Homestays Needed Sept 9-19 for 14/15 year old students from Japan attending Elphi.
Homestays families provide a ride to and from school (or they can take school bus if they are accompanied by a child from the family), carpools available too, three meals a day and a private room. Compensation is $380.00. Call or email Ceri Bowles at 604-989-4017 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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September Startup Information
School is scheduled to begin:
Tuesday, September 5th at 11:15 a.m. Questions regarding buses can be directed to Randy Gould at 604-885-1260.
If you have recently moved to the Coast and you will be an Elphinstone student, please register at the school during the week prior to school start from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Please make sure you bring your birth certificate and previous school report card when you register. New students to the school district may register for busing at: www.secheltschoolbus.ca/form/.
Locker Sign Up and Activity Fee:
Lockers will be available for students during the week of August 28 - September 1st. Students need to bring $20.00 for the Student Activity fee. Large lockers for grades 11 & 12 must be shared -- both students must pay their $20.00 Activity Fee prior to being assigned a locker. The $20.00 pays for student activities, guest speakers and spirit events as organized by the Leadership group as well as the BC Transit GO Card. Cash or cheques made out to Elphinstone Secondary School are both acceptable forms of payment. Families with special circumstances regarding fee payment may speak to either administrator to make other arrangements. Students with outstanding fees for lost books will not be issued a locker until those fees have been paid.
Locker Sign Up Dates:
Monday, August 28, 2017
Grade 12 10:00am - 12:00pm
Grade 11 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Grade 10 10:00am - 12:00pm
Grade 9 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
No lockers distributed on this day
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Grade 8 10:00pm - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday, September 1, 2017 (Catch-up Day)
All Grades 10:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
No lockers will be assigned between 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Counsellors and Course Changes
Counsellors are available Mon. and Tues. (Aug. 28/29) and Thurs. and Fri. (Aug. 31/Sept.1)… not Wednesday (Aug. 30)
Pens, Pencils, Pencil Crayons, Loose-leaf Paper, Binders with dividers (1 per subject), ruler, Protractor, Scientific Calculator and a Daily Planner (optional).
Elphinstone Secondary is a scent free school. Please refrain from wearing perfumes or colognes of any kind.
New bell schedule for Sept. 2017.
This change will improve bus service and lower wait times for students. Please note the new earlier start and end times.