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Astral Drive Junior High

238 Astral Dr, Dartmouth, NS

(902) 462-8700

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Daily Announcements

Friday September 21st Announcements

IMPORTANT DATES
September 27th    Terry Fox Run/Walk 1:00pm
September 27th    Orange Shirt Day – In Honour of the Children of Residential Schools – “Every Child Matters”
September 28th    PD Day – No Classes

We acknowledge that we are in Mi’kma’ki, which is the traditional ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq people.

GUIDANCE NEWS
The Guidance outer-office is open from Tuesdays to Thursdays at lunch.  20 people maximum.  Please bring your lunch as it is first come, first serve!
• Tuesdays - Wii day where we will play games on the Wii.
• Wednesdays - Board Game day
• Thursdays are Movie day

TERRY FOX RUN/WALK
The Terry Fox run/walk will be held, at ADJH, at 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 27th.

CROSS COUNTRY & BOYS’ FLAG FOOTBALL
THERE ARE SIGN-UP SHEETS FOR CROSS COUNTRY AND BOYS’ FLAG FOOTBALL POSTED ON THE GYM BULLETIN BOARD!  SIGN-UP ASAP!

LIBRARY NEWS
There will be a short Library Club meeting after school today to prepare for next weeks' activities.  If you can't stay after school, please see Ms. Demers at lunch time.

ASTRAL’S COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Hey Astral, do you enjoy volunteering and doing good deeds for others – Astral’s Community Outreach – is a great way to do those things.  The first meeting will take place Tuesday, September 25th in the office.

FREE THE CHILDREN
Any students interested in joining Astral Drive's Free The Children Group, there will be an information session in Mlle. MacDonald's classroom today - Friday, September 21st at the lunch bell.

ORANGE SHIRT DAY
Orange shirt day, takes place next Thursday - September 27th; it is in honour of the Children of Residential Schools – “Every Child Matters”
Staff and students are asked to wear an orange shirt next Thursday, September 27th!

BBQ
There will be a BBQ TODAY - Friday in the gym!  Selling:  hotdogs, sausages, PowerAde and bottled water. 
Hotdogs $1.50
Sausages $2.00
Water $1.50
PowerAde $2.00 

GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS
Tryouts on the following dates: 
There is a list posted on the gym bulletin board for those girls who were selected to attend the second volleyball try-out on Monday, September 24th at 4:00pm.

AFTER SCHOOL BUS DUTY
Ms. Boutilier & Mrs. Kennedy

Reminder – Courtesy Bus is only available to those students whose parents registered with Stock Transportation over the summer.  The bus driver will have a list of students who are permitted to take the bus (if registered).

COMMUNITY NEWS

The IWK Health Centre will be hosting its tenth annual Health Care Career Day on Wednesday November 14, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Gallery of the Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom Research and Clinical Care Pavilion at the IWK Health Centre.

Health Care Career Day will provide students with information about careers in the health care sector. As a part of Career Day, there will be displays and demonstrations featuring various IWK departments and services, as well as refreshments and prizes. IWK staff will be on hand to provide students with information about their jobs and what types of educational programs are required to pursue a career in health care.

We believe this is an excellent opportunity to help students learn more about possible careers in the health care sector and make informed educational choices. For students in Grade 9, this may be helpful in choosing high school courses.

If you require additional information, please contact IWK Volunteer Resources at (902) 470-6692.

Students who wish to attend are asked to see Mrs. Greer, Guidance!

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