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Attention Grade 10s: Personal Project Info

In Education on October 19, 2017 at 11:18 am

Attention Grade 10s:

Please hand in your Investigating A form to your Careers teacher now! It is due! Continue to use  to work on your project. New links and tabs have been added to serve you better.

Now, it is up to you to work on your project and record what you are doing in your process journal. Over the next few weeks, Mr. Lavoie and Ms. McSkimming will meet with you one on one.

Personal Project Supervisors are Mr. Lavoie (PJ) (A and C block) and Ms. McSkimming (B and D block).

It’s always best to talk to us in person if you need help!

Mr. Lavoie is in the Career Centre on Mondays in Block A and C. Otherwise, find him in 4WL.

Ms. McSkimming is in the Career Centre Wednesdays in Block B, and daily in Block D. Otherwise, find her in 2HL or 2FP.


If you are in Block A or C, contact Mr. Lavoie (PJ) at

If you are in Block B or D, contact Ms. McSkimming at



The October 24 Grade 10-12 Parent and Student Evening is still on!

In Education on October 18, 2017 at 9:38 am

Event clarification: The October 24 Grade 10-12 Parent and Student Evening is still on! There was a bit of confusion about a separate student event being moved to Nov 2. Please note that these are two different events. Hope to see you on October 24 at 6:30pm in the theatre.

Clubs Day – Monday October 23, 2017

In Education on October 17, 2017 at 2:08 pm

Clubs Day is being held on Monday, October 23, 2017.

Please make sure you check out this event after school in the cafeteria.  It is a great opportunity to join a club of your interest!

If you want your club to be featured please attend a meeting Thursday October 19 at lunch in room 2EWW.​

Kwantlen University Information Session – Wednesday October 18, 2017

In Education on October 17, 2017 at 1:42 pm

Kwantlen University is holding an information session on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 7 – 9 pm for students interested in Health Foundations/Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing.

See the bulletin board outside the Career Centre for more information.

Scholarship and Graduation Transitions Meeting – Thursday, November 2, 2017

In Education on October 17, 2017 at 10:16 am

The Scholarship and Graduation Transitions meeting that was schedule for Wednesday, October 11 has been postponed to Thursday, November 2, 2017

Careers in Trades Information Session for Parents and Students.

In Education on October 17, 2017 at 10:00 am

Careers in Trades Information Session for Parents and Students.

This event will be held on Thursday, October 26th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Agriplex in Cloverdale.  Participants will have an opportunity to:

·        Tour the Trades Expo site and speak with exhibitors prior to   the start of the actual event(October 27th and 28th)

·        Find out about opportunities in trades

·        Learn about Surrey School District Trades Training Programs

·        Meet prospective employers

·        Speak with recent trades program graduates

·        Obtain answers to all questions about apprenticeship training and trades careers

To register, click

Grad 2018 Newsletter #1

In Education on October 12, 2017 at 4:08 pm

News from the Nest – Grad newsletter is now available on JH website.  Read about up-to-date graduation, post-secondary, and scholarship information in one document.

Language Challenge Exams 2018

In Education on October 11, 2017 at 2:37 pm

All students interested in writing a Language Challenge Exam are invited to an information meeting Wed, Oct 18 at lunch in Rm 2EWW.

Lock Out at Johnston Heights

In Education on October 6, 2017 at 3:43 pm
Lock Out at Johnston Heights – Oct. 6/2017
Just before dismissal today, RCMP directed Johnston Heights to go into lock out due to a community concern. At approximately 3:15, with RCMP “all clear” approval, the lock out was lifted and students were dismissed. Thank you to staff and students for taking the situation seriously and following all directions promptly. We know these situations may cause anxiety for all involved. Everyone at Johnston Heights is safe.
Cory McLaughlin
Principal/Head of School
Johnston Heights Secondary School

Grade 10 Personal Project Update

In Education on October 5, 2017 at 3:06 pm

Attention Grade 10 Students:

By now you should be well on your way to completing Part A: Investigating. Reminder that your  Personal Project A: Investigating Form by October 18/19 and hand it in to your Career 10 teacher. It must be typed and printed, no exceptions. You should try to work on your project for 1.5 hours per week of your own time and record your process in your process journal.

The Inquiry booklet that you worked on in the Learning Commons should help you complete the Investigating A form and get a great start on your project.