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ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Here is your Mi’kmaq History month fact of the day. Elders are a very important and respected part of the Mi’kmaq culture. An Elder may be a man or woman and are the carriers of the wisdom and teachings rooted within the culture. Reaching a certain age does not classify you as an Elder.

The Girls B Soccer celebrated a huge win last night against Citadel in the lead up to Provincials. We won 1-0 with Sarah Shannon scoring that precious goal. They play again tonight on the Mainland Common at 6pm. Come on out and support this fantastic team!

The CPA girls hockey team had their first league game yesterday against Halifax West. It was a fast paced game with many great scoring chances – it ended in a scoreless draw as both goalies made some outstanding saves. Great team effort by the girls. Our home opener is next Monday at 4pm at LeBrun against Lockview. Please come out and support the Cheetahs.

Games in the Library! Drop into the Library this week during lunch for Board Games – Scrabble, Monopoly, Checkers, Trivial Pursuit and Battleship!

Math Competition – Any students interested in participating in the upcoming Sun Life Canadian Open Mathematics Competition should see Mr. Richardson in room 333 at lunch during this week. This is a great challenge for those interested in solving some unique problems. The contest will be held on Thursday, November 6th during C and D Blocks (and might run into lunch), and the registration deadline is this Friday. To register you must bring your fees ($12.50) to Mr. Richardson in room 333. ​

French immersion students participating in the essay writing contest. There will be a brief meeting for all the participants in room 231 at the beginning of lunch today.

Girls A Basketball – Tryouts are on Friday from 330pm-530pm and 730pm-930pm

Boys A Basketball – Tryouts are on Friday from 530pm-730pm.

If you have any questions please see Mr. MacDonald in Room 133 or Mr. Robertson in the gym.

BUS CHANGE – Starting Monday, Route 225 will now be covered by Route 218, 10 minutes earlier. Please see new times below: 8:40am Corner of Central St. Bedford & Balsam Rd. 8:43am Corner of Union St. & Bridge St. 8:45am Corner Nottingham St. & Shaffleburg Run

Yearbook Committee:  First formal meeting will be Monday, 3:30-4:30 in Room 239.  Our representative from Josten’s will be attending and will explain the many roles and responsibilities of yearbook committee members.  Meet this year’s editor and help choose a cover design.  See you then!

Interested grade 11 and 2 students know that representatives from Carleton, Western, and Saint Mary’s University will be at CPA next week.  All sessions will occur at lunch in room 235

Tuesday – Carleton located in Ottawa and has over 25,000 students.  It is a comprehensive university, but is noted for its engineering, international business, public affairs and journalism programs.

Wednesday – Western with over 30,000 students is located in London Ontario.  It is a world renowned university excelling in social sciences, law and its unique business program (Ivey).

Thursday – SMU is in town – enough said

 

Service Learning! Interested in learning how to lead a service learning project? The fall service learning workshop is next Thursday, October 23rd. If you’re interested, contact Ms. Michael in room 132 (hmichael@hrsb.ca)

 

 

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