24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Canada, V4R 1X2

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

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  GAZETTE for JULY & AUGUST, 2015

  

SCHOOL NEWS

 

OUR SCHOOL OFFICE will close on July 3, 2015 for the summer. We will once again be available August 31, 2015.

 

First day of class for students will be on Tuesday, September 8th. All students will be in session that day from 9:30 – 11:00.

Our regular 8:25 warning bell will commence Wednesday, September 9th, with dismissal at 2:40 pm.

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES / WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters are looking for Teen Mentors. Mentors are matched with elementary or middle school students in nearby schools for the purpose of forming a shared friendship. Meetings will take place one hour per week throughout the school year. If interested please contact Cassie Silva at 604 820-3337 or email cassie.silva@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca.

Pedalheads Bike Camps are looking for volunteers to help out this summer. They are asking for a one week commitment. To apply students must go to: http://www.pedalheads.com/About/pedalheads®-summer-junior-instructor-application

Red Cross Babysitting Course: Ridge Meadows College is offering the Red Cross Babysitting course in July for children 11 and over. To register, contact Ridge Meadows College at 604-466-6555 (ext. 203) or email rmc@sd42.ca

The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Country Fest is looking for volunteers from July 13 to August 2.  In addition to the jobs described online, they are looking for two or more french speaking students who are interested in volunteering in a bilingual kids storytelling, costume parade feature.  For further information please contact the Country Fest office by phone at 604 463-6922 or email at lorraine@mrpmcountryfest.com. For application forms and job descriptions please visit https://gsscareercentre.wordpress.com/work-experience-opportunities/.

NFTR (North Fraser Therapeutic Riding) is looking for youth to join the program. The volunteers will assist in the riding ring, helping with the riders as well as stable duties of grooming and tacking. This position enables students to achieve their work placement hours as well as learn about people living with a disability. For more info, please visit www.nftra.ca or to apply please visit: http://nftrarides.wordpress.com

Volunteers needed for soccer summer camps in Maple Ridge and Coquitlam. For details please call 1-800-427-0536 and to apply please visit: www.royalsoccer.com.

Girls Can Too:  12-14yrs or 15-18yrs.   Cost: $70

Sundays through July and August, 3-5pm. Activities will include stand up paddling, rock climbing, skateboarding, weight training, Grouse Grind and some work around ‘self’. Registration now open. This program will be able to be covered by Jumpstart. There will be a registration package for girls and guardians to fill out ahead of time.

 

GRADS 

KPU Programs that are still accepting application for the Fall 2015: Health Care Assistant Certificate, Foundations in Design Certificate, Bachelor of Product Design Certificate, Bachelor of Fashion and Technology, Environmental Protection Technology, Public Safety Communications: Certificate, Brewery and Brewery Operations, Legal Administrative Studies, Public Relations, and Computer Aided Drafting & Design.

 

KPU 2 Day Transition Program for New Students: August 26 & 27. This two day preparation program is geared to give you the information you need to successfully transition into university studies. For more information please call 604 599 2437, email tlcsurrey@kpu.ca or visit: http://www.kpu.ca/itsaboutu

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Basilicata Cultural Society of Canada Scholarship – 2 at $2,000. Criteria: The applicant or a family member must originally be from Basilicata. Deadline to apply is: November 21, 2015. Website is: http://www.basilicatacultural.ca/main/index.php/scholarships.

Johnson Inc. Scholarship – 50 awards valued at $1,000 each. Criteria: Students who have an auto or home policy through Johnson (or their parent/guardian or grandparent, or have a family member who is an employee. Website to apply is https://www1.johnson.ca/article/2013-02-27/scholarship. Deadline to apply is: August 31, 2015.

The Bill Kehler Memorial Scholarships: 4 scholarships at $2,500. Looking for students pursuing academic interests in broadcasting or agriculture. Deadline to apply is August 28, 2015. For more information please visit: http://cfr.ca/bill-kehler-scholarship/

 

Tommy Douglas Scholarship (National Union of Public and General Employees NUPGE): 4 different scholarships @ $1,500.  Applicants must be Children of National Union of Public and General Employees members. Application Deadline: July 6, 2015. For more information please visit: http://nupge.ca/content/3706/national-unions-scholarship-program-2015

 

The Dr. Bonnie Cameron Post-Secondary Scholarship – $2,500.  Applicant has been diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis.  Deadline to apply is July 10, 2015.  For more information please visit https://yconic.com/listing-details/ZrBfuQceGnAuofMTQtnAYyemr02fBJzi