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GRAD ceremony is 10 weeks away!!!!!
GRAD BANQUET/DRY GRAD is 8 weeks away!!!
Garibaldi Grad 2018 Valedictorian is:
drum roll please………with the closest voting results ever!!!!!!
DAWSON ZDUNICHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! Congratulations Dawson and to Paul Butterworth and Stefan Georgescu who also gave amazing speeches.
GRAD FEES – Forms
Your son/daughter has been given the order forms for all the Grad 2018 events (EVEN IF YOU PAY ON THE PORTAL YOU MUST BRING IN THE FOLLOWING FORMS BEFORE YOU WILL BE GIVEN YOUR TICKETS): Banquet, Ceremony, Dry Grad. If you need to print off the forms at home click on the links below:
Banquet/Dance: $75 per ticket The deadline to purchase banquet/dance tickets has passed but we have not sold out yet. The remaining tickets are being sold on a first come first service basis (come in person with cash!) Please do not procrastinate. The banquet has sold out for the last two years. The venue is Swan-E-Set Resort and Country Club. The date is June 8th – 5 p.m. to take pictures and find seating and ends at approximately 11 pm. The Banquet/Dance can be a family affair. Parents and siblings are also invited and are able to purchase tickets to attend. Please see Mrs. Klassen in the main office.
Ceremony: $10 per ticket (no limit) – Thursday, June 21 – 7 p.m. at The Hard Rock Theatre in Coquitlam.
Cap and Gown: $25 per graduate. This is the first year that Garibaldi will have a cap and gown ceremony.
Dry Grad: $75 per ticket. Students can bring a guest for $25 (Guests can only win the casino prizes). June 8th – 11:30 p.m.
Grad Ceremony write ups – As each graduate walks across the stage there will be a short introduction stating future plans and goals for next year (and beyond). Students can start composing this write up (2 to 3 sentences). Please email it to Ms. Lemieux by the end of April.
Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards sponsored by organizations and individuals within the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District No. 42 exclusively for students in District No. 42. To be eligible the student must have taken at least one course in their graduating year with School District 42. NOTE: Students will have two (2) years from the date of issue to redeem an award, unless otherwise stated.
DVR – if you missed the opportunity to meet with Ms. Lemieux to get your transcripts sent to the post secondary institutions that you have applied to, please see Ms. Lemieux ASAP!
The fundraising for Dry Grad is in full force:
Please read the following to find out what events are happening:
“Support Garibaldi Dry Grad and our local business community at the same time! The “Love that Deal” premium coupon card is a nifty credit card sized fold-able card with eighty (yes, 80!) special deals which can be redeemed in our local Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows communities. There are 28, no purchase necessary, absolutely FREE deals including admission to the Leisure Centre, Spa, Gold, Pizza, Coffee, Appetizers, Pet Care, Car Care, Hair Care and much much more. All offers are good until December 31, 2018! For a mere $20 per card you get to support our Garibaldi Grads AND benefit from all the great deals at the same time! Coupon cards are available for sale at the school office or email us at email@example.com. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR 2018 GARIBALDI GRADS!”
Flower basket and bedding plants fundraiser order form. Please fill out and bring in with your money to the main office. Thanks for your support.
Neufeld Farms fundraiser
Pick up the order forms on the table outside of the main office. Pick up will be on May 3rd.
If you are a parent of a grade 12 student: DRY GRAD NEEDS YOUR HELP! Please read the Portal message to decide where you can help out and email Ms. Lemieux at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are 3 events that occur for Grad:
- Banquet – Organized and Supervised by Garibaldi Staff
- Ceremony – Organized and Supervised by Garibaldi Staff
- DRY GRAD – PARENT organized and supervised 100%
The dry grad committee of about 5, overwhelmed, dedicated parents are in desperate need of your help in the following areas: (You can also send any questions to Shelley at email@example.com)
Neufeld food order – 2 parents to organize and oversee – pick up is Thursday, May 3rd 5pm-7pm
Hanging basket and bedding plant order – 4 parents to organize on the day of pick up – May 3rd 4-7pm
Car wash – May 12th (Saturday) 9AM to 3PM –We need about 4 parents to organize and supervise students as some students have never washed a car before. We usually have about 15-20 student volunteers and they have a great time but need some parents for support. We would hate to cancel this fundraiser as it typically makes between 1000-1500 dollars.
Decorating Committee for Dry Grad – We also need a small group of parents to take on the decorating of the school for the evening which can be as big as you have the energy for.
Finally…..The Big Event – DRY GRAD – on Friday, June 8th from 11:30pm – 5:30 AM – For this event to be a success we need 20-25 parents/guardians to stay overnight and supervise the activities – gym activities/mock casino/food court/music, etc. (The administration and Ms. Lemieux will also be attendance for the entire event to support in any way we can.)
If you can help out in any way please email Pauline Lemieux at firstname.lastname@example.org. We really need your assistance for this event to be a success.
Second Report Card: The Grad list will be updated after the second report card. All grade 12’s wanting to participate in the grad ceremony on June 21st must be in a position to graduate. This means passing all courses that are needed to fulfill the ministry of education graduation requirements.
Have you applied to SFU? The self-reporting grades portal is now open. Scholarship applicants must self-report their grades by February 15, Beedie School of Business applicants by February 28, and all other applicants by April 30. Students may self-report interim grades for online/distance courses, however, these courses must be 100% complete by April 30. Students who have already applied may still change their program choice online on or before April 30, except to the Beedie School of Business. Please keep in mind that the application deadline for all programs is February 28.
Grad Transitions: Please Mr. Rowell
April 26: SFU’s Next Step Info Session. Learn about their programs, services and resources. This event is at their Surrey campus. https://www.sfu.ca/students/newundergrads/next-steps-infosessions.html
May 1 Deadline: Are you a grade 11 or 12 student interested in a career in policing? The New Westminster Student Police Academy is available for students in our district for a two week summer camp. You will learn about the many different aspects of policing from exciting guest speakers to meeting members of the K9 unit and getting to see the police helicopter as well as go out on the water with the NWPD Marine Unit. The deadline to apply is May 1st. For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.nwpolice.org/join-nwpd/student-police-academy/)
May 9: The University of Alberta is coming to Vancouver on Wednesday, May 9that the Four Seasons Hotel. This event is for students in grades 10,11 and 12 as well as parents. Explore programs, ask about admissions, win prizes and more. RSVP to: uab.ca/van.
May 12: KPU Open House at their Langley campus. The time is from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. To RSVP, please visit: http://www.kpu.ca/openhouse/langley
May 17: UFV New Student Orientation: All new to UFV students starting in Fall 2018 and their supporters are invited to New Student Orientation. The date is Thursday, May 17th from 3:30 to 8:00 p.m. At this event, students can: take a campus tour led by a current student, learn how to register online for courses at a Registration Info Session, discover the array of support resources and services at the Student Resources Fair, learn about program requirements and course planning. For more information and to register please visit: http://events.ufv.ca/events/new-student-orientation-chilliwack-3/
May 24: SFU’s Next Step Info Session at the Burnaby campus. Learn about programs, services and resources. There will be presentations and tours. For more information please visit: https://www.sfu.ca/students/newundergrads/next-steps-infosessions.html
Camp Ignite is an exciting mentorship camp for young women considering going into firefighting. The camp runs from August 9 to the 12th. This is a free camp run by female firefighters. For more information and to apply, please visit: campignite.com
KPU: https://www.kpu.ca/future-students/high-school-student#How to Apply
Douglas College: https://www.douglascollege.ca/study-at-douglas/apply/canadian-students
Langara College: https://langara.ca/admissions/apply-to-langara/index.html
Capilano University: https://www.capilanou.ca/future/how-to-apply/
Emily Carr University: http://www.ecuad.ca/admissions/application-info/undergraduate-applications