Highland Park Junior High

April 12th, 2018

Thursday the 12th of April, 2018.

“We would like to begin by acknowledging that we are in Mi’kma’ki (MEEG-MA-GEE), the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq people”. We want to continue to honour our promise to them to live in peace and friendship.”

April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month so be sure to #SHINEBLUENS.
Did you know that Autism is a lifelong spectrum disorder?

Student Council Meeting will take place today at 12:30 in Ms. Chicarella’s room. Come and have a say in making life at HPJH better!

Tech Ed club today - Start time is 12.30, everyone welcome

Options and Opportunities (O2) Applications packets are available outside Mr. Lang’s office. The packets include the application form and two reference letters (one from a teacher and one a community member). Students were given extra time to get these in to Mr. Lang. The new due date is today

Grade 9 Field Trip All of the grade 9s will be visiting a skills competition and taking a tour of NSCC Akerley on the morning/afternoon of Friday 20 April. Please bring in your consent forms in to Mr. Lang as soon as possible.

BEEA Honey with Heart is a youth-led social enterprise project where participants (ages 12 - 17 years) are responsible for managing beehives, ensuring the well being of the bees and educating their community on the importance of bees on a global level.They are currently accepting application for their next Youth Executive Council. Please see Mr. Lang for an application.

Interested in volunteering in your community? Now it is easier than ever to get started. See Mr. Lang for more information or visit onpointvolunteers.org

Today is Jersey day, so be sure to wear your jersey with pride to support the Broncos. Please see Tish or Mr. Jerrett if you do not have a jersey to wear.


Challenge Cup: Next weeks games are going to be rescheduled for the following week. Games will be played on Tuesday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 25th.

Badminton: All players who tried out are encouraged to come to the next practice today after school.

Maher Made Up Fact for the Day

Diamond Shreddies are better than the square ones.

Highland Park Riddle of the Day:
Yesterday’s Riddle:
Today's Riddle: 
We will tell you the answer tomorrow :-) Have a great day Highland Park!