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May 12  Day 1

Did you know:

-Approximately every six days, a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner.

-On any given night in Canada, 3,491 women and their 2,724 children sleep in shelters because it isn't safe at home.

-On any given night, about 300 women and children are turned away because shelters are already full.

- Half of all women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16.

The Moose Hide Campaign is a call to action to all men and boys in Canada to stand shoulder to shoulder; to show ourselves, each other, and all Canadians that violence is no longer tolerated in our communities and society.  Wearing the moose hide signifies your commitment to honour, respect, and protect the women and children in your life and to work together with other men and boys to end violence against women and children.Domestic violence is preventable.Both real and imitation hide are being offered in the office if you choose to wear one in support.

REGISTRATION FOR 2022-2023 - GRADE 10 and 11 STUDENTS Registrations should be handed in.  See Ms. Dundas if you need a registration form.

Please note, washroom stalls are for one person at a time. Staff have been notified to bring multiple occupants of stalls to the office.

Students with after school sports - please note the custodians are not to be letting students in as they do not know who is on teams or not. Please arrange with teammates to let you in.

Late slips - you will not be permitted in class after the second bell without a late slip. 

Just a reminder to students, the school does not open until 8:40 am.  

Outside of school hours - if you need to speak to someone:  

Kids Help Phone  1-800-668-6868     https://kidshelpphone.ca   Text:686868

ATHLETICS - TRACK & FIELD-  SENIOR HIGH Track & Field: Mandatory meeting in the gym at 12:00 today.   If you don't attend or see Mr Lougheed today it is assumed that you are no longer interested in going to zones.  Practices this week are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

CHEER TEAM -  There will be an information meeting on Wednesday, May 25  for all students currently  in Grades 8 to 11 who are interested in joining us for our “Try Cheer” practices coming up in a few weeks.  These practices are NOT tryouts to be on the team - they are practices for you to try cheer, learn some skills, and find out if cheer is something you want to do.  We are planning two teams next season - a junior team (grades 6 to 9) and a senior team (grades 10-12.)  All genders are welcome and absolutely no experience in cheer, dance or gymnastics is needed.  If you have questions before the meeting, please see Mrs. Elliott or Mrs. Dalcourt.

GOLF - Junior High Golf: See Miss Deacon for an information sheet if you are interested in golf this spring. You could already have experience or you could want to learn how. Grade 8 and 9s only. 

CAFE CORNER  - Daily Specials

Monday - 

Tuesday

Wednesday -

Thursday - Ukrainian Platter $8.50

Friday - Popcorn Chicken Poutine $5.50

Soup Special - Chicken Tortilla Soup $4.00

Coffee Special - Brown Sugar Iced Coffee $3.50

Peppermint Bark Frappe $3.50

Just a reminder the cafeteria closes after lunch at the first bell!!!

The cafe only accepts debit or cash. We cannot accept prepaid visa or mastercards. 

CHESS CLUB- See Mr. Blount for details. 

GSA -Any GSA members interested in taking part in a short, anonymous survey on the impacts of having a GSA in the school please email our presenter your signed consent form (or go see Ms. Baker to get one) and email Ms. Baker or Ms. Ferguson that you will be taking part. See you next Wednesday!                    

GYM - The Intramural and gym schedule is posted on the gym doors for each week. Students can come into the gym at the bell and set up nets, etc. 

MUSIC- Mr.Colquhoun has started an after school band Monday nights from 3:30-5:00. All students are welcome to join and participate in the group.

STUDENT DRESS CODE COMMITTEE- Meeting Thursday May 12th during lunch from 12-12:25 PM in room 165. 

STUDENT COUNCILStudent Council will be selling the remaining snacks from the dance this week at lunch. All items are $1.00, however limited quantities. 

YEARBOOK - Early bird special for yearbooks are $30.00 until the end of May. Please make payment to Ms. Petherbridge in the office.. After May the price will increase. 

IMPORTANT FOR GRADS- If you would like to include a grad quote in the yearbook please submit a write up on the following Google form. Your write up must be a maxim of 70 words. No more! 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdjK7b0Rq5wETnybnySXcR4YEfS3_1Bd8j7PQU4gp79p7oB4A/viewform?usp=sf_link

You can also access the Google form on the school Facebook page. 

GRAD 2022-  May 4 - an updated  grad list has been posted

LAST CALL FOR SLEMKO SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS!!  THEY ARE IN THE WRAP AROUND

JOB OPPORTUNITIES  Onoway Regional Fire Services are looking for Youth Firefighters.  Check out the information in the Wrap Around.

If you are unsure what you would like to do after graduation - visit www. katimavik.org.  It is a national experience that challenges  youth to make a positive impact in each of the communities they work in while developing a vast array of skills and competencies. All expenses are covered. 

Indigenous Student Employment Opportunity with the Government of Canada - full time high school students can apply at:  GoToApply.ca?PSC-Students  More information is available in the Wrap Around.

POST SECONDARY SCHOOL -Registering in courses for the first time can feel overwhelming, but we are here to help! Students can sign up for a Registration 101 workshop where we help them register for their courses! Each workshop covers how to navigate the Bear Tracks system for course selection and registration, which first year courses to take, and next steps on their U of A journey. Registration is open and available at uab.ca/reg101.

SCHOLARSHIPS  - The LacSte Anne Historical Foundation Scholarship worth $500 is available to students from the County of Lac Ste. Anne.  Highest priority will be for those students entering post secondary school in agriculture or education.  Students must submit by May 18 - a resume, transcript, and application form and an essay onoje of the topics provided.  

AlbertaChartered Accountants are offering a number of scholarships to high school students - some specifically for students from rural areas. Check out: https://www.cpaalberta.ca/Foundation/Support-Programs-and-Scholarships/Scholarships/High-School-Scholarships

Check out the Slemko Scholarship, Ste. Anne Gas and other local scholarships available in the counselling area.

Remax is offering 12 - $1000 bursaries for students who are involved in their community.  Key qualities students should demonstrate are leadership, motivation and communication skills.  Other attributes may include volunteering, participation in charitable events or fundraising, and contributions that enrich the lives of others and their communities. Go to https://www.remax-western.ca/blog/charities/   to apply.

The Henry Tomlinson Memorial Scholarship offered through the SANG Co-op Community Enhancement Foundation can now be applied for by Gr. 12 students who have been accepted and enrolled in an Alberta post-secondary institution.  There are up to 5 scholarships, each worth $5000, available to successful applicants.  The deadline for applying is June 30, 2022.  Please come down to the Wrap Around or visit steanne gas.com for more information.