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ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, November 6, 2014

Me to We – Would any of the Me to We students that are available please swing by the library at 4:00 to help load the truck with boxed goods. It should only take 5-10 minutes.

Europe March Break 2015 trip students are to pick up the fundraising packages from Ms. Smith at 8.30 am on Friday in room 231.

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.

Grade 11 and 12 students please note that the University of Waterloo will be here on Monday at lunch hour.  Waterloo, a little over an hour west of Toronto, is known for its Coop programs, and almost anything to do with mathematics.

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

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.

NEW YORK TRIP: If you have paid your deposit for NYC you will be receiving information on set-up of payments at Monday’s meeting at noon in room 127. 10 seats left! If you want to go, see Ms. Whalen asap.

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

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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