Daily Bulletin – Wednesday, October 18, 2017  - Day 2

Administrative/General Information-

  • The following ELA 10-1 students need to report to room 211 right at the noon bell today if they would like more time to work on yesterday's assignment or to complete a missing reading or vocabulary quiz:  Kendall, Reagan, Sara, Megan, Dale, Jacquie, Josh, Koryn.
  • Please note that the student parking lot needs to be empty on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday by 4:00pm. If you are staying after school these days for any reason you will need to move your car to the bus loop.
  • New  student council reps 17/18
    • Congratulations to 3 gr 8 students who have been acclaimed to student council.The 3 are Annaca Berry, Matgan Peck, Donavin Wagner. Even though there were only 2 gr 8 positions , since there were no gr 9 nominations for the 2 vacant gr 9 reps, the 3 interested gr 8 students were given an opportunity to join the council as jr high reps . Welcome!!!
  • Common areas downstairs in front of gym and in halls are noticeably dirty - please throw your garbage away in one of the many garbage cans provided and keep your feet and garbage off the furnishings. Furnishings. Have. Been. Removed.
  • Photo retakes will be on Friday, October 20th
  • Parking passes can be picked up in the office. All vehicles must have parking passes displayed!!!

 ART CLUB –

  • Art Club has been cancelled for the next three weeks. (10/27)

 Athletics & P.E.–

  • Congratulations to our Sr Volleyball teams on a strong showing at Hilltop last night.  The JV girls nearly stole a set from the host Chargers, the Sr Boys had a thrilling 3 set victory and the Sr girls also won their match and remain unbeaten in league play so far this year.   
  • Our Jr Mustangs host the St Jo’s Saints here at 4:30 today.  The boys play first followed by the girls.   Go Mustangs!
  • Attention Jr. Boys, you are getting pictures today. Be here

 BAND –

  • Reminder to all grade 8 and 9’s that peer teaching lesson sign up forms are due Friday.
  • Gabriel Rideout, Sarah Bowman, Seth Leske, Ashtyn Pawluk, Emily Rose  you have O.R. in the bandroom today at lunch.
  • Leadership meeting Wednesday October 18th. All Honour Band leaders need to be there.
  • HB Sectionals: Percussion rehearsal after school today. We will be done at 4:45pm.
  • Jesse A & Ashley D please come in at lunch on Friday Oct 20th to complete your missing quiz.
  • Rebecca Francis report to the band room at lunch on Thursday.

CALM Students –

  • Check your ngps.ca email account for emails about the course.  
  • Submit Minor Assignments to Mrs. Wallace either by giving her your paper copy or emailing electronic copy to her.  Upload your Major Assignment into the online course.
  • REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR 4 presentations.  Some students have not yet attended presentations.  There are only a few left to be presented. This is worth 25% of your CALM course; see course outline
  1. .Oct. 19 - Seven Step Society - Life Choices and Consequences - Speaker is Peter Banks
  2. Oct. 24   Lasalle College - formerly Art Institute of Vancouver
  1. 30   Block 1 - Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  2. 1 Education Expo - OJSH

 

  • THE FOLLOWING CALM STUDENTS ARE SIGNED UP TO ATTEND A SESSION THURSDAY OCT. 19.  Students should report to Room 164 at the start of their assigned block.

BLOCK 1

Colter Suter                Bailey MacDougall                             Michelle Lavallee

Josh Lalande              Zack Milliken                                     Austin Wilson

Chance Jasper            Geraldine D’Or                                   Reanna Sawatsky

Bailey Bartel               Jaylene Madge                                  Wyatt Boser

BLOCK 2

Kyle Rinas                   Clayton Wiebe                                   Taylor Rozak

Nixon Vos                   Cayde Little                            Dahlia Bownes

Megan Kirwin             Sydney Fitzgerald

 GRADS-

  • There will be a grad committee sign up sheet in the office on the bulletin board. Come sign up if you want to be a part of the Student Grad Committee.

 KITCHEN CORNER-

Tuesday - Shepherd's Pie and Coleslaw and  Juice $6.00

Wednesday - Popcorn chicken Bowl $5.00

Thursday - Chicken Linguini and Garlic Toast and Juice $6.00

Friday- 2 Piece Fish and Chips with Coleslaw and Juice $6.00

Weekly Special - Taco In A Bag $5.00

Specialty coffee - Cinnamon Dolce Latte $2.50

Soup Special -  Beef Vegetable or Potato and Bacon $3.50

Smoothie - Very Berry Smoothie $4.00

All specials are served with sliced vegetables.

  • Galliford is looking for Work Ex students during block 2, lunch and block 3. If you are interested please talk to Mr. Galliford.

 LEARNING COMMONS CAFE-

  • It is now open upstairs.

 POST-SECONDARY, SCHOLARSHIPS & COUNSELLING INFO -

  • WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRAIN AS AN RCMP OFFICER FOR A WEEK?  You can take part in the The 2018 RCMP Youth Academy!  You must be in grades 10-12 and be interested in policing as a potential career.  You will take part in a 7-day overnight camp that recreates RCMP Training “Depot”.  You can also earn 5 work experience credits!  For more information speak to Constable Javer, or past trainees - Destiny Markwart-Toews and Garrett Borrowman. Applications are available on the website or from the counselling office.Deadline to apply is Nov. 3.  https://stalbert.ca/city/eps/rcmp/rcmp-youth-academy/
  • Thinking of what you will do after high school?  Attend an Open House!! The counsellors have more info or go to  the school’s website:
    • Lakeland College Oct 20 and 21
    • Red Deer College Sat Nov 4
    • Olds College  Fri.  Oct 20
    • MacEwan University - Sat Nov 4
  • Encounters with Canada is a unique opportunity for students in grades 10 or 11 to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week paid for in Ottawa! Check out future career options while discovering your country. All interested students please see Ms Dundas or Mrs Noyes.
  • Attention all Grade 12 students!!  The Loran Scholarship Foundation is now taking applications for their wide array of available scholarships.  The scholarships range from a one-time award of $2000 to the top scholarship of $100 000 paid over 4 years. The deadline for school sponsored applications is October 18 and October 25 for direct applicants.  The application is entirely online.  Please visit ca or the counselling office for more information.
  • AFS Interculture Canada - offers opportunities for students to study in another country.  Scholarships are also available.  If you are interested - see one of the counsellors.
  • High school girls interested in Math and Science - are encouraged to attend the SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) Conference on Sat. Nov. 5 at the U of A.  Registration opens Oct 1 and the $50 conference fee includes lunch.  You can download info and register at wisest.ualberta.ca.   Ask your science teacher about it!  (There are subsidies for rural students - check it out!)

 ROBOTICS CLUB –

  • Any and everyone is welcome!  Please see Mr. VanCamp with for more details. Meetings will be Tuesdays after school.

 Summer Work Experience Students –

  • Bring in your paperwork asap.  Contact Ms. Swerda if you have any questions 780-967-5518.

SWAMP:

  • Please go to the Drama Room after school to pick up your scripts.

 TOUR GROUP-

  • Bonjour! Guten Tag! See Mr. Missfeldt with any questions.

 WHOSDAY –

  • Is up and running. Talk to Mr. C for more info.

 WORK EX –

  • Would the following students please hand in their time sheets for September. Hayden Borle,Jezrial Blanchard,Reece Hansen,Brock Lapointe, and Lacey Willans . They are past due.

 Yearbook-

  • Yearbooks will be for sale, at lunch in the office, on October 18, 20, 24, and 26. They are $30 each, you can pay by debit or cash. They will also be available online (on the NGPS School Cash Online site) until March 1st. GRADUATES ONLY: You can add your name to your yearbook for only $5.Please see Mrs. Caux for more information.

 

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