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Daily Announcements

September 03, 2019

Friday, November 15

Gr. 8 Girls basketball try-outs today in the gym after school at 3:25. Please be dressed and ready to go.

WE DAY: Students going to We Day next week, please attend a quick lunch meeting on Friday in Room 905.


November sucks.....let's unsuck November together! Do you play an instrument? Do you have a talent (magic, singing, dance, etc)? Do you like food? Of course, you do!!!  Join us on Monday, November 18th from 3:30-5:00  in room 202 at BSS for a Cultural Cafe.  This 'coffee house' style gathering will be pretty relaxed where we are welcoming anyone who wants to share a talent or just hang-out, eat and chat. We will have appetizers from countries around the world to share. Please sign-up with Ms. Philip in room 300 if you have something to perform/present or if you just want to join in. Sign-up is mandatory so we know how much food to get. See you Monday!


Ballenas GSA will be selling hot chocolate and cookies at lunch on Fridays for only 2$ in the front foyer!! 


Pinkindness: There will be a meeting for all students who participated in Pinkindness (Anti-bullying presentations) or for those interested in helping out this year.  Meeting on Wednesday, November 20th at lunch in room 915.  Please see Janyce (915) for more information.


SCHOOL SPIRIT WEAR – Do you want to show your school spirit??  There are t-shirts, hoodies and HATS available for purchase on School Cash On-line!!!  Sample Sizes will be available in the front foyer.  Orders Due Nov. 30th!


WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL - Any students that are interested in volunteering for an after school wheelchair basketball program please come to room 904 to talk to Ms. Kerr.


Schulich Scholarship $100,000 – If you would like to be considered for the Schulich Scholarship complete an application and submit it to the counselling office on or before December 12th at 3:05 pm.

Applications can be found on the Ballenas website (click on students-scholarships and post-secondary) or on the Post-Secondary Planning Scholantis site. See Mr. Meredith if you have any questions.


grad photos – November 22-28 at BSS.  You must book an appointment at  School Code: OOB.  If you need help or have questions, you may call Edge customer care number at:  1-888-416-3343 (EDGE) Monday to Friday: 7AM - 5PM or email


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


Tuesday               Shepherd's Pie

Wednesday        Pizza

Thursday             Baked Potato with fixings

Friday                    Soup de Jour or AJ's Food Truck