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We will be accepting new registration starting Monday, January 30th.  To make the process go as smoothly as possible, please make sure you have all the documents outlined in the registration package.  The last version of “This week in the Dog House” has great startup information:

Parent Instructions for Student Registration – Sept. 2016

NEW Registration Form for Belmont

 
 
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.
  • Grads: The deadline for Yearbook Grad Write Ups has been extended to Friday, March 3rd. They can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com  or handed into the main office. Please get yours in as soon as possible.
  • “Belmont’s R & B Band will be playing in the Social Commons at lunch on Thursday Feb. 23 for anyone who wants to come out and hear some classics!”
  • On March 2nd the Career Centre and AbEd are hosting a Post-Secondary/Career Fair in the Learning Commons from 9-11:30. This will feature approximately 30 community partners including Uvic, Island Health, VIU and more. A classroom sign-up sheet will be emailed to teachers early this week.
  • CULTURAL NIGHT – TONIGHT On February 22 5pm – 7pm. There is a cultural night at Belmont for all students, staff, family and community members. Culture in the form of music, art, food and dance. Some free and inexpensive food. Come one, come all.
  • Any student interested in being part of the BC Quebec exchange please meet Ms. Evans during lunch in room B307 for applications and further information
  • Looking for students to be Belmont Sexual Health Ambassadors: • Teach/share leadership of workshops – To peers, parents, and teachers• Create written material.• SHA Staffed ‘Question Desk’: offer weekly or monthly themes (ie. gender identity, STI 101, birth control options) up for discussion at Wellness Centres.Training sessions: (must be able to attend all dates)     Feb 23: Intro Session 430-730 at Belmont
  • • Presence at Wellness Centre offering one-on-one support.
  • • Host/Tabling events.
  • Potential Tasks of SHA
  • Youth approach youth first about sexual health concerns
  • Feb 24: Full Day 10-4 at EMCS
  • Mar 4: Full Day 10-4 at Royal Bay
For more information and/or application:
See Ms. Rachael in room B210, or email rsandberg@sd62.bc.ca
Sports!
Career Centre
  • 10 Volunteers needed for the Strengthening Connections Career FairWhere:  Learning Commons, Belmont Secondary School
  • What:   Strengthening  Connections Career Fair    
  • For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre.
  • Duties:  Registration Table, helping participants to park their cars in assigned spaces, runners, refreshment table, and ambassadors to exhibitors.
  • Time:   8.15 am to 12.pm Can work shifts.
  • When:  March 2, 2017
  • 6 Volunteers needed for the Regional Cosmetology Skills Canada Competition.When: March 3, 2017Time:  8.15 am to 3.30 pm, Shifts available.  
  • For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre
  • Duties: Set up and take down, registration table, helping judges to park their cars in assigned spaces, ambassadors to judges.
  • Where: Room A201
 
 
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.
  • Grads: The deadline for Yearbook Grad Write Ups has been extended to Friday, March 3rd. They can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com  or handed into the main office. Please get yours in as soon as possible.
  • “Belmont’s R & B Band will be playing in the Social Commons at lunch on Thursday Feb. 23 for anyone who wants to come out and hear some classics!”
  • On March 2nd the Career Centre and AbEd are hosting a Post-Secondary/Career Fair in the Learning Commons from 9-11:30. This will feature approximately 30 community partners including Uvic, Island Health, VIU and more. A classroom sign-up sheet will be emailed to teachers early this week.
  • Wednesday February 22nd is Pink Shirt Day!  Come to school wearing your best pink clothing in support of Anti-Bullying in our school and community.  During TAG, all students will also be given a Pink Bandana to help accessorize our Pink Shirt Day
  • CULTURAL NIGHT = On February 22 5pm – 7pm. There is a cultural night at Belmont for all students, staff, family and community members. Culture in the form of music, art, food and dance. Some free and inexpensive food. Come one, come all.
  • Any student interested in being part of the BC Quebec exchange please meet Ms. Evans during lunch in room B307 for applications and further information
  • Looking for students to be Belmont Sexual Health Ambassadors: • Teach/share leadership of workshops – To peers, parents, and teachers• Create written material.• SHA Staffed ‘Question Desk’: offer weekly or monthly themes (ie. gender identity, STI 101, birth control options) up for discussion at Wellness Centres.Training sessions: (must be able to attend all dates)     Feb 23: Intro Session 430-730 at Belmont.
  • Presence at Wellness Centre offering one-on-one support.
  • Host/Tabling events.
  • Potential Tasks of SHA
  • Youth approach youth first about sexual health concerns
  • Feb 24: Full Day 10-4 at EMCS
  • Mar 4: Full Day 10-4 at Royal Bay
For more information and/or application:
See Ms. Rachael in room B210, or email rsandberg@sd62.bc.ca
Sports!
  • Attentions all rugby players. Please note the following tasks that have to be completed:
  • Hand in medical history form
  • Hand in permission slip
  • Continue to sell raffle tickets
  • If you have not completed the baseline concussion assessment please go to B220 today after school.
  • A reminder to the junior girls basketball team to meet in Ms Haley’s room at lunch today.
Career Centre
  • 10 Volunteers needed for the Strengthening Connections Career FairWhere:  Learning Commons, Belmont Secondary SchoolWhat:   Strengthening Connections Career Fair    
  • For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre.
  • Duties:  Registration Table, helping participants to park their cars in assigned spaces, runners, refreshment table, and ambassadors to exhibitors.
  • Time:   8.15 am to 12.pm Can work shifts.
  • When:  March 2, 2017
  • 6 Volunteers needed for the Regional Cosmetology Skills Canada Competition.When: March 3, 2017Time:  8.15 am to 3.30 pm, Shifts available.   
  • For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre
  • Duties: Set up and take down, registration table, helping judges to park their cars in assigned spaces, ambassadors to judges.
  • Where: Room A201
 
 

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.

  • Grads: The deadline for Yearbook Grad Write Ups has been extended to Friday, March 3rd. They can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com  or handed into the main office. Please get yours in as soon as possible.
  • On March 2nd the Career Centre and AbEd are hosting a Post-Secondary/Career Fair in the Learning Commons from 9-11:30. This will feature approximately 30 community partners including Uvic, Island Health, VIU and more. A classroom sign-up sheet will be emailed to teachers early this week.
  • Wednesday February 22nd is Pink Shirt Day!  Come to school wearing your best pink clothing in support of Anti-Bullying in our school and community.  During TAG, all students will also be given a Pink Bandana to help accessorize our Pink Shirt Day
  • CULTURAL NIGHT = On February 22 5pm – 7pm. There is a cultural night at Belmont for all students, staff, family and community members. Culture in the form of music, art, food and dance. Some free and inexpensive food. Come one, come all.
  • Any student interested in being part of the BC Quebec exchange please meet Ms. Evans during lunch in room B307 for applications and further information
  • Looking for students to be Belmont Sexual Health Ambassadors: • Teach/share leadership of workshops – To peers, parents, and teachers• Create written material.• SHA Staffed ‘Question Desk’: offer weekly or monthly themes (ie. gender identity, STI 101, birth control options) up for discussion at Wellness Centres.Training sessions: (must be able to attend all dates)     Feb 23: Intro Session 430-730 at Belmont
    • Presence at Wellness Centre offering one-on-one support.
    • Host/Tabling events.
    Potential Tasks of SHA
    Youth approach youth first about sexual health concerns
    Feb 24: Full Day 10-4 at EMCS
    Mar 4: Full Day 10-4 at Royal Bay

 

For more information and/or application
See Ms. Rachael in room B210, or email rsandberg@sd62.bc.ca

Sports!

Career Centre

    • A reminder to the volunteers of the First Aid Competition that the event will be tomorrow February 18, from 8.00 am to 3.00 pm. See information below.
    • Need 8 volunteers to act as victims of a disaster for The First Aid Competition.When:    Saturday 18 February, 2017. Time:      8am to 3pm. 
    • Volunteers need to be wearing clothes that will get make up on it and/or will be ripped up. Wear older clothes that you don’t care much about would be the best.
    • What:    Volunteers represent and act up as a victim of disaster, competitors of an emergency team will practice their skills during the day.
    • Where:   Belmont Secondary School
  • 10 Volunteers needed for the Strengthening Connections Career FairWhere:  Learning Commons, Belmont Secondary SchoolWhat:   Strengthening  Connections Career Fair    
  • For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre.
  • Duties:  Registration Table, helping participants to park their cars in assigned spaces, runners, refreshment table, and ambassadors to exhibitors.
  • Time:   8.15 am to 12.pm Can work shifts.
  • When:  March 2, 2017
  • 6 Volunteers needed for the Regional Cosmetology Skills Canada Competition.When: March 3, 2017Time:  8.15 am to 3.30 pm, Shifts available.   
  • For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre
  • Duties: Set up and take down, registration table, helping judges to park their cars in assigned spaces, ambassadors to judges.
  • Where: Room A201

 

 
 
Announcements February 15th, 2017
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.
Grads:  Reminder that Yearbook Grad Write ups are due today, these can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com  or handed into the main office. Please get yours in as soon as possible.
Students who are interested in attending the next Model UN Conference at Shawnigan Lake School, please come to Rm B211 – Ms. Amado’s room at noon on Thursday Feb 16th.
On March 2nd the Career Centre and AbEd are hosting a Post-Secondary/Career Fair in the Learning Commons from 9-1130. This will feature approximately 30 community partners including Uvic, Island Health, VIU and more. A classroom sign-up sheet will be emailed to teachers early this week
Gradwear is in and can be picked up in Room B207 at lunch and after school.
CULTURAL NIGHT = On February 22 5pm – 7pm. There is a cultural night at Belmont for all students, staff, family and community members. Culture in the form of music, art, food and dance. Some free and inexpensive food. Come one, come all.
Congratulations to Emily Rasmussen, Markus Myer, Christine Camaso, and Keira Tomalty who were nominated for a Leadership Victoria Award for the work they accomplished getting the Belmont’s Health clinics open in addition to their continued support of positive mental health initiatives in our school communities. They will receive their award on March 2 at Government House, under the patronage of the Honourable Judith Guichon, the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
Grade 9s review the course selection timelines (attached). Review the link on our website which shows all the documents you need to plan your course selection.  http://belmont.web.sd62.bc.ca/parents/course-selection-2016-17/
Any student interested in being part of the BC Quebec exchange please meet Ms. Evans during lunch in room B307 for applications and further information
Looking for students to be Belmont Sexual Health Ambassadors:
Youth approach youth first about sexual health concerns. From the 2013 McCreary Centre report we know that 73% of youth went to a friend first when they needed help.   Sexual Health Ambassadors (SHAs) are a peer based resource team to enhance the student body’s health literacy.  This training will equip youth with the information and communication skills required to better support their peers.

 

Potential Tasks of SHA
  • Teach/share leadership of workshops – To peers, parents, and teachers
  • Host/Tabling events.
  • Create written material.
  • Presence at Wellness Centre offering one-on-one support.
  • SHA Staffed ‘Question Desk’: offer weekly or monthly themes (ie. gender identity, STI 101, birth control options) up for discussion at Wellness Centres.
 
Training sessions: (must be able to attend all dates)
  • Feb 23: Intro Session 430-730 at Belmont
  • Feb 24: Full Day 10-4 at EMCS
  • Mar 4: Full Day 10-4 at Royal Bay
For more information and/or application:

See Ms. Rachael in room B210, or email rsandberg@sd62.bc.ca

Sports!
The Junior boys Basketball championship tournament is this coming Feb 15 – 18 at Belmont.   They are looking for volunteers to help with the concession stand and admissions table.
Possible shifts are:
Thursday the 15th from around 12:30- 4:30ish and 5:30 to 9:30ish
Friday the 16th from 9:15-12:45, 12:45-4:15 and 4:15-7:45
Saturday the 18th from 9:30 to 11:30, 1:15 to 4:15 and 4:15 to 7:15
Please contact Miss Rachael in room B210, or on Facebook if interested.
Career Centre
Need 8 volunteers to act as victims of a disaster for The First Aid Competition.
When:    Saturday 18 February, 2017.
Where:   Belmont Secondary School
Time:      8am to 3pm.
What:    Volunteers represent and act up as a victim of disaster, competitors of an emergency team will practice their skills during the day.
 Volunteers need to be wearing clothes that will get make up on it and/or will be ripped up. Wear older clothes that you don’t care much about would be the best.
 For more information and to Sign up, see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre

 

 
 
Announcements February 9th, 2017
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.
  • Grads: Reminder that Yearbook Grad Write ups are now due, these can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com or handed into the main office
  • Please get yours in as soon as possible.
  • Gradwear is in and can be picked up in Room B207 at lunch and after school.
  • TOMORROW is the last day of Spirit Week, your Belmont Leadership Class has organized a Spirit Week to help kick start the Second Semester!
Friday February 10 – PJ & Sweats Friday. Show your school spirit and join in on the fun!
  • Belmont Cultural Night   Food, music, dance and drums
  •    Food $1 per item (all countries represented)
  •    Wednesday Feb 22 from 5- 7pm
  • Teachers, please send your yellow BCFVNP bin back to B112 so that they may be relabeled for this coming semester. If you would like to receive produce in B Block , but have not yet signed up, you still can. Send Leanne your name and room number and she will add you to the delivery list.
  •  The Belmont GSA would like to host another hot chocolate sale TODAY Thursday February 9th
  • BC Quebec Exchange – there is a meeting TODAY Thursday, February 9, 2017 for all French students interested in an exchange to Quebec next year. Come to Ms. Evans room during lunch hour for the necessary information.
  • Feb 22 – there is a cultural night at Belmont for all students, staff, family and community members. Please put Feb 22 from 5pm to 7pm in your phone and do not miss it!! Culture in the form of music, art, food and dance. Some free and inexpensive food.
Looking for students to be Belmont Sexual Health Ambassadors:
Youth approach youth first about sexual health concerns. From the 2013 McCreary Centre report we know that 73% of youth went to a friend first when they needed help.   Sexual Health Ambassadors (SHAs) are a peer based resource team to enhance the student body’s health literacy.  This training will equip youth with the information and communication skills required to better support their peers.

 Potential Tasks of SHA

  • Teach/share leadership of workshops – To peers, parents, and teachers
  • Host/Tabling events.
  • Create written material.
  • Presence at Wellness Centre offering one-on-one support.
  • SHA Staffed ‘Question Desk’: offer weekly or monthly themes (ie. gender identity, STI 101, birth control options) up for discussion at Wellness Centres.
 
Training sessions: (must be able to attend all dates)
  • Feb 23: Intro Session 430-730 at Belmont
  • Feb 24: Full Day 10-4 at EMCS
  • Mar 4: Full Day 10-4 at Royal Bay
For more information and/or application:
See Ms. Rachael in room B210, or email rsandberg@sd62.bc.ca
Sports!
  • Any interested girls wanting to play soccer this year please see Mr. Marseille in room A305 to sign up anytime. And that also there will be a soccer meeting on Monday at lunch for all interested players.    Where:   Belmont Secondary SchoolWhat:    
  • Career Centre
  • Volunteers represent and act up as a victim of disaster, competitors of an emergency team will practice their skills during the day.Volunteers need to be wearing clothes that will get make up on it and/or will be ripped up. Wear older clothes that you don’t care much about would be the best.For more information and to Sign up, see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre
  • Time:      8am to 3pm.
  • When:    Saturday 18 February, 2017.
  • Need 8 volunteers to act as victims of a disaster for The First Aid Competition.
     

 

 
 
Announcements February 6, 2017
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.
  • Grads: Reminder that Yearbook Grad Write ups are now due, these can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com or handed into the main office
  • Please get yours in as soon as possible.
  • Gradwear is in and can be picked up in Room B207 at lunch and after school
  • Your Belmont Leadership Class has organized a Spirit Week to help kick start the Second Semester!
Monday February 6 – Flannel & Plaid Day Monday
Tuesday February 7 – Tropical Tuesday
Wednesday February 8 – Camo Wednesday
Thursday February 9 – Socks & Sandals (or Crocs) Thursday
Friday February 10 – PJ & Sweats Friday
Show your school spirit and join in on the fun!
  • Belmont Cultural Night   Food, music, dance and drums
  •    Food $1 per item (all countries represented)
  •    Wednesday Feb 22 from 5- 7pm
  • Teachers, please send your yellow BCFVNP bin back to B112 so that they may be relabeled for this coming semester. If you would like to receive produce in B Block , but have not yet signed up, you still can. Send Leanne your name and room number and she will add you to the delivery list.
  •  The Belmont GSA would like to host another hot chocolate sale next Thursday February 9th
  • BC Quebec Exchange – there is a meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2017 for all French students interested in an exchange to Quebec next year. Come to Ms. Evans room during lunch hour for the necessary information.
  • Feb 22 – there is a cultural night at Belmont for all students, staff, family and community members . Please put Feb 22  from 5pm to 7pm in your phone and do not miss it!! Culture in the form of music, art, food and dance. Some free and inexpensive food.

Sports!

Career Centre
Need 8 volunteers to act as victims of a disaster for The First Aid Competition.
When:    Saturday 18 February, 2017.
Where:   Belmont Secondary School
Time:      8am to 3pm.
What:    Volunteers represent and act up as a victim of disaster, competitors of an emergency team will practice their skills during the day.
Volunteers need to be wearing clothes that will get make up on it and/or will be ripped up. Wear older clothes that you don’t care much about would be the best. For more information and to Sign up, see Mrs. Hyde in the Career Centre
 
 

Announcements February 1, 2017  

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.

  • Grads: Reminder that Yearbook Grad Write ups are now due, these can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com or handed into the main office
  • Please get yours in as soon as possible.

 

  • Gradwear is in and can be picked up in Room B207 at lunch and after school

 

  • Your Belmont Leadership Class has organized a Spirit Week to help kick start the Second Semester!

 

Monday February 6 – Flannel & Plaid Day Monday

Tuesday February 7 – Tropical Tuesday

Wednesday February 8 – Camo Wednesday

Thursday February 9 – Socks & Sandals (or Crocs) Thursday

Friday February 10 – PJ & Sweats Friday

 

Show your school spirit and join in on the fun!

 

  • Belmont Cultural Night  – Food, music, dance and drums

Food $1 per item (all countries represented)

Wednesday Feb 22 from 5- 7pm

 

Announcements January 30, 2017
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.
  • Grads: Reminder that Yearbook Grad Write ups are now due, these can be emailed to belmontyearbook2016@gmail.com or handed into the main office.  Please get yours in as soon as possible.
  • Gradwear is in and can be picked up in Room B207 at lunch and after school
Sports
Career Centre
 
 

January 2017 Provincial Exam Schedule

 
 
 
 
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