On Monday October 1st, Blue shirts roamed the hallways throughout James M Hill Memorial High School. Mostly everyone was wearing blue to help raise awareness of bullying prevention. The leading national anti-bullying and cyberbullying prevention organization created blue shirt day to signify the importance of national bullying prevention awareness month each October, and this year, James M Hill went out of the way to make this one special!
From October 9th to the 12th, JMH will be promoting mental health awareness. Throughout the week there will be different events and activities going on. On Tuesday, there is going to be a Mental Health Quiz. Tuesday is also Picture Day so make sure to look your best! On Wednesday, at 11:45 am, there will be a Mental Health Walk. This should be a calming and relaxing way to spend your lunch. On Thursday, there will be a Wellness Fair at Study Block which will just be a fun way to get everybody together.
On Friday, September 28th the Tommie community participated in orange shirt day in memory of all children who were sent to residential schools.Guest speaker Donna Augustine came to share her grandfather’s experience with residential schools to help spread awareness.She also taught us about her culture by showing us their sacred medicines and by singing a song.
The cross country team is getting ready for another year at regionals. Madame Plourde and Mrs. Underhill the two coaches of the James m hill cross country team are doing everything they can to train the team for the upcoming event taking place on Saturday October 13th in Bathurst. Grades 9s and 10s run 4 kilometers and grades 11s and 12s run 6 kilometers.
We now need nominations for our student and athlete of January. Give some thought about that student or athlete who did something great, was a great leader or just a hard worker. The individual you are nominating doesn't have to be the top athlete or student in your class, but someone who has made a difference during the specific month they are being nominated for.