Students, parents, family and friends. The PAC is offering Purdy’s Easter chocolates and treats. Your purchases support extracurricular activities and scholarships for Alpha students.
Purchase online by Sunday March 26, 2017. Pickup on Monday April 3, 2017 at school (watch for an email notification). Questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for supporting your PAC.
Click here for the Purdy’s online store: https://www.purdysgpp.com/12777
Thank you, your Alpha PAC
Congratulations to the Alpha Physics Olympic Team, who placed 3rd In the electric Faraday Lab event at the 39th Annual UBC Physics Olympics. Official results have not been released but they are looking for a good ranking within the province.
Our Parent-Teacher Conference Evening is on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Interview times are available from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The booking system is online and you may book appointments starting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017. The system will continue to be open for booking appointments until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017. The online system is currently open for parents to create an account for their child.
If you are unable to book an appointment, please feel free to contact your child’s teacher through email (staff contacts are on the school website) or at Alpha Secondary at 604-296-6865.
The instructions for booking appointments are on our website at http://alpha.sd41.bc.ca. The website for on-line booking is http://alpha.schoolappointments.com. (Hold the Ctrl button on the keyboard and then use your mouse to click on the email address). Please contact Ms. Steinhauser at 604-296-6865 or at Sherry.Steinhauser@sd41.bc.ca if you are experiencing any difficulties booking appointments on-line.
Do you like going to the movies? United Relief is selling Cineplex tickets in the cafeteria for a limited time only! The best part is that they’re cheaper than what you would buy at the theatre, and they don’t expire for a long time. These are great to keep at home, in your wallet, or to give as gifts. They cost $11, or $10 each if you buy two or more. Proceeds go towards helping children in developing countries receive an education!
Grade 9 Immunization consent forms were distributed during fourth period on Monday, January 30th. Immunizations will take place on Monday, February 27th during first period.
2017 PASCAL, CAYLEY & FERMAT CONTESTS
University of Waterloo’s CEMC develops and administers many internationally recognized contests to help inspire student interest in and love for Mathematics and Computer Science. The 2017 Pascal (Grade 9), Cayley (Math 10) and Fermat (Grade 11) Math Contests are to take place on Tuesday, Feb 28. These 25 question multiple-choice contests last 60 minutes and will be written in Rooms 105, 106 and 107. Interested students need to seek permission from their first block teachers. Calculators are allowed. For practice questions, visit: http://www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/contests/contests.html
Course selection has begun!!!
Course Selection is about to start, below is the schedule for the upcoming Course Selection Presentations. We encourage students to see their counsellor for individual consultation if they have questions regarding the course selection process, needing guidance regarding selection of courses and any discussion about post- secondary and career plans. Students will be selecting their courses online, the portal will open up from Feb 6th to Feb 28th. Course Selection forms will also be given to students, which requires a parents signature and are due FEB 28th and to be handed in to their counsellor.
|FEB 7, 8, 9 – Senior Presentations
|| Grs 10s & 11s in Periods 1 and 2
|Feb 14, 15, 16 – Junior Presentations
|| Gr 8s & 9s in Periods 2 and 3
Counsellors will also be in the computer lab (Room 316) from Feb 20 to 24, to help any students who need assistance to select their courses online or missed their course selection presentation.
If there are any further questions or clarification needed, please contact me anytime.
The 2017 Alpha Reads are officially in the library and are ready to be checked out! 10 diverse books have been selected especially for Alpha students, and cover topics from first love, to depression, to being lost in outer space and much much more.
While reading on its own is fun, Alpha Reads offers a little extra incentive to crack a book. Each time a student reads one of the 10 titles, they can enter to win weekly small prizes, with a grand prize winner to be drawn in May. Prize entries will also help the school to determine which is the most popular book at Alpha in 2017.