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Grad Write-Ups

Grads – your Grad write-ups are due. Use this LINK to submit your grad write-up. If you have any questions, ...

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The big event at GSS this week is the Student-Led Conference this Thursday, November 20th. The conferences run between 1-4pm ...

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BOOK your Student-Led Conference NOW!

Student-Led Conferences are NEXT Thursday, Nov. 20th from 1-4pm and 6-8pm. To book an appointment with a teacher, go to: http://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Garibaldi_Secondary ...

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The Garibaldi GazetteRebel Report – November 12thRebel Report – November 12th

Gazette for Monday, November 24, 2014

Today: A – ADV- B – C – D


Tuesday: E – ADV – F – G – H
Wednesday:B – ADV – A – D – C
Thursday: F – ADV – E – H – G
Friday: E – ADV – F – G – H


PARENTS OF GARIBALDI STUDENTS are requested to carefully check all information on the Verification Form being sent home with all students (printed on bright pink paper). Parents may make any necessary changes right on the form, then once signed, they should be returned to the main office.
ONLY 5 SPOTS LEFT for the Whistler ski / snowboard field trip! Please see Ms. Harmon if interested.
PSI DAY: Colleges and Universities throughout BC are coming to Garibaldi Secondary on Wed, Nov 26th. Ms. Lemieux will be visiting the Grade 11 and 12 classes on Monday and Tuesday of next week with sign up sheets. Schools in attendance will be Douglas College, JIBC, UFV, SFU, Capilano, Trinity Western, Royal Military College, UVIC, Thompson Rivers, Kwantlen, UNBC and Farleigh Dickinson. Please be ready with your two choices for next week.
The music department’s PURDY’S CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER is underway! Most items are even gift-wrapped to save you time. Here’s a link to the catalogue. http://www.purdys.com/images/Fundraising/Purdys_FUND_Christmas2014_LR.pdf. You can place your order through a band or choir student, or just fill out the form and drop it off at the office for Ms. Bell. Orders are due TODAY with expected delivery to you by Dec. 1st.
CAREER INFO NIGHT: Hosted by Maple Ridge Secondary for grades 10, 11 and 12 and their parents in the Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows district. This is an opportunity to listen and interact with a wide variety of people active in their professions and trades. The date is Wednesday, December 3, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Pre-register online at www.mapleridgesecondary.ca and click on Career Information Night or go to http://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Maple_Ridge_Secondary.
GARIBALDI FAMILIES CAN NOW PURCHASE SAVE-ON FOODS GIFT CARDS! Purchase cards at face value for $10, $25, $50 or $100, which can be used at Cooper’s, Save-On, Overwaitea and Price Smart Foods. You’re spending the same as at the store and supporting Dry Grad at the same time! Great for Christmas gifts. Orders must be in by Nov 28.
POINSETTIA ORDERS NOW BEING TAKEN! Please pick up your order form in the counselling office. All orders with payment are due by Nov. 28th. Pick-up will be in the café on Friday Dec. 12th between 2:30-3:30. All proceeds go to 2015 Dry Grad.


VANCOUVER AQUARIUM is looking for two positions over the winter break, one for the visitor experience department and one for the interpretive delivery department. Please submit your application by Thursday, November 27th. For more info, please visit: http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/32ab1b1a-8c48-47a1-9e12-c5755adb7755/2
MAPLE RIDGE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL is looking for volunteers for the Maple Ridge Santa Claus Parade and Christmas in the Park for December 6th. Shifts available between 10:00 am – 10:00 pm. For signup sheets, please see Ms. Lemieux or Mrs. Domitruk.
NEED VOLUNTEER HOURS? Like working with young children? We need up to 10 students to help at the Blue Mountain student led conferences on December 9th and 10th. Please see Ms. Lemieux or Mrs. Domitruk if you are interested.
THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY OF CANADA is looking for volunteers for Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 7:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Stanley Park in Vancouver. Volunteer forms are in the Career Centre or from your work experience teacher. Please fill out form by Wednesday, November 26 before 5 pm
GRADE 10 AND 11 STUDENTS – ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE Are you interested in attending school in another country for one school year starting in September 2015? Please attend an information meeting for interested students and parents tomorrow, Tues, Nov 25 at 7:00 pm at Thomas Haney Secondary. Applications received after that date. One student will be selected. For more information: contact mwmurray@shaw.ca or iboekhorst@telus.net
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. They are currently looking for Key Volunteers to recruit and coordinate the volunteers at each school and then get a key position during the week of the festival. Great for anyone considering a career in Event Planning & Management. Key Volunteer meeting begins December 6th. For more information contact: Diana Stewart-Imbert at volunteer@childrensfestival.ca.

All practices are immediately after school. If you signed up, be there!!


DON’T MISS THIS LAST CHANCE if you haven’t had your GRAD PHOTO taken! Mt. West will be giving all SD 42 grads the opportunity to get their grad photos taken on Wed Dec 17. Please contact kathy@mountainwest.ca or kf_photo@shaw.ca to book your appointment, which will be scheduled after 3:30 at their studio in Burnaby.

UBC’S ENGINEERING OPEN HOUSE: November 29th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (UNBC): Did you know that if you submit your application for admission before December 15th you will be automatically eligible for their early entrance awards. For more information please visit: http://www.unbc.ca/financial-aid/undergraduate-awards.
The CANADIAN SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIPS are undergraduate scholarships for students intending to enroll in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) areas of study. Each Secondary school may submit one Schulich Leader Nominee. A candidate must possess two out of the three: Outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership, academic excellence and financial need. Two scholarships, one worth $60,000 and one for $80,000. If interested in being sponsored or if you have any questions, please see Mrs. Domitruk in the Career Centre.

PAGE PROGRAM: Become a page at the House of Commons. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the Canadian parliamentary system. Each year, 40 exceptional students from across Canada are selected to take part in this program. This is for graduating grade 12 students with an academic average of 80% and can speak both official languages. Apply online at parl.gc.ca/hocpage by December 8, 2014.

TD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR COMMUNITY LIVING – 20 students will receive a full TD Scholarship worth up to $70,000. They are looking for someone that is making a difference in their community whether it’s big or small. Apply by November 28th at td.com/scholarship.

Explore CAPILANO INFO NIGHT is tonight, November 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Birch Building, Main Atrium. Register at explorecapilano.ca
EMILY CARR’S NATIONAL PORTFOLIO DAY is on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE: Remax of Canada will reward 16 bursaries of $1,000 each. Deadline to apply is: March 9, 2014. Enter at www.remax.ca

Notre Bistro Menu Featuring BC Products

Soups: $1.50
Carrot and Ginger Soup

Main Course: $4.50
Baked Lasagna with Garlic Bread and Tossed Salad

Fast Food: $2.50 cash, $2.25 with Caf Card

Potato and Cheese Perogies with Bacon Bits
and Sour Cream

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, Loire Valley, and more. See Chef for more information.