Ellenvale Junior High

April 12th, 2019

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, which is the traditional ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people.
From Mr. Fraser:
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. Carruthers:
Thank you to all our volunteers who spent time this past weekend helping prime and paint our bathrooms and art gallery hallway. Please let’s keep those painted stalls in good shape. A group of parents are coming in next Thursday evening, April 18, to put the final coat of black paint on in preparation for the arrival of the Dream Candy’s graffiti artists on April 27. Take a look in the front hallway to see examples of the work that they will be doing. They are already arranging to have our eagle logo incorporated into their designs.

From Mme Leslie:
TODAY is Hawaiian Day. We will 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 Ms. Hann:
1) All Grease cast, chorus, pit band and stage crew are reminded of these mandatory, after-school rehearsals: Today 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!

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. 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 end of day today.

From Ms. Doucette:
Are you a female grade 9 student? Do you want to be empowered and have the opportunity to explore careers in science, trades and technology with woman role models? If you want to be one of the female grade 9 students that attend the Techsploration event in May, please come to Ms. Doucette's room (216) at the first lunch bell on Wednesday April 24.

From Mr. Leek:
There will be Drumming Workshop in the Music room at noon today!

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 Mrs. Cottingham:
Blood Donor Drive – 320 Flying Cloud Drive, Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, Monday, April 29, 4:30 to 8:30pm. Book appointments at blood.ca