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    Next PAC Meeting
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:30 AM
     

    The next PAC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17th, at 4:15 in the VSS library. All interested parents are invited to attend.

     
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    Parent Meeting for all potential students applying for our 2015-2016 Hockey Canada Skills Academy @ VSS
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Saturday, 13 December 2014, 3:35 AM
     

    Parent meeting for all potential students applying for our 2015-2016 Hockey Canada Skills Academy @ VSS

    DATE: January 15, 2015

    TIME: 6:00pm to 7:00pm

    LOCATION: VSS library

    AGENDA: Program introduction and application process/timeline

     

     

    Valleyview Secondary School

    Hockey Canada Skills Academy

     

    Valleyview Secondary School is very proud to be the home of our local Hockey Canada Skills Academy. Entering our fourth year of operation, our academy provides both male/female hockey players of all levels an opportunity for elite level coaching/training for our student-athletes while continuing with their regular academic course studies at Valleyview Secondary School. The schedule for our student-athletes has each of them enrolled in 2 blocks of hockey academy (1 per semester) throughout the school year and receive on-ice instruction an average of 2.5 times per week (60 minutes each). Students are also scheduled into dry-land training/programs and classroom instruction following the Hockey Canada curriculum. Under the leadership of Head Coach George Cochrane, our academy is very fortunate to also have the following individuals as part of our support coaching staff: Associate Coach Don Hay- Kamloops Blazers, Dan De Palma- Kamloops Blazers goaltending coach, Tyler Love- World Goaltending, Kyle Allen- KMHA, Scott Ferguson- Edmonton Oilers, Chris Murray- Montreal Canadiens, Jan Ludvig- New Jersey Devils, Murray Baron- St. Louis Blues, Nina Hrycewich- power skating instructor, Greg Kozoris- Acceleration Fitness/Fitness consultant, Colin Robinson- Kamloops Blazers athletic therapist and Peter Soberlak (Sports Psychologist-TRU and the Kamloops Blazers). The academy is based out of Valleyview arena as our practice facility and Acceleration Fitness as our dry-land training center. We currently have 2 sections of classes. All participating students are enrolled at VSS and pay an annual academy fee of $900 to pay for all associated costs. If you are interested in our HCSA and require more information about the program or the application process, please feel free to contact Mr. Walt Kirschner- Principal at: wkirschner@sd73.bc.ca 

     

     
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    PAC Meeting
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Friday, 5 December 2014, 12:40 PM
     

    The next PAC meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 17th, at 4:15 in the VSS library.

     
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    Vikes Music
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 3:37 PM
     

    The VSS Senior Band will be playing for the Salvation Army Tree of Hope Lighting on Dec 10 at 4:45 pm, at the Sandman Signature Suites on Lorne St. Please feel free to join us for this worthy cause.


    Concert Announcement!
    The VSS Senior Band and the Vikes Choir will be holding a Winter Concert on Thursday, December 18th in the VSS Multi Purpose Room at 7:00 pm. We will be joined by special guests from the Dallas Elementary School Gr 6/7 Band.  Please come and join us for an evening of music and goodies! This event is free of charge.

     
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    PAC Meeting-Time Change!
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Monday, 17 November 2014, 11:07 AM
     

    Please note the time for the next PAC Meeting has been changed. It will take place on November 19th at 4:30 in the VSS library. All interested parents are invited to attend.