Mon. Day 1

1. Cafeteria Special: Hot Chicken Sandwich served with Mashed Potato and Veggies / Soup: Chicken Noodle

2. Cell Phones: Do you have old cell phones lying around and you don’t know what to do with them? Your problem is solved. Bring them in to Mrs. Ramsay’s classroom at reading period and drop them in our blue bucket outside the door. Teachers could also collect these in their own homeroom and leave them with Mrs. Ramsay at their convenience. We are recycling as many cell phones as we can. We’d love to have every student bring one in! We want to be the top province in this event. Thank you!

3. Performing Arts 4-H Club: Any students interested in the Performing Arts 4-H Club are asked to come to the office for a filer. This is an exciting opportunity for youth in grades 7–9. This is a new type of 4-H Club that will offer the traditional experience of hands-on learning and skill development.

4. Stonepark Clothing: Anyone who would like to place an order for Stonepark Clothing that was on display during Parent/Teacher interviews, all orders will be taken during lunch hour this week. When placing order(s), you will have to have money as well.

5. Band: 1. Grade 9 early morning band will be canceled on Wednesday, November 2 due to the grade 9′s participation in the Take Our Kids to Work day. This rehearsal will be rescheduled to Thursday, November 3rd from 12:30-1:15 p.m.
2.There will be a very important meeting for all grade 9 students who signed up for Honors Band in the band room during reading period today (Monday).

6. Field Hockey: In a game full of suspense, drama and cheers, our girls field hockey team captured the provincial field hockey championship on Thursday. Our team cruised to the final game with a 10-0 record and recorded 35 goals for and 0 goals against in our regular season and semi- final game. The girls were confident going into the final game but quickly realized Montague was not going to hand the game to us. We had two excellent scoring chances in the first 5 minutes of the game but the Montague team got lucky as two attempts hit the post! The Tigers played at a frenzied pace but Montague took advantage of a penalty corner to score the first goal and went into half time with a 1-0 lead. The second half looked alot like the first with both teams having their chances to score. After a time out was called with 15 minutes to go, the Tigers turned into the offensive force they had been all year. After several attempts on the goal, Sarah Steele took a pass from Abbey MacLellan and buried the ball in the back of the net with 8 minutes remaining. The goal proved to be the spark our team needed as we kept the pressure in Montague’s end of the field. With two minutes remaining, Abbey MacLellan put on a show and scored the game winner and one of the nicest goals our coaching staff has witnessed at the Jr. High level. Abbey took a pass at the 50 yard line and made her way down the field embarrassing the Montague players with her skill. She finished her drive with the game winner. The team protected the lead in the final 2 minutes by clearing the ball down the field and controlling the play. Sarah Steele was named a tournament all-star and Abbey MacLellan was named the tournament MVP. The team was so successful this year because of our strength at every position on the field and in large part to our graduating players. Jacklyn MacKinnon allowed only one goal against in our 11 game season and this was her first year in the net. The defensive pairing of Molly Cox and Abbey Hurley was solid every game as they helped Jacklyn keep the ball out of our end. Our mid field line of Kathleen Bergin, Madi Delaney and Karleigh McEwen improved every game and provided the offence with great passes and controlled the flow of the game. Maddy Koughan, Sarah Steele and Abbey MacLellan were scoring machines as they combined for 28 of out teams 35 goals. The future looks bright as returning players Amelia Jenkins, Meghan Kiley, Mackenzie Koughan, Charlee Holden, Sophie Carragher, Ashley Fitzpatrick, Ailish Bergin and rookie sensation Emma Campbell remain to defend our title next year. Mrs. Steele, Mme. Walsh and Mme. Holmes can’t contain their pride and excitement at their teams accomplishments! Well done.

7. Boys AA Volleyball: Last Thurs SP1 defeated QC boys 3-1. With that win the boys are assured of 1st place and a trip to the provincial playoffs in 2 weeks. The boys will practice today from 3-4pm.

8. Library: Thank you to all who supported the book fair. It was very successful as over we sold over $2400 in product. That means a lot of new books for the library. Shea Walker, 9F, won the draw for $25 in books and $25 for his home room teacher, Mr. MacEachern. Congratulations and go to the library today to get your prize. The library will be closed periods 2, 3 today for borrowing as we have a speaker from the University of Waterloo.

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