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    E-Bulletin - May 9, 2018

    May 9, 2018

    E-Bulletin to Kitsilano Staff and Parents/Guardians – May 9, 2018
     
    Kitsilano Mission Statement:
    Kitsilano
    A place where you find
    Safety, energy, respect
    Passion for Learning!
     
    SCHEDULE for the Week:
     
    WEDNESDAY, May 9th – Day 1A (1-3, 1-4, 1-1, 1-2)
    ·         AP Exams (8 to 11 / 12:00 to 3:00 pm)
     
    THURSDAY, May 10th – Day 2A (2-3, 2-4, 2-1, 2-2)
     
    FRIDAY, May 11th – Day 1 (1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4)
    ·         Centennial Celebration/Open House (1:00 to 6:00 pm)
     
    SATURDAY, May 12th - Centennial Celebration (10:00 am to 4:00 pm)
     
    MONDAY, May 14thDay 2 (2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4)
     
    TUESDAY, May 15th – Day 1A (1-3, 1-4, 1-1, 1-2)
    ·         AP Exams (8-11 am)
     
    UPCOMING EVENTS
    ·         May 16th, Wednesday – Immunization (AM only)
    ·                                             - Gauss Math Contest
    ·         May 17th, Thursday – Gwynn Dyer Presentation for all Grade 10s, Period 2-1
    ·         May 18th, Friday – DISTRICT NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAY (School not in session)
    ·         May 21, Monday – VICTORIA Day (Holiday)
    ·         May 22nd to 30th – Germany partner school visit
    ·         May 29th, Tuesday – PAC Meeting (7pm/room 201)
    ·         May 30th, Wednesday – IPP Day (classes start at 9:25 am)               
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    SCHOOL NEWS
     
    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS:
     
    1.       Grade 12 student Sam Kerr who won first place on Saturday at the Provincial level of the Concours d'Art Oratoire and will be going to compete in Ottawa on June 2nd. 
     
    2.    Sebastion Carthy, Sofie Dierks, Stephanie Cui, Jelena Golijanin, Connor Muggli-Manson who will be published in UBC's annual New Shoots Creative Writing anthology. 
     
    Well done!
     
     
    ATHLETIC NEWS:
     
    The Spring Sports season is in full swing! 
     
    ALL game/match/tee/meet times will be posted on the whiteboard outside of the library at the foot of the main atrium stairway or outside of your coach’s classroom. For up to date scores you can visit the Vancouver Secondary Schools' Athletic Association website http://www.vancouverschoolsports.ca 
     
    The gym schedule is posted outside of the P.E. office.
    Bantam – Grade 8
    Juvenile – Grade 9
    Junior – Grade 10
    Senior – Grade 11/12
     
    Spring sports this year include: Jr. & Sr. Badminton, Sr. Golf, 2 Jv. Girls Soccer teams, 3 Sr. Girls Tier 2 Soccer teams, 1 Sr. Girls Tier 1 Soccer team, Jr. & Sr. Tennis, All Grades Track and Field, Jr. & Sr. Ultimate, Jr. and Sr. Boys Rugby, and a Bantam Boys Volleyball team. Wowza!! That’s a lot of active student-athletes representing our Kits community!!
     
    Please see the attached schedule for games.
     
    KITS HIGHLIGHTS:
     
    Our Junior Badminton team is 3rd in the west division right behind Churchill with a record of 4-2 so for on the season!
     
    Our Senior Boys rugby team went undefeated in the Victoria Scrum Fest tournament!  In league play; they put up a great fight against Byng, but came up short. They have a record of 2-1, putting them in second place!
    Our Jr. Rugby team defeated Byng 52-12 in their last game and are poised to face Tupper for the city championship Wed. May 8th after school!
     
    Both of our Juvenile girls soccer teams are now 1st and 2nd in the standings with records of 4-0 and 3-0!! Oh, and one of Juvenile teams is a grade 8 team!! The Gr. 8 team is playing in the Gr. 9 league because their league folded. That means the Gr. 8 girls have a chance at winning a Juvenile Banner!
     
    Our Premier Sr. girls’ soccer team is undefeated with a record of 3-0! We are hosting the Provincial Championships this year! More info to come! Thanks to Mr. Sabourin.
     
    Track and Field: Both senior boys’ 4x100m relay teams qualified for cities along with Thomas Van Alstine came 2nd in senior boy’s high jump earning him a spot in cities.
     
    A big ‘THANK YOU’ to Gabe Paterson and Payton West for coaching our Track and Field team this year! Of course Vera is an all-star as well ;)
     
    For the latest Track and Field results visit: https://vancouverhighschooltrack.weebly.com/
     
    VSSAA City Championships –
    Thu May 10 (Day 2) @ Pt Grey @ 3:30pm
    Fri May 11 (Day 1) @ UBC @ 8am

    BC Championships: Thu May 31 - Sat Jun 2 in Langley
     
    DOWNLOAD THE KITS SCHOOL APP (HONEYGARLIC ONE) ASAP AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE ‘ATHLETICS’ NOTIFICATIONS TO GET THE LATEST UPDATES.
     
    PAY ATTENTION during the announcements for any news items regarding athletics.
     
    Good luck to all student-athletes this season! GO BLUE DEMONS!!