24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Canada, V4R 1X2

Ph: 604-463-6287 | Fax: 604-463-0896

Twitter: @GaribaldiRebels


Fall Sports are underway

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GSS Hometown Hero Cindy Devine

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Grade 8 Opening Day Info

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Grade 9-12 Opening Day Info

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Wednesday:   COLLAB – A – B – C – D



Thursday:      F – FLEX – E – H – H – G

Friday:           B – FLEX – A – D – D – C



Monday:         Non-Instructional Day

Tuesday:        G – FLEX – H – E – E – F

Wednesday:   C – FLEX – D – A – A – B

Thursday:      H – FLEX – G – F – F – E

Friday:           D – FLEX – C – B – B – A




Outdoor Club Members: your first hike is scheduled for this Sunday Sept. 24th and is posted on the Parent Portal. Please sign up and we hope to see you there!


Grade 8 Band instrument rentals and start-up clinics are this Thursday any time between 2:30 and 8:00 pm in the GSS Music Room. All grade 8 band students must attend along with a parent in order to arrange to get an instrument and get started. More information has been sent home with students. Please contact Mr. Pinck (Jeff_pinck@sd42.ca) or Ms. Bell (rebekah_bell@sd42.ca) if you have any questions.


garibaldi’s craft fair coming up on November 18 & 19. You can now book your table through Mrs. Knox at sknox@sd42.ca. Proceeds from table rentals donated to food bank.

Free breakfast sponsored by YouthUnlimited is back!!!

Every Wednesday morning at 8am in our cafeteria and it starts this Wednesday, September 27th The GSS school community is so grateful to our community partner!


The Gay Straight Alliance aka GSA group will have the first meeting of the year on THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21st at lunch. This first meeting will be held in the conference room!


Posse Groups will be starting up first week in October during flex block. Invites for potential candidates will be coming out over the next two weeks!!

If you have any Lego in your home that is no longer being used, our STEPS Program would be extremely grateful for it! Please contact Ms. Berry or leave for her in our main office. Thank you!


Interested in a trip to Japan? There will be a parent and student information session for anyone interested in the proposed school trip to Japan during Spring Break 2018.  Trip information including proposed itinerary, and cost estimates will be presented. Please meet in the café on TONIGHT! (Wednesday) at 6:00 pm





Explore Capilano Info Night on November 22nd. This event takes place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. For more information please visit https://www.capilanou.ca/future/visit-cap/Explore-Capilano/

Ridge Meadows Youth Impact Summit (RMYIS) is a weekend filled with inspiration, passion, and new friendship. It is for grades 9-12 residing in the city of Maple Ridge. This is open to all applicants, from those with the basic fundamentals of leadership but also those who decide that they want to make a positive difference in their community/world. Participants will engage in a variety of leadership activities, hear from professional speakers, and be given the chance to network with other participants and leaders in their communities. The summit is at the Loon Lake Lodge & Retreat Centre in Maple Ridge running from Friday September 22 until Sunday September 24th 2017. The summit is an amazing no cost opportunity for participants. If interested please complete the online application at: http://www.rmyouth.com/about-rm-youth.html

The 24th Annual Ridge Meadows Rivers Day is looking for volunteers for Sunday, September 24th. Free lunch is provided for volunteers. If interested please contact Sophie at 604 467-6401 or email at sophie@alouetteriver.org


Are you interested in firefighting as a career? If so, the Maple Ridge Youth Fire Academy may be the perfect fit for you. This is for students ages 16 – 18 years of age wanting to experience what a career as a fire fighter would be like. The signup sheet is in the counselling office and to get an application, please see Ms. Lemieux. The deadline date to hand it in is September 22nd.


December 4th: The University of Victoria will be coming to Burnaby to do a presentation called, “Discover UVIC”. At Discover UVIC, you and your parents will learn about programs, admission requirements and student life on their campus. Register at uvic.ca/discover.

October 21: TRU (Thompson Rivers University) is having an open house. For more information please visit: tru.ca/openhouse.

Garibaldi Secondary is hosting the Post-Secondary Evening on Tuesday, October 3rd starting at 6:30 p.m. Universities and Colleges from across B.C. will be here to answer questions about admission requirements, programs, scholarships, tuition and more. Sign up book will be in the Counselling office.

September 27: Join KPU Langley’s Open House and learn about their exciting and diverse program offerings. They welcome you to visit the Nursing, Science, Brewing, and Horticulture labs and tour the Music studios. Take the opportunity to meet their talented and committed faculty while they share news about the wide range of programs waiting for you. To register please visit: http://www.kpu.ca/openhouse/langley

UBC is coming to Garibaldi Secondary! Attend this information session on October 11 to learn and life and learning at UBC. The time is at 6:45 – 7:45 in the library.

The Study and Go Abroad Fair is coming to Vancouver on September 24th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Free admission to see top ranked universities from around the world, scholarships, seminars, student travel zone, internships, volunteer work, work abroad and language travel. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.studyandgoabroad.com/vancouver/




Ski & Snowboard Club: If you are interested in skiing or snowboarding, please attend a mandatory meeting in Mrs. Harmon’s room (2011) on Thursday Sept 21st at lunch.





Quote of the day:

“An army marches on its stomach” – Napoléon Bonaparte 1769-1821


Breakfast:   Muffins


Soups: $1.75

Carrot and Ginger Soup

Broccoli Soup


Main Course: $5.00

Beef Bourguignon with Pasta


Short Order: $2.50  

Bacon and Cheese Burger



Salad Bar: From $3.00

Selection of Fresh Salads




CAFETERIA CARDS are on sale. Use it like a debit card at Garibaldi Secondary Cafeteria. No service charge. Ask any Cafeteria staff to purchase or refill your card.




Order your cake online: http://garibaldicooking.weebly.com


The Cafeteria is open from 8:00-8:25 am, from 12:00-12:34 pm on regular school day schedule.