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ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, October 27, 2014

Congratulations to all the musicians who performed on Thursday night. Ms. Wesley has received many compliments on your behalf and is very proud of you all. Bravi!

Girls B Soccer: The girls travelled to Wolfville for Provincials this weekend and took home a bronze medal defeating the Truro team 2-1. It was a muddy couple of days and the girls fought hard! Congratulations!!

Grad Photos – don’t miss out! Grad photos are here this week – Tues. – Fri.! Sign up online by this link: http://www.aboutimage.ca/book-you-appointment/ If you have any questions, contact About Image at 902-429-1977

Here is your Mi’kmaq History month fact of the day. Look to Bear to model Courage, which is the fourth sacred teaching. Courage is the ability to face danger, fear or changes with confidence and bravery. The bear represents courage because of strength and natural ability to overcome challenges. A mother bear will stand against a much larger threat to protect her cubs.

Grade 11 and 12 students – The following universities will be here this week – STFX (Tuesday), St Thomas (Wednesday) and Queen’s (Thursday).  All will be at lunch and all in room 238.  Keep up to date about all things guidance by following us on twitter @cpaguidance

Phys Ed 10/11 students who were scheduled to go on the outdoor education trip to McDonald Park today are reminded that the trip is now moved to next Wednesday.

Me to We t-shirts are in! Drop by room 228 to pick up your t-shirt or buy one for $10.00. Once you have your t-shirt you may sign up for the Me to We workshop happening after the presentation today during C block. First come first serve as spaces are limited!

NSSSA – All students interested in attending this year’s regional NSSSA conference must bring their forms and money in to Ms. McCormick (in the office across from room 342) by Thursday, November 23.

Dance Team Bake Sale – Thursday at lunch in the cafeteria! Bring your change and grab some goodies! We will even have a selection of gluten-free goodies!

Interested in joining a Service Learning group? Come to the library this Thursday at lunch to learn about the projects and to sign up. There are eleven projects on the go with great plans for the year. All are welcome!

GSA will meet in the Youth Health Centre (Room 209 – across from the Gym) at lunch time today.

Youth Health Action will meet in the Youth Health Centre (Room 209 – across from the Gym) on Tuesday at lunch time.

Halloween Reminders for Students – Please be reminded that on Halloween Day students are permitted to wear costumes as long as

they follow these conditions: No masks, No Togas, No replica weapons. Students are expected to dress responsibly as it is a school day.

Black History Essay Contest – RBC is inviting students to share their thoughts in a 750 word essay on how black Canadians have helped to define Canada’s diverse heritage and identity through their achievements and contributions to the broader society. In doing so, they qualify to win one of five $500 scholarships in Atlantic Canada and one of three National grand prizes of up to $5,000.

Atlantic’s regional winners will be chosen by a panel of African Canadian RBC Atlantic staff and the national winners will be selected by an external panel comprised of African Canadian business and community leaders.  There are two Atlantic Canadian representatives on the national panel: Judge Corrine Sparks of Halifax, and Ralph Thomas of Saint John, NB.

Essays must be submitted by December 5, 2014 and winners will be announced in early February in time for 2015 Black History Month.

It would be wonderful to have a lot of submissions from students from across Atlantic – who knows, maybe there will be a national winner from this region! More information can be found at www.rbc.com/essay

 

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