District Secondary School Newsletter 11/11/2013 آ  Thursday January 9th, 2014Grad Photo Retakes January

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  • Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students:

    November is here already and with it the cooler weath-

    er!

    Our Remembrance Day Ceremony happened on Thurs-

    day November 7th. Thank you to Ms. Jean and her stu-

    dents for their work coordinating this event.

    Teachers and Support Staff attended our District’s Imple-

    mentation Day on November 8th. This was a very pro-

    ductive day where everyone participated in activities to

    carry out the District’s Strategic Plans for Learning. For

    more information on the Strategic Plan, please visit http://

    sd48seatosky.org/strategic-plan/

    Report cards are scheduled to be issued on November

    29th. Any questions or concerns regarding your child

    (ren)’s progress, please contact the teacher to schedule

    an appointment, either through email or by phone at 604-

    894-6318.

    Basketball season is now upon us. A special thank you

    goes out to all our community sponsors and coaches, as

    well as staff, who put in countless hours to support our

    students.

    We hope this newsletter finds you well and happy as you

    prepare for the upcoming Christmas rush. A reminder

    that school closes at 3:05 pm on Friday December 20th,

    and re-opens on Monday January 6th, 2014.

    On behalf of the staff at PSS, we wish you well as we

    head into the holiday season.

    Sincerely,

    N. Cox

    Principal

    Principal’s Message

    Hotstuff is asking “What are you

    Pemberton

    Secondary School

    Newsletter November 2013

    Volume 2, Issue 3

    Exchange Students 2

    What’s Happening 3

    Grad Info 4

    Calendar Info 5

    Movember 6

    Sports 7

    Pathways 8/9

    Crossword 10

    INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

    Important Dates to

    Remember:

     Report Cards Issued Nov.29th

     Collaboration Day Monday

    Dec.2

     Winter Break Dec. 23rd–Jan

    3rd

     School Returns Monday Janu-

    ary 6h, 2014

    Sea-to-Sky

    School

    District

  • This year some of our exchange students are helping out with our yearbook creation and

    enjoying snow for the first time ever!

    EXCHANGE STUDENTS HAVING FUN AT PSS!

    PEMBERTON SECONDARY SCHOOL NEWSLETTER Page 2

  • VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3

    Page 3

    MEANWHILE IN CLASSES

    This week in classes, our grade 8’s

    have moved into their volleyball unit

    in Mr. Leverton’s gym class.

  • Graduation Transitions Meetings

    Mon. Nov. 25th Grads with the last names from A to F

    Thu. Nov. 28th Grads with the last names from G to K

    Fri. Nov. 29th Grads with the last names from L to N

    Tue. Dec. 3rd Grads with the last names from O to S

    Thu. Dec. 5rd Grads with the last names from T to Z

    PEMBERTON SECONDARY SCHOOL NEWSLETTER Page 4

    Grad Updates

    Mr. Hargitt’s Woodwork students are well on their way to finishing

    their cutting board projects.

  • VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3

    Thursday November 21st, 2013

    Friday November 29th, 2013

    Monday December 2nd, 2013

    Friday December 20th, 2013

    Monday December 23rd to Friday January 3rd, 2014

    Monday January 6th, 2014

    Thursday January 9th, 2014

    January 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 2014

    January 27th to 30th, 2014

    Friday January 31st, 2014

    Monday February 3rd, 2014

    PSS 2013-2014 School Calendar

    Page 5

    Semester One

    Mid Term Marks Due

    Report Cards Issued

    School Collaboration Day

    Last Day Before Winter Break

    Winter Break

    School Reopens

    Grad Photo Retakes

    Articulation Meetings

    Semester One Final Exams

    PSS Professional Development Day

    Semester 2 Start Day

    Next PAC Meeting: Monday January

    20th, 2014

    BIKES! BIKES! BIKES!

    Donate your old bikes to

    Ms.E and her class so they

    can fix ‘em up and use

    them for their community

    biking project.

  • MOVEMBER

    Check out these awesome guys rockin’ the facial hair in support of Prostate Cancer

    Awareness month.

    Movember is an official global charity responsible for leaving a lasting impact on

    men’s health. “Through the power of the moustache, vital funds and awareness are

    raised to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.”

  • Sports Headlines

    Did You Know……

    The Major League Baseball teams use about 850,000 balls per season.

    A soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels, held together by 642

    stitches.

    Bulgaria was the only soccer team in the 1994 World Cup in which all

    11 players' last names ended with the letters "OV."

    The home team must provide the referee with 36 footballs for each

    National Football League game.

    At 101, Larry Lewis ran the 100 yard dash in 17.8 seconds setting a

    new world record for runners 100 years old or older.

    Coaching Staff

    Sr Boys - Bruce Miller and Vincent Selina

    Sr GIrls - Mike Richman

    Jr Boys - Paul Vacirca

    10 Girls - Greg Sproule

    9 GIrls - Garth Phare

    8 GIrls - Garth Phare and Rick King

  • On November 8th, our District came together for it’s Implementation Day at DRSS. The goal was to roll out the Strategic Learning Plan. This included working with the six Pathways to achieve the five learning competencies. A detailed look at our

    Strategic Plan can be found at http://sd48seatosky.org/

    Pathways We’ll Use To…... Achieve These Competencies

  • Remembrance Day Word

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    Pemberton, BC

    Phone: 604-894-6318

    Fax: 604-894-5437

    E-mail: firstinitiallastname@sd48.bc.ca

    Pemberton Secondary School

    SEA-TO -SKY

    SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Web:

    www.pembertonsecondary.bc.ca