24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Canada, V4R 1X2

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

Twitter: @GaribaldiRebels


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 Tuesday, May 3, 2016


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STAR WARS Theme Day, Wednesday, May 4.  The following activities will be held during the day:

Finish the quote (between classes)

Chewbacc-off (pods in advisory)

Trivia (at lunch in cafeteria)

Pinata (at lunch near cafeteria)

Pun contest (runs until May 4 at 3pm – submissions to office)

Love or Loathe puns?  Love or Love Star Wars?

Enter the Puns Awaken Pun Contest and ele Vade(r) your pun making status!  From now until May 4th, submit your best or worst, Star Wars pun to the main office.  Pun length must be less than 5 sentences and any Wan Kend (obi) enter!  Top 3 puns will win a Fett-tastic prize!  Happy pun making, and May the 4th be with you.

Mental Health Week – May 2-8

Check out the following Apps:

Mindcheck – BC Mental Health & Addiction Services, Mindcheck.ca

Mindshift – Anxietybc.com

Tru Reach – Trureachhealth.com

*These are interactive activities that support mental wellness.


REMINDER TO GRADE 10 students going to the zoo field trip on May 19th, please bring in your pink form and monies to Mrs. Bohn asap. Cut off for the trip is within the next two weeks or when we reach our limit.


NEW BOOKMARKS are needed for the Library.  If you are interested in showing your artistic talent visit the library and pick up a template and the instructions.

ANYONE INTERESTED in playing ultimate this year in two tournaments, please come and see Ms. Gibbs or Mr. Causon for details.


May 3 Teachers vs Dream Team


Whether you’re a beginner, a pro or somewhere in between, all players are welcome to play either competitively or non-competitively. Bring some friends out and play!

EVERY WEDNESDAY will be girls only for DROP IN weight training.

The new after school weight training is as follows:

Monday – 2:45 – 4:00 (Everyone)

Tuesday – 2:45 – 4:00 (Everyone)

Wednesday – 2:45 – 4:00 (Girls only)

Thursday – 2:45 – 4:00 (Everyone)

Friday – 2:45 – 4:00 (Everyone)


YOUTH OPEN HOUSE: Looking for a job? Parents, youth and emerging adults are invited to help connect with employers, youth programs, volunteer opportunities, workshops and more. This event is being held at the Maple Ridge Public Library on Friday, May 6th from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

SFU is looking for camp counsellors for their summer programs in Aquatics, Educational, Outdoor, Recreational, Sports and Pre/Post Camp Care. For more information please visit: https://www.sfu.ca/camps/camps/summer.html

THE MAPLE RIDGE LIONS CLUB presents Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet. All you can eat. This is a fundraiser for our community. The date is May 8th from 8 a.m. until noon. Tickets are $10 each/$8 for seniors and children under 12 are free. Located at the Maple Ridge Seniors Centre at 12150 224 Street. Tickets at the door or at mapleridgelionsclub@shaw.ca

ROYAL SOCCER CLUB is looking for Volunteers and Camp Staff. This is a summer program for July and August. For more information or to apply please visit: http://www.royalsoccer.com or call 1-800-427-0536.

UBC PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY camps need volunteers. Must apply by May 8th. Must commit to at least one week although a two week commitment is preferred. Students in grades 10 to 12 may apply. For more information please visit: http://outreach.phas.ubc.ca/summer-camps/volunteer-opportunities/

There is a Fundraiser for MAPLE RIDGE YOUTH UNLIMITED which serves breakfast to hundreds of youth in the community. The date is Saturday, May 14th at the Maple Ridge Equi-Sports Centre from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets available at http://bit.ly/YUSteakNight2016.

STUDENT WORKS PAINTING are looking for students wanting part time work to market door to door with local residences. For more information please contact Delson Tan at 604 417-6790 or email your resume to delsont@studentworks.ca.

Youth Week, May 1 – May 7

All events and activities have been planned with youth for youth and most are free! For more information regarding specifics for any of the events please contact Clint Gamache at cgamache@mapleridge.ca, or check out our website at, www.youthservices.ca

Tuesday May 3: RCMP Anti Bullying The Act Maple Ridge

Wednesday May 4: Mentorship BBQ THSS Skate Park

Thursday May 5: Summer Plan Slam GMYC

Friday May 6: Youth Open House Maple Ridge Library

Saturday May 7: WHOMP GMYC.

GET AHEAD of your credits or improve your GPA: Secondary Summer School Learning 2016: Grade 10 course offered are: English, Math A&W, Math Foundations and Pre-Calc. Grade 11 courses offered are: Biology, Chemistry, Communications, Earth Science, English, Math A&W, Math Foundations, Math Pre-Calc, Social Studies. Grade 12 courses offered are: Biology, Chemistry, Communications, English, Math Foundations, Math Pre-Calc. Location is Thomas Haney Secondary. Online registration opens on Monday, May 9, 2016 and closes Friday, May 20, 2016. Classes are held from July 5, 2016 until July 26, 2016. To register please visit: http://ce.sd42.ca/

THE SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR TEENS at Emily Carr is a pre-university program that helps high school students ready themselves for an education at an art & design university. Choose from Animation, Architecture & Urban Design, Drawing, Fashion & Textiles, Graphic Design, Illustration: Traditional, Illustration: Digital, Painting, Photography and Sculpture #D. For more information please visit teens.ecuad.ca and to register email teens@ecuad.ca or call at 604 844-3810. The dates for this event are July 4 to the 29th.

UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY is launching a new program that allows prospective students to experience a day in the life of a university student considering going into Health Sciences. This is an opportunity to try a program before they apply, explore laboratories and envision life as a student at UFV. Please see Ms. Domitruk if interested.

CANADIAN TOURISM COLLEGE is having their Career Prep Day. If you have ever considered a career in the travel industry this would be a good way to get valuable information. The date is May 5, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat please call 604 582-1122 or email at receptionary@tourismcollege.com.

To apply for volunteer and work experience opportunities, please make sure you get a contract from Ms. Lemieux or Mrs. Domitruk in advance to starting your position.

For more work experience/volunteer opportunities please visit: https://gsscareercentre.wordpress.com/work-experience-opportunities/.





IF YOU HAVE applied to Kwantlen Polytechnic University and are wondering what comes next? A recruiter from KPU will be here to go over all your questions on Tuesday, May 10th at lunch in the conference room.

GARIBALDI GRADUATES: If you are a Grade 12 student in a trade at another District 42 high school but Garibaldi is your home school please keep reading. Would you like to participate in the Garibaldi Graduation (Ceremony, Dinner/dance, and Dry Grad)? Please email Ms. Lemieux so that she can send you the necessary forms for meetings and ticket sales. Email: pauline_lemieux@sd42.ca

GUEST FORMS for Dry Grad are now available in the office.

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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.



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