Today's Announcements

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    Friday, February 23, DAY G

     

    On the cafeteria menu today is a Nacho chilli bowl for $4.00.  

     

    Yesterday’s correct guess of the Law and Order SVU  theme song were Nicole Metcalfe, Lauren Spinelli, Abigail Vienneau, Emily Cottreau, and everybody’s favourite Lion, Caitlin Strong.

     

    Anyone interested in taking AP courses next year, there will be an information session on Monday, February 26th, from 9:50-10:20 in Mr. Pearle's room - CO14. See Mr. Morse if you have any questions about next year’s AP courses.

     

    Hey Grads.  It is time to think about crafting the memories of your high-school careers into a short blurb that will be stored for all-time in our 2018 West Kings yearbook! Please use the form on the West Kings website to compose a "write-up" to be included next to your grad photo in our yearbook. The deadline is February 28th with no exception. Be sure to note that there is a word-count limit, and all edits are your responsibility, as your blurb will be printed as typed!

     

    Link for grad write-up:

     

    Parents! You, too, can be part of the fun! The second link included on the West Kings website provides a form for parents only who wish to include a message or a memory of their child, as well as a beautiful baby-picture to be included in the 2018 yearbook. We would love to include all entries received by March 23rd, for a payment of $10 to West Kings District High School

     

    Link for parent blurb & photo submission:
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe2HKjxaM8byF4AQcLFjqWu2YQc7TnSCD7dwYWrFukhDv6Vcw/viewform?usp=sf_link

     

    Its Wizard Week at West Kings.  The Wizard of Oz shows run all every night at 7:30 until the Sunday Matinee and final show at 2:00 PM.  In support of the show today is Animal Day as students and staff are encouraged to dress as lions and tigers and bears! Or any other animal.  Wouldn’t it be confusing if someone dressed like Animal from the Muppet Show?  He’s my favourite Animal.

     

    First practice for all grade 9-12 students interested in being a part of the West Kings Badminton Team will be held on Wednesday February 28th at 2:30 in the WK gym.  All interested students in grades 9 to 12 are invited to attend the first open badminton practice.  Come out and smash a birdie!

     

    The province of Nova Scotia has over 50 historic African Nova Scotian communities, dating back over 400 years. These communities have a unique and rich legacy of resistance, resilience and triumph that needs to be shared with all of Nova Scotia. It is for this reason we must Educate, Unite and Celebrate African Heritage Month.

     

    Interested in Science?  Want to experiment with chemicals, plants and 3D printers?  We are excited to announce we are planning this year's Science Fair!  It will be held at Kingstec Campus of the NSCC Tuesday, April 3 - Friday, April 6, 2018  Lots of cash prizes and scholarships are awarded to high school students.   Go to the West Kings Web Page under Announcements and look for the link to the (slowly)  “Annapolis Valley Regional Science Fair. If you are interested in attending this event you can also speak with Mrs. Albrecht about it.

     

    February is African Heritage Month in Nova Scotia. This year's theme, Educate, Unite, Celebrate Community, embraces education and encourages all Nova Scotians with the desire to educate themselves about African Nova Scotian history. Together, we can unite and ignite the culture and heritage we share as a community as we observe the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent.  

     

    Indigenous Arts & Stories Contest:  

    Indigenous Arts & Stories invites self-identified First Nations, Me᷀tis and Inuit youth (ages 6 - 29) to submit a piece of writing or two-dimensional artwork exploring Indigenous identity or a moment or theme in Indigenous history or culture.  Win up to $2,000 and other great prizes.  Groups of 6 or more can win a special classroom prize.  Contest deadline is March 31, 2018.  Three ways to submit:  1.  Email writingandarts@gotoinfo.ca or 2.  FAX 1-866-535-8737 or 3. Online www.gotoinfo.ca/writingandarts

     


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