Ellenvale Junior High

November 21st, 2019

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, which is the traditional ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people.
From Mr. Lewis:
Parent-teacher meetings will be held on Thursday, Nov 28, from 1 to 3 pm and from 6 to 8pm. Instructions for parents on how to book your parent-teacher appointments on-line (OPTIS) were sent home in an Alert Solutions message recently. The link is www.parentinterviews.com/ellenvale, which is also available on our school website -  elj.hrsb.ca. OPTIS is now available to parents until Tuesday, Nov 26, midnight. After Nov. 26, you may contact Mrs. Cottingham in the school office at 435-8420 to book an interview appointment. Report Cards will be coming home to you on Wednesday, November 27.

Tech Champions meeting today with Ms. Doolan in room 217, Ms. Crocker’s classroom. Focus is on the use of the Cricut.
Basic Baby Sitter Course:
For any student in Grade 7 to 9, Safe Choice Safety Services is offering this course at Ellenvale on Thursday, November 28, from 9am to 4pm. Details have been sent home via email to all families or information/registration forms can be picked up at the school office. The cost for the course is $50 and the registration link is www.safechoice.ca/event

From Mr. Fraser:
Thursday - If time allows there may be rehearsal in the gym this morning
Band students, dressed in their band shirt, black pants and black shoes, are to go to the gym as soon as the bell at 12:45 rings in preparation of our concert at 1pm. Parents are welcome to arrive at 12:45. Teachers are welcome to bring classes IF there is room in the gym. Please do not come and go while the band is playing, wait for a break between musical selections. If the 2:50 bell goes while the band is playing, please wait for the band to finish playing before leaving the gym.

From Mr. Leek:
There will be Djembe drumming in the music room today at noon today! All are welcome!

From Mr. Carruthers:
The boys’ soccer team has a meeting TODAY from 11:45-12:15 in the learning commons.

Blood Donor Clinic:
Woodlawn United Church, 54 Woodlawn Road, Monday, November 25, 4:30 to 8:30pm. Book your appointment at blood.ca.

Please note TOMORROW is an Assessment and Evaluation Day for teachers. There are no classes for students.

There is a SAC meeting on Monday, November 25, at 5:30pm