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Student Council MOGA a Great Success Despite Weather

Student Council MOGA a Great Success Despite Weather

June 7, 2013 No Comments

The student council’s annual MOGA – Most Outrageous Group Activity – event was a great success on June 6th, despite wet weather and cool temperatures.  Grade 9-12 students played off against each other in a series of events with the grade 12 students the eventual winners.  This also cemented the grade 12 win in the […]

CPHS ‘Brass 5’ Play First Dedicated Concert to Appreciative Audience

CPHS ‘Brass 5’ Play First Dedicated Concert to Appreciative Audience

June 7, 2013 No Comments

The Brass 5 performed their first concert on June 5th to over 100 appreciative supporters, family, friends, and community members at Zion Memorial Church June 5, 2013.  Under the direction of Daniel Pain, the ensemble strolled onstage performing the traditional Dixieland anthem ‘Just a Closer Walk.’  Musicians, Olivia Cotnam playing French horn, Paul Norris on tuba, Amir Van Alphen and […]

CPHS Bears Track Team Qualifies Remarkable 23 of 29 Athletes for OFSAA in Oshawa

CPHS Bears Track Team Qualifies Remarkable 23 of 29 Athletes for OFSAA in Oshawa

June 5, 2013 No Comments

CPHS had the most successful East Regional Track and Field Meet in school history as 23 out of the 29 competitors secured a spot in the OFSAA Championships to be held in Oshawa Thursday, June 6 through Saturday, June 8. The Pole Vaulters led the charge for the Garnet and Gold squad as three of […]

CPHS Musical Talent on Display at Spring Concert

CPHS Musical Talent on Display at Spring Concert

June 5, 2013 No Comments

The CPHS Spring Concert was held Thursday, May 30th, to a large and appreciative audience.  Music from popular favourites, to well-known chamber music, was shared by the Garnet Band, Gold Band, Intermediate Band, Intermediate Choir, and a number of smaller ensembles including the Brass 5. Many thanks to all of the performers, as well as […]

Cree Elder Teaches CPHS Students about Residential Schools, Life, and Overcoming Obstacles.

May 29, 2013 No Comments

On Tuesday, May 28, Thomas Louttit came to Carleton Place High School to give a talk to grade 10, 20th Century History and Native studies students. The students have done a unit on civil rights and changes to civil rights in the 20th century, and the unit included discussions about residential schools. Mr. Louttit is […]

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EQAO: Grade 9 Math Testing June 12th-13th

EQAO: Grade 9 Math Testing June 12th-13th

May 29, 2013 No Comments

All Grade 9 students taking Math this semester will be writing the EQAO Math Test on Wednesday, June 12th and Thursday, June 13th. Please see Mr. Norbraten if you have any questions.

CPHS Student Council Celebrates Spirit Week with Staff Karaoke, Final Dance of Year

May 29, 2013 No Comments

The CPHS student council is running a spirit week with themes for each day this week.  Yesterday’s ‘Disney’ theme was highlighted by teachers performing Disney Karaoke in the caf at lunch time. The final dance of the year is Wednesday, May 29th from 7-10pm and features a Parisian theme. Below: Pictured is Mr. King and […]

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UOttawa Professor, Dr Darcy Santor, Provide Tips on Dealing with Negative Thoughts

UOttawa Professor, Dr Darcy Santor, Provide Tips on Dealing with Negative Thoughts

May 29, 2013 No Comments

Grade 11 and 12 students at CPHS participated in workshops on the topics of Setbacks and Negative Thoughts. We welcomed Dr. Darcy Santor, a clinical psychologist and professor at the University of Ottawa. He spoke to students about the impact of negative thinking, and introduced ways to deal with negative thinking in their everyday lives.  […]

CPHS Wins 14th Consecutive Lanark County Track Meet

May 22, 2013 No Comments

CPHS won its 14th consecutive Lanark Country Track and Field Championship on May 15-16th.  The ‘Garnet and Gold’ won the overall, as well as the both the boy’s and girl’s titles in a meet featuring all of the Lanark County high schools.  Outstanding performances include Haylely Romain  (who won all three of her events and […]

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CPHS Students Hear Presentation on Staying Safe

May 14, 2013 No Comments

Grade 11 and 12 students at CPHS listened to a presentation today by the Carleton Place Municipal Drug Strategy Committee’s Nicole Pearson, MTO, and local OPP officers Sgt. Rob Croth and Cst. Sean Trahan, dealing with drugs, impaired driving and staying safe.  Many thanks to our community partners for coming in today to address these […]

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