Highland Park Junior High

September 20th, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018. Week 1

“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.”

Remember to bring in your student fees and media release forms if you have not already. If you can’t pay right away please talk to your homeroom teacher.

Grade 7 Vaccination forms--take them home, get them signed, and bring them back to the office as soon as possible!

Take Our Kids to Work day is Wednesday 14 November for the grade 9s. Find someplace to spend the day and learn about a potential career! Go to www.thelearningpartnership.ca for more information or to print yourself off additional consent forms. Bring in your consent forms asap.

All students: There is a lot of garbage around and inside the school. Find the garbage! If snack wrappers in school are not put in the garbage, snacks will be stopped.

Music: If you are interested in taking free string lessons here at Highland Park, please see Mr. Lucas in the office to sign up.


The girls soccer team started the season with a dominant performance defeating Rockingstone 10 - 1. It was a solid team effort lead by Naj with 8 goals. The girls next game is Monday against Herring Cove at 4:00pm at St. Stephens Field. There is a mandatory meeting for all team members today at the start of lunch in room 406 (Mr. Jerretts room)

The boys soccer team will face Herring Cove today at 5:15pm in Spryfield. There is a mandatory team meeting today at break in Mr. Jerrett’s room 406.

There will be a Cross Country practice tomorrow after school at 3:00pm sharp.

Please sign up for Fall Madness Intramural Basketball by this Friday, Sept 21.

There are Boys and Girls Volleyball sign up sheets posted outside of the gym, anyone who would like to try out please sign up before Friday. We are also looking for Volleyball coaches, please let Mr. Jerrett know if you know someone who wants to coach.

Student Lates
Respect your teachers, classmates and most of all yourself.  Be on time for school. Remember, any students who are late will be required to make up lost time after school with Mr. Lucas. SO BE ON TIME!

Mr. Jerrett is making an announcement schedule, if you want to do the morning announcements please see him before the end of the day today.

:-) Have a great day Highland Park!