Birchwood Cobras Community Clean Up

Students, Parents & Guardians,

Birchwood School is pleased to announce that our students and staff will be participating in a Cobra Community Clean Up, as a tribute to Josh Underhay, a former Birchwood teacher. Mr Underhay was an avid environmentalist and was passionate about taking care of the earth. The event will occur on Monday April the 19th at 1:30 pm. Students and staff, in their respective cohorts, will be cleaning a number of community green spaces in the immediate area.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 – Day 1

Band:  

  • Grade 7 woodwinds meet at lunch today.

Library:

  • Cobra Can Challenge is up and running! Get busy Cobra’s for a chance to win some great prizes!

2020/21 Yearbooks:

Sports:

Monday, April 12, 2021 – Day 6

Band:  

  • Grade 9 woodwinds meet tomorrow morning at 7:45.
  • Grade 7 woodwinds meet at lunch tomorrow.

Library:

  • Cobra Can Challenge is up and running! Get busy Cobra’s for a chance to win some great prizes!

2020/21 Yearbooks:

Sports:

  • Permission forms for all Spring Sports are outside the gym.
  • Badminton after school
  • Spring volleyball continues this week – please check your schedules!  Going forward, daily updates on Spring Volleyball will no longer be on the announcements.
  • Sign up for Flag Football, Softball and Baseball outside the gym.  No additional information is available at this time.  We plan to start tryouts later this week.

Friday, April 9, 2021 – Day 5

Band:

  • Grade 8 and 9 bands were very successful in bringing all their hard work together for great performances and recordings yesterday afternoon.  Wonderful effort!

Sports:

  • Summer Volleyball Camp Information
      • Instructors: Andrew Costa + several guest coaches
      • Date: June 26-27th 2021
      • Cost: $120 per athlete. This includes a camp top
      • Registration: Register by May 27th 2021 if you wish to guarantee your top size. Please email beattheheatcamp@gmail.com. I request a $35 non-refundable deposit to ensure the athletes spot and cover up front camp costs.
      • Location: Credit Union Place Beach Volleyball Facility, 511 Notre Dame St, Summerside 
    • Confederation Volleyball Club Spring Volleyball 2021:
      • Anyone interested in playing Spring Volleyball for appx.  7 Weeks are invited to play in a casual , learning environment starting April 7 and going until May 20.   Days of play are Thursdays and practices will be held once a week.
      • Contact: Joe Ryan  
      • Start Date 
      • Wed. April 07  @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm  at Charlottetown Rural Gym
      • Thurs. April 08 @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm at Charlottetown Rural Gym
      • Contact: Joe Ryan 3ryanj@gmail.com
    • Flag Football:
      • Community Flag football programs with FPEI\
        • Age groups:
        • U10  8/9 year old
        • U 12  10/11 year old
        • U 14  12/13 year old
        • U 16  14/15 year old
        • U 18  16/17 year old
        • Programs for u 10- to u 14 run on Sundays and u 16- 18 run on Friday evenings.  Opportunity to play in Provincial u 16 & u 18 Male and female flag football teams.  For more information contact Football PEI: 902-368-4262 or footballpeiexecutive@gmail.com 
    • Badminton: Monday

Thursday, April 8, 2021 – Day 4

Band: 

  • A reminder to all grade 8 and 9 students in band.  Recordings will be taped this afternoon for the virtual music festival.  Grade 9 students record during the first period this afternoon.  Grade 8 students record during the last period of the day.  Would Kambi and Dannie please see Mr. Langille at 11am this morning. Grade 7 brass players will not meet at lunch today due to these recordings.

Sports:

  • Basketball:
  • Volleyball:
    • U14 Girls Spring Volleyball: practice today at 4:30
  • Summer Volleyball Camp Information:
    • Instructors: Andrew Costa + several guest coaches
    • Date: June 26-27th 2021
    • Cost: $120 per athlete. This includes a camp top
    • Registration: Register by May 27th 2021 if you wish to guarantee your top size. Please email beattheheatcamp@gmail.com. I request a $35 non-refundable deposit to ensure the athletes spot and cover up front camp costs.
    • Location: Credit Union Place Beach Volleyball Facility, 511 Notre Dame St, Summerside
  • Confederation Volleyball Club Spring Volleyball 2021:
    • Anyone interested in playing Spring Volleyball for appx.  7 Weeks are invited to play in a casual , learning environment starting April 7 and going until May 20.   Days of play are Thursdays and practices will be held once a week.
    • Contact: Joe Ryan  
    • Start Date 
    • Wed. April 07  @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm  at Charlottetown Rural Gym
    • Thurs. April 08 @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm at Charlottetown Rural Gym
    • Contact: Joe Ryan 3ryanj@gmail.com
  • Flag Football:
    • Community Flag football programs with FPEI
    • Age groups:
    • U10  8/9 year old
    • U 12  10/11 year old
    • U 14  12/13 year old
    • U 16  14/15 year old
    • U 18  16/17 year old
    • Programs for u 10- to u 14 run on Sundays and u 16- 18 run on Friday evenings.  Opportunity to play in Provincial u 16 & u 18 Male and female flag football teams.  For more information contact Football PEI: 902-368-4262 or footballpeiexecutive@gmail.com
  • Grade 7 Hockey Academy:
    • Meet today at 1155 in Mr. James’ room  for a wrap up meeting
  • Badminton: practice today

Library:

  • Please return all overdue library books this week.

Student Information for Students Attending Colonel Gray in 2021/2022

Band:
Please fill out the form below if you are planning on taking Band in Grade 10. This will help us ensure you will have an instrument ready for pick up this coming June, 2021.
 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc7AgTJOJKDyPWOxlsPIcQf4-E_Pm7PO8OeaIhVZg46AEV7JQ/viewform?usp=sf_link 


There is an information session for incoming
 Grade 11 students to the IB Programme to be held in the Colonel Gray lecture theatre at 7 PM on Thursday, April 22, 2021.   If there is interest for incoming grade 10 students, they will be able to attend if space is available and can use the same form to register 1 person for this meeting.  

This  info night is limited to 50 attendees.   If after submitting the form you are unable to make it, please email ammaccorquodale@edu.pe.ca so that she may be able to allow other people.  

Grade 11 IB program information evening registration:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1AtPPGolgZfD7On8kynzGUkvyo6otWqsQwUYSYUwrp10/edit

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 – Day 3

Band:

  • Grade 8 BRASS will meet tomorrow morning at 7:45 for rehearsal.  Grade 7 BRASS meet at lunch tomorrow.

Sports:

  • AA Girls Basketball Team: please meet in the cafeteria at morning break to be fitted for your team hoodies.
  • Missing uniforms – Naomi Carey, Ziyad Salman & Arun Darjee – return your uniforms.

Spring Volleyball:

  • Congrats to members of the Cobras Volleyball Club who hit the courts last eve at BW and in Souris!  
  • Next practices:
  • Boys – Friday 2:55
  • Girls – Wednesday 4:30 (Triple Ball) & Thursday 4:30 (Volleyball)

Summer Volleyball Camp Information:

  • Instructors: Andrew Costa + several guest coaches
  • Date: June 26-27th 2021
  • Cost: $120 per athlete. This includes a camp top
  • Registration: Register by May 27th 2021 if you wish to guarantee your top size. Please email beattheheatcamp@gmail.com. I request a $35 non-refundable deposit to ensure the athletes spot and cover up front camp costs.
  • Location: Credit Union Place Beach Volleyball Facility, 511 Notre Dame St, Summerside 

Confederation Volleyball Club Spring Volleyball 2021:

  • Anyone interested in playing Spring Volleyball for appx.  7 Weeks are invited to play in a casual , learning environment starting April 7 and going until May 20.   Days of play are Thursdays and practices will be held once a week.
  • Contact: Joe Ryan  
  • Start Date 
  • Wed. April 07  @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm  at Charlottetown Rural Gym
  • Thurs. April 08 @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm at Charlottetown Rural Gym
  • Contact: Joe Ryan 3ryanj@gmail.com

Grade 7 Hockey Academy:

  • Meet tomorrow at 1155 in Mr. James’ room  for a wrap up meeting

Tuesday, April. 6, 2021 – Day 2

Band:  

  • Grade 7 WOODWINDS meet at lunch today in the bandroom

Library:

  • Congratulations to 7A, the winners of our March Madness Read to Shoot in the library. Mrs. Gairns will be around this week with your prize.

2020/21 Yearbooks:

Sports:

  • Sign up for Flag Football, Girls Softball, Boys Baseball outside the gym.  
    • It’s VERY important you sign up in advance so we can plan!
  • Spring Volleyball: Boys games today @ Birchwood

Summer Volleyball Camp Information:

  • Instructors: Andrew Costa + several guest coaches
  • Date: June 26-27th 2021
  • Cost: $120 per athlete. This includes a camp top
  • Registration: Register by May 27th 2021 if you wish to guarantee your top size. Please email beattheheatcamp@gmail.com. I request a $35 non-refundable deposit to ensure the athletes spot and cover up front camp costs.
  • Location: Credit Union Place Beach Volleyball Facility, 511 Notre Dame St, Summerside 

Badminton: All players who’ve advanced – 2:55 – 4

Basketball: 

  • Missing uniforms:  These MUST be returned today!
  • AAB – Arun, Ziyad, Mason, Matt, Gabe, AJ, Kambi (7)
  • AAG –  all in!
  • AG – Ella M, Naomi (2)

Thursday, April 1, 2021 – Day 1

Hockey Academy:

  • Congratulations to the grade 7 hockey academy players for a wonderful finish to the year! Mr. James’ team won the championship game yesterday 9-5 over team Brioux,  another victory for team James!

Band:

  • Grade 7 brass meet at lunch today for rehearsal.

Sports:

  • Badminton:
    • Boys and Girls today – all remaining match ups 
  • Spring Volleyball:
    • Thursday:
      • U14 Girls 4:30
      • U14 Boys 
  • Spring Team Sports – Flag Football, Girls Softball & Boys Baseball:
    • Please sign up outside the gym.  More information coming next week.  It’s really important that you sign up in advance so we can plan for coaches and teams.
    • Sign up for track and field will happen at a later date.
  • Basketball: 
    • Basketball uniforms outstanding:
    • AAB – all but 2
    • AAG – Zoe, Brooke
    • AG – Ella M, Lily E, Gabi, Naomi