James M Hill Memorial High School will pursue EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING through an inclusive offering of academic, technological and extra-curricular endeavours.
The school’s mission will be accomplished within a safe, positive environment that fosters intellectual growth, health and wellness, artistic expression, community partnerships, good citizenship and life-long learning for all. Tommies; Teaching and Learning for Tomorrow
Monday, Nov. 8, is the start of a new Study Block cycle (Student Room Assignments for Study Block Nov 8 - 26 ). Remember to be punctual and bring your work or something to read. If you need to use a computer fill out the form (Computer Request During Study Block Form); you can also find this form in the library, by room 811, and from Mr. MacDonald.
Wednesday will be our Remembrance Day Ceremony.
No School Thursday (Remembrance Day)
There is much ado this week at JMH (check out the events calendar for details and times).
Tuesday: Report cards and grade 9 inoculations
Wednesday: Take our Kids to Work Day (grade 9) and Grade 12 inoculations
Thursday: Potential grad info meeting during period 2 and parent teacher interviews from 6 - 8.
Friday: No Classes, parent teacher interviews 8:45 to 11:45.
Please check the documents section of the JMH website (left hand side of the main page) for two important documents: Course Descriptions 2010-2011(course_descriptions_2010-2011.pdf) and Student Code of Conduct(student_code_of_conduct.pdf)
Approximately 1/3 of deaths in Canada are related to cancer and it is estimated that 173 800 new cases will be diagnosed in our country this year. James M. Hill Student Council has decided to plan a Cancer Awareness week which will be held on October 18th, until the 22nd. All week long student activities will be held to raise money for Cancer Awareness. The theme of this week is Think Pink, the symbolic color for Breast Cancer.
The third cycle of study block starts Monday Oct 18 and runs to Nov 4. Check the student room assignments posted by the library and the office. If your name is not there go to room 522 during study block.
Parent-teacher interviews are set for Thursday Nov 4 from 6 - 8pm (please note the date change as the interviews were scheduled for Wednesday but are now Thursday evening), and Friday Nov 5 from 8:45 - 11:45.
Friday, October 1st marked the beginning of our annual magazine and gift campaign fundraiser here at James. M. Hill. Top seller prizes will be awarded as well with every item sold, the sellers name will go into a draw for the new I-pod Nano. For the third place top seller, fifty dollars will be awarded, for second place, one hundred dollars will be the prize, and finally for our overall top seller, we will give two hundred dollars, plus dinner for 2 at a local restaurant and free tickets as well as a free picture package to the Christmas Dance.