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Today

EMCS would like to acknowledge the Coast Salish Territory, specifically we would like to acknowledge T’Sou-ke Nation, who have been gracious enough to share the beautiful land on which EMCS is built. We would also like to acknowledge Scia’new Nation, Nuu-chah-nulth: Pacheedaht Nation, and Métis Nation whom EMCS and District 62 work closely with.
CENTEKI – THE SOCKEYE MOON (June)

This moon is the same colour as the pale grey sockeye salmon. The sockeye returns during this moon .Warm summer breezes and dry weather are most evident during the CENTEKI season and  DILEK (wild strawberries) and ELI,LE (salmon berries) began to ripen..  https://www.racerocks.ca/the-13-moons-of-the-wsanec/
ay-hay HÍSW̱ḴE / Hych’ka  Kleco Kleco / ƛ̓ekoo ƛ̓ekoo!  Gilakas’la  Marsee  Thank you

FARMER CONSTRUCTION:  Farmer Construction is hosting our 2nd COVID-19 friendly Career Fair on Saturday June 19th from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the parking lot at 360 Harbour Road.  The goal of the Career Fair is to introduce Farmer Construction to local talent and to recruit qualified team members.
We are currently looking for the following members to join our team:

  • Carpenters
  • Carpenter Apprentices
  • Concrete Finishers
  • Crane Operators
  • Estimators
  • Project Managers
  • Site Superintendents
  • Skilled Workers

For more information contact: Jo-Anne Hellwig, Office Manager at 250-388-5121

 

 

New and Ongoing Information

The EMCS Wellness Center in Room 1106 is open every other Wednesday.  

STUDENT WORKERS NEEDED FOR THE EMCS OFFICE. You need to be available for work July 2 & 5, Aug 31, September 1 & 2. Hourly rate is $15.20.  If you are interested bring your resume to Ms. Haug in the office before June 25.

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS AND MS. LUTZE COLLABORATED TO CREATE A MEMORIAL COLLAGE TO REMEMBER THE SOULS LOST

SCENES FROM A WEDDING: EMCS Musical Theatre 2021 Trailer:  https://youtu.be/ewrV8OpspFo
Go to https://emcs.web.sd62.bc.ca/ for access to the show from June 18-27, 2021
*In lieu of tickets, donations are gratefully accepted at: https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/670/137/false/true

HOMESTAY FAMILIES WANTED: Please find attached a poster from our school district’s international program, as they are looking for families interested in hosting an international student in the 2021-22 school year.
Have questions? For more information, and to learn about COVID19 safety protocols put in place before and after students arrive, contact information is included in this poster: Host Families Wanted

EMCS YEARBOOKS: Pre-order your 2020-2021 copy now for $50!
We still have2019-2020 yearbooks available being sold at a reduced price of only $35.00.

All yearbook purchases can be made here: https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com

STUDENT PARKING PASSES AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION:  Please fill out the online form at
https://forms-reg.sd62.bc.ca/emcs_driver_reg. Once approved a decal will be sent to you through your classroom teacher.

 

 

 

Career and Counselling News

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS TAKING ONLINE COURSES: If you are enrolled in an online course and do NOT plan to complete it, please let your counsellor know as soon as possible since this could have an impact on your schedule for next year.

FUN SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

SUMMER SAILING CAMPS FOR YOUTH! Learn to sail in Sooke this summer with the Sooke Sailing Association!
Week-long camps for youth ages 6-16.
To learn more click HERE or visit our website https://sookesailingclub.ca/

LOOKING FOR WORK OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

MCDONALD’S DIGITAL HIRING EVENT: June 29th 1:30-3:30pm. Please see HERE for more information.

SUMMER GARDEN WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM: This program aims to introduce interested students to the possibilities of regenerative agriculture and traditional food systems, to help empower a flourishing, biodiverse food future.  Available to Grade 10 and 11 students.  Click HERE for more information and how to apply.

LOOKING FOR SUMMERTIME WORK? The Prestige Oceanfront Resort is looking for talented candidates interested in working in the hospitality industry. Please see HERE for more information and how to apply.

SUMMER SUN🌞, OUTDOOR, VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY:  Hello volunteers! Thank you for your willingness to help the Sooke Country Market be safe, supported, and awesome this season! In order to help implement our COVID-19 safety precautions the market needs 4-6 volunteers each week: 1-2 at the entrance, 1 at the exit, and one directing parking for 2 different shifts!  You can email Emily at sookecountrymarketvolunteers@gmail.com OR a call or text at 236-562-3324.

POST SECONDARY PLANNING AND STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

 GRADE 11 STUDENTS & PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  If you are interested in connecting with a UVIC recruiter to discuss options for post-secondary studies at UVIC, you are welcome to book a virtual appointment.  UVIC recruiters are happy to connect with you over the summer.  Here is the link for booking an appointment: https://uvic.simplybook.me/v2/#book/location/11/category/1/count/1/

UVIC COURSE REGISTRATION: Did you miss the online Registration 101 session? If so, UVIC has posted a version of the session to YouTube, available here.  UVIC has also posted shorter tutorials specific for course registration, which can be found here.  For the best chance of getting the UVIC courses you want, be sure to log in right at your assigned time to input your schedule

INDIGENOUS FULLY FUNDED HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM:  Students who self-identify as indigenous and may be interested in joining the healthcare field please see HERE for more information. You can also text HCA to  250-898-9345 or email info@excelcareercollege.com. Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/6EgiryW2K6tS8q8s8

INTERESTED IN A FUTURE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS, OR SCIENCE? Through to June 2021 HPQC College will be hosting a “Career Coaching” lecture series, via Zoom: https://hpqc.org/lectures/LectureFlyer.pdf.  Highly successful people working full-time at big-tech companies like Google, Netflix, and Instagram will be talking about how they got there and what interesting journeys they went through which they would not have anticipated when they were in high school. Check it out! For registration or more information:  info@hpqc.org

THE CAREER CENTRE is open all day and is happy to assist you with your work experience hours, apprenticeships and resume/application processes. Feel free to book an appointment online at http://emcs.web.sd62.bc.ca/students/career-centre/book-a-careers-appointment/. We look forward to seeing you.

 

 

For Grade 12 Students

HERE ARE A COUPLE OF UPCOMING UVIC DEADLINES:

  • Remember, if you have been offered a scholarship from UVIC, you must also accept the scholarship offer by the deadline stated in the offer.
  • First year priority housing application deadline: June 30

See your school counsellor if you have any questions. 

 

 
 
EMCS would like to acknowledge the Coast Salish Territory, specifically we would like to acknowledge T’Sou-ke Nation, who have been gracious enough to share the beautiful land on which EMCS is built. We would also like to acknowledge Scia’new Nation, Nuu-chah-nulth: Pacheedaht Nation, and Métis Nation whom EMCS and District 62 work closely with.

It’s hard to believe we have less than two weeks left before students break for summer! While it has been an unprecedented year, it has been an absolute joy to work with EMCS students and families. Everyone has risen to the challenges of this year and there are endless stories of success, initiative and creativity. Our last day of classes is June 28th. Please do not hesitate to reach out to teachers to check on your student’s progress.

 

What’s happening at Edward Milne!

Scenes from a Wedding – Musical Theatre’s year-end show will be available online starting this Friday, June 18!  The show runs till the 27thWatch the trailer by clicking here! Donations are gladly accepted in lieu of ticket sales this year – click here to donate!

 

Exploring Post Secondary Opportunities

UVIC Course Registration

Did you miss the online Registration 101 session?

If so, UVIC has posted a version of the session to YouTube, available here.  UVIC has also posted shorter tutorials specific for course registration, which can be found here.   For the best chance of getting the UVIC courses you want, be sure to log in right at your assigned time to input your schedule.

Grade 11 students & parents/guardians

If you are interested in connecting with a UVIC recruiter to discuss options for post-secondary studies at UVIC, you are welcome to book a virtual appointment.  UVIC recruiters are happy to connect with you over the summer.  Here is the link for booking an appointment:  https://uvic.simplybook.me/v2/#book/location/11/category/1/count/1/

 

Opportunities for Everyone!

Students!  Are you looking for a job, or a volunteer opportunity, a chance to try out career possibilities this summer??? Check out the student daily announcements for postings from our Career Centre!

Last chance to buy a 2021 Yearbook – click here to purchase one now!

Summer School Registration Deadline – The registration deadline for summer fast track courses is Friday, June 18th.  Here is a direct link to the registration page: https://jdfdl-reg.sd62.bc.ca/

 

Stay in the loop
Be sure to stay in the loop with the list of important dates in each of weekly newsletters (archived here),  on our website, the Wolverines App, and the District website.

We continue to encourage parents and guardians to reach out to the school via phone (250-642-5211) and email (emcs@sd62.bc.ca) with any questions you may have!

 

Important dates:

June 28 – Last day of class/Octa 8

June 29 & 30 – EMCS Commencement Ceremonies (schedules were emailed last week; please contact the office if you haven’t received yours!)

 

The Moon this Month

 

CENTEKI – THE SOCKEYE MOON (June)

This moon is the same colour as the pale grey sockeye salmon. The sockeye returns during this moon .Warm summer breezes and dry weather are most evident during the CENTEKI season and  DILEK (wild strawberries) and ELI,LE (salmon berries) began to ripen.

 
 

EMCS Commencement 2021