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A New Term and a New Year (Chinese New Year!)
by L


Welcome back to an exciting new term. Our spring term runs from February to June 13, 2014.

Classes will begin on Monday, February 3, 2014 with registrations for new students on January 29th and 30th at 9:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m. on both days.  You need to attend only one registration session from the above times. Please arrive on time and be prepared to spend up to 2 hours.

Please bring proof of your Canadian status (passport, citizenship documents, birth certificate, or PR card..) and 2 other pieces of ID showing that you live in BC (driver’s licence, utility bill, tax documents – anything official that has your name and address). If you have graduated or are close to graduating, please also bring in your official school transcript showing the courses you have completed.
If you are a returning student, even from many years back, you can come in anytime on Tuesday, Jan 28 or Wednesday, Jan 29 to reregister.
Besides the usual English, Math, and Social Studies courses, we are also offering the following scheduled structured courses:
P012-4 Accounting 12 T/TH 12-2:30 Feb 4-Jun12
P081-4 Biology 12 M/W 9-11:30 Feb 3-Jun11
P153-4 Chemistry 11 T/TH 4-6:30 Feb 4-Jun12
P221-4 Communications 12 T/TH 9-11:30 Feb 4-Jun12
P224-4 Communications 12 M/W 6:30-9:00 Feb 3-Jun11
P252-4 Data Management 12 M/F 12-2:30 Feb 3-Jun13
P372-4 English 11 W/F 12-2:30 Feb 5-Jun13
P391-4 English 12 W/F 9-11:30 Feb 5-Jun13
P432-4 Family Studies 12 T/TH 12-2:30 Feb 4-Jun12
P493-2 Drama: Film & Television 12 Th 2:30-5:00 Feb 5-Jun11
P542-4 Law 12 M/W 12-2:30 Feb 3-Jun11
P673-4 Mathematics 11 Pre-Calculus M/W 2:30-5:00 Feb 3-Jun11
P933-4 Writing 12 T/TH 4-6:30 Feb 4-Jun12
To all our Chinese students, sinophiles, and people with Chinese friends (hopefully, that includes all of us), may you have a Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year.
Check out the links below for a short introduction to Chinese New Year followed by a quiz:

Chinese New Year: 2014

The Year of the Horse

Chinese New Year Quiz
Try the links below for  longer features about Chinese New Year:

Chinese New Year Facts: 20 Things To Know About The Lunar New Year
  For more Chinese New Year links, search our website.

—January 27, 2014

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