Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – Day 3

Grade 9 Semi Dance:

  • Grade 9 Semi-formal ticket sales will happen again today (Wednesday) in the lobby at lunchtime. Tickets are $20 and tickets will not be sold the evening of the event. This is a “participate at your own risk event”. “Parent volunteers are needed in order for the event to take place”.
  • See the link below for more info on the Semi:
  • Grade 9 Semi Info

Band:  

  • Grade 7 band today at lunch.
  • Grade 9 band Friday morning, 7:45.

Flag Football:

  • Girls A flag football 3 games at F. Buote.  Please dress warm with tights and long sleeves under jerseys.  Parents are responsible for taking you there and pick up. Please be there by 5:40 for warm up.  Games: 6:00, 6:50, 7:40
  • A boys flag football play today at 3:40 good luck boys
  • AA boys flag will practice indoors tomorrow please bring water for this practice
  • Please get in your athletic fees to Ms. Morrison or your coaches

Girls Softball:

  • Meeting at break upstairs grade 7 room 304
  • Important meeting – players and call ups must attend.  Bring your snacks.

Wrestling

  • LAST CALL to order t shirts!  Meeting today at break in the gym.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 – Day 2

Fundraiser Options for Grade 8 Parents for 2020 Grade 9 trip:

  • Thank you for attending the parent meeting, last week. We discussed upcoming fundraising opportunities such as Vesey’s Bulb sales, Cavendish fry wagon, Recipes in a jar, and an online gift card purchasing system, Funscript. Here is the Birchwood Intermediate Fundraising group code as well as a link to the site. Login and join with our code to get started!
  • The Funscript gift card fundraiser will run from the moment you sign up until next winter! NOTE: When you create a user name for yourself or any relatives/friends that may want to support your cobra, make sure that you add the student’s name to the account in brackets after your username. This way we can easily associate all funds raised to your cobra!
  • https://www.fundscrip.com//login
  • Funscript Invitation Code: LUK3K4Birchwood

Band:  

  • Jazz band today at lunch.
  • Grade 8 band tomorrow morning, 7:45.
  • Grade 7 band tomorrow at lunch.
  • Grade 9 band Friday morning, 7:45.

Wrestling –

  • Please see Ms. Morrison today to order your shirts.
  • Practice Thursday in the gym – all are welcome!  If you have been wanting to try, come on out!

Flag football:

  • Girls AA team will practice today at 3:15
  • Girls A flag football will practice today INDOORS at 3:15 – 4:30

Outdoor adventure club:

  • The outdoor adventure club will meet today in room 225 at 12:15 to discuss this Thursday’s outing. As always new members are welcome.

Book Inventory:  

  • We are going to do a quick book count following morning announcements.  It should only take about 10 mins at the most. Teachers- please count all math, social studies and science text,  the condition of the book is not necessary all I need is a number. Also, if you have any other texts in your classroom that students may have left, count them as well.

Library Books:

  • Students please return all OVERDUE library books today.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 – Day 6

Oak Acres Counsellor in Training: 

  • Any students aged 14-16 years old, who are interested in applying to work as a Counsellor-in-Training at Oak Acres for half of the summer, please contact Ms. Forbes. CIT’s are mentored by camp counsellors and are involved in supervision of campers, leading activities, with a chance to meet other Island youth their age. Applications are available in the counselling office.

Fry Truck is back today. Bring your toonie and get some fries!

Flag Football:

  • Good luck to the AA girls team today in their game against Montague @4:30.  Please meet at gym doors after school to arrange rides.
  • Congrats to the boys A football team who won 20-0 yesterday in Cornwall well done boys!
  • AA boys football play tonight at 6:50 @ Francois Buote, your 7:40 game has been cancelled, it will be rescheduled at a later date.  Good luck today boys!
  • ALL PLAYERS – please get your fees in ASAP to the gym or your coach!

Book Inventory:  

  • Book count will take place next Tuesday May 21.  Students, be sure to have all your textbooks with you. (Math, Science, Social Studies)

Math Gauss:

  • Congratulations to Muna Obodo grade 8 and Alex Cai grade 7 for receiving the highest scores in yesterday’s math competition for their respected grades.  Well Done!!

Band:   

  • All grade 7 band, grade 8 band, grade 9 band, jazz band, rock band, and glee club members will be invited to go the cafeteria after lunch today.  Please go to your first period class after lunch and listen for the announcement to proceed to the cafeteria.
  • Grade 9 band is CANCELLED for tomorrow morning.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – Day 5

Birchwood Grade 8 Parent Meeting for 2020 Grade 9 Trip:

  • Birchwood Grade 8 Parent Meeting for 2020 Grade 9 Trip is tonight at 6:00 in our cafeteria.

Oak Acres Counsellor in Training: 

  • Any students aged 14-16 years old, who are interested in applying to work as a Counsellor-in-Training at Oak Acres for half of the summer, please contact Ms. Forbes. CIT’s are mentored by camp counsellors and are involved in supervision of campers, leading activities, with a chance to meet other Island youth their age. Applications are available in the counselling office.

Flag Football:

  • Pass in $10 flag football fee to your coach or Ms. Morrison!!!
  • AA boys flag football had an impressive win yesterday 31-19 in their first game and 52-0 for their second. They will practice today after school.
  • A boys flag football head to Cornwall today for a double header good luck boys!
  • A Girls practice today

Girls Softball

  • Our Cobras battled Queen Charlotte in the cold wind and rain to come out with their first win of the season earning a 3-1 victory.  The Win highlighted by an impressive pitching performance from Neely Johnston as well as some tight team defence in pressure situations.  Next action is this Friday at East Wiltshire.

TRACK AND FIELD

  • All students going to the Zone 3 track and field meet tomorrow ; please meet in the gym today at 9:45.  HAND ALL FORMS AND $ TO MS. MORRISON!

Gauss Competition:

  • Good luck to the students Students who are writing Gauss this morning. Could all students please make your way to the library after announcements.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – Day 4

Track and Field:

  • All students that have signed up for track and field ; please meet in the gym today at 9:45.

Girls Flag Football:

  • Congrats to the AA girls team on another dominating win against Gulf Shore last night. Well Done!
  • Congrats as well to our girls A team on winning both games last night against Queen Charlotte and Stonepark!  Special mention to Grace Bulger and Zoe Olscamp for playing EXCEPTIONALLY well! Practice will be Wednesday and Thursday from 3:15 – 4:30.

Girls Softball:

  • Our first game is today at 4:30 against Queen Charlotte at Spring Lane field. All girls please meet in the library at break.

Math Gauss:  

  • Can students who are writing the math Gauss competition tomorrow please meet in Mr. Brioux’s room today at break for an important meeting.

FRY TRUCK:

  • The Fry truck will be here Thursday, May 16. Bring your toonies!

Dear Grade 8 Parents,

  • Wednesday, May 15, we will be meeting in the cafeteria, at 6:00pm, to discuss the grade 9 trip for 2019/2020 school year. We will review possible dates, a sample itinerary, and discuss fund-raising opportunities for students. If you cannot attend, we will post information covered at the meeting on the school website.
  • We look forward to seeing you there!

Band:  

  • Grade 8 band meets tomorrow morning at 7:45.
  • Grade 7 meets at lunch.
  • Jazz band is cancelled at lunch today.

Impact Expo @ Holland College:

  • Code Club Members and any Grade 7, 8 or 9 students interested in attending the Impact Expo at the Holland College Charlottetown Campus for an inside glance at Prince Edward Island’s thriving video game industry may sign up in the Main Office. It is being held on Thursday, May 23rd, for the day. Seats are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. The Expo targets students who have an interest in pursuing an IT career. Lunch will be provided and all students will be responsible for completing any missed class work. For more information, please see Ms. Squire 221 or Mr. Vaive 224

Monday, May 13, 2019 – Day 3

Birchwood Semi Dance 2019:

  • Where:      Rodd Charlottetown Hotel on Kent Street
  • When:        June 14th – 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Tickets will be sold in the school lobby on May 16 and May 22 during lunch break.  The tickets are $20.00.  Please be ready to provide a parent/guardian contact phone number when you purchase a ticket.  If you are bringing a guest from outside of Birchwood School, you must have a parent/guardian contact number for your guest as well.

Grade 8 Parents,

  • Wednesday, May 15, we will be meeting in the cafeteria, at 6:00pm, to discuss the grade 9 trip for 2019/2020 school year. We will review possible dates, a sample itinerary, and discuss fund-raising opportunities for students. If you cannot attend, we will post information covered at the meeting on the school website.
  • We look forward to seeing you there!

Band:

  • Grade 9 meets tomorrow morning for practice.
  • Jazz band will not meet at lunch tomorrow.

Wrestling :

  • Practices continue throughout the spring on Thursdays in the gym.  All are welcome – come try it out!

Flag football:

  • Can all members of the girls A flag football team meet in Mrs. Breedon’s room (room 313) at break this morning. Please bring your permission forms.
  • A Girls travel to Cornwall today – first game is at 3:40, then 4:30.  ALL players must have their forms signed.
  • AA Girls play at 6pm at Francois Buote- Can AA Girls please meet in Mr. Brioux’s room at Break for a meeting.
  • AA Boys 6:50 at Francois Buote:  players are asked to meet in the gym at break to arrange drives.
  • All flag football players and softball players should pay their coach or Ms Morrison their $10 athletic fee.  Please have your money paid before your next game.

Outdoor Adventure Club:

  • The outdoor adventure club will have a short meeting today at 1215 in room 225.

FRY TRUCK:

  • The Fry truck will be here Thursday, May 16. Bring your toonies!

Birchwood Semi Dance 2019

Birchwood Semi Dance 2019

Where:      Rodd Charlottetown Hotel on Kent Street

When:        June 14th – 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets will be sold in the school lobby on May 16 and May 22 during lunch break.  The tickets are $20.00.  Please be ready to provide a parent/guardian contact phone number when you purchase a ticket.  If you are bringing a guest from outside of Birchwood School, you must have a parent/guardian contact number for your guest as well.