Congratulations on completing another school year. It has been filled by many ups and downs, but we made it!!
Report cards can be accessed via MyEd. Please see the video link below for how to access it if you need a tutorial.
Here is the link https://youtu.be/Q17DENa2a54
And mentioned in a post on SD62s Facebook page.
Kat, Kelly and Dante wish you well. Have a wonderful summer. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to be the Journey admin team who has brought the year to a close.
Best wishes, always.
Katrina Abell signing out!!!
Please click on the link below for more information on Basketball Camps.
Students and Families,
Ms Low/Librarian has put out some FREE books on the table in the foyer, please help yourselves!
We understand that one of the buses this morning that was carrying grade 8 students to the ferries had some mechanical issues. One of the buses circled back to collect staff and students and everyone made it to the ferry on time.
Classes at Playland have confirmed with the school that all is well, everyone got to Playland and they are having a great time. They are scheduled to be back this evening.
Monday – Island Sexual Health continued to work with our grade 8s in covering the PHE Curriculum.
Tuesday –Many classes traveled to Royal Road University to participate in the National Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Additionally, a couple classes went to Ella beach and Divisions 5 & 6 went to the Horne Lake Caves for the day.
Wednesday – It was FUN DAY!!! Thank you so much to our parent volunteers who came to help!! It was a great day and it was fantastic to see all the smiling faces and laughter. A couple classes went to Thetis Lake and tried paddle boarding.
Thursday and Friday were dedicated to our Jouro Soccer tournament (think Euro Cup, but Journey style). Amazing work by Mr. Vine in his organization and thank you to the EMCS soccer academy leadership students who came to help ref the games and appearances by players from the Pacific Football Club. Students were excited to get autographs and a discount code is already posted on our website. Hope you can join in this weekend!
Classes will be cleaning out lockers and teachers will be starting to close up their classrooms. A reminder that any fieldtrips that take classes away from the school are still expected to follow our code of conduct regarding behaviour and language.
Monday – we will have several grade 8 classes leaving early in the morning to head to Vancouver and Playland for the day.
In the evening (6:30 – 8:00 pm) in the Journey gym, parents are invited to come to a collaborative evening with many community partners, district staff, PAC, school trustees and the old and new Journey admin staff. Please come if you are available!
Tuesday – in the afternoon (1 – 2:30 pm) we will be holding our grade 8 celebration picnic in the back of the school. Information is already posted on the website. If you available to volunteer, please let Trudy Fraser, our PAC president know asap. She can be reached at email@example.com .
Wednesday – the last day for students!! Report Cards will be available to access on the Parent MyEd portal. A video be created for families to support understanding of how to access to MyEdBC for Summative Reports.
Here is the link https://youtu.be/Q17DENa2a54
This information is also mentioned in a post on SD62s Facebook page.
As well, check out Core Competencies – information for more information on Core Competencies.
Exciting information for our school community as the district has approved a Blended learning site out in the Sooke community for next fall. If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org . This program involves four days online and one day onsite.
LUNCHES – we had been told that our lunch delivery would end as of June 22, however, they are still arriving! We have taken our extras and frozen them. If there are any families would could benefit from receiving some extra food, please let us know at the school and we can arrange pick up.
Journey students please click on the link below for a discounted ticket price for the Pacific FC Game!
Please click on the link for more information on the Gathering Place in Sooke
There are 8 days left!!
On Monday we raised the pride flag to get ready for the week. We had some students head to the Flying Squirrel and our first post-COVID band concert. It was lovely to see all the families attending and the students played so well!! Our kindness challenge this week was about respect and inclusion for all people.
Tuesday night we had performances by the Harmony Project and our drumline. Both were excellent! EMCS counsellors came to start grade 8 transition talks with our divisional teachers to prepare for next year.
Wednesday was a busy day. It was 80s spirit day, there was a Robotics Jamboree (with 8 students who attended!) and many classes headed for the beach. Island Sexual health came to present with some of our grade 8 classes to address the BC Physical Health Education Curriculum.
Thursday, the whole neighbourhood of Mystical Main went to French Beach. Mr. Donegani and Ms. Maragh’s classes continued with their golfing exploration. EMCS grade 8 transitions continued.
Friday was exciting with Poirier Elementary and Journey Middle joining together to have a Pride Parade. So much excitement and smiles. Yearbooks were handed out!!
Next week at Journey
Monday – Island Sexual Health will be returning to continue to work with our grade 8 classes.
Tuesday – Two grade 8 classes will be heading up island to spend the day at the Horne Lake Caves.
Wednesday – Whole School Fun day – students will either host or rotate through different fun activities. Any parents who would be interested in helping out, please contact PAC president, Trudy Fraser at email@example.com . Spirit day will be to dress as your favourite historical figure.
June 23 & 24 will be Jouro – our tradition returns. Jouro is a soccer tournament which involves all classes.
REMINDER OF THE COMMUNITY/SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING ON JUNE 27 6:30 – 8:00 PM IN THE JOURNEY GYM. Several grade 8 classes will also be heading to Playland on the June 27.
Grade 8 celebration picnic, 1 – 2:30 on June 28.
Report Card day is June 29.