Spring is Near…

Important Dates

  • Mar 5 – Evening of Jazz 7pm Langford Legion
  • Mar 8 – Daylight Saving begins (clocks spring forward at 2am)
  • Mar 8 – International Women’s Day
  • Mar 10 – Badminton Practice after school
  • Mar 12 – Important Kayak trip mtg. for Outdoor Ed students at lunch, portable 3
  • Mar 12 – Badminton Practice after school
  • Mar 17 – St. Patrick’s Day
  • Mar 16-27 – Spring Break (school not in session)
  • Mar 28 – Westcoast Jazz Festival
  • Apr 6 – PAC Mtg.  7pm
  • Apr 6 – Dry Grad Mtg. 8pm
  • Apr 7-8 – Vancouver Island Concert Band Festival
  • Apr 8 – Mid-Term Report Cards Published
  • Apr 9 – Early Dismissal Learning Conferences
  • Apr 10 – Good Friday (school not in session)
  • Apr 13 – Easter Monday (school not in session)

Athletics

Basketball Finishes

Boys:

Junior Boys B – placed 5th in pool play and did not make playoffs

Junior Boys A – placed 21st in BC

Senior Boys B – played in 3 tournaments and was ineligible for playoffs

Senior Boys A – 4th on the Island missing the BC’s by 2 spots

Girls:

Junior Girls A – placed 11th in BC

Senior Girls B –  played in 2 tournaments and was ineligible for playoffs

Senior Girls A – 4th on the Island and had a very successful year

Total athletes for bball –  approximately 85-90 players

Up next the Spring season – Junior and Senior Girls soccer, Boys and girls rugby, Coed Ultimate frisbee, Coed track, Coed Golf

Track and Field

Interested in running, jumping or throwing for Belmont this year?  Please come to a meeting next Wednesday, March 4  during Focus block in room B210 or talk to Ms. Evans or Mr. Smith.

Badminton

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Careers

Dual Credit Courses

Grade 11 / 12 students interested in earning a free College course credit while still in High School?

Course options :  Psychology 130, Biology 103, Marketing 110, Accounting 110 and Criminology / Law 170 will be offered in the 2020/2021 school year

Information session – May 6th  during Focus Block in the learning commons

Any questions please come to the Career Centre

Please come and see us in the Career Centre if you have any questions.


Fines Arts

On March 5th, over 200 friends, families, and community members were treated to an evening of Jazz hosted by the Belmont Music Department.  Our students lead off the opening hour with amazing Jazz classics.  The audience was then treated to another set of incredible music performed by the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy.

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Food Studies 9-12

Students in Food Studies 9-12 classes participated in a homemade beeswax wrap workshop with Aboriginal Education in an effort to raise awareness of and reduce food related waste.

 


French Immersion Gr. 9 or 10 Students

Interested in participating in the BC Quebec exchange?  Please see Ms. Evans in room B210.


France Exchange

Interested in an exchange to France with our sister school in Sarreguemines?  Please see Ms. Evans for an application form in room B210.


Honour Roll (semester 1) – 43% of our entire school is on it! 

Grade 9 Honour Roll – 103

Grade 9 Honour Roll with Distinction – 60

Total Grade 9 = 376

Percentage 43%

Grade 10 Honour Roll – 71

Grade 10 Honour Roll with Distinction – 71

Total Grade 10 = 360

Percentage 34%

Grade 11 Honour Roll – 101

Grade 11 Honour Roll with Distinction – 50

Total Grade 11 – 356

Percentage 42%

Grade 12 Honour Roll – 75

Grade 12 Honour Roll with Distinction – 88

Total Grade 12 – 312

Percentage 52%

Total Certificates – 600 Total Students 1404 = 43%

Post-Secondary Education

Message for Parents of Gr. 10-12-The Post-Secondary education system is our province is one of the best in the world, but it can also be difficult to understand. To assist both students and parents, the new Post-SecondaryBC website has been developed by 30 colleges and universities in our province as a resource to help everyone learn more about our system and how it works, the terminology, history, credentials and the many different options that are offered. Take a look and explore: www.postsecondarybc.ca.


Provincial Graduation Assessments:  April 2020

Literacy (LTE) 10 & Numeracy (English/French – NME/F) 10

Date Assessment Who How to Register
14-20 April Literacy 10
  1. Semester 2 English 10 & Math 10 students; and

2.       Grade 12 students who have not previously completed this/these assessments.

See Ms. Carlson & Ms. Nursey in the office by 12pm on March 9.
Numeracy English/French 10

Further information regarding the Provincial Graduation Assessments:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/administration/program-management/assessment/provincial-exams


Regional Skills Canada Competition at Camosun!

Today at the Regional Skills Canada competition at Camosun College, two of our students below earned Silver and Bronze for their efforts in the Baking competition.

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Scholarship Info:

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STA Scholarship deadline Slide - 2020


SD62 District scholarships - Slide for TVs


 

District News:

Healthy Schools, Healthy People is our District’s Comprehensive School Health website with resources and information for students and families. Click on the title to have a look!


 

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