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Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 28th 

  • Click here for Official Gr.10 -12 Course Assessment Schedule.
  • The Grade 12 English Provincial Exam is on Monday, June 25th at 8:40am.
  • Our Grade 8 and 9 students will be expected to be in school all day June 25th – 27th. The students will be participating in their final assessments, competency-based self-assessments and projects during this time. The school will be open to middle school students on Thursday, June 28th for project and assessment completion.
  • The gr.10-12 course assessments will take place June 25th – 27th, with course completion taking place through Thursday, June 28th.
  • There will be 3 seating’s for the Numeracy Assessment – Wednesday, June 27th morning, Thursday, June 28th morning and afternoon. The students have already registered to write. Students will sign-up for their seating beginning Monday, June 18th at the office. Please note the Numeracy Assessment Workshops listed below.

Please contact the office if you have any questions.

 

Numeracy Assessment Workshops: Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one of the upcoming  Numeracy Workshops to help prepare them for the assessment. Workshops will be held on the following dates & times in rm 211:

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 12             Lunchtime

Tuesday, June 19              3:30-4:30pm

Thursday. June 21             3:30-4:30pm

You can attend as many workshops as you want! See  NUMERACY ASSESSMENT WORKSHOPS for more information or checkout the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

 

 PSS Mountain Bike Team Does Great at Provincials!

Pemberton Secondary School fielded a team of 19 riders at the High School Provincials over the weekend.  For many riders it was there first time at provincials and they placed exceptionally well.  Seasoned veterans Joe Davies, Ella Macdonald, Arriya Kuiper, and Sean Turrin had podium finishes: Joe Davies 1st Senior Cross Country, Ella Macdonald 3nd Senior Cross Country and 2rd Senior Enduro, Arriya Kuiper 3rd Gr 10 Enduro, Sean Turrin 2nd gr10 Enduro.  Shakari King had the best crash(s) of the weekend but bounced right back up again and completed both races.  The grade 8s and 9s all put in exceptional rides.  Well done everyone!  

 

 

The PSS Mountain Bike Club would like to sincerely thank the Whistler Cycling Club for their generous donation.  With the funds, the school has been able to purchase a Giant Trance 4.   Students whose families do not have the money to purchase their own bike can now give mountain biking a try and enter a sport they may have been prohibited from experiencing due to cost.  The Whistler Cycling Club frequently rides up the valley on Tuesday evenings and goes out for dinner at one of our local restaurants.  Nicole Jean, Boyd Hargitt and the students of the club are truly grateful that the Whistler Cycling Club thought of our school.  

 

DO NOT PASS SCHOOL BUS WHEN RED LIGHTS FLASHING

Dear Parents & Guardians,

Please remind your friends that it is dangerous and illegal to pass a school bus when the red lights are flashing.

Our children’s lives depend on traffic stopping to allow them to safely cross the road.

The fine for passing a stopped school bus is $368.

If you witness a vehicle failing to stop for the flashing red lights, please report the license plate number to the RCMP.

Thank you for your help in keeping our kids safe!

Krista Brynjolfson

 

SOGI 1 2 3 has launched new SOGI 1 2 3 Parent Videos that address questions about SOGI 1 2 3 and SOGI-inclusive education in schools. The videos are designed for parents and family members to view and learn about SOGI 1 2 3 in various grade-levels. The goal of the videos is to debunk some of the common misinformation in the media and to support parents in their understanding of SOGI-inclusive education. The SOGI 1 2 3 Parent Videos are available to view and download now on SOGIeducation.org/parents.

 

 Course Selection for the 2018/19 school year has begun!

Here is the lowdown on the course selection process at PSS…

Over the next couple of weeks, students will be selecting courses that they are interested in taking next year (DONE).  This information will give us data on what courses to offer at PSS. We recently met with each grade to present the courses that could be offered next year at PSS. Students were also given a sheet that included all of the possibilities. You can read up on the many options in our 2018/19 Course Handbook by clicking here .

Our official course selection is now underway. Students will bring their selections home to review with their parents/guardians and return the completed signed form to the school by Monday, June 4th. A finalized timetable for each student will then be sent home.

Please contact the office if you have any questions regarding the process or about our 2018-19 School Timetable and Programs.

Thank you,

Krista Brynjolfson

Labour Market Outlook: The British Columbia Labour Outlook: 2017 Edition can help to support students, teachers and parents to get the most up-to-date information on the occupations and skills that will be in demand in BC over the next ten years. For more information about BC’s labour market information, please visit WorkBC’s webpage. If you have questions, please contact workbcinformation@gov.bc.ca.

 

2017-18 School Year Information:

Check out our  Weekly Timetable 2017-18

Check out our General School Supply List 2017-2018

We will be reviewing our PSS Student Code of Conduct this year. You can find the current Code of Conduct by clicking here.

 

CALENDAR INFORMATION

Dear Parents, Guardians, Staff & Students,

The Board of Education recently approved our calendars for the next three years. Thank you for all of the feedback throughout the entire process. The approved calendars can be found below.

Calendar 2017-2018

Calendar 2018-2019

Calendar 2019-2020

 

Upcoming Events to be Ready For…

bus  Late Bus will run every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 5:00pm.

 

pacOur next PAC Meeting will be in September 2018. Stay tuned for the date and time in the Fall.

For PAC information, please contact Lisa Shippit at psspac@gmail.com or on Facebook at Pemberton Secondary PAC.

 

Our calendar has been updated for the 2017/18 year, please take a look for upcoming events at PSS.

 

 General School Supply List 2017-2018

PSS Calendar 2017-2018

PSS School Improvement Plan 2017-18

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call us at 604-894-6318 or email Krista Brynjolfson kbrynjolfson@sd48.bc.ca and/or Diane Hart dhart@sd48.bc.ca

Click here for a copy of the 2017/18 Grad Planner.


SD48 School District Strategic Plan

Click here for a look at the Strategic Plan

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2 thoughts on “Home

    Andrea Kehl said:
    April 24, 2017 at 7:37 am

    Hallo, I am Andrea from Germany. My son Niklas 15 years, in interested to visit a canadian school for some time. My question now: can I find the elective courses you offer on your homepage? When do you know, wich courses you offer in springterm 2018?
    I hope, you understand my question an I am looking forward to an answer.
    Best regards from Hamburg, Germany.
    Andrea

      kristabowes said:
      April 24, 2017 at 11:03 am

      Hi Andrea,

      We are currently building our timetable for the 2017/18 school year, and hope to have it up on the website soon. If you are interested in having your son Niklas attend our school next year, I would recommend you contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. Brianne is the vice principal of our International program and will be able to answer any of your questions and guide you through the process of attending school in our district.

      Kindest Regards,

      Krista

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