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It is hard to believe that second semester has just arrived and we are busy talking about course selection for next year.  Yes, that is right, February is the month for course selection.  The link below outlines all the various transitions.  Please make sure you check it out and get involved with your child’s choices.

Dates for course selection

 
 

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Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • Happy Year of the Monkey! CHOW MEIN TUESDAY IS BACK for the CHINESE NEW YEAR!!  Come by the Belmont Café, across from the Learning Commons, today at lunch!
  • Lifetouch Photography will not be coming to Belmont on Feb. 10th or 11th now as there was not enough students that responded to needing Grad pictures or retakes.  If you are still needing your Grad picture or retake done you must now contact Lifetouch Photography and book your appointment.  Come to the office for more information.
  • Our very own Belmont Concert Band and Drum Line are putting on a concert with the Greater Victoria Concert Band on Saturday February 20th at 7pm in our theatre! For more details, please see Mr. Chan in the music rooms!
  • Hey Concert Band Woodwinds! You have a sectional today at lunch. Yes, that means Flutes, Oboe, Clarinets, Bass Clarinet and all Saxophones are rehearsing today at lunch. Be on time!
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up and Leadership is getting ready! There will be Valentine’s Day grams sold this week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at lunch. All grams will be delivered on Friday February 12th.   They will be selling candy bags for $2, carnations for $1.50 and a candy/flower combo for $3. Come down to the Social Commons at lunch to get your Valentines!
  • Leadership will also be selling Rafiki Bracelets for $10 starting next week. These Rafikis are hand-made beaded bracelets, made by women in Kenya. All proceeds of the bracelets go back to these communities and help benefit the Me to We and Free the Children Organizations.
Sports
  • Attention all rugby players, and anyone still interested in playing rugby. Practice days have changed for Jr., and Sr. Boys. We now practice Tuesday and Thursday at the same time 3:45 – 5:30. Girls continue to practice on Monday and Wednesday
Career Centre Information

 

 
 
Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • Happy Year of the Monkey! CHOW MEIN TUESDAY IS BACK for the CHINESE NEW YEAR!!  Feb. 9 at lunch in front of the learning commons.
  • Lifetouch Photography will not be coming to Belmont on Feb. 10th or 11th now as there was not enough students that responded to needing Grad pictures or retakes.  If you are still needing your Grad picture or retake done you must now contact Lifetouch Photography and book your appointment.  Come to the office for more information.
  • Our very own Belmont Concert Band and Drum Line are putting on a concert with the Greater Victoria Concert Band on Saturday February 20th at 7pm in our theatre. More information to follow, but save the date!
  • Valentine’s Day is coming up and Leadership is getting ready! There will be Valentine’s Day grams sold next week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at lunch. All grams will be delivered on Friday February 12th.   They will be selling candy bags for $2, carnations for $1.50 and a candy/flower combo for $3. Come down to the Learning Commons at lunch to get your Valentines!
Sports
  • Attention all rugby players, and anyone still interested in playing rugby. Practice days have changed for Jr., and Sr. Boys. We now practice Tuesday and Thursday at the same time 3:45 – 5:30. Girls continue to practice on Monday and Wednesday
Career Centre Information
 
 
Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • Happy Year of the Monkey! CHOW MEIN TUESDAY IS BACK for the CHINESE NEW YEAR!!  Feb. 9 at lunch in front of the learning commons.
  • Reminder for Concert Band Saxophones, Bass Clarinet and Bassoon – you have a sectional rehearsal today at lunch!
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is still looking for student volunteers for the Big Buddies program. They are needing students between 15 and 18 years of age, who can commit to one hour a week of volunteer service, during the school day, for the duration of the school year. Please either see Ms Handy in the counselling suite or drop by the information table at noon on Thursday, Feb 4th in the Belmont Social Commons, for further information as well as an application package.
  • Lifetouch Photography will not be coming to Belmont on Feb. 10th or 11th now as there was not enough students that responded to needing Grad pictures or retakes.  If you are still needing your Grad picture or retake done you must now contact Lifetouch Photography and book your appointment.  Come to the office for more information.
  • Our very own Belmont Concert Band and Drum Line are putting on a concert with the Greater Victoria Concert Band on Saturday February 20th at 7pm in our theatre. More information to follow, but save the date!
Sports
  • Jr Boys, Sr Boys, and Girls rugby practice is on now. Monday and Wednesdays 3:45 – 5:30. Our first pre-season game is in early March, so get out to practice now
Career Centre Information
  • For those students interested in a little challenge and fun, visit the HMCS Malahat information table in the foyer today at lunch. They will have information about their programs including Sailor for a Week. See Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre for more Information.

 

 
 
Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • Attention Belmont Musicians – here are a few reminders for this week. Choir Members – you have term testing all this week at lunch, Drum Line – Snares will meet Friday morning and there will be an important full drum line meeting Today at lunch.
  • Planning 10 students – Outside the Learning Commons there is a partial list of students who need to finish their Planning 10 Assignments for term two.  If you don’t finish the assignments, you will get an Incomplete on your report card.  If you don’t see your name there and you are wondering whether you are caught up, come to room B 210 and see Ms. Musy.  The room is open all day long and during Exam week to work in.  Remember Planning 10 is a requirement for graduation!
  • Belmont’s First “Celebration of Dance” will take place on Saturday January 23rd in our Theatre. Doors opens at 7pm, with the first set of dancers taking the stage at 7:30pm. Tickets are available through Mrs. Conway in the Dance Studio. Come down and enjoy a “Celebration of Dance”.
  • For anyone who is interested in hearing a speaker from the Sierra Club speak on endangered animals in B.C. and what we can do to help, there is a sign up sheet in the office to indicate your interest. The event is planned for Tuesday, Feb.2 at lunch in the Learning Commons.
  • A reminder to all that this is “Quiet Week” before exams. Let’s take the time and remain focused before the end of the semester!
Sports
  • Attention anyone interested in playing rugby this year. Full rugby practice will start up in February, until then we will be playing touch rugby Thursdays and Fridays at Goudy Field. Come out for a low pressure, fun time, no experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome.
Career Centre Information
  • For those students interested in a little challenge and fun, visit the HMCS Malahat information table in the foyer today at lunch. They will have information about their programs including Sailor for a Week. See Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre for more Information.
  • Maulsby is offering FoodSafe Level 1 to students on Tuesday, January 26th from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in room B112.    There are 25 seats available and the cost is $55.00.  To reserve a seat, please sign up and  pay in the office. Payments are due this Friday, January 22nd
 
 
Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • International students and Belmont Ambassadors are reminded about the Farewell Party Today at lunch in Ms. Boyte’s room (A201)
  • Attention Belmont Musicians – here are a few reminders for this week. Choir Members – you have term testing all this week at lunch, Drum Line – Snares will meet Friday morning and there will be an important full drum line meeting Thursday at lunch. Lastly, Concert Band – you have a full Brass and Basses Sectional rehearsal today at lunch.
  • Planning 10 students – Outside the Learning Commons there is a partial list of students who need to finish their Planning 10 Assignments for term two.  If you don’t finish the assignments, you will get an Incomplete on your report card.  If you don’t see your name there and you are wondering whether you are caught up, come to room B 210 and see Ms. Musy.  The room is open all day long and during Exam week to work in.  Remember Planning 10 is a requirement for graduation!
  • Belmont’s First “Celebration of Dance” will take place on Saturday January 23rd in our Theatre. Doors opens at 7pm, with the first set of dancers taking the stage at 7:30pm. Tickets are available through Mrs. Conway in the Dance Studio. Come down and enjoy a “Celebration of Dance”!
  • There will be a meeting Today at lunch in room B204 for students who are interested in hearing from a speaker from the Sierra Club regarding what can be done here at Belmont for the preservation of endangered species – for more info please see Mr. Toakley
  • A reminder to all that this is “Quiet Week” before exams. Let’s take the time and remain focused before the end of the semester!
Sports
  • Attention anyone interested in playing rugby this year. Full rugby practice will start up in February, until then we will be playing touch rugby Thursdays and Fridays at Goudy Field. Come out for a low pressure, fun time, no experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome.
Career Centre Information
Olympic View Golf Course is currently seeking seasonal part time team members for the upcoming 2016 season. If you enjoy being outdoors, work well within a team and are passionate about the game of golf this job could be a good fit for you.   The job starts the first weekend in March and will be strictly weekends until the summer. Please come to the Career Centre for a copy of the job description.
 
 
Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • The Belmont Study club will be having a “finish your homework” session in the Learning Commons on Tuesday, January 19th, from 3:45-5pm. Come on down if you want some extra help! Also, the AVID Advantage Study Session will also be held on Tuesday January 19th, overlapping the Study Club. Please see Mr. Bendall in Room A208 for more information.
  • Timetables for Grades 11 & 12 students will receive theirs before the winter break. Please keep in mind that if you intend to change your classes, they must be done before the end of this semester. The Counsellors will be too busy in February as they are preparing for course selection for 2016/2017.
  • Planning 10 students – you should be submitting your assignment entitled “Addiction and Drugs” from Module 3, by January 15th. Ms. Musy is now available in room B210, and will be available to help you with planning during Exam Week. Please remember that Planning 10 is required for graduation!
  • Do you have a hankering for some Churros? Perhaps some Tostados? The Spanish 9/10 class is hosting a Mexican Food Sale today at lunch! Come on down and enjoy an authentic Mexican lunch!
Sports
  • Any students interested in scorekeeping for basketball games, please sign up in the gym. This position pays $10 per game.
  • Attention anyone interested in playing rugby this year. Full rugby practice will start up in February, until then we will be playing touch rugby Thursdays and Fridays at Goudy Field. Come out for a low pressure, fun time, no experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome.
    Career Centre Information
  • Maulsby is offering FoodSafe Level 1 to students on Tuesday, January 26th from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in room B112.    There are 25 seats available and the cost is $55.00.  To reserve a seat, please sign up and  pay in the office.
  • Olympic View Golf Course is currently seeking seasonal part time team members for the upcoming 2016 season. If you enjoy being outdoors, work well within a team and are passionate about the game of golf this job could be a good fit for you.   The job starts the first weekend in March and will be strictly weekends until the summer. Please come to the Career Centre for a copy of the job description.

 

 
 
Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • The Belmont Study club will be having a “finish your homework” session in the Learning Commons on Tuesday, January 19th, from 3:45-5pm. Come on down if you want some extra help! Also, the AVID Advantage Study Session will also be held on Tuesday January 19th, overlapping the Study Club. Please see Mr. Bendall in Room A208 for more information.
  • A friendly reminders about our parking lot – if you do not have a spot designated in the parking lot, please do not park in the spots. Each spot is designated for individuals. Please obey the rules.
  • Timetables for Grades 11 & 12 students will receive theirs before the winter break. Please keep in mind that if you intend to change your classes, they must be done before the end of this semester. The Counsellors will be too busy in February as they are preparing for course selection for 2016/2017.
  • Planning 10 students – you should be submitting your assignment entitled “Addiction and Drugs” from Module 3, by January 15th. Ms. Musy is now available in room B210, and will be available to help you with planning during Exam Week. Please remember that Planning 10 is required for graduation!
Sports
  • Any students interested in scorekeeping for basketball games, please sign up in the gym. This position pays $10 per game.
  • Attention anyone interested in playing rugby this year. Full rugby practice will start up in February, until then we will be playing touch rugby Thursdays and Fridays. Tomorrow we play after school on Goudy field, and Friday after school in the gym. Come out for a low pressure, fun time, no experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome.
Career Centre Information
  • Mrs. Maulsby is offering FoodSafe Level 1 to students on Tuesday, January 26th from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in room B112.    There are 25 seats available and the cost is $55.00.  To reserve a seat, please sign up  and  pay in the office.
  • Olympic View Golf Course is currently seeking seasonal part time team members for the upcoming 2016 season. If you enjoy being outdoors, work well within a team and are passionate about the game of golf this job could be a good fit for you.   The job starts the first weekend in March and will be strictly weekends until the summer. Please come to the Career Centre for a copy of the job description.

 

 
 
Check out the Belmont Website Daily Announcements and the Career Centre Information for the many volunteer opportunities available to students.  Volunteer hours can be used for the required grad transitions hours.
  • The Belmont Study club will be having a “finish your homework” session in the Learning Commons today from 3:45-5pm, and on Tuesday, January 19th. Come on down if you want some extra help!  Also, the AVID Advantage Study Session will also be held on Tuesday January 19th, overlapping the Study Club.  Please see Mr. Bendall in Room A208 for more information.
  • Just a reminder to all students, please please please help keep our school tidy. There are recycling bins everywhere in the school and there is no excuse for leaving your garbage or recycling around.  It is everyone’s responsibility to keep this amazing new space looking great every day.  Show respect and clean up after yourselves.
  • Another friendly reminders about our parking lot – if you do not have a spot designated in the parking lot, please do not park in the spots. Each spot is designated for individuals. Please obey the rules.
  • Timetables for Grades 9 & 10 students will be handed out tomorrow during TAG. Grades 11 & 12 students will receive theirs before the winter break.  Please keep in mind that if you intend to change your classes, they must be done before the end of this semester.  The Counsellors will be too busy in February as they are preparing for course selection for 2016/2017.
  • Did you know that the Daycare at Belmont opened last week and that Camosun classes start afterschool this week? All of this is happening in the Neighbourhood Learning Centre at the bottom floor of the school.  More to come when Westshore Parks & Recreation and VIHA occupy their spaces!
  • Planning 10 students – you should be submitting your assignment entitled “Addiction and Drugs” from Module 3, by January 15th.  Ms. Musy is now available in room B210 if you need any assistance.  Please remember that Planning 10 is required for graduation!
Sports
  • Any students interested in scorekeeping for basketball games, please sign up in the gym. This position pays $10 per game.
  • Attention anyone interested in playing rugby this year. Full rugby practice will start up in February, until then we will be playing touch rugby Thursdays and Fridays. Tomorrow we play after school on Goudy field, and Friday after school in the gym. Come out for a low pressure, fun time, no experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome.
  • The Junior Girls basketball team went 2-2 at a tournament this weekend, defeating Ballenos and Vanier, but losing to Claremont & Mark Isfeld. Gracie May and Sydney Belton, led the Bulldogs in points and rebounds, while Savanah Purdy, Ashanti Whyte, and Paige Sutton recorded the most assists.  Alyssa Paula, Jena Janmohammed, Jasmine Totske, Kaley Campbell and Saige Montebello all played tough defence and contributed to the team’s success.  The girls have two away games this week, Tuesday at St Michaels’ University School and Thursday at Stellys.  Go Bulldogs!
Career Centre Information
  • Mrs. Maulsby is offering FoodSafe Level 1 to students on Tuesday, January 26th from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in room B112.    There are 25 seats available and the cost is $55.00.  To reserve a seat, please sign up  and  pay in the office.
  • Olympic View Golf Course is currently seeking seasonal part time team members for the upcoming 2016 season. If you enjoy being outdoors, work well within a team and are passionate about the game of golf this job could be a good fit for you.   The job starts the first weekend in March and will be strictly weekends until the summer. Please come to the Career Centre for a copy of the job description.