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Glenrosa Middle School
"Reach For Excellence"

Amended Proposed Calendar 2017-18

January 18, 2017
​Please see attached, review and provide any necessary feedback to the School Board Office at 250 860-8888. Thank you!

2017 - 2018 Registration Dates

January 10, 2017
Please see attached for more information.  This does not apply if your student is currently attending Peachland Elementary, George Pringle Elementary, Glenrosa Elementary or Helen Gorman Elementary Schools.

Japanese Host Families needed

December 13, 2016
Please see attached letter and form Japanese Host Family Form.pdf

!! Important message from our Superintendent !!

November 08, 2016
​Please read attached letter at your earliest convenience.

Clown Threat

October 17, 2016
Please see attached letter for more information.​

Regional French Immersion Public Consultation Meetings

October 06, 2016
​ ​Monday, October 24, 6:00-8:00pm         Mount Boucherie Secondary School - Multi-Purpose Room                                                                  2751 Cameron Road, West Kelowna, BC Links to French Immersion Bundled Options and Resources Springvalley Middle Bundled Option.pdf Dr Knox Middle Bundled Option.pdf
Potential Impact of Options on French Immersion Enrolment.pdf
Redesigning Opportunity for French Immersion...

Amended School Information 2016/2-17

February 22, 2016
​Please review the two documents attached regarding amendments to School Calendar information.  Please contact the School Board Office at 250 870-8888 for any enquiries.

Exhibitions of Learning

February 15, 2016
Please see attached schedule for Wednesday, February 17th.
EOL Day Schedule Feb.16.pdf
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Grade 9 Job Interview Experience Day

February 09, 2016
​IWe are looking for volunteers!  Please see attached letter from our Librarian Teacher. Interview Experience Day 2016 Letter.pdf

SD23 & Capital News - Together We Learn Edition

January 20, 2016
A big thank you to the members of the SD23 Newspaper in Education and the Public Education Awareness Committees and our friends at the Capital News for creating an amazing edition of  Together We Learn . Download a digital version here to read about all of the incredible examples of teaching and learning taking place across...

Science Fair Judges needed!

January 12, 2016
Parents and community members, your help is needed!
Science Fair Judges Needed 2016.pdf ...

GMS - Haruhigaoka Exchange

November 25, 2015
​Many of our GMS families have had the good fortune to host a student from Haruhigaoka Junior High School, our sister school, in Kasugai, Japan.  We are now accepting applications to host a Japanese exchange student this year from Thursday, February 25 th to Monday, February 29 th .  Feedback from...

School Supplies List

September 02, 2015
​Please see attached for more info.

Orientation for New Grade 7's

June 19, 2015
Please see the attached for more information on this important date!​

MBSS September Orientation for new Grade 10's

June 08, 2015
Please see the attached flyer from MBSS for more information.​

Presentations of Learning (POLs) schedule for June 17-19

May 28, 2015
Please see attached letter from our Principal regarding updated details and changes to these days.​

Grade 9 Celebration

May 28, 2015
Please see attached document for more information.  Document went home with all Grade 9 students on Tuesday, May 26th. ​

Internet/Social Media Safety and Digital Literacy Education 101 for Parents

May 19, 2015
All parents are welcome to hear presenter Staff Sgt Darren Laur of the Victoria PD on Wednesday, May 27, 7pm at Constable Neil Bruce Middle School.  This free presentation is for parents/adults only and is widely considered the best and most in depth presentation of its kind​.  RSVP to GMS school...

Huge Success at District Science Fair!!!

March 12, 2015
​Eleven students participated in the District Science Fair on March 3rd and 4th and did an amazing job and should be so proud of their accomplishments!  Eight students received Gold Ribbon Honours and have been invited to attend the Regional Science Fair in Summerland on April 11th and one student won...

Hockey Academy 15-16 Info Flyer

March 04, 2015
Please note our upcoming Info Night for all current and upcoming Hockey Academy students and parents.​

2015 - 2016 School Calendar

March 02, 2015
Please view the attached memo from the School Board Office regarding next years' schedule.​

Exhibitions of Learning Wed. February 16/15

February 16, 2015
Please see the attached document for important information regarding your student(s) this week. Exhibitions of Learning Feb 18.15 Schedule.docx

Harmony Day 2015

February 04, 2015
Please see attached for more information.​

Student Registration for 2015 - 2016 school year

January 23, 2015
Are you new to our area?  We are a Grade 7 - 9 school; please read the attached poster.  Also, note that this does not apply to current Grade 6's ​at Peachland, George Pringle, Helen Gorman and Glenrosa Elementary schools.

Proposed School Calendar 2015.2016

January 20, 2015
Please review the attached proposed school calendar.​

SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES NEEDED FOR JANUARY 22ND!

January 08, 2015
Please see attached poster for more information about this great opportunity!​

Human Library volunteers needed

November 03, 2014
If you are willing or know someone who is willing to volunteer for this unique opportunity, please see the letter attached.​

Family Life Parent Night

October 15, 2014
The SD23 Family Life team will be hosting a Parent Night on Thursday, October 23​rd at 7pm at Hollywood Rd Education Centre in Room 2.  Learn about the program and info on how you, as a parent, can continue talks about puberty, sexual health and relationships at home.

Grade 9 Year End Celebration Information

June 10, 2014
Please click on the attached for information Grade 9 Year End Celebration 2014.pdf

Letter re BCTF Strike Action

May 22, 2014
Please click on this link.​

Math and Science News!

April 30, 2014
Congratulations to Jamey Meyer who won a Champions Medal from the Pascal Math contest.  Jamey placed 1st in our school, 8th in our region and was in the top 15% worldwide.  Congratulations to Chloe Berard-Belzile (and partner Lauren Sawchuk) won a gold medal in the Regional Science Fair and will be...

Grade 9 Job Interview Day, May 29th!

April 16, 2014
Can you help?  Please see the attached for more information! Grade 9 Job Interview 13.14.pdf

Hockey Academy Program Information and Application 14-15

March 07, 2014
Attached is the information flyer and application form for the GMS Hockey Academy Program.​

Human Library - Volunteers Needed!

February 28, 2014
We are needing your help!!  Please see attached document for more information.​

Grade 7 Parent SATISFACTION SURVEYS

February 19, 2014
All parents of Grade 7 students will receive a letter in the mail shortly inviting and encouraging them to complete a satisfaction survey for Glenrosa Middle School using this link anytime before midnight on April 30th.  Satisfaction Survey Link

Hockey Academy 2014 - 2015 Parent/Student Information Evening

February 12, 2014
Important information evening on February 17th at 6pm.  Please see attached document for more information!​

Schedule for Exhibitions of Learning February 13th!

February 05, 2014
Come out and see what and how your student has been learning!  Attached is a schedule​ to assist parents in their visitation.  Phone calls and information will go home shortly.

Proposed School Calendar Letter for 2014-15

January 22, 2014
Please take some time to review the attached document from our Director of Instruction regarding next years' proposed school calendar. Proposed School Calendar Letter 2014-15.pdf

JAPANESE SISTER SCHOOL VISIT!

January 20, 2014
Did you know we have a sister city school in Kasugai, Japan called Haruhigaoka Junior High School? For the last 19 years we have hosted students from this school and we need host families from grades 7, 8 or 9 to host 1 or 2 students for a weekend in February....

Attention Grade 9 Parents and Students!!

January 14, 2014
DATE CHANGE!  Please take time to attend an important and informative evening at MBSS if your student is attending Grade 10 this September.  7pm on Tuesday, February 4th in the Multi-Purpose Room!​

January PAC Meeting

January 10, 2014
Our next PAC meeting is Thursday, January 23rd at 7pm in Room 311.  Come and join us for an informative evening!​

Japanese Sister School Visit!

December 04, 2013
Application forms are now available in the school office.  Please contact Mrs. Jane Smith for more information.  Please consider this valuable cultural experience with your family - February 27th - March 3, 2014!​ 

OC 2013 Discover Trades Conference for Parents

December 03, 2013
OC 2013 Discover Trades Conference for Parents.pdf Take advantage of this opportunity to find out more about the Trades at OC for your student!​

You can still order photos from Lifetouch!

November 28, 2013
You can still order with Lifetouch .JPG Please select the jpg for more information about ordering more photos.​

Take Our Kids to Work - Grade 9's

October 10, 2013
Take our Kids to Work will be Wednesday, November 6th.  This is an all day event.  Permission forms will be handed out in Math class the week of October 14th.  You may also find this form under "Publications" at the bottom right on the Home Page of our website.​

French Immersion Consultation Meetings

September 18, 2013
The purpose of the attached letter is to make you aware of some important dates relative to our continued consultation with the community on elementary school catchment areas and the future of French Immersion on the Westside. Parent Letter re Westside Community Consultation Meetings.pdf

School Supplies!

August 19, 2013
Students will be expected to supply the following basics: 2 large 3-ring binders that zip closed with dividers​, lined and unlined binder paper, pens, pencils, ruler, eraser, geometry set, highlighter, pencil crayons or felts. A few other specialty items may be requested by individual classroom teachers; however, sufficient notice will be...

Grade 9 GMS Bus Route Schedule for June 20th

June 19, 2013
School start time for Grade 9's on June 20th is 1:30pm.  There are no classes for Grade 8's.  Bus Schedule is attached; please look for schedules that start mid day for the one that applies to your student.  Bussing will be available for 5:30 pick up for those students not staying...

Important Year End Dates and Information!

June 06, 2013
Please carefully read attached letter.  Please note that June 19th is the last day for Grade 7's and 8's (no classes for Grade 9's) and June 20th is the last day for Grade 9's.​

Leadership Bottle Drive Friday May 24th!

May 16, 2013
Once again, our Leadership students are raising funds through their annual bottle drive (refundable bottles and cans only - no food recyclables or dairy containers ) on Friday, May 24th at the entrance to the school parking lot.  Donations will be accepted from 8am until 9am!!​

Games on the Field!!

May 06, 2013
See attached publication to read all about a new event happening every Wednesday afternoons in Glenrosa!!​

READ AND RECYCLE

April 04, 2013
We hope you had a chance to spring clean during spring break and find great reads to trade in for new-to-you great reads.  Please mark May 2nd down on your calendar to send your student to school with their books.  For questions, please contact Emily Davidson or Trina Zuyderduyn at 250...

District and Proposed GMS School Calendar 2013/2014

March 25, 2013
  Please review the attached proposed GMS school calendar for the 2013/2014 school year.   The proposed school calendar is consistent with the District’s calendar and meets the requirements for provincially mandated instructional days and minutes.   If you have any questions about the proposed 2013/2014 calendar, please contact Mr. Robinson...

Date Change for Telescope Viewing Day!

March 08, 2013
The Royal Canadian Astronomical Society are bringing their telescopes to GMS for a viewing of the stars and planets (Jupiter will be visible!).  Date has been tentatively set for May 1st (this is another date change).  Everyone is welcome to enjoy fun and to learn more about our solar system!  If...

Drama Production "Say Goodbye Toto"

February 22, 2013
This is an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz performed on Wednesday, March 6th and Thursday, March 7th at 7pm by our talented students!  Be prepared to see all your favorite characters from Oz, hear your musical favorites sung by our GMS choir, and laugh yourself silly!  Tickets are $3 and...

GMS Human Library

February 04, 2013
Do you have life story to share?  GMS is hosting its 2nd annual Human Library Event on April 10th and we are seeking parents and/or community members to take part.  Please see the attached document and response for more information. Human Library GMS 12.13.pdf

Safer Internet Day Open House

January 29, 2013
In honor of the 10 th  annual international ‘Safer Internet Day’, Disney’s Club Penguin, a leader in online child safety and the #1 virtual world for kids, is hosting an open house to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, specifically amongst children and teens. In...

Japanese Billet Date Change

January 22, 2013
Please note that there has been a change in date from February 21st - 25th TO FEBRUARY 28th to MARCH 4th.  Please see attached letter for further information.  Mr. Jim Laird is making every effort to contact each host family personally.  We continue to seek more host homes!!  Parent Info night...

Grade 9 Parent Night . . .

January 16, 2013
and Open House at Mt. Boucherie Secondary School Tuesday, January 29th at 7pm in the multi-purpose room.  This is for students and parents of 2013 - 2014 Grade 10 students.  Mt. Boucherie staff will be presenting Grade 10 course selection information as well as showcasing programs and departments at MBSS.  Parents...

Grade 9 Science Fair!

January 09, 2013
We are looking for volunteers from our parents and community members.  Do you have a background in education, science or technology? We are in need of volunteer judges for our Grade 9 Science Fair Thursday, January 24th (10am - 12:30pm or for however long you can stay).  You can choose projects...

Leadership Fundraiser

November 07, 2012
Our Leadership Class is offering Decorative Door Swags (made of fresh green cedar, red bow and white tipped cones) to raise money for student leadership projects.  Swags are $15 each and are the perfect gift or way to decorate your home.  Order forms are being sent home Thursday, November 8th during...

Grade 8 Science News!!

October 26, 2012
GMS has partnered with 4th year UBCO nursing students, Jennifer and Melissa, to provide education to Grade 8 students about influenza, seasonal flu immunizations and the immune system!  Jennifer and Melissa have collaborated with GMS teachers to create age appropriate lesson plans that will meet BC Prescribed Learning Outcomes.  Grade 8...

Take Our Kids to Work Day

October 09, 2012
Do you have a Grade 9 student?  Please mark Wednesday, November 7th on your calendar.  Information will be coming home soon and you can check out the website at: http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/

Yearbooks for 2012-2013!

October 02, 2012
Payment for yearbooks is accepted any time!  Early bird price is $40!! This price is valid until December 31st and will increase to $45 in the new year.​

Farm Bag Fundraiser for PAC!

October 02, 2012
Deadline for your December order is November 30th!   We are committed to promoting food security within our communities. The FarmBag program offers all the ingredients for local sustainability, support for organic farmers, and access to fresh nutritious vegetables for everyone. Each month we will provide menus and recipes to use the...

Amended Proposed Calendar 2017-18

January 18, 2017
​Please see attached, review and provide any necessary feedback to the School Board Office at 250 860-8888. Thank you!

2017 - 2018 Registration Dates

January 10, 2017
Please see attached for more information.  This does not apply if your student is currently attending Peachland Elementary, George Pringle Elementary, Glenrosa Elementary or Helen Gorman Elementary Schools.

Japanese Host Families needed

December 13, 2016
Please see attached letter and form Japanese Host Family Form.pdf