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Spring Fling

Queen Elizabeth will be holding its annual spring concert on Thursday, May 22. Along with great music there will be a fashion show, a goods and dessert auction and sales and displays of arts and fashion. Tickets are five dollars and the doors will open at 6 pm for auction item viewing. The concert starts at 7 pm.

We need donated items for our auction baskets and nice desserts for the dessert auction. Please help support the arts at QE by donating or buying a ticket.

Phone contact: 834-2081/2082

Email: terrancebarron@esdnl.ca ; bonniebyrne@esdnl.ca or j_smith@nf_sympatico.ca

Summer Employment Opportunities with YWCA

YWCA St. John’s currently has two summer student employment opportunities posted and the deadline is fast approaching!  Applications must be received by this Friday, April 18.  Feel free to forward this message if you know someone who you feel would be a good candidate for either posting.  Full details can be found here:
http://ywcastjohns.ca/get-involved/employment-opportunities/

CDLI Course Review Supports

The Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation (CDLI) in collaboration with the Department of Advanced Education and Skills is pleased to offer a free tutoring service to all students in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador using a virtual classroom. Please visit https://www.cdli.ca/tutoring or download this file to see which course are available. A CDLI account is required for all of the above and there is a simple account registration process on the site.

Careers in Science and Engineering

Curious about Careers in Science and Engineering? Check out the 2014 WISE NL Student Summer Emploment Program!
Program Runs from July 2 – August 22, 2014. Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2014. Click here for more information.
Applications available at: www.wisenl.ca.
864-2484 | ssep@wisenl.ca

Marine Institute Application

Are you ready for the career of a lifetime through the Marine Institute?  Then don’t delay, apply today!

Visit http://www.mi.mun.ca/futurestudents/ to find out how you can get started at an education that includes technical, hands-on training geared to equip you with exactly the right skills for your new career.

MUN Math Placement Test

Students who plan to attend Memorial University and who are required to write the Mathematics Placement Test in June please visit http://www.mun.ca/math between the dates of April 14 – May 18, 2014 to register.
Additional information: https://www.mun.ca/advice/guidance/Math_placement_test_2014.pdf

Drama Festival

The Queen Elizabeth Drama Group will be performing at the LSPU Hall at 1:30PM on Saturday, April 12.  They would love to have your support at their performance.

Senior Prom Payments Due

Reminder that remaining monies owed for Senior Prom is due no later than Wednesday, April 30th. Students can check with Mrs. Kelly, Mrs. Blackmore or Mr. Baxendale for balance owing.

Pioneers for Peace Week

Pioneers for Peace Week will be April 7th-11th and there will be plenty of easy ways to participate! Each day of the week will be promoting awareness in a different world issue. On

  • Monday – Environmental Awareness Day: Students are asked to wear green and lend a hand to the Eco-Cru as they create a mural with handprints.
  • Tuesday - Distracted Driving Awareness Day: The S.A.D.D. team is asking students to wear red.
  • Wednesday – Pink Day: Wear pink to support anti-bullying.
  • Thursday – World Malaria Day: The Spread the Net team is asking that students wear blue and donate to their cause throughout the day.
  • Friday - Disability Awareness Day: Students are asked to wear a rainbow. There will be the opportunity to experience first hand a disability and the challenges faced with sight, hearing and physical impairments through signing up for a blindfold, a pair of earmuffs or a wheelchair for a period.

As well throughout the week there will be a box in the office for entries into the Peaceful Quote Contest. Students are asked to submit an original or second hand quote that inspires them and the winners will be featured in a mural!

2014 Public Exam Preparation Classes

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District will be offering a 48-hour Public Exam Preparation Program from April to June 2014. This program will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Gonzaga High School, Smithville Crescent, St. John’s. There will be no classes during Easter Break.
Registration will be held on Monday April 7, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Gonzaga High School. Classes will start on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Participants will be required to complete a registration form and pay the required fee of $185.00 per course at the time of registration.  No refunds will be issued after May 1, 2014. Cash/Debit/Visa/Mastercard will be available.  No cheques accepted. For further information please call Brenda Hickey at 758-2700.

Summer Employment

Interested in summer employment? The City of St.John’s (Due April 7th) and the Town of CBS (due April 4th) are now hiring! For more info see Ms. G, or visit online www.stjohns.ca, www.conceptionbaysouth.ca.

The Newfoundland Sealing Disaster Presentation

Sean Caddigan, MUN history prof. and father of level 1 Elizabeth Caddigan, is giving a presentation on Mon. March 31st  @ 7.30 PM at the Upper Gullies Parish Hall.
The title “The Newfoundland Sealing Disaster, 1914: A 100th Anniversary Commemoration “.
$5.00 admission. Proceeds going to the CBS Food Bank. It may be of interest to some History and English students doing research on the topic.

CBS Minor Softball

Come have an enjoyable summer playing softball with your friends! Registration will take place at Sobeys Community Room from 7:00pm-9:00pm on Monday March 31, Monday April 14 and Wednesday April 30. Please see the flyer for more information.

Memorial University Mini-Med School 2014

Interested in learning about health and medicine? Want to learn more about medical advancements and how these can affect you in the future? Now is your chance to expand your knowledge and become a “medical student” for six weeks! Registration is underway for our 2014 spring sessions. These sessions will run from April 23, 2014 to May 28, 2014, and will be held in the main auditorium in the Faculty of Medicine. Due to the popularity of our mini-med schools in the past, registration will occur on a first come basis, so register soon to confirm your place – seats are limited. See the poster for more information.

Shave for the Brave

Shave For The Brave will be at Queen Elizabeth this Friday, March 28th! Donate online at http://yacc.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2630&pg=entry or buy a toonie toque at recess or lunch this week. Toonie toques will be for sale on the second floor lobby. Help support this great cause!