Stu­dents re­turn to school, pre­pare for ex­ams

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - COMMUNITY/FEATURES - PRINCE ED­WARD IS­LAND

Colonel Gray High School

Stu­dents are wel­comed back on the first school day of 2016. Af­ter a re­lax­ing hol­i­day, stu­dents ap­proach the fi­nal lap of first se­mes­ter. Fi­nal ex­ams run Jan. 26 Feb. 1. The exam sched­ule will be posted on-line.

Par­ents are en­cour­aged to check the school web­site, up­dated daily with morn­ing an­nounce­ments, up­com­ing events, the school cal­en­dar, as well as the First Se­mes­ter exam sched­ule.

Feb. 2 is an end-of-the-se­mes­ter ad­min­is­tra­tion day with no classes for stu­dents.

Westisle Com­pos­ite High School

To­day is the first day of classes for 2015. Par­ent coun­cil will meet on Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. in the li­brary. All par­ents/guardians are wel­come to at­tend. Fi­nal ex­ams be­gin on Jan. 25. For de­tails about the EF tour to Lon­don, Nor­mandy, Vimy Ridge and Paris in April 2017, see Brian Gard.

Ap­pre­ci­a­tion is ex­pressed to ev­ery­one that sup­ported the stor­age-shed fundraiser. Con­grat­u­la­tions to Ron­nie Arse­nault of Al­ber­ton who was the win­ner.

Jimmy the Jan­i­tor tick­ets are now on sale at Eu­gene’s Gen­eral Store, Pat’s Re­tail and Dil­lon’s Con­ve­nience. The Feb. 6 show will take place at Westisle The­atre. Tick­ets are $25 each (tax in­cluded). Money raised will help com­plete the Credit Union Westisle Fit­ness Cen­ter.

Westisle Buskers meet ev­ery Mon­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day in the gym from 8:30-8:53 a.m. They in­clude jug­gling, uni­cy­cling, rip­stik­ing, ex­treme pogo, di­ablo and bal­ance skills. Ev­ery­one is wel­come.

Westisle’s ar­mover club is Tues­day and Thurs­day, first lunch in Room 515 at 11:45 a.m. Stu­dents are in­vited to come and see what this club is all about. Ap­pre­ci­a­tion is ex­pressed to ev­ery­one who came out to the Westisle pro­duc­tion of “The Grinch Who Stole Christ­mas” on Dec. 21. It was very suc­cess­ful. Also, con­grat­u­la­tions to ev­ery­one in­volved in the play for do­ing a fan­tas­tic job.

Hol­land Col­lege rep­re­sen­ta­tives will be at Westisle Wed­nes­day, Jan. 6. They will be giv­ing a pre­sen­ta­tion, a booth at lunch in the lobby, and ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions. There will be no ap­pli­ca­tion fee on this day so if stu­dents, plan­ning to ap­ply to Hol­land Col­lege, have their ap­pli­ca­tion and tran­script ready, they can save $40.

Grade 12 stu­dents plan­ning on at­tend­ing Kings Col­lege are asked to see guidance for schol­ar­ship in­for­ma­tion. Stu­dents look­ing for com­mu­nity ser­vice bur­sary forms and in­for­ma­tion are also asked to see guidance. Forms are avail­able in the black con­tainer by Marsha’s desk.

Stu­dent coun­cil had a very suc­cess­ful theme week, Dec. 1418, with a mi­nor set­back of a school can­cel­la­tion on Dec. 15. Mon­day was red and green day. Wed­nes­day was ugly Christ­mas sweater day. Thurs­day there was an eg­gnog chug on both lunches. Fri­day was jer­sey and rub­ber boot day.

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