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September 21, 2017


Cafeteria Supervision†† ††††††††††††J. Rocheleau, J. Wutzke

New Items

       Applications for the prestigious LORAN SCHOLARSHIP are now available on-line.


The application and more information is available at www.loranscholarship.ca/apply. Western Canada can sponsor up to three candidates or you can simply apply through the direct pool. If you would like to be sponsored by Western applications must be in to Guidance by Friday, October 6th. Sponsored applicants will be eligible to participate in regional interviews. If you would like to be sponsored please present a 750 word essay on why you would be an ideal candidate for this scholarship and your resume, plus a recent transcript to Guidance by the deadline. Direct pool applicants must be submitted directly to the Loran foundation by October 25th. This award is valued at up to $100,000. The foundation is looking for students who are well rounded, who demonstrate character, and show promise of leadership and strong commitment to service in the greater community. You should only apply if you have made a very strong commitment to community service. This award is only available to students attending post-secondary school in the fall of 2018.





       Shad Summer Program

Hey Western! If you're under 18, looking for an opportunity to meet new people from all across Canada as well as travel for an experiential learning program based on STEAM, come to room 179 on September 28 at lunch to learn more about the SHAD program and how to apply.SHAD alumni will be presenting their experiences.Bring your lunch and a friend!


        Volunteer Opportunity:  Intergenerational Doll Project

A free cultural art project for student volunteers to work with seniors from the Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizenís Association to make cultural dolls that will be displayed in Canada150 exhibitions. Commitment: Saturdays from Sept 30rd until Oct 28th from 2-4pm. Deadline extended: Register: 403 249 0853 or abby.cuevas@link-ages.ca  by Sept 26th.  Limited space. See the Career Centre Job Board for more information.

        PSAT EXAM

On October the 11th at 8:30 AM Western Canada will be offering the PSAT Exam for any interested Grade 11 students. We have room for 30 students. The cost will be $40.00 (cash only please) and there will be a sign-up sheet in the Guidance office . This will be on a first come, first served basis. Students who sign up and pay the fee will be given the 2017 PSAT Study Guide.


         Peer Tutoring:  Interested in a valuable volunteer opportunity to give back to your school community?  Sign up to be a peer tutor.  If you are interested in tutoring in any subject area, see Ms. Cadre in room 001, either before school, after school, or at the end of lunch to fill out an application form.



Students who are wanting to Re-Write a diploma exam in November need to see Mrs. Luft in the main office.You will need to add your name and the exam you are interested in writing to a sign-up sheet. A decision will be made as to what Diploma exam/exams will be offered depending on interest. Deadline to add your name to the list is September 25, 2017.

Alberta Education is offering the following exams:

ELA 30-1 Part A&B††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† MATH 30-1

ELA 30-2 Part A&B†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††CHEM 30

SOC 30-1 Part A&B†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† BIO 30

SOC 30-2 Part A&B†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PHYSICS 30


       WCHS Climbing Club

New this year is the WCHS rock climbing club! Whether you are a climber or you want to get started, you are invited to join us at the Calgary Climbing Centre Stronghold location on Friday afternoons. Instructors from the CCC will teach you what you need to know. To find out more come to room 176 Thursday September 21 at lunch. See Ms. Trainor in the science office if you arenít able to attend. Our first climbing day is September 27. Come hang with us!


       Girls in Aviation Day

Saturday, September 23 at 1pm Ė 3pm at 143 Maclaurin Dr, Rocky View County, AB T3Z 3S4. http://bit.ly/2f8z6HNCONNECT with other girls and women who are excited about aviation!EXPLORE the opportunities for work and play in the aviation and aerospace industry! EXPERIENCE the high flying fun aviation offers! Women from all walks of aviation will be available to talk to you about what being in the world of aviation is all about.



Do you love books? Do you crave order and organization? Why not volunteer in the WCHS library? We are accepting applications for volunteers now through September 22, 2018. No previous library experience is necessary, but you do needed to commit to training and a regular volunteer schedule. Stop by the library to pick up a volunteer application.



Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1pm-5pm at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park, Palomino Room: Donít miss this opportunity to start planning to study or travel abroad. Learn about university and college programs, scholarships, travel and volunteer opportunities in over 100 countries worldwide! Free admission.www.studyandgoabroad.com


Scottish Universities: Thursday, September 21st, from 6:00-7:00pm at Ernest Manning High School

University of New Brunswick (UNB): Tuesday, Sept 26th at lunch in the main foyer††

University of Calgary (U of C): Tuesday, Sept 26th at 3:45pm in the WCHS Theatre††

Western University:Monday, Oct 2nd at 3:45pm in the Library Area 1

Boston University: Tuesday, Oct 3rd at 8:30-9am in the Library Viewing Room†††

Queen's University: Tuesday, Oct 3rd at 3:45pm in the WCHS Theatre

SAIT: Wednesday, Oct 4th at lunch in the main foyer



Wednesday, Oct 25th, 1-3:30pm

       UNI  101: How to plan for life after high school

Grade 12 WCHS students are invited to attend WCHSí UNI 101: How to plan for life after high school on Friday, Sept 22nd starting at 9am. Register at: www.WCHSuni101.com  Limited seating. Sessions are designed to help Grade 12s plan their future educational decisions:  How do I choose a university? What major should I pick? Which program is right for me? What about campus size or moving away? How do I pay for school?