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The students and staff at the Charlottetown Rural High School (CRHS) were happy to host the second annual Healthy Harvest celebration on Oct. 22. The Healthy Harvest is a showcase of a variety of foods produced using vegetables and fruits grown and harvested by the school. The goal is to promote healthy eating and further develop the understanding of where our food comes from. The harvest is made possible through the collaborative efforts of the school’s leadership and culinary classes, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and the Inclusive Education Department. Special thanks to Island Meadow Farms and Atlantic Grown Organics.
Charlottetown Rural hosted the PEISAA Cross Country Championships on Oct. 15 with more than 400 runners from schools across the province. The Raiders had a fantastic day with both the juvenile girls and senior boys capturing provincial banners. A special congratulations to Rural Raider Caleb Gagne for capturing the individual gold for senior boys. Thank you to all participants for your commitment and hard work in school sport.
Want to earn some extra cash? Need a tutor for extra help? Apply to the CRHS tutor program in student services. We will match tutors with students who are looking for help. Tutors will earn $15 per hour. Students must be in Grade 11 or 12 to be considered a tutor.
Pearson College (UWC)
Applicants applying through the UWC National Committee of Canada (NCC) must be at least one of the following: Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, resident of Canada for at least 12 months, a student who cannot apply through a UWC national committee in their country of residence or citizenship. Applicants are encouraged to apply during their Grade 11 year. Applicants must be at least 16 years old by Sept. 1 of the year they will enter UWC. The majority of students begin their studies at age 17. Deadline to apply is Nov. 15. More info and application is available online.
House of Commons page program
Each year 40 students from high schools and CEGEPs are selected from across Canada to participate in the page program. Pages are undergraduate students who are attending university full time in one of the four universities in the national capital region. They work part time during their first year of study. Nov. 8 is the deadline to apply. More information is available here.
Grade 12 students are invited to join the CRHS Grad Class 2021 Google Classroom. You will receive information on scholarships, university information, deadlines and other important information.
Kinkora Regional High School (KRHS)
Submitted by student reporter Darra Stewart.
Dates to remember
- Oct. 30 – Halloween dress-up day.
- Nov. 5 – School photo re-take day.
Warm Blazer welcome
We are delighted to have UPEI student-teacher Jill Parker with us until Christmas. Jill will be working with both Shelley Tremere and Jessica Reeves.
Students of the week
Congratulations to our most recent students of the week, Emma Larsen and Koraleigh Ahearn.
Student council - The student council executive for next year is:
- President – Mandy MacLeod
- Vice-president – Matthew Murphy
- Executive members – Ty Arsenault, Maura Duffy and Jessica Larsen
Grade reps are:
- Grade 9 – Heidi Eggert, Bethany Rogers and Carley Simpson
- Grade 10 – Makenzie Cutcliffe & Lilla Johnston
- Grade 11 – Quianna Harvey
- Grade 12 – Ryley MacWilliams
- Teacher advisor – Kevin Stewart
Grade 12 students Emma Arsenault and Rachel Paynter will be the editors of the 2020-21 KRHS yearbook. Grads are asked to have their baby picture submitted by Nov. 1 to Mrs. McCarthy.
Students of the month
Congratulations to the following students for being selected as students of the month for September. These students are being recognized for excellence in the following areas:
- Grade 9 – Jack Affleck.
- Grade 10 – Anna Jesulaitis. Grade 11 – Darra Stewart.
- Grade 12 – Koraleigh Ahearn.
- School spirit – Maura Duffy. Club member – Jessica Larsen.
- Good citizenship – Ryley MacWilliams. Administrator’s choice – Rachel Paynter.
Terry Fox Run
Our 40th annual KRHS Terry Fox Run was held on Sept. 30 with all funds raised going to cancer research. This year, we raised $1,105. Congratulations to Grade 12 student Ty Arsenault for raising the most pledge money.
October is Canadian Library Month. The KRHS library is open every day before school, during class, at breaks, at noon, and after school. Special thanks to teacher librarian Shelley Tremere.
Congratulations to Grade 12 student Ryley MacWilliams, who has been selected to represent KRHS as a page for the 2020-21 session of the P.E.I. legislative assembly.
The High School Reports feature runs in The Guardian on Mondays during the school year. All Island high schools are welcome to send in contributions. However, before doing so, either a student or staff member must contact Carolyn Drake at 902-629-6000, ext. 6036 for information on content and deadlines.