Monday March 25, 2019
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
Pasta: Mac & Cheese
Snack $3.00 ~ Meal $5.00
Daily Special: Sloppy Joe & Fries $5.50
~ Daily Specials Include Small Milk or Juice
Music and Tech:
The Jazz Combo will rehearse today after school until 4:30.
Senior Concert Band rehearsal is tomorrow morning at 7:30.
Glee club members please see Mrs. Greene today.
Track and Field:
Practices will start-up again today (Monday) from 3:30-5:00 pm in the gym.
The next indoor sessions are scheduled for today (Monday) 5:00-7:00 pm and Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 pm as well.
Table Tennis and Badminton:
Workouts will resume tomorrow from 3:30-5:00 pm in the gym.
The Lieutenant Governor’s Medal is awarded to 2 grade 11 students who:
– have demonstrated qualities of leadership and service in the school and community and
– commendable performance in the courses in which they are enrolled
If you or someone you know is a good candidate for this award please inquire at Student Services about a nomination form.
Scholarships recently updated in Student Services –
– Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship
– Town of Kentville, Student Bursary
– Wessex Scholarship
– Pengrowth (University)
– Pengrowth (NSCC)
– Port Williams Health Auxiliary
– IODE Bursary
– Orchard Valley
– African Nova Scotia Students
– Angad Hundal Awards
– Champion of the Environment
– Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone
– NS Hockey Association Athletic Academic Award
Horton In The News:
Congratulations to gr. 9 student Shane Sommer who earned Nova Scotia’s only gold medal, awarded just hours before the closing ceremonies at the Canada Games. Shane’s first place finish came in the alpine ski cross event with as he took a last minute lead coming over the jump before the last turn.
Details about the Division 1 basketball championships held here at Horton where the Griffins came away with a bronze medal can be read in the article in the library window which also features photos of Griffins Ethan Sperling, Isaac Clarke, and Aidan Clarke. In the bronze medal game, which Horton won 116-106, Isaac posted a tournament high 42 points with 14 assists and 10 rebounds.
Congratulations to 2018 Horton grad Douglas Kosciukiewicz, who brought home a bronze medal from the Canada Games in Red Deer, Alberta, winning in 3 straight sets against a player from B.C. Photos of Douglas with his medal and on the court, and quotes are part of the article.
Other recent Horton grads earning athletic glory, this time on basketball courts at the national level, are Haley McDonald and Jayda and Keevan Veinot who were instrumental in their teams winning the AUS conference championships. The three played in the national championships in the Toronto (Women’s Final 8) and Halifax (Men’s Final 8) this past weekend and all scoring in the double digits in their games.
Clubs and Activities: