Welcome to the US Student Life announcements and news blog interface, which is also an extension of the US Mulgrave eFolio: TheMulgraveCitizen @ https://pln.mulgrave.com/mulgravecitizen. This site is home to all your news and alerts about student happenings, resources and opportunities for citizenship, service, CAS and social good throughout the year. You are also encouraged to sign up and subscribe to the TMC by email or RSS feed. 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 life and school happenings. Furthermore, the Mulgrave community can keep up-to-date on TMC news by following the Mulgrave Twitter account: @MulgraveSchool.
LADY GAGA SPEAKS OUT AGAINST BULLYING & SUPPORTS A SCHOOL ASSEMBLY AGAINST BULLYING IN TORONTO. Vows to make bullying a hate crime. Check out the clip here:
On a festive note: Check out Angry Christmas Lights:
TMS // THIS WEEK @ SCHOOL
LAST WEEK BEFORE WINTER BREAK: To find out out happenings this week, check out the MulgraveNet school calendar. And subscribe to iCal to get the calendar feed right to your laptop, tablet or smartphone calendar.
ZOOM AWARDS NIGHT. Congratulations to all the Mulgrave participants, nominees and winners. Get the full list of nominees and winners here.
GEO TRIP MEETINGS THIS WEEK:
Kenya: Wed @ 1.15 in 1022.
Costa Rica: Wed @ 1.15 in 1022.
China: Wed @ 1.00 in C9 in the Annex (Mr Hardy’s room)
Check your emails this week to find out more details, especially about upcoming Jan meetings for parents. If you have any questions, please contact Mr Wilson.
Christmas Concert Mon Dec 12 at the West Vancouver United Church.
ZOOM Assembly Wednesday @ 2.55pm.
House Competition this week: Christmas card making!
FESTIVE CANDY COUNT. The candy count is on this week in the foyer, sponsored by MSAC! How good are you at guessing? If you are in the Upper School come and guess at the number of candies in the jar! If you are the closet guess to the real number, you will win the whole candy jar at the Mulgrave Christmas Assembly! Remember, only one guess per person! Contact Claire A and Benny Jean C G9 for details email@example.com.
G7-9 HOMEROOM FESTIVE DOOR DECORATION CONTEST. Get into the Christmas decorating spirit and put your creative minds together for the homeroom door decoration contest! You will be judged on how well you exemplify the theme, spirit, and design of your homeroom’s door. This year our theme is an ecofriendly Christmas, so think green Mulgrave! The judging will take place on the 15th during homeroom. There will be one winning homeroom per grade from grades 7-9 and we will be announcing them during the last assembly before Christmas break! The winning HRs will get prizes! Contact Claire A and Benny Jean C G9 for details firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for the weekly schedule of games. GO TITANS GO!
Our Sr. Girls Lady Titans Basketball team are ISAA Champions again this year after beating Crofton House School 59-54 in the championship game on Saturday. Please come out and cheer them on at their next home game vs STA, this Thursday at 7:30PM . Go Titans Go!!!
TMC // THIS WEEK 4 CITIZENSHIP & SOCIAL GOOD
ON MON DEC 12 FIND LUCKY AND SUPPORT SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGES. Join CIA/Cypress International Action Club treasure hunt for Xmas stockings. Win prizes! Find out more on announcements on Monday. In the morning you will be shown which stockings your grade needs to find. We have 8 awesome prizes for each winner.
Pay to play $1. All proceeds will be donated to the new village built by the S.O.S children’s relief. Contact Cheryl L G12 for details email@example.com.
INVITATION TO “JUSTICE HIGH MULGRAVE” ON SAT JAN 21st. G7-9 students are invited to participate in a free, unique, youth driven global education and leadership conference at Mulgrave School called “Justice High”, facilitated by students from the innovative, service learning-based Global Stewardship Programme of Capilano University and sponsored by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).“Justice High Mulgrave” is a one day series of Global Education symposiums for Middle School youth that seek to foster critical awareness and engagement on issues related to the UN Millennium Development Goals (UNMDGs http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/ ). It is a full day symposium that engages youth in interactive workshops to educate, inspire, and promote taking action! These workshops explore UNMDG topics such as homelessness in the downtown eastside; poverty and statelessness in developing nations; fresh water conservation and access to potable water; community gardens and permaculture; and access to quality education. Each workshop includes a key component that promotes and provides the resources for students to take action both personally and practically.
Interested? Check out the Justice High Mulgrave notice or check your emails for details. Middle School students from all over the lower mainland are invited. Let Mr wilson know ASAP if you are interested in being a Mulgrave delegate.
SPIRIT WEEK 2012 SUPPORTS “NOT FOR SALE” an international organisation that fights to abolish contemporary atrocities of slavery, child labour and human trafficking. You will find out more at the assembly on Wed. In the meantime, if you would like to pre-order a shirt, click here for the form or send me an email with your order. The cost is $25. Pr-orders are due by Jan 23, 2012 at the latest. Shirts are $30 during the week if not pre-ordered, while supplies and preferred sizes last.
GLOBAL GIVING: This Holiday Season, Take Take Take. We know the holidays are all about giving. But this year, in honor of your friends and family, go ahead and take all you want. Take as much as you can. And then take more….Take responsibility, take action, take time…
- for our environment
- to prevent the spread of AIDS
- to change a child’s life
TAKE TIME to find a project that will really mean something to your friend or family member, and TAKE COMFORT in the knowledge that when you do make a tribute donation to a project on GlobalGiving, we’ll send an elegant personalized card
PEER TUTORS WANTED FOR MANDARIN LESSONS. Mrs. Ferguson would like to meet with any native Mandarin speakers in Grades 10 and up who would be interested in doing some peer tutoring with younger students. Please come to room 2031 after school today if you would like to earn service hours by helping students who want to improve their Mandarin skills. The hours and meeting times are flexible and will be organised individually. Similarly, if you are learning Mandarin and would like some additional help, please contact Mrs. Ferguson by e-mail and she will help pair you up with a peer tutor. Xie xie!
KARMAGOAT: CRAIG’S LIST FOR SOCIAL GOOD. Looking for ideas do give and give back for this holiday season. Check out social enterprises like KarmaGoat, Me to We, Oxfam Unwrapped and more.
GOING LOCAL! NEWS ABOUT WHAT YOU CAN DO IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD:
ST. JOHN AMBULANCE CADETS (NORTH SHORE DIVISION): North Vancouver The St. John Ambulance Cadets is a non-profit youth organization that provides leadership development opportunities through first aid training and community service. CONTACT: Audrey Haboosheh, Divisional Training Officer/Officer-in-Charge PHONE: (604) 990-1290. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org FAX: (604) 984-0475. VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: First aid and leadership training. TRAINING AVAILABLE: Emergency First aid certificate – 15 yrs and under. Medical First Responder course – 16 years and up. REQUIREMENTS: Be able to commit for a term of approximately one year. Members 16 yrs and up should have a Standard First Aid certificate prior to joining. SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES DEVELOPED AND BENEFITS: Basic and advanced first aid training, leadership training, first aid competitions, provide first aid at public events to gain volunteer hours, have fun, build friendships. HOURS INVOLVED: Tuesday night training meetings 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the North Shore Branch. Occasional events on weekends such as competitions, parades, training. MINUMUM AGE: 11 – 18.
VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH: North Vancouver. Vancouver Coastal Health delivers acute, residential and community health care services to more than one million residents in the cities of Vancouver, Richmond, North Vancouver and West Vancouver, 13 other municipalities and regional districts and 15 First Nations communities. It is one of five regional authorities (plus one provincial health authority) serving 16 health service delivery areas throughout BC. CONTACT: Sarie Peters, Volunteer Resources PHONE: (604) 984-5929 EMAIL: email@example.com FAX: (604) 984-5838 WEBSITE: www.vch.ca. VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: Varies by program site. Includes the following sites: adult day centres, community health centre clinics, Diners Club, Cedarview Lodge, Cedar Gardens, Evergreen House, Kiwanis Care Centre, and Lions Gate Hospital. TRAINING AVAILABLE: Site-based training provided. REQUIREMENTS: Mature, reliable, able to commit to placement, interested in healthcare. Screening and interview required. SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES DEVELOPED AND BENEFITS: Teamwork, communication, listening skills, and the ability to provide comfort to others. HOURS INVOLVED: 3 hrs per week. Time commitment of at least 6 months. MINIMUM AGE: Grade 11 or Grade 12.
CHECK OUT Mulgrave Service-BasedClubs. Please register online or with Ms May in the MS office if you decide to join a Mulgrave club.
BONES 4 PEACE IS STILL ON @ LUNCH.
What if bones could speak? Make a bone for hope, for freedom and for healing. Make a bone to show our connectedness. For every 20,000 bones made and sent in to Students Rebuild, $100,000 will be donated to CARE to help provide emergency relief in the Congo (DRC) and Somalia. This is a creative way, like paper crane making last year, for you to make a difference in the world. Engagement in this initiative over the coming weeks is a great eFolio citizenship or creativity commitment. Check out the clip above or OneMillionBones for more details on this creative protest and call for voices of past atrocities in Burma, Rwanda, Somalia, DRC and Sudan. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Go to the art room at lunch this week! Check your emails or contact MrW firstname.lastname@example.org.
MULGRAVE eFOLIO STEPS GUIDE & CHECKLIST LAUNCHED. Visit here for everything you need for your eFolio.
eFolio Experts (eFEs): If you signed up or want to take on this service commitment, we have our first meeting tomorrow/Tues @ 1.15 in 2026.
CHECK OUT POSTERITY: posters for social good, art for humanity, created as a part of the 50/50 initiative to aid the famine relief efforts in East Africa ow.ly/7zTTP