Highland Park Junior High

February 21st, 2019

Thursday, February 21st, 2019. Week 2

“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.”

February is African Heritage Month!!  Stay tuned for activities and announcements to come.

Grade 9s! 02 (Options & Opportunities) Applications are due Thursday 28 February. Please complete your application quickly and pass it into Mr. Lang. You will then receive the 1) Teacher Reference and 2) Community Reference forms to fill out. The application and reference forms need to be completed by the date above. If you need more time or have questions please see Mr. Lang ASAP!

Grade 9s! Your Citadel Grade 10 Course Selection forms are ready! If you have not received them from Mr. Lang, see him ASAP. Then sit down with your parents/guardians and fill them out. They are due back into Mr. Lang on Friday 8 March.

Grade 9 African Nova Scotian Students! Get your consent forms into Mr. Lang ASAP for the Friday 22 February field trip! Remember we will be taking a city bus and we will have to leave HPJH at 8:30!

Dance - the dance scheduled for tonight has been postponed until Wednesday, March 6th.

Grade 7’s - you need to bring your rattles back into school so that they can be assessed - this is your tech ed marks for term 2!

Friday Lunch Hours (can read Fridays only)
All students are to stay away from the band room and gym doors on Fridays due to lunch band.  You must wait until teacher supervision arrives to let you in the gym.

Lost and Found! - Check the table by front office for lost and found items - these will be taken to a charity bin if not picked up by Friday.

Grade 9s I AM Potential - remember to get your permission forms for NSCC to Mr. Lucas asap.

Extra Help and Catch-up time at lunch today! Ms J will be doing extra help and catch up in Mr. Masotti’s room at 12:25 today.


Badminton: There will be a badminton sign up sheet outside the gym, everyone must sign up by Friday. First tryout is Monday at lunch.

          :-) Have a great day Highland Park!