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ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Would Ross Whyte please see Mrs. Nicholson in room 340 at the start of lunch today!

Potential Grads – Students interested in studying at Ryerson University located in downtown Toronto, please note that a representative will be here at 8:30am on Thursday in room 238. Ryerson is known for its business, engineering, and communication and design programs and is one of the largest schools in Canada.

Locally there are a lot of open houses occurring, please check with guidance for some updates or contact your interested schools/programs directly

SMU will be hosting their Halifax Fall Information Session tonight –from 7:00-8:30pm at the Holiday Inn Harbourview in Dartmouth (right beside the MacDonald Bridge).

Multicultural club welcomes new members. Please come to meet Friday at lunch in room 308, if you are interested in learning different cultures and celebrating cultural diversity.

Model UN –There will not be a Model UN meeting this coming Monday. Our next meeting will be on Monday November 17.  Please drop by 228 if you do not yet have a country for our World Health Organization debate.

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

School Photos – Order forms are due Nov 13th. Orders can be dropped off at the main office. Please note that photo retakes are scheduled for Thurs., Dec. 4th.

Grad Photos – don’t miss out! There will be another round of Grad photos on Mon., Dec. 1, Tues., Dec. 2, Wed., Dec 3. Sign up is available online by this link: http://www.aboutimage.ca/book-you-appointment/

If you have any questions, contact About Image at 902-429-1977





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