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IT Takes A Village to Raise a Teen

by Kathy Dumouchel - Sunday, April 23, 2017

IT Takes A Village to Raise a Teen is a parent session on Youth Anxiety and our guest speaker Dr. Daniel Chorney who will provide an informative session on anxiety and parenting strategies. There will also be a very good mix of professionals from local organizations who provide services for youth who will be on hand before and after to answer any questions specific to access and service. Some of these include Cdn Mental Health, Gentle Path, Teen Resource Centre, PEER SJ, LINK Program and ISD.

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SJHS Cheer Squad Hosting Invitational Competition April 22

by Webstaff - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The SJHS Cheerleading Team under Coaches Leanne Charlton, Michelle Oliver and Jacie Kennedy is having a banner season! This talented team started practices in November in preparation for Spring competition season. In addition to cheering football season and the Memorial Game, the team recently participated in the first two competitions of the year, placing second at Simonds on April 1 (out of 7 teams) and scoring a big win at Ecole Mathieu Martin on April 8 (also out of 7 teams).

April 22nd at Saint John High will mark the 3rd of 5 competitions for this season. All 8 NBIAA registered competitive cheerleading teams will be in attendance (HTHS, MHS, Ecole Mathieu Martin, Oromocto, Simonds, Carleton North, Harbour View and of course SJHS). This will be the largest competition this season thus far, and the team looks forward to seeing all SJHS fans in the gym for what will be one amazing afternoon of cheer.

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Fun lab with Nylon

by Jefferson Wu - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

When it first entered the public consciousness in 1938, nylon claimed a novelty no other product could match. Its predecessor, rayon, had been touted as “artificial silk,” a phrase that implied both economy and imitation.[1]

Without touching organic chemistry, I will never have thought about making nylon by myself. Under Ms. Morrell’s supervision and instruction, my IB Chemistry class has been synthesized nylon to practice what we learned in the class. After pouring the mixture of sebacoyl chloride and hexane over the amine solution without mixing those two, the nylon was pulled out from the interface of those two solutions by using tweezers thus being rolled onto a paper towels cardboard for collection.

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Tickets for Spring Fling on Sale THIS WEEK

by Maggie Oliver - Sunday, April 16, 2017

Hey Greyhounds! Its that time of year again, Spring is upon us and Spring Fling is just around the corner. Saint John High School Spring Fling is a thing. Spring Fling is set for April 27th with tickets going on sale Wednesday April 19th until Friday April 21st at lunch, only $10.00 for SJHS students and $15.00 for our guests. We have 50 guest tickets available and they always go fast so don’t wait! Spring Fling is being held at University of New Brunswick Grand Hall 40 Charlotte Street (on King Square), from 7pm -10pm April 27th. Get all of your friends and come have a fantastic evening at one of our biggest events of second semester! There are only so many tickets available Greyhounds, so don’t wait until they’re all gone. Can’t wait to see you on April 27th at Spring Fling.

A and H letters

by webstaff - Monday, April 3, 2017

Attention all greyhounds! It's that time of year when we start to think of year end activities. For those of you who think you are in line for a Silver "A" or "H" Letter your forms are due Friday, 7 April, 2017 to Ms. Wilton. Forms can be found on the website as well as in the office. These forms are for any student who has been involved in any activities in the school.


Co-op 120: Test Drive Your Future

by Mr. Warr - Saturday, April 1, 2017

Have you considered taking cooperative education next year? Here are the perks:
TEST DRIVE A CAREER - Do the job and get a chance to see if your career choice is really what you want before choosing your post-secondary destination.
BUILD YOUR SKILLS - Work one-on-one with a placement supervisor in a program designed to meet your interests, needs and strengths.
GET HANDS-ON WORK EXPERIENCE - Overcome the problem of “no job without experience and no experience without a job”. Put real work experience on your resume.

You can register for Cooperative Education if you are going into grade 12 in either 2 credit (afternoon) or 3 credit (morning) course offerings. Application and referral forms for admission must be completed by April 5th.
Please see Mr. Warr in the Cooperative Education Office (Room 306) or by email if you have any questions.

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Science Fair Showcases Young Scientists!

by Mary Savoie - Sunday, March 26, 2017

Saint John High School held their science fair on March 17. What a group of amazing young scientists! The judges were impressed with the scientific thought and innovation that went into these investigations. There were projects on filtration of water, extraction of DNA, stem cell research, floating soap, sun rotation, periwinkle shell depth, bath bombs, genetics, etc. Teachers and students who came to view the fair enjoyed listening to the students and viewing their poster boards.

Congrats to the winners: Ria Kunkulol, Chandler Doucette, Johan Dysart, Connor Savoie & Jacob Gomke, John Corscadden & Ethan Bustin and Allison Cooke & Caroline Hovey. We wish them luck as they move on to the Fundy Science Fair to be held on April 7 at UNBSJ. Go Greyhounds!!

Honorable mentions: Megan Fisher, Keiffer Sullivan, and Gregor Stewart & Mashroor Rahman.

Saint John High School Presents Les MisÚrables

by Tracy Lutz - Thursday, March 23, 2017

Saint John High's spring production of Les Misérables opens Thursday, March 30th. Les Misérables tells the story of Jean Valjean, a convict who spends his life searching for redemption while constantly sought by the dogged Inspector Javert. Justice, rebellion, love and sacrifice are all explored in this much-acclaimed tale.

The show runs in the Dennis R. Knibb Auditorium from Thursday, March 30th to Saturday, April 1st with a 7:30 curtain. Tickets are $15 and are available at the school's main office (658-5358) and at the door.

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Ski Team has a great showing at Poley!

by Julie White - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Saint John High took to the slopes again this year for a wonderful 6 weeks of skiing and snowboarding. Tuesday, March 21 was the last night of fun on the hill with the annual Race! Of course SJHS was very well represented and came home with the Trophy!

Winners were:

  • Alex Steeves Gold
  • Noah Easton Silver
  • Tom Brow Bronze
  • Dawson Thibodeau Gold
  • Cody Poirier Silver.

The club was a pleasure to bring to the hill every week! Looking forward to next year already!

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Registration Now Open for IB Celebration 2017

by Tracy Lutz - Thursday, March 16, 2017

Saint John High School is celebrating 30 years since graduating its first IB Diploma class by inviting all past and present participants of the programme to join us from 17 to 19 August 2017. From pre-IB participants to Certificate students to Diploma graduates to teachers, past and present, all are welcome.

Weekend events include a Wine & Cheese reception, a three-course dinner at Italian by Night, and a variety show; reunion participants will also be able to take in the Gallery Hop and Fundy Fringe Festival scheduled for that weekend. Further details are available on the Facebook group IB Celebration 2017. All are welcome to join.

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