PSS Daily

Tuesday, May 21, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Grads – your Capstone Presentation Evening is this Thursday, May 23rd. The schedule is posted at the office. Please make sure you have done the following:

-Invite your “panel” – you should have invited them by now.

-Have everything ready to go by Wednesday (tomorrow).

-Practice before Thursday.

-Come and see Ms. Brynjolfson if you have any questions.

Good Luck – we cannot wait to celebrate each of you!!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Grilled Cheese with soup and salad for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Grade 11 students need to meet Ms. Aldcroft in rm. 102 on Thursday, May 23 at lunch to talk about Grad. That’s right, GRADE ELEVEN students.
  • Looking for a summer job? Great jobs can be found on the “Employment Opportunities” board opposite the office – come and check it out!
  • GRADS! This is a reminder to get your grade write-ups to Ms. Aldcroft by May 31. Email your 2-3 sentence gratitude and plan to baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. Also, a reminder to grads that if you are applying for the Wellness Bursary, applications are due TODAY!
  • Any Grade 10-12’s who would like to write the Provincial Numeracy Assessment in June, please come to the office to sign up (all students currently in a Grade 10-12 math course are already registered). If you have questions about it, please ask the office. Grade 12’s – you must write this assessment in order to graduate!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Production of the 90’s classic, “Airheads”!  Airheads will be playing at PSS at 7:30pm on May 30, 31 and June 1st and 2nd. It is highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance as space is very limited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the office or Ms. Zablotney.
  • Hey PSS –  Theme Day Thursdays continues this week with everyone’s favourite rad day –  Decades Day! Here is the full schedule:

May 30th…Formal Day

June 6th…Crazy Hair Day

June 13th…Tight N Bright Day

June 20th…Beach Day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, May 17, 2019…Enjoy the long weekend everyone!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Homemade Pizza for lunch today for $5.
  • Come to Math Club today at lunch in rm 211 for some super fun math activities! Play some UNO and other card games to improve your math skills. Also, students will have the chance to enter a long division contest and Mrs. Davies will be holding a contest for the best math related licence plate to put on her van! Don’t miss out!
  • There is a very, very important Mountain Bike Team meeting at the beginning of lunch today in Ms. Jean’s room. All riders must attend! Be there, please!
  • Grade 9’s, 10’s and 11’s – your Course Selection Sheets are due to the office TODAY – please dig them out of your backpacks and bring them in!
  • All permission forms for the 30 Hour Famine must be submitted to the office or Ms. McLachlan by the end of the day, TODAY.
  • Grade 11 students need to meet Ms Aldcroft in rm. 102 on Thursday, May 23 at lunch to talk about Grad. That’s right, GRADE ELEVEN students.
  • Looking for a summer job? Great jobs can be found on the “Employment Opportunities” board opposite the office – come and check it out!
  • Grads – your Capstone Presentation Evening is next Thursday, May 23rd. Please make sure you invite your parents/guardians, family members and teachers that you would like to present to!! If you need a reminder of the time you signed up for, the schedule is posted at the office.
  • GRADS! This is a reminder to get your grade write-ups to Ms. Aldcroft by May 31. Email your 2-3 sentence gratitude and plan to baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. Also, a reminder to grads that if you are applying for the Wellness Bursary, applications are due right after the weekend.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Production of the 90’s classic, “Airheads”!  Airheads will be playing at PSS at 7:30pm on May 30, 31 and June 1st and 2nd. It is highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance as space is very limited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the office or Ms. Zablotney.
  • Hey PSS – Let’s have some fun over this last stretch of school with Theme Day Thursdays! Starting next week, we will have a theme for all to enjoy! Here is the schedule:

You all have the long weekend to get your outfit ready for next Thursday May 23rd – which is …Decades Day!

May 30th…Formal Day

June 6th…Crazy Hair Day

June 13th…Tight N Bright Day

June 20th…Beach Day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Sex + Drugs is happening at lunch in the Counselling Rm – everyone is welcome!
  • Link Crew is meeting in Rm 211 at lunch today – see you there!
  • Any grade 10 and 11 students wishing to help plan and orient the grade 7s on May 28, please come to a meeting TODAY at lunch in room 102. To be a tour guide you must have your C and D block teachers’ permission and be all caught up in those classes.
  • Congratulations to our gritty Senior Girls and Senior Boys Mtn Bike Teams!! Both senior teams brought home the North Shore League Championship yesterday for the second year in a row! The entire team had a great showing with many personal medals being awarded for the league races. Cheer on the PSS Mtn Bike Team as they prepare for Provincials happening on May 24th.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Homemade Pizza for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Grade 9’s, 10’s and 11’s – your Course Selection Sheets are due to the office by tomorrow, Friday, May 17th. Please remember to have your parent/guardian review and sign it for you!
  • All permission forms for the 30 Hour Famine must be submitted to the office or Ms. McLachlan by the end of the day THIS FRIDAY.
  • Grade 11 students need to meet Ms Aldcroft in rm. 102 on Thursday, May 23 at lunch to talk about Grad. That’s right, GRADE ELEVEN students.
  • Come to Math Club on Friday at lunch for some super fun math activities! Play some UNO and other card games to improve your math skills. Also, students will have the chance to enter a long division contest and Mrs. Davies will be holding a contest for the best math related licence plate to put on her van! Don’t miss out!
  • GRADS! This is a reminder to get your grade write-ups to Ms Aldcroft by May 31. Email your 2-3 sentence gratitude and plan to baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Production of the 90’s classic, “Airheads”!  Airheads will be playing at PSS at 7:30pm on May 30, 31 and June 1st and 2nd. It is highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance as space is very limited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the office or Ms. Zablotney.
  • PSS is beginning the registration process for provincial exams that take place June 24th – 27th, 2019. The Graduation Numeracy Assessment will be administered during this time. The Numeracy Assessment is open to all grade 10-12 students. All students must write the Graduation Numeracy Assessment at least once in order to graduate from high school. Students have a total of 3 chances to write it. All grade 10-12 students currently enrolled in a math class are registered to write this assessment and Ms. Brynjolfson will be visiting each of the grade 10-12 classes to review the assessment with the students and to confirm whether or not they are interested in writing the assessment in June. They will not be penalized if they choose not to write in June – but we must ensure that students are registered ahead of time. If your child is not currently taking a math course, but is interested in writing the Graduation Numeracy Assessment in June of 2019, please have them let the office know by Wednesday, May 22nd. We will send a confirmation email out to all parents/guardians of registered students in next couple of weeks. Workshops will be offered in early June to help the registered students prepare for this assessment and a schedule will be made in early June to ensure students will not have conflicts with other assessments.
  • Hey PSS – Let’s have some fun over this last stretch of school with Theme Day Thursdays! Starting next week, we will have a theme for all to enjoy! Here is the schedule:

Next Thursday May 23rd is …Decades Day!

May 30th…Formal Day

June 6th…Crazy Hair Day

June 13th…Tight N Bright Day

June 20th…Beach Day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019:

Students have now received a timetable to select their courses for next year. They will take this form home and discuss it with their guardians. Once approved, the guardians should sign it and have the student return it to the office by May 17th.  If you have any concerns please contact the counselor, Heather Quamme. Thank you!

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mount Currie and D’Arcy today.   Instead of leaving at 5 pm , however, the bus will leave here at 6 pm. 
  • Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Anyone who is planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine MUST attend a meeting tomorrow, May 14th at lunch in Room 205. If you are unable to attend for a legitimate reason, please see Ms. McLachlan.
  • Any grade 10 and 11 students wishing to help plan and orient the grade 7s on May 28, please come to a meeting on Thursday, May 16 at lunch in room 102. To be a tour guide you must have your C and D block teachers’ permission and be all caught up in those classes.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting after school this Wednesday. Amanda from Ts’zil will also be joining to facilitate a visioning board activity related to post-secondary. This is relevant to anyone 8-12. Anyone is welcome to join.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Production of the 90’s classic, “Airheads”!  Airheads will be playing at PSS at 7:30pm on May 30, 31 and June 1st and 2nd. It is highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance as space is very limited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the office or Ms. Zablotney.
  • There is a very important mountain bike meeting today at lunch to discuss tomorrow’s race and next week’s Provincials.  Any riders wishing to do either must attend.  Ms. Jean
  • Hey PSS – Let’s have some fun over this last stretch of school with Theme Day Thursdays! Starting next week, we will have a theme for all to enjoy! Here is the schedule:

This Thursday, May 16th  is PJ Day!

May 23rd…Decades Day

May 30th…Formal Day

June 6th…Crazy Hair Day

June 13th…Tight N Bright Day

June 20th…Beach Day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Monday, May 13, 2019:

Students have now received a timetable to select their courses for next year. They will take this form home and discuss it with their guardians. Once approved, the guardians should sign it and have the student return it to the office by May 17th.  If you have any concerns please contact the counselor, Heather Quamme. Thank you!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken or Veggie Pesto Pasta for lunch today for $5.
  • Mtn Bikers – the Monday Ride is happening today. Meet at 4pm on Urdal Rd!
  • Interact will be having a quick important meeting today in rm 209.
  • Any grade 10 and 11 students wishing to help plan and orient the grade 7s on May 28, please come to a meeting on Thursday, May 16 at lunch in room 102. To be a tour guide you must have your C and D block teachers’ permission and be all caught up in those classes.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting after school this Wednesday. Amanda from Ts’zil will also be joining to facilitate a visioning board activity related to post-secondary. This is relevant to all anyone 8-12. Anyone is welcome to join.
  • Anyone who is planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine MUST attend a meeting tomorrow, May 14th at lunch in Room 205. If you are unable to attend for a legitimate reason, please see Ms. McLachlan.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Production of the 90’s classic, “Airheads”! Airheads will be playing at PSS at 7:30pm on May 30, 31 and June 1st and 2nd. It is highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance as space is very limited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the office or Ms. Zablotney.
  • Hey PSS – Let’s have some fun over this last stretch of school with Theme Day Thursdays! Starting next week, we will have a theme for all to enjoy! Here is the schedule:

This Thursday, May 16t is PJ Day!

May 23rd…Decades Day

May 30th…Formal Day

June 6th…Crazy Hair Day

June 13th…Tight N Bright Day

June 20th…Beach Day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, May 9, 2019:

Students, Parents/Guardians: Tomorrow, Friday, May 10th is a “Day in Lieu” for Teachers and there is NO school in session – enjoy the sunshine!

Students have now received a timetable to select their courses for next year. They will take this form home and discuss it with their guardians. Once approved, the guardians should sign it and have the student return it to the office by May 17th.  If you have any concerns please contact the counselor, Heather Quamme. Thank you!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Grads! Let’s meet at lunch today to finalize speakers and songs for grad. Please meet Ms. Aldcroft in Rm 102.
  • Link Crew is meeting at lunch today in Rm 211.
  • Mtn Bikers – the results are still being tallied but there is a good chance that the PSS Senior boys and girls teams have bagged the North Shore League 1st place…stay tuned! Yesterday’s race had the largest turnout of senior racers PSS has ever had. The Grade 10’s and Grade 8’s also had fantastic individual results!! The next school training ride is on Monday. Have a fun weekend on the trails!
  • Anyone who is planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine MUST attend a meeting on May 14th at Lunch in Room 205. If you are unable to attend for a legitimate reason, please see Ms. McLachlan.
  • Hey PSS – Let’s have some fun over this last stretch of school with Theme Day Thursdays! Starting next week, we will have a theme for all to enjoy! Here is the schedule:

Next Thursday, May 16th…PJ Day

May 23rd…Decades Day

May 30th…Formal Day

June 6th…Crazy Hair Day

June 13th…Tight N Bright Day

June 20th…Beach Day

 

We recommend all grade 10-12 students and parents/guardians become familiar with the Student Transcripts Service. It can be found at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/transcripts-and-certificates. There is video on how to create an account. You will need your PEN, which can be found on your child’s report card. If you have difficulty finding your PEN, you can contact the office.

About the Student Transcripts Service

You can use the Student Transcripts Service (STS) to:

  • View or order your secondary school transcript
  • Send your secondary school transcripts to post-secondary institutions
  • Order your graduation certificate
  • View scholarships awarded by B.C.
  • View your provincial exam or graduation assessment results

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019:

Students, Parents/Guardians: This Friday, May 10th is a “Day in Lieu” for Teachers and there is NO school in session – enjoy the sunshine!

Students have now received a timetable to select their courses for next year. They will take this form home and discuss it with their guardians. Once approved, the guardians should sign it and have the student return it to the office by May 17th.  If you have any concerns please contact the counselor, Heather Quamme. Thank you.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Greek Falafels and Salad for lunch today for $5.
  • Book Club is meeting during Silent Reading today – see you there!
  • Diversity Club is happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch today – everyone is welcome!
  • Grads! Let’s meet at lunch tomorrow (Thursday) to finalize speakers and songs for grad. Please meet Ms. Aldcroft in Rm 102.
  • Anyone who is planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine MUST attend a meeting on May 14th at Lunch in Room 205. If you are unable to attend for a legitimate reason, please see Ms. McLachlan.

We recommend all grade 10-12 students and parents/guardians become familiar with the Student Transcripts Service. It can be found at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/support/transcripts-and-certificates. There is video on how to create an account. You will need your PEN, which can be found on your child’s report card. If you have difficulty finding your PEN, you can contact the office.

About the Student Transcripts Service

You can use the Student Transcripts Service (STS) to:

  • View or order your secondary school transcript
  • Send your secondary school transcripts to post-secondary institutions
  • Order your graduation certificate
  • View scholarships awarded by B.C.
  • View your provincial exam or graduation assessment results

 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: This Friday, May 10th is a “Day in Lieu” for Teachers and there is NO school in session – enjoy the sunshine!

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is happening in the Library and Drama is practicing in the Drama Rm.
  • Leadership Students – there is a mandatory Leadership Meeting today at lunch in Rm 102.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch. Everyone is welcome!
  • Mtn Bikers who are racing tomorrow, please come to an important meeting at lunch today in Ms. Jean’s Rm.
  • Anyone who is planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine MUST attend a meeting on May 14th at Lunch in Room 205. If you are unable to attend for a legitimate reason, please see Ms. McLachlan.

ATTENTION STUDETS, PARENTS & GUARDIANS…

The 2019-2020 Course Selection will take place this week!

We have built the timetable for next year and will work with student to help them choose a balanced timetable. This is completed on a paper copy and will be taken home to be discussed and signed by the students’ guardians. The schedule for course selection will be as follows:

 

Wednesday, May 8TH:

This Year’s Grade 11’s:

9:00am – Last Names A-L

9:30am – Last Names M-Z

 

This Year’s Grade 10’s:

10:30am – Outdoor Education Program

11:00am – Remaining Grade 10’s

 

This Year’s Grade 9’s:

12:35pm – Last Names A-L

1:15 – Last Names M-Z

 

Thursday, May 9th:

12:30pm – Students who have no completed a course selection

 

All course selection sheets must be signed by parent/guardian and returned to school by Friday, May 17th. If you have any questions regarding the course selection process, please contact the school office.

 

 

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

 

Monday, May 6, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: with 2 more months of school left, we would like to remind families that we still need to receive notice when students will not be in class. Prior Arrangement Forms are available at the office and should be used whenever a student has a planned absence from school. Students require a parent to contact the office and excuse them if they are leaving the school at any time of the day (other than over lunch). They will no longer be allowed to sign out without parent permission.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Veggie Burritos for lunch today for $5.
  • Girls Soccer Players – please come to a meeting at lunch in Ms. Walden’s rm.
  • Interact is meeting today at lunch in Rm 209.
  • Leadership Students – there is a mandatory Leadership Meeting tomorrow at lunch in Rm 102.
  • Mtn Bikers – due to the Staff Meeting happening after school today there will be no school ride at 4pm – Sorry!!
  • Congratulations to all students involved in the 24 Hour Drum last Friday. The performance was a huge success! Please make sure to read the article published in the Squamish Chieftain. There will be no Aboriginal Leadership meeting this week, our next meeting will be Wednesday May 15th.”
  • Next Year’s Outdoor Program class list is on the Woodshop door. Congratulations – only 9 months until the radness begins!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Friday, May 3, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: with 2 more months of school left, we would like to remind families that we still need to receive notice when students will not be in class. Prior Arrangement Forms are available at the office and should be used whenever a student has a planned absence from school.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Grilled Cheese with baked potato wedges and a choice of soup for lunch today for $5.
  • ALL GRADS need to come to a meeting on today at lunch in Rm 102 to decide the details regarding the graduation ceremony. See you there!
  • Next Year’s Outdoor Program class list is on the Woodshop door. Congratulations – only 9 months until the radness begins!
  • Any students planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine on May 24th need to pick up a letter to take home and a pledge form from the office. You can return the letters to Ms. McLachlan or to the office. Keeping listening for a formal meeting about the Famine later in May.
  • Grads – another post-secondary bursary has become available! The Wellness Bursary will be offered to a student who is a good role model, active member of the community, is engaged in events and shows a positive attitude to school and peers. Please come to the office for more information. A letter of application along with a letter of recommendation from a school faculty or community member should be submitted to the PSS office by May 20th to apply.
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is this Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, May 2, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch – everyone is welcome!
  • Link Crew is meeting today at lunch in Rm 211.
  • The Library is open for lunch but closed for the afternoon today. Students who have an online block in A or B, please work in the Commons.
  • Reminder for Aboriginal Leadership Students to please finish their posters for the 24 Hour Drum in the Istken Room by the end of the day today. Please also arrive prepared for the day on Friday morning at 8:45.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Grilled Cheese with baked potato wedges and a choice of soup for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Any students planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine on May 24th need to pick up a letter to take home and a pledge form from the office. You can return the letters to Ms. McLachlan or to the office. Keeping listening for a formal meeting about the Famine later in May.
  • ALL GRADS need to come to a meeting on Friday at lunch in Rm 102 to decide the details regarding the graduation ceremony. See you there!
  • Grads – another post-secondary bursary has become available! The Wellness Bursary will be offered to a student who is a good role model, active member of the community, is engaged in events and shows a positive attitude to school and peers. Please come to the office for more information. A letter of application along with a letter of recommendation from a school faculty or community member should be submitted to the PSS office by May 20th to apply.
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is this Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Glory Bowls for lunch today for $5.
  • Book Club is meeting at Silent Reading in the Library today.
  • Grads: Ms. McLachlan is offering a Capstone prep session today at lunch in room 209. Please make sure you are coming with some of your own ideas and plans for a starting point.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school.
  • All Mtn Bikers who are racing today, please meet in the parking lot at 12:40 – right after lunch.
  • Any students planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine on May 24th need to pick up a letter to take home and a pledge form from the office. You can return the letters to Ms. McLachlan or to the office. Keeping listening for a formal meeting about the Famine later in May.
  • ALL GRADS need to come to a meeting on Friday at lunch in Rm 102 to decide the details regarding the graduation ceremony. See you there!
  • Grads – another post-secondary bursary has become available! The Wellness Bursary will be offered to a student who is a good role model, active member of the community, is engaged in events and shows a positive attitude to school and peers. Please come to the office for more information. A letter of application along with a letter of recommendation from a school faculty or community member should be submitted to the PSS office by May 20th to apply.
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads –  sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program are due TODAY. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library. Drama is not happening today.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Glory Bowls for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Grads – there is  a Grad Seminar at lunch today on “Life After Highschool” with Tanya Richman in Rm 209  – Be there!!
  • Any students planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine on May 24th need to pick up a letter to take home and a pledge form from the office. You can return the letters to Ms. McLachlan or to the office. Keeping listening for a formal meeting about the Famine later in May.
  • Grads: Ms. McLachlan is offering one more session of Capstone prep/help: Wednesday, May 1st at lunch in room 209. Please make sure you are coming with some of your own ideas and plans for a starting point. Also – Only HALF of the Grads are signed up for their Capstone presentation – Please come to the office ASAP to sign up if you haven’t done so yet!
  • A reminder to Grads that the application deadline for the Village of Pemberton and SLRD Scholarships is TODAY. SLRD Applications should be turned into the office and the Village of Pemberton Application is online. Please see Ms. Quamme or Ms. Garrett-Jones if you have questions.
  • ALL GRADS need to come to a meeting on Friday at lunch in Rm 102 to decide the details regarding the graduation ceremony. See you there!
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads –  sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program are due this Wednesday, May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Monday, April 29, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC Meeting is happening this evening at 6:30pm. The meeting’s agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached. Hope to see you there!

  • The Devils Diner is serving a choice of Chicken Parmesan or Veggie Lentil Bake for lunch today for $5.
  • Mtn Bikers – The Monday Ride happens at 4pm today. Meet on Urdal Rd. Also – please meet in Ms. Jean’s room at lunch if you plan to attend this Wednesday’s race.
  • There is a very important Aboriginal Leadership Meeting today and Wednesday after school.
  • Any students planning on attending the 30-Hour Famine on May 24th need to pick up a letter to take home and a pledge form from the office. You can return the letters to Ms. McLachlan or to the office. Keeping listening for a formal meeting about the Famine later in May.
  • Grads: Ms. McLachlan is offering one more session of Capstone prep/help: Wednesday, May 1st at lunch in room 209. Please make sure you are coming with some of your own ideas and plans for a starting point. Also – Only HALF of the Grads are signed up for their Capstone presentation – Please come to the office ASAP to sign up if you haven’t done so yet!
  • A reminder to Grads that the application deadline for the Village of Pemberton and SLRD Scholarships is April 30th (that’s tomorrow). SLRD Applications should be turned into the office and the Village of Pemberton Application is online. Please see Ms. Quamme or Ms. Garrett-Jones if you have questions.
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program are due this Wednesday, May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Friday, April 26, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC Meeting is happening this Monday, April 29th at 6:30pm. The meeting’s agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached. Hope to see you there!

  • Any Interact Students who are participating in the highway clean-up this weekend please come to get a permission form from the office.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Burritos with Mexican Bean Salad for lunch today for $5.
  • Math Club meets today at lunch in rm 211 – come and work on your skills!
  • Mtn Bikers – there is an optional ride happening after school today. Meet at 4pm on Urdal Rd. The PSS Sr. Girls and Sr. Boys teams have inched ahead of Windsor Secondary to take the lead place – keep up the momentum! The Provincial Courses are now online. Preview the courses on “Trailforks” or see the posting on the Athletic Bulletin Board. See Ms. Jean if you need help finding it.
  • Grads: Ms. McLachlan is offering two sessions of Capstone prep/help: Friday, April 26th and Wednesday, May 1st at lunch in room 209. Please make sure you are coming with some of your own ideas and plans for a starting point. Also – Only HALF of the Grads are signed up for their Capstone presentation – Please come to the office ASAP to sign up if you haven’t done so yet!
  • A reminder to Grads that the application deadline for the Village of Pemberton and SLRD Scholarships is April 30th (that’s next Tuesday). SLRD Applications should be turned into the office and the Village of Pemberton Application is online. Please see Ms. Quamme or Ms. Garrett-Jones if you have questions.
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • 2019 Technology Impact Awards: Grade 12 students accepted into a technology-related program at a BC post-secondary institution this fall are invited to apply for a BC Tech Scholarship. Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded. Applications are being accepted until April 30.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, April 25, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm. Aboriginal Leadership is also meeting in the Istken Rm to prepare for the 24 Hr Drum.
  • Link Crew meets today at lunch in Rm 211.
  • Any Interact Students who are participating in the highway clean-up this weekend please come to get a permission form from the office.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Burritos with Mexican Bean Salad for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Congratulations to the Mtn Bike Team on their very successful race on the Sunshine Coast yesterday. Our team had 20 racers and almost all came in the top half of their categories with 4 podium finishes. The trails at Coast Gravity Park were amazing!
  • Grads: Ms. McLachlan is offering two sessions of Capstone prep/help: Friday, April 26th and Wednesday, May 1st at lunch in room 209. Please make sure you are coming with some of your own ideas and plans for a starting point. Also – Only HALF of the Grads are signed up for their Capstone presentation – Please come to the office ASAP to sign up if you haven’t done so yet!
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • 2019 Technology Impact Awards: Grade 12 students accepted into a technology-related program at a BC post-secondary institution this fall are invited to apply for a BC Tech Scholarship. Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded. Applications are being accepted until April 30.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019:

  • The Devils Diner is serving loaded potatoes with salad and dessert for lunch today for $5
  • Grads – There is a Grad Seminar on Health Insurance today at lunch in Rm 102. Stay healthy – don’t miss this one!
  • There are 2 very important Aboriginal Leadership meetings today and tomorrow (Thursday) after school in the Istken Room to get prepared for the 24 Hour Drum. See you all after school!
  • Any Interact Students who are participating in the highway clean-up this weekend please come to get a permission form from the office.
  • Grads: Ms. McLachlan is offering two sessions of Capstone prep/help: Friday, April 26th and Wednesday, May 1st at lunch in room 209. Please make sure you are coming with some of your own ideas and plans for a starting point.
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • 2019 Technology Impact Awards: Grade 12 students accepted into a technology-related program at a BC post-secondary institution this fall are invited to apply for a BC Tech Scholarship. Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded. Applications are being accepted until April 30.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • There is a very important Interact Meeting at lunch today in Rm 209.
  • There is a very important Mtn Bike Meeting at lunch today in Ms. Jean’s rm to discuss tomorrow’s trip to the Sunshine Coast. Anyone wishing to go must attend and obtain a waiver form.
  • The Devils Diner is serving loaded potatoes with salad and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Grads: McLachlan is offering two sessions of Capstone prep/help: Friday, April 26th and Wednesday, May 1st at lunch in room 209. Please make sure you are coming with some of your own ideas and plans for a starting point.
  • Congratulations to Lara E. who was the Grand Champion this week in the .85m Jumper Division at her very first horse show EVER in Langley BC!! Gabby H. was the Reserve Champion for the Show in the 1.10m Jumper Divisions. Awesome showing gals!
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application form from the PSS Office if you are interested in applying.
  • 2019 Technology Impact Awards: Grade 12 students accepted into a technology-related program at a BC post-secondary institution this fall are invited to apply for a BC Tech Scholarship. Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded. Applications are being accepted until April 30.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Student Sponsorship Information Night for FN Grads is this evening, Tuesday, April 23rd 4:45-6:00pm at the Ts’zil Learning Centre for all parents, guardians and students! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019:

Parents/Guardians and Students: Today is a HALF DAY Teacher Collaboration Day. School will be in session in the morning only and dismissed at 11:44am. The blocks of school will be D and C (please note that the blocks have changed for this collab day morning!).

  • Mtn Bikers  – those who are racing today, please meet promptly at 11:45am in the student parking lot to leave for the race.
  • Book Club is meeting during Silent Reading today in the Library.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting Thursday after school this week – see you all there!
  • Attention Grads – Capstone Sign-up has begun. The sign-up sheet is outside of Ms. Brynjolfson’s office. Instructions and details are there or you can ask an office member to help you. Please sign up soon if you haven’t done so already!
  • The Sea to Sky Women’s Soccer League is offering a $500 Scholarship to a Grade 12 female graduating student in the Sea to Sky Corridor who plays in league or school soccer. Please pick up an application in the PSS Office if you are interested in applying!
  • 2019 Technology Impact Awards: Grade 12 students accepted into a technology-related program at a BC post-secondary institution this fall are invited to apply for a BC Tech Scholarship. Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded. Applications are being accepted until April 30.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Student Sponsorship Information Night for FN Grads is Tuesday, April 23rd 4:45-6:00pm at the Tzil Learning Centre for all parents, guardians and students! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Monday, April 15, 2019:

Parents/Guardians and Students: This Wednesday, April 17th is a HALF DAY Teacher Collaboration Day. School will be in session in the morning only and dismissed at 11:44am. The blocks of school will be D and C (please note that the blocks have changed for this collab day morning!).

  • Attention Grads – Capstone Sign-up has begun. The sign-up sheet is outside of Ms. Brynjolfson’s office. Instructions and details are there or you can ask an office member to help you. Please come to sign up asap!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving their delicious Cauliflower Mac & Cheese with dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Interact is meeting today at lunch in Rm 209.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school – see you all there!
  • Mtn Bike Club – please meet at 4pm at the Urdal Rd meeting location for the Monday Ride.
  • Basketball players: 11 jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • 2019 Technology Impact Awards: Grade 12 students accepted into a technology-related program at a BC post-secondary institution this fall are invited to apply for a BC Tech Scholarship. Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded. Applications are being accepted until April 30.
  • Grade 12 Creative Students – applications are now being accepted for the  Arts Whistler Student Art Awards. This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated artistic achievement in the visual, literary, performing or media arts.
    Awards of $500 are given to individuals graduating from Grade 12 in Whistler, Pemberton and Mt. Currie. The deadline for submission is Sunday May 5th. For more information and to apply online, please go to https://artswhistler.com/event/student-art-awards-applications?instance_id=78464
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Student Sponsorship Information Night for FN Grads is Tuesday, April 23rd 4:45-6:00pm at the Tzil Learning Centre for all parents, guardians and students! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

  • Parents and students are invited to a Post-Secondary and Career Fair in the PSS Commons this Wed. Apr 17 from 9-12am hosted by Strengthening Connections

Strengthening Connections is composed of the about 10 BC post-secondary institutes and employers they call “joiners.” Employer reps are usually from organizations like the RCMP, Forces, Island Health, etc. All of the representatives are of Indigenous descent and provide events in a format that works best for the participants (career fair tables, presentations, or some other activity that promotes information sharing). The primary focus is connecting Indigenous learners with post-secondary education.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Friday, April 12, 2019:

  • Attention Grads – Capstone Sign-up has begun. The sign-up sheet is outside of Ms. Brynjolfson’s office. Instructions and details are there or you can ask an office member to help you. Please come to sign up asap!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving their delicious Cauliflower Mac & Cheese with dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Please join the Math Club today at lunch in rm 211 for another round of cribbage, a classic game full of new math skills to learn. So, come on up to 211 and get your math on! Because living without math would be a sinθ…
  • Scholarship letters and applications are due TODAY! Please see Ms. Quamme or the office with any questions.
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Student Sponsorship Information Night for FN Grads is Tuesday, April 23rd 4:45-6:00pm at the Tzil Learning Centre for all parents, guardians and students! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

  • Basketball players: 15 jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • Parents and students are invited to a Post-Secondary and Career Fair in the PSS Commons on Wed. Apr 17 from 9-12am hosted by Strengthening Connections

Strengthening Connections is composed of the about 10 BC post-secondary institutes and employers they call “joiners.” Employer reps are usually from organizations like the RCMP, Forces, Island Health, etc. All of the representatives are of Indigenous descent and provide events in a format that works best for the participants (career fair tables, presentations, or some other activity that promotes information sharing). The primary focus is connecting Indigenous learners with post-secondary education.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, April 11, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, D’Arcy and Mt. Currie. Homework Help is happening in the library and Drama is in the Drama Rm.
  • Attention Grads – Capstone Sign-up begins today. The sign-up sheet is outside of Ms. Brynjolfson’s office. Instructions and details are there or you can ask an office member to help you. Please come to sign up asap!
  • Link Crew is meeting at lunch today in Rm 211.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in Rm 209.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving a choice of Cauliflower Mac and Cheese with dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Basketball players: 15 jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • Please join the Math Club this Friday at lunch for another round of cribbage, a classic game full of new math skills to learn. So, come on up to 211 and get your math on! Because living without math would be a sinθ…
  • Scholarship letters and applications are due tomorrow! The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Student Sponsorship Information Night for FN Grads is Tuesday, April 23rd 4:45-6:00pm at the Tzil Learning Centre for all parents, guardians and students! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019:

  • Students attending this weekend’s Model UN need to pick up permission forms from Ms. Jean.
  • Diversity Group is meeting at lunch today in the Counselling Rm.
  • Mtn Bikers – please make sure you have returned your permission forms to Ms. Jean. Those participating in today’s race must meet in the student parking lot at 11:45am to load bikes. We will be leaving at 12pm sharp!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving a choice of Vegetarian Coconut Curry or Beef Chili with cornbread and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Basketball players: 15 jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • Scholarship letters are due THIS Friday April 12th. The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Student Sponsorship Information Night is Tuesday, April 23rd 4:45-6:00pm at the Tzil Learning Centre for all parents, guardians and students! Please see the attached flyer for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is practicing in the Drama Rm.
  • Attention Aboriginal Leadership Students, forms for the event tomorrow must be turned in to Steve today.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch today. Everyone is welcome!
  • Students attending this weekend’s Model UN need to pick up permission forms from Ms. Jean.
  • Grads – There is a Grad Seminar today at lunch on Money, Money, Money! in Rm 102. Invest in yourself – be there!!
  • Mtn Bikers – please make sure you have returned your permission forms to Ms. Jean. Those participating in tomorrow’s race must meet in the student parking lot at 11:45am to load bikes. We will be leaving at 12pm sharp!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving a choice of Vegetarian Coconut Curry or Beef Chili with cornbread and dessert tomorrow for lunch for $5.
  • Basketball players: Half of the basketball jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • Scholarship letters are due THIS Friday April 12th. The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Amanda Walker will be doing workshops with Ts’Zil Learning Centre for our Grade 12 grads. Check out her schedule and what she will be discussing each week – her schedule is posted in the Istken room! This is an excellent opportunity to connect, have some one-on-one support, as well as discuss any post-secondary questions you may have as we are transitioning into Grad Month!!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Friday, April 5, 2019:

This Monday, April 8th is a District Professional Development Day and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Homemade Veggie Burgers with a choice of fries or Caesar Salad  today for lunch for $5.
  • Mountain Bikers – There will be a meeting today at lunch in Ms. Jean’s Rm to hand out team jerseys and collect your forms. Please be there if you want to be on the team this spring!
  • Reminder to Grade 9 students – Outdoor Program applications for next year are Today. Hand in to the office or directly to Mr. Hargitt.
  • Math Club will be hosting a cribbage card game tournament starting this Friday, and run for the next three weeks.

All students are welcome:  if you want to learn the game or take your skills to the next level in this classic game of cribbage, please come join us.

As long as you can count to 15 and 31, you might be the one to take home the trophy!

  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Amanda Walker will be doing workshops with Ts’Zil Learning Centre for our Grade 12 grads. Check out her schedule and what she will be discussing each week – her schedule is posted in the Istken room! This is an excellent opportunity to connect, have some one-on-one support, as well as discuss any post-secondary questions you may have as we are transitioning into Grad Month!!

  • Basketball players: Half of the basketball jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • Students looking for employment opportunities, please see the bulletin board in school, watch weekly for new postings.
  • Athletic Wear is HERE; If you purchased athletic wear through PAC … it is available to pick-up at the office.
  • Scholarship letters are due Friday April 12th. The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room on Tuesday + Thursday …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.
  • The Art Club would like to thank the Pemberton Secondary School Parent Advisory Council (PSS PAC) for the grant to enable the Art Club to purchase much needed art supplies. Pemberton Secondary School Art Club has been able to create beautiful pieces of art that continue to illuminate the walls and halls of Pemberton Secondary School.

In recognition of the gratitude and generosity shown by the Pemberton Secondary School Parent Advisory Council (PSS PAC) a piece of art by Brodey Fox is now hanging in the Pemberton Secondary School office.

Please come by and take a look!

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU,  PSS PAC!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, April 4, 2019:

This Monday, April 8th is a District Professional Development Day and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Grads – There are two Grad Seminars happening today!
  • Thursday, April 4 (at lunch) – My Blueprint at lunch in Rm 205. If you haven’t yet done your Blueprint – this is mandatory.
  • Thursday, April 4  (at 2pm) – Capstone Prep + Registration in Rm 209 – Grads will be called out of class for this.
  • Athletic Wear is HERE; If you purchased athletic wear through PAC … it is available to pick-up at the office.
  • Attention Grade 12 First Nations Grads – there are sponsorship applications for the Lil’wat Nation Post-Secondary Student Support Program in the office and in the Istken room. They are also available online in PDF format. They are due May 1st. If you are needing help filling this out, or have any other questions with regards to post-secondary funding, please touch base with Allison or Ts’Zil Learning Centre ASAP.

Amanda Walker will be doing workshops with Ts’Zil Learning Centre for our Grade 12 grads. Check out her schedule and what she will be discussing each week – her schedule is posted in the Istken room! This is an excellent opportunity to connect, have some one-on-one support, as well as discuss any post-secondary questions you may have as we are transitioning into Grad Month!!

  • All girls who are playing Soccer – practices will be outside on the field every Tuesday + Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Homemade Veggie Burgers with a choice of fries or Caesar Salad  tomorrow for lunch for $5.
  • Mountain Bikers – There will be a meeting tomorrow (Friday) at lunch in Ms. Jean’s Rm to hand out team jerseys and collect your forms. Please be there if you want to be on the team this spring!
  • Link Crew meets today in Rm 211 at lunch – see you there!
  • Reminder to Grade 9 students – Outdoor Program applications for next year are DUE this Friday, April 5. Hand in to the office or directly to Mr. Hargitt.
  • Basketball players: Half of the basketball jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • Students looking for employment opportunities, please see the bulletin board in school, watch weekly for new postings.
  • Math Club will be hosting a cribbage card game tournament starting this Friday, and run for the next three weeks.

All students are welcome:  if you want to learn the game or take your skills to the next level in this classic game of cribbage, please come join us.

As long as you can count to 15 and 31, you might be the one to take home the trophy!

  • Scholarship letters are due Friday April 12th. The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room on Tuesday + Thursday …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.

 

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019:

  • Athletic Wear is HERE; If you purchased athletic wear through PAC … it is available to pick-up at the office
  • All girls who are playing Soccer – practices will be outside on the field every Tuesday + Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Beef or Veggie Lasagna today (Wed) for lunch plus dessert for $5
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today (Wed) after school.
  • Reminder to Grade 9 students – Outdoor Program applications for next year are DUE this Friday, April 5. Hand in to the office or directly to Mr. Hargitt.
  • Basketball players: Half of the basketball jerseys are still missing!  Please return to Miss Walden asap.
  • Students looking for employment opportunities, please see the bulletin board in school, watch weekly for new postings.
  • Math Club will be hosting a cribbage card game tournament starting this Friday, and run for the next three weeks.

All students are welcome:  if you want to learn the game or take your skills to the next level in this classic game of cribbage, please come join us.

As long as you can count to 15 and 31, you might be the one to take home the trophy!

  • Grad Seminars;
  • Thursday, April 4 (at lunch) – My Blueprint at lunch in Rm 205
  • Thursday, April 4  (at 2pm) – Capstone Prep + Registration in Rm 209
  • Scholarship letters due Friday April 12th. The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room on Tuesday + Thursday …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Tuesday, April 2, 2019:

  • Grad Seminars – Today Tuesday, April 2 – How to Plan a Meaningful Gap Year at lunch in Rm 102
  • Athletic Wear is HERE today; If you purchased athletic wear through PAC … it will be available for pick-up today after lunch in the Commons
  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Room.
  • All girls who are playing Soccer, practices will be outside on the field every Tuesday + Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm. Starts TODAY!!
  • Mtn Bikers – please pick up a permission form package from Ms Jean today. Our 1st ride is tomorrow, 4pm at the train bridge.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Beef or Veggie Lasagna tomorrow (Wed) for lunch plus dessert for $5
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting this Wednesday after school.
  • Reminder to Grade 9 students – Outdoor Program applications for next year are DUE this Friday, April 5. Hand in to the office or directly to Mr. Hargitt.
  • Students looking for employment opportunities, please see the bulletin board in school, watch weekly for new postings.
  • Scholarship letters due Friday April 12th. The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Grade 12’s need to submit scholarship letters for the scholarships/bursaries that they would like to be considered for. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. There is over $45,000 that goes to the Pemberton Secondary Graduation Class so it is important that all grads apply with a scholarship letter. There is a sample letter in the booklet to help guide you to create your own. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room on Tuesday + Thursday …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Monday, April 1, 2019:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Veggie Thai Curry for lunch plus dessert today for $5.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting this Wednesday after school.
  • Reminder to Grade 9 students – Outdoor Program applications for next year are DUE this Friday, April 5. Hand in to the office or directly to Mr. Hargitt.
  • Students looking for employment opportunities, please see the bulletin board in school, watch weekly for new postings.
  • Grad Seminars – How to Plan a Meaningful Gap Year –Tuesday, April 2 at lunch in Rm 102
  • Scholarship letters due Friday April 12th. The Grade 12’s Scholarship Program booklet is now available from the office or online. Grade 12’s need to submit scholarship letters for the scholarships/bursaries that they would like to be considered for. Please refer to the booklet https://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary. There is over $45,000 that goes to the Pemberton Secondary Graduation Class so it is important that all grads apply with a scholarship letter. There is a sample letter in the booklet to help guide you to create your own. Come and workshop your letter in the counseling room on Tuesday + Thursday …  See Ms. Quamme with any questions.
  • Tuesday the Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Room.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Friday, March 15, 2019:

  • Math Club meets today at lunch in rm 211. Come and get caught up on work or strengthen your math skills!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving homemade pizza for lunch today for $5.
  • All basketball jerseys are now due back to Miss Walden’s room. Congratulations on a great season everyone!
  • Grade 10-12’s:  Applications for the Pemberton Junior Fire Crew are available at the office. The application submission deadline is today to the school or applications can be submitted to the Pemberton Fire Base by March 19th.
  • Grads – the 2019 Local Scholarship Booklet is available at the office. If you missed Wednesday’s Grad Meeting, please come asap to pick up the scholarship information. Application letters for local scholarships are due back to the office by April 12th. Application forms and information packages for the specific scholarships that require them are now available at the office for pick up.
  • Signal Hill Elementary is running an Easter Purdy’s Fundraiser to raise funds for a new hockey court. Order all of your Easter goodies and help out the elementary school and the Pemberton Community! To order, click the link, https://fundraising.purdys.com/1126-64635. Please share with all your friends! Thank you from the staff and students of Signal Hill!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, March 14, 2019:

Parents/Guardians:

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • It’s Pi Day PSS! Celebrated every March 14th (yes, that’s 3-14) Pi Day not only commemorates the very special number 3.14159255359(….and on and on) but also celebrates the birthday of the great scientist and mathematician, Albert Einstein. Pi was first calculated by Archimedes somewhere around 200 BC. Pi Day is also Ms. Tomlinson’s favourite day!! So say  “Happy Pi Day Ms. T!” when you see her today.

Why should you never talk to Pi? Because he’ll just go on and on!

What do you get when you take a bovine and divide it’s circumference by it’s diameter? A cow pie!

  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening today in the Counselling Rm. Everyone is welcome!
  • Link Crew will be meeting today at lunch in rm 211 – see you then!
  • Math Club meets tomorrow at lunch in rm 211. Come and get caught up on work or strengthen your math skills!
  • All basketball jerseys are now due back to Miss Walden’s room. Congratulations on a great season everyone!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving homemade pizza for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Grade 10-12’s:  Applications for the Pemberton Junior Fire Crew are available at the office. The application submission deadline is tomorrow, March 15th to the school or applications can be submitted to the Pemberton Fire Base by March 19th.
  • Grads – the 2019 Local Scholarship Booklet is available at the office. If you missed Wednesday’s Grad Meeting, please come asap to pick up the scholarship information. Application letters for local scholarships are due back to the office by April 12th. Application forms and information packages for the specific scholarships that require them are now available at the office for pick up.
  • Spring Break is coming up PSS – please return your library books or renew them before the holiday. Make sure you have something good to read for your break!
  • Signal Hill Elementary is running an Easter Purdy’s Fundraiser to raise funds for a new hockey court. Order all of your Easter goodies and help out the elementary school and the Pemberton Community! To order, click the link, https://fundraising.purdys.com/1126-64635. Please share with all your friends! Thank you from the staff and students of Signal Hill!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019:

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving a choice of Veggie or Beef Lasagna with dessert tomorrow for lunch for $5.
  • There is a quick Athletic Leadership meeting today at the start of lunch in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Congratulations to the students in Semester 1 who wrote the FRAL and English 12 Provincial Exams! It comes as no surprise that PSS’s results were better than district average and provincial average for both exams.
  • Spring Break is coming up PSS – please return your library books or renew them before the holiday. Make sure you have something good to read for your break!
  • Grads – There will be a mandatory GRAD MEETING at school this Wednesday, March 13th at 9:30am. Ms. Brynjolfson will be explaining the Grad Seminar Series and reviewing My Blueprint and the Capstone Presentation required by all grads. Ms. Quamme will be presenting the 2019 Scholarship Booklet. Please do not miss this meeting – it’s full of important information!!

The first grad seminar is happening TODAY at lunch in Rm 205 on Scholarship Writing. Please try to come to this seminar as tomorrow’s might be canceled! Check out the attachment for the full seminar schedule.

  • Signal Hill Elementary is running an Easter Purdy’s Fundraiser to raise funds for a new hockey court. Order all of your Easter goodies and help out the elementary school and the Pemberton Community! To order, click the link, https://fundraising.purdys.com/1126-64635. Please share with all your friends! Thank you from the staff and students of Signal Hill!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Monday, March 11, 2019:

This Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Glory Bowls with dessert for lunch today.
  • Any girls interested in playing soccer this spring please come to rm 102 at the beginning of lunch.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership Meeting after school today. See you then!
  • Grads – There will be a mandatory GRAD MEETING at school this Wednesday, March 13th at 9:30am. Ms. Brynjolfson will be explaining the Grad Seminar Series and reviewing My Blueprint and the Capstone Presentation required by all grads. Ms. Quamme will be presenting the 2019 Scholarship Booklet. Please do not miss this meeting – it’s full of important information!!

The first grad seminar is happening TODAY at lunch in Rm 205 on Scholarship Writing. Please try to come to this seminar as tomorrow’s might be canceled! Check out the attachment for the full seminar schedule.

  • On Tuesday, March 12th there is an Indigenous Forestry Career Fair happening in North Vancouver. PSS will be able to send 10-15 interested students to make this trip. This is an exciting opportunity with many possible career paths available in this growing field. If you are interested, please talk with Allison or Chris Wells, or pick up a permission form in the office!
  • Signal Hill Elementary is running an Easter Purdy’s Fundraiser to raise funds for a new hockey court. Order all of your Easter goodies and help out the elementary school and the Pemberton Community! To order, click the link, https://fundraising.purdys.com/1126-64635. Please share with all your friends! Thank you from the staff and students of Signal Hill!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Friday, March 8th Happy International Women’s Day, PSS Families,

Parents/Guardians:

Next Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

  • In celebration of International Women’s Day, the halls of PSS are displaying posters of inspirational women from all walks of life and careers – pause, read and be inspired!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving a choice of Pesto Chicken Pasta with Focaccia Bread or Vegetarian Chili for lunch today. Dessert is Cupcakes and Rice Krispie Squares. All for $5!
  • Mtn Bike Season is just around the corner, PSS. If you are interested in being on Pemberton Secondary’s Mtn Bike Team, either to join training rides, attend league races or do both, please come to a meeting today at lunch in Rm 107. All grades are welcome!
  • Math Club is meeting today in rm 211 at lunch. Bring your lunch and get caught up on work or strengthen your skills with some math games!
  • Diversity Club is meeting at lunch in the Counselling Rm.
  • Grads – There will be a mandatory GRAD MEETING at school on Wednesday, March 13th at 9:30am. Ms. Bryjolfson will be explaining the Grad Seminar Series and reviewing My Blueprint and the Capstone Presentation required by all grads. Ms. Quamme will be presenting the 2019 Scholarship Booklet. Please do not miss this meeting – it’s full of important information!!

The first grad seminar is on March 11 & 12th at lunch on Scholarship Writing. Please check out the attachment for the full seminar schedule.

  • On Tuesday, March 12th there is an Indigenous Forestry Career Fair happening in North Vancouver. PSS will be able to send 10-15 interested students to make this trip. This is an exciting opportunity with many possible career paths available in this growing field. If you are interested, please talk with Allison or Chris Wells, or pick up a permission form in the office!
  • Signal Hill Elementary is running an Easter Purdy’s Fundraiser to raise funds for a new hockey court. Order all of your Easter goodies and help out the elementary school and the Pemberton Community! To order, click the link, https://fundraising.purdys.com/1126-64635. Please share with all your friends! Thank you from the staff and students of Signal Hill!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, March 7, 2019:

Parents/Guardians:

Next Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Diversity and Interact are having one final Bake Sale today to benefit the Highest Hopes Foundation. Come to the commons at lunch and get a treat for a great cause!
  • Link Crew is meeting today at lunch in rm 211.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving a choice of Pesto Chicken Pasta with Focaccia Bread or Vegetarian Chili for lunch tomorrow. Dessert is Cupcakes and Rice Krispie Squares. All for $5!
  • Mtn Bike Season is just around the corner, PSS. If you are interested in being on Pemberton Secondary’s Mtn Bike Team, either to join in on training rides, attend league races or do both, please come to a meeting tomorrow at lunch in Rm 107. All grades are welcome!
  • A huge round of applause for members of the Diversity and Interact Clubs who helped organize, set up, host and bake for the Coffee House last night! We could not have had such an amazing evening without all of you. Thank you to all of our brave and wonderful performers – we hope to have you all join us again next year!
  • Grads – the Grad Seminar Series is coming up!! The first seminar is on March 11 & 12th at lunch on Scholarship Writing. Please check out the attachment for the full seminar schedule.
  • Math Club is meeting tomorrow in rm 211 at lunch. Bring your lunch and get caught up on work or strengthen your skills with some math games!
  • On March 12th there is an Indigenous Forestry Career Fair happening in North Vancouver. PSS will be able to send 10 interested students to make this trip. This is an exciting opportunity with many possible career paths available in this growing field. If you are interested, please talk with Allison or Chris Wells in the Istken room this week.
  • Signal Hill Elementary is running an Easter Purdy’s Fundraiser to raise funds for a new hockey court. Order all of your Easter goodies and help out the elementary school and the Pemberton Community! To order, click the link, https://fundraising.purdys.com/1126-64635. Please share with all your friends! Thank you from the staff and students of Signal Hill!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019:

Parents/Guardians:

Today is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day (am) only. School will be dismissed at 11:44am and there are NO late buses running today.

Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is happening this evening!! Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia. Tell all your friends and come on out in support of the PSS Library and the Kindree Family!
  • Grads – the Grad Seminar Series is coming up!! The first seminar is on March 11 & 12th at lunch on Scholarship Writing. Please check out the attachment for the full seminar schedule.
  • On March 12th there is an Indigenous Forestry Career Fair happening in North Vancouver. PSS will be able to send 10 interested students to make this trip. This is an exciting opportunity with many possible career paths available in this growing field. If you are interested, please talk with Allison or Chris Wells in the Istken room this week.
  • Link Crew will be meeting at lunch tomorrow in rm 211. See you then!
  • Signal Hill Elementary is running an Easter Purdy’s Fundraiser to raise funds for a new hockey court. Order all of your Easter goodies and help out the elementary school and the Pemberton Community! To order, click the link, https://fundraising.purdys.com/1126-64635. Please share with all your friends! Thank you from the staff and students of Signal Hill!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019:

Parents/Guardians:

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 6th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day (am) only. School will be dismissed at 11:44am. Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm
  • The Devils Diner will be closed tomorrow since it is a half day and school is dismissed at lunch.
  • Grads – the Grad Seminar Series is coming up!! The first seminar is on March 11 & 12th at lunch on Scholarship Writing. Please check out the attachment for the full seminar schedule.
  • Signal Hill Elementary will be selling California Oranges today to raise money for a new Hockey Court! Please see the attached flyer for more times and prices.
  • Students – the Pemberton Valley Supermarket Deli will be closed this week from Mar 4-8th. They are undergoing renovations. Please keep this in mind when planning your lunches this week!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is happening this Wednesday, March 6th!!

The Coffee House is open to all members of the public. Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia. Tell all your friends and come on out in support of the PSS Library and the Kindree Family!

  • The ministries of Education and Health are working together to mitigate the risk of the measles outbreak to our school communities. Over the coming weeks the ministry will communicate actions that will be taken with schools across the province to reduce risk, such as updating immunization records for measles and offering catch-up immunization for students. For more information please see the attachment from ImmunizeBC.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, March 4, 2019:

Parents/Guardians:

The next PSS PAC Meeting is this evening, Monday, March 4th at 6:30pm. The RCMP will be special guests at this meeting. The topic will be what is happening in our community and any topics that parents and the RCMP would like to discuss. Please join us for this informative talk. The agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached.

This Wednesday, March 6th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day (am) only. School will be dismissed at 11:44am. Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

  • The Library will be closed today until  last block including Silent Reading and lunch for a special event. Sorry for the inconvenience
  • The Devils Diner is serving your choice of vegetarian or beef chili for lunch today for $5.
  • Interact & Diversity are meeting today at lunch in rm 209 for Coffeehouse planning.
  • Signal Hill Elementary will be selling California Oranges on March 5th to raise money for a new Hockey Court! Please see the attached flyer for more times and prices.
  • Students – the Pemberton Valley Supermarket Deli will be closed this week from Mar 4-8th. They are undergoing renovations. Please keep this in mind when planning your lunches this week!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is happening this Wednesday, March 6th!!

The Coffee House is open to all members of the public. Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia. Tell all your friends and come on out in support of the PSS Library and the Kindree Family!

  • The ministries of Education and Health are working together to mitigate the risk of the measles outbreak to our school communities. Over the coming weeks the ministry will communicate actions that will be taken with schools across the province to reduce risk, such as updating immunization records for measles and offering catch-up immunization for students. For more information please see the attachment from ImmunizeBC.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, March 1, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: Next Wednesday, March 6th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day (am) only. School will be dismissed at 11:44am. Wednesday, March 13th is Parent –Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm and interviews will take place 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please CALL the office if you would like to book parent-teacher interviews.

 

The next PSS PAC Meeting is this Monday, March 4th at 6:30pm. The RCMP will be special guests at this meeting. The topic will be what is happening in our community and any topics that parents and the RCMP would like to discuss. Please join us for this informative talk. The agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached. Below are links to resources around cannabis provided by speaker Geoff McKee from our last meeting: 

SACY (Supporting and Connecting Youth) from the Vancouver School Board has some great resources for youth, parents, and teachers regarding cannabis: https://www.vsb.bc.ca/Student_Support/Safe_Caring/SACY_Substance_Use_Health_Promotion/Cannabis-Corner/Pages/default.aspx

iMinds from The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research: https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/publications/helping-schools/iminds/index.php

  • The Devils Diner is serving Deluxe Mac & Cheese today with dessert for $5.
  • Interact & Diversity are having a very yummy Bake Sale today at lunch in the Commons to benefit the Highest Hopes Foundation. Buy a cupcake for a good cause!
  • Signal Hill Elementary will be selling California Oranges on March 5th to raise money for a new Hockey Court! Please see the attached flyer for more times and prices.
  • Students – the Pemberton Valley Supermarket Deli will be closed next week from Mar 4-8th. They are undergoing renovations. Please keep this in mind when planning your lunches next week!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of next Wednesday, March 6th and it’s not too late to sign up and perform for the evening’s entertainment! The event is also “Open Mike” style – you do not have to be on the program to get up and perform. Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library for more information.

The Coffee House is open to all members of the public. Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019:

  • The Devil’s Diner will not be serving on today due to the school wide assembly. Stay tuned for Friday’s menu.
  • Thank you to everyone who contributed to the 20K Sock Day Challenge. The 20K Sock initiative raised over 28, 500 pairs of new socks for homeless shelters. PSS raised 61 pairs of socks in total. Congratulations to the Red Team who won this challenge by donating 34 pairs. Black came in 2nd with 16 and White donated 11. Great job PSS!!
  • It’s Freedom to Read Week in the Library! Freedom to Read is a national event in support of your right to read what you want. Did you know that even in 2019 books continue to be “challenged” for their content and some are actually banned from school libraries? Come to the PSS Library this week to check out our selection of books that have been banned or challenged in the past – see what the fuss is all about and express your “right to read”!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is an entertaining evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! The event is also “Open Mike” style – you do not have to be on the program to get up and perform. Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library for more information.

The Coffee House is open to all members of the public. Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia.

  • Thank you to all students and staff who have ordered PSS clothing through the PAC. The order has been placed and will arrive in mid-March!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm. There is an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting today (Tuesday) after school to prepare for the event tomorrow.
  • Tomorrow, Feb. 27th is PINK SHIRT Day PSS. Wear your pink shirts in support of anti-bullying and kindness for everyone! PSS will partake in a special ceremony tomorrow to honour this important event.
  • The Devil’s Diner will not be serving on Wednesday this week (tomorrow) due to the school wide assembly. Stay tuned for Friday’s menu.
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is an entertaining evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! The event is also “Open Mike” style – you do not have to be on the program to get up and perform. Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library for more information.

The Coffee House is open to all members of the public. Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia.

  • Thank you to all students and staff who have ordered PSS clothing through the PAC. The order has been placed and will arrive in mid-March!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, February 22, 2019:

This Monday, February 25th is a “Day in Lieu” for teachers and there is no school in session – enjoy the long  & snowy weekend!

  • The Devil’s Diner will be serving homemade pizza for lunch today for $5.
  • There is an important Aboriginal Leadership Meeting at lunch today in the Istken Rm – see you all there.
  • Math Club meets today at lunch in Rm 211. Come and play math games or get support on your math homework!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is an entertaining evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! The event is also “Open Mike” style – you do not have to be on the program to get up and perform. Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library for more information.

The Coffee House is open to all members of the public. Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening this Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • A huge, supportive shout out to our senior girls Basketball Team who head to the zones today to play a qualifying game for Provincials – Gooooo…Devils!
  • There is an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting on Wednesday after school today. We will be preparing for the event on the 27th. See you all there!!
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening today at lunch in the Counselling Rm. Everyone is welcome!
  • Interact and Diversity will be having a bake sale tomorrow at lunch in the Commons – bring your change for their cause – the Highest Hopes Foundation!
  • The Devil’s Diner starts back up this week, serving delicious homemade lunches on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for $5. Today’s menu is Glory Bowls (veggies on rice) with Ginger Snaps for dessert. Friday will be Pizza Day! Don’t forget, you can purchase Devil’s Diner punch cards from the office –  $50 for 11 lunches!
  • The February Library “Literary Pick-Up Line” Contest has finished. Congratulations to Alex L. who won the draw with this enticing entry: “You are like a good book – I just can’t put you down!”. Come see Ms. Tomlinson to claim your prize, Alex! Get ready for March PSS…it’s Limerick time!!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is an entertaining evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! The event is also “Open Mike” style – you do not have to be on the program to get up and perform. Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library for more information.

The Coffee House is open to all members of the public. Doors open at 7pm and performances begin at 8pm. Entry is by donation and there will be a delicious selection of desserts, coffee and tea available for purchase. This event is a benefit fundraiser for the family of Bo Kindree (“Bo the Brave”), a very courageous young toddler in the Pemberton community who is battling Leukemia.

  • Link Crew will be meeting tomorrow at lunch in rm 211 – please bring your lunches!
  • It’s the last week to bring in socks or cash donations for the 20K Sock Day by Feb 22, 2019! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. This is a House Team Challenge. Bring your new pairs of socks or money to the boxes and jars located at the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening this Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Hey PSS – Spirit Day is tomorrow!! Dress up in your house team colours (Red, White or Black)  to show support for our senior basketball teams  as they head towards Provincials! Gooooo…Devils!
  • Interact and Diversity are having an important meeting today at lunch in Rm 209 to plan the Coffeehouse – see you there!
  • There is an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting on Wednesday after school where we will be preparing for the event on the 27th.
  • The Devil’s Diner starts back up this week, serving delicious homemade lunches on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for $5. This week, Wednesday’s menu is Glory Bowls (veggies on rice) with Ginger Snaps for dessert. Friday will be Pizza Day! Don’t forget, you can purchase Devil’s Diner punch cards from the office –  $50 for 11 lunches!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is an entertaining evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! The event is also “Open Mike” style – you do not have to be on the program to get up and perform. Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library for more information.
  • It’s the last week to bring in socks or cash donations for the 20K Sock Day by Feb 22, 2019! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. This is a House Team Challenge. Bring your new pairs of socks or money to the boxes and jars located at the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, February 15, 2019:

This Monday, Feb. 18th is BC Family Day and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • Hey PSS – did you know that your Senior Boys Basketball Team is heading to provincials next month? And your Senior Girls Team will be playing a very important qualifying game next Wednesday against Deer Lake. If they win, they will also be heading to Provincials. Let’s cheer them on and send them off in style by having Spirit Day next Wednesday. Our entire PSS community should wear their team colours – Red, Black and White. You got this girls….goooooo Devils!
  • Interact and Diversity are having a delicious looking Bake Sale TODAY at lunch today to raise money for the Highest Hopes Foundation – bring your change!
  • Math Club is meeting today at lunch in Rm 211. Bring your lunch and get caught up on work or play math games!
  • A big heartfelt THANK YOU to our PSS Cupids – Alyssa, Chana and Sakura who demonstrated true leadership in organizing the PSS Cupid-gram Campaign and to the Diversity Club for spreading love throughout the halls. No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted. Be the reason someone smiles today!
  • The PSS Library Valentine’s Contest is coming to a close but we still want to hear your book related pick-up lines. Come to the Library to submit your entry! Things like…“It would be a Crime and Punishment if you wouldn’t let me take you out!” The winner will be drawn on Monday.
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is a wonderful, informal evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library.
  • Don’t forget to bring in socks or cash donations for the 20K Sock Day by Feb 22, 2019! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. This is a House Team Challenge. Bring your new pairs of socks or money to the boxes and jars located at the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize. Red is smoking the competition so far – great job Red Team!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, February 14, 2019:

This Monday, Feb. 18th is BC Family Day and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Link Crew is meeting today at lunch in Rm 211 – see you then!
  • Interact and Diversity are having another Bake Sale tomorrow at lunch to raise money for the Highest Hopes Foundation – bring your change!
  • The deadline to order your PSS School Logo Wear is today! The PSS PAC are selling hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. Delivery will be approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque asap.
  • Come by the PSS Library for this week to check out what’s going on for Valentine’s Week – check out a “red” book, go on a Blind Book Date, or contribute to our contest – Write a clever (appropriate, of course) pick up line. Pick up lines that are book or library related get extra points to win!! Lines like: “Was the Hunger Games all about you? ‘Cause you are a girl on fire!”
  • Math Club is meeting tomorrow at lunch in Rm 211. Bring your lunch and get caught up on work or play math games!
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is a wonderful, informal evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library.
  • Don’t forget to bring in socks or cash donations for the 20K Sock Day by Feb 22, 2019! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. This is a House Team Challenge. Bring your new pairs of socks or money to the boxes and jars located at the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize. Red is smoking the competition so far – great job Red Team!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • Link Crew is meeting tomorrow, Thursday, at lunch in Rm 211 – see you then!
  • The deadline to order your PSS School Logo Wear is tomorrow, Feb 14th! The PSS PAC are selling hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. Delivery will be approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • Valentines Day Cupid-grams will be sold at lunch today. Roses are $2 and chocolate is $1. Delivery will be on Valentines Day – Thursday, February 14th.
  • Come by the PSS Library for this week to check out what’s going on for Valentines Week – check out a “red” book, go on a Blind Book Date, or contribute to our contest – Write a clever (appropriate, of course) pick up line. Pick up lines that are book or library related get extra points to win!! Lines like: “I like books, you like books…why don’t we start writing the story of us?!”
  • The Annual PSS Library Coffee House is coming up on the evening of Wednesday, March 6th. This is a wonderful, informal evening, showcasing the talent of our students and community members. Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or write poetry or short stories? If so, we want to add you to the evening’s lineup! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones in the library.
  • Don’t forget to bring in socks or cash donations for the 20K Sock Day by Feb 22, 2019! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. This is a House Team Challenge. Bring your new pairs of socks or money to the boxes and jars located at the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize. Red is smoking the competition so far – great job Red Team!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library. Drama class is CANCELED today. Ms. Z is sick – sorry.
  • Link Crew is meeting tomorrow, Wednesday,  at lunch in Rm 211 – see you then!
  • It’s the last week to order your PSS School Logo Wear! The PSS PAC are selling hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline has been extended to next Thursday, Feb 14th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • Valentines Day Cupid-grams will be sold at lunch today and tomorrow. Roses are $2 and chocolate is $1. Delivery will be on Valentines Day – Thursday, February 14th.
  • Come by the PSS Library for this week to check out what’s going on for Valentines Week – check out a “red” book, go on a Blind Book Date, or contribute to our contest – Write a clever (appropriate, of course) pick up line. Pick up lines that are book or library related get extra points to win!! For example…”Excuse me, are we in a Library? Cause I am checking you out!”
  • Any CAD and Drafting Students from last semester who want to take their projects home need to go to the woodshop and claim them asap. They will be disposed of shortly!
  • Don’t forget to bring in socks or cash donations for the 20K Sock Day by Feb 22, 2019! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. This is a House Team Challenge. Bring your new pairs of socks or money to the boxes and jars located at the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize. Red is smoking the competition so far – great job Red Team!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, February 11, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • There is a mandatory meeting of Interact and Diversity Club at lunch today in rm 209. We will be preparing to help host the PSS Library Coffee House. See you all there!
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting after school today.
  • It’s the last week to order your PSS School Logo Wear! The PSS PAC are selling hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline has been extended to next Thursday, Feb 14th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • Valentines Day Cupid-grams will be sold at lunch today, Tuesday and Wednesday. Roses are $2 and chocolate is $1. Delivery will be on Valentines Day – Thursday, February 14th.
  • Any CAD and Drafting Students from last semester who want to take their projects home need to go to the woodshop and claim them asap. They will be disposed of shortly!
  • Don’t forget to bring in socks or cash donations for the 20K Sock Day by Feb 22, 2019! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. This is a House Team Challenge. Bring your new pairs of socks or money to the boxes and jars located at the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize. Red is smoking the competition so far – great job Red Team!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, February 8, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • Math Club will be meeting today at lunch in rm 211. Come on up and play math games, finish homework or get support with your math skills!
  • Get your PSS School Logo Wear. The PSS PAC are selling hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline has been extended to next Thursday, Feb 14th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • Diversity Club is happening at lunch in the Counselling Rm today.
  • Valentines Day Cupid-grams will be sold at lunch on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week. Roses are $2 and chocolate is $1. Delivery will be on Thursday, February 14th.
  • The PSS Leadership Students have registered for the 20K Sock Day! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. House Teams – let’s see how many pairs of new socks we can get donated by February 22, 2019. Bring in new socks or donate money to the team jars in the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize! https://www.webeuscommunity.com/20k-sock-day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The Diversity and Interact Club are having a Bake Sale in the TODAY at lunch. All proceeds will be going towards the Highest Hopes Foundation. Bring your change!
  • Link Crew is meeting at lunch today in Rm 2112 – please bring your lunch!
  • Math Club will be meeting tomorrow at lunch in rm 211. Come on up and play math games, finish homework or get support with your math skills!
  • A reminder to all Grade 8’s and 9’s about the Middle School Tool Rule – ALL Middle School students should leave their cell phones in their lockers unless a teacher has requested that you bring it to class. Some teachers may plan for you to leave your phone in a box in the classroom. This way they can be used for learning when required. Cell phones that are with middle school students when not authorized by your teacher will be turned into the office for the day. Please help us with this rule by “parking” your phone in your locker before class!
  • Students, please get your Google Suite Permission Forms returned to your A block teacher by Monday.
  • Get your PSS School Logo Wear. The PSS PAC are selling hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline has been extended to next Thursday, Feb 14th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • The PSS Leadership Students have registered for the 20K Sock Day! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. House Teams – let’s see how many pairs of new socks we can get donated by February 22, 2019. Bring in new socks or donate money to the team jars in the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize! https://www.webeuscommunity.com/20k-sock-day
  • Calling all Grade 10 Girls interested in Engineering or Science – UBC’s “Engineering Explorations 10” is happening on next week. Please see below for details:

Interested in helping your female students explore a potential career path? Engineering is one of the most impactful and in demand career options available!

Grade 10 girls can register here

When: Saturday, February 16th, 9am-2pm Where: UBC’s Point Grey campus  What: Learn more about engineering, test your design and problem-solving skills with some hands-on activities, and have fun! This free event includes a pizza lunch, and the chance to speak with people currently studying or working in the engineering field.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: PSS will be hosting a New Graduation Program Information Evening on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00pm. This is for all future grade 10-12 students (and their parents/guardians) of the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, including the link to the BC Ministry’s New Graduation Program, please see our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/.

  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening today at lunch in the Counselling Rm. Everyone is welcome!
  • Book Club is meeting in the Library during Silent Reading today.
  • The Diversity and Interact Club are having a Bake Sale in the Commons tomorrow, Thursday, at lunch. All proceeds will be going towards the Highest Hopes Foundation. Bring your change!
  • Link Crew – beginning this week, the Link Crew Meetings will be held on Thursdays at lunch in rm 211. See you tomorrow!
  • A reminder to all Grade 8’s and 9’s about the Middle School Tool Rule – ALL Middle School students should leave their cell phones in their lockers unless a teacher has requested that you bring it to class. Some teachers may plan for you to leave your phone in a box in the classroom. This way they can be used for learning when required. Cell phones that are with middle school students when not authorized by your teacher will be turned into the office for the day. Please help us with this rule by “parking” your phone in your locker before class!
  • Students, please get your Google Suite Permission Forms returned to your A block teacher by Monday.
  • Get your PSS School Logo Wear. The PSS PAC are selling hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline has been extended to next Thursday, Feb 14th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • The PSS Leadership Students have registered for the 20K Sock Day! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. House Teams – let’s see how many pairs of new socks we can get donated by February 22, 2019. Bring in new socks or donate money to the team jars in the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize! https://www.webeuscommunity.com/20k-sock-day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 :

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Leadership is meeting in rm 102 today at lunch. We will be planning Pink Shirt Day activities.
  • Link Crew – beginning this week, the Link Crew Meetings will be held on Thursdays at lunch in rm 211. See you this Thursday!
  • Students, please get your Google Suite Permission Forms returned to your A block teacher by Monday.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline has been extended to next Monday, February 11th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • The PSS Leadership Students have registered for the 20K Sock Day! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. House Teams – let’s see how many pairs of new socks we can get donated by February 22, 2019. Bring in new socks or donate money to the team jars in the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize! https://www.webeuscommunity.com/20k-sock-day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, February 4, 2019 :

Parents/Guardians: PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC – What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee this evening,  Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS.

  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in rm 209.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting after school today. There will be a late bus to take you home to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy.
  • Students, please get your Google Suite Permission Forms returned to your A block teacher by Monday.
  • Grads – the Grad Portrait Retake Day is tomorrow, Tuesday, February 5th. Please come and sign up in the office if you require retakes or have not had a photo session yet.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline has been extended to next Monday, February 11th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • The PSS Leadership Students have registered for the 20K Sock Day! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. House Teams – let’s see how many pairs of new socks we can get donated by February 22, 2019. Bring in new socks or donate money to the team jars in the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize! https://www.webeuscommunity.com/20k-sock-day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, January 31, 2019 :

Parents/Guardians: Tomorrow,  Friday, Feb. 1 is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is NO school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC – What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee on Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS.

Grade 8 Parent/Guardians – please see the attached flyer regarding a Hockey Academy Meeting for next year at Whistler Secondary if your grade 8 student is interested.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch today. Everyone is welcome!
  • Students, please get your Google Suite Permission Forms returned to your A block teacher by Monday.
  • Grads – the Grad Portrait Retake Day is Tuesday, February 5th. Please come and sign up in the office if you require retakes or have not had a photo session yet.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline is Monday, February 4th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • The PSS Leadership Students have registered for the 20K Sock Day! Sock Day is a campaign to get 20,000 socks donated to shelters across Canada. House Teams – let’s see how many pairs of new socks we can get donated by February 22, 2019. Bring in new socks or donate money to the team jars in the office. The winning house team will receive extra points towards the end of the year prize! https://www.webeuscommunity.com/20k-sock-day

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: This Friday, Feb. 1 is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is NO school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC – What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee on Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS.

  • Link Crew is meeting today at lunch in rm 211. Please bring your lunch!
  • Gr. 8-10 Girls Basketball Practice is cancelled today.
  • Students, please get your Google Suite Permission Forms returned to your A block teacher by Monday.
  • All English 10 students who have not yet returned their copy of 1984 to Ms. McLachlan, please do so asap.
  • Grads – the Grad Portrait Retake Day is Tuesday, February 5th. Please come and sign up in the office if you require retakes or have not had a photo session yet.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline is Monday, February 4th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: This Friday, Feb. 1 is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is NO school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Leadership is meeting today at lunch in rm 102 – everyone must attend. See you there!
  • All French Immersion 12 students please come to rm 207 immediately at the beginning of lunch for a quick meeting.
  • Students, please get your GoogleSuite Permission Forms returned to your A block teacher by Monday!
  • All English 10 students who have not yet returned their copy of 1984 to Ms. McLachlan, please do so asap!
  • The Devils Diner has a new crew of chefs for second semester. The diner will not be open until their training has been completed. Until the Diner reopens, please bring your lunches to school and stay tuned for the announcements!
  • Grads – the Grad Portrait Retake Day is Tuesday, February 5th. Please come and sign up in the office if you require retakes or have not had a photo session yet.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline is Monday, February 4th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC. What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee on Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, January 28, 2019:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC Meeting is happening this evening, January 28th at 6:30 at PSS. The agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached. Hope to see many of you there!

  • Interact is meeting today in Rm 209 at lunch.
  • The Devils Diner has a new crew of chefs for second semester. The diner will not be open until their training has been completed. Until the Diner reopens, please bring your lunches to school and stay tuned for the announcements!
  • All senior boys and grade 8 boys basketball players please come to Miss Walden’s room for a quick meeting at 11:44.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school in the Istken Room. The late bus runs to New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. See you all there!
  • Grads – the Grad Portrait Retake Day is Tuesday, February 5th. Please come and sign up in the office if you require retakes or have not had a photo session yet.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline is Monday, February 4th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC. What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee on Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, January 24, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Tomorrow, Friday, January 25th is a Semester Turn-Around Day and there is NO School in Session for all grades EXCEPT for students who are writing Provincial Exams. Provincials exams happening on Friday are: Communications 12: 8:45am – 11:45am / Numeracy Assessment: 8:45am – 11:45am / Numeracy Assessment: 12:30 – 3:15pm.

A reminder that there is NO Late Bus running today.

  • Jr Boys and Jr Girls Basketball Practices are canceled this week.  All  Senior basketball and Grade 8 Boys practices this week are running, but are considered OPTIONAL due to exams.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline is Monday, February 4th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC. What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee on Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Grade 10-12 Students have Semester One Assessment Days this week on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd  – Friday, Jan. 25th.

Grade 10-12 students will not have classes during Assessment Days (January 23-25). They will be expected to attend their scheduled assessment. The schedule can be found by clicking here. The schedule is also posted up around the school. Middle School will have regular classes during Assessment Days, Monday to Thursday. There will be a Semester Turn-Around Day on Friday, January 25th. This means there will be no school for students that are not scheduled to write a final provincial exam on Friday, Jan 25th .

Our buses will run on their regular schedule (Monday – Friday). However, there will not be a late bus on Wednesday, Jan 23rd and Thursday, January 24th.

  • A reminder that there is NO Late Bus running today and tomorrow (Wed and Thur).
  • Jr Boys and Jr Girls Basketball Practices are canceled this week.  All  Senior basketball and Grade 8 Boys practices this week are running, but are considered OPTIONAL due to exams.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline is Monday, February 4th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC. What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee on Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Grade 10-12 Students have Semester One Assessment Days this week on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd  – Friday, Jan. 25th.

Grade 10-12 students will not have classes during Assessment Days (January 23-25). They will be expected to attend their scheduled assessment. The schedule can be found by clicking here. The schedule is also posted up around the school. Middle School will have regular classes during Assessment Days, Monday to Thursday. There will be a Semester Turn-Around Day on Friday, January 25th. This means there will be no school for students that are not scheduled to write a final provincial exam on Friday, Jan 25th .

Our buses will run on their regular schedule (Monday – Friday). However, there will not be a late bus on Wednesday, Jan 23rd and Thursday, January 24th.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library. Drama is off for this week and will resume on Jan 29th.
  • There will be no Devils Diner this week, Jan 21-25th. Thank you for your support this semester!
  • Jr Boys and Jr Girls Basketball Practices are canceled this week.  All  Senior basketball and Grade 8 Boys practices this week are running, but are considered OPTIONAL due to exams.
  • The PSS PAC are proud to provide you with the opportunity to own PSS School Logo Wear. The items for sale are hoodies, sweat pants, men’s round neck long sleeve tees and ladies v-neck long sleeve tees. The order deadline is Monday, February 4th with delivery being approximately four weeks later. Please submit orders to the PSS Office with full payment in cash or cheque. Order forms and pictures are attached and also available at the office.
  • PAC Parent Talk – Legal Cannabis in BC. What does it mean for youth in Pemberton? All parent/guardians are invited to this informative talk with Dr. Geoff McKee on Monday, February 4th at 6:00pm at PSS. Please see the attached flyer.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, January 18, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Grade 10-12 Students have Semester One Assessment Days next week on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd  – Friday, Jan. 25th. Information for next week for all students:

Grade 10-12 students will not have classes during Assessment Days (January 23-25). They will be expected to attend their scheduled assessment. The schedule can be found by clicking here. The schedule is also posted up around the school.

The provincial Numeracy Assessment will be administered to grade 10-12 students that registered last month. You can find more information on the assessment at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/assessment/numeracy-assessment . We recommend all students review the information on this site and practice the samples given, before writing the assessment. We will be offering Numeracy Assessment Workshops to students at lunch on January 14th and 16th. The Tuesday and Thursday after-school Homework Club will also be helping students prepare for the assessment.

Middle School will have regular classes during Assessment Days. Our buses will run on their regular schedule (Monday – Friday). However, there will not be a late bus on Thursday, January 24th.

All basketball practices next week are running, but are considered OPTIONAL due to exams.

There will be a Semester Turn-Around Day on Friday, January 25th. This means there will be no school for students that are not scheduled to write a final provincial exam on Friday, Jan 25th .

  • Math Club is happening today at lunch and Ms. Davies will be going over the BC Numeracy Assessment on “What to Expect” and “How to Prepare”.   Please come to Room 211 with your lunch to get caught up on work, play games or look at the Numeracy Assessment.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pulled Pork on a toasted bun with coleslaw and dessert for lunch today for $5. This is the last Devils Diner of this semester. There will be no diner next week, Jan 21-25th. Thank you for your support!
  • With the end of Semester 1 comes good byes to some of our International Students who have become an important part of our PSS Community. Leaving to go home next week are:

Francesca

Wannes

Jonathan

Sam

Noah

Nadine

Inaki

Marta

Nicolas Varotto

Please make sure you say good bye to these students, and if you are and international student who is  leaving, please make sure you check in with Ms. Garrett-Jones or Mrs. Mcleod and get a Departure Check-List. Also, make sure you say good bye to Ms. Brynjolfson and Ms. Aldcroft!

 

  • Students needing to obtain volunteer hours for their graduation requirements can help out the Lions in one of their events happening on Feb. 9th, ‘Dining in the Dark’, a Blind Initiative. If you are interested, please see Ms. Ayers or the office.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, January 17, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Grade 10-12 Students have Semester One Assessment Days next week on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd  – Friday, Jan. 25th. Information for next week for all students:

Grade 10-12 students will not have classes during Assessment Days (January 23-25). They will be expected to attend their scheduled assessment. The schedule can be found by clicking here. The schedule is also posted up around the school.

The provincial Numeracy Assessment will be administered to grade 10-12 students that registered last month. You can find more information on the assessment at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/assessment/numeracy-assessment . We recommend all students review the information on this site and practice the samples given, before writing the assessment. We will be offering Numeracy Assessment Workshops to students at lunch on January 14th and 16th. The Tuesday and Thursday after-school Homework Club will also be helping students prepare for the assessment.

Middle School will have regular classes during Assessment Days. Our buses will run on their regular schedule (Monday – Friday). However, there will not be a late bus on Thursday, January 24th.

There will be a Semester Turn-Around Day on Friday, January 25th. This means there will be no school for students that are not scheduled to write a final provincial exam on Friday, Jan 25th .

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening in the Counseling Rm at lunch today – everyone is welcome!
  • At Math Club tomorrow, Friday, Ms. Davies will be going over the BC Numeracy Assessment “What to Expect” and “How to Prepare”.   Please come to Room 211 with your lunch to get caught up on work, play games or look at the Numeracy Assessment.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pulled Pork on a toasted bun with coleslaw and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5. This is the last Devils Diner of this semester. There will be no diner next week, Jan 21-25th. Thank you for your support!
  • A Numeracy Assessment Workshop is happening TODAY at Homework Help after school. All students taking the assessment should take at least one workshop!
  • With the end of Semester 1 comes good byes to some of our International Students who have become an important part of our PSS Community. Leaving to go home next week are:

Francesca

Wannes

Jonathan

Sam

Noah

Nadine

Inaki

Marta

Nicolas Varotto

Please make sure you say good bye to these students, and if you are and international student who is  leaving, please make sure you check in with Ms. Garrett-Jones or Mrs. Mcleod and get a Departure Check-List. Also, make sure you say good bye to Ms. Brynjolfson and Ms. Aldcroft!

  • Students needing to obtain volunteer hours for their graduation requirements can help out the Lions in one of their events happening on Feb. 9th, ‘Dining in the Dark’, a Blind Initiative. If you are interested, please see Ms. Ayers or the office.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Grade 10-12 Students have Semester One Assessment Days next week on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd  – Friday, Jan. 25th. Information for next week for all students:

Grade 10-12 students will not have classes during Assessment Days (January 23-25). They will be expected to attend their scheduled assessment. The schedule can be found by clicking here. The schedule is also posted up around the school.

The provincial Numeracy Assessment will be administered to grade 10-12 students that registered last month. You can find more information on the assessment at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/assessment/numeracy-assessment . We recommend all students review the information on this site and practice the samples given, before writing the assessment. We will be offering Numeracy Assessment Workshops to students at lunch on January 14th and 16th. The Tuesday and Thursday after-school Homework Club will also be helping students prepare for the assessment.

Middle School will have regular classes during Assessment Days. Our buses will run on their regular schedule (Monday – Friday). However, there will not be a late bus on Thursday, January 24th.

There will be a Semester Turn-Around Day on Friday, January 25th. This means there will be no school for students that are not scheduled to write a final provincial exam on Friday, Jan 25th .

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Beef Stroganoff with Garden Salad and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Link Crew is meeting at lunch today in rm 211. Please bring your lunch!
  • A Numeracy Assessment Workshop is happening TODAY at lunch in rm 102. Students who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of January, must attend at least one workshop prior to taking the assessment. See you there!
  • The BC Ministry of Education’s Family Literacy Week is January 20-27. Families can get more information and ideas at https://www.decoda.ca/support-us/events/family-literacy-week/.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Grade 10-12 Students have Semester One Assessment Days next week on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd  – Friday, Jan. 25th. Information for next week for all students:

Grade 10-12 students will not have classes during Assessment Days (January 23-25). They will be expected to attend their scheduled assessment. The schedule can be found by clicking here. The schedule is also posted up around the school.

The provincial Numeracy Assessment will be administered to grade 10-12 students that registered last month. You can find more information on the assessment at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/assessment/numeracy-assessment . We recommend all students review the information on this site and practice the samples given, before writing the assessment. We will be offering Numeracy Assessment Workshops to students at lunch on January 14th and 16th. The Tuesday and Thursday after-school Homework Club will also be helping students prepare for the assessment.

Middle School will have regular classes during Assessment Days. Our buses will run on their regular schedule (Monday – Friday). However, there will not be a late bus on Thursday, January 24th.

There will be a Semester Turn-Around Day on Friday, January 25th. This means there will be no school for students that are not scheduled to write a final provincial exam on Friday, Jan 25th .

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Beef Stroganoff with Garden Salad and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Students – NO snowballs are allowed to be thrown out front of the school around the bus area at any time. Staff and students are at risk of being injured as they try to make their way home and onto the buses. Please be respectful of others while out having winter fun!
  • If you are registered to take the Numeracy Assessment next week, please come the office to choose which assessment session you would like to sign up for. The Assessment will be happening next week – Wednesday Jan, 23rd  (pm), and Friday Jan 25th (am and pm).
  • A Numeracy Assessment Workshop is happening  this Wednesday, Jan 16th at lunch in rm 102. Students who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of January, must attend at least one workshop prior to taking the assessment. See you there!
  • The BC Ministry of Education’s Family Literacy Week is January 20-27. Families can get more information and ideas at https://www.decoda.ca/support-us/events/family-literacy-week/.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, January 14, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: Grade 10-12 Students have Semester One Assessment Days next week on Wednesday, Jan. 23rd  – Friday, Jan. 25th. Information for next week for all students:

Grade 10-12 students will not have classes during Assessment Days (January 23-25). They will be expected to attend their scheduled assessment. The schedule can be found by clicking here. The schedule is also posted up around the school.

The provincial Numeracy Assessment will be administered to grade 10-12 students that registered last month. You can find more information on the assessment at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/assessment/numeracy-assessment . We recommend all students review the information on this site and practice the samples given, before writing the assessment. We will be offering Numeracy Assessment Workshops to students at lunch on January 14th and 16th. The Tuesday and Thursday after-school Homework Club will also be helping students prepare for the assessment.

Middle School will have regular classes during Assessment Days. Our buses will run on their regular schedule (Monday – Friday). However, there will not be a late bus on Thursday, January 24th.

There will be a Semester Turn-Around Day on Friday, January 25th. This means there will be no school for students that are not scheduled to write a final provincial exam on Friday, Jan 25th .

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Chicken & Bean Quesadillas for lunch today for $5.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting on today after school. There is a late bus to New Site and D’Arcy. See you then!
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops are happening next week on TODAY and Wednesday, Jan 16th at lunch in rm 102. Students who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of January, must attend at least one workshop prior to taking the assessment. See you there!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, January 11, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: School District 48 is interested in sending students to the BCTECH Summit’s Youth Innovation Day happening March 11-13, 2019. https://www.bctechsummit.ca/page/1375569/youth-innovation-day

This is an opportunity for the province to share with students what is new in the BC innovation ecosystem and offer them diverse and immersive programming on relative topics in the technology sector. Our goal is to inspire by showcasing what is available to them as they consider next steps in their education, careers and overall personal interest options when considering the Reality Revolution of tech integration and the jobs of the future.

If you are interested in attending, please let the school office know by Monday, January 14th. We will get back to you with more information on the event.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pulled Pork on a toasted bun with coleslaw and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • At Math Club today, Ms. Davies will be going over the BC Numeracy Assessment “What to Expect” and “How to Prepare”.   Please come to Room 211 with your lunch to get caught up on work, play games or look at the Numeracy Assessment.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting on Monday after school, late bus runs to New Site and D’Arcy. See you then!
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops are happening next week on Monday, Jan 14th and Wednesday, Jan 16th at lunch in rm 102. Students who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of January, must attend at least one workshop prior to taking the assessment. See you there!
  • Any students participating in Work Experience; Peak Experience or Secondary School Experience please submit documentation for your hours to the office (hard copies) or email electronic copies to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca. Documentation can be a letter/email from your employer with a list of the hours you have worked or other formal documentation that lists the hours worked. This should be handed in by Friday Jan. 11th at the latest.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, January 10, 2019:

Students & Parent/Guardians: School District 48 is interested in sending students to the BCTECH Summit’s Youth Innovation Day happening March 11-13, 2019. https://www.bctechsummit.ca/page/1375569/youth-innovation-day

This is an opportunity for the province to share with students what is new in the BC innovation ecosystem and offer them diverse and immersive programming on relative topics in the technology sector. Our goal is to inspire by showcasing what is available to them as they consider next steps in their education, careers and overall personal interest options when considering the Reality Revolution of tech integration and the jobs of the future.

If you are interested in attending, please let the school office know by Monday, January 14th. We will get back to you with more information on the event.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and  Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening today in the Counselling Rm at lunch. Everyone is welcome!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pulled Pork on a toasted bun with coleslaw and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • At Math Club this Friday, Ms Davies will be going over the BC Numeracy Assessment “What to Expect” and “How to Prepare”.   Please come to Room 211 with your lunch to get caught up on work, play games or look at the Numeracy Assessment.
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops are happening next week on Monday, Jan 14th and Wednesday, Jan 16th at lunch in rm 102. Students who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of January, must attend at least one workshop prior to taking the assessment. See you there!
  • Any students participating in Work Experience; Peak Experience or Secondary School Experience please submit documentation for your hours to the office (hard copies) or email electronic copies to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca. Documentation can be a letter/email from your employer with a list of the hours you have worked or other formal documentation that lists the hours worked. This should be handed in by Friday Jan. 11th at the latest.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, January 9, 2019:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Beef Stroganoff with Garden Salad and dessert for lunch today for $5 .
  • Link Crew – There is a Link Meeting at lunch today in Rm 211. Please bring your lunch.
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops are happening next week on Monday, Jan 14th and Wednesday, Jan 16th at lunch in rm 102. Students who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of January, must attend at least one workshop prior to taking the assessment. See you there!
  • Any students participating in Work Experience; Peak Experience or Secondary School Experience please submit documentation for your hours to the office (hard copies) or email electronic copies to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca. Documentation can be a letter/email from your employer with a list of the hours you have worked or other formal documentation that lists the hours worked. This should be handed in by Friday Jan. 11th at the latest.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019:

** All basketball practices afterschool and this evening have been canceled!! We have had a sprinkler “issue” in the gym. Our maintenance crew will try to get the gym back up and running by tomorrow.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Beef Stroganoff with garden salad and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5 .
  • Grads –  Your Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening today and tomorrow,  Jan 8th & 9th. Come to the office if you have forgotten the time you signed up for. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20 and a full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Please bring your fee with you when you come for the session.
  • Any students participating in Work Experience; Peak Experience or Secondary School Experience please submit documentation for your hours to the office (hard copies) or email electronic copies to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca. Documentation can be a letter/email from your employer with a list of the hours you have worked or other formal documentation that lists the hours worked. This should be handed in by Friday Jan. 11th at the latest.
  • Parents/Guardians: please see the attached flyer concerning “In the know”, a special event with a local ADHD expert happening in Squamish on January 28th.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, January 7, 2019:

  • The Devils Diner will not be serving today – sorry! The diner will start back up this Wednesday, Jan 9th.
  • Interact is meeting today at lunch in Rm 209.
  • Senior Boys and Girls Basketball Players please meet in rm 102 at the beginning of lunch today.
  • Grads –  Your Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening tomorrow and Wednesday Jan 8th & 9th. Come to the office if you have forgotten the time you signed up for. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20 and a full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Please bring your fee with you when you come for the session.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, December 21, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Christmas Ham Dinner with apple sauce, mashed potatoes and yams, carrots, broccoli and cauliflower smothered in a delicious cheese sauce for lunch today for $5.
  • Math Club is happening today at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • Today is the last day to enter the Holiday Book Trivia Contest to win a copy of  JK Rowling’s latest screenplay, The Crimes of Grindelwald. A winner will be chosen before school ends – listen for the winner at 3:13pm.  Today’s trivia question is:

How many staircases does Hogwarts have?

  • Coming in the New Year – The PSS PAC will be taking orders for PSS sweatpants, t-shirts and hoodies! Stay tuned to the announcements in January.
  • Grads – it’s the last day before holidays to sign up for your  Grad Portrait Photo Session. Please come to the office TODAY to do this if you haven’t already done so!
  • The SD48 International Student Program is looking for homestays for students next year. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/.

 

Thursday, December 20, 2018:

Students & Parent/Guardians: In response to concerns that students were not given enough time to get to buses at the end of the day, our bus drivers have been reminded that the earliest the buses should leave PSS is 3:20pm. This gives students 7 minutes to get to their bus after classes end at 3:13. Students, please be aware of the time and prepare to leave quickly to ensure you make your bus in this allotted time.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is in the Art Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Christmas Ham Dinner with apple sauce, mashed potatoes and yams, carrots, broccoli and cauliflower smothered in a delicious cheese sauce for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Math Club is Fridays at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • The Lost & Found is spread out in the Commons. Please have a look before the holidays begin and take home your stuff!
  • Coming in the New Year – The PSS PAC will be taking orders for PSS sweatpants, t-shirts and hoodies! Stay tuned to the announcements in January.
  • Library Overdue Book Lists are posted in the hallways – start your vacation with a clean slate and bring your books in.
  • PSS Leadership Presents…Holiday Spirit Week !

Tomorrow is : Pyjama Day… Yay – wake up ready to roll, PSS!

  • The PSS Library is giving a lucky winner a copy of JK Rowling’s latest screenplay, The Crimes of Grindelwald, in our Holiday Book Trivia Contest! Listen for the trivia question on the daily announcements each day this week, then come to the library to submit your answer. The more questions you answer correctly, the more chances you have to win. Today’s trivia question is:

The late, great Alan Rickman, who played Snape in the Harry Potter movies, got his start in Hollywood by playing a terrorist in a popular holiday action thriller. What is this movie and the name of his character?

  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.
  • The SD48 International Student Program is already looking for homestays for students next year. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018:

Students & Parent/Guardians: In response to concerns that students were not given enough time to get to buses at the end of the day, our bus drivers have been reminded that the earliest the buses should leave PSS is 3:20pm. This gives students 7 minutes to get to their bus after classes end at 3:13. Students, please be aware of the time and prepare to leave quickly to ensure you make your bus in this allotted time.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving bacon, chicken pesto pasta with Greek Salad and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Bake Sale Alert – Leadership is hosting a Holiday Bake Sale today at lunch – bring your change so you don’t miss out!
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. See you all there!
  • The Lost & Found is spread out in the Commons. Please have a look before the holidays begin and take home your stuff!
  • Library Overdue Book Lists are posted in the hallways – start your vacation with a clean slate and bring your books in.
  • PSS Leadership Presents…Holiday Spirit Week !

Tomorrow is : Winter Wonderland Day

  • The PSS Library is giving a lucky winner a copy of JK Rowling’s latest screenplay, The Crimes of Grindelwald, in our Holiday Book Trivia Contest! Listen for the trivia question on the daily announcements each day this week, then come to the library to submit your answer. The more questions you answer correctly, the more chances you have to win. Today’s trivia question is:

How much does a ticket on the Knight Bus cost, including hot chocolate?

  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Boxes in the community have been filling up fast – Thank you everyone for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018:

Students & Parent/Guardians: In response to concerns that students were not given enough time to get to buses at the end of the day, our bus drivers have been reminded that the earliest the buses should leave PSS is 3:20pm. This gives students 7 minutes to get to their bus after classes end at 3:13. Students, please be aware of the time and prepare to leave quickly to ensure you make your bus in this allotted time.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • There is no Leadership Class today. Instead, please come and support the Candy Gram Sales. Remember, you have a Bake Sale tomorrow. All goodies can be brought to the office in the morning.
  • Bake Sale Alert – Leadership is hosting a Holiday Bake Sale tomorrow at lunch – bring your change so you don’t miss out!
  • Link Crew is meeting tomorrow at lunch in rm 211. Please bring your lunch.
  • The Lost & Found is spread out in the Commons. Please have a look before the holidays begin and take home your stuff!
  • Library Overdue Book Lists are posted in the hallways – start your vacation with a clean slate and bring your books in.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving bacon, chicken pesto pasta with Greek Salad and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • PSS Leadership Presents…Holiday Spirit Week !

Tomorrow is : Red, Green and Flannel Day

Candy Grams will be for sale today in the Commons at lunch.

  • The PSS Library is giving a lucky winner a copy of JK Rowling’s latest screenplay, The Crimes of Grindelwald, in our Holiday Book Trivia Contest! Listen for the trivia question on the daily announcements each day this week, then come to the library to submit your answer. The more questions you answer correctly, the more chances you have to win. Today’s trivia question is:

Dumbledore has a scar above his left knee that is the perfect map of what?

  • The District League Basketball Schedule has been added to the athletics calendar.  We depend on parent drivers for away games, so if you are interested in driving please contact Krista Walden at kwalden@sd48.bc.ca.
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Boxes in the community have been filling up fast – Thank you everyone for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.
  • Students, mothers, grandmothers and Elders are welcome to join us in the Peace Circle, “Waking up the Matriarch!” ​We invite all students to join us in identifying healthy relationship behaviours. We all deserve to be in a healthy relationship that makes us feel happy and safe!

A healthy relationship means:

> Honesty
> Trust
> Acceptance
> Mutual respect
> Respect for your family and friends > Supporting each other
> Friendship
> You can be yourself
> Good communication
> Feeling safe and secure
> Equality
> Laughing together 

Students ​please join us in listening to our Elders in this restorative circle this Wednesday Dec. 19th at 9:00am in the PSS Library.

 

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, December 17, 2018:

Students & Parent/Guardians: In response to concerns that students were not given enough time to get to buses at the end of the day, our bus drivers have been reminded that the earliest the buses should leave PSS is 3:20pm. This gives students 7 minutes to get to their bus after classes end at 3:13. Students, please be aware of the time and prepare to leave quickly to ensure you make your bus in this allotted time.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherds Pie with Garlic Bread and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in rm 209.
  • PSS Leadership Presents…Holiday Spirit Week ! The schedule for this merriest of weeks is:

Today – Ugly Sweater Day and Candy Grams Sales at lunch

Tuesday – Holiday Character Day / Candy Gram Sales

Wednesday – Red, Green & Flannel Day

Thursday – Winter Wonderland Day

Friday – Pyjama Day / Candy Gram Deliveries

  • The PSS Library is giving a lucky winner a copy of JK Rowling’s latest screenplay, The Crimes of Grindelwald, in our Holiday Book Trivia Contest! Listen for the trivia question on the daily announcements each day this week, then come to the library to submit your answer. The more questions you answer correctly, the more chances you have to win. Today’s trivia question is:

What is the maximum speed of a Firebolt Broomstick?

  • The District League Basketball Schedule has been added to the athletics calendar.  We depend on parent drivers for away games, so if you are interested in driving please contact Krista Walden at kwalden@sd48.bc.ca.
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Boxes in the community have been filling up fast – Thank you everyone for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • Grads  Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.
  • Students, mothers, grandmothers and Elders are welcome to join us in the Peace Circle, “Waking up the Matriarch!” ​We invite all students to join us in identifying healthy relationship behaviours. We all deserve to be in a healthy relationship that makes us feel happy and safe!

A healthy relationship means:

> Honesty
> Trust
> Acceptance
> Mutual respect
> Respect for your family and friends > Supporting each other
> Friendship
> You can be yourself
> Good communication
> Feeling safe and secure
> Equality
> Laughing together 

Students ​please join us in listening to our Elders in this restorative circle this Wednesday Dec. 19th at 9:00am in the PSS Library.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Students & Parent/Guardians: In response to concerns that students were not given enough time to get to buses at the end of the day, our bus drivers have been reminded that the earliest the buses should leave PSS is 3:20pm. This gives students 7 minutes to get to their bus after classes end at 3:13. Students, please be aware of the time and prepare to leave quickly to ensure you make your bus in this allotted time.

  • Don’t miss the PSS Drama production Cannibal the Musical,  at the Maury Young Arts Center  this weekend! The play runs today and tomorrow, December 14th & 15th. Performances begin at 7:00pm. Advance tickets are available at the PSS Office for $12 or at the door for $15.
  • The Grads of 2019 present Breakfast with Santa – tomorrow, Saturday, Dec 15th from 8:30am to 11:30am. $8 for adults and $5 for children. Come and have a photo with Santa (photos by donation) and enjoy this festive event supported by our generous sponsors, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and Toshi Kawano Photography.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Bacon, Chicken Pesto Pasta with Greek salad and a dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Math Club is today at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • Diversity Club is meeting in the Counselling Rm at lunch today – everyone is welcome!
  • PSS Leadership Presents…Holiday Spirit Week next week, so break out those ugly holiday sweaters PSS! The schedule for this merriest of weeks is:

Monday – Ugly Sweater Day and Candy Grams Sales at lunch

Tuesday – Holiday Character Day / Candy Gram Sales

Wednesday – Red, Green & Flannel Day

Thursday – Winter Wonderland Day

Friday – Pyjama Day / Candy Gram Deliveries

  • JK Rowling’s latest screen play book,  The Crimes of Grindelwald has been released and the PSS Library is giving a lucky winner a copy in our Holiday Book Giveaway! Listen for the trivia question on the daily announcements each day next week, then come to the library to submit your answer. The more questions you answer, the more chances you have to win. The winner of the book will be drawn on Friday, Dec 21st.
  • The District League Basketball Schedule has been added to the athletics calendar.  We depend on parent drivers for away games, so if you are interested in driving please contact Krista Walden at kwalden@sd48.bc.ca.
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Thank you for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, December 13, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library.
  • The PSS Drama production, Cannibal the Musical, opened to rave reviews  at the Maury Young Arts Center last night! The play runs December 12th to the 15th. Performances begin at 7:00pm. Advance tickets are available at the PSS Office for $12 or at the door for $15. Congratulations on a fabulous opening night Drama Crew!
  • The Grads of 2019 present Breakfast with Santa! This Saturday, Dec 15th at 8:30am to 11:30am. $8 for adults and $5 for children. Come and have a photo with Santa (photos by donation) and enjoy this festive event supported by our generous sponsors, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and Toshi Kawano Photography.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Bacon, Chicken Pesto Pasta with Greek salad and a dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • PSS Leadership Presents…Holiday Spirit Week next week, so break out those ugly holiday sweaters PSS! The schedule for this merriest of weeks is:

Monday – Ugly Sweater Day and Candy Grams Sales at lunch

Tuesday – Holiday Character Day / Candy Gram Sales

Wednesday – Red, Green & Flannel Day

Thursday – Winter Wonderland Day

Friday – Pyjama Day / Candy Gram Deliveries

  • JK Rowling’s latest screen play book,  The Crimes of Grindelwald has been released and the PSS Library is giving a lucky winner a copy in our Holiday Book Giveaway! Listen for the trivia question on the daily announcements each day next week, then come to the library to submit your answer. The more questions you answer, the more chances you have to win. The winner of the book will be drawn on Friday, Dec 21st.
  • The District League Basketball Schedule has been added to the athletics calendar.  We depend on parent drivers for away games, so if you are interested in driving please contact Krista Walden at kwalden@sd48.bc.ca.
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • Math Club is tomorrow at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Thank you for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • There is one week left to decorate your door for the Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest PSS! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018:

  • Don’t miss the Opening night of the PSS Drama production, Cannibal the Musical, happening this evening at the Maury Young Arts Center! The play runs December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets are also available at the PSS Office for $12. Break a leg drama crew!!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Udon noodle pork stir fry and veggie spring rolls with dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Sr Boys Basketball Players – please come to rm 102 for a meeting at the beginning of lunch.
  • Link Crew is meeting at lunch today in rm. 211. Please bring your lunch.
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • International students:  This is a reminder that consent forms and money for the next activities planned this Sunday, December 16th, are due into the office no later than Wednesday.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Thank you for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • The Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest is officially on, PSS – let the decorating frenzy begin! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.
  • The Grads of 2019 present Breakfast with Santa! This Saturday, Dec 15th at 8:30am to 11:30am. $8 for adults and $5 for children. Come and have a photo with Santa (photos by donation) and enjoy this festive event supported by our generous sponsors, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and Toshi Kawano Photography.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, December 11, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is meeting in the Art Rm.
  • There is a delicious Bannock Bake Sale hosted by Aboriginal Leadership at lunch today in the Commons! Bannock is $1.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Udon noodle pork stir fry and veggie spring rolls with dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Link Crew is meeting at lunch tomorrow in rm. 211. Please bring your lunch.
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • International students:  This is a reminder that consent forms and money for the next activities planned this Sunday, December 16th, are due into the office no later than Wednesday.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Thank you for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • The Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest is officially on, PSS – let the decorating frenzy begin! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.
  • The Grads of 2019 present Breakfast with Santa! This Saturday, Dec 15th at 8:30am to 11:30am. $8 for adults and $5 for children. Come and have a photo with Santa (photos by donation) and enjoy this festive event supported by our generous sponsors, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and Toshi Kawano Photography.
  • The Opening Night of the PSS Drama production, Cannibal the Musical is tomorrow evening at Maury Young Arts Center. The play runs December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets are also available at the PSS Office for $12.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, December 10, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherds Pie for lunch today for $5.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in rm 209.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting after school today. See you all there!
  • There are still 4 Volleyball Jerseys missing – stay tuned to Monday’s announcements to hear whose!
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • International students:  This is a reminder that consent forms and money for the next activities planned this Sunday, December 16th, are due into the office no later than Wednesday.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Thank you for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • The Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest is officially on, PSS – let the decorating frenzy begin! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grads – Grad Portrait Photo Sessions are happening right after the holiday break on Jan 8th & 9th. Please come to the office to sign up for a session time. A standard yearbook composite photo only (with cap and gown) is $20. A full sitting with multiple poses, outfits and guests if desired is $50. Fees are due at the time of the sitting. Sessions are 20 minutes long. More information is available at the office.
  • The Grads of 2019 present Breakfast with Santa! This Saturday, Dec 15th at 8:30am to 11:30am. $8 for adults and $5 for children.
  • Grade 10-12’s – The Graduation Numeracy Assessment sign up for January is in the office. If you would like to write the numeracy assessment this January, please come to the office to sign up or for information. Ms. Brynjolfson will also be visiting classes to inform you about making this decision.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets are also available at the PSS Office for $12.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, December 7, 2018:

  • Attention Leadership Students – Any Leadership students available to help decorate for Christmas at lunches or after school, please see Ms. Brynjolfson. There are a lot more things to put up!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Bacon, Chicken Pesto Pasta with Greek Salad and a dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • There are still 4 Volleyball Jerseys missing – stay tuned to Monday’s announcements to hear whose!
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Items in particular need are: non-perishable canned food, oatmeal, baking supplies (flour, sugar), dried fruit & nuts, hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and toiletry items (toothpaste, floss, soap, toothbrushes). Thank you for helping us this Holiday Season!
  • Math Club is today at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • The Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest is officially on, PSS – let the decorating frenzy begin! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grade 10-12’s – The Graduation Numeracy Assessment sign up for January is in the office. If you would like to write the numeracy assessment this January, please come to the office to sign up or for information. Ms. Brynjolfson will also be visiting classes to inform you about making this decision.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets are also available at the PSS Office for $12.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, December 6, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is practicing in the Art Rm.
  • Grade 8 boys Basketball practice today is cancelled.  See you on Tuesday.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening in the Counselling Rm today at lunch. Everyone is welcome!
  • Attention Leadership Students – Any Leadership students available to help decorate for Christmas at lunches or after school, please see Ms. Brynjolfson. There are a lot more things to put up!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Bacon, Chicken Pesto Pasta with Greek Salad and a dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Red Devils Athletic Socks make a great Christmas gift and can be purchased for $20!  Please see Miss Walden to get your pair!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Thank you!
  • Math Club is Fridays at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • The Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest is officially on, PSS – let the decorating frenzy begin! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grade 10-12’s – The Graduation Numeracy Assessment sign up for January is in the office. If you would like to write the numeracy assessment this January, please come to the office to sign up or for information. Ms. Brynjolfson will also be visiting classes to inform you about making this decision.
  • Grade 11’s and 12’s going on the Vancouver Career Fair Field Trip tomorrow – please come prepared and ready to load the bus at 8:40am sharp. Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch!
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets will be available at the PSS Office the week of the show.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pork Udon Noodles with Veggie Spring Rolls and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Link is meeting today at lunch in rm. 211. Please bring your lunch!
  • There is an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school. See all of you then.
  • Athletic Hoodies have arrived! Please come to rm 102 to pick up at 12:00pm!!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class and Interact Club are putting on a food hamper drive for local families in need this winter. It would be greatly appreciated if PSS families, who are able to, could please donate non-perishable food and toiletry items to this great cause. There is a box located in the PSS Commons, as well as at the Community Centre and Pemberton Valley Super Market. Thank you!
  • Math Club is Fridays at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • The Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest is officially on, PSS – let the decorating frenzy begin! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grade 10-12’s – The Graduation Numeracy Assessment sign up for January is in the office. If you would like to write the numeracy assessment this January, please come to the office to sign up or for information. Ms. Brynjolfson will also be visiting classes to inform you about making this decision.
  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Today is the final day to hand in your permission forms for this field trip on Friday – please get them in!

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets will be available at the PSS Office the week of the show.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie,  New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • Interact is meeting very quickly at lunch today in Rm 209.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pork Udon Noodles with Veggie Spring Rolls and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Link is meeting tomorrow at lunch in rm. 211. Please bring your lunch!
  • There is an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting on Wednesday (tomorrow) after school. See all of you then.
  • Math Club is Fridays at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy Assessment in January, catch up on math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends.
  • The Annual PSS Holiday Door Contest is officially on, PSS – let the decorating frenzy begin! Doors will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 20 and the winners will be announced  on Friday, Dec. 21.
  • Grade 10-12’s – The Graduation Numeracy Assessment sign up for January is in the office. If you would like to write the numeracy assessment this January, please come to the office to sign up or for information. Ms. Brynjolfson will also be visiting classes to inform you about making this decision.
  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets will be available at the PSS Office the week of the show.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, November 29, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: This Monday, December 3rd is a District Implementation Day and there is NO school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening today in the Counselling Rm at lunch. Everyone is welcome!
  • For all students enrolled in the Athletic Leadership Class, there is a meeting today at lunch in room 102.
  • Math Club– will be running every Friday at lunch in Room 211:  students can come by with their lunch to play games, choose math art or problem solving contests, have a review session for the upcoming Provincial Numeracy assessment in January, catch up on Math homework, get extra help, or just hang out with friends
  • Grade 10-12’s – The Graduation Numeracy Assessment sign up for January is in the office. If you would like to write the numeracy assessment this January, please come to the office to sign up or for information. Ms. Brynjolfson will also be visiting classes to inform you about making this decision.
  • Only half of the Volleyball uniforms have been returned – please get them in ladies!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Bannock Tacos with all the fixings for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door. Advance tickets will be available at the PSS Office the week of the show.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: Today is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only in the morning. School will be dismissed at 11:44am. There is NO late bus running today.

  • For all students enrolled in the Athletic Leadership Class, there is a meeting on Thursday at lunch in room 102.
  • Only half of the Volleyball uniforms have been returned – please get them in ladies!
  • There will be no Devils Diner today due to the half day dismissal.
  • Basketball Practices Today – Grade 8-10 girls Basketball at 5:00-6:30 is cancelled Jr Boys Practice (3:30-5:00) is running as per regular schedule.

Please be aware that there is no late bus.

  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 28th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only in the morning. School will be dismissed at 11:44am. There is NO late bus on Wednesday.

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • Link Leaders please come to a meeting at lunch today in Rm 211 to plan for Thursday Link Day. If any students cannot make this meeting, they can come meet tomorrow at lunch at the regular meeting time or contact Ms. Davies today.
  • For all students enrolled in the Athletic Leadership Class, there is a meeting on Thursday at lunch in room 102.
  • Only half of the Volleyball uniforms have been returned – please get them in ladies!
  • There will be no Devils Diner tomorrow due to the half day dismissal.
  • Basketball Practices will be happening as per the regular schedule on the half day, tomorrow afternoon and evening. Please be aware that there is no late bus.
  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, November 26, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC Meeting will be this Monday, November 26th at 6:30pm. The agenda and minutes from the last meeting are attached as well as our School Improvement Plan.

This Wednesday, November 28th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only in the morning. School will be dismissed at 11:44am. There will be NO late bus on Wednesday.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Veggie or Beef Shepherds Pie with Garlic Toast & dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. There will be a late bus to take students  home to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy.
  • Interact is meeting at Lunch today in Rm 209.
  • For all students enrolled in the Athletic Leadership Class, there is a meeting on Thursday at lunch in room 102.
  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Performances will begin at 7:00pm and tickets are available at the door.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, November 23, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC Meeting will be this Monday, November 26th at 6:30pm. The agenda and minutes from the last meeting are attached.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Bannock Tacos with all the fixings for lunch today for $5.
  • Math Club is meeting at lunch in Rm 211 today. Bring your lunch and a pencil!
  • Link Leaders – there will be a meeting at lunch today in rm 211.
  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, November 22, 2018:

Tonight: The Youth Centre is teaming up with the Local Paramedics and BC Emergency Health Service to host a night designated to Substance Use Awareness for Parents. Help to educate your kids by learning some facts. If you are a parent of a high school student, please join us for this evening on Thursday the 22nd of November. See the attached poster.

Parents/Guardians & Students: The Late Bus will now run to the D’Arcy & Birken areas Monday through Thursday (as well as Mt. Currie and New Site). There will be only one bus servicing all of these areas. The schedule will vary depending on which students are aboard, but is roughly as follows:

Leave PSS – 5:00pm

Spirit Circle – 5:15pm

New Site – 5:25-5:35pm

Bottom of Reid Rd – between 5:40-6:00pm (depending on riders in New Site & Lake Rd).

D’Arcy – 6:20-6:35pm

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is in the Drama Rm.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening today at lunch in the Counselling Rm. Everyone is welcome!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Bannock Tacos with all the fixings for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start this week! The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, November 21, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: Our Late Bussing issues have been solved!! The Late Bus will now run to the D’Arcy & Birken areas Monday through Thursday (as well as Mt. Currie and New Site). There will be only one bus servicing all of these areas. The schedule will vary depending on which students are aboard, but is roughly as follows:

Leave PSS – 5:00pm

Spirit Circle – 5:15pm

New Site – 5:25-5:35pm

Bottom of Reid Rd – between 5:40-6:00pm (depending on riders in New Site & Lake Rd).

D’Arcy – 6:20-6:35pm

  • The Devils Diner is serving Udon Noodle Pork Stir Fry and a spring roll & peanut dipping sauce for lunch today for $5.
  • Link Crew is meeting today at lunch in rm 211. Please bring your lunches.
  • There is a quick meeting for those interested in the  Model UN at lunch today in Ms. Jean’s rm to discuss registration, committees and topics. The Early Bird deadline is quickly approaching!
  • All volleyball jerseys and one soccer jersey are now due back to Miss Walden.  If you still have a soccer jersey and are confused as to how to return it, please see Miss Walden for further instructions.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start this week! The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, November 20, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: *Our Late Bussing issues have been solved!! The Late Bus will now run to the D’Arcy & Birken areas Monday through Thursday (as well as Mt. Currie and New Site)*

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Curry Chicken on rice with Naan Bread for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Bake sale Alert! There will be an Interact Bakesale at lunch in support of the “We Are Silent Campaign”. All proceeds will be going towards We Charities. Bring your change to make a change!
  • Link Crew is meeting tomorrow at lunch in rm 211. Please bring your lunches.
  • All volleyball jerseys and one soccer jersey are now due back to Miss Walden.  If you still have a soccer jersey and are confused as to how to return it, please see Miss Walden for further instructions.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start this week! The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, November 19, 2018:

Parents, Guardians & Students – It is that time of year again…Report Cards! Our Grade 10-12 Report Cards are in the mail. Our Middle School Report Cards (Gr.8 & 9) will be sent out in the mail on Tuesday, November 27th.

Today, PSS held a presentation for all students called Health Canada KNOW MORE Campaign. Health Canada representatives were in the commons educating students on the dangers of opioid-related overdose. The campaign is visiting all schools in our district. For parent information please see the attached info sheet.

*Our Late Bussing issues have been solved!! The Late Bus will now run to the D’Arcy & Birken areas Monday through Thursday (as well as Mt. Currie and New Site)*

  • The Devils Diner is serving Grilled Cheese with Hearty Veggie Soup for lunch today for $5.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. There will be a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy.
  • Bake sale Alert! Interact Bakesales are happening today and tomorrow at lunch in support of their “We Are Silent Campaign”. All proceeds will be going towards We Charities. Bring your change to make a change!
  • All volleyball jerseys and one soccer jersey are now due back to Miss Walden.  If you still have a soccer jersey and are confused as to how to return it, please see Miss Walden for further instructions.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start this week! The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • Dec. 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

 

  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

 

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, November 16, 2018:

Parents, Guardians & Students – It is that time of year again…Report Cards! Our Grade 10-12 Report Cards will be going out in the mail today. Our Middle School Report Cards (Gr.8 & 9) will be sent out in the mail on Tuesday, November 27th.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Tacos with all the fixings with your choice of Bannock or soft shell today for $5.
  • Bake sale Alert! Interact Bakesales will be happening on Monday and Tuesday next week at lunch in support of their “We Are Silent Campaign”. All proceeds will be going towards We Charities. Bring your change to make a change!
  • 7th Career Fair Field Trip for Grade 11’s and 12’s

Grade 12 and 11 students are invited to a field trip to Vancouver for a Career Education Fair on Dec. 7th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. We will leave in a bus at 8:45 am and return by 5 pm Dec. 7th.  Students will explore career-changing discoveries at the fair. School recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers share their knowledge and their own network of connections. For more information click on this link. http://www.educationcareerfairs.com/ Students can hand in their signed permission slips (see attachment) to the office by Dec. 5th or email them to Heather Quamme (hquamme@sd48.bc.ca). Parent and/or guardians are welcome  to come. Please fill out the volunteer form attached and submit a criminal records check if you would like to be a parent/guardian volunteer.

  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start the week of November 19th.  The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • The PSS Drama Class is selling poinsettias, wreaths and holiday planters to raise money for their annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival. Poinsettias are $15 (3 for $40), and wreaths & planters are $30 each. Please contribute to this great cause! Contact Ms. Zablotney or one of our PSS drama students for ordering and more information. Orders are due this by the end of today!
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, November 15, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Tacos with all the fixings with your choice of Bannock or soft shell tomorrow for $5.
  • Updated overdue lists for library books are posted on the hallway bulletin boards. Please take a look and bring back your overdue books!
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start the week of November 19th.  The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • The PSS Drama Class is selling poinsettias, wreaths and holiday planters to raise money for their annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival. Poinsettias are $15 (3 for $40), and wreaths & planters are $30 each. Please contribute to this great cause! Contact Ms. Zablotney or one of our PSS drama students for ordering and more information. Orders are due this by this Friday, November 16th.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Curry Chicken on rice with naan bread for lunch today for $5.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school. There is a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie and New Site.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in Rm 209.
  • All students who handed in forms to attend We Day please come to rm 205 at lunch for an important We Day Meeting.
  • Updated overdue lists for library books are posted on the hallway bulletin boards. Please take a look and bring back your overdue books!
  • There are still three soccer jerseys that have not been returned. Get them in please!
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start the week of November 19th.  The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • The PSS Drama Class is selling poinsettias, wreaths and holiday planters to raise money for their annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival. Poinsettias are $15 (3 for $40), and wreaths & planters are $30 each. Please contribute to this great cause! Contact Ms. Zablotney or one of our PSS drama students for ordering and more information. Orders are due this by this Friday, November 16th.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site & Mt. Currie. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Curry Chicken on rice with naan bread for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Updated overdue lists for library books are posted on the hallway bulletin boards. Please take a look and bring back your overdue books!
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, after school.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start the week of November 19th.  The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • The PSS Drama Class is selling poinsettias, wreaths and holiday planters to raise money for their annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival. Poinsettias are $15 (3 for $40), and wreaths & planters are $30 each. Please contribute to this great cause! Contact Ms. Zablotney or one of our PSS drama students for ordering and more information. Orders are due this by this Friday, November 16th.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, November 9, 2018:

Monday, November 12th is a Statutory Holiday and there is NO school in session. See you all on Tuesday!

  • There will be NO Devil’s Diner today due to our Remembrance Day Ceremony.
  • Math Club will have their first meeting today at lunch in rm 211. Be there or “B squared”!
  • There are still 9 soccer players that have not handed in their jersey.  Personal reminders on the announcements will start on Tuesday.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start the week of November 19th.  The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • The PSS Drama Class is selling poinsettias, wreaths and holiday planters to raise money for their annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival. Poinsettias are $15 (3 for $40), and wreaths & planters are $30 each. Please contribute to this great cause! Contact Ms. Zablotney or one of our PSS drama students for ordering and more information.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, November 8, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • There will be NO Devil’s Diner tomorrow due to our Remembrance Day Ceremony – please bring your lunches!
  • The PSS “Love Your Library” Contest winner was drawn yesterday! Congratulations to Aly E.!! Aly has won a brand new book of her choosing. Thanks to everyone who gave the library some love and entered our contest!
  • There are still 9 soccer players that have not handed in their jersey.  Personal reminders on the announcements will start on Tuesday.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS – Basketball practices start the week of November 19th.  The schedule is as follows:

Grade 8 Boys: Tuesday/Thursday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 8,9,10) Girls: Monday 3:30 – 5:00, Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30

Junior (Grade 9/10) Boys: Monday 7:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00

Tryouts:

Senior (Grade 11/12) Girls: Monday Nov 19th 5:00 – 7:00, Thursday Nov 22nd 3:30 – 5:00

Senior (Grade 11/12 Boys: Tuesday Nov 20th 6:30 – 8:30, Thursday Nov 22nd 6:30 – 8:30

Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

  • The PSS Drama Class is selling poinsettias, wreaths and holiday planters to raise money for their annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival. Poinsettias are $15 (3 for $40), and wreaths & planters are $30 each. Please contribute to this great cause! Contact Ms. Zablotney or one of our PSS drama students for ordering and more information.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Save the date and stay tuned for ticket information!
  • Do you enjoy doing math? Do you like solving problems with friends? Then Please join us at the newest club at PSS:   Math Club. Through games and practice, our goal is to form a team of Mathletes who can compete for our school at local and provincial competitions, and do the math we all find fun! Math club will be a super place to meet people while improving skills and confidence in math. This Friday, November 9 will be our first session in Rm 211 at lunch.  Be there or “B squared”!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, November 7, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Please see the links below for some helpful information regarding “Healthier Rewards” and mealtime support for students from Vancouver Coastal Health:

For Secondary Schools: https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GK/GK.600.H43.pdf

Supporting Children at Mealtimes: https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GK/GK.260.H692.pdf

  • The Devil’s Diner is serving curry chicken on rice with naan bread for lunch today for $5.
  • Boys Soccer Players – there are only 7 soccer jerseys returned.  Please bring them back asap.
  • WE Day is FULL – thank you everyone for getting your forms in!
  • The PSS Drama Class is selling poinsettias, wreaths and holiday planters to raise money for their annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival. Poinsettias are $15 (3 for $40), and wreaths & planters are $30 each. Please contribute to this great cause! Contact Ms. Zablotney or one of our PSS drama students for ordering and more information.
  • The first PSS Drama production of the year, Cannibal the Musical, is coming this December to the Maury Young Arts Center. December 12th to the 15th. Stay tuned for ticket information!
  • Do you enjoy doing math? Do you like solving problems with friends? Then Please join us at the newest club at PSS:   Math Club. Through games and practice, our goal is to form a team of Mathletes who can compete for our school at local and provincial competitions, and do the math we all find fun! Math club will be a super place to meet people while improving skills and confidence in math. This Friday, November 9 will be our first session.  Be there or “B squared”!

 

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Please see the links below for some helpful information regarding “Healthier Rewards” and mealtime support for students from Vancouver Coastal Health:

For Secondary Schools: https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GK/GK.600.H43.pdf

Supporting Children at Mealtimes: https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GK/GK.260.H692.pdf

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site and Mt Currie. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama Class is in the Drama Rm.
  • The Devil’s Diner is serving curry chicken on rice with naan bread for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Boys Soccer Players – there are only 7 soccer jerseys returned.  Please bring them back asap.
  • WE Day is FULL – thank you everyone for getting your forms in!
  • Do you enjoy doing math? Do you like solving problems with friends? Then Please join us at the newest club at PSS:   Math Club. Through games and practice, our goal is to form a team of Mathletes who can compete for our school at local and provincial competitions, and do the math we all find fun! Math club will be a super place to meet people while improving skills and confidence in math. This Friday, November 9 will be our first session.  Be there or “B squared”!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

Monday, November 5, 2018:

  • The Devil’s Diner is serving grilled cheese sandwiches and hearty veggie soup for lunch today for $5.
  • There will be no Interact Meeting today as we are transporting the food to the Food Bank over lunch. Interact members, please go out to the parking lot at the beginning of lunch for a quick photo with the food haul!
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. There is a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy.
  • Boys Soccer Players – there are only 7 soccer jerseys returned.  Please bring them back asap.
  • WE Day spots are still available!!! Please get your forms and $10 into the office right away. Attendance is first come, first serve.
  • Do you enjoy doing math? Do you like solving problems with friends? Then Please join us at the newest club at PSS:   Math Club. Through games and practice, our goal is to form a team of Mathletes who can compete for our school at local and provincial competitions, and do the math we all find fun! Math club will be a super place to meet people while improving skills and confidence in math. This Friday, November 9 will be our first session.  Be there or “B squared”!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, November 1, 2018:

Parents/Guardians and Students: Tomorrow,  Friday, November 2nd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama Class is in the Drama Rm.
  • There is a short and important Aboriginal Leadership meeting during lunch today (Thursday) in Steve’s room (207). The Aboriginal Leadership meeting next week will be on Monday.
  • Please come to the Counselling Rm at lunch today if you are interested in attending Talk at the Top, a mental health leadership workshop on Nov 16th at the top of Grouse Mountain. Jodie will be in the Counselling Rm today to help you sign up and provide more information.
  • WE Day is coming up soon on Thursday, November 22nd and PSS has a limited number of tickets for students in all grades to attend. Pick up an application form at the office and return it with your fee of $10 by Monday, November 5th. Attendance is first come, first serve.
  • Do you enjoy doing math? Do you like solving problems with friends? Then Please join us at the newest club at PSS:   Math Club. Through games and practice, our goal is to form a team of Mathletes who can compete for our school at local and provincial competitions, and do the math we all find fun! Math club will be a super place to meet people while improving skills and confidence in math. Next week, November 9 will be our first session.  Be there or “B squared”!
  • It’s the last day of our Love your Library Contest – Come to the library and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library for a chance to win a book!
  • Interact would like to send out a HUGE thank you to all households in Pemberton and New Site for their incredible generosity and a big cheer to all students who joined the Nice Kids Food Drive Campaign last night and trick or treated for the food bank. A record haul of food is headed to the Pemberton Food Bank!!
  • Terry Fox Update – hey PSS, the final, final tally of our Terry Fox Campaign is in and we actually EXCEEDED our goal!! The donation PSS will be making to the Terry Fox Foundation is $1023.00 – way to go!
  • Wow… Boys Soccer… a total of ONE jersey has been returned.  They are now overdue.  Please get them back NOW!!
  • PSS Clubs! You can learn all about the awesome clubs and athletic teams offered at PSS by visiting our website at https://sd48pemberton.org/leadership/. We will continue to update this page throughout the year.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018:

This Friday, November 2nd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

*There will be NO Late Bus today. We want everyone to go home early and enjoy the Halloween festivities.

DON”T MISS THE THE ANNUAL COSTUME PARADE AND CONTEST TODAY in the gym at lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Group Costume (#squadghouls), Most Creative Costume (not just a basic witch), the Most “Thought-Out” Costume and the Best Staff Costume.

  • Link Crew – there is a quick meeting today at the beginning of lunch in rm 211.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Curry Chicken on Rice with Naan Bread for lunch today for $5. Oooo…SPICY
  • WE Day is coming up soon on Thursday, November 22nd and PSS has a limited number of tickets for students in all grades to attend. Pick up an application form at the office and return it with your fee of $10 asap. Attendance is first come, first serve.
  • Do you enjoy doing math? Do you like solving problems with friends? Then Please join us at the newest club at PSS:   Math Club. Through games and practice, our goal is to form a team of Mathletes who can compete for our school at local and provincial competitions, and do the math we all find fun! Math club will be a super place to meet people while improving skills and confidence in math. Next week, November 9 will be our first session.  Be there or “B squared”!
  • It’s the last week of our Love your Library Contest – Come to the library and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library – all hearts will be entered into a draw to win a book of your choice!
  • They’re baaa-aack! The Interact Nice Kids from Hell will be out this evening trick or treating for the Pemberton Food Bank as part of their We Scare Hunger Campaign. Houses will be visited only once and asked to donate. The Nice Kids sincerely thank all Pemberton families in advance for helping them stock up the foodbank before winter.
  • It’s the last week to bring in your food Donation for the We Scare Hunger Campaign PSS. Let’s fill those boxes!
  • Wow… Boys Soccer… a total of ONE jersey has been returned.  They are now overdue.  Please get them back NOW!!
  • PSS Clubs! You can learn all about the awesome clubs and athletic teams offered at PSS by visiting our website at https://sd48pemberton.org/leadership/. We will continue to update this page throughout the year.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018:

This Friday, November 2nd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

*There will be NO Late Bus this Wednesday, Oct 31st. We want everyone to go home early and enjoy the Halloween festivities.

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site and Mt. Currie. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The skele-fun continues with Halloweek PSS…

TODAY – Red Rad Really Scary Relay Race in gym at lunch. The winning team gets a prize.

TOMORROW – The annual costume parade and contest in the gym at lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Group Costume (#squadghouls), Most Creative Costume (not just a basic witch), the Most “Thought-Out” Costume (put some BRAINS into it) and the Best Staff Costume.

  • WE Day is coming up soon on Thursday, November 22nd and PSS has a limited number of tickets for students in all grades to attend. Pick up an application form at the office and return it with your fee of $10 asap. Attendance is first come, first serve.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Curry Chicken on Rice with Naan Bread for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Do you enjoy doing math? Do you like solving problems with friends? Then Please join us at the newest club at PSS:   Math Club. Through games and practice, our goal is to form a team of Mathletes who can compete for our school at local and provincial competitions, and do the math we all find fun! Math club will be a super place to meet people while improving skills and confidence in math. Next week, November 9 will be our first session.  Be there or “B squared”!
  • It’s the last week of our Love your Library Contest – Come to the library and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library – all hearts will be entered into a draw to win a book of your choice!
  • They’re baaa-aack! The Interact Nice Kids from Hell will be out this Halloween trick or treating for the Pemberton Food Bank as part of their We Scare Hunger Campaign. Houses will be visited only once and asked to donate. The Nice Kids sincerely thank all Pemberton families in advance for helping them stock up the foodbank before winter.
  • It’s the last week to bring in your food Donation for the We Scare Hunger Campaign PSS. Let’s fill those boxes!
  • Wow… Boys Soccer… a total of ONE jersey has been returned.  They are now overdue.  Please get them back NOW!!
  • Are you missing a bike? There are 3 bikes in the bike rack outside that have been there for a while. They will soon go to the RCMP office if not claimed.
  • PSS Clubs! You can learn all about the awesome clubs and athletic teams offered at PSS by visiting our website at https://sd48pemberton.org/leadership/. We will continue to update this page throughout the year.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, October 29, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: HOW IS PSS PLANNING TO MAKE SURE OUR STUDENTS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL AND LIFE? Join Principal Krista Brynjolfson to learn about the vibrant PSS School Plan, this evening at 6:30 PM in the PSS Library, an event hosted by PAC.

The next PSS PAC meeting is tonight at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome!

This Friday, November 2nd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

*There will be NO Late Bus this Wednesday, Oct 31st. We want everyone to go home early and enjoy the Halloween festivities.

  • Get spooked because it’s Halloweek PSS…make sure you get involved in the action and have some skele-fun!

TODAY – Pumpkin Carving at lunch in Commons. Create your own design!

TUESDAY, Oct 30 – Red Rad Really Scary Relay Race in gym at lunch. The winning team gets a prize.

WEDNESDAY, Oct 31– The annual costume parade and contest in the gym at lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Group Costume (#squadghouls), Most Creative Costume (not just a basic witch), the Most “Thought-Out” Costume (put some BRAINS into it) and the Best Staff Costume.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Carrot Ginger Soup for lunch today for $5. Mmmm…a perfectly orange Halloweek Lunch!
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. There will be a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in Rm 205.
  • It’s the last week of our Love your Library Contest – Come to the library and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library – all hearts will be entered into a draw to win a book of your choice!
  • They’re baaa-aack! The Interact Nice Kids from Hell will be out this Halloween trick or treating for the Pemberton Food Bank as part of their We Scare Hunger Campaign. Houses will be visited only once and asked to donate. The Nice Kids sincerely thank all Pemberton families in advance for helping them stock up the foodbank before winter.
  • It’s the last week to bring in your food Donation for the We Scare Hunger Campaign PSS. Let’s fill those boxes!
  • Are you missing a bike? There are 3 bikes in the bike rack outside that have been there for a while. They will soon go to the RCMP office if not claimed.
  • The Chess Club is looking for donations of old, unused and preloved chess sets. If you have a set that you want to donate to the club you can drop it off at the office. The Chess Club meets every Tuesday in room 103.

Chess quote:

“It’s always better to sacrifice your opponent’s men.” – Savielly Tartakower

  • In order to promote positive community connections and mentorship for our students, PSS will have some special visitors in our school throughout the year. They will be running various activities at lunch so be sure to come and check them out! Josh Dooley (who some may know from Young Life) will be here on Tuesdays and Wednesdays  and the RCMP will be coming once a week when schedules allow. Please make them feel welcome! if you have time to volunteer and become a mentor at PSS, please contact the school.
  • PSS Clubs! You can learn all about the awesome clubs and athletic teams offered at PSS by visiting our website at https://sd48pemberton.org/leadership/. We will continue to update this page throughout the year.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: HOW IS PSS PLANNING TO MAKE SURE OUR STUDENTS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL AND LIFE? Join Principal Krista Brynjolfson to learn about the vibrant PSS School Plan, Monday Oct 29 6:30 PM in the PSS Library, an event hosted by PAC.

The next PSS PAC meeting is Monday, Oct 29th at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome!

  • The Devils Diner is serving pizza and chocolate chip-zucchini muffins for lunch today for $5.
  • TOONIE TERROR is happening TONIGHT at 7pm in the Drama Room. We will be hosting a scary double feature in a spookily transformed black lit drama room. The double feature will include Nightmare on Elm Street and the Exorcist. Come at your own risk – tickets are limited. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be available to make the movie experience complete. All proceeds will be going towards our Drama Program. Remember this event is BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLANKET!    Tickets for Toonie Terrors are now on sale for $2.00.  Tickets are limited so get them while you can from the office.
  • Boys Soccer Uniforms are now due back to the school.  Please return your uniforms freshly cleaned to Miss Walden asap.
  • The Chess Club is looking for donations of old, unused and preloved chess sets. If you have a set that you want to donate to the club you can drop it off at the office. The Chess Club meets every Tuesday in room 103.

Chess quote:

“It’s always better to sacrifice your opponent’s men.” – Savielly Tartakower

  • Get spooked because Halloweek is next week PSS…make sure you get involved in the action and have some skele-fun!

MONDAY, Oct 29 – Pumpkin Carving at lunch in Commons. Create your own design!

TUESDAY, Oct 30 – Red Rad Really Scary Relay Race in gym at lunch. The winning team gets a prize.

WEDNESDAY, Oct 31– The annual costume parade and contest in the gym at lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Group Costume (#squadghouls), Most Creative Costume (not just a basic witch), the Most “Thought-Out” Costume (put some BRAINS into it) and the Best Staff Costume.

It will be UnBOOlievable!!

  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Students, Interact has received intel that the staff plan to mass contribute at the last minute…let’s make it hard for them to beat us!
  • In order to promote positive community connections and mentorship for our students, PSS will have some special visitors in our school throughout the year. They will be running various activities at lunch so be sure to come and check them out! Josh Dooley (who some may know from Young Life) will be here on Tuesdays and Wednesdays  and the RCMP will be coming once a week when schedules allow. Please make them feel welcome! if you have time to volunteer and become a mentor at PSS, please contact the school.
  • PSS Clubs! You can learn all about the awesome clubs and athletic teams offered at PSS by visiting our website at https://sd48pemberton.org/leadership/. We will continue to update this page throughout the year.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: HOW IS PSS PLANNING TO MAKE SURE OUR STUDENTS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL AND LIFE? Join Principal Krista Brynjolfson to learn about the vibrant PSS School Plan, Monday Oct 29 6:30 PM in the PSS Library, an event hosted by PAC.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama Class is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • TOONIE TERROR is happening tomorrow Friday, October 26th at 7pm in the Drama Room. We will be hosting a scary double feature in a spookily transformed black lit drama room. The double feature will include Nightmare on Elm Street and the Exorcist. Come at your own risk – tickets are limited. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be available to make the movie experience complete. All proceeds will be going towards our Drama Program. Remember this event is BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLANKET!    Tickets for Toonie Terrors are now on sale for $2.00.  Tickets are limited so get them while you can from the office.
  • Senior Girls Volleyball practice is cancelled today, as both coaches are unable to attend. We will meet again next Tuesday. 
  • Photo Retake Day is TOMORROW, Oct 26th! Please come ready to smile if you would like a retake or missed the first Photo Day.
  • Boys Soccer Uniforms are now due back to the school.  Please return your uniforms freshly cleaned to Miss Walden asap.
  • The Chess Club is looking for donations of old, unused and preloved chess sets. If you have a set that you want to donate to the club you can drop it off at the office. The Chess Club meets every Tue. In room 103

Chess quote:

“It’s always better to sacrifice your opponent’s men.” – Savielly Tartakower

  • The Devils Diner is serving pizza and cookies for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • There will be a Model United Nations Meeting at the beginning of lunch today in rm 107. Registration has started and we need to get organized! All interested students can attend.
  • Get spooked because Halloweek is coming up PSS…make sure you get involved in the action and have some skele-fun!

MONDAY, Oct 29 – Pumpkin Carving at lunch in Commons. Create your own design!

TUESDAY, Oct 30 – Red Rad Really Scary Relay Race in gym at lunch. The winning team gets a prize.

WEDNESDAY, Oct 31– The annual costume parade and contest in the gym at lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Group Costume (#squadghouls), Most Creative Costume (not just a basic witch), the Most “Thought-Out” Costume (put some BRAINS into it) and the Best Staff Costume.

It will be UnBOOlievable!!

  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Students, Interact has received intel that the staff plan to mass contribute at the last minute…let’s make it hard for them to beat us!
  • In order to promote positive community connections and mentorship for our students, PSS will have some special visitors in our school throughout the year. They will be running various activities at lunch so be sure to come and check them out! Josh Dooley (who some may know from Young Life) will be here on Tuesdays and Wednesdays  and the RCMP will be coming once a week when schedules allow. Please make them feel welcome!
  • The First Nation Post-Secondary Student Sponsorship Information Night is TONIGHT:

Who? Any parent/guardian of a First Nation or Aboriginal student who would like to learn more about how to navigate the post-secondary sponsorship process, & how to support students to apply to post-secondary institutes. It is recommend that grade 12 students accompany their parent/guardian.

When? Thursday, October 25 6:30-8:00 pm

Where? Ts’zil Learning Centre, room 103

*snacks provided*

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: HOW IS PSS PLANNING TO MAKE SURE OUR STUDENTS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL AND LIFE? Join Principal Krista Brynjolfson to learn about the vibrant PSS School Plan, Monday Oct 29 6:30 PM in the PSS Library, an event hosted by PAC.

  • TOONIE TERROR is happening this Friday, October 26th at 7pm in the Drama Room. We will be hosting a scary double feature in a spookily transformed black lit drama room. The double feature will include Nightmare on Elm Street and the Exorcist. Come at your own risk – tickets are limited. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be available to make the movie experience complete. All proceeds will be going towards our Drama Program. Remember this event is BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLANKET!    Tickets for Toonie Terrors are now on sale for $2.00.  Tickets are limited so get them while you can from the office.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in rm 209.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Burgers with Caesar Salad & Potato Wedges for lunch today for $5.
  • There will be a Model United Nations Meeting tomorrow at the beginning of lunch in rm 107. Registration has started and we need to get organized! All interested students can attend.
  • Get spooked because Halloweek is coming up PSS…make sure you get involved in the action and have some skele-fun!

MONDAY, Oct 29 – Pumpkin Carving at lunch in Commons. Create your own design!

TUESDAY, Oct 30 – Red Rad Really Scary Relay Race in gym at lunch. The winning team gets a prize.

WEDNESDAY, Oct 31– The annual costume parade and contest in the gym at lunch. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Group Costume (#squadghouls), Most Creative Costume (not just a basic witch), the Most “Thought-Out” Costume (put some BRAINS into it) and the Best Staff Costume.

It will be UnBOOlievable!!

  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Students, Interact has received intel that the staff plan to mass contribute at the last minute…let’s make it hard for them to beat us!
  • In order to promote positive community connections and mentorship for our students, PSS will have some special visitors in our school throughout the year. They will be running various activities at lunch so be sure to come and check them out! Josh Dooley (who some may know from Young Life) will be here on Tuesdays and Wednesdays  and the RCMP will be coming once a week when schedules allow. Please make them feel welcome!
  • Boys soccer uniforms are now due back to the school.  Please return your uniforms freshly cleaned to Miss Walden asap.
  • First Nation Post-Secondary Student Sponsorship Information Night

Who? Any parent/guardian of a First Nation or Aboriginal student who would like to learn more about how to navigate the post-secondary sponsorship process, & how to support students to apply to post-secondary institutes. It is recommend that grade 12 students accompany their parent/guardian.

When? Thursday, October 25 6:30-8:00 pm

Where? Ts’zil Learning Centre, room 103

*snacks provided*

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie and New Site. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama class is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • TOONIE TERROR is happening this Friday, October 26th at 7pm in the Drama Room. We will be hosting a scary double feature in a spookily transformed black lit drama room. The double feature will include Nightmare on Elm Street and the Exorcist. Come at your own risk – tickets are limited. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be available to make the movie experience complete. All proceeds will be going towards our Drama Program. Remember this event is BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLANKET!    Tickets for Toonie Terrors are now on sale for $2.00.  Tickets are limited so get them while you can from the office.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in rm 209.
  • Attention Leadership Students:  Halloweek Planning is at lunch today in Room 102.
  • Soccer players that still haven’t paid for trips … get your money in asap!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Burgers with Caesar Salad & Potato Wedges for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Next week is Halloweek!  We have many fun and creepy activities to get us into the Halloween groove.  MONDAY – Pumpkin Carving at lunch in Commons.  TUESDAY – Red Rad Really Scary Relay Race in gym at lunch.  WEDNESDAY – The annual costume parade and contest in the gym at lunch.  KEEP CALM and CARRY GARLIC.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Students, Interact has received intel that the staff plan to mass contribute at the last minute…let’s make it hard for them to beat us!
  • First Nation Post-Secondary Student Sponsorship Information Night

Who? Any parent/guardian of a First Nation or Aboriginal student who would like to learn more about how to navigate the post-secondary sponsorship process, & how to support students to apply to post-secondary institutes. It is recommend that grade 12 students accompany their parent/guardian.

When? Thursday, October 25 6:30-8:00 pm

Where? Ts’zil Learning Centre, room 103

*snacks provided*

Parents/Guardians: We LOVE our parent/guardian volunteers!! As we get further into our year and sports ramp up, volunteers are a crucial part of our athletics program but there is some paperwork involved. If you are thinking of helping us out sometime this year (especially with driving), it is always a good idea to get this process rolling. The following paperwork is required to volunteer & drive for PSS.

1) Criminal Record Check: a cleared CRC that is less than 2 years old. PSS uses an online CRC system. CRC’s can be obtained through the following link: https://justice.gov.bc.ca/eCRC/. Our School Access Code to quote is: ZG24B7UZTE (Please ensure you select “Request a New Criminal Record Check” NOT “Share the Result of a Completed Criminal Record Check”). The result of your new CRC will automatically be emailed directly to our Clerical Assistants at PSS.

2) Drivers Abstract (required yearly) – These can also be obtained online through the ICBC website (www.icbc.com/driver-licensing/getting -licensed/Pages/Your-driving-record.aspx ) or call Westland Insurance (604-894-6432)with your DL #. They will fax your abstract directly to PSS.

3) Copy of your current Auto Registration & Insurance – our office will be happy to photocopy it for you!

4) Volunteer Driver Application & Consent to Volunteer Forms – these forms can be filled out at our office.

Thank You!

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, October 22, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Deluxe Mac & Cheese with Garlic Toast and Caesar Salad for lunch today for $5.
  • TOONIE TERROR is happening this Friday, October 26th at 7pm in the Drama Room. We will be hosting a scary double feature in a spookily transformed black lit drama room. The double feature will include Nightmare on Elm Street and the Exorcist. Come at your own risk – tickets are limited. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be available to make the movie experience complete. All proceeds will be going towards our Drama Program. Remember this event is BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLANKET!    Tickets for Toonie Terrors are now on sale for $2.00.  Tickets are limited so get them while you can.  Freya will be selling tickets in the Commons at lunch.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Staff – your food box is looking DISMALL…the students are rocking this challenge – Keep it up PSS!
  • There will be no Interact meeting today.  It will be tomorrow instead.
  • The Peak Experience Program  (Peak Experience Program Link) is a paid program that requires students to work 50-100 hours over Whistler Blackcomb’s peak holiday periods.  Shifts are maximum 6 hours in length starting Dec. 2018 through to Apr 2019. Students will be hired to be the extra set of hands to help out in their chosen division: Food and Beverage, Rental Technician, Tube Park Attendant or Guest Service.  Students also receive a bonus ski pass for 50 hours of work. Students in grades 10-12 that are interested in the Peak Experience Program at WhistlerBlackcomb, the deadline for applications is November 10th. Please go to the following link for more information or see Ms. Quamme: www.whistlerblackcomb.com/jobs.
  • Soccer players that still haven’t paid for trips … get your money in asap!
  • Next week is Halloweek!  We have many fun and creepy activities to get us into the Halloween groove.  MONDAY – Pumpkin Carving at lunch in Commons.  TUESDAY – Red Rad Really Scary Relay Race in gym at lunch.  WEDNESDAY – The annual costume parade and contest in the gym at lunch.  KEEP CALM and CARRY GARLIC.
  • Attention Leadership students:  Halloweek Planning at lunch on Tuesday, Room 102.

Parents/Guardians: We LOVE our parent/guardian volunteers!! As we get further into our year and sports ramp up, volunteers are a crucial part of our athletics programs but there is some paperwork involved. If you are thinking of helping us out sometime this year (especially with driving), it is always a good idea to get this process rolling. The following paperwork is required to volunteer at PSS.

1) Criminal Record Check: a cleared CRC that is less than 2 years old. PSS uses an online CRC system. CRC’s can be obtained through the following link: https://justice.gov.bc.ca/eCRC/. Our School Access Code to quote is: ZG24B7UZTE (Please ensure you select “Request a New Criminal Record Check” NOT “Share the Result of a Completed Criminal Record Check”). The result of your new CRC will automatically be emailed directly to our Clerical Assistants at PSS.

2) Drivers Abstract (required yearly) – These can also be obtained online through the ICBC website (www.icbc.com/driver-licensing/getting -licensed/Pages/Your-driving-record.aspx ) or call Westland Insurance (604-894-6432)with your DL #. They will fax your abstract directly to PSS.

3) Copy of your current Auto Registration & Insurance – our office will be happy to photocopy it for you!

4) Volunteer Driver Application & Consent to Volunteer Forms – these forms can be filled out at our office.

Thank You!

There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting after school today in the Istken Room. There is a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00”

Grade 9/10 volleyball practice is cancelled today.  See you on Wednesday.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, October 18, 2018:

Tomorrow, Friday, October 19th is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is practicing in the Drama Rm.
  • TOONIE TERROR is happening on Friday, October 26th at 7pm in the Drama Room. We will be hosting a scary double feature in a spookily transformed black lit drama room. The double feature will include Nightmare on Elm Street and the Exorcist. Come at your own risk – tickets are limited. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be available to make the movie experience complete. All proceeds will be going towards our Drama Program. Remember this event is BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLANKET!   Please see Ms.Zablotney for details.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Staff – your food box is looking DISMALL…the students are rocking this challenge – Keep it up PSS!
  • If you signed out a Library book in September, it is likely overdue by now. Please search your homes and lockers and bring those overdue books back. Overdue lists are posted up around the school.
  • This Monday, October 22nd is National Drop Everything and Read Day!! Please make sure you have a good book to read at school on Monday.
  • The Peak Experience Program  (Peak Experience Program Link) is a paid program that requires students to work 50-100 hours over Whistler Blackcomb’s peak holiday periods.  Shifts are maximum 6 hours in length starting Dec. 2018 through to Apr 2019. Students will be hired to be the extra set of hands to help out in their chosen division: Food and Beverage, Rental Technician, Tube Park Attendant or Guest Service.  Students also receive a bonus ski pass for 50 hours of work. Students in grades 10-12 that are interested in the Peak Experience Program at WhistlerBlackcomb, the deadline for applications is November 10th. Please go to the following link for more information or see Ms. Quamme: www.whistlerblackcomb.com/jobs.
  • PSS Families – the Village of Pemberton is excited to announce that we have partnered with ePACT to develop Pemberton Alert. This is an emergency notification system that will allow the Village of Pemberton to communicate important information quickly in the event of an emergency. These notifications are able to be sent via voicemail, text or email message and are available to all residents living within the Village boundaries, free of charge.

We invite you to sign up for these alerts, as well as to share this network throughout your platforms and community activities to ensure our community members receive critical information in the event of an emergency. This can be shared by providing the sign up link below. https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton <https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton>

If you would like to learn more about ePACT please visit the following links:

*       What is ePACT? <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui3_ZgocpR4&t=1s>

*        ePACT for Communities <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mXSbniBvbE&t=0s&list=PLDIviJ6Jy1EbuUJZPtBRFxGpyD8E4bdXN&index=2>

*        ePACT for Families <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/> – <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>  Frequently Asked Questions <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>

Please note that Pemberton Alert is only available to residents who live within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Village of Pemberton. If you or your organizations members live within the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, you can sign up for SLRD Alert here: https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up <https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up>

If you have any questions regarding Pemberton Alert, you may contact our Emergency Program Coordinator, Sarah Toews at stoews@pemberton or 604.894.6111

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening in the afternoon & early evening TODAY. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. There are no late buses at 5pm today.

This Friday, October 19th is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Those boxes are looking pretty empty PSS – let’s fill them up!
  • If you signed out a Library book in September, it is likely overdue by now. Please search your homes and lockers and bring those overdue books back PSS! Overdue lists are posted up around the school
  • The Peak Experience Program (Peak Experience Program Link) is a paid program that requires students to work 50-100 hours over Whistler Blackcomb’s peak holiday periods.  Shifts are maximum 6 hours in length starting Dec. 2018 through to Apr 2019. Students will be hired to be the extra set of hands to help out in their chosen division: Food and Beverage, Rental Technician, Tube Park Attendant or Guest Service.  Students also receive a bonus ski pass for 50 hours of work. Students in grades 10-12 that are interested in the Peak Experience Program at WhistlerBlackcomb, the deadline for applications is November 10th. Please go to the following link for more information or see Ms. Quamme: whistlerblackcomb.com/jobs.
  • PSS Families – the Village of Pemberton is excited to announce that we have partnered with ePACT to develop Pemberton Alert. This is an emergency notification system that will allow the Village of Pemberton to communicate important information quickly in the event of an emergency. These notifications are able to be sent via voicemail, text or email message and are available to all residents living within the Village boundaries, free of charge.

We invite you to sign up for these alerts, as well as to share this network throughout your platforms and community activities to ensure our community members receive critical information in the event of an emergency. This can be shared by providing the sign up link below. https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton <https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton>

If you would like to learn more about ePACT please visit the following links:

*       What is ePACT? <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui3_ZgocpR4&t=1s>

*        ePACT for Communities <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mXSbniBvbE&t=0s&list=PLDIviJ6Jy1EbuUJZPtBRFxGpyD8E4bdXN&index=2>

*        ePACT for Families <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/> – <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>  Frequently Asked Questions <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>

Please note that Pemberton Alert is only available to residents who live within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Village of Pemberton. If you or your organizations members live within the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, you can sign up for SLRD Alert here: https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up <https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up>

If you have any questions regarding Pemberton Alert, you may contact our Emergency Program Coordinator, Sarah Toews at stoews@pemberton or 604.894.6111

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening tomorrow, Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

This Friday, October 19th is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

*Our SD48 Bus Garage has been experiencing a staffing shortage which has affected our Late Bus Schedule. Until further notice the Late Bus will operate as follows:

Mondays and Thursdays – to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy

Tuesdays and Wednesdays – to New Site and Mt. Currie ONLY

Our apologies for any inconvenience!

  • Homework Help is happening in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm after school today. Sorry, Art Club is postponed until further notice.
  • Students – please pick up your picture proofs and student cards from the office if you have not done so already. Photo Retake Day is October 26th for those who missed picture day or would like a retake.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Those boxes are looking pretty empty PSS – let’s fill them up!
  • October is Love Your Library Month. Give your PSS Library some love – come in and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library. All hearts will be entered into a draw and someone will win a free book of their choosing!
  • Students in grades 10-12 that are interested in the Peak Experience Program at WhistlerBlackcomb, the deadline for applications is November 10th. Please go to the following link for more information or see Ms. Quamme: www.whistlerblackcomb.com/jobs
  • PSS Families – the Village of Pemberton is excited to announce that we have partnered with ePACT to develop Pemberton Alert. This is an emergency notification system that will allow the Village of Pemberton to communicate important information quickly in the event of an emergency. These notifications are able to be sent via voicemail, text or email message and are available to all residents living within the Village boundaries, free of charge.

We invite you to sign up for these alerts, as well as to share this network throughout your platforms and community activities to ensure our community members receive critical information in the event of an emergency. This can be shared by providing the sign up link below. https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton <https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton>

If you would like to learn more about ePACT please visit the following links:

*       What is ePACT? <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui3_ZgocpR4&t=1s>

*        ePACT for Communities <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mXSbniBvbE&t=0s&list=PLDIviJ6Jy1EbuUJZPtBRFxGpyD8E4bdXN&index=2>

*        ePACT for Families <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/> – <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>  Frequently Asked Questions <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>

Please note that Pemberton Alert is only available to residents who live within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Village of Pemberton. If you or your organizations members live within the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, you can sign up for SLRD Alert here: https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up <https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up>

If you have any questions regarding Pemberton Alert, you may contact our Emergency Program Coordinator, Sarah Toews at stoews@pemberton or 604.894.6111

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, October 15, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of this Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

This Friday, October 19th is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is no school in session – enjoy the long weekend!

*Our SD48 Bus Garage has been experiencing a staffing shortage which has affected our Late Bus Schedule. Until further notice the Late Bus will operate as follows:

Mondays and Thursdays – to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy

Tuesdays and Wednesdays – to New Site and Mt. Currie ONLY

Our apologies for any inconvenience!

  • Today is the only day this week that the Devil’s Diner is open. The diner will be serving Deluxe Mac’n Cheese, with garlic toast and a chocolate chip cookie for $5.
  • It’s Monday and we are playing guitar at lunch in the library – come on out if you want to learn or practice!
  • There is a very important Boys Soccer meeting today at lunch in Miss Walden’s room… please get there right away at 11:45.
  • Students – please pick up your picture proofs and student cards from the office if you have not done so already. Photo Retake Day is October 26th for those who missed picture day or would like a retake.
  • Important reminder that all Aboriginal Leadership students hoping to attend the Youth Council Meeting on Wednesday need to get their forms from the Istken Room and return them to Steve or Allison ASAP. No forms, no go. Because of the meeting on Wednesday, there is no Aboriginal Leadership meeting today.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive. Those boxes are looking pretty empty PSS – let’s fill them up!
  • October is Love Your Library Month. Give your PSS Library some love – come in and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library. All hearts will be entered into a draw and someone will win a free book of their choosing!
  • Students in grades 10-12 that are interested in the Peak Experience Program at WhistlerBlackcomb, the deadline for applications is November 10th. Please go to the following link for more information or see Ms. Quamme: www.whistlerblackcomb.com/jobs
  • PSS Families – the Village of Pemberton is excited to announce that we have partnered with ePACT to develop Pemberton Alert. This is an emergency notification system that will allow the Village of Pemberton to communicate important information quickly in the event of an emergency. These notifications are able to be sent via voicemail, text or email message and are available to all residents living within the Village boundaries, free of charge.

We invite you to sign up for these alerts, as well as to share this network throughout your platforms and community activities to ensure our community members receive critical information in the event of an emergency. This can be shared by providing the sign up link below. https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton <https://www.epactnetwork.com/en/signup/pemberton>

If you would like to learn more about ePACT please visit the following links:

*       What is ePACT? <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui3_ZgocpR4&t=1s>

*        ePACT for Communities <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mXSbniBvbE&t=0s&list=PLDIviJ6Jy1EbuUJZPtBRFxGpyD8E4bdXN&index=2>

*        ePACT for Families <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/> – <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>  Frequently Asked Questions <https://www.epactnetwork.com/corp/blog/epact-families-faq/>

Please note that Pemberton Alert is only available to residents who live within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Village of Pemberton. If you or your organizations members live within the Squamish Lillooet Regional District, you can sign up for SLRD Alert here: https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up <https://www.slrd.bc.ca/services/emergency-management/slrd-alert-sign#sign-up>

If you have any questions regarding Pemberton Alert, you may contact our Emergency Program Coordinator, Sarah Toews at stoews@pemberton or 604.894.6111

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, October 12, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

*Our SD48 Bus Garage has been experiencing a staffing shortage which has affected our Late Bus Schedule. Until further notice the Late Bus will operate as follows:

Mondays and Thursdays – to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy

Tuesdays and Wednesdays – to New Site and Mt. Currie ONLY

Our apologies for any inconvenience!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pizza with Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch today for $5. Monday’s menu will be Deluxe Mac & Cheese with garlic toast and zucchini chocolate chip muffins.
  • Students – please pick up your picture proofs and student cards from the office if you have not done so already. Retake day is October 26th for those who missed picture day or would like a retake.
  • Important reminder that all Aboriginal Leadership students hoping to attend the Youth Council Meeting on Wednesday need to get their forms from the Istken Room and return them to Steve or Allison ASAP. No forms, no go.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive! The students challenge the staff to fill boxes placed in the commons with non-perishable food items. Winter is coming and the food bank is in need – let’s help them out PSS!
  • October is Love Your Library Month. Give your PSS Library some love – come in and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library. All hearts will be entered into a draw and someone will win a free book of their choosing!
  • GRADS: there will be an important Grad Transitions Meeting for all grads on Monday at 10:08am in the Library.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms  and money are due back by the end of today.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, October 11, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

*Our SD48 Bus Garage has been experiencing a staffing shortage which has affected our Late Bus Schedule. Until further notice the Late Bus will operate as follows:

Mondays and Thursdays – to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy

Tuesdays and Wednesdays – to New Site and Mt. Currie ONLY

Our apologies for any inconvenience!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama Class is happening in the Drama Rm.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Burgers, potato wedges and salad for lunch today for $5.
  • Diversity Club is hosting a Bake Sale at lunch in the Commons today in celebration of National Coming Out Day. All proceeds will go to the Highest Hopes Foundation.
  • Interact is meeting today at lunch in rm 209.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive! The students challenge the staff to fill boxes placed in the commons with non-perishable food items. Winter is coming and the food bank is in need – let’s help them out PSS!
  • October is Love Your Library Month. Give your PSS Library some love – come in and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library. All hearts will be entered into a draw and someone will win a free book of their choosing!
  • Leadership Students – the work lunch will continue today at lunch in the Art Rm. Your mandatory Anchor Lesson will now be on Tuesday, November 6th, instead of Oct 30th due to Halloween activities.
  • GRADS: there will be an important Grad Transitions Meeting for all grads on Monday, Oct 15th at 10:08am in the Library.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by tomorrow, Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school in the Istken Room. We are harvesting and preparing sweet grass. If you plan to attend the event next week in Squamish, it is important that you attend. There will be a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie and New Site. Sorry, there is no late bus to Birken & D’Arcy today.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Burgers, potato wedges and salad for lunch today for $5.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive! The students challenge the staff to fill boxes placed in the commons with non-perishable food items. Winter is coming and the food bank is in need – let’s help them out PSS!
  • October is Love Your Library Month. Give your PSS Library some love – come in and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library. All hearts will be entered into a draw and someone will win a free book of their choosing!
  • Leadership Students – the work lunch will continue tomorrow at lunch in the Art Rm. Your mandatory Anchor Lesson will now be on Tuesday, November 6th, instead of Oct 30th due to Halloween activities.
  • A reminder to those students who are wanting to attend the Whistler Writer’s Festival Workshops this Friday, October 12 at Whistler Secondary School, your permission forms must be turned in before the end of today to the office or libray .  Grade 10-12 students will be going to hear Eden Robinson speak from 10:30-11:30 am, and Grade 8-9 students will be listening to Darren & Simon Groth from 12:45-1:45 pm.
  • GRADS: there will be an important Grad Transitions Meeting for all grads on Monday, Oct 15th at 10:08am in the Library.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by this Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie and New Site. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm. There is NO Late bus running to the Birken/D’Arcy areas today.
  • Interact is running a We Scare Hunger Campaign for the month of October and it’s staff versus students for this Food Drive! The students challenge the staff to fill boxes placed in the commons with non-perishable food items. Winter is coming and the food bank is in need – let’s help them out PSS!
  • The Public Library will be here at lunch in our Library with loads of new books. Come and check them out!
  • Leadership Students – there is a “Leadership Work Day” happening today in the Art Rm at lunch. We will be preparing for Halloween Fun Week!
  • October is Love Your Library Month. Give your PSS Library some love – come in and fill out a heart telling us why you love your library. All hearts will be entered into a draw and someone will win a free book of their choosing!
  • There will be a grade 8 Girls Volleyball practice today after school to make up for our missed practice this coming holiday Monday.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Hamburgers, potato wedges and salad for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • A reminder to those students who are wanting to attend the Whistler Writer’s Festival Workshops this Friday, October 12 at Whistler Secondary School, your permission forms must be turned in before the end of Wednesday.  If you need a copy of the field trip form you can pick them up from the library or the office.  Also, please hand your completed forms into the library or office.  Grade 10-12 students will be going to hear Eden Robinson speak from 10:30-11:30 am, and Grade 8-9 students will be listening to Darren & Simon Groth from 12:45-1:45 pm.
  • GRADS: there will be an important Grad Transitions Meeting for all grads on Monday, Oct 15th at 10:08am in the Library.
  • Grade 9’s – please get your signed vaccination forms returned to the office!
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by this Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, October 5, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

  • The Devils Diner is open TODAY for lunch, serving their famous home-made pizza and chocolate chip cookies for $5. The Diner will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from then on. NEW this year – Devils Diner Punch Cards – purchase a lunch card for $50 and get 11 lunches (that gives you one free lunch per card!).
  • Diversity Club is meeting in the Counselling Rm today at lunch – everyone is welcome!
  • Interact will meet at lunch today in Rm 209.
  • There will be a grade 8 Girls Volleyball practice next Tuesday after school to make up for our missed practice this coming holiday Monday.
  • A reminder to those students who are wanting to attend the Whistler Writer’s Festival Workshops next Friday, October 12 at Whistler Secondary School, your permission forms must be turned in before the end of Wednesday.  If you need a copy of the field trip form you can pick them up from the library or the office.  Also, please hand your completed forms into the library or office.  Grade 10-12 students will be going to hear Eden Robinson speak from 10:30-11:30 am, and Grade 8-9 students will be listening to Darren & Simon Groth from 12:45-1:45 pm.
  • Students – the last day to purchase WhistlerBlackcomb’s Sea to Sky Student Pass at a discounted rate is this Monday October, 8th. You can purchase it in person at Guest Services in Whistler or by phone (1-800-766-0449). If you have not had a Sea to Sky Pass before, you will need a form stating you attend school at PSS. These forms are available at our office (ask Ms. McLeod or Ms. Garrett-Jones to stamp the form for you).
  • Grade 9’s – please get your signed vaccination forms returned to the office as soon as possible after the weekend.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie & D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama Class is being dramatic in the Drama Rm.
  • Sr Girls Volleyball Players… please go to Miss Walden’s room at the start of lunch to get your uniforms.
  • It’s Mental Awareness Week PSS – Allannah and Sarah from the Youth Centre will be here in the Commons at lunch with information and prizes – come and check it out!
  • It’s the best day of Fall, PSS – the OPENING DAY of the DEVILS DINER will be open TOMORROW for lunch, serving their famous home-made pizza and chocolate chip cookies for $5. The Diner will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from then on. NEW this year – Devils Diner Punch Cards – purchase a lunch card for $50 and get 11 lunches (that gives you one free lunch per card!).
  • Students – the last day to purchase WhistlerBlackcomb’s Sea to Sky Student Pass at a discounted rate is this Monday October, 8th. You can purchase it in person at Guest Services in Whistler or by phone (1-800-766-0449). If you have not had a Sea to Sky Pass before, you will need a form stating you attend school at PSS. These forms are available at our office (ask Ms. McLeod or Ms. Garrett-Jones to stamp the form for you).
  • Grade 9’s – please get your signed vaccination forms returned to the office as soon as possible this week.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Students – the Village of Pemberton is looking for student volunteers to deliver voting information cards to Pemberton homes for the upcoming election. Please see the office if you are interested.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Parent/Teacher Interviews will be happening on the afternoon & early evening of Wednesday, October 17th. School will be dismissed at 1:30pm. Interviews are scheduled in 15 minute blocks from 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm. Please call our PSS office (604-894-6318) if you wish to book an interview with your student’s teacher/s.

Also – please see the attached communication from SD48 concerning the Ministry of Education’s schedule for implementing changes to the graduation program, curriculum and assessments.

  • It’s the best day of Fall, PSS – the OPENING DAY of the DEVILS DINER will be this Friday, Oct 5th  for lunch, serving their famous home-made pizza and chocolate chip cookies for $5. The Diner will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from then on. NEW this year – Devils Diner Punch Cards – purchase a lunch card for $50 and get 11 lunches (that gives you one free lunch per card!).
  • The gym will be closed during lunch time today. There will be a grade 8 girls volleyball practice in the Gym at lunch. Sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Wrestling Club starts tonight – at 7pm in the gym!
  • Students – the last day to purchase WhistlerBlackcomb’s Sea to Sky Student Pass at a discounted rate is this Monday October, 8th. You can purchase it in person at Guest Services in Whistler or by phone (1-800-766-0449). If you have not had a Sea to Sky Pass before, you will need a form stating you attend school at PSS. These forms are available at our office (ask Ms. McLeod or Ms. Garrett-Jones to stamp the form for you).
  • Grade 9’s – please get your signed vaccination forms returned to the office as soon as possible this week.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Students – the Village of Pemberton is looking for student volunteers to deliver voting information cards to Pemberton homes for the upcoming election. Please see the office if you are interested.

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018:

  • Grads & Grad Parent/Guardians: A Reminder that our first Grad Meeting for all Grads and their parents/guardians is happening this evening  at 6:00pm. All grads are expected to attend with at least one parent or guardian.
  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie and New Site. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama Class is in the Drama Rm. SORRY – there will be NO LATE BUS TO BIRKEN/D’ARCY TODAY. Please come to the office if you usually take the late bus to Birken or D’Arcy. We would like to know who is using this service.
  • Leadership – there is an optional Leadership Work Day at lunch today in rm 102.
  • It’s the best day of Fall, PSS – the OPENING DAY of the DEVILS DINER!! The Diner will open this Friday, Oct 5th  for lunch, serving their famous home-made pizza and chocolate chip cookies for $5. The Diner will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from then on. NEW this year – Devils Diner Punch Cards. Purchase a lunch card for $50 and get 11 lunches (that gives you one free lunch per card).
  • Grade 9’s – please get your signed vaccination forms returned to the office as soon as possible this week.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Students – the Village of Pemberton is looking for student volunteers to deliver voting information cards to Pemberton homes for the upcoming election. Please see the office if you are interested.
  • Students are invited to Reclaim Feminism at Whistler’s International Day of the Girl! For more information and tickets:
    Saturday, October 13, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
    Maury Young Arts Centre
    Tickets: $10
    ticketzone.com/dayofthegirl

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Monday, October 1, 2018:

  • Grads & Grad Parent/Guardians: A Reminder that our first Grad Meeting for all Grads and their Parents/guardians is happening tomorrow,  Tuesday, October 2nd at 6:00pm. All grads are expected to attend with at least one parent or guardian.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school in the Istken Room. See you all then! There is a late bus to take students home to the Mt. Currie & D’Arcy areas.
  • It’s Music Monday in the Library – come try out guitar or the box drum. Everyone is welcome!
  • Grade 9’s – please get your signed vaccination forms returned to the office as soon as possible this week.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Students – the Village of Pemberton is looking for student volunteers to deliver voting information cards to Pemberton homes for the upcoming election. Please see the office if you are interested.
  • School District 48 Career Programs invites all parents/guardians to a special presentation on “Parents as Career Coaches” at Whistler Secondary on November 7th.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.
  • Students are invited to Reclaim Feminism at Whistler’s International Day of the Girl! For more information and tickets:
    Saturday, October 13, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
    Maury Young Arts Centre
    Tickets: $10
    ticketzone.com/dayofthegirl

For our Athletics Events Calendar (games & tournaments), please click on the following link.  This schedule is subject to change, so please check regularly.  https://teamup.com/ks5d9d354bf2ad95fb/

 

Friday, September 28, 2018:

  • The final Terry Fox Tally is in! PSS raised a total of $906 for the Terry Fox Foundation – wow…our biggest donation in many years! Congratulations to the White Team who won this challenge with a  total of 379 points. Red rallied hard and came in second at 277 points and  Black is in the back with 250. A great effort by all teams!
  • Grads: A Reminder that our first Grad Meeting for Grads and their Parents/guardians is happening on Tuesday, October 2nd at 6:00pm – be there!!
  • Grade 9’s – please get your vaccination forms signed over the weekend and returned to the office as soon as possible next week.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Any student doing Work Experience should have their blue form handed into Ms. Quamme at the office by the end of today.
  • Drama Students – all Drama Order forms are due to Ms. Zablotney by the end of today.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting on Monday after school in the Istken Room. See you all then!
  • School District 48 Career Programs invites all parents/guardians to a special presentation on “Parents as Career Coaches” at Whistler Secondary on November 7th.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.
  • Students are invited to Reclaim Feminism at Whistler’s International Day of the Girl! For more information and tickets:
    Saturday, October 13, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
    Maury Young Arts Centre
    Tickets: $10
    ticketzone.com/dayofthegirl

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Drama Class is happening in the Drama Rm and Homework Help will be in the Library.
  • Orange Shirt Day at PSS is tomorrow Friday, September 28th. Wear an Orange Shirt to show your support and honor of Aboriginal Residential School Survivors.
  • Peak Experience: The Peak Experience Program is an opportunity tailored for local high school students in the Sea-to-Sky region that are between the age of 15 and 17. The program allows students to gain experience and exposure into entry level employment as they work in some of Whistler Blackcomb’s key departments!

It is a paid program that requires 10 shifts or 100 hours over Whistler Blackcomb’s peak holiday periods. Program perks for students that work 10 or more shifts include a Student Seasons Pass, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, and eligibility for the Whistler Blackcomb Scholarship Program and four course credits. If you are interested please come to the meeting in the PSS Library TODAY at 10:00-10:30 am. If you have any questions contact Ms. Quamme at hquamme@sd48.bc.ca

  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Any student doing Work Experience should have their blue form handed into Ms. Quamme at the office by the end of the week.
  • Drama Students – all Drama Order forms are due to Ms. Zablotney by this Friday, Sept 28th.
  • Would you like to be on the Constituency Youth Council for Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky Country? The Youth Council is a valuable opportunity to learn about serving the community and public issues. Open to youth aged 15 – 18 who live or go to school in our riding, each member will gain leadership skills, volunteer hours and a certificate at the end of their term. The length of the term is from October 2018 to August 2018. The link to apply is: http://bit.ly/2NNw5w0, or: www.pgoldsmithjones.ca and click on the Constituency Youth Council tab by October 15, 2018.

Grads:

Loran Scholarship Application:

The Loran Scholars Foundation is beginning its search for the 30th class of Loran Scholars. They are working to discover students who are dedicated to serving others, show promise of leadership and have integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy.
Grade 12 students may now apply our school process to select the sponsored students is for the students to submit a scholarship letter by Sept. 30th. We will review the letters and if there are more than 3 candidates we will begin an interview process. Please submit the letter into the office or email it to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca by Sept 30th, 2018.

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018:

  • Orange Shirt Day at PSS is this Friday, September 28th. Wear an Orange Shirt to show your support and honor of Aboriginal Residential School Survivors.
  • Aboriginal Leadership Students –  our first meeting is TODAY after school. There will be a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie and D’Arcy areas.
  • Peak Experience: The Peak Experience Program is an opportunity tailored for local high school students in the Sea-to-Sky region that are between the age of 15 and 17. The program allows students to gain experience and exposure into entry level employment as they work in some of Whistler Blackcomb’s key departments!

It is a paid program that requires 10 shifts or 100 hours over Whistler Blackcomb’s peak holiday periods. Program perks for students that work 10 or more shifts include a Student Seasons Pass, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, and eligibility for the Whistler Blackcomb Scholarship Program and four course credits. If you are interested please come to the meeting in the PSS Library this Thursday, tomorrow at 10:00-10:30 am. If you have any questions contact Ms. Quamme at hquamme@sd48.bc.ca

  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Any student doing Work Experience should have their blue form handed into Ms. Quamme at the office by the end of the week.
  • Attention Wrestlers – the start of Wrestling Club has been postponed  one more week until next Wednesday, October 3rd  from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Sorry, Ms. Zablotney is not feeling well – it would not be a fair match!
  • Drama Students – all Drama Order forms are due to Ms. Zablotney by this Friday, Sept 28th.
  • Would you like to be on the Constituency Youth Council for Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky Country? The Youth Council is a valuable opportunity to learn about serving the community and public issues. Open to youth aged 15 – 18 who live or go to school in our riding, each member will gain leadership skills, volunteer hours and a certificate at the end of their term. The length of the term is from October 2018 to August 2018. The link to apply is: http://bit.ly/2NNw5w0, or: www.pgoldsmithjones.ca and click on the Constituency Youth Council tab by October 15, 2018.

Grads:

Loran Scholarship Application:

The Loran Scholars Foundation is beginning its search for the 30th class of Loran Scholars. They are working to discover students who are dedicated to serving others, show promise of leadership and have integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy.
Grade 12 students may now apply our school process to select the sponsored students is for the students to submit a scholarship letter by Sept. 30th. We will review the letters and if there are more than 3 candidates we will begin an interview process. Please submit the letter into the office or email it to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca by Sept 30th, 2018.

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018:

  • Orange Shirt Day at PSS is this Friday, September 28th. Wear an Orange Shirt to show your support and honor of Aboriginal Residential School Survivors.
  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is meeting in the Drama Rm and the Art Club is being creative in Rm 107.
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • Ay student doing Work Experience should have their blue form handed into Ms. Quamme at the office by the end of the week.
  • Attention Leadership Students – The first Leadership Meeting is TODAY at lunch in Rm 102. Let’s get this year started!!
  • Art Club starts today after school from 3:15-5:00 in Ms. Jean’s room (107). See you there!
  • Attention Wrestlers – the start of Wrestling Club has been postponed  one more week until next Wednesday, October 3rd  from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Sorry, Ms. Zablotney is not feeling well – it would not be a fair match!
  • Aboriginal Leadership Students –  our first meeting is this Wednesday, September 26th after school. There will be a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie and D’Arcy areas.
  • Book Club will be meeting in the Library on Wednesday this week during Silent Reading.
  • The Sisters In Spirit Vigil walk is taking place this year in Whistler Village on October 4th (Thursday) at 11:00. This event is in honour of the lives of the Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women and Girls. If you are interested in attending this event please attend a brief meeting on Tuesday at lunch in room 207.
  • Drama Students – all Drama Order forms are due to Ms. Zablotney by this Friday, Sept 28th.
  • Would you like to be on the Constituency Youth Council for Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky Country? The Youth Council is a valuable opportunity to learn about serving the community and public issues. Open to youth aged 15 – 18 who live or go to school in our riding, each member will gain leadership skills, volunteer hours and a certificate at the end of their term. The length of the term is from October 2018 to August 2018. The link to apply is: http://bit.ly/2NNw5w0, or: www.pgoldsmithjones.ca and click on the Constituency Youth Council tab by October 15, 2018.

Grads:

Loran Scholarship Application:

The Loran Scholars Foundation is beginning its search for the 30th class of Loran Scholars. They are working to discover students who are dedicated to serving others, show promise of leadership and have integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy.
Grade 12 students may now apply our school process to select the sponsored students is for the students to submit a scholarship letter by Sept. 30th. We will review the letters and if there are more than 3 candidates we will begin an interview process. Please submit the letter into the office or email it to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca by Sept 30th, 2018.

 

Monday, September 24, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: the next PSS PAC Meeting is this evening at 6:30pm. The agenda and last minutes meetings are attached. The PAC is looking for new parents to join – everyone is welcome!

  • It’s Music Monday in the Maker Space at lunch today. Come to the Library if you are interested!
  • PSS Clothing Order Forms are now available at the office.  Order forms and money are due back by Friday, October 12th.  This will be the only order of the year.  Please see Miss Walden for more information.
  • There is an Interact Meeting at lunch today in Rm 209.
  • Attention all LINK Leaders – There will be a quick meeting in 211 at the beginning of lunch with Ms. Davies. Please come check in.
  • Attention Leadership Students – The first Leadership Meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 25th at lunch in Rm 102. Let’s get this year started!!
  • Art Club starts tomorrow after school from 3:15-5:00 in Ms. Jean’s room (107). See you there!
  • Wrestling Club begins this week on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Please see Ms. Zablotney is you have any questions.
  • Aboriginal Leadership Students –  our first meeting is this Wednesday, September 26th after school. There will be a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie and D’Arcy areas.
  • The Book Club will be meeting in the Library on Wednesday this week during Silent Reading.
  • The Sisters In Spirit Vigil walk is taking place this year in Whistler Village on October 4th (Thursday) at 11:00. This event is in honour of the lives of the Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women and Girls. If you are interested in attending this event please attend a brief meeting on Tuesday at lunch in room 207.
  • Drama Students – all Drama Order forms are due to Ms. Zablotney by this Friday, Sept 28th.
  • Would you like to be on the Constituency Youth Council for Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky Country? The Youth Council is a valuable opportunity to learn about serving the community and public issues. Open to youth aged 15 – 18 who live or go to school in our riding, each member will gain leadership skills, volunteer hours and a certificate at the end of their term. The length of the term is from October 2018 to August 2018. The link to apply is: http://bit.ly/2NNw5w0, or: pgoldsmithjones.ca and click on the Constituency Youth Council tab by October 15, 2018.

 

Grads:

Loran Scholarship Application:

The Loran Scholars Foundation is beginning its search for the 30th class of Loran Scholars. They are working to discover students who are dedicated to serving others, show promise of leadership and have integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy.
Grade 12 students may now apply our school process to select the sponsored students is for the students to submit a scholarship letter by Sept. 30th. We will review the letters and if there are more than 3 candidates we will begin an interview process. Please submit the letter into the office or email it to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca by Sept 30th, 2018.

 

Friday, September 21, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: the next PSS PAC Meeting is this Monday, Sept, 24th at 6:30pm. The agenda and last minutes meetings are attached. The PAC is looking for new parents to join – everyone is welcome!

  • The Terry Fox Run is on! PSS has shown amazing support for the Terry Fox Foundation. Twoonies are rolling in and the staff have really bumped up their donations. We will try to do a final count and have the totals for you by the end of the day. Run fast to stay dry (or carry an umbrella) The Hotdog Sale will be happening at lunch after the run.
  • Link Leaders, please meet in Rm 211 for a planning meeting today at lunch.
  • Attention Leadership Students…Get this important date in your calendars. The first Leadership Meeting will be next Tuesday, Sept. 25th at lunch in Rm 102. Let’s get this year started!!
  • Wrestling Club begins next week on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Please see Ms. Zablotney is you have any questions.
  • Aboriginal Leadership Students – the meeting this week has been postponed until next Wednesday, September 26th.
  • Students, if you have yellow Aboriginal Education Forms in your packs, please hand them into the office asap.

Grads:

Loran Scholarship Application:

The Loran Scholars Foundation is beginning its search for the 30th class of Loran Scholars. They are working to discover students who are dedicated to serving others, show promise of leadership and have integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy.
Grade 12 students may now apply our school process to select the sponsored students is for the students to submit a scholarship letter by Sept. 30th. We will review the letters and if there are more than 3 candidates we will begin an interview process. Please submit the letter into the office or email it to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca by Sept 30th, 2018.

 

Thursday, September 20, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: the next PSS PAC Meeting is this Monday, Sept, 24th at 6:30pm. The agenda and last minutes meetings are attached. The PAC is looking for new parents to join – everyone is welcome!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Drama auditions are happening in the Drama Rm for everyone who has an assigned audition time. Homework Help is in the Library.
  • It’s the final push to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation! PSS is trying to make our biggest donation ever. With bake sales over the last week, PSS has raised over $300 so far. The Red Team is in the lead with 99 points, White has 96 and Black has 66. The Terry Twoonie Challenge will be happening on Friday, the day of the event. If every student brings in one twoonie, we can make our goal. Come on PSS, Terry ran across Canada while battling cancer – you just have to search your couch cushions!! There will also be a Hotdog Sale on tomorrow, Bring change if you want to buy a hotdog after the run!
  • Interact Club – our first meeting will be at lunch today in Rm 209. See you there!
  • Link Leaders – we will have a meeting at lunch today in rm 211.
  • Attention Leadership Students…Get this important date in your calendars. The first Leadership Meeting will be next Tuesday, Sept. 25th at lunch in Rm 102. Let’s get this year started!!
  • Wrestling Club begins next week on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Please see Ms. Zablotney is you have any questions.
  • Aboriginal Leadership Students – the meeting this week has been postponed until next Wednesday, September 26th.
  • A reminder to all Grade 8 & 9 Students to please hand in your Camp Summit permission forms and $10 to the office asap.
  • Students, if you have yellow Aboriginal Education Forms in your packs, please hand them into the office asap.

Grads:

Loran Scholarship Application:

The Loran Scholars Foundation is beginning its search for the 30th class of Loran Scholars. They are working to discover students who are dedicated to serving others, show promise of leadership and have integrity, courage, compassion, grit and a high level of personal autonomy.
Grade 12 students may now apply at apply.loranscholar.ca. They may also view the application overview and a sample application form. As in previous years, they will need to submit a transcript, request a reference from a teacher or community member and have their school sponsorship confirmed (if applicable) before the deadline.
The deadline for applications is 8:00pm (Eastern Time) on October 17th for school-sponsored applications and October 24th at 8:00pm (Eastern Time) for direct pool applications (without sponsorship). Each high school may sponsor up to three students.

Our school process to select the sponsored students is for the students to submit a scholarship letter by Sept. 30th. We will review the letters and if there are more than 3 candidates we will begin an interview process. Please submit the letter into the office or email it to Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca by Sept 30th, 2018.

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018:

Students/Parents & Guardians: TODAY is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school will be in session for a half day only (in the morning). School will be dismissed at 11:44am. There will be NO late bus later in the day. All buses will be leaving after dismissal at 11:44.

  • It’s the final push to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation! PSS is trying to make our biggest donation ever. With bake sales over the last week, PSS has raised over $300 so far. The Red Team is in the lead with 99 points, White has 96 and Black has 66. The Terry Twoonie Challenge will be happening on Friday, the day of the event. If every student brings in one twoonie, we can make our goal. Come on PSS, Terry ran across Canada while battling cancer – you just have to search your couch cushions!!
  • Interact Club – our first meeting will be at lunch this Thursday. See you there!
  • Link Leaders – we will have a meeting at lunch tomorrow, Thursday.
  • Attention Leadership Students…Get this important date in your calendars. The first Leadership Meeting will be next Tuesday, Sept. 25th at lunch in Rm 102. Let’s get this year started!!
  • Wrestling Club begins next week on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Please see Ms. Zablotney is you have any questions.
  • Aboriginal Leadership Students – the meeting this week has been postponed until next Wednesday, September 26th.
  • A reminder to all Grade 8 & 9 Students to please hand in your Camp Summit permission forms and $10 to the office asap.

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018:

Students/Parents & Guardians: Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 19th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school will be in session for a half day only (in the morning). School will be dismissed at 11:44am. There will be NO late bus later in the day. All buses will be leaving after dismissal at 11:44.

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm. There is an important Drama meeting today so please be there!
  • Our First PSS House Team Challenge is happening this week – and for a very worthy cause!! The PSS Terry Fox Run happens Friday, September 21st. Bring in your donations for the Terry Fox Foundation from now up until the event. Your House Team will earn a point for every dollar donated!  On the day of the run – wear your House Colours to show your support for Terry Fox! Red is in the lead now with 20 points,  Black is right behind with 18 and White has a whopping 2.5 points – but watch out…White has some big plans up their sleeves!! All students are encouraged to bring a Twoonie to the Run on Friday – let’s make this year’s donation the biggest ever!
  • There will be a Terry Fox Bake Sale TODAY in the Commons at lunch – bring your change…there are some good lookin’ goodies for sale!
  • Interact Club – our first meeting will be at lunch this Thursday. See you there!
  • Attention Leadership Students…Get this important date in your calendars. The first Leadership Meeting will be next Tuesday, Sept. 25th at lunch in Rm 102. Let’s get this year started!!
  • Wrestling Club begins next week on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Please see Ms. Zablotney is you have any questions.
  • Aboriginal Leadership Students – the meeting this week has been postponed until next Wednesday, September 26th.
  • A reminder to all Grade 8 & 9 Students to please hand in your Camp Summit permission forms and $10 to the office asap.

 

Monday, September 17, 2018:

Students/Parents & Guardians: This Wednesday, September 19th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school will be in session for a half day only (in the morning). School will be dismissed at 11:44am.

  • Our First PSS House Team Challenge is happening this week – and for a very worthy cause!! The PSS Terry Fox Run happens Friday, September 21st. Bring in your donations for the Terry Fox Foundation from now up until the event. Your House Team will earn a point for every dollar donated!  On the day of the run – wear your House Colours to show your support for Terry Fox! Red is in the lead now with 20 points,  Black is right behind with 18 and White has a whopping 2.5 points – but watch out…White has some big plans up their sleeves!! All students are encouraged to bring a Twoonie to the Run on Friday – let’s make this year’s donation the biggest ever!
  • There will be a Terry Fox Bake Sale TODAY and Tomorrow in the Commons at lunch – bring your change…there are some good lookin’ goodies for sale!
  • Come to the Library Learning Commons (formerly known as the Library) at lunch if you wanna make some music! It’s Music Monday in the Maker Space in the back of the Library!
  • There is an important Drama Club Meeting this Tuesday after school. Be there!!
  • Attention Leadership Students…Get this important date in your calendars. The first Leadership Meeting will be next Tuesday, Sept. 25th at lunch in Rm 102. Let’s get this year started!!
  • Wrestling Club begins next week on Wednesday, September 26th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm in the gym. Please see Ms. Zablotney is you have any questions.

 

Friday, September 14, 2018:

  • Our First PSS House Team Challenge is coming up – and for a very worthy cause!! The PSS Terry Fox Run happens Friday, September 21st. Bring in your donations for the Terry Fox Foundation from now up until the event. Your House Team will earn a point for every dollar donated!  On the day of the run – wear your House Colours to show your support for Terry Fox! Red is in the lead now with 20 points,  Black is right behind with 18 and White has a whopping 2.5 points – but watch out…White has some big plans up their sleeves!!
  • There will be a Terry Fox Bake Sale TODAY at Lunch in the Commons. Bring your change – there are many yummy cupcakes for sale!
  • The Village of Pemberton is looking for Student Volunteers to help with Election Day on October 20th. Students will have to commit to one four hour shift plus a short training session. Grades 10-12… this is a good way to get some of your volunteer hours for your CapStone! Please see the office by the end of today if you are interested!

Thursday, September 13, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Drama Class is being dramatic in the Drama Rm and Homework Help is happening in the Library.
  • Our First PSS House Team Challenge is coming up – and for a very worthy cause!! The PSS Terry Fox Run happens Friday, September 21st. Bring in your donations for the Terry Fox Foundation from now up until the event. Your House Team will earn a point for every dollar donated!  On the day of the run – wear your House Colours to show your support for Terry Fox! So far, Black is winning with 15 points and Red is right behind them at 10 points – step it up White Team!!
  • There will be a Terry Fox Bake Sale tomorrow at Lunch in the Commons. Bring your change!!
  • The Village of Pemberton is looking for Student Volunteers to help with Election Day on October 20th. Students will have to commit to one four hour shift plus a short training session. Grades 10-12… this is a good way to get some of your volunteer hours for your CapStone! Please see the office if you are interested.
  • Girls Volleyball Practices starts this week! (Please note the change in time for Senior Girls Practices)

Grade 8 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00 – Starts Wednesday the 12th

Grade 9/10 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Monday the 17th

Senior Girls Volleyball – Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Thursday the 13th

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018:

  • Our First PSS House Team Challenge is coming up – and for a very worthy cause!! The PSS Terry Fox Run happens Friday, September 21st. Bring in your donations for the Terry Fox Foundation from now up until the event. Your House Team will earn a point for every dollar donated!  On the day of the run – wear your House Colours to show your support for Terry Fox!
  • There will be a quick meeting for all students interested in the Athletic Leadership Course in Miss Walden’s room today at lunch.
  • The Village of Pemberton is looking for Student Volunteers to help with Election Day on October 20th. Students will have to commit to one four hour shift plus a short training session. Grades 10-12… this is a good way to get some of your volunteer hours for your CapStone! Please see the office if you are interested.
  • Girls Volleyball Practices starts this week! (Please note the change in time for Senior Girls Practices)

Grade 8 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00 – Starts Wednesday the 12th

Grade 9/10 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Monday the 17th

Senior Girls Volleyball – Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Thursday the 13th

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018:

Students/Parents & Guardians – Our PSS Welcome BBQ is happening TODAY!! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School Barbeque from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger or Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is happening in the Library and Drama Class is meeting in the Drama Rm. The Late Bus leaves leaves the school at 5:00pm.
  • Drama Class starts TODAY! Everyone interested in joining Drama please come to the Drama Rm after school. Drama will be every Tuesday & Thursday and there is a late bus to take students home to the Mt. Currie D’Arcy areas. Please see Ms. Zablotney for more information.
  • Our First PSS House Team Challenge is coming up – and for a very worthy cause!! The PSS Terry Fox Run happens Friday, September 21st. Bring in your donations for the Terry Fox Foundation from now up until the event. Your House Team will earn a point for every dollar donated!  On the day of the run – wear your House Colours to show your support for Terry Fox!
  • Girls Volleyball Practices starts this week! (Please note the change in time for Senior Girls Practices)

Grade 8 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00 – Starts Wednesday the 12th

Grade 9/10 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Monday the 17th

Senior Girls Volleyball – Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Thursday the 13th

 

Monday, September 10, 2018:

  • PICTURE DAY is tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11, 2018… Bring a smile to school!
  • Drama Class starts this Tuesday! Everyone interested in joining Drama please come to the Art Rm tomorrow (Tuesday) after school. Drama will be every Tuesday & Thursday and there is a late bus to take students home to the Mt. Currie D’Arcy areas. Please see Ms. Zablotney for more information.
  • The Late Bus to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy will begin tomorrow. Students will be able to join afterschool activities and Homework Help on Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays. Listen to the Announcements for club and sports times.
  • Girls Volleyball Practices will start this week!

Grade 8 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00 – Starts next Wednesday the 12th

Grade 9/10 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Monday the 17th

Senior Girls Volleyball – Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 – Starts Thursday the 13th

  • PSS Welcome BBQ! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School Barbeque on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

A reminder to parents to PLEASE complete the following students’ online forms as soon as possible. The forms can be found by clicking the blue link and they take just seconds to complete!!:

  1. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Annual Consent: This consent MUST be signed every year before we allow students use of school technology.

https://permission.click/YObr/ca

  1. Walking Field Trip Permission Form. This form gives PSS consent to take students on local walking field trips within the Pemberton area for the entire school year.

https://permission.click/ZOZn/ca

  1. Aboriginal Education Program 2018-19. Please complete this form ONLY if your student/s self-identify as aboriginal..

https://permission.click/54zq/ca

 

Friday, September 7, 2018:

A reminder to parents to PLEASE complete the following students’ online forms as soon as possible. The forms can be found by clicking the blue link and they take just seconds to complete!!:

  1. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Annual Consent: This consent MUST be signed every year before we allow students use of school technology.

https://permission.click/YObr/ca

  1. Walking Field Trip Permission Form. This form gives PSS consent to take students on local walking field trips within the Pemberton area for the entire school year.

https://permission.click/ZOZn/ca

  1. Aboriginal Education Program 2018-19. Please complete this form ONLY if your student/s self-identify as aboriginal. The attached brochure has more information on aboriginal education services provided by SD48.

https://permission.click/54zq/ca

  • PICTURE DAY is Tuesday, September 11, 2018… Bring a smile to school!
  • Boys Soccer Players – please come to a meeting in Ms. Walden’s Rm 102 at the beginning of lunch. Boys Soccer Practices will be Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:30 – 5:00pm.
  • The Late Bus to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy will begin next week. Stay tuned to the announcements for days and times!
  • SBBA – all students enrolled in the Ski, Board, Bike Academy, please meet Mr. Treadway in Rm 101 tomorrow at 12:00pm for a quick meeting.
  • Girls Volleyball Practices will start next week!

Grade 8 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00 – Starts next Wednesday the 12th

Grade 9/10 Girls Volleyball – Monday and Wednesday 5:00 – 6:30 – Starts Monday the 17th

Senior Girls Volleyball – Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 – Starts Thursday the 13th

  • Students – please get your signed Verification Forms into your Homeroom teachers!! Updated Information is essential to our school. Once your Verification From has been handed in and your Locker Fees paid, you will be assigned a locker your Homeroom Teacher.
  • PSS Welcome BBQ! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School Barbeque on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

 

Thursday, September 6, 2018:

A reminder to parents to PLEASE complete the following students’ online forms as soon as possible. The forms can be found by clicking the blue link and they take just seconds to complete!!:

  1. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Annual Consent: This consent MUST be signed every year before we allow students use of school technology.

https://permission.click/YObr/ca

  1. Walking Field Trip Permission Form. This form gives PSS consent to take students on local walking field trips within the Pemberton area for the entire school year.

https://permission.click/ZOZn/ca

  1. Aboriginal Education Program 2018-19. Please complete this form ONLY if your student/s self-identify as aboriginal. The attached brochure has more information on aboriginal education services provided by SD48.

https://permission.click/54zq/ca

  • PICTURE DAY is Tuesday, September 11, 2018… Bring a smile to school!
  • Boys Soccer tryouts are happening today after school from 3:15 – 5:00.  All boys in grades 8-12 are welcome.  Meet in Ms. Walden’s Rm (102). Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions or are unable to make
  • SBBA – all students enrolled in the Ski, Board, Bike Academy, please meet Mr. Treadway in Rm 101 tomorrow at 12:00pm for a quick meeting.
  • Girls Volleyball Practices will hopefully start next week. Stay tuned for more announcements!
  • Students – please get your signed Verification Forms into your Homeroom teachers!! Updated Information is essential to our school. Once your Verification From has been handed in and your Locker Fees paid, you will be assigned a locker your Homeroom Teacher.
  • PSS Welcome BBQ! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School Barbeque on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

 

Wednesday, September 5, 2018:

A reminder to parents to PLEASE complete the following students’ online forms as soon as possible. The forms can be found by clicking the blue link and they take just seconds to complete!!:

  1. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Annual Consent: This consent MUST be signed every year before we allow students use of school technology.

https://permission.click/YObr/ca

  1. Walking Field Trip Permission Form. This form gives PSS consent to take students on local walking field trips within the Pemberton area for the entire school year.

https://permission.click/ZOZn/ca

  1. Aboriginal Education Program 2018-19. Please complete this form ONLY if your student/s self-identify as aboriginal. The attached brochure has more information on aboriginal education services provided by SD48.

https://permission.click/54zq/ca

The first “Devils Digest” of the year is attached again for those that missed the first round!

  • PICTURE DAY is Tuesday, September 11, 2018… Bring a smile to school!
  • Boys Soccer tryouts are this Thursday (tomorrow) after school from 3:15 – 5:00.  All boys in grades 8-12 are welcome.  Meet in Ms. Walden’s Rm (102). Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions or are unable to make
  • Girls Volleyball Practices will hopefully start next week. Stay tuned for more announcements!
  • Students – please get your signed Verification Forms into your Homeroom teachers!! Updated Information is essential to our school. Once your Verification From has been handed in and your Locker Fees paid, you will be assigned a locker your Homeroom Teacher.
  • PSS Welcome BBQ! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School Barbeque on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!