Highland Park Junior High

April 17th, 2018

Tuesday the 17th 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.

Student Council meetings are held at 12:30 on Tuesdays in Ms Chicerella’s room. Come and have a say in your school activities!

The Spring Fling Dance will be held Thursday, April 26th from 6:30 to 8:30.

There is extra help for all science students tomorrow (Wednesday) at lunch starting at 12:20 in Mrs. Bradburys room (407)

Tech Ed club today - Start time is 12:30, everyone welcome

Grade 8 Upper Clements Park Trip. The grade 8s will be going to Upper Clements Park on Friday 22 June for a day of fun and excitement. Get in your consent forms and your $25 as soon as possible.

Grade 9 Field Trip to NSCC Akerley. 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. Remember to bring a lunch with you or some $$$ to purchase food while we are there. Get your consent forms in as soon as possible.

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


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: There will be a practice for team members only after school today.

Halifax Minor Ball Hockey News: Please see information on bulletin board outside of gym.



Spring Basketball Results (from last week):
Thunder Def. Celtics 77-63

Thunder High Scorers:
Tyshaun 36 pts, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, 4 assists, 5 blocks
Brandon 35 pts, 11 rebounds, Three 3 pointers, 2 assists
Great defense played by Ajahni who had 4 steals and 3 blocks. Also by Andre who had 3 steals, 5 rebounds and a block.

Celtics High Scorers:
Shayden 18 points, 11 Rebounds, 4 steals, 1 assist, 2 blocks
Xavier     12 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists

Lakers Def  Bucks 97-35
Lakers High Scorers:
Kaymon 29 points, 11 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 assists, 2 blocks
Kai   28 points, 3 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 assist, 1 block
Jayden  14 points, 26 rebounds,5 assists, 4 steals, 1 block
Milto  10 points, 20 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 block

Bucks High Scorer:
Mikell   22 points, 6 rebounds, 6 blocks

Big Ticket Award: Tyshaun
Weekly Allstars: Brandon & Jayden
Rising Star Award: Kaymon

*Special Thanks to Andre, Brandon, Yareed and Kaymon for a job well done recording the stats and to Sequioa and Ella for a good job working the scoreboard*

Maher Made Up Fact for the Day

Mr Tortola’s favourite donut is Old Fashioned Plain.

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!