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Winston Knoll Collegiate Daily Announcements

OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

FROM OUR WKCCC (Community Council)

SRC        

Grade 9 SRC applications are now available in the office!  
Deadline for applications is Tuesday Sept 18th.

SRC Twitter Account: @wkcsrc

Instagram: @knollsrc


WKC Music

Band & Choir


WKC SpoRTS

Fall Cross Country Running Team

Congratulations to this week’s top finishers Sinay Halbqewachs (3rd), Mathew Schoepp (4th) and Reid Sauve(5th). Next race is Tuesday September 18. See Mrs. Erhardt for more details.


WKC CLUBS

Debate

We will have our first debate team meeting Tuesday, September 18 at 12:05 in Miss Gerlach’s room (C5).  See you there!

IMPROV
Anyone looking to join this amazing activity, please come to a brief, but informative,  meeting @ 3:30 in room A2 on September 5th, 2018.  First practice is tentatively set for September 21, 2018 from 3:30 to 4:30.  

Unified Bocce Ball

Would you like to play lunch hour Bocce Ball with the FIAP Special Olympics Unified Bocce Team?  We will play Tuesdays and Thursdays at lunch starting Tuesday, September 18.  Please see Mrs. McGeough in Room A6 to sign up!

Best Buddies

Are you interested in becoming a Best Buddies Peer Buddy this year?  We will match you with one of our FIAP students for group get-togethers and one-on-one friendships.  Please see Mrs. McGeough in Room A6, or attend a short informational meeting on Friday, September 21 at noon.

Salsa Club

Salsa club is meeting every Friday in Science Lab D.Come check it out and meet our coach Jen from Regina Salseros. Bring a friend, everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, pop in and talk to Ms Brown. See you there!

GUIDANCE

Regina Public School Division List of Guidance Resources

Post-Secondary Planning

Are you planning to attend the U of R?

The Fall Open House is on October 20 from 9-3:30

Other events hosted by the U of R can be found at https://urconnected.uregina.ca/events/index.do

Are you planning to attend the U of S?
The 2018 Open House is on Friday, September 28th - admission is free!
Register at
Explore - Admissions - University of Saskatchewan

University of Calgary

University of Calgary will be at WKC Friday September 28th. There will be a short meet and greet during Advisory and then  alonger presentation following in period 2 for interested students. Please sign up in the main office.

Students are also invited to a customized online advising session to learn more about programs, admission, and the application process at the U of A. Register Here. 

Queen’s University

Queen's University will be holding an evening information session for students in Regina on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. From 7:00pm - 8:30pm at the Mackenzie Art Gallery - Salon Room. Register Here.

UBC (University of British Columbia)

UBC’s 2019/20 online application will be opening soon! We recommend that you visit the How To Apply page for an overview of the application process, and the Personal Profile page for tips on writing a strong Personal Profile. Please take note that all Indigenous languages now qualify for admission consideration. This is a friendly reminder that UBC is changing the way it evaluates applications for admission. We strongly encourage you to review the Admission to UBC  page and the UBC Academic Calendar pages for Okanagan and Vancouver  campuses to brush up on the criteria and process.

Centre for Arts and Technology

Registrations for the annual “Digital Bootcamp” hosted by the Centre for Arts and Technology in Kelowna. BC. are open now. Check out the brochure HERE.

Scholarships

Loran Scholarships

The Loran Scholars Foundation was founded in 1988 to fund outstanding students to study on Canadian university campuses.  Applicants should be well-rounded students who demonstrate character, promise of leadership and strong commitment to service in the community.  Applicants must also purse undergraduate studies in Canadian universities (listed online) and must meet program requirements.  Students must present a minimum cumulative average of 85%.  The online application can be found at www.loranscholar.ca/apply (applications accepted until October 17, 2018)

Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program

The Horatio Alger Association provides financial assistance to students in Canada who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  Criteria include graduation, commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, financial need, extracurricular and community involvement, a minimum 65% average and Canadian citizenship.  Online applications can be found at www.horatioalger.ca/en/scholarships.  (applications accepted from August 1 - October 25, 2018)

Re/max of Western Canada Quest for Excellence

This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives. Enter online at www.remax.ca.

U of R Scholarships & Awards

Entrance Awards applications for students starting in the Fall 2019 is March 15, 2019. (opens in January)
More information can be found at
www.uregina.ca/safa

Campion College www.campioncollege.ca/scholarships

First Nations University of Canada  www.fnuniv.ca/current-students/scholarships

Luther College  www.luthercollege.edu/awards

Public or Private Awards

Scholarships Canada  www.scholarshipscanada.com

Universities Canada  www.univcan.ca

Disability Awards  www.disabilityawards.ca

Fund Your Future  www.fundyourfuture.ca

Yconic  https://yconic.com

Government of Saskatchewan  www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/education-and-learning/scholarships-bursaries-grants

Student Loans

Applications for student loans available at www.canlearn.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Heritage United Church Consignment Sale

Any interested students looking for volunteer hours please email heritageclothingsale@hotmail.com or text 306-209-1085.

Harbour Landing Village
Volunteer to participate in one-on-one visits, spa nights, meal service to residents, gardening, assisting with outings, special events and entertainment!  Email Alex at alex.beattie@hlvillage.ca or call 306.559.8780 to get involved.

RDIEC Opportunities

Business Information Systems Spotlight at Sask. Polytechnic – Moose Jaw Campus on Tuesday, October 23rd
This spotlight will focus on the information technology sector and the various careers and opportunities of people who work in such roles as Game Developer, Programmer, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst and Help Desk Technician.  The students will have the opportunity to spend a day at the Business Information Systems (BIS) program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus.  BIS will be hosting a one day computer gaming camp that will give attendees some hands-on experience working with gaming applications and techniques.  In addition, there will be a presentation on IT careers in Saskatchewan.

Hundseth Power Line Spotlight on Wednesday, October 10th
This spotlight will focus on Hundseth Power Line Construction in Regina.  Hundseth is an established, growing company that works in ALL SEASONS. With facilities in Saskatoon (head office), Regina, Humboldt, Brandon and Stonewall, HPL offers support for over 200 staff.  HPL specializes in a variety of areas:  Overhead & Underground Power; Substations & Switching Stations; Electrical Distribution; Transmission; 4-Party Services (multiple utilities);  Hydrovac & Directional Boring; and Telecommunications.  HPL is looking for people with a positive attitude and strong work ethic to help them continue to provide industry leading service to their large host of clients across Saskatchewan and Manitoba.   Many of the positions involve working outside, so at this spotlight students will experience the life of a typical employee by: climbing a pole with safety gear and spurs, operating a mini backhoe, taken up in a bucket and visiting a working crew onsite.