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Okanagan College Visit – June 7th

Okanagan College will Visit RSS on June 7th

There will be an OC Information table outside on the balcony at lunch on June 7th.

You can learn about the programs being offered in Revelstoke and Salmon Arm including the following:

  • Administrative Assistant Program – distance/online
  • Welding course starting in August in Salmon Arm (5 spots left!)
  • Sustainable Building Technology Diploma – potential program to be offered in Revelstoke fall 2022
  • Tourism Management Diploma – Fall 2022
  • Education Assistant Certificate – January 2022

Bike to School!

Each week, we see lots of students choosing to ride their bikes to school.  This is ‘GoByBike’ week in BC and this means that your good bike habit might win you a prize!

If you ride your bike this week, please write your name on the sheets in the common area and place a checkmark on the days that you ride your bike.

Daily Announcements

With the change in our daily schedules for our grade cohorts, we can’t do our announcements at a set time without disrupting classrooms.

Teachers and students can find updated announcements for each day on this page.  Check back daily.  Stay informed!

June 16th, 2021

Blocks today are Jr. AB CD/Sr. H G

All Students!  There is a new WiFi Hotspot for RSS Students! Students should expect to lose connection to “SD19_Radius” in the next few weeks.  Before this service is stopped, they should switch their Wifi connection to “SD19-MainWifi“.

Knitting Mafia and Crochet Club

Fridays at lunch.  We meet in QE Park if it’s sunny and we’re in the IT Lab if it’s raining.  12:00pm-12:30pm.

See Dana for details.

Boys Soccer

Drop-in Soccer for boys Grade 8 to Grade 12 takes place on Wednesday.  3:30pm-5:00pm

See Mr. Sykes for more details.

You must have cleats, shin guards, and a mask to participate.


Girls Soccer at RSS!


    • Juniors 3:10pm – 4:30pm
    • Seniors 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Location: RSS Back Field

You must have cleats, shin guards, and a mask to participate.


  1. If you want a yearbook, BUY IT NOW.  If we are sold out, you don’t get one.

All Students: 


Start bringing in your library books!  We need start prepping for inventory, and it’s best if you have a clean slate.  Thanks!


Here is your daily reminder to keep physical distances, mask in all indoor spaces, and practice good hand hygiene.

In addition to the guidelines above, here are our current protocols:

  • Masks are to be worn in classrooms and our inside spaces at all times.
  • Unless it is raining, lunches will be eaten outside the building. 

Tree Planting Opportunity

Any students in Grades 10-12 interested in learning about tree planting, this is a great opportunity to gain some hands-on experience with forestry professionals in our local area. This is a perfect thing to include on a resume to increase your potential for work in this sector.

When: Wednesday May 19th. 8:45 – 12:15
If you would like to attend, please speak with your class teacher about missing their class this day.

To register please email Ms. Scheiber at

Permission forms will be available for pickup at the office.

Tree Planting

EFMA Bursaries – $1000

The Educational Facility Managers Association of British Columbia is pleased to offer five $1,000.00 bursaries to graduates of the 2020/2021 school year. Our association is comprised of administrative and management personnel of school districts who are responsible for construction, maintenance and custodial services, etc.  These bursaries are offered to secondary students completing their grade 12 year who will enter a recognized post secondary educational institution in the 2020/2021 term. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement and/or special needs.

Here are the documents with more information:


2021 Bursary Information

Digital Detox

Thank you to the Screen Smart Committee and the following businesses for supporting the RSS Digital Detox Week for Grade 8’s.  We have almost $400 worth of prizes for our participants:

  • Flowt Ski & Bike
  • Skookum Ski & Bike
  • The Modern Bakery
  • The Annex
  • Style Trend Clothing
  • Padrino’s Pizza

Revelstoke Secondary School

  • Digital detox will last 5 days from  8:45 to 2:50
  • All grade 8 students (and their teachers!) will be challenged to digitally detox
  • To celebrate your achievements prizes will be awarded for participants each day with a grand prize being awarded at the end of the detox to one lucky winner! 
  • All successful participants will get a free piece of pizza on Friday March 19th

BC Tech Scholarships – $2500

Deadline: April 15th, 2021

Investing in the future of tech talent is one of the keys to success for the BC technology sector. Established in 2005, the industry-funded BC Tech Scholarship Program is proud to provide grants to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to leave a mark in the tech sector and are pursuing a post-secondary education in a technology-related program.

Who Should Apply?

Eligible disciplines include:

  1. Biotech
  2. Business & Technology
  3. Cleantech
  4. Computer Science
  5. Digital Media
  6. Engineering
  7. Entrepreneurship
  8. IT & Applied Technology
  9. Management
  10. Product Management
  11. Other technical programs

Scholarship winners will be celebrated during the 2021 Technology Impact Awards, where they will be recognized for their achievements.

2021 Grant Amounts

  • Up to 3 x $3,500 for current university and college students
  • Up to 3 x $2,500 for grade 12 graduates entering post-secondary

Click here for more information:

2021 BC Tech Scholarship