ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Students – Please be advised that on Friday, the BMO is hosting a tournament and as a result will be closed to the public.
Girls JV Soccer: Jerseys and cheques to be exchanged today in room 341 at lunch.
The Girls Group is cancelled for today due to Phoenix House drop in at the Health Centre from 10 am- 12:00.
GSA – will meet on Wednesday at lunch in the Youth Health Centre. Everyone welcome.
To students writing the Canadian Intermediate/Senior Math Contest. We write tomorrow. We will be in the library quiet room, please arrive by 9:20am. See GoogleClassroom 5k7842x for further information.
Spots are still available for the Cultural Immersion Service trip to the Dominican Republic. See Mrs. Stanley in room 132 for more information.
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!
Grad Photos – The photographer will be here until next Monday. Appointments can no longer be made on line. Please see the photographer on the 3rd floor if you would like to make an appointment. To those potential grads who have already booked a time, PLEASE keep your appointment or cancel it so the time slot can be given to another student. 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 potential grad have his/her picture taken for the yearbook. Don’t miss out!!
Upcoming University Visits – Today McGill University will be here in the Library Quiet Room and will speak to students beginning at 2:00 pm.
On Wednesday, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador will be speaking to students during lunch in the Library Quiet Room. Everyone is welcome to come out and learn all about their programs and the magnificent province that is Newfoundland and Labrador.
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
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