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September 19, 2018

LEADERSHIP:  Meetings are Thursdays at lunch unless otherwise notified.

 

A reminder that yearbook cover design submissions are due by Sept. 30.  See Mrs. Titus if you have any questions.

 

High Performance Student Athletes.  Mrs. Titus will be holding information meetings by grade. Meet at noon in the Mac Lab.

Thursday – Gr. 9’s

Friday – Gr. 8’s

 

Students in Gr 10-12 doing work experience this year, please have your training plans and pre placement documents into Ms. Morris by Sept 24th.  You can hand them into the office. Spare work experience packages are outside the office. If there are none left you can find it in the network student common drive in the work experience folder.

 

“The entrepreneurship class needs fabric! Please help by donating any fabric. There will be a donation box by the lost and found bin.”

 

Reminder to XC Team, Permission Forms must be handed into the office today. Wednesday’s XC Practice is cancelled today.

 

The 20th annual Whistler Secondary Terry Fox Run is happening this year on Thursday, September 27 (school runs across Canada are always about two weeks after community runs). Terry’s goal was to end the suffering cancer caused. You can support the Terry Fox Foundation through WSS by donating at  http://www.terryfox.ca/WhistlerSecondary . Thanks for your support. From the Leadership Crew.

 

If you are interested in joining the debate club at Whistler Secondary School, please sign up outside the office. There will be a meeting Friday at lunch. All Grades are welcome.

 

There is a sign-up sheet outside the Drama Room (Room 105) for the Whistler Blackcomb Peak Experience for those students in Grade 10-12 this year. Whistler Blackcomb representatives will be coming to the school for a lunchtime meeting on Thursday Sept 27th in the Drama room. Please put your name on the sign-up sheet before then if you are interested. You can ask Ms. Morris for further details.

 

Food for Thought

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”

—Rumi, ancient poet

 

September 18, 2018

Please come out to a fundraiser at Creekbread tonight from 5:00 – 8:30 pm and enjoy pizza and a silent auction. Proceeds will go to WSS students going to our sister city in Japan.

 

 

A reminder that yearbook cover design submissions are due by Sept. 30.  See Mrs. Titus if you have any questions.

 

High Performance Student Athletes.  Mrs. Titus will be holding information meetings by grade. Meet at noon in the Mac Lab.

TODAY – Gr. 10’s

Thursday – Gr. 9’s

Friday – Gr. 8’s

 

There is a mandatory meeting for those going to vymun in Mrs. Antil’s room at lunch TODAY.

 

 

“The entrepreneurship class needs fabric! Please help by donating any fabric. There will be a donation box by the lost and found bin.”

 

Reminder to XC Team, Permission Forms must be handed into the office today. Wednesday’s XC Practice is from 12:30 -2:30.

 

“All grade 12’s including international grade 12s students, please come to the woods room at lunch today for an important grad meeting.”

 

The 20th annual Whistler Secondary Terry Fox Run is happening this year on Thursday, September 27 (school runs across Canada are always about two weeks after community runs). Terry’s goal was to end the suffering cancer caused. You can support the Terry Fox Foundation through WSS by donating at  http://www.terryfox.ca/WhistlerSecondary . Thanks for your support. From the Leadership Crew.

 

If you are interested in joining the debate club at Whistler Secondary School, please sign up outside the office. There will be a meeting Friday at lunch. All Grades are welcome.

 

Food for Thought

When a pine needle falls in the forest, the eagle sees it; the deer hears it, and the bear smells it. – First Nations saying


September 17, 2018

A reminder that yearbook cover design submissions are due by Sept. 30.  See Mrs. Titus if you have any questions.

 

High Performance Student Athletes.  Mrs. Titus will be holding information meetings by grade. Meet at noon in the Mac Lab.

 

TODAY – Gr 11’s & 12’s

Tuesday – Gr. 10’s

Thursday – Gr. 9’s

Friday – Gr. 8’s

 

There will be a cross country meeting in room 106 to get your permission forms please bring back on Tuesday with your fee.

 

 

Anyone interested in cheerleading there is a meeting TODAY at lunch in the drama room.

 

The 20th annual Whistler Secondary Terry Fox Run is happening this year on Thursday, September 27 (school runs across Canada are always about two weeks after community runs). Terry’s goal was to end the suffering cancer caused. You can support the Terry Fox Foundation through WSS by donating at  http://www.terryfox.ca/WhistlerSecondary . Thanks for your support. From the Leadership Crew.

 

If you are interested in joining the debate club at Whistler Secondary School, please sign up outside the office. There will be a meeting Friday at lunch. All Grades are welcome.

 

Golf meeting at lunch in room 108 for both Jr. and Sr. We have a guest speaker so please come with your lunch.

Food for Thought

A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open. – Frank Zappa


September 14, 2018

 A reminder that yearbook cover design submissions are due by Sept. 30.  See Mrs. Titus if you have any questions.

High Performance Student Athletes.  Mrs. Titus will be holding information meetings by grade. Meet at noon in the Mac Lab.

Monday – Gr 11’s & 12’s

Tuesday – Gr. 10’s

Thursday – Gr. 9’s

Friday – Gr. 8’s

 

There will be a cross country meeting in room 106 to get your permission forms please bring back on Tuesday with your fee.

Rugby practice is after school today – all gr 8 and gr 9’s important that you attend.

“Junior Golf Club meeting at lunch today in room 108 to discuss Monday. Bring your lunch.”

Those who are interested in vymun come to Mrs. Antil’s room at lunch.

The 20th annual Whistler Secondary Terry Fox Run is happening this year on Thursday, September 27 (school runs across Canada are always about two weeks after community runs). Terry’s goal was to end the suffering cancer caused. You can support the Terry Fox Foundation through WSS by donating at  http://www.terryfox.ca/WhistlerSecondary . Thanks for your support. From the Leadership Crew.

If you are interested in joining the debate club at Whistler Secondary School, please sign up outside the office. There will be a meeting next Wednesday at lunch. All Grades are welcome.

Congratulations grade 8s for bringing the most boxes of tissue. Please come to the MPR to receive your treat.


September 12, 2018

Student photos will be Friday, September 14th starting at 9:00 am.

Early Dismissal on Thursday at 1:55. Lunch will be at 11:03 – 11:48 am

Welcome back Bbq – Thursday 5-7

Tissue Drive. – Bring your boxes of tissue and see how high we can stack them!!  Friendly competition between grades!! Winner gets a prize. Deadline Thursday Sept 13

The 20th annual Whistler Secondary Terry Fox Run is happening this year on Thursday, September 27 (school runs across Canada are always about two weeks after community runs). Terry’s goal was to end the suffering cancer caused. You can support the Terry Fox Foundation through WSS by donating at  http://www.terryfox.ca/WhistlerSecondary . Thanks for your support. From the Leadership Crew.

 

Leadership meets TODAY. Please be in Jhall’s room by noon.

 

We have partnered with Whistler Backcomb to offer an exciting new “out of the timetable” course. Students can earn credits for Tourism 12 and paid Work Experience 11/12 whilst benefitting from a free Level 1 instructor course + teaching children module, a free ski pass and they will get paid for the days they work.

Interested students can connect Emma Mullings in the MPR for more information or to sign up for the course.

 

XC running practice 3:30 pm today.

Anyone interested in joining our Yearbook team, come to a meeting Thursday at lunch in the Mac Lab.  See Mrs. Titus if you’re unable to make the meeting.

Our yearbook needs a cover design.  If you’re interested, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  Deadline for entries is Sept. 30.  It can be drawn, painted, or created using a computer.

 

Come get your new school hoodies at lunch today in the MPR, $45 each!

 

Menu for this week: Wednesday – pizza; Thursday – chicken caesar wraps; Friday – burgers.

 

Boys Soccer Meeting TODAY at lunch in room 106.

 

If you are interested in joining the debate club at Whistler Secondary School, please sign up outside the office. There will be a meeting next Wednesday at lunch. All Grades are welcome.


September 11, 2018

Student photos will be Friday, September 14th starting at 9:00 am.

Early Dismissal on Thursday at 1:55. Lunch will be at 11:03 – 11:48 am

Welcome back Bbq – Thursday 5-7

Tissue Drive. – Bring your boxes of tissue and see how high we can stack them!!  Friendly competition between grades!! Winner gets a prize. Deadline Thursday Sept 13

 

The 20th annual Whistler Secondary Terry Fox Run is happening this year on Thursday, September 27 (school runs across Canada are always about two weeks after community runs). Terry’s goal was to end the suffering cancer caused. You can support the Terry Fox Foundation through WSS by donating at  http://www.terryfox.ca/WhistlerSecondary . Thanks for your support. From the Leadership Crew.

Rugby practice after school today.

Those interested in attending VYMUN in late October, please come to Mrs. Antil’s room 203, TODAY at 12.

 

Those from Mrs. Antil’s Socials/English class last year, please come and pick up your family tree.  It will be held until the end of September.

 

Anyone interested in joining our Yearbook team, come to a meeting Thursday at lunch in the Mac Lab.  See Mrs. Titus if you’re unable to make the meeting.

Theatre performance meeting TODAY after school in the drama room. All students signed up as well as anyone else interested.

Our yearbook needs a cover design.  If you’re interested, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  Deadline for entries is Sept. 30.  It can be drawn, painted, or created using a computer.

 

Come get your new school hoodies at lunch today in the MPR, $45 each!

 

Menu for this week: Tuesday – whole wheat penne with tomato or alfredo sauce, salad and garlic bread; Wednesday – pizza; Thursday – chicken caesar wraps; Friday – burgers

Senior Boys Soccer Meeting Wed. at lunch in room 106.


Announcements

September 7, 2018

Theatre performance meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 after school in the drama room. All students signed up as well as anyone else interested.

Quick meeting for golf club members in room 108 at lunch TODAY to pick up permission forms.

Grade 10-12 Work Experience meeting in the Foods room TODAY lunch at noon.  Please attend if you are already enrolled or would like to enroll. Ms Morris will explain the requirements and hand out documentation.

All gr 8 and 9 rugby players there is an important meeting in the gym today at lunchtime 11:55 – 12:05  – please report to the gym first thing at lunchtime – thank you!

If you are in the athletic leadership course and want to coach volleyball there will be a meeting in room 117 today at lunch with Ms. Chevrette

Students who have signed up for a school sports team. All teams will run next week please look at the sports calendar (located at the front of the school, in the gym and it will be emailed to you) for your practice times.

Our yearbook needs a cover design.  If you’re interested, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  Deadline for entries is Sept. 30.  It can be drawn, painted, or created using a computer.

Peer Tutors in Semester 1 – if you’ve signed up to be a peer tutor or you’re interested in becoming one, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  We want you matched up with classes asap.

Come get your new school hoodies at lunch today in the MPR, $45 each!

Attention all cheerleaders from last year.

Please return your pom-poms to the office or Jasmin TODAY.

The Stellar jay cafe will be open TODAY during lunch for pre-paying and buying lunch tickets from the book and answering any questions about the lunch program. Please bring cash or check $50 for 10 lunches.

Lunch starts on Monday September10th!

Menu for next week: Monday – Lemon chicken (or tofu), Chinese noodles (or brown rice) and broccoli; Tuesday – whole wheat penne with tomato or alfredo sauce, salad and garlic bread; Wednesday – pizza; Thursday – chicken caesar wraps; Friday – burgers

Homework Club starts Monday, September 10th in Room 206 from 3:15 – 4:15 pm. Students can come for extra help, for a space at school to work on projects or homework, to complete tests/quizzes, or to catch up on work.

Gymnasium will be open at lunch TODAY.


September 10, 2018

Those interested in attending VYMUN in late October, please come to Mrs. Antil’s room Tuesday at 12.

 

Those from Mrs. Antil’s Socials/English class last year, please come and pick up your family tree.  It will be held until the end of September.

 

Anyone interested in joining our Yearbook team, come to a meeting Thursday at lunch in the Mac Lab.  See Mrs. Titus if you’re unable to make the meeting.

Theatre performance meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 after school in the drama room. All students signed up as well as anyone else interested.

There is a volleyball practice for grade 11s and 12s at 5pm today. All players who want to play volleyball this season are expected to attend.

 

Our yearbook needs a cover design.  If you’re interested, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  Deadline for entries is Sept. 30.  It can be drawn, painted, or created using a computer.

 

Come get your new school hoodies at lunch today in the MPR, $45 each!

 

Menu for this week: Monday – Lemon chicken (or tofu), Chinese noodles (or brown rice) and broccoli; Tuesday – whole wheat penne with tomato or alfredo sauce, salad and garlic bread; Wednesday – pizza; Thursday – chicken caesar wraps; Friday – burgers

 

Homework Club starts TODAY in Room 206 from 3:15 – 4:15 pm. Students can come for extra help, for a space at school to work on projects or homework, to complete tests/quizzes, or to catch up on work.

Gymnasium will be open at lunch TODAY. If you are going to open gym at lunch you MUST HAVE INDOOR SHOES! And no food or drink allowed in the gym.

 

Student photos will be Friday, September 14th starting at 9:00 am.

 

Early Dismissal on Thursday at 1:55 for PAC BBQ. Lunch will be at 11:03 – 11:48 am

 


September 6, 2018

Grade 10-12 Work Experience meeting in the Foods room this Friday lunch at noon.  Please attend if you are already enrolled or would like to enroll. Ms Morris will explain the requirements and hand out documentation.

 There is a list of all the fall sports offered at the school in front of the main office. Please sign up for the sports team you would like to play.

 There is a poster with the link of where to find all the sports events for WSS – this will keep you informed of all of our games.

All students interested in playing for the boys’ soccer team: practices start TODAY after school at 5pm meet on the school playing field – please bring your shin pads and cleats ready to play.

All grade 8 and 9 students interested in playing Rugby report to the gym for the first practice session TODAY after school. Practices will be taking place on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school – 3:30 – 5pm. Bring your water bottles, cleats and mouth-guards plus clothing to play outside in.

 Our yearbook needs a cover design.  If you’re interested, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  Deadline for entries is Sept. 30.  It can be drawn, painted, or created using a computer.

Peer Tutors in Semester 1 – if you’ve signed up to be a peer tutor or you’re interested in becoming one, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  We want you matched up with classes asap.

Come get your new school hoodies at lunch today in the MPR, $45 each!

 Leadership: your first meeting this year will be TODAY, starting at

12:00 sharp in JHall’s room, 205. Bring your lunch, please be on time.

 Attention all cheerleaders from last year.

Please return your pom-poms to the office or Jasmin by Friday the 7th.

 Any gr 8,9 or 10 girls interested in playing rugby for the school please come to the gym to find out more today at lunchtime.

 Cross Country Practice today 3:30 – 4:45 outdoors, (indoors if raining) please dress accordingly, bring water bottle and if you didn’t make the xc meeting come out!

 The Stellar jay cafe will be open tomorrow and Friday during lunch for pre-paying and buying lunch tickets from the book and answering any questions about the lunch program. Please bring cash or check $50 for 10 lunches.

Lunch starts on Monday September 10th!

Menu for next week: Monday – Lemon chicken (or tofu), Chinese noodles (or brown rice) and broccoli; Tuesday – whole wheat penne with tomato or alfredo sauce, salad and garlic bread; Wednesday – pizza; Thursday – chicken caesar wraps ; Friday – burgers

Homework Club starts Monday, September 10th in Room 206 from 3:15 – 4:15 pm. Students can come for extra help, for a space at school to work on projects or homework, to complete tests/quizzes, or to catch up on work.

Gymnasium will be open at lunch starting Friday, September 7th.


September 5, 2018

Please can all gr 8 students having PE on day two starting this Thursday remember to bring PE strip as this first lesson will be an active lesson.

Grade 10-12 Work Experience meeting in the Foods room this Friday lunch at noon.  Please attend if you are already enrolled or would like to enroll. Ms Morris will explain the requirements and hand out documentation.

All interested in joining the WSS Golf Club please bring your lunch to room 108 TODAY to meet Mrs. Akehurst. All who attend and bring forms back by Friday can play on Monday.

There is a list of all the fall sports offered at the school in front of the main office. Please sign up for the sports team you would like to play.

 

There is a poster with the link of where to find all the sports events for WSS – this will keep you informed of all of our games.

 

All students interested in playing for the boys’ soccer team: practices start tomorrow (Thursday) after school at 5pm meet on the school playing field – please bring your shin pads and cleats ready to play.

 

Grade 11 & 12 Girls Volleyball Practice will be 5pm-7pm on Wednesday.

 

There will be a cross country meeting Wednesday at lunch in room 106.

 

All grade 8 and 9 students interested in playing Rugby report to the gym for the first practice session Thursday after school. Practices will be taking place on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school – 3:30 – 5pm. Bring your water bottles, cleats and mouth-guards plus clothing to play outside in.

 

Our yearbook needs a cover design.  If you’re interested, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  Deadline for entries is Sept. 30.  It can be drawn, painted, or created using a computer.

 

Peer Tutors in Semester 1 – if you’ve signed up to be a peer tutor or you’re interested in becoming one, please see Mrs. Titus asap.  We want you matched up with classes asap.

 

There will be an athletic leadership class (Wed) at lunch in room 117 with Ms. Chevrette.

 

Leadership: your first meeting this year will be Thursday, starting at

12:00 sharp in JHall’s room, 205. Bring your lunch, please be on time.

 

 

The Stellar jay cafe will be open tomorrow and Friday during lunch for pre-paying and buying lunch tickets from the book and answering any questions about the lunch program. Please bring cash or check $50 for 10 lunches.

 

Lunch starts on Monday September10th!

 

Menu for next week: Monday – Lemon chicken (or tofu), Chinese noodles (or brown rice) and broccoli; Tuesday – whole wheat penne with tomato or alfredo sauce, salad and garlic bread; Wednesday – pizza; Thursday – chicken caesar wraps ; Friday – burgers

 

Food for Thought

“Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.”  –Nelson Mandela


June 26, 2018

Mrs. Colpitts will be offering a final Numeracy Assessment tutorial on TODAY in D block in the library computer lab.

All Art students from Semester one please come to the Art Room to pick up your artwork. Please do so by the end of today.

Important Year End dates:

Textbooks should be returned as soon as they are no longer needed or TODAY.

There is 1 – XL WSS hoody left for sale. $45.00 in the office.  Light Blue.

Lost & Found items will be donated June 29th.

Food for Thought

A Thermometer is the only thing that gets a ‘DEGREE’ without having a ‘BRAIN’!