Thurs. – Day 2

Cafeteria:
Thurs. Special: Popcorn Chicken Bowl

Yearbooks:

Hey Stonepark! Have you pre-ordered you yearbook yet? If not here’s your chance. Yearbooks will be on sale next week in the lobby during noon break. Sales will take place on Wednesday and Thursday. The cost of the yearbook is $30 or $35 if you would like to have your book personalized. This year we are only printing 250 copies of the yearbook, so you need to be sure to get yours early. Don’t miss out on what is going to be one of our best book of memories yet!

Help Raise Funds For Skatepark:
Want to help a great group of kids raise funds to build a Skatepark in Stratford PEI?  The third and final round of voting for the first phase of this contest runs from November 10th – November 24th.  Please click the link below to vote online.  The only way to move to the semi-finals for this contest is to have LOTS of votes – so please vote as often as you can and share with your networks.  
https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19441

IMpact Expo:
The IT Association of PEI (ITAP) and Culture PEI are conducting two IMpact Expo dates for December 2nd & 3rd, 2014 at the Atlantic Technology Centre, Charlottetown. The IMpact Expo gives junior high school students and teachers an inside peek at the video game and new media industry that is thriving on Prince Edward Island. Stonepark has been granted 40 spaces for this Expo. The Expo is targeting Grade 9 students who may be considering taking IT and/or Art courses in Grades 10-1
Wednesday (Nov. 26th) will be the last day to sign up for this expo.

Library:

-Today is the last day of our annual Read In. This means if you want to enter the Who is Reading What Contest you must submit your contest sheet by the end of the day. Winner receives a prize!
 -Don’t forget to enter your ballots to your homeroom teacher for all the books you have completed this week. These will be collected at the end of the day and a prize winner will be drawn from each grade! The more you read the more chance you have to win. 
-Without further ado here is the last day of Battle of the Books Trivia. Homeroom Teachers please send one student up to the library at the end of announcement with your answer sheet so the results can be tallied.  
Questions:
-In the book Divergent who says the following quote “Mom used to say that politeness is deception in pretty packaging”?
-What game is played on broomsticks in the Harry Potter book series?
-What is the Dewey Decimal number where you will always find graphic novels? Ms MacNevin taught you this! Hint: it ends with .59

Girls Fitness Group:
The girls fitness group will meet today 3-4 in the Wellness Room. All girls are welcome to attend. 

Uniforms:

All members of the girls and boys volleyball teams should have uniforms turned in today.  

Athletic Fees:
Any outstanding athletic fees should be paid to your coaches ASAP.

Stonepark Gives Back Dodgeball Tournament
:
Mrs. Steele and Mr. Chaisson are accepting team lists for the Stonepark Gives Back Dodgeball tournament. Teams can be made up of students in your grade level. Between 12-15 players will be accepted on a team. Players are asked to donate $1.00 to SGB and money can be turned in with team lists.

Girls A Basketball:
Official girls A basketball team list is up in the hall outside the gym. First official team practice will be this Saturday November 22nd. from 2:30-4pm. Thanks again to all the girls who came out for tryouts! 

Intramurals:
Yesterday’s Tchoukball results had the 7I Infamous continue their winning streak, shutting out the 7K Krushers 4-0. In game 2, the 7E Enforcers squeaked out a victory against their classmates, the 7E Empires. There are only 5 teams remaining! Today’s match ups see the 7I Infamous vs the 7B Ballers at 12:20, and the undefeated Teacher squad vs the underdog 7C Canadians at 12:35. Come out and support your teams!

Run Club:
A reminder that the Stonepark running group will meet at 3:15 today. All staff and students are welcome to join!

 

 

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Wednesday – Day 1

Cafeteria:
Today’s Special: Build-Your-Own Sub
Thurs. Special: Popcorn Chicken Bowl

Band:
A reminder to band students that there will be an important Jazz Band rehearsal today beginning at 12:35 in the band room.
Tomorrow will be the last day to order band hoodies.  Please see the band blog for details.
There will be a grade 8 early am band rehearsal tomorrow morning.  Grade 9 early am band is canceled for tomorrow.

Help Raise Funds For Skatepark:
Want to help a great group of kids raise funds to build a Skatepark in Stratford PEI?  The third and final round of voting for the first phase of this contest runs from November 10th – November 24th.  Please click the link below to vote online.  The only way to move to the semi-finals for this contest is to have LOTS of votes – so please vote as often as you can and share with your networks.  
 https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19441

IMpact Expo:
The IT Association of PEI (ITAP) and Culture PEI are conducting two IMpact Expo dates for December 2nd & 3rd, 2014 at the Atlantic Technology Centre, Charlottetown. The IMpact Expo gives junior high school students and teachers an inside peek at the video game and new media industry that is thriving on Prince Edward Island. Stonepark has been granted 40 spaces for this Expo. The Expo is targeting Grade 9 students who may be considering taking IT and/or Art courses in Grades 10-1

Library News:
Today is the third day of our annual Read In! Don’t forget to drop by the library and enter the Who is Reading What Contest posted on the bulletin board. Winner will receive a prize.
Ok time for Battle of the books Trivia. Homeroom teachers please get out your trivia sheets from your Read In packages. Reminder there is to be no electronic devices used and questions must be answered now during announcements and not later in the day or in future days. (you can read these questions a second time if you wish) 
Questions:
What is the name of Percy’s sword in Percy Jackson and the
Olympians Series
?-a bonus mark will be given if you can, give both the Latin and English name both spelled correctly.
In The Giver, what role, or job, is Jonas assigned?
In the Twilight series what is Bella’s mother’s name?

Girls A Soccer:
The pizza party scheduled for the Girls A Soccer team tomorrow is cancelled.  We will re-schedule for next week.

Girls A Basketball:
The final try out for the A girls basketball team will be today from 6:30-7:45. The list of girls invited back to today’s practice is posted on the bulletin board in the back gym hallway.

Intramurals:
Yesterday’s Tchoukball results had the 7C Canadians continue their unbeaten streak as they shut out the 7E Empires 4-0. In game 2, the 7E Enforcers narrowly edged the 7F Fury 5-3. Today’s match ups see the 7K Krushers vs the 7I Infamous in an elimination showdown at 12:20, and a battle of the 7E’s, as the Empires and Enforcers go head to head to stay in the tournament at 12:35. Come on out and support your teams!

Fitness:
A reminder that lunchtime fitness is today at 12:25 in the Wellness Room with Mr. Roberts.

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Email Issues Still Persist

Parents, we are still experiencing intermittent difficulties receiving emails external to our system. Government IT Shared Services are aware of the issue and are working to correct it.

If your matter is more urgent, please contact the school at 902-368-6085 or use the Contact Us page and complete the form provided.

Our apologies.

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Tues. – Day 6

Cafeteria:
BBQ Pulled Pork on a Kaiser Bun, served with Garden Salad
Wednesday Specials: Build-Your-Own Sub

Help Raise Funds For Skatepark:
Want to help a great group of kids raise funds to build a Skatepark in Stratford PEI?  The third and final round of voting for the first phase of this contest runs from November 10th – November 24th.  Please click the link below to vote online.  The only way to move to the semi-finals for this contest is to have LOTS of votes – so please vote as often as you can and share with your networks.  
 https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf19441

 IMpact Expo:
The IT Association of PEI (ITAP) and Culture PEI are conducting two IMpact Expo dates for December 2nd & 3rd, 2014 at the Atlantic Technology Centre, Charlottetown. The IMpact Expo gives junior high school students and teachers an inside peek at the video game and new media industry that is thriving on Prince Edward Island. Stonepark has been granted 40 spaces for this Expo. The Expo is targeting Grade 9 students who may be considering taking IT and/or Art courses in Grades 10-1

Library:
Library News: Second day of the Read In
Today is the second day of our annual Read In! Our guest speakers were very well received yesterday and there are many more to come. Don’t forget to drop by the library and enter the Who is Reading What Contest posted on the bulletin board.
Ok time for Battle of the books Trivia. Homeroom teachers please get out your trivia sheets from your Read In packages. Reminder there is to be no electronic devices used and questions must be answered now during announcements and not later in the day or in future days. (you can read these questions a second time if you wish) 

Questions:
In the Junie B. Jones series, what does the B stand for in Junie B. Jones?

In The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, what creature did Lucy encounter when she came out of the wardrobe?

What is the only book for children by James Bond’s creator, Ian Fleming?

Band:
All orders for band hoodies must be in by Thursday, November 20.  Details are posted on the band blog.

GRADE 8 EARLY AM BAND is canceled for tomorrow and will be held instead on THURSDAY morning for this week only.  Grade 9’s can sleep in on Thursday.

There will be a jazz band rehearsal TOMORROW (Wednesday) from 12:30-1:15.   This rehearsal has been rescheduled due to the PD day on Friday. 
 
Last Call For Uniforms:
Last call for school Fall sport uniforms and athletic fees.   A replacement fee will be charged to those students who do not hand in uniforms by the end of the day.

Girls After School Fitness:
The girls after school fitness group will meet today 3-4 in the Wellness Room. New participants welcome. See Mrs. Steele for more information

 
Intramural Dodgeball Tournament:
The next school intramural event be a dodgeball tournament. We will run a separate boys and girls tournament at each grade level and the winners will play off for the championship. The girls and boys winners will represent Stonepark at the Island Dodgeball Championships in January. This tournament is used as a fund raiser for Stonepark Gives Back and each participant is asked to donate $1.00 to play. Team captains are asked to collect the money and pass in team list at the same time. The tournament will begin next week.

Intramurals:
Yesterday’s results had the Teacher’s continue to put on a clinic defeating the 7B Ballers side 6-2. In game 2, the 7I Infamous knocked out the 7H Hot Rods 6-4. Today’s match ups see the 7C Canadians vs the 7E Empires at 12:20 and the 7F Fury battle the 7E Enforcers in an elimination match at 12:35. Come on out and support your teams!

Running Group:
A reminder that Stonepark’s student and staff running group will be held today after school at 3:15. We are training for a 5km Fun Run/Walk on Saturday Dec 13th to raise money for families in need at Christmas. All students and staff are welcome, and it’s rain/snow or shine!

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Monday – Day 5

Cafeteria:
Chicken Strips, Homemade Mac”n” Cheese, Veggies
Tuesday Specials: BBQ Pulled Pork on a Kaiser Bun, served with Caesar Salad

Library:
Library News: First day of the Read In
Today is the first day of our annual Read In! Our bookmark contest winners 1st, Skye Watson, 2nd Ethan McGuire and 3rd Meg Sheridan can come up the Library today to collect their prizes. Congratulations!

This is also the first day of our Battle of the books Trivia. Homeroom teachers please get out your trivia sheets from your Read In packages. Reminder there is to be no electronic devices used and questions must be answered now during announcements and not later in the day or in future days.
Questions:
Who says “Want a sugar cube?” in Hunger Games: Catching Fire? InTheTale of Despereaux, what is the princesses’ name? 
Name the book that these quotes are taken from: “Only now that I loved a grenade did I understand the foolishness of trying to save others from my own impending fragmentation: I couldn’t unlove Augustus Waters. And I didn’t want to.” And “Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.”
(you can read these questions a second time if you wish) 
 **Don’t forget to drop by the library to enter the Who is Reading What Contest.

Girls A Basketball:
Girls that are trying out for the girls A basketball team are asked to check the list in the back hallway of the gym.  If your name is on the list you are invited back for the final try out at 6:45-8:15pm tonight. Thanks to all the girls who came out!

Girls A Soccer:
Girls A soccer team are asked to meet at break (10:20) in Mme. McQuaid’s room for 5 minutes.

Athletic Fees:
If there are any athletes who have not handed in their $15.00 athletic fees, please do so this week before the basketball season starts.

Girls Fitness Group:
The girls after school fitness group will meet on Tuesday and Thursday this week from 3-4 in the Wellness Room. See Mrs. Steele for more information.

Intramurals:
Friday in intramural action the 7F Fury had the victory over the 7D Destroyers by a score of 6-3 and 7K Krushers defeated the 7G Gladiators 5-1. Today’s match ups see the 7B Ballers against the heavily favored Teacher’s squad at 12:25. Any teachers interested in playing are welcome. Game 2 has the 7H Hot Rods and 7I Infamous at 12:35. Come on out and support your teams!

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Friday – Day 4

Cafeteria:
Friday Special: Build Your Own Burger, served with Wedges

Girls A Basketball:

Any grade 7,8, or 9 girls interested in playing on the A girls basketball team are asked to come for a try out tomorrow (Saturday) from 2-4pm.  Please be here dressed and ready to warm up for 2pm. 

IMpact Expo
:
The IT Association of PEI (ITAP) and Culture PEI are conducting two IMpact Expo dates for December 2nd & 3rd, 2014 at the Atlantic Technology Centre, Charlottetown. The IMpact Expo gives junior high school students and teachers an inside peek at the video game and new media industry that is thriving on Prince Edward Island. Stonepark has been granted 40 spaces for this Expo. The Expo is targeting Grade 9 students who may be considering taking IT and/or Art courses in Grades 10-12, so they will be given priority. All interested students can sign up in the main office.

Intramurals:
Yesterday had the 7C Crushers losing to a strong 7E Enforcers squad in a close game of 4-3. The 7I Infamous defeated the 7A Alpacas by a convincing 8-2 score. Games and interviews were filmed by CBC and will be aired today on Compass at 5:00 and 6:00. 
 
In today’s games we have the 7K Krushers VS the 7G Gladiators at 12:20 and the 7D Destroyers VS the 7F Fury at 12:35. Come on out and support your teams!

***Boys A Basketball Tryouts:
Boys A Basketball Tryouts  tomorrow morning (Saturday)  from 8:00am – 10:00am.  As well, on Monday morning at 7:15 am. Please use side entrance to gym.    

 

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Jake’s Gift

We just wanted to inform you of a play that will be performed at various locales across the island. This information sheet provides some background on the play, its content, and its creator.
Our students will be seeing this performance here at the school on November 25th in the morning.
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