A.Y. JACKSON S.S. WEEKLY REVIEW Friday, November 7th, 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014
On Tuesday, Nov. 11th, A.Y. Jackson will be holding two Remembrance Day ceremonies starting at 10:20 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. respectively. The Remembrance Day assemblies have been created by Mrs. Henkelman’s senior drama class. All members of our
school community are welcome to attend either ceremony.
A.Y. Jackson had a great participation rate from our grade nine students in the annual
Take Our Kids To Work Day on Wednesday, Nov. 5th.
Over fourty-four students attended an open house at Algonquin College on Thursday,
Nov. 6th. Students were able to tour the campus, and gather information about the various programs that Algonquin offers. Video Game Development, Health Services, and
Electrical Engineering were just some of the programs that created a buzz among the
A.Y. Jackson hosted a District Review on Monday, Nov. 3rd. The team spent the morning visiting classes, before having lunch with a group of students, parents, and staff. In
the afternoon the team developed a series of questions to help our staff build on our
practices. The questions revolved around increasing student voice in the classroom, assessment practices, and maximizing the learning environment in the classroom.
Term one officially came to end yesterday – Thursday, Nov. 6th. Mid-term report cards
will be distributed on Thursday Nov. 20 during period three. There will be a credit intervention session on Wednesday, Nov. 12th at 3:20 p.m., in the school library, to support students in providing more evidence of their learning (i.e. help in completing
missed assessments).
Upcoming Events
Tuesday Nov. 11 - Remembrance Day
Wednesday Nov. 12 - Credit Intervention
Thursday Nov. 20 - Report Cards Distributed
- Coffee House Performance
Friday Nov. 21- P.D. Day
Monday Nov. 24 - School Council Meeting
Friday Nov. 28 - Grad Pictures Begin
AYJ Contact
(613) 836-2527
Friday, November 7, 2014
The Fall sports are almost wrapped up with only the Boys Varsity Volleyball team and
the Junior Girls Basketball team still competing. The Volleyball team begins the
playoffs with a match against Lester B. Pearson today. The Junior Girls defeated
Brookfield last week and has a critical game against St. Marks on Tuesday. The Boys
Varsity Hockey team currently sits in the middle of their division and will need to win
their last two regular season games to improve their playoff position. The Girls Varsity
Hockey team sits in second place in their division with a 6-1 record. Go Jays!
Alter-Reality (student led international fundraising) is hosting a Chapters Night on
Wednesday, Nov. 12th to help raise funds to build a school in Haiti. All members of the
A.Y. community are invited to the Chapters at Kanata Centrum from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00
p.m. 10% of any purchases that you make during this time will go to Alter-Reality.
Knock off some early holiday shopping and help support Alter-Reality in making a difference in the lives of others.
A group of parents and the 2014 student Prom organizers are working together to create
a memorable Prom experience for all members of the class of 2015. A survey is being
constructed to find out specifics of what the class of 2015 wants in their Prom experience. The Prom survey will be available during the week of Nov. 17th- Nov. 21st. We
encourage all graduating students to complete the survey.
Varsity Boys Volleyball (Good luck in your playoff game today!)
AYJ Contact
(613) 836-2527