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Student Dress Code Guidelines

We are seeking your thoughts!

We would like your feedback on the most important things we should consider as we review the guidelines for a Chilliwack School District Dress Code. We are using an online platform called ThoughtExchange where you can share your thoughts independently and confidentially, and consider and rate thoughts shared by others. Note that the deadline for the forum is Tuesday, April 30, 2019. All feedback will be collated and provided to the Education Policy Advisory Committee regarding a proposed new policy on a student dress code as per the approved Board motion that was passed on March 12, 2019:

 

THAT the Board of Education recommends the adoption of the following policy and will seek feedback from partner groups via the Education Policy Advisory Committee.”

 

534 Policy: Student Dress Code

 

The Board is committed to providing students with learning environments that are safe and inclusive. Students must show respect for everyone, and this does not change based on how someone is dressed. The Board believes that judgments on the appropriateness of student attire are best made by students and their families, because clothing choices reflect individual identity, cultural norms, and socio-economic factors and are intensely personal. Students may attend school and school-related functions in clothing of their choice, provided that it meets the following conditions:

 

1. Conforms with the health and safety requirements for the intended activity.

2. Does not promote drugs or alcohol.

3. Does not display profanity.

4. Does not display discriminatory language or images.

 

This policy does not apply to schools that have adopted school uniforms.

 

There are two ways of participating in the forum (no login required, please select continue and agree to the terms of use on the opening page, and then select participate. Note you do not have to use your e-mail to register):

 

  1. Select the link and participate https://my.thoughtexchange.com/#702412057

 

  1. Participate in this exchange by navigating to https://www.thoughtexchange.com/, clicking JOIN in the top right-hand corner and entering the following 9-digit code: 702-412-057

 


Convocation

Convocation: First Avenue Church

  • Rehearsal: Thursday June 13th from 12-2:00. Students will be transported between the school and church.

  • Convocation: Friday June 14th 6:00 start

    • There is a $50 fee for Convocation. This includes the rental fees for the church and gowns, and the keepsake cap, tassel, and portfolio.

    • Graduation tickets will be available the first week in May. (May 1st )

    • Each Grad is allotted 4 tickets

    • Grads have until the last Friday in May (May 31st) to pick up their tickets

    • After this date, ticket allotments that have not been picked up will be reduced to 2 tickets (the other 2 will go to waitlist recipients)

    • Grads can sign up on the waitlist for 2 additional tickets. You can request the additional tickets starting May 1st by emailing gwg@sd33.bc.ca with the request. All requests must be sent by email to the school account. (Each additional ticket is $10)

    • Waitlist applicants will only be contacted if we have additional tickets for them.

    • Children under 5 are considered a lap child and do not require a ticket, but will have to remain on a parent’s lap.

Please refer to the Grad info page on the G.W. Graham Website for further information regarding the various Grad activities.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the school.

 

Please note that all student accounts will need to be in good standing prior to the pick-up of convocation tickets. For clarification on your child’s statement or to work out a payment plan, please call the office and request to speak with the business manager, Colleen Lawrence.

 

More information can be found by clicking the link below.

 

Grad 2019 Parent Meeting March 11, 2019

 


One Book One School

One Book, One School is a program designed to create a shared reading experience within a single school community. A book is chosen, usually a chapter book.  Students can have it read to them by teachers, parents, or librarians.  Students who have signed up for the program receive a copy of the book, and read it at home over the course of a single month. Activities at school coordinate, promote and enrich the shared reading experience.

Our chosen book is:

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Please click the book's title (above) to be directed to our One Book One School page with audio files of each chapter.

 


Integrated Arts and Technology School of Choice

 

The Chiliwack School District would like your feedback on the proposed Integrated Arts and Technology School of Choice. We are using an online platform called ThoughtExchange where you can share your thoughts independently and confidentially and consider and rate thoughts shared by others. The deadline date for the forum is Friday, May 3rd, 2019. All feedback will be collated and provided back to the Board of Education as per the Board motion that was passed on January 15, 2019.
 
“THAT the Board of Education approve in principle a new Integrated Arts school of choice for grades 8-12 and a public consultation process to assist in developing a vision for the new school to be located at 45635 Yale Road.”
 
There are two ways of participating in the forum (no login required, please select continue and agree to the terms of use on the opening page, and then select participate)
 

  1. Select the link and participate https://my.thoughtexchange.com/#645521255
  2.   Participate in this exchange by navigating to https://www.thoughtexchange.com/, clicking JOIN in the top right-hand corner and entering the following 9-digit code: 645-521-255

 

Chilliwack School District invites the public to join us at Public Consultation meetings:

April 16, 2019, 7:00pm at Chilliwack NLC (46361 Yale Road)

April 24, 2019, 7:00pm at Sardis Secondary School (45460 Stevenson Road) 

 


Click the link below to check out the Graham Gazette.

A monthly newsletter put out by the students of G. W. Graham.

Graham Gazette - March 2019


Financial Awards and Scholarships

You can help a Chilliwack student launch their post-secondary education with a Bursary or Scholarship!

Please click the links below to find out more!

Scholarships

Awards Brochure


RegistrationReg

To register at GW Graham or any school in 
SD33 please click here!

The Chilliwack School District has moved to a centralized, electronic registration system. Our schools no longer accept paper registration forms. This online process provides parents and guardians an option to register their child at any time, even over the summer break. This includes registration for K - 12, French Immersion and out of catchment requests. You will be required to:

Provide a valid email address
Upload a copy of the child’s birth certificate
Upload proof of residency

For more information and FAQ, please visit ​SD33 - Registration or email ereg@sd33.bc.ca

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