Home / School News / This Week @ Journey January 22-26


A reminder to parents/families not to call or text your child during class time. It’s disrupting for the learning of your child and others.

Award Winning Storyteller, David Bouchard is coming to the Community Theatre at EMCS on Sunday, January 28. Tickets are available at the EMCS program office. We also have a few to give away this week! 



Tea in the foyer – in the foyer for some herbal tea compliments of our Aboriginal Department. Students are encouraged to bring their own mug.

Sk8 Park – weather permitting @ lunch for students with waiver forms.

Wrestling Club @ lunch today in the Multi-Purpose Room. New members welcome and wear PE strip.

Grade 7 French Immersion Band classes to play at the Philips’ Road Conservatory today

Late French Immersion Parent Info Meeting tonight at 6 pm in the Library. Families are welcome to come and see what’s available for incoming grade 5 students in September 2108. Eighteen students are needed for this program to be offered.


Pizza Lunch Day @ lunch $3.50 per slice. Cash and/or munch cards accepted. Munch cards available in the office for $20

Need2 Suicide Education and Awareness presentations for Mr. Sulzen and Mr. McLeod’s classes today.

Wrestling Club @ lunch today in the Multi-Purpose Room. New members welcome and wear PE strip. 

Volleyball Practice today – Grade 6/7 girls’ and grade 6/7 boys’ volleyball practice after school 3-4pm. Mr. Vine and Mr. Donegani coaches. 


Find Your Fit – Today Journey hosts different booths for students to explore what kinds of careers they may be interested in pursuing. Our grade eight classes will all have time to come through during the day. Middle school students from Dunsmuir and Spencer will be also be busing out to explore ideas as well. In the evening all middle school families are welcome to visit the booths from 3-7 pm.

Mai Mai’s Food Truck is open for lunch and dinner 12 – 7 pm 

Journey to Japan Meeting tonight at 6 pm in the Library

Grade 8 Ski Trip Parent Info Meeting 7:30 at Journey – Location TBA

Term 2 Exploratories  Remember to bring the required equipment, clothing and supplies if needed for this exploratory. The weather looks wet so come prepared if you’re in an outdoor activity.


Grade 6 Capeoria Workshops continue for all grade six students. Students have the opportunity to learn through dance about slavery and the resilience of people to overcome. Thank you to our PAC for sponsoring these workshops.

Party Plan Presentation. Grade 8s discuss how and why they make decsiosns when given several scenarios:

Block one – Mrs. Barnes

Block two – Mr. McCleod

Block three – Mr. Sulzen

Block four – Mme. Abell

Keep Saving those bottles for the PAC bottle drive Saturday, February 10, from 9:00-1:00 on Sooke Road under the SEAPARC sign. If you’re not sure what to do with all those empties after Superbowl Sunday, we’d be happy to take them off your hands!  If you are available to help out that day, please e-mail journeymiddleschoolpac@gmail.com with your contact info and availability.  Thanks!

Reminder Re: SPUD Fundraising

  • Go to www.spud.ca
  • Click “Victoria” as your region
  • Click the “Home” menu near the top left of the webpage
  • Click “Produce Box Fundraising”, which contains all the info you need to place an order

*Note – Sooke residents get free delivery on Thursdays with a minimum $45.00 order. Thank you, Journey families, for your support! Thanks and I’ll see you at the PAC meeting on Tuesday, February 13