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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Grade 10’s and 11’s – Please have your course selection forms completed.  You will be called to the computer lab sometime Tuesday or Wednesday to select your courses in PowerSchool.  Come prepared!

GSA will be meeting today during lunch in the Youth Health Centre.  We are planning for OPA day.  All welcome!

There will be one more registration day for the upcoming Galois, Hypatia and Euclid Math Contests: today at lunch in room 238.  See GoogleClassroom 5k7842x for information regarding dates and fees.

Root Beer Fest – All students interested in performing during this year’s Root Beer Fest on March 22nd must register by Thursday of this week. First come first serve so come sign up in the cheetah spot at lunch.

There will be Therapy Dogs at CPA this Thursday, March 9th in Room 108 from 11-2.  If you are interested to engage with them, you may come on your free or during lunch.  There are 4 teams of dogs….2 golden retrievers, 1 golden doodle and 1 NS duck toller.

Attention students taking an online NSVS course. NSVS students should be working on their NSVS Course out of the study zone during their free block. There is a sign in book there with each student’s name in it. Students are to sign in and out of the study zone to show they have been working on their course.

On Friday March 10 there will be an International Food Fair at CPA! This will be hosted by the grade 11 IB students and will take place during lunch on the first floor in the student exchange as well as the food lab on the third floor. Here you will be able to experience food from different countries and cultures from around the world. We will have different plates of food available for sampling. The first 15 free spots have already been claimed but if you hurry you can take advantage of the next 15 spots where if you sign up soon at http://tinyurl.com/jk2tvhy you can get your food 50% off! On the first floor, plates will be created and offered for sale at $3.00/plate. All monies raised will be donated to the Red Cross. Come enjoy foods from all over the world at CPA’s very own International Food Fair!

SCHOLARSHIPS – Grade 12’s  – there are a lot of scholarship deadlines coming up in March and April Check out the scholarship booklet at http://www.cpa.ednet.ns.ca/guidance/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/SCHOLARSHIP-BOOKLET-2016-2017.pdf  or come and talk to you guidance counselor. 

Information regarding the following scholarships can be found on the bulletin board outside the guidance office.  

Please check often.  

Leonard Foundation Scholarship – Due: March 15th, 2017

Boys and Girls Club of Canada Scholarship – Due: March 24th, 2017

Wessex Scholarship – Due: March 31st, 2017

Nova Scotia Power Employment Equity Scholarship – Due: March 31st. 2017

Nova Scotia Power Scholarship for Employee’s Children – Due:March 31st. 2017

Agnes Jacks Scholarship Awards – Due:March 31st, 2017

Dr. P Anthony Johnstone Scholarship – Due:March 31st, 2017

John Helou ScholarshipDue: March 31st, 2017

Girl Guides of Canada Scholarship Program – Due: April 3rd, 2017

The Jordan Boyd Leadership Award Fund – Due: April 14th, 2017



Scholarship Deadline March 15
The scholarship application deadline is less than two weeks away. Students are not automatically assessed for scholarships and must submit a General Entrance Award application in addition to their admission application by March 15 if they would like to be considered for scholarships and bursaries.
Updated Grades 
Students must submit final first-semester or mid-year grades as soon as they are available. These updated results are required for scholarship consideration and admission purposes. Only one transcript needs to be submitted to meet both requirements.
Supporting Admitted Students 
Dal.ca/congratulations has been developed as a central location for all of the next step information admitted students will need. On this site they can accept their offer, create their required login credentials, learn about residence and the other steps they’ll need to take towards joining our community.
Upcoming Events
Throughout the coming months we’ll be hosting a number of events for prospective and incoming students. A complete listing is maintained on dal.ca/connect but here are a few events in particular that we wanted to highlight:
March 7, 8 p.m. – Financing Your Education online session
March 10-24 – Faculty Preview Days

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