Friday, January 15th, 2020

Organized by the Anti-Racisim Coalition of Vancouver, today is Black Shirt Day. It’s a day to honour the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. The coalition says it would like to see Black Shirt Day gain worldwide recognition as an international day of education and discussion around the history of racism and the ongoing fight for civil rights fought by Black and racialized Canadians.

Canadian Universities Event will be hosting its first ever winter event next week. On Wednesday, January 20th and Thursday, January 21st between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm, 48 post secondaries from across Canada will be available to answer questions and provide information. These sessions are in a Q & A format - you are encouraged to drop in and ask questions to representatives. Register at cuebc.org or check the career centre website for more details.

Congratulations to this week’s Reading Riot prize draw winners, Rebecca K. Declan L.! Please come to the library to claim your prizes. The Reading Riot runs until April 9th – Read it, Rate it, Repeat!

Attention all Basketball players! Here is the schedule for Basketball practices on Monday, January 18th:

3:30 pm     Junior & Senior Boys in the North Gym

3:30 pm     Grade 12 Boys in the South Gym

5:00 pm     Grade 8 Boys in the North Gym

5:00 pm     Grade 9 Girls in the South Gym

Grads, did you know that your grad photos start next week? Please remember to book a session on the Artona website by the end of this week or else you will not have any grad photos.

Get ready to show some school spirit! Next week will be our first Spirit Week of 2021. Monday is Monochromatic Monday (that means wear one colour), Tuesday is tye dye day, Wednesday is hoodie day, Thursday is twin day, and Friday is colour wars.