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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May 2017 – School News

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Friday. May 26 is crazy hat/hair day. Show your school spirit. Prizes at lunch.

WANT TO BE A CHEF?  Garibaldi will now be

offering a 2 year IB Culinary Arts Level 1

Apprenticeship Program. If you are currently

in grade 10 and are interested, see Chef

Lesnes in the teaching kitchen ASAP.

THE GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE group will meet every Wednesday at lunch in Room 2008! Everyone welcome!

WORLD OF TANKS CLUB meets Tuesdays at 2:45pm in room 3007.

STUDENTS WHO use the weight room before or after school will have to find an alternative location next Monday through Friday. The weight room will be closed all next week and reopen Monday June 5th. Sorry for any inconvenience.

MORNING WEIGHT ROOM WORK OUTS. Join Mr. Godfrey in getting a great, active start to the mornings by getting in a work out. SCHEDULE UPDATE: For the rest of the school year the weight room will be open at 7:45 on WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY mornings.​

It is time for the Annual Library Bookmark contest. If you want your chance to leave your “book” mark on Garibaldi and to showcase your artistic ability pick up a template and a set of Rules from the library. Deadline is Friday, May 26.


Model United Nations:   Weekly Meetings on Thursdays during lunch in room 2002 Leading – Conferencing – Making a difference.


Yoga club will resume on Wednesdays at 3pm starting TODAY at 3:00pm in the dance studio room 2030. Free sessions thanks to PAC sponsorship.  See you there!


Ridge Meadows College & First Aid Hero: Riverside Centre.  RED CROSS BABYSITTING – SUMMER 2017 FOR 11 YEARS OLD PLUS. So you want to be a babysitter? Or, your parents want you to take this course so they feel confident leaving you at home alone? Different from all other Babysitting courses!  2 course dates and times available, Wednesday, July 5, and Wednesday, August 30, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.  Please bring a yoga mat, pen/pencil, medium sized stuffed animal or doll, lunch, snacks, and water.  To register, please contact Ridge Meadows College 604-466-6555 (Extension 203) or rmc@sd42.ca

TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE is now accepting applications for the 2017/18 school year.  Interested in a Career in Science or Tourism? This is the placement for you!  Each placement is 2 weeks in length and is open to students who will be in Grade 11 and 12 during the 2017/18 school year.  Space is limited.  Visit the Career Centre if interested.


Did you know that you can sign up for Work Experience 12A and/or 12B (4 grade 12 credits each) course at any time of the year in grades 10, 11 and/or 12? This course is done outside the timetable and offers a chance for extra credits, helping to get a higher GPA and enabling you to get an additional certificate at Grad.

A minimum of 90 hours of paid and/or volunteering must be completed for each course before the end of the student’s grade 12 year. Students may begin working toward earning these hours in grade 10.

NOTE: Even though the Work Experience course is an optional course, when enrolled in WEX 12A, the student’s first 30 hours of work and/or volunteering completed by the student will also count toward the ‘required 30 hours of work and/or volunteer’ for Grad Transitions.

For more information please see Ms. Lemieux or Ms. Domitruk in the Counselling office.

Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation & Culture Special Event Volunteer Orientation: Learn about special event volunteering for Canada Day, Remembrance Day, Night Festivals and the Aboriginal Day Celebration. Two or four hour shifts are available. There will be a meeting on Wednesday, May 31 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Maple Ridge Library. If you have any questions, please contact 604 467-7325 or email festival@mapleridge.ca.

HAMMOND ELEMENTARY is hosting a carnival on Friday, June 16th from 4-6 pm.  They are looking for volunteers, preferably in grades 10-12.  Some of the duties would include help with set up, take down, and checking wristbands. If you are interested, please contact the Hammond PAC at hammondpac@hotmail.com

The Vancouver Aquarium has different volunteer positions available at their summer camps. More details in the Career Centre.

The Maple Ridge Community Foundation is a Non-Profit Organization that hold events and receives donations to better the Maple Ridge Community. They are looking for volunteers for events held in Maple Ridge. They would love artsy students on June 10th for a couple hours at the farmer’s market to face paint young children at our booth. Details in the Career Centre.

Free Youth Golf offered: Pitt Meadows golf Club is giving kids from 7 to 18 a chance to spend the day on the course as part of their Junior Golf Day. Kids will get free putting and chipping instruction from the club’s golf professional from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 28th as well as the chance to hit balls from the driving range. For more information please visit: pittmeadowsgolf.com.

THE RIDE TO LIVE is looking for volunteers to help out on Sunday, May 28th. The Ride to Live is raising money for Cancer. Volunteers need to be at Garibaldi Secondary to help out from 9:00 to 11:30. The Ride to Live website is: www.ridetolive.ca. Please see Ms. Domitruk or Ms. Lemieux if interested.

THE ALOUETTE RIVER MANAGEMENT SOCIETY is looking for Summer Camp Leaders. If you volunteer for 2 or more weeks you can earn $50 a week. Must be at least 15 years of age. Training and orientation provided by staff.

“I AM AWESOME” presented by the Family Education and Support Centre. This is a summer day camp designed to help young individuals with communication styles, triggers, how to deal with stress etc. This is a special chance for 11 to 15 year olds to mentor those younger in the skills that they have learnt. For more information please contact Nicole Nevison at nevison.conres@gmail.com.

EXPLORE CAPILANO INFO NIGHT: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – 5:30 PM to 8:00 PMWondering what’s next after high school? Considering a career change? Want to update your skills? Capilano University’s Explore Capilano Info Night is the first step.

Whether you’re planning to come to Capilano U this fall or just exploring your education options, this event will set you up for success! What you’ll experience: Learn about dozens of programs, Find out how to apply to Cap and register for courses, Learn about financial aid, student loans & awards, chat with instructors & hear about student life. For more information please visit: https://www.capilanou.ca/future/visit-cap/Explore-Capilano/

SUMMER SCHOOL LEARNING 2017. Get ahead of your credits or improve your GPA. Location: Thomas Haney Secondary. Classes begin Wednesday, July 5th and ends Wednesday, July 26th. The online registration opens Monday, May 8th and closes Wednesday, May 31st. Online registration only at: http://ce.sd42.ca

ROYAL SOCCER CAMPS are looking for volunteers for this summer 2017. There are 2 locations, one in Coquitlam and one in Maple Ridge. July and August weeks available. For details please either call 1-800-427-0536 or visit their website at: http://www.royalsoccer.com.

August 21 – 25thCapilano University is presented GenesKool Summer Science Program for Teens. Explore genomics and solve a puzzling forensics mystery. Fee is $275. For students who have completed Science 9 or higher. For more information please visit: http://www.genomebc.ca/education/outreach-programs/summer-science-program/

THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS in Maple Ridge is looking for volunteers to join their local committee as Public Relations Coordinator. They are also looking for volunteers to help out with sports programs, including golf, soccer, swimming and track and field. No experience is required, just enthusiasm for helping empower people with intellectual disabilities through sport. For more information please contact: Jacqueline Hubick at 604 551-9475 or special02016@gmail.com

BAPTIST HOUSING is looking for volunteers to help out with seniors in a variety of areas: social visits, reading, games, fitness, computer lab, book club, crafts, bus trips, shopping, special events, gardening, music, art, pet therapy and more. Fill out an application online at http://www.baptisthousing.org. If you have questions or need more information, please contact Anne Haikonen, Volunteer Coordinator at 604 318-7979 or email at ahaikonen@baptisthousing.org

RIDGE MEADOWS CHALLENGER BASEBALL: An opportunity for children with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the thrill of playing baseball, being part of a team, developing physical and social skill plus all the benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. They are always looking for motivated, volunteer driven, youth leaders in the community to become Buddies once a week. If that fits your vision, please contact Heather VanOene at hvanoene@shaw.ca or call 604 512-9940. For more information please visit http://www.bcchallengerbaseball.com.

WOULD YOU LIKE to gain hands-on experience in your subject area? The range of volunteer and work opportunities are vast and changes every week. (sports, math, media, child care, event planning, science, environmental issues and much more!) Feel free to have a look, your encouraged to apply at https://gsscareercentre.wordpress.com/  For more information, please see Ms. Lemieux or Ms. Domitruk


Lunch time intramurals:

Mondays – Ball Hockey

Wednesdays – Soccer/Basketball

Fridays – Basketball

Afterschool Weight training drop-in schedule:

Monday: 2: 50 – 4:00

Tuesday: 2: 50 – 3:30

Wednesday: 2: 50 – 4:00

Thursday: 2:50 – 4:00

Friday: Closed


JUNE 7th – Grad Rehearsal – MANDATORY – 3pm. All grads must meet in the GSS gym (approx. 1 hour)

June 9th – School Leaving Ceremonies, Dinner/Dance, Dry Grad

–          12:30 – Grads arrive at Hard Rock Theatre (Coquitlam).

–          12:45 – Group photo – in Hard Rock Theatre. Photo available-online (price TBA. Approx. $23)

–          1:00 – Grads line up for processional. **no gum**

–          1:30 – Grad ceremonies start – grads must stay for the entire ceremony.

–          5:00 – meet at Swan-E-Set – time available for pictures.

–          5:30 – Seating, Dinner, speeches. Dance to follow.

–          11:30 pm – 12:00 am – Grads and guests arrive at Garibaldi Secondary School for **Dry Grad.

Dry Grad Guest forms available in the office

dougls college JUMP START for new students:Get insider info from current Douglas College students, learn the basics on student loans, scholarships, and bursaries, participate in a hands-on workshops that walk you through registration and get a chance to win an Apple iPad Mini. The date is: Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 4:30-8:30 pm. Register at http://www.douglascollege.ca/study-at-douglas/office-for-new-students/douglas-college-orientation/jumpstart-orientation

MAY 25TH: SFU’S INFORMATION MEETING: They are welcoming over 1300 new students and their guests to their Burnaby campus. The evening’s activities will include a fair with all of their academic programs and student services, presentations from keynote speakers, and visit their campus bookstore. To register or for more information please visit: http://www.sfu.ca/students/events/info-evening.html

Are you planning on attending KPU next year? Extended Application Deadlines – For some intake programs they are offering extended deadlines. Please refer here: kpu.ca/admission/deadlines-extended

May 25th: UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY PART 1: START YOUR JOURNEY: UFV invites all new students to participate in the orientation. Get to know UFV and how to register for courses.  From 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Abbotsford campus. For more information please visit: http://events.ufv.ca/events/new-student-orientation-part-1-start-your-journey/



Quote of the day:

“Cooking is so popular today because it’s the perfect mix of food and fun,” – Emeril Lagasse​

Soups: $1.75

Beef Barley Soup

Short Order: $2.00 cash, $1.75 with Café Card

Pepperoni, Hawaiian, Meat Lovers and Cheese Pizza

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.

SD42 Spring Break 2018 Culinary tour – 4th edition

Registration now open

Website:  www.sd42spainitalytour2018.weebly.com

Contact Chef Lesnes