ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, November 14, 2016
iPods for Ivany is continuing to collect used iPods in front of room 108. Please check your home for used, cracked or discarded iPods for this important fundraiser.
Winter Coffee House – sign-up sheet is now available by the Cheetah Spot. The event is on Thursday December 15th from 6:00pm-9:00pm. As always the sign-up sheet is first come first serve and we will accepting 15-20 acts depending on the length of the acts. Sign up fast if you want to ensure a spot!
If you are interested in working the scoring table for CPA home basketball games please see Mr. Gray in room 234 by the end of the week. Students are paid $15 per game to help with time-keeping and scoring at the table.
The Boys JV Basketball Team will play their home opener today versus rival Citadel. Come out and make some noise and help support the team.
Grade Photos – Grad photos will take place here beginning Mon., November 21st. Potential grads can now book online for photos sittings! To ensure everyone gets a time slot, 1 day at a time is open. Once days are mainly filled, the next day will be opened. The link to the website is http://calnenphotography.setmore.com/ Note – students who do not wish to order a photo package are not required to pay the $15 sitting fee. It’s important that every grad have his/her picture taken for the yearbook. Don’t miss out!!
Grade 12’s – The University of Waterloo will be here today to speak to students about their programs, admissions and all things Waterloo. This presentation will take place at lunch in the library quiet room. All students are welcome to attend.
Grade 12’s – Scholarships- Just a reminder, in addition to checking announcements you can also find information about upcoming scholarships on Twitter and the scholarship bulletin board (outside the guidance office), or you can speak with your guidance counsellor.
The Peter Kohler Scholarship is awarded to a student who hopes to enter their first year of full-time studies in an Engineering Program at a University in Atlantic Canada in September 2017. This award is open to both graduating high school students, and students from a community college. Applicants will be adjudicated upon the basis of their financial need and their character, with preference given to students who display entrepreneurial spirit. The award is valued at $50,000, distributed over a period of four years – an outstanding opportunity for young Nova Scotian innovators who are facing financial hardship to excel and flourish. The application deadline is November 30th and applications must be submitted through this online form https://www.cognitoforms.com/CFNS1/PeterKohlerScholarshipApplication
TD Scholarship- Due: November 18th – Twenty TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are awarded to students in their last year of high school or CEGEP (in Quebec) who have demonstrated leadership in improving their community. Each scholarship has a value of up to $70,000 and includes: Up to $10,000 for tuition per year (for up to a maximum of four years), $7,500 a year for living expenses (for up to a maximum of four years). You must apply by following the instructions on the website, which can be found at https://www.tdcanadatrust.com/products-services/banking/student-life/scholarship-for-community-leadership/index.jsp?cm_sp=cFALL000-886
Queen’s (university) Chancellor’s Scholarship – Those who were chosen to complete an application to be considered for this nomination, must have the completed applications in to Mrs. Swimm by November 24th at 3:30pm. If you were not approached by Mrs. Swimm you did not meet the criteria. You are welcome to come and talk to Mrs. Swimm should you have any questions or concerns.
Queen’s University Major Admission Awards – Due: December 1st, 2016 – Criteria: Students who demonstrate superior academic ability, creative and original thinking, involvement in school or community activities, and proven leadership qualities can apply for a major admission award at Queen’s university. Financial need is also a consideration for some of their major admission awards. You may apply for one or all of their awards by submitting a single Major Admission Award Application. Go to their website for more information http://www.queensu.ca/studentawards/financial-assistance/admission-scholarships-bursaries-and-awards/major-admission-awards