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February 14
Talk Mail - February 14th, 2019

​TALKMAIL Friday, February 15th, 2019


Parents of Grade 9 students are asked to please return the Grade 9 Immunization forms to the school as soon as possible, as these are now past due.  If you have any questions regarding the forms please contact Public Health at 856-2401

Please note that our school has a no scent policy.  We kindly ask that if you are visiting the school you refrain from wearing scented products.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Ms. Squires is still accepting members for the first ever JV Band open to students with limited band experience. Rehearsals will be Mondays from 3:30 - 5:00 in room 167. 

Our course selection information for parents/guardians and students is located on our website.  Students will make their course selections for next school year tomorrow, February 15th.  Please spend time discussing these choices with your child and researching the programs of study and different post-secondary institutions.  Forms will be sent home next week for parent/guardian signatures.  These are due back no later than Friday, February 22nd.

Yearbooks are now $65 and are being sold until February 22nd.  Go to School cash online to get yours today

Students who are registered in AP Chemistry, AP English Literature or AP Psychology are asked to please pay the exam fee of $130 asap.  Please go to School Cash Online.

A reminder that there is no school on Monday, February 18th in or to enjoy the holiday “Family Day”


February 11
Talk Mail - February 11th, 2019

​TALKMAIL Monday, February 11, 2019


Parents of Grade 9 students are asked to please return the Grade 9 Immunization forms to the school as soon as possible, as these are now past due.  If you have any questions regarding the forms please contact Public Health at 856-2401


Student Information Profile Sheets were sent home last week.  Please verify and note any changes required, sign and then have your child return the form to the school by tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb 12th.    It is imperative that we have accurate student contact and medical information in our system.  

Please note that our school has a no scent policy.  We kindly ask that if you are visiting the school you refrain from wearing scented products.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Ms. Squires is still accepting members for the first ever JV Band open to students with limited band experience. Rehearsals will be Mondays from 3:30 - 5:00 in room 167. 

Our course selection information for parents/guardians and students is located on our website.  Students will make their course selections for next school year on Friday, February 15th.  Please spend time discussing these choices with your child and researching the programs of study and different post-secondary institutions.


February 01
Talk Mail- February 1st

​TALKMAIL Friday, February 1, 2019

Parents/Guardians of Grade 9 – 11 students are asked to “Save the date” for an information session regarding course selection for next school year.   Please join us in the school theatre on Wednesday, February 6th from 7 – 8 pm.  Students will be making their course selections on Friday, February 15th. 

The music department is excited to offer three new extracurricular opportunities for ANY student to participate in; Chorus, JV Band and Varsity Band.   Chorus is open to anyone who likes to sing and is interested in strengthening their singing skills for next year’s Musical. Rehearsals will be held on Tuesday's and Friday's at lunch in room 167 with Ms. Dominie.


Ms. Squires will be offering the first ever JV Band open to students with limited band experience. The first rehearsal will be Monday February 4th from 3:30 - 5:00.  Ms. Touchie will be offering Varsity Band to those more experienced students.  A meeting will be held Tuesday at the beginning of lunch for interested students in room 173.  The JV and Varsity Bands welcome violinists, cellists and bassists.

For more information on music extracurricular activities contact Linda Touchie.


Grade 9 students received Immunization forms yesterday from their Period 1 teachers.  These forms require a parental signature and need to be returned to the school on Monday, February 4th.  The Immunization Clinic will be held on March 25th.  If you have any questions please contact Public Health at 856-2401.


The girls’ rugby team will be doing a bottle drive on Monday, February 4th.  If you receive a flyer from a team member and have bottles that you would like to donate please leave the bottles at your front door and a member of the team will collect your bags.  Thank you



January 24
REVISED EXAM SCHEDULE JANUARY 24

REVISED BMHS Exam Schedule  – January 24th  2019

Monday – January 21st     

Tuesday – January 22nd  

Wednesday – January 23rd    

Thursday – January 24th     

Friday – January 25th  

 

 

SCHOOL CANCELLED

 

 

SCHOOL CANCELLED

 

 

ALL students will write Period 1 EXAM

9:00 -11:00am

 

 

SCHOOL CANCELLED

 

 

ALL students will write Period 3 EXAM

9:00 – 11:00am

 

 

 

 

ALL students will write Period 2 EXAM

 1:00 -3:00pm

 

 

 

ALL students will write PERIOD 4 EXAM

1:00 – 3:00pm

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 28th

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29th

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30th

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 31st

 

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 1st

 

ALL Students will write Period 5 EXAM

9:00 – 11:00 am

 

 

 

Turn around day

No school for students

 

 

Turn around day

No school for students

 

 

Semester 2 begins

 

 

 Semester 2 continues

·        All exams will be written in your normal classroom location beginning at 9:00am or 1:00pm each day. 

·        Students are to report to their classroom 10 minutes prior to the exam start time.

·        Exams are either 90 minutes or 2 hours long.

·        Once students are released from the exam room they are to quietly leave the area.

 

REMINDERS

·        The English Language Proficiency Assessment for Grade 9 students will be written in their English period.

·        The English Language Proficiency Re-Assessment for Grade 11 and 12 students will be scheduled individually.  Students will be informed of the time and location by the main office.  Students originally scheduled to write on Wednesday at 9am will write on Friday at 9am.  Students originally scheduled to write on Thursday at 9am will write on Friday at 1pm.

·        A parent/guardian must call and speak with an administrator if a student is unable to write their exam on any given day.  A doctor’s note will be required.

·        Students are to return all textbooks to their subject teacher and all library books to the librarian.

·        Once exams are finished each day students are to go home, to the cafeteria, or to a prearranged extra help session.

·        Busses will run at normal times during exams.

·        There will not be any cafeteria service during exam week.​ 

January 22
BMHS Revised Exam Schedule

 REVISED BMHS Exam Schedule  – January 2019

Monday – January 21st     

Tuesday – January 22nd  

Wednesday – January 23rd    

Thursday – January 24th     

Friday – January 25th  

 

 

SCHOOL CANCELLED

 

 

SCHOOL CANCELLED

 

 

ALL students will write Period 1 EXAM

9:00 -11:00am

 

ALL students will write Period 3 EXAM

9:00 – 11:00am

 

ALL students will write

Period 5 EXAM

9:00 -11:00am

 

 

 

 

ALL students will write Period 2 EXAM

 1:00 -3:00pm

 

All students will write PERIOD 4 EXAM

1:00 – 3:00pm

 

 

·        All exams will be written in your normal classroom location beginning at 9:00am or 1:00pm each day. 

·        Students are to report to their classroom 10 minutes prior to the exam start time.

·        Exams are either 90 minutes or 2 hours long.

·        Once students are released from the exam room they are to quietly leave the area.

 

REMINDERS

·        The English Language Proficiency Assessment for Grade 9 students will be written in their English period.

·        The English Language Proficiency Re-Assessment for Grade 11 and 12 students will be scheduled individually.  Students will be informed of the time and location by the main office.  Follow the original timeslot given for this exam. For example, if you were supposed to write on Wednesday at 9am you will now write Thursday afternoon at 1pm.

·        A parent/guardian must call and speak with an administrator if a student is unable to write their exam on any given day.  A doctor’s note will be required.

·        Students are to return all textbooks to their subject teacher and all library books to the librarian.

·        Once exams are finished each day students are to go home, to the cafeteria, or to a prearranged extra help session.

·        Busses will run at normal times during exams.

·        There will not be any cafeteria service during exam week.

·        Report cards will be issued on Friday, February 1st.

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January 18
Talk Mail - January 18th, 2019

​TALKMAIL Friday, January 18, 2019


Exams will take place from January 21st —25th.  The EXAM schedule is posted and has been reviewed with students.  The schedule and exam protocols are available on our school website for review.  Students were encouraged to bring home their study materials for the week at the end of today in case of any inclement weather.  Please refer to the schedule for inclement weather changes.  If there is a cancellation on Monday students will write their Period 2 Exam Tuesday morning at 9 am and their Period 1 Exam Tuesday afternoon at 1pm

The cafeteria will be closed during exam week.

Final report card marks from first semester will be going home on Friday, February 1st. 

There will be no school for students on Monday, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29th due to preparations for second semester.   

Parents/Guardians of Grade 9 – 11 students are asked to “Save the date” for an information session regarding course selection for next school year.   Please join us in the school theatre on Wednesday, February 6th from 7 – 8 pm.  Students will be making their course selections on Friday, February 15th. 


January 15
Talk Mail - January 14th, 2019

​TALKMAIL Monday, January 14th, 2019

Exemption applications for final exams will be handed out to students in Homeroom on Tuesday, January 15th.  Students who are eligible will then select the one course that they wish to have an exemption.  The subject teacher and parent/guardian will need to sign off on the exemption form.   The form needs to be returned to the subject teacher the following day. 

Exams will take place from January 21st —25th.  The EXAM schedule will be posted and reviewed with students.  The schedule and exam protocols will be available on our school website for review.  Students are encouraged to bring home their study materials for the week at the end of the day Friday, January 18th in case of any inclement weather.  Please note that Wednesday will have a morning and afternoon exam.

The cafeteria will be closed during exam week.

Students will receive their second semester schedules Friday, January 18th.

Final report card marks from first semester will be going home on Friday, February 1st. 

There will be no school for students on Monday, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29th due to preparations for second semester.   

Parents/Guardians of Grade 9 – 11 students are asked to “Save the date” for an information session regarding course selection for next school year.   Please join us in the school theatre on Wednesday, February 6th from 7 – 8 pm.  Students will be making their course selections on Friday, February 15th. 


December 05
Talk Mail - December 5th, 2018

​TALKMAIL December 5th, 2018


The Reach for the Top team is selling raffle tickets on over $150 worth of gift cards for Tim Hortons, Amazon, Cineplex, and more. Tickets cost $2 for one and $5 for three. Students can see any team member or Mrs. Natasha LeBlanc for tickets. Draw date is December 19.                                                

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Tis the Season for our Annual Fill the Bus Campaign! Our goal this year is 8000lbs of food and we need your help! All students are being asked to bring in non-perishable food items into their homerooms from now until December 14th. Corporate donations are also graciously accepted. BMHS has a history of caring, and this year, more than ever, there are people counting on us to keep the tradition of giving alive! 

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Bernice MacNaughton High School Drama Presents the Musical:

  Mamma Mia!

Beginning this evening, December 5th, Thursday, December 6th, Friday, December 7th and 

Saturday, December 8th 

Where:  BMHS Theatre 7:30pm

Students $12 Adults $15

Tickets sold at:

School Cash Online –through the Anglophone East website

Peoples Park Tower- Rite Stop, Jean Coutu -1789 Mountain Rd

School Office between 8- 3:30 pm

Please note there are still tickets for Thursday’s show even though it is no longer available on line.  

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Hoop Classic Spirit Game for Boys Basketball is happening Friday in our gym.  Students have an option to buy a $2 ticket to attend the game or choose to prepare for final assessments, complete missing work and receive academic support.

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Grad Photo retakes are scheduled for Monday, December 10th.  This is the final opportunity for students to have their photo taken to be in the yearbook and grad composite.  Students have already received their photo profile in the mail.  Students should sign up online or come to the main office. 


November 28
 TALK MAIL - NOVEMBER 28TH, 2018

​TALKMAIL November 28th, 2018



                                               

We are hosting a Girls Basketball Spirit Game on Friday, Nov. 30th scheduled to start at 9:45am.   The bell schedule is posted on our website for your reference.  Students who wish to purchase a ticket $2.00 to attend the game may do so at lunch on THURSDAY, NOV. 29 or first thing FRIDAY morning.  

Students who do not wish to go to the game are expected to attend one of the designated classroom areas for enrichment activities or support in preparation for final assessments.     

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Tis the Season for our Annual Fill the Bus Campaign! Our goal this year is 8000lbs of food and we need your help! All students are being asked to bring in non-perishable food items into their homerooms from now until December 14th. Corporate donations are also graciously accepted. BMHS has a history of caring, and this year, more than ever, there are people counting on us to keep the tradition of giving alive! 

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Bernice MacNaughton High School Drama Presents the Musical:

  Mamma Mia!

Wednesday, December 5th, Thursday, December 6th, Friday, December 7th and 

Saturday, December 8th 

Where:  BMHS Theatre 7:30pm

Students $12 Adults $15

Tickets sold at:

SchoolCashOnline – through the Anglophone East website

Peoples Park Tower- Rite Stop, Jean Coutu -1789 Mountain Rd

School Office between 8- 3:30 pm​

November 15
TALK MAIL - NOVEMBER 15TH, 2018

​TALKMAIL                                                       November 15th  2018

In the event of a school cancellation tomorrow due to inclement weather, the FRIENDS OF THE HIGHLANDERS Fall Fundraiser originally scheduled for Friday evening, November 16th will be postponed until Saturday, November 17th.   Please hold on to your tickets as we will honor them for the next date.
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Please check in with your club advisor or coach regarding potential cancellation of any weekend events.
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Report cards will be given out Friday, November 16th at the end of the day.  In the event of school closure they will be distributed Monday, November 19th.
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Grad Photos will end on November 16th.  In the event of school closure Friday, appointment times will roll over to Thursday, November 22nd. 
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No classes on Friday, November 23rd due to district wide Professional Learning.
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There are still many unpaid athletic fees from the fall sport season. If your child participated in one of the following fall sports: -Soccer-Football-Field hockey-Baseball-Cross Country-Golf and they have not yet paid their fees, please go to schoolcash online to pay these fees immediately. Students will not be able to participate in a Winter Sport until their fees from the fall have been paid.

To change the phone numbers/emails that receive Talk mail messages please go to the Parents tab on the Anglophone East District website and choose Safe Arrival – School Messenger and scroll down to FREQENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS and follow the steps under How do I change my preferences.
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Safe Arrival has rolled out for High School student attendance.  If you are unfamiliar with Safe Arrival, please go to the Anglophone East District Website and follow the steps to get set up and read what it is all about.  https://go.schoolmessenger.ca/    Please note that if you are calling in for Safe Arrival and receive a busy signal, simply hang up and call again.
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Bernice MacNaughton High School Drama Presents the Musical:
     Mamma Mia!
Wednesday, December 5th, Thursday, December 6th, Friday, December 7th and
Saturday, December 8th
Where:  BMHS Theatre 7:30pm
Students $12 Adults $15
Tickets sold at:
SchoolCashOnline – through the Anglophone East website
Peoples Park Tower- Rite Stop, Jean Coutu -1789 Mountain Rd
School Office between 8- 3:30 pm

October 23
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