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ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, November 10, 2014

 

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 today. 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

 

Exchange Opportunity for CPA Students:

Halifax Harbourside Rotary club will be hosting an information session on Nov. 13th at 6pm at CPA to discuss the Youth Exchange program. Interested Grade 11 and 12 students and parent(s)’guardian are invited to hear about this opportunity and to answer any questions. Costs, credits, choice of countries, time lines, etc., will be discussed at the meeting. Please visit www.rotaryhalifaxharbourside.ca and Rotary District 7820 – Home Page – ClubRunner for more information on the rotary club. In attendance will be former Youth Exchange students and members of Halifax Harbourside Rotary club.

Yearbook Meeting:  Today after school!

Boys’ Soccer Team – Boys soccer team pictures will be at lunch this Wednesday. Please bring your jerseys. We will also discuss sweater prices and confirm numbers. Please meet in Mr. de la Chevotiere’s room. 202.

 

CSMC or CIMC – Any students interested in participating in the Waterloo CSMC or CIMC contests NEEDS TO BRING THEIR NAME AND $10 to Mr. Richardson in Room 333 Wednesday at lunch. Registration will take place at lunch no exceptions. The contest is being written November 20th.

 

Service learning leaders – there is a very important meeting on Wednesday at lunch in Room 132. This is for anyone who participated in the service learning workshop on October 23rd. Hope to see you all there 🙂

 

Destination Imagination (DI) – CPA students are welcome to join our first DI team. Students will work collaboratively using creativity and problem solving skills to meet the requirements of a challenge issued by DI. In March, there will be a regional competition held against other schools. The winners go to Worlds in May. Interested in participating? Come to a meeting on Thursday in Room 132 at lunch.

 

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