24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Canada, V4R 1X2

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

Twitter: @GaribaldiRebels


December Newsletter

This newsletter contains crucial information for our upcoming electronic report card distribution in addition to other important events and updates. [&hellip ...

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The Garibaldi GazetteGaribaldi Craft Fair – Nov. 18-19th from 9am-3pmGaribaldi Craft Fair – Nov. 18-19th from 9am-3pm



Thursday:       F – FLEX – E – H – H – G



Friday:            C – FLEX – D – A – A – B



Monday:          D – FLEX – C – B – B – A

Tuesday:         G – FLEX – H – E – E – F

Wednesday:    A – FLEX – B – C – C – D

Thursday:       H – FLEX – G – F – F – E

Friday:            H – G – F – E- WINTERPALOOZA!





GET YOUR UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER READY and plan to wear it on Friday, December 22. There will also be an ugly sweater contest at WINTERPALOOZA for prizes!


TREE CHIPPING! In the GSS parking lot on Saturday, January 6th from 10:00 – 4:00. By Donation. Please support our music program!

BOTTLE DRIVE! Here at Garibaldi on Saturday, January 6th from 9:00 – 3:00. Please save your empties and help support Dry Grad!

FUNDRAISER FOR FOOD BANK – Not sure what to get someone for Christmas?  Cake, cookie and soup mixes for sale to raise money for the Food Bank.  Perfect for anyone who likes to eat.  Please see Mrs. Knox.

A BLOCK CLASSES!!!!!!!!!!  From now until Thurs, Dec 21, there will be a competition to see which Block A class can raise the most non-perishable food and money donations. These donations will help families within Garibaldi as well as the Friends In Need Food Bank, here in Maple Ridge.  Each class will have a Christmas-wrapped box designated for food, please give money donations to your teacher.  The ‘A’ Block class who accumulates the most money and food will win a CATERED LUNCH.  You decide on what you would like as a class, we’ll pay for it.  Please help us support our friends, our families, and the community.  Thank you.​


Are you interested in Night School or Online classes? If so, please visit: http://ce.sd42.ca or see Ms. Davies or Ms. Lemieux for more information. Register by appointment from now till Dec 21 or Jan 8 – 18 for a start date in the first week of February for night school.

CANDY CANE GRAMS are now on sale during lunch breaks! Make sure to purchase some candy canes to show your appreciation for your friends or teachers within the school. Each candy cane gram is only $1 (dollar), and all the profits will support our global cause of building a well in Ecuador.  Please support Rebels For A Cause and share some candy!


The second of our yearly book club books is now ready to be picked up in Mr. Moore’s room, 3008. “All the Light We Cannot See” is a spellbinding and emotional novel of the Second World War. It is quite easily one of the best novels of our time. Get them while they’re available! The club will meet in late February to discuss the novel, so you have a lot go time to read it and enjoy it.


BABYSITTING COURSE offered by Ridge Meadows College, emphasizes first aid and real life scenarios. Course will run January 3rd. To register, please contact 604-466-6555 (Extension 203) or rmc@sd42.ca




Ocean Wise (Vancouver Aquarium) is looking for Work Experience/Volunteering students to help out in the position of, “Junior Biologist Club Winter 2018”.  You will be required to assist 7 to 12 year olds that are there to explore animals, science and research.  This placement is for 14 to 18 year olds. For more information, please visit: http://www.vanaqua.org/join/hands-on/work-experience/opportunities-available




GRAD POITRAITS. If you missed having your personal photo session, or you would like to go for retakes, the photographers are coming to Maple Ridge for one last session on Monday, January 15th. This session will be at THSS. To schedule an appointment, go to grads@mountainwest.ca or call 604 433 0551, local 126. There is no online sign-up for this date. Sitting fee is $20 and please be there 10 min prior to your appointment.

GRAD GROUP PHOTOS. Samples have been posted on office windows and are available to purchase for $18. each. Please specify normal or casual pose. Order envelopes available in the office.

Grad write ups are due before the Christmas break. Go to the school website, click student resources and then click the link under grad information. 72 words or less and remember appropriate wording and no quotes only please.

For all things to do with post-secondary, scholarships and careers, please check out the new Twitter page for the “GSS Career Centre” @GssCareer

Grade 12’s, make sure you are keeping up to date with all the information for your grad year. This page (https://gsscareercentre.wordpress.com/grad-info/) has been set up to help all potential graduates and parents keep informed with regards to what is happening throughout the school concerning Grad 2018! (Grad Hoodies, University Applications, Scholarships, Grad Ceremony, Banquet, Dry Grad….and much much more.)





Any girls interested in playing rugby are asked to sign up in the gym or in Mr. Cowie’s room, 3010.  The sign up deadline is Friday, December 22nd.  Practices will start in the New Year.








Quote of the day:

“Eating is sensorial. More than that, it’s about interpreting the information that your senses give you” Chef Andoni


Breakfast: Cinnamon Buns


Soups: $1.75

Lentil Soup


Main Course: $5.00

Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce and Cole Slaw


Short Order: $1.75

Focaccia Bread with Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar


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.