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Signal Hill Circular - June 11, 2021

Signal Hill Circular

for the week ended Friday June 11, 2021

We are honored to be living, working and playing on the traditional, unceded ancestral territories of the St'át'yemc Nation.


Message from SHE Admin
Dear Signal Hill Families,

Kúkwstum̓ckál̓ap to the elders, drummer,  families, students and staff. We have come together to honor the 215 children found by the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc through drum circle, presentations, videos, wearing of  orange, tying of 215 ribbons, displaying 215 hearts and a  St’at’yemc food offering. We are committed to truth and reconciling through education, courage and connection.

In June, we celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. On Monday, June 21st, National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis!

Starting Tuesday, June 15, our lost and found will be out on display for families to claim what has been lost. This will be located outside the front entrance of the school. Please respect physical distancing if you encounter more than one family.

Kúkwstum̓ckacw |Thank you | Merci

SHE Admin team
Drum circle for placement of 215 ribbons
215 Hearts
Story - What Fills your Heart with Happiness
Story board on the fence
Weaving is Learning

COVID-19 vaccine appointments

Eligible people are encouraged to schedule an appointment to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine, by age group. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines here.

Student Art Bursary


Arts Whistler is dedicated to making the arts accessible to all children and youth in our community. Our bursary program is available to a student in any grade from schools in Whistler, Pemberton, or Mt. Currie. Bursaries are available for students who wish to further their studies in the visual, performing, literary, or media arts at a credible institution or from a recognized mentor or artist.

Bursaries of $100-$200 are awarded and can contribute to tuition, accommodation, and travel costs associated with the studies.

Bursary applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Financial need of the applicant student or family. Families who are experiencing financial hardship will be given priority.
  • Previous training or experience and accomplishment in the area of the art the student plans to pursue.
  • Credibility of the mentor artist, institute, school or program the student is attending.

*Eligible students must reside full-time in Whistler, Pemberton or Mt. Currie.

Student Art Bursaries applications are open year-round and are awarded subject to available funding.

Bursaries are available for courses, workshops or camps which take place at any time of year. Applications will be juried within 30 days of submission. 

Please email Imogen Osborne, [email protected] or contact Arts Whistler by phone, 604 935 8410.


APPLY TODAY! Fill out the online form


Evans Lake Summer Camps



New App Simplifies Students‘ Daily Health Check

Thanks to a new app, it's easier than ever for your students or their parents to complete their daily health check each morning.

Developed in partnership with Public Health and the BC Centre for Disease Control, and a group of students, the K-12 daily health check website and mobile app help students and families make the best decisions on whether to attend school, stay home, or take other measures. Questions and answers are easy to understand and are based on current health guidelines. All content is written with the K-12 age group in mind.

As indicated in the Provincial COVID-19 Health Safety Guidelines for K-12 Settings, parents and caregivers should assess their children daily for illness before sending them to school. Please share the information about the new K-12 Health Check App with your students and families to make this process easier.

Visit the PAC Pages here.


Families please note that our Signal Hill Parent Advisory Council will have their Annul General Meeting June 9 at 7:00 pm. Come join the meeting to meet our families. Come and participate in the meeting or sit back and observe the meeting to view the great contributions PAC makes to the Signal Hill School Community.

Join Zoom Meeting

The final hot lunch session of this year is active now.
We could really use a couple more volunteers to help with delivering the food each week!
There is not a large "ahead of time" commitment.  We check in on Monday or Tuesday of each week to see who is available and go from there. 
It only takes approximately an hour of time on a Wednesday or Thursday (depending on the menu and your availability it could be less or a little bit more - whatever works!)  and by helping you can earn credits towards your child's hot lunch account. 
Please send an email to [email protected] if you would like more information or are able to spare some time. The only requirements are that you have a criminal record check at the office and that you are ok to wear a mask for the duration.
If you haven't ordered yet but would like to:
  1. To order online:
    1. Go to to register.
    2. On the home page, search for our school, create a new account, and enter the school access code which is currently SHE2020
    3. Add students by name and class
    4. Place your orders for the current session.
    5. All orders are due by Thursday of the week before the menu item is delivered.  Order all at once for best efficiency.  You can make changes online up to midnight the Thursday before.
  2. To order by paper:
    1. Contact [email protected] for an emailed order form or phone the office for a printed one.
Questions, concerns, suggestions? Email [email protected]

What’s Cooking at Signal Hill

Giving thanks for living, playing and being on the shared unceded territory of the St̓át̓y̓emc Nation, and Squamish Nation.”

Stay tuned for next week!

Chef Randy from, Mile One, will be making a third appearance at our school. He will be cooking with our two mini chefs on June 15th.

Chefs Felix and Maggie will be visiting from the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre On June 14th and June 16th  and they will be making special treats with our Signal Hill Students!

Thanks to Chefs, Randy, Felix and Maggie for sharing their passion for cuisine with our Signal Hill students and staff.

Food is love. Food is healing. Food is rejuvenating. Thanks for teaching us the value of friendship, community and wellness during these turbulent times.

Thank you for reminding us why food is important for wellness.

With gratitude, we appreciate you.