School News • May (2016 - 2017)
Trio of students selected for conferences
Rotary has selected two of our students, Hanna Schaefer and Mia Hubert, to attend the World Affairs Seminar in Wisconsin in June.
Also, David Moore was selected for a second year to the Apple Conference in San Jose, California. He was, again, awarded a scholarship to attend. It is very rare to get a second offer.
Well done Bears!
Children’s Play Room at the Nipissing Serenity Hospice fundraiser
The St. Joseph-Scollard Hall school community will be participating in a Mobile Giving Campaign to help raise funds for a Children’s Play Room at the Nipissing Serenity Hospice. The Nipissing Serenity Hospice will be a residential hospice located in North Bay for people seeking end of life care in the Nipissing and District area.
The “Find Your Five” Hospice mobile giving campaign allows for a $5 donation to be made by texting 45678 (the St. Joseph-Scollard Hall school donation number) with the word “54HOSPICE013”. There will only be a $5 option for this campaign and students will receive a confirmation text message to ensure that the intended donation is valid.
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North Bay robotics team wins Entrepreneurship Award at Worlds
Liam Desrosiers, grade 9 student at SJSH, was part of the Robotics team that was awarded the Entrepreneurship Award at the world robotics competition in St. Louis, Missouri.
$$$ Potential Graduates $$$
Several local bursary & scholarship opportunities have rapidly approaching application deadlines; including some specialized awards specific to SJSH students graduating in June.
All our potential graduates are reminded to monitor their Career Cruising profile DAILY for email updates these additional financial aid opportunities. APPLY! APPLY! APPLY!
Find your 5
The “Find Your Five” Hospice mobile giving campaign is going strong. SJSH is in the lead, keep it up!
Buy your bear wear from the Escape Movement next week outside the cafeteria.
Here's how to donate: Make a $5 donation to be made by texting 45678 (the St. Joseph-Scollard Hall school donation number) with the word “54HOSPICE013”. There will only be a $5 option for this campaign and students will receive a confirmation text message to ensure that the intended donation is valid.
Follow this link to see the current standings!Details
Register Now for the 17th Annual Carousel Evening
The 17th Annual Carousel Evening is happening at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall this Wednesday May 17, 2017. Join us for an evening of workshops, learning, networkings and much more!
The theme this year will be "Personalized Learning: Empowering Parents, Children and Youth" with a keynote address by Barb Swartz-Biscaro.
Register at www.npsc.ca/carousel-evening
Grade 12's, please vote for your Valedictorian!
Your Valedictorian will give a farewell speech on graduation day (June 30th). She or he should be well-rounded, strong leadership/speaking skills, organized, team player, flexible, versatile, sensitive to others and able to accept constructive criticism.
- This is NOT a popularity contest.
- You are limited to one vote.
- Grade 12's only.
- Voting ends June 2nd (3:00pm)
To choose your Valedictorian, click on the link below:
*you must be logged in under your school account firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for your participation!
Graduation dinner and dance fees are due by Friday, May 26. No tickets will be sold after this date.
SJSH Bears Football Camp - June 2017
Grade 12 Retreats
Grade 12 Retreats
Wednesday, June 7th
(For all students in Grade 12)
Clothing drive fundraiser
The final day for our clothing drive was Friday, May 26th. Thank you to all who participated!!! The final weight total was 2993 pounds. That means we raised $449.25 to go towards the charities that were chosen for Battle of the Grades last week.
June Exam Schedule
Wednesday, June 21 - Grade 12 period 4 exams at 8:50 and classes will run backwards 4, 3, 2, 1 for the regular amount of class time for everyone else. Grade 12s are expected to report to their classes in the afternoon which will be periods 2 and 1.
Thursday, June 22 – all students will write their period 1 exams at 8:50 and periods 2, 3 and 4 will run shortened after lunch. All students must stay in class until at least 10:30, then can work in cafeteria or library.
Friday, June 23 – all students write their period 2 exams in the morning – students not to be excused until 10:15.
Monday, June 26 – All students will write their period 3 exams in the morning – students not to be excused until 10:15.
Tuesday, June 27 – Grades 9 – 11 will write their period 4 exams in the morning – students not to be excused until 10:15.
Navy blue golf shirt
A navy blue golf shirts will be added to our school uniform starting in September 2017.