Archive for November, 2019

Friday November 29, 2019

Posted on: November 29th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Unfortunately due to the impending weather, the Gray Cup has been canceled for this weekend. The Bluefield Snowbird Classic is also cancelled, which our AAA girls were supposed to participate in.
  •  AA men’s game scheduled for tonight in Montague has been canceled

Meetings:

Notes:

  • Holiday Door Decorating Contest- To get the building in the holiday spirit, student council is challenging Block A classes to decorate their doors. You pick the theme and colors. To enter the challenge, doors should be decorated by the end of the day on Thursday, December 5th. The door deemed the most original and festive will win its class a hot chocolate and treats morning!
  • Food Drive – To help stock up the food bank, student council is challenging Block A classes to bring in food bank donations. We will post a list of the top 5 requested items, which will earn extra points, but any non-perishable food items will be accepted. A box will be placed in Block A classrooms early in December, and collection will take place until Wednesday, December 18th. The class with the most points of collected items will win a hot chocolate and treats morning. Please help out with this worthy cause.

Student Services:

Teachers, today is a supervision day 3.

Thursday November 28, 2019

Posted on: November 28th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Speedball today: 1st game is The Wolves vs Speed Demons
    2nd game is The Disappointments vs The Swimmers.
  • We are still looking for 3 score keepers for the basketball games Saturday at noon at Birchwood, please see Mrs. Lindsay today.

Meetings:

  • Debate Club meeting today after school in room 151.

Notes:

  • A representative from Waterloo University will be in room 244 today at lunch for a session on problem solving in mathematics. Anyone interested in welcome to join.
  • Are you interested in a free transit pass with T3 Transit? You can sign up for a transit pass today, by attending a meeting at lunch in the library. This will take the entire break so please bring your lunches. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Profit in the Library.

  • The library will be closed for lunch today for the Transit meeting.
  • Anyone who couldn’t make the meeting with the City officials about volunteer hours with events and sustainability, you can register with Mrs. Profit in the Library.
  • Students who signed up for the Thursday shift of tutoring at the math and science centre have to be in the conference room of the library at lunch today.
  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Are you struggling with math problems or science concepts? Come to the math and science help centre in the conference room of the library during lunches. We will be open to all students everyday.

Student Services:

  • Saint Francis Xavier University will be here on today at lunch. Also, same evening from 7 – 9 p.m., Mount Allison University will have an information session at the Holiday Inn Express where they will be waiving their application fee.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 2.

Posted on: November 27th, 2019 by Andrew MacDougald

Please note, the Gray Cup has been cancelled.h

Wednesday November 27, 2019

Posted on: November 27th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Could the following students please see Mrs Lindsay today during lunch….Dannika Dowling, Jaylin Worth, Ben Plourde, Paul Kingston, and Kirsty MacLellan.
  • Speedball today: 1st game is The Dimes vs. Mike’s Disciples 2.0
    2nd game is The Severe Grains vs. The Squires

Meetings:

Notes:

  • Bake sale today at lunch in the main lobby. All proceeds will be going to the Humane Society.
  • There is a cool T-shirt sale today at lunch in the main lobby, make sure to come check it out.
  • Interested in Volunteering towards your Community Service Bursary? There are opportunities with the City of Charlottetown in the Events and Sustainability Departments. There will be an information session today over lunch in Room 139. Mrs. Branton’s room. Bring your lunch and learn more about this volunteer opportunity that will provide hands-on experience and a range of applicable skills for the job market.
  • The International Coffee House is tonight from 7-9pm, doors open at 6:45pm. Come out for a great night of food, fun & entertainment. Admission is free but a donation of $3-5 is suggested to help offset costs.
  • A representative from Waterloo University will be in room 244 at lunch on Thursday of this week for a session on problem solving in mathematics. Anyone interested in welcome to join.
  • Are you interested in a free transit pass with T3 Transit? You can sign up for a transit pass Thursday, November 28th, by attending a meeting at lunch in the library. This will take the entire break so please bring your lunches. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Profit in the Library.

  • The library will be closed for lunch Thurs Nov 28 for the Transit meeting.

Student Services:

  • Mount Saint Vincent University will be here today after school and will be waiving their normal application fee.

  • Saint Francis Xavier University will be here on Thursday at lunch. Also, same evening from 7 – 9 p.m., Mount Allison University will have an information session at the Holiday Inn Express where they will be waiving their application fee.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 1.

Tuesday November 26, 2019

Posted on: November 26th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Anyone interested in basketball scorekeeping this year, please see Mrs. Lindsay in the gym. No experience necessary, we can teach you!
  • We’re looking for student volunteers for the Gray Cup on November 29th and 30th. Please see Mrs. Lindsay if interested.

Meetings:

  • The Red Cross Club will be meeting today at lunch to make crafts for their Christmas float.
  • Can the power lifting team please meet in the gym for a brief meeting at 11:40.

Notes:

  • A representative from Waterloo University will be in room 244 at lunch on Thursday of this week for a session on problem solving in mathematics. Anyone interested in welcome to join.
  • Bake sale tomorrow at lunch in the main lobby. All proceeds will be going to the Humane Society.
  • Are you interested in cool T-shirt design? Come to the main lobby tomorrow at lunch to get some high quality T-shirts or you can bring your own T-shirts or clothing for customizing. See you there!
  • Tomorrow there will be an International Coffee House from 7-9pm, doors open at 6:45pm. Come out for a great night of food, fun & entertainment. Admission is free but a donation of $3-5 is suggested to help offset costs.
  • Students who signed up for the Tuesday shift of tutoring at the Math and Science Centre have to be in the conference room of the library at lunch today.

  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Are you struggling with some math homework problems or science concepts? Come to the math and science help centre in the conference room of the library during lunches. We are open to all students every day.
  • Interested in Volunteering towards your Community Service Bursary? There are opportunities with the City of Charlottetown in the Events and Sustainability Departments. There will be an information session on Wednesday, November 27th over lunch in Room 139. Mrs. Branton’s room. Bring your lunch and learn more about this volunteer opportunity that will provide hands-on experience and a range of applicable skills for the job market.

Student Services:

  • Mount Saint Vincent University will be here on Wednesday after school and will be waiving their normal application fee.

  • Saint Francis Xavier University will be here on Thursday at lunch. Also, same evening from 7 – 9 p.m., Mount Allison University will have an information session at the Holiday Inn Express where they will be waiving their application fee.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 6.

Monday November 25, 2019

Posted on: November 25th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Anyone interested in basketball scorekeeping this year, please see Mrs. Lindsay in the gym. No experience necessary, we can teach you!
  • We’re looking for student volunteers for the Gray Cup on November 29th and 30th. Please see Mrs. Lindsay if interested.

Meetings:

Notes:

  • Save the Date: On Wednesday there will be an International Coffee house from 7-9pm doors open at 6:45pm. Come out for a great night of food, fun & entertainment. Admission is free but a donation of $3-5 is suggested to help offset costs.
  • Are you interested in a free transit pass with T3 Transit? You can sign up for a transit pass Thursday, November 28th, by attending a meeting at lunch in the library. This will take the entire break so please bring your lunches. If you have any questions, please see Mrs.Profit in the Library.

  • Interested in Volunteering towards your Community Service Bursary? There are opportunities with the City of Charlottetown in the Events and Sustainability Departments. There will be an information session on Wednesday, November 27th over lunch in Room 139. Mrs. Branton’s room. Bring your lunch and learn more about this volunteer opportunity that will provide hands-on experience and a range of applicable skills for the job market.

  • The Pownal Midget AAA Red Devils and Central Attack invite you to their game tonight.  Both teams hope you can join them for a special pre-game ceremony to recognize those who have battled or are battling cancer.  Admission is $2 and your proceeds will be donated directly to the Canadian Cancer Society.  Game time is 7:40, in Pownal.

Student Services:

  • On Nov. 27, Mount St. Vincent University will be visiting after school (waiving application fee) and St. Francis Xavier University at lunch on Nov. 28.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 5.

Friday November 22, 2019

Posted on: November 22nd, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Speedball today at lunch: 1) The Brunettes vs The Wolverines 2) Disappointments vs Staff Superstars
  • Volleyball players must have their uniforms in by today at the latest.
  • Anyone interested in basketball scorekeeping this year, please see Mrs. Lindsay in the gym. No experience necessary, we can teach you!
  • We’re looking for student volunteers for the Gray Cup on November 29th and 30th. Please see Mrs. Lindsay if interested.
  • There will be badminton club beginning this Sunday, from 3-5. This will run every Sunday from now on unless otherwise noted.

Meetings:

  • There will be a film club meeting today at lunch in room 103.

Notes:

  • Save the Date: On Wednesday there will be an International Coffee house from 7-9pm doors open at 6:45pm. Come out for a great night of food, fun & entertainment. Admission is free but a donation of $3-5 is suggested to help offset costs.
  • Are you interested in a free transit pass with T3 Transit? You can sign up for a transit pass Thursday, November 28th, by attending a meeting at lunch in the library. This will take the entire break so please bring your lunches. If you have any questions, please see Mrs.Profit in the Library.

  • The music department will be selling fudge in the main foyer for $3.

  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Come to the Math and Science Help Centre in the conference room in the Library during lunches. We will be open to all students every day.
  • It’s the last day of our Occupational Health and Safety trivia today’s question is….What type of hazard requires WHMIS training? a) Biological Hazard b) Chemical Hazard c) Ergonomic Hazard. Put your answer inside the box in student services or dm it to @ohs_colonels on Instagram for a chance to win a $10 gift card!. Congratulations to Charlize Sahely for winning yesterday’s trivia question, the answer was: an employer CANNOT fire or refuse to pay an employee if they exercise their right to refuse unsafe work.Make sure to come to the Occupational Health & Safety photo booth in the lobby at lunch today.

Student Services:

  • On Nov. 27, Mount St. Vincent University will be visiting after school (waiving application fee) and St. Francis Xavier University at lunch on Nov. 28.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 4.

Thursday November 21, 2019

Posted on: November 21st, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Could the following students please see Mrs. Lindsay at morning break today in the gym:  Brett Curley, Tsring Tamang, Brian Lawt, Juan Cardona, Amir Sayafi.
  • Volleyball players must have their uniforms in by Friday at the latest.
  • Anyone interested in basketball scorekeeping this year, please see Mrs. Lindsay in the gym. No experience necessary, we can teach you!
  • We’re looking for student volunteers for the Gray Cup on November 29th and 30th. Please see Mrs. Lindsay if interested.
  • There will be club badminton beginning this Sunday, from 3-5. This will run every Sunday from now on unless otherwise noted.
  • Power-lifting practice today after school!

Meetings:

  • Free the Children is having a meeting today at lunch in the Art Room 330. All are welcome to join.
  • The Debate Club will meet today after school in room 151. New members are always welcome.

Notes:

  • Are you interested in a free transit pass with T3 Transit? You can sign up for a transit pass Thursday, November 28th, by attending a meeting at lunch in the library. This will take the entire break so please bring your lunches. If you have any questions, please see Mrs.Profit in the Library.

  • The music department will be selling fudge all week long in the main foyer, $3 a sleeve!

  • Heckberts will be in the cafeteria at lunch today to assist students with picture ordering for those wishing to have grad photos before Christmas.
  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Come to the Math and Science Help Centre in the conference room in the Library during lunches. We will be open to all students every day.
  • Time for today’s Occupational Health and Safety question: Today’s question is….True or False? If a worker exercises their right to refuse unsafe work, the employer can refuse to pay them and/or terminate their employment. Think you know the answer? Drop it in the box in student services or dm it to @ohs_colonels on Instagram. Congratulations to Vee Chatterjee for winning yesterday’s trivia question! 
  • Interested in Volunteering towards your Community Service Bursary? There are opportunities with the City of Charlottetown in the Events and Sustainability Departments. There will be an information session on Wednesday, November 27th over lunch in Room 139. Bring your lunch and learn more about this volunteer opportunity that will provide hands-on experience and a range of applicable skills for the job market.

Student Services:

  • Acadia University will be in Student Services today at lunch. They will also be waiving their normal application fee for all students doing on-the-spot registration.

  • Also today, Memorial University (from Newfoundland) will be in Student Services after school.

  • On Nov. 27, Mount St. Vincent University will be visiting after school (waiving application fee) and St. Francis Xavier University at lunch on Nov. 28.

Teachers, today is a supervision day 3.

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Posted on: November 20th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • There will be a short meeting at lunch today in the gym for anyone interested in minor officiating basketball this winter. If you are unable to attend, please see Mrs. Lindsay by the end of the week.
  • All fall athletes are reminded to bring their uniforms in to the PE department as soon as possible.
  • Speedball today at lunch: Speed Demons vs The swimmers and The Squires vs Dimes
  • Congratulations to Mrs. Cheryl Tanton for receiving the Tri PEI Official of the Year Award. Her excellent work as a triathlon official earned her this prestigious award.

Meetings:

  • Attention everybody in The Red Cross Club we will be a meeting today in Mrs. Chappell’s room 202, we will be continuing making crafts and talking about the Christmas float! Hope to see you there!  
  • Free the Children is having a meeting Thursday at lunch in the Art Room 330. All are welcome to join.
  • The Debate Club will meet tomorrow after school in rm 151. New members are always welcome.

Notes:

  • Are you interested in a free transit pass with T3 Transit? You can sign up for a transit pass Thursday, November 28th, by attending a meeting at lunch in the library. This will take the entire break so please bring your lunches. If you have any questions, please see Mrs.Profit in the Library.

  • The music department will be selling fudge all week long in the main foyer, $3 a sleeve!

  • Heckberts will be in the cafeteria at lunch this Thursday to assist students with picture ordering for those wishing to have grad photos before Christmas.
  • Students who got their pictures taken on the retake day should be getting proofs in Block A this week.
    Ordering photos on line are very easy! If this is not possible for you, hard copy orders need to be returned to the school by this Friday, November 22nd.
  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Come to the Math and Science Help Centre in the conference room in the  Library during lunches. We will be open to all students every day.
  • Students who signed up for tutoring at the Math & Science Centre are starting their shifts from this week onward. Those who signed up for the Wednesday shift ave to be at lunch in the Conference room in the Library today.
  • It’s time for our Occupational Health and Safety Trivia question:! Today’s question is….Approximately how many youg people die each year (in the United States) due to workplace injuries?…(a) 70 (b) 40 (c) 100. Put your answer in the box in student services or dm it to @ohs_colonels on Instagram. Congratulations to Breanna Mayne for winning yesterday’s trivia question! The answer was Heavy Lifting is the #1 hazard causing injury to workers.

Student Services:

  • Mid-semester report cards will be sent home with students on today. Please keep these in a safe place and do not discard them. In the future, report cards may be required for attendance verification, immigration documentation or unofficial marks for university applications or when applying for scholarships and bursaries.

  • On Thursday, Acadia University will be visiting Student Services at lunch, and Memorial University after school.  

Teachers, today is a supervision day 2.

Tuesday November 19, 2019

Posted on: November 19th, 2019 by Audrey Allan

Athletics:

  • Speedball tomorrow at lunch: Speed Demons vs The swimmers and The Squires vs Dimes

Meetings:

  • The Red Cross Club will be meeting in Mrs. Chappell’s room 202 to start making crafts for the float today. Regular meeting tomorrow at lunch in room 117!
  • The first lunch meeting for the Strive program will be on Wednesday, November 20th at noon in room 139. Please let Mrs. McCabe know if you are not able to attend.

Notes:

  • Children’s Wish Wednesday is Jersey Day & speedball in the gym at lunch! We will go around to classes during block A to collect donations.
  • The music department will be selling fudge all week long in the main foyer, $3 a sleeve!
  • Interested in Human Rights? There is an opportunity to have 2 students from Colonel Gray attend a session in early December to celebrate Human Rights Day. If interested, see Ms.Lecours for more details or leave your name in the main office and she will get back to you.
  • 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.
  • Students who got their pictures taken on the retake day should be getting proofs in Block A this week.
    Ordering photos on line are very easy! If this is not possible for you, hard copy orders need to be returned to the school by this Friday, November 22nd.
  • Attention Colonels! Do you need help with math or science? Come to the Math and Science Help Centre at the Library during lunches. We will be open to all students every day.
  • It’s day 2 of our Occupational Health and Safety Trivia! Today’s question is….what is the #1 hazard  causing injury to workers? Is it…(a) working at heights (b) operating motor vehicles or mobile equipment (c) heavy lifting. Put your answer in the box in student services or dm it to @ohs_colonels on Instagram. Congratulations to Haley McKenna for winning yesterday’s trivia question! The answer was the employer is most responsible for keeping the workplace safe.

Student Services:

  • Mid-semester report cards will be sent home with students on Wednesday. Please keep these in a safe place and do not discard them. In the future, report cards may be required for attendance verification, immigration documentation or unofficial marks for university applications or when applying for scholarships and bursaries.

  • On Thursday, Acadia University will be visiting Student Services at lunch, and Memorial University after school.  

Teachers, today is a supervision day 1.