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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Attention grade 12 students and teachers, the College Application Workshop takes place tomorrow, Wednesday November 20th during period 1.  The School calendar incorrectly states that the University Workshop is tomorrow.  We apologize for the confusion.  Again, the College Application Workshop for Grade 12 students is tomorrow, Wednesday, November 20th during period 1 in the library.

If you are the recipient of an academic award but were unable to attend the ceremony, please come to the Principals Office today to pick up your award.

Bonjour.  Le Club Francais will be meeting in room 210 on Friday, November 22nd.  Students studying French both this semester and next semester are invited and encouraged to attend.  The meetings will take place during both lunches in room 210.  Please sign up on the door of room 210.  It is important to sign up so that arrangements can be made based on the number of people attending.  The guest speaker is our very own Rise student Jennifer Damoah who was born in Montreal.  Come and eat our lunch in room 210 next Friday.  You may speak to any of the French teachers if you require more information.

Attention grade 12 students looking to take a year off before attending post-secondary school.  Mobilize Jobs has a $1,000.00 Gap Year Scholarship.  Applications are due May 31, 2020.  Students must show proof of post-secondary school Deferred Admission status into a program for the next school year.  More information about this scholarship is available on

Attention students wishing to accumulate community service hours.  Each Thursday the Knights of Columbus host a fish and chips night at the Knights of Columbus Hall which raises monies for their charitable works.  They are seeking your help on Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 during their fish and chip nights.  Students would assist in the kitchen and help with serving food to the customers.  Interested students can contact Sean Adams of the Knights of Columbus at