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Costa Rica Service Trip April 2018

 

There are still spots available for the Service learning opportunity in Costa Rica 2018!  For more information please see/e-mail Ms. MacQueen or Ms. Trenholm.  You can also gain more information by visiting Ms. Trenholm’s website off of the SHS website.  #bethechange

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Ms Burns Gr 9 French Immersion Math and Science

Dear Parent/Guardian,

I am pleased to announce that we have acquired a recent graduate of St. FX to complete the school year for the Grade 9 French Immersion Math and Science courses. Her name is Ms. Burns. She has a Bachelor of Science with a major in math and curriculum methods in secondary French. She is very excited and pleased to be given this opportunity and has been preparing since Thursday when she arrived at the school to see the classes she would be working with.

Ms. Burns has a lot of experience working with students in many extra-curricular activities that should assist her in making connections with her students. She is looking forward to having a productive working relationship with all her students. As yet, she does not have an HRSB email address but she can be contacted by leaving a message at the main office.

Along with the staff, we welcome Ms. Burns to Sackville High.

Hire A Grad

For those Grads that worked Hire A Grad please note that your attendance will be changed once payment is made to the main office.

Rylee Sears Memorial Scholarship

Attention Class of 2017: Applications for the Rylee Sears Memorial Scholarship will be available next week. Applicants must participate in Hire-a-Grad AND pass in the SHS awards application to the main office on time.

Graduation Information

Below are links that may help answer questions you have pertaining to Graduation and Hire A Grad. Your students will receive these forms at the Grad Breakfast.

Graduation FAQ 2017

Sackville High Grad Profile 2017

Sackville High School Award Application

Hire-a-grad Permission Form 2017

HOST AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IN YOUR HOME

HOST AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IN YOUR HOME
The Nova Scotia International Student Program, through the Halifax Regional School Board, is
looking for families to host international students in their home. Our students come from many
different countries around the world, and stay a duration of 3, 5, to 10 months.
This is a wonderful opportunity to expose your family to another culture, and help a visiting
student adapt to our culture. Quite often the friendships developed from hosting an
international student, last a lifetime. Hosting an international student is a great way to show
school support, and add valuable diversity to our community.
There is 24/7 support from a local homestay coordinator throughout the hosting period, and
your family will receive a monthly stipend to help offset the cost of hosting a student. The Nova
Scotia International Student Program also holds monthly cultural events for the students, and
some events include invitations to host families. In addition, the NSISP holds an initial student
orientation to help the student with the adjustment into their new home, school, and
community.
If you are interested in the opportunity to host a student, and would like more information on
this wonderful experience, please contact, Alison Richardson arichardson@hrsb.ca or call
902-222-9886.
Sincerely,
Alison Richardson
Homestay Coordinator
Nova Scotia International Student Program
Halifax Regional School Board
902 222 9886
arichardson@hrsb.ca
Nova Scotia

Sackville High Has an App

Sackville High now has a mobile app for your phone. Just search for Sackville High in the Playstore or App store and download for free. It will help you keep you up to date on school activities, check Powerschool, report an absence, etc.

Student Parking Pass

The application for student parking is available in the main office. Student parking is permitted at the back of the schools parking lot in designated areas only. The first three rows are for staff parking only. Any students parking on school property must be parked in a proper spot, tickets may be issued for parking illegally.

Reloadable Zip Card

Chartwells has introduced a NEW and CONVENIENT way to purchase food at the school cafeteria with the Zipthru DINE WITH US Reloadable Card! Just like any gift card, a balance is loaded on a card and declines as purchases are made. The online function of this program provides convenience for parents to purchase, reload and monitor spending as well as set up an account to protect the remaining funds. In 4 easy steps you will be confident that your child has been provided with healthy meal options and a protected balance. This relieves the need for a packed lunch or carrying cash. Purchasing or reloading $100 or more will give you an ADDITION of 10% bonus dollars directly added to your balance. Visit www.zipthru-card.ca to purchase an e-Certificate by email today. Present the printed e-Certificated to the cafeteria and receive a Zipthru card with the designated balance!

IT’S SO EASY TO PURCHASE…
1. Load a balance on a card. We recommend loading online at
www.zipthru-card.ca using a credit card, but a card can be initially
loaded at the cash register as well.
2. You don’t need a physical Zipthru DINE WITH US card for initial load.
Simply purchase an e-Certificate online that allows you to load a
balance instantly without the physical need of a card. When purchase
is made online an e-mail will be sent immediately with an e-Certificate.
Simply print and present to the cashier at the cafeteria who will transfer
the balance to a card.
3. Each time the card is used to make a purchase, the amount of the purchase is
deducted from the balance on the card. A balance is printed at the bottom of each
receipt.
4. After a balance has been added you can protect the balance by creating an account online at
www.zipthru-card.ca. If lost or stolen, go online and put a hold on the balance remaining and then contact the Chartwells Supervisor to have the balance transferred to a new card.

Kingfisher Spiritwear

Hey Parents looking for a great gift idea for your Kingfisher? Come and check out our Kingfisher Kornerstore and see the hoodies and t-shirts we carry in both official Sackville High colors. Also some great stocking stuffer ideas. We are open Monday to Friday 8:30-2:30. Cash sales only please.

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