MEDIA RELEASE FORMS - Media consent forms were sent home with all students a few weeks ago. This is a reminder that we must have this signed permission form for each student in the school. If you have misplaced your sheet have your son or daughter pick another one up in the office. Thank you for making time to complete this form and sending it back to the school.
WEST SIDE STORY AT BCSS - The much loved play "WEST SIDE STORY" will be presented by the BCSS Music and Theatre Department on December 16, 17 and 18 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available in advance from the school office or you can reserve tickets by telephone 250-449-2224. The tickets are $10.00 each.There will also be a silent auction and quilt raffle to support the BCSS Spirit Club as well as a special presentation by the BCSS Rock Trio. Don't delay. Please call Sue for tickets.
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.
Boys soccer and girls volleyball are up and running. Thank you to coaches Baia, Bond, Slaney and Shaw. The late bus is running on Monday and Wednesday and leaving the school at 5:45 p.m. to Greenwood and Beaverdell. The late bus is for school related activities only.
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General News - Please ensure that your son or daughter has a combination lock for their locker.
CAREER AND PERSONAL PLANNING DAY - November 27, 2013
DISTRICT PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING - Monday, November 25th at 7:00 p.m. You are welcome to attend this meeting at the Board Office or you can participate in a GOTO Meeting via computer at West Boundary Elementary at 7:00 p.m.
RAISING MONEY FOR BRAIN CANCER - Spirit Club is currently sponsoring a change/penny drive to support this event. Seven of our students are shaving their heads and will be donating their hair to make wigs for persons suffering with cancer.
USED CLOTHING AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS NEEDED - Students at BCSS are collecting gently used clothing of all types and household items to donate to Diabetes research. Deadline for contribution is November 14 and items can be dropped off at the school office.
FRIDAY IN SESSION - There will be school on Friday, November 15 because of Remembrance Day on Monday.
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.