Conversation With An Astronaut:
Would you like to talk to an astronaut in space? On April 26, David Saint-Jacques, a Canadian astronaut, will be speaking to Stonepark live from the International Space Station! We are looking for 2 students who will have a conversation with him during the live event. If you are interested in finding out more about this unique opportunity, come to a brief meeting at 10:30 (break) in Mrs. Reynard’s room (upstairs, Grade 9).
Looking For Volunteers:
The folks at Lucy Maud Montgomery are looking for volunteers to help them with a fundraiser they are doing here at Stonepark School. They need people to help set up on May 24th after school and lots of help on May 25th during the main event. Please, find the sign up sheet in the library.
Battle Of The Bands:
We are looking for people interested in taking part in the Battle of the Bands. Come sign up in the library.
Gauss Math Practice:
Practice will happen in the cafeteria this week for Grade 8s on Wednesday – Day 6 period 3, and for Grade 7s on Thursday – Day 1 period 3. Please bring a pencil, eraser, calculator and loose leaf.
-Congratulations to the grade 7 band students on their excellent performance in
Summerside last Thursday during our provincial beginning band showcase. A huge
thank you to our parent chaperones Anna Demeo and Laurie Stavert, and our staff
chaperones Mrs. Poirier and Ms. Cheverie for all of their help throughout the day.
-A big thank you as well to all of the Stonepark staff members who came to hear the
grade 7’s play at 8:15 am on Thursday morning as we prepared for the concert! It
was fun and helpful for the students to play for an audience, and we appreciate your
-Grade 9 early morning band is canceled for tomorrow, Tuesday. We will rehearse as
usual on Thursday, April 18th.
-There will be extra help in the band area on Wednesday from 3:00-4:15 p.m.
Fundraisers for Easter Seals:
This week, we will have two fundraisers for the upcoming Easter Seals tour.
On Wednesday at mornning break, ice cream bars will be sold in the lobby for $1 with all proceeds going to the Easter Seals.
On Thurday, we will have Ipod Day for Easter Seals – Students can pay a toonie to their HR teacher and use their earbuds and take their Ipod (or phone if that is where they house their music) for the day and listen to music during non-instructional time. HR teachers will note on the daily tracking sheet the names of the students who paid the toonie. We thank you in advance for your support with each of these initiatives.
Message from the Green Team:
April is Earth month…. A reminder to students and teachers that this month, the Green Team are collecting old cell phones and plastic shopping bags. You can put your cell phones in the box outside the office and your bags can be brought to your classroom for the Green Team rep or to the main office.
Girls Get WISE Science Retreat:
Girls Retreat (open to girls in grades 7-9 is taking place this year on Friday, May 3 (which is a meeting day for teachers), at the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering at the University of Prince Edward Island. Online registration is $10 and is open until April 26. This should be a good day, and for more information, please see this website: http://www.engineerspei.com/node/455.
There will be extra help given on both sides today at 12:15, please be on time.
Needlecraft club happens today in the library at 12:15.
Stonepark Boys Flag Football Tryouts will be outside (dress appropriately) after school (3:15 – 4:30) on the April 23, 24, & 25th.
Good luck to all Zone Doubles Players today!
Grade 7/8 Boys will be at Queen Charlotte
Grade 7/8 Girls will be here at Stonepark
Grade 9 Boys will be at East Wiltshire
Grade 9 Girls will be at Birchwood
Start times are 3:30pm, with all players to be on site by 3:00…let your period six teacher know that you will have to leave a bit early to arrive at your site on time.
Any permission forms should be into Mr. Trainor, Mr. Rooney or Mr. Harkness ASAP!