Friday May 26, 2017
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
SPECIAL: BurgerRito $5.25
DAILY PASTA: Pasta & Meatballs $3.40 ~ Meal $5.25
DOLLAR DEAL: Mini Pizza $3.00
Daily Specials Include A Small Milk
Music and Tech:
The music executive will meet today at recess in the music room.
Music exec 2017/18 nomination forms are due today. Please put them in the silver lock box.
Jr. Boys Softball
The Jr. Boys softball team continued their unbeaten streak yesterday capturing the District Banner.
In Game 1 “Clutch” Corbin sent a bomb to left to pace the Griffins over CK 13-3. “The Breeze” Reeves added 3 hits in the win.
In Game 2 against Pine Ridge “No Fear” Weir, “Rolling Stone” Schofield and “Lightning” Cuvilier each had a homer in a lopsided victory.
In Game 3 “Clutch” Corbin, had 3 hits while “Turnbuckle” Tracey added a pair in the win over West Hants.
The boys now qualify for Regionals which will be hosted here.
Jr. Girls Softball
The Jr. Girls Softball team are reminded of their District tournament on Monday here at Horton.
Good luck to our Sr. Girls and Sr. Boys softball teams as they head to Yarmouth tomorrow to compete in Regionals.
The Sr. Boys softball team is asked to meet in the gym following these announcements.
Important Message for all Graduating Students:
There is an updated list posted outside Student Services for those Grade 12 students who have paid their Grade 12 fee AND have been measured for the grad gown. If you are on this list, this is great news as a grad gown has been ordered in time for the Grad Ceremony. Please confirm with Mrs. Langille if you will or will not be attending Grad Ceremony.
Scholarships & Bursaries:
There is a new Bursary in Student Services as of – Friday May 19th. Drop by Student Services to pick up application for The Neighbourhood Bursary Society – due June 19th. For 2017 there will be 3 bursaries in the amount of $400 each.
Week 5 of the SYNC free audiobooks program: Thursday, May 25 – Wednesday, May 31
This week’s selections share the theme of strength in being different. In Freakling Taemon must cope with being different in a dystopian world, while in Boy, a child uses extraordinary courage to face the world completely different than anyone else.
More information on the current pair and a QR code to play a brief clip from the each can be found in the library window. A bookmark listing all of the books can be obtained from the library as well.
The last day to sign out books (except for those being used for projects) is Thursday, May 25th. All books (except for those being used for projects) are due on Friday, June 2nd.
Horton In The News:
Kudos to grade 11 student Lucas Stevens who donated his hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. He has been growing his hair since his grandfather died of cancer over three years ago.
Congratulations to Ava Vial for being selected as one of twenty-six swimmers to represent Team Nova Scotia at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg. She will be joining 4,200 athletes from across the country who will be competing in 20 sports from July 28 – August 13.
Clubs and Activities:
Homework Help/Tutoring for Grades 7 – 12 – Free tutoring and homework help for Grade 7 – 12 Math, Physics, Chemistry and French by qualified NS teacher, Jake Marion. Thursdays April 20th – June 22nd, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Please email Jake at email@example.com or call the Isabel and Roy Jodrey Memorial Library, 10 Main Street, Hantsport 902-684-0103 to book a time.
The 85th Annual Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival is seeking volunteers. This is an excellent opportunity for students looking to build their resume, get work experience or just want to get more involved in their community. For more information, students can reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.