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Daily Announcements

September 03, 2019


Schulich Leader Scholarship – applications for this scholarship are due into the counselling office by 3:05 p.m. on December 12th. Information available on the Ballenas website scholarship link.


Grade 12's – you must attend your assigned Student Transcript Session during lunch hour this week

December 9

  • Adler to Charlinski            Room 912
  • Chen to Fowler                 Room 901

    December 10
  • Friesen to Kerman           Room 912

    December 11
  • Kim to Metcalfe                Room 912
  • Mitchell to Redenbach  Room 901

    December 12
  • Reumkens to Tait             Room 912
  • Tavolino to Zhu                 Room 901


    Jr. Jazz Combo And Sr. Jazz Combo students: Please meet in the band room at the start of lunch today to run through your tunes for tonight's concert.


The Ballenas "Winter Evening of Music" takes place on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00pm in the auditorium. Our choral and instrumental ensembles from grades 8-12 will be performing for family, friends, school staff, and community members. All are invited to attend, and admission is by donation. Students performing in the first half of the show need to be here at 6:30pm to warmup and get organized. We hope to fill every seat in the auditorium and share the music we have been working on for the past few months. This will be a great way to get into the spirit of the season, so come on out to see what your amazing Ballenas musicians have been working on this semester!  :)


Christmas Door Decorating Contest Contest Contest Contest (hear the echo) - Get festive during your C block classes! Decorate your classroom door (with teacher permission) by December 11th! Judging will take place on December 12th and the winning class will get a PIZZZZAAAA PARTY! 


The GSA invites everyone to our Ballenas Movie Night on Thursday, Dec. 12 @ 4:30pm. Come see Home Alone. Admission is free. Concession available. 


PANCAKE BREAKFAST:  There will be a pancake breakfast on Wednesday, December 11 during Flex.  It will be a dollar a pancake with 50 cents for extra toppings.  Come to the foods room to help the Interact Club fundraise!


Attention Students! There will be a gingerbread decorating contest on December 13 during lunch in the MPR. Sign-up will be on December 6th at lunch in room 904 in groups of 3-4. First 10 teams get to compete. Come get in the festive spirit!


GSA is proud to present another BALLENAS MOVIE NIGHT!  Come watch Home Alone @ 4:30pm on Thursday, Dec. 12th in the Auditorium. Free admission. Concession for sale. 


Pop up health booth, with a focus on STIs,- December 13th at lunch outside of the counselling offices.


Attention Ballenas! This December will be filled with festive and fun activities which include a gingerbread house decorating contest, hot chocolate sales, door decorating, photobooths, and dress-up days!

DRESS-UP DAYS!  Monday 16th - Christmas in July.  Tuesday 17th - Tired Tuesday.  Wednesday 18th - Whaler Wonderland.  Thursday 19th - Santa Hat Day.  Friday 20th - Festive Friday


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


Lunch Program served out of 803: $3.00


Monday               Ham & Cheese Sandwiches

Tuesday               Perogies & Slaw

Wednesday        Pizza sold by Grads

Thursday             Shepherds Pie

Friday                    Soup or AJs Food Truck