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BCHS This Week: February 11th February 16th, 2013

BCHS This WeekFebruary 8 February 12, 2016

Monday (Day 2) - Gr. 7/8 - PC dayGrade 9-12 TAG DayTuesday (Day 1) - 4 Block Day

Wednesday (Day 2) - 4 Block DayMADD presentation in the East Gym- Block 1 - for grades 9-12

Thursday (Day 1) - 4 Block DayFriday PHRD No Staff/Students Day No School


Cafeteria Menu

Monday Feb 8 Sweet & Sour Pork with Rice & Veggies

Tuesday Feb 9 Pizza

Wednesday Feb 10 Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich & Salad

Thursday Feb 11 Chicken Burger & Fries

Friday Feb 12 No School


Save the date February 8 Gr 7/8 PC Day- Gr 9-12 TAG- Gr 12 Grad Meeting during TAGFebruary 10 MADD presentation in the East Gym- Block 1 - for grades 9-12February 12 PHRD No School Day- Sr. Gryphs Basketball @ ArdrossanFebruary 15 Family Day No School February 18 BCHS Talent ShowFebruary 19 Sr. Gryphs Basketball @ Wetaskiwin

Barrhead Composite High SchoolWHERE We immerse students in a diverse and engaging learning environment, AND strive to inspire the passion for discovery, the confidence to embrace challenges, and the skills to pursue success.

TAG/Flex/PC Bell Schedule

On MONDAY, we will use the following schedule:

Start and End times for both schedules are the same. Start at 8:55am, End at 3:19pm.

8:55-10:06am BLOCK 110:06-10:11am Break10:11-11:22am BLOCK 211:22-12:02pm Lunch12:07-1:18pm BLOCK 31:18-1:23pm Break1:23-2:03pm TAG/Flex/PC2:03-2:08pm Break2:08-3:19pm BLOCK 5

Bell Schedules

For Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the bell schedule will be as follows:8:55-10:17am BLOCK 110:17-10:22am Break10:22-11:44am BLOCK 211:44-12:25pm Lunch12:30-1:52pm BLOCK 31:52-1:57pm Break1:57-3:19pm BLOCK 5

The Bell Schedule at the back of the Student Handbook is INCORRECT. For proper times, please refer to this slide, or visit www.barrheadcomposite.ca and check the calendar for the bell schedule for each day.

A Crush for your Crush$1Sales Tuesday & Wednesday in the cafeteria. Deliveries made on Thursday.

BCHS 4th AnnualSmall Town Big Dreams!Talent Night

Singers Dancers Musicians Comedians Actors Poets Composers - Fire-eating Jugglers!

Thursday, February 187:00 pm BCHS Drama TheatreAdmission: $2 See Mrs. Schatz or Mrs. Kostiw to sign up!!

Bchs Reads: 2016Grades 7-9 & StaffGrades 10-12 & StaffSign-up NOW in the library!

Pink Shirt day is coming February 24thDo you have your Shirt?Shirts will be sold for $5 in the cafeteria Tuesday and Wednesday. Get yours early before they sell out!

Improved PSP/OP Search: On Dec. 18th, they released a more user-friendly and powerful Post-Secondary and Occupation Planner, including new Smart Filters to improve the search experience.


Activation code is barrhead if you are a new user

Grad 2016The first Grad meeting will be during TAG on February 8th all grads are encouraged to attend. You will receive your grad information package and you will be informed of important upcoming events such as the election of your grad council. See Mrs. Kjelland if you have questions.

Work Experience/RAPA number of first semester students (you know who you are) did not hand in paperwork. Failure to get this paperwork into Ms Wegner could jeopardize graduation plans.Second semester students, please get your job description and contract from your employer ASAP. You are not officially in work experience until those documents are returned and signed by Ms Wegner

Barrhead Elementary School is looking for students who would like to work with grade 1 and some of the other gradesTheir office could also use a work experience student as well as someone who would like to create bulletin boardsIf you dont want to do work experience, consider volunteering your time.Work Experience/RAP

Reminder your testing forms are due February 10 if you want to test in March.See Ms Wegner if you lost your form and need another one.

It is never to soon to start planning for the summerRDCs School of Continuing Education has released its Summer Arts School calendar.July 4 29 at Red Deer CollegeSee Ms Wegner if you are interested in attending any of the courses.

Info Week, 2016 4:00 8:00Monday, February 8BusinessDesign and CommunicationsHospitality and Culinary ArtsTuesday, Febuary 9Engineering TechnologiesComputers and ITWednesday, February 10ConstructionEnvironmental and Natural ResourcesTradesThursday, February 11Animal StudiesHealth

ScholarshipsMs Wegner has a 25 page document detailing a variety of scholarships for which students in the province of Alberta can apply. See her if you are interested in this document. She can share it with you.Work is underway to make it available on the school website as a shared link.

The Rep from Kings will be here February 18. She is setting up a booth at lunch, will be available for private interviews block 3 and will be doing an information session during flex. Sign up will be available as we get closer to that date.

Open House - Drop in to tour the campus, chat with faculty and staff, and apply for free!March 5 @10 am - 2 pmKing's View Friday - Spend the day on campus, learn about programs, admission, financial aid and student life. Sit in on a class and even go on a tour. And we will be offering free applications! See Ms Wegner on how to register.February 26, April 8

Info Session Weeks

From March 14 to 19 prospective students can attend any one of our free information sessions. Full details on information sessions on offer during Info Session Week and throughout the year are available at MacEwan.ca/InfoSessions.Programs eligible for early admission are identified on the website and will also be identified at their sessions. Prospectivestudents are encouraged to submit their application to be assessed for early admission during Info Session Week if they have not done so already.

Application Deadline: March 1st March 1, 2016is the deadline to apply for direct-entry undergraduate programs for Fall 2016 admission.Reg 101 WorkshopsRegistration 101 Workshops are in March/April 2016! Students will have an opportunity to learn how to navigate the Bear Tracks system for the purpose of course registration, build a first-year schedule, and ask UAlberta staff questions.

2016 Online Chat Dateshigh school students can log on and ask any questions they may have about the University of Alberta. 2016 upcoming dates areFebruary 3March 2April 6May 4June 1All of the sessions will be held from 7 to 9pm MST.

Program Change Process Applicants are able to change the program choices on their application, even after they have submitted it. Students wishing to change their program choices are required tofill out theAdmission Application Program Change Form, then return it to them via theonline contact formor by dropping it off atStudent Connect. If a student submits their program change request after the application deadline has passed (March 1st), they can only switch the priority of their two program choices; they cannot add a new program choice.Please note that only one program change request per application is accepted.See Ms Wegner if you are having difficulty doing this

Updating New Grades Students that have applied to the University of Alberta but have not yet received an admission offer will be able to update your new grades in early February! Students will receive an email once this online system is live, which will also outline the process of updating these grades.Applicants that have not yet received an offerwill be able to self-record new final Grade 12 marks as they become available in February. Update these grades online as soon as they become available in February so that the U of A can process your application and provide eligible students with an admission offer!Interim transcripts willnotneed to be sent to the University of Alberta, as the self-recorded grades will be used to assess students for admission. As part of the conditions to retain an admission offer, the U of A will request final official transcripts on your behalf so that your marks can be verified.