ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 30, 2015
Vimy 2017 – There will be an initial expression of interest meeting for the Vimy 2017 trip next Thursday at the beginning of lunch in room 231. Everyone interested please attend to get the info. Points of interest, costs, fundraising, parents’ meetings will be discussed.
Fashion Show – Everybody interested in helping to organise this year’s Fashion show is invited to attend a meeting next Tuesday at the beginning of lunch in room 231. It takes many diverse talents to stage a Fashion Show. Please come in if interested.
Potential grads – Please note that the University of Western Ontario will be here today at 12:00 in the library quiet room and is open to both grade11 and 12 students.
Are you are interested in getting paid $15 a game and being a scorekeeper for the school basketball games? Or if you would like to find out more information please see Mr. Gray in room 334 to have your name put on the list and provide contact information. A schedule for the regular season games will be completed and provided to you in advance for scheduling purposes. There may also be an opportunity to work the scorekeepers table for tournaments and playoff games.
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.
Radio Broadcasting Opportunity – Suzanne Rent, editor of Our Children magazine, is looking for high school students who are interested in hosting radio programs with a new community station. Suzanne hosts two programs with 97.5 CIOE-FM, serves on the board of directors and chairs its youth committee. It’s one of the goals of the station to engage more youth in radio broadcast by having them host shows about news, events and sports at their schools. Those students interested in taking part can contact Suzanne at firstname.lastname@example.org . All students must have permission of their parents/guardians. For more on 97.5 Community Radio, visit www.communityradio.ca .