Announcements February 21, 2019

Announcements February 21, 2019
Student Services
Summer Research Fellowship: There is an intensive summer research fellowship for high school students at Redeemer University College from July 29-August 2. Apply before March 31 if you are in grade 10 or 11 (entering grade 11 or 12 next year). For more information go to: https://www.redeemer.ca/academics/non-degree-programs/research-fellowship/
Grade 10 Family Night at the University of Waterloo: Grade 10 students thinking about university are invited (along with their parents) to an information session on Thursday, February 21 in the evening. To learn more visit uwaterloo.ca/future-students/grade-10-family-night
Applications for Redeemer’s Act Five are still open! Students in grade 12 who are looking for a GAP year opportunity may want to consider this exciting new programintegrating travel, service and learning offered through Redeemer University College. Check it out here: https://www.redeemer.ca/act-five/
Opportunity to visit Dordt College, a Christian University in Iowa, USA: There is a parent, with their daughter and son, who will be driving February 27-March 3. There are 4 extra seats available! Please contact guidance@smithvillechristian.ca if you are interested ASAP!
Course Selection for 2019-20 will begin next week! Students will submit their choices online via MyBlueprint.ca. All students in grades 9-11 will attend a presentation with a guidance counsellor. Once completed, students will print a sign off sheet which parents need to sign and submit to the Guidance Office.
March Break Open House: Many colleges and universities have Open House events for interested students and families. This is a great opportunity for grade 12’s to visit the schools they have applied to and for grade 11 students to begin looking at options. Here are a few:
Western University – Saturday, March 9 – www.welcome.uwo.ca/march
Carleton University – March 9, 11-16 – www.carleton.ca/marchbreak
University of Guelph – March 11-15 – www.admission.uoguelph.ca/tours
University of Ontario, Institute of Technology – March 2 -http://info.uoit.ca/winter-open-house-2019
Be informed – if you are in grade 11 or 12 stay up to date on the Edsby group: Post-Secondary Planning!

Students Council
Pink Shirt Day is on February 27th. This is a cash for change day, so students must bring $5 to dress out of uniform, and you are encouraged to wear pink.
Please Edsby message Student Council any questions or suggestions you have throughout the year. Our desire is to be your voice at Smithville Christian.

Storm Athletics
Jr. Girls Volleyball
Away game today against Thorold.
Sr. Girls Volleyball
SOSSA is on Friday, February 22 at Cayuga Secondary.
Sr. Boys Basketball
Zone Finals against Heritage today!
SOSSA on Monday.
Badminton
Badminton try-out for Gr. 9 & 10 boys today after school, from 3:35 - 4:45.

Clubs
Photography Club
Photography Club will meets immediately after period 2 on Tuesday's. Bring your lunch. See you in Room 103 at 11:45!
Yearbook Club
Yearbook Club meets Tuesday mornings at 7:45am. See you all bright and early!
Book Club
We will be having a Book Club meeting today, at lunch in the Library. Bring your lunches and hope to see you all there!
Badminton Club
There will be Badminton Club today after school, hope to see you all there!

Misc
Summer Camp Leaders
Bethany Summer Day Camp is looking for summer camp leaders.
Do you like working with kids, meeting new people, playing games, singing and dancing, are friendly and competitive,
have a great attitude, work well with others, having FUN? If you are 16 years or older (or going to grade 11 in the Fall)
then we would LOVE to have you on our team this summer!! go to: https://www.bethanycrc.ca/summer-day-camp
to find the forms for you to complete. Deadline is February 28, 2019 so apply before it is too late:)
We also LOVE volunteers. If you need volunteer hours, we would love to have you. You can come 1 day, 1 week or 1 month,
whatever works for you. Go to https://www.bethanycrc.ca/summer-day-camp to fill in the volunteer sheet. To volunteer, you must be
13 years or older...we would love to have you on our team. Thank you
Summer Job Opportunity for Students in Grades 11&12
Are you looking for a part-time job but just don’t have the time or schedule that allows you to do so? Well, you’re in luck! I am currently looking for part-time marketers with commission-based pay and the ability to create a work schedule that is flexible to your schedule. You’d be working evenings and weekends of your choice working towards a set quota every week. If any of this sounds appealing to you or anyone you know, feel free to apply for this position with the link below.
https://careers.hireology.com/collegepropaintersofregionalmanagerbusiness/261794/description
Referees please!!!
This Saturday, February 23, is the Niagara District Christian Grade schools boys basketball tournament that many of you have played in and enjoyed in the past. Covenant is looking for more help at the scorekeeping tables (timing with an iPad or similar device, scorekeeping with a flip chart, tallying points and fouls on a scorecard. We are still a low-tech tournament, there is no prior experience necessary. The day would begin at 8:40 so there is time for a quick overview of the job and the Championship is scheduled to end at 4:00, help for a portion of this time is also welcome. If you are interested, we would love to hear from you ASAP!
Please reply to:
Thanks, Mr. Kingma (mailto:jkingma@nace.ca) and Mr. Lee (mailto:dlee@nace.ca)
Summer Camp Staff Needed
Camp Shalom is a summer ministry of Countryside Camp & Conference Centre that provides campers and special support guests with fun and educational programming throughout the summer.
Caistor Minor Softball Association
Registration this Saturday and on March 23rd.
For more info please get a flyer from the office.
From: Back to Scratch
Friday
Chocolate Milk....$1
Lemonade....$1
Iced Tea....$1
English muffin pizza..$1
Chocolate chip muffins...$1
Chocolate chip cookie...$1
Oatmeal cookie...$1
Chicken tortellini soup and a bun....$3
Vegan/Vegetarian/gluten free, Curried cauliflower rice spinach soup with rice ..$3

Today's Schedule
Thursday
Warning Bell......9:25
Period 1......9:30 - 10:43
Period 2......10:50 - 11:58
Lunch......11:58 - 12:34
Period 3......12:39 - 1:47
Period 4......1:54 - 3:02

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Smithville, Ontario
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