Highland Park Junior High

May 10th, 2018

Thursday the 10th of May,  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.”

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

Tech Ed club is today at lunchtime from 12.30. All welcome

Grad Photo Re-takes will be Friday May 11th in the Library, 10:00 am.

YEARBOOKS If you are interested in purchasing a yearbook this year see Mr. Seely. The price is $15. Money needs to be in to Mr.Seely by Monday, May 14th

Grade 8 and 9’s get your Dalhousie science trip forms into Mrs. Bradbury by Thursday May 10th.

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 7 Field Trips: grade 7 students are reminded to get their consent forms and money in for their trips to the Discovery Center and Atlantic Playland as soon as possible.

Teens Now Talk Contest Teens Now Talk Magazine is having a “My Favourite Teacher” contest. The winning student and teacher will receive a $100 Mic Mac Mall gift certificate. Go to the Teens Now Talk website and look under “contests” for more details.

Special Note: as spring has arrived, you are still expected to be to school and classes on time. Please consume your lunch during lunch hour, as you will not be permitted to bring your lunch to class or store leftover lunch in school fridges.


Track and Field: There will be a mandatory practice Today after school.

Boys Softball
The boys softball team is now posted on the bulletin board outside the gym.  Thanks to all of you for trying out, being on time, and giving your best effort.

Girls Softball
There is a girls softball tryout today at 12:15. It will be in the gym if it is raining, and at the ballfield if it is not raining.

Fantasy Football
There is going to be a Fantasy Football League at Highland Park next year, if you are interested please talk to Mr. Maher this week to get more information.

Maher Made Up Fact for the Day
Chocolate milk comes from brown cows.

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