BCHS This Week December 4-8

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‘BCHS This Week’
December 4 - 8, 2017

Monday - Lunch at 11:28am – PM ELT – 7-9 Flex

Tuesday  - Lunch at 11:28am – PM ELT – 7-9 COI

Wednesday - Lunch 12:06pm – AM ELT – 7-9 TAG

Thursday  - Lunch 12:06pm – AM ELT – 7-9 COI

                - Grad Handshake Photos

                - Jr. High Winter Formal Dance – 6:30-9:30

Friday - Classes start 9:30AM - Lunch at 12:06


Save the date …

December 7 – Grad Handshake Photos

December 7 – Jr. High Winter Formal Dance 6:30-9:30pm

December 12 – Winter Band Concert

December 13 – Sr. High Winter Formal Dance - 7-10pm

December 21 – Last Day of Classes before Christmas Break

January 8 – First School Day after Christmas Break

January 11 – English 30 Diploma Exam – Part A

January 12 – Social Studies 30 Diploma Exam – Part A

Cafeteria Menu

Monday, Dec 4  Sweet & Sour Meatballs with Veggies and Rice

Tuesday, Dec 5  Chicken Burger & Fries  

Wednesday, Dec 6  All Day Breakfast

Thursday, Dec 7 Pizza

Friday, Dec 8  Beef Stroganoff & Caesar Salad



For the month of December, Leadership has many exciting events coming!!!!


BeginsMonday December 4 (today!) and goes until Thursday December 7, Turn nn-perishable food items and unused toys into your BLOCK A teacher, Boxes ill be collected on Friday December 8, LEADESHIP PROMOTES GIVING!  For the weeks of December 4 - 8th we will be gathering food for the FCSS Food Bank – bring food to your Block A class. 

Non-perishable items like: Pasta (canned or dry) and pasta sauces; Canned meats and fish; Canned goods (beans, soups, and stews); Dairy (canned, and powdered milk); Canned vegetables and fruit; Whole grain cereals; Infant foods and baby formula; Meat alternatives (peanut butter, soy, assorted nuts).  The class with the most food wins bragging rights!



Begins on WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6 until break

Each day, we will announce a specific “Day of Christmas” from either the original song, the Ukrainian version, or the Redneck version. You must come up with something that represents that “Day of Christmas” and bring it to a specific teacher. First person to come up with an accurate representation and who finds the specific teacher will win a PRIZE!



Thursday December 7; 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm; $5.00/ticket  Tickets sold: Monday – Room 32; Tuesday – Cafeteria; Wednesday – Cafeteria; Thursday – Cafeteria; Conditions Apply



Thursday December 14; 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm; $5.00/ticket; Tickets sold: Dec 11 – Cafeteria; Dec 12 – Cafeteria; Dec 13 – Cafeteria; Dec 14 – Cafeteria; Conditions Apply



MONDAY AT BEGINNING OF LUNCH IN ROOM 32; Be very prompt as we have a lot of information to cover and some work to divide up


International Food

Another Box will be opened Wednesday at lunch in Mrs. Sabiston’s room (Rm 34)


Boys Club Volleyball 15U
If you are born Sept 1, 2002- Dec 31, 2003 or LATER you are eligible to play 15U

If you are interested in playing please come and see Mrs. Sabiston for more information, RM 34.
Need to know by Tues,Dec 5 This does not interfere with other school sports

Jr. High Announcements


Junior High running team

Tryouts are at the Agrena, at noon, on Wednesday. Go to the Agrena right at the beginning of lunch. Don't be late. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Wierenga (at the Elementary School) or Mr. Erickson


Sr. High Announcements


Recycled Pallet Sign

2 Sign Formats available:


High School COI  2-3 ELT Sessions With Mr. Warehime and Mrs.McGinn  Starts Thursday, Dec. 7 LIMITED SPACE!   Sign up with Mrs. McGinn before Thursday



Looking for Sr high school students to be Cool Camp leaders

Why?  It’s fun, looks great on resumes and you earn credits.  Must be a student in good standing.  Applications available in the office or student services.  Due 21 in the office or student services.  Any questions speak to Ms. Neudecker, Ms. Mazereeuw, Mrs. Assenheimer, Mrs. Gammel or Mrs. Ladan


Grad handshake photos

Grad handshake photos will be taken on Thursday, December 7th, during Block 1 in the Graphics Lab (Room 57).  Plan accordingly!


Green Certificate Students

Mark your calendar for the next testing dates: March 1 – Westlock;  March 7 – Spruce Grove


Off-campus notes

November evaluations and timesheets are due now.  You cannot receive a mark in work experience or RAP without a record of time and evaluation.


Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Have you been accepted into a business program at an Alberta post-secondary?  Are you in grade 10 or 11 and know this is something you intend on doing when you graduate?Do you want to start your own business? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, what is on the next slide cannot be ignored. Survey to assess workshop interest.  We are looking for students who are interested in learning more about setting up their own business or learning how business works.  If you are going into a business program, taking this workshop would definitely give you an advantage at your chosen school.

Please fill out the survey:  http://bit.ly/bcbusinessworkshop


Portage College Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

This Challenge is designed to introduce and encourage high school students to explore the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. The competition offers over $5000 in cash and scholarship prizes.

To compete, you will develop a two-minute video of your business idea. This can be a brand new idea, or an existing idea or business that you are developing. You can enter as an individual or as a team to create a proposal to solve a problem. Applications open December 15 and close January 31

See Ms Wegner for more information


and speaking about business - Accounting

If you are going into a business program in the fall, you should see Ms Wegner about registering in her accounting course next semester. She needs to know numbers so she can order the work book.

You do not need to be in Business & Info Tech to take accounting, any open time block will work.


LaSalle College Vancouver

LaSalle College Vancouver, previously known as The Art Institute of Vancouver, is pleased to offer its valuable career exploration presentation to our school. The presentation focuses on students in the Design, Media Arts, Culinary and Fashion areas. Recruiter is here the afternoon of December 18, for private interviews and presenting during ELT.


U of A - Feature Program of the Month

Human Ecology, offered by the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, is the study of people in their near environments – both the near material environment of textiles and clothing and the near social environment of families. Students who major in Clothing, Textiles, & Material Culture (CTMC) design and make award-winning clothing, study today’s fashion industry, research historical clothing, test the fire safety of fabrics, and learn about how clothing and textiles are used to represent our personalities, communities, and cultures.  A 200-hour practicum placement is provided.  Upon graduation, students are eligible for a Professional Human Ecologist (P.HEc) designation.