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Morning Announcements – March 27, 2015

Mar 27 The Dryden Ski Club is holding its annual Slush Bowl Windup this weekend.  The hill will be open Saturday and Sunday from 10-4, with the Slush Bowl on Sunday, shortly after noon.  Come out and take part in the fun or just watch as we celebrate the end of another season.
Mar 27 Did you know that tomorrow; Saturday is Earth Hour.   And millions of people across the world will be shutting off their lights for 1 hour at 8:30 local time.   To help celebrate earth hour we've asked classrooms to use natural lighting or to shut off half their lights today if possible.   Visit EarthHour.org to see how this movement has helped make our world a more environmentally friendly place to live.
Mar 27 April is poetry month at the Dryden Public Library and they are having a poetry contest.  Poems may be submitted by emailing library@dryden.ca or dropped off at the Library.  Submission deadline is April 22nd – winners will be announced April 29th.
Mar 27 Dryden Youth Soccer is pleased to host a week long British Soccer camp at the North Dryden Soccer field at the end of June and also there will be a 2 hour Kickstart camp on Friday, April 10th.  If you are 16 or younger and are interested, please come to the office for more information or see the posters in the student square to register. Deadline to register is March 29th.
Mar 27 Science North is recruiting individuals for their outreach programs. A “hand-out” with details is available in the Main Office.
Mar 27 Grade 12 students it is time to start applying to university and colleges and you can also check out the latest scholarship and bursary information on the DHS website.  Please stop by the Guidance office for more information.
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Spencer West “Overcoming Obstacles” April 9, 2015 5-7 p.m.

spencer westTo Register Visit: http://goo.gl/forms/zBtyEdQmkv

On Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. there will be a free event at The Centre featuring Spencer West.

This event is for all parents and for students in grades 7 and up.

Spencer lost both legs from the pelvis down at the age of five.  He has tackled challenge after challenge in a world set against those with disabilities.  Spencer has accomplished many amazing things throughout his journey to redefine his own possible.

View a video and learn more about Spencer at


Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and a light meal will be available.  Several organisations, that assist in overcoming obstacles, will have booths set up for you to visit from 5-6, this will be followed by Spencer’s presentation.

Tickets are limited and must be registered for in advance on a first come first served basis by school.  Please register through your child’s school.  Child care will be available if registered for prior to March 30th.  A light meal is provided. Assistance with transportation will also be available for those requiring it.

Visit http://goo.gl/forms/zBtyEdQmkv to register.


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OFSAA Website Issues

It seems like the OFSAA website is having some problems beyond our control.

Here are links to the schedule, results and webcast:




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DHS Hosting AA Volleyball OFSAA

teamcomposite_girlsDryden High School welcomes the best Volleyball players in the province as it hosts the 2015 Girls' AA Volleyball Provincial Championship.  Visit the official OFSAA Website to view results and to watch games live.  All games will be webcast live.

Girls AA Volleyball OFSAA website.

The schedule of round robin games for Dryden High is :

Dryden HS is ranked #9


Play Monday @ 10:30 vs #8 ranked Sydenham @ DHS

Play Monday @ 1:30 vs #3 ranked Widdifield @ Open Roads

Play Tuesday @ 10:30 vs #14 ranked Timmins @ DHS


Will play a playoff game for sure on Tuesday at either 3:00, 5:00 or 7:00

Playoffs continue on Wednesday for those that win Tuesday’s playoff round.  Finals are slated for 5:00 on Wednesday.




To view where all of these team are coming from, View the OFSAA Map below, click for full size -


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DHS Hosts Elementary Basketball tournament

march4_elemThe halls, gymnasium and cafeteria  of DHS are filled today with local elementary basketball players.  Pictured here are the St. Joseph's Bulldogs playing the Crolancia Cougars.  Welcome future eagles!

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March 3 – Grade 8 Orientation

March3_grade8orientationOn March 3, DHS Students were tour guides to the next cohort of Grade 9's.  Students from DHS' 5 feeder schools got to see what high school life is all about as they toured the hallways and enjoyed a complimentary lunch.

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