Archive for April, 2017

Poetry Slam!

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 by Rob MacAdam
The Receiver Coffee House hosted the 2017 “Wits and Words” poetry slam.  At the 3rd annual event, Colonel Gray had an impressive showing.  The featured poets from the Gray were:  Cat MacCannell, Jim MacLean, and Maddy Lockman.  Also, Maddy Lockman placed second with her poetry and Cat MacCannell was judged the winner of the Island-wide competition.  Congratulations to all performers!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • Congratulations goes out to Colonel Gray’s poets who performed at the receiver last night: Cat MacCannell, Jim MacLean, and Maddy Lockman.  A huge congratulations to Maddy who finished in second place with her excellent poetry and to Cat who was the overall winner and crowned “the Island’s best performance poet!”
  • There will be an important, brief meeting for anyone who is interested in track and field in the Lecture Theatre on Thursday at 12:15.
  • Distracted Driving Fact #7: One survey showed that the majority of Canadians believe that distracted driving is a serious road safety problem.
  • 3v3 basketball 11:50 Net A Fellowship vs Crossfit Net B Portland Potatoes vs Alphabets 12:05 Net A DJK vs Rats, Net B Monstars vs Unfair.
  • On Thursday, May 4th, UPEI will be at the school offering registration sessions for grads to sign up for fall courses.   These sessions will be held at lunch hour and after school (until approximately 5 p.m.) in Computer Lab 153.
  • The Kidney Foundation of PEI is looking to recruit door to door canvassers to collect on their own street, or a small area near their home.  The campaign takes place in the month of May.  If any Grade 11 or 12 students are interested in accumulating some volunteer hours towards their Community Service Bursary, please check the bulletin board outside Mr. Cox’s office in Student Services.
  • Due to the band trip and no school tomorrow, Safe Grad meeting will be next Thursday, May 4th at noon in Mrs. Bradley’s room.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 1.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • The provincial poetry slam competition will be tonight at 7 o’clock at the Receiver Coffee House on Victoria Row.  There will be poets from 5 Island High School competing for the title of “Most Awesomeest Island Poet”.  Colonel Gray will be represented by Maddy Lockman, Jim MacLean, and Cat MacCannel.
  • Little Mermaid Makeup Crew: please see Mrs Cutcliffe before the end of lunch today.
  • There will be a meeting for all women’s rugby players (A & AAA) in room 210 at the beginning of lunch today.
  • Badminton qualifiers continue today with juvenile boys and girls singles taking place in Souris. Congratulations to David Pan and Michael Bernard who will advance to provincials from yesterdays singles play.
  • Any students interested in taking part in the annual PEISAA Triathlon on May 22nd, please see Mrs Lindsay. All participants must be registered by next Thursday.
  • Any students interested in taking part in the annual PEISAA Triathlon on May 22nd, please see Mrs Lindsay. All participants must be registered by next Thursday.
  • 3v3 Basketball 11:50 Bird Magic JOrdan vs Law Class for dummies, Space Jam vs Milkman 12:05 L vs No Name, Pointmakers vs Dream Team.
  • Would the following students see Mrs Gallant-Norring in the main office at noon today: Omar AL Farkh, Brandon Arsenault, Anthony Mac Arthur, Kyle Hillier, Yutong Su.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 6.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Posted on: April 25th, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • Tomorrow morning, we will be holding a Miracle Minute for Easter Seals. During the announcements, we will take 1 minute to raise as much money as we can for Easter Seals. Support our very own Cameron Gordon, this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador. Bring your change. Wednesday morning.
  • Ms Bovaird’s Viscom class is reminded that we will be walking to the Confed Centre Art Gallery during class this afternoon.  Please meet at the classroom at 12:30 dressed appropriately for the walk to the Confed Centre.
  • Colonel Gray Rugby had a very successful weekend at Rugby Fest in Rothesay, New Brunswick. The boys went undefeated in their pool, but lost to Three Oaks in their division final. The girls played strongly over the weekend, with lots of new players getting their first rugby experience. They did not advance past pool play. Rugby practices will continue this week, and players will be splitting into AAA and A teams. Those still interested in playing for either the women’s A or men’s A teams are invited to come to practices today. (Grade 10 and 11 students).
  • The second round of badminton play-offs continue this week, with senior boys singles and senior girls singles taking place today in Morell.
  • 3v3 basketball 11:50 Fellowship vs DJK, Alphabets vs Monstars 12:05 Chino Hills vs Crossfit, VJC vs Portland Potatoes.
  • There will be a very important meeting for all boys playing softball this year today at the beginning of lunch in the gym. Please see Mr. Brazil if you are unable to attend.
  • Distracted Driving Fact#6: Nearly 80% of collisions involve some form of driver inattention up to three seconds prior to the event.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 5.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Posted on: April 24th, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • On Wednesday morning, we will be holding a Miracle Minute for Easter Seals. During the announcements, we will take 1 minute to raise as much money as we can for Easter Seals. Support our very own Cameron Gordon, this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador. Bring your change. Wednesday morning.
  • There will be a collection of four short plays today at 11:45 in the Lecture Theater.  Admission is free and we encourage you to support all of the talented actors and actresses at Colonel Gray!
  • All participants in the provincial poetry slam are asked to find Mr. B today to finalize details for Wednesday evening at the Receiver Coffee House.
  • On Thursday, May 4th, UPEI will be at the school offering registration sessions for grads to sign up for fall courses.   These sessions will be held at lunch hour and after school (until approximately 5 p.m.) in Computer Lab 153.
  • There will be no yoga today.
  • 3v3 basketball be in the gym by 11:50 Lavar Ball vs No Name, Point makers vs Orange 12:05 Bird Magic Jordan vs L, Dream team vs Milkman.
  • Canadian Blood Services will be here today any students 17 and older can get their blood typed today at lunch in front of student services.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 4.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Posted on: April 21st, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • There will be live theatre today in the Lecture Theatre at lunch.  Come on down to watch 3 short plays featuring some incredibly talented actors and actresses.  Admission is free!
  • On Wednesday morning, we will be holding a Miracle Minute for Easter Seals. During the announcements, we will take 1 minute to raise as much money as we can for Easter Seals. Support our very own Cameron Gordon, this year’s Easter Seals Ambassador. Bring your change. Wednesday morning.
  • 3v3 basketball at 11:50 DJK vs Chino Hills, VJK vs Unfair at 12:05 Rats vs Fellowship, Portland Potatoes vs Monstars.
  • Art 621 class needs your help! Please save any litre pop bottles and bring them to the Art room on Monday or Tuesday.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 3.

Colonel Gray Presents: Disney’s The Little Mermaid, May 11th – 13th.

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 by Rob MacAdam

Colonel Gray Senior High School presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”!   This is a beautiful love story to be enjoyed by all.  Get ready to dive “Under the Sea” with Ariel, a headstrong mermaid princess who longs to explore the human world.

Show times:

Thursday, May 11th at 7:30 PM.

Saturday, May 12th at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

Tickets are available at the confederation centre box office:

http://www.confederationcentre.com/en/show/86-Colonel-Gray-High-School-Presents-The-Little-Mermaid

Check out our Facebook Page for updates and photos.

https://www.facebook.com/ColonelGrayPresents/

Our hardworking and talented student’s and staff volunteers appreciate your support!  See you at the show!

 

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • Due to unforseen circumstances, Drama 621 performances will take place tomorrow at lunch in the Lecture Theatre.  We encourage you to come and watch 8 separate plays during lunchtime.
  • Congratulations to Tessa Hood, Sunny Want, Sarah Murphy, Anh Tran and Yuto Kitakata who will be advancing to the second round of badminton qualifiers for singles in their division. Reminder that there is still badminton practice every day after school for those not attending a qualifier on that particular day.
  • All rugby players attending Rothesay are reminded that permission forms, health forms with health card #s & money needs to be in before the end of the day today.
  • The “A” mens’ rugby team is in need of numbers in order to have a team this year. This is a Grade 10 and Grade 11 team, so if you’ve been thinking about coming out, please see Mrs Lindsay as soon as possible.
  • The purchase of yearbook through C block will be completed at the end of the day on April 21.  The cost of the yearbook is $35 and must be ordered in advance as we will not be ordering extra copies.
  • Intramurals today 11:50 (Net A)  Law class vs Crossfit,( Net B) Dream Team vs Space Gym at 12:05 (Net A) Fellowship vs Chinottills, (Net B) Milkmen vs Orange.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 2.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Posted on: April 19th, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • Congratulations to Cecilia Roy, Phoebe Mitchell, Melanie Mitchell, Michelle Chen, Michael Bernard & David Pan who will advance to the second round of badminton regionals.
  • There will still be badminton practice after school today for those students not participating in a qualifier.
    Rugby practices continue today and tomorrow after school.
    Students attending the Rothesay tournament are reminded that their money and forms need to be in to Mrs. Lindsay or Mr. McCormack by the end of the day today.
  • All Mumbo Jumbo Street Slang Gang members who are performing in next week’s provincial poetry slam have a mandatory meeting today at 11:45 in Room 215.  Auditions for those performing will be held early next week.
  • The Drama 621 class will be performing 10 minute plays in the Lecture Theatre at lunch on Thursday and Friday.  Come out for some laughs, tears, and dramatic performances.
  • Anybody wishing to participate in the Free the Children 24hr famine is reminded to stop eating at noon and to pass in your forms in the lobby at lunch.
  • Today in basketball we have Chinohills vs Rats, Crossfit vs DJK then Monstars vs VJC, Unfair vs Alphabets bet there by 11:40.
  • Just a reminder that all registrations must be completed by Friday April 21st. MyBlueprint will remain open until then.
  • Colonel Gray presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid!  You have the opportunity to see the show at 1/2 the cost of a public performance on Monday morning, May 15th with our school.  Pay 10$ to your block A teacher this week to reserve your seat.  After this Friday, seats not sold to our Colonel Gray students will be opened up to other schools.  Don’t delay in reserving your seat as tickets will be not available at the door.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 1.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Posted on: April 18th, 2017 by Audrey Allan
  • Distracted Driving Fact#4: In 2016, distracted driving resulted in twice as many crashes as impaired driving.
  • All those interested in being part of tonight’s Rural vs Gray Art showcase, come to room 230 at lunch. The event is tonight from 5-7pm.
  • If you’re interested in seeing some dramatic performances come down to the Lecture Theatre at lunch on Thursday and Friday.  The Drama 621 class will be performing collections of 10 minute plays over two days.
  • There will be a mandatory meeting for all girls participating in Rugby Fest this weekend in Room 210 at the beginning of lunch.
  • Rugby practices after school today from 330-530.
    Colonel Gray will host the first badminton regional qualifier today at 4:30, juvenile girls singles and senior boys singles.
  • Today in 3 on 3 basketball:@ 11:50- No Name vs Bird Magic Jordan, Milkmen vs Pointmakers, @12:05- Law Class for Dummies vs Lavar Ball, Orange vs Space Jam. Please be on time for your games, the clock starts at that time whether you are here or not.
  • Would all members of the Little Mermaid Makeup Crew come to a quick meeting in room 213 on Wednesday at noon.
  • Yearbook meeting after school Wednesday & Thursday. Also it’s not to late to help out, just drop by for more info.
  • Colonel Gray presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid!  You have the opportunity to see the show at 1/2 the cost of a public performance on Monday morning, May 15th with our school.  Pay 10$ to your block A teacher this week to reserve your seat.  After this Friday, seats not sold to our Colonel Gray students will be opened up to other schools.  Don’t delay in reserving your seat as tickets will be not available at the door.
  • SHAD is an intense STeAM-based program that focuses on academic learning through lectures, workshops, labs and group projects. SHAD is not like high school. The SHAD learning environment is very different: Living in residence at one of our host university campuses, you will be challenged to embrace and expand your understanding of science and its applications in real situations.  Want to know more?  A Shad Valley representative will be here today at lunch in Room 224 to discuss opportunities to take part in the renowned one month long SHAD program.  You can also see Mrs. Ronahan for details.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 6.