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Friday April 20, 2018
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
NDSS is having our first ever Glow Show on April 20! Wear your neon and white clothes Hawks! See you there!

A local environmental group called "good friends of the Earth Napanee" are hosting an Earth Day clean up on Saturday April 21. Supplies are provided. 9-12am at the Napanee Mall.

Yearbooks are going on sale April 20. Order yours now!

Battery Drive! Keep collecting your dead batteries from home Hawks and help save the lives of children in Kenya! We are still looking for a homeroom class to bake cupcakes for and NDSS would love to be declared as winner for this amazing cause!

Dual credits offer senior or returning students the opportunity to earn a high school credit while taking a course at St. Lawrence College. The courses are taught by college professors on the college campus, one or two days per week and the cost of tuition, books, and transportation is covered! Applications for next September open on Monday April 23. Limited spaces are available in the developmental pyschology, make up, taste of the trades, and police foundations. Book an appointment with a People Place counsellor before May 11 to be considered for this opportunity!

Sexual Health Clinic on Wednesday's from 1:15-2:30pm, See Michele Miller or a guidance counsellor to book an appointment with the nurse.

TRIP/FUN OPPORTUNITIES
New York Trip: meeting on April 20th at lunch. The last day to register for the trip is May 1, 2018.

The L & A Stewardship Council would like to sponsor one student to attend the Ontario nature lovers' youth summit being held in Orillia, ON from September 21-23. Applications are due May 18.

Trip to go watch the movie Indian Horse at the Cineplex Odeon Theatre on Wednesday April 25. The cost is $20 and forms are available outside of A23.

SPORTS MEETINGS/TRYOUTS/NEWS
Our spring sports tryouts and practices are undergoing now! Listen to daily announcements to hear about practice times and locations!

Junior Boys Soccer: scrimmage in gym 2 at lunch on April 20

CLUB MEETINGS/RESULTS/NEWS
GSA: meeting in A21 on April 20

NOTES FOR GRADUATES
The yearbook wants your baby pictures! Baby photos may be brought to room D2 at lunch to be scanned and then returned to you!

POST SECONDARY NEWS
Scholarship, grant, and bursary season is upon us! Stop in to People Place to see the scholarships counter for more information about details and the application process.

To all students planning on attending college next year, the deadline for acceptance is Tuesday May 1st. To do this, you must log onto the OCAS website and follow the instructions. If you need assistance, feel free to book an appointment with a counsellor in People Place.

The Four Directions Scholarship recognizes indigenous graduates with good academic standing, involvement in the community or extra-curricular activities, demonstrated leadership qualities, dedication, and good attendance.

The Leslie Claus Memorial Scholarship fund award a scholarship to a First Nations student from the Quinte area who will be attending an arts program at post secondary in the fall. Applications need to be mailed by June 5th.

St. Lawrence College is hosting their Spring open house at all three campuses on Saturday April 7th. If you are thinking about going or you have already accepted your offer, this is a great opportunity to check out the campus and see what residence looks like and learn about specific programs. Check out the SLC website or drop by People Placement for more information and details about registration.

The Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame sponsors a $1000 award to a graduating student athlete, attending post secondary school in the fall, who has shown a high level of involvement in both KASSAA and organized sport. Applications are available now and are due by July 31st.

Are you headed to a program in Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, or Sustainable Agriculture in the fall? The L & A Stewardship Bursary wants to give you $500. Applications are available and require a transcript, 2 letters of references, and a counsellor endorsement. The deadline is May 18.

The OPP Youth foundation awards 2 grants in the amounts of $1000 and $2000 respectively, to students attending post-secondary in the fall, who are in financial need. It is considered an asset if you have participated in an OPP Summer Camp program. Due by April 17th.

VOLUNTEER/JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The Beaver Lake Swim Program is accepting resumes for the position of a swim instructor and lifeguard. This would mean that you are responsible for teaching swimming levels to children. To be eligible, you must have your current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Lifesaving National Lifeguard Service, and Standard First Aid/CPR-C Certifications. See People Place for more details about applying for this summer position.

Did you know that last year the Napanee Heritage 5K raised over $12,000 to go towards a new, rubberized track at our school? This is a project that will benefit students for many years to come! You can register as a part of team NDSS in the event on Saturday June 16 (see Andrecyk in C13) or you can be a race day volunteer!

Are you artistic and have a passion for art? Are you able to make balloon animals? Have you still not handed in your 40 hours? If so, consider volunteering for Southview's upcoming carnival held on April 25 from 5-8pm. They are looking for individuals that can do basic face painting and others who can make balloon animals and creations!

Are you interested in a finding a summer job? If you are and want the extra advantage of being linked to the employers you would like to work for, taking part in the summer youth programs available at Career Edge is a great option! Career Edge will be here at lunch on April 18 with info about how to apply.

Are you interested in finding a summer job? If you are and want the extra advantage of being linked to the employers you would like to work for, taking part in the summer youth programs available at Career Edge is your best bet! Limited spots available. Career Edge will be here at lunch on April 4 with information of how to apply.

Are you looking for a fun way to earn a few volunteer hours this weekend? Have you always wondered what it would be like to be a mascot? The Napanee District Skating Club has an opportunity for you on April 8. They need 2 volunteers to dress up in rented costumes from the Trolls movie, to pose for pictures and greet guests to the annual skating carnival.

Are you interested in science and getting 8 community volunteer hours? Then you might be interested in helping with the Science Rendezvous Kingston event on Saturday May 12. Free tshirt and lunch are included.
A local family is looking for an on-field helper to assist their 8-year-old daughter in enjoying another soccer season in Greater Napanee. Details and contact information are available in People Place.

Applications for summer positions with the LDSB are available in People Place. Applications are due to the board office by Friday May 4.

Are you a senior student thinking about a future in a health science, health care, or medical field? Would you like the opportunity to help promote a vital medical resource at local community events? If either of these statements apply to you, consider volunteering with Canadian Blood Services. They are looking for summer volunteers to help with muliple events in several different roles.

Are you interested in science and getting 8 community volunteer hours? Then you may be interested in helping with the Science Rendezvous Kingston event on Saturday May 12. Free Tshirt and lunch are provided.

Are you a senior student thinking about a future in a health science, health care or medical field? Would you like the opportunity to help promote a vital medical resource at local community events? If either of these statements apply to you, consider volunteering with Canadian Blood Services. They are looking for summer volunteers to help with multiple events and in several roles.

Morning Star Mission is looking for volunteers to help clean up on Saturday afternoons from 4-6:30pm. Clean up duties include doing dishes and cleaning the kitchen and dining hall. Stop by People Place for contact information.

The Wolfe Island Boat Club is now hiring! Positions include a sailing and rowing coach as well as an assistant coach. This is a full-time position lasting for a minimum of eight weeks throughout the summer. More details about the required qualifications, job description, and contact information are available in People Place.


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