May Newsletter

Please take a few moments to enjoy our May newsletter.

We have articles about our upcoming grade nine closing, after school jam sessions, pieces of student art work, and LOTS of cool things happening in classrooms!

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Thursday – Day 5

Cafeteria:
Homemade Hamburger, home cut baked potato sticks or veggie sticks & dip, small milk or juice = $5.75

Yearbook Committee:
The yearbook group will be meeting today after school in M. Beaton’s room. The session will end at 430.
There will be more team photos taken today during the morning break for the yearbook. The members of the Boys and Girls A Basketball team are to report to the gym at the start of morning break for a team photo.

Green Team:
Any Green Team member who would like to help plant trees along Wright’s Creek in East Royalty next Thursday, are asked to meet in the cafeteria right after lunch. This is open to all members from Grades 7, 8 and 9.

Leadership:
-Please, try to wear green on Monday the 10th to show you care about Canadian
Mental Health!
-We will have free bingo in the library on May 13th and 27th, if you are in leadership
and would like to be a helper for either of those days, please, sign up in Google
Classroom.

Girls AA Flag Football:
Our AA Girls Flag Football Tigers overcame an early 8 point second half deficit, and pulled away to get the win in an exhibition game against Queen Charlotte. In her first start ever at quarterback, Jessie Doyle led our offense by putting up an impressive 42 points. Sonia Perry, Sophie Gallant, Emma Matheson, Aby Walsh, and Gwen Costello all made huge contributions on offence and defense. Our seven touchdowns were scored by four different players, and three different girls secured interceptions on defense. Great team effort Tigers!

Girls A Flag Football:
The girls “A” flag football team had a solid win over Montague in their first exhibition game of the season. The team will practice on Monday 3:00-4:00.

Girls Softball:
Girl’s softball tryout will be on Monday from 3:15-4:45 at Mullberry Field. The list is posted outside the gym. If you need a drive, see Mr. Dunn by break time on Monday. Thanks to all the girls who have tried out. Hard work and great sportsmanship has been on full display!

Boys Volleyball:
Boys volleyball practice from 3:00 – 4:30 today after school

Uniforms:
All remaining basketball and badminton uniforms should be passed in to Mrs. Steele this morning.

Athletic Fees:
For all flag football players is now due and can be paid to Mrs. Steele or through our school website. The fee is $20.00 per player. Once the baseball and softball teams have been chosen they will be asked to pay the fee as well.

 

 

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Wednesday – Day 4

Cafeteria:
Chicken Nuggets served with rice or mashed potato, vegetables, small milk or juice = $5.75

Leadership:
-Please, try to wear green on Monday the 10th to show you care about Canadian
Mental Health!
-We will have free bingo in the library on May 13th and 27th, if you are in leadership
and would like to be a helper for either of those days, please, sign up in Google
Classroom.

Video Production Students:
Those Grade 7 students helping with the Grade 6 Orientation video production will meet after school today (Wednesday ). To all staff and students, just a heads up, Hummingbird House Productions will be in the school for the day on Tuesday, May 11th and will be taking a lot of video footage. Please be careful around cameras and the camera drone on that day.

Girls Softball:
There will be a girl’s softball tryout today from 3-4:30 in the Bowl for all girls on the list posted outside the gym. The list will be posted by break time. Thank you for all the girls who tried out. Great sportsmanship and hard work by all.

Girls AA Flag Football:
Girls AA Flag Football will meet in the gym today at morning break.

AA Basketball Uniforms:
Students, pass in your AA basketball uniforms as a replacement fee will be issued to those players who do not return uniform following the end of the season.

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Tuesday – Day 3

Cafeteria:
1 Soft Chicken Taco with lettuce, tomato, cheese served with Mexican rice, corn, small milk or juice = $5.75.

Green Team:
Mrs. Burry would like the Grade 8 Green Team members to meet her in the lobby today, (Tuesday) at 12:10 for a Clean-Up Blitz outside.

Grade 7 and 8 Gauss Math:
Practice times for the Gauss Math contest this week are: Grade 7 – today –  Day 3, Period 4; and Grade 8 -, Period 1.
The actual Contest day is Wednesday, May 12 (which will be Day 2). More details to follow about the time and place.

Jam Club:
The jam club will meet today after school from 3-4. If you are interested in playing, please sign up outside Mrs. Burry’s office. Even if you were there last Tuesday, you are able to now sign up again today.

Video Production Students:
Those Grade 7 students helping with the Grade 6 Orientation video production will meet after school tomorrow (Wednesday ) this week. To all staff and students, just a heads up, Hummingbird House Productions will be in the school for the day on Tuesday, May 11th and will be taking a lot of video footage. Please be careful around cameras and the camera drone on that day.

Girl’s Softball:
There will be a girl’s softball tryout today from 3-4:30 in the Bowl for grade 8 only.

Girls AA Flag Football:
Girls flag football will practice today at 3:00 pm on the front field.  If you can’t attend, please see Mr. Bradley or Ms. R as soon as possible.

Boys AA Flag Football:
Please meet in the gym at break time to collect uniforms.

Training Program With Mr. Gallison’s:

The training has changed for this week only – Tuesday (today) and Friday will now train on Wednesday and Thursday.  Again, this is only for this week.

AA Basketball Uniforms:
Students, pass in your AA basketball uniforms as a replacement fee will be issued to those players who do not return uniform following

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Monday – Day 2

Cafeteria:
Spaghetti with lean meat sauce, Caesar salad or breadsticks, small milk or juice = $5.75

Anti-Vaping Day:
Today, (Monday May 3rd), we will be acknowledging Anti-Vaping Day.  Wear yellow and black today to support the event.  Leadership students will be handing treats out to people they see wearing the colours in the lobby at break and lunch, as well, there will also be trivia in the Library at lunch today, where students can win movie gift cards for Cineplex.  Hope you all participate!

Green Team:
Mrs. Burry would like the Grade 8 Green Team members to meet her in the lobby tomorrow, Tuesday, at 12:10 for a Clean-Up Blitz outside.

Video Production Students:
Those Grade 7 students helping with the Grade 6 Orientation video production will meet after school on Wednesday only this week. To all staff and students, just a heads up, Hummingbird House Productions will be in the school for the day on Tuesday, May 11th and will be taking a lot of video footage. Please be careful around cameras and the camera drone on that day.

Grade 7 and 8 Gauss Math:
Practice times for the Gauss Math contest this week are: Grade 7 – Tuesday, Day 3, Period 4; and Grade 8 – Tuesday, Day 3, Period 1. The actual Contest day is Wednesday, May 12 (which will be Day 2). More details to follow about the time and place.

Jam Club:
The weekly jam club will happen tomorrow after school, but the sign up has been posted now for the next 3 weeks, so go sign up outside Mrs. Burry’s office for your preferred instrument. Priority this week will be given to those who did not get to come last Tuesday. If you have any questions, find Mr. Roche or Mr. Francis downstairs in grade 7.

Girl’s Softball:
There will be a girl’s softball tryout in the bowl today from 3-4:30 for grade 7 and 9 girls only and tomorrow for grade 8 girls only.

Girls Flag Football:
There will be a final flag football tryout for those girls in grade 7/8 who attended the first two sessions. Practice today will be from 3:00-4:00 outside on the front field.

Boys AA Flag Football:
Practice after school on the front field

Boys A Boys Flag Football:
Tryouts continue in the bowl

AA Basketball Uniforms:
Deadline to pass in AA basketball uniforms is tomorrow. A replacement fee will be issued to those players who do t return uniform following the end of the season.

 

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Friday – Day 1

Cafeteria:
Sloppy Joe, mashed potato, hot vegetable, small milk or juice = $5.75

Anti-Vaping Day:
On May 3rd, we will be acknowledging Anti-Vaping Day.  Wear yellow and black that day to support the event.  Leadership students will be handing treats out to people they see wearing the colours in the lobby at break and lunch, as well, there will also be trivia in the Library at lunch, where students can win movie gift cards for Cineplex.  Hope you all participate!

Green Team Remind:
Please bring your drained batteries to class! Ask your teacher to hold on to them and the class with the most weight in batteries will win a prize! The deadline is May 14.

Girls Softball:
There will be a girls softball tryout on Monday from 3-4:30 outside for grades 7 and 9 only.

Basketball Program:
This is a reminder for all  grade 7/8 girls interested in playing in the Saturday morning basketball program that Troy MacCallum runs- the session this Saturday will run from 10:00-11:30 at Stonepark. See Mrs. Steele for more details.

Basketball Uniforms:
All basketball uniforms must be turned in to Mrs. Steele today.

Badminton:

Would all school badminton players who have not returned their goggles and team shirts please return them today.

 

 

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Thursday – Day 6

Cafeteria:
Chicken Tater Bowl, served with side fruit or 1oz low fat cookie

Anti-Vaping Day:
On May 3rd, we will be acknowledging Anti-Vaping Day.  Wear yellow and black that day to support the event.  Leadership students will be handing treats out to people they see wearing the colours in the lobby at break and lunch, as well, there will also be trivia in the Library at lunch, where students can win movie gift cards for Cineplex.  Hope you all participate!

Green Team Remind:
Please bring your drained batteries to class! Ask your teacher to hold on to them and the class with the most weight in batteries will win a prize! The deadline is May 14.

Grade 8 Gauss Math:
Will be on today (Thursday) during period one in the cafeteria

Boys AA Flag Football:
AA Boys Flag football:  Tryouts continue today on the front field 3:15 to 4:30

Boy A Flag Football:
Tryouts begin today in the bowl 3:15 to 4:15, and will continue Friday 3 to 4:15 in the gym.

Boy’s Volleyball Club:
Will go from 3 – 4:30. Please let Mr. Roche know if you won’t be able to make it today

Basketball Uniforms:
All basketball uniforms must be turned in to Mrs. Steele this week.

Badminton:
Would all school badminton players who have not returned their goggles and team shirts please return them this week.

 

 

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Wednesday – Day 5

Cafeteria:
Shepherd’s Pie served with a side salad or a garlic bread stick, small milk or juice = $5.75

Green Team Remind:
Please bring your drained batteries to class! Ask your teacher to hold on to them and the class with the most weight in batteries will win a prize! The deadline is May 14.

Grade 8 Gauss Math:
Will be on tomorrow (Thursday) during period one in the cafeteria

Stonepark Girl’s Softball:
There will be a girl’s softball tryout in the gym today from 3-4:30pm for grade 8 only!

Boys AA Flagfootball Tryouts:
Tryouts today after school on the front field from 3:00 – 4:30

Basketball Uniforms:
All basketball uniforms must be turned in to Mrs. Steele this week.

Badminton:
Would all school badminton players who have not returned their goggles and team shirts please return them this week.

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Tuesday – Day 4

Cafeteria:
Soft Beef Taco With Lettuce, Tomato, Cheese, served with Rice & Corn, small milk or juice = $5.75

After School Jam Club:
The After School Jam Club will happen today from 3-4, but it will look a bit different this time. In order to limit the number of people waiting around and allow the creative juices to flow more smoothly, we will now be using a weekly sign up sheet, that can be found outside of Mrs. Burry’s office in grade 7. If you would like to play today after school, you must sign up to book your preferred instrument, and it will run on a first come, first serve basis. If you sign up, you will get to jam for the whole hour with a consistent band and work on improving your skills. If you don’t get to sign up this week, we will try to make sure you get in next week.

Green Team Remind:
Please bring your drained batteries to class! Ask your teacher to hold on to them and the class with the most weight in batteries will win a prize! The deadline is May 14.

Gauss Math:
Gr. 7 will have a practice session today (Tues) morning 1st. period.  Please bring your pencil, loose leaf, calculator.

Grade 8 Gauss Math:
Will be on Thursday during period one in the cafeteria

Girls Flag Football:
The first try out for the girls flag football team will take place today from 3:00-4:15. Please sign up on the bulletin board outside the gym.

Basketball Uniforms:
All basketball uniforms must be turned in to Mrs. Steele this week.

Boys Baseball:
Boys baseball will have two sessions today – 1@ 5:00 and 2nd. @ 5:45 pm.  The list is posted in the lobby.

AA Basketball:
Would all AA basketball players please return their school uniforms to Mrs. Steele this week. Also, would all school badminton players who have not returned their goggles and team shirts please return them this week.

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Monday – Day 3

Cafeteria:
Chicken Fettucine Alfredo, served with a side of broccoli, small milk or juice = $5.75

Green Team Remind:
Please bring your drained batteries to class! Ask your teacher to hold on to them and the class with the most weight in batteries will win a prize! The deadline is May 14.

Gauss Math:
Gr. 7 will have a practice session tomorrow (Tues) morning 1st. period.  Please bring your pencil, loose leaf, calculator

Video Kids:
Would the students taking part in the Grade 6 Orientation video production, please come to the lobby right after announcements.

AA Basketball:
Would all AA basketball players please return their school uniforms to Mrs. Steele this week. Also, would all school badminton players who have not returned their goggles and team shirts please return them this week.

Boys Flagfootball Tryouts:
Tryouts are canceled today but will resume after school Wednesday and Thursday

Girls Softball Tryouts:
There will be a girl’s softball tryout today from 3-4:30pm in the gym for grade 7 and 9 girls only.

 

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