Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 – Day 4

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer:  We WON! Congrats at Ava Burgoyne on her goal.  Girls play today at 4:15 vs KISH at Birchwood
  • Boys’ A soccer:  A boys lost a close Playoff game to Francois Buote yesterday… The Boys were led by captain Bandon Loppie and Zin Min !! Great Fight boys !!!!
  • Boys’ AA soccer: Practice today and game tomorrow, Thursday

Volleyball:

  • Girls’ Volleyball: Tough loss yesterday to Queen Charlotte.
  • Boys’ Volleyball: Practice @ 3:00pm

Basketball:

  • Early morning basketball is every Tues/Thurs 7 – 8:15am – all boys and girls welcome!

Baseball:

  • The Boys travel to Summerside today to take on SIS.  Ethan Smith has the start. First pitch is @4pm.

Field Hockey:

  • Practice 3-4:30 at UPEI

Hockey Academy:

  • Hockey Academy today. Please excuse students at 1:45.

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 7 band today at lunch
  • Glee Club:
    • Practice today at lunch instead of tomorrow

Outdoor adventure club:

  • The outdoor adventure club will meet at 3:10 in the cafeteria to go discgolfing.

Expressions Group:

  • The Expressions group will be meeting after school today from 3-4:30pm in the art room. This is a youth empowerment group that includes helping the community, reading stories, making friends, games and art. All students are welcome and can join in at any time.

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 – Day 3

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer:  Meet at break in the gym today to organize your rides to the game at East Wiltshire School.  Game time 4:20. Cabs will leave BW at 3:15.
  • Girls’ A soccer: Game today vs. Morell at the Morell Soccer Complex. Game starts at 4:30. Players need to be dressed at the field by 4pm. All girls A soccer players must see Madame Bernard during break on the grade 7 floor to confirm drives to game
  • Boys’ A soccer:    Playoff game today at Francois Buote at 4:15 pm.  Cabs will leave BW at 3:15 pm
  • Boys’ AA soccer: No Practice today- Practice Wed and Play Thursday Volleyball:
  • Girls’ Volleyball:  A & AA Girls – return your jersey from the weekend tournament to Ms. Morrison ASAP.
  • AA Girls – BW @ QC today after school
  • Boys’ Volleyball: Practice today at 3:00pm

Basketball:

  • Early morning basketball is every Tues/Thurs 7 – 8:15am – all boys and girls welcome!

Field Hockey:

  • Practice 3 -4:30 at UPEI

Yearbook:

  • Yearbook meeting today at 12:10 in Mr Vaive’s room (room 224)

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 8 band tomorrow morning, 7:45.
    • Grade 7 band tomorrow at lunch.

Outdoor adventure club:

  • This Wednesday’s activity will be discgolfing at the best course in Canada. The outing will be after school and there will be a meeting in Mr. Dohoo’s room on today at lunch. New members are always welcome!

Expressions Group:

  • The Expressions group will be meeting after school tomorrow (Wednesday) from 3-4:30pm in the art room. This is a youth empowerment group that includes helping the community, reading stories, making friends, games and art. All students are welcome and can join in at any time.

Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 – Day 2

Student Fees:

  • Thank you to all students who have paid their Student Fee ($35 for each student or $45 for family). This fee covers student locks, lockers, home economics ,wood working, winter carnival, special events, motivational speakers, tech supplies, and other activities that occur during the school year. Receipts are available upon request.. For any student who hasn’t paid, please pay in the office or online at: https://birchwood.payschoolfees.net/admin/?sid=&un=0

Athletic Fees:

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer:  Practice today 3-4:30.  Game tomorrow @ East Wiltshire and game Wednesday at home (vs KISH).
  • Girls’ A soccer: Practice today from 3 to 4:30. Game tomorrow in Morell at 4:30 at the Morell Soccer Complex. Please let Mme Bernard know as soon as possible if your parents are able to drive.
  • Boys’ A soccer: Practice today 3 – 4:15. Playoff game tomorrow at Francois Buote at 4:15 pm
  • Boys’ AA soccer: Boys Practice Monday/ Wednesday -3:00-4:30 Play Thursday at home against The Mount.

Volleyball:

  • Girls’ Volleyball: HUGE Congrats to members of the A & AA girls volleyball team on their results at the Kevin Campbell Memorial Tournament this weekend at Stonepark.  The AA Girls team won their 5th place game and the A Girls team lost a close one in 3 sets to finish second. Practice today. Anyone who still has a jersey, please return to the gym this morning at break.
  • Boys’ Volleyball: Practice today @ 3:00pm

Basketball:

  • Early morning basketball is every Tues/Thurs 7 – 8:15am – all boys and girls welcome!

Library:

  • Please return all overdue library books.

Leadership

  • Leadership students will meet in the library during their flex period on Day 4.

Field Hockey:

  • Congratulations to the girls on their 1-0 win Friday in Montague! Practice today 3-4:00 at UPEI.

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 9 early morning band practice tomorrow, 7:45.
    • Grade 8 early morning band practice Wednesday, 7:45.
    • Grade 7 band at noon on Wednesday.

Outdoor adventure club:

  • This Wednesday’s activity will be discgolfing at the best course in Canada. The outing will be after Wednesday school and there will be a meeting in Mr. Dohoo’s room today at lunch. New members are always welcome!

GSA Meeting Today:

  • The Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) group will be meeting today in Room 236.  A GSA is a student run club for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies.  The group aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for members to meet, support each other, discuss LGBTQ+ related topics and advocate for the community.  We had a great turn out last week and welcome any student or teacher who would like to join any time. Please speak to Mrs. Forbes or Mrs. Munn if you have questions about the group.

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 – Day 1

Student Fees:

  • Thank you to all students who have paid their Student Fee ($35 for each student or $45 for family). This fee covers student locks, lockers, home economics ,wood working, winter carnival, special events, motivational speakers and other activities that occur during the school year. Receipts are available upon request.. For any student who hasn’t paid, please pay in the office or online at: https://birchwood.payschoolfees.net/admin/?sid=&un=0

Athletic Fees:

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer:  The girls managed a tie 1-1 in a close game in Summerside. Congrats to Reanna Rinco on her goal! Practice Monday, games Tues, Wed & possibly Thursday.
  • Girls’ A soccer: Girls will be hosting Montague at 4:30, please be dressed and ready at the field by 4pm!
  • Boys’ A soccer:  Congrats to the A BOYS soccer team on a BIG 3-1 win over QC !!!  Ryland MacEwen was solid in Nets – while David Xu , Arun Darjee, and Zin Min scored big goals for the Cobras.
  • Boys’ AA soccer: East Wiltshire at 4:15- taxis at the back door at 3:15- be dressed to play before you leave. Please bring in your $30 team athletic Fees ASAP.

Volleyball:

  • Girls’ Volleyball: Good luck to A & AA girls volleyball teams participating in the Stonepark tournament this weekend.  An announcement will be made to dismiss the team to travel to their game.
  • P3 Volleyball program for girls grades 7-9 Fridays at Birchwood.  Program will run for 8 weeks. For more information, contact Volleyball PEI p3volleyball.ca p3volleyballclub@gmail.com

Field Hockey:

  • Game against Montague in Montague at 4:00. Please excuse the girls from class at 2:50.

Hockey Academy:

  • Deadline for hockey pools is today.  Please hand in to Mr. Brioux or Mr.James

Outdoor Adventure Club:

  • A big shout out to the club members who braved the cold rainy weather yesterday to pick 20 pounds of apples for the breakfast program. Next week’s activity will be discgolfing at the best course in Canada. The outing will be on Wednesday after school and there will be a meeting in Mr. Dohoo’s room on Monday at lunch. New members are always welcome!

Music:

  • Glee Club:
    • Rehearsal today at noon in Mr. Underhay’s room.

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 – Day 5

Cavendish Frywagon – Thursday, October 11. $2.

Athletic Fees:

Student Fees:

GRADE 9 TRIP – Veseys Fall Bulb Fundraiser

  • All forms and payments due tomorrow; Wednesday, October 10. Please submit to Mme Connolly in Room 309.
  • Cavendish Frywagon – Bring your toonies for the Cavendish frywagon! Thursday, October 11 in the courtyard during lunch break.

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer:  Practice today from 3-4:30. Game tomorrow in Summerside at 4:00pm. Please let Ms. Morrison know if your parents can drive.
  • Girls’ A soccer: Tough loss last night against Souris. There will be practice tomorrow from 3-4:30pm and a game on Friday at Birchwood agaisnt Montague.
  • Boys’ A soccer: Practice 3-4 today. Game Thursday playoff @ TBA

Volleyball:

  • Boys’ Volleyball: Boy’s fought hard against SIS last night and although they didn’t come away with a win they continue to improve every game. Practice today at 3pm.

Basketball:

  • Early morning basketball is every Tuesday/Thursday 7 – 8:15am – all boys and girls welcome!

Library

  • The library will be open at break for any students needing to check out books.
  • The library will be closed after school today.

Baseball:

  • Game vs. Stonepark @ MacRae field. First pitch is at 4:30pm – Sam Worth has the start.

Field Hockey:

  • Practice 3:00 – 4:30. Pick up at UPEI.
  • Thursday Oct 11th –  QC @ BW, Friday Oct. 12th BW @ Montague

Hockey Academy:

  • Deadline for hockey pools is Friday Oct. 12.  Please hand into Mr. Brioux or Mr. James

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 7 band today at lunch.

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 – Day 4

Cavendish Frywagon – Thursday, October 11. $2.

Athletic Fees:

Student Fees:

GRADE 9 TRIP – Veseys Fall Bulb Fundraiser

  • All forms and payments due tomorrow; Wednesday, October 10. Please submit to Mme Connolly in Room 309.
  • Cavendish Frywagon – Bring your toonies for the Cavendish frywagon! Thursday, October 11 in the courtyard during lunch break.

Math Club:

  • Meeting today at lunchtime in Mr. Craig’s room 237. All students interested in studying Math or getting extra help are welcome to attend.

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer:  Birchwood hosts KISH today at 4:15.  Meet in the gym after school. Game Fri. Oct 12th BW @ SIS
  • Girls’ A soccer: Game today vs. Souris at 4:30 Girls need to be ready at field by 4pm. Game Fri.  Oct 12th  Montague @ BW
  • Boys’ A soccer: Practice 3-4 today. Game Thursday playoff @ TBA
  • Boys’ AA soccer: Tuesday @  East Whiltshire, Thurs. Oct 11th @ Stonepark

Volleyball:

  • Girls’ Volleyball: Tuesday @ Stonepark
  • Boys’ Volleyball: Tuesday @ SIS

Basketball:

  • Early morning basketball is every Tuesday/Thursday 7 – 8:15am – all boys and girls welcome!

Library

  • The library will be open at break for any students needing to check out books.
  • The library will be closed after school today.

Leadership

  • Leadership students please meet in the library during your flex period today.

Baseball:

  • Wednesday vs. Stonepark @ MacRae field

Field Hockey:

  • Practice 3:00 – 4:30. Pick up at UPEI.
  • Thursday Oct 11th –  QC @ BW, Friday Oct. 12th BW @ Montague

Hockey Academy:

  • Deadline for hockey pools is Friday Oct. 12.  Please hand into Mr. Brioux or Mr. James

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 8 band tomorrow morning, 8:45.
    • Grade 7 band tomorrow at lunch.

Outdoor adventure club:

  • There will be an outdoor adventure club meeting at 12:15 in Mr. Dohoo’s room 225. All club members interested in apple picking on Thursday are asked to attend. As always new members are welcome. (I am out today, but will come in for the meeting).

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 – Day 2

  • Turkey Dinner tomorrow, Oct. 5, $6.50. Tickets can be purchased in Cafeteria.

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer: practice today 3-4:30
  • Girls’ A soccer: Practice tomorrow (Friday) 3-4:30
  • Boys’ soccer: A boys game today at Stonepark. Taxis’ leave school at 3:30.

Volleyball:

  • Girls’ Volleyball: The team plays at home today versus Queen Charlotte at 3:30. With teacher permission, please dismiss the girls at 2:50 to prepare for the game.
  • Boys’ Volleyball: Game is at 5:00pm at Birchwood NOT 5:30pm.
  • P3 Volleyball program for girls grades 7-9 starts this Friday, Oct 5 at Birchwood. Program will run for 8 weeks. For more information, contact Volleyball PEI p3volleyball.ca p3volleyballclub@gmail.com

Baseball:

  • Game @ Terry Fox field against East Wiltshire today.

Field Hockey:

  • Game in Cornwall at 3:30 against EWS. Please excuse girls at 2:45.

Basketball:  

  • Early morning basketball runs every Tues & Thurs 7 – 8:15 with Mr. Len Lang.

GSA Group:

  • Birchwood Intermediate will hold its first Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) group meeting on today, October 4, 2018 at 12:20 pm in Room 236.  A GSA is a student run club for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies.  The group aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for members to meet, support each other, discuss LGBTQ+ related topics and advocate for the community.  This club is open to any student at Birchwood Intermediate School who are interested in joining. Please speak to Mrs. Forbes or Mrs. Munn if you have questions about the group.

Library:

  • This is the last week to submit your Persuasive Writing pieces on “Why the Offline Room benefits our students” for a chance to win a cool prize.
  • This is our final week for our Adopt a School Program fundraiser with Indigo Charlottetown, please spread the word.

Music:

  • Glee Club:
    • Alto sectional today. Tenors will be tomorrow, full group next week.

Outdoor adventure club:  

  • A big shoutout to the outdoor adventure club members who braved the rain yesterday and picked over 20 pounds of apples for the breakfast program!

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 – Day 1

  • Birchwood Home & School meeting, Wed, 0ct. 3, 6:30
  • Turkey Dinner on Friday, Oct. 5, $6.50. Tickets can be purchased in Cafeteria.
  • Grade 9 Trip first payment is due, today. Oct. 3. This will determine how many students are going on trip.

Cancellations:

  • All soccer is cancelled today.
  • Baseball cancelled today, game tomorrow instead.

QSP Magazine Fundraiser:

  • Birchwood’s magazine fundraiser sheets went home yesterday.
  • Campaign started Monday and ends Oct. 10.
  • First collection is tomorrow, Thursday, and double the points.
  • You can find out more at QCP.ca/fundraising

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 7 band today at lunch.

Outdoor adventure club:

  • The outdoor adventure club will meet today at 3pm in the cafeteria, and will be leaving the school by 3:15. Please be punctual.

Basketball:

  • Early morning basketball starts Tuesday with Mr. Len Lang.  Practices will take place every Tues & Thurs 7 – 8:15.

Library

  • This is the last week to submit your Persuasive Writing pieces on “Why the Offline Room benefits our students” to the library for a chance a cool prize.
  • This is our final week for our Adopt a School Program fundraiser with Indigo Charlottetown, please spread the word.

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer: Cancelled today
  • Girls’ A soccer: canceled today
  • Boys’ AA soccer:  There will be no practice today after school.
  • AA Girls’ huge win vs Stonepark yesterday! Goals by Kirsten gallant, Tessa Dodds and Shanice Singh.

Baseball:

  • Game @ Terry Fox field against East Wiltshire has been pushed ahead to tomorrow (Thursday)
  • MEETING TODAY IN MR. DALEY’S ROOM @ 12:10

Field Hockey:

  • Game in Montague at 4:15. Please be ready to leave school by 3:10.

Hockey Academy:  

  • Hockey Academy today for grade 8/9.  Please excuse students at 1:40.
  • Also, Please hand in hockey pools as soon as possible to Mr. Brioux or Mr. James.  Deadline is Oct. 12.

GSA Group:

  • Birchwood Intermediate will hold its first Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) group meeting on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 12:20 pm in Room 236.  A GSA is a student run club for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies.  The group aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for members to meet, support each other, discuss LGBTQ+ related topics and advocate for the community.  This club is open to any student at Birchwood Intermediate School who are interested in joining. Please speak to Mrs. Forbes or Mrs. Munn if you have questions about the group

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 – Day 6

  • Birchwood Home & School meeting, Wed, 0ct. 3, 6:30
  • Cafeteria Turkey Dinner on Friday, Oct. 5.
  • Grade 9 Trip first payment is due, Wed. Oct. 3. This will determine how many students are going on trip.

QSP Magazine Fundraiser:

  • Birchwood’s magazine fundraiser sheets went home yesterday.
  • Campaign start Oct. 3 and ends Oct. 10.
  • You can find out more at QCP.ca/fundraising

Golf:

  • The boys golf team came up a little short yesterday.Thanks to Nick Clark, Cole Coffin, Sawyer Trainor, and Sam Murnaghan for representing Birchwood.
  • Nicholas Clark finished in 5h postion and will advance to the Provincials Oct. 10. Congrats Nicholas.

Soccer:

  • Girls’ AA soccer:  Game today at home vs Stonepark!  Let’s improve our record to 2-0. Game time 4:15.  Please meet at the field at 3:30.
  • Girls’ A soccer:
  • Boys’ soccer: practice after school today.

Volleyball:

  • Girls’ Volleyball: Game at East Wiltshire today
  • Boys’ Volleyball:Game at East Wiltshire today
  • P3 Volleyball program for girls grades 7-9 starts this Friday, Oct 5 at Birchwood.  Program will run for 8 weeks. For more information, contact Volleyball PEI p3volleyball.cap3volleyballclub@gmail.com

Basketball:

  • Early morning basketball starts Tuesday with Mr. Len Lang.  Practices will take place every Tues & Thurs 7 – 8:15.

Library

  • This is the last week to submit your Persuasive Writing pieces on “Why the Offline Room benefits our students” to the library for a chance a cool prize.
  • This is our final week for our Adopt a School Program fundraiser with Indigo Charlottetown, please spread the word.

Cross Country:

  • Good luck to all students participating today in the Zone Cross Country Meet at Ch’town Rural.  Can students please be excused from class this morning at 9:15.

Baseball:

  • The boys earned another Win, doubling Queen Charlotte by a score of 6-3.  Sam Worth and Carter Smith combined on a solid pitching performance. Ethan Smith led the way on offense, going 2-3 with a walk, Double, Home Run, and 3 Runs Batted in.  Next game is Wednesday @ East Wiltshire.

Field Hockey:

  • Game in Cornwall against Montague at 4:50. We will leave the school at 4pm. Please have parents pick up at 6:00.

Hockey Academy:

  • Deadline for hockey pools is Oct. 12.  Please hand in ASAP

GSA Group:

  • Birchwood Intermediate will hold its first Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) group meeting on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 12:20 pm in Room 236.  A GSA is a student run club for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies.  The group aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for members to meet, support each other, discuss LGBTQ+ related topics and advocate for the community.  This club is open to any student at Birchwood Intermediate School who are interested in joining. Please speak to Mrs. Forbes or Mrs. Munn if you have questions about the group.

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 8 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.

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 – Day 5

  • Birchwood Home & School meeting, Wed, 0ct. 3, 6:30
  • Cafeteria Turkey Dinner on Friday, Oct. 5.
  • Grade 9 Trip first payment is due, Wed. Oct. 3. This will determine how many students are going on trip.

Golf:

  • Boys Golf team is heading to CountryView Golf course today to compete in the Zone Finals.

Soccer:

  • HUGE thanks to all the Soccer Cobras who attended yesterday’s UPEI games.  What an awesome day!
  • Girls’ AA soccer:  Practice today. BW hosts Stonepark tomorrow at 4:15
  • Girls’ A soccer: Practice today and Wednesday 3:00 to 4:30pm
  • Boys’ soccer:

Volleyball:

  • Girls’ Volleyball:
  • Boys’ Volleyball: On Thursday, the boys defeated M.E. Callaghan 3 sets to 0 and then travelled up to M.E. Callaghan for a weekend tournament and placed 4th overall.
  • P3 Volleyball program for girls grades 7-9 starts this Friday, Oct 5 at Birchwood.  Program will run for 8 weeks. For more information, contact Volleyball PEI p3volleyball.ca p3volleyballclub@gmail.com

Cross Country:  

  • Zone meet tomorrow at Rural High School.

Hockey Academy:  

  • Please hand in hockey pools as soon as possible to Mr. Brioux or Mr. James.  Deadline is Oct. 12.

Library:

  • This is the last week to submit your Persuasive Writing pieces on “Why the Offline Room benefits our students” to the library for a chance a cool prize.
  • This is our final week for our Adopt a School Program fundraiser with Indigo Charlottetown, please spread the word.
  • Library Monitors heading to Indigo tomorrow, please arrange drives & pick up.

Leadership:

  • Great job on Thursday. During your flex period we will meet in the library and plan out our October activities.

Music:

  • Band:
    • Grade 9 band tomorrow morning 7:45am.  Also, extra help is available for students experiencing trouble reading music in the band room at lunch today.

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 apple picking Wednesday after school must attend. As always new members are welcome!

Yearbook:

  • Any students interested in helping with this year’s yearbook can meet in room 224 at 12:10 today

Terry Fox:

  • Terry Fox committee would like to thank everyone for a successful Terry fox Run on Thursday!!! We would like to remind staff please email Mr. James the top 3 fundraisers for your class.  Prizes will be announced later this week.