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Thank you to all our Journey families who have donated food for our local Food Bank. We will take donations until the end of the day on Monday. Merci for helping our community.

Community Information: The annual Rotary Auction takes place this Saturday, April 29. Our Drumline, Strings and Journey Rock ‘n’ Roll will be playing at event!

PAC Update: Parents are part of what makes Journey a great place to run to. All Parents are welcome to attend our next PAC meeting on May 9th at 7pm in the library. Election Time: The elections for the President and Treasurer positions will be held at the May 9th PAC meeting. Anyone can be Nominated (please let them know that you have nominated them). If you or anyone you know is interested in any position please emails Teresa M mason92@telus.net . The elections for all other positions will take place at the September meeting.

The Journey PAC is hosting our first ever Burger & Beer Night and Silent Auction Fundraiser at Buffy’s on Saturday May 13, 2017. Tickets are only $15 for a burger & beer. There will be a 50/50 draw and a silent auction with AMAZING items to bid on from all of our awesome Sooke and Westshore businesses. You can buy a ticket at the school office or contact Erika at erikas1977@shaw.ca.  We are also collecting items for the auction. If you would like to donate, please contact Erika at erikas1977@shaw.ca.

Staffing Update: Best wishes to Counsellor, Ms. Bourdon, who will begin her maternity leave right after school on Thursday. Ms. Bourdon’s position will be filled by Ms. Naomi Cooper who will begin on Thursday. We are also saying a temporary “so long” to Custodian, Mr. Lasell who will be heading off to David Cameron Elementary for a short time. We wish both of our Journey team members well.


Rugby practice with coaches Rori & Beth from EMCS afterschool

Band Practice – Rehearsals for Grades 7 and 8, community band and EMCS students band room 7:30 -8:30 am (some may stay until 9:30)

Badminton Practice @ lunch today in the gym

Club and Team Photos – photos will be taken all day of our teams, clubs and whole school


Badminton Practice 7:30 am

Girls’ Rugby practice afterschool 3-4:30 pm with Coach Sims

9 am-5 pm-MUSICFEST REGIONALS HELD IN SOOKE in our Gym. Gym will be closed all day.  

Tea Time in Foyer – students can enjoy a free cup of tea today at recess. Students are encouraged to bring their own mugs. 

Culture Club – meet at lunch outside Ab Ed room

Div. 9/10 Homework Club – Ms. Kilpatrick’s classroom at lunch

Divisions 1 & 2 Math Support – at lunch in Mr. Constable’s room

Div. 11 – Homework Support at lunch in Ms. Dvorak’s room

Div. 11 Math Club – after school 3-4 p.m. in Ms. Dvorak’s room


PAC Lunch – Hotdogs and Sushi

Girls’ Rugby Game afterschool

Badminton Tournament afterschool in the Gym @ JMS. Come out and cheer on our Dragon Team.

Student Council meets today at lunch


Gym Closes for painting for the next three weeks. It’s not the best time, but we definitely welcome the much needed cleaning and painting for our gym. PE classes will use the fields and/or multipurpose room. All afterschool events have been cancelled.  

Badminton Practice at 7:30 am

Robotics Club resumes today  after school, 3:15-4:30 pm – everyone welcome

Journey to Japan EF Tours Meeting: For all Families of students wanting to travel to Japan in March 2018. Information and an opportunity to ask questions in the library at 6:30 pm


Chess Club @ lunch in Ms. Syme’s room. Experienced and new players welcome

Flags at Half-mast for National Day of Mourning for workers who have lost their lives on the job.