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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.

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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/

New and Ongoing Information

The EMCS Wellness Center in Room 1106 is open on Wednesdays.
Nurses will be available from 9:30-12:00pm
Doctors will be available from 12:00-3:30pm
Youth-Health-Clinics-in-western-communities

LOCKER CLEAN OUT TIME:

It’s time to clean out your locker!  Please make sure your locker is cleaned out before you leave for summer break.

 

 

FUN DAY:

Fun Day has been changed to June 28th.

YEARBOOKS:

Yearbooks will be handed out on Fun Day, June 28th.  (See details under the “Fun Day” heading below).

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL:

Last day of school is June 29th.

YOUTH RUGBY CAMP:

SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMP:

VICTORIA NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE EVENTS:

FALL 2022 BOYS’ SENIOR SOCCER TEAM:

If you are interested in playing Senior Boys’ Soccer next fall, please communicate with Mr. Dudzik or Mr. Mennie.  The season would run September -November with practices twice a week on Fred Milne turf.

GRADE 12 STUDENTS STARTING AT UVIC IN SEPT:

Academic advising is now available for admitted students.  UVic encourages students to book a meeting with their faculty’s academic adviser(s) as soon as possible.  This is a busy time of year for Academic Advising and availability is limited.  Admitted students can find their appropriate academic adviser on the Undergraduate academic advisers webpage.

FUN DAY:

When: Tuesday, June 28th 

What: EMCS will be hosting Fun Day for all of our students

How: All B Block classes will be called down by grade to the field for food, drinks, and fun activities.

Activities: Kickball, face paint, spike ball, parachute games, tarot card reading, twister, a photo booth, bean bag toss, 3-legged race, and more! There will be a staff vs. students ultimate frisbee game starting at 11:45 am. All staff are invited to play – supporters, be sure to come to cheer on Mr. Caryk’s ultimate skills!

The EMCS Yearbook Team: will be handing out the yearbooks on FUN DAY June 28th.  You will be able to sign one another’s books with Sharpies provided.  Come by the table and pick yours up.  The distribution will be under alphabetical order.  Some of you will have personalized copies.  If you are not here that day, please contact the office to arrange for pick up.  See you there!

Tickets: Each student will receive 10 free activity tickets, one food ticket, and one drink ticket from their teacher. Students – don’t forget to bring change to buy additional activity tickets for 25¢ (proceeds will go towards school events next year).

SHIRLEY DAYS FACE PAINTERS:

Shirley Days is looking for 2 student face painters on August 21 from 10-5.  Contact Rosanne if you are interested at 778-533-2223.  These hours worked can go towards your required volunteer hours.

EMCS SOCIETY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS:

  • SOOKE REGION CHN:

LOCKERS:

Lockers are not automatically assigned, those who would like a locker need to come to the front office to request one.

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.

Na’tsa’maht Education Department

INDIGENOUS STUDENT ARTISTS:

The BCTLA (BC Teacher Librarian Association) is looking for a student artist with Indigenous Ancestry. The project is to create a poster for “Drop Everything and Read” day.  Please contact Nicole Wallace at Ecole John Stubbs Memorial School at 250-478-5571 for further details.

Summer Job Postings

FRAMERS WANTED:

Otter Point Construction is looking for Grads or Grade 11 students interested in working as Framers for house builds this summer.

Please call: Connor Spencer @ 778-679-3856

$20/hour to start

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LIFEGUARD?

Sooke Rotary, in partnership with SEAPARC, are offering sponsorships for the National Lifeguard course.  Applicants will need to have already completed their Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross.  Both of these courses are offered at SEAPARC prior to the national Lifeguard course.  Please contact Colleen Hoglund at choglund@crd.bc.ca for further details.

Applicants can submit via this form: Aquatic | CRD

COMPASS ELECTRIC:

Compass Electric is actively seeking electrical apprentices for their local company.  Feel free to connect with them at 250-800-2169 or the Career Center.

YM/YWCA:

Hiring kitchen staff at Camp Thunderbird.  Full-time Cook, Food Services Coordinator and Prep Cook positions with pay ranging from $25-$30/hr. depending on experience.  Please see Career Centre for details.

SOOKEPOINT.COM

Hiring youth carpenters for their construction site in East Sooke.  Starting pay @ 25/hr.  See Career Centre for details.

BC REGIONAL COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS:

Sponsoring paid Construction Material Handler positions @ $19/hr.  Earn cash, high school credits and possibly an apprenticeship.  Tools and some personal protective equipment will be provided.  Some safety training is required prior to participating.  See Career Centre for more details.

Wolverine Athletics

FALL 2022 BOYS SENIOR SOCCER TEAM:

If you are interested in playing Senior Boys’ Soccer next fall, please communicate with Mr. Dudzik or Mr. Mennie.  The season would run September -November with practices twice a week on Fred Milne turf.

Student Opportunities & Support

SOOKE SCHOOL DISTRICT ACADEMY PROGRAMS:

Secondary Registration Opens February 7th at 8:00am . Spaces are limited so early registration is important! Click on the poster for more information

SOOKE REGION HEALTH NETWORK SEEKING VOLUNTEER TUTORS: 
Tutors ages 16+ are needed for online digital learning sessions for the Sooke Region.
For more info call 250-385-0014 or email computers@victorialiteracyconnection.ca 

SUPPORT:

Students are encouraged to reach out to classroom teachers frequently for information and support. Students are also assigned a Vice Principal and a Counsellor:
Last names A–K & International Students:
Vice Principal: Mr. Todd Powell – tpowell@sd62.bc.ca
Counsellor: Ms. Sharon Jesson – sjesson@sd62.bc.ca
Last names L-Z
Vice Principal:  Mr. John Mennie – jmennie@sd62.bc.ca
Counsellor: Mr. Allan Phipps – aphipps@sd62.bc.ca

Post Secondary Planning & Careers

 

GRADE 12 STUDENTS STARTING AT UVIC IN SEPT:

Academic advising is now available for admitted students.  UVic encourages students to book a meeting with their faculty’s academic adviser(s) as soon as possible.  This is a busy time of year for Academic Advising and availability is limited.  Admitted students can find their appropriate academic adviser on the Undergraduate academic advisers webpage.

Grade 12 Students

SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES: Visit the scholarship & bursary section of the EMCS website for step-by-step application instructions, a large database of scholarships/bursaries, and other important scholarship/bursary information.  That website will be updated throughout the year.  This information is found under the “Counselling” top tab, “Grade 12 Information” sub-tab, then “Scholarships Bursaries & Student Loans.”

 
 

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.

.

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/

New and Ongoing Information

The EMCS Wellness Center in Room 1106 is open on Wednesdays.
Nurses will be available from 9:30-12:00pm
Doctors will be available from 12:00-3:30pm
Youth-Health-Clinics-in-western-communities

LOCKER CLEAN OUT TIME:

It’s time to clean out your locker!  Please make sure your locker is cleaned out before you leave for summer break.

 

SKILLS FOR LIFE CONCESSION:

Skills for Life Concession will be open daily until June 27th.

FUN DAY:

Fun Day has been changed to June 28th.

YEARBOOKS:

Yearbooks will be handed out on Fun Day, June 28th.  (See details under the “Fun Day” heading below).

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL:

Last day of school is June 29th.

YOUTH RUGBY CAMP:

SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMP:

VICTORIA NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE EVENTS:

FALL 2022 BOYS’ SENIOR SOCCER TEAM:

If you are interested in playing Senior Boys’ Soccer next fall, please communicate with Mr. Dudzik or Mr. Mennie.  The season would run September -November with practices twice a week on Fred Milne turf.

GRADE 12 STUDENTS STARTING AT UVIC IN SEPT:

Academic advising is now available for admitted students.  UVic encourages students to book a meeting with their faculty’s academic adviser(s) as soon as possible.  This is a busy time of year for Academic Advising and availability is limited.  Admitted students can find their appropriate academic adviser on the Undergraduate academic advisers webpage.

FUN DAY @ EMCS has been POSTPONED!

When: Tuesday, June 28th 

What: EMCS will be hosting Fun Day for all of our students

How: All B Block classes will be called down by grade to the field for food, drinks, and fun activities.

Activities: Kickball, face paint, spike ball, parachute games, tarot card reading, twister, a photo booth, bean bag toss, 3-legged race, and more! There will be a staff vs. students ultimate frisbee game starting at 11:45 am. All staff are invited to play – supporters, be sure to come to cheer on Mr. Caryk’s ultimate skills!

The EMCS Yearbook Team: will be handing out the yearbooks on FUN DAY June 28th.  You will be able to sign one another’s books with Sharpies provided.  Come by the table and pick yours up.  The distribution will be under alphabetical order.  Some of you will have personalized copies.  If you are not here that day, please contact the office to arrange for pick up.  See you there!

Tickets: Each student will receive 10 free activity tickets, one food ticket, and one drink ticket from their teacher. Students – don’t forget to bring change to buy additional activity tickets for 25¢ (proceeds will go towards school events next year).

SHIRLEY DAYS FACE PAINTERS:

Shirley Days is looking for 2 student face painters on August 21 from 10-5.  Contact Rosanne if you are interested at 778-533-2223.  These hours worked can go towards your required volunteer hours.

SKILLS FOR LIFE CONCESSION STAND: 

Open every day Until June 27th.

CONCESSION FOOD:

Hotdogs $3 or 2 for $5.00
Nachos and Cheese $3
Popcorn $2
Candy Bags $2
Gatorade $2
Juice Boxes $1

EMCS SOCIETY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS:

  • SOOKE REGION CHN:

LOCKERS:

Lockers are not automatically assigned, those who would like a locker need to come to the front office to request one.

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.

Na’tsa’maht Education Department

INDIGENOUS STUDENT ARTISTS:

The BCTLA (BC Teacher Librarian Association) is looking for a student artist with Indigenous Ancestry. The project is to create a poster for “Drop Everything and Read” day.  Please contact Nicole Wallace at Ecole John Stubbs Memorial School at 250-478-5571 for further details.

Summer Job Postings

FRAMERS WANTED:

Otter Point Construction is looking for Grads or Grade 11 students interested in working as Framers for house builds this summer.

Please call: Connor Spencer @ 778-679-3856

$20/hour to start

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LIFEGUARD?

Sooke Rotary, in partnership with SEAPARC, are offering sponsorships for the National Lifeguard course.  Applicants will need to have already completed their Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross.  Both of these courses are offered at SEAPARC prior to the national Lifeguard course.  Please contact Colleen Hoglund at choglund@crd.bc.ca for further details.

Applicants can submit via this form: Aquatic | CRD

COMPASS ELECTRIC:

Compass Electric is actively seeking electrical apprentices for their local company.  Feel free to connect with them at 250-800-2169 or the Career Center.

YM/YWCA:

Hiring kitchen staff at Camp Thunderbird.  Full-time Cook, Food Services Coordinator and Prep Cook positions with pay ranging from $25-$30/hr. depending on experience.  Please see Career Centre for details.

SOOKEPOINT.COM

Hiring youth carpenters for their construction site in East Sooke.  Starting pay @ 25/hr.  See Career Centre for details.

BC REGIONAL COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS:

Sponsoring paid Construction Material Handler positions @ $19/hr.  Earn cash, high school credits and possibly an apprenticeship.  Tools and some personal protective equipment will be provided.  Some safety training is required prior to participating.  See Career Centre for more details.

Wolverine Athletics

FALL 2022 BOYS SENIOR SOCCER TEAM:

If you are interested in playing Senior Boys’ Soccer next fall, please communicate with Mr. Dudzik or Mr. Mennie.  The season would run September -November with practices twice a week on Fred Milne turf.

Student Opportunities & Support

SOOKE SCHOOL DISTRICT ACADEMY PROGRAMS:

Secondary Registration Opens February 7th at 8:00am . Spaces are limited so early registration is important! Click on the poster for more information

STUDENT LUNCHTIME CLUBS IN THE LIBRARY:

New student clubs are being launched – all students and staff are welcome! Come and check them out in the poster below or see Ms. Jones in the library learning commons for more info.

SOOKE REGION HEALTH NETWORK SEEKING VOLUNTEER TUTORS: 
Tutors ages 16+ are needed for online digital learning sessions for the Sooke Region.
For more info call 250-385-0014 or email computers@victorialiteracyconnection.ca 

SUPPORT:

Students are encouraged to reach out to classroom teachers frequently for information and support. Students are also assigned a Vice Principal and a Counsellor:
Last names A–K & International Students:
Vice Principal: Mr. Todd Powell – tpowell@sd62.bc.ca
Counsellor: Ms. Sharon Jesson – sjesson@sd62.bc.ca
Last names L-Z
Vice Principal:  Mr. John Mennie – jmennie@sd62.bc.ca
Counsellor: Mr. Allan Phipps – aphipps@sd62.bc.ca

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.

Post Secondary Planning & Careers

 

GRADE 12 STUDENTS STARTING AT UVIC IN SEPT:

Academic advising is now available for admitted students.  UVic encourages students to book a meeting with their faculty’s academic adviser(s) as soon as possible.  This is a busy time of year for Academic Advising and availability is limited.  Admitted students can find their appropriate academic adviser on the Undergraduate academic advisers webpage.

Grade 12 Students

SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES: Visit the scholarship & bursary section of the EMCS website for step-by-step application instructions, a large database of scholarships/bursaries, and other important scholarship/bursary information.  That website will be updated throughout the year.  This information is found under the “Counselling” top tab, “Grade 12 Information” sub-tab, then “Scholarships Bursaries & Student Loans.”

 
 

Please check out the latest EMCS newsletter by clicking on the link below

EMCS Newsletter, June 24, 2022

Stay in the loop!

Please continue to check our website http://emcs.web.sd62.bc.ca/, the Wolverines App, and the District website https://www.sd62.bc.ca/ for up-to-date information! 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!

 
 

SOOKE SCHOOL DISTRICT ACADEMY PROGRAMS: Secondary Registration Opens February 7th at 6:00 am.

Spaces are limited so early registration is important!

Click on the poster for more information.