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Friday, November 1, 2019

Students wishing to accumulate community volunteer hours should check the opportunities board outside of Student Services regularly.  Currently the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for their

Kettle Campaign.  There is a volunteer meeting at the Salvation Army this coming Monday, November 4th at 7:00 pm.  Call 519-752-7813 or see details posted on the opportunities board outside of Student Services.  Regarding other potential community service hour accumulation opportunities that students discover, students are reminded that if they are not sure if the activity would count towards their graduation requirement they should contact their Guidance Counsellor.  As always, Community Involvement Activity sheets are available in Student Services.

Attention any students interested in Wrestling for the St. John’s College team this year, practices begin next week at W. Ross Macdonald School on Monday to Thursday starting at 3:30 pm.  If you are interested, please pick up permission forms at the Gym doors and return it to Mr. Pomponio by Monday, November 4th.

Tomorrow-Saturday, November 2nd our Junior Football Eagles are playing against Paris High School for the Championship.  Please come out to North Park football field for 12 noon to support your Eagles.  Admission is $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults.  Fan support is needed.

Attention students wishing to accumulate some community service hours in the immediate future.  We have an opportunity posted on the bulletin board outside of Student Services.  A senior citizen has requested that students attend at her property in the St. John’s College area to rake leaves over the next week or so.  Please see details on the bulletin board.

Attention Grade 12 students looking to attend post-secondary school next year.  Scholarship season is fully underway.  There is currently 7.5 million dollars’ worth of scholarships that are open for application on  Once a student completes their profile, they will be matched with all the awards that they qualify for.  Currently the following are available:  Scholarship for Music and Art students, Live Bright Scholarship, and Scholarship for Community Leadership.  Visit for details.

Attention Grade 12 students planning to apply to attend Queen’s University in the fall.  Queen’s offers several Major Admission Awards.  Interested students can visit for more information.  One of the Queen’s awards, the Chancellor’s Scholarship requires students to be nominated by their high school to apply.  The nomination applications for the Chancellor’s Scholarship are in Student Services in the hanging files in the seating area.  Nomination applications are due to Student Services by November 8th.

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week.  Jr. BBB tryouts are Monday, Nov. 4th at 5 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 8 pm and Friday, Nov. 8th at 3:15 pm.  Sr. BBB tryouts are Monday, Nov. 4th at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 5 pm and Friday, Nov. 8th at 5 pm.  Please pick up permission forms and sign up at the gym doors.  Jr. Girls and Sr. Girls Volleyball tryouts begin on November 11th.  Detail to follow next week

Junior Boys Volleyball practice will be at 3:15 pm on Monday NOT 5 pm.