Morning Announcements – Oct. 15, 2010

Oct. 15 Once again, be sure to congratulate DHS Eagles Cross Country runners today after another outstanding performance on Thursday in International Falls, Minnesota.  Unbeaten in Northwestern Ontario this year, your Eagles travelled to the USA yesterday to toe the line against 16 elite level, Single, Double A high school teams from across northern Minnesota.  The team turned heads once again with 5 top  ten individual performances and outstanding team results in their largest and most competitive race of the season.  Be sure to wish the team well as they travel to Thunder Bay next Tuesday to take on the best from the entire region in their hunt for an undefeated season and the school’s first NWOSSAA Gold in Cross Country running.
Oct. 15 The Eagles football team played the West Kildonan squad close in the 1st half yesterday at Winnipeg Stadium before losing their 5th game of the season.  The team was led by strong performances by Caine Benham & Ryan Hansson.  The Eagles finish their season next Friday at home against East Kildonan.
Oct. 14, 15,19,20 We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the students who made the honour role for the 2009 – 2010 school year.  Honour role lists are posted in the case outside the main office by the attendance window.
Oct. 14 – 20 If you are in grade 11 or 12 and are interested in agriculture, the Rotary Club of Dryden would like to send you to Regina on November 24 – 28 for an all expense paid workshop.  If you are interested in this amazing opportunity stop by the guidance office for an application package.  Deadline is October 20.
Oct. 14 – 27 Need to earn an extra credit?  There will be a Religious Education Course offered after school.  The course will run one to two times a week between October 27 and June 1.  Please sign up in the guidance office to register.
Oct. 15 Any graduates interested in purchasing a grad ring are asked to pick up a brochure and sign up for a ring fitting at the main office.  A sales associate from Jostens will be at DHS on October 19 & 20 for the ring fittings.  A deposit of $60.00 is required at the time of the fitting.  Cash, cheque, Visa and Mastercard are accepted.
Oct. 15 Picture day is October 20.  The picture package brochures are here in the main office.  Please pick one up at your earliest convenience.
Oct. 15 The Dryden Swim Club is looking for some student volunteers.  It would be an excellent way to earn volunteer hours.  You would need to go for some timing training on Friday, October 15 from 6:30 until 8:30 & then would be needed for a swim meet on October 16 from 1:15 until 5:00.  For more information,  please come to the main office.
Oct. 15 This year at the Festival of Trees there will be a “Dryden Kids Have Talent” Show.  It will be November 27th at 6:30 p.m. at The Centre.  You can sing, dance, perform magic, or tell jokes.  Come to the main office for a registration form.  It will be limited entries, so sign up early.  There will be a $5.00 minimum donation to Grace Haven per entry.

DHS Cross Country Results

The DHS Cross Country team competed in the annual Dryden “Turkey Trot” on Friday.

In the Open Male 5 km race, Garrett Lindquist placed first with a time of 18 minutes 18 seconds followed by Kirk Markowksi and Kurtis Burnell in a time of 19:52 and 20:14 respectively.

In the Open Female 5 km race, DHS girls placed 1st through 5th with Martina Wintle leading the group at a time of 24 minutes 6 seconds. Tianna Markowski, Nicole Allan, Rachel Egli and Candace Glowa followed close behind with times of 24:22 through 26:03.

These excellent results earned DHS the “Top Team” trophy.

Congratulations to all Runners for not only being great competitors but also for being wonderful Ambassadors!

Good luck in International Falls on Thursday.

DHS Walks for Terry Fox

DHS students and staff participated in the annual Terry Fox run today.

Dryden High School students and staff participated in the annual Terry Fox run today.

Participants were treated to gorgeous fall weather as they walked, ran or rolled to support cancer research in honour of Canadian hero Terry Fox.

After completing the run a barbeque with musical entertainment was held on the front steps of DHS.

Thanks to all for participating and a special thanks to Mrs. Gardam and the DHS Leadership class for organizing the event.

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