Daily Bulletin Friday, September 20, 2019 Day 2

TIMELY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Attention all Grade 12 students:  your Gr. 12 Interviews with Mr. Bellerose and Ms. Schuster are beginning on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 19.  Please see the schedules posted around the school for your appointment time.  If you cannot make your appointment, please see one of the counsellors to re-schedule your time.  These interviews are important for you to attend as we discuss your current credit totals, plans after graduation and scholarships and student loans.
  • GIRLS GROUP   The first meeting of “Generation Female”  will take place at lunch  on Monday September 23 in the Drama room. Kallie MacKenzie and Amanda Durand will be here again this year to facilitate.
  • BAKE SALE - The Sr Girls Volleyball Team will be hosting a bake sale during parent teacher interviews this Thursday.  Come get a treat and support the team!
  • The vending machine will be shut down till further notice due to VANDALISM. To the person or persons responsible for this current act of vandalism please think about your actions. It affects all of us.
  • GRADS- CLASS of 2020
    • Please check the school website under students/grads for updated info on 
      • 1. Nomination process for student grad committee president and vice president
      • 2. Student parent meeting on Wednesday Sept 25 @7pm
  • ATTENDANCE and LATES
    • Starting on Monday Sept 9, The OJSH attendance policy will be in effect for Semester 1. The policy is posted in each room. Students who are late to a class need to come to the office for a late slip and will be admitted to class.
    • Phone calls and emails through the powerschool system go out for absenses that the office was not notified about.
    • Please have parents/guardians notify the school by email or phone call if you are absent for a reason.
  • Student Parking
    • Starting September 16, High School students will need to have the documentation for purchasing a parking pass to bring a vehicle to the student parking area. Yearly passes cost $5. You need to show a valid drivers license, registration and insurance to get the pass. We will sell passes Starting Sept 16. Constable Jim Duncan (our SRO for 19/20) will asisst administration in this activity starting Sept 16.

ONGOING ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • For everyone’s safety there is to be NO Scootering or skateboarding (or the like) on school campus sidewalks, parking lot, roadways.
  • Just a reminder to students that the Heritage Center is not for students to loiter, smoke or vape.
  • Are you artistic? Do you enjoy creative writing? The Canadian Legion is offering prizes of up to $1000 for students who excel in art or writing.Essays, Poems and Posters (color or black and white) can all qualify to win. As always the theme of the contest is 'Remembrance'. See Mr. Rohatyn for more details and an entry form if you are interested. The deadline for submissions is November 25th. The contest is open to all students in grade 8-12 with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
  • All Northern Gateway Students are required to pay a yearly $30 technology fee. It is added to any other fee charged to the School Cash Accounting System Payment can be made online or in the office. 

ATHLETICS /PE–

  • RUNNING CLUB - See Mrs. McNalley for times and days.
  • MUSTANGS CHEERLEADING -Try Cheer practices are open to anyone in grades 9 to 12 on Thurs.Sept.12 and Thurs.Sept.19 from 3:45pm to 5:30pm.  A permission form is required so you must see Mrs. Elliott for more information.

 BAND

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CAFE CORNER –

  • Weekly Specials:
    • Monday-Thunder Crunch Chicken Burger $6.00
    • Tuesday-Farmer Sausage in a sub bun $4.00
    • Wednesday-Buffalo Chicken Bites with Fries and Juice $8.50
    • Thursday-Bacon Cheeseburger
    • Friday- Fish and Chips with coleslaw and juice $9.00
    • Soup Of The Week –  Chicken Cheddar Broccoli Soup $3.75
    • Weekly Special - Grilled Cheese and Soup $6.50

CALM-

  • CALM presentation, Money Mentors, Friday March 20, Block 4 in Mr. Daly's Room. 
  • Block 1 CALM students, please meet in Room 165 at the start of the block for a short meeting, Friday, Sept. 20.
  • Block 2 CALM students, please meet in Room 165 at the start of the block for a short meeting,  Friday, Sept. 20.

GENERATION FEMALE –

  • First meeting will be held Monday September 23rd in the drama room at noon - watch for further information. 

GREEN CERTIFICATE –

  • Any grade 10-12 students who are interested in taking part in the Green Certificate program this year - please email or see Ms. Dundas asap.
  • If there are any high school students who would like to earn a grade 12 credit in just one day - see Ms. Dundas about taking Agriculture 3000 on October  29 at Stony Plain.

MENTAL HEALTH-

  • Want a Free Freezie? On Wednesday September 25, OJSH is teaming up with The Foundry in promoting their upcoming Local Youth Groups and Youth Centre. We will be located on the Field at Lunch handing out Free Freezies and t-shirts. See you there!

POST SECONDARY INFORMATION –

  • Students interested in travelling and studying abroad once they graduate should check out www.studyandgoabroad.com

TABLETOP GAMING CLUB

  • Whether it’s a game of Chess and Checkers or Magic and Monsters, the TGC is the place for it! Students of all grades are welcome to come and play every Wednesday (Starting September 11) after school in the Library until 5:30. Come talk to Mr. Van Camp for more details!

TECHNOLOGY FEE-

  • All Northern Gateway Students are required to pay a yearly $30 technology fee . Payment can be made online or in the office to Mrs. Mahon.

           

Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.

Benjamin Franklin