Thursday, December 14th, 2017 Day 4


 Thursday, December 14th, 2017  Day 4


EAST WILTSHIRE COMMUNITY ARTS NIGHT – a huge thank you to Ms. Cathy Butler and Ms. Lilianne Webster for all your hard work.  It was a great night!!!!

 “Light Up The Night” Christmas Dance TONIGHT from 7-10pm.  Cost is $5.00 – $1.00 off if you bring a non-perishable food item.  Light up accessories and white clothing for black light, but glowsticks will not be permitted at the dance.  NO BUS PASSES ON DANCE DAY.

  “Caught You Caring Campaign” is starting up again. Teachers, if you catch someone doing a kindness for someone else fill out a ballot and put in the “Caught you Caring” Jar.  Two names will be drawn at the end of every week. 

 Grade 9 French Club Fundraiser !!! Gift Basket FULL of gift cards! Great Christmas gift! $2 a ticket or 3 for $5. Draw Date: Dec.21st!  Tickets are available from our Grade 9 French Club Students.

 Student Council Initiatives

  • Christmas Collection ChristMitts – December 1st – December 17th we will be collecting mittens,toques, scarves and socks to donate to the Upper Room Soup Kitchen. Please be generous in your support and make sure to take tons of photos and remember to use the hastag EWSGivesBack.

 12 Days of Christmas Trivia! Every morning before announcements, we will broadcast one Christmas themed trivia question that your class will have to answer collectively, and their overall answer should be recorded by your homeroom teacher. At the end of the 12 days, we will collect all answers and tally up the responses.  The prize for the winning class will be a double lunch, authorized by Mr. Wight.

 Wrestling cancelled for this week – sorry for the inconvenience.

 Hypnotist Ian Stewart will be here next Friday, December 22nd. You can see this amazing show for only $5.00.  Please pay your homeroom teacher.

  • Grade 7 Lunch Bunch – 12:35 bring your lunch. Bring a guitar and come learn how to play or help another to learn if you are a player.  Room to be announced later.

 Student Vs. Staff Hockey Game:

Any students in the school interested in playing against the teachers in the Annual Student Vs. Staff Hockey Game should sign up outside of Mr. Cusack’s Room (908).  Students are chosen randomly from the list and have until December 15th to sign up. 

Any student that has previously played in the game will be ineligible to play so more people have the opportunity.

Basketball This Week:

Thursday, December 14th

3:15 – A and AA Girls practice

4:45 – A and AA Boys Practice

Friday, December 15th

3:15 – AA Girls practice

4:45 – AA Boys practice


Saturday, December 16th

8:00 am – AA Boys practice

10:00 am – AA Girls practice

** Reminder to have fees paid and contracts in. They are officially overdue. Please make arrangements with Mr. MacAdam ( if you have not made payment.

FIELD HOCKEY CLINIC: There will be a free clinic on Thursday, December 21st from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Stratford Indoor Turf. The clinic will be put on by Abbey MacLellan who is an All-Canadian player with the UBC Thunderbirds. She also coaches with the PEIFHA programs in the summer. If interested, please register by December 15th by contacting:

 Cafeteria – Roast turkey dinner with all the fixings $6.00

****ELF ON THE SHELF*** Your Naughty cafeteria elf hides in a new spot daily! Be the first to find the hiding spot and receive a FREE bakery item of your choice.  Post your Elfie Selfie with the ELF on the Shelf to Facebook or Instagram, tag us and you could win Lunch for you and a friend!

If you find the elf let us know in the CAFETERIA

 The P3 Volleyball Club, a not-for-profit volleyball club, will be offering a winter program for those female players in grades 7 to 10.  This 10-week program for players new to the sport or who have played previously will be offered at East Wiltshire Junior High Sunday afternoons from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost of program is $100.  Dates January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11.  Learn more about this program by visiting:

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