Halifax West High School

March 31st, 2017

Attention Grade 10 and 11's! Halifax West will travel to France and Spain next March Break! Highlights will include Paris, Vimy Ridge, and Barcelona!  The trip has been officially launched !  Secure YOUR spot on a first come, first served basis soon, and don't miss out on the $200 rebate which expires Friday!  An information meeting will be held today in room B324 at lunch.  

Attention graduating students the scholarship database is live and graduating students can now apply for the Halifax West Internal Awards via the Guidance Website.  The deadline for applicants is Friday, April 7th.

The Learning Centre is planning to build the first greenhouse built of recycled materials.

You can help by bringing in all 2L clear or green pop bottles.  If every student at Halifax West brought in 1 2L pop bottle, we would have almost enough. We need 2000 bottles for our project.   Thanks for your help!

Anyone interested in collecting pledges to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation can pick up a pledge form this week in the main office. After picking up a form, anyone wishing to collect pledges must attend a MANDATORY meeting today at lunch in room c143 for more information about the fundraising process.

There will be DELF practice activities every day at lunch this week in room C145 (Mme Haywards) room for those immersion students writing the DELF in April.

The therapy dogs from the Paws Program ‎will be visiting Halifax West on Monday, April 10.  If you want to visit a parental consent form must be completed. The form is available in the main office.  Please return the signed form to the main office.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Boucher in the youth health centre, room C351. 

Bus passes will be handed out today and Monday at lunch and afterschool in room A285.

Boys A soccer meeting today at 12:50 in room C146.

Next week is terry fox foundation week. Student government will be hosting a variety of fundraisers throughout the week, starting Monday with a bake sale. So make sure to bring some loose change. Monday is also Breast cancer awareness day, so make sure to wear pink and also check out the game Mind Sweeper in the caf at lunch. 

A reminder that application forms are available in the main office for anyone interested in running for co-president. There will be a meeting of all candidates at 8:30 on Monday morning in the student government room at which all forms must be brought back!