24789 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Canada, V4R 1X2

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June 2017 – School News

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Grade 7 Day Info

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Thursday:         FLEX – G – G – H – H


Friday:             GRADE 12 Provincial

                       No Scheduled Classes

CONGRATS to Kevin, Kristine & Tim for getting into the BC Provincial Honour Band!

CONGRATS to Victor for getting into the BC Provincial Honour Choir!

IF ANYONE lost a piece of jewelry lately or at grad, please identify with Mrs. Hyslop in the office.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN A FIELD TRIP TO JAPAN DURING SPRING BREAK NEXT YEAR, there will be an Information Session for parents and students on Tuesday, June 27 at 6:00 pm in the Café.

THE FOLLOWING should pick up a package in the office:  Nicolas Cairns, Devin Frank, and Lu Shen.

After a week of voting, we now have the winners of the 2017 GSS Library Bookmark contest. It was very difficult to choose from all the amazing bookmarks.  In First Place Rose Smyth, Second Place Siobhan McAleese and in Third Place Megan Porter.  Congratulations to everyone who entered.

GARIBALDI SECONDARY SCHOOL has recently been donated an AED via the PAD (Public Access to Defibrillation) Program. This Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation initiative aims to place AEDs in areas they are most likely to save lives. As a public location with an AED, you and your child should become familiar with its life saving ability; please visit: https://www.bcpadprogram.ca/default.cfm?cout=1

In addition to this, the PHE curriculum provides opportunities for First Aid, CPR and AED training. GSS students receive this training throughout grades 9 and 10.

WANT TO BE A CHEF?  Garibaldi will now be

offering a 2 year IB Culinary Arts Level 1

Apprenticeship Program. If you are currently

in grade 10 and are interested, see Chef

Lesnes in the teaching kitchen ASAP.


THE MAPLE RIDGE FOOD BANK is looking for volunteers for Mondays nights from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.  If you are interested please call Chuck at 604-466-3663.

RIDGE MEADOWS YOUTH IMPACT SUMMIT is a weekend filled with inspiration, passion, and new friendships. It is an opportunity for 60 – 70 students in grade 9 – 12 to experience something that very few can. Participates will engage in a variety of leadership activities, hear from professional speakers and be given the chance to network with other participants and leaders in their community. The dates are September 22 to 24th. Apply now at www.rmyouth.com or call 1-877-565-2799.

Volunteers needed for the Backyard Chickens 101 display at Country Fest July 29th and 30th. ‎Knowledge of chickens is an asset however being friendly and comfortable talking to people is more important. Please leave message for Pascale at 604-462-4146 or email spshaw@telus.net

TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE is now accepting applications for the 2017/18 school year.  Interested in a Career in Science or Tourism? This is the placement for you!  Each placement is 2 weeks in length and is open to students who will be in Grade 11 and 12 during the 2017/18 school year.  Space is limited.  Visit the Career Centre if interested.


Did you know that you can sign up for Work Experience 12A and/or 12B (4 grade 12 credits each) course at any time of the year in grades 10, 11 and/or 12? This course is done outside the timetable and offers a chance for extra credits, helping to get a higher GPA and enabling you to get an additional certificate at Grad.

A minimum of 90 hours of paid and/or volunteering must be completed for each course before the end of the student’s grade 12 year. Students may begin working toward earning these hours in grade 10.

NOTE: Even though the Work Experience course is an optional course, when enrolled in WEX 12A, the student’s first 30 hours of work and/or volunteering completed by the student will also count toward the ‘required 30 hours of work and/or volunteer’ for Grad Transitions.

For more information please see Ms. Lemieux or Ms. Domitruk in the Counselling office.

THE ALOUETTE RIVER MANAGEMENT SOCIETY is looking for Summer Camp Leaders. If you volunteer for 2 or more weeks you can earn $50 a week. Must be at least 15 years of age. Training and orientation provided by staff.

“I AM AWESOME” presented by the Family Education and Support Centre. This is a summer day camp designed to help young individuals with communication styles, triggers, how to deal with stress etc. This is a special chance for 11 to 15 year olds to mentor those younger in the skills that they have learnt. For more information please contact Nicole Nevison at nevison.conres@gmail.com.

ROYAL SOCCER CAMPS are looking for volunteers for this summer 2017. There are 2 locations, one in Coquitlam and one in Maple Ridge. July and August weeks available. For details please either call 1-800-427-0536 or visit their website at: http://www.royalsoccer.com.

August 21 – 25thCapilano University is presented GenesKool Summer Science Program for Teens. Explore genomics and solve a puzzling forensics mystery. Fee is $275. For students who have completed Science 9 or higher. For more information please visit: http://www.genomebc.ca/education/outreach-programs/summer-science-program/

THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS in Maple Ridge is looking for volunteers to join their local committee as Public Relations Coordinator. They are also looking for volunteers to help out with sports programs, including golf, soccer, swimming and track and field. No experience is required, just enthusiasm for helping empower people with intellectual disabilities through sport. For more information please contact: Jacqueline Hubick at 604 551-9475 or special02016@gmail.com

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



JULY 18TH:  Douglas College Parent & Supporter Orientation: This orientation is from 5:30 to 8:35 p.m. at their New Westminster campus. They know that college can be just as exciting and nerve wracking for parents as it is for student. Parent and supporter orientation will answer your questions and address your concerns, offer suggestions and strategies on how to encourage and guide your student. For more information and to register please visit: http://www.douglascollege.ca/study-at-douglas/office-for-new-students/douglas-college-orientation/parent-orientation

July 1st Deadline : UBC’s First-Year Orientation ProgramsUBC offers first-year orientation and transition programs that allow students to move in early, get to know campus, and build connections before the academic term begins. For eligiblity and program information on the Vancouver campus, visit https://students.ubc.ca/new-to-ubc/orientations/jump-start. The deadline to register is July 1. To learn more about the Okanagan campus, visit students.ok.ubc.ca/newtoubc/orientations/jumpstar. Deadline to register is July 31.

Are you planning on attending KPU next year? Extended Application Deadlines – For some intake programs they are offering extended deadlines. Please refer here: kpu.ca/admission/deadlines-extended



Pizza for purchase $2 a slice

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.

SD42 Spring Break 2018 Culinary tour – 4th edition

Registration now open

Website:  www.sd42spainitalytour2018.weebly.com

Contact Chef Lesnes