Friday November 17, 2017
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
Daily Pasta: Asian Noodles
Snack $3.40 ~ Meal $5.25
Daily Special: Sweet & Sour Chicken $5.25
Music and Tech:
Congratulations to the music students involved in the concert last evening….wonderful job!
The music executive will meet today at recess in the music room.
Junior Jazz rehearsal is on Monday at 7:30 AM.
D1 Girls Volleyball:
The lady Griffins volleyball team competed at the regional championships yesterday in Yarmouth. Not quite their day as the ladies came up short in their quest of moving forward towards the provincial championships. The ladies will still be competing as part of the playoffs for the valley high school league play. Good effort ladies, nonetheless.
D1 Boys Volleyball:
Good luck to the division 1 boys volleyball team as they will be at home hosting the regional championship on Sunday and Monday here at Horton. Action begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday through to the end of the day and then the concludes with matchups Monday morning during the school day. Good luck to the Griffins! Please come out and support the guys in what should be some good action in our gym.
JV Girls Basketball:
Our JV girls basketball team is off to East Hants for a tournament this weekend. The girls will be taking on the host Hants East squad beginning at 2:00 pm. The team will be departing at approximately 11:30 am and will be marked school activity by Sheila for the rest of the day. Mr. Pleasant would like to have the team meet in the gym once attendance has been completed for approximately 10 minutes and then they will return to class.
D1 Girls Basketball:
Will be on the road this weekend as they venture off to C.P. Allen as part of their tournament. Action begins bright and early tomorrow morning for our lady Griffins. Best of luck!
Peer tutoring is available for anyone who needs it! It’s happening every Wednesday, but if you need it any other day we will arrange it, you can find more information at Student Services or by contacting Halie Merlin via email or via text or you can approach her in the hall way! Also, there are still spots to fill to be a tutor!
Attention Grade 12’s:
There are application forms available in Student Services for the Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship.
Horton In The News:
Will the student or teacher to whom I loaned Let It Snow or The Glass Castle please get in contact with Mrs. Jacquard.
An article about AVRSB students visiting NSCC Kingstec on Nov. 2 featured a quote by Kailey Keddy and a photo including Keddy and Megan McLellan-Embree.
Clubs and Activities:
Great Opportunity!! Creative Entrepreneurship: Turning Ideas into Action (Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 12:30PM)
Problems and solutions. In between are the numerous ideas that eventually lead to innovative solutions and new business opportunities. Join the Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre for a talk all about ideas. Where do they come from? How do we nurture them? How can we turn them into problem solving new business?
Build your mad ideation skills at this workshop, then take them to Start It Up: our business ideation competition with $10K in prizes on the line.
To register: https://refreshannapolisvalley.org/
See Mrs. Webb for more info 🙂
The band Hillsburn is coming to Horton High School! Hillsburn won the 2017 ECMA Fans’ Choice Video of the Year and the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist of the Year. They will be playing in the Horton Performance Center at 7:00 on Friday, November 24. Doors open at 6:00 and the opening act starts at 6:30. Tickets are only $15 and are available through Mr. Veinotte or Mr. Easton. You do not want to miss this concert! Check them out at HILLSBURN.COM