PSS Daily

Thursday, November 16, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving their delicious Bannock Tacos with Chips and Salsa for lunch today for $5.
  • Important announcement for the Aboriginal Leadership students participating in the 24 Hour Drum on Monday. The bus will be leaving from PSS at 8:45, please make sure to be on time. See you then!
  • Diversity Club is meeting in the Counselling Room at lunch today.
  • Gr. 11 Link Leaders please meet in Rm 205 at lunch today.
  • There is a Grade 8 Boys Basketball practice today at 3:30pm for all boys who are able to attend.
  • Calling all future Journalists! Any students interested in trying their hand at “Reporting” for our upcoming PSS Newsletter, please see Ms. Garrett-Jones in the Library at lunch. It would be a very small commitment and any help is appreciated!
  • This Sunday, November 19th is the last day of Pass Sales at Whistler Blackcomb. After the 19th, season’s passes and Edge Cards will no longer be sold Forms to purchase the Sea to Sky Student Pass can be obtained at our office – you have until the end of today to pick up a form!!
  • All volleyball and soccer players – please return your uniforms to Miss Walden as soon as possible.
  • The Drama Class is selling Poinsettias, Holiday Planters and Wreaths as a fundraiser for their Shakespeare Trip in the Spring. Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students. Orders must be in by Nov. 21 and the plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think! See Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones for the instructions to access Flipster.
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks are still available and make great Stocking Stuffers (pardon the pun)!  They are on sale for $20 to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, November 16, 2017:

  • 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 is serving Bannock Tacos with Chips and Salsa for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • All volleyball and soccer players – please return your uniforms to Miss Walden as soon as possible.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices have begun. There will be tryouts this week for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Today’s Practices are:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Also – PSS Athletics socks are still available… get them while supplies last!

  • The Drama Class is selling Poinsettias, Holiday Planters and Wreaths as a fundraiser for their Shakespeare Trip in the Spring. Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students. Orders must be in by Nov. 21 and the plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Jobs in Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak Experience Program have now been posted.  Please apply online if you are interested and WB will soon inform us on interview dates and work timelines. The program is open to all 15-17 year old students.

https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=144210&company=Vail&username

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think! See Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones for the instructions to access Flipster.
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks are still available and make great Stocking Stuffers (pardon the pun)!  They are on sale for $20 to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pork Chow Mein for lunch today for $5.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today at lunch in the Istken Room. Please make sure to bring your signed permission forms. See you there!
  • All volleyball and soccer players – please return your uniforms to Miss Walden as soon as possible.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices have begun. There will be tryouts this week for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Today’s Practices are:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Also – PSS Athletics socks are still available… get them while supplies last!

  • The Drama Class is selling Poinsettias, Holiday Planters and Wreaths as a fundraiser for their Shakespeare Trip in the Spring. Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students. Orders must be in by Nov. 21 and the plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Jobs in Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak Experience Program have now been posted.  Please apply online if you are interested and WB will soon inform us on interview dates and work timelines. The program is open to all 15-17 year old students.

https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=144210&company=Vail&username

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think! See Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones for the instructions to access Flipster.
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks are still available and make great Stocking Stuffers (pardon the pun)!  They are on sale for $20 to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama in the Art Rm. and Gr 8/9 Girls Basketball Practice is happening at 3:15.
  • The Pemberton Public Library will be at our Library at lunch today. They’ll have new books to sign out and will be giving students a demo on the many wonderful things you can do with a PPL Library Card! Come and check it out!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership meeting this week will be taking place on Wednesday at lunch. There is no meeting after school. Please make sure to bring your signed permission forms at lunch on Wednesday. See you then!
  • All volleyball and soccer players – please return your uniforms to Miss Walden as soon as possible.
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices begin TODAY. There will be tryouts this week for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Today’s Practices are:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Also – PSS Athletics socks are still available… get them while supplies last!

  • The Drama Class is selling Poinsettias, Holiday Planters and Wreaths as a fundraiser for their Shakespeare Trip in the Spring. Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students. Orders must be in by Nov. 21 and the plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Jobs in Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak Experience Program have now been posted.  Please apply online if you are interested and WB will soon inform us on interview dates and work timelines. The program is open to all 15-17 year old students.

https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=144210&company=Vail&username

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think! See Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones for the instructions to access Flipster.
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks are still available and make great Stocking Stuffers (pardon the pun)!  They are on sale for $20 to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

Friday, November 10, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Students will be taking part in the OurSchool Survey this week. The survey is completely anonymous and gives our school feedback on how connected students feel to PSS and how engaged they are in their classes.

Monday, November 13th is the Remembrance Statutory Day and there is no school in session. See you all on Tuesday.

  • Due to our Remembrance Ceremony today, there will be no Devils Diner. SorryL!
  • Diversity Club will be meeting in the Counselling Rm at Lunch today.
  • The Pemberton Public Library will be at our Library at lunch on Tuesday, Nov 14th. They’ll have new books to sign out and will be giving students a demo on the many wonderful things you can do with a PPL Library Card! Come and check it out!
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks have arrived!  They are on sale for $20, and are available to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices begin next Tuesday. There will be tryouts for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Regular practice times are as follows:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

  • The Drama Class is selling Poinsettias, Holiday Planters and Wreaths as a fundraiser for their Shakespeare Trip in the Spring. Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students. Orders must be in by Nov. 21 and the plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Jobs in Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak Experience Program have now been posted.  Please apply online if you are interested and WB will soon inform us on interview dates and work timelines. The program is open to all 15-17 year old students.

https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=144210&company=Vail&username

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, November 09, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Students will be taking part in the OurSchool Survey this week. The survey is completely anonymous and gives our school feedback on how connected students feel to PSS and how engaged they are in their classes.

Monday, November 13th is the Remembrance Statutory Day and there is no school in session. See you all on Tuesday.

  • 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 Aboriginal Leadership class will be having a short and important ​meeting today at lunch in Room 103. Please bring your drums if you have them.
  • The PSS Remembrance Day Ceremony is tomorrow, Nov 10th. Parents and Guardians are invited to join us for our ceremony which will be hosted and performed by the PSS Aboriginal Leadership and the PSS Drama Department. Please arrive at 11:00 am if you wish to attend.
  • Due to our Ceremony tomorrow, there will be no Devils Diner. SorryL!
  • The Pemberton Public Library will be at our Library at lunch on Tuesday, Nov 14th. They’ll have new books to sign out and will be giving students a demo on the many wonderful things you can do with a PPL Library Card! Come and check it out!
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks have arrived!  They are on sale for $20, and are available to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices begin next Tuesday. There will be tryouts for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Regular practice times are as follows:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

  • The Drama Class is selling Poinsettias, Holiday Planters and Wreaths as a fundraiser for their Shakespeare Trip in the Spring. Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students. Orders must be in by Nov. 21 and the plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Jobs in Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak Experience Program have now been posted.  Please apply online if you are interested and WB will soon inform us on interview dates and work timelines. The program is open to all 15-17 year old students.

https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=144210&company=Vail&username

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, November 08, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Students will be taking part in the OurSchool Survey this week. The survey is completely anonymous and gives our school feedback on how connected students feel to PSS and how engaged they are in their classes.

Monday, November 13th is the Remembrance Statutory Day and there is no school in session. See you all on Tuesday.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pork Chow Mein for lunch today for $5.
  • All grade 8 and 9 girls interested in playing basketball, there will be a meeting on Thursday at 11:45 in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Guitar Club is meeting after school – please let Ms. Garrett-Jones know if you can be there!
  • Art Club is meeting in Portable 1 after school today.
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks have arrived!  They are on sale for $20, and are available to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices begin next Tuesday. There will be tryouts for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Regular practice times are as follows:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

  • The Drama Class is selling Poinsettias, Holiday Planters and Wreaths as a fundraiser for their Shakespeare Trip in the Spring. Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students. Orders must be in by Nov. 21 and the plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, November 07, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Students will be taking part in the OurSchool Survey this week. The survey is completely anonymous and gives our school feedback on how connected students feel to PSS and how engaged they are in their classes.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Portable 1.
  • There is a  Girls Volleyball meeting at the beginning of lunch today in Rm 207.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pork Chow Mein for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks have arrived!  They are on sale for $20, and are available to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices begin next Tuesday. There will be tryouts for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Regular practice times are as follows:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Monday, November 06, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Homemade Soup for lunch today for $5.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class will be meeting today after school in the Istken Room. Please remember to bring your permission forms. There will be a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on out and join us, all students are welcome!
  • ‘Red Devils’ Athletics Socks have arrived!  They are on sale for $20, and are available to anybody interested in buying them… students, parents, community members, etc.  This is a fundraiser put on by the Red Devils Alumni Association, and proceeds will go towards supporting the athletics program at Pemberton Secondary School. They come in small, medium, large and extra-large. Please see Miss Walden to purchase your pair!
  • It’s Basketball Season PSS!! Basketball Practices begin next Tuesday. There will be tryouts for the Senior Teams. Please see Miss Walden if you cannot attend next week.  Regular practice times are as follows:

Mondays & Wednesdays:

Grade 8 Boys @ 3:15 – 5:00

Senior Girls @ 5:00 – 7:00

Junior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

Tuesdays & Thursdays:

Grade 8/9 Girls @ 3:15 – 5:00

Grade 10 Girls @ 5:00 -7:00

Senior Boys @ 7:00 – 9:00

(and don’t forget to buy those snazzy socks!)

  • Grade 12-10 students are invited to the Lil’was Ullus to participate in the Career and Job Fair tomorrow, Nov. 7, 2017. Please return the form attached and your child may participate. The bus will leave at 12:30 and return at 2 pm. It has been a great opportunity in the past to talk to employers and post-secondary representatives about training prospects. Please email Ms. Quamme if you have any questions: hquamme@sd48.bc.ca
  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, November 02, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: Tomorrow Friday, November 3rd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session. Have a nice long weekend.

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is in the Art Rm.
  • The Art Club is having a  Bake Sale today at lunch/ Come buy some goodies and support the Art Club!
  • All grade 9 Girls Volleyball players please come to Miss Walden’s room at 11:45 for a quick meeting.
  • Students: There has been a lot of garbage left outside on the patio of the commons area.  Garbage is not only unsightly, but it attracts wildlife and puts them in danger. Be considerate to your school mates and local wildlife and clean up after yourselves!
  • Just a reminder for the Aboriginal Leadership students to please bring your signed permission forms to the meeting on Monday after school. See you then!
  • Grade 10-12 Students interested in doing an Apprenticeship:

A Secondary School Apprenticeship involves part-time work within a trade – something you may already be doing. The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program provides a smooth transition from school to work, and a quicker route to certification in a trade – and to the earning power that goes with it. You can begin your apprenticeship as early as Grade 10. If you are a secondary school student, and have an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice, please contact Ms. Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca for more information. You can also look at the Industry Trade Authority for more information.

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, November 01, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: This Friday, November 3rd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session. Have a nice long weekend.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherd’s Pie with Garlic Toast for lunch today for $5.
  • Senior Girls Volleyball Players: There is a meeting in Ms. Walden’s rm at 11:45 today.
  • Drama Students: a reminder that auditions for Alladin are continuing at lunch today. Please come to the Art Rm with your lunch and don’t be late! Roles for the play will be announced tomorrow.
  • The Art Club is having a  Bake Sale tomorrow, Thursday, November 2nd at lunch/ Come buy some goodies and support the Art Club! Art Club is also meeting after school today.
  • Guitar Players – please let Ms. Garrett-Jones know if you will be staying to play after school today.
  • Students: There has been a lot of garbage left outside on the patio of the commons area.  Garbage is not only unsightly, but it attracts wildlife and puts them in danger. Be considerate to your school mates and local wildlife and clean up after yourselves!
  • Whistler/Blackcomb has announced that Sunday, November 19th is the deadline to purchase a student’s Sea to Sky Pass (as well as all of their other season’s passes and Edge Cards). After this date, these passes will no longer be available for sale. If you plan to ski or board, get your pass now!
  • Attention Female Volleyball Players – Please see the attached poster regarding a PowerWest Pro Volleyball clinic happening at Don Ross Middle School this Friday, November 3rd. The Clinic is $75 and is open to all Gr 8-12 Volleyball players.
  • The Canucks Autism Network is having a training session for all coaches, educators and parents on November 18th in Squamish. Please see the attached poster for more information.
  • Grade 10-12 Students interested in doing an Apprenticeship:

A Secondary School Apprenticeship involves part-time work within a trade – something you may already be doing. The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program provides a smooth transition from school to work, and a quicker route to certification in a trade – and to the earning power that goes with it. You can begin your apprenticeship as early as Grade 10. If you are a secondary school student, and have an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice, please contact Ms. Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca for more information. You can also look at the Industry Trade Authority for more information.

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: This Friday, November 3rd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session. Have a nice long weekend.

  • There will be NO LATE BUS today as we want all students to get home early for Halloween Night. Please be aware of the following program changes:

Homework Help will be canceled.

Gr 8/9 Girls Volleyball practice (3:15-5:00) and Boys Soccer (5:00-6:30) will still be happening.

Boys Athletic Training will be canceled.

Art Club is Canceled.

Drama Students: Drama class and auditions for the Remembrance Day Ceremony will be taking place, Oct 31 at 3:30, BUT there is no Late Bus. Drama Students must arrange transportation home.

  • Nice Kids from Hell are having a quick meeting today in Rm 205 at lunch. Any students wanting to help with the Trick or Treating Food Drive tonight are welcome to attend the meeting!
  • Awesome Costumes PSS – Come to the Commons at lunch for the Grand Costume Contest!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherd’s Pie with Garlic Toast for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • The Art Club is having a  Bake Sale this Thursday, November 2nd at lunch/ Come buy some goodies and support the Art Club!
  • Whistler/Blackcomb has announced that Sunday, November 19th is the deadline to purchase a student’s Sea to Sky Pass (as well as all of their other season’s passes and Edge Cards). After this date, these passes will no longer be available for sale. If you plan to ski or board, get your pass now!
  • Attention Female Volleyball Players – Please see the attached poster regarding a PowerWest Pro Volleyball clinic happening at Don Ross Middle School this Friday, November 3rd. The Clinic is $75 and is open to all Gr 8-12 Volleyball players.
  • Grade 10-12 Students interested in doing an Apprenticeship:

A Secondary School Apprenticeship involves part-time work within a trade – something you may already be doing. The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program provides a smooth transition from school to work, and a quicker route to certification in a trade – and to the earning power that goes with it. You can begin your apprenticeship as early as Grade 10. If you are a secondary school student, and have an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice, please contact Ms. Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca for more information. You can also look at the Industry Trade Authority for more information.

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

Monday, October 30, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: This Friday, November 3rd is a District Implementation Day and there is no school in session. Have a nice long weekend.

  • Attention Grade 8’s and 9’s: D Block Exploratory Rotation happens today. Please go to the D Block class that you were in last Friday. Once everyone has arrived, your teacher will send students in groups to their new Exploratory Class.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Deluxe Mac & Cheese with Caesar Salad for lunch today for $5.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership Class will be meeting today after school in the Istken Room. There will be a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on out and join us, all students are welcome!
  • There will be NO LATE BUS tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct 31 as we want all students to get home early to prepare for Halloween Night. Please be aware of the following program changes:

Homework Help will be canceled.

Gr 8/9 Girls Volleyball practice (3:15-5:00) and Boys Soccer (5:00-6:30) will still be happening.

Boys Athletic Training will be canceled.

Drama Students: Drama class and auditions for the Remembrance Day Ceremony will be taking place, Oct 31 at 3:30, BUT there is no Late Bus. Drama Students must arrange transportation home.

  • Who says Teenagers are too old to Trick or Treat? This Halloween, the PSS “Nice Kids from Hell” may be coming to your neighbourhood asking for a donation of food for the Food Bank as part of their “We Scare Hunger Campaign”. You will be visited only once…be prepared!!
  • The Art Club is having a  Bake Sale this Thursday, November 2nd at lunch/ Come buy some goodies and support the Art Club!
  • Whistler/Blackcomb has announced that Sunday, November 19th is the deadline to purchase a student’s Sea to Sky Pass (as well as all of their other season’s passes and Edge Cards). After this date, these passes will no longer be available for sale. If you plan to ski or board, get your pass now!
  • Get Ready PSS – another Spooky Halloween is coming up! Wear your best costume to school on Halloween and join everyone in the Commons for a Costume Competition with categories, fun games and a chance to win a sweet prize! The grade with the most participants will win a grand prize on Nov. 1st!
  • Grade 10-12 Students interested in doing an Apprenticeship:

A Secondary School Apprenticeship involves part-time work within a trade – something you may already be doing. The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program provides a smooth transition from school to work, and a quicker route to certification in a trade – and to the earning power that goes with it. You can begin your apprenticeship as early as Grade 10. If you are a secondary school student, and have an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice, please contact Ms. Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca for more information. You can also look at the Industry Trade Authority for more information.

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Friday, October 27, 2017:

PSS Families – don’t forget to check out the Haunted House at PSS this weekend! PSS Haunted Town Tours will be happening on Friday Oct. 27th  and Saturday, Oct 28th from 7pm to 9pm – tickets are $5 at the door. Come if you dare!!

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pizza and Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch today for $5. Monday’s menu will be Deluxe Mac & Cheese with Caesar Salad.
  • Diversity Club is meeting today at lunch in the Counselling Rm.
  • Who says Teenagers are too old to Trick or Treat? This Halloween, the PSS “Nice Kids from Hell” may be coming to your neighbourhood asking for a donation of food for the Food Bank as part of their “We Scare Hunger Campaign”. You will be visited only once…be prepared!! “Nice Kids” are meeting at lunch today in Rm 205 – come to the meeting if you are interested in helping out!
  • Get Ready PSS – another Spooky Halloween is coming up! Wear your best costume to school on Halloween and join everyone in the Commons for a Costume Competition with categories, fun games and a chance to win a sweet prize! The grade with the most participants will win a grand prize on Nov. 1st!
  • Grade 10-12 Students interested in doing an Apprenticeship:

A Secondary School Apprenticeship involves part-time work within a trade – something you may already be doing. The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program provides a smooth transition from school to work, and a quicker route to certification in a trade – and to the earning power that goes with it. You can begin your apprenticeship as early as Grade 10. If you are a secondary school student, and have an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice, please contact Ms. Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca for more information. You can also look at the Industry Trade Authority for more information.

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. The attached poster provides the directions for students and their families to test-drive Flipster for free for the next month – Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, D’Arcy and New Site. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama will be meeting in the Art Rm.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch in Rm 205 today.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Pizza and Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • It’s Baaa-ackkk…the PSS Haunted House will be happening on Friday Oct. 27th  and Saturday, Oct 28th from 7pm to 9pm – tickets are $5 at the door. Come if you dare!!
  • Pemberton Community: Who says Teenagers are too old to Trick or Treat? This All Hallows Eve, the PSS “Nice Kids from Hell” may be coming to your neighbourhood asking for a donation of food for the Food Bank as part of their “We Scare Hunger Campaign”. You will be visited only once…be prepared!! Any students who want to join “Nice Kids” for this initiative, please come to our next meeting this Friday at lunch.
  • Get Ready PSS – another Spooky Halloween is coming up! Wear your best costume to school on Halloween and join everyone in the Commonsfor a Costume Competition with categories, fun games and a chance to win a sweet prize! The grade with the most participants will win a grand prize on Nov. 1st!
  • Grade 10-12 Students interested in doing an Apprenticeship:

A Secondary School Apprenticeship involves part-time work within a trade – something you may already be doing. The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program provides a smooth transition from school to work, and a quicker route to certification in a trade – and to the earning power that goes with it. You can begin your apprenticeship as early as Grade 10. If you are a secondary school student, and have an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice, please contact Ms. Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca for more information. You can also look at the Industry Trade Authority for more information.

  • Flipster! PSS has received a free 30-day trial to Flipster, a digital magazine site. The attached poster provides the directions for students and their families to test-drive Flipster for free for the next month – Check it out and let us know what you think!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017:

  • PSS Junior Foods Class and Whistler Secondary School is having a Cookie Contest today at lunch. Buy 5 cookies for $2 and vote for your favorite one.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherd’s Pie with Garlic Toast for lunch today for $5.
  • Attention French Immersion volleyball players: For any volleyball girls missing Mme. Demers’ test today, please come in at lunch to complete it.
  • Guitar Club is meeting after school today – please see Ms. Garrett-Jones if you plan on attending.
  • It’s Baaa-ackkk…the PSS Haunted House will be happening on Friday Oct. 27th  and Saturday, Oct 28th from 7pm to 9pm – tickets are $5 at the door. Come if you dare!!
  • Pemberton Community: Who says Teenagers are too old to Trick or Treat? This All Hallows Eve, the PSS “Nice Kids from Hell” may be coming to your neighbourhood asking for a donation of food for the Food Bank as part of their “We Scare Hunger Campaign”. You will be visited only once…be prepared!! Any students who want to join “Nice Kids” for this initiative, please come to our next meeting this Friday at lunch.
  • Grade 10-12 Students interested in doing an Apprenticeship:

A Secondary School Apprenticeship involves part-time work within a trade – something you may already be doing. The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) program provides a smooth transition from school to work, and a quicker route to certification in a trade – and to the earning power that goes with it. You can begin your apprenticeship as early as Grade 10. If you are a secondary school student, and have an employer willing to hire you as an apprentice, please contact Ms. Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca for more information. You can also look at the Industry Trade Authority 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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama will be happening in the Art Rm.
  • Mmmm…Bannock – The PSS Aboriginal Leadership Class is having their Bannock Bake Sale today at lunch. Come enjoy our fresh delicious bannock at $2 a piece, complete with all the toppings!
  • If you are interested in helping PSS with our WE Scare Hunger Campaign, a food bank initiative for Halloween, please come to rm 205 at lunch today for a meeting. If you went to WE Day, this would count for your local project!
  • PSS Junior Foods Class and Whistler Secondary School is having a Cookie Contest on Wednesday at lunch. Buy 5 cookies for $2 and vote for your favorite one.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherd’s Pie with Garlic Toast for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • It’s Baaa-ackkk…the PSS Haunted House will be happening on Friday Oct. 27th  and Saturday, Oct 28th from 7pm to 9pm – tickets are $5 at the door. Come if you dare!!
  • Grade 12 students have been invited attend the annual Make It Safe Conference being held in Whistler BC on Oct 26 and 27. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is a non-profit organization with the mandate of making sure our clients go home safely at the end of each work day within the Manufacturing sector of the Province.  They service over 3000 manufacturers within the province of BC, and this is their 11th annual conference that is being hosted in Whistler.

The theme of the conference this year is ‘Future Trends in Occupational Health and Safety’. For more information, go to www.makeitsafe.ca. Please contact the event organizer Les Szabo l.szabo@safetyalliancebc.ca if you are interested in attending. The event is free to all students!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Monday, October 23, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC Meeting is this evening at 6:30pm at PSS – everyone is welcome! The Agenda is attached.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Deluxe Mac & Cheese with Caesar Salad for lunch today for $5.
  • There will be an Aboriginal Leadership class today after school to make bannock and much more. Wewill be meeting in the Istken Room and there will be a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on out and join us, all students are welcome!
  • Happy Mole Day PSS!! Mole Day commemorates Avogadro’s Number – 6.02 × 10²³ which is a unit of measurement in Chemistry.

Mole Fact of the Day: A mole of blood cells would be more than the total number of blood cells found in every human on earth.

Mole Joke of the Day: What area of the world did Avogadro explore? The South Mole!

Enjoy Mole Day and may the Mole be with you!

  • If you are interested in joining Book Club, please come to the Library during Silent Reading today.
  • Today is National “Drop Everything and Read Day” – a good reason to ditch your chores for a fabulous book!! Come by the PSS Library – we have lots of suggestions!
  • Guitar Club Beginners – we’ll be working our fingers out at lunch in the library today – see you there!
  • There will be a quick Grad Meeting today at lunch for all Grads interested in the themes for Halloweek in rm 107!
  • If you are interested in helping PSS with our WE Scare Hunger Campaign, a food bank initiative for Halloween, please come to rm 205 at lunch tomorrow for a meeting. If you went to WE Day, this would count for your local project!
  • The PSS Aboriginal Leadership Class is putting on a Bannock Bake Sale tomorrow,  Tuesday October 24th. Come enjoy our fresh delicious bannock at $2 a piece, complete with all the toppings!
  • It’s Baaa-ackkk…the PSS Haunted House will be happening on Friday Oct. 27th  and Saturday, Oct 28th from 7pm to 9pm – tickets are $5 at the door. Come if you dare!!
  • Grade 12 students have been invited attend the annual Make It Safe Conference being held in Whistler BC on Oct 26 and 27. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is a non-profit organization with the mandate of making sure our clients go home safely at the end of each work day within the Manufacturing sector of the Province.  They service over 3000 manufacturers within the province of BC, and this is their 11th annual conference that is being hosted in Whistler.

The theme of the conference this year is ‘Future Trends in Occupational Health and Safety’. For more information, go to www.makeitsafe.ca. Please contact the event organizer Les Szabo l.szabo@safetyalliancebc.ca if you are interested in attending. The event is free to all students!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017:

Tomorrow, Friday, October 20th is a Provincial Pro-D Day for teachers 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 will be in the Art Rm.
  • Bake Sale Alert!! The Interact Club is furiously baking to raise $1000 for the Shelter Project, providing Disaster Relief Shelters around the world. They are having a Bake Sale in the Commons at lunch today– bring your change!
  • All students interested in helping with a school wide recycling program, please meet today at lunch in Rm. 102.
  • Garden Club is meeting today at lunch. Any students who would like to work in the garden are welcome. A half hour of gardening work will get you one Devils Diner Coupon! Please see James. There is NO Garden Club afterschool today.
  • If you are interested in joining Book Club, please come to the Library during Silent Reading on Monday, Oct. 23.
  • Mole Day will be upon us soon! It is celebrated annually on Oct 23rd from 6:02am to 6:02pm. It commemorates Avogadro’s Number – 6.02 × 10²³ which is a unit of measurement in Chemistry. On Mole Day, Chemistry classes all over participate in activities like the Molympics, Molesical Chairs and the Mole Toss. They also eat foods like molasses cookies and guacamole.

Mole Fact of the Day: A mole of basketballs would be the same size as our planet.

Mole Joke of the Day: How much does Avogadro exaggerate? He makes mountains out of mole hills!

  • The PSS Aboriginal Leadership Class is putting on a Bannock Bake Sale next Tuesday October 24th. Come enjoy our fresh delicious bannock at $2 a piece, complete with all the toppings!

There will be an Aboriginal Leadership class next Monday after school to make bannock and much more. We will be meeting in the Istken Room and there will be a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on out and join us, all students are welcome!

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Deluxe Mac & Cheese with Caesar Salad for lunch on Monday for $5.
  • It’s Baaa-ackkk…the PSS Haunted House will be happening on Friday Oct. 27th  and Saturday, Oct 28th from 7pm to 9pm – tickets are $5 at the door. Come if you dare!!
  • Grade 12 students have been invited attend the annual Make It Safe Conference being held in Whistler BC on Oct 26 and 27. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is a non-profit organization with the mandate of making sure our clients go home safely at the end of each work day within the Manufacturing sector of the Province.  They service over 3000 manufacturers within the province of BC, and this is their 11th annual conference that is being hosted in Whistler.

The theme of the conference this year is ‘Future Trends in Occupational Health and Safety’. For more information, go to www.makeitsafe.ca. Please contact the event organizer Les Szabo l.szabo@safetyalliancebc.ca if you are interested in attending. The event is free to all students!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Today, October 18th, is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please call the office this week if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

Friday, October 20th is a Provincial Pro-D Day for teachers and there is NO School in session.

  • The Devil’s Diner will be closed today due to the short day at school. Sorry!
  • Link Leaders: There will be a Link Leader meeting today at lunch in rm 207.
  • Bake Sale Alert!! The Interact Club is furiously baking to raise $1000 for the Shelter Project, providing Disaster Relief Shelters around the world. The next Bake Sale is this Thursday in the Commons at lunch – bring your change!
  • If you are interested in joining Book Club, please come to the Library during Silent Reading on Monday, Oct. 23.
  • Mole Day is celebrated annually on Oct 23rd from 6:02am to 6:02pm. It commemorates Avogadro’s Number – 6.02 × 10²³ which is a unit of measurement in Chemistry.

Mole Fact of the Day: A sphere made up of a mole of popcorn seeds would have a radius of 193 miles.

And here is a Mole Joke for you:

What line from Shakespeare do high school moles have to memorize? “To mole or not to mole…that is the question.”

  • Grade 12 students have been invited attend the annual Make It Safe Conference being held in Whistler BC on Oct 26 and 27. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is a non-profit organization with the mandate of making sure our clients go home safely at the end of each work day within the Manufacturing sector of the Province.  They service over 3000 manufacturers within the province of BC, and this is their 11th annual conference that is being hosted in Whistler.

The theme of the conference this year is ‘Future Trends in Occupational Health and Safety’. For more information, go to www.makeitsafe.ca. Please contact the event organizer Les Szabo l.szabo@safetyalliancebc.ca if you are interested in attending. The event is free to all students!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Tomorrow, October 18th, is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please call the office this week if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

Friday, October 20th is a Provincial Pro-D Day for teachers and there is NO School in session.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is being dramatic in the Art Room.
  • All students attending We Day, there is a mandatory meeting in Rm 205 on today at lunch.
  • The Devil’s Diner will be closed tomorrow due to the short day at school. Sorry!
  • Link Leaders: There will be a Link Leader meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, at lunch in rm 207.
  • There is an important Leadership Meeting today.
  • Bake Sale Alert!! The Interact Club is furiously baking to raise $1000 for the Shelter Project, providing Disaster Relief Shelters around the world. The next Bake Sale is this Thursday in the Commons at lunch – bring your change!
  • If you are interested in joining Book Club, please come to the Library during Silent Reading on Monday, Oct. 23.
  • Mole Day is celebrated annually on Oct 23rd from 6:02am to 6:02pm. It commemorates Avogadro’s Number – 6.02 × 10²³ which is a unit of measurement in Chemistry.

Mole Fact of the Day: A sphere made up of a mole of popcorn seeds would have a radius of 193 miles.

And here is a Mole Joke for you:

What line from Shakespeare do high school moles have to memorize? “To mole or not to mole…that is the question.”

  • Grade 12 students have been invited attend the annual Make It Safe Conference being held in Whistler BC on Oct 26 and 27. The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is a non-profit organization with the mandate of making sure our clients go home safely at the end of each work day within the Manufacturing sector of the Province.  They service over 3000 manufacturers within the province of BC, and this is their 11th annual conference that is being hosted in Whistler.

The theme of the conference this year is ‘Future Trends in Occupational Health and Safety’. For more information, go to www.makeitsafe.ca. Please contact the event organizer Les Szabo l.szabo@safetyalliancebc.ca if you are interested in attending. The event is free to all students!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Monday, October 16, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, October 18th, is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please call the office this week if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

Friday, October 20th is a Provincial Pro-D Day for teachers and there is NO School in session.

  • The Devil’s Diner is serving Deluxe Mac & Cheese with Caesar Salad and Ginger Snaps for lunch today – all for $5.
  • Girls Group is meeting today in rm 205 at lunch – we are making Halloween decorations!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class will be meeting today after school in the Istken Room. There will be a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on out and join us, all students are welcome!
  • All students attending We Day, there is a mandatory meeting in Rm 205 on Tuesday at lunch.
  • If you are interested in joining Book Club, please come to the Library during Silent Reading this Wednesday, Oct 18th.

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Friday, October 13, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, October 18th, is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please call the office this week if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

  • It’s the Opening Day of the Devil’s Diner! Today’s menu is all kinds of yummy Pizza (Hawaiian, pepperoni, veggie and chicken pesto) with Chocolate Chip Cookies. On Monday the diner will be serving Deluxe Mac & Cheese with Caesar Salad and Ginger Snaps for $5.
  • Diversity Club meets today at lunch in the Counselling Rm.
  • Guitar Club meets at lunch in the Library today. Mr. D will be there to help out with more advanced players. Come check it out!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class will be meeting Monday after school in the Istken Room. There will be a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on out and join us, all students are welcome!
  • If you are interested in joining Book Club, please come to the Library during Silent Reading next Wednesday, Oct 18th.

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, October 12, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, October 18th, is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please call the office this week if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

  • 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.
  • Garden Club is meeting at lunch and after school today. Please meet James out at the Garden!
  • Tomorrow is the Opening Day of the Devil’s Diner! Yes, the diner opens this Friday and will serve delicious lunches for $5 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tomorrow they are serving their infamous homemade Pizza (Hawaiian, pepperoni, veggie and chicken pesto) with Chocolate Chip Cookies.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting on Monday after school in Rm 103. See you all there!
  • If you are interested in joining Book Club, please come to the Library during Silent Reading next Wednesday, Oct 18th.

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, October 18th, is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please call the office this week if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

  • Marilyn from the Pemberton Public Library will be visiting us today at lunch in our library. She will be bringing over some new books and she can get you set up with a PPL Library card and show you how to use all of the great electronic resources they have available!
  • Today is National Coming Out Day. A day to celebrate identity and being proud of who you are, no matter your gender identity or sexual orientation. We will be celebratin by playing music and having Pride Face Painting done by the Diversity Group in the Commons at lunch today. Come out and celebrate with us!
  • There is a Gr 10 Girls Volleyball Meeting in Ms. Walden’s room at lunch.
  • Guitar Club is meeting in the Library after school today.
  • Who says Friday the 13th is bad luck? At PSS it’s the Opening Day of the Devil’s Diner! Yes, the diner opens this Friday and will serve delicious lunches for $5 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This Friday they are serving their infamous homemade Pizza (Hawaiian, pepperoni, veggie and chicken pesto) with Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, October 18th, is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please call the office this week if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is meeting in the Art Room.
  • Leadership is meeting at lunch today in Rm 102.
  • There is a WE Day Meeting today at lunch in Rm 205 for all students going to We Day.
  • Grade 11’s and 12’s are invited on a Career Exploration Field Trip to meet with 15 different Post-secondary institutions. We will leave in the morning at 9:15 am for Whistler Secondary School and return by 10:45 am on the same day. Representatives from UBC, UVic, BCIT, TRU, SFU and many others will be there to discuss the diverse programs that they offer. Please ensure that each student has a signed permission form handed into the office by Wed. afternoon. I have attached a digital permission form for your convenience.

If you have any questions contact Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca.

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Friday, October 06, 2017:

Monday, October 9th is Thanksgiving and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend – gobble, gobble!

  • Interact is having a Bake Sale today in the Commons at lunch to benefit their “Shelter Project” – bring your change!
  • Guitar Club is meeting at lunch today in the back of the Library.
  • Diversity Group is meeting at lunchtime on Fridays in the Counselling Rm. Come and talk about activities for National Coming Out Day!
  • There is a WE Day Meeting Tuesday at lunch in Rm 205 for all students going to We Day.
  • One Book, One Corridor is an annual event created by the public libraries in Pemberton, Whistler, and Squamish.  The idea is to unite the communities over a good book.  This year’s book is “The Hate You Give” by Angie Thomas and the book club event will take place in Pemberton on Thursday, October 26 at the Pemberton & District Public Library.  This is a young adult book, so we are encouraging students to read the book and attend the event.  We have multiple copies of the book coming to our library, so if you are interested in getting a copy, please talk to Miss Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones.
  • Book Club: Are you interested in doing book club at PSS?  Read a good book and get together with others to discuss the book, over tea, during Silent Reading, in the library.  If you want to join, please sign up on the list in the library.
  • Athletics Clothing: Athletic Clothing Orders must be received by the end of today in the office.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • Grade 11’s and 12’s are invited on a Career Exploration Field Trip to meet with 15 different Post-secondary institutions. We will leave in the morning at 9:15 am for Whistler Secondary School and return by 10:45 am on the same day. Representatives from UBC, UVic, BCIT, TRU, SFU and many others will be there to discuss the diverse programs that they offer. Please ensure that each student has a signed permission form handed into the office by Wed. afternoon. I have attached a digital permission form for your convenience.

If you have any questions contact Heather Quamme hquamme@sd48.bc.ca.

 

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, October 05, 2017:

  • 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 Room.
  • There is an Interact Meeting today at lunch in Rm 205.
  • Garden Club is meeting today at lunch – out in the Garden!
  • Interact is having a Bake Sale tomorrow in the Commons to benefit their “Shelter Project” – bring your change!
  • One Book, One Corridor is an annual event created by the public libraries in Pemberton, Whistler, and Squamish.  The idea is to unite the communities over a good book.  This year’s book is “The Hate You Give” by Angie Thomas and the book club event will take place in Pemberton on Thursday, October 26 at the Pemberton & District Public Library.  This is a young adult book, so we are encouraging students to read the book and attend the event.  We have multiple copies of the book coming to our library, so if you are interested in getting a copy, please talk to Miss Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones.
  • Book Club: Are you interested in doing book club at PSS?  Read a good book and get together with others to discuss the book, over tea, during Silent Reading, in the library.  If you want to join, please sign up on the list in the library.
  • Athletics Clothing: Athletic Clothing Orders must be received by this Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions. Order forms are available at  the office.

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, October 04, 2017:

  • Alanna Ray, our new Vancouver Coastal Health Drug and Alcohol Counsellor is at our school today for Mental Health Awareness Week. Come check out her booth and have a chat in the commons at break and lunch.
  • All Boys Soccer Players who are playing in Whistler today, please ask your teacher to be excused at 2:30 and meet in the Commons.
  • Guitar Club will be meeting after school in the Library today. There will be a late bus to take students home at 5pm (D’Arcy, New Site, Mt. Currie). Please see Ms. Garrett-Jones for more info.
  • Leadership Students: a reminder that Leadership is meeting after school today from 3:00-5:00pm.
  • One Book, One Corridor is an annual event created by the public libraries in Pemberton, Whistler, and Squamish.  The idea is to unite the communities over a good book.  This year’s book is “The Hate You Give” by Angie Thomas and the book club event will take place in Pemberton on Thursday, October 26 at the Pemberton & District Public Library.  This is a young adult book, so we are encouraging students to read the book and attend the event.  We have multiple copies of the book coming to our library, so if you are interested in getting a copy, please talk to Miss Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones.
  • Book Club: Are you interested in doing book club at PSS?  Read a good book and get together with others to discuss the book, over tea, during Silent Reading, in the library.  If you want to join, please sign up on the list in the library.
  • Athletics Clothing: Athletic Clothing Orders must be received by this Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions. Order forms are available at  the office.

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, October 03, 2017:

Grad Students, and Parents/Guardians of Grads: There is an important GRAD Meeting today at 6:00pm. All parents, guardians and students must attend. We will discuss important scholarship and post-secondary application dates. We will also confirm the Farewell Ceremony date.

  • 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.
  • Garden Club will be running at Lunch today. Please meet James at the garden.
  • Guitar Club will be meeting after school in the Library on Wednesdays and there will be a late bus to take students home at 5pm (D’Arcy, New Site, Mt. Currie). We will also meet at lunch on Mondays and Fridays in the library and students can practice any day of the week at lunchtime! See Ms. Garrett-Jones for more info.
  • One Book, One Corridor is an annual event created by the public libraries in Pemberton, Whistler, and Squamish.  The idea is to unite the communities over a good book.  This year’s book is “The Hate You Give” by Angie Thomas and the book club event will take place in Pemberton on Thursday, October 26 at the Pemberton & District Public Library.  This is a young adult book, so we are encouraging students to read the book and attend the event.  We have multiple copies of the book coming to our library, so if you are interested in getting a copy, please talk to Miss Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones.
  • Book Club: Are you interested in doing book club at PSS?  Read a good book and get together with others to discuss the book, over tea, during Silent Reading, in the library.  If you want to join, please sign up on the list in the library.
  • Athletics Clothing: Athletic Clothing Orders must be received by this Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions. Order forms are available at  the office.

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Monday, October 2, 2017:

Grad Students, and Parents/Guardians of Grads: There is an important GRAD Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm. All parents, guardians and students must attend. We will discuss important scholarship and post-secondary application dates. We will also confirm the Farewell Ceremony date.

  • Girls Group will be meeting today at lunch in rm 205, bring your lunch and come join!
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class will be having its first after school meeting today after school in the Istken Room. There will be a late bus to the New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on out and join us, all students are welcome!
  • Guitar Club Students! We want to start playing – please come to a quick meeting today at lunch in the back of the Library to decide on meeting times and days.
  • Congratulations PSS – we raised $533.00 from the Terry Fox Run this year! Thanks to everyone who participated and donated.
  • One Book, One Corridor is an annual event created by the public libraries in Pemberton, Whistler, and Squamish.  The idea is to unite the communities over a good book.  This year’s book is “The Hate You Give” by Angie Thomas and the book club event will take place in Pemberton on Thursday, October 26 at the Pemberton & District Public Library.  This is a young adult book, so we are encouraging students to read the book and attend the event.  We have multiple copies of the book coming to our library, so if you are interested in getting a copy, please talk to Miss Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett-Jones.
  • Book Club: Are you interested in doing book club at PSS?  Read a good book and get together with others to discuss the book, over tea, during Silent Reading, in the library.  If you want to join, please sign up on the list in the library.
  • Athletics Clothing: Athletic Clothing Orders must be received by this Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions. Order forms are available at  the office.

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

If you wish to unsubscribe from our email list, please respond to this email with your request or call our office at 604-894-6318.

 

Friday, September 29, 2017:

Grad Students, and Parents/Guardians of Grads: There is an important GRAD Meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm. All parents, guardians and students must attend. We will discuss important scholarship and post-secondary application dates. We will also confirm the Farewell Ceremony date.

Parents/Guardians: Student photos have arrived! Students should all have received their photo proofs from Lifetouch. Ordering can be done online or handed in at the office. Lifetouch will return to PSS for “Retake Day” on Thursday, October 26th for all students who missed photo day or wish to have a retake.

  • All grade 8 and 9 girls volleyball players please come to Miss Walden’s room at 11:45 for your uniforms
  • Girls Group will be meeting on Monday at lunch in rm 205, bring your lunch and come join! (Please run this Thursday, Friday and Monday)
  • Beginning on Monday, the Aboriginal Leadership Class will be meeting every Monday after school in the Istken Room. There will be a late bus to New Site and D’Arcy at 5:00. Come on our and join us, all students are welcome!
  • Guitar Club Students! We want to start playing – please come to a quick meeting on Monday at Lunch in the back of the Library to decide on meeting times and days.
  • Athletics Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017:

Grad Students, and Parents/Guardians of Grads: There is an important GRAD Meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm. All parents, guardians and students must attend. We will discuss important scholarship and post-secondary application dates. We will also confirm the Farewell Ceremony date.

Parents/Guardians: Student photos have arrived! Students should all have received their photo proofs from Lifetouch. Ordering can be done online or handed in at the office. Lifetouch will return to PSS for “Retake Day” on Thursday, October 26th for all students who missed photo day or wish to have a retake.

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is in the Art Rm.
  • There will be an Interact Meeting in room 205 at lunch today.
  • Girls Group will be meeting Monday at lunch in rm 205, bring your lunch and come join! (Please run this Thursday, Friday and Monday)
  • Gr 12 students who want to be considered for the Loran Scholarship, please drop off your resume at the office by the end of today.
  • Orange Shirt Day is tomorrow, September 29th. Wear an Orange Shirt to show your support and honor of Aboriginal Residential School Survivors.
  • Athletics Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

 

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

 

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017:

Grad Students, and Parents/Guardians of Grads: There is an important GRAD Meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm. All parents, guardians and students must attend. We will discuss important scholarship and post-secondary application dates. We will also confirm the Farewell Ceremony date.

  • Athletics Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • WE Day 2017 – We are pleased to announce that PSS has been given tickets to WE Day in Vancouver on Wednesday, October 18th! All students interested in attending this event, should pick up a permission form from the office. Once your form is handed in with the $10 fee, you will be added to the “Interest List”. We have a limited number of tickets so participation will be on a First Come/First Serve basis.
  • The volleyball league schedule has been added to the online athletics calendar.  Any parents available to drive on these trips please contact Krista Walden (kwalden@sd48.bc.ca).  Please note that this schedule is subject to change, so check regularly for updates.
  • Orange Shirt Day is this Friday, September 29th. Wear an Orange Shirt to show your support and honor of Aboriginal Residential School Survivors.
  • PEAK EXPERIENCE INFORMATION Day

Peak Experience is a winter work experience program through WhistlerBlackcomb. Come to the meeting to find out more.

Thursday, Sep. 28th at 10am in the Commons

Do you like to meet new people? Do you like having adventure?

Want to work for Whistler Blackcomb Mountains?

If you have questions ask Ms. Quamme

 

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

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/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017:

Grad Students, and Parents/Guardians of Grads: There is an important GRAD Meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm. All parents, guardians and students must attend. We will discuss important scholarship and post-secondary application dates. We will also confirm the Farewell Ceremony date.

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama will be happening in the Art Rm.
  • French Immersion Students: If you have missing work or quizzes, meet in Mme. Demers’ class today at lunch to catch up.
  • There will be a Leadership Meeting today at Lunch in Ms. Walden’s Rm.
  • Athletics Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • WE Day 2017 – We are pleased to announce that PSS has been given tickets to WE Day in Vancouver on Wednesday, October 18th! All students interested in attending this event, should pick up a permission form from the office. Once your form is handed in with the $10 fee, you will be added to the “Interest List”. We have a limited number of tickets so participation will be on a First Come/First Serve basis.
  • The volleyball league schedule has been added to the online athletics calendar.  Any parents available to drive on these trips please contact Krista Walden (kwalden@sd48.bc.ca).  Please note that this schedule is subject to change, so check regularly for updates.
  • There will be an Aboriginal Leadership meeting at lunch today (Tuesday)! Come and join us in braiding sweet grass from the PSS Garden!
  • Orange Shirt Day is this Friday, September 29th. Wear an Orange Shirt to show your support and honor of Aboriginal School Survivors.
  • PEAK EXPERIENCE INFORMATION Day

Peak Experience is a winter work experience program through WhistlerBlackcomb. Come to the meeting to find out more.

Thursday, Sep. 28th at 10am in the Commons

Do you like to meet new people? Do you like having adventure?

Want to work for Whistler Blackcomb Mountains?

If you have questions ask Ms. Quamme

 

My Blueprint is a career exploration website that our school district has purchased to assist PSS students in the exploration of their work interests and career opportunities.

To sign up for My Blueprint, the career exploration website, students can create an account simply by:

1) Visit www.myBlueprint.ca/sd48
2) Select Sign Up and select Pemberton Secondary from the drop down list
3) Select their grade
4) Complete the form and select Create Account

Happy Career Hunting!!

 

Monday, September 25th:

  • Athletics Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • Girls’ Group meeting in Room 205 at lunch today.  Bring your lunch and come hang out.
  • Link leaders please check in with Ms. McLachlan at lunch or after school today (Rm 205).
  • WE Day 2017 – We are pleased to announce that PSS has been given tickets to WE Day in Vancouver on Wednesday, October 18th! All students interested in attending this event, should pick up a permission form from the office. Once your form is handed in with the $10 fee, you will be added to the “Interest List”. We have a limited number of tickets so participation will be on a First Come/First Serve basis.

 

  • PEAK EXPERIENCE INFORMATION Day

Peak Experience is a winter work experience program through WhistlerBlackcomb. Come to the meeting to find out more.

Thursday, Sep. 28th at 10am in the Commons

Do you like to meet new people? Do you like having adventure?

Want to work for Whistler Blackcomb Mountains?

If you have questions ask Ms. Quamme

 

Friday, September 22, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

**Beginning Monday, September 25th students who do not have a FIPPA Agreement Form completed will NOT be allowed access to school computers – please complete the form online or see the office for a paper copy.

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

  • The first Aboriginal Leadership meeting will take place today at lunch! All students are welcome. Come eat pizza and help braid sweet grass from the PSS Garden. See you then!
  • The PSS Terry Fox run will be happening at 11:00am today – we hope to see all students and staff participating. Donations can be dropped off at the start of the run. Have fun everyone!
  • If you signed up for Guitar Club, please come for a quick meeting in the back of the Library at Lunch today.
  • Athletics Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • WE Day 2017 – We are pleased to announce that PSS has been given tickets to WE Day in Vancouver on Wednesday, October 18th! All students interested in attending this event, should pick up a permission form from the office. Once your form is handed in with the $10 fee, you will be added to the “Interest List”. We have a limited number of tickets so participation will be on a First Come/First Serve basis.
  • PEAK EXPERIENCE INFORMATION Day

Peak Experience is a winter work experience program through WhistlerBlackcomb. Come to the meeting to find out more.

Thursday, Sep. 28th at 10am in the Commons

Do you like to meet new people? Do you like having adventure?

Want to work for Whistler Blackcomb Mountains?

If you have questions ask Ms. Quamme

 

Thursday, September 21, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

**Beginning Monday, September 25th students who do not have a FIPPA Agreement Form completed will NOT be allowed access to school computers – please complete the form online or see the office for a paper copy.

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

  • 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 Room.
  • The first Aboriginal Leadership meeting will take place tomorrow at lunch! All students are welcome! Come eat pizza and help braid sweet grass from the PSS Garden. See you then!
  • The Interact Club will have their first meeting today at lunch in Room 205.
  • Boys Athletic Training has a new time on Thursday – Times are now:

Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30

Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00

  • Athletica Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • Terry Fox Run at PSS: PSS will join the fight against cancer and support the Terry Fox Foundation tomorrow, Sept 22. Bring your running gear PSS and a donation if you are able to. Any small amount helps!

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

**Beginning Monday, September 25th students who do not have a FIPPA Agreement Form completed will NOT be allowed access to school computers – please complete the form online or see the office for a paper copy.

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

Today is a Teacher Collaboration Day – School will be in session for a half day only. Students will be dismissed at 11:44am.

  • Yearbook Photographers – The first yearbook photography meeting will be tomorrow during Silent Reading in Rm 213. If you signed up for yearbook photography, please attend the meeting.
  • The first Aboriginal Leadership meeting will take place this Friday at lunch! All students are welcome! Come eat pizza and help braid sweet grass from the PSS Garden. See you then!
  • The Interact Club will have their first meeting at lunch on Thursday in Room 205.
  • Boys Athletic Training has a new time on Thursday – Times are now:

Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30

Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00

  • Athletica Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • Terry Fox Run at PSS: PSS will join the fight against cancer and support the Terry Fox Foundation this Friday, Sept 22. Pick up a Pledge Form in the Commons at lunch!

 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

**Beginning Monday, September 25th students who do not have a FIPPA Agreement Form completed will NOT be allowed access to school computers – please complete the form online or see the office for a paper copy.

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 20 is a Teacher Collaboration Day – School will be in session for a half day only. Students will be dismissed at 11:44am.

  • Students registered in the Ski, Board and Bike Academy – There is a meeting today at 12:00 in Mr. Treadway’s foods room.
  • The Late Bus runs today to Mount Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • Yearbook Photographers – The first yearbook photography meeting will be this Thursday during Silent Reading in Rm 213. If you signed up for yearbook photography, please attend the meeting.
  • All International Students please meet with Ms. Aldcoft  in her office, room 105, at lunch today.
  • Boys Athletic Training has a new time on Thursday – Times are now:

Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30

Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00

  • Athletica Clothing: For any students interested in purchasing athletics clothing, order forms are now available at the office.  Orders must be received by Friday, October 6th.  This will be the only order of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • Terry Fox Run at PSS: PSS will join the fight against cancer and support the Terry Fox Foundation this Friday, Sept 22. Pick up a Pledge Form in the Commons at lunch!
  • Nice Pajamas PSS –  FREE Hot Chocolate will be served at lunch in the Commons for those wearing their pajamas – $1 is you are not wearing them.

 

Monday, September 18, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

**Beginning Monday, September 25th students who do not have a FIPPA Agreement Form completed will NOT be allowed access to school computers – please complete the form online or see the office for a paper copy.

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

Parents/Guardians: Join us at PSS this evening at 6:30pm for a special viewing of “Screenagers – Growing up in the digital age”. See the attached poster for more information.

This Wednesday, Sept. 20 is a Teacher Collaboration Day – School will be in session for a half day only. Students will be dismissed at 11:44am.

  • Students registered in the Ski, Board and Bike Academy – There is a meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept 19th at 12:00 in Mr. Treadway’s foods room.
  • Terry Fox Run at PSS: PSS will join the fight against cancer and support the Terry Fox Foundation on Friday, Sept 22. Pick up a Pledge Form in the Commons at lunch!
  • Pajama Day! Tomorrow is PJ Day at PSS. Roll outa’ bed all ready to come to school! There will be prizes  for the best Pj’s and “bedhead”. FREE Hot Chocolate will be served at lunch in the Commons for those wearing their pajamas – $1 is you are not wearing them.

 

Friday, September 15, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

**Beginning Monday, September 25th students who do not have a FIPPA Agreement Form completed will NOT be allowed access to school computers – please complete the form online or see the office for a paper copy.

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

Parents/Guardians: Join us at PSS on Monday, Sept. 18th at 6:30pm for a special viewing of “Screenagers – Growing up in the digital age”. See the attached poster for more information.

  • Visitors at PSS: Just a reminder that all visitors to PSS are required to enter through the front doors and check in at our office. We appreciate your help in ensuring uninterrupted learning and safety for all of our students.
  • Students registered in the Ski, Board and Bike Academy – There is a meeting next Tuesday, Sept 19th at 12:00 in Mr. Treadway’s foods room.
  • Terry Fox Run at PSS: PSS will join the fight against cancer and support the Terry Fox Foundation on Friday, Sept 22. Donation forms will be available all next week  – please see Cherie to pick up a form!

 

Thursday, September 14, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FOIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

Parents/Guardians: Join us at PSS on Monday, Sept. 18th at 6:30pm for a special viewing of “Screenagers – Growing up in the digital age”. See the attached poster for more information.

  • Visitors at PSS: Just a reminder that all visitors to PSS are required to enter through the front doors and check in at our office. We appreciate your help in ensuring uninterrupted learning and safety for all of our students.
  • Garden Club: Meets today at lunch and afterschool. Please meet James in the Commons. Help in the garden gets you a devils diner coupon.
  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is happening in the Library and Drama Club is meeting in the Art Room.
  • Club Day is tomorrow! There will be a Club Day Assembly first thing in the gym to introduce all students to the various clubs and activities PSS has to offer!
  • Girls’ Volleyball practices start this week.  Practice times are…

8/9 Girls Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 3:30 – 5:00pm

10 Girls Mondays and Thursdays 3:30 – 5:00pm starting this Thursday

Sr Girls Wednesdays and Thursdays 5:00 – 7:00pm – starting this Wednesday

Boys ‘Athletics Training’ will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:30pm.  All boys, grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FOIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

Parents/Guardians: Join us at PSS on Monday, Sept. 18th at 6:30pm for a special viewing of “Screenagers – Growing up in the digital age”. See the attached poster for more information.

  • Visitors at PSS: Just a reminder that all visitors to PSS are required to enter through the front doors and check in at our office. We appreciate your help in ensuring uninterrupted learning and safety for all of our students.
  • Link Leaders: There is a Link Leader Meeting today at lunch in Rm 207. All Link Leaders must attend.
  • Girls’ Volleyball practices start this week.  Practice times are…

8/9 Girls Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 3:30 – 5:00pm

10 Girls Mondays and Thursdays 3:30 – 5:00pm starting this Thursday

Sr Girls Wednesdays and Thursdays 5:00 – 7:00pm – starting this Wednesday

  • Boys ‘Athletics Training’ will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:30pm.  All boys, grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.

 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FOIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

  • Our PSS Welcome BBQ is happening today! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School BBQ today from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!
  • The Late Bus starts today! The Late Bus runs to D’Arcy, Birken and Mount Currie on Tuesdays and Thursdays to allow students living in these areas to access after school clubs, programs and athletics. The bus leaves Pemberton Secondary at 5:00pm. Students using the late bus MUST be in a Club or program. Happening after school today are Homework Help, Drama Class and Boys Soccer tryouts. Stay tuned for more clubs to come!
  • Garden Club – begins today during lunch. Helping in the Garden Club for one half hour gets you one Devil’s Diner coupon! See James in the Commons at lunch if you want to help out.
  • Boys Soccer tryouts continue today, from 3:30 – 5:00pm.  All boys in grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please meet in Miss Walden’s room today at 3:20pm. See Miss Walden if you have any questions or are unable to make tryouts.
  • Girls’ Volleyball practices start this week.  Practice times are…

8/9 Girls Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 3:30 – 5:00pm – starting today

10 Girls Mondays and Thursdays 3:30 – 5:00pm starting this Thursday

Sr Girls Wednesdays and Thursdays 5:00 – 7:00pm – starting this Wednesday

  • Boys ‘Athletics Training’ will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:30pm, starting this evening, Sept 12th.  All boys, grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • Drama Club starts today and will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year with many exciting productions in store. If you have signed up for Drama or are interested in finding out all about it, please meet in the Art Room after school.

 

Monday, September 11, 2017:

Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FOIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

  • Boys Soccer tryouts continue tomorrow, Tuesday, from 3:30 – 5:00pm.  All boys in grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please meet in Miss Walden’s room today at 3:20pm. See Miss Walden if you have any questions or are unable to make tryouts.
  • Gr8/9 Girls Volleyball: There will be a meeting for all grade 8 and 9 girls interested in playing volleyball today at lunch in room 102.  Please let Miss Walden know if you are interested in playing but cannot attend the meeting.
  • Boys ‘Athletics Training’ will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:30pm, starting tomorrow, Sept 12th.  All boys, grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • Drama Club starts this week and will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year with many exciting productions in store. If you have signed up for Drama or are interested in finding out all about it, please meet in the Art Room after school tomorrow.
  • The Late Bus starts tomorrow! The Late Bus runs to D’Arcy, Birken and Mount Currie on Tuesdays and Thursdays to allow students living in these areas to access after school clubs, programs and athletics. The bus leaves Pemberton Secondary at 5:00pm. Students using the late bus MUST be in a Club or program. Happening after school tomorrow are Homework Help, Drama Class and Boys Soccer tryouts. Stay tuned for more clubs to come!
  • PSS would like to say a warm and hearty “Bienvenue!” to our new French Immersion Teacher, Mme Demers. Mme Demers starts teaching tomorrow! Please say hello and help her out whenever possible.
  • Our PSS Welcome BBQ is happening tomorrow! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School BBQ on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

 

Friday, September 08, 2017:

 Parents/Guardians – please complete your student’s FOIPPA (Freedom of Information) Forms online as soon as possible. The link to the forms is: http://bit.ly/2xBqttA

Thank you to all those who have already completed their online forms!

  • Boys Soccer tryouts continue on Tuesday, from 3:30 – 5:00.  All boys in grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please meet in Miss Walden’s room today at 3:20pm. See Miss Walden if you have any questions or are unable to make tryouts.
  • Gr8/9 Girls Volleyball: There will be a meeting for all grade 8 and 9 girls interested in playing volleyball on Monday at lunch in room 102.  Please let Miss Walden know if you are interested in playing but cannot attend the meeting.
  • Boys ‘Athletics Training’ will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:30, starting Tuesday, Sept 12th.  All boys, grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • PSS Welcome BBQ! All students and their families are invited to our PSS Back to School BBQ on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

 

Thursday, September 07, 2017:

  • PICTURE DAY is tomorrow Friday, September 8, 2017… Bring a smile to school!
  • Boys Soccer tryouts are TODAY and next Tuesday, from 3:30 – 5:00.  All boys in grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please meet in Miss Walden’s room today at 3:20pm. See Miss Walden if you have any questions or are unable to make tryouts.
  • Senior Girls Volleyball (grade 11 &12): There is a meeting today at lunch in Room 207.
  • 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 BBQ on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

 

Wednesday, September 06, 2017:

  • PICTURE DAY is this Friday, September 8, 2017… Bring a smile to school!
  • Boys Soccer tryouts are this Thursday (tomorrow) and next Tuesday, from 3:30 – 5:00.  All boys in grades 8-12 are welcome.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions or are unable to make
  • 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 12, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Come out for a Burger/Hotdog and meet the staff at PSS!

 

 

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