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 MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015

 

(Friday, February 27 is Pro-D)

 

TODAY:       A – ADV – B – C – D

 

 

THIS WEEK:

Tuesday:        E – ADV – F – G – H

Wednesday:   B – ADV – A – D – C

Thursday:       F – ADV – E – H – G

Friday:           F – E – H – G – Gym Riot

 

March 9 – 20 is Spring Break

 

 

SCHOOL NEWS

 

 

A trumpet was found on a Maple Ridge Translink bus on Tues, Feb 24th. If you are able to verify other contents in the case, please claim in the main office.

 

 

Spring prom for grade 11 & 12 students is coming up on Thur Apr 16. We need at least 80 students paid and signed up by noon this Fri March 6 or this event will be cancelled. Parents may sign-up on the Parent Portal. Only 160 tickets will be available.

 

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES / WORK EXPERIENCE

 

 

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.

 

 

Any students interested in participating in Encounters with Canada, see Ms. Lemieux in counselling. Encounters With Canada is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Canadian teens to meet young people from across the country. Spend a week in your nation’s capital, take part in exciting adventures, explore future career options, learn more about your country, share your hopes and dreams – all through exclusive hands-on workshops, presentations and excursions.

 

 

RIDGE MEADOWS MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION is seeking scorekeepers/timekeepers for the annual Spring Tournament being held March 6 – 9 at both the Planet Ice and Pitt Meadows arenas.  If you would like to volunteer please emailsecretary@ridgemeadowshockey.com.

 

 

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2015 - Looking for volunteers to help out set up, the event and take down. The date is Saturday, April 18, 2015. Registration forms are in the Career Centre. Please contact Carla Reed with any questions at carlar2@telus.net.

 

 

There are many volunteer opportunities with the Alouette River Management Society (ARMS). Please see Ms. Lemieux or Mrs. Domitruk in the counselling office if you are interested.

 

 

Vancouver International Children’s Festival is looking for volunteers from May 25 – 31. Volunteers are needed in many areas including: arts activities, ushering/box office, hosting & info, traffic, sales, administration, security, and pre-festival office assistance. For more information contact: Diana Stewart-Imbert at volunteer@childrensfestival.ca.

 

 

ATHLETICS

 

garibaldi Girls – there is still time to join the Girls Soccer Team! Practices are Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3:00 – see you there!

 

GRADS

 

 

INTERESTED IN BEING THIS YEAR’S VALEDICTORIAN AT GRAD? This Wednesday, March 4 is the deadline to get your nomination form in! Please see Mrs. Hyslop in the office.

 

 

SFU is having an open house at their Surrey campus on March 4 from 4:30 – 8:30. To register please visit: www.sfu.ca/surrey/openhouse.

 

ALL GRADS. Any grade 12 students who plan on attending the graduation ceremony and festivities at Garibaldi must pick up an envelope from Ms. Lemieux if you haven’t already received one.

 

 

How to Fund Your Degree at KPU will be held on March 5, 2015. Financial aid options from scholarships to awards to loans. Held at the Langley Campus from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. If interested please register online at www.kpu.ca/futurestudents/events/infosession. Financial aid options from scholarships to awards to loans.

 

 

Upcoming Thompson Rivers University application deadline dates:

Natural Resource Science Engineering Transfer: March 1, 2015

Respiratory Therapy: March 31, 2015

 

 

US College Expo Canada is on April 11, 2015 from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. Pre-register at USCOLLEGEEXPO.COM.

 

 

DRY GRAD GUEST FORMS are now available in the office.

 

 

GRAD FEES are now due.  Please pay your grad fees as soon as possible, to Mrs. Peake in the office.

The following are the fees for grad:

Ceremony – $20.00

Dry Grad - $65.00 (If you are interested in bringing a guest it will cost them $25 after approval by admin. The application forms for a guest will be available at the end of January)

Banquet – is $55.00 per person. We will be sending out the forms for ordering banquet tickets at the end of January.

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

District Scholarship / Bursary Deadline:  The deadline for grade 12 students to hand in the district scholarship packages (bursary / awards) has been changed. The new date is MONDAY, MARCH 30TH at 8:30AM in the counselling office. (The original deadline was March 2nd.)

 

BC School Sports Badminton Scholarship (2 @ $500). Application deadline is May 1, 2015

 

 

BC School Sports Scholarship Program (2 @ $500). Application deadline is April 24, 2015.

 

The Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award – 2 @ $1,000

Criteria: Application form, a 500 – 1500 word essay describing your effors to raise awareness and educate others about life threatening allergies.

Website: http://www.whyriskit.ca/pages/posts/apply-for-the-2015-sabrina-shannon-memorial-award64.php

Deadline to apply: June 19, 2015

 

 

The Meaning of Family Scholarship - $1,000

Criteria: Must be 16 years of age or older. Submit a 300 word essay on what family means to you.

Website: http://rcktshp.com/meaning-family-1000-scholarship/        Deadline: March 31, 2015

 

 

South Asian Family Association – 3 @ $1,000

Criteria: South Asian descent, Canadian citizen or permanent resident, excellence in academics, community involvement or fine arts, leadership and or service.

Website: http://www.safa.ca/      Deadline: June 14, 2015

 

 

National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarship: 4 @ $1,500. Children, grandchildren (including foster children/grandchildren) of National Union of Public and General Employees current and retired members. Deadline to apply is: July 6, 2015. For more information and applications please email scholarship@nupge.ca or call 513 228-9800.

 

 

Notre Bistro Menu Featuring BC Products

 

Soups: $1.75              Cream of Cauliflower Soup

 

Main Course: $4.75   Sautéed Chicken Breast with Farm House Heidi Cheese and Vegetables

 

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.

ARTISAN BAGUETTE ($2.00)

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/

Do not delay, only 3 seats left!