EAST WILTSHIRE INTERMEDIATE
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Day 2
A HUGE thank you to the grade 9 band for their participation in the Clyde River Remembrance Day Ceremony yesterday. Participation in this event by youth is really appreciated by our veteran’s. Your music makes the ceremony very special for them. Thank You.
Thank you to all who participated in Monday’s Remembrance Day Ceremony here at the school, Our students council, the cadets and our grade 9 band all added a great deal to a very respectful ceremony. A special thank you to piper Daniel Chiarotto for sharing her talent on the pipes during the ceremony. It’s a very special sound when you hear bag pipes played on Remembrance Day. You made the ceremony very special Daniel! Thank You
Jazz Band will practice today from dismissal until 4:30 PM
Grade 9 Band will NOT have band practice this Friday morning! Sleep in on Friday.
PEER HELPING MEETING TODAY during silent reading.
Thank you to everyone who helped out with the Book Fair. It was a successful event and we reached our goal of selling 300 books. As a result we were able to purchase all the books requested by students. These books will get processed in the next few days and you’ll be seeing them on the shelves soon!
There will be a meeting of the School Development Committee in Mr. Wight’s office Thursday morning at 8:30.
The Library will be closed Thursday morning from 8:30-9:00 am.
SILENT RETREAT Monday, November 17th after school 3:30-5:30 – take a vow to be silent. All participants go silent for 2 hours and stand up for those whose voices are not heard – the children around the world who are denied their human rights or those who are bullied. Activities will include yoga, walking, painting, reading and journaling! Sign up outside in the main lobby — $5.00 each. All proceeds go to Free the Children. See Mrs. Doyle Hogan for more information.
Any students who would like to participate in the Lymphoma/Leukemia coin collection are invited to see Mr. Nabuurs for a coin collection box. There is a NEW Scale in the main Lobby to help us with our coin collection. If you have a coin left over after lunch, maybe you want to help TIP the scale. Many thanks to Mr. MacKinnon in Industrial Arts for creating the scale, it’s NEAT!
Any student interested in taking part in a group for children of separated or divorced parents should contact a School Counselor (Ms. Doyle-Hogan, Ms. Martin or Ms. Cusack) for more information. First meeting will be next Wednesday, Nov. 19th.
REMINDER: AFTER SCHOOL MATH HELP will be offered today after school from 3:15-4:00. This is a great chance to get assistance before December report cards or just get your homework done. The help will be offered in Mr. Cusack’s room (908). See you there.
Cafeteria Menu – Beef Tomato & Macaroni casserole with Garlic Breadstick & Caesar salad $5. 4 chicken nuggets served with rice or potato wedges $4.25.
Lost: Girl’s medium grey BENCH jacket with pink lettering. Please turn into the office if you know its whereabouts.
Black iphone 4S went missing last Monday. If anyone finds it, please turn it into the office.
Black Adidas Gym Bag lost on Monday with gym clothes & sneakers inside.
Found: A Ring – if you’ve lost one, please come to the office to identify it. Thank you.
Keys – with a Centennial Auto keychain – they are in the office.
MEDIA CLUB – We will meet this Thursday, the 13th.
Radio DJ Club Any students in grade 7,8 and 9 who would like to be a part of a Radio DJ club during lunch hours in the cafeteria please see Mr. MacCallum. Students at lunch will run the radio station from the stage area. Duties will involve: going over announcements, school updates, reporting sports and up coming school events, as well as playing music and taking song requests. (Start up will be today).
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Project It is now time to think of the many less fortunate children in foreign countries. Make their Christmas special by packing a shoebox with small gift items. Shoeboxes may be picked up from Mrs. Toole (Rm. 907) . Enjoy filling with special items and return to Rm. 907 by Wednesday, Nov. 19th.
SPORTS Intramurals: Omnikin Volleyball. Please see the schedule in the lobby or gym for when your team plays.
Boys Basketball Tryouts: Begin today, 3:15-4:45 pm. Any student trying out must have his signed permission form to give to the coach at the tryout before taking part.
Girls Basketball Tryouts: The first tryout will be Monday after school.
Girls Volleyball Club: This Friday, 3:15-5:00 pm.
HOCKEY ACADEMY for Gr. 8 & 9 will go today @ 1:45 p.m. Grade 7 students will go Thursday at 2:00 p.m. to Synergy Fitness. Ensure all work that will be missed is complete.