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MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Any students or staff interested in putting together an action plan to access funds to support our school garden through the Good EGG program are invited to come to a meeting at lunch on Friday, in room 216.  Jesse Huot and Amanda Blimkie will be the student leaders on this project, well done girls!

There will be a student council meeting at lunch tomorrow in room 216.

The final Jazz Band rehearsal before this Thursday’s trip will take place today after school. It is important that all members are in attendance.

The Junior Boys Soccer team won the County Soccer title on Thursday in Deep River. They beat Mackenzie 6-0 in the semi final. Cohen Dunn and Brendan Hill had 2 goals each, and 1 goal from Tyson Johnston and Jack Quinn. Devon Essiambre had the shutout. They beat Bishop Smith 3-1 in the final. Jacob Zekorn, Tyson Johnston and Cohen Dunn scored for the Jaguars. Congratulations boys on the repeat of the championship. Meeting at the start of lunch in room 116 to prepare for tomorrow’s EOSSAA. Also we have practice tonight early. Remember to get your late taxi slips and have your practice jersey.

Congratulations to the Senior Girls Soccer team who, in 30+ degree weather, captured the County Championships last Thursday in Deep River. It was a day of upsets…starting with a strong 3-1 win vs. 3rd seed ESJL. Anna Holt potted 2 and Hannah Robertson added the single. This upset resulted in reseeding, setting us up against 1st place ADHS. After getting down an early goal, the girls rallied to an amazing 4-1 win. Hannah Robertson had her first hat trick of the day and Lauren Hill contributed the single in the upset. In the final game against FHS, the team dominated both offensively and defensively, with a convincing 6-0 win. Hannah Robertson had her 2nd hat trick, with Lauren Hill adding another two and Lindsay Fulton with the single. Emma Dorzek was exceptional in goal, capturing another shutout. We are in Alexandria today, representing Renfrew County at EOSSAA. We will be sure to keep everyone updated.

There will be a choir practice at lunch today in the music room.

All new Dominican Republic Team members are asked to come to the Conference Room for a meeting at 8:45 a.m. today.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Renfrew Birthplace of NHL Museum is hiring a motivated summer student.  Qualifications include knowledge of social media, ability to enhance current web presence, interest in artifacts, exhibits and history related to hockey and Renfrew, etc.  See posting at student services.  Applications close June 2, 2017.

Study Hall – During the school day, please remember to attend your scheduled class for attendance before coming to room 113.  At lunch, the study hall remains open for all students looking to catch up on missed work, prepare for tests and projects, or to simply remain up to date with all of their classes.

Will Colton Dowd and Emma Kluke please see Mr. O’Connor immediately after announcements this morning.

Track and Field:  There will be running and jumping practice at Mate-a-way beginning at 3:30.

Yesterday SJHS sent a trio of  doubles county champs to EOSSAA tennis in Kingston.  Cole Turcotte and Jack Quinn competed in the senior boys, Charlie Strader and Ashlyn Kilby-McLure in mixed doubles and Delaney Gray and Raya Droppo come home as the consolation champs.  Great day on the courts.

Attention graduates; a couple of new bursaries have been added.  Take a look, it could be worth your while.

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Community Service

Attention graduates:  The following three announcements could help you complete your hours:

The Ottawa Valley Brain Injury Assoc is requiring help with a petition to lobby the government to provide more  resources in Renfrew County for people living with brain injuries.  The task would be to set up at Walmart or No Frills and ask people to sign the petition. (You will be provided with all materials needed)   If you are interested, you  can find out more info from Mrs Watters.

Renfrew & Area Health Services Physicians Recruitment Committee is looking for one or two students to help out at the registration desk for a Silent Art Auction at the Renfrew Golf Course June 4th from 12-4.  See poster displayed at Student Services.

Work Bee at St Mike’s School Douglas on Saturday May 20th 8 am – finish.  Workers needed to help with the improvements to the school playground.  Sign up at Student Services.

Nomination Forms for Valedictorian and Salutatorian are available for pick up in Student Services.  Return by noon May 23rd, 2017.

There is a Jazz Band rehearsal today after school.

The senior boys soccer team travelled to Barry’s Bay last night and came away with a 4-1 win against MV.  Cole Turcotte had two, and singles came from Alex Paquette and Ryley Friske.  Great job, boys.  Late practice Wednesday after school.

The junior boys soccer team wrapped up an undefeated season yesterday with convincing victories over Valour 4-0, Fellowes 3-0 and Jeanne Lajoie 4-0. Goal scorers on the day were Jack Quinn with 5, Tyson Johnston and Brendan Hill with 2 a piece and singles to Tyler Blackburn and Cohen Dunn. Devon Essiambre and his fullbacks led the defensive side of the ball in the 3 shutouts. Practice tomorrow. Time will be announced later.

Track and Field jumpers. Please meet Mr. Mulvihill at Mate-a-way at 3:30 this evening for practice after the grade 8 track meet concludes.

Study Hall – During the school day, please remember to attend your scheduled class for attendance before coming to room 113.  At lunch, the study hall remains open for all students looking to catch up on missed work, prepare for tests and projects, or to simply remain up to date with all of their classes.

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