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Thursday, October 20, 2016

If any student is interested in having a Girls Group here at CPA please stop by the Youth Health Centre to chat with Lynda and sign up. It is open to all girls–everyone is welcome to join. As a group, you will identify the topics that you are interested to talk or learn more about. We can book guest speakers and follow through on activities that you identify that you want. Sounds like it could be a lot of fun. Healthy food will be provided.

Health Action Team – There will not be a Health Action Team meeting today at noon. See you next week.

Chess Club: The Chess Club will meet today 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.

Boys and Girls Basketball tryouts start this Friday. Boys have a tryout this Saturday as well at Basinview Drive School from 2:30-4:30pm. Weekend entrance is at the back of school by the field.

Boys and Girls JV Basketball tryouts are next week. Please check the athletics calendar on the CPA website.

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 .


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