Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 – Day 3

Election Day Poll Station at Birchwood:

  • As in previous years, Elections Canada has designated Birchwood as a location for a single election poll for the upcoming Federal election being held on October 21st. Processes are in place to limit interaction between voters and the student population. Elections Canada will be providing additional security and our school day will function as normal.

All after school activities are cancelled today because of weather.

Athletic Fees:

Cross Country:

  • Provincials are on Saturday at Mill River

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 – Day 2

Outdoor Adventure:

  • Reminder all outdoor Adventure club members meet in the cageteria no later than 3:10 after school.

Hockey Academy:

  • Hockey Academy for grade 8/9 students today.

Duke of Edinburgh: 

  • All Duke students are asked to attend a meeting to learn about the Online Record Book on Friday at 1pm in Room 225 (Mr.Beaton’s room). A Duke of Ed volunteer rep will be coming to get you started and  answer any questions.

Band:

  • Grade 7 band today at lunch

The COBRAS swept Stonepark yesterday!

Volleyball:

  • Boys played very well and were victorious over Stonepark last night! Practice today at 4:30pm
  • Girls won vs Stonepark 3-0
  • Girls A practice today 3:00 – 4:30.

Soccer:

  • AAG won 3-0 vs Stonepark.  Goals were scored by Maiya Chaudhary, Rayann Ferguson and Zoe Olscamp.  Abby Redmond had a strong game in goal and the girls had several other quality chances to score.  Way to go! Practice today 3-4 in the caf. Bring your sneakers! We have finished the regular season at 2-2-1.  Practice and playoff schedule tba.
  • AG are closing the gap but fell 4-0 to Souris, practice today from 3:15 to 4:30.
  • A combo of A and AA Boys had a convincing victory over the Mount.  Nathaniel Stuit had the first goal and Arun Darjee put the victory away with 2 goals.  Natan was between the pipes!

Girls Field hockey:

  • Girls beat Stonepark 2-0!
  • Game today in Montague at 4:00. Please excuse girls at 2:40

Cross Country

  • Students who will be travelling to Cross Country provincials this weekend, please meet in Mr. Brioux’s room at break.

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 – Day 1

Fundraiser :

  • Recipe in a Jar: Paper forms and money are due today. Please turn into homeroom teacher. We will extend homeroom 5-10 minutes for teachers to complete the tally form. A leadership student will be by to collect the tally form and envelopes with money and paper forms. Online sales close Thursday, October 17!

Outdoor Adventure: 

  • The outdoor adventure club will have a meeting today at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room, room 237, to discuss this weeks outing. New members are always welcome.

Band:

  • Grade 7 band tomorrow at lunch.

Future Goals:

  • Future goals today in room 311 after school.

Volleyball:

  • Boys – Game today at QC @ 5:30
  • There’s been a change – Girls game is now at HOME.  We are hosting Stonepark at 4pm

Soccer:

  • AAG travel to Stonepark today.  Please meet in the gym at break to discuss transportation.
  • Boys soccer exhibition game today vs The Mount.  Meeting at break in the gym.
  • Girls A Soccer – home game today vs Souris at 4:30. Please be dressed and at the field no later than 4:10.

Girls Field hockey:

  • Game against Stonepark at 3:30. Please excuse girls at 2:45. Could all girls meet in Mme Walsh’s room at break.

Wrestling

  • First practice will take place in the cafeteria on Monday, Oct 28.  Practices will run Mon and Wed for Oct and Nov. All are welcome. We will add Thursday practices in Dec.

Library: 

  • Next week we will be celebrating, “PEI School Library Week” so keep listening to announcements for information on some fun activities that will be taking place! Could all library monitors please meet in the library at break.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 – Day 6

Terry Fox:

  • Congratulations to the three top fundraisers for the Terry Fox Run this year,
  • 1st Shanna Herron
  • 2nd Noah Frizzel
  • 3rd is Edie Duncan
  • Please see Mr. James for your prizes and thanks to everyone for their pledges.

Sports Notes

Soccer:

  • The AA Girls team traveled west to play a game we won’t soon forget.  Chloe Campbell scored on a penalty kick, her second one this week! A solid effort by everyone despite the loss 2-1.
  • Practice today until 4:15pm.  Avery Neale – please see Ms Morrison in the gym right after announcements. Chloe Campbell, please see Ms. Morrison at break!
  • Girls A Soccer team will practice 3:15-4:30 today
  • AA Boys practice today ask 3-4:30.

Field Hockey:

  • Practice at Birchwood – 3:00-4:00

Reminder: 

  • 10 min early lunch today for hitting our goal of 500 jars sod for our fundraiser!

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 – Day 5

Cavendish Frywagon:

  • The frywagon is here tomorrow at lunch, in the courtyard! Bring your toonie for some delicious fries & support the grade 9 trip!

Fundraiser :

  • Vesey’s Blub orders DUE TODAY – Bring your orders & money to Mme. Connolly, Room 224
  • Recipe In A Jar fundraiser is underway. Let’s make sure we hit our goal of 2000 jars sold. For every jar sold, a meal is donated to a local charity. Let’s get those 2000 meals!!! Prizes for the top seller and top three classes in each grade. Tomorrow will be our first check in for sales, so please have that total for your homeroom teacher.

Outdoor adventure club:

  • A reminder to all outdoor adventure club members to meet in the cafeteria no later than 3:15 to depart for today’s hike.

Band:

  • Grade 7 band today at lunch

Volleyball:

  • Boys practice @ 4:30pm

Soccer:

  • Boys A Soccer team kicked it into high gear last night as they defeated Morell 6-1.  Laith led the way scoring a hat trick. Geo scored 2, and Gabe rounded out the scoring.  Ryland and Amin controlled play in the middle of the field, while Will, Carter, Adnan, and Houzaifa provided the team with some solid defence.  Jack Hansen was also flying around the field in the win. Practice today after school.
  • Girls A soccer team will practice today from 3:15 to 4:30
  • AA Girls tied 1-1 on a penalty kick, scored by Chloe Campbell.  The girls should leave class at 2:20 to get ready to travel to their game at Hernwood.
  • AA Girls meeting in the gym at break

Girls Field hockey:

  • Practice at Birchwood – 3:00-4:15

Hockey Academy:

  • Hockey academy today for gr. 8/9. Students will be dismissed at 1:45

The Junior Youth Empowerment Program will meet tomorrow after school in the art room. Anyone interested is welcome to join.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 – Day 4

Fundraiser :

  • Recipe In A Jar fundraiser is underway. Let’s make sure we hit our goal of 2000 jars sold. For every jar sold, a meal is donated to a local charity. Let’s get those 2000 meals!!! Prizes for the top seller and top three classes in each grade.

Vesey’s Bulb Orders:

  • Bring in your Vessey’s blub orders for TOMORROW! Drop off your forms and money to Mme. Connolly’S class!

Fry Truck:

  • The fry truck is back this Thursday, October 10. Bring your toonie and get an order of fries!!

Band:

  • Grade 7 band tomorrow at noon.

Future Goals:

  • After school today

Volleyball:

  • AA Girls host East Wiltshire at 4:00.
  • AA Boys at ME Callaghan tonight. To be dismissed at 2:30 pm.

Soccer:

  • AA Girls travel to Queen Charlotte for a game at 4:15pm today.  Please meet in the gym right after school to head to QC. Tomorrow the team heads west to Hernwood.
  • A Girls soccer will have an indoor practice after school today please meet in the library at break for a short meeting.

Girls Field hockey:

  • Game against QC at 3:30 in Cornwall. Please dismiss girls at 2:45.

Leadership:

  • Meeting at lunch in Mde. Gavard’s room to discuss dance and halloween

Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 – Day 3

Outdoor adventure club:

  • The outdoor adventure club will meet at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room 237 to discuss this week’s outing. New members are always welcome.

Duke of Edinburgh

  • Ms.Dunn wants to say congratulations to all of the students who completed the Adventurous Journey bike ride Thursday and Friday. We had cold, wind, and rain and the students persevered! A big thanks to Mr.Murphy, Ms.MacNevin, and Ms. Michelle MacDonald for all of your work.

Fundraiser :

  • Recipe In A Jar fundraiser is underway. Let’s make sure we hit our goal of 2000 jars sold. For every jar sold, a meal is donated to a local charity. Let’s get those 2000 meals!!! Prizes for the top seller and top three classes in each grade. Tomorrow will be our first check in for sales of PAPER FORMS, so please have that total for your homeroom teacher.

Band:

  • Grade 9 band meets tomorrow morning at 7:45 for rehearsal

Volleyball:

  • It was a great weekend for volleyball!  Thanks to the coaches, parents and fans for their support over the weekend.
  • Birchwood had 31 girls participating in the Queen Charlotte tournament this weekend!  BW2 defeated the 1st place team in round robin play to advance to the semi finals, while the BW1 team finished 1st in their pool and  handily defeated the 4th place team to advance to their semifinals. Hard fought games for both AA teams – but fell short in the semi finals.  The A team won their first set! They played their first games ever and lost in the semi final of the A division by 3 points. A solid effort by all!
  • The boys team went to ME Callaghan and came home with a team award “Most Enthusiastic Team” – a first for the Cobras since 1991!
  • Boys practice @3:15

Soccer:  

  • Thanks to all the Cobras who came out to the UPEI games yesterday.  It was a great afternoon of soccer!
  • AA Girls practice 3-4:30.  2 games this week: Tues @ QC and Wed @ Hernwood.  We need one or 2 more volunteers to drive to Hernwood.  Thanks in advance!

Girls Field hockey:

  • Practice 3:00 – 4:30

Cross Country:

  • Provincials Oct. 19th at Mill River

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 – Day 2

Grade 9 Trip:

  • First payment of $350 is due today. You can pay in the office by cash or cheque, or email money transfer to birchwood@edu.pe.ca.
  • If purchasing trip insurance please add $72.

All PEISAA schedules and results are posted online at http://peisaa.pe.ca/

Direct link to schedule: http://peisaa.pe.ca/master_sched_league.php?lang=1

Athletic team fee is now overdue ($20 / person).  Please pay in person or via e-transfer to: birchwood@edu.pe.ca

Volleyball:

  • Boys AA team travelling up to ME Callaghan for a tournament. Will have to leave at 2 pm.
  • All AA and A girls volleyball players will be meeting at the gym doors at 2:10 to leave for the Queen Charlotte tournament.

Soccer:

  • All members of all Soccer teams are asked to meet in the Gym at break !!!
  • Both A teams played great games against Souris, but came up a little short on goals.