April 2015 - Atikokan High School

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April 2015 - Atikokan High School
ATIKOKAN GRADE 7–12 SCHOOL
Principal: Mr. Ian Simpson
[email protected]
Vice-Principal: Mr. James Scali
[email protected]
April Newsletter
“Publication is available in accessible formats upon request”
IMPORTANT DATES
AHS School Council Meeting
April 1
April 1
Grade 12 Lifetouch Graduation Pictures
Grade 7-12 Spring Dance
A list o f School Council members is posted on
April 3
April 6
Good Friday - No School
Easter Monday - No School
April 6-10
April 8
Travel & Tourism Vancouver/Whistler Trip
International Day of Pink
We welcome all parents to the next meeting
April 28, 2015 @ 7pm in the Resource Centre.
Last meeting: June 9, 2015
Grade 8 Graduation
April 9,10,
13&14
Grade 9-12 Mid-Term Tests
April 16
April 23
April 24
April 28
May 5
our school website http://ahs.rrdsb.com
Wednesday, June 24th
Around the World Family Night (AHS Grade 7 & 8)
Grade 7 & 8 N.W.H.U. Immunizations
PD Day - No School
School Council Meeting @ 7pm
Grade 9-12 Semester 2 Mid-Term Reports Issued
Grade 12 Graduation
Friday, June 26th
AROUND THE WORLD FAMILY NIGHT
April 16th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM
North Star School Gym
Have you been around the world?
Are you interested in learning about the science behind traveling?
Families of AHS Grade 7 & 8 students can stop by North Star school gym and visit stations that focus on having fun,
engaging in science, and working as a team. Students and their families will travel from station to station making water
turbines, building transportation out of KNEX, and even looking at animal skulls from around the world.
Learn how to power a light bulb just by turning bicycle pedals and so much more!
AHS Grade 7 & 8 students, please stop by between 6:00-8:00pm at one of the eight stations set up in the gym. Experience
with one station or do all eight of them!
Hosted by Science North and North Star Community School
GUIDANCE NEWS
April 9
Grade 12 Local Bursary and Scholarship packages due at 3:30 pm sharp to Mr. Ojala
April 10
Lakehead University Visit @ 12:30pm
April 17
Confederation College Visit @ 12:30 pm
International Day of Pink
On Wednesday, April 8 the GSA Club will be joining the International Day of Pink to
raise awareness to end bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia and show
support for diversity. There will be fun activities and games throughout the school day
and a free pizza lunch. We are asking our staff and students to wear something pink
on that day--an article of clothing, a ribbon, hair dye, etc. The Day of Pink was started
in the fall of 2007 after a student in a Nova Scotia high school was bullied for wearing
a pink shirt and being openly gay. Two students saw the incident and intervened, but
they felt that it was not enough. After some thought, they got every student at the
school to wear pink as a way of saying, "Bullying stops with me. Anyone can be
bullied, but if we all stand together, we can make it stop."
Badminton
April 1
April 9
April 15
SPRING HAS SPRUNG
Qualifier Atikokan
NorWOSSA Sioux Lookout
NWOSSA Thunder Bay
Passing a school bus with its upper red
lights flashing is not only dangerous it is
also against the law.
First Offence:
 $400 to $2,000 plus six demerit points
Each subsequent offence:
 $1,000 to $4,000, six demerit points
and possible jail time up to six
months.
 As a motorist you must stop when
approaching a stopped school bus
with its upper red lights flashing
 Do not move until the red lights have
stopped flashing or the bus begins to
move
 When travelling on a roadway or
coming from the opposite direction
(4- lane highway) you are required to
stop
FUNDRAISER
Once again our PROM COMMITTEE is holding its annual
fundraiser selling Vesey’s Bulbs. Please contact a prom
committee member or Mrs. Skrenski @ 597-2703 or e-mail
[email protected] to view a catalogue.
Thank you in advance for your support.
Please watch for our Atikokan High School
Cooperative Education Students at the
following local businesses:
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Atikokan Non-Profit Daycare Corporations
Classic Auto
North Star Community School
Picture This Home Decor
St. Patrick's Elementary School
Rainy Lake Tribal Contracting
Employment Ontario for YEF Coordination and Support
THINK OF US ON THE BUS!
BRING IT BACK TO THE
80’s SPRING DANCE
Grade 7-12
Wednesday, April 1st
7 to 11pm
$5 with costume
$7 no costume
A GREAT BIG thanks for all your support!!
Student Council 2015/16
Election will be held in April.
Please see Ms. Cyr if you are
interested.
April’s Character Trait is Fairness
Fairness is not an attitude. It’s a professional skill that must be developed
and exercised. ~ Brit Hume.