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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Students who are interested in going to Saint Mary’s University’s High School Trading Competition on Friday, January 12 please meet with Ms. Joudrey in 207 today. No experience necessary. There is a chance to win up to $1000. The competition has two phases—prepare a written response to a case before competition day (this will require two-three after school meetings the week of the event). Students must present their case response to a small audience to be judged and the afternoon students will take part in a live stock market trading challenge. No cost to students. Check out https://youtu.be/w6pZcAn8kXQ

Grads: The following universities will be here at lunch in the Library Quiet Room:
– Cape Breton University today
– University of New Brunswick on Thursday
– Memorial University Tuesday, December 5

The Canadian Forces Recruiting Center detachment Halifax will have presentations on the Royal Military College (RMC) and Regular Officer Training Program (ROTP) entry plan. The first presentation (RMC/ROTP) will be held at MFRC Halifax in Windsor Park on Wednesday from 7 to 8 pm. The second one (same presentation) will be at MFRC Shearwater on Dec 12th from 7 to 8pm.

Looking for volunteer hours? Looking to make a difference in the community and in the lives of others? Interested in making new friends and having fun? Be a peer mentor for Autism Nova Scotia’s CommunityWorks Canada program! No experience required! CommunityWorks Canada (CWC) is a nationally-run, federally funded employment program for youth and young adults with autism, ages 15-21 who are attending high school. The program is 12-weeks long and takes place Thursday evenings from 5:00pm-7:30pm. Participants of the program get the chance to volunteer at various organizations throughout HRM and build upon their social, communication, and workplace skills. Participants work alongside neurotypical peer mentors who perform the job tasks together. Peer mentors are an essential part of our program in that they model appropriate workplace behaviours, model how to do work tasks correctly, as well as help with skill progression of participant individual goals. For more information call 902-593-1015.

Nova Scotia Works: On Tuesday, January 9, Employment Services Center will be available in the Library Quiet room at lunch hour to meet with students interested in learning more about financial and employment opportunities. Mark it on your calendar and drop in to find out more!

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