Ellenvale Junior High

April 1st, 2021

April 1

Announcements Thursday, April 1, 2021
Week Two

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

Eagle Expectation:

If you find something outside the school which you believe belongs to one of our students, please return it to the office so that we can find the owner.

Food Drive!
On April 6, 7 and 9, students of 904 will be hosting a food drive. A box will be placed by the office, feel free to come and add canned food in the first 10 mins after announcements, and get a SOAR ticket. Posters will be up around the school with more details.

From Ms. McKay:
Parent-teacher meetings will be held on Thursday, April 8, from 1 to 3 pm and from 6 to 8pm, in 5-minute blocks (1 minute between interviews).
The on-line booking system (OPTIS) link is www.parentinterviews.com/ellenvale . It is also on our school website - elj.hrsb.ca (select Our School and then For Parents). OPTIS will be open to parents today until Wednesday, April 7, midnight.  Report Cards will be coming home to you by Tuesday, April 6.
Some of our teachers’ interview times fill up quickly. Please select the waiting list option. You will be contacted by the teacher.
Instructions are below regarding Video Conferencing with teachers. There are other instructions included, so please scroll down until you find the section on Joining a Virtual Meeting Room/Video Conferencing:  https://help.parentinterviews.com/docs/parents/
Please take time to test your device is working with audio and video.

Registration Info: On-line applications for Out of Area requests will be open starting at 8am today and continuing through Friday, April 16, at www.hrce.ca. During COVID-19, parents/guardians are considered non-essential visitors to schools. Please use the on-line process. Please visit the HRCE website for more information.,

Robotics Club will NOT be meeting today.

2020-21 Ellenvale Yearbook:
Many thanks to our parent volunteer, Gayle MacLean, who is working hard to ensure Ellenvale has a yearbook this year. She is in dire need of photos. Any staff members (or possibly students) who may have photos of classroom, gym or outdoor time this year, please forward pictures to Mrs. Cottingham at jcottingham@hrce.ca. Also, works of art, pictures of projects, and poetry (class work please) can be submitted for consideration as well.

Tomorrow is a holiday as is Monday, April 5, 2021. The school is closed both days. And Thursday April 8 is PD in the AM for teachers and on-line interviews in the PM and evening. There is no school on April 8.