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ANNOUNCEMENTS Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Grad Photos – Sign up online through About Image. Photo sessions will take place here next week!

The regional cross country results will be in the Chronicle Herald newspaper today.

Potential grads (and interested grade 11s) please be aware that the following universities will be at CPA next week – all presentations will be in the library. The University of Waterloo will be here Tuesday Oct 27th at 8:30 am, with Queen`s University taking the mike at noon on the 27th.

Open Houses – Dalhousie’s open house is this Saturday and NSCC’s is Tuesday.  Make sure you go to their websites and register.

Tryouts for basketball are happening this week. Check the athletic calendar on the CPA website for times.

Junior Achievement – Just a reminder that Junior Achievement starts tonight @ 6:30 in room 240.

Girls Volleyball – please make sure you pay your fees to Mrs. Swimm as soon as possible. She can collect them tonight at the game, or drop them to her office during school hours.

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 today.

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