Stud ent Bulletin
THIS WEEK AT BSS
Junior Whalers on to BC Fire Boot Camp 2011
Provincial Semi-Finals! The Qualicum Beach Fire Department
The Junior Football team won 40-13 will be holding it’s annual Fire Boot
over previously undefeated Hands- Camp for students in Gr. 10 – 12 dur-
worth and are off to the BC Provin- ing Spring Break, March 12-19, 2011.
cial Semi-Finals!! They will be playing Barsby this Students will spend an entire week
Wed., Nov. 24th on the new Ladysmith Artificial Turf (24/7) learning many of the skills used
Field located at the extreme north end of 4th Ave. in by firefighters, such as Basic fire
Ladysmith. Kick-off is 2:00pm!! safety, Basic CPR, Wildland (forest) fire
fighting, and much more. It’s a great
Marine Conservation time and you will earn full Gr. 12 Work
Youth Forum Experience credits
March 27-31, 2011 as well. Please con-
tact Ms. Gibson at
Celebrate and protect our the Career Centre
ocean! Explore conservation
issues threatening marine species and habitats
through field trips, labs and workshops. You will work Samantha McLean
closely with marine biologists while gaining valuable Student of the
skills and Work Experience hours. Available to Gr. Month
11&12 students. Enrollment is limited. Applications
are due Feb. 21, 2011 and the cost is $600. For more October 2010
information, contact the Career Centre. Sammy, despite not being
in the Yearbook course, has given up
her time to attend various school
RDN Recreation and Parks events to take pictures for the year-
Programs - Register online and view book. Her pictures can be seen in this
program details at www.rdn.bc.ca. year’s edition of the Whaler. For her
Public skating is back! Schedules effort, Samantha will receive a person-
are available at www.rdn.bc.ca FREE Family Skate alized copy of this year’s yearbook.
sessions -Sundays, 12:15-1:45pm. Try our Cheap
Skate Wednesdays, 3:45-5:15pm - Child/student Dates to Remember
After School Drop-in Shinny Hockey is back! Fri- 23 Report Cards Issued
days, 3:45-4:45pm for 8-11yrs. Full gear is required. 26 Pro-D Day (school not in session)
Foundation of Improvisation 13-18yrs—For stu- December
dents familiar with improv. To review the basics of im- 3-4 Sr. Girls Basketball Tournament
provisation & expand on the fundamentals. Perfect for 7 Gr. 9 Speech Competition
Ballenas Winter Evening of Music
those with some previous experience and is also great
17 Last day of classes before Winter
for beginners willing to go for it. Fast and funny is the
name of the game. Qualicum Beach Middle School Fri. Locker clean-out AM
Nov. 26 Pro-D Day 9:00am-3:00pm $30.
Nov. 22-26 Student Bulletin
Ballenas Pride Clothing Stolen
Order forms are available in
A pink iPod Nano was taken from the
the office for this year’s selec- girls changeroom. It has a dent in
tion of Ballenas clothing. All the lower left hand side and black
orders should be returned to and blue earbuds, no case. If found,
Mr. Seidel in room 202 with payment. please return to office.
The Hand Climbing Wall
Nov. 26 at the YAM there will be a free din- Every Wednesday from 7:00-
ner and social for all youth interested in 9:00pm in the Gym. Come
speaking out and having fun. Come out at on out and see what you can
3:30 to learn more. do.
The Hand will be putting on a Youth Forum Yearbooks will be on sale this week
on Nov. 27 in the form of a free afternoon at lunch in the main hallway. Books
fieldtrip. Do you want a larger mall? Better are only $40 or $45 if you
buses? A movie theatre? Speak out! Call want to have it personal-
752-7202. ized with your name on it.
Australia-New-Zealand 2012 Whalers Football Clothing
If you’re interested in
visiting Australia and Shirts, hoodies, shorts, sweats, tow-
els, and blankets. Pick up and return
New Zealand in 2012,
order forms to the office. Please in-
please see Mr. Chap-
clude cash or cheques made out to
delaine in Rm. 402. Whalers Support Society.
Badminton and Indoor Soccer for everybody. Come and play badminton
in the gym and play indoor soccer in the MPR for fun every Wednesday from
6:30 to 8:30pm. Possible Badminton tournaments for those who want to
compete. See you there! For more info see Mr. Pintal, room 405.
$2.50 Ballenas Lunch Program
RM. 803 In Rm. 803 during lunch hour on Tuesdays & Thursdays.
Tues., Nov. 23—Pulled Pork on a Bun
Thurs., Nov. 25—Pizza Wrap
See Sheila in Rm. 803 for more information.
Nov. 22-26 Student Bulletin
Christmas Fair at Parksville Elementary School
There will be lots of great gift ideas from local crafters and home based
businesses. Saturday, December 4th from 10 am to 3 pm. If you are inter-
ested in booking a table or volunteering, please call Chrissy at 250‐752‐9891
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please help us FILL UP THE CHRISTMAS TRAIN with
donations, food or new toys for local families in need.
Movies at PCCC Trip to Spain—
November 26-29 Summer 2011
Interested in improving your
Spanish? Would you like to
November 26 visit Spain and Morocco dur-
Happy Feet 3pm ing the summer of 2011? For
The Switch 1pm, 8pm more information, visit the
The American 6pm website: http://
November 27 www.cslitours.com/ and click on the Spain
Happy Feet 2pm link, or talk to Mr. Preston.
The Switch 8pm
The American 6pm
To be announced Learn How to Draw & Paint
November 29 Children/Teens/Adults
The American 1pm, 8pm Beginners & Advanced
The Switch 3pm Instructions are on-going and you can join a
Happy Feet 6pm class right away.
Please check our event calendar at
Saturday Classes start at 10:00, 1:00 &
www.parksvillecentre.com or call (250)
248-6234 for movie times. For more information, call Kelly Ulrich at
Admission $5.00 250-468-7011 or check out
Concession Available. www.theartschool.com
Career Centre Corner
Interested in doing some Work Experience?
• Job opportunities available at the Gardens at Qualicum Beach for students with Food
Safe. If you are interested, please contact Ms. Gibson in the Career Centre.
• Craig Heritage Museum currently seeking volunterrs to assist with winter closing and
set up in the spring. Many hours required—earn full Work Experience credits.
Please contact the Career Centre if you have interest in any of the above.
Congratulations to the following students who successfully completed their
“Basic Food Safe” Course held in October:
Marla Catherall, Wylie Muise, Kelsey Siemens