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ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 16, 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.

Cross Country Regional Results – Yesterday at Point Pleasant Park our four CPA cross country teams produced outstanding results at the Capital Region Cross Country Championships. For the first time in the school’s history all 4 CPA cross country teams finished first or second in the team events. Our Intermediate Girls, Senior Boys and Senior Girls teams finished second overall in the team competitions while the Intermediate Boys team brought home our school’s first athletic banner for the 2015 season. Congratulations to the first place Intermediate boys who were led by Tristan Kays ( second overall ) and Jonathon Taylor ( third overall ). Other outstanding individual results were provided by Lauren Liem (5th Int Girls), Stephanie Manual (5th Sen Girls) and Brett Himmelman (5th Sen Boys). All runners are to be congratulated for their hard work and dedication to their respective teams. If you see our X Country cheetahs wearing their X Country hoodies in the halls wish them luck at the upcoming provincials in Antigonish.

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.

Potential grads (and interested grade 11s) – Mount Saint Vincent will be here today in the main foyer handling all your needs including on the spot admissions.

Boys and girls basketball tryouts start today. Check the athletic calendar on the CPA website for more details.

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

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!

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.




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