PSS Daily

Monday, June 25, 2018:

Day One of the  PSS Final Assessment Week is already over! The Gr.10-12 course assessments take place Monday – Wednesday with course completion taking place through Thursday, June 28th.The Assessment Schedule is attached. Our Grade 8 and 9 students will be expected to be in school all day June 25th – 27th. The students will be participating in their final assessments, competency-based self-assessments and projects during this time. The school will also be open to middle school students on Thursday, June 28th for project and assessment completion.

  • There are still some PSS Yearbooks that were ordered and have not been picked up. If you ordered one, please come and get it!
  • Locker Clean Out – Students, as you finish your assessments, please completely clean out your locker and ensure you remove all graffiti and stickers. Once your locker is clean, have a staff member check it. Bring a note from that staff member and your lock to the office to receive a $3 refund on your fees. Hey, 3 bucks is a large slurpee – go get one and enjoy the start of your summer!
  • The Whistler Learning Centre is developing a pilot project to offer accredited post-secondary courses in Whistler in the Fall. These courses accredited can be laddered into Diplomas, Degrees and Certificates.  If you are interested in receiving details of the courses when they are released please contact Suki Cheyne, Executive Director by email or phone: scheyne@whistlerlearningcentre.com, Direct phone: 604-932-7600

The Whistler Learning Centre is also planning to offer a Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification & Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping in Mt Currie in July of 2018. Provisional dates are July 16-18. This is a foundation training course and will prepare students for a role as an Environmental Technician within the Environmental, Forestry and Natural Resources fields as well as Government and Consultancy projects in these fields. The cost is predicted to be in the $750 range. Interested students should contact Suki Cheyne, Executive Director for more information and a course outline by email or phone: scheyne@whistlerlearningcentre.com, Direct phone: 604-932-7600.

 

Friday, June 22, 2018:

It’s finally here PSS – next week is the PSS Final Assessment Week. The Gr.10-12 course assessments will take place Monday – Wednesday with course completion taking place through Thursday, June 28th.The Assessment Schedule is attached. Our Grade 8 and 9 students will be expected to be in school all day June 25th – 27th. The students will be participating in their final assessments, competency-based self-assessments and projects during this time. The school will also be open to middle school students on Thursday, June 28th for project and assessment completion.

  • PSS Yearbooks are here and ready for pickup and signatures! If you have ordered one, come to the office to pick ‘em up. Bring your $35 if you have not paid yet – we will not give you one until it is paid for. There are only a couple of extras – so if you didn’t order one, come early to reserve an extra.
  • The Whistler Learning Centre is developing a pilot project to offer accredited post-secondary courses in Whistler in the Fall. These courses accredited can be laddered into Diplomas, Degrees and Certificates.  If you are interested in receiving details of the courses when they are released please contact Suki Cheyne, Executive Director by email or phone: scheyne@whistlerlearningcentre.com, Direct phone: 604-932-7600

The Whistler Learning Centre is also planning to offer a Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification & Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping in Mt Currie in July of 2018. Provisional dates are July 16-18. This is a foundation training course and will prepare students for a role as an Environmental Technician within the Environmental, Forestry and Natural Resources fields as well as Government and Consultancy projects in these fields. The cost is predicted to be in the $750 range. Interested students should contact Suki Cheyne, Executive Director for more information and a course outline by email or phone: scheyne@whistlerlearningcentre.com, Direct phone: 604-932-7600.

 

Thursday, June 21, 2018:

The PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. The Gr.10-12 course assessments will take place Monday – Wednesday with course completion taking place through Thursday, June 28th.The Assessment Schedule is attached. Our Grade 8 and 9 students will be expected to be in school all day June 25th – 27th. The students will be participating in their final assessments, competency-based self-assessments and projects during this time. The school will also be open to middle school students on Thursday, June 28th for project and assessment completion.

  • In celebration of National Aboriginal Day, the Aboriginal Leadership class will be selling Cupcakes with Xusen icing in the Commons. Come join us as well for a round of the Bone Game, also taking place in the Commons!
  • The LAST Late Bus of the year runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107 and James will be meeting the Garden Club in the Commons.
  • PSS Yearbooks will be here tomorrow morning ready for pickup and signatures! If you have ordered one, come tomorrow to the office to pick ‘em up. Bring your $35 if you have not paid yet. There are only a couple of extras – so if you didn’t order one, come early.
  • ALL Library Books are due back to the Library by this TOMORROW at the latest. Start rounding your books up now – especially if you have books at home! Not sure if you have books out or which books? Check the Overdue lists posted around the school and on the Library doors. All students should also start looking at home for class issued textbooks and novels to return.
  • Locker Cleanout will be happening tomorrow. If you have a locker full of stuff, start taking some home today!
  • The Link Crew would like to thank all the staff and middle school students for an energetic Fun Day! We hope to continue this tradition next year. Grade 8 and 9 students who hear their names called today should come to meet Ms. Davies in the Commons today at lunch to collect the prizes awarded for being the greatest yesterday!
  • The last Numeracy Workshop is happening TODAY after school in rm 211 for all Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June. You MUST attend this workshop if you have not been to one yet. For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are Wednesday, June 27th and Thursday, June 28th .

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018:

The PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. The Gr.10-12 course assessments will take place Monday – Wednesday with course completion taking place through Thursday, June 28th.The Assessment Schedule is attached. Our Grade 8 and 9 students will be expected to be in school all day June 25th – 27th. The students will be participating in their final assessments, competency-based self-assessments and projects during this time. The school will also be open to middle school students on Thursday, June 28th for project and assessment completion.

  • Tomorrow is National Aboriginal Day and the Aboriginal Leadership class will be selling Cup Cakes with Xusen icing in the Commons. Come join us as well for a round of the Bone Game, also taking place in the Commons!
  • The final Aboriginal Leadership meeting is taking place TODAY after school. We will be preparing for National Aboriginal Day this Thursday. We need lots of helpers to cook and decorate cupcakes so please come on out!
  • ALL Library Books are due back to the Library by this Friday, June 22nd at the latest. Start rounding your books up now – especially if you have books at home! Not sure if you have books out or which books? Check the Overdue lists posted around the school and on the Library doors. All students should also start looking at home for class issued textbooks and novels to return.
  • The last Numeracy Workshop is happening tomorrow after school in rm 211 for all Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June. You MUST attend this workshop if you have not been to one yet. For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are Wednesday, June 27th and Thursday, June 28th .

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018:

It’s the last full week of classes PSS – make it a good one! The PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. The Gr.10-12 course assessments will take place Monday – Wednesday with course completion taking place through Thursday, June 28th.The Assessment Schedule is attached. Our Grade 8 and 9 students will be expected to be in school all day June 25th – 27th. The students will be participating in their final assessments, competency-based self-assessments and projects during this time. The school will also be open to middle school students on Thursday, June 28th for project and assessment completion.

  • There is NO Late Bus today. Please get on the buses at dismissal time if you take one home.
  • This Thursday is National Aboriginal Day and the Aboriginal Leadership class will be selling Cup Cakes with Xusen icing in the Commons. Come join us as well for a round of the Bone Game, also taking place in the Commons!
  • The final Aboriginal Leadership meeting is taking place this Wednesday after school. We will be preparing for National Aboriginal Day this Thursday. We need lots of helpers to cook and decorate cupcakes so please come on out!
  • Any Grads who have not told Sarah what you would like your potatohead  to be doing on the pillar painting, please do so by the end of the day or Sarah will decide for you.
  • ALL Library Books are due back to the Library by this Friday, June 22nd at the latest. Start rounding your books up now – especially if you have books at home! Not sure if you have books out or which books? Check the Overdue lists posted around the school and on the Library doors. All students should also start looking at home for class issued textbooks and novels to return.
  • There is a Numeracy Workshop happening today after school in rm 211 for all Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June. You MUST attend at least one workshop. For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are Wednesday, June 27th and Thursday, June 28th .

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

 

Monday, June 18, 2018:

It’s the last full week of classes PSS – make it a good one! The PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. The Gr.10-12 course assessments will take place Monday – Wednesday with course completion taking place through Thursday, June 28th.The Assessment Schedule is attached. Our Grade 8 and 9 students will be expected to be in school all day June 25th – 27th. The students will be participating in their final assessments, competency-based self-assessments and projects during this time. The school will also be open to middle school students on Thursday, June 28th for project and assessment completion.

  • This Thursday is National Aboriginal Day and the Aboriginal Leadership class will be selling Cup Cakes with Xusen icing in the Commons. Come join us as well for a round of the Bone Game, also taking place in the Commons!
  • The final Aboriginal Leadership meeting is taking place this Wednesday after school. We will be preparing for National Aboriginal Day this Thursday. We need lots of helpers to cook and decorate cupcakes so please come on out!
  • The Diner’s Diner will not be serving today and is now closed for the year. Thank you for your patronage and support of our Cafeteria Class. And THANK YOU to the Cafeteria Class, Ms. McClelland, and Mr. Treadway for the delicious, healthy lunches throughout the year.
  • ALL Library Books are due back to the Library by this Friday, June 22nd at the latest. Start rounding your books up now – especially if you have books at home! Not sure if you have books out or which books? Check the Overdue lists posted around the school and on the Library doors.
  • A reminder to all aboriginal grads that you have a dinner this evening at the Pemberton Community Centre. It is taking place from 5:30 until 7:30 and you are able to bring two guests. Please see Allison DeRuiter if you have questions. See you tonight!
  • Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one Numeracy Workshop.  The next Workshops will be happening this Tuesday and Thursday after school. You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are Wednesday, June 27th and Thursday, June 28th .

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

 

Friday, June 15, 2018:

  • Wow!! The end of June is coming fast…the PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. Please see the Assessment Week Info on our website for more information for all grades:

https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Diner’s Diner will not be serving today and is now closed for the year. Thank you for your patronage and support of our Cafeteria Class. And THANK YOU to the Cafeteria Class, Ms. McClelland, and Mr. Treadway for the delicious, healthy lunches throughout the year.
  • Library Books are due back to the Library by next Friday, June 22nd at the latest. Start rounding your books up now – especially if you have books at home!
  • Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one Numeracy Workshop.  The next Workshops will be happening next Tuesday and Thursday after school. You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are Wednesday, June 27th and Thursday, June 28th .

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

  • Any current grade 10 or 11 students who are interested in taking a trip to a different continent next Spring Break, please attend a meeting in Ms. McLachlan’s room (205) at Lunch TODAY. We will be deciding the place and taking down the names of interested students in order to get the process started. If you cannot make the meeting, you need to check in with Ms. McLachlan on Friday.
  • Only 5 girls soccer jerseys have been returned!  Get them back to Miss Walden by the end of this week.

Grads!! Your Farewell Ceremony is THIS Saturday, June 16th, at 10:00am:

  • Graduates must arrive by 9:00am!
  • A Graduation Luncheon will follow the ceremony for all graduates, family and friends.
  • Farewell Ceremony Rehearsal is this Friday, June 15th at 1:00pm – all graduates must attend!

 

Thursday, June 14, 2018:

  • Wow!! The end of June is coming fast…the PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. Please see the Assessment Week Info on our website for more information for all grades:

https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Drama is meeting in the Art Rm, Art Club in rm 107 and the Garden Club will be meeting James in the Commons.
  • There will be an important Mtn. Bike Meeting at lunch in Ms. Jean’s Rm today. Please bring your jersey if you haven’t returned it yet.
  • There is a Numeracy Assessment Workshop Happening TODAY in rm 211 at lunch: Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one Numeracy Workshop. You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are Wednesday, June 27th and Thursday, June 28th .

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

  • The Devils Diner will not be serving for the rest of this week. Sorry to disappoint
  • Any current grade 10 or 11 students who are interested in taking a trip to a different continent next Spring Break, please attend a meeting in Ms. McLachlan’s room (205) at Lunch on Friday. We will be deciding the place and taking down the names of interested students in order to get the process started. If you cannot make the meeting, you need to check in with Ms. McLachlan on Friday.
  • Only 5 girls soccer jerseys have been returned!  Get them back to Miss Walden by the end of this week.
  • There will be an important Mtn. Bike Meeting at lunch in Ms. Jean’s Rm today. Please bring your jersey if you haven’t returned it yet.
  • The practice for the EdTalk has been changed to 3:15pm today. If you have not rehearsed, please attend. All participants need to pick up their invitations today.

Grads!! Your Farewell Ceremony is THIS Saturday, June 16th, at 10:00am:

  • Graduates must arrive by 9:00am!
  • A Graduation Luncheon will follow the ceremony for all graduates, family and friends.
  • Farewell Ceremony Rehearsal is this Friday, June 15th at 1:00pm – all graduates must attend!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018:

  • Wow!! The end of June is coming fast…the PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. Please see the Assessment Week Info on our website for more information for all grades:

https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Devils Diner will not be serving for the rest of this week. Sorry to disappoint!
  • Leadership is having a quick meeting today at lunch.
  • Attention time travelers – This Thursday’s Theme Day is Decade Day, PSS. Fire up your Flux Capacitor and go back to the future with us!
  • Any current grade 10 or 11 students who are interested in taking a trip to a different continent next Spring Break, please attend a meeting in Ms. McLachlan’s room (205) at Lunch on Friday. We will be deciding the place and taking down the names of interested students in order to get the process started. If you cannot make the meeting, you need to check in with Ms. McLachlan on Friday.
  • Only 5 girls soccer jerseys have been returned!  Get them back to Miss Walden by the end of this week.
  • There will be an important Mtn. Bike Meeting at lunch in Ms. Jean’s Rm tomorrow. Please bring your jersey if you haven’t returned it yet.
  • All students interested in presenting a monologue, spoken word, original poetry, or speech, at our first annual PSS Ed Talk, taking place on Monday June 18, from 6-7 pm, please listen to announcements for more meetings coming up this week. See Ms. Hart for more information.
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops are happening this week: Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one Numeracy Workshop. The next workshop is tomorrow, June 14th at lunch in rm. 211.

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are Wednesday, June 27th and Thursday, June 28th .

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

Grads!! Your Farewell Ceremony is THIS Saturday, June 16th, at 10:00am:

  • Graduates must arrive by 9:00am!
  • A Graduation Luncheon will follow the ceremony for all graduates, family and friends.
  • Farewell Ceremony Rehearsal is this Friday, June 15th at 1:00pm – all graduates must attend!

 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018:

PSS Awards Night is TONIGHT at 7:00pm! Families of students receiving awards have been contacted via email. Everyone is welcome to attend whether receiving an award or not! Students are welcome to check with the office today if they are unsure of receiving an award.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and Mt. Currie. Homework Help is in the library and Art Club will be meeting in rm 107. Drama is cancelled for today but will be happening on Thursday.
  • Wow!! The end of June is coming fast…the PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. Please see the Assessment Week Info on our website for more information for all grades:

https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Devils Diner will not be serving for the rest of this week. Sorry to disappoint!
  • It’s the last day for Sex + Drugs = Pizza! Come join us in the Counselling Rm at lunch today – everyone is welcome!
  • Interact will be having a meeting today at lunch in Room 205.
  • Attention time travelers – This Thursday’s Theme Day is Decade Day, PSS. Fire up your Flux Capacitor and go back to the future with us!
  • Any current grade 10 or 11 students who are interested in taking a trip to a different continent next Spring Break, please attend a meeting in Ms. McLachlan’s room (205) at Lunch on Friday. We will be deciding the place and taking down the names of interested students in order to get the process started. If you cannot make the meeting, you need to check in with Ms. McLachlan on Friday.
  • Only 5 girls soccer jerseys have been returned!  Get them back to Miss Walden by the end of this week.
  • There will be an important Bike Meeting at lunch in Ms. Jean’s Rm on Thursday. Please bring your jersey if you haven’t returned it yet.
  • There is a meeting at lunch today in rm 213 for all students interested in presenting a monologue, spoken word, original poetry, or speech, at our first annual PSS Ed Talk, taking place on Monday June 18, from 6-7 pm. Please listen to announcements for more meetings coming up this week. See Ms. Hart for more information.
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops are happening this week: Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one of the upcoming  Numeracy Workshops.

The first workshop is TODAY at Lunchtime in rm. 211. Others will be:

Thursday, June 14             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are:

Wednesday AM, June 27th

Thursday AM, June 28th

Thursday PM, June 28th

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

Grads!! Your Graduation Ceremony is THIS Saturday, June 16th, at 10:00am:

  • Graduates must arrive by 9:00am!
  • A Graduation Luncheon will follow the ceremony for all graduates, family and friends.
  • Graduation Ceremony Rehearsal is this Friday, June 15th at 1:00pm – all graduates must attend!

 

Monday, June 11, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: the next PSS PAC Meeting is happening this evening at 6:30pm. The agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached. Everyone is welcome.

  • PSS Awards Night: Save the date!! Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 12th is PSS Awards Night at 7:00pm! Families of students receiving awards have been contacted via email. Everyone is welcome to attend whether receiving an award or not!!

Grads!! Your Graduation Ceremony is THIS Saturday, June 16th, at 10:00am:

  • Graduates must arrive by 9:00am!
  • A Graduation Luncheon will follow the ceremony for all graduates, family and friends.
  • Graduation Ceremony Rehearsal is this Friday, June 15th at 1:00pm – all graduates must attend!
  • Wow!! The end of June is coming fast…the PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. Please see the Assessment Week Info on our website for more information for all grades:

https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Sloppy Joe Taco Salad and chocolate chip cookies for dessert today for $5.
  • Aboriginal Leadership will be meeting after school today – see you all there!
  • Interact will be having a meeting Tuesday at lunch in Room 205.
  • Any current grade 10 or 11 students who are interested in taking a trip to a different continent next Spring Break, please attend a meeting in Ms. McLachlan’s room (205) at Lunch on Thursday. We will be deciding the place and taking down the names of interested students in order to get the process started. If you cannot make the meeting, you need to check in with Ms. McLachlan on Friday.
  • Girls soccer jerseys are now due to Miss Walden. Mtn Bikers – your jerseys are also due back to Ms. Jean. Bring ‘em in asap, please!
  • All students interested in presenting a monologue, spoken word, original poetry, or speech, at our first annual PSS Ed Talk, taking place on Monday June 18, from 6-7 pm,  please meet Mrs. Hart for more information.

You may present a piece of writing you completed in class, or have composed outside of school.

Each presentation should be no more than 5 minutes long, and ideally should be accompanied by effective visuals in the form of a slide show or power point.

All grades welcome. It’s a perfect opportunity to have your voice be heard, on a topic that is personally meaningful to you!

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

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 14             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

**Please come to the office asap to sign up for the Numeracy Assessment. Assessment dates are:

Wednesday AM, June 27th

Thursday AM, June 28th

Thursday PM, June 28th

There are 20 spots available for each session time.

  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

 

Friday, June 08, 2018:

  • PSS Awards Night: Save the date!! Tuesday, June 12th is PSS Awards Night at 7:00pm! Families of students receiving awards will be contacted via email this week. Everyone is welcome to attend whether receiving an award or not!!
  • Wow!! The end of June is coming fast…the PSS Final Assessment Week will be happening Monday, June 25th – Thursday, June 27th. Please see the Assessment Week Info on our website for more information for all grades:

https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Devils Diner will be serving spaghetti with tomato sauce, garlic toast and peanut butter-chocolate chip cookies for dessert today for $5. The diner will also be open on Monday with a special mystery meal!
  • Diversity Club members – please meet in the Counselling Rm at lunch for some pre-Pride Prom preparation.
  • PSS Pride Prom: Come celebrate diversity and create an accepting and safe school with the PSS Diversity Club. The club is hosting a Pride Prom in the gym today during D Block and everyone is welcome!!
  • Congratulations to the  PSS Girls Soccer Team for their hard battle at Provincials last weekend! The team placed 10th out of 16 teams in the province after being placed in a pool the other coaches called the “death pool”, against strong teams of Immaculata , Credo Christian and Fort St.James.  In the round robin our team won against Fort St.James 3-2,  tied with  Immaculata 1-1 (who came 3rd in the province),  lost to a big and strong Credo Christian 1-5 ( who placed 5th in province)  to place a close 3rd in the pool.  In the finals, PSS won against  Grand Forks 2-0  and Lost to St.Andrews 1-2. Awesome job, gals!
  • Girls soccer jerseys are now due to Miss Walden. Mtn Bikers – your jerseys are also due back to Ms. Jean. Bring ‘em in asap, please!
  • The PSS Drama Club’s production of “Clue” continues to “wow” audiences! Clue will be playing at PSS from this evening through to Saturday at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Don’t miss out – get your advance tickets at the PSS office or at the door. Get tickets in advance today to avoid disappointment!
  • All students interested in presenting a monologue, spoken word, original poetry, or speech, at our first annual PSS Ed Talk, taking place on Monday June 18, from 6-7 pm,  please meet Mrs. Hart at lunch tomorrow.

You may present a piece of writing you completed in class, or have composed outside of school.

Each presentation should be no more than 5 minutes long, and ideally should be accompanied by effective visuals in the form of a slide show or power point.

All grades welcome. It’s a perfect opportunity to have your voice be heard, on a topic that is personally meaningful to you!

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

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 14             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, June 07, 2018:

  • PSS Awards Night: Save the date!! Tuesday, June 12th is PSS Awards Night at 7:00pm! Families of students receiving awards will be contacted via email this week. Everyone is welcome to attend whether receiving an award or not!!
  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107 and James will meet with you Gardeners in the Commons.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving spaghetti with tomato sauce, garlic toast and peanut butter-chocolate chip cookies for dessert tomorrow for $5.
  • Congratulations to the PSS Drama Club for their smashing opening night of “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS from this evening through to Saturday at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Don’t miss out – get your advance tickets at the PSS office or at the door. The performance was almost sold out last evening – get tickets in advance to avoid disappointment!
  • PSS Pride Prom: Come celebrate diversity and create an accepting and safe school with the PSS Diversity Club. The club is hosting a Pride Prom in the gym tomorrow during D Block and everyone is welcome!!
  • All students interested in presenting a monologue, spoken word, original poetry, or speech, at our first annual PSS Ed Talk, taking place on Monday June 18, from 6-7 pm,  please meet Mrs. Hart at lunch tomorrow.

You may present a piece of writing you completed in class, or have composed outside of school.

Each presentation should be no more than 5 minutes long, and ideally should be accompanied by effective visuals in the form of a slide show or power point.

All grades welcome. It’s a perfect opportunity to have your voice be heard, on a topic that is personally meaningful to you!

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

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 14             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, June 06, 2018:

  • PSS Awards Night: Save the date!! Tuesday, June 12th is PSS Awards Night at 7:00pm! Families of students receiving awards will be contacted via email this week. Everyone is welcome to attend whether receiving awards or not!!
  • The Devils Diner will not be open today. The Diner will be serving next this Friday.
  • It’s Opening Night for the PSS Drama Club’s production of, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS from Wednesday to Saturday at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Don’t miss out – get your advance tickets at the PSS office or at the door. To all of our actors this week – Break a leg!
  • This week’s Theme Thursday is Celebrity Day, PSS. Tomorrow, come as your fav actor, musician, Youtube star or maybe just your famous future self!
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops: Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one of the upcoming  Numeracy Workshop to help prepare them for the assessment. Workshops will be held on the following dates & times in rm 211:

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 14             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, June 05, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club meets in Rm 107.
  • The Devils Diner will not be open tomorrow. The Diner will be serving next this Friday.
  • PSS Awards Night: Save the date!! Tuesday, June 12th is PSS Awards Night at 7:00pm! Families of students receiving awards will be contacted via email this week. Everyone is welcome to attend!!
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza and Diversity Group are invited to the Counselling Rm at lunch today. There is a guest speaker coming from “Out in Schools”.
  • A reminder of the Out in Schools Presentation happening this afternoon in the gym. Grades 8 & 9 will be during A Block and the 10’s-12’s will be during B Block. Please attend your classes. Classes will be called to the gym after attendance is taken.
  • This week’s Theme Thursday is Celebrity Day, PSS. Come as your fav actor, musician, Youtube star or maybe just your famous future self!
  • All students interested in presenting a monologue, spoken word, original poetry, or speech, at our first annual PSS Ed Talk, taking place on Monday June 18, from 6-7 pm,  please meet Mrs. Hart in room 102 on Tuesday June 5, right at 11:45am, to sign up to participate in this exciting event.

You may present a piece of writing you completed in class, or have composed outside of school.

Each presentation should be no more than 5 minutes long, and ideally should be accompanied by effective visuals in the form of a slide show or power point.

All grades welcome. It’s a perfect opportunity to have your voice be heard, on a topic that is personally meaningful to you!

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

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 14             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS this week, Wednesday to Saturday at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Don’t miss out – get your advance tickets at the PSS office.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, June 04, 2018:

  • Course Selection sheets are due back to the office today. Get yours in asap!
  • The Devils Diner will be open on Monday and Friday with no service on Wednesday. Today’s menu is menu will be Chicken Caesar Wraps with Hummus & Chips and cookies for dessert.
  • Aboriginal Leadership – there will be a meeting today after school. See you then!
  • PSS Awards Night: Save the date!! Tuesday, June 12th is PSS Awards Night at 7:00pm! Families of students receiving awards will be contacted via email this week.
  • This week’s Theme Thursday is Celebrity Day, PSS. Come as your fav actor, musician, youtube star or maybe just your famous future self!
  • All students interested in presenting a monologue, spoken word, original poetry, or speech, at our first annual PSS Ed Talk, taking place on Monday June 18, from 6-7 pm,  please meet Mrs. Hart in room 102 on Tuesday June 5, right at 11:45am, to sign up to participate in this exciting event.

You may present a piece of writing you completed in class, or have composed outside of school.

Each presentation should be no more than 5 minutes long, and ideally should be accompanied by effective visuals in the form of a slide show or power point.

All grades welcome. It’s a perfect opportunity to have your voice be heard, on a topic that is personally meaningful to you!

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

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 12             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! For more information, see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

  • Today is the last day to pre-order a PSS 2017-18 Yearbook. Please tell the office by the end of the day if you wish to get a yearbook this year. This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35! Please be sure to bring in your money before the books arrive.
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS this week, Wednesday to Saturday at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Don’t miss out – get your advance tickets at the PSS office.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

 

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, June 01, 2018:

  • Parents/Guardians/Students: Course Selection sheets for next school year have now gone home with Grade 9, 10 and 11 students (next year’s Grade 10, 11 & 12). Parents and guardians should review their students’ course selections and sign off on the form. Course Selection sheets are due back to the office by this Monday, June 4th!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Poutine with veggies & dip and Gingersnap Cookies for lunch today for $5. Next week, the diner will be open on Monday and Friday with no service on Wednesday. Monday’s menu will be Chicken Caesar Wraps.
  • Grads – there is a grad meeting at lunch today in Ms. Jean’s rm. Please bring a pen or pencil to the meeting.
  • Aboriginal Leadership – there will be a meeting on Monday after school. See you then!
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops: Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one of the upcoming  Numeracy Workshop to help prepare them for the assessment. Workshops will be held on the following dates & times in rm 211:

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 12             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! See the attached poster for information or see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

 

  • Grads – the deadline to submit applications for the Wellness Bursary is TODAY. Please see Ms. Quamme or the office to apply.
  • PSS 2017-18 Yearbooks are now on sale for pre-order – we will be ordering EXACTLY what have been presold, so if you would like a yearbook, come to the office to tell us by the end of today!! This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35!
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS on the evenings of June 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Advance tickets can be purchased at the PSS office.
  • Job Postings keep coming in. Check the job board opposite the office frequently if you are looking for employment this summer!
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

 

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, May 31, 2018:

  • Parents/Guardians/Students: Course Selection sheets for next school year have now gone home with Grade 9, 10 and 11 students (next year’s Grade 10, 11 & 12). Parents and guardians should review their students’ course selections and sign off on the form. Course Selection sheets are due back to the office by this Monday, June 4th!
  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library, Cast 2 of Clue is practicing in the Drama Rm, Art Club is meeting in rm 107 and the Garden Club will meet with James in the Commons.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in rm. 205.
  • Numeracy Assessment Workshops: Grade 11’s and 10’s who signed up to take the Numeracy Assessment at the end of June MUST attend at least one of the upcoming  Numeracy Workshop to help prepare them for the assessment. Workshops will be held on the following dates & times in rm 211:

Tuesday, June 12              Lunchtime

Thursday, June 12             Lunchtime

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

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

You can attend as many workshops as you want! See the attached poster for information or see the following link: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy

 

  • The Devils Diner is serving Poutine with veggies & dip and Gingersnap Cookies for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Grads – the deadline to submit applications for the Wellness Bursary is this Friday, June 1st. Please see Ms. Quamme or the office to apply.
  • PSS 2017-18 Yearbooks are now on sale for pre-order – we will be ordering EXACTLY what have been presold, so if you would like a yearbook, come to the office to tell us by this Friday (so far we are ordering only 3 books because we have only heard from 3 of you)!! This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35!
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS on the evenings of June 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Advance tickets can be purchased at the PSS office beginning next week.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 30, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken Caesar Wraps with hummus & chips and Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • Cast #2 of Clue – Please meet after school today and tomorrow for mandatory practice!
  • If any middle school students or Link leaders still have Frisbees from yesterday, to please return them to the office. Thank you.
  • Congratulations to Kevin Linklater and Sarah Daws – they are the Valedictorians for the Grad Class of 2018!
  • Grads – the deadline to submit applications for the Wellness Bursary is this Friday, June 1st. Please see Ms. Quamme or the office to apply.
  • PSS 2017-18 Yearbooks are now on sale for pre-order – we will be ordering EXACTLY what have been presold, so if you would like a yearbook, come to the office to tell us by this Friday (so far we are ordering only 3 books because we have only heard from 3 of you)!! This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35!
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS on the evenings of June 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Advance tickets can be purchased at the PSS office beginning next week.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 29, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the library, Drama is happening in the Drama Rm and Art Club is meeting in rm 107.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken Caesar Wraps with hummus & chips and Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • All Link Crew Leaders, please connect with Ms Davies in 211 at lunch today.  Come for a 5 minute final check in for todays’ activity please.
  • Grads – there is a mandatory Grad Meeting TODAY  at lunch in rm 107. Please meet starting at 11:50am.
  • PSS 2017-18 Yearbooks are now on sale for pre-order – we will be ordering EXACTLY what have been presold, so if you would like a yearbook, come to the office to tell us by this Friday (so far we are ordering only 3 books because we have only heard from 3 of you)!! This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35!
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS on the evenings of June 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Advance tickets can be purchased at the PSS office beginning next week.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 28, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is cancelled today. Sorry for the inconvenience. The Diner will only be running on Wednesdays and Fridays only now until the end of the school year.
  • Drama Class – Cast 1 members of Clue – please meet after school today in the Art rm.
  • Grads – there is a mandatory Grad Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 29th  at lunch in rm 107. Please meet starting at 11:50am.
  • Congratulations to the PSS Mtn Bike Team on your fun and successful weekend at Provincials in Salmon Arm. Everyone rode well  on two very long and challenging courses. Joe D., Ella M., Sean T. and Arriya K. mounted the podium while others had excellent personal best results or overcame significant crashes. The team placed third in the province!
  • PSS 2017-18 Yearbooks are now on sale for pre-order!! This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35! Order yours now at the office.
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS on the evenings of June 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Advance tickets can be purchased at the PSS office beginning next week.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 25, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Tacos with Caesar Salad and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Diversity Club is meeting at lunch in the Counselling Rm.
  • All Girls Soccer players going to Provincials, please meet in rm 102 at lunch today.
  • PSS 2017-18 Yearbooks are now on sale for pre-order!! This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35! Order yours now at the office.
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS on the evenings of June 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Advance tickets can be purchased at the PSS office beginning next week.
  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 24, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is happening in the Drama Rm, and Art Club is meeting in rm 107. Garden Club is cancelled today – sorry!
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today in rm 205.
  • Leadership, Aboriginal Leadership and Interact please go to room 213 for a group Yearbook photo at lunch today.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Tacos with Caesar Salad and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • PSS 2017-18 Yearbooks are now on sale for pre-order!! This year’s book is a fabulous deal at $35! Order yours now at the office.
  • The PSS Drama Class is pleased to announce their latest production, “Clue”! Clue will be playing at PSS on the evenings of June 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 and seats are limited. Advance tickets can be purchased at the PSS office beginning next week.
  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Reminder Grads – your Capstone Presentations are today! Are you ready? If you need help, please come see Ms. Brynjolfson.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 23, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Perogies with bacon & sour cream, Broccoli Coleslaw and Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • This Thursday’s theme is Crazy Sock Day PSS – wear your favourite, craziest or mismatched socks to celebrate individuality tomorrow!
  • There will be a quick Link Leader meeting in Room 205 at lunch today to discuss plans for next week. If you are not able to attend the meeting, you need to contact Ms. McLachlan or Mrs. Davies about your plans.
  • Whistler/Blackcomb will be here at PSS tomorrow at 10:00am to discuss summer employment options – come and check it out!
  • Mtn Bikers – please get your forms and money for Provincials into Ms. Jean as soon as possible – today please. Also, we will not be having a team ride today, so find a buddy and get out for a training ride. Don’t go too hard and rest your muscles for racing this weekend!
  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Reminder Grads – your Capstone Presentations are tomorrow! Are you ready? If you need help, please come see Ms. Brynjolfson.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 22, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the library, Drama is in the Drama rm and Art Club is meeting in rm. 107.
  • Mtn Bikers – please get your forms and money for Provincials into Ms. Jean as soon as possible (by tomorrow). Also, we will not be having a team ride this week, so find a buddy and get out for a training ride today or tomorrow. Don’t go too hard and rest your muscles for racing this weekend!
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza will be happening in the counselling room today at lunch time.
  • Grads – please meet with Ms. Hart at the beginning of lunch in the Commons today – attendance is mandatory!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Tacos with Caesar Salad and dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • This Thursdays theme is Crazy Sock Day PSS – wear your favourite, craziest or mismatched socks to celebrate individuality on Thursday!
  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Grade 10 and 11 students who are interested in applying to LINK CREW for next year:

the Link Crew application deadline is today 3:30 pm, so please make sure you get yours in on time.  Application forms are on the front counter at the office and can be dropped off to Ms McLeod, Ms McLachlan, or to Ms Davies.

  • Grads – a new Bursary has been offered to graduating students at PSS. The Wellness Bursary will be awarded to a student who is a good role model in school and within the community. Candidates should be active members of the school community, students who participate and show a positive attitude towards school and peers. Please see the office for the information. The Application deadline in June 1st.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.

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, May 18, 2018:

PSS would like to wish everyone a sunny, relaxing and safe Victoria Day Long Weekend!! Enjoy the Mt. Currie Rodeo, camping and the Royal Wedding (get your fascinator on)!!

See you all back at school on Tuesday!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Poutine with veggies + dip and Gingersnap Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • There is an important mountain bike meeting today at 11:50am in Ms. Jean’s room 107. All riders going to the Provincials must attend.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza will be happening in the counselling room today at lunch time.
  • Interact would like to say a huge, hungry THANK YOU to all students who participated in the 30 Hour Famine on May 4th! We also want to thank the many people who pledged donations to those starving participants – in total we raised a whopping $1000 for the Pemberton Food Bank!!

Special thanks goes to Ms. McLachlan who fearlessly supervised thirty food-deprived teenagers for an entire night – she deserves a medal for bravery!

  • Congratulations to the senior girls soccer team for winning their Zones (Champions of the lower mainland Single A Zone) and going to Provincials!! They won the zones undefeated, beat King David in overtime 3-2, beat West Point Grey 3-0 and Jules Verne 2-0. They are off to represent PSS in Penticton May31 – June 2.
  • The junior and senior girls Mtn Bike team, as well as the senior boys team won the North Shore School Sports League this season. The juvenile and junior boys placed second in the league. Way to Go!! Amazing results for our small school!
  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Grade 10 and 11 students who are interested in applying to LINK CREW for next year:

the Link Crew application deadline is on Tuesday, May 22 at 3:30 pm, so please make sure you get yours in on time.  Application forms are on the front counter at the office and can be dropped off to Ms McLeod, Ms McLachlan, or to Ms Davies.

  • Grads – a new Bursary has been offered to graduating students at PSS. The Wellness Bursary will be awarded to a student who is a good role model in school and within the community. Candidates should be active members of the school community, students who participate and show a positive attitude towards school and peers. Please see the office for the information. The Application deadline in June 1st.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office ASAP to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.
  • Raising Digitally Responsible Youth is a free presentation for parents of school age children happening at PSS on Monday, June 4th at 6:30pm. RSVP to Denise Morfini at dmorfini@sd48.bc.ca to reserve a seat at this very informative session. See the attached poster 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/

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107, Drama is happening in the Drama Rm. Garden Club is cancelled today – sorry.
  • Interact is meeting in rm 205 at lunch today.
  • Today is a day against transphobia and biphobia. Be an ally in the Commons today at lunch with the PSS Diversity Group. Come join us and show your support!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Poutine with veggies & dip with Gingersnap Cookies for lunch tomorrow.
  • Interact would like to say a huge, hungry THANK YOU to all students who participated in the 30 Hour Famine on May 4th! We also want to thank the many people who pledged donations to those starving participants – in total we raised a whopping $1000 for the Pemberton Food Bank!!

Special thanks goes to Ms. McLachlan who fearlessly supervised thirty food deprived teenagers for an entire night – she deserves a medal for bravery!

  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Grade 10 and 11 students who are interested in applying to LINK CREW for next year:

the Link Crew application deadline is on Tuesday, May 22 at 3:30 pm, so please make sure you get yours in on time.  Application forms are on the front counter at the office and can be dropped off to Ms McLeod, Ms McLachlan, or to Ms Davies.

  • Grads – a new Bursary has been offered to graduating students at PSS. The Wellness Bursary will be awarded to a student who is a good role model in school and within the community. Candidates should be active members of the school community, students who participate and show a positive attitude towards school and peers. Please see the office for the information. The Application deadline in June 1st.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office asap to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.
  • Raising Digitally Responsible Youth is a free presentation for parents of school age children happening at PSS on Monday, June 4th at 6:30pm. RSVP to Denise Morfini at dmorfini@sd48.bc.ca to reserve a seat at this very informative session. See the attached poster 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/

 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Tacos with Caesar Salad and Rhubarb-Apple Crumble Bars for lunch today for $5 – Mmmm!
  • Tomorrow is Thursday’s Theme Day PSS and it’s Twin and Plaid Day – Find your twin and come dressed as one, or come as a single all decked out in plaid – your choice!
  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Are you interested in becoming a LINK CREW LEADER at PSS?  Are you someone who wants to build their leadership skills and wants to do important work at PSS?  Then it’s time to fill out an application!  Applications will be on the office front counter or contact Ms. Davies or Ms. McLachlan if you are interested.  There will be an info session next Wednesday (May 16th) in Room 211 at lunch to find out more details. Come talk to our current leaders and find out what LINK is all about!
  • Grads – a new Bursary has been offered to graduating students at PSS. The Wellness Bursary will be awarded to a student who is a good role model in school and within the community. Candidates should be active members of the school community, students who participate and show a positive attitude towards school and peers. Please see the office for the information. The Application deadline in June 1st.
  • Grads – quite a few of you have not paid your Grad Fee of $50 yet!! Your ceremony is just around the corner and we need to pay for your cap & gown! Please see the office asap to pay if you have not already done so.
  • International Education is recruiting families in Pemberton to host students at Pemberton Secondary next year. We have students from Belgium, Germany, Chile, and Brazil who need full year and semester 1 families. If you are interested in hosting a student next year, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca. There is a monthly stipend of $1,100 to cover expenses.
  • Raising Digitally Responsible Youth is a free presentation for parents of school age children happening at PSS on Monday, June 4th at 6:30pm. RSVP to Denise Morfini at dmorfini@sd48.bc.ca to reserve a seat at this very informative session. See the attached poster 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, May 15, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is happening in the Drama Rm. Art Club is cancelled today.
  • Mtn Bikers please come to an important meeting in Ms. Jean’s rm at lunch. We will be discussing the race tomorrow as well as handing out forms for the Provincials happening the weekend of May 26th.
  • Diversity Club will be meeting in the Counselling Rm at lunch today. Sex + Drugs = Pizza has been moved to Friday at Lunch – see you then!
  • This Thursday’s Theme Day is Twin and Plaid Day – Find your twin and come dressed as one, or come as a single all decked out in plaid – your choice!
  • Looking for Employment this summer? PSS has been contacted by many employers looking for student employees. Check our “Employment Opportunities” bulletin board across from the office.
  • Are you interested in becoming a LINK CREW LEADER at PSS?  Are you someone who wants to build their leadership skills and wants to do important work at PSS?  Then it’s time to fill out an application!  Applications will be on the office front counter or contact Ms. Davies or Ms. McLachlan if you are interested.  There will be an info session next Wednesday (May 16th) in Room 211 at lunch to find out more details. Come talk to our current leaders and find out what LINK is all about!
  • Grads – a new Bursary has been offered to graduating students at PSS. The Wellness Bursary will be awarded to a student who is a good role model in school and within the community. Candidates should be active members of the school community, students who participate and show a positive attitude towards school and peers. Please see the office for the information. The Application deadline in June 1st.

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, May 14, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken, Cheese and Lettuce Wraps, pasta salad and chocolate chip cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is cancelled today – sorry for the inconvenience!
  • Are you interested in becoming a LINK CREW LEADER at PSS?  Are you someone who wants to build their leadership skills and wants to do important work at PSS?  Then it’s time to fill out an application!  Applications will be on the office front counter or contact Ms. Davies or Ms. McLachlan if you are interested.  There will be an info session next Wednesday (May 16th) in Room 211 at lunch to find out more details. Come talk to our current leaders and find out what LINK is all about!
  • Grads – a new Bursary has been offered to graduating students at PSS. The Wellness Bursary will be awarded to a student who is a good role model in school and within the community. Candidates should be active members of the school community, students who participate and show a positive attitude towards school and peers. Please see the office for the information. The Application deadline in June 1st.

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, May 10, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: Tomorrow, Friday, May 11th is a “day in lieu” for teachers and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend everyone!

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site Mt. Currie & D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is in rm. 107, Drama is happening in the Drama Rm and Garden Club is meeting in the Commons.
  • Interact is meeting at lunch today.
  • Are you interested in becoming a LINK CREW LEADER at PSS?  Are you someone who wants to build their leadership skills and wants to do important work at PSS?  Then it’s time to fill out an application!  Applications will be on the office front counter or contact Ms Davies or Ms McLachlan if you are interested.  There will be an info session next Wednesday (May 16th) in Room 211 at lunch to find out more details. Come talk to our current leaders and find out what LINK is all about!

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, May 9, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: This Friday, May 11th is a “day in lieu” for teachers and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend everyone!

The next PSS PAC Meeting is this evening at 6:00pm. All parents & guardians are welcome! This evening’s agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached.

  • Theme Day Thursdays is continuing this week with CRAZY HAIR Day – show us your wildest hair tomorrow!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins and Gingersnap Cookies for lunch today for $5.

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, May 7, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: The PSS 2018-19  Program Information Night is on Tuesday, May 8th from 6:00-7:00pm. Please join us for a  presentation on next year’s Grad Program (gr 10-12), the Ski, Board & Bike Academy (gr 11-12), Gr 10 Outdoor Ed Program and French Immersion (gr 8-12). Next year the Grade 10’s will begin the new Grad Program. We will take time to review the new curriculum with parents/guardians. As well, we will look at the new curriculum for Grade 11 & 12 which will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year, however PSS will begin to transition to this curriculum next year.  All parents/guardians and their students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

This Friday, May 11th is a “day in lieu” for teachers and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend everyone!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pasta Verde with Garlic Toast & Peanut Butter Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership Meeting today afterschool. See you all there!
  • Mtn. Bikers – please meet at the bridge at 4pm for our Monday Ride.
  • Jen and Marilyn from the Pemberton Public Library will be here tomorrow with some new books. Come check them out see what else is happening at the PPL.

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, May 4, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: The PSS 2018-19  Program Information Night is on Tuesday, May 8th from 6:00-7:00pm. Please join us for a  presentation on next year’s Grad Program (gr 10-12), the Ski, Board & Bike Academy (gr 11-12), Gr 10 Outdoor Ed Program and French Immersion (gr 8-12). Next year the Grade 10’s will begin the new Grad Program. We will take time to review the new curriculum with parents/guardians. As well, we will look at the new curriculum for Grade 11 & 12 which will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year, however PSS will begin to transition to this curriculum next year.  All parents/guardians and their students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Perogies with Caesar Salad & Rice Krispie Squares for lunch today for $5. The Diner needs dishwashers today! Please see Ms. McClelland at the beginning of lunch if you can help out. In exchange for your help, you will receive a free lunch!
  • Diversity Club is cancelled today – sorry!
  • The PSS Mountain Bike Team has been working hard and having fun with some great results this season.  There is just one league race left at Whistler and the senior boys are neck and neck with Carson Graham for 1st place.  Our 10 to 12 girls team has added a few new racers and this has pushed them into a comfortable first place going into next week’s race.  Our grade 8 boys are in 4th place, the 9 boys are in 3rd, and 10 boys team has moved up to 2 place.  Leah is lonely without a grade 8 girls team, but is posting some fabulous individual results.  Well done everyone and good luck next week.

Today’s ride will be cream puff.  Meet at the bridge at 4.

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

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, May 03, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: The PSS 2018-19  Program Information Night is on Tuesday, May 8th from 6:00-7:00pm. Please join us for a  presentation on next year’s Grad Program (gr 10-12), the Ski, Board & Bike Academy (gr 11-12), Gr 10 Outdoor Ed Program and French Immersion (gr 8-12). Next year the Grade 10’s will begin the new Grad Program. We will take time to review the new curriculum with parents/guardians. As well, we will look at the new curriculum for Grade 11 & 12 which will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year, however PSS will begin to transition to this curriculum next year.  All parents/guardians and their students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the , Drama is in the Drama Rm, Art Club is in Rm 107 and the Garden Club is meeting with James in the Commons.
  • Anybody interested in participating in the PSS Golf Club there is a meeting today at lunch in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Reminder to all you brave students wanting to attend the 30 Hour Famine this Friday – your forms need to get handed into Ms. McLachlan by TODAY. If you have lost your form or need to pick one up, see Ms. McLachlan or the front office.
  • All students interested in the Ski, Snowboard & Mt. Bike Academy next school year, please go to Mr. Treadway’s portable 2 on today at lunch for a brief information meeting.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Perogies with Caesar Salad & Rice Krispie Squares for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in a work experience or apprenticeship program in mechanics, please come and see Ms. Quamme.

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, May 02, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: The PSS 2018-19  Program Information Night is on Tuesday, May 8th from 6:00-7:00pm. Please join us for a  presentation on next year’s Grad Program (gr 10-12), the Ski, Board & Bike Academy (gr 11-12), Gr 10 Outdoor Ed Program and French Immersion (gr 8-12). Next year the Grade 10’s will begin the new Grad Program. We will take time to review the new curriculum with parents/guardians. As well, we will look at the new curriculum for Grade 11 & 12 which will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year, however PSS will begin to transition to this curriculum next year.  All parents/guardians and their students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

  • Leadership, we are meeting at lunch today – see you all then!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken Chow Mein with dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Anybody interested in participating in the PSS Golf Club there is a meeting tomorrow at lunch in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Reminder to all you brave students wanting to attend the 30 Hour Famine this Friday – your forms need to get handed into Ms. McLachlan by TOMORROW. If you have lost your form or need to pick one up, see Ms. McLachlan or the front office.
  • All students interested in the Ski, Snowboard & Mt. Bike Academy next school year, please go to Mr. Treadway’s portable 2 on Thursday, May 3 at lunch for a brief information meeting.
  • Theme Day Thursday begins tomorrow, Thursday, May 3rd PSS. This Thursday is Denim Day. Get your Denim on for tomorrow!
  • Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in a work experience or apprenticeship program in mechanics, please come and see Ms. Quamme.

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, May 01, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: The PSS 2018-19  Program Information Night is on Tuesday, May 8th from 6:00-7:00pm. Please join us for a  presentation on next year’s Grad Program (gr 10-12), the Ski, Board & Bike Academy (gr 11-12), Gr 10 Outdoor Ed Program and French Immersion (gr 8-12). Next year the Grade 10’s will begin the new Grad Program. We will take time to review the new curriculum with parents/guardians. As well, we will look at the new curriculum for Grade 11 & 12 which will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year, however PSS will begin to transition to this curriculum next year.  All parents/guardians and their students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Drama is meeting in the Drama Rm and Art Club is be artistic in rm 107.
  • All Mtn Bikers (recreational and racers) – please come to a quick meeting in Ms. Jean’s rm at the beginning of lunch.
  • The Leadership meeting at  lunch today is cancelled. We will meet tomorrow at lunch instead – see you all then!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken Chow Mein with dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Theme Day Thursday begins this Thursday, May 3rd PSS. This Thursday is Denim Day. Did you know that the first name for “jeans” was “Waist Overalls”? So put on your waist-overalls for Denim Day!
  • Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in a work experience or apprenticeship program in mechanics, please come and see Ms. Quamme.

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, April 30, 2018:

Parents/Guardians & Students: The PSS 2018-19  Program Information Night is on Tuesday, May 8th from 6:00-7:00pm. Please join us for a  presentation on next year’s Grad Program (gr 10-12), the Ski, Board & Bike Academy (gr 11-12), Gr 10 Outdoor Ed Program and French Immersion (gr 8-12). Next year the Grade 10’s will begin the new Grad Program. We will take time to review the new curriculum with parents/guardians. As well, we will look at the new curriculum for Grade 11 & 12 which will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year, however PSS will begin to transition to this curriculum next year.  All parents/guardians and their students are welcome and encouraged to attend!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pasta Verde with Garlic Toast & Peanut Butter Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting in the Istken Room today after school. See you all there!
  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. There is a mandatory 5 minute meeting for participants in rm 205 at lunch today. Please see Ms. McLachlan if today if you can’t make the meeting.
  • Mtn. Bikers – Meet at 4pm at the bridge for the Monday Ride.
  • Theme Day Thursday begins this Thursday, May 3rd PSS. This Thursday is Denim Day. Did you know that the first name for “jeans” was “Waist Overalls”?
  • Grads – the Applications for the SLRD and Village of Pemberton Bursaries are due today. Please submit them if you haven’t already.
  • Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in a work experience or apprenticeship program in mechanics, please come and see Ms. Quamme.

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, April 27, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Perogies with Caesar Salad and Rice Krispie Squares for lunch today for $5.
  • Diversity Club is meeting at lunch today in the Counselling Rm. Everyone is welcome!
  • Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in a work experience or apprenticeship program in mechanics, please come and see Ms. Quamme.
  • PSS is Hosting the 24 Hour Drum TODAY!! We formally invite you to join us for this year’s 24 Hour Drum ‘Embrace Life’ Pow Wow Celebration taking place today. This annual event is put on every year by students from the Sea to Sky School District and Xet̓ólacw Community School. The day performance is taking place at Pemberton Secondary from 12:30 – 2:30pm and the evening feast and performances will be at the Ullus, Lil’wat Nation, Mt. Currie from 5:00-6:00pm (feast) and 6:00-8:00 (Pow Wow). Additional performances prepared by the Aboriginal Leadership students will be taking place during dinner. The Aboriginal Leadership students from throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor have prepared this event including Whistler Secondary, Don Ross Middle School, Howe Sound Secondary, Xet̓ólacw Community School, Aya7ayulh Chet, and Pemberton Secondary. The students have been working hard all year to prepare for this performance. There is no cost attached to this celebration, it is open to all guests and we hope to see you there! An optional donation of a non-perishable food item would be welcomed.

Kukwstumckálap!

  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.

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, April 26, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: ICBC is at PSS today for presentation to Grade 10-12 students on the dangers of distracted driving. Check in with your students to see how they are feeling and what they learned.

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Art Club is meeting in Rm 107, Drama is in the Art Rm and the Garden Club will be meeting with James in the Commons after school today.
  • All Grade 12’s are invited to a presentation at lunch on “Life After Grad” in Rm 201. Visiting speaker and PSS Alumni Grad, Wesley Finck will be presenting!
  • Any Grade 11 or 12 students interested in a work experience or apprenticeship program in mechanics, please come and see Ms. Quamme.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Perogies with Caesar Salad and Rice Krispie Squares for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • PSS is Hosting the 24 Hour Drum tomorrow!! We formally invite you to join us for this year’s 24 Hour Drum ‘Embrace Life’ Pow Wow Celebration taking place this Friday, April 27th. This annual event is put on every year by students from the Sea to Sky School District and Xet̓ólacw Community School. The day performance will be taking place at Pemberton Secondary from 12:30 – 2:30pm and the evening feast and performances will be at the Ullus, Lil’wat Nation, Mt. Currie from 5:00-6:00pm (feast) and 6:00-8:00 (Pow Wow). Additional performances prepared by the Aboriginal Leadership students will be taking place during dinner. The Aboriginal Leadership students from throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor have prepared this event including Whistler Secondary, Don Ross Middle School, Howe Sound Secondary, Xet̓ólacw Community School, Aya7ayulh Chet, and Pemberton Secondary. The students have been working hard all year to prepare for this performance. There is no cost attached to this celebration, it is open to all guests and we hope to see you there! An optional donation of a non-perishable food item would be welcomed.

Kukwstumckálap!

  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.

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, April 25, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken Chow Mein for lunch today for $5.
  • PSS is Hosting the 24 Hour Drum!! We formally invite you to join us for this year’s 24 Hour Drum ‘Embrace Life’ Pow Wow Celebration taking place this Friday, April 27th. This annual event is put on every year by students from the Sea to Sky School District and Xet̓ólacw Community School. The day performance will be taking place at Pemberton Secondary from 12:30 – 2:30pm and the evening feast and performances will be at the Ullus, Lil’wat Nation, Mt. Currie from 5:00-6:00pm (feast) and 6:00-8:00 (Pow Wow). Additional performances prepared by the Aboriginal Leadership students will be taking place during dinner. The Aboriginal Leadership students from throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor have prepared this event including Whistler Secondary, Don Ross Middle School, Howe Sound Secondary, Xet̓ólacw Community School, Aya7ayulh Chet, and Pemberton Secondary. The students have been working hard all year to prepare for this performance. There is no cost attached to this celebration, it is open to all guests and we hope to see you there! An optional donation of a non-perishable food item would be welcomed.

Kukwstumckálap!

  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.

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, April 24, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Drama is in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Rm 207. There is also an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school. It is imperative that you attend and please bring your display items and hoops. See you then!
  • There is a very important but brief Mountain Bike meeting today at the beginning of lunch in Ms Jean’s room.  All mountain bikers (racers and recreationalists) should attend.
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night (on how to navigate the post-secondary sponsorship process) for parents/guardians is happening this evening, Tuesday, April 24th, 6:30-8:00pm at Xet’olacw Community School. Deadline for applications is May 1st. Questions can be directed to Casey.Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca
  • PSS is Hosting the 24 Hour Drum!! We formally invite you to join us for this year’s 24 Hour Drum ‘Embrace Life’ Pow Wow Celebration taking place this Friday, April 27th. This annual event is put on every year by students from the Sea to Sky School District and Xet̓ólacw Community School. The day performance will be taking place at Pemberton Secondary from 12:30 – 2:30pm and the evening feast and performances will be at the Ullus, Lil’wat Nation, Mt. Currie from 5:00-6:00pm (feast) and 6:00-8:00 (Pow Wow). Additional performances prepared by the Aboriginal Leadership students will be taking place during dinner. The Aboriginal Leadership students from throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor have prepared this event including Whistler Secondary, Don Ross Middle School, Howe Sound Secondary, Xet̓ólacw Community School, Aya7ayulh Chet, and Pemberton Secondary. The students have been working hard all year to prepare for this performance. There is no cost attached to this celebration, it is open to all guests and we hope to see you there! An optional donation of a non-perishable food item would be welcomed.

Kukwstumckálap!

  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.

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, April 23, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Breakfast for lunch today for $5.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership meeting this week has been changed to Tuesday after school. It is imperative that you attend and please bring your display items and hoops. See you then!
  • Mountain Bikers – it’s a beautiful day for a Jamaican inspired ride. We’ll be riding Bob Narly and Moose-“Jah”, mon! Meet at the bridge at 4pm. Also,  Ms. Jean will have your fantastic race results from last week posted on the board by the end of the day.
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night (on how to navigate the post-secondary sponsorship process) for parents/guardians will be offered tomorrow evening, Tuesday, April 24th, 6:30-8:00pm at Xet’olacw Community School. Deadline for applications is May 1st. Questions can be directed to Casey.Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca
  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.

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, April 20, 2018:

Parents/Guardians/Students: Spring has sprung! Now that you are putting away your sweaters & jackets, PSS would like to remind students & families that we DO have a dress code at school. Similar to any learning or work environment, the following items are not appropriate at PSS:

  1. Low cut tops, plunging necklines, short skirts or shorts, bare midriffs, exposed under garments.
  2. Garments that reference tobacco, drugs, alcohol, offensive/suggestive language, sex, and/or violence
  3. Headgear that prevents staff from seeing the face of the student. Headgear is to be removed in the office, assemblies, and classroom.
  4. Sunglasses are to be removed when in school.

The PSS office has spare golf shirts and long shorts that will be loaned to students who need to “cover-up” for the day!

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Spaghetti Bolognese with coleslaw and dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • There will be an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting today at lunch in the Istken Room. Please bring your dance hoops and items for the 24 Hour Drum display.
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night (on how to navigate the post-secondary sponsorship process) for parents/guardians will be offered on Tuesday, April 24th, 6:30-8:00pm at Xet’olacw Community School. Deadline for applications is May 1st. Questions can be directed to Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca
  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.
  • There are still 5 students that have not returned their basketball uniforms!!  Get them in this week or you will start to receive personal reminders.
  • Did you perform in our last Coffee House? Interested in performing on more local stages? The Pemberton Lions are looking to improve Pemberton’s Canada Day Celebrations and they want PSS students involved. Please see Ms. Garrett-Jones in the office or library to get the contact number if you are interested!
  • Raising Digitally Responsible Youth is a free presentation for parents of school age children happening at PSS on Monday, June 4th at 6:30pm. RSVP to Denise Morfini at dmorfini@sd48.bc.ca to reserve a seat at this very informative session. See the attached poster for more information.
  • The Whistler Family Support Group supports families in the Pemberton and Whistler areas who are dealing with serious mental illness. The group meets once a month at Whistler Secondary School. For more information, please see the attached flyer.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018:

Parents/Guardians/Students: Spring has sprung! Now that you are putting away your sweaters & jackets, PSS would like to remind students & families that we DO have a dress code at school. Similar to any learning or work environment, the following items are not appropriate at PSS:

  1. Low cut tops, plunging necklines, short skirts or shorts, bare midriffs, exposed under garments.
  2. Garments that reference tobacco, drugs, alcohol, offensive/suggestive language, sex, and/or violence
  3. Headgear that prevents staff from seeing the face of the student. Headgear is to be removed in the office, assemblies, and classroom.
  4. Sunglasses are to be removed when in school.

The PSS office has spare golf shirts and long shorts that will be loaned to students who need to “cover-up” for the day!

  • 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 Rm 207.
  • Garden Club starts today after school. Come out and have fun while learning how to grow food! Snacks are provided. Meet in the Commons with James after school.
  • There will be an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting this Friday at lunch in the Istken Room. Please bring your dance hoops and items for the 24 Hour Drum display.
  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.
  • There are still 6 students that have not returned their basketball uniforms!!  Get them in this week or you will start to receive personal reminders.
  • Did you perform in our last Coffee House? Interested in performing on more local stages? The Pemberton Lions are looking to improve Pemberton’s Canada Day Celebrations and they want PSS students involved. Please see Ms. Garrett-Jones in the office or library to get the contact number if you are interested!
  • Raising Digitally Responsible Youth is a free presentation for parents of school age children happening at PSS on Monday, June 4th at 6:30pm. RSVP to Denise Morfini at dmorfini@sd48.bc.ca to reserve a seat at this very informative session. See the attached poster for more information.
  • The Whistler Family Support Group supports families in the Pemberton and Whistler areas who are dealing with serious mental illness. The group meets once a month at Whistler Secondary School. For more information, please see the attached flyer.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018:

Parent/Guardians & Students: Today is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for the morning only. Students will be dismissed at 11:44am.

  • There will be an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting this Friday at lunch in the Istken Room. Please bring your dance hoops and items for the 24 Hour Drum display.
  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.
  • There are still 6 students that have not returned their basketball uniforms!!  Get them in this week or you will start to receive personal reminders.
  • Did you perform in our last Coffee House? Interested in performing on more local stages? The Pemberton Lions are looking to improve Pemberton’s Canada Day Celebrations and they want PSS students involved. Please see Ms. Garrett-Jones in the office or library to get the contact number if you are interested!
  • Raising Digitally Responsible Youth is a free presentation for parents of school age children happening at PSS on Monday, June 4th at 6:30pm. RSVP to Denise Morfini at dmorfini@sd48.bc.ca to reserve a seat at this very informative session. See the attached poster 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, April 17, 2018:

Parent/Guardians & Students: Tomorrow,  Wednesday, April 18th is a Teacher Collaboration Day. School will be in session for the morning only and students will be dismissed at 11:44am.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library and Art Club is meeting in rm 107.
  • Sex + Drugs = Pizza is happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch today – everyone is welcome!
  • There will be an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting this Friday at lunch in the Istken Room. Please bring your dance hoops and items for the 24 Hour Drum display.
  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.
  • There are still 7 students that have not returned their basketball uniforms!!  Get them in this week or you will start to receive personal reminders
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night for parents/guardians has been postponed and is not happening this evening – please stay tuned for the new date.  Questions can be directed to Casey.Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca
  • Encounters with Canada letters of interest are due to the office by the end of today! For more information about EWC, please see the website at:

https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/theme_week

  • Did you perform in our last Coffee House? Interested in performing on more local stages? The Pemberton Lions are looking to improve Pemberton’s Canada Day Celebrations and they want PSS students involved. Please see Ms. Garrett-Jones in the office or library to get the contact number if you are interested!
  • Dragon Boat Season has begun. If you are interested in trying out this fun, water-filled sport, please see Ms. Tomlinson. Practices are Wednesday after school and Sunday mornings.

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, April 16, 2018:

Parent/Guardians & Students: Wednesday, April 18th is a Teacher Collaboration Day. School will be in session for the morning only and students will be dismissed at 11:44am.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Breakfast for lunch today – Pancakes, eggs and Fruit Salad – all for $5!
  • All girls soccer players, please come to Miss Walden’s room at lunch for a quick meeting.
  • There will be an Aboriginal Leadership meeting after school today in the Istken Room – see you there.
  • Mountain Bikers: Come out for a muddy ride today after school! Meet at 4pm at the train bridge.
  • The Interact Club will be hosting a 30-Hour Famine on May 4th here at PSS. Sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from rm 205. For more information, see a member of Interact.
  • There are still 11 students that have not returned their basketball uniforms!!  Get them in this week or you will start to receive personal reminders
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night for parents/guardians will be offered on Tues., April 17 at 6:30-8 pm at Xet’olacw Community School. Deadline for applications is May 1st. Questions can be directed to Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca
  • Encounters with Canada is a federally subsidized program that that includes an action packed week in Ottawa (Airfare, accommodation, food included in the cost). Take a VIP tour of our national capital. Visit Parliament and attend Question Period. Admire masterworks of art and engineering at Ottawa’s many magnificent museums. Stop by Rideau Hall, and maybe even meet the Governor General.  There are 14 themed weeks to choose from including: Arts and Culture, Communication and Social Media; Global Affair; Medicine and Health; Science and Technology and more…Check out the link for more information:

https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/theme_week

The due date to hand in the form for a letter of interest is tomorrow, Tue. April 17th. This year is a first come first serve basis so everyone who gets their form filled out will be considered.

If you want to go fill out the attached form (or pick one up at the office) and hand it in to the office by the end of the day, tomorrow.

  • The Grad Capstone Presentation will now be on Thursday, May 24.  All students must be signed up by Thursday of this week.
  • Did you perform in our last Coffee House? Interested in performing on more local stages? The Pemberton Lions are looking to improve Pemberton’s Canada Day Celebrations and they want PSS students involved. Please see Ms. Garrett-Jones in the office or library to get the contact number if you are interested!
  • Dragon Boat Season has begun. If you are interested in trying out this fun, water-filled sport, please see Ms. Tomlinson. Practices are Wednesday after school and Sunday mornings.
  • Sea to Sky International Program is recruiting new Homestay families again! If you have a spare room and are keen to learn about other cultures, please email Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@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/

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018:

Parent/Guardians & Students: Tomorrow, Friday, April 13th is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Rm 107.
  • There are still 16 sets of basketball uniforms missing.  Get them in asap!
  • Thank you to everyone who is showing support for the Humboldt Broncos with their Jerseys! The Village of Pemberton has organized a Jersey Flash Mob Photo at the Barn today at 12:00 noon sharp. They would like to see as many PSS students and staff there as possible! So head to the Barn at 12:00!!
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal students sponsorship information will begin today at PSS at Lunch. Pizza will be provided. Any grade 12 Aboriginal student who is interested in funding for next year or wants to know more about funding for post-secondary school programs must be at this meeting.

Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night for parents/guardians will be offered on Tues., April 17 at 6:30-8 pm at Xet’olacw Community School. Deadline for applications is May 1st. Questions can be directed to Casey.Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca

  • Grads: A reminder that the Scholarship Application deadline is today! Please see Ms. Quamme if you have questions or concerns.

Please see the link to access the information on local school based scholarships & bursaries. http://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary

  • Grads – if you have not yet paid your $50 Grad Fee (for the Grad Ceremony, Gown and Luncheon), please do so now at the office!
  • Encounters with Canada is a federally subsidized program that that includes an action packed week in Ottawa (Airfare, accommodation, food included in the cost). Take a VIP tour of our national capital. Visit Parliament and attend Question Period. Admire masterworks of art and engineering at Ottawa’s many magnificent museums. Stop by Rideau Hall, and maybe even meet the Governor General.  There are 14 themed weeks to choose from including: Arts and Culture, Communication and Social Media; Global Affair; Medicine and Health; Science and Technology and more…Check out the link for more information:

https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/theme_week

The due date to hand in the form for a letter of interest is Tue. April 17th. This year is a first come first serve basis so everyone who gets their form filled out will be considered.

If you want to go fill out the attached form and hand it in to the office but April 17th.

  • The Grad Capstone Presentation will now be on Thursday, May 24.  All students must be signed up by Thursday of this week.
  • Did you perform in our last Coffee House? Interested in performing on more local stages? The Pemberton Lions are looking to improve Pemberton’s Canada Day Celebrations and they want PSS students involved. Please see Ms. Garrett-Jones in the office or library to get the contact number if you are interested!
  • Dragon Boat Season has begun. If you are interested in trying out this fun, water-filled sport, please see Ms. Tomlinson. Practices are Wednesday after school and Sunday mornings.
  • Sea to Sky International Program is recruiting new Homestay families again! If you have a spare room and are keen to learn about other cultures, please email Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@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/

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018:

Parent/Guardians & Students: This Friday, April 13th is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • Tomorrow, Thursday, April 12th, is JERSEY DAY.  Wear a jersey to school to show support for the HUMBOLDT BRONCOS.  Please see the additional email that was sent today for more information and resources for emotional support. In addition, a very helpful local resource for the Pemberton, Lil’wat, N’quatqua  and Lower Lakes areas is:

www.Plan-Y.ca

We encourage all families to check out this great resource.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo with Caesar Salad and a Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar for lunch today for $5.
  • There will be no more drop-in basketball on Wednesday nights for the remainder of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • There are still 16 sets of basketball uniforms missing.  Get them in asap!
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal students sponsorship information will begin tomorrow at PSS at Lunch. Pizza will be provided. Any grade 12 Aboriginal student who is interested in funding for next year or wants to know more about funding for post-secondary school programs must be at this meeting.

Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night for parents/guardians will be offered on Tues., April 17 at 6:30-8 pm at Xet’olacw Community School. Deadline for applications is May 1st. Questions can be directed to Casey.Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca

  • Grads: A reminder that the Scholarship Application deadline is tomorrow, April 12th.

Please see the link to access the information on local school based scholarships & bursaries. http://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary

  • Grads – if you have not yet paid your $50 Grad Fee (for the Grad Ceremony, Gown and Luncheon), please do so now at the office!
  • Encounters with Canada is a federally subsidized program that that includes an action packed week in Ottawa (Airfare, accommodation, food included in the cost). Take a VIP tour of our national capital. Visit Parliament and attend Question Period. Admire masterworks of art and engineering at Ottawa’s many magnificent museums. Stop by Rideau Hall, and maybe even meet the Governor General.  There are 14 themed weeks to choose from including: Arts and Culture, Communication and Social Media; Global Affair; Medicine and Health; Science and Technology and more…Check out the link for more information:

https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/theme_week

The due date to hand in the form for a letter of interest is Tue. April 17th. This year is a first come first serve basis so everyone who gets their form filled out will be considered.

If you want to go fill out the attached form and hand it in to the office but April 17th.

  • The Grad Capstone Presentation will now be on Thursday, May 24.  All students must be signed up by Thursday of this week.
  • Sea to Sky International Program is recruiting new Homestay families again! If you have a spare room and are keen to learn about other cultures, please email Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@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/

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018:

Parent/Guardians & Students: This Friday, April 13th is a Teacher Professional Development Day and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is happening in the Art Rm and Art Club is being artistic in RM 107.
  • There will be a Leadership Meeting today at lunch.
  • There will be no more drop-in basketball on Wednesday nights for the remainder of the school year.  Please see Miss Walden if you have any questions.
  • There are still 16 sets of basketball uniforms missing.  Get them in asap!
  • Grade 12 Aboriginal students sponsorship information will begin on Thursday, April 12 at PSS at Lunch. Pizza will be provided. Any grade 12 Aboriginal student who is interested in funding for next year or wants to know more about funding for post-secondary school programs must be at this meeting.

Grade 12 Aboriginal Student Sponsorship Information Night for parents/guardians will be offered on Tues., April 17 at 6:30-8 pm at Xet’olacw Community School. Deadline for applications is May 1st. Questions can be directed to Casey.Dick-Wyatt@lilwat.ca

  • Grads: Grade 12 Scholarship and Bursary Book is out. Our apologies – there has been some confusion with regard to the due date for the scholarship applications – the due date had been extended to is Thursday, April 12th.

Please see the link to access the information on local school based scholarships & bursaries. http://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary

  • There is a new Soccer Scholarship for grade 12 PSS students – 2 X $500 from the Pemberton Youth Soccer Association Alumni. Students must be going on to post-secondary school within  18 months of graduation and must apply by the writing of a letter outlining their roles in soccer, volunteerism, academics and other school communities. A letter of recommendation from a coach or community member is also required. Former or Active members of the Pemberton Youth Soccer Association Alumni are eligible. Please forward any application letters to the PSS office by April 13th. Come to the office for more information.
  • Grads – if you have not yet paid your $50 Grad Fee (for the Grad Ceremony, Gown and Luncheon), please do so now at the office!
  • Encounters with Canada is a federally subsidized program that that includes an action packed week in Ottawa (Airfare, accommodation, food included in the cost). Take a VIP tour of our national capital. Visit Parliament and attend Question Period. Admire masterworks of art and engineering at Ottawa’s many magnificent museums. Stop by Rideau Hall, and maybe even meet the Governor General.  There are 14 themed weeks to choose from including: Arts and Culture, Communication and Social Media; Global Affair; Medicine and Health; Science and Technology and more…Check out the link for more information:

https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/theme_week

The due date to hand in the form for a letter of interest is Tue. April 17th. This year is a first come first serve basis so everyone who gets their form filled out will be considered.

If you want to go fill out the attached form and hand it in to the office but April 17th.

  • The Grad Capstone Presentation will now be on Thursday, May 24.  All students must be signed up by Thursday of this week.
  • Thursday, April 12th, is JERSEY DAY.  Wear a jersey to school to show support for the HUMBOLDT BRONCOS.

 

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, April 5, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is practicing in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Rm 107.
  • The Devil’s Diner is serving Spaghetti Bolognese for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Interact Club – Interact is meeting at lunch today in Rm 205. See you there!
  • There will be a quick Basketball Leadership meeting today in Miss Walden’s room at 11:40.
  • There are still several basketball uniforms that have not been turned in.  Please get them in asap.
  • Grads: Grade 12 Scholarship and Bursary Book is out.  Please see the link to access the information on local school based scholarships/bursaries opportunities.  http://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary

Students apply through the writing of a scholarship letter.  Letter/Applications/Reference letters due April 9th.

  • Grads:  Remember to sign up for your Capstone Presentation by Ms. Brynjolfson’s office.  Let’s get it done this week.
  • A reminder that all Outdoor Education Applications for next year’s Gr. 10 program are due by the end of this week (Friday, April 6th).
  • There will be an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting this Friday in the Istken Room to discuss the 24 Hour Drum event. See you there!
  • All Grade 11 and 12 students who are applying to become Junior Fire Crew need to have their resume and cover letter in to the office by 3 pm on Thursday, April 5th.

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, March 16, 2018:

Reminder to Parents/Guardians: Spring Break begins this weekend! School will not be in session March 18th  – April 2nd. School will be back in on Tuesday, April 3rd.

The staff of PSS wishes all of our students and their families a restful Spring Break and a very Happy Easter!

  • Celebrate the beginning of Spring Break with our PSS Drama Production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC – tonight and Saturday, starting at 8:00pm. Tickets are $12 and a family rate is $40 (two adults and two kids 12 and under) and can be purchased at the door. Don’t miss it!!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherd’s Pie with a St. Paddy’s Day Velvet Cupcake for lunch today for $5.
  • A reminder that all Outdoor Education Applications for next year’s Gr. 10 program are due the week after Spring Break (by April 6th).
  • All girls interested in playing on the Girls PSS School Soccer Team, please come to a meeting today at 12:00pm in rm 102.
  • Bookshelves of Gratitude to everyone who “adopted” a book for the PSS Library and purchased tickets for the Library Fundraiser Raffle. We are pleased to announce the winners of the Health & Wellness Raffle. Congratulations to Pamela Treadway, Zach de Jong and Tanya Richman on having the winning tickets!
  • Congratulations to the Ski Board and Bike Academy Students who gained certification in this week’s AST1 (avalanche safety training). 18 students participated in three days of classroom and on slope learning; developing knowledge and skills to begin venturing into the backcountry.
  • Attention Grads: There is another MANDATORY GRAD Meeting during Block D today. We will be reviewing the final Capstone Presentation, including dates and registration. We will also be discussing upcoming grad seminars. All grads must be in attendance, so please spread the word!
  • Grade 12 Scholarship and Bursary Book is out. Please see the link to access the information on local school based scholarships/bursaries opportunities. http://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary

Students apply through the writing of a scholarship letter. Letter/Applications/Reference letters due April 9th.

  • Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that the weather is nice and PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link. https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

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, March 15, 2018:

Reminder to Parents/Guardians: Spring Break begins this weekend! School will not be in session March 18th  – April 2nd. School will be back in on Tuesday, April 3rd. The staff of PSS wishes all of our students and their families a restful Spring Break and a very Happy Easter!

  • Congratulations to the PSS Drama Crew on their fabulous opening night of Aladdin!! There are still three more nights to see the play at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC – tonight, Friday and Saturday, starting at 8:00pm. Tickets are $12 and a family rate is $40 (two adults and two kids 12 and under) and can be purchased at the door. Don’t miss it!!
  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library. Art Club is cancelled.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Shepherds Pie with a St. Paddy’s Day Velvet Cupcake for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • There is a Mountain Bike Team Meeting in Ms. Jean’s Rm at lunch today.
  • Saturday is St. Patricks Day! PSS will celebrate early. Wear green tomorrow and bring on enough good luck to last through Spring Break! There will be prizes and House Team points!
  • Library Books – please get your overdue library books back to the library before Spring Break.
  • All basketball uniforms are now due back to Miss Walden.  Please return them by the end of this week.
  • Attention Grads: There is another MANDATORY GRAD Meeting during Block D tomorrow, Friday. We will be reviewing the final Capstone Presentation, including dates and registration. We will also be discussing upcoming grad seminars. All grads must be in attendance, so please spread the word!
  • Grade 12 Scholarship and Bursary Book is out. Please see the link to access the information on local school based scholarships/bursaries opportunities. http://hquamme.wixsite.com/pembertonsecondary

Students apply through the writing of a scholarship letter. Letter/Applications/Reference letters due April 9th.

  • All girls interested in playing on the Girls PSS School Soccer Team, please come to a meeting on Friday at 12:00pm in rm 102.
  • Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that the weather is nice and PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link. https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

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, March 14, 2018:

Reminder to Parents/Guardians: Today is Parent/Teacher Interview Day. School will be dismissed early at 1:30pm and interviews will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm.

During Parent/Teacher Interview Day, the PSS Library will be continuing its Adopt-a-Book Program.  All the news books from the library will be on display in the Commons Area.  You can donate the purchase price of any of these books back to the library to help us buy even more books for our students to read.

  • The PSS Drama Production of Aladdin starts tonight at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC. The play will run on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40) and can be purchased at the door. Don’t miss it!!
  • Due to the shortened school day, the Devils Diner will not be operating today. Sorry for the inconvenience!
  • All basketball uniforms are now due back to Miss Walden.  Please return them by the end of this week.
  • Attention Grads: There is a MANDATORY GRAD Meeting Today at 10:50am in Ms. McLachlan’s Room (205). We will be reviewing the final Capstone Presentation, including dates and registration. We will also be discussing upcoming grad seminars. All grads must be in attendance, so please spread the word!
  • All girls interested in playing on the Girls PSS School Soccer Team, please come to a meeting on Friday at 12:00pm in rm 102.
  • The PSS Library Fundraising Raffle is on until Thursday, March 15.  You can purchase tickets for the raffle at the front office of the school anytime during the day, as well as at Parent/Teacher Interview.  Tickets are $2.00 each or three tickets for $5.00.  See the attached poster for more information on the prizes.
  • BC students are invited to participate in the Beijing International Student Summer Camp. The program will take place in Beijing from July 16-25, 2018. Students who are interested must show an interest in Leadership and international social responsibility. If you would like to be considered for this special opportunity, please submit your name to the office by the end of this week.
  • Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that the weather is nice and PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link. https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

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, March 13, 2018:

Reminder to Parents/Guardians: Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 14th, 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 prior to Wednesday if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

During Parent/Teacher Interview Day, the PSS Library will be continuing its Adopt-a-Book Program.  All the news books from the library will be on display in the Commons Area.  You can donate the purchase price of any of these books back to the library to help us buy even more books for our students to read.

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Drama is happening in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Rm 107.
  • Leadership is meeting today at lunch in Rm 102. See you all there!
  • Girls Group is cancelled today – sorry girls!
  • All basketball uniforms are now due back to Miss Walden.  Please return them by the end of this week.
  • Attention Grads: There is a MANDITORY GRAD Meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, March 14th at 10:50am in Ms. McLachlan’s Room (205). We will be reviewing the final Capstone Presentation, including dates and registration. We will also be discussing upcoming grad seminars. All grads must be in attendance, so please spread the word!
  • The PSS Library Fundraising Raffle is on until Thursday, March 15.  You can purchase tickets for the raffle at the front office of the school anytime during the day, as well as at Parent/Teacher Interview.  Tickets are $2.00 each or three tickets for $5.00.  See the attached poster for more information on the prizes.
  • A huge Thank you to all who helped with our 4th Annual PSS Coffeehouse last week! Special thanks to the Interact Club and other students who helped set-up, host, and bake, the PSS Foods Classes for the delicious goodies, and all of our incredible performers.
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

  • BC students are invited to participate in the Beijing International Student Summer Camp. The program will take place in Beijing from July 16-25, 2018. Students who are interested must show an interest in Leadership and international social responsibility. If you would like to be considered for this special opportunity, please submit your name to the office by the end of this week.
  • Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that the weather is nice and PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link. https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

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, March 12, 2018:

Reminder to Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, March 14th, 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 prior to Wednesday if you wish to book interviews with your students’ teachers. Time slots are 15 minutes each.

The next PSS PAC Meeting is this evening at 6:30pm. The meeting agenda and minutes from the last meeting are attached. We hope to see many of you there!

  • During Parent/Teacher Interview Day, the PSS Library will be continuing its Adopt-a-Book program.  All the news books from the library will be on display in the Commons Area.  You can donate the purchase price of any of these books back to the library to help us buy even more books for our students to read.
  • The PSS Library Fundraising Raffle is on until Thursday, March 15.  You can purchase tickets for the raffle at the front office of the school anytime during the day, as well as at Parent/Teacher Interview.  Tickets are $2.00 each or three tickets for $5.00.  See the attached poster for more information on the prizes.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Mellow (not spicy) Mac & Cheese with Garlic Bread and Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is canceled after school today. Sorry!
  • All basketball uniforms are now due back to Miss Walden.  Please return them by the end of this week.
  • Attention Grads: There is a MANDITORY GRAD Meeting this week on Wednesday, March 14th at 10:50am in Ms. McLachlan’s Room (205). We will be reviewing the final Capstone Presentation, including dates and registration. We will also be discussing upcoming grad seminars. All grads must be in attendance, so please spread the word!
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

  • Thank you to all who helped with our 4th Annual PSS Coffeehouse last week! Special thanks to the Interact Club and other students who helped set-up, host, and bake, the PSS Foods Classes for the delicious goodies, and all of our incredible performers.
  • BC students are invited to participate in the Beijing International Student Summer Camp. The program will take place in Beijing from July 16-25, 2018. Students who are interested must show an interest in Leadership and international social responsibility. If you would like to be considered for this special opportunity, please submit your name to the office by the end of this week.

 

  • Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that the weather is nice and PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link. https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

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, March 08, 2018:

Happy International Women’s Day, PSS Families!

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, March 14th, 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. Drama will be happening in the Art Rm, Art Club will be meeting in the Istken Rm and Homework Help will be in rm 107 today.
  • The PSS Mountain Bike Team is getting ready to ride! If you are interested in joining our team this season, please come to a meeting in Ms. Jean’s room, rm 107, at lunch TODAY. The team attends the league Cross-Country and Enduro races in the spring, but riders are also welcome to join for training rides only. All grades and levels of riders are welcome!
  • All students who are registered to attend the Model UN in April, please come to a meeting in Ms. Jean’s Room after school today.
  • Happy International Women’s Day PSS! Interact will be hosting a march for equality by “Walking a Mile in Her Shoes”. Many women in careers such as waitressing and flight attending are forced to wear high heels as part of their work uniform. Come to the Commons at lunch and watch male and female students attempt to function with heels on!
  • Attention Grads: There is a MANDITORY GRAD Meeting on Wednesday, March 14th at 10:50am in Ms. McLachlan’s Room (205). We will be reviewing the final Capstone Presentation, including dates and registration. We will also be discussing upcoming grad seminars. All grads must be in attendance, so please spread the word!
  • Come out to the PSS Library Coffee House Fundraiser happening this evening!  The doors open at 7:00pm to view student work, and for people to take part in the Adopt-a-Book fundraiser.  All our new books will be on display and you can donate the cost of a book back to the Library so that we can purchase even more.  As well, there will be a Health & Wellness Raffle with lots of great prizes, generously donated by: Kufuka Fitness, Pemberton Pilates, Local Motion Therapy, Revolution Fitness Studio, Connections Wellness Studio, Scandinave Spa, Mynt Salon and Arbonne International.

Performances start at 8:00pm with lots of great entertainment by students and staff.  There will be tea, coffee, and treats available for purchase to enjoy while you relax.

  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

 

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, March 07, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Today is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only. Students will be dismissed at 11:44am and buses will take students home at this time.

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, March 14th, 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 PSS Mountain Bike Team is getting ready to ride! If you are interested in joining our team this season, please come to a meeting in Ms. Jean’s room, rm 107, at lunch tomorrow (Thursday). The team attends the league Cross-Country and Enduro races in the spring, but riders are also welcome to join for training rides only. All grades and levels of riders are welcome!
  • All students who are registered to attend the Model UN in April, please come to a meeting in Ms. Jean’s Room after school tomorrow (Thursday).
  • Bake Sale Alert: The Art Club is hosting a Bake Sale in the Commons tomorrow at lunch – there should be some creative goodies available! Bring your change.
  • Tomorrow is International Women’s Day PSS and Interact will be hosting a march for equality by “Walking a Mile in Her Shoes”. Many women in careers such as waitressing and flight attending are forced to wear high heels as part of their work uniform. Come to the Commons at lunch and watch male and female students attempt to fuction with heels on!
  • Attention Grads: There is a MANDITORY GRAD Meeting on Wednesday, March 14th at 10:50am in Ms. McLachlan’s Room (205). We will be reviewing the final Capstone Presentation, including dates and registration. We will also be discussing upcoming grad seminars. All grads must be in attendance, so please spread the word!
  • The PSS Library Coffee House Fundraiser is taking place tomorrow evening, March 8th.  The doors open at 7:00pm to view student work, and for people to take part in the Adopt-a-Book fundraiser.  All our new books will be on display and you can donate the cost of a book back to the Library so that we can purchase even more.  As well, there will be a Health & Wellness Raffle with lots of great prizes, generously donated by: Kufuka Fitness, Pemberton Pilates, Local Motion Therapy, Revolution Fitness Studio, Connections Wellness Studio, Scandinave Spa, Mynt Salon and Arbonne International.

Performances start at 8:00pm with lots of great entertainment by students and staff.  There will be tea, coffee, and treats available for purchase to enjoy while you relax.

  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

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, March 06, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 7th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only. Students will be dismissed at 11:44am and buses will take students home at this time.

Parents/Guardians: Wednesday, March 14th, 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 today. Homework Help is in the Library and Drama is practicing in the Art Rm. Art Club is cancelled today but on Thursday, the Art Club will be holding a yummy bake sale at lunch – bring your change!
  • Girls Group with Sheila will be happening during A Block today.
  • Interact is having a Bake Sale today in the Commons – come and get those goodies!!
  • Student Leadership is meeting at lunch today in Rm 102 – see you all there!
  • Sex+Drugs=Pizza will be happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch today. Everyone is welcome!
  • Congratulations to the grade 8 boys, 8/9 girls, 10 girls, and 10 boys Basketball Teams for winning the District Championships in Squamish last Friday!!  Way to go Pemberton!  Your cleaned jerseys are now due back to Miss Walden.

Good luck to both our Senior Girls and Senior Boys teams as they head off to Provincials today!!

  • The PSS Library Coffee House Fundraiser is taking place this Thursday, March 8.  The doors open at 7:00pm to view student work, and for people to take part in the Adopt-a-Book fundraiser.  All our new books will be on display and you can donate the cost of a book back to the Library so that we can purchase even more.  As well, there will be a Health & Wellness Raffle with lots of great prizes, generously donated by: Kufuka Fitness, Pemberton Pilates, Local Motion Therapy, Revolution Fitness Studio, Connections Wellness Studio, Scandinave Spa, Mynt Salon and Arbonne International.

Performances start at 8:00pm with lots of great entertainment by students and staff.  There will be tea, coffee, and treats available for purchase to enjoy while you relax.

  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

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, March 05, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: This Wednesday, March 7th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only. Students will be dismissed at 11:44am and buses will take students home at this time.

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Broccoli and Cheddar Mac & Cheese with Garlic Bread and Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • Grade 9’s: Anyone interested in taking the Grade 10 Outdoor Education Program next year can pick up the information and application at the office.
  • The PSS Library Coffee House Fundraiser is taking place this Thursday, March 8.  The doors open at 7:00pm to view student work, and for people to take part in the Adopt-a-Book fundraiser.  All our new books will be on display and you can donate the cost of a book back to the Library so that we can purchase even more.  As well, there will be a Health & Wellness raffle with lots of great prizes.  Performances start at 8:00pm with lots of great entertainment by students and staff.  There will be tea, coffee, and treats available for purchase to enjoy while you relax.
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

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, March 2, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Chicken or Veggie Quesadillas with Tortilla Chips, Salsa, Sour Cream & Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • All Aboriginal Leadership students hoping to attend the meeting on Monday must get their teachers to sign a prior arrangement form this week. Please hand these completed forms into the office or Mr. Evans by Friday.
  • Lost something? Check out the Lost and Found in the Commons! Items that are not claimed by the end of today will be taken to the Reuse It Centre.
  • Grade 9’s: Anyone interested in taking the Grade 10 Outdoor Education Program next year can pick up the information and application at the office.
  • It’s Freedom to Read Week.  Another book that has been banned is The Golden Compass.  In Ontario, in 2007, a Catholic district school board banned the trilogy of fantasy novels because they objected to its atheist themes.
  • The PSS Library Coffee House Fundraiser is taking place next Thursday, March 8.  The doors open at 7:00pm to view student work, and for people to take part in the Adopt-a-Book fundraiser.  All our new books will be on display and you can donate the cost of a book back to the Library so that we can purchase even more.  As well, there will be a Health & Wellness raffle with lots of great prizes.  Performances start at 8:00pm with lots of great entertainment by students and staff.  There will be tea, coffee, and treats available for purchase to enjoy while you relax.
  • Parents/Guardians: please find attached a SOGI Information Parent Brochure provided by the Ministry of Education.
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

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, March 01, 2018:

Course Selection Process: PSS will begin the process of preliminary course selection for next year’s Grades 10-12 students this week. This first round of selection will help us determine the course offerings and allow us to build next year’s timetable. We encourage parents/guardians to discuss courses with their students and assist them in making good choices. More information, as well as the 2018/19 Course Handbook can be found on our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy.  Homework Help is in the library, Drama is happening in the Art rm and Art Club is meeting in rm 107.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class is running a Bannock Bake Sale today in the Commons. Bannock will be sold for $2 each and will come complete will an assortment of delicious toppings.
  • All basketball players leaving for districts tomorrow… you need to make sure your forms/payment are into Miss Walden by the end of today!  Please see Miss Walden if you have any concerns.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Chicken or Veggie Quesadillas with Tortilla Chips, Salsa, Sour Cream & Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • All Aboriginal Leadership students hoping to attend the meeting on Monday must get their teachers to sign a prior arrangement form this week. Please hand these completed forms into the office or Mr. Evans by Friday.
  • Grade 9’s: Anyone interested in taking the Grade 10 Outdoor Education Program next year can pick up the information and application at the office.
  • A reminder to students who take buses to school to be at your stop at least 10 minutes in advance of your pick up time in the morning. We have many students missing their buses lately. Those drivers are on a tight schedule!
  • It’s Freedom to Read Week!  Another book that was banned in some schools was Go Ask Alice.  In 1978, school boards in Langley and Richmond removed this book due to the descriptions of a teenagers experiences with narcotics and sex.  Students and librarians protested the ban, but the ban stayed in effect. Come and check out our display of banned books in the library.
  • The Devils Diner needs dishwashers! Dishwashers will receive a free lunch on the days they work and a job reference letter if the job is performed to standards. You must be willing to commit to at least one day per week for 6 weeks. If interested, please come to the office to pick up an application form.
  • The PSS Library Coffee House Fundraiser is taking place next Thursday, March 8.  The doors open at 7:00pm to view student work, and for people to take part in the Adopt-a-Book fundraiser.  All our new books will be on display and you can donate the cost of a book back to the Library so that we can purchase even more.  As well, there will be a Health & Wellness raffle with lots of great prizes.  Performances start at 8:00pm with lots of great entertainment by students and staff.  There will be tea, coffee, and treats available for purchase to enjoy while you relax.
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018:

Course Selection Process: PSS will begin the process of preliminary course selection for next year’s Grades 10-12 students this week. This first round of selection will help us determine the course offerings and allow us to build next year’s timetable. We encourage parents/guardians to discuss courses with their students and assist them in making good choices. More information, as well as the 2018/19 Course Handbook can be found on our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • Nice Pink Shirts PSS!! Let’s stand together against bullying! For more information on Pink Shirt Day, please visit: https://www.pinkshirtday.ca/
  • A reminder to students who take buses to school to be at your stop at least 10 minutes in advance of your pick up time in the morning. We have many students missing their buses lately. Those drivers are on a tight schedule!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving their delicious Pizza for lunch today for $5.
  • Grade 9’s: Anyone interested in taking the Grade 10 Outdoor Education Program next year can pick up the information and application at the office.
  • There will be an mandatory meeting in room 211 today at lunch for LINK CREW LEADERS.  IF you cannot attend, please contact Ms Davies.
  • It’s Freedom to Read Week.  Exercise your freedom and read a banned book!  There are a number of them on display in the library, including Harry Potter, Diary of Anne Frank, Of Mice and Men, and The Odyssey.  In 2000, a parent in Newfoundland complained about Harry Potter being in an elementary school due to its depiction of wizardry and magic.  The principal pulled the book from the library, even though neither he nor the parent had read the book.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership class is running a Bannock Bake Sale tomorrow in the Commons. Bannock will be sold for $2 each and will come complete will an assortment of delicious toppings.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting after school today to prepare for our Bannock Sale.
  • Model UN – today is the last day to register for the Model UN Conference on April 6-8.  Any interested delegates must use the CAHSMUN.org website to select their committees and countries, and pay their fees.
  • The Devils Diner needs dishwashers! Dishwashers will receive a free lunch on the days they work and a job reference letter if the job is performed to standards. You must be willing to commit to at least one day per week for 6 weeks. If interested, please come to the office to pick up an application form.
  • LaSalle College Vancouver has a spring break opportunity for students in grade 12 and 11 who are interested in the arts in the following areas: Photography, Film, Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, Animation, Game design and more… Application Deadline is March 9th, program is from March 19 -22 (8:45am to 5:00pm) in Vancouver. Click on the link for more info. http://www.lasallecollegevancouver.com/events/sweat-workshop-mar19-2018
  • The PSS Library Coffee House Fundraiser is taking place next Thursday, March 8.  The doors open at 7:00pm to view student work, and for people to take part in the Adopt-a-Book fundraiser.  All our new books will be on display and you can donate the cost of a book back to the Library so that we can purchase even more.  As well, there will be a Health & Wellness raffle with lots of great prizes.  Performances start at 8:00pm with lots of great entertainment by students and staff.  There will be tea, coffee, and treats available for purchase to enjoy while you relax.
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney or the office for details.

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, February 22, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: This Monday, February 26th is a District Professional Development Day for teachers and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

Course Selection Process: PSS will soon begin the process of preliminary course selection for next year’s Grades 10-12 students. The first round of selection will help us determine the course offerings and allow us to build next year’s timetable. We encourage parents/guardians to discuss courses with their students and assist them in making good choices. More information, as well as the 2018/19 Course Handbook can be found on our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Chili with Cornbread Muffins and dessert for lunch today to help you stay warm – all for $5!
  • Any students interested in participating in the Model United Nations on April 6-8, please come to a meeting today at lunch in Ms. Jean’s rm. Model UN gives you’re the opportunity to represent a country of your choice on issues important to the world today. All grades are welcome!
  • The Devils Diner needs dishwashers! Dishwashers will receive a free lunch on the days they work and a job reference letter if the job is performed to standards. If interested, please come to the office to pick up an application or go to the Foods Rm today after school.
  • Tell your families to put March 8th on their calendars and come out to the PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser happening  on Thursday, March 8th. The Coffeehouse is a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS and Pemberton local talent and all funds raised goes into supporting our PSS Library. Doors open at 7pm with performances beginning at 8pm.
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney  or the office for details.

 

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, February 22, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: This Monday, February 26th is a District Professional Development Day for teachers and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

Course Selection Process: PSS will soon begin the process of preliminary course selection for next year’s Grades 10-12 students. The first round of selection will help us determine the course offerings and allow us to build next year’s timetable. We encourage parents/guardians to discuss courses with their students and assist them in making good choices. More information, as well as the 2018/19 Course Handbook can be found on our website: https://sd48pemberton.org/

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107 and Drama Class is happening in the Art Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Chili with Cornbread Muffins and dessert for lunch tomorrow to help you stay warm – all for $5!
  • The Devils Diner needs dishwashers! Dishwashers will receive a free lunch on the days they work and a job reference letter if the job is performed to standards. You must be willing to commit to at least one day per week for 6 weeks. If interested, please come to the office to pick up an application form.
  • Tell your families to put March 8th on their calendars and come out to the PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser happening  on Thursday, March 8th. The Coffeehouse is a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS and Pemberton local talent and all funds raised goes into supporting our PSS Library. Doors open at 7pm with performances beginning at 8pm.
  • Get your advance tickets now for PSS Drama production of Aladdin! The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40).

Contact Ms. Zablotney  or the office for details.

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, February 21, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: This Monday, February 26th is a District Professional Development Day for teachers and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link.

https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

  • The Devils Diner will be serving their famous pizza for lunch today for $5.
  • Everybody in the Athletic Leadership class, there will be a brief meeting in Miss Walden’s room at 11:45 today.
  • The Devils Diner needs dishwashers! Dishwashers will receive a free lunch on the days they work and a job reference letter if the job is performed to standards. You must be willing to commit to at least one day per week for 6 weeks. If interested, please come to the office to pick up an application form.
  • GRADS – Grad Photo Retakes are happening today. Please remember to be on time for your retake session if you signed up for one. Retakes are happening in Portable 1.
  • The PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th. We are currently looking for performers for the evening’s entertainment. If you can play an instrument, sing, dance, act, write or recite poetry and literature or you are practicing your stand-up comedy – we want you to join us!! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett- Jones in the library to discuss your performance. Families, put the 8th on your calendars – come out for a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS talent, and help support our library!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

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, February 20, 2018:

Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link.

https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107 and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving their famous pizza for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Girls Group will be happening at today at lunch in room 205.
  • Interact  is having a Star Wars themed bakesale at lunch today in the Commons to pump up their 30  hour Famine on May the 4th! Bring your change and your light sabers.
  • The Devils Diner needs dishwashers! Dishwashers will receive  a free lunch on the days they work and a job reference letter if the job is performed to standards. You must be willing to commit to at least one day per week for 6 weeks. If interested, please come to the office to pick up an application form.
  • GRADS – Grad Photo Retakes are happening tomorrow,  Wednesday, Feb 21st. If you require retakes, please come to the office as soon as possible to sign up for a session time.
  • The PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th. We are currently looking for performers for the evening’s entertainment. If you can play an instrument, sing, dance, act, write or recite poetry and literature or you are practicing your stand-up comedy – we want you to join us!! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett- Jones in the library to discuss your performance. Families, put the 8th on your calendars – come out for a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS talent, and help support our library!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

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, February 19, 2018:

Permission Form Reminder: A reminder to all families that PSS would like every student to have a completed permission form for walking field trips within the Village of Pemberton and surrounding SLRD areas. The form takes seconds to complete online and can be found by clicking this link.

https://permission.click/G7qK

Thank you for your attention to this and to those families who have already submitted the form!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Mac & Cheese with Coleslaw and Chocolate Chip Cookies for lunch today for $5.
  • Gr 8 Boys Basketball Team, please meet in Rm 102 today to watch the St. John’s Tournament video.
  • Girls Group will be moved to tomorrow (Tuesday) at lunch in room 205.
  • Interact  is having a Star Wars themed bakesale at lunch tomorrow to pump up their 30  hour Famine on May the 4th! Bring your change and your light sabers.
  • GRADS – Grad Photo Retakes are happening this week on Wednesday, Feb 21st. If you require retakes, please come to the office as soon as possible to sign up for a session time.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting after school today – see you all there! There will be a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie and D’Arcy.
  • The PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th. We are currently looking for performers for the evening’s entertainment. If you can play an instrument, sing, dance, act, write or recite poetry and literature or you are practicing your stand-up comedy – we want you to join us!! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett- Jones in the library to discuss your performance. Families, put the 8th on your calendars – come out for a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS talent, and help support our library!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

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, February 16, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving chili with cornbread muffins & brownies for lunch tomorrow for $5. On Monday, the menu will be Chicken & Veggie Quesadillas with a side and dessert.
  • Diversity Club is happening in the Counselling Rm at lunch today – everyone is welcome!
  • GRADS – Grad Photo Retakes are happening next week on Wed, Feb 21st. If you require retakes, please come to the office to sign up for a session time.
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting on Monday after school – see you all there!
  • The PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th. We are currently looking for performers for the evening’s entertainment. If you can play an instrument, sing, dance, act, write or recite poetry and literature or you are practicing your stand-up comedy – we want you to join us!! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett- Jones in the library to discuss your performance. Families, put the 8th on your calendars – come out for a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS talent, and help support our library!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

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, February 15, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today, Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is in rm 107 and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving chili with cornbread muffins & brownies for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • There will be a senior girls basketball meeting in Miss Walden’s room at 11:45 today… it’s important that everybody attends.
  • PSS Students – lately, many of you are coming to school without eating utensils to eat your lunch. Please bring your own utensils from home. The diner’s forks and spoons are for Devils Diner customers only and there are not enough utensils to loan out to everyone. Thank you!
  • The PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th. We are currently looking for performers for the evening’s entertainment. If you can play an instrument, sing, dance, act, write or recite poetry and literature or you are practicing your stand-up comedy – we want you to join us!! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett- Jones in the library to discuss your performance. Families, put the 8th on your calendars – come out for a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS talent, and help support our library!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

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, February 14, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner is serving their homemade pizza today for lunch for $5.
  • PSS Students – lately, many of you are coming to school without eating utensils to eat your lunch. Please bring your own utensils from home. The diner’s forks and spoons are for Devils Diner customers only and there are not enough utensils to loan out to everyone. Thank you!
  • Mindfulness Group with Alanna and Allison is happening today at lunch in the Counselling Rm. Everyone is welcome – come and have a brain break!
  • The PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th. We are currently looking for performers for the evening’s entertainment. If you can play an instrument, sing, dance, act, write or recite poetry and literature or you are practicing your stand-up comedy – we want you to join us!! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett- Jones in the library to discuss your performance. Families, put the 8th on your calendars – come out for a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS talent, and help support our library!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

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, February 13, 2018:

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

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107 and Drama Class will be in the Art Room.
  • The Pemberton Public “Pop-Up Library” will be at PSS at lunch today in the library. Come and check out the new books!
  • The Devils Diner is serving their homemade pizza tomorrow for lunch for $5.
  • Leadership is meeting at lunch today in Rm 102.
  • Students who attended WE Day last October or those who would like to attend next year, please come to an important meeting today at lunch in rm 205.
  • A mountain sized Thank You and recognition to Sean T. and Avery H. who raised $600 by selling raffle tickets at the Mountain Film Festival! The funds will be used for a future PSS Outdoor Program Bursary.
  • The PSS Library Annual Coffeehouse Fundraiser will be taking place on Thursday, March 8th. We are currently looking for performers for the evening’s entertainment. If you can play an instrument, sing, dance, act, write or recite poetry and literature or you are practicing your stand-up comedy – we want you to join us!! Please see Ms. Tomlinson or Ms. Garrett- Jones in the library to discuss your performance. Families, put the 8th on your calendars – come out for a fabulous evening, showcasing PSS talent, and help support our library!
  • Interact’s “30 Hour Famine” has been rescheduled to May due to the overlap with Basketball Zone Finals. Sorry for the inconvenience and stay tuned in the spring!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS Drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

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, February 09, 2018:

Parents/Guardians and Students: This Monday, February 12th is BC Family Day and there is no school in session. Have a great long Family Day Weekend!

  • The Devils Diner will be serving chili with cornbread muffins and brownies for lunch today for $5.
  • Diversity Group is cancelled today. Sorry!
  • Students who attended WE Day last October or those who would like to attend next year, please come to an important meeting next Tuesday at lunch in rm 205.
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up PSS! Buy your favourite people a Cupid Gram today in the Commons at lunch. Roses will be $2 and Candy Bags are $1. A combination of a rose and candy is also available for $3. Let someone know that you think they are super sweet and extra special!
  • Interact’s “30 Hour Famine” has been rescheduled to May due to the overlap with Basketball Zone Finals. Sorry for the inconvenience and stay tuned in the spring!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, February 08, 2018:

Parents/Guardians and Students: This Monday, February 12th is BC Family Day and there is no school in session. Have a great long Family Day Weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107 and Drama Class is happening in the Art Rm.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving chili with cornbread muffins and brownies for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up PSS! Buy your favourite people a Cupid Gram today and tomorrow in the Commons at lunch. Roses will be $2 and Candy Bags are $1. A combination of a rose and candy is also available for $3. Let someone know that you think they are super sweet and extra special!
  • Interact will be hosting a “30 Hour Famine” from Friday, Feb 23rd to  Saturday, Feb 24th. The event is to raise awareness about hunger in our community. All funds will be donated to the local food bank. If you are interested in joining the event, please sign up on the sheet posted across from rm 205.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

 

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, February 07, 2018:

Parents/Guardians and Students: This Monday, February 12th is BC Family Day and there is no school in session. Have a great long Family Day Weekend!

  • The Devils Diner is serving pizza, salad and cookies today for lunch – all for $5!
  • Nice Jammies PSS – don’t forget to donate your loonies and toonies to PJ’s Purpose in the Commons at lunch!
  • Mindfulness Group with Alanna and Allison is happening at lunch today in the Counselling Rm. Everyone is welcome – come and take a brain break!
  • Megan Ross, the Public Health Nurse is here today in the commons at lunch. Stop by and chat to her if you have any questions!
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up PSS! Buy your favourite people a Cupid Gram tomorrow and Friday, February 9th in the Commons at lunch. Roses will be $2 and Candy Bags are $1. A combination of a rose and candy is also available for $3. Let someone know that you think they are super sweet and extra special!
  • Interact will be hosting a “30 Hour Famine” from Friday, Feb 23rd to  Saturday, Feb 24th. The event is to raise awareness about hunger in our community. All funds will be donated to the local food bank. If you are interested in joining the event, please sign up on the sheet posted across from rm 205.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

 

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, February 06, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site, D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Drama Class is happening in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Rm 107.
  • Tomorrow is Pj’s For a Purpose at PSS.  Please wear your jammies and bring $1 to $2 to donate to the Ronald McDonald House in the name of Bo the Brave, Kat Ast’s son. This is a house challenge, PSS! White Lightning is currently in the lead so get those PJ’s on Red and Black! The team that raises the most money will be rewarded with cake!
  • There is a Bake Sale today at lunch to benefit the PAWS Animal Shelter – lots of yummy cupcakes for sale!
  • The Devils Diner will be serving lunch tomorrow! The menu will be pizza, salad and cookies – all for $5!
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up PSS! Buy your favourite people a Cupid Gram on Thursday, February 8th and Friday, February 9th in the Commons at lunch. Roses will be $2 and Candy Bags are $1. A combination of a rose and candy is also available for $3. Let someone know that you think they are sweet!
  • Interact will be hosting a “30 Hour Famine” from Friday, Feb 23rd to  Saturday, Feb 24th. The event is to raise awareness about hunger in our community. All funds will be donated to the local food bank. If you are interested in joining the event, please sign up on the sheet posted across from rm 205.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Monday, February 05, 2018:

  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. There is a late bus to take students home to Mount Currie and D’Arcy. See you all there!
  • This Wednesday is Pj’s For a Purpose at PSS.  Please wear your jammies on Wednesday and bring $1 to $2 to donate to the Ronald McDonald House in the name of Bo the Brave, Kat Ast’s son. This is a house challenge, PSS! White Lightning is currently in the lead so get those PJ’s on Red and Black! The team that raises the most money will be rewarded with cake!
  • There is a Bake Sale tomorrow at lunch to benefit the PAWS Animal Shelter – Bring your change!
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up PSS! Buy your favourite people a Cupid Gram on Thursday, February 8th and Friday, February 9th in the Commons at lunch. Roses will be $2 and Candy Bags are $1. A combination of a rose and candy is also available for $3. Let someone know that you think they are sweet!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

 

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, February 01, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: Tomorrow,  Friday, Feb. 2nd is a Teacher’s Day in Lieu and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend and Happy Groundhog Day!

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library, Art Club is meeting in rm 107. Drama Class is canceled today – Ms. Zablotney is sick today!
  • Interact is meeting today at lunch in rm. 205
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up PSS! Buy your favourite people a Cupid Gram on Thursday, February 8th and Friday, February 9th in the Commons at lunch. Roses will be $2 and Candy Bags are $1. A combination of a rose and candy is also available for $3. Let someone know that you think they are sweet!
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: This Friday, Feb. 2nd is a Teacher’s Day in Lieu and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • Mindfulness Group with Allison and Alanna is happening today at lunch. Come join us in the Counselling Rm!
  • Link Leaders – we are meeting today at lunch in Rm 205.
  • PSS Students – Child Minders are needed on four Thursdays starting Thursday, Feb. 8th at Signal Hill. The hours are 5:45 to 7:45 pm for $15/hour ($30 a shift). If you are interested, please come to the office for the contact number.
  • Tickets are now on sale for the PSS drama production of Aladdin. The play is showing at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler BC, on March 14, 15, 16 and 17th. Tickets are $12 and a family rate (two adults and two kids 12 and under for $40). Get yours now!

Contact Ms. Zablotney for details.

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: This Friday, Feb. 2nd is a Teacher’s Day in Lieu and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama Class is meeting in the Art Rm and Art Club will be meeting in Rm 107.
  • PSS Students – Child Minders are needed on four Thursdays starting Thursday, Feb. 8th at Signal Hill. The hours are 5:45 to 7:45 pm for $15/hour ($30 a shift). If you are interested, please come to the office for the contact number.
  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.
  • Parents/ Guardians: A poster is attached for the “In the Know” education and networking sessions. The upcoming topic will be “Collaborative Problem Solving” by Dr. Ross Greene. This is an excellent webinar for parents who encounter challenging behaviour in their children. Dr. Greene also addresses challenges with ADHD. “In the Know” sessions are for caregivers and parents caring for child/youth with mental health challenges.

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, January 29, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: This Friday, Feb. 2nd is a Teacher’s Day in Lieu and there is no school in session. Enjoy the long weekend!

  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. There is a late bus to take Mt. Currie and D’Arcy students home. See you there!
  • All Gr 9 and 10 Boys and Gr 8 and 9 girls Basketball Players please go to Miss Walden’s rm at the beginning of lunch today.
  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Congratulations to all students & staff on the completion of Semester 1!

A reminder to all of our families that tomorrow, Friday, January 26th is an Administration Day at PSS and there is no school in session (with the exception of students writing the Communications 12 Provincial Exam at 8:40am and the FRAL Provincial Exam at 12:30pm).

On Monday morning, all students will attend homeroom first thing in the morning where Grade 10-12 students will receive their Semester 2 schedules (Middle School students will remain on their current year-long schedule).

Report cards will be going home through the mail by the end of next week.

Have a well-deserved, restful long weekend everyone!

 

Friday, January 19, 2018:

Assessment Week: January 22-26

Semester 1 Final Assessment Week is next week. The Grade 10-12 Assessment Schedule is posted around the school – please ensure that you know your assessment schedule before leaving school today. Middle School Students (Gr 8/9) are in classes full time on Monday to Thursday. Grade 10-12 students are only required to attend for their assessments. The PSS Library will be open every day as study hall for all Grade 10-12’s. Friday, January 26th is an Administration Day and there is no school in session with the exception of students writing Provincial Exams (Comm 12 & Fral 12).

Semester 2 begins on Monday, January 29th.

  • During Assessment Week there will be NO late buses, however some extracurricular activities are still happening:

Basketball Practices are running as per the usual practice schedule but attendance is not mandatory.

Drama Class will be meeting on Thursday, Jan 25th ONLY at 3:30pm. Tuesday’s class is canceled.

Aboriginal Leadership, Art Club and Homework Help are all canceled for the week.

  • Grade 10’s – if you are taking the Numeracy Assessment next week, there will be one more tutorial today at lunch in rm 102. Please come if you haven’t yet had a tutorial or would like to take another one.
  • Diversity Group is meeting today at lunch in the Counselling Rm.
  • Senior Boys Basketball Players – please meet quickly at the beginning of lunch in Miss Walden’s room.
  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, January 18, 2018:

Assessment Week: January 22-26

Semester 1 Final Assessment Week is next week. The Grade 10-12 Assessment Schedule is attached. Please note that Middle School Students (Gr 8/9) are in classes full time on Monday to Thursday. Grade 10-12 students are only required to attend for their assessments. The PSS Library will be open every day as study hall for all Grade 10-12’s. Friday, January 26th is an Administration Day and there is no school in session with the exception of students writing Provincial Exams (Comm 12 & Fral 12).

Semester 2 begins on Monday, January 29th.

  • 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 Rm 107.
  • The Devils Diner is finished serving for this semester. There will be no Friday lunch this week. The diner will reopen once the new Semester 2 Cafeteria Class is trained – stay tuned!
  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.
  • All Gr 10 students who have registered for the January Numeracy Assessment should come to the office to sign up for a time to take the assessment which will be offered during 3 time slots on Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, Jan 25th.

There will be one more tutorial on Friday, January 19th in room 102  to help prepare students to navigate through the assessment. More information about this assessment can be found at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy . The website also offers useful exemplars of the questions.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018:

Assessment Week: January 22-26

Semester 1 Final Assessment Week is next week. The Grade 10-12 Assessment Schedule is attached. Please note that Middle School Students (Gr 8/9) are in classes full time on Monday to Thursday. Grade 10-12 students are only required to attend for their assessments. The PSS Library will be open every day as study hall for all Grade 10-12’s. Friday, January 26th is an Administration Day and there is no school in session with the exception of students writing Provincial Exams (Comm 12 & Fral 12).

Semester 2 begins on Monday, January 29th.

  • 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 in rm 107.
  • Link Leaders – please come for a brief meeting at lunch in rm 207 today in preparation for todays’ activity.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Baked Pasta topped with mozza cheese, salad with gorgonzola dressing and rhubarb muffins for lunch tomorrow!
  • Come spend tomorrow’s lunch with Allison and Alanna for Mindfulness Group in the counselling office. Mindfulness is the practice of being in the now. If you would like to come check it out, are curious, or are interested in this group, the Mindfulness Group will be informally meeting every Wednesday at Lunch! There will be snacks 🙂
  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.
  • Grade 10’s – there is a Numeracy Assessment Tutorial today in Rm 102 at lunch. If you are taking the Numeracy Assessment next week, and have not taken a tutorial or you would like to take another one, please attend.
  • All Gr 10 students who have registered for the January Numeracy Assessment should come to the office to sign up for a time to take the assessment which will be offered during 3 time slots on Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, Jan 25th.

There will be two more tutorials at lunch on Tuesday, January 16th and Friday, January 19th in room 102  to help prepare students to navigate through the assessment. More information about this assessment can be found at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy . The website also offers useful exemplars of the questions.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Monday, January 15, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC meeting is this evening at 6:30pm and begins with a parent presentation on anxiety by Tanya Richman, MA, CCC, RCC. Come and join us! The meeting’s agenda and minutes from the last meeting are attached.

Assessment Week: January 22-26

Semester 1 Final Assessment Week is next week. The Grade 10-12 Assessment Schedule is attached. Please note that Middle School Students (Gr 8/9) are in classes full time on Monday to Thursday. Grade 10-12 students are only required to attend for their assessments. The PSS Library will be open every day as study hall for all Grade 10-12’s. Friday, January 26th is an Administration Day and there is no school in session with the exception of students writing Provincial Exams (Comm 12 & Fral 12).

Semester 2 begins on Monday, January 29th.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Cheesy Bacon & Veggie Squash Casserole with candied carrots and chocolate chip cookies for lunch today!
  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school. There is a late bus to take students home. See you there!
  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.
  • Grade 12 students going to post-secondary next year in the fields of science, technology, math or engineering, please see Ms. Quamme at lunch today.
  • All Gr 10 students who have registered for the January Numeracy Assessment should come to the office to sign up for a time to take the assessment which will be offered during 3 time slots on Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, Jan 25th.

There will be two more tutorials at lunch on Tuesday, January 16th and Friday, January 19th in room 102  to help prepare students to navigate through the assessment. More information about this assessment can be found at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy . The website also offers useful exemplars of the questions.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Friday, January 12, 2018:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC meeting is this Monday, Jan. 15th at 6:30pm and begins with a special parent presentation on anxiety by Tanya Richman, MA, CCC, RCC. Come and join us! The meeting’s agenda and minutes from the last meeting are attached.

  • The Devils Diner is serving German Pancakes topped with orange-rhubarb marmalade and lemon tarts for lunch today!
  • Sr Boys Basketball – there will a quick meeting and team photo taken today at lunch – bring your uniforms.
  • There is a 30 Hour Famine Interest Meeting today in Room 205 at lunch:

The 30 hour famine involves not eating for 30 hours in order to raise awareness for those who do not have access to proper food and nutrition around the world. Participants will collect pledges & donations. On Feb 16th we will spend the night at the school where there will be a range of activities followed by a Pancake Breakfast in the morning!

  • On February 20th, Aboriginal Students in grades 10-12 are invited to experience UBC’s Vancouver campus for a day! Choose an academic program to learn more about, explore the campus, tour the First Nations Longhouse, connect with current students and professors, and get a feeling for life and learning at UBC. If you are interested in taking part and are in Grade 10, 11 or 12 please come and see Allison or Cindy today or Monday, or check out the information on this trip in the office.
  • All Gr 10 students who have registered for the January Numeracy Assessment should come to the office to sign up for a time to take the assessment which will be offered during 3 time slots on Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, Jan 25th.

There will be two more tutorials at lunch on Tuesday, January 16th and Friday, January 19th in room 102  to help prepare students to navigate through the assessment. More information about this assessment can be found at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy . The website also offers useful exemplars of the questions.

 

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Thursday, January 11, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to D’Arcy, New Site and Mt. Currie. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Rm 107.
  • Sr Boys Basketball – there will a quick meeting and team photo taken on Friday at lunch – bring your uniforms.
  • Anyone interested in participating in a 30 Hour Famine, hosted by Interact in February please come to rm 205 on Friday at Lunch for more information.
  • Tomorrow is Jersey Day PSS! Support your favourite sports teams by proudly wearing their team jersey! Please do NOT wear your basketball team jersey – athletic hoodies are perfectly acceptable if the Devils are your favourite team!
  • All Gr 10 students who have registered for the January Numeracy Assessment should come to the office to sign up for a time to take the assessment which will be offered during 3 time slots on Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, Jan 25th.

There will be two more tutorials at lunch on Tuesday, January 16th and Friday, January 19th in room 102  to help prepare students to navigate through the assessment. More information about this assessment can be found at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy . The website also offers useful exemplars of the questions.

 

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018:

  • The Devils Diner will be serving Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Garlic Toast and  Mini Berry Cheesecakes for lunch today. The meal features many ingredients grown in the PSS Garden!
  • Today, Alanna and Allison will be starting their Mindfulness Group, which will be meeting in the Counselling Room at lunch on Wednesdays. Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. It is a great practice for our bodies and minds, especially when going through periods of stress or change! If you are interested, curious, or just want to check out what the group will be doing, come to the counselling room at lunch tomorrow! There will be snacksJ
  • Friday is Jersey Day PSS! Support your favourite sports teams by proudly wearing their team jersey!
  • All grade 10 students who have registered for the January Numeracy Assessment should come to the office to sign up for a time to take the assessment which will be offered during 3 time slots on Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, Jan 25th.

There will be two more tutorials at lunch on Tuesday, January 16th and Friday, January 19th in room 102  to help prepare students to navigate through the assessment. More information about this assessment can be found at https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/provincial-assessment/graduation/numeracy . The website also offers useful exemplars of the questions.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Tuesday, January 09, 2018:

  • The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is meeting in the Art Rm and Art Club will be happening in Portable 1.
  • Kelly from the Pemberton Public Library will be at our library today at lunch showing off new books. Come and check them out!
  • Gr 9 Boys Basketball Players, please come to Miss Walden’s Rm at 11:45 today for your uniforms.
  • The Devils Diner will be serving Chicken & Bacon Pesto Pasta for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • On Wednesday, Alanna and Allison will be starting their Mindfulness Group, which will be meeting in the Counselling Room at lunch on Wednesdays. Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. It is a great practice for our bodies and minds, especially when going through periods of stress or change! If you are interested, curious, or just want to check out what the group will be doing, come to the counselling room at lunch tomorrow! There will be snacksJ
  • Grad Photo Sessions are today and tomorrow. Check your session time in the office if you have forgotten! Payment in cash is due to the photographer when you arrive to the session. Fees are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Also, your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Monday, January 08, 2018:

  • Aboriginal Leadership is meeting today after school – there is a late bus to take students home to Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. See you all there!
  • The Devils Diner will not be serving today – the menu will resume on Wednesday.
  • Gr. 8/9 Girls Basketball Players please come to Miss Walden’s Rm at 11:45 today to get your uniforms.
  • Grad Photo Sessions start tomorrow, Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. Please don’t forget your session time! Payment in cash is due to the photographer when you arrive to the session. Fees are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Also, your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.

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

https://teamup.com/ks6a13e2c565370287/

 

Happy Holidays, PSS!

The Staff of PSS wishes all of our PSS Families a very happy and peaceful holiday! We will see you back in school on Monday, January 8th.

Here are the PSS Announcements for Friday, December 22, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Sandwiches for lunch today for $5.
  • Gr 8/9 Girls Basketball Practice today is cancelled.
  • Nice holiday doors PSS! The holiday door judging will take place during Block D and the winning class will get a treat delivered to them!

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, December 21, 2017:

• The Late Bus runs today to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is in the Art Rm.

• The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Sandwiches for lunch tomorrow for $5.

• Gr 8/9 Girls Basketball Practice on Thursday and Friday is cancelled.

• Nice work on Spirit Week PSS! Tomorrow is an easy one – roll outa’ bed ready to go for Pajama Day.

• Santa’s Naughty List is posted on the library doors and the around the schools. If you have overdue books from September or October, then you are on his list! Please search your homes and lockers and bring those books back by the end of the week or you’ll be getting a stocking full of coal.

• Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.

• Grad Photo Sessions are happening on Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.

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, December 20, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken, Bacon, Pesto Pasta for lunch today for $5.
  • This week is Spirit Week PSS! Dress up and participate to earn points for your house team! Tomorrow is Plaid Day.

Friday: Pajama Day

  • The WINNER of the December House Team Food Drive and title of “School Owners” is the WHITE LIGHTNING Team with a total of 368 lbs!!

Second Place is Red Fire with 347 lbs.

Third Place and the winner of a Buddy the Elf Breakfast is the Black Blizzards with a total of 303 lbs

Congratulations PSS – you all raised a total of 1018 lbs of food and together with Scotia Bank who matched our donations, a cash total $1140 for the Food Bank!! Amazing!!

GRADS – the Grads from the losing teams who will be eating with the Black Team staff are:

Constantin E.

Anthony L.

Esther A.

Tony W.

Cyrus B.

  • Santa’s Naughty List is posted on the library doors and the around the schools. If you have overdue books from September or October, then you are on his list! Please search your homes and lockers and bring those books back by the end of the week or you’ll be getting a stocking full of coal.
  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • Hello Pemberton Families – Host Families needed for International Students!

We have four students arriving in Pemberton in late January who need families with whom they can discover Canada, improve their English, and share some of their own culture. We have boys and girls coming from Austria, Germany, and Japan!

If you would like more information on hosting a student, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@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

 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017:

  • The Late Bus runs to Mt. Currie, New Site and D’Arcy today. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Portable 1.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken, Bacon, Pesto Pasta for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • All Ski, Snowboard & Bike Academy Students have a quick meeting today at 11:45 in Rm 101. Please be prompt.
  • Leadership is hosting a delicious Bake Sale at lunch today in the Commons!
  • This week is Spirit Week PSS! Dress up and participate to earn points for your house team! Pull out those dusty sweaters PSS – Tomorrow is Holiday Character Day – come as your favourite holiday personality.

Thursday: Plaid Day

Friday: Pajama Day

  • The December House Team Food Drive ends tomorrow – so get those donations in!! The final house team tally will be totaled up after first bell tomorrow morning. At lunch the “School Owners” title will be awarded to the winning team and grads from the winning team will get to pull the names of the four grads from other teams. These four grads get to join staff at the Buddy Breakfast table! Don’t be a Grinch – come to the Commons at lunch to cheer on the feasting elves from the losing team!
  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • Hello Pemberton Families – Host Families needed for International Students!

We have four students arriving in Pemberton in late January who need families with whom they can discover Canada, improve their English, and share some of their own culture. We have boys and girls coming from Austria, Germany, and Japan!

If you would like more information on hosting a student, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@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/

 

Monday, December 18, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving breakfast for lunch today – Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage & Hashbrowns for $5.
  • Girls Club is meeting today at lunch in rm. 205.
  • Interact is selling Hot Chocolate and treats at lunch today – all proceeds going to Shelterbox.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school in the Istken Room. See you there!
  • All Ski, Snowboard & Bike Academy Students have a quick meeting Tuesday at 11:45 in Rm 101. Be prompt.
  • All senior basketball students registered in the Athletics Leadership/Management Course, class starts today, from 3:30-5:00 in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Next week is Spirit Week PSS! Dress up and participate to earn points for your house team! Pull out those dusty sweaters PSS – Tomorrow is Ugly Sweater Day!

Wednesday: Holiday Character Day

Thursday: Plaid Day

Friday: Pajama Day

  • The December House Team Food Drive ends this Wednesday – so get those donations in!!  Each house team will be competing for the title of “School Owners” and the house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  To ramp up the competition, the staff of PSS has added a special challenge to the students – two GRADS from BOTH of the losing teams will be chosen to eat the “Buddy the Elf Breakfast”  – that’s 4 unlucky grads who get to sit at the table and chow down with the staff from the losing team. PSS has brought in a total of 436 lbs of food so far – amazing!! The team totals as of this morning are:

Black: 169 lbs

Red: 149 lbs

White: 118 lbs

  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • Hello Pemberton Families – Host Families needed for International Students!

We have four students arriving in Pemberton in late January who need families with whom they can discover Canada, improve their English, and share some of their own culture. We have boys and girls coming from Austria, Germany, and Japan!

If you would like more information on hosting a student, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@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, December 15, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken & Bacon Pesto Pasta for lunch today for $5.
  • Link Leaders – there is a Link meeting today at lunch in rm 205.
  • Gr 8/9 Girls Basketball Practice is cancelled today.
  • Join us here this evening for a Classic Christmas Movie Night, hosted by Interact! We will be showing “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “Frosty the Snowman”. Entry is by donation and there will be snacks and drinks for sale. Doors open at 6:00pm and the show starts at 6:30pm. All Pemberton families are welcome! Proceeds will be going towards Shelterbox. Spread the word!
  • All senior basketball students registered in the Athletics Leadership/Management Course, class starts on Monday, from 3:30-5:00 in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Next week is Spirit Week PSS! Starting Monday, dress up and participate to earn points for your house team! Leadership will be visiting classrooms to count the students and staff who are in the spirit and award points. The schedule is:

Monday: Red, White and Green Day

Tuesday: Ugly Sweater Day

Wednesday: Holiday Character Day

Thursday: Plaid Day

Friday: Pajama Day

 

  • The December House Team Food Drive has begun PSS.  Each house team will be competing for the title of “School Owners” and the house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items and cash donations. These “hot” items are posted on the House Team wall. You have until next Wednesday to fill your House Team boxes and spare your adult team members from the Buddy the Elf Breakfast!!
  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • Hello Pemberton Families – Host Families needed for International Students!

We have four students arriving in Pemberton in late January who need families with whom they can discover Canada, improve their English, and share some of their own culture. We have boys and girls coming from Austria, Germany, and Japan!

If you would like more information on hosting a student, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca

  • Parents/Guardians of Basketball Players: The league basketball schedule has been uploaded onto the Athletics Calendar.  Please refer to this calendar for game times.  Please also note that it changes frequently, so check regularly.  We will be looking for parent drivers for the away games (in blue), so if you are available to drive on any dates please contact Krista Walden at kwalden@sd48.bc.ca.  The link to the website can be found at the bottom of this email.

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, December 14, 2017:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the library and Drama is happening in the Art Rm.
  • Grade 10’s: There will be a Numeracy Assessment Workshop today at 3:30pm – 5:00pm in Ms. Walden’s Rm.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken & Bacon Pesto Pasta for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Due to a school-wide presentation in the gym on Thursday the 14th, the following basketball practices today are cancelled.

8/9 girls

10 Girls

Sr Boys

 

  • Join us here on Friday evening for a Classic Christmas Movie Night, hosted by Interact! We will be showing “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “Frosty the Snowman”. Entry is by donation and there will be snacks and drinks for sale. Doors open at 6:00pm and the show starts at 6:30pm. All Pemberton families are welcome! All proceeds will be going towards Shelterbox.
  • Next week is Spirit Week PSS! Starting Monday, dress up and participate to earn points for your house team! Leadership will be visiting classrooms to count the students and staff who are in the spirit and award points. The schedule is:

Monday: Red, White and Green Day

Tuesday: Ugly Sweater Day

Wednesday: Holiday Character Day

Thursday: Plaid Day

Friday: Pajama Day

  • The December House Team Food Drive has begun PSS.  Each house team will be competing for the title of “School Owners” and the house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items and cash donations. These “hot” items are posted on the House Team wall. You have until next Wednesday to fill your House Team boxes and spare your adult team members from the Buddy the Elf Breakfast!!
  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • The “Find Your Fit” Tour is here today in the PSS Gym and open to the public from 3:30pm – 7:00pm. This is an interactive event where youth can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in the region and across the province. Students from grades 8-12 will participate and take about 50 min. to complete this program in the gym. Students will first visit up to 16 career activity stations where they can take part in a hands-on activity related to a specific career. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They’ll then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice.
  • This Thursday, the French Immersion 8 class will be holding a raffle in the commons at lunch. $1 gets you 1 ticket, or $2 gets you three! There are a variety of prizes to win, so make sure you come check it out. All proceeds are going towards the Pemberton Christmas Hampers. Come help support our community, win some goodies!
  • Hello Pemberton Families – Host Families needed for International Students!

We have four students arriving in Pemberton in late January who need families with whom they can discover Canada, improve their English, and share some of their own culture. We have boys and girls coming from Austria, Germany, and Japan!

If you would like more information on hosting a student, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@sd48.bc.ca

  • Parents/Guardians of Basketball Players: The league basketball schedule has been uploaded onto the Athletics Calendar.  Please refer to this calendar for game times.  Please also note that it changes frequently, so check regularly.  We will be looking for parent drivers for the away games (in blue), so if you are available to drive on any dates please contact Krista Walden at kwalden@sd48.bc.ca.  The link to the website can be found at the bottom of this email.

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, December 13, 2017:

  • Grade 10’s: There will be two Numeracy Assessment Workshops this week on Thursday, Dec 14th at 3:30pm – 5:00pm in Ms. Walden’s Rm.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken & Bacon Pesto Pasta for lunch today for $5.
  • There will be a Hot Chocolate & Cookie Sale in the Commons today at lunch. Coffee will also be available for staff. This fundraiser will go towards toys for the Pemberton Sea to Sky Community Services Christmas Hampers. Hot chocolate will be $2 and toppings are $.50. Cookies are $1.00.
  • Due to a school-wide presentation in the gym on Thursday the 14th, the following basketball practices this week are cancelled.

Wednesday cancellations:

Sr Girls

Jr Boys

(grade 8 boys practice is ON)

Thursday cancellations:

8/9 girls

10 Girls

Sr Boys

  • The December House Team Food Drive has begun PSS.  Each house team will be competing for the title of “School Owners” and the house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items and cash donations. These “hot” items are posted on the House Team wall. You have until next Wednesday to fill your House Team boxes and spare your adult team members from the Buddy the Elf Breakfast!!
  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • The “Find Your Fit” Tour is coming to PSS tomorrow, Thursday, December 14th. This is an interactive event where youth can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in the region and across the province. Students from grades 8-12 will participate and take about 50 min. to complete this program in the gym. Students will first visit up to 16 career activity stations where they can take part in a hands-on activity related to a specific career. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They’ll then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice. The event is open to the Public 3:30 – 7:00pm.
  • There is a important Aboriginal Leadership meetings today after school in the Istken Room (pizza included). See you there!”Kukwstum̓ckacw, Steve
  • The Devils Diner apologizes for Monday’s no show, and will be serving breakfast for lunch today: Pancakes, eggs, hash browns and sausage.
  • This Thursday, the French Immersion 8 class will be holding a raffle in the commons at lunch. $1 gets you 1 ticket, or $2 gets you three! There are a variety of prizes to win, so make sure you come check it out. All proceeds are going towards the Pemberton Christmas Hampers. Come help support our community, win some goodies!
  • Hello Pemberton Families!

We have four students arriving in Pemberton in late January who need families with whom they can discover Canada, improve their English, and share some of their own culture. We have boys and girls coming from Austria, Germany, and Japan!

If you would like more information on hosting a student, please contact Brianne Aldcroft at baldcroft@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/

 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017:

  • 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.
  • Grade 10’s: There will be two Numeracy Assessment Workshops this week on Dec. 12th and 14th at 3:30pm – 5:00pm in Ms. Walden’s Rm.
  • All junior boys basketball players – please to come to Miss Walden’s room on Wednesday at 11:45 to get their uniforms.
  • The Pemberton Public Library is coming to PSS today to talk about new books and apps offered by the PPL. Come and join us at lunch!
  • There will be a Hot Chocolate & Cookie Sale in the Commons tomorrow at lunch. Coffee will also be available for staff. This fundraiser will go towards toys for the Pemberton Sea to Sky Community Services Christmas Hampers. Hot chocolate will be $2 and toppings are $.50. Cookies are $1.00.
  • Due to a school-wide presentation in the gym on Thursday the 14th, the following basketball practices next week are cancelled.

Wednesday cancellations:

Sr Girls

Jr Boys

(grade 8 boys practice is ON)

Thursday cancellations:

8/9 girls

10 Girls

Sr Boys

  • The December House Team Food Drive has begun PSS.  Each house team will be competing for the title of “School Owners” and the house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items and cash donations. These “hot” items are posted on the House Team wall. You have until next Wednesday to fill your House Team boxes and spare your adult team members from the Buddy the Elf Breakfast!!
  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • The “Find Your Fit” Tour is coming to PSS this week on Thursday, December 14th. This is an interactive event where youth can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in the region and across the province. Students from grades 8-12 will participate and take about 50 min. to complete this program in the gym. Students will first visit up to 16 career activity stations where they can take part in a hands-on activity related to a specific career. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They’ll then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice. The event is open to the Public 3:30 – 7:00pm.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

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, December 11, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: the next PSS PAC Meeting is this evening at 6:30pm in the PSS Library. The agenda and last meeting’s minutes are attached.

  • There is an important Aboriginal Leadership meeting today after school in the Istken Room. See you there!
  • Grads: There is a mandatory Grad Meeting today at 2pm in the Library.
  • Grade 10’s: There will be two Numeracy Assessment Workshops this week on Dec. 12th and 14th at 3:30pm – 5:00pm in Ms. Walden’s Rm.
  • Due to a school-wide presentation in the gym on Thursday the 14th, the following basketball practices next week are cancelled.

Wednesday cancellations:

Sr Girls

Jr Boys

(grade 8 boys practice is ON)

Thursday cancellations:

8/9 girls

10 Girls

Sr Boys

  • The Interact Club and PSS leadership are happy to announce the December House Team Food Drive, with proceeds benefiting the Pemberton Food Bank.  Each house team will be competing for the title of the “School Owners”. The house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items and cash donations. These “hot” items are posted on the House Team wall.

As special incentive, at lunch on Wednesday, December 20, the adult staff from the losing team will be treated to a Buddy the Elf’s Breakfast.  This delicious, disgusting, sweet dish will be served up by representatives from the winning team.   They will also be subjected to public humiliation by donning elf ears for the day.

  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • The “Find Your Fit” Tour is coming to PSS this week on Thursday, December 14th. This is an interactive event where youth can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in the region and across the province. Students from grades 8-12 will participate and take about 50 min. to complete this program in the gym. Students will first visit up to 16 career activity stations where they can take part in a hands-on activity related to a specific career. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They’ll then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice. The event is open to the Public 3:30 – 7:00pm.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

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, December 08, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Open-Face Sandwiches with Coleslaw and Dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Grade 8/9 girls basketball practice today is cancelled.  There will be a meeting for grade 8/9 girls today at 11:45 in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Grads: This Monday, December 11th there is a mandatory Grad Meeting at 2pm in the Library.
  • Grade 10’s: There will be two Numeracy Assessment Workshops on Dec. 12th and 14th at 3:30pm – 5:00pm in Ms. Walden’s Rm.
  • Due to a school-wide presentation in the gym on Thursday the 14th, the following basketball practices next week are cancelled.

Wednesday cancellations:

Sr Girls

Jr Boys

(grade 8 boys practice is ON)

Thursday cancellations:

8/9 girls

10 Girls

Sr Boys

  • The Interact Club and PSS leadership are happy to announce the December House Team Food Drive, with proceeds benefiting the Pemberton Food Bank.  Each house team will be competing for the title of the “Greatest Givers”. The house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items. These “hot” items will be posted on the jumbo wall next week.

As special incentive, at lunch on Wednesday, December 20, the adult staff from the losing team will be treated to a Buddy the Elf’s Breakfast.  This delicious, disgusting, sweet dish will be served up by representatives from the winning team.   They will also be subjected to public humiliation by donning elf ears for the day.

  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office.
  • Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. Prices for the sitting fee are $50 for a full session (multiple poses/backgrounds/outfits with or without family/friends) OR $20 for the Yearbook Basic Sitting (Cap & Gown Grad photo only). Fees are payable to the photographer on the day of the sitting.
  • The “Find Your Fit” Tour is coming to PSS on Thursday, December 14th. This is an interactive event where youth can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in the region and across the province. Students from grades 8-12 will participate and take about 50 min. to complete this program in the gym. Students will first visit up to 16 career activity stations where they can take part in a hands-on activity related to a specific career. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They’ll then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice. The event is open to the Public 3:30 – 7:00pm.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

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, December 07, 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.
  • Leadership is having a Bake Sale today at lunch in the Commons! Bring your change for a good cause. – all proceeds will benefit the Food Bank.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Pulled Pork Open-Face Sandwiches with Coleslaw and Dessert for lunch tomorrow for $5. Let a little southern BBQ take your winter chills away!
  • Grade 8/9 girls basketball practice this Friday is cancelled.  There will be a meeting for grade 8/9 girls today at 11:45 in Miss Walden’s room.
  • Due to a school-wide presentation in the gym on Thursday the 14th, the following basketball practices next week are cancelled.

Wednesday cancellations:

Sr Girls

Jr Boys

(grade 8 boys practice is ON)

Thursday cancellations:

8/9 girls

10 Girls

Sr Boys

  • The Interact Club and PSS leadership are happy to announce the December House Team Food Drive, with proceeds benefiting the Pemberton Food Bank.  Each house team will be competing for the title of the “Greatest Givers”. The house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items. These “hot” items will be posted on the jumbo wall next week.

As special incentive, at lunch on Wednesday, December 20, the adult staff from the losing team will be treated to a Buddy the Elf’s Breakfast.  This delicious, disgusting, sweet dish will be served up by representatives from the winning team.   They will also be subjected to public humiliation by donning elf ears for the day.

  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office. Also, Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. The sitting fee is $50.
  • The “Find Your Fit” Tour is coming to PSS on Thursday, December 14th. This is an interactive event where youth can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in the region and across the province. Students from grades 8-12 will participate and take about 50 min. to complete this program in the gym. Students will first visit up to 16 career activity stations where they can take part in a hands-on activity related to a specific career. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They’ll then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice. The event is open to the Public 3:30 – 7:00pm.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017:

  • The Aboriginal Leadership meeting today is canceled. See you next week!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Chicken & Bacon Pesto Pasta with Garlic Bread and Dessert for lunch today for $5.
  • Grade 8/9 girls basketball practice Friday is cancelled.  There will be a meeting for grade 8/9 girls this Thursday at 11:45 in Miss Walden’s room.
  • The Interact Club and PSS leadership are happy to announce the December House Team Food Drive, with proceeds benefiting the Pemberton Food Bank.  Each house team will be competing for the title of the “Greatest Givers”. The house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items. These “hot” items will be posted on the jumbo wall next week.

As special incentive, at lunch on Wednesday, December 20, the adult staff from the losing team will be treated to a Buddy the Elf’s Breakfast.  This delicious, disgusting, sweet dish will be served up by representatives from the winning team.   They will also be subjected to public humiliation by donning elf ears for the day.

  • Leadership is having a Bake Sale this Thursday! Bring your change for a good cause. – all proceeds will benefit the Food Bank.
  • Grads: Your $50 Grad fee which covers your Ceremony and your Cap & Gown is now due to the office. Also, Grad Photo Sessions are happening on  Tuesday, January 9th and Wednesday, Jan 10th. All Grads, please come to the office to sign up for a sitting time before the holidays begin. The sitting fee is $50.

 

  • The “Find Your Fit” Tour is coming to PSS on Thursday, December 14th. This is an interactive event where youth can try the skills they’ll need for different careers in demand in the region and across the province. Students from grades 8-12 will participate and take about 50 min. to complete this program in the gym. Students will first visit up to 16 career activity stations where they can take part in a hands-on activity related to a specific career. These activities will help students uncover their strengths and interests, giving them the knowledge they need to get started with their career planning. They’ll then move on to a labour market information station, where they can dig deeper into a career of their choice. The event is open to the Public 3:30 – 7:00pm.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

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, December 05, 2017:

  • 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 and Art Club is meeting in Portable 1.
  • There is a Senior Girls and Boys Basketball meeting today at lunch in Ms. Walden’s rm.
  • There is a LINK meeting in Room 207 at the start of lunch, please come by to find out today’s plan.
  • Come and join the Diversity Group in the Commons at lunch today to celebrate Trans-Awareness Day. We will celebrate by making gingerbread people.
  • The Aboriginal Leadership meeting this Wednesday is canceled. See you next week!
  • The Devils Diner is serving Pork Chow Mein for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • The Interact Club and PSS leadership are happy to announce the December House Team Food Drive, with proceeds benefiting the Pemberton Food Bank.  Each house team will be competing for the title of the “Greatest Givers”. The house team that collects the most weight in food will win.  Bonus points will be awarded for certain food items. These “hot” items will be posted on the jumbo wall next week.

As special incentive, at lunch on Wednesday, December 20, the adult staff from the losing team will be treated to a Buddy the Elf’s Breakfast.  This delicious, disgusting, sweet dish will be served up by representatives from the winning team.   They will also be subjected to public humiliation by donning elf ears for the day.

  • Leadership is having a Bake Sale this Thursday! Bring your change for a good cause. – all proceeds will benefit the Food Bank.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

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, December 01, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: Monday, December 4th is a Curriculum Implementation Day and there is no school in session. Bake some holiday cookies and enjoy the long weekend!

  • Link Leaders: there will be a short Link Meeting in Room 207 today at lunch.
  • The Devils Diner is serving yummy Bannock Tacos for lunch today for $5.
  • The Whistler/Pemberton Secondary Hockey Academy is having a New Parent Information Night on February 6. Please see the attached poster for more details.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

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 30, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: Monday, December 4th is a Curriculum Implementation Day 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 in the Art Rm.
  • Link Leaders: there will be a short Link Meeting in Room 207 today at lunch.
  • Leadership Students– there is an important meeting in Ms. Walden’s Rm at lunch.
  • The Devils Diner is serving yummy Bannock Tacos for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • With the cold, wet and snowy weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

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 29, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: Today is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only. Dismissal will be at 11:44am.

Monday, December 4th is a Curriculum Implementation Day and there is no school in session.

  • With the cold, wet and snowing weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

  • Grade 11 & 12 Students going on the fieldtrip to the Career & Education Fair in the Vancouver Conference Centre tomorrow: the bus will leave PSS at 8:45am and return at 5:00pm. Please be ready to go at 8:40am.

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 28, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: Tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 29th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school is in session for a half day only. Dismissal will be at 11:44am.

Monday, December 4th is a Curriculum Implementation Day 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 in the Art Rm.
  • Diversity Group: Please meet in the Counselling Rm at the beginning of lunch today. We have some prepping to do!
  • Interact: there is an Interact meeting at lunch today in Rm 205.
  • Attention Gr 8 & 9 Volleyball and Boys Soccer Teams. The Yearbook photo has been postponed to Wednesday, December 6th (next week) at lunch.
  • All Senior Boys and Girls Basketball players please come to Miss Walden’s room at 11:45 to get your uniforms.
  • There are 5 uniforms that still have not been turned in.  You have until tomorrow morning to hand them in or you will start to receive a personal reminder on the announcements.
  • With the cold, wet and snowing weather arriving, the PSS Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! We are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for our decorated donation boxes at Pemberton Secondary School, the Pemberton & District Community Centre, Pemberton Valley Supermarket and AG Foods. The donation deadline is December 15th.

Kukwstum̓ckál̓ap!

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pork Chow Mein for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Grade 12 students who need help with their application to post-secondary programs please contact Ms. Quamme.
  • Grade 11 & 12 Students: You are invited to a Career & Education Fair in the Vancouver Conference Centre on Thursday, Nov. 30th. There is no cost for this fieldtrip. The bus will leave PSS at 8:45am and return at 5:00pm. Pick up a permission form at the office and return in by the end of today if you wish to attend.

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 27, 2017:

Parents/Guardians/Students: This Wednesday, Nov. 29th is a Teacher Collaboration Day and school in session for a half day only. Dismissal will be at 11:44am.

Monday, December 4th is a Curriculum Implementation Day and there is no school in session.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Grilled Cheese and Homemade Soup for lunch today for $5.
  • Girls Club is meeting at lunch in Ms. McLachlan’s Rm today.
  • Gr.8 Boys Basketball – there is a meeting at lunch today in Miss. Walden’s Rm. Please bring your lunch.
  • Grade 12 students who need help with their application to post-secondary programs please contact Ms. Quamme. She will be in the Library at the start of lunch if you need some help.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership Meeting after school today in the Istken Room. The late bus will be running to the New Site and D’Arcy. See you there!
  • Grade 11 & 12 Students: You are invited to a Career & Education Fair in the Vancouver Conference Centre on Thursday, Nov. 30th. There is no cost for this fieldtrip. The bus will leave PSS at 8:45am and return at 5:00pm. Pick up a permission form at the office and return in by Tuesday, Nov. 28th if you wish to attend.
  • Attention Gr 8 & 9 Volleyball and Boys Soccer Team. Please meet in Ms. Walden’s rm tomorrow at lunch to take a Yearbook Photos.

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 24, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Bannock Tacos for lunch today for $5.
  • Diversity Club is meeting in the Counselling Room today at lunch. New members are welcome.
  • Grade 11 & 12 Students: You are invited to a Career & Education Fair in the Vancouver Conference Centre on Thursday, Nov. 30th. There is no cost for this fieldtrip. The bus will leave PSS at 8:45am and return at 5:00pm. Pick up a permission form at the office and return in by Tuesday, Nov. 28th if you wish to attend.
  • Recycling – Ok, PSS, you can do better than this!! Our bottle & can recycling has been full of garbage, coffee cups and non-returnable plastics. Please help us protect the environment and put only returnable bottles and cans in the bottle recycling bins. Your lunch garbage belongs in a garbage container!
  • The Athletic Clothing Order has arrived!! Please see Ms. Walden at lunch to pick up your order.
  • Attention Gr 8 & 9 Volleyball and Boys Soccer Team. Please meet in Ms. Walden’s rm at Lunch on Wednesday,  Nov. 29th to take a Yearbook Photo.
  • There is an Aboriginal Leadership Meeting on Monday after school in the Istken Room. The late bus will be running to the New Site and D’arcy. See you there!
  • The Office has an men’s digital watch (black and blue) that was found in the Gym in early November. Please see Ms. McLeod if you are missing a watch.
  • There is an open house at the Nat Bosa Centre for Film and Animation at Capilano University.  If you are interested in film making, visual effects, Animation, costuming, this would be a great opportunity to get more information about any of these career areas.   It is happening on Saturday, November 25, 11 am to 3 pm.  You can find out more information at capilanou.ca/film

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 23, 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 for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • Interact is meeting at Lunch in Rm 205 today.
  • Recycling – Ok, PSS, you can do better than this!! Our bottle & can recycling has been full of garbage, coffee cups and non-returnable plastics. Please help us protect the environment and put only returnable bottles and cans in the bottle recycling bins. Your lunch garbage belongs in a garbage container!
  • The Athletic Clothing Order has arrived!! Please see Ms. Walden at lunch to pick up your order.
  • Attention Gr 8 & 9 Volleyball and Boys Soccer Team. Please meet in Ms. Walden’s rm at Lunch on Wednesday,  Nov. 29th to take a Yearbook Photo.
  • There is an open house at the Nat Bosa Centre for Film and Animation at Capilano University.  If you are interested in film making, visual effects, Animation, costuming, this would be a great opportunity to get more information about any of these career areas.   It is happening on Saturday, November 25, 11 am to 3 pm.  You can find out more information at capilanou.ca/film

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 22, 2017:

  • The Devils Diner is serving Pork Chow Mein for lunch today for $5.
  • Grads – the next Grad “Sandwich Seminar” is happening tomorrow. The session’s topic is “Post-Secondary Schools and Training”. This seminar is for students taking English in Semester 2 only and lunch is provided.
  • There is an open house at the Nat Bosa Centre for Film and Animation at Capilano University.  If you are interested in film making, visual effects, Animation, costuming, this would be a great opportunity to get more information about any of these career areas.   It is happening on Saturday, November 25, 11 am to 3 pm.  You can find out more information at capilanou.ca/film

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 21, 2017:

  • The Late Bus runs to New Site, Mt. Currie and D’Arcy. Homework Help is in the Library, Drama is happening in the Art Rm and Art Club is meeting in Portable 1.
  • All Senior Boys and Girls Basketball Players please meet in Miss Walden’s room at 11:45 for a quick meeting.
  • The Devils Diner is serving Pork Chow Mein for lunch tomorrow for $5.
  • The deadline to order Poinsettias and Wreaths through the Drama Class is the end of today! Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students or our office. The plants will be delivered on Dec. 1.
  • Family to Family Education Course – please see the attached poster concerning a Mental Illness course for Families running in Squamish February to April.
  • There is an open house at the Nat Bosa Centre for Film and Animation at Capilano University.  If you are interested in film making, visual effects, Animation, costuming, this would be a great opportunity to get more information about any of these career areas.   It is happening on Saturday, November 25, 11 am to 3 pm. You can find out more information at ca/film

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 20, 2017:

Parents/Guardians: The next PSS PAC Meeting happens this evening at 6:30pm. The agenda and minutes from the last meeting are attached. Tonight’s meeting will also feature a special presentation:

Need help talking to your teen? Want to be a parent that your kids can talk to?
This evening’s PAC meeting will have Tanya Richman MA, CCC, RCC presenting to us of how to have those talks with your teen. There will be resources for youth and parents on where to get more information on various topics. There will also be a display of the Suicide Intervention Kits put out by CYMH-SU that are available for caregivers and youth. Come on out and bring a friend.

  • The Devils Diner is serving Grilled Cheese and Homemade Hearty Soup for lunch today for $5.
  • 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 office. It would be a very small commitment and any help is appreciated!
  • The deadline to order Poinsettias and Wreaths through the Drama Class is tomorrow, Nov 21st! Poinsettias are $15 or 6 for $13. To order, ask one of our PSS Drama students or our office. 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.

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 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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