The asphalt portion of the roofing is finished. There will be no more tar smell. The work left to do on the roof is the construction of it.
The Governing Board will be debating a motion on November 27 to move its regular board meeting to communities around HRM as a means to improve community engagement and encourage more people to attend. We have created a one-question survey that can be accessed from the front page of the website that we are using to solicit feedback. If possible, could you share information regarding the survey with parents/guardians via your communications networks? You are welcome to participate as well. Sample wording for an email, newsletter, etc. could read as follows:
The Halifax Regional School Board is asking for feedback on whether the board should move its monthly meetings to communities around the region as a means to encourage more people to attend. There is a one-question survey that can be completed on the HRSB website at http://www.hrsb.ca/ . Responses are being accepted until Tuesday, November 26 at 4 p.m.
Sackville High will be hosting a Hypnotist for our Grade 10/11 night on December 18th. There will be more information to follow.
Potential Grads do not forget to sign up to have your grad photos taken from Dec 16-19. The sign up sheets are outside the Guidance office. There is a $15 sitting fee. If you want your picture in the Yearbook and on the wall you must have your photo taken. This will be done at no charge.
PARENTS AS CAREER COACHES
Parents want their children to find happiness and success in life. One factor which influences happiness and success is career choice. Parents as Career Coaches emphasizes the importance of helping your children discover what their passions/interests are. It will assist your children to identify occupations which might help them pursue their passions. Parents as Career Coaches also encourages parents and their children to consider the many practical factors that will impact career decisions, including, for example, skills, the labour market, and education and training opportunities.
Parents as Career Coaches provides you with
- Information about what the career journey looks like, to help you deal with the many twists and turns that can occur.
- Details of what employers are looking for in this new world of work to identify the skills and personal qualities students need to develop to be competitive in the work force.
- Information on where to find details on specific jobs, qualifications, opportunities, training, and financing.
- A parent guide designed to help you work with your children throughout their career journey.
- A student workbook, which provides your daughter or son with information and activities to:
- Identify interests and skills
- Research occupations
Here is what other parents are saying about the program:
“Very informative and helpful – made things more clear in terms of what the role is as a parent and coach..”
“Enjoyed the program. Thank you. I am now more aware of different careers so I can help my children find the right one for them”
”I didn’t know what to expect, but I found the program informative & helpful – a very positive approach to the “big unknown” of career choices. Very much enjoyed this session.”
“This was awesome, thanks so much. Had no idea of all the options”
“Very straight forward, very informative, with practical information. Great presentation”
“Thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and am looking forward to working with my child in career planning”
Parents as Career Coaches Senior High
The senior high program takes two evenings to complete
Dates: Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 (each evening)
Location for both sessions: Sackville High
You can register for an upcoming session at www.parentsascareercoaches.ca If you do not have internet access or do not wish to register on the website, please contact the school office to add your name to the session list.
Attention all students. Please click the link below to order a year book:
Below is a link to a guide for the parents and students PowerSchool Portal.
New student email accounts are now created by students using a new online system. Students will require their Student ID number and birth date to create their own account via the self-service link below.
- You’ll need your Student ID (300xxxxxxx number) and birth date.
- Then go to:
- Complete the presented pages
A link to the school store is in the links in the sidebar!