Highland Park Junior High

April 23rd, 2018

Monday the 23rd 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. Entry fee will be $4. Lucky students could win a door prize for attending!

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

O2 Interviews will be held on the afternoon of Friday 27 April. Make sure you are ready Zack, Cameron S., DD, Ashton, and Kyle! Practice interview questions were included in your application package. Any concerns, see Mr. Lang.

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.

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

Science: Today is the last day to hand in any work that was assigned by Mrs. Young.


Challenge Cup:Games will be played on Tuesday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 25th.

Badminton: Congratulations to all badminton players who competed in the city tournament. Special mentions to Lily Harris and Didi on their strong showing in the intermediate division. Grace Smith and Carli Wincey placed 5th in girls doubles and Naj placed 4th in girls singles.

Track and Field: There will be signup sheets posted outside of the gym today at break for anyone interested in trying out.

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


Maher Made Up Fact for the Day
Pizza was invented in a town called Pizzaburg, it was originally triangle shaped but was to hard to cut evenly. It was then changed to a rhombus.

Riddle of the Day:

Yesterday’s Riddle: What has hands but can not clap?

Answer: A Clock

Today's Riddle: What can run but can’t walk?

We will tell you the answer tomorrow :-) Have a great day Highland Park!