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Quit Now!

Not school….

Quit smoking, vaping, cannabis, and/or chewing tobacco!

The Revelstoke CYMHSU has teamed up with First Nations Health Authorityand Revelstoke Secondary School to bring you an exciting opportunity!

If you, or someone you know, is thinking about quitting or cutting back on cigarettes, vaping, cannabis or chew, there is no better time than now!  Find out more on our Quit Now Revelstoke Facebook Group (link below).

You could win up to $475 for signing up with Quit Now, a support system that will stick by you during your journey!  Join the Facebook group below to learn more or sign up be emailing Stacie at revelstokecymhsu@gmail.com.

Contest closes Tuesday, March 5th, 2019.

$1000 Bursary: RE/MAX

RE/MAX Bursary Program

This year RE/MAX is offering (16) $1,000 bursaries for a total of $16,000 to grade 12 students.
This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Students can enter online at www.remax.ca.
2019 Quest for Excellence program is open for submissions from September 10, 2018 until midnight March 11, 2019. Only online entries will be accepted.

$1000 Scholarship: BC Principals’ and Vice-Principals’

BCPVPA Student Scholarships

The BC Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association annually awards up to 20 scholarships, in the amount of $1000 each, to students who are graduating from the BC public school system and will proceed to a post-secondary institution.

  • Up to 10 scholarships are reserved for the sons and daughters of BCPVPA members.
  • Up to 10 scholarships are reserved to other graduating students.
  • Up to 2 scholarships will be awarded to Aboriginal students.

All applicants will be judged on academic excellence and demonstrated leadership within the school and community.

Click here to get more information and to download the application form.

BC Numeracy Assessment

Students currently enrolled in Grade 10 math will be writing the Graduation Numeracy Assessment on January 21, 2019 at 9:00AM at RSS. Please note the date and time and ensure your child is in attendance that morning.

This assessment is a graduation requirement and needs to be successfully attempted. Students have three attempts to complete the assessment before they graduate.

Use the two links below for more information:

https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/sites/curriculum.gov.bc.ca/files/pdf/Graduation_Numeracy_Brochure.pdf

https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/assessment/numeracy-assessment

Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program

Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program

Click here for more information about the Credit Unions of BC Bursary Program

Applicants who do not meet the following criteria are not eligible for a bursary.

  • All applicants must have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Proof of enrollment and transcripts are required.
  • Applicants must be BC residents who are Canadian Citizens, a permanent resident of Canada or designated as a protected person.
  • Applicants must be in attendance at a public Canadian post-secondary school when the application is submitted.
  • Applicants attending accredited private schools will only be considered if the program is not offered at a public school.
  • Applicants must provide a statement as to why they are not attending a public school and provide a receipt for tuition.
  • Programs of study may be academic, vocational, technical, or technological.
  • Graduate and post graduate students are not eligible.
  • Credit Union members are eligible for up to 2 awards per year.

Operation: This is You!

The Achieve Anything Foundation is launching a new series of hands-on experience events to inspire more women in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence and other STEM fields.

Click here for more information about Operation: This is You!

The Achieve Anything Foundation defines as girls & women any persons that identify as female, including transgender. This definition applies to any reference of girls, women and/or females.

To be eligible to apply for Operation: This IS You! events, the applicant must identify as female.

A Lower age limit may be applicable to some events, please refer to specific event details before applying.  Signed Guardian consent required for those under the age of 19, a signed waiver is also applicable to everyone

Government issued photo identification may be required, please refer to specific event details before applying

Grade 9/10 Girls: Computer Science Camp

Fly to the University of Waterloo for a week in May for $150!

Click here for more details about the camp.

The CEMC Workshop in Computer Science for Young Women exists to encourage young women, and people of other under-represented genders,* who are considering computer science as a career for the first time.

It is a unique opportunity designed to ignite enthusiasm for computer science in interested students from across Canada who have had little or no previous exposure to computer science. Attendees learn that computer science is about much more than using and programming computers.

Free flight to the U of A

The University of Alberta has an exciting opportunity available to Grade 11 students.

Twenty lucky grade 11 students from across Canada will be chosen to visit the University of Alberta for the weekend of May 24-26. This includes cost of flights, accommodations, and activities on campus and in Edmonton. Applications are due by Sunday February 10. Please see your counsellor for more details if you’re interested.

www.uab.ca/boarding

www.uab.ca/boarding