February 18th, 2020
1) Good luck to Monica Johnston and Colin McKenna as they compete in Capital Region Ski Race #2 at Wentworth today.
2) Gr. 9 Girls Flag Football practices will continue today at 3:30 pm in the gym.
3) Field Hockey tryouts will continue today at 5:30 pm in the gym.
4) Good luck to the Boys Hockey team as they begin the first round of the playoffs vs Citadel tonight at 8 pm at the Sackville Arena.
5) Congrats to the Girls Hockey team on finishing first place after the regular season and capturing the Metro League Banner. The girls enter the Regional tournament as the #1 seed this Wednesday and Thursday at the BMO centre.
*The Lieutenant Governor’s Medal is awarded to two (2) Grade 11 students whom show leadership, strong community and school involvement, and have commendable marks. If you know of a Grade 11 student that you think would be a candidate for this award and you would like to nominate them, please forward their names to Mr. Blakeney by Friday, Feb. 21st, 2020 via e-mail at Jblakeney@hrce.ca.
*The course selection information meeting for parents of current grade 10 & 11 students will be held tonight at 6:30pm.
*The course selection information meeting for parents of current grade 9 students will be held at 6:00pm on February 20.
*Curriculum Night will be held on February 20 at 6:30pm.
*You’re invited to Mount Allison University’s Winter Open House, in Sackville New Brunswick from 8:30 to 4:00 on Friday February 28! Come alone, bring a friend, relative, parent or teacher and see what your university experience could look like! There will be opportunities to learn more about support services, to have your questions about residence life answered, and to find out how you can get involved at Mount Allison! Grade 12’s can also bring along their mid-year transcripts, just in time for our March 1 scholarship and bursary deadline. There is even a chance to win a $5,000 award towards your residence, and other great MTA prizes! We welcome you to visit www.mta.ca/openhouse to register, and to see a detailed schedule of our exciting day!
*Mount Allison University will host the first-ever Racial Justice Student symposium on February 29,2020. The symposium will bring together students who identify as Black, African or Caribbean descent and Afro-Canadians to network and learn from industry professionals, and alumni from our communities. Mount Allison University would like to invite youth, ages 14-18 years to join us on this life changing experience. Interested students will gain free access to all conference materials and speakers, as well as transportation reimbursements of up to $100 if you travel as a group (and keep the receipt!)
Black History Month:
*Birchtown is a community and National Historic Site in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. Founded in 1783, the village was the largest free settlement of ethnic Africans in North America in the eighteenth century. The community was named after British Brigadier General Samuel Birch, an official who helped lead the evacuation of Black Loyalists from New York .