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ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, October 14, 2015

CAR RALLIES – 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. CPA has an excellent reputation … car rallies can tarnish us.

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.

Girls’ Hockey – CPA Cheetahs defeated Cole Harbour 6-1 in girls hockey on Tuesday. Scoring for the Cheetahs: MJ Miller and Hannah Lee (two goals each), Sammy Madigan and Courtney Sutton. Home opener is today at LeBrun (4pm) vs Dartmouth High. Go Cheetahs!

A reminder to all Cultural group members, the pot luck will be today at lunch in room 108.

Italy Trip Students – the Vesey’s Bulb orders have arrived – see Ms. Morgan before leaving today to pick yours up.

All cross country runners participating in tomorrow’s regional meet must attend a meeting in room 327 today at lunch.

Boys Volleyball team please meet Mr. Foot in the gym today at the being of lunch for a quick meeting.

Math Competition – anyone interested in registering for the Canadian Open Mathematics Competition, his is a reminder that registration is open at http://comc.math.ca/. The deadline to register for exams is Friday. The cost is 12.50 per exam–please bring the exact amount. Only those who bring their registration fee will be registered. Students interested should see Mr. Richardson in room 333 at lunch.

Potential grads (and interested grade 11s)- Please be aware of the following University visitations this week.  The University of King’s College will be in the library quiet room today at lunch.  Mount Saint Vincent will be here on Friday in the main foyer handling all your needs including on the spot admissions.

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.

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!

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

The Cheetah Perspective: There will be a meeting for the school newspaper tomorrow at lunch in room 240.

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 on Thursday 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.

Yearbook Meeting:  Tuesday, October 20th, 3:30 in Room 202.

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