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Student Bulletin - Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 - Day 2

Student Bulletin

Thursday  April 12th, 2018  DAY 2

1.       CHEMISTRY 11/12 CONTEST SIGN UP:  If you want to take the Avogadro Exam (Chemistry 11) or the Chem13 News Exam (Chemistry 12), please bring $5 to Ms. Dowle in room 351 on Monday April 16th.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   B. Dowle (16)

 2.       Thank you Eric Hamber for an inspiring day of awareness raising and celebration on International PinkShirt Day.  I am in awe of the collaboration, generosity, and community spirit of our students and staff. This day means so much to a few and equally as much to us all for many reasons. Again, heartfelt thanks.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  J.  Ritchie (12)

3.       BALANCING OUR MINDS COMMUNITY SUMMIT:  We still have some spots available for the Balancing Our Minds Community Summit.  Are you interested in learning more about youth mental health and what you can do to improve your own mental wellness and support your peers?  Tupper is hosting a Balancing Our Minds Community Summit on Monday, April 30 from 8:30 to 3:00.  There will be youth speakers, information sessions, a resource fair, FREE lunch and snack, presentations from VSB students, as well as door prizes.

 Sessions Include:

▪ Mental Martial Arts  ▪ Panel Session – Personal Journeys

▪ The Art of Belonging – Art Therapy (pm session only)  ▪ Indigenous Medicine Pouches

▪ Eating for Wellness ▪ Oh The Places You’ll Go (CART)

▪ A Love of Yoga ▪ Tap Into Tap -Tap Dancing for Mental Wellness

▪ Self Care 101 (for Adolescents)   ▪ Self Care 101 (for Educators)

▪ Substance Use and Wellness – Self-medication and  ▪ Resources for Educators

    Healthy Navigation 

 Please see your counsellor to sign up.

 Those who have already signed up also need to see their counsellor to provide additional information on the sessions they would like to attend and their lunch preference                              N. Sandhu (16)


4.       HAMBER READS MEETS AGAIN! - Apologies for the meeting cancellation. We will meet next Tuesday, April 17th, at lunch in the Library lounge. Bring your copy of The Young Elites. See you then!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           S. Lemmon (13)     

 5.       ATTENTION GRADE 10S:  Work Experience! This could be you! Here is a sample of where students in Work      Experience volunteered over spring break: Kidsafe, Dr. Cadenhead's office, Craftworks Sewing Society, SPG Childcare, Hillcrest Community Centre, Print It Go Graphics, Royal Bank, Collingwood Policing Centre, Granville Toyota, Simon Fraser University - Science Lab Technician (working with brains!), Jody Wilson-Raybould (MP office), Ernst & Young Accounting, Artona Photography, Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, Pure Integrative Pharmacy, and Burrard Animal Hospital. If you are interested in Work Experience, please submit your application form to Mrs. James (Room 309 or letterbox) by the end of this week. Forms are available in the office, Mr. Smith's room, or Room 309.                                               E. James (13)


6.       ATTENTION WEX 11 STUDENTSA reminder of term 3 assignments due by the end of April and to submit any completed placement paperwork.                                                                                                 E. James (13)


7.       GRAD COMMITTEE 2018-19 NOMINATIONS NOW OPENHamber's Grad Committee plays an important role in organizing and assisting with grad events throughout the grade 12 year. The committee is composed of 1 Grad Chair who is also a member of Student Council Executive and 5 committee members. Please note these important dates:    - Monday, April 9th: Nomination forms available in office                                                                                             -  Monday, April 16th: Nomination forms due                                                                                                                         - --- Wednesday, April 11th: Meeting for all interested students in Room 320 at 3:15 pm. 

         All students must attend to receive other pertinent info and dates.                                                           B. Panesar (12)


8.       VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR TEDX YOUTH @ HAMBER SCHOOLAre you interested in working in working on the TEDx event at Hamber?  Check out the Eric Hamber Students group on Facebook for a link to the volunteer Google form application.  If you do not have Facebook, a sign-up sheet will be posted outside the Mac Lab where you can write down your name and email.  We will send you the form link!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             S. Schoenfelder (12)

 9.       FOOTBALL:  Meeting Thursday at lunch for 2018 football season. Be at the weight room at  noon.     

                                                                                                                                                                            B. Gibson (12)

10. LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED TODAY  during Poetry in Voice.  Sorry for the inconvenience.            S. Lemmon (12)

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