Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
All Specials are $3.50 for Snack Size or $5.50 for the Full Meal Size.
Daily Special: Pasta & Meatballs
Ham & Cheese Kaiser / Potato Salad
We now have Gluten-Free Pizza made to order.
Also, Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Muffins
Fresh Salads can be made daily, as well. Add protein (Ham, Turkey or Grilled Chicken)
On a more serious note, this is the last week of April. To raise awareness for sexual assault we are looking for donations that can be made to your day 5, period 1 class. These donations will go towards the Red Door in Kentville. The class with the most donations will receive a basket!
Now it’s time for your sexual assault awareness fact; Members of the LQBTQ+ community face higher rates for sexual assault and harassment.
Grads the 20-21 classroom code is: ysjqyo3
Please sign up if you are in grade 12 so you can receive announcements specific to you.
Attention Horton Music students! There is still some swag left to be purchased if you’re interested! Hoodies and long sleeve shirts are still left in all sizes! (Small, medium and large)
If you’re interested, please come to the music room today at recess. Hoodies are $20 and shirts are $10! All proceeds go to support the Horton Music Department.
Clubs and Activities:
There will be a PLAYAS meeting today at lunch location to be announced.
Drum Club is meeting in the PC at lunch today.
Next Monday is the beginning of yet another Horton Griffins Spirit Week! Stay tuned for more details!!!
Congratulations to all the grade 11 who were nominated and applied for the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal. The selection committee had a very difficult job! The winners this year are Rachel MacDonald and Caelyn Parker. Well done and Bravo!!
Horton has top prize winners in the Regional Science Fair! Carmen Peng and Thomas Murimboh were chosen to attend the National Science Fair (virtually, of course) during the week of May 17th. Well done! Horton is proud of you!
Finders Keepers thrift store, located in the Green Wing, will be open all day today and tomorrow. With teacher permission you are welcome to drop in during class time. Everyone is welcome, staff and students. Come and fill up a bag and help keep our planet a little greener by thrifting for new outfits rather than buying new. Everything is free but if you would like to give a donation we will be giving any money collected to the Horton daycare.
Horton in the News –
An article in today’s Annapolis Valley Register, “Graduates Crossing Their Fingers and Shopping for Prom” features quotes and a photo of grade 12 student Adee Burgess and a quote from Kate Barr.
(Tuesday, April 27th, 2021)
Track and Field:
Team meeting at recess in the gym.
Interested participants, please visit Ms. Kyle outside Mr. Veinotte’s gym office today at recess.
Sr. Girls Rugby
Girls rugby practice is cancelled for today. For further information see Mr. O’Malley or check the team Snapchat. Practice will resume this Thursday after school pending field conditions.
Sr. Boys Rugby:
Practice today has been cancelled due to the ongoing rain and poor field conditions.
Jr. and Sr. Boys Softball:
Practices are cancelled for today due to weather and being unable to practice offsite away from the school.
NSSAF COVID Update:
Please note that the NSSAF, Premier Rankin and Dr. Strang have now restricted sports to the following conditions …
– 10 participants inside (including the coaching staff)
– 25 participants outside (including the coaching staff)
– all sports competitions have been suspended at this time
– teams are able to practice at on-site (school) locations only
Additional information will be announced as soon as it has been received.
NSSAF Memo Reminder:
Coaches are expected to wear masks while coaching and all team players and personnel have to wear masks entering, travelling through and exiting the building. Players who are not in the game are also expected to wear masks while sitting on the bench. A 1-2 minute mask break after exiting from the court is acceptable as long as remembering to place the mask back on covering the mouth and nose properly.
Track and Field:
Practice resumes tomorrow (Wednesday) from 3:30-5:00 pm here at Horton. With a reduction in numbers due to COVID protocols, attendance may be the determining factor for final team selections if necessary. Any students interested in track and field for this year are asked to visit Mr. Pleasant in the gym or join the Google Classroom by entering the code … trawxp4
A friendly reminder that your coach has suspended football activities at this time while awaiting further COVID updates to the regulations.