Parents as Career Coaches Presentation
Locker Clean Out & Book Return
Today is locker clean out during A Block. Please return any library books that you are finished reading and make sure you sign out a good book to enjoy over the holidays!
Thank you to Mrs. Lafreniere's A Block History students who decorated the library door today as part of this week's holiday festivities!
The book club is meeting today during REBEL to finish the book " I Am Malala". Our next book is going to be "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls. If you are interested in reading this book, please see Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Sutherland to get a copy of the book. New members are always welcome!
World War II Projects
Mrs. Sutherland is looking forward to working with Mrs. Lafreniere's History 12 class starting today on a new inquiry project on Crimes committed during World War II. You can find the your project webpage here.
Tonight is the annual winter gala at HSS! Wonderful smells are coming from the kitchen and a festive feel is in the air. A great big thanks to all the students, staff and parents that have worked so hard to to make this evening a success! The silent auction will be held in the HSS library learning commons and Mrs. Sutherland would like to thanks Mr. Roy's students who have decorated the library, Mrs. Boisvert's art students who painted festive scenes on the windows and Mrs. Tamburri's classes who decorated with gingerbread houses. It is looks wonderful in the Learning Commons!
New Projects Starting this Week
Mrs. Sutherland would like to welcome Mr. Demers English 11 students, Mr. Roy's Psychology 12 students and Mrs. Lafrreniere's Social Justice class to the Library Learning Commons this week. Mr. Demer's students will be researching controversial topics for their argumentative essays and learning how to use the databases and Noodletools. Mrs. Lafreniere and Mr. Roy's classes are working on a new collaborative project on gender bias in the Media. Mrs. Sutherland is looking forward to learning with you this week!
Students who are interested in the ACE-IT program for next semester will be meeting with Mrs. Schenk and Mrs. McHale in the library this afternoon to learn more about the program and get registration information.
Welcome to Parent-Teacher interviews this evening at HSS. If you have time in between your appointments, please feel free to come down to the Library Learning Commons and check out the display on staff favourites and see some books we recommend.
The French 11 classes are doing their interviews in the library today, tomorrow and Friday. Bonne Chance!
The Spanish 11 classes are cooking items from their restaurant project today and Thursday and Mrs. Sutherland is excited to try out some of the recipes they had on their menus!