Category Archives: RSS

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!

May 17th, 2021

Blocks today are JR. EF / GH and 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.


Ride your Bike!

Come and ride your bike with us on Thursday afternoons.  We’ll head to Sunnyside and Macpherson.   See Mr. MacIntosh 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.


Track & Field 

Track is running! (And it is also field events!)

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:30pm-5:00pm

Check in with Mr. Colvin for more details.


Girls Soccer at RSS!

Mondays and Wednesdays:

    • 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.


Grads!

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

All Students: 

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. 

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

Parent-Teacher: Oct 21

Here is the information about the Early Dismissal Schedule:

Early Dismissal Schedule and Block Rotation


Wednesday

Grade 10-12 no change (AB)

Grade 8

Block E – 8:45-9:20
Block F – 9:25-10:00
Block G – 10:05-10:40
Block H – 10:45-11:20 (dismissed)

Grade 9

Block E 8:45-9:25
Block F 9:30-10:05
Block G 10:10-10:50
Block H 10:55-11:30 (dismissed)

Buses run at 11:40 and 3:10


Thursday

Grade 8 and 9 as above for Blocks A, B, C, D.

Grade 10-12

Block A – 8:45-10:10
Block B – 10:20-11:40

Buses run at 11:50

 

GR 11-12 Parent Meeting

We want to invite you to a online student/ parent information evening on Tuesday, October 6th from 6:30 – 8 pm.

The agenda includes information regarding BC and Alberta Virtual Post-Secondary Fall Fairs, the Post-secondary application process, student transcripts, scholarships, Career Life Connections, and Capstone projects for graduation.

This meeting will be online and it will take place at 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 6th.

Meeting Links

Here is the link to the Grade 11-12 Parent-Student Info Session

An link will also be provided in an email from the RSS Office.

Letter to Grade 11-12 Parents

Dear Grade 11/12 Parents and Students,

Thank you so much for your patience as we’ve all settled back into school and classes.  As this year is unique, we are sending out this newsletter to let you know of some important dates and opportunities that are available to help you prepare for graduation and for post-secondary and career opportunities.

Student/ Parent information evening. – Tuesday, October 6th

We want to invite you to a virtual student/ parent information evening on Tuesday, October 6th from 6:30 – 8 pm.  The agenda includes information regarding BC and Alberta Virtual Post-Secondary Fall Fairs, the Post-secondary application process, student transcripts, scholarships, Career Life Connections and Capstone projects for graduation.

Appointments for Grade 12 students

If you are a student in grade 12, please make an appointment with your counsellor to review your credits to ensure that you will meet graduation requirements.  We will help you with the process but ultimately, it is your responsibility to make sure you are eligible to graduate this year.   Appointments can be made through https://revelstokesecondary.sd19.bc.ca/departments/counselling/

Applications for Post-Secondary

It is time to start applying for post-secondary.  Many post-secondary institutions start accepting applications October 1, 2020 for Fall 2021 intake.  Many of these schools admit students on a first qualified, first admitted process.  To apply to institutions in BC, students need to set up an account through the Education planner website  https://www.educationplannerbc.ca  .  For institutions outside of BC, please consult that institution’s website.

BC and Alberta Virtual Fall Fairs/Booths

This year, BC and Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions will be holding their fall visits virtually in the late afternoon and early evenings. Students and parents will register online and be able to access a breadth of resources, videos, and information regarding different programs, admission requirements, housing, scholarships and much more.  Please let us know if you do not have access to technology so that we can support you in accessing these virtual fairs.

Specific details regarding how to register for the BC Virtual visit will be reviewed at our parent information evening and forwarded via email closer to the date.  Also, please check out the great information and resources already available at the Post-secondary BC Website at the https://www.postsecondarybc.ca.  Our school’s BC Fall Virtual Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, October 14 from 2 pm – 6pm and/or Thursday October 15 from 3-7 pm.

Our school’s Alberta Fall Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13 from 6pm – 8pm Mountain Time.  To register for this event, please visit https://elaa.6connex.com/event/albert/student/login and register in the top right corner.  You must be registered in order to join and can register in advance of the actual event.  Once you are registered you can connect on the day of the event by logging in from the same link.

Canadian Universities Event 2020

Additionally, students are also invited to attend the Canadian University Event ,which our students have never had access to before.  Students can explore university options from outside of Alberta and BC by engaging with university representatives at these booth fairs.  Registration is required through the Canadian Universities website https://cuebc.org .  Students will be able to register on the day that suits their schedule.  The events are scheduled for:

Monday September 28: 4-8PM Pacific

Tuesday, September 29: 4-8PM Pacific

Wednesday, September 30: 4-8PM Pacific

Thursday, October 1: 4-8PM Pacific

Saturday, October 3: 10AM-2PM Pacific

Tuesday, October 6: 4-8PM Pacific

Thursday, October 8: 4-8PM Pacific

 

We know this is a lot of information to digest.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

We look forward to supporting you in your journey.

 

~Erin and Lissa

RSS Counsellors

 

Erin Williams (A-K) – ewilliams@sd19.bc.ca

Lissa Cancilla (L-Z) – lcancilla@sd19.bc.ca

 

Grade 8 Information

Grade 8 parents and students, get ready for your Information Sessions!

Parents: There will be a Video Conference (using Microsoft Teams) on Wednesday, September 2nd @ 6:00pm.  Mr. Kenyon will be sending out a link.

Update: If you missed the Video Conference on the 2nd, here is the link to the PowerPoint presentation:

Grade 8 Presentation

 

Grade 8 Students: Meet in the theatre at 9:30am on September 10th

Click the link below for Mr. Kenyon’s letter with more information:

Grade 8 Orientation 2020-2021