Band Notes: Pascal Math Competition Grade 7 Band—Tuesdays 8:45-9:45 & Thursdays 10:00-11:00 The Pascal Math Competition will be on Feb 25th and is for any grade 8 or grade 9 student. Sign up was in the fall. We are the Grade 8 Band—Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 & Thursdays 12:00-1:10 current provincial champs. Practices are Friday after school (notes from parents are required). Grade 9 Band—Tuesdays 11:00-12:00 & Thursdays 12:00-1:10 Jazz Band Tuesdays 12:00-1:10 Student Council is hosting its semi-formal Valentine’s dance on The CPJH Grade 8/9 Band and the February 11th. At this dance, student council has asked Ms. Zwicker CPJH Jazz Band are busy preparing to again put on her famous buffet. It is a wonderful event! Dance for our trip to the Cape Breton tickets are $7 with one dollar going to the Haiti Relief fundraising. Music Festival April 15-16. Parent volunteers are always appreciated. Parents do not go into the Ambassatours has donated a trip gym. Please call Ms. Silverstein at 457-8935 if you are able to assist for two shopping in Bangor to help on Febuary 11. us fund our trip. Any parent/Guardian interested in organizing and taking on this fundraiser should contact me by Extra-Curricular News email email@example.com Twenty two students participated in U Matter Training on January 14th. This Monday Mr Baker is having a They discussed ways to insure all students feel safe and included in trumpet sectional for the jazz band the life of the school and learned strategies for conflict resolution. trumpet section. Thursdays at lunch there is a drum workshop for any band percussionists with Mr Smith Student Council has organized a Toonies for Haiti project. They have in the band room. raised over since they started. In support of this project, the Respect Ambassadors haled a bake sale this week and added $85 to the cause. Guidance News Getting Ready for On Tuesday, March 30th, our grade 9 students will be participating in a Junior Achievement program called the Economics of Staying in School. High School! Facilitators from the business community work with groups of students Grade 10 Course Selection looking at what it takes to be independent and support yourself in today’s Forms for grade 9 students world. should have been returned to teachers already. Ms. Silverstein Athletics is still seeing students in this regard and will be calling parents to discuss recommendations over the next two weeks. Girls Soar Week ( Feb. 22-26th) Career Cruising All gr. 7-9 girls are invited to participate in a variety of activities Halifax Regional School being held at noon hour from Monday to Friday. These sessions Board has purchased a being led by qualified instructors will include hip-hop dance, license for Career Cruising, yoga, a guest speaker and healthy lunch. Students must sign an online career development up in advance on the athletics bulletin board. tool. It has inventories for interest and skills as well as a The badminton team tryouts will begin on February 15th. resume data base and the Students should sign up on the athletics bulletin board. Eight opportunity to develop a portfolio and save your students from each grade level are eligible to make the team information to use over time. and compete in tournaments. Badminton club will continue on Parents as well as students Tuesday evenings with Mr. Wicks. Club night is open to all are able to use this valuable students. Mr. Arseneault and Mr. Wicks will be coaching the tool. Have a look at badminton team. www.careercruising.com. Our user name is “clayton” and Track and Field tryouts will begin in mid-April. our password is “park”.
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