Friday, December 19, 2014

A reminder to all Co-op Work Studies students to hand in your paperwork and weekly logs as soon as possible to Mrs. Tremere in the library.

Any students who would like a copy of the December Blazer Newsletter, please pick one up in the library, anytime.

 

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Thursday, December 18

 Peer Helpers are reminded that their research slide show and Assignment #6 are due ASAP.

Congratulations to Amanda O’Connor as she is the student of the week. See Stew for your treats Amanda.

Happy Birthday today to Hannah Hutcheson and Tate McAvinn.

Grade 10 and 11 ADP students are asked to meet in room 205 during the morning break.

Bball News – Last evening the girls played host to Three Oaks. The Blazers played solid man to man defense especially in the 1st quarter. However, they found themselves trailing by fourteen points at the half as they had trouble finishing around the basket. They were able to generate their most offense of the game in the 3rd quarter. In the end the Axettes went on to post a 38 to 22 victory.

Game stats:

  • Amanda, Alexis, and Maggy each scored 2 points
  • Molly scored 6 points
  • Jill scored 10 points
  • Cassie, Taylor, Rachel, Jill Parker, and Sarah Mac all had good playing minutes.

Next action is on Monday when the Blazers travel to Colonel Gray.

 

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Peer Helpers are reminded that their research slide show and Assignment #6 are due ASAP.

Happy Birthday today to Rachel Adams and Destiny Powers

Reminder that the staff are preparing a turkey dinner free of charge for the students tomorrow.  Be sure to show your gratitude for their act of Christmas kindness.

Baked potatoes will not be sold today at lunch.  Pizza will still be sold on Friday.

Meet your handshake partners with your special handshake.  Random prizes will be awarded to those who are seen meeting with the handshakes throughout the day.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Mr. Wynne and the band did an amazing job at the concert yesterday and the drama group pulled the play together quite nicely.

Grad Executive meeting in the library at 11:30.

Students are reminded to lock their lockers at all times.

Pizza on sale today at lunch. Sign up by break.

Reminder that the staff are preparing a turkey dinner free of charge for the students this Thursday.  Be sure to show your gratitude for their act of Christmas kindness.

Meet your handshake partners with your special handshake.  Random prizes will be awarded to those who are seen meeting with the handshakes throughout the day.

Happy bleated birthdays to Jessica Lewis on December 13 and CJ McCardle on December 14th.

Basketball News – The girls basketball team has five players back from last season. They include: Jill Lawless, Alexis Mulligan, Maggy McGrath, Amanda O’Connor, and Molly Murphy. There are five new members on the team from last year. They include: Cassie Murray, Taylor Arsenault, Rachel Green, Jill Parker, and Sarah MacDonnell.

Last weekend the girls played in the KISHMAS basketball tournament. On Friday evening the Blazers matched up against theThree Oaks Axettes. The Blazers trailed by 17 points at the end of the 2nd quarter. The girls were not able to generate much offense in the 2nd half and Three Oaks rolled to a 59 to 18 victory.

Scoring stats:

  • Maggy scored 7 points
  • Molly scored 6 points
  • Jill scored 4 points
  • Rachel scored a single point on a foul shot

On Saturday morning the girls played against Bluefield. The Blazers had a solid two way game and did a very good job of keeping the ball out on the perimeter denying the Bobcats scoring chances. The girls held a 21 to 10 lead after two quarters and rolled on to a 40 to 15 victory.

Game stats:

  • Jill scored a season high18 points
  • Maggy scored a season high 9 points
  • Rachel scored a career high 4 points
  • Amanda scored 5 points
  • Alexis scored 2 points
  • Molly scored a single point
  • Jill (JP) Parker scored the first point off her career on a foul shot

The Blazers finished 2nd in their pool and so faced off against Westisle. Speed and turnovers were a factor that worked against the Blazers in the 1st quarter and they found themselves trailing by 22 points after the quarter. For the rest of the game the Blazers settled down and played their best defense of the season as they adjusted to the Wolverines set plays. They were also able to generate more offense during the remainder of the game. However, Westisle rolled to a 58 to 23 victory.

Game stats:

  • Maggy scored 8 points
  • Amanda scored 6 points
  • Sarah Mac scored 4 points
  • Alexis and Jill each scored 2 points
  • Rachel scored a single foul shot

Tomorrow the girls play host to the Three Oaks Axettes. Game time is 7:30.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

There will be a student council meeting next Monday, December 15th at 11:25 for all the grade reps and the executive. Please bring your lunch.

Congratulations to Leah Craig as she was the student of the week last week and to Rebecca Paynter as she is the student of the week for this week. See Stew for your treats.

A reminder to all Co-op Work Studies students to hand in your paperwork and weekly logs as soon as possible to Mrs. Tremere in the library.

Any students who would like a copy of the December Blazer Newsletter, please pick one up in the library, anytime.

Kinkora Cares Bingo – A reminder that students have until Friday at lunch to complete the bingo card and pass it in for prizes.

Drama club meets today after school from 3 -4 . Bring props.

St. Nick would like to remind all students that when the bell rings, you are expected to GET to class. There have been a number of students loitering in the locker area after the bell. Students who accumulate 3 lates can be given a detention by their teacher. Please get to class on time.

Congratulations to November’s students of the Month. The following students have won student of the month in the respective categories
Bailee Dawson – School Spirit
Molly Murphy – Extracurricular
Jessica Lewis – Good Citizenship
Callie Thomson – Grade 9
Nick Henderson – Grade 10
Aaron Hughes – Grade 11
Andrew MacCormack – Grade 12
Shandi Cameron – Administrator’s Choice

Congratulations to the winners. Please come down to the office right now to receive your student of the month pen.

We are continuing with a month of kindness at Kinkora Regional High. This week, along with kind acts, we are looking to show gratitude. Have the attitude of gratitude. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you everyday.
Your challenge today is to thank someone in your family for their support.

Today’s activity is Hugs and Handshakes. Students will be going around to classes to talk about this. Please have a shirt you can write on or a piece of paper for people to sign when they give a hug.
Spiritwear- We are hoping it will be in by next Tuesday.
Baked Potatoes are on sale today at lunch. Please sign up in the cafeteria by break.
Thursday is Challenge Day – we look forward to seeing all students here for the day. Remember that lunch is provided.
Friday is Warm Fuzzy Day – wear your pajamas and be prepared to give sincere compliments to make people feel warm and fuzzy.
Holland College will be visiting our school today at lunch. Drop by to visit their table by the lockers.
SADD meeting at the beginning of lunch today in Mrs. Broderick’s room. All members are welcome.

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Tuesday, December 9th

Cafeteria News – Pizza will be sold on Tuesday and Friday this week. Potatoes will be sold on Wednesday.

Grads- Tonight is the Grad Christmas Party from 5 -7.  The sign up for potluck is on the bulletin Board.  You may also choose to bring a $5 for the Texas Gift Exchange.  This will be a fun evening of games and fun.  All grads are encouraged to attend.

Challenge Day – This Thursday is Kinkora’s Challenge Day.  All students are encouraged to attend.  You do need to commit to staying for the full day, as many of the activities build on each other.  Please pass your form in saying you are committed to the office by today at lunch so we can order enough food and snacks for everyone.  If you have specific dietary needs, please see Mrs. Cole.   Pizza or garlic fingers will be ordered and the Kinkora CWL will be providing morning snack.  This will be an energizing and positive day.

Month of Kindness:

Your gratitude with attitude challenge today is the thank someone at school who is not in your grade. Thanks them for something they have done to help you or make your day.

Remember to complete your bingo and pass them into the office by Friday to win prizes.

There will be a student council meeting next Monday, December 15th at 11:25 for all the grade reps and the executive. Please bring your lunch.

A reminder to all Co-op Work Studies students to hand in your paperwork and weekly logs as soon as possible to Mrs. Tremere in the library.

Any students who would like a copy of the December Blazer Newsletter, please pick one up in the library, anytime.

Holland College will be visiting our school tomorrow at lunch.  Come visit them at their table by the lockers to find out more about your program of choice.

Our last winners of the Random Acts of Kindness challenge were: Alex Torok for making someone laugh and Brittany Peters for helping people out.  Congratulations and you can drop by the student services office today to claim your prize.

Girls basketball practice after school today.

 

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Monday, December 08, 2014

We are continuing with a month of kindness at Kinkora Regional High. This week, along with kind acts, we are looking to show gratitude. Have the attitude of gratitude. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you everyday.
Your challenge today is to thank someone in your grade for things they have done to help you today or in the past.
This morning – students will be passing out Showing Kindness bingo cards can be picked up in the office. Students are challenged this week to complete as many of those acts as possible and return the cards to the office by next Friday for prizes.
Also, we are encouraging everyone to wear a shirt you can write on and bring a permanent marker on Wednesday for the Hug and Handshakes Day.
The student council would like to thank all students who came to the blizzard on Saturday night. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Two coats were left on the coat rack Saturday evening. If you left you coat, please go to the office and pick it up.

Cafeteria News – Pizza will be sold on Tuesday and Friday this week.
Potatoes will be sold on Wednesday.

Grads- This Tuesday is the Grad Christmas Party from 5 -7. The sign up for potluck is on the bulletin Board. You may also choose to bring a $5 for the Texas Gift Exchange. This will be a fun evening of games and fun. All grads are encouraged to attend.

Challenge Day – This Thursday is Kinkora’s Challenge Day. All students are encouraged to attend. You do need to commit to staying for the full day, as many of the activities build on each other. Please pass your form in saying you are committed to the office by Tuesday so we can order enough food and snacks for everyone. If you have specific dietary needs, please see Mrs. Cole. Pizza or garlic fingers will be ordered and the Kinkora CWL will be providing morning snack. This will be an energizing and positive day.

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