Archive for November, 2019

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Posted on: November 13th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Volleyball provincials are today at TOSH, men in bronze game at 3:30 vs Rural, women in gold game at 5:30 vs Rural.
  • All soccer uniforms need to be returned to the Phys Ed Dept before you can try-out for basketball.
  • Basketball try-outs start Thursday, men at 7:00-8:30am, women at 3:30-5:30pm.
  • Anyone interested in power-lifting, please come to the Wellness Center at lunch for a brief meeting.

Meetings:

  • Reminder that there is a very important Environmental Club meeting today at lunch in the art room.
  • The Film Club will be meeting today at lunch in room 103.
  • Members of the Debate Club are asked to come to a very quick meeting today at 11:50 regarding our trip to Rural today.
  • The Red Cross Club will be meeting today at lunch in room 117. We will be focusing on the Christmas parade preparations! Come if you are interested.

Notes:

  • Key Club will be needing some volunteers to help draw the designs onto the chaulk boards for the International Coffee House. Come to Mrs. Lee’s room at lunch if interested!
  • Nov 21st at lunch hour Heckbert’s will be in the cafeteria to take orders for any students who might want photo packages for the holidays.
  • The basement is open today at lunch to anyone who participated in The Haunted Basement to finish with the clean up. Please come if you can!!
  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Are you struggling with some math homework problems or complex science concepts? Come to the Math and Science Help Centre at the Library during lunches. We will be open to all students every day.
  • A reminder to all the performers for the International Coffee House. The auditions will be held today at lunch in room 140. Come prepared for 3-5 min performance. We hope to see some awesome talent there!

Student Services:

  • Information session on Tuesday, November 27th over lunch-hour in room 139. This information session is being offered by City of Charlottetown Staff in the Events and Sustainability Departments. They are looking for students that are interested in the Environment and Sustainability and/or Event Coordination for an ongoing volunteer opportunity. Volunteer hours can be registered and go toward the Community Service Bursary for post-secondary education. Students can bring their lunch to this information session to learn more about this volunteer opportunity that will provide hands-on experience and a range of applicable skills for the job market.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 5.

Tuesday November 12, 2019

Posted on: November 12th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Volleyball provincials are tomorrow at TOSH, men in bronze game at 3:30 vs Rural, women in gold game at 5:30 vs Rural.
  • All soccer uniforms need to be returned to the Phys Ed Dept before you can try-out for basketball.
  • Basketball try-outs start Thursday, men at 7:00-8:30am, women at 3:30-5:30pm.

Meetings:

  • There will be a meeting today and tomorrow for the environmental club. Come meet in the art room at lunch.
  • There is a Duke of E meeting today after school, for anyone who has not yet submitted final reports.
  • The Film Club will be meeting tomorrow at lunch in room 103.
  • There is an open student council meeting every Tuesday at lunchtime in room 214. Come with ideas, questions, initiatives or concerns. All or welcome.

Notes:

  • Children’s Wish Wednesdays will be starting tomorrow and will be continuing until December 4th. The theme for this Wednesday will be Pajama day so wear your PJ’s and bring a donation if you can. Trivia will be at lunch!
  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Are you struggling with some math homework problems or complex science concepts? Come to the Math and Science Help Centre at the Library during lunches. We will be open to all students every day.
  • Students who signed up for tutoring at the Math and Science Centre, you will be starting your shifts today. If you signed up for the Tuesday shift you will need to be in the Library today at lunch.
  • Are you interested in a research opportunity? Join us for the Youth for Youth Club meeting today at lunch in room 139! We will be talking about the Sanofi Biogenius competition and there will also be free cookies to snack on!
  • A reminder to all the performers for the International Coffee House. The auditions will be held tomorrow at lunch in room 140. Come prepared for 3-5 min performance. We hope to see some awesome talent there!

Student Services:

  • Reminder to grade 12 students and their parents of the Post Secondary Night on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 7:00 PM in the Lecture Theatre. Mr. Peterson will present a few slides and you will then have an opportunity to attend 3 sessions of your choice with presenters from UPEI and Holland College. This might also be of interest for our grade 11 students.
  • Information session on Tuesday, November 27th over lunch-hour in room 139. This information session is being offered by City of Charlottetown Staff in the Events and Sustainability Departments. They are looking for students that are interested in the Environment and Sustainability and/or Event Coordination for an ongoing volunteer opportunity. Volunteer hours can be registered and go toward the Community Service Bursary for post-secondary education. Students can bring their lunch to this information session to learn more about this volunteer opportunity that will provide hands-on experience and a range of applicable skills for the job market.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 4.

Thursday November 7, 2019

Posted on: November 7th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Reminder!!! Field Hockey, baseball and soccer players, please return your jersey to Mrs. Lindsay as soon as possible.

Meetings:

  • There will be an Environmental Club meeting today at lunch in the art room. Be there or be Green.
  • There will be a Film Club meeting today at lunch in room 103.
  • Making Waves members who are participating in the training, please meet at the Lecture Theatre today before 1:00.

Notes:

  • All students writing the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge are reminded to be in the library at 8:50 on Thursday morning.
  • Student Council will be selling school merchandise today at lunch in the cafeteria. We have sweaters for $35 & $45, long sleeve tees for $25, stickers for $2 and new clear tumblers for $15. We will also be set up at interviews on Thursday night – so send your parents with your gift wish list that evening.
  • Children’s Wish Wednesdays will be starting next Wednesday the 13th and will be continuing until December 4th. The theme for nex t Wednesday will be Pjama day so wear your PJ’s and bring a donation if you can. Trivia will be at lunch!

Student Services:

  • St. Mary’s University will be waiving their normal application fee and doing on-the-spot admissions today at lunch, while University of Toronto will be here after school on Thursday.

  • Reminder to students who are planning to take advantage of the free application opportunities at UPEI and Holland College on Friday to also sign up on-line, so that they know you are coming. Instructions are just above the transcript order sheets on the table in Student Services.
  • Official transcripts are now ready for the Holland College and UPEI Open Houses on Friday and can be picked up in Student Services today. Cost is $2 each.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 3.

CG Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on: November 6th, 2019 by Mary Whalley

November 7th (6:30pm-9:00pm) & November 8th (9:00am-1:00pm). If you are needing an interpreter for your interview, click here for more information.

Key Club

Posted on: November 6th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Twenty-four Colonel Gray students traveled to Nova Scotia this weekend to participate in KEY LEADER, a leadership training weekend with 70 students from the maritimes.

Duke of Edinburgh

Posted on: November 6th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Over 50 students completed the Adventurous Journey component of the Duke of Edinburgh Award this fall. Congratulations to all participants.

Wednesday November 6, 2019

Posted on: November 6th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Both our volleyball teams are participating in semi-final games today, with the men at Bluefield at 6 and the women hosting TOSH at 5:30.
  • Reminder!!! Field Hockey and soccer players, please return your jersey to Mrs. Lindsay as soon as possible.

Meetings:

  • Attention all those who have been involved with the Environmental Club! There will be a meeting tomorrow at lunch in the art room. Bring a newbie and let’s get more people involved.
  • There will be a Film Club meeting tomorrow at lunch in room 103.

Notes:

  • All students writing the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge are reminded to be in the library at 8:50 on Thursday morning.
  • Everyone that participated in the Haunted Basement, clean up is today at lunch. Please come and clean out your room.
  • Student Council will be selling school merchandise this Thursday at lunch in the cafeteria. We have sweaters for $35 & $45, long sleeve tees for $25, stickers for $2 and new clear tumblers for $15. We will also be set up at interviews on Thursday night – so send your parents with your gift wish list that evening.
  • Thursday morning at 9:00 am, poppies will be distributed to all students. KEY Club will also collect donations for the Legion Poppy Campaign at this time. Be sure to bring some change and support our veterans!

Student Services:

  • St. Mary’s University will be waiving their normal application fee and doing on-the-spot admissions on Thursday at lunch, while University of Toronto will be here after school on Thursday.

  • Reminder to students who are planning to take advantage of the free application opportunities at UPEI and Holland College on Friday to also sign up on-line, so that they know you are coming. Instructions are just above the transcript order sheets on the table in Student Services.
  • Official transcripts are now ready for the Holland College and UPEI Open Houses on Friday and can be picked up in Student Services today. Cost is $2 each.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 2.

Tuesday November 5, 2019

Posted on: November 5th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Reminder!!! Field Hockey and soccer players, please return your jersey to Mrs. Lindsay as soon as possible.

Meetings:

  • Peer Helping block meetings tomorrow at the start of each block in the library.
  • Free the Children is having a meeting at lunch in room 330 today at lunch. All are welcome to join!
  • Are you interested in the polar expressions writing contest? Come to the Youth for Youth club meeting today in room 139 at lunch to know more about it!
  • Are you skilled at graphic designing? The Youth for Youth Club executive team is looking for any awesome designers to help out! If you are interested, come to the meeting today at lunch in room 139!
  • The Red Cross Club is meeting today.

Notes:

  • All students writing the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge are reminded to be in the library at 8:50 on Thursday morning.
  • The International Coffeehouse committee is holding auditions. Do you have a special talent you would like to share?  Can you sing, dance, play an instrument or recite poetry? Come to the Youth for Youth meeting in room 139 today at lunch to find out more about it!
  • Thursday morning at 9:00 am, poppies will be distributed to all students. KEY Club will also collect donations for the Legion Poppy Campaign at this time. Be sure to bring some change and support our veterans!
  • Duke of Edinburgh reports are now overdue. To have this section of the award approved, you need to submit these reports ASAP. See Mrs. Lee in Room 140 or refer to the google classroom for further instruction.

Student Services:

  • Colonel Gray students interested in an international student exchange for the 2020/2021 school year should attend the Rotary information meeting tonight at the Charlottetown Rural Lecture Theatre at 7 p.m. At least one parent should accompany you at this meeting.

  • University of New Brunswick will be in Student Services today at lunch today. Also St. Mary’s University will be waiving their normal application fee and doing on-the-spot admissions on Thursday at lunch, while University of Toronto will be here after school on Thursday.

  • Reminder to students who are planning to take advantage of the free application opportunities at UPEI and Holland College on Friday to also sign up on-line, so that they know you are coming. Instructions are just above the transcript order sheets on the table in Student Services.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 1.

Provincial Forest Envirothon 2019

Posted on: November 5th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

The Provincial Forest Envirothon is part of the international education which attracts Island high school students who are interested in the environment. Students explore options and issues in various natural resource sciences. Teams participate in field tests on the four core subjects like species identification, soil profiles, measuring forest products, identifying wildlife habitats and much more. Students are given a challenge relating to real world environmental issues. Teams must develop ideas and strategies on how to deal with the issues in an effective, efficient and cost effective manner and then as a group, present their recommendations to a panel of experts.   11 teams from 9 different schools from PEI participated in 2019 PEI Provincial Forest Envirothon Competition at Brookvale Nordic Center and Camp Keir. Colonel Gray team included Vee Chatterjee, Riddhima Upreti, Destiny Fraser, Aiyana Pritchard and Lillian MacIsaac.

Grade 12 Information and Post-Secondary Night: Tuesday November 12th, 7:00

Posted on: November 5th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Click here for details.

Start Time: 7:00
Location: Lecture Theater Colonel Gray
7:00-7:30 – School Counsellors present on Grade 12 Year “Plug in – Check in – Begin”
7:30-8:00 – Advisors from UPEI and Holland College to provide an overview of each institution.
8:00-8:15 – Break out Session #1
8:15-8:30 – Break out Session #2
8:30-8:45 – Breakout session #3