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to the Point – April 28, 2019

Hi –

5 weeks until the 4th Annual Boys in Business Fair (June 1) !

Hope you all stayed safe during the spring snow storm last night ! Please make sure students have appropriate footwear, hats, gloves and clothing for school on Monday as the field will likely still have lots of snow on it.


Notice of Annual General Meeting – Friends of North Point Society

All North parents are invited to please join us Thursday May 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of North Point Society (FNPS), held at North Point School. We will review the year and look ahead to 2019-20. There will be elections for the FNPS 2019-20 Executive Committee. We will follow the AGM with a regular FNPS meeting immediately after.

During the AGM, we will hold elections for the Chair, Co-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. All positions are for a one year term. 

In the case where we may have more than one nominee for a position, each nominee will be allowed to present themselves to the audience and a vote will decide that position. You may only nominate a parent for a position if they have been asked prior to the meeting and are willing to have their name put forward.  If you are not able to make the meeting, but are interested in a position, you may send a friend to stand in your place at the meeting for the nomination.  

It is imperative that we have the positions held by a representative to ensure that we are able to meet quorum and have as many voices in our meetings as possible.  

If you have any questions or wish to put your name forward for an executive position, please contact Maureen Appel at appel.maureen@gmail.com. See you all on May 30 at 7 p.m.

MON Apr 29 Healthy Hunger – Mr. Sub

TUES Apr 30 Town Hall / Fun Lunch / Dress Down
— Lunch from Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken – chicken (mild and spicy), Cajun fries, and biscuits, limited amount of additional sides (Mac & cheese, red beans & rice, coleslaw); fruit, juice and a cookie.

WED May 1 Business Fair – Business Plans are DUE!
WED
May 1 Deadline to submit photo of child & mom for Mother’s Day Tea

FRI May 3 The North Point Gentlemen Workshop


NEW BUS ROUTE FOR 2019-20 – North Point School is extremely pleased to announce a new South West/South East morning and afternoon bus route for the 2019-20 school year.  The route details (stops, schedule) will be designed as 2019-20 registrations are received.  For more information or to be added to the SW/SE bussing list, please contact Dave Jackson at the main office.


PROGRAMME News

Financial Academy at North Point School

34 DAYS to go !

Just a reminder that Wednesday May 1 is the DUE DATE for students to submit their business plans for the 4th Annual Boys in Business Fair. Links to key resources are available:

  • Access the online-fillable business plan HERE 
  • Access a download & printable version HERE 
  • The Information Package for Students and Parents with guidelines, video resources, food FAQ’s and more are available HERE.
  • Instructions on How to Use Google Classroom From Home are available HERE.

Sponsors Needed ! Please help.

SPONSORS/DONORS – This annual event is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors, supporting donors and volunteers. YOU CAN HELP! As a parent, you can help us by getting involved.
– Be a Corporate Sponsor
– Send information to a potential Corporate Sponsor
– Become or solicit a Supporting Donor

The 2019 Sponsorship/Donor Package and online application form is available at www.NorthPointBusinessFair.com. You may also contact Bruce Groberman, Director of Financial Education, at 403.617.7690 or bgroberman@northpoint.school for more information.



ATHLETICS & SQUADS

~~~ CISAA Athletics – Badminton

Ms. Quinn and Mr. Fagan want to congratulate all the Junior High badminton players on their efforts and dedication throughout the season! We played our tournament on Tuesday April 16 at ClearOne Badminton Centre. We had almost all of our players win at least one game out of their matches, and we sure know ALL the boys had a great time playing with a high ceiling! (Ha!) Daniel Montain was our only player to advance to Round 2, where he played another 6 tough matches.

We are super proud of how well everyone played and hope they had fun on the courts! Your 2018-19 Badminton Team was:
* Grade 7: Daniel Montain, Cayden Appel
* Grade 8: Grady Hagel, Josh Wiebe, Jack Feldcher, Brody Friesen, Andy Kilpatrick, Mikaill Jarvis
* Grade 9: Kellan Appel, Omar Elmarsafawy

Bring on Track & Field season!! 


~~~Sportsmanship Cup

Each month, Ms. Quinn keeps a tally on the good deeds and sportsman conduct during Physical Education classes.


~~~ Navigators Squads

as of APRIL 1, 2019

Most Improved (1-Mar. to 1-Apr.) – Mountaineers (64%)



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