Morning Announcements – Nov. 30, 2009

Nov. 30 The Christmas Cheer Board is looking or volunteers.  Come to the main office for more information.  (Call 223-5995 & ask for Peggy)
Nov. 30 – Dec. 3rd Students wishing to write the Grade 9, Grade 10, or Grade 11 Mathematics Contests, please see your teacher or Mr. Currie in Room 208 to sign up or for further information.  The registration deadline is this Thursday.  The Math Contest will be held on Thursday, February 25th.
Nov. 30 – Dec. 1st Attention Reading Eagles:  The White Pine Reading Program is about to start.  Come to the Library Tuesday, Dec. 1st at 11:30 to hear all about this year’s books and sign up.  It’s okay to bring your lunch.  If you can’t make the meeting, but still want to be a part of it, see Mrs. Storgard in the library.
Nov. 30 Any students interested in jewelry making on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd at lunch.  Please sign up in the main office.
Nov. 26 – 30 Staff of DHS are offering a variety of activities for students to participate in at lunch.  Please see the calendar of events posted outside the library for the activities being offered.
Nov. 30 Dryden Atom Tournament organizers are still looking for student volunteers to keep time for their tournament which is taking place December 11th – 13th.  Sign up is here in the main office.  This is a good opportunity to earn some volunteer hours.

DHS Students – Enter the Canadian Mathematics Competition

Looking for a chance to develop or test your mathematics skills? Dryden High School is enrolling students in the Canadian Mathematics Competition to be held on Thursday, February 25, 2010.

The aim of the Contest is to provide an opportunity to have fun and develop mathematical problem solving ability.

Each Contest consists of twenty-five multiple choice questions ranging from easy to difficult. Each contest is sixty minutes in length, and will begin at 9:00 a.m. Any calculator is permitted.

The deadline for signups is this Thursday, December 3rd.

For more information, see Mr. Currie in room 208.

Weekend Hockey Results

The girls Eagles played to an eventual third place finish in tournament play this weekend.

The girls Eagles played to an eventual third place finish in tournament play this weekend.

Girls vs. TA (slideshow, gallery)

Girls vs. Fort (slideshow, gallery)

Boys vs. Geraldton (slideshow, gallery)

A busy weekend for Eagles hockey as the Girls host their annual tournament and the Boys meet Geraldton in exhibition play.

The Girls played St. Thomas Aquinas from Kenora on Friday afternoon, defeating them 6-0 in front of a crowd of DHS students. Friday evening’s game saw them take on the Fort Frances Muskies with a final score of 3-2 for the Eagles. It was a hard fought game, with the Eagles trailing 2-1 until late a few late game goals brought them out ahead.

The Eagles ended up in third place in the tournament, with Red Lake taking second place and Fort Frances coming out on top.

The Girls next game is at home vs. Fort Frances this Saturday.

In Boys hockey. on Friday the Eagles won over Geraldton  with a score of 6-2. Goal Scorers were Daimon Wesley, Ethan Egli, Josh Reid, Grant Valiquette, Blair Dingwall and Kyle Hamilton. Jared Stratford was an offensive asset with 3 assists. Kim Wildhaber took the win in net for the Eagles with a solid performance.

The teams met again on Saturday with a final result of  11 to 3 for the Eagles. Grant Valiquette, Zack Pitchenese and Matt Bartlett two goals a piece, with singles added by Josh Reid, Blair Dingwall, Daimon Wesley, Ethan Egli and Jeff Kropelin. Zach Lake was in net for this game.

Coach Oltsher said “despite the lop-sided scores we were able to work on a few things this weekend and we were also able to get a few players into the lineup who had been hurt for the past few weeks.”

The boys travel to Fort Frances Tuesday for their second game of the regular season.

Great work teams!

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