THURSDAY, JAN 18
THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS is hosting another Basketball Free Throw Competition. It takes place on Jan. 31st at lunch all grades from 8-12 are welcome. Districts are on Feb. 7th. If you have any questions ask Mr. Britz.
FOOTBALL MEETING - Friday at lunch in room 909 (Mr. Conn's room) to go over the conditioning program starting up Semester 2. This is for ALL students interested in playing football and getting bigger faster and stronger over the next few months leading into Spring Training camp. See Mr. Conn if you have any questions
Hey Ballenas! We are going to have a garbage cleanup every month during lunch! This month it will be TODAY, Wednesday, January 17th. This cleanup will be counted as volunteer work. We will be meeting in the main foyer, gloves and garbage bags will be provided. I hope you come and help make Ballenas a cleaner place and nicer place! -Leadership
Online Planning 10 - Assignments 2-5 are due next week.
GIRLS RUGBY - Any Grade 8-12 GIRLS interested in playing RUGBY this year, please attend a meeting on Thursday, January 18th at Lunch in Room 905. Practices start Monday, January 22nd at 3:15. No experience necessary! Only requirement is a willingness to have FUN and get MUDDY!
BC Excellence SCHOLARSHIP $5000 – Ballenas can nominate one student for this scholarship. The criteria for this scholarship can be viewed on the BC Ministry website, link available on the Ballenas website under scholarships. If you want to be considered for nomination submit a 1 page essay to the counselling office describing how you meet the criteria by Friday January 26th. The nominated student will be notified on Monday January 29th, the application is due on February 15th (you will be mailing your application they must receive it by February 15th)
Pathway to Teacher Education Scholarship $5000 - This scholarship is available for students who plan on studying Education at university with the goal of becoming a teacher. You do not need to be nominated by the school. The criteria for this scholarship can be viewed on the BC Ministry website, link available on the Ballenas website under scholarships. Deadline for the scholarship is February 15th (you will be mailing your application they must receive it by February 15th)
Semester 2 Peer Leaders for Block D Special Ed Needed - All grades who have an interest in being a peer leader with the special education program are invited to join our fun and rewarding class. Day 1 is with Ms. Kozielecki in the classroom and day 2 is in the gym with Mrs. Mckee. Please come a see us for more information on what we do and how to enroll.
Pinkindess Presentation - We are looking for a performer/presenter who would like to participate in this years Pinkindess presentation (Pink Shirt Day). Do you have a story, a song, some music, monologue etc that relates to anti-bullying that you are willing to share and present with the group? Bring your idea in person to Room 915 on Friday January 18th at lunch for mini auditions
POPCORN – Wednesdays at lunch, $1/bag
Bagel Cafe– Every morning from 8am-8:35am in room 805. Come in for breakfast before classes start. Breakfast is by donation.
FOOD TRUCK – AJ'S will NOT be here on Friday, Feb. 2. Will be here on Monday, Feb. 5 & Friday, Feb. 9th.
TUESDAY Cold Cut or Tuna Bunwiches
FRIDAY Soup or AJs Food Truck