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 WHAT'S NEW - Keep posted for events - Details will be entered as soon as they arrive in the office.

 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT GRAD CEREMONY NIGHT - JUNE 22, 2018
 
Student Transcripts Service: Please open the attached to view a pdf about Student Transcripts Service. The pdf will teach you how to create an account & the services available once you are in. For grads, a reminder: You must verify your selections in Student Transcripts Service no later than May 3rd, otherwise your interim marks will not be sent to the PSIs in May.  studenttranscriptsserviceforcounsellorsupdatedmarch2018final.pdfstudenttranscriptsserviceforcounsellorsupdatedmarch2018final.pdf
 
BCIT Broadcast & Communications Workshop (Apr 7, 14, 21)
Interested in studying Broadcast and Media Communications? BCIT offers a non-credit workshop that provides an intro to TV & Video Production, Radio Arts & Entertainment, and Broadcast & Online Journalism. Go to https://www.bcit.ca/study/courses/bcst0100?utm_source=broadcast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018aprilworkshop for info. Cost: $200.11
 
Grade 12s and Student Transcripts Service
The StudentTranscripts Service (www.studenttranscripts.gov.bc.ca) has been updated. As a result, students who made Post Secondary Institution (PSI) selections before Feb 26 may need to re-select their choices no later than May 3 to ensure their interim marks are transmitted May 7. Please log on to check your PSI selections are correct.

KCC - Summer Camp Jr & Sr Camp Leaders Job Opportunities

Killarney Day Camp Junior Leaders - Job Posting 2018.pdfKillarney Day Camp Junior Leaders - Job Posting 2018.pdf

Killarney Day Camp Senior Leaders - Job Posting 2018.pdfKillarney Day Camp Senior Leaders - Job Posting 2018.pdf

Vancouver Minor Baseball - Food Concession Position
Interested in working or volunteering at Vancouver Minor Baseball Association's food concessions? Come get an info sheet outside Mr. Moy's door in the counselling centre for details and application steps.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Surrey Campus OpenHouse

KPU Surrey is hosting their Open House event on Feb 24 from 11am to 3pm. Address: 12666 72 Ave. Learn about programs and speak with staff and students. Registration and info at kpu.ca/openhouse #KPUOpenHouse

Justice Institute of BC Law Enforcement Studies Info Session
JIBC is hosting a Law Enforcement Studies Info session on Mar 8 from 7pm to 8:30pm. Learn about their diploma and bachelor programs. Meet faculty and learn requirements to become a superior candidate in the recruiting process. Info and registration at jibc.ca/lesd. Questions can be emailed to lesd@jibc.ca. Event is at their New West campus. 

Justice Institute of BC Open House & Career Fair on May 23 11am to 7pm
JIBC:A public post-sec school that provides educ & training in law enforcement, firefighting, paramedicine, corrections, emergency management, leadership, conflict resolution, & related disciplines. Learn about their programs & how they prepare you for a career in public safety. To register by Feb 23 deadline, contact J. Davies (jdavies@jibc.ca)

BCIT?   https://www.bcit.ca/ppl/biginfo/?utm_source=recruitment&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=big+info+spring+2018

BCIT Big Info Night - Feb 28
Event takes place on Feb 28 from 4:30 to 7:30pm at the BCIT Burnaby campus. Speak with teachers, students and grads. Try interactive tech demonstrations. Learn about their over 300 programs. Win tuition prizes! Register at bcit.ca/biginfo. If you want more info, contact events@bcit.ca

Taking an Online Course to get into SFU?
Reminder that the online course must be completed by Apr 30 to be used for admission purposes. Even if the course is not used for competitive average purposes (e.g. Language 11, Math 11, Science 11), it must be completed by Apr 30 to satisfy program requirements. 

NO GRAD WRITE-UPS FOR THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS - Please get your write up in to the yearbook as soon as possible!  STUDENTS W NO WRITE UP.pdfSTUDENTS W NO WRITE UP.pdf 

Capilano University Info Night - March 1 evening
Capilano University is hosting an Info Night on Mar 1 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. RSVP at explorecapilano.ca for chance to win prizes, including tuition. Location is Birch Building, main floor atrium. Address: 2055 Purcell Way in North Vancouver. Take advantage of this chance to ask questions, learn of programs & meet staff. 
Explore the University of Victoria
UVic is hosting an Explore UVic event. Take a campus tour, hear from students, meet staff, & learn about student services. Register at uvic.ca/explore or call 250-721-8949. Event is on Sat Feb 17.
BCIT Info Sessions - BCIT Info sessions.pdfBCIT Info sessions.pdf 
BC GOVERNMENT NEWS - regarding Graduation - https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017EDUC0103-001803
 
Need help with your Personal Profile for University Applications?
The Humanitarian Organization for Providing Empowerment, an on-campus group under the Alma Mater Society at UBC, will be hosting a workshop for grads.Topics covered include personal profiles & the application process for UBC & other Cdn universities. Dates: Oct 27 or Nov 22. Time: 5pm-7pm Cost:$10. Location: UBC Irving K Barber Lib Room182. Sign up at thehopeinitiative.wixsite.com/ubchope
Langara Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree?
Interested in Langara's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree? Click on the link and read over the information.  Langara Nursing.pdfLangara Nursing.pdf
 
House of Commons Page Program
Interested in being a page on Parliament Hill? Want to study in Ottawa? Want to make lasting friendships? The House of Commons Page program may be for you. If you maintain an 80% avg and can speak both official languages, you are invited to apply. Go to ourcommons.ca/page for more info. Deadline to apply is Dec 4 
 
Experience VCC (Vancouver Community College
Want to see what VCC offers at their Broadway Campus? They have an open house event on Oct 18 from 3 pm to 6 pm. There will be tours, prizes, demos, prizes (tuition money) and free workshops. RSVP at vcc.ca/experience  
 
National Portfolio Day - Dec 2
Does your post-sec program require a portfolio? National Portfolio Day is a chance to learn how to make your portfolio better, an opportunity for critique, a chance to discuss your work with knowledgeable people & a chance to meet people from fine arts/design schools. Held at Emily Carr University. Pre-register at ecuad.ca/NPD2017
 
Douglas College Programs with Application Deadlines
Only two Douglas College programs have deadlines: Dental Assisting on Feb 1, 2018 and Veterinary Technology on Jan 15, 2018. The remainder of their programs are typically open until full. Apply early because many of their programs are first-qualified, first-admitted
 
UBC Engineering Open House - Nov 18
On Nov 18, UBC Applied Sciences (Engineering) is hosting an open house for all students. Meet with professors, staff, and students who can help you decide if UBC Engineering is right for you. Go to apsc.ubc.ca/openhouse for more info.
 

Grade 12 Girls: Engineering Explorations
Are you a gr.12 girl curious about engineering? UBC has a conference for you! Nov 4 at the Point Grey Campus. Free. Pizza lunch and snacks provided. Do hands-on workshops, explore UBC, meet engineering students & compete in design contests. Restricted to gr12 girls. Register at www.engcite.ca/engineering-explorations

Grad Photos
Grade 12 students can now reserve appointments for your grad photos. Artona has set aside Nov 10 and Nov 12-14 for Killarney students. Please go to www.artona.com to reserve or for more information.

Cinderella Project
This project helps students with financial difficulties get access to funds, clothes, scholarships and technology. This program is especially helpful for gr.12 students because of grad photos and prom. If you or someone you know would benefit from this, please see your counsellor.
 
Douglas College
Douglas College is accepting applications for Fall 2018 starting Oct 2 (8:30 am). Many programs are first qualified, first admitted so applying early is crucial. Popular programs like Academic Foundations for Potential Nursing Applicants, (the pathway into Bachelor of Science in Nursing) fill quickly. Apply early to not miss out.
 
Langara College
Starting Oct 1, Langara College is accepting applications for the Fall 2018 semester. Apply early to maximize your chances of getting the courses and programs you want.

 

SFU Beedie School of Business Info Session: A recruiter is coming to provide info about SFU's Beedie School of Business on Oct 17 at lunch in the auditorium. Learn about the program, admissions, and other requirements. Get your questions answered. This session is open to all interested grade 11 and 12 students.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Music Program: Info Sessions and Tours are on Nov 4, January 9, and March 1. Please go to kpu.ca/music for details.

 

VOLUNTEER - http://www.vanhalloween.com/ihc/event/vanhalloween/en-us/volunteer.php

http://neuvoo.ca/ - Job website

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KILLARNEY IN-HOUSE SCHOLARSHIPS - Revised Deadline:  Jan 16

In-School Scholarship Application for Grade 12 Students
The deadline for gr. 12 students to apply for in-school scholarships has been extended to Jan 16.

The online application (in survey form) has been re-opened. Go to the Grad section of the school's website to access. Please do the preparation sheet before filling in the application so you do not exclude any important info. 

WARNING:  BEFORE YOU START FILLING OUT THE ONLINE FORM, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU COMPLETE YOUR PREP SHEET FIRST.

Once you begin the online form, be prepared to complete it in FULL.
 
You will not be able to save and continue at a later date.  If you are not sure about some of the information....Make sure you are prepared before beginning the application.
We have provided you a Killarney In-House Scholarship Prep Sheet 2016-2017.pdfKillarney In-House Scholarship Prep Sheet 2017-2018.pdf  to get you started.

KILLARNEY IN-HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP - Click the following link:

<a href="https://survey.vsb.bc.ca/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=861M8o2"> Survey</a>

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DISTRICT SCHOLARSHIPS 2017
Deadline:  April 2018

Teacher Referral Form 2018 - closer to that date

Student Application Form 2018 - closer to that date

If you were the recipient of a DISTRICT scholarship in June 2017, you should be receiving your cheque from the Ministry of Education sometime between the end of October and the first weeks of November, sometimes though December.

If you do not receive your cheque by mid November , you can email scholarships@gov.bc.ca to find out or call 250-356-2443 

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 SCHOLARSHIPS 2017-2018 - VARIOUS

(listed according to most current deadline)

- Keep checking - we will be listing scholarship opportunities here as soon as we get them.

Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Scholarship
This organization is offering several $1000 scholarships to assist eligible students entering post-sec students. Criteria to apply: 1) be of Italian origin 2) living in GVRD regional district 3) academic standing to qualify for post-sec of your choice 4) submit application by Jun 7. See Mr. Moy for an application
 
Gordon Anderson Memorial Bursary  - Vancouver Fire Fighters and their Union, Local 18, International Association of Fire Fighters, strongly believe in education and the role it plays in the health of our community.  To this end, we are providing six $500 bursaries to eligible graduating high school students to assist them in achieving their educational goals.   Deadline:  May 21, 2018 Gordon Anderson Memorial Bursary.pdfGordon Anderson Memorial Bursary.pdf

 

Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards - for grads

Information and application forms are available through the school's website (www.killarneysecondary.com > Students > Grads > scroll down to scholarships). Completed applications need to be printed and given to Mr. Moy by noon of April 20.  2018 Youth Get It Education Awards Application_FINAL.pdf2018 Youth Get It Education Awards Application_FINAL.pdf

Rotary Club of Vancouver Scholarships
Value: $1000. Up to 2 available. Criteria: financial need, involvement in community service, good academic performance, intention to attend Cdn university or college. Applicants are required to submit answers to a questionnaire and a written statement. See Mr. Moy or the school website for info. Submissions to Mr. Moy by April 30.  Rotary Club application.pdfRotary Club application.pdf

Tom & Phyllis Veazey Scholarship - Deadline to submit is Apr 13
Value: $10K per year for 4 yrs. For gr.12 students who are accepted to UBC. Criteria: demonstrated academic achievement, positive contribution to school & community, & commitment to using education to make a difference in the lives of others. See Mr. Moy or the school website for application form. Deadline to submit is Apr 13. veazey scholarship app.pdfveazey scholarship app.pdf

 
Save-On-Foods and UFCW (United Food & Commercial Workers' Union) Scholarship
Save-On-Foods & UFCW are offering ten scholarships at $1000 each. Criteria: Cdn citizens or permanent residents who are pursuing part-time or full-time post-sec education in BC in Fall 2018 and demonstrated involvement in diversity initiatives in their school or community. Online application is at www.owfg.com/diversity. Deadline to apply is May 1
 
VCC is offering an entrance award of $1000 to a deserving student for the 2018-2019 academic year. Criteria: you must be entering a VCC full-time program of 6 months duration or longer. Award is given to a graduating student who has shown outstanding achievement. To apply, see Mr. Moy. Deadline to apply is April 30.
National Union of Public & General Employees Scholarships - Criteria & Application forms here:NATIONAL UNION SCHOLARSHIPS.pdfNATIONAL UNION SCHOLARSHIPS.pdf
 
BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) Scholarships
Information about eligibility and applying is available at www.bcgeu.ca/scholarships. Deadline to apply is April 29, 2018 
 
Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Education Awards
Coast Capital Savings is offering a number of awards to qualified applicants. To apply and for more info, visit coastcapitalsavings.com/awards. Deadline to apply is April 20.
Phillip Paulson Scholarship
Value: $1000. Criteria: demonstrated compassion, dedication to serving others & commitment to betterment of individuals or society (e.g. citizenship activities, volunteer work, achievements focused on supporting others). Application form available outside Mr. Moy's door. Completed applications to Mr. Moy by Apr 9.
 
Danielle Horwitz Social Justice Award for graduating students
Value: up to $12K. Criteria: demonstrated academic ability, demonstrated commitment to social justice, financial need. To apply, submit to Mr. Moy four documents: resume, essay on demonstrated commitment to SJ (750 words max), post-sec education plan, description of financial circumstances. Deadline is Feb 21.
 
Veazy Scholarship - Deadline to submit is April 13
Value: $10K per year for 4 yrs. For gr.12 students who are accepted to UBC. Criteria: demonstrated academic achievement, positive contribution to school & community, and commitment to using education to make a difference in the lives of others. See Mr. Moy for application form. Deadline to submit is Apr 13. Killarney can only nominate 2 applicants.
  
BC Excellence Scholarship worth $5000 (from the Ministry of Education)
Recognizes well-rounded grads. Winners have demonstrated service & leadership and shown aptitude for & commitment to their chosen career paths. The application package is online at www.gov.bc.ca/scholarshipsprogram. Killarney nominates only one student for it. If interested, see Mr. Moy by Jan 31 with your resume & hard copy of written statement
 
Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship worth $5000 (from Ministry of Education)
Is awarded to grads who have demonstrated a commitment & aptitude for a career in K-12 teaching. If interested, complete application package available at www.gov.bc.ca/scholarshipsprogram. Application requires resume, ref letters & written statement. Start now if interested. Deadline to submit is Feb 15.
 
KINDNESS FOUNDATION OF CANADA SCHOLARSHIP
To recognize students inspired by the vision of a kinder world & committed to making a difference. Demonstrated positive impact in the community, locally or globally. Inspire others thru actions & your character. Understand the value of education and well-roundedness. Value: $1000. Deadline to apply: Apr 13. See Mr. Moy for info & application
 
TERRY FOX HUMANITARIAN AWARD FOR GRADE 12 STUDENTS
Valued at $28K. Deadline to apply:Feb 1. More info at terryfoxawards.ca Suitable for those who demonstrate humanitarianism, courage, compassion & altruism. Qualities they look for are resiliency,dedication to helping others & commitment to ease suffering of others. If you want to apply or know someone who qualifies, see Mr. Moy in counselling.
BC SCHOOL SPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS
BCCS is offering scholarships to qualified applicants. Go to www.bcschoolsports.ca/awards for info about the available scholarships and the application process.
SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIPS
For gr. 12 students planning to pursue an undergrad degree in STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering or Math). Value: $80K to $100K each. Meet at least 2 of the following criteria: academic excellence, leadership, financial need. For info go to schulichleaders.com. See Mr. Moy by Dec 8 if you are interested in this opportunity.

 

NOVEMBER 17 - TD Scholarships for Community Leaders
This scholarship looks for demonstrated initiatives & leadership in making a meaningful difference in communities. Scholarships valued at up to $70K each. Deadline to apply is Nov 17. Go to www.td.com/scholarships for more info.

OCTOBER 25 deadline- LORAN SCHOLARSHIP - loran.pdfloran.pdf