Growth Plan for 2014-15 Self-Regulation
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COMING UP IN OCTOBER -
MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014 - SOCAL MEDIA AWARENESS presented by
Jesse Miller of Mediated Reality - Boundary Central Secondary School - Midway
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Students, Grades 6-12
Parents - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - Parents & Community Members
October 9 - Thanksgiving lunch for all students. Thank you to PAC. Grade 8 BBQ hosted by Grade 12's, administration and student council. October 17 - school in session. PSI Day 1:00p.m. in commons. Canadian Armed Forces Rep. will be here to present to our senior students. - October 21 - Cultural performance - 9:00 a.m. November 3 - picture re-takes
This coming school year 2014-2015 the School District in collaboration with Selkirk College in Grand Forks will be offering, through the Pathways Program, courses at a discount rate to School District #51 students. The courses offered allow students to gain certifications that may support their trades career choices or assist them in entering the workplace. Please click on the Pathways link(on the right) to complete the short survey if interested.
Sports Fees - Because of the high cost of transportation, tournment fees and accommodations when teams travel, each student at BCSS is being asked to support their team by payment of a $30.00 fee per student per sport. More information will be coming home from your son or daughter's coach.
Any parent wanting to receive our newsletter via e-mail can subscribe as per the following: Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and put the word SUBCRIBE in the subject line. New subscribers wil receive a confirmation e-mail. You will need to respond to the confirmation. If you have any questions please call BCSS at 250-449-2224.
General News - Please ensure that your son or daughter has a combination lock for their locker.
Green Initiative - One of our BCSS school growth plans this year deals with green awareness for students and getting students involved with recycling and other green events. Paper gathered in recycling is being weighted and tallied each week.
For information on Scholarships, Bursaries, Educational resources, Educational and Employment opportunities, please feel welcome to visit the Aboriginal Education Resource Room and browse the bulletin boards in the BCSS Library.
Accident Forms- Any parent wishing to fill out a school accident insurance form, they are available in the office.
BCSS Grad Reunion website: www.bcssgradreunion.homestead.com
Counselling News and Updates - Mrs. Storie will be at BCSS on Tuesdays and is available to assist students with academic plans, scholarships, application processes and awards.
Students should acknowledge scholarship bulletin boards, deadlines and applications made available through the career/counselling centre.
During the year, post secondary representatives will be visiting BCSS to meet with interested students. Please make a note of attending these presentations - some of them will be during lunch hour.
A Graduation Transitions package will be sent home with each Grade 12 student. Completion of the GT package is mandatory for graduation.
Students interested in attending college or university should be applying for admission NOW. If first year residency is not guaranteed, then apply for housing at the same time as applying for admission.
Transcripts for applying to Post-Secondary Institutions - All Grads who are planning to go to a post-secondary institution need to fill out a PSI form on the Ministry of Education website. The following are instructions for ordering transcripts to be sent to your choice of post-secondary institution(s):
1. go to the Provincial Education website www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams
2. click on the "Student Secure web" icon, then "Enter"
3. create an account **you must know your PEN number!!**
4. click on "PSI forms" and follow the directions
Filling out this online form will ensure your high school transcripts are sent to your specified
post-secondary institution(s)...otherwise they will not be sent out.