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CPHS Learning Commons February Newsletter

January 29, 2014 No Comments

Learning Commons Newsletter February 2014 Did you know that the VLC Gale InfoTrac Database offers full text access to over 7,000 articles about the Olympics??? • For access go the VLC > Virtual Resources A-Z > Resources for Students 7-12>Gale/InfoTrac site (http://vlc.ucdsb.ca/content.php?pid=397013&sid=3251036) Contact your Learning Commons Informationist for the Password: Deborah Boisvert : boisvert.d@ucdsb.on.ca DISCOVER COLLABORATE CREATE […]

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Opportunity to Become a Homestay Family for International Students

Opportunity to Become a Homestay Family for International Students

January 29, 2014 No Comments

Since 2007, the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) has had the pleasure of welcoming international students into its high schools as part of its successful International Education Program. This fall, we have record numbers enrolled, with nearly 240 students in high school programs throughout the region, and an additional 100 students on short-term study […]

New Reading Program Being Offered for Grades 9-12 for Semester Two

New Reading Program Being Offered for Grades 9-12 for Semester Two

January 28, 2014 No Comments

CPHS is one of two high schools in the UCDSB who are piloting a new high school reading program called “Empower.”  The program is based on extensive research and testing and comes out of Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto; Mrs. Docker has recently returned from training on the program.  Empower has proven highly effective in […]

CPHS “Bear Radio” is Coming

CPHS “Bear Radio” is Coming

January 27, 2014 No Comments

A group of students in Com Tech, lead by Dominic Lafreniere, are currently putting the school’s first podcast together.  Called “Bear Radio”  the show will feature news, interviews, sports and multi-cultural segments and will be available through the school web site. Stay tuned for more to come shortly.  Below is the team shooting its first […]

Grade 11/12 Drama Production: “Check, Please”

Grade 11/12 Drama Production: “Check, Please”

January 23, 2014 No Comments

Members of the grade 11/12 drama class performed the short comedy, “Check, Please,” on Tuesday in the Cafetorium.  The play uses a restaurant for the setting and features increasingly funny, awkward, and unusual dinner dates.  The play was thoroughly enjoyed by the large audience in attendance.  Congratulations to all involved. Co-Directors: Rylee Ackland and Hana […]

Grade 11 / 12 Drama Production: “10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse”

Grade 11 / 12 Drama Production: “10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse”

January 23, 2014 No Comments

Congratulations to the cast and crew of the play which was performed on Friday to an appreciative audience.  The performance was part of a summative assignment for the students in Mrs. Pritchard’s class. The play is a comedy which envisions the end of the world and what can be done in the face of certain […]

Grade 8 Graduation Photos Thursday, January 23rd

Grade 8 Graduation Photos Thursday, January 23rd

January 21, 2014 No Comments

All grade 8 students will have their grad photos taken this Thursday.  The photographer will provide gowns for the photos.  Re-takes will be available later on for those who need them or who miss the photos on Thursday. Please contact Mrs. Finkler in the Main Office if you have any questions.

Reminder: Secondary Exams and PA Day

Reminder: Secondary Exams and PA Day

January 21, 2014 No Comments

Just a reminder that secondary exams start this Friday, January 24th and run until Thursday, January 30th.  For a copy of the schedule and student guidelines, please click here. Also, a reminder that Friday, January 31st is a PA day for all students grade 7-12.  Semester 2 for secondary starts Monday, February 3rd.

School Council Meeting Tonight in Learning Commons at 7:00pm

School Council Meeting Tonight in Learning Commons at 7:00pm

January 21, 2014 No Comments

Interested parents are welcome to attend school council tonight (January 21st)  in the LC.

Message from Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Message from Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

January 17, 2014 No Comments

The Health Unit would like parents to know that they have sent letters, dated January 16, to parent of students for whom they do not have complete immunization records.  Health care providers and schools do not automatically provide this information to the health unit; this information is communicated directly from parents/guardians to them. If you […]