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CPHS Students Attend UCDSB’s First Equity and Inclusion Conference

CPHS Students Attend UCDSB’s First Equity and Inclusion Conference

October 29, 2013 No Comments

A group of grade 7-12 students attended the UCDSB’s first Equity and Inclusion Conference last week in Kemptville.  Students had the opportunity to hear speakers from throughout Eastern Ontario talk about creating an effective GSA, the importance of acceptance over tolerance, and dealing with bullying issues related to gender and sexual orientation. Thank you to […]

Secondary Preliminary Reports Issued Friday, October 18th

Secondary Preliminary Reports Issued Friday, October 18th

October 21, 2013 No Comments

All secondary students at CPHS were given a preliminary report by their semester 1 teachers on Friday.  Parents looking for a second copy of the reports can get them by contacting Ms. Osborne in Guidance.  Parents are encouraged to contact teachers if there are concerns about academic progress.

CPHS Bear,Teagan Simpson, Finds Cross Country Success in Almonte

CPHS Bear,Teagan Simpson, Finds Cross Country Success in Almonte

October 21, 2013 No Comments

Teagan Simpson recently finished 4th in the cross country event at the Lanark County Championship. Congratulations to Teagan and the rest of the team on their performance.  Team members will be back in action again on Thursday of this week.  

New Student Mental Health Group Leads Staff through PD

New Student Mental Health Group Leads Staff through PD

October 21, 2013 No Comments

A new student group at CPHS, known as JACT2, took staff through questions related to student mental health at this past PA day.  Ashley Bandy and Jaydon Turgeon, with the support of Angela Culham from Open Doors, have started up a New Mentality group which focuses on issues of student mental health.  The group has […]

Junior Football Hang on to Win Annual Turkey Bowl

Junior Football Hang on to Win Annual Turkey Bowl

October 15, 2013 No Comments

Beckwith Park was the place to be on Saturday afternoon as the CPHS Jr. Football Team took on the Almonte Thunderbolts in the annual Turkey Bowl.  The Bears came out strong, both on offense and defense, defeating Almonte 37-28.  Ben Montgomery scored 3 TDs, while Brayden McEwen and Toshiya Matsushita each contributed with a TD of their […]

Changes to ‘Turkey Bowl’ Football Games

Changes to ‘Turkey Bowl’ Football Games

October 11, 2013 No Comments

The junior football game has been moved to 12:00pm at Beckwith Park.  Unfortunately, due to injuries, the senior footbal team has had to withdraw from their game. Hope to see many of you out there to cheer on the juniors.

CPHS Junior Football Hangs on to Beat SFDCI

CPHS Junior Football Hangs on to Beat SFDCI

October 10, 2013 No Comments

The Junior Boys Football Team, playing at Beckwith Field, was able to hang on to win against a resurgent SFDCI.  With the CPHS offence working well in the first half, and the defence holding off a Redhawk comeback in the second half, the team fought its way to a satisfying win. Congratulations to all the […]

PA Day Tomorrow

PA Day Tomorrow

October 10, 2013 No Comments

Just a reminder that tomorrow is a PA day.  Staff will be working in technology workshops, on student mental health issues, and with their departments. Monday is Thanksgiving so students will be back to school on Tuesday, October 15th.

CPHS Recognizes Academic Excellence with Honour Roll Presentation

CPHS Recognizes Academic Excellence with Honour Roll Presentation

October 10, 2013 No Comments

Students who finished the 2012/13 academic year with an over 80% average in grade 9-12 were honoured at an assembly on Monday with a certificate.  In addition, the top three students from each year were recognized with the presentation of a medal; all of these students maintained an over 90% average last year. Sincere thanks […]

CPHS 7/8 Students Experience the Fun of Chemistry in High School Lab

CPHS 7/8 Students Experience the Fun of Chemistry in High School Lab

October 10, 2013 No Comments

Students from Ms. McArthur’s 7/8 Science class recently had an opportunity to visit Mr. Russell’s science lab.  Students were challenged to create an ‘explosion’ after a 32 second delay using Alka Seltzer, water, and film cannisters.  Students waited anxiously in their safety goggles for the cannisters to pop, playing with the amount of chemical and […]