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ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, October 17, 2016

Could Kendra Kilby and Matthew Fielding please go to the library to pick up an item.

Want to order schools photos? Go to http://nssp.appixpro.com. Your key is CPA. Your password is your 10-digit student number (located on your student card or on PowerSchool). Any questions, contact Calnen Photography at 902-423-8840 or email at studio@calnenphotography.com.

Jack.org – Would the members of Jack.org who signed up to attend the Summit on Nov 19th at Halifax West, please drop by the Youth Health Centre today. You need to do a brief skill survey to assist the folks who are compiling the agenda/activities for that day.

Girls Rugby – We would like to have a short meeting to discuss to possibility for taking the girls rugby team to the Rothesay tournament in April 2017. If you have played previously or want to try please meet at lunch today in room 208.

Remembrance Day Committee: Please attend a meeting today at lunch in room 339 to begin planning our assembly for Remembrance Day.

Model UN: The Model UN club will meet today after school in room 230. All are welcome.

Film Society – There will be a meeting on Tuesday at lunch in room 130 for any student interested in being part of the CPA Film Society.  We watch and discuss quality films, while exploring making our own short films.  No experience required; all are welcome.

Chess Club: The Chess Club will meet Thursday at lunch in room 230. All are welcome.

Board Game Club: “Innovative, dynamic, awe inspiring…” quoted by some random CPA student. As a result of the popularity of this club and the need for space, there is a schedule change for the remainder of the year. Board Game Club will meet on Fridays, after school in room 230. “What a great way to end the week and start the weekend…” overheard in the cafeteria line-up.

Yearbook Cover Contest:  Creative Cheetahs, take heed!  Design the cover of Charles P. Allen’s 2016-2017 yearbook and you win a) a free yearbook b) full proof of cover (great for portfolios) and c) glory. Your cover must include the name of our school (Charles P. Allen), the year (2016-2017), our school colours (royal blue and white) and our mascot (cheetah).  Deadline for submissions is October 28.  Please see Ms. Payne in 335 if you have further questions.

Peer tutoring is now available – students in need of a tutor should email: CPApeertutoring@gmail.com. We are also accepting applications for students who wish to be a tutor: math, sciences and languages – if you speak a 2nd or 3rd language – we definitely want you! See Ms. Morgan in the Library asap.

Grade 12’s – are you unable to pay for post secondary education? Check out the 2017 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships – The Horatio Alger Association of Canada provides $650,000 annually in need-based scholarship support for deserving students in all Canadian provinces and territories. Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to full-time students in their final year of high school with financial need (family income under $65,000) who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, a desire to contribute to society, and a good academic record. CEGEP students in Quebec, and all Canadian students in their final year of high school are eligible to apply in English or French. The application deadline is October 25, 2016. Questions about the application may be directed to boursescanadascholarships@horatioalger.org . For more information, please go to www.horatioalger.ca . Volunteer Opportunities Galore!!! Interested in volunteering with Special Olympics?  Or still thinking about good ol’ Bedford south then this post is for you:

Special Olympics Nova Scotia is looking for students to help out on a weekly basis in the field of athletics – coaching or running activity. Contact Christine Jamieson at cyjamieson@gmail.com if interested. The Fall Fair at Bedford South need help working some of the games and food stations.  To volunteer click on the following link and pick the job and time that you want:  https://www.volunteersignup.org/AHJ38 Or just talk to Mr. Jennings in guidance for more info. BMO is looking for 1 or 2 skater monitors for their Sunday skate. You must be at least 16 years old; interested students can see Mr. O’Reilly in Student Services for contact information

 

 

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