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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 Scholartree.ca.

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 sadams@bhncdsb.ca.

Monday, November 18, 2019

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 Scholartree.ca.

Attention creative writers, come to the library today-Monday, November 18th with your stories.  November 22’s SJC submission date for the Laurier-Stedman writing contest is fast approaching.  Get feedback and share ideas during both lunches on Monday so that your short story can be at its best.  English teachers are standing by today to help with the submission process including where to submit and to whom.

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Mental Health Group will be meeting today at 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.

Girls hockey tryout is today-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.

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 Scholartree.ca.

Attention grade 12 students.  The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award has a maximum value of $28,000.00 disbursed over 4 years.  A Terry Fox Humanitarian Award poster is hanging on the Scholarships Awards and Bursaries bulletin board outside of Student Services.  The deadline to apply is February 1, 2020.  To view the award criteria, visit terryfoxawards.ca.

Attention creative writers, come to the library on Monday, November 18th with your stories.  November 22’s SJC submission date for the Laurier-Stedman writing contest is fast approaching.  Get feedback and share ideas during both lunches on Monday so that your short story can be at its best.  English teachers are standing by near on Monday to help with the submission process including where to submit and to whom.  See you Monday.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The Mental Health Group will be meeting at lunch tomorrow.

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 tomorrow-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.

 

 

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.

 

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