Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 – Day 5

Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Music:

  • Band:  Grade 9 band meets tomorrow morning at 7:45 am.
  • Jazz:    Jazz band at lunch tomorrow.

Basketball & Wrestling Fees:

Basketball:

  • Girls AA practice 3-4:30 and A girls 4:30-6:00
  • Boys AA practice 3-4:30 and A boys 4:30-6:00

Dodgeball :

  • 12:15 – Fireball vs. Top Dawgs
  • 12:30 – King Cobras vs. Jolly Titans

Wrestling:

  • Practice today 3 – 4:30
  • Congrats to Holly Coffin, who participated on a training camp this past weekend in Halifax with 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist, Erica Wiebe.

Destination Imagination :

  • Today in Mr. Murphy’s room at 12:10. Please be there on time.

Outdoor Adventure Club:

  • There will be a meeting today in Mr. Dohoo’s room at 12:15 to discuss this week’s rock climbing outing. Interested members will need to fill out a waiver and therefore must attend the meeting.

Early School Closure

All schools will be closing 3 hours early today due to impending weather. As a result of this closure, all after school activities will also be canceled.

Stay safe and warm

Friday, Nov. 15, 2018 – Day 4
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Yearbook:

  • Meeting every day 2 in room 224.

Destination Imagination:

  • Groups will meet Monday in Mr.Murphy’s room at 12:10. Please ensure you arrive on time with your group.

Basketball:

  • Monday AA Boys 3 -4:30
  • Monday AA Girls 3 – 4:30
  • Monday A Boys 4:30 – 6
  • Monday A Girls 4:30 – 6

Dodgeball :

  • 12:15 – Dark Dodgers  vs. Hard Targets (canceled)
  • 12:30 – Jolly Titans vs. MDT (canceled)

Band:  

  • Mr. Langille will not be available to test skills today.  Submit this week’s skill using Google Classroom.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 – Day 3

Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Yearbook:

  • Meeting today at noon in room 224 for all yearbook members and anyone who is interested.

Destination Imagination:

  • Groups will meet Monday in Mr.Murphy’s room at 12:10. Please ensure you arrive on time with your group.

Basketball:

  • AA Boys 3 -4:30
  • A & AA Girls 4:30 – 6
  • No A boys today or tomorrow

Dodgeball :

  • 12:15 – Beraters vs Wildcats
  • 12:30 – Bullets vs Black Knights

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 – Day 1

Nov 14- Grade 9 Take Your Child to Work Day (non-instructional day for Gr. 9 students)
Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 8 band meets tomorrow morning at 7:45am.
    • Grade 7 band band meets at lunch tomorrow at noon.
    • Cookie dough orders are due for all band students by 3pm today.
  • Jazz:
    • Jazz band at lunch today.

Basketball:

  • Tryouts continue today for AA and A girls. 3-4:30
  • A Boys 4:30 – 6
  • AA Boys – listen to announcements later today for your practice to be confirmed.

Dodgeball :

  • Gym doors open at 12:10.  Games will be 15 mins in length.  Can anyone who spoke to Ms. Morrison about being an official please meet in the gym at break.
  • 1st game – Watermelon vs Avalanche (12:15)
  • 2nd game – Blue Knights (Brooke’s team) vs King Cobras

Wrestling:

  • Practice tomorrow (Wed) 3-4:30.  Please get your forms from Ms. Morrison today.

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 – Day 6

Nov  8 & 9 – PEITF Convention ( no classes)
Nov 12- Remembrance Day  ( no classes)
Nov 14- Take Your Child to Work Day ( gr 9 students)
Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Wrestling:

  • Wrestling is next week. Miss Morrison will release the schedule by the end of today.

Music:

  • Band:  A reminder to be selling cookie dough!
  • Grade 7 band meets today at noon.

Fall athletic fees

Basketball tryouts:

  • Girls 3 – 4:30
  • Boys 4:30 – 6

Dodgeball Intramurals:

  • Deadline to submit your teams is today.  Games will start next Tuesday.

Outdoor Club :

  • The outdoor adventure club will be meeting in the cafeteria at 1:10 to leave for geo-caching. There will be an announcement after lunch.

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 – Day 5

Dates to Note:
Nov 06- School Dance 7-9
Nov  8 & 9 – PEITF Convention ( no classes)
Nov 12- Remembrance Day  ( no classes)
Nov 14- Take Your Child to Work Day ( gr 9 students)
Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

School Dance:

  • Our first dance of the year is happening tonight from 7-9pm. The cost of the dance is $5. Hope to see you all tonight.

Music:

  • Band:
  • A reminder to be selling cookie dough!  There are still a few students who have not passed in their payment for the band shirt.
  • Grade 8 band meets tomorrow morning at 7:45 for rehearsal.
  • Grade 7 band meets tomorrow at noon.
  • Glee Club:
    • Mr. Underhay is out today, so Glee Club will be tomorrow at lunch. Jazz Band is also Tuesday, so it will be a combined rehearsal – in the band room.

Destination Imagination :

  • All students signed up for Destination Imagination can meet today in Mr.Murphy’s room at 12:10. New students interested are welcomed to attend!

Fall athletic fees

Basketball tryouts:

  • Boys 3 – 4:30
  • Girls 4:30 – 6

Dodgeball Intramurals:

  • Deadline to submit your teams is tomorrow.  Games will start next Tuesday

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 – Day 4

Dates to Note:
Nov 06- School Dance 7-9
Nov  8 & 9 – PEITF Convention ( no classes)
Nov 12- Remembrance Day  ( no classes)
Nov 14- Take Your Child to Work Day ( gr 9 students)
Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Music:

  • Band:
    • A reminder to be selling cookie dough!  There are still a few students who have not passed in their payment for the band shirt.  Grade 9 band meets tomorrow morning at 7:45 for rehearsal.
  • Glee Club:
    • Glee Club will be tomorrow at lunch. Jazz Band is also Tuesday, so it will be a combined rehearsal – in the band room.

Boys VBall:

  • The boys placed 4th overall at provincials this weekend losing a close match to East Wiltshire. Mr. MacKay wants to thank all the boys for their dedication and recognize their improvement throughout the season.

Leadership:

  • There will be a meeting today during 3 period in the library.
  • Our first dance of the year is happening tomorrow night from 7-9pm. The cost of the dance is $5. Hope to see you all tomorrow night.

Library:

  • Please return all overdue library books as soon as possible.

Basketball:

  • Boys and Girls tryouts today: Girls 3 – 4:30, Boys 4:30 – 6
  • Early morning basketball is every Tues/Thurs 7 – 8:15am – all boys and girls welcome!

Dodgeball :  

  • Last chance to enter a dodgeball team. The tournament starts next week !! Sign up outside the gym !!!

Math Club:

  • Will meet today at 12:15pm  in Mr. Craig’s Room #237. All students are welcome to attend. Extra math help will be provided.

Outdoor adventure Club:

  • There will be a meeting at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room to discuss this week’s geocaching outing. All members must attend, and new members are always welcome.

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 – Day 3

Dates to Note:
Nov 06- School Dance 7-9
Nov  8 & 9 – PEITF Convention ( no classes)
Nov 12- Remembrance Day  ( no classes)
Nov 14- Take Your Child to Work Day ( gr 9 students)
Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Leadership

  • It’s JERSEY DAY- please total how many students in your homeroom are participating in Jersey day and put a note outside your homeroom door.
  • There will be a quick meeting for leadership students at BREAK in the library. Please bring your notes for today’s pep rally.

Library

  • A huge thank you to our students and the whole Birchwood community for supporting our Adopt the School Program Fundraiser. In two weeks, we managed to raise close to $6000 for our School library. WOW! Thank you!

Basketball:

  • Girls basketball tryouts – Monday 3 – 4:30pm
  • Boys basketball tryouts – Monday 4:30 – 6

Dodgeball:

  • Sign up outside the gym.

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 – Day 2

Dates to Note:
Nov 06- School Dance 7-9
Nov  8 & 9 – PEITF Convention ( no classes)
Nov 12- Remembrance Day  ( no classes)
Nov 14- Take Your Child to Work Day ( gr 9 students)
Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Boys Vball:

  • Very important practice today at 3:00pm as it is the last practice before provincials this weekend. If you cannot make it for whatever reason please let Mr. MacKay know.

Glee Club:

  • There will be a full Glee rehearsal in Mr. Underhay’s room at 12:00.

Library

  • A huge thank you to our students and the whole Birchwood community for supporting our Adopt the School Program Fundraiser. In two weeks, we managed to raise close to $6000 for our School library. WOW! Thank you!

Girls basketball

  • Tryouts Monday at 3 – 4:30pm

Boys basketball

  • Tryouts Friday (tomorrow) 3 – 4:30

Dodgeball:

  • Sign up outside the gym.

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 – Day 1

Dates to Note:
Nov 06- School Dance 7-9
Nov  8 & 9 – PEITF Convention ( no classes)
Nov 12- Remembrance Day  ( no classes)
Nov 14- Take Your Child to Work Day ( gr 9 students)
Nov 15- Picture retakes
Nov 21-Report Cards sent home
Nov 22- ( Evening 4-7)  Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 23- ( Day 8:30-12:00) ( no classes) Parent Teacher Interviews
Nov 26- Staff PD ( no classes)

Grade 9 Trip:

  • The Cavendish Frywagon is here for the last time this season! Support the grade 9 trip and Bring your TOONIES to the courtyard for lunch!

AA Girls Soccer:

  • please return your jerseys asap to Ms. Morrison in the gym.

Dodgeball:

  • Intramural Dodgeball sign up outside the gym.

Basketball:

  • Basketball sign up outside the gym.  Tryout dates will be announced later this week.

Boys Vball:

  • The boys defeated M.E. Callaghan last night to clinch a spot at provincials this weekend! All the boys plays well but it was Aiden Arsenault who solidified the victory by serving 14 points in a row.

Homework Club:

  • Homework club cancelled today due to Halloween

Library

  • All library monitors please meet in the library today at lunch.

Outdoor adventure club:

  • Due to logistical difficulties, the outdoor adventure club activity after school will be canceled this week. The next meeting will be on Monday at lunch in Mr. Dohoo’s room.