Strikers Weekly - Week of October 8, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A holiday weekend is a wonderful opportunity rest as well as to spend with friends and family.  Hopefully you will all use this time to recharge and reconnect.  September was a busy time but hopefully now each of you are fully into the new routine of school.  Have a wonderful long weekend Strikers.

 

 

 

Beautiful weather, great friends, and a satisfying meal....  Grads of 2018 enjoyed their first informal Grad Event of the Year.  Thanks to Emma H. for the photo.

 

 

 

 

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World Teacher (and Staff) Day

As a thanks for all they do to support the learning of students at our school, a few of our Grads (on a Study Block) went around the school passing on simple words of thanks (along with some treats) to our many dedicated teachers and staff.  Supporting the learning of our youth is a huge undertaking.  A special thanks to all of those who make learning possible here at McRoberts.

 

Women in Leadership - Panel Luncheon

 

We were fortunate to have an opportunity to send a group of student led by Ms. Muir to the Chamber of Commerce Sponsored "Women in Leadership" panel discussion and luncheon.  The students were given first hand information from a variety of women in different roles and in different stages of their work life.  

 

Living in a Generation of the Screen

Though just a trailer, the topic should be on all of our minds as parents, students and educators.

                       

 

 

 

From Ms. Millar (Career Information Advisor): 

 

Week of October 9 -13, 2017

DEADLINES    

Oct 11    U of Toronto Book Award (Non-Monetary) in-school nomination deadline

                                                                                        

EVENTS

Oct 12    Carnegie Mellon U (USA) Info Session 7 pm Collingwood School West Van

Oct 14    Bishops University (Quebec) Campus Open House

 

                     

       

  For details and latest information, see the Career Centre District Website          

  at: http://sd38careercentre.weebly.com/calendar.html