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Grade 9-12 Students to Participate in Compass Survey

Grade 9-12 Students to Participate in Compass Survey

February 23, 2015 No Comments

Our school will be participating in the 2014-2015 COMPASS Survey. Researchers from the University of Waterloo will ask students to complete a 30-minute questionnaire about healthy eating, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, smoking, alcohol and marijuana-use, and bullying. The survey is confidential and no names are written on the surveys. This means that the name of […]

Junior Girls Volleyball Wins LCIAA Championship, Headed to EOSSA Next Week

Junior Girls Volleyball Wins LCIAA Championship, Headed to EOSSA Next Week

February 19, 2015 No Comments

The Jr. Girls finished off their regular season in style yesterday winning the LCIAA Championship. They had a back and forth final against the cross town rival Notre Dame. CP easily took the first two games but the ND team fought back to make it 2 games to 2.  The Bears showed their true grit […]

Junior Boys Basketball Take the First Game Against SF in their Best of Three Final

Junior Boys Basketball Take the First Game Against SF in their Best of Three Final

February 18, 2015 No Comments

After a tightly contested first half, with only a three point lead at the break, the junior boys basketball team was able to pull away from Smiths Falls, taking the first of their best of three contest 44-27.  Congratulations to all of the players for their great start.

CPHS Production of “The Little Mermaid” is Fast Approaching

CPHS Production of “The Little Mermaid” is Fast Approaching

February 18, 2015 No Comments

The upcoming CPHS production of the junior version of The Little Mermaid takes place March 5th – 7th. Cast members will be offering a preview to students at Arklan, Beckwith, and Caldwell this Friday.  Tickets are available at the school, Read’s Bookshop & Mill Street Books in Almonte.  

Canadian & International Students Share Cultural Experiences at CPHS

Canadian & International Students Share Cultural Experiences at CPHS

February 13, 2015 No Comments

CPHS students enjoyed sharing cultural experiences with each other this week.  A trip to the canal had Canadian students providing help with tying skates, and teaching skating, to a group of our international students. The trip to the canal was followed up with lunch at an authentic Chinese restaurant in Chinatown, where international students were […]

Cultural Opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Inuit Students

Cultural Opportunities for First Nation, Metis and Inuit Students

February 13, 2015 No Comments

The UCDSB regularly offers programming to FNMI students.  Students who belong to an Aboriginal group are encouraged to “self-identify” so that they can be offered program opportunities directly.  This can be done at the office. As an example, the following is an invitation from Aboriginal Education Teacher Bill Montgomery: Round Dance PDF format   I […]

Report Cards Sent Home Today

February 13, 2015 No Comments

Report cards for all students, 7-12, were sent home today.  Students who missed getting their reports can pick them up on Tuesday.

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Girls Volleyball Update

Girls Volleyball Update

February 13, 2015 No Comments

The senior girls volleyball team hosted first place PDCI in the last game of the regular season on Tuesday. The bears roared through the first game but unfortunately lost the 4th game 27-25. The bears played their best game of the season with huge blocks, awesome digs and killer spikes and serves. They hope to continue […]

Holocaust Survivor, Vera Gara, Speaks to Students at CPHS

Holocaust Survivor, Vera Gara, Speaks to Students at CPHS

February 11, 2015 No Comments

Holocaust survivor, Vera Gara, spoke to a number of classes today at CPHS.  Ms. Gara spoke movingly and openly about the challenges she faced during her time in Bergen-Belsen.  She credited her optimism with helping her to maintain hope during that dark time.  She also encouraged students to be vigilant and to not take for […]

Intermediates Celebrate Carnaval d’Hiver

Intermediates Celebrate Carnaval d’Hiver

February 11, 2015 No Comments

On Monday, students in the intermediate division took part in our first annual Carnaval d’Hiver hosted by Mme. Degagne’s French immersion classes.  The morning started out with a free pancake breakfast for our students, followed by an afternoon full of indoor and outdoor activities.   Classroom teams competed against each other by collecting points, with a class pizza party as the prize.  […]