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More than 90 CPHS Grade 9 Students Participate in ‘Take Our Kids to Work Day’

November 9, 2012 No Comments

On Wednesday, November 7, more than ninety grade 9 C.P.H.S. students participated in ‘Take Our Kids to Work Day’. This program, which has been running across Canada since 1993, provides students with the opportunity to spend a day in the workplace of a parent, relative, or friend. As indicated in the TOKTW Parent Guide, students […]


Former National Team Olympic Weightlifting Coach Works with CPHS Students

November 6, 2012 No Comments

On the morning of Friday, November 2, twenty-five selected students enrolled in the Strength and Conditioning and Fit Life courses, in addition to the Sports Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM), had the opportunity to learn from and train with Daniel Robitaille, a former elite athlete and coach who specializes in the weightlifting skill called the […]


Intermediate Soccer Players Demonstrate Great Skill and Sportsmanship

November 2, 2012 No Comments

Two girls teams and two boys teams participated in a soccer tournament on Monday, October 23rd hosted by Calvary Christian Academy at Beckwith Ninth Line Fields.  The boys “A Team” had a great showing with a 2-2 record, narrowly missing both games by single goal differentials. Mark led the way for this team with a […]

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Link Crew listens to Olympian Jennifer Botterill in Cornwall

October 30, 2012 No Comments

The CPHS Link Crew was in Cornwall last week for training.  The group had the opportunity to hear from Director David Thomas and Olympian Jennifer Botterill.

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CPHS CrossFit Programme Featured in New Video

October 30, 2012 No Comments

Teacher Brian Dickie and CPHS students are featured in a new video posted on YouTube by ‘Again Faster,’ highlighting the quality programme established at the school in 2003 and connected to the school’s Sports Specialist High Skills Major.    

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CPHS Students Celebrate Mole Day – Avogadro’s Number

October 24, 2012 No Comments

At 6:02 a.m. on October 23, 2012, about 40 senior science students and teachers from the Science and Guidance Departments at CPHS made the Mole Day pledge in honour of Avogadro and his number, the number of particles that makes up a mole – 6.02 x 1023.  Celebrations included pancakes, juice and coffee cooked by the staff, […]


CPHS Students Go to Stratford

October 19, 2012 No Comments

“You are the best behaved group of students I’ve ever encountered at a show,” said one elderly patron of the C.P.H.S. English and drama scholars who visited the Stratford Shakespeare Festival last week. Forty-nine students, representing grades 10 through 12, made the trip to this picturesque western Ontario town, which was famous for theatre long […]


CPHS Students Participate in Guinness World Science Challenge

October 17, 2012 No Comments

Carleton Place High School was one of 135 Canadian teams who participated in a Guinness World Challenge on Friday with 174 Grade 7/8 students participating in a hands-on lesson about fluids, Bernoulli’s Principle and the Coanda effect.  They observed the behaviour of balloons and made a simple technology work using their learning about fluids and […]

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A Very Special Commencement

October 7, 2012 No Comments

Principal Eric Hardie and teachers Marilyn MacGregor and Brian Dickie joined the Taylor family this past Friday for a special commencement presentation. They were visiting the residence of Josh Taylor and his family to present him with his High School Diploma.  Josh, a CPHS student who has bravely been battling leukemia for a number of […]


CPHS Plays in Annual Turkey Bowl

October 6, 2012 No Comments

The CPHS Junior and Senior Teams played the annual Turkey Bowl at Naismith field on Saturday. While the Seniors put forward a great effort in their loss to the Almonte DHS team, the Juniors were able to win their game against the Junior Thunderbolts.

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