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Thank you to our staff and parents who made our Masquerade Ball a success on Thursday evening, and our Carnaval a hit on Friday.

Monday

Volleyball Game – Gr. 7/8 Boys’ play today @ Arbutus. Go Dragons, Go!

Tuesday

Students and Staff have the opportunity to sign our Pink Flag and our commitment to continue to take a stand against bullying in our school and community.

Grade 8 Girls’ volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Jazz band 8:30 a.m. in the band room.

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs. 

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside AbEd room

Jr. Boys’ volleyball practice at lunch 

Yearbook Committee – meets today in the Main Lab @ lunch

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Wednesday – PAC Lunch today is Sushi and Hotdogs. Volunteers are always welcome to come and help. Please come to the main foyer at 11:30am if you can help.  

Pink Shirt Day – Students are encouraged to wear pink today to show support for kindness and to stand up against bullying 

Student council at lunch – Mme. Abell’s room #2247

Lego builders club – meets at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room. Everyone welcome

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Maragh’s classroom at lunch

Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room for Divisions 1 & 2

Thursday

Exploratories – bring everything you need. Remember this mark matters for your Effort Role.

Robotics Club – Interested in learning more about Robotics? Come to Ms. Dvorak’s room afterschool today from 3-4 pm and have some fun!

Volleyball Practice – Jr. Boys 3-4 pm in the gym.

Gamers’ Club at lunch in the Main Lab

Friday – Professional development Day.

No school for students

 
 

This week may be a short one, but hopefully it is less hectic than last week! Thank you, as always, for sharing your most precious family members with us each day – your children.

Lost and Found – extended one week because of the weather! Please encourage your child to look in the lost and found bins for their clothing. The next load will be donated to charity on Friday, February 17.

Monday – BC Family Day

Enjoy the day with your family!

Tuesday

Popcorn Sale @ lunch – Students involved in the Fundraising for Solar Panels Exploratory are selling Popcorn in the foyer (held over from last week’s SnowDay)

Dance Tickets on sale at lunch $5 (tickets are not sold at the door on the evening of the dance)

Grade 8 Girls’ volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Jazz band 8:30 a.m. in the band room.

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs. 

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside Ab Ed room

Jr. Boys’ volleyball practice at lunch 

Yearbook Committee – meets today in the Main Lab @ lunch

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Wednesday – PAC Lunch today is Subway. Volunteers are always welcome to come and help. Please come to the main foyer at 11:30am if you can help.  

Student council at lunch – new members always welcome to Mme. Abell’s room #2247 – Topics today CARNIVAL & MASQUERADE BALL happening this Friday!

Lego builders club – meets at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room. Everyone welcome

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m. 

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Maragh’s classroom at lunch

Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room for Divisions 1 & 2

Grade 8 Girls’ Volleyball Games @ Journey vs. Glanford and Dunsmuir – Go Dragons! Come out and cheer on our team. 

Thursday

Exploratories – bring everything you need (especially those exploratories that often require a change of clothes – school is so much fun)

Robotics Club – Interested in learning more about Robotics? Come to Ms. Dvorak’s room afterschool today from 3-4 pm and have some fun!

Volleyball Practice – Jr. Boys 3-4 pm in the gym.

Gamers’ Club at lunch in the Main Lab

Jr. Boys’ Volleyball jamboree@ St. Joseph’s 3:45pm. Parent/guardian drivers are to meet players in the Journey foyer at 2:20pm on Thursday. Players will need to leave their exploratory early to join their rides. Go Dragons!

Masquerade ‘Snow’ Ball – tonight from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Doors open precisely at 6:30 pm. Tickets will not be available at the door and students must attend school today if they intend on coming to the dance. Parent support is needed for selling food, glow sticks and for set up. Please leave your name at the office or with a member of the PAC if you can help.

Friday

Carnival – Celebrate an important part of our Canadian Culture! 

9:00 – 10:00 – Staff vs Students Journey Hockey Game at Seaparc – attend and support our academy and fearless coach, Ross as he takes on former students now at EMCS.  No other carnival events are to run during this time.

10:15 – 12:00

Students and staff come back during recess and teachers assemble at their event. A “Guest book” sheet is at all events.  Students will circulate as they wish during this time.  We challenge students to sign as many guest books as possible as incentive to participate in as many events as possible. You can even take a selfie with Bon Homme!

Lunch – students will have the opportunity earlier in the week to sign up for the option to have poutine or fries for $5 from a local Food Truck.  Forms must be turned into the office, and all pre-orders are guaranteed their order. Students will eat lunch in their classrooms as usual.

Last Block – Neighbourhood/class Floats will assemble in the bus lane at 1:15 to have our parade down to Poirier. Winning floats will be announced at the end of the day!

Chess Club @ lunch in Mrs. Syme’s class – cancelled today because of Carnival.

 
 
 
 

Remembrance Day Awards – Congratulations to Teagan L., Mindalynn F., Cameron G., Emma H., Lily S., Jade B., Samantha O., Esther M., Nadia S. for their outstanding work. Thank you to local veteran, Mr. Ron Gulmans and his wife, Mrs. Doris Gulmans for presenting the recognition certificates and cash prizes to our students.

Career Cruising – Grade 8 students will begin choosing courses for next year. EMCS councellors will come to Journey to provide information to us. Students must have a Career Cruising permission for completed before they can register for courses. These were part of the package of forms sent home at the beginning of the year. You will receive an email if we have NOT received your child’s form.

Masquerade Ball – Our next dance is Thursday, February 16 and we need parent support for selling food, glow sticks and for set up. Please leave your name at the office or with a member of the PAC if you can help.

Lost and Found – please encourage your child to look in the lost and found bins for their clothing. The next load will be donated to charity on Friday, February 10.

Monday

Volleyball – 7/8 Boys’ Volleyball games @ Monterey – we’re proud of our team!

Save the Tigers fundraiser – Hot Chocolate $2. Sold all week (except Wednesday)

Tuesday

Popcorn Sale @ lunch – Students involved in the Fundraising for Solar Panels Exploratory are selling Popcorn in the foyer

Grade 8 Girls’ volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Jazz band 8:30 a.m. in the band room.

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs. 

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside Ab Ed room in Mt. Olympus

Jr. Boys’ volleyball practice at lunch 

Yearbook Committee – meets today in the Main Lab @ lunch

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Wednesday – PAC Lunch today is Pizza. Volunteers are always welcome to come and help. Please come to the main foyer at 11:30am if you can help. Thank you!”  

Grade 8 square dancing – all grade eight students will have the opportunity to learn to learn some new moves!

Student council at lunch – new members always welcome to Mme. Abell’s room #2247 – Topics today CARNIVAL & MASQUERADE BALL

Lego builders club – meets at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room. Everyone welcome

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m. 

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Maragh’s classroom at lunch

Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room for Divisions 1 & 2 

Thursday

Exploratories – bring everything you need (especially those exploratories that often require a change of clothes – school is so much fun)

Robotics Club – Interested in learning more about Robotics? Come to Ms. Dvorak’s room afterschool today from 3-4 pm and have some fun!

Volleyball Practice – Jr. Boys 3-4 pm in the gym.

Gamers’ Club at lunch in the Main Lab – walk safely to the lab!

Friday

Gr. 8 Boys’ and Girls’ Volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 am

Chess Club @ lunch in Mrs. Syme’s class. Beginners and experts are welcome to join in.

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m.

 
 

Academy Registration for 2017/8

Registration started on February 1st

Please use this link to access the SD 62 Academy Page and then click on the Register Now Button

beside the Academy you want to register for.

http://www.sd62.bc.ca/academies/

 
 
 
 

Registration for Late French Immersion continues at Journey. Students currently in grade 5 can register online for next year. The minimum number is 18 students and we are getting closer to having that number!

It’s Volleyball season at Journey – As you can see from our schedule below! We also have open volleyball at lunch for all students. Come out and play volleyball at lunchtime. The days announced each morning so listen carefully! Thanks to all our coaches.

Monday

Circus Workshop – If your child doesn’t come home today it might be because they ran away with the circus! Today all students in Grade 7 will have an opportunity to learn a few skills!

7/8 Boys’ Volleyball games @ Central afterschool – Go, Dragons Go!

First Nations presenters Earl Buxton Jr. and JB Williams will be sharing their knowledge to Div. 3, 4, and 5 regarding BC natural disasters

Tuesday

Grade 8 Girls’ volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Jazz band 8:30 a.m. in the band room.

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs. 

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside Ab Ed room

Jr. Girls Volleyball game @ John Stubbs afterschool – Go, Dragons Go!

Jr. Boys volleyball practice at lunch 

Yearbook Committee – meets today in the Main Lab @ lunch

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Wednesday – PAC Lunch today is Hotdogs and Sushi. “VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH THE LUNCHES. Please come to the main foyer at 11:30am if you can help. Thank you!” 

 

Student council at lunch – new members always welcome to Mme. Abell’s room #2247 – Topics today CARNIVAL & MASQUERADE BALL

Lego builders club – meets at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room. Everyone welcome

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m. (new day) 

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Maragh’s classroom at lunch

Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room for Divisions 1 & 2 

Volleyball – Gr. 8 Girls’ VB game @ Glanford afterschool. Bump, volley, set – and have fun Dragons

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice 3-4 pm – just when you thought you knew it all, there’s another practice!

Thursday

Exploratories – bring everything you need (especially those exploratories that often require a change of clothes – school is so much fun)

Robotics Club – Interested in learning more about Robotics? Come to Ms. Dvorak’s room afterschool today from 3-4 pm and have some fun!

Volleyball Practice – Boys in grades 6 & 7 interested in playing volleyball on our school team this year have a practice afterschool from 3-4 in the gym.

Gamers’ Club at lunch in the Main Lab (Mrs. Bridal would like all students to know that if you are running into the room or rough housing you will be asked to leave)

Junior Boys volleyball team will be playing their first Jamboree at Dunsmuir at 3:45 pm.  Parent drivers to meet at the Journey foyer at 2:20pm. Play well and have fun Dragons!

Friday

Gr. 8 Boys’ and Girls’ Volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 am

Chess Club @ lunch in Mrs. Syme’s class. Beginners and experts are welcome to join in.

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m.

 
 

Her Honour, Judith Guichon Lieutenant Governor of BC made a visit to our school on Wednesday to help kick-off a year of celebrating Canada’s 150 years of Confederation. Our student performances were outstanding and she left here impressed and knowing a little more about our school. Teamwork really paid off. Thank you to our talented students and staff for putting together a wonderful experience.

Thank you to the families who came out to the Late French Immersion Information Meeting – Registration begins Monday @ 6:00 a.m. online.

Thank you to PAC for sponsoring our Hypnotist performer, Scott Ward. A fun time was had by all!

Community Message: REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE FOR SPRING SOCCER ACADEMY AT SSC Spring Program – Feb 6 – April 10   See www.sookesoccer.com for more details. Also SSC is hosting a CLUB WIDE BOTTLE DRIVE SUN FEB 5 10am-4pm to raise money for our new turf field.  Donations greatly appreciated!

Monday

Open volleyball at lunch. Come out and play volleyball at lunchtime. The days announced each morning so listen carefully!

Registration for Late French Immersion begins today (current grade 5 students eligible).

Tuesday

Grade 8 Girls’ volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Jazz band 8:30 a.m. in the band room.

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs. 

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside Ab Ed room

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room

7/8 Boys’ Volleyball games @ home: Dunsmuir & Royal Oak – Go Team Dragon!

Wednesday – PAC Lunch today is Hotdogs and Sushi. “VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH THE LUNCHES. Please come to the main foyer at 11:30am if you can help. Thank you!” 

Student council at lunch – new members always welcome to Mme. Abell’s room #2247

Lego builders club – meets at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room. Everyone welcome

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m. (new day) 

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Maragh’s classroom at lunch

Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room for Divisions 1 & 2

Thursday

Exploratories begin today – bring everything you need (clothing, bikes, eggs etc)

Robotics Club – Interested in learning more about Robotics? Come to Ms. Dvorak’s room afterschool today from 3-4 pm and have some fun!

Volleyball Practice – Boys in grades 6 & 7 interested in playing volleyball on our school team this year have a practice afterschool from 3-4 in the gym.

Friday

Gr. 8 Boys’ and Girls’ Volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 am

Chess Club @ lunch in Mrs. Syme’s class. Beginners and experts are welcome to join in.

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m.

Saturday –  Come out and enjoy Sooke School District’s night at the Victoria Royals Game.  Part of the proceeds go to our school  promo code: SD62NIGHT for $10

 
 

Exploratories – students who have not handed in their exploratory form will be assigned one. Students in Mt. Biking or Boxing need to hand in their waiver forms by Thursday or he/she will be assigned to another exploratory not requiring a waiver.

Journey to Japan – Thank you to the families who have signed up to host Japanese students this year. We still have spaces available (all male spots are filled). If you are interested in finding out more please see Ms. Dvorak or Mr. Bedard for more information. Build friendships with our neighbours across the ocean.

Monday

Tuesday

Grade 8 Girls’ volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Jazz band 8:30 a.m. in the band room.

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs.

Sk8 Club today @ lunch (weather permitting). Waivers must be in to Mr. Donegani or Mr. Kovacik to be eligible to participate (forms are in the office)

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside Ab Ed room

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m.

Wednesday – PAC Lunch today is Subway “VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH THE LUNCHES. Please come to the main foyer at 11:30am if you can help. Thank you!”  

Her Honour, Judith Guichon Lieutenant Governor of BC will visit our school at 10:30 this morning. She will be speaking about celebrating Canada’s 150 years of Confederation. Families are invited to attend.  

Student council at lunch – topics Yes2Know Summit and Winter Carnaval

Lego builders club – meets at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room. Everyone welcome

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Maragh’s classroom at lunch

Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room for Divisions 1 & 2

Late French Immersion – Information Meeting Tonight 6:30 pm. We are excited to offer Late French Immersion at Journey for the 2017-18 school year. Students currently in grade five at our elementary schools will be eligible to register beginning Monday, January 23. Parents can register online or in person at Journey.

Thursday

Robotics Club – Interested in learning more about Robotics? Come to Ms. Dvorak’s room afterschool today from 3-4 pm and have some fun!

Presentation – Thanks to our PAC sponsorship, Journey will enjoy the talents of Hypnotist, Scott Ward. Mr. Ward visited our school two years ago and was a big hit.

Volleyball Practice – Boys in grades 6 & 7 interested in playing volleyball on our school team this year have a practice afterschool from 3-4 in the gym.

Friday

Gr. 8 Boys’ and Girls’ Volleyball practice 7:30-8:30 am

Hockey Academy visits to Elementary schools – Coach Elm will be visiting grade five students to talk to them about the Hockey Academy at Journey. Registration opens February 1 for new and returning students.

Chess Club @ lunch in Mrs. Syme’s class. Beginners and experts are welcome to join in.

Jr. Girls Volleyball practice after school 3-4 p.m.

 

 
 

Late French Immersion – We are excited to offer Late French Immersion at Journey for the 2017-18 school year. Students currently in grade five at our elementary schools will be eligible to register beginning Monday, January 23. Parents can register online or in person at Journey. There will be an information meeting for families at Journey on Wednesday, January 18 at 6:30 pm in the gym. Please help spread the word!

Exploratories – Exploratory forms were given out on Friday and are also available on our website under Programs/Exploratories. We will begin accepting forms and fees (if applicable for first choice) on Tuesday, January 10. Students should NOT hand in forms to any staff other than those in the foyer Tuesday morning or the office. Waiver forms (if applicable are due by January 19).

Community Opportunity – The Tyee Aquatic Club has expanded at SEAPARC!  If you can swim a 1 km practice (40 lengths), and know the basics of all four strokes join the pre-competitive Tyee program! Achieve an amazing level of fitness, learn to swim farther faster, and experience how rewarding this sport is on an individual and team basis! Practices will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30. Link for registration is :http://www.active.com/water-sports/swimming-registrations/sooke-pre-competitive-2017. Any other questions please contact Coach Marissa at marissanaden@gmail.com

Monday

Professional Development – no school for students

Tuesday

Exploratories – bring signed forms and fees (if applicable and only for first choice) to the foyer today. Waiver forms, if applicable, do not have to be handed in today (Due date January 19)

Jazz band 8:30 a.m. in the band room.

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs.

Sk8 Club today @ lunch (weather permitting). Waivers must be in to Mr. Donegani or Mr. Kovacik to be eligible to participate (forms are in the office)

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside Ab Ed room

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room

PAC Meeting – tonight in Journey’s Annie Acreman Library @ 7 pm. Find out what’s happening and give your input into decisions made by PAC volunteers and school staff. Everything from what to serve for lunch to Late French Immersion! Your voice is important and valued.

Wednesday – PAC Lunch today is Pizza “VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH THE LUNCHES. Please come to the main foyer at 11:30am if you can help. Thank you!”

Lego builders club – meets at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room. Everyone welcome

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Maragh’s classroom at lunch

Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room for Divisions 1 & 2

Thursday

Journey to Japan – This year we will welcome 22 students to visit Sooke and our school from March 30-April 3. If you are interested in finding out more please attend the meeting at lunch today in Ms. Dvorak’s room to find out what we’ve got planned to show off our community and build friendships with our neighbours across the ocean. Learn more about how to be involved.

Robotics Club – Interested in learning more about Robotics? Come to Ms. Dvorak’s room afterschool today from 3-4 pm and have some fun!

Volleyball Practice – Boys in grades 6 & 7 interested in playing volleyball on our school team this year have a practice afterschool from 3-4 in the gym.

Friday

Always a lucky day at Journey! Enter your name to win a Journey T-Shirt in our Lucky Friday the 13th Draw.

Chess Club @ lunch in Mrs. Syme’s class. Beginners and experts are welcome to join in.

 
 
 
 
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