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ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, February 5, 2016

The Boys JV Basketball Team played JL Ilsley in the league semi-final game last night. Jonathan Baker, aka “J. Baller”, went off last night scoring 31 points in the game to help lead the Cheetahs to a victory. The final score was 96 to 64. The boys will play next week in the regional JV qualifiers in a bid to make it to provincials. Good luck boys! And practice hard.

LOVE WEEK – Next week is CPA’s annual Love Week! We’ll be having Valentine’s Day (or Anti-Valentine’s Day) theme days, activities at lunch and lots of treats! Check out @cpacheetahs on Twitter for more information and check out the posters that will be up around the school tomorrow!

ACTS FOR AIDS tickets will be sold for $7 and all proceeds will support the Stephen Lewis foundation. Acts for Aids is taking place Tuesday, February 9 @ Sir John A from 7-10pm. Come out to support Mitchell Hearn, who will be representing CPA at the event!

Tickets for CPA’s SEMI FORMAL DANCE can be picked up from the Cheetah Spot or from any member of council for $10. Semi is happening Thursday, February 11 from 6-9 and tickets include free photos and free food! All tickets sold for the previously scheduled date will still be valid at the door.

Need access to a computer at lunch? Room 224 is open every day for student use!

Spring Production – Any students interested in auditioning for the spring production are asked to pick up an audition sheet at lunch on Monday posted outside of Room 111 (Theatre Arts). Please come to see Mr. Flinn if you have any questions.

3D Printer Tech Crew – If you like designing 3D objects, working with electronics, coding, or you just want to know more about the amazing world of 3D printing, drop by Mr. Scott’s room 135 at lunch today.

Peer Tutoring – As second semester begins, CPA Peer Tutoring program is looking for tutors! We are looking for students who would be able to tutor primarily in Math, Science and second language courses. There will be a mandatory meeting today at lunch in room 132 for all students who signed up to be peer tutors at the Clubs fair in September, and for any newly interested tutors. Anyone who needs a tutor for a class this semester can request one by e-mailing cpapeertutoring@gmail.com

Model UN: Students who have their Model UN forms for JPHMUN are reminded to submit the form today with the participation cheque to Mr. Hall in room 230 during lunch. We will be registering in order to meet the early bird deadline so you will need to be in room 230 at lunch to register. Come prepared with your choices of committees.

Girls Rugby – Tryouts today at 5-6:30. All welcome!

Snowboarding Team – any student interested in trying out for the snowboarding team is invited to a meeting at lunch on Monday in room 202.  Bring a smile!

Italy March 2016 – Parent Meeting – There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting on Tuesday beginning at 6 30 pm in the cafetorium. ALL STUDENT TRAVELLERS AND BOTH THEIR PARENTS MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE.

Grad Photos:  The deadline for Grad Photo submissions to Yearbook is March 1st.  There are no more opportunities to have them taken at the school, so you must contact a photographer or visit Walmart or the Superstore.  If you have had a grad photo taken at school, and even if you did not purchase a photo package, that photo will be sent to me directly.

Please be respectful of the March 1st deadline as to avoid disappointment.  Your photo will not appear in the yearbook if you do not submit a photo on or before March 1st.  Submissions to be sent to Ms. Payne at jpayne@hrsb.ns.ca

Grad Write Ups:  Pink forms for Grad Write Ups will be distributed AGAIN second semester.  DO NOT PANIC if you have not submitted a write up yet.  See Ms. Payne for forms and submissions.

Coop Education: All students interested in coop for next year must submit 1) an application form 2) community reference form and 3) teacher reference form by February 16th to Mr. Rhymes.

The Discovery Centre is looking for a team of four to participate in its annual Brain War.  There are currently 15 high schools registered for this event.  Brain War is based on the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) areas of study, and including the Arts (STEAM) as a testing component, it’s an ambitious, challenging competition designed to crown the smartest team in Nova Scotia.  It’s not just about smarts – it’s a six-hour, intellectual, emotional and creative marathon. This event is one of the best team-building experiences you’ll ever experience. It’s all about quick decision-making, working together and leadership. See Mrs. Swimm in guidance if you are interested in enrolling.


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