The 2018-2019 yearbook will be for sale the whole week of October 22nd to the 26th the second half of lunch. If you order a yearbook before Christmas the price is only $50 instead of the regular $60. If you would like it to be personalized, it only costs an extra $5 and with this you can get your name or initals engraved into it. Another new customization that comes with the personalization is the choice of up to 4 icons that represent your interests, such as your graduation year, a theatre mask, a hockey stick, a horse, and many more.
James M. Hill’s annual Halloween dance will take place next week as a part of Spirit Week. Unlike most JMH dances, this year’s Halloween dance will be on the night of Wednesday, October 24th instead of on Thursday. The title of this year’s dance is “Fright Night”. The dance will run from 8 PM to 11 PM. Tickets will likely be sold at lunch on the days leading up to the dance.
The interact group here at JMH is preparing for their annual “Trick or Eat”. Each Halloween interact members participate in gathering food for Miramichi’s local food bank.They will be joining the trick or treater’s on Halloween by going door to door to collect nonperishable food items.
Next Thursday, October 25th, at 7:00 p.m., Kevin Hines will be doing a presentation at James M Hill. Kevin Hines is a suicide survivor, story teller, mental health activist and recently released a film on his story. This event will be free to attend.
On October 23rd and 24th, the boys will be having basketball tryouts in the gym, at JMH. The varsity coach will be Josh Cahill and the junior varsity coach is Ryan Duggan. There will be tones of running this year, the same as the others. It is always worth to come out and try out for the team. Each coach will be taking 10 or more players so there is plenty of room for any players, so if your wanting to join a sport with a long season, this is the sport for you!
James M Hill is having yet another spirit week, this will take place October 22nd to October 26th, its a great chance to get involved and have alot of fun in the process. Were kicking off the spirit week with a green and gold day on Monday, followed by backwards day on Tuesday, then Twin day on Wednesday, with the Fright Night themed Halloween dance that night, Thrusday will be Pyjama day and to finish off the week strong we will be having Freaky Friday!
The girls field hockey team on Saturday, October 3th played two games at the turf against Riverview and Harrison Trimble. They lost both games. Unfortunately due to both of those loses, the girls got bumped down to fifth place in the standings in their league so they were not able to go to regionals to try and make it to provincials this year. Their last game was on Tuesday, October 16th. On tuesday the girls took on Riverview for their last game of the season. They lost 4-0.
On November 3rd 2018 Saint Thomas University will be having an open house. You must sign up online on STU.ca and register to go on the trip, you are able to bring others with you. At Saint Thomas you will get to meet other students, see all the courses and you see the campus its self you’ll get to feel if the campus is right for you.
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