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Astral Drive Junior High

238 Astral Dr, Dartmouth, NS

(902) 462-8700

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Daily Announcements

Thursday September 20th Announcements

September 20th    Curriculum Night 6:00-8:00pm
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.

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

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

Are you interested in fostering school spirit? Planning fun themed activities and events for our school? Being a positive role model? Then leadership is for you! Any Grade 8 and 9 students who are interested in joining leadership are invited to meet today at lunch in Ms. Fortune's room (103).

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.

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

Good luck to the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams today as they kick off their season against Sir Robert Borden.!!

Also any members of the girls’ soccer team, who did not pick up their soccer jerseys, please see Mr. Elliott today.

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!

Reminder boys’ volleyball tryouts take place today at 2:30pm!

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

Tryouts on the following dates: 
4:00pm on Monday, September 24th

4:00pm on Wednesday, September 26th

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).


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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August 28th, 2018

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August 17th, 2018

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