Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 – Day 1

  • Birchwood Cannabis Presentation, Wed., 6:30.
  • Birchwood Terry Fox run & Orange Shirt Day, Thursday, Sept. 27.
  • Birchwood Home & School meeting, Wed, 0ct. 3, 6:30

Orange Shirt Day: 

  • Sept. 27 is Orange Shirt Day, an opportunity for us all to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for future generations. It is a day that raises awareness of the history of residential schools for the Indigenous peoples and honours the thousands of survivors of residential schools. We encourage all students and staff to wear an orange shirt on this day.

Future Goals:

  • The Future Goals program will begin today Sept 24, right after school in room 311.


  • Persuasive Writing Contest! Develop a persuasive piece of writing explaining why our new OFFLINE ROOM will benefit students here at Birchwood. Submit your writing to for a chance to win an exciting prize.


  • Band:
    • Grade 9 band tomorrow morning 7:45am. The band room will be open at lunch for any students who had difficulties with adding a video to google classroom to submit their first band skill.  Also, extra help is available students experiencing trouble reading music.
  • Glee Club:
    • Anyone interested in singing this year is invited to come to our first Glee Club meeting in Mr. Underhay’s room at 12:10 TODAY. New members welcome, returning members welcome! All grades, boys AND girls, French and English, band and non-band are all welcome.
  • Jazz Band:  
    • Anyone interested in playing in jazz band this year is invited to come to our first Jazz Band meeting in the band room at 12:10 TOMORROW. New members welcome, returning members welcome! Usually open to band students in grade 8 and 9, come tomorrow for more information.


  • There will be a meeting today at break.
  • Golf tryouts are tomorrow at Belvedere golf course, 3:45. Cost is $15 taxes in.

Boys Baseball:  

  • The team plays their first game today against MIS – Meeting today in Mr. Daley’s room at 12:10…

Cross Country:  

  • Those interested in doing cross country please sign up at the gym office.  There will be a practice today after school @ 3:00.


  • Girls’ AA soccer:   Sept 24 – Practice today 3-4:30
  • Girls’ A soccer: Sept 24 – Practice today 3-4:30
  • Boys’ soccer:  Practice 3 – 4:30


  • Girls’ Volleyball:  Practice today 3 – 4:30.
  • Boys’ Volleyball: Practice 3-4:30.

Field Hockey: Practice 3-4:30. Pick up at UPEI


  • Students make sure you get your poster boards completed before Thursday.

Outdoor adventure club:

  • There will be a meeting today at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room 225. All club members interested in taking part in this Wednesday’s activity are asked to attend. New members welcome!

Terry Fox:

  • Hat day tomorrow!! Bring in $1 and wear your hat for the day.
  • Our annual Terry Fox run will be held this Thur afternoon. Terry Fox pledge sheets are due this Thurs. Sept. 27,Great prizes for the top 3 fundraisers!!
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