FW Johnson Student Announcements

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

From the VP’s Desk

Note to Parents and Students: While there are no regular classes on Thursday, March 23rd, students who currently not passing a course or are missing assignments are expected to attend Home Work Blitz in the library (regular school hours). The library will be staffed with a number of teachers willing to provide one-on-one help with assignments and projects.

 

If you are staying after school to wait for a ride, or waiting for team practice,  you must wait in the homework room (218) only. If you choose not to be in the homework room, you will then need to leave/go home right after school.  Question or concerns - please speak with Mr. Antonini

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LOST and not found      

There is a fair amount of lost items in the office that can be found under the counter

UPDATE:  make sure you come and check for any lost items on the table outside the office - later Wednesday.  Unclaimed items will be packed up on Friday and donated.

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Volunteer Opportunity - VAP Kickball

Are you looking for volunteer work to add to your resume? Do you love having fun and making new friends. If so, the VAP kickball team is place for you! We are currently looking for coaches for our team. We play a three week season at the end of March/start of April. We will play 6-7 games this year against Martin and Thom. Please see Ms. Williams, Ms. Turnbull or Ms. Hodsman you are interested!

Expires: April 21

Noon hour gym schedule

Monday - Basketball & open gym

Tuesday - Badminton

Wednesday - Basketball & open gym

Thursday - Badminton

Friday - Basketball & open gym

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GROUPS and CLUBS:

YEARBOOK CLUB

We will be having weekly meetings until the end of the year to complete our Yearbook pages! If you need assistance or a place to work on the yearbook, please come to computer lab 211 on Tuesdays after school. We will be starting March 21st.

Expires: March 30

UNIFIED BASKETBALL            

No Practice on Tuesday this week. Diversity Day is on Tuesday so go and enjoy.  

Practices on Wednesday this week from 12:20 to 12:50 in the gym.  See you there!    

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Improv Team

Team Windup Friday March 24th - Pizza Lunch - see Mr. Fehr if you cannot make it!

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FW Johnson GSA

Meeting in room 129 this week. We have the responses from the Fyrefly presentation, and it would be good to hear some of the responses. See you all there!

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Tabletop Games Club

Games on this week!

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D4                  

D4 is an interfaith club that meets at lunch in Ms. Danyluk’s room. Everyone welcome. Lunch is provided.

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GirlSpace

GirlSpace is an opportunity to learn, laugh and share. Only a few weeks left!   Every Friday at noon in Room 218. Lunch is provided.

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SPORTS/ATHLETICS:

Track & Field

Anyone interested in being on the FWJ Track Team this year, please come Room 106 on Tuesday, March 28 at noon!

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Jr & Sr Girls Basketball

PLEASE RETURN YOUR JERSEYS TO MS. ROSENKRANZ ASAP!!

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Badminton

Practice Reminder:   You NEED to have your own goggles, reminder you can purchase them from the office for $5.00!!  If you do not have eye wear for Monday you will NOT be able to practice.

In general the season will have:

Practices on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30- 5 pm

Games will be the following Wednesdays: March 15, 22, 29   April 5, 12, 26

City Finals will be on Saturday April 29th

Expires: April 29

Sr. Boys Basketball

The Boys season came to end in Weyburn last weekend - the boys came up big and were victorious in the regional semi-final game against a strong Humboldt squad Friday, but after scaring the host team in the first half of the regional final the FWJ Wildcats fell short to the #1 seeded 4A basketball team in the province on Saturday.

Special thanks to all the players who dedicated their time to the team over the last 4 months and best wishes to our graduating players. Your school thanks you for representing our building over the last number of years.

Stay tuned for windup information in the coming weeks

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Jr. Boys Basketball                    

Stayed tuned for information about windup.

Expires:  April 2, 2017

BASKETBALL - ALL TEAMS                    

Learn about upcoming basketball opportunities by following BSI on Twitter at @basketballsask or go to the BSI website at https://www.basketballsask.com/ 

Provincial Teams - click on the link to find out how to register for tryouts https://www.basketballsask.com/?page_id=2392 

Clinics:

Camps:

Hoop Life Spring Academy March 25 - May 20 - see realhooplife.com for details

Dogpound Easter Camp - cost $160

2017 Adidas Regina Top 40 Camp - April 28 - 30 cost $295.00

Hoop Life Summer Academy - Various sessions July 10 - August 4 = see realhooplife.com for details

Expires: June 30

CURLING

Shout out to the mixed curling team that did an excellent job representing Johnson over the weekend.  The team made it to the Saturday Championship bracket, finishing in 4th place in the province.  Great job everyone.

Expires: March 31

MUSIC:

WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Monday-12:20: Concert Choir, 3:30 - Private Instruction (Times TBD)

Tuesday-12:20: Concert Band, 3:30 - Chamber Choir

Wednesday-12:00: Concert Choir, 3:30 - Jazz Band

Thursday - 12:00: Concert Band, 3:30 - Chamber Choir

ALL CONCERT BAND MEMBERS: We are unfortunately missing three consecutive rehearsals due to Diversity Day, 3-Way Conferences, and Wellness Day next Tuesday. PLEASE be practising your parts and making sure that you are prepared for our next rehearsal on Thursday, March 30th.

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GRADE SPECIFIC:

GRADE 12:

 Senior Prom                  

The Senior Prom is set for May 25.  

The theme is “A Night in Paris” and tickets are $35 each for seniors (maximum two tickets per senior)

Next ticket sales are during JAG on April 4th,5th,7th.  Be on the lookout for further information in announcements and posters. Program ticket sales (for family and friends to attend the speeches and grand march portion of the evening).

IMPORTANT: STUDENT FEES MUST BE PAID BEFORE YOU PURCHASE PROM TICKETS.  Tickets will not be sold to students with outstanding fees.

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Guidance Events for GRADUATING CLASS OF 2016-17

The TESL Saskatchewan Student Bursary

TESL Sask is pleased to announce an annual bursary to one person for the purpose of further education and training.  Application deadline is March 31st.  Recipient will be announced in April.  For more information and for the application form, please follow the link below.

TESL Sask Student Bursary Form

Ask Ms. Baumgartner if you have more questions

Expires:March 31st, 2017

The iQmetrix Females in Technology 2017 Scholarship (Saskatchewan)

One post-secondary student residing in Saskatchewan will receive a $1000 scholarship to support a tech-oriented education.

Requirements:
- Residence in Saskatchewan
- Attending a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan
- Answer three short (300 character) questions
- Latest transcript from your institution

Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2017 with the winner being announced by email on May 30th, 2017.

Apply here: http://developers.iqmetrix.com/scholarships/

Expires:May 1st

East Zone Scholarships for Grade 12’s                

Students who reside in Boothill, Arcola East or Dewdney East Communities are eligible for 2x $1000 bursaries. The selection criteria are based on community participation, including extra curricular school activities, church activities and other volunteerism. Applications are below and due April 15th, 2017.

Bursary Info

Online Application Package

Expires:April 15th

RESUME AND COVER LETTER HELP

Many grade 12 students have asked for help with a resume and or cover letter. Some grade 12’s are still unsure about what type of future plans they wish to embark upon. Please try https://www.myblueprint.ca/rbe

And it will help you with career/personality testing, creating a portfolio, what classes you might need and where to get the skills you need for the future you would like. P.S. it works equally well for grades 9-11 also.

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Upcoming Events

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