High school exams coming up
Montague Regional High
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westisle Composite High
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
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.