Students return to school, prepare for exams
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.