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ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 17, 2014

Here is your Mi’kmaq History month fact of the day. Glooscap, the first human, was created out of a bolt of lightning in the sand and remains a figure that appears in many of the Mi’kmaw legends. These legends are stories that are passed down from generation to generation and tell of the Mi’kmaw culture.

Could Matthew Vail please come to the office for a message.

Attention all March Break Europe travellers : The fundraising event is cancelled this weekend till further notice due to the impeding weather .

We will be recognizing honours and high honours students from the 2013-2014 school year on Tuesday, October 21st in the morning. Award certificates will be handed out for students who achieved honours or high honours. Students will be called down by grade and category of award during this time. Students, please check the list posted outside the main office to see if you are a recipient of a CPA academic award. Congratulations!

Cross Country – Yesterday at the Capital Region Cross Country Championships, CPA’s cross country teams placed very well in the overall teams events. Our Senior Girls team placed 3rd overall and were led by Sam Faders who placed third in the senior girls’ race. Our Intermediate Girls Team placed 2nd overall and were led by Stephanie Manual who placed 5th in the Intermediate girls’ race. And last but not least the Senior Boys team brought home the Senior Boys banner by finishing first overall. The boys were led by Jono Aske who placed first closely followed by Bret Himmelman and Jonathon Wadden who place 4th and 5th respectively in the race. Congratulations to all runners and all three teams for qualifying for the Provincials. Runners are reminded of the following upcoming practices, this Saturday (9 :30 AM) at First Lake Park followed by 2 practises next week at Uplands Park (Monday and Friday 4 PM)).

The Girls B Soccer Team won the regional banner last night beating Halifax West 3-0. Jess Pitman with one goal and Christina Retson with two. League Championships on Monday and then off to Provincials. Congratulations girls!

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. ​

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

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

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

The men’s soccer team is reminder that tonight’s semi-final match will be held at Mainland commons at 6pm.  Talk to Mr. Jennings if you have any concerns.

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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