Strikers Weekly - Week of December 12, 2021






Ms. Miller's Art Class had the opportunity to showcase their own work and provide feedback on others work through a gallery walk.  The talent of the students was clearly amazing.





Adusted Bell Schedule - December 17th

On Friday, December 17th, our last day of classes before the Winter Break, we are bringing back the traditional Breakfast With Santa Event.  In order to accommodate this event, the bell schedule for the day will be adjusted (and will include an early dismissal).


Friday December 17, 2021

  • 7:30am to 8:55am            Breakfast with Santa (optional)
  • 9:00 to 10:00 am               Block A
  • 10:05 to 11:05 am             Block B
  • 11:20 to 12:15 pm             Block C
  • 12:15 – 1:00 pm                 Lunch
  • 1:05 to 2:00pm                  Block D


Basketball is Back - First Game in the Winter Season of Play

Basketball (part of the Winter Season of Play) is back.  



December's Grad Legacy Group - Final Planning for the end of Head's Hands and Feet

Almost done.  The December Grad Legacy Group is just confirming the final set of plans for their Head's Hand and Feet Collection and eventual distribution.  Thank you to all who have contributed so far.  There is still time to bring in socks, gloves, winter hats, toiletries, or even protein bars.  



Looking for Some Free Academic Support?

Though they are not experts, they are free.  Students in need of a bit of extra academic support can sign up for some free tutoring (in person or online).  



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


Week December 13 - 17, 2021

A reminder to grade eleven and twelve students and their parents to check the Career Centre Website Calendar often for date-specific information updates and Like and Follow Ms. Millar’s Career Centre Facebook Page to receive notifications. See Post-Secondary Websites for the latest information and updates. Post-secondary information events for students and their parents are virtual at this time. Post-Secondary Advisors will be available to follow up with any questions you may have!

Applications for most Post-Secondary Institutions Open OCT 1. See websites for details. Most BC Post-Secondary Institutions will direct you automatically to begin the application process through EducationPlannerBC

Apply early to colleges, as some programs fill quickly. Visit Post-Secondary Websites for information on how/when/deadline to apply and be sure to attend the virtual information sessions. Representatives will be available to follow-up with any questions you may have.


Among Application Deadlines. See other Post-Secondary websites for information.

SFU DEC 15 Deadline for Awards Application, Deadline to Apply JAN 31 DEC 1 UBC Early/Awards Application Deadline, Regular JAN 15

JAN 31 UVIC Application Deadline OCT 1/21 Langara Opens Applications

OCT 1/21 BCIT Opens Applications. See website for details: 1/21 OCT 1/21 Douglas College Opens Applications. See website:

OCT 1/21 KPU Opens Applications. See website for details:


Among Upcoming Dates to note:

DEC 13/21 3:30 PM UBC Virtual Application Workshop Are you interested in applying to UBC? This session is a must! Register asap before the session fills!


DEC 15/21 3:30-4:30 PM VCC's Licensed Practical Nursing Program LPN Online Information Session VCC's sixteen-month Practical Nursing program teaches students quality nursing care to clients of all ages and how-to succeed in the many challenging opportunities available to practical nurses in B.C. Designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills, judgements, and attitudes to perform to the full range of competencies as identified by the BCCNP, the practical nursing program will also prepare graduates to care for individuals and families at multiple life stages, in a variety of practice settings. Program info

Join VCC for an info session to learn more about the practical nursing programs, speak with faculty and academic advisors, hear about VCC's renowned health sciences facilities, and get assistance with the application process. Upcoming sessions on JAN 13/22, FEB 15/22, MAR 15/22. Register for an online information session to learn more:

DEC 15/21 SFU Entrance Scholarship Deadline SFU recognizes high school students who demonstrate excellence in both their academic and extracurricular activities. The SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship (USES) Program is designed to attract and engage high school students who demonstrate potential to enrich the university community through ongoing academic and community contributions. Scholarships are available to domestic and international high school students admitted for the fall term to an undergraduate degree in any faculty. Admission Requirement: Applicants must have grades in the 90% range in courses required for their

selected program or 31 IB points (excluding predicted bonus points). See website for more details and information on how to apply:

DEC 15/21 at 3pm Careers in Trades Online Q and A Series - for STUDENTS (parents are welcome) Ask any questions you may have about these programs and opportunities available within the Richmond School District! Learn about: - apprenticeship program offerings (Plumbing, Professional Cook, Carpentry, Welding, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Construction Electrician, Millwright, etc.)- how to receive FREE tuition to take one of these programs -how to get school credit (and award $$) for paid work done in a skilled trade -how to apply for a program -program entry requirements - how to get both college and high school credits Zoom Meeting ID: 616 3753 0153 Passcode: 860349

Questions? Drop in or contact Ms. Millar to make an appointment

Please include your name, grade, and which school you attend in your email – thanks!


Wishing everyone all the best the season has to offer! Ms. Millar


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.