Studying in the UK: Info Session at Magee

Representatives from the U.K. will be at Magee on Tuesday, March 05 at 8am in Room 214. Please sign up on Mrs. Lercher’s bulletin board if you would like to attend this session.

-February 26, 2013

Study and Go Abroad Fair

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 – 3pm until 7pm at the Vancouver Convention Center – FREE ADMISSION - Are you planning on studying, working, volunteering or travelling across Canada, the U.S.A. or overseas? This is a great opportunity to meet lots of representatives from across the world. Visit for complete details.

-February 25, 2013

SFU Visit: Magee Auditorium

Attention Grade12's : Reminder SFU Visit: Magee Auditorium, Monday, February 25, 2013 @ 11:30 sharp!

Get update regarding admissions process and the next phases!

-February 20, 2013

Langara Business School Information Session

The Langara School of Management offers a variety of Bachelors degrees and Diplomas. We will be holding information sessions to describe the programs, the application process and provide insight from our students.

For students interested in pursuing a business career, this would be a great opportunity to get some information and advice in an intimate setting.

The next session will all be on Wednesday, February 27, held from 5:30 - 6:30 PM at Langara College in Room B251.

Coffee, tea and cookies will be served.

Kindly RSVP to Danielle Michael at Also, if you have any questions, feel free to contact Danielle anytime!

-February 19, 2013

Valentine's Day Breakfast

Vday Breakfast
Hey Grads! That's all you couples and single kids!
Our Valentine’s Day Grad Breakfast will take place Thursday February 14, at 7:20AM. We will have lots of food, surprises, activities, prizes and love!
Sign up on Ms. Lercher’s door between Monday February 4 and Friday February 8.
And bring a toonie to get your matchmaker results! Partial proceeds go to charity!

-February 2, 2013

PSI for Grads Not Enrolled in English 12

Attention Grads who are not currently in a Magee En12 class: Any student who has not already completed or will not be completing his/her electronic PSI form in The Computer Lab with Mrs. Lercher during English 12, is reminded to report to RM 247 on Tuesday, February 5 or Monday, February 18 promptly @ the beginning of lunch. Attendance is mandatory. Space is limited. At that time you will complete this required online transcript permission form, as well as hear the most recent updates regarding: sending your marks, timelines, graduation and much more. PLEASE BRING YOUR PEN number. If you are a Grade 12 student enrolled in ELL English or in EN 10 your presence is not required! Please see Mrs. Lercher if you have any questions. Thanks!

-January 30, 2013

University of Toronto Applicant Information Sessions

For Arts, Sciences, and Business, there will be an information session on Tuesday, February 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. For Engineering, there will be information sessions on Tuesday, February 12 at the Vancouver Convention Centre and Monday, February 11 at The Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, Surrey. All sessions are in the evening. For more information visit

-January 21, 2013

McGill University - Info Session for Prospective Students

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm at Mulgrave School, 2330 Cypress Bowl Lane, West Vancouver. Speak with Admissions Officers about academic programs, admissions, campus activities, and student life in Montreal. To Register: Sign-in to here, Click on Events, 'West Vancouver, BC - Information Session', Click on 'Register Me!'

-January 9, 2013


Monday, January 14th - 11:30am in Room 138 (Mrs. Siracusa's room.) Have all of your questions answered by UBC Sauder representatives.

-January 8, 2013

Support Leukemia Family

As fellow Vancouver Grads, we have an opportunity to reach out to a family who recently lost their daughter to Leukemia. She never let her battle get her down and had dreams of attending UVic. Autumn was a very brave young woman.

You can make a contribution at the Grad Wear table, during lunch next week.

Thank you,
Grad Committee 2013

-December 14, 2012

Grad Wear

That’s right Grads, Grad wear is finally for sale! Come and find your Grad Committee members in the atrium at lunch between December 12 and December 19 with $45 in cash! That’s Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, this week and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday next week. Place your orders QUICK as we will not have any extra for sale.

-December 11, 2012

GT Phase II

Phase II of Grad Transitions Community Connections) is due. If you are in a Work Experience program, Ms. Siracusa will notify me when you have completed your work experience. You do, however, have to complete the online form in which you identify the skills you have acquired and how these skills connect with your future employability and life skills. If you are not in Work Experience, you need to document that you have participated in 30 or more hours of work or volunteer experience. School related volunteer experience or work experience gained in other countries is not eligible.

-December 11, 2012

SFU Leadership Summit – January 19, 2013

A one day annual leadership conference with inspiring keynote speakers and interactive workshops. This year's Summit is organized to provide you with the opportunity to explore how small actions can lead to big results. The theme "from small steps to giant leaps" reflects the reality that leadership is an on-going personal journey, full of set-backs as well as triumphs. If you would like to be nominated to attend this one day leadership conference, please see Mrs. Lercher no later than Thurs., Dec 13, 2012, 3:15pm.

-December 10, 2012
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Western University National Scholarship Program

Nomination deadline has been extended. Please see Mrs. Lercher no later than Thurs., January 10, 2013, 3:30pm.

-December 10, 2012

Schulich Leader Scholarships at UBC - For students enrolling in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subjects for undergraduate degrees

This award recognizes students who demonstrate excellence in academics and community leadership. Up to $60,000 over a four year period awarded. If you would like to be nominated to apply for this scholarship, please see Mrs Lercher no later than Thurs., January 10, 2013, 3:30pm. Click here for complete details (if you are eligible to apply, and application deadline.)

-December 10, 2012

House of Commons Page Program at Parliament Hill, Ottawa

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 20, 2012 – visit for complete details. To qualify, you must:
  1. be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident
  2. be graduating from a secondary school and start full-time studies at one of the four universities in the National Capital Region in September of the year of employment as a Page (Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Saint Paul University or Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO)
  3. have an overall academic average of at least 80% (Grades 11 and Grade 12)
  4. be able to communicate fluently in both English and French
-December 3, 2012

Grad Spirit Week

Attention grads! It’s grad SPIRIT WEEK!
Show off your spirit by dressing up for each of our theme days.

Beach/ Hollister Tuesday
PJ Wednesday
Suit-up Thursday
Rap-up Friday
Spirit Week
-December 3, 2012

Transcript Check

All Grade 12 students are required to review their transcripts. Mrs. Lercher has visited all English 12 classes. If you were absent when she made her scheduled visit OR you are NOT CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN ENGLISH 12 @ Magee, please attend the upcoming mandatory sessions:

Monday, December 3 11:35AM ( promptly) Room 215
Students who already have taken English 12 or absent from English 12 class.

Tuesday, December 4 11:35AM (promptly) Room 215
Grade 12 students who are in ELL or EN 10 or EN 11
Please see Mrs. Lercher if you have any concerns.

-November 29, 2012

UBC Fall Preview Day (Vancouver Campus)

Saturday, December 01, 2012 - 9am until 3pm - Open House style event includes campus tours, faculty lab tours, academic competitions, mock lectures, application information, and much more! Click here for complete details.

-November 27, 2012

Vancouver Film School Open House Week

November 26 - 30, 2012 - Downtown Vancouver Campuses – Visit for complete details.

-November 13, 2012

Grad Transitions

There are several students who have yet to complete Phase I of Graduation Transitions - Personal Health. Your names are posted on Ms. Lercher's door. Get your name of the list by turning in your Physical Activity Log and Healthy Living Plan as soon as possible. There is a box in the main office for collection. The deadline for Phase II - Community Connections is Nov. 29.
-Ms. Dickson

-November 7, 2012

McGill University at Magee

Students who wish to attend the McGill University presentation on Friday, November 16th from 8:45am until 9:45am must have their permission form filled out and signed by their teachers. Otherwise, you will not be admitted to this session. Permission forms can be found outside of Mrs. Lercher's office or here.

-November 6, 2012

UBC Engineering Event

UBC will be having an preview day on December 1st, 2012 on the UBC Vancouver Point Grey Campus. Professors, current students, and staff will be present to introduce the world of engineering and answer questions.

More information about UBC Engineering events schedule will be posted closer to the date here.

To view the original flyer, please visit the link here.

Please register here.

-October 31, 2012


THURS, NOV. 15, 2012 - 8:30am until 9:45am - FOR GRADE 12 AND GRADE 11 STUDENTS - Sign up sheets are now available in the counselling department for this event. Make sure you sign up for two different sessions: session one is from 8:30am - 9:05am AND session two is from 9:10am until 9:45am. The post secondary institutions coming to Magee are: BCIT, Capilano U., Kwantlen Polytechnic U., Langara College, Quest U., Royal Military College, Simon Fraser U., Trinity Western U., University of Northern B.C., University of Victoria and Vancouver Community College.

-October 23, 2012

Halloween Grad Breakfast!

Attention Grads!

Our first grad breakfast will be on Halloween (Wednesday October 31) at 7 AM. Remember to dress up in your most creative costumes as there will be Halloween-themed games, draws, and prizes for best costume.

All interested grads must sign up on Ms. Lercher's door by Friday, October 26.

We look forward to seeing everyone next Wednesday, at the first grad event of the year!

-October 23,2012

Vancouver Police Student Challenge

Attention Grade 11 & 12 Students: Information and applications are currently available for The Vancouver Police Student Challenge. Please check with your grade counsellor and/or read the posters in The Counselling Suite for more details and deadlines.
-October 4, 2012

National Portfolio Day event at Emily Carr

National Portfolio Day event at Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver, BC on Saturday, December 1, 2012. For information regarding this event and the full admissions process, please visit the prospective student page at:
-October 4, 2012

Updated Scholarship Information

The "Scholarships" section has been updated with two documents containing an extensive list of opportunities. Please find out more about them here.
-October 3, 2012

Grad Transitions

Below are the forms required for Grad Transitions. There will a be a short assembly on October 9,2012 during 2-2. Ms. Dickson will explain and go over these forms then.
Career and Life
Community Connections
Personal Health

-October 2, 2012

Langara Registration


-October 1, 2012

Langara Presentation at Magee

Time: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 11:30am in the Magee Auditorium.
If you plan on attending Langara in the fall of 2013, come listen to a representative from Langara speak about its registration process which begins on October 1 on a first come, first serve basis. Have all of your questions answered at this important presentation! Sign up posted on Mrs. Lercher's bulletin board.


-September 19, 2012

2012/2013 Scholarship Listing

Below is a list of scholarships that have come to Magee so far.
Scholarship List
-October 9, 2012

Changes to UBC's Admissions/Entrance Scholarship Process

Applying for UBC Major Entrance Scholarships(MES) - Students are automatically considered for a Major Entrance Scholarship if they apply to UBC through the online application by December 10th, 2012. This is the only way to apply for a Major Entrance Scholarship. The information that Canadian applicants submit in their Personal Profile will be used for admissions and for Major Entrance Scholarship consideration, making the application process much easier. For complete information about Major Entrance Scholarships, visit

Personal Profile for Okanagan Campus Applicants- Many programs on UBC's Okanagan campus now require applicants to complete a Personal Profile. More information can be found at Check out the person profile video at

Refined Requirements for Personal Profile References Students must submit the names of two referees in their Personal Profile. One of these referees must be someone who can speak directly to the activities and experiences described in the Personal Profile. Accordingly, this is what applicants will see in their application:

Please submit the names of two referees who know you well and can comment on your preparedness for study at UBC. Examples of referees include an employer, a community member, a coach, a teacher/instructor, or anyone who knows you well. One of the referees you select MUST be able to speak to one of the activities/experiences described in one of your long-answer responses above. For applicants who are currently attending a high school, one of your referees MUST be a school official (e.g. grade 12 or senior year counsellor or IB Coordinator). Neither referee should be a friend, family member, or paid agent.

-September 25, 2012

Check Your Transcript Online

If you wish to look at your "unofficial" transcript online, please visit the link here.

-September 19, 2012

Reference Letters and Grad Committee

Many of you may need reference letters from Mrs. Lercher this year for scholarships or university applications. If so, please fill out the form below online, and bring a printed copy to Mrs. Lercher.

If you're interested in becoming part of this year's grad committee, please fill out the form below and hand it into the counselling office.

Reference Letter Request
Grad Committee Form
-September 10, 2012

New Year, New Stuff, New New Website!

Welcome to the new Grads of 2013 website! Be sure to check in frquently for updates on post-secondary, events, grad transitions(GT) and other information. Below is our first newsletter of the year and a schedule for post-secondary visits.

September Newsletter
Post Secondary Speakers
-September 3, 2012

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