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ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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 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

RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition-Duce December 9th. Who can apply: Grade 12 students applying to college or university. Essay topic: Tell us what young people can learn from the achievements and contributions of black Canadians over the past 150 years to help shape the future for generations to come. 30 scholarships, including three grand prizes: First prize-%5,000 scholarship, Second prize-$2,500 scholarship, Third prize-$1,500 scholarship. Go to http://www.rbc.com/essay/ for more information and to submit your essay.

BURGER KING General Track ScholarshipDue: December 15th, 2016. Available to all high school seniors who meet the criteria below. – Are living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico – Are graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada – Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent – Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2017-18 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

The Boys JV Basketball Team defeated Sir John A. last night by a final score of 74 to 47. All players contributed in the scoring with Johnny Carvery leading the way with five three-pointers and a total of 21 points.

The Design 11 class are creating a fused glass project that requires some data collection from our students. They are very general questions about their lives and pop culture and the survey will take approximately 2 minutes to complete. If you have Google Classroom it would be awesome if you could post the following URL as an announcement and ask students to complete it by the end of day tomorrow.

https://goo.gl/forms/24NJXSkrgXwkbaat2

Girls JV Soccer:  Could the following see Mr Penney in room 341 today:  Tori Leeco, Stephanie Johnston, Jillian Hayden, Skyler Wells, Taylor Shannon, Danica Ottesen, Sarah Keeler.

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