Wednesday May 22, 2019
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
Pasta: Spaghetti & Meatballs
Snack $3.25 ~ Meal $5.25
Daily Special: BBQ Chicken Legs with Corn on the Cob $5.50
~ Daily Specials Include Small Milk or Juice
Music and Tech:
Senior Concert Band rehearsal is tomorrow morning at 7:30
Variety Show auditions are today at lunch – Kendra and Mollie are working.
The guys shutout CK yesterday in boys rugby action here at Horton. The team will practice again on Thursday here at Horton while they await the announcement of their playoff opponent for advancement to provincials.
The girls host a Provincial Championship qualifier here at Horton tomorrow.
The Jr. Boys softball team will travel to Hantsport afterschool to take on Uniacke. The boys are asked to meet in Mr. King’s room at recess to confirm drives.
The Sr. Girls softball team will practice in Port Williams today after school. The girls are asked to meet in the gym at recess.
Track and Field:
A friendly reminder that there practice today at the Acadia track complex at 3:45 pm. Team members are also reminded to visit Mr. Routledge in the main office to turn in their pay to play track fee.
Mr. Pleasant has volunteer consent forms in his office for any students that are available to assist with the timing and placing at the upcoming regional championships on Friday and Saturday at Acadia.
Attention Grade 12’s:
Grad Banquet tickets and sign-up sheets are now available in Student Services. Please drop by to sign up and pay $5 for a ticket before June 5th, during Recess and Lunch or before or after school.
The following students need to see Mrs. Langille in Student Services today:
Scholarships and Bursaries
– County of Kings Scholarship (due no later than May 31st)
– Grand Pre Women’s Institute Educational Bursary (due by June 1st)
– The Trappers Association of NS – Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary (due by June 10th)
Summer Human Rights Opportunity:
Rotary is accepting applications from current Grade 10/11 students to attend the 5th annual RAHR program in Winnipeg, August 18-24, 2019. This is a fully sponsored opportunity for a student with an interest in human rights and the potential to leverage the experience through leadership and community service. Application forms available in Student Services.
Horton In The News:
Kudos to Gr. 11 student Charlotte Peng who recently competed in the provincial French public speaking competition at Mount Saint Vincent finishing second in Nova Scotia.
Horton siblings Jillie (gr. 11) and Keigan (gr. 12) Richard and Avonview student Laura George are preparing for their directorial debut with the Stage Whisper Theatre company’s production of Heathers. The production will take place at the Al Whittle Theatre in Wolfville on May 23-25 at 7 p.m. with the money raised benefiting various mental health services in the Valley.
Week 4 of the SYNC free audiobook program: May 16 – 22
Natural or man-made, disasters can change what “home” means forever. In Spill eleven men paid the ultimate price while countless others who call the Gulf Coast home found their lives irrevocably altered. In Meet the Sky it all started with an accident. One that caused Sophie’s dad to walk out of her life and left Sophie’s older sister, Meredith, barely able to walk at all.
A link to download the audiobooks is on the library’s homepage and posters about the current pair of audiobooks are in the library window.
Clubs and Activities:
There are items in the main office for pick-up for the following students: