Wednesday June 19, 2018
Griffy’s Grill Lunch Special:
Snack $3.00 ~ Meal $5.00
~ Daily Specials Include Small Milk or Juice
Music and Tech:
Grade 12’s, please check your email for info regarding the activity this coming weekend.
Attention Grade 12s ———
Prom tickets are now ready for pick up and or purchase. Please drop by Student Services before Friday to collect your Prom ticket(s). Reminder: If you are bringing a guest that is not Grade 12, please come prepared to purchase their ticket at $20 each.
Scholarships & Bursaries:
Horton In The News:
Olivia Andrews is featured in an article about her burgeoning modeling career. The gr. 11 student is represented by an agent in Toronto and has been getting some international exposure through her inclusion in the Kameleon Jewelry catalogue. She has also done an outdoor shoot in Halifax, has a shot in Vogue Italia online and has done runway work in Metro. She sees modelling as a way to earn money for university as well as travel and gain work experience.
Kings Transit Youth Pass
Teenagers 12-18 years old can buy a summer bus pass for unlimited travel during July and August. A pass costs $30 and can be purchased at the Kings Transit depot in New Minas or visit Kbus.ca for other locations.
All library books are now due, unless being used for an assignment. If you are in the middle of a book please finish it as soon as possible.
Week 8 of the SYNC free audiobook program: June 14-20
It is appropriate that these two historical novels about African Americans are available during the week of the holiday Juneteenth, which recognizes the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved people in the US. My Name Is Not Friday is features a freeborn black youth sold into slavery at the end of the American Civil War. Come August, Come Freedom is a fictional account of the childhood and youth of an actual historical figure, Gabriel, a literate slave in Virginia who led a rebellion in 1800.These audiobooks can be downloaded from the Leisure Reading page of the library website.
Clubs and Activities:
RECRUITING OPEN: RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee
The RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee (NYAC) is now recruiting for the 2018-2019 session! We are looking for Canadian youth between the ages of 13-17 and 18-21.
This Committee ensures youth take part in the development of RCMP youth strategies and outreach initiatives. It will run from September 2018 to June 2019.
In exchange for their participation, youth will be eligible to receive a reference letter for:
- Employment opportunities;
- University/college applications; and
- Volunteer hours for high school graduation
For more information about the NYAC and the 2018-2019 recruitment, visit the Centre for Youth Crime Prevention website. To request an application package or recruitment posters, email RCMP.Youth-Jeunesse.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.
L’Arche Homefires Wolfville is in need of Volunteers to run the gift store. If any students would like to take a daily or weekly shift and we would be flexible with jobs or vacations we would appreciate it. Our store is open 10-3:30pm each day. If they are interested they can contact Mary-Jane Sypher, Office Administration. 10-noon or 1-3:30pm shifts seem to work nicely but we are flexible.