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Student Bulletin - Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 Day 1

Student Bulletin

Wednesday  February 20th, 2019     

 

DAY 1    

HIP DAY

 


1.      HIP DAYA reminder that today is HIP Day.  Classes will start at 9:40 am.                                 Office (20)

 

2.      CANADIAN COMPUTING COMPETITION:  All contestants in the Canadian Computing Competition please report to Room 307 at 11:50 with your lunch.                                                                           R. Arkiletian (20)

 

3.      GRADE 8 COURSE PLANNING SHEETS ARE DUE.  Please hand in to my mailbox in the office or under my door.  Thanks, Ms. Kartsonas                                                                                                      N. Kartsonas (22)

 

4.       ATTENTION: The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days. Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.                                                                                M. Poon (21)

Thursday, Feb 21

Lunch

Musical Crew

Auditorium

 

 

5.      UBC SPEAKER IN STEM:  Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math?  Do you want to learn more about university life?  A 4th year computer science student at UBC will be sharing about their experiences on STEM on Friday, Feb 22 at lunch in Ms. Chan’s room (352).  They will be touching o what they are currently studying and their experience as a trans and genderqueer student.  There will be time for Q & A at the end.  Come learn more!                                                                                             S. Chan (22)

 

6.      ATTENTION GRADE 11S NOT IN PE/DANCETerm 2 Daily Physical Activity (DPA) logs are due Feb 22. Submit via the Hamber website - Students - Graduation.                                                   E. James (22)


7.      ATTENTION GRADE 10S AND 11SNeed more experiences to enrich your resume, cover letter, or university applications? Want the opportunity to explore hundreds of career options in fields such as law, pharmacy, accounting, nursing, marketing, carpentry, or nutrition? If yes, sign up for Work Experience by Feb 28! Forms are available from the office counter.                                                                                   E. James (22)

 

8.      ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSThere will be grade meetings held next week for all Hamber International Students to provide important information about upcoming events, registration for next year, fee payments and study permits.

Students must attend the session according to grade on the following dates:

Grade 8 and 9: February 25th

Grade 10: February 26th

Grade 11: February 27th

Grade 12: February 28th

 

The meetings will be held in room 221 and will start at the beginning of lunch. Pizza will be provided. It is imperative that you make your best effort to attend. See you there!                              J. Polukoshko (22)

 

9.      VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers are needed at the Math Challengers Regional Competition at UBC on Sat. Feb. 23 for set-up, running papers to and from the markers room, and take down of the event.  Shifts range from as little as 2 hours to all day.  Snacks, a light lunch at White Spot, and volunteer hours will be provided.  Please see Ms. Chan in Room 352 ASAP if you are interested.                                           S. Chan (20)

 

10.   GRAPHIC NOVEL TRIVIA: It's Hamber Graphic Novel month, and you could win prizes straight from the TV set of Riverdale! This week's question is 'Who is Archie's best childhood friend?' Submit answers to the Library Learning Commons by Friday at 3:30pm. Good luck!                                                  S. Lemmon (22)

 

11.  VALENTINE GRAMS PICK UPCan the following students come to Ms. Panesar’s Room 320 to pick up their Valentine grams that weren’t deliverable:  Nyobe Tello, Stefany Sincraian, Alison Matthews, Colin Wu, Jodin, Chantelle, and Natalie Tam.                                                                                                       B. Panesar (21)


12.  JOIN YEARBOOK NEXT YEAR:  If you're interested in taking the Yearbook course next year, please pick up an application form from the bulletin board outside Ms. Poon's room (315).  We are looking for layout designers, story writers, and photographers.  You can specialize in a particular area, or you can try all three!  You should have an interest in these skills, and while prior knowledge is a plus, it is not required.  This course is open to grades 10, 11, and 12.  Applications are due Wednesday, February 27 and interviews will be held the following week.                                                                                                          M. Poon (20)​

February 15
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, Day 2

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.              M. Poon (19)

Tuesday, February 19

Lunch

Musical Crew

Auditorium



1.      VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDVolunteers are needed at the Math Challengers Regional Competition at UBC on Sat. Feb. 23 for set-up, running papers to and from the markers room, and take down of the event.  Shifts range from as little as 2 hours to all day.  Snacks, a light lunch at White Spot, and volunteer hours will be provided.  Please see Ms. Chan in Room 352 ASAP if you are interested.                             S. Chan (20)

 

2.      VALENTINE GRAMS PICK UPCan the following students come to Ms. Panesar’s Room 320 to pick up their Valentine grams that weren’t deliverable:  Nyobe Tello, Stefany Sincraian, Alison Matthews, Colin Wu, Jodin, Chantelle, and Natalie Tam.                                                                                                                       B. Panesar (21)


3.    JOIN YEARBOOK NEXT YEAR:  If you're interested in taking the Yearbook course next year, please pick up an application form from the bulletin board outside Ms. Poon's room (315).  We are looking for layout designers, story writers, and photographers.  You can specialize in a particular area, or you can try all three!  You should have an interest in these skills, and while prior knowledge is a plus, it is not required.  This course is open to grades 10, 11, and 12.  Applications are due Wednesday, February 27 and interviews will be held the following week.                                                                                                                                        M. Poon (20)


4.      LAST CHANCE TO BUY A YEARBOOK:  If you haven’t purchased a yearbook yet and would like to do so, this is your last chance!   Go to the Eric Hamber website and click on “Pay a School Fee.”  Yearbooks are now $45.  You have until Tuesday, February 19 to make your purchase. 

Please note that the plant will only be printing the number of books which have been pre-ordered.                                                                                               M. Poon (19)​

February 13
Thursday, February 14, 2019, Day 1

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.              M. Poon (19)

Tuesday, February 19

Lunch

Musical Crew

Auditorium


1.      AP STUDENTS: This is a reminder that today, February 14th, is the last day to submit your AP Exam fee and application form to Mr. Lam in the office.  Please see Mr. Ambrose if you are not able to meet this deadline.                               D. Ambrose (14)

 

2.    JOIN YEARBOOK NEXT YEAR:  If you're interested in taking the Yearbook course next year, please pick up an application form from the bulletin board outside Ms. Poon's room (315).  We are looking for layout designers, story writers, and photographers.  You can specialize in a particular area, or you can try all three!  You should have an interest in these skills, and while prior knowledge is a plus, it is not required.  This course is open to grades 10, 11, and 12.  Applications are due Wednesday, February 27 and interviews will be held the following week.                                                                                                                                         M. Poon (20)


3.       LAST CHANCE TO BUY A YEARBOOK:  If you haven’t purchased a yearbook yet and would like to do so, this is your last chance!   Go to the Eric Hamber website and click on “Pay a School Fee.”  Yearbooks are now $45.  You have until Tuesday, February 19 to make your purchase. 

Please note that the plant will only be printing the number of books which have been pre-ordered.                                                                                                 M. Poon (19)


4.      THINK ABOUT MATH WORKSHOPThe University of Waterloo will be offering a workshop for grade 9 and 10 girls interested in mathematics at York House in Vancouver on Sat. May 11.  This experience offers the opportunity to ask female Waterloo graduates about their education, careers, and experiences in math.  Applications are due by 7 pm on Fri. Feb. 15.  If you are interested, check the Math bulletin board outside room 303 for more info.                                       S. Chan (14)

 

5.      GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTESTThis week's trivia question is...  What is the name and author of the only graphic novel that has won the Pulitzer Prize? Entries due by 3:30pm Friday. You can also win Riverdale prizes by checking out any graphic novel, or by posting a pic of a graphic novel to Instagram with #hambergraphics and @hamberllc. Good luck!                                                                         S. Lemmon (14)​

February 11
Tuesday, February 12, 2019, Day 1

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.                                            M. Poon (12)

Tuesday, February 12

Lunch

Musical Crew

Auditorium

 

 

1.      THINK ABOUT MATH WORKSHOPThe University of Waterloo will be offering a workshop for grade 9 and 10 girls interested in mathematics at York House in Vancouver on Sat. May 11.  This experience offers the opportunity to ask female Waterloo graduates about their education, careers, and experiences in math.  Applications are due by 7 pm on Fri. Feb. 15.  If you are interested, check the Math bulletin board outside room 303 for more info.                                          S. Chan (13)

 

2.      GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTESTThis week's trivia question is...  What is the name and author of the only graphic novel that has won the Pulitzer Prize? Entries due by 3:30pm Friday. You can also win Riverdale prizes by checking out any graphic novel, or by posting a pic of a graphic novel to Instagram with #hambergraphics and @hamberllc. Good luck!                                                      S. Lemmon (14)

 

3.      EARLY DISMISSAL: SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALLPlease excuse the members of the Senior Girls Basketball team at 12:45 for their Lower Mainland playoff game in North Vancouver today.                          J. Polukoshko (12)​

February 08
Monday, February 11, 2019, Day 2

ATTENTIONThe following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.            M. Poon (12)

Monday, February 11

Lunch

Musical Cast

Auditorium

Tuesday, February 12

Lunch

Musical Crew

Auditorium

 

 

1.      GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTESTListen to today's announcements to hear the first Graphic Novel Contest trivia question! You will have all week to submit your answer to the Library Learning Commons, and the week one winner will be announced next Monday. Good luck!                                                                              S. Lemmon (11)​

February 07
Friday, February 8, 2019, Day 1

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.              M. Poon (12)

Friday, February 8

Lunch

Chess Club

Room 318

Monday, February 11

Lunch

Musical Cast

Auditorium

Tuesday, February 12

Lunch

Musical Crew

Auditorium

 

1.      GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTESTFebruary is Graphic Novel Month at Hamber, and we are celebrating with a contest where you could win authentic Riverdale swag! There are 3 ways to enter:

1)      CHECKOUT any graphic novel (including comics and manga)

2)      POST a pic of a graphic novel to Instagram and include #hambergraphics and @hamberllc

3)      ANSWER one of the weekly trivia questions (starts Mon. Feb. 11)

Good luck!                                                                                        S. Lemmon (8)

 

2.      HAMBER READS:  We have chosen The Martian by Andy Weir as our next read. We are doing a 'movies you have read' event where we will be watching The Martian later in March. Please see Ms. Lemmon if you want to join us. Happy Reading!                                                                                                                                S. Lemmon (8)

 

3.      LANGUAGE AWARENESS DAY:   The day has finally arrived. Yes,TODAY is Language Awareness Day.  The Language Department and Language students have worked really hard to put on the fun-filled day.  Come check our classrooms in the Language wing during second period (Blk 1-4) for fun activities, food and entertainment.  We will also have “La Tire d’Erable” – Maple Taffy served on snow.  The station is set up in the main hallway so come and look at how maple taffy is made.  Please bring some money to you can try it.  Some of the classrooms will also be open during lunchtime.

​​​​​Last period of the day, Language students will be performing in the Drama studio.  There will be skits, songs, and musical performances being presented in the target language.  So, come on down and see all that is happening in our French, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese classes.   There are only a few spots available. Hope you can join us.                                                   A. Manetta (8)​
February 06
Thursday, February 7, 2019, Day 2

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.               M. Poon (12)

 

Thursday, February 7

Lunch

Spring and Fall Footlights Cast & Crew

Math Help and Challengers Club

Kazoo Club

Drama Studio

Room 301

Strings Room

Friday, February 8

Lunch

Chess Club

Room 318

Monday, February 11

Lunch

Musical Cast

Auditorium

 

1.      GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTESTFebruary is Graphic Novel Month at Hamber, and we are celebrating with a contest where you could win authentic Riverdale swag! There are 3 ways to enter:

1)      CHECKOUT any graphic novel (including comics and manga)

2)      POST a pic of a graphic novel to Instagram and include #hambergraphics and @hamberllc

3)      ANSWER one of the weekly trivia questions (starts Mon. Feb. 11)

Good luck!                                                                                              S. Lemmon (8)

 

2.      VALENTINE’S DAY GRAMSGrad Committee will be distributing Valentine Grams on the morning (blocks 1 and 2) of February 14th.  If you don’t want to be disturbed, please email Ms. Panesar.  Also, teachers please excuse the Grad Committee and the Service Club during these blocks to complete this important work!        B. Panesar (11)

 

3.      HAMBER READS:  We have chosen The Martian by Andy Weir as our next read. We are doing a 'movies you have read' event where we will be watching The Martian later in March. Please see Ms. Lemmon if you want to join us. Happy Reading!                                                                                                                                     S. Lemmon (8)

 

4.      MATH CONTESTS

AMC 10 & 12 – A reminder to any students who registered that this contest will take place in the library on Thurs. Feb. 7 at 8:30 am. 

8th Grade CNML, Pascal, Cayley, and Fermat – Any gr. 8-11 students wanting to write these contests, please register with Ms. Chan by Fri. Feb. 8.                                                                                                           S. Chan (7)


5.      WORLD LITERATURE ENGLISH 12 MEETING FOR INTERESTED STUDENTS (2019-20)Students interested in taking World Literature English 12 next year should come to an information session at the beginning of lunch on Thursday, February 7th in Room 320. Please bring in a pen to fill out an application form.            B. Panesar (7)

 ​

6.      LANGUAGE AWARENESS DAYYes, it is that time of year that the Language Department presents Language Awareness Day.  This year it will be held on Friday, February 8.  Come check our classrooms in the Language wing during second period (Blk 1-4) for fun activities, food and entertainment.  We will also have “La Tire d’Erable” – Maple Taffy served on snow.  So please bring some money.  Some of the classrooms will also be open during lunchtime.    Last period of the day, language students will be performing in the Drama studio.  There will be skits, songs, and activities being presented in the target language.  So, come on down and see all that is happening in our French, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese classes.   Hope you can join us.                                                                                                      A. Manetta (8)​

February 05
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Day 1

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.               M. Poon (7)

Wednesday, February 6

Lunch

E-Creative

Photography Club

Winter Show Cast and Crew

Room 311

Room 135

Drama Studio

 

Afterschool

Whistle Club

Gym

Thursday, February 7

Lunch

Spring and Fall Footlights Cast & Crew

Math Help and Challengers Club

Kazoo Club

Drama Studio

Room 301

Strings Room

 

1.      HAMBER READS:  We have chosen The Martian by Andy Weir as our next read. We are doing a 'movies you have read' event where we will be watching The Martian later in March. Please see Ms. Lemmon if you want to join us. Happy Reading!                                                                                                                                    S. Lemmon (8)

 

2.      MATH CONTESTS

AMC 10 & 12 – A reminder to any students who registered that this contest will take place in the library on Thurs. Feb. 7 at 8:30 am. 

8th Grade CNML, Pascal, Cayley, and Fermat – Any gr. 8-11 students wanting to write these contests, please register with Ms. Chan by Fri. Feb. 8.                                                                                                             S. Chan (7)


3.      WORLD LITERATURE ENGLISH 12 MEETING FOR INTERESTED STUDENTS (2019-20)Students interested in taking World Literature English 12 next year should come to an information session at the beginning of lunch on Thursday, February 7th in Room 320. Please bring in a pen to fill out an application form.           B. Panesar (7)

 

4.      VALENTINE GRAMSGrad Committee will be selling valentine grams from Monday to Friday!  This week is the last week to buy your grams!  Come to the kiosk at lunch to get your grams for the ones you love.  See you guys there!              B. Panesar (6) 

5.       LANGUAGE AWARENESS DAY:  Yes, it is that time of year that the Language Department presents Language Awareness Day.  This year it will be held on Friday, February 8.  Come check our classrooms in the Language wing during second period (Blk 1-4) for fun activities, food and entertainment.  We will also have “La Tire d’Erable” – Maple Taffy served on snow.  So please bring some money.  Some of the classrooms will also be open during lunchtime.    Last period of the day, language students will be performing in the Drama studio.  There will be skits, songs, and activities being presented in the target language.  So, come on down and see all that is happening in our French, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese classes.   Hope you can join us.                                                                                                      A. Manetta (8)​

February 04
Tuesday, February 5, 2019, Day 2

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.                 M. Poon (7)

Tuesday, February 5

Morning

Peer Counsellors

Counselling Suite

 

Lunch

Food for Thought

Anime Video Game Club

Girls in STEM

Tandem Language Club

Room 311

Room 323

Room 131

Counselling Suite

Wednesday, February 6

Lunch

E-Creative

Photography Club

Winter Show Cast and Crew

Room 311

Room 135

Drama Studio

 

Afterschool

Whistle Club

Gym

Thursday, February 7

Lunch

Spring and Fall Footlights Cast & Crew

Math Help and Challengers Club

Kazoo Club

Drama Studio

Room 301

Strings Room

 

1.      GRAPHIC NOVEL MONTH:  February is Hamber Graphic Novel Month! From comics to manga to graphic fiction and graphic non-fiction, the Library Learning Commons has hundreds of great reads for you! We are having a contest to celebrate Hamber Graphic Novel Month, and you could win authentic Riverdale swag. There are 3 ways to enter:

1 - every time you check out a graphic novel

2 - graphic novel trivia questions over announcements

3 - Instagram photo entry

More information to come - Happy Graphic Novel month!                       S. Lemmon (5)

 

2.      VALENTINE GRAMSGrad Committee will be selling valentine grams from Monday to Friday!  This week is the last week to buy your grams!  Come to the kiosk at lunch to get your grams for the ones you love.  See you guys there!                B. Panesar (6)

3.      GRADE 8 MY ED ACCOUNT ACTIVATION:  Please follow the information in the previous student bulletins provided by Mr. Bach.  Use your student number.  The password for all grade 8 and new accounts is District$2018.  If you can't get your account to work, please see Miss Lee in the office starting Friday.     N. Kartsonas (5)

4.      LANGUAGE AWARENESS DAYYes, it is that time of year that the Language Department presents Language Awareness Day.  This year it will be held on Friday, February 8.  Come check our classrooms in the Language wing during second period (Blk 1-4) for fun activities, food and entertainment.  We will also have “La Tire d’Erable” – Maple Taffy served on snow.  So please bring some money.  Some of the classrooms will also be open during lunchtime.    Last period of the day, language students will be performing in the Drama studio.  There will be skits, songs, and activities being presented in the target language.  So, come on down and see all that is happening in our French, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese classes.   Hope you can join us.                                                                                                      A. Manetta (8)​

February 01
Monday, February 4, 2019, Day 1

ATTENTION:  The following clubs will have their photo taken on the designated days.  Please inform your members about the photo and arrive promptly.                 M. Poon (7)

Monday, February 4

Lunch

Games Club

Biology Club

Student Forum Executives

Room 311

Room 210

Room 221

 

Afterschool

Food for Humanity

Writing Club

Room 106

Room 275

Tuesday, February 5

Morning

Peer Counsellors

Counselling Suite

 

Lunch

Food for Thought

Anime Video Game Club

Girls in STEM

Tandem Language Club

Room 311

Room 323

Room 131

Counselling Suite

Wednesday, February 6

Lunch

E-Creative

Photography Club

Winter Show Cast and Crew

Room 311

Room 135

Drama Studio

 

Afterschool

Whistle Club

Gym


1.      FREE SCIENCE WORLD EVENTHere’s a great opportunity!  Science World is hosting SWEET (Science World’s Extravagant Evening for Teens) on Friday, February 15 from 6-9pm.  This is a FREE event for 13-18 year olds.  According to the website: “This fun, free evening will let you connect with post-secondary students and faculty through hands-on experiences with liquid nitrogen ice cream, virtual reality, psychology, physics, chemistry experiments and more!  Faculty Faceoff will feature more than 20 guest exhibitors and presenters from UBC, Langara, SFU, BCIT, Vancouver Community College, Douglas College, Vancouver Animation School and TRIUMF.  Catch the LIVE demo-off with demonstrations presented by BCIT Engineering, Douglas College Department of Physics and Astronomy, SFU Department of Physics, UBC Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC Sensorimotor Physiology Lab in the School of Kinesiology Vancouver Animation School.”

Go to the Science World website and click “Teen Events” under the “Learn: Resources & Field Trips” tab to find more information and to register.                        M. Poon (4)


2.      HAMBER READS:  We are picking our 'Movies you have Read' choice. Please reply via email or let Ms. Lemmon know in the Library Learning Commons. Thanks!                                                                                                                   S. Lemmon (4)

  

3.      GRAPHIC NOVEL MONTH:  February is Hamber Graphic Novel Month! From comics to manga to graphic fiction and graphic non-fiction, the Library Learning Commons has hundreds of great reads for you! We are having a contest to celebrate Hamber Graphic Novel Month, and you could win authentic Riverdale swag. There are 3 ways to enter:

1 - every time you check out a graphic novel

2 - graphic novel trivia questions over announcements

3 - Instagram photo entry

More information to come - Happy Graphic Novel month!                  S. Lemmon (5)

 

4.      VALENTINE GRAMSGrad Committee will be selling valentine grams from Monday to Friday!  This week is the last week to buy your grams!  Come to the kiosk at lunch to get your grams for the ones you love.  See you guys there!                 B. Panesar (6)

 

5.      GRADE 8 MY ED ACCOUNT ACTIVATION:  Please follow the information in the previous student bulletins provided by Mr. Bach.  Use your student number.  The password for all grade 8 and new accounts is District$2018.  If you can't get your account to work, please see Miss Lee in the office starting Friday.                                                                       N. Kartsonas (5)


6.       LANGUAGE AWARENESS DAYYes, it is that time of year that the Language Department presents Language Awareness Day.  This year it will be held on Friday, February 8.  Come check our classrooms in the Language wing during second period (Blk 1-3) for fun activities, food and entertainment.  We will also have “La Tire d’Erable” – Maple Taffy served on snow.  So please bring some money.  Some of the classrooms will also be open during lunchtime.    Last period of the day, language students will be performing in the Drama studio.  There will be skits, songs, and activities being presented in the target language.  So, come on down and see all that is happening in our French, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese classes.   Hope you can join us.                                                                                                      A. Manetta (8)​

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