BCHS Newsletter – January 2018
We hope everyone enjoyed a safe and restful break. High school students are reminder that Semester 1 is winding down and final exams are quickly approaching.
Exams, Exams, Exams
Please take note of the exam schedules that follow. BE PREPARED – be in class, ask for help, get a tutor, review your notes, study with a friend, use Exambank (www.exambank.com, Username: phrd.bchs, password: sound) or check out Diplomax at www.diplomax.ca or diploma exam prep at www.rockthediploma.com.
January 2018 Final Exams for High School Students
The last day of regular classes for Semester 1 for all Senior High School students will be Tuesday, January 23, 2018. In school final exams will take place as follows:
Wednesday, January 24 Block 1 classes according to Monday’s schedule
Thursday, January 25 Block 2 classes according to Monday’s schedule
Friday, January 26 Block 3 classes according to Monday’s schedule
Monday, January 29 Block 4 classes according to Monday’s schedule
Tuesday, January 30 Exam make up day
Semester 2 for Senior High School will begin on Thursday, February 1 and Options for Junior High students will also change on that day. Regular classes for Junior High students will continue through the Senior High exam period from January 24 to January 30. There will be no classes for any students on January 31 as it is a PD day.
January Diploma Exams
Thursday, January 11 English 30-1, 30-2, Part A, 9:00-12:00 noon
Thursday, January 18 Social 30-1, 30-2, Part A, 9:00-11:30
Tuesday, January 23 English 30-1, 30-2, Part B, 9:00-12:00 noon
Wednesday, January 24 Social 30-1, 30-2, Part B, 9:00-11:30
Thursday, January 25 Math 30-1, 30-2, 9:00-12:00 noon
Friday, January 26 Biology 30-1, 9:00-12:00 noon
Monday, January 29 Chemistry 30-1, 9:00-12:00 noon
Tuesday, January 30 Physics 30-1, 9:00-12:00 noon
Tuesday, January 30 Science 30, 1:00 – 4:00
PHPS Satisfaction Surveys
In January and February 2018, Pembina Hills Public Schools will be administering their Annual Satisfaction Survey. Parents, students, and school staff will be surveyed. To obtain parental feedback, PHPS staff will be contacting the parents of each student by telephone starting early January. The questions asked are aligned to specific outcomes in the jurisdiction and school education plans. Thank you in advance for your participation and comments.
Senior High Drama Production
The BCHS SH Drama class is presenting Beauty and the Beast on January 18-20 with performances at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the school’s main office for $10.
Grade 7-9 Spring Tour 2019
“Experience the many attractions on display in three of Canada’s grandest cities. Explore the European flair and historic downtown core of Montreal. Study the majestic architecture of Quebec City. In Ottawa, you will get a glimpse behind the scenes of Canadian politics with a visit to the Parliament Buildings.” Students from Grade 7-9 have the opportunity to travel to these cities in the spring. Please contact Mrs. Sabiston for further information.
Basketball is well underway. Below are the upcoming games and tournaments.
Jan 17 JR Jags at Clyde, Jan 20 @ home, Jan 27 @ home, Jan 29 at St. Mary’s (WES)
Jan 20 SR Jags @ home, Jan 24 at St. Mary’s (WES),
Jan 19-20 – SR Gryphons @ Westlock
Jan 22 – SR Jags @ St. Mary’s in Westlock
U15 Boys Club Volleyball
If you were born after September 1, 2002 or later you are eligible to play U15 club volleyball. If you are interested in playing please contact Mrs. Sabiston.
January 8 – Classes Resume
January 22 – School Council Meeting
January 31- PD Day – No School for Students
February 1 – First Day of Semester II
Questions or Concerns
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the school’s operation, please contact Mr. Kaplan (Principal), Mr. Raju (Associate Principal) or Mrs. Assenheimer (Associate Principal) at 780-674-8522. If you have any questions about your child’s class(es), please contact the teacher.