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June Newsletter

The Queen Elizabeth Newsletter for June 2014 is available to downloading and viewing. Students who will be joining or returning to our school in the fall may also be interested in this list of important dates and events for September 2014.

Town Of CBS Summer Events

July 1 – Canada Day Celebrations - On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, the Town of CBS will be hosting its annual Canada Day Celebration at the Recreation Complex (Pool) from 1pm – 3pm. Please come out and join us in our Celebration!
Kelligrews Soiree – July 2 – 6 -See for a full schedule
Family Fun Day at the Still – Wednesday August 6 (Regatta Day) – The Still, Seal Cove – 2 – 4pm
Pirate Day at Topsail Beach, Sponsored by Tim Hortons – Sunday August 24 – 2 – 4pm· Dress up in your best Pirate Costume and come see the Pirate invade Conception Bay South.


Awards Banquet

The Annual Queen Elizabeth Awards Banquet will take place at the school on Wednesday, June 25, at 6:00pm. Tickets are $5.00 and we remind you that this is a students-only event.

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers is holding a big awareness event on Sat. June 28 @ 10am, Paradise Community Center- and walking around the pond. Please become more aware of the problem on our roads  by becoming more involved in drunk driving prevention.

Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death among 15 to 25-year olds, and alcohol/drugs are factors in about 50% of those deaths.

Our challenge to you: represent your school at Strides for Change, Saturday June 28.

Exams this afternoon beginning at 12:15

Exams going ahead this afternoon are Math 2200, 2201 and 3202.

Tim Hortons Kelligrews Soiree 8KM Road Race Registration

Registration for the 2014 Tim Hortons Kelligrews Soiree 8KM Road Race will take place from Wednesday June 18th – Wednesday July 2nd at the Conception Bay South Recreation Complex (Pool). The Recreation Complex will be open for registration on Weekdays from 12-9pm, Saturday 9am-8pm and Sunday 1pm-8pm. The Race will take place on Saturday July 5th, 2014, starting at the Robert French Memorial Stadium at 8:00am. Registration Cost is $20. There will be CHIP TIMING used for this year’s race. Maximum 300 Runners. Please visit for Registration Forms and the Race Map. For more information on the race please contact Justin Clark,, 834-6912.

Easter Trip 2015

Any student who is interested in taking part in the Easter 2015 Fine Arts trip to New York City but was unable to attend Thursday’s meeting can pick up an information package at the main office.

Bussing Schedule

Click here to view or download the Final Exam Bussing Schedule.

2015 Arts & Letters Awards

The 2014 awards was, again, a great success and you may view the winning submissions by visiting Also note that this site includes winning submissions from past years as well. Students and teachers are encouraged to visit the site in order to see the calibre of work that is being selected from the students in our province.  In preparation for the 2015 awards, teachers and students are reminded that work completed between November 2013 and November 28, 2014 is eligible for the 2015 awards year. Deadline for the 2015 Arts and Letters awards is Friday, November 28, 2014.

Skills Canada Success!!

Congratulations to Sarah Lomholt-Farrell, Jacob Manning, Gavin Walters and Emma Power for winning SILVER medals in their respective competitions at the National Skills Canada in Toronto last week. Of the 11 medals won by Team NL in both secondary and post secondary competitors, QueenE students won 4.

Easter Tour 2015 – New York City

On Thursday, June 12th, 2014, there will be a meeting in the Learning Resource Centre for students (and their parents) who are interested in going to New York during Easter Break 2015.

Summer Employment Opportunities

Students are encouraged to apply for the 2 positions posted below. Both positions are for Orientation / Learner Services Assistants with the Seal Cove Campus of College of the North Atlantic. One is funded through the Newfoundland and Labrador Minimum Wage Initiative (PACEE) and the other has Student Work and Service Program (SWASP) Funding. The application deadline for both positions is Monday, June 9th at 4pm.

Manuels River Turrsdays

The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Center would like to invite Queen Elizabeth students to participate in our monthly event called Turrsday @ The River. This day is a celebration of Newfoundland culture and happens the first Thursday of every month.

The day starts with a touton breakfast special at Coffee Matters Express at 8am. At 11am an art exhibition begins. Each month has a different genre or artistry. We have had painters and quilters so far.  This exhibition is accompanied by live music in the lobby or in the reception hall.

Over the summer we would like to encourage student aged children to get involved in Turrsday by coming to the center prepared to play or sing a song or two from 11am to 4pm. If the parents could let us know when the kids were coming it would be a great help, but it is not mandatory.

We would also like to have a Kid’s Turrsday on October 2nd. We invite all music, art, stories, storytellers, and other great Newfoundland inspired ideas to participate in this very special Turrsday.

August 2014 Supplementary Exams

Supplementary Exams for courses completed in the 2013-2014 school year will be held from August 11 – 14, 2014.  Students needing to write a supplementary exam should download the attached exam schedule and registration form.  The deadline for application is August 1, 2014.

PD Day on Friday, May 30th

There will be no classes for students on Friday, May 30th as teachers have a professional development day. Monday, June 2nd will be a Day 4 on your schedules when students return to school.