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Student Bulletin - Monday, April 1, 2019

Student Bulletin

Monday April 1st, 2019 

DAY 1    


 

 

1.      INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF PINK:   Candy grams for .50 cents are being sold for International Days Of Pink

Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday APRIL 4TH -9TH.

BE AN ALLY! SEND A MESSAGE OF INCLUSION TO YOUR FRIENDS AND PEERS.                              J. Ritchie (5)

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March 13
Student Bullein - Thursday Mar 14, 2019 Day 1

Student Bulletin

Thursday March 14th, 2019     

 

DAY 1    


 


1.      GRADS: HEBDEN CHEMISTRY BURSARY AWARD $1000If you have finished or will finish Chemistry 12 by June 2019, you can apply for a $1000 bursary.  Dead line is April 26th.  More information can be found at  https://bit.ly/2C9mrwy                                                                                                                         B. Dowle (15)


2.      FILM INDUSTRY:  Have you ever thought of a career in the Film Industry? If so, the Film Academy at Britannia Secondary is for you. In this program, you will be enrolled in 4 film related courses and spend every other day fully immersed in the creation of films. You will learn about script writing, story boarding, producing, directing, filming, sound, editing and presenting your finished projects. You will have an enriched experience in film that will prepare you for your next steps directly into the Film Industry or to further education in Film Studies. Students will also be placed on Work Experience opportunities in the field. This is a one or two year program for grades 11 & 12. You must attend your home school for Day 1 and are at Brittania for Day 2. See Ms. Bekkering in the counselling suite if interested for next year!
                                                                                                                                                           E. Bekkering (15)

 

3.      HAMBER READS:  Due to unforeseen circumstances, we need to redo our club photo for the yearbook. Please come to the Library Learning Commons TODAY right at the start of lunch for our photo. Thanks!
                                                                                                                                                              S. Lemmon (14)

 

4.      Spring Break Reading - As you escape next week for some much needed rest & relaxation, why not escape into a good book? Check out our display of awesome reads in the display case, or come browse all our new reads in the Library Learning Commons! Don't know what to read? Ms. Lemmon & Ms. Doran would love to recommend a book that is just right for you! Happy Reading!                                                                                                                                                                S. Lemmon (15)

 

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March 12
Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Day 2

1.       CHEMISTRY 11 ENRICHED FOR 2019-2020All students who have requested Chemistry 11 Enriched for next school year, there is a very important information meeting on Wednesday, March 13th at lunch in room 351.  If you cannot attend this important meeting, please see Mrs. Dowle as soon as possible.                                                                                                              B. Dowle (13)


2.      REPRESENTING HAMBER AT THE UBC PHYSICS OLYMPICSLast Saturday, a team of eight students went to compete against 71 other schools in the 41st UBC Physics Olympics. Congratulations go out to Claire Kylhelu, Benji Li, Andy Liang, Alec Shi, Alex Sun, Daniel Tse, Nia Tzvetkova and Jason Yu for representing Hamber well.                                                                                                                    M. Lam (13)


3.      ATTENTION NEXT YEAR’S WORK EXPERIENCE 11 STUDENTSYou can now access your WEX notebook. Please check your Office 365 email for more information if you are thinking about summer placements.                                          E. James (13)


4.      HAMBER TENNIS TRYOUTSTennis team tryouts are being held on Tuesday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 13th from 3:30-5:30 at the Queen Elizabeth tennis courts.  Please bring a racket and attend both tryouts.  If you are unable to attend, please talk to one of the coaches or Ms. MacLeod.                               T. MacLeod (13)


5.      GRADS: HEBDEN CHEMISTRY BURSARY AWARD $1000If you have finished or will finish Chemistry 12 by June 2019, you can apply for a $1000 bursary.  Dead line is April 26th.  More information can be found at  https://bit.ly/2C9mrwy     B. Dowle (15)​

March 11
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Day 1

1.      CHEMISTRY 11 ENRICHED FOR 2019-2020All students who have requested Chemistry 11 Enriched for next school year, there is a very important information meeting on Wednesday, March 13th at lunch in room 351.  If you cannot attend this important meeting, please see Mrs. Dowle as soon as possible.                                                                                                         B. Dowle (13)


2.      REPRESENTING HAMBER AT THE UBC PHYSICS OLYMPICSLast Saturday, a team of eight students went to compete against 71 other schools in the 41st UBC Physics Olympics. Congratulations go out to Claire Kylhelu, Benji Li, Andy Liang, Alec Shi, Alex Sun, Daniel Tse, Nia Tzvetkova and Jason Yu for representing Hamber well.                                                                                                                   M. Lam (13)


3.      ATTENTION NEXT YEAR’S WORK EXPERIENCE 11 STUDENTSYou can now access your WEX notebook. Please check your Office 365 email for more information if you are thinking about summer placements.                                       E. James (13)


4.      HAMBER TENNIS TRYOUTSTennis team tryouts are being held on Tuesday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 13th from 3:30-5:30 at the Queen Elizabeth tennis courts.  Please bring a racket and attend both tryouts.  If you are unable to attend, please talk to one of the coaches or Ms. MacLeod.                              T. MacLeod (13)


5.      GRADS: HEBDEN CHEMISTRY BURSARY AWARD $1000If you have finished or will finish Chemistry 12 by June 2019, you can apply for a $1000 bursary.  Dead line is April 26th.  More information can be found at  https://bit.ly/2C9mrwy                                                                    B. Dowle (15)


6.      GRADUATION CEREMONY WRITE-UPSGrad Committee will be collecting Graduation Ceremony write-ups, so email your write-up to ehceremonywriteups2019@gmail.com by Friday, March 15th (before Spring Break).  Grads should have received the information sheet about the write-up from their English class, if not, go to the Grad Hall bulletin board or the office to collect one.  If you have any questions, talk to any of the Grad Committee members!  B. Panesar (12)​

March 08
Monday, March 11, 2019, Day 2

1.       ATTENTION NEXT YEAR’S WORK EXPERIENCE 11 STUDENTSYou can now access your WEX notebook. Please check your Office 365 email for more information if you are thinking about summer placements.                                                                                                          E. James (13)


2.      HAMBER TENNIS TRYOUTSTennis team tryouts are being held on Tuesday, March 12th and Wednesday, March 13th from 3:30-5:30 at the Queen Elizabeth tennis courts.  Please bring a racket and attend both tryouts.  If you are unable to attend, please talk to one of the coaches or Ms. MacLeod.                            T. MacLeod (13)


3.      GRADS: HEBDEN CHEMISTRY BURSARY AWARD $1000If you have finished or will finish Chemistry 12 by June 2019, you can apply for a $1000 bursary.  Dead line is April 26th.  More information can be found at  https://bit.ly/2C9mrwy                                                                         B. Dowle (15)


4.      UPCOMING MATH CONTESTS:  If you are interested in writing the following math contests offered by the University of Waterloo, please register with Ms. Chan in Room 352 by Fri. March 15:  Fryer (Gr. 9), Galois (Gr. 10), Hypatia (Gr. 11), and Euclid (Gr. 12).  All the contests will take place in April.                                               S. Chan (11)


5.      GRADUATION CEREMONY WRITE-UPSGrad Committee will be collecting Graduation Ceremony write-ups, so email your write-up to ehceremonywriteups2019@gmail.com by Friday, March 15th (before Spring Break).  Grads should have received the information sheet about the write-up from their English class, if not, go to the Grad Hall bulletin board or the office to collect one.  If you have any questions, talk to any of the Grad Committee members!  B. Panesar (12)​

March 07
Friday, March 8, 2019, Day 1

1.      GIRLS SOFTBALLAll grade 8-12 girls interested in playing softball this year must attend a sign-up meeting Friday, March 8th @11:50 in the Small Gym.  No experience necessary. I. Sehmbi (8)


2.      UPCOMING MATH CONTESTS:  If you are interested in writing the following math contests offered by the University of Waterloo, please register with Ms. Chan in Room 352 by Fri. March 15:  Fryer (Gr. 9), Galois (Gr. 10), Hypatia (Gr. 11), and Euclid (Gr. 12).  All the contests will take place in April.                                              S. Chan (11)


3.      GRADUATION CEREMONY WRITE-UPSGrad Committee will be collecting Graduation Ceremony write-ups, so email your write-up to ehceremonywriteups2019@gmail.com by Friday, March 15th (before Spring Break).  Grads should have received the information sheet about the write-up from their English class, if not, go to the Grad Hall bulletin board or the office to collect one.  If you have any questions, talk to any of the Grad Committee members!  B. Panesar (12)


4.      HAMBER REPRESENTING IN THE GREATER VANCOUVER DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIRLast Friday, 13 students with their 10 Science Fair projects competed at the Vancouver District Science fair held at Langara College.  11 students (8 projects) won and have been promoted to attend the Greater Vancouver District Science Fair to be held at UBC in April.  Congratulations go out to Jenny Li, Judy Li, Victoria Chong, Anna Wodzicki, Julia Grabovac, Thomas Wong, Andy Liang, Alex Sun, Brian Chen, and Wei Xie.                                                                                           B. Dowle (8)


5.      WAY TO GO, HAMBER CYCLISTS!  WE DID IT AGAINDuring last spring’s Bike to Work Week, and as the plaque on the office counter states, Hamber logged the greatest number of trips of all registered schools in the Lower Mainland.  Spring Bike to Work Week happens every year at the end of May so watch for it to log your rides with our team, Hamber Griffins.  If you need bike repairs or want to learn how to fix your bike, come out to Hamber Bike Club which meets on the first Friday of every month at lunch in the Multi-Purpose Room.  You can also ask me, Mr. Albrecht, for help with your bike.  And prepare to log your trips for BTW Spring 2019.  Happy cycling!                                                                                                M. Albrecht (8)​

March 06
Thursday, March 7, 2019, Day 2

1.       ​HIP DAY NOTICEPlease note that the Hamber Instructional Planning (HIP) session originally planned for Wednesday, March 13 has now been moved to Wednesday, April 10.

The reason for the move is to facilitate the Grade 12 Grad Breakfast on the morning of Wednesday, April 10.

There will now be two HIP sessions in April 2019:

·         Wednesday, April 10, and

·         Wednesday, April 17.

As there is no longer a HIP session on Wednesday, March 13, classes will begin at the regular start time of 8:40 am that day for students.                                    M. Jensen (7)


2.      HAMBER REPRESENTING IN THE GREATER VANCOUVER DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIRLast Friday, 13 students with their 10 Science Fair projects competed at the Vancouver District Science fair held at Langara College.  11 students (8 projects) won and have been promoted to attend the Greater Vancouver District Science Fair to be held at UBC in April.  Congratulations go out to Jenny Li, Judy Li, Victoria Chong, Anna Wodzicki, Julia Grabovac, Thomas Wong, Andy Liang, Alex Sun, Brian Chen, and Wei Xie.                                                                                        B. Dowle (8)


3.      WAY TO GO, HAMBER CYCLISTS!  WE DID IT AGAINDuring last spring’s Bike to Work Week, and as the plaque on the office counter states, Hamber logged the greatest number of trips of all registered schools in the Lower Mainland.  Spring Bike to Work Week happens every year at the end of May so watch for it to log your rides with our team, Hamber Griffins.  If you need bike repairs or want to learn how to fix your bike, come out to Hamber Bike Club which meets on the first Friday of every month at lunch in the Multi-Purpose Room.  You can also ask me, Mr. Albrecht, for help with your bike.  And prepare to log your trips for BTW Spring 2019.  Happy cycling!                                                                                                M. Albrecht (8)​

March 05
Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Day 1

1.      HIP DAY NOTICEPlease note that the Hamber Instructional Planning (HIP) session originally planned for Wednesday, March 13 has now been moved to Wednesday, April 10.

The reason for the move is to facilitate the Grade 12 Grad Breakfast on the morning of Wednesday, April 10.

There will now be two HIP sessions in April 2019:

·         Wednesday, April 10, and

·         Wednesday, April 17.

As there is no longer a HIP session on Wednesday, March 13, classes will begin at the regular start time of 8:40 am that day for students.                                   M. Jensen (7)


2.      WAY TO GO, HAMBER CYCLISTS!  WE DID IT AGAINDuring last spring’s Bike to Work Week, and as the plaque on the office counter states, Hamber logged the greatest number of trips of all registered schools in the Lower Mainland.  Spring Bike to Work Week happens every year at the end of May so watch for it to log your rides with our team, Hamber Griffins.  If you need bike repairs or want to learn how to fix your bike, come out to Hamber Bike Club which meets on the first Friday of every month at lunch in the Multi-Purpose Room.  You can also ask me, Mr. Albrecht, for help with your bike.  And prepare to log your trips for BTW Spring 2019.  Happy cycling!                                                                                                   M. Albrecht (8)


3.      HAMBER ULTIMATENext week:

·         Senior A    -practices MWF next week. (location TBA)

·         Junior B    -Monday and Wednesday on the Turf.

·         Junior C   -Thursday on the Turf

·         Senior B   - TBA                                                                    G. Dunne (6)


4.      TENNIS TEAM 2019All students interested in joining the school tennis team, please come to a brief meeting on Wednesday, March 6th at 11:50 in Room 211.  Open to all grades and skill levels.                                                                             T. MacLeod (6)

March 04
Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Day 2

1.       WAY TO GO, HAMBER CYCLISTS!  WE DID IT AGAINDuring last spring’s Bike to Work Week, and as the plaque on the office counter states, Hamber logged the greatest number of trips of all registered schools in the Lower Mainland.  Spring Bike to Work Week happens every year at the end of May so watch for it to log your rides with our team, Hamber Griffins.  If you need bike repairs or want to learn how to fix your bike, come out to Hamber Bike Club which meets on the first Friday of every month at lunch in the Multi-Purpose Room.  You can also ask me, Mr. Albrecht, for help with your bike.  And prepare to log your trips for BTW Spring 2019.  Happy cycling!                                                                                                M. Albrecht (8)


2.      CONTEST WINNERS:  The following students need to come to the Library Learning Commons to collect their prizes for the Graphic Novel contest: Gr. 11 Dugan Uribe, Gr.8 Jamie Sinclair, Gr. 9 Andrew Duan, Gr.9 Tasia Leung, and Gr. 12 Sophie Klassen.  Thanks to everyone who participated!                       S. Lemmon (5)


3.       HAMBER ULTIMATENext week:

·         Senior A    -practices MWF next week. (location TBA)

·         Junior B    -Monday and Wednesday on the Turf.

·         Junior C   -Thursday on the Turf

·         Senior B   - TBA                                                  G. Dunne (6)


4.      TENNIS TEAM 2019All students interested in joining the school tennis team, please come to a brief meeting on Wednesday, March 6th at 11:50 in Room 211.  Open to all grades and skill levels.                                      T. MacLeod (6)


5.      UNIFORM RETURNSUniform returns will begin March 4 for all winter sports.  Please return all pieces assigned to you after they have been washed.  The uniform room will be open at the following times:

·         Monday, March 4            11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Tuesday, March 5             8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Wednesday, March 6      8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Wednesday, March 6      11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Monday, March 11          8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Monday, March 11          3:00 – 3:30 pm

·         Tuesday, March 12          8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Tuesday, March 12          11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Wednesday, March 13    11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Thursday, March 14         8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Friday, March 15              11:45 – 12:25 pm                                                                   D. Gomes (4)​

March 01
Monday, March 4, 2019, Day 1

1.     CONTEST WINNERS:  The following students need to come to the Library Learning Commons to collect their prizes for the Graphic Novel contest: Gr. 11 Dugan Uribe, Gr.8 Jamie Sinclair, Gr. 9 Andrew Duan, Gr.9 Tasia Leung, and Gr. 12 Sophie Klassen.  Thanks to everyone who participated!                                                           S. Lemmon (5)

 

2.      HAMBER ULTIMATENext week:

·         Senior A    -practices MWF next week. (location TBA)

·         Junior B    -Monday and Wednesday on the Turf.

·         Junior C   -Thursday on the Turf

·         Senior B   - TBA                                                  G. Dunne (6)


3.      TENNIS TEAM 2019All students interested in joining the school tennis team, please come to a brief meeting on Wednesday, March 6th at 11:50 in Room 211.  Open to all grades and skill levels.                                      T. MacLeod (6)


4.      SKILLS CANADA REGIONAL COMPETITIONCongratulations to Holly Maurer, the gold place winner, and to Tiya Tanaka, the silver place winner, for the Job Search competition that took place on February 27!  Holly and Tiya will be representing Vancouver in the upcoming provincial competition.  Way to go!                T. Hayes (4)


5.      WINTER CLOTHING COLLECTION FOR OUR 'NEW BEGINNINGS TEMPORARY MODULAR HOUSING' NEIGHBOURS:  Social Justice 12 classes are collecting clean, gently used winter clothing and/or unused toiletries and towels for the new residents of the New Beginnings Temporary Modular Housing complexes on Heather Street.  You can drop off your donations to Room 221 at any time on Thursday, Friday and Monday.  Monday, March 4th will be the delivery day.  Thank you in advance!                                                                                                      S. McEachern (4)


6.      UNIFORM RETURNSUniform returns will begin March 4 for all winter sports.  Please return all pieces assigned to you after they have been washed.  The uniform room will be open at the following times:

·         Monday, March 4            11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Tuesday, March 5             8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Wednesday, March 6      8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Wednesday, March 6      11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Monday, March 11          8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Monday, March 11          3:00 – 3:30 pm

·         Tuesday, March 12          8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Tuesday, March 12          11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Wednesday, March 13    11:45 – 12:25 pm

·         Thursday, March 14         8:00 – 8:30 am

·         Friday, March 15              11:45 – 12:25 pm                                                                                    D. Gomes (4)​

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