Thursday, May 11, 2017
All students who submitted a Valedictorian nomination form must attend a brief information meeting on Friday at lunch in the 3rd floor conference room.
Hey CPA!!! Support “Believe in Hope” IWK Adolescent Mental Health Trust Fund in memory of Alexis Fletcher. Come and buy a $2/ ticket outside room 108 starting today for a chance to win a $50 Cleve’s Sporting Goods gift card and many other prizes!! On May 24th at lunch you will get 10 chances to shoot the b.ball to spell the word HOPE. Donations are also accepted if you are not feeling shooting hoops! Prizes will be drawn in the cafeteria on Thursday, May 25th at lunch for those who have donated to the cause.
YOUTH HEALTH CENTRE: Jenn is back from maternity leave and the YHC is open for business. Stop in to say hi, reconnect or even to join GSA! Room 209, across from the gym.
Girls interested in running the 5km Blue Nose please pick up a form in 108 today. They need to be signed and returned by Monday.
Track and field meeting at lunch today in 108.
Sugar scrubs will be sold on Friday at lunch in the student exchange for $5 each or $8 for 2. We only accept cash and all proceeds will go to the IWK.
SCHOLARSHIPS – Information regarding the following scholarships can be found on the bulletin board outside the guidance office. Please check often.
Gregory P. Pentz Memorial Scholarship – Greg Pentz played soccer for many years as a youth, and refereed when he was no longer able to play. This scholarship is in memory of Greg and his contribution to soccer, and to raise awareness in other players of the need to become involved in other capacities. Four $500 awards for students within the boundaries of the Suburban District and its member clubs. Criteria:
1. Must be in your last year of High School and have been accepted into a post-secondary institution (university, college, technical school, trade school, etc) in a program leading to a degree/diploma.
2. For the last 3 years, either:
a) Played for a Suburban District club(s).
b) Was a coach or assistant coach for a Suburban District club(s) in seasons, when you did not play.
c) Was a referee within the Suburban District in seasons when you did not play.
Please see Mrs. Swimm in guidance for an application form. Applications much reach the address provided on the application before May 31st.
B.Davis Scholarship – deadline is May 22 / AWARD VALUE: $1,000
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post-secondary institution.
• There is no age restriction
• Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
• This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
Application Procedure – To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below:
Your submissions must be sent to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.