The following is a list of very important dates for all potential graduates for 2011.
April 15th - Last day to verify name & spelling on grad list for diploma
April 26th - Grad fee payment of $70 due
April 29th - Deadline to order grad invitations
June 10th - Last day of classes
June 13th - June 16th - Exam Period
June 19th - Baccalaureate 2:00 PM at St. Michael's Basilica - Reception 3:00 PM at JMH
June 20th - Grad list posted
June 21st - 2011 JMH Prom 8:30 - 11:30 PM
June 23rd - 2011 JMH Graduation Ceremony 7:30 PM @ LBA
June 24th - Report Cards distributed
Spring Fling week starts next week also. Each day there will be a theme to dress up to and games in the lounge. Monday we will be kicking the week off with Stop light day and a game of Red light, Green light at lunch. So starting Monday make sure you show your school spirit and dress to impress! There will be signs, Facebook groups and announcements everyday to let you know which days are which! Then Thursday April 7th will be the Dance. The theme is Into the Wild, the dance starts at 8 and is over at 11. Doors close at 9. Tickets will only be sold till that Thursday.
On Wednesday March 23rd from 6:30-7:30 we are having a course information session for parents of students in grades 9, 10 and 11. After some brief information given in the theatre, parents will have the opportunity to do a walk through for course information in the Student Lounge/Entry of the school. At this time they can speak with teachers in order to get information on the content and difficulty level of courses offered at JMH. Over the next week students will be selecting their courses for the 2011-2012 school year. Students will select their courses March 28th.
There will be two information sessions on Student Financial Assitance for students who are planning on attending University. The first will be in the James M. Hill theatre at 1:40 for all grade 12 students. The second will be held at Miramichi Valley High School on April 28 and is open to all students and parents. The speaker will be Caroline Boulay from the Department of Post Secondary Education and Labour, Student Financial Services.
This year's variety show will take place on Wednesday March 16th 2011, the wednesday directly after the March break. Tickets will go on sale after the March break aswell, the afternoon show will be sold for $3 and will occur during 5th and 6th period and the night show will be $5 at 7:00pm. Please make sure to come out and support your fellow student's talents. For all variety show act's there will be a dress rehearsal on Tuesday March 15th 2011 after school.
This week at James M. Hill is the yearly Winter Carnival. Throughout the week students and teachers will be engaging in various activities. On Wednesday it is pink day and there will also be a snow sculpting competition in front of the school. On Thursday at lunch there will be a snow shoeing obstacle course, and finally on Friday it's Teachers vs. Students in the Golden Boot hockey game. Also students will get the chance to vote for their Winter Carnival king and queen.
There have been three nominees chosen from JMH for the Innovative Use of Technology in this years CUTE awards. Jacob Woods and Alex Loggie for Halo, Mr.Robin Martin for Digital Media in High School English and Mr.Peter MacDonald for Wiimote in Physics. The Voting has started and will end Sunday February 13th at midnight. Make sure to vote at: http://district16.nbed.nb.ca/cutevote2011