Strikers Weekly - Week of January 11, 2021





Back to school... back to routines... like students in Ms. Chen's Strength and Conditioning Class




McRoberts Gear and Grad Gear 2021 On Sale Now

McRoberts GRAD GEAR is now on sale.  Thanks to the Grad Committee and the input from Grads for the selection of this year's art.  The combination of embroidered and appliqued art will be placed on high quality Russel Crew Neck Sweatshirts ($45) or Hoodies ($55).  

Check out the link below for information and purchasing options.

NOT SURE YOUR SIZE - Tuesday and Wednesday at lunch, Grad samples will be on hand in the library.  Though you cannot try them on, you can have a look and hold them up to get a better sense of the sizing.


McRoberts Gear is ALSO now on sale.  This year's committee has created a host of options.  Hoodies ($30), 1/4 Zip Sweatshirts ($30), Long Sleeve T's ($18), Sweat Pants (high quality Russel Sweats with pockets) ($35), Toques ($18) and Masks ($8).

Check out the link below for information and purchasing options.

Ordering deadline for both Grad Gear and McRoberts Gear is 9am on Monday January 25th.  

NOT SURE YOUR SIZE - In the large display cabinet outside of the office, sizing of various garmets are on display.  Hopefully this will give you a sense of the right size for you.



Transfer Application Information (from the Richmond School District)

Transfer Applications for 2021/22 will open on Monday, February 8, 2021. The application forms and more information will be available in late January for parents to download here . This year, the form asks parents to submit their applications by email.



December's Grad Legacy

Our December Grad legacy group was competing with a lot of other student initiatives but we still managed to collect 1500 bottles from staff and students that were donated to the Richmond cares/Richmond gives Christmas fund.



Career Programs in Richmond






For the latest information, check the Career Centre District Website regularly at:


Week January 11 - 15, 2021


*Note:  due to the current Covid19 situation be sure to check post-secondary/email accounts/websites often for any updates. Contact Post-Secondary Institutions directly with questions regarding your application/offer and they will best advise you. It is advisable that students apply to Colleges as soon as possible, if you have not already done so. After applying to any Post-Secondary be sure to include them on your STS order form so they will be able to receive your marks electronically from the BC Ministry of Education.


Reminders Among Post-Secondary Institutions Accepting Applications:

Sep 24   UBC Application Portal Opened  DEC 1 Deadline to apply for early application, Entrance Awards consideration. JAN 15 UBC Regular Deadline to apply. UBC deadlines timeline:

Oct 1   SFU Application Portal Opens. Apply via  DEC 15 Deadline for Awards. JAN 31 Regular Deadline to apply. SFU deadlines timeline:

Oct 1   Douglas College Applications Open. Apply via

Oct 1   Langara College Applications Open. Apply via

Oct 1   KPU Applications Open. Apply via

Oct 1   BCIT-most applications open-varies-check/apply via BCIT


Grade 12 students! Most scholarships require that students apply directly online themselves, but for some, successful school-nomination is required first before submission. Forms for school nomination consideration can be found on the school homepage by scrolling down under ‘Students’ to ‘Grad – Scholarships.’ Submit into Ms. Vaughan by the in-school deadline. Good luck!


Jan 12-28/21 at 4:30 pm Canadian Coast Guard College Virtual Officer Training Program Virtual Information Presentations 4:30 pm

“Discover the Officer Training Program” to learn about: program streams; marine navigation or marine engineering admissions requirements, campus life, sea phase. To register:


Jan 13/21 9am PST Beedie Luminaries Scholarship Deadline to Apply


Jan 13/21 Schulich Leader Scholarships - In-School Deadline for submissions to be into Ms. Vaughan for Nomination Consideration. 

Scholarship information:

McRoberts Forms for Nomination Consideration:


Jan 13 & Feb 3/21 5-6 pm Vancouver Community College Dental Hygiene Diploma Program Online Info Session

To register:


Jan 14/21 5 pm Bishops University (in Quebec) Virtual Information Sessions

*After registering, students will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Jan 14/21 7 pm Western Virtual Presentations Choose Western will be hosting a series of virtual presentations, tours and open houses.  Students are encouraged to sign up to explore your options and help you understand why Western could be the right place for you. Topics covered will be Western’s location and campus, programs, experiences, community and more.  For more information on events and to register visit:


Jan 15/21 (11:59 PST) UBC Final Application Deadline

UBC Admission information can be found at:


Jan 15/21 Steam Horizon Awards Application Deadline to Apply


Jan 15/21 Emily Carr University of Art and Design Application, Documents, and Portfolio Deadline


Jan 15/21 University of Toronto Application Deadline for Most Programs:


For the latest post-secondary, events and scholarship information, *Follow Ms. Millar’s face book page to receive notifications as soon as new information comes in!

See the Career Centre Website and Calendar for date-specific post-secondary, events, and scholarship information:


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.