Students busy with exams, fundraising
The Grade 11 provincial math exam will be written today. Exam week is Jan. 26 to Feb. 1. There is no school on Feb 2. Second semester classes begin Feb 3.
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.
There is always a variety of important information on the school website daily http://montaguehigh.wordpress.com/ on exams, report cards and graduation, as well as scholarship information and monthly newsletters and storm information.
Kinkora Regional High
Today is the Grade 11 secondary math assessment.
Final exams for first semester are Jan. 26 to Feb. 1. Exam schedules are posted throughout the school.
Jan. 27 is a school council meeting at 7 p.m. All parents/guardians are welcome.
Feb. 2 is a turn-around day with no classes, and Feb. 3 is the first day of second semester.
Looking ahead, the 54th annual commencement exercises of Kinkora Regional High School are set for June 23 at 7 p.m. Prom is May 28.
Parents can email pictures and messages for yearbook ads: email@example.com before Feb. 19. Make cheques payable to Kinkora Regional High School. All ads will be quarter-page in size, and the cost is $50 per ad. Contact Lesley Cousins at 902-887-2424 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Westisle Composite High
The last day of classes for first semester is Jan. 25 (except for the Grade 11 students who will be writing the senior math assessment this morning).
First semester exams are 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 9-11 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 will not be calculated in the total days missed for the semester.
Jimmy the Janitor tickets are still available - $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.
Three Oaks High School
Today is the Grade 11 math assessment with regular classes for all students not involved in the assessment.
In the event of an Islandwide school closure on Jan. 25, the mathematics assessment will occur on the next day at the same time. There will be regular classes for all other students on Jan. 26. All other exams will move ahead one day.
First semester exams are Jan. 26-29. Exams begin at 9 a.m. The afternoon is reserved for independent study and/or help class.
The ‘AAA’ boys basketball team will participate in the Coal Bowl Classic in New Waterford, N.S., Jan 31- Feb. 7. It is one of the most prestigious high school boys’ basketball tournaments in Canada offering its 165 participants a unique opportunity to participate in numerous educational, social, cultural and athletic events. The schedule and information are at www.coalbowl.ca.
Students are reminded to always take their notes and books home with them so they will have everything they need to study in the case of a storm cancellation.
Colonel Gray High School
Colonel Gray welcomes Joanne Kelly, as she starts the position of evening custodian. Luanne Doucette will be going to Birchwood as day custodian.
The secondary mathematics assessment will be written today.
Upcoming graduates should request transcripts be sent to all university/colleges to which they applied. Even if mid-semester marks have been sent earlier, all institutions will require final marks from first semester. The cost is $2 per transcript. Sometime during the exam period, students should pick up a transcript order form in student services.
Final exams are Jan. 26 to Feb. 1. The exam schedule is posted online (note storm procedure). 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. On Feb. 3, students will get their new schedules, receive marks from first semester exams and begin second semester courses.
Acadia University will have a representative visiting at lunchtime on Feb. 3. Also, Dalhousie will be at Rodd Charlottetown at 7 p.m. on Feb. 3. St. Francis Xavier will have representatives at the Hotel on Pownal on Feb. 10 at 6:30-8 p.m.
Charlottetown Rural High
The Grade 11 IB class has just been announced as one of the 55 semi-finalists from across Canada in Samsung Canada’s first ever Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The contest is designed for students in Grades 612 to use science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to solve problems in their community. As a semi-finalist, the school has received $1,500 worth of technology and the class project will move forward in the competition for a chance to win one of two grand prizes of $50,000 in Samsung classroom technology grants and a visit from AsapSCIENCE.
There will be a meeting for any parents/guardians interested in helping out with the production of “Mary Poppins” on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the school library. Help is needed in a number of areas from costuming to set construction, promotions, sponsorships, advertising and more. Anyone who would like to be involved but can’t come to the meeting should email papierlot@ to indicate the area of interest.
Tanya Matthews spoke to the Health Care club about a career in nursing. These presentations are open to all students and provide information about the career, education requirements and job outlook.
Bluefield High School
Parents and students are reminded that final assessments for first semester start on Jan. 26. The last day of classes for the semester is today.
In the case of any storm days each exam gets bumped one day ahead in the schedule. Changes will be posted on the school website.
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”, it 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, April 14-16 at 7 p.m. and April 17 at 2 p.m.