Welcome to your new US Student Life announcements and news blog interface, which is also an extension of your new US Mulgrave eFolio: TheMulgraveCitizen @ https://pln.mulgrave.com/mulgravecitizen
This site is home to all your news and alerts about student happenings and opportunities for citizenship, service, CAS and social good throughout the year. You will get an email at the start of each school week with a link to the latest Student Life news and opportunities. You are also strongly encouraged to sign up for TMC email subscription or RSS feed (to iGoogle or Google Reader, for example). Parents, students and staff can also subscribe to site email or feeds (see top right sidebar for subscriptions). By doing so, you will receive the full text posting in your inbox/reader as soon as it is published, rather than receiving just a link via email. You will also receive any additional alerts about other student and school happenings. The Mulgrave community may also be able to follow TMC on Twitter in the future and receive regular tweets and alerts about Upper School Student Life.
Get Involved in We Day 2011! Apply to Go and Get Engaged in Social Good!
TMS // THIS WEEK @ SCHOOL
TERRY FOX RUN FRIDAY
Thank you for a great Terry Fox event on Friday!!
Special Schedule on Monday: check out postings on MulgraveNet school calendar.
OE CAMPS ASSEMBLY ON WED: 3.00-3.30. Don’t forget your #1 uniform that day.
US Performance Auditions: Location: Linda Hamer Theatre. Time: Mon-Thurs 3:30pm – 5:00pm
MULGRAVE IS IN THE GLOBE: Click here
Congratulation to Jordan S G8 for getting top award in his category for the Plural+ Youth Film Contest
GREAT JOB SENIOR BOYS SOCCER
Congratulations to Mulgrave Sr Boy’s Soccer team for great play the their pre- season Independent School Association (ISA) tournament in Victoria this past weekend. They had impressive victories over both Brentwood College and West Point Grey Academy and only lost narrowly to the host St Michael’s University in a penalty kick shoot out. Wish them well as they travel to Squamish today for their first league match against Howe’s Sound Secondary.
B-BALL ANYONE? Anybody interested in playing basketball on the Sr. Boys or Sr. Girls basketball teams this year is invited to attended a meeting this Wednesday at lunch in the main gym. The Sr. boys meeting will run from 1:00-1:15 while the sr. girls meeting will run from 1:15-1:30. Please contact Mr. Leduc if you have any questions. Go Titans Go!!!
Click here for the weekly schedule of games. GO TITANS GO!
TMC // THIS WEEK 4 CITIZENSHIP & SOCIAL GOOD
MULGRAVE GOES TO FREE THE CHILDREN’S WE DAY ON THURS OCT 13: This year Mulgrave plans on sending approximately 10 student leaders per grade (around 40 students) from G7-10 to the annual Free the Children event We Day on Thurs Oct 13. Students who want to attend this national global education and service leadership event must submit an email application to Mr Wilson due Fri Sept 30. Your email application should clearly state why you want to go to We Day and what actions you would like to get involved in locally and globally to change the world. Your application can be in a written, visual, audio or video format.
Poverty and Food Security Conference for Youth: What do we need to know about global food security and poverty? What are some of the solutions the international community should be pursuing and how can one person make a difference? To mark World Food Day and the International Day for the Eradication of poverty, Food for All: A Youth Symposium on Poverty and Food Justice will explore these questions and more. An exciting line-up of speakers delivers short, engaging talks, followed by interactive workshops that link global poverty and food justice issues with local concerns and create an environment to develop plans of action. The daylong event for is geared towards youth 16-30, but anyone with an interest in food security and global poverty is encouraged to attend. The symposium will be held on Saturday, October 15 at UBC. Check-in begins at 8.30am at Hebb Theatre, 2045 East Mall V6T 1Z1. Speak to Mr Wilson if you are interested in attending. Register online here.
HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO BE IN THE CIA? Join the Cypress International Action (CIA) Club! Plan fun events like the Haunted House for Junior School as well as the Easter Tag Game for the Senior School! We are having a meeting on Tuesday @ 1.10 in the Biology Lab! Sign up online. Be there! For more info, contact Yichu Dai (G11) or John Hu (G12).
G9-11 Service Action Council (SAC) Retreat is this week: Thurs 3.45-7.00pm 1022. Fri departure @ noon in the foyer. Return Sat 5.45pm Horseshoe Bay. Get more details at the SAC meeting today.
REEL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL & CONTEST: Reel Youth is proud to announce the winners of the 2011-12 Reel Youth Film Festival, determined by audience votes from over 30 communities! We are showcasing all of the winning films in our gallery, which you can check out here. AND we are about to launch the 2011-12 Reel Youth Film Festival tour, with premier screenings at the Vancouver International Film Festival in October. We would love to see you there! Event info can be found here.
JOIN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL SERVICE ACTION COUNCIL (M-SAC). Want to ‘be the change in the world’? Want to make the world a better place locally and globally? Get involved in service, social good and activism at Mulgrave and beyond. Join the G7-9 Service Action Council. This group focuses on service leadership whereas the Middle School Leadership Team (MLT) is a school-related leadership group. If you are interested, sign up under co-curricular and submit an email application to Mr Wilson due Fri Sept 30. Your email application should clearly state why you think you would be a good candidate for M-SAC and give the name of a teacher and student who endorses/supports your application. Your application can be in a text, visual, audio or video format.
MIDDLE & SENIOR SERVICE ACTION COUNCIL MEETINGS TODAY
G9 M-SAC and G10-11 S-SAC meeting on Monday @ M-SAC starts 1.00pm and S-SAC starts 1.10pm in 1022. Important SAC Retreat information. M-SAC meets in Ms Roy’s room 2006 @ 1pm.
THE NEW MULGRAVE eFOLIO WILL BE LAUNCHED in the coming weeks. Check out information posted for parents in latest SS and MS news feeds.
INVISIBLE CHILDREN COMES TO MULGRAVE. Frontline Tour. Get ready to discover the unseen and take action to change the world. Check out the clip for more information on the tour and goals. And join the Invisible Children Club at Mulgrave!
CHANGE THE LIFE OF A GIRL//CHANGE THE WORLD. Check out UN sponsored Girl Up and The Girl Effect find out why so many humanitarian organisations, including the UN, think helping girls should be a number one international development priority:
HUMANITY STRIKES BACK!
The Canadian Red Cross is looking for youth volunteers for The Humanity Strikes Back Working Group and Students Club Action Network Work Group. The HSB Working Group has a mandate to plan, organize and help facilitate the Humanitarian Issues Promotion’s Humanity Strikes Back! youth conference in February. This two day conference aims to help high school aged youth gain the knowledge, skills, resources and confidence necessary to be leaders on global issues, specifically, children and war, the poverty disease cycle and natural disasters. Volunteers will receive comprehensive training on global issues, facilitation, leadership, event management, teamwork and the International Movement of the Red Cross. Once volunteers have completed their position with us, Certificates of Completion will be issued with the total number of volunteer hours and skills gained during the training.
The Canadian Red Cross is part of the largest and one of the oldest humanitarian organisations. They provide excellent training and great opportunities: “We work with people who are passionate about the issues and the work.” Contact Mr Wilson if you are interested or Melinda Mennie. Applications are due Friday September 16th, 2011 at 5:00pm.
G10-12s Get Involved in the Red Cross Global Issues Symposium
Registration for the Red Cross Global Issues Symposium for Youth has opened. This is without a doubt one of the best simulation based global education workshops out there for youth. Click here to find out more and get your registration details. You can also find info on the Facebook fan page by searching “Global Issues Symposium for Youth”. Let Mr Wilson know if you are planning on applying. Spots fill up fast so if you are interested you are advised to act quickly.