Jump Rope For Heart Donation Deadline: Thursday, March 5

On February 13, New Horizons School kicked off its annual Jump Rope for Heart Campaign. Since then, classes have been addressing heart health and engaged in different heart health activities. Students also had a variety of jump-rope stations set up in the gym for the duration of the campaign.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this campaign.

Please remember that all donations are due on Thursday, March 5.

Science Fair Winners 2020

 

The 14th Annual Junior High Science Fair was held last Friday at New Horizons. Here are the winners chosen at each grade level.

 

Grade 7 – Consumer Testing

Which Nerf Dart is Best?:  Oliver C.

 Band-Aids: Julia C. and Bella G.

The Battle of the Behind: Payton M. and Makynna N.

 A Stain is a Pain: Isabelle R.

Grade 8 – Research Projects

Am I Your Type?: Arhm I.  and Harbilass S

Schizophrenia: Vanessa K. and Maya S.

Grade 9 – Open Studies

Supercool(ing): Will C.

Trebuchet Science: Jonathan H.

CO2 Levels – Then and Now: Mikayla P.

 

Congratulations to Mr. Wilde and the junior high students for an abundance of intriguing projects!

 

 

This Week at NHS ( March 2- March 6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, March 2

  • Lunch Recess
    • Junior Choir Practice
  • After School
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Boys Basketball Practice (Veterans and Rookies)

Tuesday, March 3

  • Lunch Recess
    • Senior Choir Practice
  • After School
    • Grade 1/2 Puzzle Club (3:30 – 4:15)
      • Location: Learning Commons
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Girls Practice & Veteran Boys Practice (3:30 – 5:00)

Wednesday, March 4

  • EARLY DISMISSAL DAY – Students Dismissed at 2:14 p.m.
  • Lunch Recess
    • Ukulele Club
    • Chess Club: Grades 5/6
  • After School
    • Honours Choir: Cancelled
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • 4:00 p.m. – Girls: Bronze Medal Finals: NHS vs. JP II at Holy Spirit School.
      • 5:30 p.m. – Boys “Veteran” Team:  Bronze Medal Final : NHS vs. St. Theresa ‘B’ at Holy Spirit School

Thursday, March 5

  • Grade 4-9 Ski Trip to Sunridge
  • Lunch Recess
    • Drama Club
    • Boys Basketball Practice (Rookies)
  • After School
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • 4:00 p.m. – Boys “Rookie” Team:  Bronze Medal Final : NHS vs. JP II at Holy Spirit School.

Friday, March 6

  • NHS Intake Day for Prospective Students (No Students in Attendance)
Have a great weekend!

 

 

This Week at NHS ( February 24- February 28)

 

Monday, February 24

  • Lunch Recess
    • Junior Choir Practice
  • After School
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Grade 5/6 Practice
  • Evening
    • Stakeholder Forum @ 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 25

  • Ski Trip Forms Due (Grades 4-9)
  • Lunch Recess
    • Senior Choir Practice
  • After School
    • Grade 1/2 Puzzle Club (3:30 – 4:15)
      • Location: Learning Commons
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Veteran Boys Practice (3:30 – 5:00 p.m.)

Wednesday, February 26

  • Lunch Recess
    • Ukulele Club
    • Boys Basketball Practice (Rookies)
    • Chess Club: Grades 5/6
  • After School
    • Honours Choir
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Semifinals: Boys “Rookie” Team  vs. Holy Redeemer at Holy Redeemer (4:00 p.m.)

Thursday, February 27

  • Lunch Recess
    • Drama Club
    • Boys Basketball Practice (Veterans)
  • Winter Carnival (1:45 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.)
    • Junior High Leadership Class will be organizing games and activities for elementary students (1-6).
  • After School
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Semifinals: Girls vs. St. Theresa at St. Theresa (4:00 p.m.)
      • Semifinals: Boys “Veteran” Team vs. OLPH at OLPH (4:00 p.m.)
  • Evening
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • FANHS: Special General Meeting (6:30 p.m.)
      • FANHS: General Meeting (7:00 p.m.)

Friday, February 28

  • Junior High Option Switch Request Deadline: Please email Mr. Zarowny with your request.
  • Nighthawks Basketball
    • Grade 5/6 Tournament at Holy Redeemer (Ardrossan).
Have a great weekend!

 

 

Science Fair 2020

Mr. Wilde’s junior high students (7-9) held their Science Fair on Friday, February 21. This year saw an assortment of well-researched and well-designed studies and projects.  Topics ranged from consumer product testing (paper towels, fire starters, micro-wave popcorn, winter boots, etc.) to researches (schizophrenia, brownian motion, marine pollution, etc.), and demonstrations (trebuchet, zinc plating, etc).

Winners will be announced on Monday. Great show, everyone!

 

This Week at NHS ( February 17- February 21)

February is Black History Month, and we are pleased to be able to explore Black history in the Alberta context by examining the results of  study entitled “Black History is Canadian History” prepared by Dr. Jennifer Kelly, Alleson Mason & Dr. Thashika Pillay from the University of Alberta.

Students from grades 3-9 will be participating in the presentation on Tuesday, February 18.

Monday, February 17

  • School Closed: Family Day

Tuesday, February 18

  • Lunch Recess
    • Senior Choir Practice
    • Boys Basketball Practice (Veterans)
  • After School
    • Grade 1/2 Puzzle Club (3:30 – 4:15)
      • Location: Learning Commons
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Girls at home vs JP II

Wednesday, February 19

  • Lunch Recess
    • Ukulele Club
    • Boys Basketball Practice (Veterans)
    • Chess Club: Grades 5/6
  • After School
    • Honours Choir: Cancelled
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Boys “Veteran” Team at home vs. JP II.

Thursday, February 20

  • Lunch Recess
    • Drama Club
    • Boys Basketball Practice (Rookies)
  • After School
    • Nighthawks Basketball
      • Boys “Rookie” Team  at home vs. Holy Redeemer.

Friday, February 21

 

The Grade 7-9 Science Fair begins at 1:00 p.m.
Parents are welcome to attend.
Have a great weekend!

 

 

Junior High Information Night

Prospective junior high parents and current NHS parents are invited to attend our Junior High Information Night on Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Come in and see what our Junior High Program has to offer.