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Astral Drive Junior High

238 Astral Dr, Dartmouth, NS

(902) 462-8700

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Friday October 19th Announcements

IMPORTANT DATES
October 26th    Provincial Conference Day – No Classes

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

MI’KMAQ HISTORY MONTH
October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. The goal of the month is to help Nova Scotians build awareness of Mi’kmaq history and heritage, and to increase understanding of the province’s rich Mi’kmaq culture.  Treaty Day, October 1st marks the beginning of Mi'kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia as proclaimed in 1993 by then Premier John Savage and Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy.

FALL FEST
Hey Astral,

Next week, October 22nd-25th is our Fall Fest! Listen carefully to announcements so you don't miss out on Spirit Days and fun activities every day at lunch!

Leadership (Fall Spirit Week):

Monday will be Socks & Scarves day. To celebrate a successful Socktober drive, please wear whacky socks and/or scarves. At lunch on Monday, our Leadership team will have a contest to see who can guess how much candy is in the jar. So bring your change because the person with the closest guess will get all the candy! Each guess will be 25 cents each with a maximum of 4 guesses. Good luck to everyone!

Tuesday will be Twin Day and at lunch come to the gym to play Musical Scares! It's 25cents to enter the gym. No non-participating spectators please.

Wednesday is Plaid/Flannel day. On Wednesday at lunch we will be playing Smash the Mash again this year! That means The Monster Mash will play, on repeat, until we reach our fundraising goal of $75 to be donated to the same shelter as our Socktober drive. If you can remember how annoying this was last year, bring in some money to make it stop faster!

Last but not least, Thursday will be PJ day and there will be a special Halloween edition of Just Dance going on in the gym at lunch. Again it's 25cents to enter the gym and there will be no non-participating spectators.

Check the bulletin board in the front lobby for all of the spirit days and activities!

GIRLS’ SOCCER
The girls’ soccer team is heading to Regionals as the #1 seed next Tuesday, October 23rd at 1:00 at the Burnside turf where they will face Fairview.

BOYS’ SOCCER
The boys’ soccer team advances to the regional championships next Wednesday, October 24th.

SOCKTOBER - LEADERSHIP
Attention ADJH Students!!!!  Today is the last day to donate new socks which will be donated to a local shelter!   Students are asked to give the socks to your homeroom teacher.  Thank you for your support!

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

1)  Our first Girls’ group will meet on Wednesday, October 24th after school in Guidance.

GARBAGE
Students are reminded to put their garbage in the garbage containers out and around the school grounds!  Please do not drop it on the ground!  Thank you!

BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL
Reminder - boys’ volleyball practice today at 4pm.

BOYS’ FOOTBALL
Practice after school today, at ADJH, 2:30pm!

GREEN TEAM “B”
Green Team B to meet right after morning announcements; room 204.  Teachers are asked to place their recyclables outside their classrooms.

KARAOKE FRIDAYS
Do you love to sing? Do you like karaoke? Then make your way to Mr. Gallant's Tech Ed room today at lunch for Karaoke Fridays! Grab the mic and belt out a tune. Most current songs are available, and it is free. Anyone is welcome, students and staff.

Girl's Only Recreational Sports
All grades (girls) can go next Wednesday, October 24th to play dodge ball or Gaga ball during girl's only recreational sports which is from 2:45 to 3:45. Bring spare clothes and no spectators allowed!

LOLLIPOPS
Lollipops will be for sale today from 11:45-12:05, cost $1.00 each.

LIBRARY NEWS
The Library Club will be meeting today after school.

LOST & FOUND
Students are asked to please check the Lost & Found (items in two containers by the main doors on the Astral side of the building).  Please take any items that belong to you!

AFTER SCHOOL BUS DUTY
Mr. Elliott & Ms. MacDonald

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).

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