24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Canada, V4R 1X2

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

Twitter: @GaribaldiRebels


IB & MYP Info Sessions

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Hooray for Everything

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ANY STUDENT who has left a bike in the courtyard, please come into the office and speak with a secretary.

ATTENTION GARIBALDI’S FISHING COMMUNITY, if you are interested in joining Garibaldi’s fly fishing club please attend a short but important meeting this Friday, January 20th at lunch in room 2033. I am hoping to start about 5 minutes after the bell. This is a great opportunity to learn to tie flies and fly fish as well as share some fishing stories. If you cannot make this meeting but are interested please see Mr. Gubert in room 2033 to sign up.

STRAP ON YOUR DANCING SHOES and get your sweet tooth ready! Dessert & Dance on Saturday, February 4th at 7 pm.  Great swinging music by Golden Ears Jazz Band and GSS Jazz Band. $10 for students/seniors, $15 for adults.
Tickets available at Garibaldi Secondary School office or at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/dessert-dance-tickets-30914606420

FUNd NIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT, Rebels for a Cause and Student Government have organized an evening full of fun to bring in the new school year. Join us on Friday, January 27th at Garibaldi from 5pm to 11pm for a FUNd Night of movies, games, and karaoke. Ticket sales begin January 17th until the day of the event in the glass hallway during lunch and in Room 2036. The admission is $5, and all proceeds from this event will go towards building a well in Ecuador. When you buy your tickets, you can also pre-order 2 slices of pizza and a pop for a discounted price of $3. Pizza and pop will also be sold at the event for $2 per slice and $1 for a pop. Please be aware that attending students must arrange to be picked up no later than 11 pm on the night of the event. Guests are welcome.

STUDENTS IN A TRADES PROGRAM – Your class group photo is now available and on display in your work area. If you would like to order your own 8 x 10 print for $12, please pick-up an order envelope from the office. All orders must be returned to the main office by today.

OUR THEATRE department is looking for someone that can loan us a single size hammock. If you are able to help, please contact Mrs. Hyslop at whyslop@sd42.ca or Mrs. Lacroix at clacroix@sd42.ca Thank you!

THE THEATRE DEPARTMENT is looking for a second pianist and a percussionist for our show.  This is worth 12 credits, please see Mrs. Lacroix for more details.


Wednesdays at 3:00pm in the dance studio room 2030.Free sessions thanks to PAC sponsorship.  See you there!


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

MEMBERS OF REBELS FOR A CAUSE will be selling Valentine’s Day candy-grams from Monday, January 30th to Monday, February 6th in the glass hallway at lunch to support our efforts of raising $5,000.00 to build a well in Ecuador. Please help us support this cause and show that special someone you care.

Morning Weight Room Work outs.  Join Mr. Godfrey in getting a great, active start to the mornings by getting in a work out. The weight room will be opened at 7:45 on TUESDAY and THURSDAY mornings.

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


CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2017 Volunteers needed: The event day is Saturday, April 22nd at Memorial Peace Park. If you have questions please contact Ola Zwierzchowska at earthday.volunteers@gmail.com. More details in the Career Centre.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for the Ridge Meadows Home Show: The dates are from May 5th – 7th. The departments looking for volunteers are Staging, Hosting, Parking, Marketing, Family Fest, Kitchen, and Student Coordinators. If you are interested please sign up at: http://fs10.formsite.com/ridgemeadowshomeshowcom/form034117947.

UBC SAUDER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: Information Sessions: January 20, 30, February 17, 24 and May 8 and 19. For more information please visit: sauderundergraduateoffice.eventbrite.com

January 24th and Feb 18th: JIBC is hosting “Is a Career in B.C. Corrections for You?” Free info session on Corrections and the Justice System, Roles and Duties, Offender & Special Needs Population and Getting Ready and Hiring. To register send an email to LMRecruiting@gov.bc.ca and for more information please visit: http://www.jibc.ca

February 16th: SD#42 Trades Partnership Information Night: This event is for anyone that is going into grades 11 and 12 and who would like more information about the Electrical, Metal Fabrication, Carpentry, Automotive, Hairdressing, Culinary, Masonry, Horticulture and Plumbing programs. These programs are offered at the high school level and partnered with a post-secondary. The info night is at Thomas Haney Secondary from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

GREENBRICKS GREEN COLLAR FUTURES: The “green economy” is changing the workplace in BC. Learn about exciting and endless career opportunities. You have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Free to attend! The date is February 18th from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration is limited. For more information and to register please visit: http://www.greenbricks.ca/futures/index.php

ALOUETTE RIVER MANAGEMENT SOCIETY is looking for spring break Camp Counselors. Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The theme is: Pokemon Sun & Moon. 25 – 30 hours of volunteering and also earn $50 honorarium each week. Must be at least 15 years of age. If interested or wanting more information, please contact Sophie by email at sophie@alouetteriver.org or call 604 467-6401.

SOLDIER FOR A DAY: The program is designed to be a fun way for participants to gain valuable experience while learning more about the role of the Army Reserve here in Canada and around the world. This event is on April 1st and the deadline date to apply is: March 25th. More details in the Career Centre.

January 21st: Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Wilson School of Design’s Open House. Take a tour, attend portfolio drop in workshops and go to the different info sessions. For more information please visit: https://connect.kpu.ca/events/eventRegistration.do?eventRegistrationAction=registration&stringEventID=MTkw

CONTINUING EDUCATION IN MAPLE RIDGE & PITT MEADOWS New semester will start January 30th.

For more information please drop by the Counselling/Career Centre.

UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEYS Graphic & Digital Portfolio Info Session. The date is Tuesday, February 7th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at their Mission campus. Meet graphic designer students, faculty and advisors, see innovative student designs, take a tour and be eligible to win prizes. For more information please visit: http://events.ufv.ca/events/graphic-digital-design-portfolio-info-session-2/

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

Putting on the Glitz is a community program providing grad attire for those that cannot provide for themselves. They are in need of volunteers to help set up for the evening of March 1, 2017 at Maple Ridge Secondary.  Some helpers would be needed the day before, the day of and the day after. For more information or to sign up please contact Yvonne Murray at 604 466-8409 ext. 57413 or email at yvonne_murray@sd42.ca

Vancouver International Children’s Festival: Key volunteers needed on Granville Island May 29th to June4th. This is a great opportunity for anyone considering a career in Event Planning & Management. Key Volunteer meetings begin December 10th. Contact the Career Centre for more details.

UNBC (University of Northern B.C.): Student for a Day is a day to spend at the campus, sit in classes, receive a personal tour, visit residence, chat with a recruitment officer, and enjoy a lunch free. Some travel costs will be reimbursed up to $500 for students in B.C. For more information please visit: unbc4u.unbc.ca/studentforday

Covenant House Vancouver Thank You Program: This is a volunteer opportunity for students wishing to help out that would like to make a difference. The Covenant House helps youth aged 16 – 24 years of age who have fled abuse or those who have aged out of foster care. Volunteers are needed at the Thank A Thon which acknowledges donors. If interested please call Amanda Merler at 604 639-8920 or email at volunteer@covenanthousebc.org.



Basketball - open gym on Fridays – all staff and students welcome. 


SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTATIONS will be held in the library on January 17th in the first G block and January 18th in C and B block. This presentation will be your only opportunity to get assistance on applying for scholarships.

SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIP: 50 scholarship at $100,000 for Engineering and 25 scholarships at $80,000 for Science, Technology and Math. Each secondary school can only nominate one candidate. The ideal candidate will posses two out of the three attributes: academic excellence, outstanding community, business or entrepreneurial leadership and/or financial need. If you are interested in being considered, please see Ms. Lemieux to pick up a scholarship applicant package. The deadline to hand in to Ms. Lemieux or Ms. Domitruk is Tuesday, January 24th. For more information please visit: http://www.schulichleaders.com

GRADS, please make sure you sign up to meet with Ms. Lemieux to go over your credits and with Ms. Gibbs to go over your GTP requirements. Sign up in the Counselling area.

For other scholarship opportunities please go to: https://gsscareercentre.wordpress.com/scholarship-information/






Soups: $1.75



Mushroom Soup

Main Course: $5.00

Braised Beef with Carrots and Mushrooms

Short Order: $2.50

Bacon and Cheese Burger

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 8:00-8:25am, and from 12:00-12:34pm on regular school day schedule