IMPORTANT NOTICE - Public Finance Meeting
Tuesday, April 8 - 7:00 p.m. - Boundary Learning Centre, Midway
Wednesday, April 9 - 7:00 p.m. - School Board Office, Grand Forks
PARENT/TEACHER INTERVIEWS - Report cards will be going out Monday, April 14 and parent/teacher interviews will be Tuesday, April 15. There will be early dismissal at 2:30 and interviews will be from 2:30 - 5:00 on that day. Busses will run as usual, just one hour earlier. Please call 250-449-2224 to make an appointment.
EASTER WEEKEND - begins on Friday, April 18 until Monday, April 21. School will be from Tueday to Friday the following week.
BCSS COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY - Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the arena in Midway starting at 11:00 a.m.
CAREER AND PERSONAL PLANNING - GRADES 8/9 - Thursday, April 10. CAPP is a Ministry of Education mandated course and all grade 8/9 students must attend. Students who do not attend will be required to complete a booklet of work to get a mark.
COACHES MEETING FOR KIDS' SOFTBALL - for anyone interested in coaching kids ball teams in Beaverdell, Rock Creek, Midway or Greenwood from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The meeting will be a West Boundary Elementary this Thursday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. If you would like to coach but can't make the meeting please e-mail Rose Zitko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MINISTRY SCHOOL SATISFACTION SURVEY- any parent wishing to complete this survey can contact Sue at BCSS for a code - 250-449-2224
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.
Any parent wanting to receive our newsletter via e-mail can subscribe as per the following: Send an e-mail to email@example.com 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.
BCSS PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING - will be held Tuesday, May 6 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Staff Room at the school.
COURSE SELECTION - We are currently working on Round 1 of course selection. Round 2 will happen very soon.
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.