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Carleton Place Family of Schools’ Family Fitness for November

Carleton Place Family of Schools’ Family Fitness for November

November 4, 2013 No Comments

Starting this week, throughout November, we have family Glee classes! Jennifer Lea Laale of “Be Your Best” will be the teacher.  Come sing and dance with your families. Tuesdays at 6:30 pm at Caldwell.  Participation is free and all are welcome.

“Take Our Kids to Work” Day for Grade 9 Students This Wednesday.

“Take Our Kids to Work” Day for Grade 9 Students This Wednesday.

November 4, 2013 No Comments

Wednesday, November 6th will be the 19th annual “Take Our Kids to Work” Day for grade 9 students across Canada.  This is an exciting opportunity for students to participate in a day of career exploration and learning about the skills required in the world of work.  Students will have the chance to spend the day […]

Intermediate Soccer Has Success on the Pitch

Intermediate Soccer Has Success on the Pitch

November 4, 2013 No Comments

Girls Soccer The intermediate soccer team was invited to an invitational tournament on Thursday October 17th at Beckwith Fields. It was a dark and cold day, but the girls spirits ran high and they tried hard. Although they were unsuccessful after 3 games of play, they took some great shots, made some great moves and […]

Junior Boys Volleyball Finish Regular Season in 2nd Place

Junior Boys Volleyball Finish Regular Season in 2nd Place

October 31, 2013 No Comments

The junior boys have finished the regular season with a great record.  They’ve won 26 games so far heading into the playoffs in 2nd place overall.  The tournament at CPHS was the last of five tournament days. This team has developed into great volleyball players and are an amazing team to watch in action. They will […]

Zombie Prom: Call for Stage Hands

Zombie Prom: Call for Stage Hands

October 31, 2013 No Comments

Do you want to be involved with this year’s musical, Zombie Prom? Do you want to be backstage instead of center stage? Do you want to work with a fun, fast-paced crew? Do you want to earn community service hours?   Zombie Prom needs stage crew members. See Mr. Lieff for the schedule and details.

Important Meeting for CPHS Band Parents

Important Meeting for CPHS Band Parents

October 30, 2013 No Comments

Hello band parents,   We are having an important meeting for all parents to discuss our upcoming trip this year and the organization of fundraising activities. The Band Parent’s Executive and CPHS Band Student’s Executive would like to meet with everyone on  Wednesday November 6th at 7 PM in the Learning Commons.  Looking forward to […]

Algonquin College (Perth Campus) Field Trip

Algonquin College (Perth Campus) Field Trip

October 30, 2013 No Comments

The Guidance department is organizing a field trip to this event and bussing will be provided free of charge Throughout the morning there will information sessions on each of the programs, tours of the school and a presentation on OSAP applications and funding your education. The OSAP session is of interest to students applying to […]

CPHS Staff Attend, and Present, Cutting Edge Professional Development

CPHS Staff Attend, and Present, Cutting Edge Professional Development

October 29, 2013 No Comments

Several CPHS staff members have recently attended PD looking at both the present, and future, of education. Last week, a team attended the UCDSB’s Small Schools Summit which was titled “Innovate Now!”  Key note speakers included Dianne Buckner, from CBC’s ‘Dragon’s Den,’ tech expert Amber MacArthur, and Montreal musician David Usher (pictured below).  CPHS’s CrossFit programme […]

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.