Stu­dents busy with ex­ams, fundrais­ing

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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.word­ 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: kinko­rasyear­ 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 ld­ 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.coal­

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.word­­boo 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.

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