Thursday, November 23, 2017- Day 3 of the cycle

In the cafeteria today: Pizza-$3.75 Sm slice-$3.00 Combo(5.00) Sm pizza, juice,cookie

 

General

  • Gym Floor - Wear only indoor sneakers in the gym. With winter weather upon us, no outdoor footwear is allowed. As well, food and drink are not allowed in the gym, change rooms, or the Hawks Nest.
  • International Students- EAL class will be held today.
  • Would the Student Leaders please meet Ms Thomas in the cafetorium on Monday, Nov 27th at 9:am for a brief, 10 minute meeting.
  • Employment Opportunity:After School Program Leader
  • The Municipality of the County of Annapolis is inviting applications for the position of After School Program Leader.  This is a term position (for a period of approx. 20 weeks). Please see the following website for more information: https://annapoliscounty.ca/employment/1281-employment-opportunity-after-school-program-leaders-various-positions
  • Duties: The After School Program Leader team will plan and deliver of a variety of physical activities which emphasize movement and skill development in a non-competitive environment and recreational activities for school-aged children. Activities should focus on the outdoor environment.
  • Face aux Questions: The Grade 8 and 9 Integrated French Face aux Questions groups will meet once a month, at lunch in Mme. Handley’s room. The upcoming meeting is WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29. We will meet during the last fifteen minutes of lunch.
  • Me to WE is hosting a Coffee House on December 8th starting at 6:30 p.m. for grades 6-12 and community members. All proceeds go to the refugee crisis in Bangladesh where over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled and are in desperate need. We need acts! Please sign up on sheets in the senior, ML and Tech Ed wings.
  • The Canadian Red Cross Stay Safe Course is being offered for youth 9-13 years of age here at BRCS on Friday, November 24 from 11:45am-3:30pm. Cost per participant is $45.00. To register please contact Schools Plus Annapolis 902-532-3299.
  • The GSA Club will be having a bake sale on Friday during both ML/HS and Elementary Recess breaks. All items will be under $2.00, so start saving your change and help support the club as they attempt to raise money to attend a trip to Halifax in the spring.
  • Buy Nothing Day- Buy nothing day is on November 24, however the Green Team is encouraging you to participate on the 25. Buy nothing day is to encourage people to be conscientious of how much they spend and waste everyday. In 2009, the average amount of waste generated by each person in Canada per day was 4.6 pounds. Let’s see if we can reduce that waste for one day, by reducing what we buy.
  • Grade 8 and 9 Integrated French students who are interested in Face aux Questions, please come to Mme. Handley’s room at the end of lunch today (last 10 minutes).

 

Athletics

  • All soccer players are to return their uniforms to Mr. Stoddart.
  • The Weight Room is now open again for students in grades 7-12.  Please follow the posted rules.
  • The senior boys basketball team went into Parkview’s gym last night and shocked the division 1 team 77-60 in what was a massive all around team victory.  Intense defense from the first minute to the last was the key.  Sam Chisholm led all scorers with 32 pts, Carter Cook had 11, Tanner Cress and Bradley Charlton each had 10.  They have their home opener tonight vs AWEC at 6:00.

 

Student Services

  • Any grade 12’s interested in UNB or UPEI for next year. Please see information on the Guidance Center Bulletin Board. There will be application/info sessions for both in Wolfville November 22 and 23.
  • Would all grade 12 students please complete data sheets and return to the guidance office ASAP.
  • The Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship, a $6,000.00 scholarship available to Nova Scotia students entering their first year of university. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must live in Nova Scotia, be graduating from high school and beginning an undergraduate degree program at a Maritime university in the fall. The applicant must also have demonstrated an interest in multiculturalism and human rights. All forms and the scholarship poster are found: http://novascotia.ca/lae/scholarships/. All forms are to be postmarked no later than March 31, 2018.

SSW Program

  • RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition.  If you are a student applying to college or university, tell us your story of how one or more black Canadians have helped defined Canada’s diverse heritage and identity through their specific achievements and contributions.   Submit your essay of 750 words or less by Friday, Dec 1, 2017.   See Carmelita Johnson for further information.
  • The 2017 African Nova Scotian History Challenge is open to all students and classes. Awards for Excellence in African Nova Scotian History are presented to students whose submissions to the Challenges best exemplify the contributions that African Nova Scotians have made to the history, heritage and culture of our province and our country. All Awards include cash bursaries. Submissions are accepted until February 4th, 2017. See Carmelita Johnson for further information.