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EMCS Major Award Evening

EMCS Major Award Evening is confirmed for Thursday, June 15th in the EMCS theatre at 7:00 pm.  An invitation will be sent to the families of students who will be receiving an award.  Seating space in the theatre will be very limited; we have allowed space for two parents/guardians per award winner.  This will be a special evening where we will have the opportunity to recognize and applaud the hard work and achievement of our students.

 


 

EMCS Musical Theatre, Art and Film present…

“Time Flies’

Time Flies Musical Theatre Performance

Can we learn valuables lessons from the past?  Come see how a female riveting team from the 1940’s help passengers and staff get through a sticky situation. Time Flies is an original story by EMCS Musical Theatre and runs June 7-9  at 7 PM.  Tickets are available at EMCS, Journey Middle School and Shoppers Drug Mart.

 


 

Grad Tickets

Grad tickets go on sale Monday, May 8th at 9:30 am! Please see instructions below. The UVic Ticket Center has a list of all of our grads who are currently on the grad list. They will only complete sales to families of students on the list. Please remember that the 3 tickets that are included with the grad fees must also be booked through the ticket center.

EMCS Grad Ticket Info for 2017

 


 

YEARBOOK SALES START TODAY – Tuesday, May 9th

Students can purchase the books in the commons at lunch or in the office during breaks.

$40.00 each.  Cash or cheques made payable to SD#62 please.

 


 

2017-2018 Bus Registration

Bus Registration is open now until Friday, June 2nd.

https://sd62.schoolcashonline.com

 


 

EMCS Weekly for May 19th

 


 

Daily Announcements –  Friday, May 19th

 

 

IMPORTANT FOR TODAY

Basketball Intramurals are today!  The teams playing are Corn vs. Orange Juice.  If you or your team do not show up, you will automatically lose the game.  See you there!

The Athletics Awards Ceremony is Wednesday, May 24th at 7:00 pm. For all students who participated on a school  team,  their families are welcome to come join us in celebrating another successful year of sports at EMCS. Tickets are $5.00 each and are now on sale in the office.

Prom Guest Applications – one guest per student may be invited by filling in a guest application at the office, at least one week BEFORE tickets go on sale. Approved applications must be picked up before purchasing a Prom ticket. Parents and school of guest will be contacted prior to approval of the guest application.

Yearbooks are available to purchase, they can be paid for with cash or with a cheque made out to “School District 62”.  Please see a yearbook member in the commons at lunch to purchase or drop by the office outside of class hours.

GRAD LIST – The 2017 EMCS Grad List is posted in the counselling suite and on the grad bulletin board in the Commons. Students who are NOT on the Grad List had a form given out during homeroom that indicated what steps must be taken to get on the list.  Don’t lose that form!

Students not on the list will need to get their form signed by various staff members as they meet Grad List requirements and then turn the completed form in to their counsellor.  The Grad List will be updated daily until May 26. See your counsellor if you have questions.

EMCS Musical Theatre, Art and Film present – ‘Time Flies’  Can we learn valuables lessons from the past?   Come see how a female riveting team from the 1940’s help passengers and staff get through a sticky situation. Time Flies is an original story by EMCS Musical Theatre and runs June 7-9  at 7 pm. Tickets are available at EMCS, Journey Middle School and Shoppers Drug Mart.

 

 

UPCOMING

Leadership Bottle Drive  Saturday May 27th, 10am- 2pm in front of the school.

The Sooke Fine Arts show is looking for student art works for their bistro section of the show.  This section of the show is open to Sooke District 62 students only and has been greatly expanded to include 200 works of both 2D and 3D pieces.  Awards are given every year and include cash awards.  EMCS has won first place honours every year and we would like to keep this trend going.  You do not need to be registered in an art class to submit pieces for consideration.   Bring submissions to Ms. Garat and fill out a short form before May 30th.

 

 

CAREER CENTRE: Volunteering, Apprenticeships, Jobs and Opportunities

Beacon Community Services offers up to four scholarships at $1500 each to graduating students who demonstrate significant volunteerism or community service. Please contact the Career Centre for more information.

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.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Bike Program – July 10-14, 2017, Oak Bay High School, Victoria BC: The School Age Program of Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health is partnering with iCan Shine to host an iCan Bike camp to teach children with cognitive and/or physical challenges how to ride a conventional two wheeled bike. For more information and to watch a video from a former camp go to www.icanshine.org, select “About Us”, “In the News”, then CHEK News  (5th on the list). Sign up in the Career Centre.

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & BURSARIES

2016-2017 Judy Bourne Memorial Scholarships  ($1600) Application deadline: Today – May 19th

Donor: M’akola Group of Societies

This scholarship is for Aboriginal Youth planning to attend a recognized post-secondary institution.

One scholarship is offered in the South Island region.

Criteria:

  • Aboriginal Ancestry
  • Graduating this June planning to begin full time studies at a post-secondary school
  • Good scholastic standing
  • Community involvement
  • Leadership abilities
  • Scholarship must be claimed within two years of date of award

Application forms are in the “EXTERNAL” awards drawer of the scholarship filing cabinet in the counselling suite

Some scholarships and bursaries with application deadlines in May:

  • Beacon Community Services Scholarship
  • Betty Spalton Scholarship
  • CST Learning Matters Bursaries
  • CST Scholarships
  • Janice Lee Blue Wave Bursary
  • Metchosin Foundation Scholarships
  • Shirley Women’s Institute Bursary
  • Sooke Minor Fastball Bertha Hanna Bursary
  • Sooke Minor Fastball Finn Kennedy Bursary
  • Federation of Community Social Services of BC  – Youth in Care Bursary
  • UFCW & OFG Joint Diversity Scholarship
  • Visual College of Art & Design of Vancouver scholarship
  • Evening Optimist Club of Victoria Bursary
  • Sooke Principals’ and Vice Principals’ Association Bursary
  • Sooke Principals’ and Vice Principals’ Association Scholarships
  • Reid Kyfiuk Memorial Scholarship
  • Clean Energy Scholarship
  • Sooke Fine Arts Society Visual Arts Award
  • Rotary Club of Victoria-Harbourside Post-Secondary Scholarships

*See the EMCS Awards Database on the EMCS website for more information.

For more information on scholarships and bursaries, see the EMCS website… Graduation under the Students tab.

 

 

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Sunday

Sr Girls Volleyball practices Sundays from 10am – 12pm

Monday

Grad Council meets over the lunch period in room 2039.  Feel free to bring your lunch.

Band Practice after school

Boys Rugby – practice after school

Tuesday

Youth for Change meets in the Library Seminar Room at lunch.

Musical Theatre – rehearsals are after school Tuesdays and Thursdays

Girls Rugby – practice afterschool

Jr Girls Volleyball practices Tuesdays after school until 5pm through to June.

Free Math and Science TutoringMatthew and Jon, offer 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 12.

Wednesday

Wellness Centre – open every Wednesday from 11:30am-3pm in room 1106.

Musical Theatre Vocal Rehearsal – at lunch

Band practiceafter school

EMCS Tech Crew – 3:30-5pm

Thursday

Youth for Change – meets in the Library Seminar Room at lunch.

Musical Theatre – rehearsals are after school Tuesdays and Thursdays

Boys & Girls Rugby – practice after school

Free Math and Science TutoringMatthew and Jon, offer 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 12.

 


 

 

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