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ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 9, 2015




It has been brought to our attention CPA students are participating in car rallies on the weekends. These are not only dangerous but often involve illegal activity. We will work with our local police in the event you are charged and consequences will also occur at school. If you are vandalizing other school properties than you can expect other schools will vandalize our school. We expect our students to make good life choices, set a good example in our community and to refrain from this illegal activity.


Looking for a photographer and videographer: Mr. Leadbeater is looking for a photographer and videographer for a paid assignment connected to the Youth 4 Music event happening October 22nd.  Student should have experience and personal gear.  Please see Mr. Leadbeater in room 128 if you are interested.


Potential grads –Today is post-secondary day from 1 till 3:15.  All Atlantic post-secondary institutions will be in the gym for a walk about (C -block) and then students will be able to attend individual classroom presentations during D-block.


NEW YORK TRIP: If you are a Fine Arts student or IB student you may qualify to participate in our enrichment trip to New York City in June of 2016. Speak to your teacher or see Ms. Whalen – 25% of the seats are already taken!

From Student Services – There will be a meeting for those students who are interested in joining Jack.org on Tuesday at the start of lunch in room 330. Jack.org is a national network of young leaders transforming the way we think about mental health. They design initiatives and programs for young people, by young people, as they work towards educating and tackling the issue of mental health. Please come out and support this initiative.

Environmental Club – There will be a meeting at lunch next Wednesday in room 330 for all those interested in joining the Environmental Club.


Film Club:  Our first film, Pan’s Labyrinth, will be shown in two sittings starting next week, on Thursday afternoon in room 241.  Start time is 3:40.


NEW YORK TRIP: parent information meeting October 15th in room 127 at 6pm.


SHAD Deadline to apply November 30th– ARE you an inquisitive, critical thinker with an unquenchable need to explore ideas and possibilities? Shad Valley is just the experience for you.  SHAD is hosted at excellent university campuses from coast to coast.  The program provides lectures, labs, field work, cultural experiences, and recreation, offered to high school students, by professors, business professionals, practitioners and peers.  For more information about the program and how to apply see Mrs. Swimm in guidance.  SHAD is a life-changing experience, and looks great on a scholarship application.


Encounters with Canada – is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country, and spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Expand your horizons and explore the possibilities for exciting careers that you’ve never before imagined! Visit important Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, develop your leadership skills and enjoy an extraordinary, bilingual experience. Select from one of 13 theme weeks. Arts & Culture, Science and Technology, Sports and Fitness, Journalism and Communications, just to name a few.  These programs are offered throughout the year, but it is first come first serve.  See Mrs. Swimm in guidance for more information.


Striving to Build African Nova Scotian Health Professionals for the Future – As part of an on-going collaboration with Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK, Association of Black Social Workers, Dalhousie University, NSCC, and the Health Association of African Canadians, will be offering a career development event called “Striving to Build African Nova Scotian Health Professionals for the Future”.  This is an opportunity for African NS students to meet health professionals from the community and learn more about health and health care. This year’s event will take place on November 19th at the NSCC IT campus.  Students who are interested are asked sign up with Mrs. Swimm in guidance.  Transportation and lunch will be provided. Please sign up by October 21st.


Cross Country Runners

There will a very important and mandatory meeting for all cross country runners in room 327 today at lunch. It is imperative that all runners meet with Mr Hubley today.


Attention grade 12 students; the Potential Grad List has been posted on the bulletin board outside of guidance. Please check the list and ensure that your name is spelled correctly; if there are any questions or concerns please speak with your guidance counsellor.


Girl’s Hockey

There is a brief Girl’s hockey meeting today at lunch in Room 330.


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