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Parking Lot Repairs

Parents:

Starting tomorrow (Wednesday, April 24th, 2019) the district will be repairing the TRSS parking lot. The repairs will take until the end of the week. If you are visiting the school, please park at the community centre tomorrow, Thursday and Friday.

Thanks!

UPDATE: Thank-you for parking at the community centre today! The repairs to the parking lot are finished well ahead of schedule, so we can resume parking in our parking lot starting tomorrow (April 25th, 2019)!

Go Kart Fundraiser

A message from the Grade 9 Go Kart Groups:

“The Phoenix Flames and Wild Cats go-kart groups would like to invite you to participate in  a cupcake walk fundraiser.

This fundraiser will be held at the TRE gym at 2:45pm on the 24th of April.
The entry fee of each round is $1 per person.
Each round will have one or two winners.
Those winners will get a set of 6 festively decorated cupcakes.
You can enter for as many rounds as you would like until all the cupcakes are gone!”

This fundraiser goes to support the team’s swag merchandise. Any funds raised above and beyond the cost of these items will be put towards purchasing thank you gifts for our supporters/mentors of our project.”

Sincerely,
The Phoenix Flames
Wild Cats

Family Resources

Mr. McGuire attended a Safer Schools Together training sessions in Dawson Creek this week. The presenters gave several websites and apps for teens, adults and families to check out together. Contained in the links below is a wealth of help, information and practical tools.

familysmart.ca
YouthinBC.ca
Teenshealth.org
Mindyourmind.ca
Erase Bullying
Mind Shift App for iOs and Android (Youth Focused)
Virtual Hope Box App (Older teens and Adult Focused)

A little known fact is that facebook, instagram, snapchat and twitter all have reporting tools that can be used to report bullying, harassment and other inappropriate public and private messages. These reporting tools are reviewed by the respective website owners.

For Students: Reporting bullying and harassment to a trusted adult at home or at school allows us to provide help and support as a community to those on both sides of the situation.

Grade 9s – Tuesday April 9th

Parents of students in Grade 9: We are asking the grade 9s to stay in class until the end of the day on Tuesday, April 9th (Parent teacher interview day) to complete their safety orientation with Mr. Bafaro, the loss prevention officer at Conuma Coal.

The class will be supervised by school staff from 2pm – the end of D block.

We will honour an early dismissal on Friday, April 12th at 2pm for the grade 9s. The procedure is that the grade 9s will leave their D block class at 2pm and leave the school premises as other classes will still be in session. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the school – 250-782-4227 or email Mr. McGuire: rmcguire@sd59.bc.ca