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Daily Announcements Tuesday February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Art ActivistArt Activist News! Meeting today at 245 in rm 248. Help us vote on the most creative Valentine Cards. These hand drawn cards will be available in the Great Hall- Donations  of  50 cents to a $1 are welcome to support our Clean Water Project in India with ME TO WE.
BadmintonThis is a reminder to the Badminton Team that there is a practice 6-9 pm on Wednesday.
Black History Month

In light of Black History Month, today during Periods 3 & 4 the Equity Team will be serving coconut drops and plantain chips.

These are popular treats in the Caribbean and some African countries.  The treats will be free and are open to everyone -- Come join us to learn a bit and try some delicious treats.

 For music-lovers and those who like to celebrate cultural diversity -- we have a special field trip opportunity related to Black History Month.  Next week, there will be a musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage. For more information and permission forms, see Ms. Coleman in Guidance or Ms. Alexander in Room 220 or Portable 8.
 

And here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:

Did you know that Mary Ann Shadd was the first black female newspaper publisher in Canada?  This heroic woman was also an activist for the end of slavery in the United States and she helped many African-Americans escape slavery by coming north to Canada.

Chess ClubJust a reminder there will be a chess club meeting today after school in room 201! All new members are welcome!
AP Computer StudentsA reminder to A.P. computer students: The first meeting is tomorrow, Wednesday February 14 after school in room 147
Debate TeamThe debate team meets today in the library after school
Global ProgramDid you know that students in other schools can apply for our Global Perspectives program here at Innisdale? If you're a grade 10 student currently and have friends in other schools that may want to apply for this program, start spreading the word and get your applications in soon. It is a very real possibility that you could be studying and travelling with your friends in 2019. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity. Deadline is March 2nd.
Guitar ClubGuitar club starts up again today...room 211 after school.  Keep on rockin' in the free world!
Mental Health Week ContestCalling all artistic minds for the mental health art, media, and writing contests! If you are interested in winning some prizes and having your artwork displayed during Mental Health week, submit your project to Ms. Mclean or Ms. Swain by April 16th
Outbound ClubThis is just a reminder of the Outbound Winter Camping meeting today after school in room 232. 
Boys' RugbyTonight, 6:00 t0 7:30 p.m. any and all Innisdale boys, grades 9 through 12 interested in rugby are welcome to come out for an introduction to rugby skills session. 
Summer Job?Hey students! Looking for a summer or part-time job? Are you having difficulties finding a job?  Connect with the Career Centre today and learn about the Youth Job Connection Summer program. Get paid for 21 hours of job readiness training to prepare you for a job placement. The Career Centre is located in the Bayfield Mall, no appointment is required.
Ultimate FrisbeeUltimate Frisbee practice and try-outs for Team A will be after school in the cafeteria today.  Practice and try-outs for Team B will be from 7:30pm to 9pm in the big gym.
Valentine's DayHey Invaders, tomorrow is Valentine's Day.  Don't forget to tell that special someone how you feel.  Today is your last chance to order carnations for your friends and loved ones. Come to the Great Hall during periods 3 or 4 to place your order.  Carnations are $2 and will be delivered tomorrow on Valentine's Day.
Waterloo Computer ContestA reminder to all Waterloo Computer Contest Writers: The contest is tomorrow Wednesday, February 14 in room 147 from 8am to 11am. Please arrive earlier if you can.
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