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ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Bedford Public Library will be visiting our CPA Library today at lunch and bringing everyone’s favourite….GIANT Jenga! Drop in and try out a game or see their selection of books and movies. It’s free to have a public library card.

Are you struggling with Math, Chem or another subject?  Just send an email with your info to CPApeertutoring@gmail.com and we will match you up with a peer tutor. It’s free!

NSISP – There will be a meeting in room 337 today at lunch for NSISP students and ambassadors.

Programming Competition – Any student interested in the Dalhousie Programming Contest must register at http://web.cs.dal.ca/~dpc/h/.  The contest is in two phases: Phase 1 is online, and Phase 2 is at Dalhousie on April 22nd.  Email Mr. Geddes for more info: psgeddes@istar.ca

Bake sale – tomorrow in support of the Dominican Trip’s Housing Project.

Badminton Tryouts – March 31 and April 4 from 7-10pm. All welcome – bring a racket if you have one, if not we will have extra.

Grade 11’s only – any students wanting to apply for the Lieutenant Governor’s Award can pick up an application from Mrs. Swimm in guidance.  Applications will be available until April 7th   at 3:30 pm.  Application forms will be due to Mrs. Swimm by April 12th at 3:30pm.  Late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered after this time.

What is the Lieutenant Governor’s Award? Over the last 60 years, successive Lieutenant Governors have established a number of citations and awards as a way to recognize the outstanding achievement of Nova Scotians of all ages. These are often presented in partnership with provincial, community and professional organizations, helping to build an understanding of the important connection between the Crown and all citizens of the province.

Criteria – The Lieutenant Governor’s Medal is awarded to two students in grade 11 who have demonstrated the following: qualities of leadership and service in the school and community, and commendable performance in the courses in which they are enrolled.

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 your guidance counsellor.

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

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

 

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