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Important Dates:

“Be Joyful in Hope”
“Soyez joyeux dans l’espoir”

Friday, Nov. 9 – Remembrance Day Liturgy in CE
Monday, Nov. 12 – SCHOOL CLOSED – Day in Lieu or Remembrance Day
Thursday, Nov. 15 – VCI Musical: Little Women – Show #1 @ 7pm – Tickets HERE
Friday, Nov. 16 – VCI Musical: Little Women – Show #2 @ 7pm – Tickets HERE
Saturday, Nov. 17 – VCI Musical: Little Women – Show #3 @ 2pm – Tickets HERE
Saturday, Nov. 17 – VCI Musical: Little Women – Show #4 @ 7pm – Tickets HERE
Monday, Nov. 19 – SCC Meeting – POSTPONED to Mon, Nov. 26
Saturday, Nov. 24 – Vanier Christmas Craft & Trade Show
Monday, Nov. 26 – Michael Chiasson parent presentation: How do I Support & Connect with my Teen?

2018-19 Academic Calendar (HTCSD)
2018-19 Parent Calendar (Mail-out)

Bell Schedule:

Period 1 – 8:45-9:40
Period 2 – 9:45-10:40
Christian Ethics – 10:45-11:20
Period 3 – 11:30-12:25
Lunch – 12:25-1:25
Period 4 – 1:25-2:20
Period 5 – 2:25-3:20

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Vanier Update

Good afternoon parents/guardians…please note a few important items below:

1) Report Cards were mailed out last week.  We hope you have received them in the mail by now.  We would love to see you at Mid-Semester Conferences tomorrow (Wednesday) night between 6:00-8:30.  No appointments are necessary, all teachers will be available in Sion Hall and the Library.

2) Our Vanier Production: Little Women will be hitting the stage in less than 10 days!  Please purchase tickets ONLINE, by visiting the Cultural Centre box office or by calling: 306-693-4700.  It is going to be a great show…don’t miss out!

3) Please take a moment reading this NOTE from HTCSD Director of Education, Sean Chase.  We will contact you with more information in the near future.

That is everything for now…stay warm!

Brad Moser
Principal
Vanier Collegiate

Shining the Light of Christ

Reluisant la Lumière du Christ

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Thoughtexchange – Message from HTCSD Director of Education

Parents, guardians, students and staff,

You are the major stakeholders in our system and we want to learn about your
experiences in both our schools and our Division.

Thoughtexchange is an online learning tool that allows us to reach out to everyone affected by the decisions made in our Division. This exchange
enables us to hear your thoughts and learn about your priorities to guide us in
creating a renewed strategic plan for 2019 and beyond.

You will be invited to anonymously and safely participate in an exchange that
flows three steps:
1. Share – answer open-ended questions about education in our schools
2. Star – review ideas from others and rate the ideas you like best
3. Discover – learn what is important to the community as a whole

In a couple of weeks, you will receive an email with an invitation to participate.
The information will also be posted on school and division websites. The
exchange will be open from November 20th – 30th.

Thank you in advance for your participation. We look forward to hearing your
thoughts!

Sean Chase
Director of Education

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Lunch Menu

All lunches are $5 each. Lunch Cards are available for $20 or $50.Cutlery

  • Tues. Nov. 6 – Chicken noodle soup with a bun and dessert
  • Wed. Nov. 7 – Beef, macaroni, & cheese bake with garlic toast & juice box
  • Tues. Nov. 13 – Taco salad and dessert
  • Wed. Nov. 14 – Meat loaf, mashed potatoes, veggies with juice
  • Tues. Nov. 20 – Cream of mushroom soup, bun, and dessert
  • Wed. Nov. 21 – Baked fettuccine with chicken, garlic toast, and juice box
  • Tues. Nov. 27 – Grilled ham & cheese sandwich with potato chips and dessert
  • Wed. Nov. 28 – Chicken stir fry with rice and juice box
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Band & Choir News

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

 

 

  • Choir Schedule 12:35 PM:
    MONDAYS Full Choir – for everyone
    TUESDAYS Tenor and Bass – for the boys
    WEDNESDAYS Altos – for girls with lower voices
    THURSDAYS Sopranos – for girls with higher voices
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Vanier Production – Little Women

Tickets available HERE.
(Tickets are available online or by visiting the Mae Wilson Theatre box office)

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Vanier SRC Update – October 17

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Vanier Update – Oct. 14, 2018

Good evening Vanier Parents/Guardians.

There are a few items of importance to share with you:
1) Our October SCC (School Community Council) meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, Monday, Oct. 15 @ 7pm.  Please feel free to join us, even you missed the September meeting.  We will meet in Sion Hall.
2) School Photo Retakes are on Monday, Oct. 22.
3) Vanier will be hosting a Career/Post-Secondary event for all grade 11 & 12 students on the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 22.  There will be an evening session for parents…please click HERE for more information.
4) With the upcoming legalization of cannabis, we have added information to the Parent Section of our website.  We have been in contact with our Police Liaison Officers and they will be conducting parent information sessions in the near future.  We will share information when finalized.

That is everything for now…take care!

Brad Moser
Principal
Vanier Collegiate

Shining the Light of Christ
​​​​​​​
Reluisant la Lumière du Christ

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Vanier – School Community Council

Next Meeting: Monday, October 15 @ 7pm

We hope to see you there and will be happy to get you involved!

Brad Moser
Principal
Vanier Collegiate

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Football Playoffs – Quarter Final

Vanier Vikings vs Central Cyclones

Saturday, October 13 @ 12:00
Gutheridge Field

Prices:
Students $3.00
Adults $5.00

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Careers Unlimited – Attention female students in Grade 10, 11 and 12!

Dear Parent/Guardian(s),

Your child has an opportunity to register for Careers Unlimited. It is a one of a kind career exploration event put on by the Business Women’s Society in Regina.  They have been offering this career event for female students between grades 10 – 12 for the past 39 years, and it is very well received in Southern Saskatchewan.  They have a trade fair, keynote speaker, and panel sessions based on career sectors that allow students to meet with women professionals in their interested career fields.  Panel representatives range from female police officers, firefighters, welders, film makers, psychology, medicine, fitness trainer, just to name a few.

Careers Unlimited will be taking place Tuesday, October 23 from approximately 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  For more information please check out the following site:  http://reginabpw.org/careers-unlimited.html

If you have any questions or concerns, please call at 693-6744 or email christa.lapointe@htcsd.ca.

Parent Permission Form – HERE
Registration Package – HERE

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Grade 9 Screener

Good evening Grade 9 parents/guardians,

Please take a moment to read through this letter.  It is in regards to a depression awareness and suicide prevention program that will be taught to all grade 9 students at Vanier.  Please read over the information and familiarize yourself with our goals of participating in this program.

This letter serves as a passive consent form acknowledging your son’s or daughter’s participation.  Should you wish for your child to not participate, please fill out the exemption at the bottom of the letter and return it to the school.

Should you have questions, a parent information night is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 6:30-7:30pm in the Vanier library.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Brad Moser – Principal
Terry Marak – Vice Principal
Vanier Collegiate
306-693-6744

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Orange Shirt Day

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Vanier Update – Sept. 25, 2018

Hello parents/guardians!  First off, I apologize for the lack of communication to start the school year.  We have transitioned to a new messaging system that has taken me a while to figure out.

We have had a great start to the 2018-19 school year!  There are a few items that I would like to share with you:

1) Please take a moment to read through the HTCSD Fair Notice Brochure…we ensure that student safety is a primary focus in our school and school division.
2) If your family is interested in purchasing student accident insurance, please click HERE for more information.
3) Grade 11 & 12 families – please take a moment to look through the following links: 2018-2019 Career Event Booklet and Remind. More information from Ms. Lapointe is available HERE.
4) Grade 9 families – last year all grade 9 students in the city of Moose Jaw participated in a depression awareness and suicide prevention program.  We will be continuing the initiative this school year.  We are planning an information night on Wednesday, October 10 @ 6:30pm in the Vanier Library.  We will send out more information and a reminder about the meeting next week.

That is all for now…do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.  Please visit our website at vanier.htcsd.ca for updated information.

Brad Moser
Principal
Vanier Collegiate

Shining the Light of Christ
Reluisant la Lumière du Christ

(306)693-6744

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Career Centre – Sept. 24

Hello Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

There are many opportunities out there for your child to start exploring careers, programs and employment opportunities.  I wanted to provide you with the 2018-2019 Career Event Booklet and information on how to sign up for Remind. Remind is a tool I use to send out scholarship, career, tours and a variety of other career information.  Please feel free to join as well, while encouraging your child to do so.

I plan on booking individual appointments with every grade 12 student before December to see if any assistance is needed in applying to post-secondary, scholarships, SAT/ACTS, or career inventories, among many other things. I also encourage all grade 12’s and parents to become familiar with vanier.htcsd.ca/pursueonline.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, christa.lapointe@htcsd.ca.

Have a good week,
Christa Lapointe

 

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Vanier Career Centre

Oct. 5, 2018 – Careers Unlimited 2018 – Permission Form and Information

Oct. 5, 2018 – Junior Achievement Kick-Off – Parent Letter and Permission Form

Sept. 24, 2018 – Information re: Career Event Booklet and Remind

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Vanier Athletics – League Schedules

2018 MJHSAA Football Schedule
2018 MJHSAA Boys & Girls Soccer Schedules
2018 MJHSAA Boys & Girls Senior Volleyball Schedules
2018 MJHSAA Jr. Girls Volleyball Schedule
2018 MJHSAA Jr. Boys Volleyball Schedule

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Community Connections

Beyond the Label – begins Nov. 1, 2018 – a four week course designed for parents of children and adolescents diagnosed with a mental health related disorder – more info HERE.

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