Tuesday September 25, 2018
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
Pasta: Chef’s Choice
Snack $3.00 ~ Meal $5.00
Daily Special: Hot Chicken OR Hot Beef Sandwich, Fries, Salad $5.50
~ Daily Specials Include Small Milk or Juice
Music and Tech:
The tech crew will be cleaning up the storage room today at lunchtime. Please meet backstage no later than 1:30.
Jazz Band rehearsal is tomorrow morning, for trumpets, trombones, all saxes, and a drummer.
Good luck to the senior golfers as they are away for regional competition at River Hills Golf and Country Club located near Barrington.
D1 Girls Soccer:
The ladies host Yarmouth today (Tuesday) at 4:30 pm on the upper field for those interested in cheering on our Griffins.
D1 Boys Soccer:
Practice will be held on the lower field beginning at 3:45 pm.
Cross Country Runners:
There will be a brief meeting at recess for those competing at the NKEC race later today.
D1 Boys Hockey:
The remaining tryout session is scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) at the Kentville arena. See Mr. Lawrence if you have any questions.
JV Girls Volleyball:
Final tryout session will resume today (Tuesday) from 3:30-5:00 pm here in the gym. This session is for invitees only as there is a list that is posted inside and outside the gym area for final evaluation.
Grade 12 Students
– Loran Scholarship Opportunity – The Loran Scholarship is a very prestigious scholarship for students with an academic average above 85% and with school and community extra-curricular experience. Information is available in Student Services.
Student Loan Assembly – Grade 12 Students will be called to the PC Thursday during period 2 to get information on Student Loan opportunities
Post-Secondary Information Day – (grade 11 and 12 students)
Grade 12 students will be called to Horton Hall after period 1 attendance on Wednesday to explore and ask questions of approximately 44 college and university representatives. Grade 11 students will be called after period 2 attendance and will return to period 2 class at 10:45
Attn Grade 12’s:
Would the following grade 12 students drop by Student Services to pick up Grad Fees Paid receipts:
Anna Joy Alyward
Horton In The News:
Gr. 10 student Ethan Ennis is featured in this week’s Living the Dream. Ethan, a table tennis player for two years has been competing in tournaments across the province, at the Atlantic Canadian championships and last year at nationals in Ontario. He is currently climbing the provincial table tennis ranks and is an alternate for the 2019 Nova Scotia Canada Games team.
The Horton girls soccer team are the first Griffins to make it into the news this year with a win at the CK pre-season invitational tournament. They met NKEC in the finals and came out on top with 3-1. As well, a number of Horton players are featured in the accompanying photos.
Clubs and Activities:
Are you interested in science, technology, engineering, art and science? If you are, join the Horton Brain Wars club! At Brain Wars, we do fun, challenging tasks and activities that are based on STEAM. If you want to learn more about it, come to our first meeting on Monday the 24th! The meeting will be hosted in Ms. Webb’s room in the yellow wing, Room 2811.
Student Council budget request forms are currently available at the service desk. These need to be completed and returned to Ms. Kennie in the office by Monday, September 24th.
First meeting of the HYDRA Debate Club is today at lunch in the Conference Room.(front of school by the main office).Topic and teams are posted on room #2412.Everyone is welcome.
Interested in auditioning for Fezziwig?! Go for it!
When: September 27th
Time: 7 pm
Where: McKeen Room in the Acadia Student Union Building (2nd floor)
ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE—ROTARY CLUB OF NEW MINAS SUNRISE If you are keen to see the world and experience a potentially life changing experience, then a Rotary exchange might be a great opportunity for you. Once again the Rotary Club of New Minas Sunrise is offering an opportunity for students to apply to be part of the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. This program offers the opportunity to live and study in another country where you will get the opportunity to see things you might never have seen, learn a new language and make new lifelong friends from all over the world. If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity please see Mr. Armstrong in Student Services. Application submission deadline is November 2, 2018 in Student Services.