Sorry... again, not much to post. Though there is a lot going on, so little of it would be of interest to those reading.
Just a reminder that parents who have not filled in the parent survey sent out earlier in the week, the survey is still open and is collecting data. We hope to be able to share what is planned here at McRoberts beginning June 1st by the middle of next week. It is fair to say from the outset, the primary means of providing learning experiences to students will continue through remote learning.
Emergent PAC Meeting
PAC will be hosting an "emergency" PAC Meeting via Zoom. The meeting will take place at 7pm on Tuesday May 26th via Zoom.
The purpose of the meeting is to support the Dry Grad Committee due to the loss of non-refundable deposits caused by the cancelation of Dry Grad. There will only be one motion (as the sole purpose of the meeting) which will be to provide them the necessary funds to replace the lost deposits and more. Please see the attached letter.
For the latest information, check the Career Centre District Website regularly at: https://portal.sd38.bc.ca/group/2jdxzsf/Pages/default.aspx#/=
Grade 12 students! Be sure to visit post-secondary websites for admission requirements, program info, updates, and attend post-secondary in-school/on campus info sessions (when offered). To apply to post-secondary, you need your PEN (on your report card), and Credit Card Number to pay the application fee online. For most BC Institutions: Apply EducationPlannerBC https:/www.educationplanner.bc.ca/
through the post-secondary website/or as directed. Important! To send transcripts to the post-secondary institutions to which you have applied, first, register for a BCeID Account (you need your PEN – on your report card), select institutions and then ‘send interim and final grades’ or as indicated for institution. www.StudentTranscripts.gov.bc.ca/ Important! Some universities (such as in Ontario) may request earlier marks. See your counsellor for a copy. If needed, request a transcript in a sealed envelope from the school office ($5 fee) *Grade 12 students, be sure to check post-secondary/email accounts often for directions/updates/course registration. Attend online and campus events (when offered). Questions - contact post-secondary regarding your application.
Many Post-Secondary Institutions will be hosting live Information Sessions and Webinars. See websites as details/registration become available. Check your email/post-secondary accounts.
SFU information for new students https://www.sfu.ca/students/newundergrads/covid-19-faq.html
UBC upcoming online Information Sessions. See website and blog https://you.ubc.ca/applying-ubc/blog/after-you-apply/application-affected-covid19/?utm_campaign=UBC%20Updates%3A%20April%202020%20COVID-19&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua
KPU upcoming online Information Sessions https://www.kpu.ca/future-students
Douglas College online Information Sessions through Blackboard https://www.douglascollege.ca/student-life/get-oriented/new-student-orientation
Among Upcoming Deadlines see Post-Secondary/Scholarship Links and Career Centre Website for updates/details/more opportunities. Questions - Contact Post-Secondary Regarding Your Application
May 31 Betty Spalton Scholarships
Lisa Huus Memorial Bursary
Jun 01 SFU Extended Deadline to Accept Offers
(or May 1) UBC Deadline to Accept Offers *check your letter.
University of Alberta Deadline to Accept Offer
Quest University Extended Enrolment Deadline
05 BC Council of Forestry Industries Scholarship Deadline
15 The Confratellanza Italo-Canadese Award
19 Eyob G. for Refugee Women Scholarship
30 The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Foundation Scholarship
Nelson Civic Leadership Scholarship
Langara Deadline for Final Transcripts to be ordered through STS - to be received by July 31/20
Aug 01 KPU Open Intake Application Deadline
Among Upcoming Events All In-Person Events Are CANCELLED See the Career Centre Website and Ms. Millar’s fb page for more information as it is received. SEE POST-SECONDARY WEBSITES FOR UPDATED DETAILS ON ONLINE AND WEBINAR INFORMATION SESSIONS.
May 23 Destination UVic Event for Incoming Students CANCELLED
Jun 13 + June 17 Capilano University JumpStart for New Students CANCELLED – See Online Event https://www.capilanou.ca/admissions/apply-to-capu/admitted-students/jumpstart/
Congratulations Grade 12 Grads! Have a wonderful summer, all the best and stay safe! Ms. Millar
Questions - through school email firstname.lastname@example.org – Ms. Millar J
This section will have information from Ms. Millar (our Career Information Advisor). Weekly updates will include information on Post Secondary Information as well as potential Scholarship Opportunities.