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Daily Announcements

September 03, 2019


2020 GRADS – There will be a gym riot/pep rally this Friday, September 20th, at lunch in the gym.  See Thomas Devaughn to sign-up for activities or just come down and cheer for your favourite team!


GRADS – Friday is the deadline for logo submissions.  You can submit an electronic or paper copy to Emily or Thomas.  Voting will take place next week.


REMINDER BALLENAS TODAY IS SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!   With teacher permission come cheer our football teams at our main field vs Robert Bateman.   Our Juniors play at Noon and Seniors at 2.  Get your blue on, face painted, and food truck will be there!


Volunteering Opportunities - Any students that would like to volunteer with Special Olympics basketball and/or wheelchair sports please come see Ms. Kerr to get more information. It is a great opportunity to get involved in our new community programs and receive volunteer hours. 


All students who still have outstanding work experience paperwork, it MUST be handed in to Mr. Muirhead in the Career Center no later than the 20th of September. If students miss this deadline, they will not receive credit for the course. Any questions please see Mr. Muirhead in the Career Center. Thank you.


Terry Fox Donations - Don't forget to bring your twoonies for Terry on Wednesdays and Fridays at lunch to the front foyer!


Europe 2021 meeting Wed at lunch in room 903.  We also have a few spots left for the trip.  If you are a student in grades 9-11 who would like more info, please see Ms. Confortin in the counselling office or come to this brief meeting on Wednesday.


bus passes:  Several bus passes have arrived.  Please pick them up from the main office.


Peer Listeners - We will be meeting at lunch on Mondays in room 805 (right beside the career centre).  See you on Monday.


Passionate about making Ballenas more sustainable? More environmental? Having more ecological and social integrity? Would you like to  act upon your local and global responsibilities to ensure the health and well-being of your community? Come to Room 911 Monday, September 23 at 11:30.


girls gr 9 - 12 basketball drop in training now Tuesdays 6:30 - 8 pm starting September 24. Yes it is starting on the pro-d day.


3 v 3 VOLLEYBALL INTRAMURALS ARE COMING UP!  Sign up in teams of 3 or 4 by Tuesday, September 24.  Games start on Tuesday, October 1, Senior and Junior division.  See Mr. Britz for any details.


Boys to Men Mentoring at Ballenas is starting again this September, our first meeting will be Thursday Sept 26th in room 913.  Boy to Men is a safe and confidential place for boys age 12-17 to get together and talk without fear of judgement or advice. We meet every Thursday after school from 3:20-4:30 in room 913. A snack is offered to begin each meeting. If interested please see Mr Fraser, Mr Ayers, or Mr Langenmaier for more information


FUNFEST is back beginning October 10th!!  Please see Janyce or Nikki in room 915 to sign up!!


Bagel Café:  8am-8:40am room 803 bagels, muffins, oatmeal, juice and fruit


Hot Buttered Popcorn Every Wednesday - $1.00 a bag


Lunch Program served out of 803: $3.00


Monday        Caesar Salad with Cheese Bread

Tuesday        Chicken Alfredo with Garlic Buns

Wednesday Pizza sold by Grads

Thursday      Shepherd's Pie

Friday            Sausage Bean Soup or AJ's Food Truck