Archive for September, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Posted on: September 30th, 2014 by Audrey Allan
  • Anyone interested in being part of the Colonel Gray 2014-15 Safe Grad Executive, please submit a letter of application to either Ms. Cummins or Ms. Bradley before 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5th. In the letter please indicate any other extra-curricular activities/committees you are involved with and why you would make a strong candidate for this executive.
  • Volunteers are needed for 1 hour a day at Confederation Centre to help seniors improve their computer skills. Details available in Student Services.
  • The GSA will be hosting a bake sale today at lunch time in the lobby.
  • All band students are asked to remind their parents of the Band Parent meeting tonight at 7pm in the band room.
    2nd jazz/little big band meeting at 11:45 today for 5 minutes.
  • Cafeteria Special today is chicken quesadilla choice of side $5.00 or Pepperoni Pizza with choice of side $5.00. Don’t forget our delicious turkey dinner on Thursday!!
  • You can help Glen Stewart Primary win a competition with Parkside Elementary in Summerside.  The winner will receive $10,000 in books from Indigo.  Support Glenn Stewart by going to and vote everyday til Oct. 5.

Teachers today is supervision day 2.

Monday, Septmber 29, 2014

Posted on: September 29th, 2014 by Audrey Allan
  •  Any grade 12 student  who might be applying to the visual arts program in the near future. If you want to learn more about how to begin preparing for your portfolio, please see Mrs. Sheppard today, in the art room at lunch for a brief meeting.
  • All band students are asked to remind their parents of the Band Parent meeting Tuesday(tomorrow) at 7pm in the band room.      2nd jazz/little big band meeting at 11:45 on Tuesday for 5 minutes.
  • All golfers on the Colonel Gray Golf team are asked to meet at Student Services today at 11:40. Our Boys and Girl’s teams play today at Fox Meadow.
  • Archery Club will meet Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3:30 in the cafeteria. New members welcome anytime.
  • Female students needed for a “Worry, Stress & Anxiety Group” meeting on Wednesday at lunch in room 137. Please see Bethany Toombs (counsellor) or Katie Lezeu (student nurse) to sign up before Wednesday.
  • The Terry Fox Run was a HUGE success again at Colonel Gray! Thanks to all the teachers and students for your support. Students, please turn any outstanding sheets or pledges into your teacher by tomorrow.

Teachers, today is supervision day 1.

2nd Annual Battle at Brookvale Cross Country Event

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by rcfleming

The 2nd annual Battle at Brookvale Cross Country Races will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 10:30-1:30.  All are invited to come out and cheer on your favourite cross country runners.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Posted on: September 25th, 2014 by Audrey Allan
    • If you want to know more about UNB, there will be a rep in Student Services today during lunch time.
    • Free the children meeting at lunch in the Lecture Theatre, room leaders and room themes for Haunted Basement will be assigned. All are welcome!
    • All Mosiac members who are interested in playing tennis, there will be a meeting today at lunch in room 116.
    • Last night was a big one for Colonel Gray as our boys volleyball team upset the defending provincial champs Westisle pulling off an exciting 26-24 win in the forth game to win 3 games to 1: our girls volleyball team rallied back from two sets down, winning 16-14 in the 5th set.  Our women’s A soccer team had an impressive showing shutting out Evangeline 4-0:  Our A boys soccer team also beat Evangeline by 4 goals winning 6-2.
      Our women’s field hockey team gave Rural all they could handle avenging an early season lob sided loss, losing 2-1.  
    • We have two teams traveling out of province this weekend.  Good luck to our women’s AAA soccer team in Antigonish and to our boys volleyball team in Truro!
    • Good luck to our golf teams as they have their first provincial qualifier today.
    • The men’s A soccer team won their game last night 6-2 against Evangeline, Deepak Khanal scored 2 goals and Nathan Leclair, Ron Weeks, Hussam Alzoubi and Liam Apars scored one each. Next game will be tomorrow at 4:30. Please meet at the school at 3:30 for our first home game of the season.
    • Cafeteria special today Chicken strips choice of side $5.00 or Macaroni & cheese caesar salad & garlic bread $5.00.
  • Teachers, today supervision day 5.
  • Baseball Fri Sept 26 Gray Three Oaks 6:00 Legends
    Soc Fri Sept 26 Rural Gray AW 4:30 PM —–
    Soc Fri Sept 26 Rural Gray A M 4:30 PM —–
    Baseball Sat Sept 27 Kinkora Gray 12:00 Legends Own
    Fri-Sat Sept 26-27 St. FX Tournament 2 Vans
    VB Fri/Sat Sept 26/27 CEC Tournament Truro, N.S. M TBA 2 Vans

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Posted on: September 24th, 2014 by Audrey Allan
  • There will be a quick meeting for all the members of the Colonel Gray Golf Team today at 11:40 at Student Services.
  • A rep from UNB will be in Student Services today to discuss  their university programs.
  • The City of Charlottetown is hosting a Celebration of Youth on Sept. 26 and 27.  There are a wide range of activities, sports, and entertainment prepared.  More info is in the web announcements.
  • Archery Club begins today at 3:30 in the cafeteria, new shooters are welcome!
  • Soccer intramurals today the Staff Snipers are playing Team Chaos? Also that the rest of the schedule will be posted by the end of the day today in the gym.
  • Grade 11 & 12 band practice at 7:45. Little Big band sign up in the band room.

Teachers, today is supervision day 4.

Tuesday September 23, 2014

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014 by Audrey Allan
  • Meeting today for the Terry Fox Committee in room 139 at 11:40 today.  All members must attend. Students and teachers, please raise as much money as you can this week and participate in the run/ walk on Thursday afternoon at 2:30. Also, please return your pledge sheets to your Block D teachers by Thursday.

  • Gay Straight Alliance GSA meeting today in room 151 at 11:45 all are welcome!
  • Boys AAA baseball team lost a few games on the weekend. John Arsenault, Elijah Hood, John Savidant and Ryne MacIsaac all pitched well. Practice today with Mr. Ready at City Field at 3:30.
  • A UNB rep will be in Student Services during lunch time on Thursday.
  • Canadian Forces Reserves will be at the school with a student information display table today at lunch time.
  • Cafeteria Special today Sweet & Sour Chicken on rice with veggies $5.00 or Build your own burger with choice of side $5.00.

Teachers, today is supervision day 3.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Posted on: September 22nd, 2014 by Audrey Allan
    • KEY Club meets in the lecture theatre today at lunch. Speaking will be special guest, Martin Rutte, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul books.  See you there!
    • Student Council meeting today at 11:50 in room 139, all are encouraged to attend.
    • Terry Fox Fact Of The Day  – Did you Know…..on March 9, 1977 – Terry discovers he has a malignant tumour in his right leg; the leg is amputated 15 centimetres (six inches) above the knee. The night before his amputation he reads about an amputee runner and dreams of running.  He is only 18 years old at the time.
    •  – Please remember to fund raise this week and bring you pledge sheets back to you Block D teacher on Thursday.
    •  Important Terry Fox meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) at 11:40 in room 139.  All committee members must attend.
    • Peer Helping will be meeting on Wednesday this week, in the library NOT Thursday .
    • Do you want to earn a bursary for your education or gain some experience through volunteering? Well you can do both by volunteering in the library before or after school and at lunch. See Mrs Profit in the library for full details.
    • Cafeteria Special today Hot roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes & veggies $5.00 or Pasta bake, caesar salad & breadstick $5.00.

    Teachers, today is supervision day 2.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Posted on: September 19th, 2014 by Audrey Allan
  • A reminder to IB Visual Art students to meet at the Confederation Centre at 12:30 today.  Dress Warmly!
  • The indoor intramural soccer league starts on Monday with the Ducks taking on the Goats.
    Tuesday the intramural volleyball league tips off with the Staff Snipers vs. Marple Bys and the Ducks vs. the Smashers.
     A full schedule will be posted on the gym bulletin board.
     Good luck to our AAA boys and girls soccer teams in their games against Rural tonight at UPEI.  The girls play at 4:00 while the boys play at 6:00.
     Good luck as well to our boys baseball team in their games against Bluefield, Morell and Montague this weekend, they start their season tonight vs. Bluefield at City at 6:00.
  • There will be a boys A Soccer meeting today in room 214 at 12:00.
  • Any student interested in becoming part of the Promotions Team for The New HOT 105.5, please visit student services for more information.  Great way to be involved in community activities and receive volunteer hours for the community service bursary as well.
     Legislative Page Program: – Any student in grade 11 or 12 who would like to be nominated to work at the Legislative Assembly as a Page, please see Ms. McCabe in Student Services.  Deadline to express interest is September 30th.  More information on this program can also be found in student services.
  • Are you looking for a place to go at lunch. Mosiac Club today at lunch in room 116.

Teachers, today is supervision day 1

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Posted on: September 18th, 2014 by Audrey Allan
  • Don’t forget its Customer Appreciation Day in the cafeteria…purchase our special soft beef tacos with veggies and choice of side and get a FREE cookie ice cream sandwich $5.00. Plus water is only $1.00 today.
  • First Haunted Basement meeting today at lunch in the Lecture Theatre. All are Welcome!
  • Canadian Forces Reserves will be at the school with a student information display table at lunch time on Tuesday, Sept. 23.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 6.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Posted on: September 17th, 2014 by Audrey Allan
  • The City of Charlottetown is hosting a Celebration of Youth on Sept. 26 and 27.  There are a wide range of activities, sports, and entertainment prepared.  More info is in the web announcements.
  • Grade 11&12 band practice tomorrow morning (Thursday) at 7:45.
  • 2nd Jazz sign up is posted in the band room.
    Band Magazine campaign is underway..anyone wanting a new magazine subscription or to renew one, could buy one from any band member and help them with this year’s band trip.
  • Music students are asked to drop by the band room and pick up catalogues and order forms
  • Lydia MacLeod, Blendina Avdija and Shayan Abdipour please see Mr. Jabbour today.
    Have you ever dreamed of terrifying little kids? Colonel Gray’s very own ‘Haunted Basement’ may be just for you! stop by Free the Children’s  first meeting of the year, this Thursday at lunch in the Lecture Theatre for more information. Everyone is Welcome!!
  • Today is the last day to sign up for intramural soccer and volleyball.  Get your team together and sign up on the bulletin board in the gym.
     Good luck to our AAA boys and girls and A girls soccer teams in their season opening games today.  The AAA boys play Westisle at 5:00 at Simmons, the AAA girls play Westisle at 5:30 at the Cornwall turf, the A girls play in Montague.  Come on out and show your support!
     Our women’s field hockey team has high hopes of bringing their record to 500 as they travel to Montague today.  Good luck girls!!!
  • Drama Club will be today at 11:45 in the Lecture Theatre.  If you’re interested in acting, improv, or meeting some interesting people, we’ll see you at lunch.
  • Cafeteria Special today, Chicken Fajita $5.00 Pizza Slice $3.00 or Popcorn chicken bowl $3.00.

Teachers, today is supervision day 5.