Pascal Math Competition by akf39620


									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      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. Our
user name is “clayton” and            Track and Field tryouts will begin in mid-April.
our password is “park”.

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