Morning Announcements – Sept. 17, 2009

Sept. 17 Attention All First Nation Students.  A rep from Western University will be in room 131 at 10:15 today to provide information on First Nation services offered at Western.
Sept. 17 Mrs. Moline’s Social Science class, please meet in room 116 at 11:30 today.
Sept. 17 There will be a cheerleading tryout today at 5:00 p.m. in the small gym.
Sept. 14 – 17 If you are interested in trying out for the boys hockey team, sign up in the main office before this Thursday.  First session is on Sunday.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Oltsher.
Sept. 17 Do you have an interest in the following areas:  recreational activities during and after school, media arts, native art, cultural identity, mentoring and tutoring, or native theater?  If this sounds like something that would interest you, please attend a meeting in room 131 during Block D on Friday, Sept. 25.
Sept. 17 Signup for boys hockey tryouts ends today!  If you are interested, sign up in the main office before 3:30.  A list with specific groupings will be posted on the bulletin board by the trophy case on Friday morning.
Sept. 17 Just a reminder to staff of the Alzheimer Coffee Break today in the upstairs staffroom.

Northwestern Health Unit Dental Screening

During the school year, a Dental Professional from Northwestern Health Unit will check the dental health of students up to and including 17 years of age. This involves a quick look in the mouth with a flashlight or with a sterilized mirror, explorer and vinyl gloves.

The screenings will help us plan the school dental health program, measure the effects of water flouridation, build a postive dental attitude in children, identify and follow-up children who have urgent dental needs. Screenings do not replace regular visits to the dentist.

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DHS Green Eagles Battery Disposal Drive

batteriesBatteries contain heavy metals such as mercury, lead, cadmium, and nickel. When these batteries are deposited in a landfill, these heavy metals have the potential to slowly leach into our soils, groundwater, and surface water. This is a huge environmental concern.

The DHS Green Eagles are now collecting batteries for recyling. Students and staff can bring their old household batteries to the drop off box in the main office to ensure that they will be disposed as hazardous waste.

The Green Eagles meet every Tuesday at 11:30 in room 107.  All interested students and staff are welcome.

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