Thursday, October 11th
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There has been a time change to the Photo Manipulation workshop at the Public Library. It's a two part workshop, the first part is on October 25th from 7 to 9pm, and the second part is on November 1st from 5:30 to 7:30. Register at the front desk if you are interested.
All grade 12 students interested in applying to the prestigious LORAN scholarship, please go to the LORAN website to determine qualification. If you are interested in being sponsored by the school please send an email to Mrs. Malloff and or Mr. Machado. All candidates will need to show the school their completed application by October 16th for sponsorship and October 23rd direct pool.
The next Rotary Interact meeting will be Today. We will be planning out fundraising projects for the year, and our annual social meet and greet night. All new members welcome. Bring your ideas. The room is yet to be decided, so watch the announcements for more info.
Individuals interested in refereeing minor basketball for the NelsonHoops league at LVR on Monday nights please come today to a 15 minute meeting in Room 211 at 11:45 AM.
Rotary Youth exchange applications for short and long term are due in the office by tomorrow. Interviews will take place on Wednesday October 17th in the multi-purpose room at 7pm.
On Saturday, November 3rd, the Castlegar Selkirk College has an open house from 10am to 2pm. You can apply for free and everyone is welcome to attend! Come check out what the collage has to offer!
Grade10, 11 and 12 students are you interested in finding out more about University and College? Next week BC university and colleges will be coming to LVR, specifically on the evening of Tuesday October 16th in the LVR gym from 7-8:30 pm. Come out and meet liaison and admission officers from 10-12 different institutions such as UBC, SFU, UNBC, BCIT, TRU, Okanagan and Selkirk college etc. Bring your parents or other significant people and find out about programs, admissions, accommodations, scholarships etc.
There will be a philosophy club meeting today at lunch in room 102.
Mini-RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership) camp will be taking place again this November 9-11. To find out more about this transforming leadership experience for youth, drop by the LVR office to pick up a form. Applications due Friday October 19th online.
Mandy is away this week so there will be no Freedom Quest this Friday.
A reminder to all soccer boys planning on playing in Cranbrook this Friday and Saturday. Please ensure that you have seen your teachers and have them sign your Extra-Curricular Travel Forms.
1) The next LVR PAC meeting and the LVR PAC AGM is now Mon Oct 22nd at 7pm. Any parents interested in being in one of the exec. roles, as chair, vice chair, secretary or treasurer, or sharing a role (ie: co-secretary, or co-chair) please contact LVR PAC through firstname.lastname@example.org. Christine Perkins , the SD8 superintendent, will join us to speak about the new SD8 Strategic Plan, the SD8 3 year professional development plan for high school teachers, and Deeper Learning Projects. Tamara Malloff, is regularly at PAC meetings to give a principal's report and participate in the collaborative conversations. All parents are welcome at LVR PAC Meetings. If you would like to be on the PAC email list, have questions, or have agenda items please contact PAC at: email@example.com or
lvr parent advisory council (PAC) facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1593124617461749/
2) All parents are welcome to a district wide Parent Night Out with visiting guest speaker, Dr David Burns, on Thurs Oct 18th at 18:30, at Mt Sentinel Secondary School. David is the keynote speakers at the SD8 teacher's Provincial Professional Development Day on the following day, which will be focused on K-16 BC New Curriculum and the changing learner. The topic for the parent night is "Transforming Education in BC: Supporting and preparing learners for the future" He speaks about transformative learning environments that reflect the real world, 21st century skills kids need, and how to best prepare learners transitions to post secondary, trades,or work. ( see attached poster)