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Ellenvale Junior High

88 Belle Vista Dr, Dartmouth, NS

(902) 435-8420

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Daily Announcements

Wednesday February 1st Announcements

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, which is the traditional unceded ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people.

General Announcements

  • Today please remember to be kind, respectful and inclusive to each other in our hallways, classrooms and community.
  • Today is the first day of African Heritage Month. Please check out our website for links to the Black Cultural Centre and information for the celebration of this month. Each day we will read a quick bio of an influential African Nova Scotian person.
  • Clarence Bodden, from Yarmouth, was the first ANS member of the RCMP in 1970 and the second black member in Canada. At 13 he was a member of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets and by 18 his rank had risen to chief petty officer, which is the highest non-commissioned rank available. He wanted to follow his father’s footsteps into the Navy, but ended up choosing the RCMP instead. In 1995, he was awarded his twenty-five year service Bronze Star.  This occurred at a special ceremony, at the Black Cultural Centre in Cherry Brook, called Operation Show and Tell which recognized the positive contributions of African Nova Scotians. In 2008, Cpl Bodden retired from the RCMP after 38 years of service.
  • Yearbook meeting at 1205 in Mme. Cameron’s room with Ms. Sheila, please attend, important meeting to get the yearbook created!
  • If anyone is interested in the Spanish Club please head to the breakfast room - 219 at lunch.
  • Kitchen Brigade after school today. Make sure you have a ride home.
  • If you have forgotten your LUNCH today please let us know in the office by 10AM.
  • Healthy Hunger is now available each day of the week!! Salad & Pizza Mondays, DOMINOS Tuesday with pizza, pasta and chicken! Sandwich & Wrap Wednesdays, Kenny’s Pizza Thursdays and Pasta Fridays! Place your orders a week in advance online! 

Athletic Announcements

  • Male basketball practice after school today.
  • Female basketball game today at Graham Creighton - Go Eagles

Band & Music Announcements

  • Jazz Band CANCELLED & Extra Help Sessions at lunch.
  • Musical Rehearsal today with Mr. Pettipas.
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What's New

February 1st, 2023

Here are a few resources for information for African Heritage Month

https://ansa.novascotia.ca/african-heritage-month

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January 23rd, 2023

WHO CAN YOU INSPIRE TODAY?

In 2006, a firefighter named Andréa Speranza founded a charity called Camp Courage, The First Responder's Society. It is a free, award-winning, life-changing camp...

January 23rd, 2023

Given that very few students from our local Black Community are qualifying to study math or science at the university level, and given the severe loss this represents to our province. Dalhousie...

January 19th, 2023

Join us on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 10AM for the Virtual Nova Scotia, African Heritage Month Launch.

February is African Heritage Month, a time to learn, share and discover Black Culture...

January 17th, 2023

Here is a calendar of all the clubs happening at Ellenvale! 

If you are interested in attending any (other than musical and band) please see the teacher involved.