High school ex­ams com­ing up

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Mon­tague Re­gional High

School

The Grade 11 pro­vin­cial math exam will be writ­ten Jan 25. Exam week is Jan 26-Feb 1. The MRHS Vo­cal Class will be pre­sent­ing its fi­nal solo as­sign­ments in a pub­lic con­cert at MRHS on Jan. 18, 7 p.m., in the cafe­te­ria. All are wel­come. Any do­na­tions at the door will go to the MRHS Vo­cal Mu­sic Depart­ment (storm date, Jan. 20).

The MRHS choir will be tak­ing meat or­ders for Steer­man’s Qual­ity Meats over the next week. To place an or­der, con­tact any mem­ber of the choir or call the school.

Colonel Gray High School

Par­ents/guardians are en­cour­aged to be­come more con­nected and in­formed about var­i­ous aspects in stu­dents’ high school ex­pe­ri­ence by join­ing the Colonel Gray Par­ent Com­mu­nity Coun­cil. The first meet­ing is Jan. 21 in the li­brary at 7 p.m.

Fi­nal ex­ams are Jan. 26 to Feb. 1. The exam sched­ule is now posted on­line. All text­books should be re­turned at be­gin­ning of each exam.

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

Blue­field High School

A re­minder to par­ents and stu­dents that the Grade 11 math as­sess­ment is Jan. 25 in the morn­ing and fi­nal as­sess­ments for all other cour­ses start on Jan. 26. Last day of classes for the se­mes­ter is Jan. 25.

Blue­field’s ca­reer club is hav­ing an in­for­ma­tion ses­sion on Jan. 20 at 11:40 a.m., put on by lo­cal lawyers. Stu­dents in Grade 10, 11 and 12 are in­vited. Check the web­site for fu­ture ses­sions.

The 2016 Blue­field year­book is now on sale for $45. This year all year­books must be or­dered on­line from https://blue­field­high­school.word­press.com/year­boo k. Sign up as soon as pos­si­ble.

Blue­field has been en­ter­tain­ing P.E.I. with its mu­si­cal per­for­mances for the past sev­eral years, and is set to do the same this year with an­other fun, up­beat show called “Bring It On, The Mu­si­cal”. In­spired by the hit film, “Bring It On, The Mu­si­cal” takes au­di­ences on a high-fly­ing jour­ney filled with the com­plex­i­ties of friend­ship, jeal­ousy, be­trayal and for­give­ness. All shows are at Blue­field in the school cafe­te­ria. Pub­lic show times are April 14-16 at 7 p.m. and April 17 at 2 p.m.

There will be an in­for­ma­tion meet­ing for par­ents of stu­dents in­ter­ested in the Academy Diploma Pro­gram in Arts and Cul­ture on Wed­nes­day, Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 203 at the school. Con­tact Jill Cof­fin or Glen Strickey for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

Char­lot­te­town Ru­ral High

School

The school is now in its fi­nal full week of classes for first se­mes­ter with the last day of classes Jan. 24. The exam week sched­ule ( Jan. 25-29) is posted in all class­rooms and on the school web­site. The Voyageur Ca­noe pro­ject is un­der­way with a cit­rus sale to sup­port pur­chase of ma­te­ri­als to build two voyageur ca­noes to par­tic­i­pate in the 150th an­niver­sary of the Con­fed­er­a­tion Voyageur Ca­noe Brigade. Pad­dlers of large voyageur ca­noes from across Canada will be ca­noe­ing Canada’s his­toric rivers in the sum­mer of 2017 to cel­e­brate the open­ing up of Canada. A group of con­ser­va­tion, en­vi­ron­men­tal sci­ence and IB stu­dents will be build­ing our ca­noes to par­tic­i­pate in this ma­jor cel­e­bra­tion.

The school’s pro­duc­tion of “Mary Pop­pins” is un­der­way with cast­ing com­plete and a re­hearsal sched­ule be­ing com­piled. Pro­duc­tion dates in­clude mati­nee per­for­mances on May 11-13 and evening per­for­mances May 12-14 at the Con­fed­er­a­tion Cen­tre. Pro­duc­tion com­mit­tees are be­ing formed and we are look­ing for vol­un­teers in ar­eas like set con­struc­tion and paint­ing, cos­tum­ing, pro­mo­tion, ad­ver­tis­ing and spon­sor­ship and more. To help out, con­tact Philip Pierlot, pro­ducer, 902-368-6905 or pa­pier­lot@edu.pe.ca.

Westisle Com­pos­ite High

School

Jimmy the Jan­i­tor tick­ets are still avail­able. They are $25 each and can be pur­chased at Eu­gene’s Gen­eral Store, Pat’s Retail Irv­ing, Dil­lon’s Con­ve­nience as well as Westisle Com­pos­ite High School.

The last day of classes for first se­mes­ter is Jan. 25 (ex­cept for the Grade 11 math 521A/B stu­dents who will be writ­ing the se­nior math as­sess­ment on the morn­ing of Jan. 25. Ex­ams run Jan. 26-29. If there is a storm or can­cel­la­tion on any of those days, all ex­ams will be bumped by one day. Ex­ams are writ­ten 911 a.m. Lunch will be avail­able in the cafe­te­ria from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dur­ing the af­ter­noon, stu­dents can ei­ther be picked up to study at home or stay in the cafe­te­ria or the li­brary for the re­main­der of the day and travel home on the bus. If stu­dents choose to leave for the af­ter­noon, this ab­sent will not be cal­cu­lated in the to­tal days missed for the se­mes­ter.

The school ap­pre­ci­ates the ef­forts of par­ents who made it out to the par­ent coun­cil meet­ing last week.

Three Oaks Se­nior High

School

Par­ents and guardians are asked to en­cour­age stu­dents in their ef­forts to catch up on any last minute as­sign­ments for the se­mes­ter and be­gin prepa­ra­tions for fi­nal ex­ams, which run Jan. 26-29 in­clu­sive.

At lunch on Tues­days and Thurs­days stu­dents at TOSH will be win­ter­iz­ing cars. Those in­ter­ested can email Mike Mackin­non or Tammy Craig to book an ap­point­ment. The win­ter­iz­ing will pre­vent doors, win­dows and locks from freez­ing. It will also as­sess the life of your bat­tery and it will check the tire pres­sure, tread depth and fluid lev­els. All pro­ceeds will go to the Sum­mer­side Food Bank.

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