Weekly Update for Feb 25 – Mar 1, 2019

Please find below important dates to keep in mind for the next few weeks:

FEBRUARY 25 – MARCH 1

PINK SHIRT DAY is on Wednesday, February 27th.  We encourage everyone to practice kindness and wear pink, to symbolize that bullying is not tolerated. We will be holding an assembly at 11:00am. Families are welcome to join us.

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OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP CLUB TRIP will be taking place after school on Wednesday, February 27th.

GRAD CAP AND GOWN ORDERS DUE on Friday, March 1st to the Stawamus School office.

MARCH 4-8

PROM FINAL PAYMENT DUE – the $100 final prom payment deadline has been extended to Friday, March 8th. If you have not done so already, please bring your cash payment into the school office.

THE RADICALS FILM – will be shown in the Stawamus Gym on Friday, March 8th at 6:00pmEveryone is welcome. Please send this out to any friends in Squamish and nearby!

The film shows four first nations groups exercising their claim to their traditional territories and the stories on the land.  Please watch the trailer, check out the facebook page and get your free tickets!

The Radicals

Please register at the following:

Free Tickets:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-radicals-film-showing-stawamus-school-tickets-54773351569

Facebook event: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/833936913625745/

Trailer: 

https://vimeo.com/296569571

SCHOOL INFORMATION

ONLINE PAYMENTS – We are getting ready to accept on-line payments for various school fees! For a secure and convenient way to pay fees! Register now at:

https://sd48seatosky.org/online-payments/

SCHOOL NURSE – We are fortunate that Julia Wyatt, one of the public health nurses, will be available at the school on Wednesday mornings from 9-10am to answer health related questions. Some topics that she could assist with are: health and development, immunization, how to access health, vision, hearing testing and other health related topics.

GRAD INFORMATION

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:  

 RE/MAX of Western Canada is offering 16 $1,000 bursaries to Grade 12 students in Western Canada. The program was established to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Students can enter online at www.remax.ca. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2019

 

Quest University has created the Summit Scholarship for Engagement. This scholarship will provide students who have shown exceptional academic engagement the opportunity to attend Quest at a reduced costThe award provides a $10,000/year scholarship for up to two students from any school in Canada. The award is renewable for up to 3 additional years of study, making the total scholarship value $40,000. Students must be nominated for this scholarship.

 

Capilano Community Leadership Award valued at $2,500. This award will recognize high school students who are entering the university with a strong academic standing as well as leadership and volunteerism in the community. Applications for the awards are now open. Information and eligibility criteria can be found on the Capilano University Entrance Awards webpage. Deadline: March 1, 2019. Please see your counsellor for more information.

PROM: To get all your prom info, go to:

Parent Facebook Page – HSS Prom 2019

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT will be held at Quest University on Thursday, February 21st. For additional information, please click on the link below:

https://src.ticketleap.com/sustainability-summit/

 

Sincerely,

 

Brayden GordonPrincipal