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The Board of Directors and the BCSS Governance Committee have undergone a lengthy process to compile a comprehensive proposal for governance structure changes to improve the function and operation of the organization. In the attached document you will find detailed information as to what the proposed changes are, and how they will unfold. Please take some time to review the document and the attached FAQ's section.   Please find a video further explaining the recommendations https://youtu.be/axmae7eYXe8
Package 1 with details on our 2020 Annual General Meeting.        Resolution forms are due no later than February 14, 2020. For fillable resolution forms please visit https://www.bcschoolsports.ca/news/2020-agm-resolution-forms
Teachers, Athletic Directors, Administrators and Commissioners! Do you know someone in your local school community who goes above and beyond with your sports programs? Start thinking about those who have made a significant difference to high school sport this season. Nominations for the 2019-2020 BCSS awards are officially open! Check out our awards page or follow the link below to submit your nomination.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/1920awards
In this month's newsletter you will find information on:  The CIAAA National Athletic Directors Conference The BCSS AGM BCSS Awards BCSS Scholarships Winter Championship dates Upcoming important deadlines  [[{"fid":"5339","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"January.pdf","type":"media","field_deltas":{"3":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"3"}}]]
Fillable Resolution documents for the 2020 BC School Sports Annual General Meeting. Fill out and email back to BCSS before the deadline of February 14,2020 for your resolution to be considered. 
Check out the 2019-2020 BCSS Winter Season Provincial Championship schedule! [[{"fid":"5326","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"Winter Championships.pdf","type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]
Congratulations to all our BCSS Fall Provinical Champions! It was a great season and we look forward to what the Winter season has in store.  Fall Champions!.pdf
After being approved at the 2018-2019 AGM, the new zone regulations took effect in September 2019. You can find more information about the new zone configuration in the BCSS handbook. If you have any questions regarding your zone please contact the BCSS office. 
Live stream the Boys Soccer Provincial Championships through Sports Canada TV! AA: November 18th-20th http://sportscanada.tv/2019-bc-hs-boys-aa-soccer-provincials AAA: Novmeber 21st-23rd http://sportscanada.tv/2019-bc-hs-boys-aaa-soccer-provincials
The BC School Sports Board of Directors has requested a member wide update be published on the work of the BCSS Competitive Fairness Commmittee and the BCSS Governance Ad-Hoc Committee. Theses committees are working to provide recommendations in areas that could have significant impacts on our school sport community. The document provided is a summary of the work that is being done by both committees and is intended to be reviewed by all BCSS stakeholders. Please take some time to review the document as we make it a priority to educate and engage our membership.  Membership Committee Update - Nov 2019.pdf
Over the past few months BCSS has undergone some staffing changes in the office. With these changes we hope to streamline the communication process for our members, and offer more hands-on support to our sport commissions and Athletic Directors. Please see the attached document for more detailed descriptions of our staff responsibilities.    BCSS STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES.pdf
 Please see the attached document for updated tiering information for the 2019-2020 year.  [[{"fid":"5229","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"Final Membership Tiering Numbers 2019-2020.pdf","type":"media","field_deltas":{"3":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"3"}}]]
As part of the Spartan Superconference, Langely Events Center is hosting the athletic director professional development workshop. For registration details please see attached poster or visit spartansuperconference.com Athletic Director Professional Development.pdf
Introduction As a way to communicate to the membership the efforts to deter recruiting while applying the rules as created by the Membership and in addition to use these circumstances to educate other member schools, BCSS will publish the results of the findings for recruiting complaints. This summary is not meant to provide a full record of the details, and wherever possible BCSS will remove names or identifiers of various individuals. The idea is to promote awareness of BCSS policies and compliance with them.   Case Summary - Recruiting Complaint - Public.pdf
The Board of Directors is distributing a call to sit on various BCSS standing committees, please have your application into BCSS by: June 13, 2019
Congratulations to Tanvi Pandhi, Fleetwood Park Secondary and Kristopher Krikwood, Sentinel Secondary for being selected as the two recipients of the BCSS Student Leadership Scholarship.  Tanvi and Kristopher will be attending the National Federation of State High School Association National Student Leadership Summit in Indianapolis from July 22-24, 2019.  
Please see attached results file.
Please see Package 2 for the 2019 BCSS AGM on April 26 & 27th in Kelowna. The package includes: General Information & Schedule Voting Forms & Travel Expense Claim Form Agenda [[{"fid":"4809","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"Standing Rules of Order","type":"media","field_deltas":{"4":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"4"}}]] [[{"fid":"4820","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"AGM Reports.pdf","type":"media","field_deltas":{"9":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"9"}}]] [[{"fid":"4817","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"Notices of Motion.pdf","type":"media","field_deltas":{"6":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"6"}}]] [[{"fid":"4818","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"Audited Financial Statements 2017-18.pdf","type":"media","field_deltas":{"7":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"7"}}]] [[{"fid":"4818","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","alignment":""},"link_text":"2017-18 AGM Minutes DRAFT - Inclu Appendix.pdf","type":"media","field_deltas":{"7":{"format":"default","alignment":""}},"attributes":{"class":"media-element file-default","data-delta":"7"}}]] Advanced Voting Information - Advanced voting will be open April 11th at 12:00pm and will close April 24th at 12:00pm. Pins will be sent to the School Principal who is listed in STARS. Please check to make sure the information listed is correct, if the information is incorrect please contact BCSS.     Notices of Motion Video – Much like the 2018 AGM, we have shot a video going over the Notices of Motion that are going to be brought forward at the 2019 AGM in Kelowna. The video is currently in its editing stages and will be sent out and posted on the website next week. In addition to the video we will be hosting two webinars to provide school representatives the opportunity to ask any questions they may have surrounding the notices of motion. Below are the dates and links for the webinars. April 15 – 3:30pm: https://zoom.us/j/684902676 April 17 – 3:30pm: https://zoom.us/j/172728062   AGM RSVP – If you are attending the AGM and have not RSVP’d please contact the BCSS office immediately (info@bcschoolsports.ca), we need to determine catering and attendance numbers as soon as possible.
BC School Sports is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for two student-athletes (one male,one female) who will be enrolled as grade 11 students for the 2019-20 school year. The two recipients of thisscholarship along with a school based chaperone (athletic director, administrator or school based coach) willattend the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) National Student Leadership Summit(NSLS) in Indianapolis, Indiana from July 22-24, 2019.

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