Archive for September, 2019

Monday September 30, 2019

Posted on: September 30th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Our “AA” women’s basketball coach is going to start running optional gym times every Monday starting today from 7-9 pm.
  • Our “AAA” men and women’s soccer teams defeated Charlottetown Rural on Friday night. The women won 2-1 and the men 4-0. Our “A” men’s soccer team also played Rural on Saturday and won 4-0.
  • Today our “AAA” soccer teams host TOSH at 5, while our men and women’s volleyball teams travel to TOSH. Bus will leave at 3:45 from the front of the school. Field Hockey hosts TOSH @ the Cornwall Turf at 5:10.

Meetings:

  • Anyone from The Making Waves Group interested in running a “Girls Group” at Queen Charlotte, meet at Student Services Tuesday at 3:10.
  • The New Environmental Club will be meeting again this week on Wednesday in room 330 at lunch, everyone is welcome to join.
  • Student Council Executive: Please attend a short meeting at the 11:40 in room 214. If you can’t make the meeting, check in with Mrs. Charlton at some point today.

Notes:

  • Are you interested in arts, science or leadership or perhaps just looking for awesome things to do? Join the Youth for Youth Club! Come visit us on Tuesday at lunch in room 139 for our first meeting. Don’t  forget to drag your friends along for all the cool opportunities! We are also ordering pizza!
  • Student Council is looking for grade 10 representatives to serve on the executive. Interested candidates can pick up an application on the student council office door, or from Mrs. Charlton in Room 214.  Applications are due by 3:10 on Thursday, October 3rd.
  • Attention Grades 10 & 11, do you want to spend a month living and learning at a University Campus next summer? The Shad Enrichment Program is an opportunity for student leaders to explore science and entrepreneurship at a host University. Learn more about this awesome opportunity at the Shad info session taking place tomorrow at lunch in room 244. Hope to see you all there!

Student Services:

  • The Workers Compensation Board is seeking two Gr. 11 or 12 students for its Occupational Health and Safety Leadership Program at our school. Students who are selected and complete all program requirements will receive $500 at the end of the school year. For more information, go the WCB website, click on the hard hat, and look for the OHS Leadership button. Applications are due October 4th, so grab a friend and apply today!

  • Attn. students looking for a way of accumulating community service bursary hours:The Charlottetown Naiads synchronized swimming club is looking for male and female volunteers to assist with its recreational program for children aged 4-12 years. Synchro experience not required but should have Bronze Medallion certification. Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm at the Bell Aliant Centre pool. More information is available on the Student Services Job Posting board.
  • Reminder to students interested in applying for the provincial page program, please pick up an application form in Student Service and return it by the end of the day on Tuesday.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 6.

Thursday September 26, 2019

Posted on: September 26th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • “AAA” Men’s and women’s soccer games tomorrow at 4:30 against Rural.

Meetings:

  • Because there is no school tomorrow, Film Club will be meeting today at lunch in room 103.
  • Terry Fox meeting today at 11:40 in room 153 for 15 minutes only. All volunteers helping out with the race must attend to go over instructions.

Notes:

  • This Friday, millions of young people around the world will be taking to the streets as part of the Global Strike for Climate. The rally in Charlottetown will take place this Friday from 12-2 in front of the Province House. Even if you can only stop by for a short time, your presence there can really make a difference. The bigger the crowd, the bigger the impact, so bring some friends and let your voice be heard.
  • Monday, Sept 30th is ORANGE SHIRT DAY.
    We invite you to wear an orange shirt as a sign of our solidarity and reconciliation with our Indigenous Peoples against the Indian Residential School System.
  • Are you interested in arts, science or leadership or perhaps just looking for awesome things to do? Join the Youth for Youth Club! Come visit us on Tuesday at lunch in room 139 for our first meeting. Don’t  forget to drag your friends along for all the cool opportunities!
  • Student Council is looking for grade 10 representatives to serve on the executive. Interested candidates can pick up an application on the student council office door, or from Mrs. Charlton in Room 214.  Applications are due by 3:10 on Thursday, October 3rd.
  • The Workers Compensation Board is seeking two Gr. 11 or 12 students for its Occupational Health and Safety Leadership Program at our school. Students who are selected and complete all program requirements will receive $500 at the end of the school year. For more information, go the WCB website, click on the hard hat, and look for the OHS Leadership button. Applications are due October 4th, so grab a friend and apply today!

  • The Red Cross Club will be having their final bake sale for Terry Fox Foundation today in the main lobby. Come and support! We’ll see you there. 

Teachers, today is a supervision day 4.

Wednesday September 25 2019

Posted on: September 25th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • AAA Men’s soccer practice today at Coop field.

Meetings:

  • There is an important Duke of E meeting today at lunch. Bring your lunch AND your online record book USERNAME and PASSWORD to the meeting. We will be logging important data at the meeting.
  • Anyone interested in being one of the three school-sponsored applicants for the Loran Scholarship should attend a very important meeting in Student Services at 11:45 tomorrow. See Mr. Peterson for details.
  • The Red Cross Club meeting today in room 117.

Notes:

  • The executive for this year’s Free the Children group has been posted on the bulletin board outside of the IB office (room 220). Please check the list if you have applied; congrats to the new executive and thank you to everyone who expressed interest.
  • Attention to all those students who want to make Colonel Gray more environmentally friendly! Today is the first day for Environmental Club. It will be held in room 330 at lunch and it will only be a short meeting, so come on down to the art room and check it out!
  • Student Council is looking for grade 10 representatives to serve on the executive. Interested candidates can pick up an application on the student council office door, or from Mrs. Charlton in Room 214.  Applications are due by 3:10 on Thursday, October 3rd.
  • The Red Cross Club will be having their bake sale once again today at lunch in the main lobby, all proceeds go to the Terry Fox Foundation. Supporting cancer research one baked good at a time. 

Teachers, today is a supervision day 3.

Tuesday September 24, 2019

Posted on: September 24th, 2019 by Audrey Allan
Athletics:
  • All soccer practices will be canceled today due to weather and field conditions.
  • “A” practice schedule for the soccer teams with field locations for the week will be posted in the gym by the end of the day today.
  • The baseball games scheduled for this evening will also be canceled, stay tuned for rescheduled dates.
  • Field hockey team will be practicing in the cafeteria today after school. Yesterday the team lost 3-1 to Bluefield.
  • There will be weekly basketball gym times for anyone interested in playing men’s basketball this season. Tuesdays from 8-930 and Thursday mornings 7-830.
  • Last night in athletics:  Women’s volleyball won in three while men’s volleyball lost to TOSH.  Women’s soccer defeated the Mount Academy in exhibition play 5-1.
Meetings:
  • There is an important Duke of E meeting on Wednesday at lunch. Bring your lunch AND your online record book USERNAME and PASSWORD to the meeting. We will be logging important data at the meeting.
  • Interested in spreading a little school spirit? Colonel Gray’s Spirit Club will meet on Thursday at lunch in the Lecture Theatre. Come out and meet some like-minded people and have some fun! All new members are welcome!
  • Anyone interested in being one of the three school-sponsored applicants for the Loran Scholarship should attend a very important meeting in Student Services at 11:45 on Thursday. See Mr. Peterson for details.
  • There will be an open Student Council meeting today during lunch in Room 214.  Please join us to discuss & brainstorm upcoming events or to voice your opinion on school issues. Getting involved is one way you can help make our school the best it can be.
  • The Red Cross Club meeting tomorrow in room 117.
Notes:
  • Do you like rap, poetry, and performance? If so, the Mumbo Jumbo Street Slang Gang meets Wednesdays at lunch in Room 215. See Mr. B for more details!
  • There will be block meetings for peer helpers at the start of each block on Wednesday.
  • Student Council is looking for grade 10 representatives to serve on the executive.  Interested candidates can pick up an application on the student council office door, or from Mrs. Charlton in Room 214.  Applications are due by 3:10 on Thursday, October 3rd.
  • Anyone interested in learning about wildlife, forestry & nature and participate in some fun outdoor activities, join the envirothon club. The envirothon competition is coming soon. Great prizes to win and a chance to go to Nebraska for the finals. A short meeting today during lunch at 11.45 at Rm 152. For more details talk to Ms Suba or Mr Sealy.
  • Attention Grade 12 students – on Wednesday, Sept. 25th St. Thomas University will be visiting Student Services at lunch time, and University of Calgary after school.
  • The Red Cross Club will be having their bake sale today, tomorrow and Thursday in the main lobby. All proceeds go to the Terry Fox Foundation, bring some change and make a change.
  • “The City of Charlottetown is seeking eco-minded volunteers for City signature events to assist with sustainability initiatives and general hands-on event support. This is a great opportunity for students interested in helping the environment or working behind the scenes of an event. Any students that are interested in gaining registered volunteer hours to put towards the Community Service Bursary are welcome to contact Jessica Brown at Charlottetown City Hall to learn more about this opportunity.”   You can also go to student services to get the contact number.
  • One again a reminder that this Thursday at 2:30 is the Colonel Gray Terry Fox Run/Walk. It will take during block “C”. We will be having two short classes that afternoon and it is suppose to be Sunny and 20 degrees that day.
  • Today’s Terry Fox Trivia Question is: How much money has been raised for cancer research in Terry’s name?
  • Please bring your answers for all 5 questions this week to Student Services and put in the answer box. There will be a prize drawn from those who get all 5 questions right. Yesterday’s question was how old was Terry when he started the Marathon Of Hope Run? Note: Very Important Terry Fox Meeting today at 11:40 in room 139. Run stations will be assigned.
Teachers, today is a supervision day 2.

Monday September 23, 2019

Posted on: September 23rd, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Meetings:

  • No Terry Fox Meeting today but a very important one tomorrow in room 139 at 11:40, as stations for the Run/Walk will be assigned. Today’s Terry Fox trivia question is: How old was Terry Fox when he got his diagnosis? (Please come to Student Services and submit your answer).
  • There will be an open Student Council meeting on Tuesday during lunch in Room 214.  Please join us to discuss & brainstorm upcoming events or to voice your opinion on school issues. Getting involved is one way you can help make our school the best it can be.
  • Students traveling to Rome and Athens on March Break are reminded of the planning meeting Tuesday at 7pm in room 141. Please see Mr. MacDonald if you have any questions.
  • The Red Cross Club will be having their meeting on Wednesday in room 117.

Notes:

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  • Anyone interested in learning about wildlife, forestry & nature and participate in some fun outdoor activities, join the Envirothon club. The envirothon competition is coming soon. Great prizes to win and a chance to go to Nebraska for the finals. A short meeting tomorrow during lunch at 11.45 at Rm 152. For more details talk to Ms Suba or Mr Sealey.
  • Student Council is looking for grade 10 representatives to serve on the executive.  Interested candidates can pick up an application on the student council office door, or from Mrs. Charlton in Room 214.  Applications are due by 3:10 on Thursday, October 3rd.
  • Do you care about making the world more energy efficient? Are you someone who wants to make Colonel Gray an environmentally friendly building? Maybe you should join Colonel Gray’s new Environmental Club! Next Wednesday they are having their very first meeting in room 330, (that’s Art Room) and all are welcome.
  • The Workers Compensation Board of PEI is seeking high school students (two per school) to become Occupational Health and Safety leaders. Upon successful completion of the program, the team of 2 people will be awarded $500 each ($1,000 per team).  Application deadline is Oct. 4.
  • Any Grade 11 or 12 honors students, interested in public affairs, are encouraged to find out more about being a Legislative Assembly Page.  It involves 5-8 hours per week, pays $15.83 per hour, plus round trip mileage.  Deadline is Oct. 2.
  • Attention Grade 12 students – on Wednesday, Sept. 25, St. Thomas University will be visiting Student Services at lunch time, and University of Calgary after school.
  • The Red Cross Club will be having a bake sale Tuesday-Thursday in the main lobby. All proceeds go to the Terry Fox Foundation. Come and satisfy your sweet tooth.
  • Reminder that the Terry Fox Run is this Thursday at 2:30

Teachers, today is a supervision day 1.

Friday September 20, 2019

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • “AAA” men’s soccer are heading to King’s-Edgehill School in Nova Scotia today, while our “AAA” men’s volleyball is participating in the TOSH Tip-Off. Baseball takes on Rural at 430 and TOSH at 830 tonight at Memorial Field. “A” men’s soccer has their first game at 5:30 tonight against Montague.
  • The Wellness Center will be closed today after school.
  • Reminder that all baseball and “A” Men’s soccer players MUST have their permission forms in by noon today or they will be unable to play in their games this evening.

Meetings:

  • Terry Fox meeting today in room 139 at 11:40.
  • The Making Waves Group are meeting today at 11:40 in room 243. Anyone interested in finding out more about Making Waves drop in to room 243.

Notes:

  • Students, when making a purchase at the cafeteria please make sure you have the right amount of money for what you are ordering and have your money out and ready…this will help make the line go faster for everybody.
  • Come to Space Disco Club today in room 244 at lunch. This week’s theme: Britney!
  • Do you care about making the world more energy efficient? Are you someone who wants to make Colonel Gray an environmentally friendly building? Than maybe you should join Colonel Gray’s new Environmental Club! Next Wednesday they are having their very first meeting in room 330, (that’s Art Room) and all are welcome.
  • A reminder to students that you have been assigned a locker number by your block A teacher.  This is your assigned space until June.  Please see that teacher if you are having difficulties.  We are very full as you know and some students are patiently waiting for a locker assignment.  Lockers may ‘appear’ free to you now but they are not available unless assigned by a block A teacher.
  • Please note:  You need to LOCK your lockers. The school is not responsible for lost items, please keep them safe by using the locks.
  • Pictures are being taken today in the cafeteria. All students must get their picture taken for our school information. We will continue to call students in alphabetical order to the cafeteria for this during the day today. 
  • The Workers Compensation Board is seeking two Gr. 11 or 12 students for its Occupational Health and Safety Leadership Program at our school. Students who are selected and complete all program requirements will receive $500 at the end of the school year. For more information, go the WCB website, click on the hard hat, and look for the OHS Leadership button. Applications are due October 4th, so grab a friend and apply today!

Teachers, today is a supervision day 6.



Thursday September 19, 2019

Posted on: September 19th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Last night in athletics, “AAA” men and women’s soccer defeated Bluefield, while women’s field hockey lost to Rural. Volleyball split against Rural, with the women winning in four sets, and the men losing in four sets.
  • Tonight, women’s field hockey travels to TOSH.
  • Reminder that all baseball and “A” Men’s soccer players MUST have their permission forms in by noon tomorrow or they will be unable to play in their games tomorrow evening.
  • There will be a mandatory baseball meeting today in room 216 at lunchtime. Jerseys will be given out during this meeting, so all must attend.
  • Brian Lawt, Ian Kerr, Matt Perry and Mo Itani need to see Mrs. Lindsay before the end of the day today.

Meetings:

  • The Red Cross Club is holding a Miracle Minute this morning in support of Hurricane Disaster Relief for the Bahamas. Please bring some change to class to help support the Red Cross in their efforts to rebuild and support people affected by the hurricane.
  • Terry Fox meeting today in room 139 at 11:40.
  • Making Waves Group is having a meeting tomorrow at lunch 11:40 in room 243. Anyone looking to come by to see what Making Waves is about, feel free!

Notes:

  • Come to Space Disco Club tomorrow in room 244 at lunch. This week’s theme: Britney!
  • Reminder!! School clothing is being sold in the cafeteria this week.
  • A reminder to students that you have been assigned a locker number by your block A teacher.  This is your assigned space until June.  Please see that teacher if you are having difficulties.  We are very full as you know and some students are patiently waiting for a locker assignment.  Lockers may ‘appear’ free to you now but they are not available unless assigned by a block A teacher.
  • Please note:  You need to LOCK your lockers. The school is not responsible for lost items, please keep them safe by using the locks.
  • Pictures are being taken today and tomorrow in the cafeteria.  All students must get their picture taken for our school information.  We will continue to call students in alphabetical order to the cafeteria for this during the day today and tomorrow. 

Teachers, today is a supervision day 5.



Wednesday September 18, 2019

Posted on: September 18th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • There will be a mandatory baseball meeting on Thursday in room 216 at lunchtime. Jerseys will be given out during this meeting, so all must attend.
  • Reminder that there is a mandatory meeting for all “A” men’s soccer players today at 11:40 in Room 224. If you are unable to attend you need to see Mrs. Lindsay by the end of the day today.
  • Today is the beginning of league play for our sports teams, come on out and support your Colonels! Women’s Field Hockey hosts Charlottetown Rural on the Cornwall Turf at 4:40, men and women’s soccer are at Bluefield for a 5:00 start and our men’s and women’s volleyball teams host Charlottetown Rural with the women at 5 and the men at 6:45.
  • Athletes are reminded that if their permission forms are not in to Mrs. Lindsay they cannot play. No exceptions.

Meetings:

  • There will be a Duke of E meeting in Room 140 today at lunch. A reminder that permission forms and fees are due at this meeting. See Mrs. Lee for more details.
  • The Red Cross Club is holding a Miracle Minute Thursday morning in support of Hurricane Disaster Relief for the Bahamas. Please bring some change to class to help support the Red Cross in their efforts to rebuild and support people affected by the hurricane.
  • Terry Fox meeting today in room 139 at 11:40.

Notes:

  • Free the Children Club is looking for new executive members. Anyone interested in joining should come to room 330 today at lunch!
  • Come to Space Disco Club this Friday in room 244 at lunch. This week’s theme: Britney!
  • Reminder!! School clothing is being sold in the cafeteria this week.
  • For anyone interested in volunteering to help younger youth, the Youth Empowerment Program will have a booth in the lobby at lunchtime.

SCHOOL CASH IS UP AND RUNNING TO PAY STUDENT FEES!!!!!

For bussing please go to the PSB website
https://edu.princeedwardisland.ca/psb/ click on Parents & Students, scroll down to Zoning & Transportation, click on Transportation Eligibility, put your home address in the boxes, pick your city, grade and hit submit.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 4.

Tuesday September 17, 2019

Posted on: September 17th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • There will be a very important baseball meeting today in room 216 at the beginning of lunch.  All players must attend this meeting.
  • Athletes are reminded they must have their permissions forms in and athletic fees paid before their first game.
  • There will be an “A” men’s soccer practice today after school from 330-6 at Co-Op field. There will be a mandatory “A” Men’s soccer meeting tomorrow, Wednesday at 11:40 in Room 224. All players MUST attend.
  • We are still in need of one volleyball scorekeeper for Wednesday’s home game against Rural at 5. Please see Mrs. Lindsay if you’re able to fill the spot.

Meetings:

  • There will be a Duke of E meeting in Room 140 on Wednesday at lunch. A reminder that permission forms and fees are due at this meeting. See Mrs. Lee for more details.
  • The Red Cross Club is holding a Miracle Minute Thursday morning in support of Hurricane Disaster Relief for the Bahamas. Please bring some change to class to help support the Red Cross in their efforts to rebuild and support people affected by the hurricane.
  • Terry Fox Committee Meeting at 11:40 in room 139. All interested in signing up are asked to be at this meeting.

Notes:

  • Free the Children Club is looking for new executive members. Anyone interested in joining should come to room 330 on Thursday at lunch!
  • Block Meetings in the library for peer helpers at the start of each period today.

SCHOOL CASH IS UP AND RUNNING TO PAY STUDENT FEES!!!!!

For bussing please go to the PSB website
https://edu.princeedwardisland.ca/psb/ click on Parents & Students, scroll down to Zoning & Transportation, click on Transportation Eligibility, put your home address in the boxes, pick your city, grade and hit submit.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 3.

Meet the Teacher: September 19th, 7:00

Posted on: September 16th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald