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JANUARY 30th, 2015

Please return the school cancellation student information form that went home last Thursday.  This applies to early school cancellations only. (download pdf )

When the power is out at the school we have no ability to receive incoming calls, voicemail, or email.   If the school is closed during the day you can refer to the HRSB website or calls will be made advising parents of the closure.

School Dance

February 5, 2015 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are available next week in the lobby during lunch. $6 with a food donation $7 without.  If you would like to sign in a guest please pick up a permission form in the office – these must be returned to Ms. Olsen in the office by Wednesday, February 4 at lunch.

Grade 9 Trip to CPA – O2 Program

The grade 9 O2 trip has been postponed until Monday.

Grade 7 St. Anne’s Trip

There will be an information session for parent’s regarding the grade 7 St. Anne’s trip.  This will be held on Thursday, Feb 5th 6-7pm.


Grade 9 intramurals  today.  12:00pm



Monday, February 2 – 4:15-5:45 (Juniors)

Tuesday, February 3 – 4:15-5:45 (Intermediate)

Thursday, February 5 – 11:50-12:30 (Intermediate)

Friday, February 6 – 2:30-4:30 (Juniors)


The first deposit for the grade 8 band trip is now overdue. If you have not sent it in please send in ASAP.

The spring grade 8 band trip is going ahead. We have 50 confirmed students with one space left. That is a full bus with chaperones. The payment schedule requested by the tour company is slightly different than the one I sent out earlier

$100 by January 23rd – NOW OVERDUE PLEASE SEND IN ASAP

$150 by February 20

$120.78 by March 27th

Please send post dated cheques if possible.

Morning rehearsals:

Tuesday – Grade 9

Wednesday – Grade 7

Thursday – Grade 8

Sr. Jazz band on Wednesday at 2:40pm


  • Dance club – in the dance studio at lunch on Thursday.
  • Video club meets and lunch time Tuesday and Thursday in the library.
  • Are you smarter than a teacher? find out in room 308 each morning before school.

More information coming soon


A reminder to grade 9 students going on the Quebec trip that your 2nd payment is  due Monday, February 16th. Payments can be given to Ms. Snow or Mrs. Olsen.

Contact Robin Snow rsnow@hrsb.ca for any questions regarding the Grade 9 trip.


All inquiries can be forwarded to newtonj@hrsb.ca.

Ski club dates – February 5, 19, 26.  Students will be leaving the school at 2:25pm and returning at 9:30pm.  The school is not open at 9:30pm so please make sure there is someone to pick up your student as there is no warm place to wait for drives.  If there is a cancellation it will be posted as soon as possible on this website.


On Friday, February 13th the all school Wentworth Ski Snowboarding club will take place. Permission forms have gone home to all interested students. Extra forms are available in the office. Forms and payment are now overdue.


All inquiries can be forwarded to newtonj@hrsb.ca

Our next Yoga Club at Breathing Spaces  started  on Wednesday, January 21st.  It will be a 10 week session from Wednesday, January 21 to April 1st from 3-4pm. The cost is $80 for the 10 sessions. Please see Ms. Newton if you are interested in joining.


ProEdge Dates are now in the Calendar!

BASKETBALL  (New Basketball Schedule Updated Jan.14/15)
(A) girls basketball team practices Wednesday afterschool from 2:45-4:15PM
(A) girls basketball team practices Thursday morning as well from 7-8:20am

(B) Girls Basketball team plays at Sommet at 3:45 on Monday
(B) Girls Basketball team plays at AJ Smeltzer on Wednesday afterschool.

(A) Boys have a practice after school on Monday from 2:45-4:15pm
(A) Boys basketball team plays a home game on Tuesday vs Sommet



BUS SCHEDULES CAN BE FOUND at stockhalifax.com