Archive for March, 2015

Earthworm dissections – Biology lives

Posted on: March 23rd, 2015 by kdwhitrow

Connor MacNair and Nick MacRae dissecting their earthworm.

March 13, 2015

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by Audrey Allan

Happy Friday the 13th and happy last day before March Break!

Come and celebrate with the Mosaic club at lunch in room 116. Make sure to bring your friends

Boys rugby is cancelled today

Congrats to Skillls Canada Winners: Thomas Gao – 2D Animation Gold, Devon Fletcher – 2D Animation Gold, Sam MacLeod – Cooking Gold, Kaitlin Kenna – Graphic Design  Gold- Paravakar Thapa – TV/Video Production – Gold, Matt Halvorson TV/Video Production – Gold, Kiara Landry – Silver Graphic Design, Donovan MacLeod – Bronze for Carpentry and Maja Garic Bronze in Graphic Design

Medal at Culinary Skills Canada Competition and  Kiara Landry  who won Gold in Graphics Design

There will be a FULL Safe Grad Executive and Committee meeting today at 12:00 noon in Mrs. Bradley’s room 210. Bring your lunch and a friend.

1-Hour Delay Schedule

10:00 – 11:00 Period 1

11:00 – 11:10 Break

11:10 – 12:10 Period 2

12:10 – 1:00 Noon Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 Period 3

2:00 – 2:10 Break

2:10 – 3:10 Period 4


Note from Mr. Whitrow – Any items that are left on the bleachers in the cafeteria will be removed during the March.  Please do not leave anything on the bleachers.

Today’s cafeteria special are:

Chicken Quesadilla with choice of veggie for $5; Taco bowl for $3.50 or Chicken strip platter for $5

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Posted on: March 12th, 2015 by Audrey Allan
  • Hey Gray, today is the is the students vs. teachers ice hockey game.  This is a fundraiser for Safe Grad so please come and show your support.  It is $2 to get in or $1 if you have Gray colors on.  We will be selling treats as well.  Come on out for a fun time!
  • Free the Children will meet today at lunch time by the art room, everyone is welcome!
  • Cafeteria Specials today are pulled pork on a kaiser, fries & veggies $5, 3 cheese pizza, choice of side $4 or popcorn chicken bowl $3.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 2.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Posted on: March 11th, 2015 by Audrey Allan
  • Badminton tryouts continue today at 3:30 in the gym and on Friday morning.
  • The Mumbo Jumbo Street Slang Gang will meet today @ 11:45 in Mr. B’s Room.  This is an important meeting as we will be preparing for the provincial poetry slam.  All new members are encouraged to attend!
  • Just a reminder folks, there will be Jesus ay Gray today in room 151.
  • There will not be environmental club meeting today but we’ll meet again after the break.
  • Want to shake off the winter blues? Would you like to know more about our natural world? Do outdoor sports like skiing, snowshoeing and paddling seem fun but daunting? If so, come on down to room 118 today at lunch for the first meeting of Colonel Gray’s get outside! club.
  • Hey Gray, only one more sleep until the Teachers vs. Students game tomorrow.  We are looking forward to having a lot of fun and hope to see you all there.  Cost is $2 to get in or $1 if you are wearing Colonel Gray colors.  We are planning on having a bake sale and hot chocolate.  Reminder to players who got their forms yesterday to bring them to Mr.MacDougald today and would the following students come and see Mr. MacDougald in room 229 at the beginning of lunch. Ryne MacIssac, Johhny Arsenault, Sean Fraser, Ryan Cameron and Parker Ronahan.
  • Results from the February math contests are in.  Please see Mr. MacDonald in room 141 if you would like to know how you did.
  • U.P.E.I. is hosting a free math camp on the weekend of May 1-3.  This camp is open to students in grade 10 or 11 who enjoy math and want to solve interesting problems with their peers.  All expenses are covered by the university.  Please see Mr. MacDonald for an application.
  • Cafeteria Specials today are Chicken caesar wrap$4, BBQ Chicken breast  on a kaiser, choice of side & veggies$5, Meatlovers pizza choice of side$5 or Bacon cheeesburger platter $5.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 1.

Winter Carnival Activities – Thursday, March 12 – 75 minute lunch break

Posted on: March 11th, 2015 by kdwhitrow


Special Day Schedule

9:00 to 10:10 period 1 – Block B

10:10 to 10:20 break – Block A

10:20 to 11:30 period 2

11:30 to 12:45 noon – Winter Carnival Activities

  • Activities in the gym and various points around the school
  • Student vs. Staff hockey game at Simons Arena – puck drops at 11:50

12:45 to 1:53 period 3 – Block D
1:53 to 2:03 break
2:03 to 3:10 period 4 – Block C

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Posted on: March 10th, 2015 by Audrey Allan
  • There are still spots available for Encounters with Canada and there are special prices as well.  Anyone interested in learning more about this opportunity, see Ms. McCabe in Student Services.
  • The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a national 6 week exchange program that brings together youth from various communities across the country. Participating youth, aged 16 and 17, have the opportunity to improve their second official language skills, and gain important employment experience through a work placement while on their exchange.  For further information, drop into Student Services.
  • Students who are entering the Anti Racism Poster and Video contests are reminded of the extended deadline. Drop your posters in to Ms Bovaird by 3:15 on Wednesday,  March 11th.
  • Reminder to students of the teacher vs. student hockey game on Thursday this week.   Today is the final day for sign up.  Players must have a helmet, full cage or visor, neck guard and a white jersey to play.
  • Boys rugby practice today from 5:30-7:30.
  • The Because I Am A Girl group meets today at lunch in Mrs. Cutcliffe’s room, Everyone Welcome!
  • The Gym is closed today at lunch.
  • Cafeteria Specials today are Pasta bake, caesar salad & Breadstick $5, BBQ Chicken Burger, choice of side & veggies $5 or Pepperoni Pizza choice of side $4.50.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 6.

Basketball Allstars – 2014-2015 Season – Congratulations!

Posted on: March 9th, 2015 by kdwhitrow

2015 bball allstars

Monday, March 9, 2015

Posted on: March 9th, 2015 by Audrey Allan
  • Students who are entering the Anti Racism Poster and Video contests are reminded of the extended deadline. Drop your posters in to Ms Bovaird by 3:15 on Wednesday,  March 11th.
  • The art room will be opened today at lunch and today after school for those students who need to finish up any last minute projects. Also, there will be Shrek painting crew today after school.
  • Last call to sign up for assistance with course selection with UPEI. Sign up sheet in student Services.
  • On Thursday there will be a students vs teachers ice hockey game at Simmons arena.  This is a fundraiser for Safe Grad and admission is $2 a student or $1 if you are wearing Colonel Gray colors.  All students who are interested in playing need to sign up in the cafeteria by the end of lunch on Tuesday.  Student players must have a full cage/mask, neck guard and a white jersey to be allowed to play.
  • Rugby starts today, girls are at 5:30 and the boys are at 7:30. All welcome!!
  • Colonel Gray will be putting a Boys hockey A and AA team in a High School Hockey Tournament on Saturday April 4th, 2015 in Kensington. There are only a few players signed up. If players don’t come forward to sign up by lunch time tomorrow, the school will not being having a team. Please see Mr. Cox in Student Services to sign up.
  • Cafeteria Specials today are Beef Fajita with rice & veggies $5, Chicken Burger Platter $5, Baked Potato with cheese & sour cream $2 or Baked Taco Bowl $3.50.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 5.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Posted on: March 6th, 2015 by Audrey Allan
  • Congratulations to the AAA girls basketball team for capturing the AAA championship banner last night at UPEI. It was, like their season, a dominating performance and the entire Colonel Gray school community is very proud of you!
     Our AAA Boys lost a heartbreaking game on a last second basket. After battling back from 14 points down the boys tied the game with 7 seconds left only to have their fate sealed by a miracle shot. These young men should be very proud of themselves for their very successful season. We are very proud of your efforts!
  • Badminton Try-outs will start next Monday at 3:30 and will continue throughout the week.  Please be ready to start on Monday at 3:30 in our gym.
  • There will be Shrek Painting crew today after school until 4:30. Many hands make light work, so come on down and help out!
    There will also be additional meeting for Shrek Paint crew tomorrow, Saturday from 12-2. New members always welcome. See Mrs. Sheppard if you are interested.
  • There will be no Mosiac Club today, but stay tuned!!
  • Men’s rugby starts Monday, March 9th at 7:30-9:30
  • The Mumbo Jumbo Street Slang Gang will be performing poetry, rap, and magic today in the Lecture Theatre @ lunch.  Please come by and show your support for a talented group of students!
  • There will be a full Safe Grad meeting for executive and committee members at noon today in Mrs. Bradley’s room 210.  Bring your lunch and a interested friend.
  • Stage crew members are asked to attend practice on Saturday from 12-2. Those who haven’t spoken to Mrs. Wotton this week are asked to see her today in room 238 at 11:40 or at 3:10.
  • Cafeteria Specials today are Homemade macaroni & cheese, caesar salad & breadstick $5 or chicken nugget platter $5.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 4.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Posted on: March 5th, 2015 by Audrey Allan
  • Today our AAA basketball teams will play for the provincial championship titles. The girls play TOSH and 6:00 and the boys play Rural at 8:00. We hope to fill the UPEI Fieldhouse with Colonel Gray fans to support our teams. This is a school event hosted at the University and there are specific behavior expectations. There is to be no drinking (there will be breath strips if needed), no offensive cheering or signs, no kitbags, please wear Colonel Gray clothing with adequate coverage, cheer and have fun. We want our student fans to sit across from our team bench rather than be behind, this is better for the players. Thanks, we hope to see you all at the game.
  • Free the children will be meeting today at lunch (by the art room) to discuss our upcoming events. You don’t want to miss out!
  • The Mumbo Jumbo Street Slang Gang will have a very important meeting today at lunch.  All poets, rappers, and magicians are reminded to attend!  Also, there will be a public poetry performance tomorrow at lunch in the Lecture Theatre – bring your ears….yo, yo, yo!
  • A reminder to those who plan to attend UPEI in Sept – if you want help choosing your courses, please sign up in Student Services immediately.
  • Cafeteria Specials today are Hot chicken sandwich, veggies & fries $5, Chinese food rice, chicken balls & spring roll $5 or meatlovers pizza choice of side $5.

Teachers, today is supervision day 3.