The second block rotation signifies that we are approximately a quarter of the way into the school year. Though the change is a modest one (moving from 1-2-3-4 to 4-1-2-3, it is a refreshing change for students and staff. The transition in our academic schedule also coincides with the change from the Fall Season of Play to the Winter. While soccer, rugby, soccer, swimming, field hockey, and volleyball have or will be wrapping up, soon a new season of sports will take its place.
November 16th - Second Quarter Begins
New block rotation is 4-1-2-3.
November 16th - 26th - McMath Clothing on Sale
As posted already on the McMath Web Site, McMath Wear will be on sale beginning Novemer 16th. Forms will be available at lunch at the booth by the office or download a PDF version from the website. Hoodies, Full Zipper Hoodies, Crew Neck Sweat Shirts, Long Sleeve T-Shirts, and Sweat Pants will all be on sale.
November 16th - Post Secondary Afternoon
Post secondary afternoon is an opportunity for students to learn a little about some of the various post secondary options available to them. Though many of our grade twelve students already have some idea, perhaps some grade elevens are still searching for alternatives. Representatives from a number of different schools will be on hand to provide some information about what their institution may have to offer.
November 17th - Parent Advisory Council Meeting
Just a reminder that the next PAC Meeting is Tuesday November 17th at 7pm in the library.
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Scenes from our Remembrance Day Ceremony held on November 10th. Organized by students in Mr. Lalonde's History 12 classes, the students explored the theme of "War and the Individual" with a moving and insightful Remembrance Day Assembly. Thanks to Kevin D for the photos.
NEWS AND EVENTS
Changes in B.C.'s Curriculum (Part Five)
In this video from the Ministry of Education, Big Ideas are explained in a bit more detail. The video explains what big ideas are and the role they play in the conceptual model of BC’s redesigned curriculum.
No CAREER CENTRE: NEW THIS WEEK This segment will be back next week.