Upcoming Local & Global Opportunities: Get Involved!

Here’s a list of upcoming opportunities to help you learn more about your local and global communities. Take a minute to see what is of interest to you and get involved!

NATIONAL HUMAN LIBRARY WEEK

When: Wednesday, January 30, 1 pm
Where: Junior School Library
What: Margot Sangster visits us to talk about her experience living, working and travelling in Afghanistan

VOLUNTEER FAIR

When: Thursday, January 31, 12:30-2 pm
Where: Saint Georges Senior School
What: visit information booths to learn more about local and international organizations in Vancouver
How: travel as a group via YHS bus and chaperone

PUBLIC SQUARE STUDENT FORUM

When: Friday, February 8, 9:30 to noon
Where: PD Day at Saint Georges Senior School
What: new this year – a chance for students to share their views on what matters in education with students from other schools
How: travel as a group via YHS bus and chaperone

STUDENT SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

When: Friday, February 22-Sunday February 24
Where: Glenlyon Norfollk School, Victoria
What: join students from around the province to talk about leadership, change, local and global service
How: travel to Victoria as a group. Approx. cost $125 (includes meal, conference, hotel accommodation)

RED CROSS: HUMANITY STRIKES BACK WORKSHOP

When: Saturday, February 23, 9-6 pm
Where: Canadian Red Cross office, Burnaby
What: An interactive, fun youth empowerment and leadership event
Open to all students in Grades 8-12
Cost: $25 (food and materials)
How: To register: humanitystrikesback@redcross.ca (click here for info).

To learn more and register for these events, please meet Ms. Stanger on Tuesday, January 29 at recess in the library.

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