Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 – Day 5

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Take your kids to work day is TOMORROW, Nov. 1st. This is for Grade 9 students only. Please return your permission slip.

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.

Volleyball:  

  • Congrats to the boys volleyball team as they defeated SIS yesterday and will move on to the provincials this weekend. The boys will play ME Callaghan on Friday, Nov 3 at 5pm.  Go Cobras Go!!

Soccer

  • Girls – please return your jerseys and pay your $20 athletic fee to Ms. Morrison
  • Congratulations to the Girls Soccer team on a Silver Medal finish at the provincial championships.

Field Hockey:

  • Congrats to our girls Field Hockey team on a great first season and to Sydnee Chaisson on being named tournament allstar! Great job cobras!

Hockey Academy:

  • Tomorrow afternoon

Library:

  • Please return all overdue library books to the library at lunch.
  • On November 15th, from 5-8pm,  Birchwood Intermediate has an Indigo night. 20% of All sales during this evening will go back to Birchwood for new books. See the library blog for more details.

Clubs:

  • Reminder to any student interested in taking part in the Destination Imagination competition to sign up with Mr. Murphy in the cooking lab or Madame Bernard in room 306. If you have an interest in engineering, fine arts, improv or community service – this is the challenge for you!
  • Yearbook Contest! Submit your art for the Yearbook cover. This year’s theme is “True Colors” submit your design by November 10th. See posters for more information

Band:

  • Grade 7 band Wednesday at lunch.

Cafeteria:

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 – Day 4

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Take your kids to work day is this Wednesday, Nov. 1st. This is for Grade 9 students only. Please return your permission slip.

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.

Volleyball:  

  • The boys Volleyball team will travel to Summerside today to take on SIS in a playoff match. The boys will be leaving school between 9th and 10th period. Good Luck Boys !!!

Library:

  • Please return all overdue library books to the library at lunch.
  • The library will be open after school until 3pm.
  • The library has raised over $400 for new books. Thank you to everyone who purchased a freezie and participated in our Escape Room fundraiser over the last couple of weeks.

Clubs:

  • There will be an outdoor adventure club meeting Monday at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room 225. All members who wish to go geocaching must attend.
  • Reminder to any student interested in taking part in the Destination Imagination competition to sign up with Mr. Murphy in the cooking lab or Madame Bernard in room 306. If you have an interest in engineering, fine arts, improv or community service – this is the challenge for you!
  • Yearbook meeting today in room 224

Band:

  • Grade 8/9 band tomorrow morning at 7:45.
  • Grade 7 band Wednesday at lunch.

Cafeteria:

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 – Day 3

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here. Add your name for $5 & receive 4 free icons ends today, Oct. 27.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Take your kids to work day is next Wednesday, Nov. 1st. This is for Grade 9 students only. Please return your permission slip.

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.

Volleyball:

  • The girls volleyball team were defeated yesterday by a strong Queen Charlotte team. Thanks girls for your dedication to practice and play for the past two months.

Library:

  • The library has raised over $300 for new books. Thank you to everyone who purchased a freezie and participated in our Escape Room fundraiser over the last couple of weeks.
  • Pilates in the library at lunch today. A great activity to end the week. All staff and students are welcome. Please be in the library by 12:10.

Clubs:

  • Reminder to any student interested in taking part in the Destination Imagination competition to sign up with Mr. Murphy in the cooking lab or Madame Bernard in room 306. If you have an interest in engineering, fine arts, improv or community service – this is the challenge for you!

Cafeteria:

 

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 – Day 2

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here. Add your name for $5 & receive 4 free icons ends tomorrow, Oct. 27.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Take your kids to work day is next Wednesday, Nov. 1st. This is for Grade 9 students only. Please return your permission slip.

School Halloween Dance tonight, 7:00 – 9:00.

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.
  • Boys open gym basketball –  Tues. and Thurs. Mornings 7am – 8:15 am
  • Girls open gym Basketball –  Wednesday 6pm – 7:30 pm

Girls Field Hockey:

  • Bronze medal game against Summerside. At 3:30. GO COBRAS!

Volleyball:

  • Girls have a playoff game today against QC!! Good Luck girls, GO COBRAS!

Soccer:

  • Girls AA soccer play for gold today against EWS in Summerside, GO COBRAS!

Band:

  • Grade 8/9 band tomorrow morning at 7:45.

Library:

  • Don’t forget to sign up for the Escape Room tonight at the dance. Check out the library blog to sign up. Escape room players for this week, please ensure you are in the library by 12:10
  • Pilates tomorrow at lunch in the library with Tracey Gairns Brioux. All staff and students are welcome.

Clubs:

  • Reminder to any student interested in taking part in the Destination Imagination competition to sign up with Mr. Murphy in the cooking lab or Madame Bernard in room 306. If you have an interest in engineering, fine arts, improv or community service – this is the challenge for you!
  • Yearbook meeting today at lunch

Cafeteria:

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 – Day 1

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Picture Day is today.

Take your kids to work day is next Wednesday, Nov. 1st. This if for Grade 9 students only. Please return your permission slip.

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.
  • Boys open gym basketball –  Tues. and Thurs. Mornings 7am – 8:15 am.
  • Girls open gym Basketball –  Wednesday 6pm – 7:30 pm.

Hockey Academy:  

  • Hockey Academy today for Gr. 7’s, please excuse students at 1:45.

Girls Field Hockey:

  • Girls lost a tough game yesterday against East Wiltshire 1-0.
  • Practice today from 3-4pm, at Birchwood.
  • Bronze medal game tomorrow against Summerside.

Volleyball:

  • Girls lost to East Wiltshire last night.
  • Girls practice today 3:00 – 4:30.

Soccer:

  • Girls AA big win over Stonepark !!  They beat Stonepark 3-1. Goals scored by Amy Plaggenhof, Chloe Campbell, and Ria Johnson.
  • Cobras move onto finals against EWS on Thursday  !!
  • Practice today, 3:00 – 4:10.
  • Please pay Athletic Fee to Miss Morrison.

Library:

 

  • Wednesday Oct 25 This is school library week. Don’t forget to sign up for the Escape Room that will continue to run during our Halloween dance. Check out the library blog to sign up. Escape room players for this week, please ensure you are in the library by 12:10
  • A big welcome, to author, Patti Larsen who is visiting our school this morning. Our staff and students are excited to hear about your life as an author. Teachers who have signed their classes up to hear Patti, can make their way to the gym for periods 1 and 2.

 

 

Band:

  • Grade 7 band today at lunch.

Cafeteria:

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 – Day 6

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Picture Day is today and tomorrow.

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.
  • Boys open gym basketball –  Tues. and Thurs. Mornings 7am – 8:15 am.
  • Girls open gym Basketball –  Wednesday 6pm – 7:30 pm.

Cross Country:

  • Big congratulations to all Cross country runners who represented Birchwood at the Provincial championships in Mill River this past weekend. Our BANTAM girls brought home the Provincial title.  Members of the team are :  Ria Johnston, Bella Doyle, Ella MacDougall, Brooke Walsh, Kailey Lutley, and Aleea Kirkham.  Laughlin MacEachern finished 3rd overall in Bantam boys; Camden MacLeod finished 4th in Intermediate boys; Devon Costello finished 6th in Intermediate Girls.

Girls Field Hockey:

  • Tuesday, October 24 – playoff game vs EWS at 4:50

Volleyball:

  • Game at East Wiltshire at 4:00

Soccer:

  • Tuesday Oct 24th – Girls AA Soccer vs. Stonepark  4:15 pm (playoff game) at home

Library:

  • Lots of news from the library this week……This week is SCHOOL LIBRARY WEEK. We encourage everyone to stop by the library. Our school library here at Birchwood is much like the BAT CAVE; it’s a safe fortress in a chaotic world, a source of knowledge and the lair of a superhero. TRUE, the superhero is more likely to be wearing a cardigan than a cape, but still…..stop in.

Clubs:

  • Outdoor Adventure Club meeting today at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room 225.

Band:

  • Grade 7 band Wednesday at lunch.

Cafeteria:

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 – Day 5

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Picture Day is tomorrow and Wednesday.

Intramurals:

 

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.
  • Girls open gym Basketball –  Wednesday 6pm – 7:30 pm

 

Cross Country:

 

  • Big congratulations to all Cross country runners who represented Birchwood at the Provincial championships in Mill River this past weekend. Our BANTAM girls brought home the Provincial title.  Members of the team are :  Ria Johnston, Bella Doyle, Ella MacDougall, Brooke Walsh, Kailey Lutley, and Aleea Kirkham.  Laughlin MacEachern finished 3rd overall in Bantam boys; Camden MacLeod finished 4th in Intermediate boys; Devon Costello finished 6th in Intermediate Girls.

 

Hockey Academy:

 

  • Wednesday Oct. 25 – Hockey Academy:

 

Girls Field Hockey:

  • Girls will practice today 3-4:30.
  • Semi-final game tomorrow in Cornwall, 4:50.

Volleyball:

 

  • Wednesday practice 3-4:30
  • Thursday practice 9-10:30

 

Soccer:

 

  • Monday Oct. 23 – Girls AA Soccer practice 3-430
  • Tuesday – Semi final at home against Stonepark, 4:15.
  • Wednesday – Practice 3:00 – 4:30.
  • Thursday – Finals in Summerside time TBA.

 

Library:

 

  • Lots of news from the library this week……This week is SCHOOL LIBRARY WEEK. We encourage everyone to stop by the library. Our school library here at Birchwood is much like the BAT CAVE; it’s a safe fortress in a chaotic world, a source of knowledge and the lair of a superhero. TRUE, the superhero is more likely to be wearing a cardigan than a cape, but still…..stop in.
  • ALL library monitors are to meet in the library today at break.
  • Escape room players for this week, please ensure you are in the library by 12:10. Please have your money or donation with you if you haven’t paid already.
  • The escape room will be continuing this Thursday evening during the dance. Two rooms will be available. Please sign up through the library blog, or through the link provided on the posters.

 

 

Clubs:

 

  • Outdoor Adventure Club meeting Tuesday the 24th at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room 225.

 

Band:

 

  • Grade 8/9 band tomorrow morning at 7:45.
  • Grade 7 band Wednesday at lunch.

 

Student Council

 

  • There will be a Student Council meeting in the Cooking Lab, at 12:15.  All Homeroom Reps (not alternates) are expected to attend.

Cafeteria:

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 – Day 4

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Fundraisers:

  • Savings Pass Fundraiser:  This is the last day. Can homeroom teachers please pass in any remaining savings pass coupons sales to the office. Please be sure that the sellers name and class is on the sheet.

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.
  • Girls open gym Basketball –  Wednesday 6pm – 7:30 pm

Cross Country:

  • Students who are participating in the provincial cross country meet please go to the gym at break to get a jersey from Mr. MacVicar

Hockey Academy:

  • Hockey Academy for Gr.7’s today.  Please excuse students at 1:45 pm
  • Also, students pass in HOCKEY POOLS to Mr. Brioux or Mr. James  Today is the last day!

Girls Field Hockey:

  • Congrats to the girls on their 1-0 win last night! Special recognition to Sydnee Chiasson for the winning goal and Avery Bradley for outstanding efforts in nets. Girls will practice today 3-4:30.

Volleyball:

  • Wednesday practice 3-4:30
  • Thursday practice 9-10:30

Soccer:

  • Girls AA Soccer practice 3-430

Library:

  • Escape room players for this week, please ensure you are in the library by 12:10. Please have your money or donation with you if you haven’t paid already.

Clubs:

  • Outdoor Adventure Club is going discgolfing today.
  • Yearbook meeting in room 224 at lunch

Band:

  • Grade 7 band today at noon.

Student Council:

  • There will be a Student Council meeting in the Cooking Lab, at 12:15.  All Homeroom Reps (not alternates) are expected to attend.

Cafeteria:

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 – Day 3

Daily Announcements

Cobra Shops:

  • Yearbooks orders click here.
  • Cobra Gear orders click here.

Fundraisers:

  • Savings Pass Fundraiser:  Oct. 2nd – Oct. 18. The last day to bring in forms and money will be this Wednesday, Oct. 18.  PRIZES will also be awarded to the top 3 sellers!! Unlike Coupon Books, the QSP Savings Pass has UNLIMITED USE until it expires in August, 2018! 50% of the profits go directly to our school. Top 4 sellers in the school will each receive a $20 gift card to the location of their choice.

 

Intramurals:

  • Open gym: Days 1/2 Grade 7. Days 3/4 Grade 8. Days 5/6 Grade 9.
  • Boys open gym basketball –  Tues. and Thurs. Mornings 7am – 8:15 am
  • Girls open gym Basketball –  Wednesday 6pm – 7:30 pm

Cross Country:

  • Cross country today, 3pm

Hockey Academy:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 17 – Hockey Academy:  Can students please pass in HOCKEY POOLS to Mr. Brioux or Mr. James ASAP.  Deadline is Wednesday!!!!

Girls Field Hockey:

  • Tuesday, Oct 17 – Please excuse the field hockey girls at 2:35. They are headed to Cornwall at 2:50 for a playoff game at 3:30.

Volleyball:

  • Tuesday Oct 17 Game at home, 4:00.

Soccer:

  • Tuesday Oct 17 – Girls A Soccer will play their first playoff game in Souris. We will be bussing to game. Be ready at gym for 3:15
  • Tuesday Oct 17 – Girls AA Soccer practice 3-430 (** no playoff game)
  • Tuesday OCT. 17th- Boys AA Soccer @ Stonepark 4:10 pm  (playoff)

Library:

  • Escape room players for this week, please ensure you are in the library by 12:10. Please have your money or donation with you if you haven’t paid already.

Clubs:

  • Outdoor Adventure Club discgolfing on Wednesday.

Band:

  • Grade 7 band Wednesday at noon.

Cafeteria: