Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020-Day 4

Field Hockey: 

  • Practice 3:00-4:15pm at UPEI. Please arrange for pick up at UPEI.

AA Boys Soccer:

  • Meeting in the gym at break.  No practice today.  The boys had a strong game against Stonepark but came up short in the last minute.

AA Girls Soccer:

  • Big WIN over QC!  Goals were scored by Maiya (2), Sophie & Lilly.  No practice today.  Thursday’s practice will be 3 – 4:15

A Girls & Boys Soccer:

  • Practice today 3 – 4:15, games tomorrow

Volleyball:

  • Boys volleyball today 3:10 – 4:45
  • A note from the girls tryouts – coaches were super impressed and would like to say congrats on the largest number of girls tryouts ever!  Tryouts continue for EVERYONE tomorrow (Thursday) 3:10 – 4:45.  The tryout group has not been reduced.

Homerooms :

  • A reminder to homeroom teachers to collect $2.00 for Terry Fox walk/run and turn into the office. Today will be the last day for collection.

Home and School :

  • Reminder there will be a Home and School meeting tonight in the cafeteria at 7:00 pm. Please wear a non-medical mask.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 – Day 3

Golf:

  • Congratulations to Sam Murnaghan, Dylan McEntee, Cohen Campbell, Cole Coffin, Serena Li, Charlie Lynch, Ella Chapman, and Mollie Shaw for being successful in making the Birchwood Golf team. 
  • They will represent Birchwood at the Provincial Championships on Wednesday, Oct. 7.
  • We will have a quick meeting at break in the cafeteria.

Field Hockey: 

  • Practice 3:00-4:15pm at UPEI. Please arrange for pick up at UPEI.

Volleyball:

  • Girls volleyball today.  You must bring all your things with you to the gym as access to the rest of the school is off limits after your tryout.

Soccer:

  • AA Girls Soccer:
    • Game at QC at 4:30.  Please let Ms. Morrison know at break if you need a ride.  Arrive at Simmons field for warm up at 3:50.  Meet in the gym after school to travel to QC.
  • AA Boys  Soccer:
    • Home game today vs. Stonepark.  Rowan H – please hand in your form to Ms. Morrison in the gym at break
  • A Boys Soccer: NO PRACTICE today.
    • Practice tomorrow (Wed) 3 – 4:15
  • A Girls Soccer: 
    • No practice today, practice Wed 3 – 4:15 & game Thursday

Cross Country:  

  • Meet Mr. Brioux at the basketball court behind the school at 3pm.  Bring all your belongings with you as you can not re-enter the school.

Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 – Day 1

Reminder Terry Fox run/walk -you can organize your walk/run with your cohort and please donate $2.00 and your homeroom teacher will collect.

School fees: 

  • School fees will be $30 for one student and $40 per family. 
  • Payment to office or e-transferred to birchwood@edu.pe.ca
  • Please indicate in e-transfer students name, and homeroom.

School Pictures:

  • School pictures will be Wednesday, Thursday, Oct. 7/8.

Cobras face Masks:

  • The official Cobra Face masks will go on sale today, $10 each.

Field Hockey:

  • Congratulations to the girls on the win yesterday!! 
  • Goal scorers were Gracie Thorpe-Dunphy and Petra Klimes.
  • Practice Monday.  Everyone should have rec’d a schedule from coaches.

Volleyball:

  • Tryouts begin next week.  Times tba.

Soccer:

  • AG girls lost a tough one to Gulf Shore
  • AAG won vs Stonepark – Lilly MacVicar with 2 goals, Maiya Chaudhray with one.  Practice for both teams on Monday.
  • AB lost a close one 2-0 and AAB lost a heartbreaker 1-0.  Both teams practice on Monday.
  • All soccer players should have rec’d a schedule from their coach.

Sports schedules:

Athletic fees:

  • Fees are due Monday. 
  • You can pay online birchwood@edu.pe.ca or to Ms. Morrison or your coach.
  • You will receive a receipt.
  • Soccer: $20, Field Hockey: $25

Golf Tryouts:

  • Tee Times link: It’s also on school website: Birchwood Tryout tee times
  • Meeting Monday at break in Cafeteria.
  • Players should be at Belvedere 20 minutes before their tee times.
  • Parents should pick up players approximately 2 hours after their tee times
  • Cost is $15 per player. This can be given to Mr. Vaive.
  • Any players that need a ride to Belvedere, please email Mr. Vaive at rwvaive@edu.pe.ca.

Cross Country:

  • Please see Ms. Morrison or Mr. MacVicar in the gym if you’re interested in running.  The meet is on Thursday, Oct 15th at Charlottetown Rural

Songwriting Club w/Mr.MacKay:

  • Interested in learning how to write a song, how to play guitar, or hanging out with others who have a passion for music like you? Put your name down! No experience necessary. Sheet is up on the window in the lobby.

Bus 43 and 74

PLEASE NOTE Change for Bus 43 – September 25:

 

On Friday, September 25 Bus 43 Jason MacKinnon will not be running late. Students that normally get on Bus 43 will be picked up by Bus 193 Wade Bingley.

Bus 74 remains the same for Friday, September 25:

Bus 74 Anthony Cannon Birchwood & Charlottetown Rural Schools will be running approx 30 minutes late tomorrow morning.  These students will be picked up by Bus 56 Angus Davies.

We appreciate your patience as we work through these challenges.

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 – Day 6

Sports schedules:

Students Fees:

  • Student fees are due. $30/student or $40/family.
  • Payment can be to office in cash or e-transferred to birchwood@edu.pe.ca
  • If e-transferred, please indicate your child’s full name Grade, and HR class.

Athletic fees:

  • Fees are due this week.  You can pay online birchwood@edu.pe.ca or to Ms. Morrison or your coach.  You will receive a receipt.
  • Soccer: $20
  • Field Hockey: $25

Golf Tryouts:

  • Golf tryouts will be Monday, Sept. 28, at Belvedere.
  • First Tee time is 3:45, $15 for 9 holes.
  • Tee time pairings will be available tomorrow.

Cross Country:

  • Please see Ms. Morrison or Mr. MacVicar in the gym if you’re interested in running.  The meet is on Thursday, Oct 15th at Charlottetown Rural

Today is GAME DAY *you need to hand in your signed form

Soccer:

  • A Girls Soccer host Gulf Shore at 4:30 (3 forms missing)
  • AA Girls Soccer host Stonepark at 4:30 (2 forms missing)
  • A Boys Soccer @ Stonepark 5:00 (4 forms missing)
  • AA Boys Soccer @ Stonepark 3:30 (9 forms missing)
  • Boys soccer:
    • Both teams meet in the gym at break to arrange your transportation to Stonepark.  Forms must be turned into Ms. Morrison.
  • Girls soccer:
    • We will meet briefly after school at 2:50 to give further directions & uniforms (location tba).  Please do not leave the school before seeing your coach.
  • Rosters are posted on the bulletin board outside the gym.

Field Hockey:

  • Field Hockey at Cornwall 3:40

There will be an announcement made to let teams know when they can proceed to the gym to get changed for their games.

Birchwood Cobras in Action Tomorrow

Our Cobras begin PEISAA soccer and field hockey action tomorrow.  There have been some scheduling changes as a result of weather related cancellations over the past two days:
Thursday, September 24th:
  • AA Boys Soccer @ Stonepark 3:30 (Heather Ave. Field)
  • Field Hockey @ Cornwall 3:40
  • A & AA Girls Soccer at home 4:30 *please park at the field parking lot, accessible off Longworth Ave (behind Pizza Delight)
  • A Boys Soccer @ Stonepark 5:00 (Heather Ave. Field)
FYI:
  • Team rosters were posted on the bulletin board outside the gym earlier this week.
  • Boys soccer players should let their coach know in the morning if a parent/guardian is taking them to Stonepark or if they need transportation.
  • All athletes should bring the following to their game: mask (if traveling with someone from outside their household), water bottle, cleats, shin guards, field hockey/soccer socks, soccer shorts, a shirt to wear under their jersey, warm clothing and/or rain gear.
  • Field hockey players require a mouth guard and should bring their stick (if they have one).
  • All forms must be signed and returned.
  • Coaches have a copy of the season schedule for each athlete.
  • Uniforms will be handed out before the game and collected after the game (at the field).
  • Additional info and up-to-date schedule can be found at the following links:
  • COVID Spectator Guidelines:  http://peisaa.pe.ca/news.php?news_id=1894669
  • PEISAA schedule: http://peisaa.pe.ca/master_sched_league.php?lang=1
  • Twitter: @BirchwoodCobras @peischoolsports
  • Instagram: @BirchwoodCobras1 @peisaa7662
Good luck to all teams!

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 – Day 5

School fees: 

  • School fees will be $30 for one student and $40 per family.
  • Payment to office or e-transferred to birchwood@edu.pe.ca
  • Please indicate in e-transfer students full name, homeroom.

School Pictures:

  • School pictures will be Wednesday, Thursday, Oct. 7/8.

Cobras face Masks:

  • The official Cobra Face masks will go on sale today, $10 each.

School Sports Spectator guidelines:

  • PEISAA has announced Spectator Guidelines due to COVID-19 for the outdoor sports that begin play this week.
  • For venues that already have guidelines in place, those must be followed first.  Currently Terry Fox Complex in Cornwall and Summerside Turf do not permit spectators inside the fence.
  • For other venues such as fields at schools, we ask spectators to abide by the following:
  • Only 1 parent or family member per athlete
  • Do not use bleachers, if they are present
  • Bring your own chair if wanting to sit
  • Do not sit or stand any closer than 15 yards from playing surface
  • Thanks you for your cooperation and this will help us provide an opportunity for our students to PLAY!

Soccer:

  • Girls 3 – 4:15 weather permitting
  • Schedule is online: http://peisaa.pe.ca/master_sched_league.php?lang=1
  • Once teams are finalized, students can pay their athletic fee online birchwood@edu.pe.ca (indicate sport & student’s full name) or pay their coach.  Ms. Morrison will write a receipt.

Field Hockey:

  • Practice – 3:00 – 4:15

Sport Fees:

  • Soccer: $20, Field hockey: $25
  • Payment to office or e-transferred to birchwood@edu.pe.ca
  • Please indicate in e-transfer students name, and sport.

Golf Tryouts:

  • Monday, September 28th at Belvedere Golf course
  • First tee time is 3:45.
  • Cost is $15 for the 9 hole event.
  • Must have form filled out. See Miss Morrison
  • Groups and tee times will be posted later this week.

Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 – Day 4

Cobras face Masks:

  • The official Cobra Face masks will go on sale tomorrow, $10 each.

School Sports Spectator guidelines:

  • PEISAA has announced Spectator Guidelines due to COVID-19 for the outdoor sports that begin play this week.
  • For venues that already have guidelines in place, those must be followed first.  Currently Terry Fox Complex in Cornwall and Summerside Turf do not permit spectators inside the fence.
  • For other venues such as fields at schools, we ask spectators to abide by the following:
  • Only 1 parent or family member per athlete
  • Do not use bleachers, if they are present
  • Bring your own chair if wanting to sit
  • Do not sit or stand any closer than 15 yards from playing surface
  • Thanks you for your cooperation and this will help us provide an opportunity for our students to PLAY!

Golf:

Soccer:

  • No girls soccer today
  • Boys soccer 3 – 4:15
  • Schedule is online: http://peisaa.pe.ca/master_sched_league.php?lang=1
  • Once teams are finalized, students can pay their athletic fee online birchwood@edu.pe.ca (indicate sport & student’s full name) or pay their coach.  Ms. Morrison will write a receipt.

Field Hockey:

  • Practice – 3:00 – 4:15

All teams first games are on Thursday, Sept 24th

Sport Fees:

  • Soccer: $20
  • Field hockey: $25

Outdoor adventure club:

  • The outdoor adventure club will have its first meeting of the year today at 12:10. The meeting will take place on the lawn in front of the school.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 – Day 2

Golf:

Soccer:

  • Girls soccer teams are posted on the bulletin board at the gym.  No practice today.  Practice for everyone tomorrow 3-4pm.
  • Boys soccer & field hockey today 3 – 4:15
  • Games are tentatively set to begin Tuesday, Sept 21.  Schedule information should be finalized tomorrow.
  • Please return your forms to Ms. Morrison in the gym today.