Ellenvale Junior High

April 9th, 2019

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, which is the traditional ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people.
From Mr. Fraser:
Tuesday - Lunch - Grade 9 Band Rehearsal
Wednesday - Lunch - Jazz Band Rehearsal and after school - Grease Band Rehearsal - in Gymnasium 3:00-5:00 pm
Thursday - Parent Teacher Interview – PM – no classes for students
Friday - Lunch - Grade 7 Band Rehearsal and - after school - Grease band Rehearsal - In Gymnasium - 3:00-5:00 pm

Band students are having a raffle this week.
First Prize - Complimentary Pass for 2 adults on a Nature and Whale Watch Tour – (value $99.93)
Second Prize - Complimentary Pass for 2 adults on a Public Tall Ship Silva Sail – (value $80.33)
Third Prize - $50.00 Gas Card
Tickets are available to be sold from April 8, 2019, until April 15, 2019, for $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. Draw date will be Friday, April 19, 2019. All Ellenvale Band students are eligible to sell tickets and all of the proceeds of their sales will be applied directly to their individual fundraising accounts. These credits can be used for this year’s trip or held for next year’s trip. All money, ticket stubs, and unsold tickets must be turned in to Mr. Fraser by Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

From Mr. Lewis:
Parent teacher meetings will be held on Thursday, April 11, from 1 to 3 pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm. Please not there are no classes for students on April 11.
After April 9, you may contact Mrs. Cottingham in the school office at 435-8420 to book an interview appointment. Term 2 Report Cards will be coming home to you by April 5.

The Share Table continues in the gym at lunch. Used plastic cutlery can be left in the red bucket provided on top of the microwaves in the gym. They will be cleaned and reused.

If you did not get your report card on Friday, you may pick it up from the office at lunch or at the end of the day, or if your teacher gives you permission to leave class.

From Mme Leslie:
Also, there will be a leadership meeting to plan for our upcoming activities next Wednesday, April 10th. Leadership committee would like to announce our 2 activities for this month: On April 12th we will be having Hawaiian Day for a spirit day. We will also be having some activities in the gym for students to participate in. On April 18th, we will be having Meme Day. Dress up to reflect your favorite meme (they must be school appropriate).

From Mr. Gabriel:
For the attention of grade 9 students and parents: High school Course Request Confirmation sheets have been sent home for review. Please return this form signed by TODAY. Any requested changes should be clearly indicated on the page.

From Ms. Hann:
All grease cast, chorus and production crew are asked to attend today's rehearsal at 12:10 in the learning commons.

1) All Grease cast, chorus, pit band and stage crew are reminded of these mandatory, after-school rehearsals: Wednesday, April 10th from 3-5, Friday, April 12th from 3-5 and Monday, April 15th, meeting in the music room after school to walk over to PA for our tech rehearsal from 3 to 6pm. Please arrange your rides accordingly. You are also reminded to be dropped off at PA by 8:30am on Tuesday the 16th and Wednesday the 17th, and to be picked up on those days between 2:50 and 3:10pm. You are expected to be back at PA by 5pm on both of those days.

2) All staff, students, parents and friends are invited to the evening performances of the Grease on Tuesday, April 16th and Wednesday, April 17th. Both shows begin at 6, doors open at 5:45. Admission is $10 at the door, $5 for HRCE students. Seats are first come, first serve. Don't miss this amazing show!

3) All students planning on attending the viewing of the Grease matinee on Wednesday, April 17th, please remember to get your forms in to your homeroom teacher, so you won't have to stay back when the school goes to PA to watch the show. This is a free viewing, you don't want to miss out on this opportunity to see your peers perform!

4) All Grease cast and chorus are reminded to get their permission forms in to Ms. Hann ASAP, as well as the Band (to Mr. Fraser) and Crew (to Mr. Carruthers).

From Mme Boudreau:
The last WeAct Bake Sale for this year will be TODAY at lunch. Please bring some money and help us build a school in Haiti. Everything 50 cents or 1 dollar.

From Ms. Jackson:
The library is running a spine poetry contest for the month of April. Photos can be posted to twitter @ EllenvaleJrHigh or upload to google drive teresa.jackson@hrce.ca
Rules are listed on posters in the library. All entries are due Wednesday, April 24th. Please include your name and class. Good luck!

From Ms. Legge:
There will be a mandatory Duke of Ed meeting Wednesday, April 10, at lunch. Be prepared to stay for the entire lunch as we are working on navigation.

From Ms. Sparks:
Last call for any grade 9's wishing to submit a baby photo for this year’s yearbook. We will accept these photos until this Friday.

From Ms. Doolan:
There is a track and field sign-up sheet on the gym doors. Please make sure to put your grade and events you would like to try out for. Weather permitting, there will be field tryouts so listen for announcements. Any questions see Mrs. Doolan room 220.

From PA to Volleyball Players!
TODAY, from 6-8pm there will be a training session held at Prince Andrew High School for all 2019-2020 grade 9’s who are interested in playing volleyball for P.A next year. Training will be held in the new gym by the current coaches and some returning players, so we would love to see as many grade 9’s as possible!