Morning Announcements – October 24th, 2011

Oct. 24 Congratulations to all the staff and students that tried out the climbing wall at lunch last Wednesday & Thursday.  The following winners can come to the office to claim their prize.  Cody Montgomery, Mr. Dave Darling, Jordan Shorrock, Ilya Perkins, Bobbi Abraham, Kjell Schmidt.
Oct. 24 – Nov. 8 Photo Retake day is November 9th starting at 9:00 a.m.  If you did not get your picture taken yet, or if you are unhappy with your photo results, you can have your photo taken again.  The photographers do not reshoot students who had their pictures done but did not purchase a package unless you are paying for a new package.
Oct. 24 Reminder of the SAVE meeting on Monday, Oct. 24th at 3:10 in the library!  New members welcome.  Hope to see you there.
Oct. 19 – 28 Someone from Safe Grad will be in the student square on October 28 at 12:00 noon to collect sold Safe Grad Ticket stubs & money and also to distribute Safe Grad tickets to those students who have not received them yet.
Oct. 24 Hey grade 9 – 12 girls!  Have you ever thought about a career in the skilled trades and technologies?  Would you like to meet inspiring women from your community who have found exciting and rewarding careers in a field they love?  On Thursday, October 27th, Skills Canada-Ontario is hosting a “Skills Work! For Women” Networking Dinner at La Place Rendezvous in Fort Frances.  For more information or to register for this event see Mrs. Pateman in Guidance.
Oct. 14 – 24 A reminder to students that University of Saskatchewan will be here today,  Algonquin College on Oct. 28th, U of Regina on Oct. 31st,  and Rainy River College on Nov. 1st.  Sign-up in the Guidance Office.
Oct. 24 A reminder to students – if you wish to purchase a grad ring, the brochures and sign up for a ring fitting here in the office.  A sales rep from Jostens will be here tomorrow & Wednesday for the ring fittings.  A deposit of $60.00 is required when you place your order.
Oct. 24 Canadian Blood Services is asking for 35 students and staff to help hospital patients by donating blood at DHS on Monday, October 31st from 4:00 – 8:00 and Tuesday, Nov. 1st from 12:00 – 3:00 and 5:00 – 8:00p.m.  There are 35 appointment spots to fill between 12:25 and 1:45 on Nov. 1st.  Those wishing to donate at other times or for other information can call 1-888-2-DONATE(1-888-236-6283).  Thank you for helping hospital patients in need.  Sign-up is here in the main office.
Oct. 24 Are you interested in “out-shopping” in the Dryden Region?  Would you like to participate in a focus group in regards to this topic?  If so, please sign your name on the sign-up sheet in the main office.  GCK Consulting will be in Dryden High School in the near future to discuss this topic.  Please sign up by October 28, 2011
Oct. 24 Looking for community hours?  Dryden’s Gay Pride Committee is looking for volunteers to help sell ribbons around town to help the cause.  They are also looking for volunteers to help set up for Dryden’s Gay Pride Halloween Dance.  If you are interested, please sign up in the main office.  The Dryden Gay Pride Committee thanks you for your help and support.
Oct. 24 Grade 12 students are encouraged to check out the high school website for the latest scholarships and bursaries.  Stop by the guidance office for more information.
Oct. 24 Grade 12 students applying to universities and colleges outside of Ontario, MUST let the guidance office know, or transcripts will not be sent.
Oct. 24 The Dryden Rotary Club is once again sponsoring “Adventures in Agriculture”.  Senior students who are interested in agriculture, environmental issues and participating in tours and presentation; check out our Eagles .com website or come to the Guidance Office for more information.  Deadline for applications is today.