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The Buzz May 10, 2021

Middle School Program News

Exciting new changes to the Middle School and Grade 8 Programs are launching in September 2021. Our extended Middle School Program will include Grades 6-8. The new Grade 8 classroom will be located in the current drama portable, which will be freshened up and customized for the Grade 8 class.

To find out more, check out this 5-minute video:

 


Staffing Developments

Ms. Alicia Francisco, the current Grade 8 teacher, will be relocating to Alberta after this school year. Ms. Francisco will be missed, but we anticipate that many new adventures and blessings await her and her daughter in this next season of life.

 

 

Ms. Heather Brown will be teaching the Grade 8 class for the 2021-22 school year.

 

 

 

Ms. Tiffanie Lius will be joining the middle school teaching team as the new Grade 6/7 teacher. She has recently graduated from the Education Program at Trinity Western University.

 

 

Mme. Robyn Silva, the current Grade 8-11 French teacher, will be on maternity leave for the 2021-22 school year.

 

 

 

Mr. Spencer Lafleur will be joining the middle and high school teaching teams as the French 6-11 and Humanities 9 teacher. He has extensive experience teaching in independent and public schools for over 17 years.

 

 


Dinner & Auction Fundraising Increase

Can we do this every week? As the donations have continued to come in, we can now announce that the new dinner and auction fundraising total is over $62,000! We also now have three new monthly donors.

If you, or someone you know, would like to make a donation towards the new classroom and high school gymnasium building project, this is where you can go to:

 

Make a Donation | Become a Monthly Donor | Make a Pledge | View the Buy-a-School Gift Guide


Last Clothing Order of the Year

The last MRCS clothing order for this school year will be placed this Thursday, May 13. If you need to restock any items, please place your order through the online store: MRCS Online Clothing Store



May 21 – Staff Appreciation Day (NO SCHOOL Pre-K-Grade 12)
May 24 – Victoria Day (NO SCHOOL Pre-K-Grade 12)
May 26 – Spring General Meeting (Over Zoom at 7:00 PM)


Middle School

Wednesday
Co-ed Ultimate Frisbee – 3-4:30 PM

Thursday
Co-ed Ultimate Frisbee – 12-12:45 PM

High School

Monday
Gr 8 Co-ed Badminton, 3:00-4:30 PM

Tuesday
Jr/Sr Co-ed Ultimate practice, 3:30-4:30 PM

Wednesday
Gr 8 Co-ed Badminton, 3:00-4:30 PM

Thursday
Jr/Sr Co-ed Ultimate practice, 3:15-4:30 PM


Summer Camp Registration is Open

If you would like to send your child(ren) to our MRCS Summer Camp, registration is now open! The camp runs over two weeks (July 12-23) and features daily “Around the World” themes. Children can participate for one or both weeks to experience a new adventure every day.

Space is limited due to health and safety protocols, so please reserve your space as soon as possible.

To find out more and register, please visit: MRCS Summer Camp »

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Monet Ma at m.ma@mrcs.ca.


Text the School!

There’s a new way to let the office know about an absence or student being late! You can now text attendance info to the school office at 672.513.7633.

Please note that this is a TEXT-ONLY phone number and calls will not be accepted. If you would like to call the office, please continue to use 604.465.4442.


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Birds of a Feather

The Grade 1 students were delighted to have these feathered friends as their special guests last Thursday!


Congratulations to our Grads!

Taeryn B. – Trinity Western University
Connie C. – Ontario CAD University, Ryerson University, University of Toronto
El C. – Kwantlen Polytechnic University
CY H. – Trinity Western University, Simon Fraser University, University of BC
Jasmine K. – University of Fraser Valley
Lucas L. – Trinity Western University
Brodie P. – University of the Fraser Valley
Ethan W. – University of Toronto
Emalie W. – Trinity Western University, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, University of Fraser Valley
Emily Z. – Simon Fraser University