ROCKRIDGE SECONDARY SCHOOL

A N N O U N C E M E N T S

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

Rockridge Basketball

  • Grade 9 boys basketball tryouts Nov 15 & 16 at 4:30 pm
  • Grade 8 girls have their first Basketball Try-out on Friday at 3.
  • Grade 8 boys have a try-out on Thursday at 3.

Intramural Soccer. Submit you soccer team of 7 to Mr. Armstrong for the Intramural soccer tournament.

Senior Girls Volleyball will compete in Lower Mainland Tournament on Thursday.

Whistler Ski Trip – There is still space.  Pick up Forms from the PE office.

DECA Rockridge is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week with a vote on the best entrepreneur (eg. Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, etc.) – ballot boxes in front of the office.

Grade 9s – please hand in your Take Our Kid to Work Day assignments to the tray in the Career office.

Hey grads! This week is the last week you’re able buy boat cruise tickets, they’re $75 and that includes food on the boat, a chocolate fondue, and a photo booth for same savvy squad photos. Come on down to the cafeteria at lunch to buy your tickets!”

Post-Secondary

  • Thinking about studying business?  Today at lunch we will host a representative from the University of Victoria’s Business school in C207.  UVIC is the only business school in Canada that requires co-op learning. As a result students find it much easier to find work after they complete their degree.  Come and find out more.
  • Did you know that you can spend your summers travelling internationally and study to get course credit at the same time?  On Friday at lunch there will be a representative from MEI in front of the office answering questions about their international summer programs.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

Rockridge Basketball

  • Senior Girls Basketball Tryouts Wednesday, Nov 15th at 6:00 pm
  • Grade 9 boys basketball tryout times are Nov 14,15,16 at 4:30 pm
  • Grade 8 girls have their first Basketball Try-out on Friday at 3.
  • Grade 8 boys have a try-out on Thursday at 3.

Intramural Soccer. Submit you soccer team of 7 to Mr. Armstrong for the Intramural soccer tournament.

Senior Girls Volleyball will compete in Lower Mainland Tournament on Thursday….

There is a book on hold for Miranda B in the library.

DECA Rockridge is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week with a vote on the best entrepreneur (eg. Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, etc.). It will be located in front of the office on one of the whiteboards. It will be a ballot vote and the winner will be announced on the following Monday. We will provide a brief paragraph and photo for each entrepreneur.

Hey grads! This week is the last week you’re able buy boat cruise tickets, they’re $75 and that includes food on the boat, a chocolate fondue, and a photo booth for same savvy squad photos. Come on down to the cafeteria at lunch to buy your tickets!”

Mathletes vs. Athletes – Grad Theme Day this Thursday, November 15th!

Post-Secondary

  • Thinking about studying business?  On Thursday at lunch we will host a representative from the University of Victoria’s Business school in C207 at lunch.  UVIC is the only business school in Canada that requires co-op learning as a result students find it much easier to find work after they finish.  Come and find out more.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Rockridge Basketball

  • Senior Girls Basketball Tryouts are Tuesday Nov 14 at 6:00 pm and Wednesday, Nov 15th at 6:00 pm
  • Grade 9 boys basketball tryout times are Nov 14,15,16 at 4:30 pm

Rugby Meeting: Mandatory meeting for all Grade 9,10 and 11 rugby players Today (Nov 13th) at Lunch in W205

Intramurals: The next Intramural event will be Soccer. So get your friends together and make a soccer team of 7 and you will be entered into the Intramural soccer tournament.

DECA Rockridge is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week with a vote on the best entrepreneur (eg. Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, etc.). It will be located in front of the office on one of the whiteboards. It will be a ballot vote and the winner will be announced on the following Monday. We will provide a brief paragraph and photo for each entrepreneur.

Lumberjack Day is November 14th! Dress up and you will get timbits at lunch!!

Hey grads! This week is the last week you’re able buy boat cruise tickets, they’re $75 and that includes food on the boat, a chocolate fondue, and a photo booth for same savvy squad photos. Come on down to the cafeteria at lunch to buy your tickets!”

Mathletes vs. Athletes – grad theme day this Thursday, November 15th!

Post-Secondary

  • Grade 11 and 12 grades, self-reporting, personal statements, short answer questions, extra-curricular activities, and applicant interviews; there is a great deal of information that can go into admission decisions. This begs a question: how do Canadian universities use all this information to determine who gets in?  Tonight’s presentation delivered by UBC’s Deputy Registrar will provide an overview of the rationales and decision-making process Canadian universities often use to make admission decisions. The presentation starts at 7:00PM.

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018

Rockridge Basketball: Grade 9 boys basketball tryout times are Nov 14,15,16 at 430 pm

Rugby: Mandatory meeting for all Grade 9,10 and 11 rugby players on Tuesday (Nov 13th) at Lunch in W205?

Intramurals: The next Intramural event will be Soccer. So get your friends together and make a soccer team of 7 and you will be entered into the Intramural soccer tournament.

Senior Choir Rehearsal: There is a very important rehearsal in the Band Room at lunch (12pm) for Sr.Choir today.

Sr. Jazz Band: Reminder to all Sr. Jazz Band students that Jazz Rehearsal is CANCELLED for Friday, NOV. 9th (that is tomorrow)

Grade 8s – Please submit your Career Education assignment to the black tray in the Career office. It’s due Today.

Grade 9s – Take our Kids To Work Day – please submit your permission forms to the black tray in the Career office. It’s due Today.

Attention grads!! Boat cruise is November 22nd. Tickets are on sale this week and next in the caf for $75!

Post-Secondary

  • Today during the collaborative block Ms. Kashani will be doing her writing workshop for students needing help with their university essays.  Please preregister for the session.
  • On Friday a Rockridge alumni who is attending UBC Sauder School of Business will be presenting in C207.
  • A representative from York University in Toronto will be available outside the front office during lunch to answer questions about their programs and admission.
  • This evening at 7:00PM a representative from McGill University will be presenting at Mulgrave.  This will be your only opportunity this year to meet with a McGill representative.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

Rockridge Basketball

Grade 9 Girls Basketball tryouts today 4:30-6:00

Grade 10 Girls Basketball are reminded of the basketball practice today after school. Contact Paige H. if you have any questions.

RUGBY MEETING: Mandatory meeting for all Grade 9,10 and 11 rugby players on Wednesday (Nov 14th) at Lunch in W205

Dodge Ball: Congratulations to the “Average Joes” who won the Dodge Ball tournament with a dramatic comeback, somewhat controversial, victory.

COMC Math Contest : Students writing the COMC Math Contest on Thursday, November 8th, please come to the Library on that morning at 8:25 am. See you there!

Grade 8s – Please submit your Career Education assignment to the black tray in the Career office. It’s due Thursday.

Grade 9s – Take our Kids To Work Day – please submit your permission forms to the black tray in the Career office. It’s due Thursday.

Ski Trip: Come join us Dec 12 for an early bird ski day! Pick up the forms from the PE office and get them in ASAP as space is filling up fast. This trip is open to all students.

Attention grads!! Boat cruise is November 22nd. Tickets are on sale this week and next in the caf for $75!

Post-Secondary

  • Today at lunch Ms. Ferrajohn will be running an information session focused on helping students through various assessments that focus on connecting them with careers that are based on their personality, motivations, interests, learning styles and career compatibility on myBlueprint
  • Tonight at 6:30PM a representative from the University of Toronto will be in the Library talking about program options at all 3 of their campuses as well as their new admission requirements.
  • Tomorrow during the collaborative block Ms. Kashani will be doing her writing workshop for students need help with their university essays.  Please preregister for the session.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Rockridge Basketball

  • Senior Girls Basketball Meeting in Room G201 at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 6th.
  • Grade 9 Girls Basketball tryouts today 3:00-4:30 and tomorrow 4:30-6:00

COMC Math Contest: Students writing the COMC Math Contest on Thursday, November 8th, please come to the Library on that morning at 8:25 am. See you there!

Ski Trip: Come join us Dec 12 for an early bird ski day! Pick up the forms from the PE office and get them in ASAP as space is filling up fast. This trip is open to all students.

Post-Secondary

  • Today at lunch we will host a representative from the University of Dalhousie in C207.  Dalhousie is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and offers similar program choices as any of the big research institutions like BC but admission averages are much less competitive.
  • Tomorrow at lunch Ms. Ferrajohn will be running an information session focused on helping students through various assessments connecting them with careers that are based on their personality, motivations, interests, learning styles and career compatibility on myBlueprint
  • Tomorrow night at 6:30PM a representative from the University of Toronto will be in the Library presenting program options at all 3 of their campuses as well as their new admission requirements.

Friday, Nov 2, 2018

Language Challenge

Your completed Language Challenge application form is due into your counsellor by Monday, November 5th. Forms must be completed on line and printed off before submitting them to your counsellor for verification and submission. The following courses are available for challenge: French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi and Spanish – all are available for both Grades 11 and 12.(http://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/secondary/challenge-exams/)

Rockridge Basketball

  • There will be a grade 8 basketball meeting in the gym at lunch today for any grade 8s interested in playing basketball this year.
  • Any grade 10 girls interested in playing basketball this year need to sign up with Mr. Armstrong.
  • The second Senior Boys Basketball Team tryout will be held Monday at the gym from 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM. The team members will be announced next Tuesday, and practices begin next Wednesday. If you cannot attend either of the tryouts, you must contact Mr. Taguchi as soon as possible.

Camp Summit Counsellors Grade 11 and 12 students interested – sign-up in the careers office by November 2nd. Interviews to follow.

ROCK’N MATH – submit responses to your math teachers by November 5th, 2018 at 3:00 pm. The best three and most creative answers will receive lovely prizes!!!

Ski Trip: Come join us Dec 12 for an early bird ski day! Pick up the forms from the PE office and get them in ASAP as space is filling up fast. This trip is open to all students.

Post-Secondary

  • Today at lunch we will be hosting Western University in C207.

BC Post-Secondary evening – Monday, Nov 5 6:30-8:30 in Player’s Hall This event will feature 15 different institutions from across BC including BCIT, SFU, University of Victoria, Capilano University, Langara College, Douglas College, Thompson Rivers University, etc.  This is not a Fair but a chance to choose 2 of the schools that most interest you and attend a 35 minute presentation by a representative of that school.  Please note these schools will not be coming back for lunch visits.  This is your only chance this year to meet with these reps.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Rockridge Basketball

  • There will be a grade 8 basketball meeting in the gym at lunch on Friday for any grade 8s interested in playing basketball this year.
  • Any grade 10 girls interested in playing basketball this year need to sign up with Mr. Armstrong.
  • The senior boys basketball team tryouts will be held on tomorrow (Thursday) and next Monday at the gym from 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM. The team members will be announced on next Tuesday, and the practice begins on next Wednesday. If you cannot attend either of the tryouts, you must contact Mr. Taguchi as soon as possible.

Wednesday Oct 31st is Halloween! Dress up and at lunch there will be the annual costume contest. Enter the contest or watch in Players Hall! There are prizes for the winners and candy for everyone!

Camp Summit Counsellors Grade 11 and 12 students interested in being a camp counsellors for the grade 8 trip to Camp summit in May? Please see the posting on the Volunteer Opportunities board in the careers office and sign-up by November 2nd. Interviews to follow.

Please stop by ROCK’N MATH Board where you will find interesting information about the mathematician of the month: Karl Weierstrass, math jokes, math announcements as well as the Halloween Math Challenge: “It’s Time for Some Halloween Designs!” – Let’s DRAW Halloween using graphing technology! Please submit your response to your math teachers by November 5th, 2018 at 3:00 pm. The best three and most creative answers will receive lovely prizes!!! Good luck everyone!

Ski Trip: Whistler Ski Trip. Dec 12 and January 31 Don’t miss out! Spots fill up quickly! See the PE department for your form.

Post-Secondary

  • Grad Transitions session in W205 for students applying to Ontario Schools today
  • Scholarship Information Session – Thursday, Nov 1st 6:30-8:00 Unlock Your Future presented by Brittany Palmer This event is open to all students in West Vancouver and will provide a comprehensive guide to finding and applying for scholarships. For more information on the material presented at this event please go to the Careers office link.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Dodgeball: Staff team plays the grade 12’s today. Come to the gym asap so we can get started by 1-ish

There will be a grade 8 basketball meeting in the gym at lunch on Friday for any grade 8s interested in playing basketball this year.

Come to the library anytime to vote for vampire or zombie and you’ll be entered in the draw for Starbucks gift card!”

Wednesday Oct 31st is Halloween! Dress up and at lunch there will be the annual costume contest. Enter the contest or watch in Players Hall! There are prizes for the winners and candy for everyone!

Camp Summit Counsellors Grade 11 and 12 students interested in being a camp counsellors for the grade 8 trip to Camp summit in May? Please see the posting on the Volunteer Opportunities board in the careers office and sign-up by November 2nd. Interviews to follow.

Please stop by ROCK’N MATH Board where you will find interesting information about the mathematician of the month: Karl Weierstrass, math jokes, math announcements as well as the Halloween Math Challenge: “It’s Time for Some Halloween Designs!” – Let’s DRAW Halloween using graphing technology!Please submit your response to your math teachers by November 5th, 2018 at 3:00 pm.The best three and most creative answers will receive lovely prizes!!! Good luck everyone!

Ski Trip: Here comes the rain , here comes the cold, and here comes the snow!!! Want to go skiing in Whistler? The annual ski trip is back. Dec 12 and January 31 Don’t miss out! Spots fill up quickly!

See the PE department for your form.

Post-Secondary

* Scholarship Information Session – Thursday, Nov 1st 6:30-8:00: Unlock Your Future presented by Brittany Palmer This event is open to all students in West Vancouver and will provide a comprehensive guide to finding and applying for scholarships. For more information on the material presented at this event please go to the Careers office link.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Work Experience students – Please remember to come to the Learning Commons tomorrow during X block to the Work Safe Workshop – Attendance is mandatory.

Post-Secondary Visit

  • If you are interested in applying to the University of Rochester or their world famous Eastman music conservatory please come to the conference room today at 2:30PM
  • Tonight at 7:00PM all students in grades 10-12 planning on applying to a US school should attend the presentation hosted by the University of Chicago. Learn about the US admission process including writing effective university essays, recommendation, scholarships and other helpful tips.

Graduation Transitions – Come to W205 TODAY at lunch if you are planning on applying for Early Decision to Canadian institutions.  We will review the steps you will need to take which will allow institutions to access your Ministry transcript.

The Environment Club is having a meeting today, October 10th in the Foods Room,

  • new members welcome. Hope to see you there!

Coding Club “Are you into Coding and Programming?  Or is it something you’ve always wanted to learn how to do?  Then come to the first Coding Club meeting today at lunch in Room W116, next to the cafeteria!”

Global Partnerships: Tomorrow at lunch, come to W213 to play and chat while you eat. Global Partnerships is hosting board games, cards, conversation and fun while you eat your lunch.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Greece & Italy trip – There is a mandatory meeting at the beginning of Collaboration block for all travelers in E208.

Student Council – members have been chosen and the list is posted outside the office! There will be a meeting today at lunch?

Grade 12 Information Session: All grade 12 students and their parents should plan to attend the Grade 12 information session tonight at 6:30PM.

ROCKRIDGE ATHLETICS

  • Scorekeepers are needed for volleyball games at Rockridge. You can get paid or volunteer hours. Sign up with Mr. Armstrong.

The Rockridge QSA will meet Friday in room C201 at lunch. Everyone is free to stop by! Hope to see you there.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Canadian University Event (CUE): On Monday night at 6:30PM Rockridge will be hosting 50 Canadian Universities.  This is your big chance to come and find out about different post-secondary opportunities across BC and Canada

PSAT: Are you wanting to study at College/University in the US?  Do you still need to write the PSAT?  Please see Mrs. Ferrajohn in W205 at lunch on Wednesday for more details.

Early Admission to BC institutions : Are you a Grade 12 student looking to apply for Early Admission to BC institutions?  Please see Mrs. Ferrajohn in W205 at lunch on Wednesday for a lesson on how to apply.

ROCKRIDGE ATHLETICS: Senior Girls Volleyball Short Meeting @ 1 pm In W116.

Clubs Day – Oct 4th during Collaboration Block

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Peer Tutoring: Attention:  Peer Tutors:  training is on Thursday, September 20th during Collaboration block in W116 :  please arrive on time!

Meet the Teacher: Any students who are interested in volunteering for our Meet the Teacher evening this Thursday should sign up in the main office.  Make sure you sign up as the more the merrier!

Work Experience Students: Please sign into the Career Office and pick up your contracts.

CLE

“Students in Ms. Millare’s Blended Career-Life Education class are asked to please meet in room W216 this Wednesday at lunch. Please contact Ms. Millare if you are unable to meet during this time.”

Post-Secondary Visits

  • Today at lunch a representative from the University of New Brunswick will be presenting in C207.
  • Wednesday, September 19th a representative from Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia will be presenting in C207.  Acadia is one of Canada’s smaller undergraduate schools that really focuses on the student experience.
  • Wednesday night students and their parents are invited to attend a UBC information session at 7:00PM in Player’s Hall.  UBC has changed their admission requirements substantially so students in grade 11 and 12 should be attending this event if they are thinking about applying to UBC.

Graduation Transitions

If you are a Grade 12 student whose last name starts with A to H, please come to a MANDATORY Graduation Transitions meeting in W205 at lunch TODAY and remember to bring your computer and lunch

International Math Placement Test date: Monday, September 24th after school at 3 pm in Room E206.

ROCKRIDGE ATHLETICS

  • Junior Field Hockey Team to meet in the gym at lunch today.
  • Do you want to play ultimate frisbee this fall?  If you’re interested in playing next spring on the team, or if you’re new to the sport and want to learn the basics, come to the Ultimate Club’s first meet up this Wednesday after school!

CLUBS

Clubs Day will be held Oct 4, 2018 during Collaboration Block

All clubs must submit their forms for the 2018 school year to Mr. Sandor ASAP

“The Interact Club is having their first meeting this Thursday at lunch. Please come to W205 if you are interested in joining

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

Global Partnerships will have our first class Today, September 13 from 3pm to 4:30pm in room W213. Also come to lunch if you can.”

Peer Tutoring: Any students interested in taking Peer Tutoring this year should come to an important meeting in W116, Monday at lunch!

Student Timetables

  • Today, Friday, Sept. 14, is the final day to submit course change request forms. It is time to settle into your classes!

Senior (Gr 11 & 12) Improv Team: If you are interested, talk to Ms Ohlhauser and please come to our first meeting today, Friday, September 14th at 3 pm in the Drama Room.

Jr Team list has been posted outside the Drama Room – the first rehearsal will be Monday, the 17th at lunch

International Math Placement Test date: Monday, September 24th after school at 3 pm in Room E206.

ROCKRIDGE ATHLETICS

  • All students who are interested in joining the Rockridge Swim Team, please meet Ms. Jung in Portable 1 today at lunch for a very quick meeting.
  • GIRLS VOLLEYBALL  – please see the schedule outside the Athletic Director’s office (beside the main entrance)

CLUBS

Do you like exploring the outdoors? Join the Outdoor Adventure Club! Open to all grades, we will go on an outdoor adventure once a month. First meeting is this Friday in the office conference room at lunch

New Grade 10 and 11 Rockridge Students – the Orlando Trip – April 2019 has a few more spaces available. Come to the Careers office at lunch on Friday, September 14th to get more information.

Thursday, Sept 13, 2018

Global Partnerships will have our first class Today, September 13 from 3pm to 4:30pm in room W213. Also come to lunch if you can.”

Student Timetables

  • If you submitted a course change request form and do not know why you have not been granted the change, please check into the counselling office today (Thursday) to find out why.
  • Tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 14, is the final day to submit course change request forms. It is time to settle into your classes!

Work Experience Students with Ms. Jansen – please remember to attend the Resume/Cover Letter writing workshop Today during collaboration block in the library.

Theatre Company: meeting 3-5 Thursday, Sept 13th in the Drama Room

Senior (Gr 11 & 12) Improv Team: If you are interested, talk to Ms Ohlhauser and please come to our first meeting on Friday, September 14th at 3 pm in the Drama Room.

International Math Placement Test date: Monday, September 24th after school at 3 pm in Room E206.

ROCKRIDGE ATHLETICS

  • All students who are interested in joining the Rockridge Swim Team, please meet Ms. Jung in Portable 1 on Friday the 14th at lunch for a very quick meeting.
  • Ultimate 2018-19 –Interested students, please come to a meeting at lunch in W203 on the 13th
  • VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS – please see the schedule outside the Athletic Director’s office (beside the main entrance)
  • The first Cross Country meeting of the season will be at lunch tody in W208, Mr. Anthony’s Come and get your schedule and forms. Practices will be after school on Day 2s except for Fridays. Meet on the basketball court for practice after school on Day 2s.

Surf Trip 2018: Attention female surfers. There is room for one more girl on the surf trip at the end of September.  See Mr. Armstrong or Ms. Skehill.

CLUBS

  • Do you like exploring the outdoors? Join the Outdoor Adventure Club! Open to all grades, we will go on an outdoor adventure once a month. First meeting is this Friday in the office conference room at lunch
  • New Grade 10 and 11 Rockridge Students – the Orlando Trip – April 2019 has a few more spaces available. Come to the Careers office at lunch on Friday, September 14th to get more information.
  • Wednesday, Sept 12, 2018

Global Partnerships will have our first class this Thursday, September 13 from 3pm to 4:30pm in room W213. Also come to lunch if you can.”

Work Experience Students with Ms. Jansen – please remember to attend the Resume/Cover Letter writing workshop on Thursday during collaboration block in the library.

Theatre Company: meeting from 3-5 on Thursday, Sept 13th in the Drama Room.  If you signed up for TC – see you this Thursday.

Senior (Gr 11 & 12) Improv Team: If you are interested, talk to Ms Ohlhauser and please come to our first meeting on Friday, September 14th at 3 pm in the Drama Room.

International Math Placement Test date: Monday, September 24th after school at 3 pm in Room E206.

Career Life Education (CLE) with Ms. Bates will meet on Wednesday @ lunch Sept 12 in the Library.

ROCKRIDGE ATHLETICS

  • All students who are interested in joining the Rockridge Swim Team, please meet Ms. Jung in Portable 1 on Friday the 14th at lunch for a very quick meeting.
  • Ultimate 2018-19 –Interested students, please come to a meeting at lunch in W203 on the 13th
  • GRADE 8 & 10 VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS ARE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH AT 3 – 5 PM
  • Bantam Rugby practice will take place every day after school.  All are welcome. Please bring shorts and cleats and meet on the field right after school
  • The first Cross Country meeting of the season will be at lunch in W208, Mr. Anthony’s room, on Thursday. Come and get your schedule and forms. Practices will be after school on Day 2s except for Fridays. Meet on the basketball court for practice after school on Day 2s. But, first come to the meeting at lunch in W208 on Thursday.

Surf Trip 2018: Attention female surfers. There is room for one more girl on the surf trip at the end of September.  See Mr. Armstrong or Ms. Skehill.

CLUBS

The environment club is having their first meeting on Wednesday September 12th in the Foods Room, new and returning members are welcome – we hope to see you there!

The Model United Nations club will be having an information session on Wednesday, September 12 in E208.  All grades are welcome!

New Grade 10 and 11 Rockridge Students – the Orlando Trip – April 2019 has a few more spaces available. Come to the Careers office at lunch on Friday, September 14th to get more information.

Tuesday, Sept 11, 2018

Global Partnerships will have our first class this Thursday, September 13 from 3pm to 4:30pm in room W213. Also come to lunch if you can.”

WEX: Work Experience Students with Ms. Jansen – please remember to attend the Resume/Cover Letter writing workshop on Thursday during collaboration block in the library.

Rockridge Art

  • IMPORTANT REMINDER for all AP Art students that the BLOCK 8 out of timetable course starts THIS TUESDAY at 3pm.
  • Are you an art student looking for service hours? Come and see MS. Lehman at lunch THIS Tuesday to find out about some fun art opportunities.

Theatre Company: meeting from 3-5 on Thursday, Sept 13th in the Drama Room.  If you signed up for TC – see you this Thursday.

Senior (Gr 11 & 12) Improv Team: If you are interested, talk to Ms Ohlhauser and please come to our first meeting on Friday, September 14th at 3 pm in the Drama Room.

International Math Placement Test date: Monday, September 24th after school at 3 pm in Room E206.

Career Life Education (CLE) with Ms. Bates will meet on Wednesday @ lunch Sept 12 in the Library.

ROCKRIDGE ATHLETICS

  • All students who are interested in joining the Rockridge Swim Team, please meet Ms. Jung in Portable 1 on Friday the 14th at lunch for a very quick meeting.
  • Senior Field Hockey – mandatory meeting today at lunch in Ms. Herman’s room
  • Ultimate 2018-19 –Interested students, please come to a meeting at lunch in W203 on the 13th
  • Senior & Gr 9 Girls Volleyball: practice Tuesday after School
  • GRADE 8 & 10 VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS ARE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH AT 3 – 5 PM
  • Bantam Rugby practice will take place every day after school.  All are welcome. Please bring shorts and cleats and meet on the field right after school
  • The first Cross Country meeting of the season will be at lunch in W208, Mr. Anthony’s room, on Thursday. Come and get your schedule and forms. Practices will be after school on Day 2s except for Fridays. Meet on the basketball court for practice after school on Day 2s. But, first come to the meeting at lunch in W208 on Thursday.

Surf Trip 2018: Attention female surfers. There is room for one more girl on the surf trip at the end of September.  See Mr. Armstrong or Ms. Skehill.

CLUBS

The environment club is having their first meeting on Wednesday September 12th in the Foods Room, new and returning members are welcome – we hope to see you there!

A signup sheet is located in the office for Student Council interviews.  If students would like to know more about Student Council, there will be an information session in E208 at lunch on Tuesday, September 11.  All grades are welcome!

Remind texts: Students are encouraged to join the Rockridge Remind classroom, where they can receive texts about clubs, theme days, and school events.  Students can join this by texting 778-654-5716 with the message “@rridge2018”.

The Model United Nations club will be having an information session on Wednesday, September 12 in E208.  All grades are welcome!

New Grade 10 and 11 Rockridge Students – the Orlando Trip – April 2019 has a few more spaces available. Come to the Careers office at lunch on Friday, September 14th to get more information.

Monday, Sept 10,2018

Just a reminder to students that today was the last Homeroom.  Students are to report to their first block classes tomorrow morning.

Rockridge Art

  • IMPORTANT REMINDER for all AP Art students that the BLOCK 8 out of timetable course starts THIS TUESDAY at 3pm. That’s tomorrow!
  • Are you an art student looking for service hours? Come and see MS. Lehman at lunch THIS Tuesday to find out about some fun art opportunities.

Grade 8 Girls Volleyball – Tryout today after school

Grade 10 Girls Volleyball: Any grade 10 girls wanting to play volleyball this year, please come to a brief meeting today at lunch in Ms. Peterson’s room – Portable 3.

All students who are interested in joining the Rockridge Swim Team, please meet Ms. Jung in Portable 1 on Friday the 14th at lunch for a very quick meeting.

Ultimate 2018-19 – Anyone interested, please come to a meeting at lunch on the 13th

The environment club is having their first meeting on Wednesday September 12th, new and returning members are welcome – we hope to see you there!

International Math Placement Test date: Monday, September 24th after school at 3 pm in Room E206.

Senior (Gr 11 & 12) Improv Team: If you are interested, talk to Ms Ohlhauser and please come to our first meeting on Friday, September 14th at 3 pm in the Drama Room.

A signup sheet is located in the office for Student Council interviews.  If students would like to know more about Student Council, there will be an information session in E208 at lunch on Tuesday, September 11.  All grades are welcome!

Remind texts: Students are encouraged to join the Rockridge Remind classroom, where they can receive texts about clubs, theme days, and school events.  Students can join this by texting 778-654-5716 with the message “@rridge2018”.

The Model United Nations club will be having an information session on Wednesday, September 12 in E208.  All grades are welcome!

Girls Field Hockey “If you are interested in playing girls field hockey this fall, you must complete registration forms and hand in to Ms. Herman w211 before the first practice Tuesday morning.”

Senior Girls Volleyball:If you are interested in playing senior girls volleyball please see Ms. Rinfret

Career Life Education (CLE) with Ms. Bates will meet on Wednesday September 12 in the Library.

New Grade 10 and 11 Rockridge Students – the Orlando Trip – April 2019 has a few more spaces available. Come to the Careers office at lunch on Friday, September 14th to get more information.

Bantam Rugby practice will take place every day after school.  All are welcome. Please bring shorts and cleats and meet on the field right after schoo

Friday, September 7, 2018

Senior Improv Team: Hey Seniors – do you want to join the Improv team this year?  Practices will be Friday afternoons. If you are interested, talk to Ms. Ohlhauser and please come to our first meeting on Friday, September 14th at 3 pm in the Drama Room. Sr Improv is for Grades 11 and 12s.   As Tina Fey says, “Say YES and you’ll figure it out later!”

A signup sheet is located in the office for Student Council interviews.  If students would like to know more about Student Council, there will be an information session in E208 at lunch on Tuesday, September 11.  All grades are welcome!

Remind texts: Students are encouraged to join the Rockridge Remind classroom, where they can receive texts about clubs, theme days, and school events.  Students can join this by texting 778-654-5716 with the message “@rridge2018”.

The Model United Nations club will be having an information session on Wednesday, September 12 in E208.  This is a great way to meet new people, learn about current events, and develop pubic speaking skills.  There is also the opportunity to attend two weekend-long conferences and stay at a hotel in downtown Vancouver, representing a country.  All grades are welcome!

ELL Placement Test – Friday, September 7th at 3 pm in Room C207.

Girls Field Hockey “If you are interested in playing girls field hockey this fall, there will be a short meeting at lunch on Friday in W211. If you have filled out the registration forms and not handed them in yet, you can bring them on Friday or pick them up from Ms. Herman w211 before then. First practice is Tuesday morning.”

Senior Girls Volleyball: If you are interested in playing senior girls volleyball please see Ms. Rinfret.  ​

Career Life Education (CLE) Blended with Ms. Bates will meet on Wednesday September 12 in the Library.

New Grade 10 and 11 Rockridge Students: Are you interested in coming on the Orlando Trip – April 2019.  We have a few more spots. If so, come to the Careers office at lunch on Friday, September 14th to get more information.

Surf Trip 2018: Surfers needed. There is room for a couple of girls on this year’s surf trip. See Mr. Armstrong or Ms. Skehill ASAP.

Senior Boys Soccer for grades 10-12 will have team tryouts on our field Friday at 3:00.

Bantam Rugby: will take practice every day after school.  All are welcome. Please bring shorts and cleats and meet on the field right after school!

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Senior Improv Team: Hey Seniors – do you want to join the Improv team this year?  Practices will be Friday afternoons. If you are interested, talk to Ms Ohlhauser and please come to our first meeting on Friday, September 14th at 3 pm in the Drama Room. Sr Improv is for Grades 11 and 12s.   As Tina Fey says, “Say YES and you’ll figure it out later!”

Student council is looking for new members from all grades, a sign up sheet with more information is located in the office.

ELL Placement Test – Friday , September 7th at 3 pm in Room C207.

Girls Field Hockey “If you are interested in playing girls field hockey this fall, there will be a short meeting at lunch on Friday in W211. If you have filled out the registration forms and not handed them in yet, you can bring them on Friday or pick them up from Ms. Herman w211 before then. First practice is Tuesday morning.”

Senior Girls Volleyball : Practice Thursday 3:00-5:00 – See Ms. Rinfret

PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Sept 7): Grade 8 families and other new families to Rockridge are invited to the PAC complimentary New Student and Family Welcome Pancake Breakfast on Friday, September 7th at 7:30am in the cafeteria.  Please RSVP by completing the attached form and drop it off at the school office, PAC mailbox or email ropac@wvschools.ca with your RSVP.

Career Life Education (CLE) Blended with Ms. Bates will meet on Wednesday September 12 in the Library.

New Grade 10 and 11 Rockridge Students: Are you interested in coming on the Orlando Trip – April 2019. We have a few more spots. If so, come to the Careers office at lunch on Friday, September 14th to get more information.

Attention:  Grad Committee Members: There Is A Meeting In W116 @ Lunch Today.

Surf Trip 2018: Surfers needed. There is room for a couple of girls on this year’s surf trip. See Mr. Armstrong or Ms. Skehill ASAP.

Senior Boys Soccer : Senior boys soccer for grades 10-12 will have team tryouts on our field this Thursday and Friday at 3:00.

Bantam Rugby: Starting Thursday, Bantam Rugby will take place every day after school.  All are welcome. Please bring shorts and cleats and meet on the field right after school!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Surf Trip 2018: Surfers needed. There is room for a couple of girls on this year’s surf trip. See Mr. Armstrong or Ms. Skehill ASAP.

Senior Boys Soccer: Senior boys soccer for grades 10-12 will have team tryouts on our field this Thursday and Friday at 3:00

Girl’s Field Hockey: Anybody interested in playing on the Girl’s Field Hockey Team is asked to come to a meeting at lunch Friday in Ms. Herman’s room, W211.

Bantam Rugby: Starting Thursday, Bantam Rugby will take place everyday after school.  All are welcome. Please bring shorts and cleats and meet on the field right after school!

Senior Volleyball: THURSDAY 3:00 – 5:00 senior volleyball practise!  ANYONE WANTING TO PLAY NEEDS TO ATTEND OR TALK TO Ms Rinfret!

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