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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Book Club will be meeting today at lunch, new members are welcomed.

Attention grade 12 students, Burger King has scholarships available up to $50,000.00.  Canadian senior students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher can apply from now until December 15, 2019.  Students are encouraged to visit bk-scholars.com for details.  Check the bulletin board outside of Student Services for the Burger King poster.

Attention grade 12 students who signed up for University of Ottawa liaison visit.  The visit has been rescheduled for Friday, November 29th at 1:00 pm.  Please mark this change in your calendar.

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.

Girls hockey tryout is Thursday, November 14th from 3-4 pm at the Gretzky rinks.  Permission forms are by the gym doors.  The sign-up list is there if you have not already done so.  Hand forms into Mrs. Elliott.

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.

 

Monday, November 11, 2019

Girls volleyball tryout begin today.  Senior girls’ tryouts are Monday, November 11th, Tuesday, November 12th and Wednesday, November 13th, all from 3:15 to 5 pm.  Junior girls’ tryouts are Monday, November 11th, Tuesday, November 12th and Wednesday, November 13th, all starting at 5 pm.

Book Club will be meeting tomorrow at lunch.  Our books have arrived.

The mental health group will meet on Thursday during lunch.

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.

 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Attention all Gr. 12 students planning on attending a post-secondary institution next year.  The University Application Workshop is Wednesday, November 13th during Period 2.  The College Application Workshop is Wednesday, November 20th during Period 1. Please see your guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

Girls volleyball tryout begin next week.  Senior girls’ tryouts are Monday, November 11th, Tuesday, November 12th and Wednesday, November 13th, all from 3:15 to 5 pm.  Junior girls’ tryouts are Monday, November 11th, Tuesday, November 12th and Wednesday, November 13th, all starting at 5 pm.

To all writers interested in submitting stories for the Laurier Stedman writing contest, a reminder that the submission deadline for St. John’s will be November 22nd.  Writers are invited to meet in the library during both lunches today to receive feedback and coaching.  English teachers are standing by.

The St. John’s College Gazette, your student voice, is looking for writers once again to publish in its Christmas 2019 edition.  Come to the meeting today in Portable 4 for more information.  All story ideas are welcome.  See you at 3 pm in Portable 4.

 

 

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Attention all Gr. 12 students planning on attending a post-secondary institution next year.  The University Application Workshop is Wednesday, November 13th during Period 2.  The College Application Workshop is Wednesday, November 20th during Period 1. Please see your guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

Any students still interested in wrestling for the school team, there is still time to get a permission form by the gym doors.  Please return it to Mr. Pomponio or Mr. Szeman by today-Thursday, November 7th.

The first girl’s hockey tryout will be today at 3 pm at Gretzky rinks.  Sign up and permission forms are posted by the gym doors.  Submit signed forms to Mrs. Elliott prior to the tryout today.

Girls volleyball tryout begin next week.  Senior girls’ tryouts are Monday, November 11th, Tuesday, November 12th and Wednesday, November 13th, all from 3:15 to 5 pm.  Junior girls’ tryouts are Monday, November 11th, Tuesday, November 12th and Wednesday, November 13th, all starting at 5 pm.

To all writers interested in submitting stories for the Laurier Stedman writing contest, a reminder that the submission deadline for St. John’s will be November 22nd.  Writers are invited to meet in the library on both lunches tomorrow-Friday to receive feedback and coaching.  English teachers are standing by.

The St. John’s College Gazette, your student voice, is looking for writers once again to publish in its Christmas 2019 edition.  Come to Fridays meeting in Portable 4 for more information.  All story ideas are welcome.  See you tomorrow-Friday afternoon at 3 pm.

 

 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Attention Grade 12 students looking to attend the University of Guelph in the fall.  The University of Guelph has many scholarships to be awarded.  They have 8 President’s Scholarships, 2 Lincoln Alexander Scholarships, and 2 Chancellor’s Scholarships.  Each scholarship has a value of $42,000.00 and includes a research assistantship position and mentorship by one of Guelph’s leading professors.  Students must achieve a minimum of 90% admission average to apply.  For more information see the poster on the bulleting board outside of Student Services or go to admission.uoguelph.ca/topscholarships.  Applications are due to the University of Guelph by January 27, 2020.

Girls hockey tryouts begin tomorrow-Thursday from 3-4 at the Gretzky rinks.  You must have a signed permission form before you can step on the ice.  Sign ups and forms are by the gym doors.  See Mrs. Elliott if you cannot make tomorrows tryout.

Attention all Gr. 12 students planning on attending a post-secondary institution next year.  The University Application Workshop is Wednesday, November 13th during Period 2.  The College Application Workshop is Wednesday, November 20th during Period 1. Please see your guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

Attention any boys wishing to try out for the varsity boy’s hockey team, please come and see Mr. MacKinlay in Student Services today to sign up and pick up permission forms.

Any students still interested in wrestling for the school team, there is still time to get a permission form by the gym doors.  Please return it to Mr. Pomponio or Mr. Szeman by tomorrow-Thursday, November 7th.

Ok senior stem members, it’s your turn to investigate the properties of dry ice.  Come to room 161 on senior lunch only, today, Wednesday, November 6th, for hands on activities exploring solid carbon dioxide.  See Mrs. Koolen or Mrs. Todd with any questions.

 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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.

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

Book club today at lunch.  All new members are welcome.

Attention grade 12 students who signed up for the University of Ottawa liaison visit.  The visit has been rescheduled for Friday, November 29th at 1:00 pm.  Please mark this change in your calendar.

 

Monday, November 4, 2019

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.

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

All cross-country students, please return your jersey to Miss McIntosh by this Wednesday at the latest.

Just a reminder to all students interested in joining O.S.A.I.D.  there will be a meeting tomorrow during Junior and Senior lunch.  The junior meeting will be held in Mr. Penner’s room 127 and the Senior meeting will be held in Mr. Beaudin’s room 239.  Hope to see you there.

 

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 scholartree.ca.  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 scholartree.ca 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 www.queensu.ca 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.

Thursday, October 31, 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.

This 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.

This is a reminder to all grade 9 students that permission forms for Take Our Kids to Work day are due tomorrow.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to spend the day at the workplace.

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.

 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

A special reminder to anyone who wants to tryout for the girls curling team that our next tryout is today-Wednesday, October 30th.  No experience is needed, but Mr. Todd really needs to know who is coming.  So, if you signed up, please drop by room 202 to let Mr. Todd know if you can make it.

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.

There is a meeting at senior lunch today in Room 243 for anyone attending Thursday’s Laurier “Day at University” trip.  Again, the meeting is today during senior lunch in room 243.

Attention grade 12 students, Burger King has scholarships available up to $50,000.00.  Canadian senior students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher can apply from now until December 15th, 2910.  Students are encouraged to visit bk-scholars.com for details.  Check the bulletin board outside of Student Services for the Burger King poster.

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