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CPHS Band and CP Community Band to Host Fundraiser Feb 27th

CPHS Band and CP Community Band to Host Fundraiser Feb 27th

February 13, 2014 No Comments

The Carleton Place High School Band and the Carleton Place Community Band are partnering to present a Fundraising Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, February 27th from 5 to 7 pm. The event is to raise funds for the High School Band to travel to Toronto in May and to help defray costs for the Carleton Place […]

CPHS Junior Girls Volleyball Advances to Lanark County Finals

CPHS Junior Girls Volleyball Advances to Lanark County Finals

February 13, 2014 No Comments

The CPHS Bears junior girls’ volleyball team faced cross-town rivals Notre Dame CHS in an exciting semi-final match. The Bears took the first set 25-16, which saw the girls come back from an early deficit. Notre Dame fought their way back in the second set and took the match 25-22, to tie the best of […]

Mr. Strachan’s PE Classes out Snowshoeing

Mr. Strachan’s PE Classes out Snowshoeing

February 13, 2014 No Comments

Mr. Strachan’s 9/10 Boys/Girls PE classes were outside snowshoeing recently.  Nice, new snow and many first-timers in each group made for a memorable experience.

CTV News Features CPHS Bone Marrow Drive

CTV News Features CPHS Bone Marrow Drive

February 13, 2014 No Comments

CTV news was in attendance at this week’s drive.  Thank you to Joanne Schnurr and the team at CTV for spreading the word about the importance of donating. The video of the story can be found here. The story can be found here.      

CPHS Hosts OneMatch Bone Marrow Donor Drive

CPHS Hosts OneMatch Bone Marrow Donor Drive

February 11, 2014 No Comments

CPHS hosted a OneMatch bone marrow donor drive today in the Cafetorium.  An impressive 72 CPHS students over the age of 17 gave a cheek swab to be added to the bone marrow transplant database. The drive was organized by Keisha and Teagan Simpson in honour Mackenzie Curran, a basketball opponent from Kingston currently fighting […]

CPHS Celebrates Student Council Spirit Week

CPHS Celebrates Student Council Spirit Week

February 10, 2014 No Comments

Spirit week continues this week, with themed dress days throughout: Monday – Garnet and gold Tuesday – Toga Wednesday – Camo and Plaid Thursday – Team Canada and dance – Intermediates in afternoon, Secondary from 7-10pm Friday – Red / pink Reminder that the bone marrow drive for students aged 17+ is Tuesday at MSIP. […]

Grade 8 Reach Ahead Com Tech Class Makes Buttons for ‘Day of Pink’

Grade 8 Reach Ahead Com Tech Class Makes Buttons for ‘Day of Pink’

February 9, 2014 No Comments

Members of the grade 8 reach ahead class, currently earning a grade 9 credit, recently created their own buttons.  Photos of the process below.

CPHS Bears Girls Hockey Find Success in Pre-Season Tournament

CPHS Bears Girls Hockey Find Success in Pre-Season Tournament

February 9, 2014 No Comments

The CPHS Girls Hockey Bears came out of hibernation to face off their season at the Arnprior District High School Girls Hockey Tournament yesterday.  CPHS iced a full roster of 15 skaters and a goalie, including a good mix of energetic juniors and experienced seniors. In their opener, the Bears stormed the ice to face […]

Grades 9-12 to Participate in Compass Survey

Grades 9-12 to Participate in Compass Survey

February 7, 2014 No Comments

Students in 9-12 will be invited to participate in a survey from Compass on health and wellness (the survey includes questions about diet, exercise, smoking, drug use, etc.)  All responses are confidential. Any parent or guardian who does not wish their son/daughter to participate is asked to contact Karen Biggs at ext. 426. More information […]

CPHS to Host OneMatch Bone Marrow Donor Event on Tuesday, February 11th

CPHS to Host OneMatch Bone Marrow Donor Event on Tuesday, February 11th

February 6, 2014 No Comments

CPHS students, Keisha and Teagan Simpson, are organizing a bone marrow donor drive in honour of a basketball opponent from Kingston, Mackenzie Curran.  Mackenzie is fighting Myelodysplastic Syndrome, a pre-state of Leukemia.  Inspired by her story, the Simpsons have contacted the family, Canadian Blood Services, and the school in order to make this happen. Potential donors, […]