Morning Announcements – Thursday, February 5, 2015

Feb 5 Dryden Area Anit-Racism Network meeting is Monday, Feb. 9th @ 11:30 in Room 119 – the 4 directions room
Feb 5 Are you are interested in learning to sew, design and create?  Are you looking for something to do after school on Tues’s and Wed’s?  To find out more, come to Room 130 today at 11:30 or see Mrs. Ambridge.
Feb 5 Reminder to staff and students of the free yoga tonight at 3:45 at Carly’s Studio.  Hope to see you there!
Feb 5 If you did not book your grade 12 grad photos for this session, Lifetouch will be back on March 25th & 26th.  You can now go online to book your appointment at or come to the office for the information. The grad photos today are being taken downstairs in the Comm Tech area.
Feb 5-6 The next University of Waterloo math contests for grades 9, 10, and 11 is on February 24th. To sign up or for more information please see Mr. Carter.
Feb 5 There are numerous opportunities to get your volunteer hours this month.  Dryden Minor Hockey Association is looking for helpers on Feb. 12th, the Vermilion Bay Kids Carnival on Feb. 14th and Camp Brigitte sliding hill on Feb. 16th.  You can come to the main office or the Guidance Office for more information.
Feb 5 Any female students interested in attending the Skills Competencies Canada Trades Fair in Waterloo, please come to the office for more information or see Mr. Bartlett.
Feb 5 Skating races are open to high school students this year.  Please sign up in the main office or see Mr. Bartlett for more information
Feb 5 The Dryden Rotary Club will be sponsoring a student to attend the Adventures in Technology in Saskatoon.  This is a comprehensive, carefully planned 4 ½ day event that will enhance your awareness and understanding of technology and the many ways that it affects our lives.  Interested students stop by the guidance office for more information.
Feb 5 Are you a Grade 11 student that is planning to attend Confederation College after graduation?  You may qualify to have your $95 Application Fee paid for and receive a $1,000 Entrance Award through the Confederation Bound – Early Acceptance program.  Stop by the guidance office for more information.
Feb 5 Students you can have your say about your education…Apply now for the 2015-16 Minister’s Student Advisory Council.  This is a group of about 60 students from publicly funded schools all across the province.  They share their ideas and advice with the Minister of Education.  If you are interested, please see Mrs. McConnachie, Mr. Bartlett or Ms. McMaster. The deadline to apply is February 28th.
Feb 5 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.