Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
All Specials are $4.00 for Snack Size or $6.00 for the Full Meal Size.
Daily Special: Shepherd’s Pie
Chicken Alfredo & Garlic Bread
Music: Music Department Reminder: There is a rehearsal at lunch today for all members of the Jazz Band’s rhythm section. Glee Club will rehearse during lunch on Thursday.
Post-Secondary Visits to Horton this week
West Nova Scotia Regiment Army Reserve Wednesday November 20th.
St Thomas University Fredericton Tuesday October 26th.
Mount St Vincent University Wednesday October 27th.
Grads are encouraged to check the Grad google classroom for upcoming virtual campus tours at Universities across Atlantic Canada. The application fee is often waived for participants in the virtual tours.
Clubs and Activities:
The following items have been turned in to the office.
– necklace turned in from the gym change room
– a bank card
– a pair of glasses
If you think one of these items might be yours, please come to the main office.
GSA will meet today in Ms. Verri’s room, 2014.
Congratulations to Kayden Kuryluk and Aidan Clarke the winners of The Spikeball Tournament!!!
For anyone interested in joining, there will be an important RFD meeting today, at recess in Ms. Singh’s room. (Room 112 in the green wing).
If you’re a member of Drum Club or interested in drumming but can’t make it during lunch, here’s an opportunity for you. Mr. Allard and Djugdjug Ensemble (sounds like “Jug Jug”) are doing a 4-week Learn to Drum class on Saturday afternoons starting this Saturday. It’s intended for all levels, and drums are provided. It’s from 1 to 2:30 at the Wolfville Rec Center, but you need to register ahead of time to join. You can register by finding a poster around the school, searching it up online, or stopping in to Mr. Allard’s room (2011).
Horton Apparel and Art Chairs will be hosting an Art Contest! The winner will be featured on an apparel item and will also receive a free t-shirt. Physical art can be handed in to the office or can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Budget Request Forms have been printed and can be picked up at the old Service Desk. The deadline to have the budget requests returned is October 22nd. Please bring them to Val in the Finance Office. Thank you!
If anyone is interested in the 1930s, 1940s and/or 1950s, Mrs. Jacquard has materials to give to the first responders.
Would the student who requested Oliver Twist please contact Mrs. Jacquard in the library.
Horton In The News:
Congratulations to Science/Math teacher Kyla Gillis for being the first woman to finish the 10 km at the Valley Harvest Marathon.
Two Horton graduates were among 16 students across the province to receive Nova Scotia Energy and Mines Scholarships to pursue energy-related studies. Luke Easton who is attending Western received a renewable scholarship of $10,000 over four years. NSCC student Colby Watts received a scholarship of $2,500.
Sports Announcements (Wednesday, October 20th, 2021)
JV Boys Soccer:
The JV boys defeated Yarmouth yesterday 6-0 to move on to the Regional Final. A solid game in the nets by Thomas Forsythe and Mac Harnum. The defense of Ronan McBride, Alex Blanchard, Brett King and Mason MacIssac helped stop any Yarmouth chances. The goal scorers were Dylan Manning, Jack Shaw, Oliver Hubka, and Mason Veinotte. A strong game from Cohen Sawler and Caleb Pineo as well. The boys host Parkview tomorrow at 4 pm in the Final.
D1 Boys Soccer:
In yesterday’s playoff action, the Griffins fell 2-1 to Avon View thus ending their season. Despite a determined effort, the Griffins found it hard to finish their chances. The lone goal scorer was Drew Easton. A special thanks to all the graduating seniors. The team did our school proudly!
JV Girls Soccer:
Host Park View today at 1:00 pm on the upper field.
D1 Girls Soccer:
Our ladies also host Park View today at 4:00 pm on the upper field for their regional semi-final.
Jr. Girls Soccer:
The girls host EMS today starting at 4:00 pm on the lower field.
Good luck to all our soccer teams as the playoffs with their playoff matchups.
D1 Boys Volleyball:
Our guys lost in 3 straight sets to Middleton but are quickly improving each time on the court. Good job guys!
D1 Girls Volleyball:
Our ladies are off to West Kings to battle vs Annapolis West and the host West Kings. Good luck ladies!
A friendly reminder that Team Unified will be challenging the teacher creatures today at lunchtime in the gym. The bleachers will be pulled out and folks are welcome to come and cheer on the squads.
Jr. Girls Volleyball:
Please meet at recess to receive jerseys and complete the travel roster for tomorrow’s match play action.
Any students interested in playing junior varsity girls or junior varsity boys basketball this year are reminded to visit the gym at recess or lunch for signup purposes.
Last but not least …
Something to Think About:
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does!”
Try your best to have a wonderful but wet Wednesday Griffins!
School Sport Nova Scotia (SSNS …. formerly known as NSSAF)
Just a friendly reminder there are three (4) main levels of play for school sports here at Horton …
(D1) – division 1 (school’s #1 high school team)
(JV) – junior varsity (school’s 2nd high school team selection)
(D2) – division 2 (school’s 3rd high school team selection but no grade 12’s)
(Jr.) – junior (grade 9’s only) that compete each year.
Game Clock Position:
Any students interested in working the clock for the D1 boys hockey team this season are asked to see Mr. Veinotte. This is a paid position.