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The Garibaldi GazetteGrade 7 to Grade 8 transition information for parents and studentsGrade 7 to Grade 8 transition information for parents and students


Gazette for Monday and Tuesday, January 26 & 27, 2015


No classes for students on Monday as it is a Non-Instructional Day and Tuesday as it is a School Growth Planning day.


Thursday:      F – ADV – E – H – G

Friday:           A – ADV – B – C – D 





Battle of the Books 2015 is now on! Come down to the library to sign up for the GSS team and begin reading. The contest is in April at SRT. Let’s win it this year!



PARENTS OF GRADE 9 STUDENTS: Please sign the immunization consent form and return to the office as soon as possible.



We are hoping someone knows where we can borrow a pair of men’s denim, bibbed overalls in size medium. If you can help, please see Mrs. Lacroix in the theatre.



Also we are looking a sz. 12 dress for our closing number: it would be a dress worn to something like a wedding or New year’s party, but NOT super short or with too much plunge in the neckline. If strapless we would like to put the dancer see thru strap on. It cannot be red, black, white or champagne.  Again, please email clacroix@sd42.ca



New SD#42 Trades Program: Bricklayer Partnership Program. There are two intakes available: February 2015 and September 2015. If interested please contact Steve Wiebe at steven_wiebe@sd42.ca or see Mrs. Lemieux or Mrs. Domitruk.




Part time and casual work available for those 16 years and older at JD Sweid Foods, located in Langley. Looking for students for production work mainly Saturdays and occasionally Sundays. Shifts starting at 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. @ $12.50 an hour.  Please apply by fax: 604-888-2199, or by emailing your application to hrlangley@jdsweid.com. For more information please see your Career Planning Assistant or Work Experience Teacher.



The Art Institute of Vancouver will be providing an information session here @ GSS @ lunch in the conference room on Thursday, January 29th.



There are many volunteer opportunities with the Alouette River Management Society (ARMS). Please see Ms. Lemieux or Mrs. Domitruk in the counselling office if you are interested.



Vancouver International Children’s Festival is looking for volunteers from May 25 – 31. Volunteers are needed in many areas including: arts activities, ushering/box office, hosting & info, traffic, sales, administration, security, and pre-festival office assistance. For more information contact: Diana Stewart-Imbert at volunteer@childrensfestival.ca.


RIDGE MEADOWS MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION is seeking scorekeepers/timekeepers for the annual Spring Tournament being held March 6 – 9 at both the Planet Ice and Pitt Meadows arenas.  If you would like to volunteer please emailsecretary@ridgemeadowshockey.com.

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2015 - Looking for volunteers to help out set up, the event and take down. The date is Saturday, April 18, 2015. Registration forms are in the Career Centre. Please contact Carla Reed with any questions at carlar2@telus.net.

The new MENCHIE’S location in the Westgate Shopping Centre is having a grand opening on Sunday, Feb 8 and Monday, Feb 9. They are looking for student face painters from 12:30-4:30 each day.   Visit the Career Centre if you would like to volunteer.




Application deadline for University of the Fraser Valley and University of British Columbia is January 31, 2015.


McGill University’s application deadline FOr Canadian high school students is February 1, 2015.


THE NEW SD#42 2015 SCHOLARSHIP BOOK IS NOW OUT! Please see the Career Centre website or the SD#42 website to find the booklet.



GRAD FEES are now due.  Please pay your grad fees as soon as possible, to Mrs. Peake in the office.

The following are the fees for grad:


Ceremony – $20.00


Dry Grad - $65.00 (If you are interested in bringing a guest it will cost them $25 after approval by admin. The application forms for a guest will be available at the end of January)


Banquet – is $55.00 per person. We will be sending out the forms for ordering banquet tickets at the end of January.



Putting on the Glitz – Ridge Meadows is open to any Maple Ridge students (girls & boys) graduating this year who will have financial hardship in regards to their “formal attire”. Please contact your School Counsellor Mrs. Davies (604.463.6287) to get more information. The deadline is January 30, 2015 for this opportunity.



Capilano’s School of Performing Arts application deadline is February 2, 2015. For any questions regarding these programs please contact Capilano at svpa@capilano.ca.

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.


SPRING BREAK 2016. Spend 2016 Spring Break in France. A 14 day trip exploring the French Riviera, Camargue, Paris, Versailles, and more. See Chef for more information.