Wednesday, Oct. 9th, 2019

Good morning Wildcats! There are still a number of Go Cards photo packages at the office that need to be picked up. A final reminder to please come to the office at break, lunch, or after school to pick them up.

Staff & Students, the Basic Education Group from China is visiting McMath this morning. Please give them a big Wildcat Hello when you see them in your classrooms.

Attention all members of the Royal Canadian Sea, Army & Air cadets! McMath is looking for cadet volunteers to proudly participate in uniform during the Remembrance Day Assembly on Nov. 8th.  Even if you just joined cadets this year, you are highly encouraged to participate! We also need some senior cadets to fill the lead roles. We know there are a lot of cadets at McMath and there is strength in numbers! For more information, muster on Thursday, Oct. 10th at the beginning of lunch in Mrs. Gallant’s Room, C218.

It’s Beyond the Blues (for mental health awareness) at McMath. Come to the Rotunda tomorrow at lunch to visit Richmond Mental Health, Richmond Addictions, and the Adolescent Support team to learn more about mental health and even win some prizes for your mental health knowledge!

Spend your money on things you want, NOT on overdue books! Make sure to check the due date on any books you have borrowed from the library & be sure to check the list posted in the library. Fines add up quickly, so act fast!

Are you interested in spending a month living & learning at a university campus next summer? The Shad enrichment program is an opportunity for exceptional student leaders to explore STEM & Entrepreneurship through hands-on, experiential learning in the form of workshops, seminars and labs while living at a host university across Canada for 4 weeks with 40-80 other students in Grade 10 or 11. McMath will be having a Shad Info Session taking place at lunch today in Room A105Session is open to those in Grades 10 & 11.

Calling all Student Volunteers!  Homma Elementary School is looking for TWELVE volunteers to help with SET UP/TEAR DOWN and the HOMMA HAUNTED HALLWAY at their Halloween Dance on Thursday, October 24th from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  Please attend an information and sign up meeting in the office at lunchtime tomorrow. 

There will be Senior Girls Basketball tryouts for the team today from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm and tomorrow from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Do you know that there are 23 countries in North America? If you want to learn more about Fijians in North America, come to Multicultural Club tomorrow, in Mrs. Sun’s Room, C116.

Are you interested in poetry, creative writing, & expressing yourself through words? Come to McMath Poetry Club today at lunch in Ms. Azadmard’s Room, C213. Follow @mcmathpoetryclub on Instagram for further updates.

As you may recall, Student Council hung personalized paws around the school at the beginning of the year. We have drawn one lucky paw for each grade & a staff member. Here are the winners! Grade 8: Takara O., Grade 9: Kevin M., Grade 10: Belicia S., Grade 11: Kai S., Grade 12: Orr K., and our staff winner is Ms. Shu! Would the lucky winners, please come to the office at break to claim your FREE McMath merchandise.

Attention Grads! The in-school, McMath deadline to be nominated for the Loran Scholarship is Tuesday Oct. 15th. So, if you want to be considered for the Sponsored pool for the Loran scholarship, please submit your LORAN application online by 8 am on Tuesday, October 15th. Any questions, please see your counsellor.

PIZZA! PIZZA! PIZZA! Get your hot, delicious PIZZA for $2 a slice on Friday at lunch in front of the McMath office. Please come down quickly as it sells out fast.