
  • Yearbooks! Have you got your 2018-19 yearbook yet? If not, you better do so soon because they're selling quickly and we have limited numbers left! Main office, $45.
  • Grab A Bag Challenge: Vanier is registered to participate in the "Grab A Bag Challenge" sponsored by WalMart! Bring in all your unused or not-to-be-used plastic bags, grocery bags etc. to room 146 (Ms. MacKinnon's Science Classroom). We will be collecting until May 3rd (Friday). There is a prize to be won for the school! Thank you for getting these bags off the street - Your Friendly Neighbourhood Environment Club.
Vaccinations - Measles/Mumps/Rubella
​Public Health will be offering a single vaccine (MMR - measles, mumps, rubella) to all grade 10-12 students who require a dose.  More information can be found here - MMR Vaccination
Vaccinations - Measles/Mumps/Rubella

​Public Health will be offering a single vaccine (MMR - measles, mumps, rubella) to all grade 10-12 students who require a dose.  More information can be found here - MMR Vaccination

Vanier's Framework for Enhanced Student Learning
​ Please peruse Vanier's Framework for Enhanced Student Learning, the document sets our goals as a school and reviews annually how we're doing in working towards them (more information can be found under the ​Students & Parents tab: ​ VanierLearningFramework
Vanier's Framework for Enhanced Student Learning

Please peruse Vanier's Framework for Enhanced Student Learning, the document sets our goals as a school and reviews annually how we're doing in working towards them (more information can be found under the ​Students & Parents tab:

VanierLearningFramework

  
  
  
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Friday April 12th 2019.pdf
  
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