BCHS This Week May 15 - 19

For a slideshow of these announcements, go to:  https://www.slideshare.net/BCHS_Web/20170515-raju-bchs-announcements

‘BCHS This Week’
May 15 – 19, 2017

Monday - Lunch at 11:28am – PM Flex (7/8 TAG )

        - Ron Pate Track Meet

Tuesday  - Lunch at 11:28am – PM Flex (7/8 COI)

Wednesday - Lunch 12:06pm - AM Flex (7/8 TAG)

        - PARTY Program

Thursday  - Lunch 12:06pm - AM Flex (7/8 COI)

        - BCHS Barbecue and Guest Speaker

Friday - Pembina Hills No School Day


Save the date …

May 15 – Ron Pate Track Meet

May 16-20 – Sr. Concert Band Performance Tour

May 17 – PARTY Program – Gr 9

May 18 – BCHS Barbecue and Guest Speaker

May 19 – Pembina Hills No School Day

May 22 – Victoria Day Holiday - No School

May 23 – Jr. High Divisional Track Meet

May 29 – School Council Meeting – 7pm in Library

June 1 – Band Year End Concert

June 5 – TLC Course Deadline

June 8 – Athletic Awards

Cafeteria Menu

        Monday May 15 Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich & Salad

        Tuesday Apr 16  Chicken Fingers & Fries

        Wednesday Apr 17 Wings & Potato Skins

        Thursday Apr 18 School BBQ

        Friday Apr 19 No School


FCSS YOUTH EVENTS - MAY 2017 - Free to you

May 18 - Gr. 6 Bowling at Blue Heron Bowl -- meet at 3:30 p.m. RSVP by May 16

May 23 - Let’s do nails – bring your polish to Parent Link -- 4 - 6 p.m.

May 25 -  Fort Assiniboine – Painting Birdhouses -- 4:15 – 6:15 p.m. RSVP by May 23

May 30 - Yoga at Parent Link with Chantelle Peloquin - bring your mat and yoga block -- 4 – 5:30 p.m. RSVP by May 26



BBQ & Guest Speaker - Thursday, May 18th

Our third annual BBQ and Guest Speaker day will happen on Thursday, May 18th.  There is no charge to students, as Leadership donates the costs for food and the speaker.  Guest speaker Chris Koch will be sharing his journey with the students and staff of BCHS at 2 p.m.


Provincial Skills

Congratulations to All BCHS Students who participated at Provincial Skills

BCHS Won 5 Medals at 25th Skills Alberta Competitions

Gold  in Cabinet Making

Silver in Culinary Arts

Silver in Junior Hair Styling

Bronze in Auto Service

Bronze in Joinery 

Our gold winner and Mr. Wilkins are off to Nationals in Winnipeg on May 30-June 3.



Sr High Announcements


BCHS Reads 2017

When: Thursday, May 25; Where: Library; When: Lunch (bring lunch with you)


SR. High Track and Field

Reminder to all team members to bring in fees and your permission forms as soon as possible.  Also, practices are scheduled during FLEX and/or after school on Wednesdays. Those who do not attend any practices will not be allowed to compete at the zone meet.


Health Care Aide 2017-18

• Already registered, you will receive more information soon. 

• 6 spaces available.  Interested? See your school counselor or admin. for more info. ASAP!!

• Obtain 25 grade 12 CTS credits & a NorQuest College certificate.

• You need a minimum of English 10-1 or 20-2.

• Great option for students graduating, taking a year off, or needing to upgrade.

• With more seniors than children in Canada, this is a promising career option.   

• Wages start at close to $20/hr.


Gryphons Gear is Here

Gryphons Hoodies are being sold for $50. Both Men’s and Ladies sizes are available. Come see Mr. Becker for details.



RAP Opportunities

An area business is willing to take on apprentices:

Parts Technician

Automotive Service Technician

You must have your driver’s license and a vehicle. This will first start as a work experience placement. See Ms Wegner for more information. If you have already filled out an application with her, still see her for more details about these three positions.


Green Certificate

Your test registration forms are due TODAY, Monday, May 15.  Testing Days: Tuesday, May 30 in Westlock; Tuesday, June 6 in Spruce Grove



Post-Secondary Announcements


U of A - Accepting Admission Offers

In order to confirm your intention to attend, and to become eligible to register in courses, you will need to accept your admission offer by the deadline indicated in Bear Tracks. For students admitted prior to  May 1, 2017 this deadline is  June 1, 2017. You accept your offer in Bear Tracks. As part of the offer acceptance process you will be required to pay a non-refundable $500 tuition deposit .


U of A - Student Loan Workshops

Student Financial Support in the University of Alberta Office of the Registrar is excited to host Student Loans 101 workshops again this summer! These workshops are available for all students applying for Alberta Student Loans and are meant to help students navigate the student loan system. Students will apply for their Alberta Student Loan during the workshop!

Upcoming Sessions: Saturday, July 22: 9 a.m. - noon or 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.; Sunday, July 23: 9 a.m. - noon or 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesday, July 26: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.


U of A - Health Sciences Career Camp

The University of Alberta is teaming up with Alberta Health Services, NAIT, and CAREERS: The Next Generation to offer a Health Sciences Career Camp from August 14-18, 2017.

The camp is open to students in grades 10 to 12 in the Edmonton Area. The aim of the program is to provide students an opportunity to explore different careers and education programs in the health sciences field. Students can learn more register for the camp online. The deadline to register is July 28, 2017.


U of A - T2U: Transition 2 University

T2U: Transition to University is an optional online course designed to help you prepare for university and successfully manage your first year on campus.

The course provides information on topics such as studying and exam skills, building successful schedules, the differences between high school and university, and much more.

You can learn more and register online at http://uab.ca/t2u.


King’s University - Canada 150 Inspired Learning Scholarship 

King's is offering 150 Inspired Learning Scholarships for new students, valued at $5,000 each!

At least 1 scholarship will be available for every Edmonton and area high school, and the remaining awards are available for students from across Canada. Applicants must have a high school admission average of 80%+, write a paragraph describing how they plan to uphold King's mission and vision in their future endeavours, and be nominated by a high school teacher, guidance counsellor, pastor or community leader. Application Deadline: May 15, 2017


King’s University – Bachelor of Commerce

King's has revised the admission requirements for the 4-year Bachelor of Commerce program: English 30-1; Math 30-1 or 30-2; 2 Standard Courses; 1 Standard or Non-Standard Course; An overall average of 60%+  King's offers non-competitive admission. As long as a student meets the above admission requirements, they can expect admission into King's B.Com. program.