24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Canada, V4R 1X2

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FOR PARENTS: A FORUM YOUR KIDS & DRUGS at 6:00 pm on Tues, April 21 at Thomas Haney Secondary. For more information, please call 604 467 5179.

SPRING INTO SUMMER LEARNING! Summer School will be held at Thomas Haney from July 3 – July 24. Spring /Summer on-line learning is also available from May 1 – July 23

Please drop into the Counselling office to check out the courses available and registration deadlines.

DO YOU HAVE A BAND? IF SO, WE WANT YOU!!! Rock Show at GSS will be Thurs, April 30. Please see Ms. Lacroix to perform or for more info.


FINAL PSYCHO SESSION of the year will be April 22. Auditions April 17. Sign up on theatre mirror.


Attention ALL RUNNERS, we meet every Tuesday & Thursday at 3:00, rain or shine! Beginners are welcome!


ATTENTION GRADE 10/11 GIRLS. FIRE CAMP! Camp Ignite is in its 5th year this year and is a 4 day camp held during the summer, Aug 6-9 this year. It is a four-day camp that educates and inspires young women to follow their dreams. The camp is open to girls in grades 11-12 (ages 16-18), and gives them an introduction to the world of firefighting. For more information please visit the website at: http://campignite.com/

HOME SHOW MEETING: For any student who has signed up for the Home Show, the meeting date has been changed to TODAY, Monday, April 20, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Planet Ice at the Curling Club upstairs.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation is looking for BIG BIKE EVENT DAY VOLUNTEERS. This event takes place on May 8, 2015. If interested please contact D’Arcy Oishi at 604 342-8072 or by email at doishi@hsf.bc.ca.

There are STILL SPOTS AVAILABLE WITHIN THE TRADE PROGRAMS offered by our school district. They are: Culinary, Hairdressing, Automotive, Plumbing and Masonry. If interested, or you would like more information, please come down to the Career / Counselling Office.

The RIDGE MEADOWS HOSPICE SOCIETY is looking for youth volunteers (ages 16+) to assist with the VISTAS RUN-WALK 2015 on Sunday, May 31, 2015. The times are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with the set up/take down, route marking, water distribution, race registration, chip collection, and the children’s fun zone. If interested please email: barb.tmst@telus.net or phone: 604-790-9484 by May 8, 2015.

ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA have some DISCOUNTED REMAINING SPOTS. Sooner is always better, however, as it’s “first come, first served, if you are interested, please see Mr. Domitruk in the Career Centre.
POLITICS IN CANADA: April 19-25 ($600—reduced price due to limited special funding). Paperwork and payment must be made by Monday, April 13 (4:00 pm) at the latest.
ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT: April 26-May 2 ($600—reduced price due to limited special funding). Paperwork and payment must be made by Monday, April 20 (4:00 pm) at the latest.
Info will be out on May 11th for next year’s Encounter With Canada.

For the first time ever, The UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO IS COMING TO GARIBALDI to do a presentation about their University as well as Universities in Ontario. The date is Monday, April 27th after school. If interested, sign-up now in the Career/ Counselling Centre.

The MAPLE RIDGE LIONS CLUB IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS for their next event held on May 10, 2015. The event is “Mother’s Day Not Just Pancakes Breakfast from 7:45 am to 12:30 pm and breakfast is included. Duties include serving food, clearing tables, selling raffle tickets, food runners and seating guests.

Do you need more hours to complete WORK EXPERIENCE OR VOLUNTEER HOURS to add to your resume or for scholarships? Here is a great opportunity to do that. Goodbye Chums 2014 Kanaka Creek Regional Park is looking for students help with the set-up, take down and running of stations. This is an event that 300 – 500 people come out to watch the release of salmon fry and to learn about environmentally sustainable choices. The date is April 27th from 9 am to 4 pm. Training is on April 21st from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. For more information please see Mrs. Lemieux.

30 VOLUNTEERS are needed for the ALEXANDER ROBINSON FUN FAIR which will be held on May 29, 2015. If interested please contact Joanne Wilson at joannewilson13@hotmail.com.

SAVE ON FOODS, PARTNERED WITH THE B.C. CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION, are looking for volunteers for their upcoming event, Jeans Day on April 30th. If interested, please contact Casey Bachynsky at kcb7@live.com or call at 604 463-3312/604 613-7671

MINERALSED is having a field trip for grade 11 & 12 students enrolled in work experience or SSAP programs. The date is April 23rd. A form can be downloaded at http://www.MineralsEd.ca/s/OutreachPrograms.asp. Your form and deposit of $25 must be received no later than April 15th.

EDITH MCDERMOTT ELEMENTARY is looking for volunteers to help out with their Carnival on May 28th. They will need the volunteers between 3 and 5 p.m. and then 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

VCC is having an INFO NIGHT on April 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. RSVP online at vcc.ca/infonight

PITT MEADOWS DAY is needing volunteers for set up, stage and park set, parade, raffle tickets, take down, cleanup crew and survey people. If interested, there is a mandatory volunteer meeting on Thursday, May 28th at 7 p.m. at the Pitt Meadows Library. Forms available in the Career Centre or from your Work Experience Teacher.

April 25, 2015: JIBC FIRE & SAFETY DIVISION Information Session. If you interested in becoming a Firefighter then this information session is for you. To RSVP or request program information, please email fftc@jibc.ca.

April 25, 2015: UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA REGISTRATION 101 Workshop. Get help registering your classes at the U of A. Will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. RSVP to ualberta.ca/reg101.

The RIDGE MEADOWS SPEED SKATING ASSOCIATION is looking for volunteers to help out with their carnival on May 23rd. If interested please contact Patty Courtney at 604 328-2734 or email at tinyelvisrules@gmail.com.


DOUGLAS COLLEGE IS HOSTING A NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSION. Learn how to select and register for courses and find out more about Financial Aid. Held on May 4 and 5th at the New West Campus from 5:00 – 8:45 p.m. and at the Coquitlam Campus on May 6 and 7th from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m. Spots are limited. To register visit: http://www.douglascollege.ca/study-at-douglas/office-for-new-students/new-student-orientation/jumpstart-orientation

GRAD FEES ARE DUE NOW! You can pay in the office to Mrs. Peake or on the parent portal. Also, if you have not signed the Grad Walk up sheet outside Ms. Lemieux’s office please do so as soon as possible.

SFU: Deadline to self-report your grades is April 30, 2015


THE WIESENTHAL SCHOLARSHIPS – Looking for students that have volunteer work relevant to promoting social justice and human rights, countering racism and bullying. Also looking for strong leadership skills and involvement in their school and community combined with at least an 80% average. For more information or to apply please visit: http://www.friendsofsimonwiesenthalcenter.com/downloads/Wiesenthal%20Scholarship%20Application%202015.pdf. Application must be received no later than April 30, 2015.

THE MADD CANADA BURSARY FUND is for Canadian students who have had an immediate family member (mother, father, legal guardian, or sibling) killed in an impaired-driving related crash and are pursuing any full time education program that is approved by a provincial Ministry of Education. Bursaries of up to $2,000 can be awarded to qualifying students across Canada. For more information or to apply please visit: http://www.madd.ca/madd2/en/services/youth_services_bursary.html

ABBVIE IBD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM is looking for students of any age that have been diagnosed with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis. A student who demonstrates academic aspiration and strives to sustain an optimal level of wellness in spite of their Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. For more information or to apply please visit: http://ibdscholarship.ca/EN/applicaton-process.php. Deadline to apply is June 1, 2015.

STARFLEET SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (5 @ $1,000) is looking for students who are treckie fans and have been a Starfleet member for at least one year. The deadline to apply is June 15, 2015. For more information and to apply please visit http://www.sfi.org/scholarships/.

APEG ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP ($1,000) is looking for students entering an engineering transfer program who demonstrate good academic standing, extracurricular activities and financial need. The deadline to apply is August 14, 2015. For more information or to apply please visit: https://www.apeg.bc.ca/For-Students/Scholarships/APEGBC-High-School-Scholarships.

The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) BC TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS are open to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to work in a tech company, and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related discipline (including Engineering, Digital Media, Product Management, Bio-tech, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Computer Science, and more).
Value: 2 x $5,000 for University or College Students
4 x $1,000 for Grade 12 Graduates entering post-secondary. Deadline: April 22nd, 2015.


B.C. HOCKEY SCHOLARSHIP – To be eligible, an individual must be registered in his or her graduating year and be a member of BC Hockey playing in the Western Hockey League. For more information please visit: www.bchockey.net/awards/scholarships.aspx. Deadline to apply: April 30, 2015.

THE BETTY SPALTON SCHOLASHIP PROGRAM: 2 scholarships at $1,500. These scholarships are for individuals obtaining an education in the fields associated
with the road building and heavy construction industries. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2015. For more information please visit www.roadbuilders.bc.ca

NIMBUS SCHOOL OF RECORDING ARTS – 1st prize is $25,000, 2nd is $10,000, 3rd is $5,000. Canadian high school students will be given the opportunity to create their own mix or remix of tracks. Final submissions must be uploaded to nimbusmixcontest.ca by May 1, 2015. The winner will be announced on or before June 1st.

THE NOVUS BIOLOGICALS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM is open to students who have a major declared in a science related field. Value: $1500. Deadline: July 10, 2015.


DICTIONARY FOR DOLLARS CONTEST PRESENTED BY YCONIC AND SCOTIABANK – 12 @ $750. A list of financial words is given and you will need to say the definition in pictures, words or diagrams. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2015. Website is http://www.fundyourfuture.ca/highschool/?utm_campaign=dictionary&utm_source=y_award_details&utm_medium=website

Notre Bistro Menu
Featuring BC Products

Soups: $1.75 Cream of Corn Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup

Main Course: $4.75 Beef Chili with Garlic Bread and Mixed Greens

Fast Food: $2.50 cash, $2.25 with Café 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, Versailles, and more. For registration, please visit: http://sd42francetrip2016.weebly.com/