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Bus Passes Are Available

 

Please have your student come to the main office to pick up their bus pass.

Bus passes must be signed for by the student.

Bus drivers will start asking to see passes beginning December 5th.

 


 

EMCS Weekly for November 24th

 


 

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS – Wednesday, December 7th

 

IMPORTANT FOR TODAY

 

  •  Boys Basketball – home game tonight against GNS (5:45pm)

 

 

UPCOMING

  • Dual Credit Students (2nd semester Biology 12, Calculus 12 & Psychology 12) – an imperative meeting in the theatre at 12:15 Thursday.

 

  • Girls Basketball – home game against Claremont (Thursday – 5:45)

 

  • Robotics Club Fundraiser – Monday, December 12 Movie Night – Guardians of the Galaxy in the EMCS Theatre 6:30pm. $10 per person.

 

  • Robotics Club Fundraiser – Monday, December 19 Retro-Gaming Tournament in the EMCS Theater 10:30am – 4pm. $10 per person.

 

 

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

 

Monday

  • Grad Council meets over the lunch period in room 2039.  Feel free to bring your lunch.
  • Free Social Studies 9 & 10 Tutoring; Jon provides FREE tutoring for Social Studies 9 & 10. He is available in the lower commons after school, Monday – Thursday. No appointment needed.
  • Band practice after school in the band room.
  • Junior Boys Basketball – 5:30-7pm

 

Tuesday

  • Youth for Change – meets in the Library Seminar Room at lunch.
  • Free Math and Science Tutoring; Matthew, one of our Grade 12 students, offers free tutoring every Tuesday and Thursday after school in the counselling suite.  No appointment necessary.  Help is available for all math and science courses up to and including Grade 11.
  • Free Social Studies 9 & 10 Tutoring; Jon provides FREE tutoring for Social Studies 9 & 10. He is available in the lower commons after school, Monday – Thursday. No appointment needed.
  • Jr Girls Basketball – after school

 

Wednesday

  • Wellness Center – open every Wednesday from 12:30-3:30 in room 1106.
  • Band practice after school in the band room.
  • Free Social Studies 9 & 10 Tutoring; Jon provides FREE tutoring for Social Studies 9 & 10. He is available in the lower commons after school, Monday – Thursday. No appointment needed.
  • EMCS Tech Crew – 3:30-5pm

 

Thursday

  • Youth for Change – meets in the Library Seminar Room at lunch.
  • Free Math and Science Tutoring; Matthew, one of our Grade 12 students, offers free tutoring every Tuesday and Thursday after school in the counselling suite.  No appointment necessary.  Help is available for all math and science courses up to and including Grade 11.
  • Free Social Studies 9 & 10 Tutoring; Jon provides FREE tutoring for Social Studies 9 & 10. He is available in the lower commons after school, Monday – Thursday. No appointment needed.
  • Jr Girls Basketball –after school

 

Friday

  • Junior Boys Basketball – 3-4:30pm

 

 

CAREER CENTRE:  APPRENTICESHIPS, VOLUNTEERING & WORK OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • This announcement is for any student interested in learning about Garry Oak ecosystems.   Fort Rodd Hill is looking for volunteers to help with the restoration of the Garry Oak Forests. This volunteer position is sponsored by the Species at Risk Communications Officer with Parks Canada. This position would involve two Saturdays a month year-round. The volunteer times are from 10am-3pm. Please contact the Career Centre if you are interested in this position.

 

  • Share an idea that will change your community, your country, and maybe even the world!” The Canadian Youth Ambassador Program is looking for 30 outstanding young people to join them on an all-expense paid trip to France to visit the Battle of Vimy Ridge site. By December 5th, you must submit a one-minute video or a 150 word written submission responding to the following questions, “What is an issue in your community you’d like to solve, and what your idea for a solution is? How could this solution also have an impact at a national and global level?” Contact the Career Centre for more information.

 

  • The 2017 United Nations Pilgrimage Speech Contest (Speak-Off) is a local – international student speech contest hosted worldwide by the Odd Fellows. The winner is awarded an all-expenses paid trip to NYC (and other destinations) and the winning 2017 delegate from the Greater Victoria area will further compete at the United Nations in NYC.  The date of the Speak Off event held in downtown Victoria is Feb 23, 2017. THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 31. Applications are available in the Career Centre.

 

  • If there are any students interested in becoming a heavy duty mechanic, please contact the Career Centre. The course would start September 2017, and would be taught at Camosun College Interurban Campus.

 

  • For any Grade 12 students who have completed their grad requirements, and would like to enter the Health Care Assistant program at Camosun College in April. We have been informed there are seats available for this program. Please contact the Career Centre.

 

  • Forum for Young Canadians is Canada’s premiere education program for students interested in politics. The Forum is held in Ottawa in February and March. Students interested in this opportunity can find out more in the Career Centre.
  • For those students interested in Arts and Technology, there is a Digital Boot Camp offered through the Centre for Arts and Technology in Kelowna March 20 to 23rd.  Students will take part in a designated Bootcamp mission that will allow students to test-drive the digital arts program of their choice. The options range from animation, audio engineering & production, digital filmmaking, graphic design, network security specialist, interior design, event and promotions management, and veterinary hospital assistant. Contact the Career Centre if you are interested.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & BURSARIES

  • Attention Grade 12 students  The EMCS Financial Aid Information Handbook has been updated and is available on the             EMCS website.  It can be found under the Students tab…Graduation…Scholarships, Bursaries & Student Loans.

 

 


 

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