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Thursday, May 23, 2019 – Day 2, TIP DAY (3-2-1)


IN THE CAFETERIA *Menu is subject to change / *please return reusable items to grey bin

Soup $2.75: Ask Chef

Entrée $5.75: Deep Fried Cod with Potatoes & Veggies

Entrée $5.75:

Dessert $1.75: Swiss Roll Cake


MUSIC CONCERT: The sun is out, flowers are blooming, and Tupper Music's Spring Concert is almost here!


When: Monday, May 27th, 7:00pm

Where: Tupper Auditorium (419 E 24th Ave)

Cost: By donation at the door


Come on out and hear from all of our bands, choir, and guitar ensembles. There will, as usual, also be a bake sale beforehand. Those of you who ordered gift cards from our recent fundraiser can also pick them up before the concert in the foyer.

Hope to see you out at the event! And many thanks for all your support of Tupper Music. Mr. Cavaletto

ATTENTION ALL DICKENS ALUNMNI: Dickens is looking for volunteers for their Spring Fling next Thursday, May 30 from 4-8pm. Volunteer positions are: Cake Walk, Photography, Bouncy Castle, Games, Facepainting, Photobooth & Tidy Up. If you are interested please e-mail Thank you! Olivia Zwick, Tupper Community Schools Team Programmer (29)

GRADE 11 ASSEMBLY ON THURSDAY MAY 23 AT 8:45AM: All grade 11s are asked to attend a mandatory assembly on Thursday, May 23rd at 8:45 am (during TIP time) in the auditorium. This is a mandatory meeting that counts towards the 2 credits of the new CLC course required for graduation. Ms. Desai



HELLO ROARSIES: Carnival is fast approaching and you might want a backing track for the awesome song you are going to perform or dance to.  So you can drop by Studio 102 from Monday to Thursday after school this week and check out our sound production and PA system.  You can create your own beats or find your backing tracks online. We can help. Studio 102: Hear the ROARS. Mr. Coderre (24)

NUMERACY ASSESSMENT - GRADE 10: The Numeracy Assessment is a requirement for graduation.  All grade 10 students are registered to write this assessment on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. 

Students with last names beginning from A – L will write the assessment at 9am and last names M- Z will take the assessment at 1pm.  This computer based, numeracy assessment can take anywhere from 1 – 3 hours to complete.   



NUMERACY ASSESSMENT - GRADE 11 & 12: Most grade 11 & 12 students have already completed this assessment.  If you are interested in re-taking the assessment to increase your score, then please see Ms. Ngai in the office to register your name before May 14, 2019.  Mr. Lee and Ms. Higenbottam will contact all those students who have never written the numeracy assessment which is a requirement for graduation. The grade 11 & 12 numeracy assessment takes place on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 1pm

For more information on the numeracy assessment, please go to the following links:  (Parent Brochure)  (Sample Assessment)

…or simply google ‘numeracy assessment bc’ to find the same info. 



ATTENTION GRADE 12 STUDENTS: Please note that Service Hours will be due on Tuesday June 4.


VSB SUMMER SCHOOL: Registration for VSB Summer School starts on Monday April 29th 2019.  Please see for more information and chat with your teacher and/or counsellor to see if this is a good or necessary option for you. Tupper counselling team​

Work Experience Opportunities

(See Ms. Ma for details in Room 303J, email, or check the Work Experience board on the 3rd Floor):

  • BabyGoRound:  volunteers needed Tuesday and Thursdays during the summer from 10 am - 2 pm. You will be helping to organize, to stock, and to create a "storefront" of baby items in a facility that provides for families in need.  Contact Katie Stevenson at
  • Rec N Read: 1-2 enthusiastic volunteers needed to implement an early literacy program from July 3-24 from 8:30 am-3 pm. Training is in late June. Snacks, a celebratory meal, and $300 honorarium will be provided. See Ms. Ma with your resume.
  • Vancouver Aquarium: Gallery Interpreter needed. Must attend Info Session May 29th to be considered for this position.  See Ms. Ma role information and for shift selection. Work Experience students only

·         Vancouver Chinatown Festival:  Volunteers needed Aug. 10. Check-out the many roles available and apply online at Deadline:  July 31.

·         East West Market:  Paid Cashier/Stock Persons needed for evenings & weekends.  Drop off resume at 419 Main St.. Ask for David or Jona.

·         YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange: 6 week national exchange program to gain work experience and to practice a second official language. Go to for more information and application.  Deadline:  May 15 or space availability.

·         Clothing Swap & Market Fundraiser:  Volunteers needed Saturday June 15 from 1 - 5 pm @ Cambrian Hall 215 E. 17th Ave. Many roles available. Contact:

·         Bureau Veritas:  Summer student for General Labor/Part Time Sample Weigher needed. Must be familiar with laboratory procedures. $15/hr. Apply with cover letter, resume quoting reference GLSW-20190227 to

·         City of Vancouver's Family Fun Fair: Volunteers needed May 11 from 10 am - 3pm. Email:

·         Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon: Volunteers needed June 23. Lots of role options & stations from 5:30 am to 11 am. Apply online at 

·         Hillcrest Centre:  Junior & Senior Day Camp Leader paid positions for mid June - August; $ 14.50 and $ 17 respectively plus 4 % in lieu of benefits.  Apply with Cover Letter & Resume to or in person.  See Work Experience board for details.  Deadline:  May 10 @ 10 pm

·         Vancouver Botanical Gardens:  Volunteer Summer Camp Assistant July 2 - August 28. Minimum shifts: One wk of mornings or afternoons; or 2 full days. Apply online at Mandatory training:  June 25 @ 4:30 to 8 pm. See Work Experience board for details.

·         Cactus Club Cafe Coal Harbour: hiring P/T & F/T for Front Desk, Expos, Servers, Prep Cooks, Dishwashers, and Line Cooks. Open Interviews daily 9 - 11 am @ 1085 Canada Place.  See Work Experience board for more info, and Ms. Ma for help

·         Para Space Landscaping Inc: Hiring Summer Interns $19/hr. On-the-job training provided. See Ms. Ma for details

·         McBride Annex Spring Fair:  Volunteers needed for Games, Food, Toddler Zone, Giant Slingshot, Face painting, and more. May 25 from 11 am - 3 pm.  See Ms. Ma.

·         Science World volunteers needed:  submit resumes to Ms. Ma and pick your shifts.  Minimum 80 hours commitment of 10 days (only 4 are school days). 

·         South Granville Park Lodge: needs volunteers  interested in nursing, particularly geriatric care       ​