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    Deadline to Purchase a Yearbook
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Thursday, 26 February 2015, 3:08 PM
     

    The deadline to purchase a yearbook is March 13th, 2015. This is the last school day before spring break. The cost is $45.00 and can be paid by cash or cheque in the main office.

     
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    Course Selection Parent Meeting
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Monday, 16 February 2015, 11:51 AM
     

    There will be a course selection parent meeting on Feb 18th at 6 pm in the VSS Library. We look forward to seeing many of you at the meeting to support you with any  questions you may have with regards to your son/daughter's course selections.

     
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    Grad Photo Re-takes
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 10:43 AM
     

    Grad photo re-takes will take place on Monday, Febuary 16th. Please sign up in the counselling office for an appointment time.

     
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    Parent/Student Meeting for all Potential Students Applying for our 2015-2016 Hockey Canada Skills Academy at VSS
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 12:09 PM
     

    Parent/student 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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    Principal's message - The week of February 2nd-6th
    by Jennifer Lincoln - Thursday, 8 January 2015, 5:01 PM
     

    During the week of February 2 to February 6, we will be having regularly scheduled classes at VSS while the provincial exams are being written. This is a change from past practice so we want to ensure that you plan on having your son/daughter in attendance- February 6 will be a "make up day" for students to complete missing work for semester 1. Semester 2 is scheduled to begin on February 10. Students are reminded to confirm dates and times for their specific exams- this can be done with their individual teacher or by looking on our VSS website. If you have any further questions with regards to this week of scheduling, please feel free to contact myself or the individual teacher.

    To print a copy of the February 2015 Provincial Exam Schedule, click on the attachment at the top right corner of this posting. This schedule is also available to view directly below.

    February 2015 Provincial Exam Schedule

     

     

    Date

    Subject

    Time

     

     

     

    February 2

    Monday

    English 12

    9-11 am

    Social Studies 11

    1-3 pm

     

     

     

    February 3

    Tuesday

    English 10

    Communications 12

    9-11 am

     

     

     

     

     

    February 4

    Wednesday

     

     

    Science 10

    9-11 am

    February 6

    Friday

    Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10

    Foundations of Mathematics & Pre-Calculus 10

    (electronic exams)

    9-11 am

     

    *All Provincial Examinations are designed to be completed within 2 hours.  Students are permitted an additional one hour, if required.

     

    Any student arriving one half hour (or later) after the start time for an exam will not be permitted to write.