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Students Win $6000 with WorkplaceNB Video

by SJHS WorkSafe NB team - Monday, May 22, 2017

In November of 2016, we (Hooriya Sher, Jayatee Ray, Nihla Hussain and Sarah Kim) were chosen as the team to represent SJHS at the WorkSafeNB Youth Leadership Forum. We were amongst multiple other teams from other schools and we received the chance to perform leadership activities, listen to inspiring speakers and, most importantly, learn about workplace health and safety. The forum was followed by a 4-month project/competition in which our task was to advocate workplace health and safety to youth and our team did so in multiple ways. We presented in front of the grade 8 students at EMNS and two YMCA

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Annual Food Drive

by Maggie Oliver - Friday, May 19, 2017

Throughout the week of May 7th to May 12th Saint John High School students took part in our annual food drive. The food drive began with a community food drive on May 7th when students went out into their neighbourhoods and collected various donations from all over Saint John. Our food drive continued in school as students were asked to bring in items to their A block classes. Ms. Lewell's grade 10 social studies class brought in the most food, while lots of classes also brought in many generous donations. This drive was headed by all of the hard working service clubs in our school including Me to We, Club Hope and Key Club, along with the SRC. All efforts contributed to a very successful week of collecting with close to 50 boxes of canned goods, pastas, baking mixes (just to name a few) as well as a couple boxes of books being donated. All food from the drive will be split between the North End and South End food banks while the books will be donated to Romero House. Thank you to all students, staff, parents and friends of Saint John High School who donated, your thoughtfulness and help with this initiative is greatly appreciated.


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Today was the beginning

by Webstaff - Thursday, May 18, 2017

During weeks of rain this spring we managed to find "A glorious day" to capture the feelings of our 2017 grads as they posed for what will become the first of many photo opportunites between May and June! Ms. Desmond worked her magic from her ladder with the class, and once again she managed to find quality which has proven time and time again to produce beautiful results.With the help of the police, the street was closed to traffic so friends and family could gather on the street and watch the graduates have their final front step photo taken as a class.

This is the first of many formal get-togethers for the 2017 class, and one that certainly reminds them of the brief time remaining before leaving this part of their lives forever. Good Luck to all of our "Class of 2017".

This is the first photo gallery from this event. Come back soon.


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Former SJHS Grad elected Valedictorian of St. Thomas University

by Webstaff - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

"There is no greater honour", is the comment SJHS grad, Shania Maguire wrote on her facebook page as she shared her exciting news. The comment was accompanied by a photo of Shania giving her valedictory speech. Shania, a SJHS alumni, class of 2013, was recently elected by 350 of her classmates at St. Thomas University to be their Valedictorian.

While at SJHS, Shania was very involved in all aspects of the SJHS community. She participated in numerous sports, held leads in the musical, sang in the choir, was a member of the SRC, and was at the top of her class. She was a very special student and we are pleased to be able to share her wonderful news.

SJHS would like to congratulate Shania on this prestigious recognition, and wish you all the best as you enter the B. Ed program at STU!!!

Congrats Shania, Well done!!!!

To view Shania's speech, please click on the following link. Valedictory speech. Her speech begins at 1 hr and 5 mins!!


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Bottle Drive to help Support Reach for the Top Team

by Mary Savoie - Sunday, May 14, 2017

BOTTLE DRIVE!!

There will be a bottle drive at Saint John High on May 20th from 10 am till 2pm. Come drop off your bottles and support your Hounds going to Toronto for Reach for the Top Nationals on May 26-29. This will be Saint John Highs’ first appearance at this event. We are determined to represent SJHS successfully!!!!!


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Casino Night!!

by Maggie Oliver - Wednesday, May 10, 2017

This Friday 7-9pm in SJHS Cafeteria, the one and only SJHS Casino Night will be held. With an evening full of exciting games and fun, the stakes are high as SJHS students' $5 admission earns them $10 000 SJHS cash to spend on games like roulette, black jack, poker, texas hold'em and horse racing. Mocktails and other drinks like pop and water will be available for purchase along with a photo booth to complete the Casino Night experience. The night won't end before attendees participate in a live auction to spend all the SJHS cash they earned. Dress code for Casino Night is semi formal, but semi formal or casual all students are welcome on Friday night. See you there Hounds!


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We to Me hosting Drive A Ford Event

by Zachery Lavigne - Tuesday, May 9, 2017

On Saturday May 13 between 9AM and 2PM, come to Downey Ford Saint John and do a no pressure test drive to support the Saint John High School Me to We group. Ford is giving the club $20 per test drive, and this money will go towards education in Africa. This is a very simple and quick way to make a difference. The whole process should not take more than 10 minutes.

You can sign up in advance here:

https://forddrive4ur.ca/en/drive4wesaintjohnhighschool

Carnations for Mother's Day!

by Anna Nguyen - Monday, May 8, 2017

KeyClub will be selling carnations for Mother's Day on May 11 and 12. They are $2.00 for each carnation, and pre-orders are also available through any KeyClub members by the end of May 9, 2017. Come out and get some beautiful carnations for Mother's Day!


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Parents Invited to Post Secondary Information Night

by Karrie Harris - Sunday, May 7, 2017

On Monday, May 15th, 6pm, there will be an information night for parents of students going to Post-Secondary regarding funding options.They will cover scholarships, student loans, eligibility requirements, types of funding available (federal and provincial loans, bursaries and grants), assessment process and application process. A Representative from the school, Natalie Thomson from the workroom and Shelly MacKinnon from Financial Aid in Fredericton will present and answer questions.


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Student Council 2017-2018 Executive Election

by Zachery Lavigne - Student Council Secretary 2016-2017 - Saturday, May 6, 2017

We would like to congratulate the 2017-2018 Student Representative Council executive on being elected on Wednesday May 3rd, 2017. There was a week-long campaign at Saint John High School with numerous great races.

Next year's executive will be made up of the following students:

President - Benjamin Lohoar, Vice President - Connor Doiron, Secretary - Madison Bell, Treasurer - Siyum Mohiuddin, Grade 10 Vice President - Noah Easton, Grade 11 Vice President - Abigail Shiels

Finally, a Grade 9 Vice President will be elected in the fall of 2017 once the new students join the Saint John High School student body.

The student council at Saint John High School holds two meetings per week to plan and organize large special events such as the Haunted House and the Cabaret and is responsible for events such as the Grade 9 Orientation Day and Open House. Other roles of the council include the preparation of budgets to appropriately allocate funds, and on a broader note, assuring that the voices of all students are heard and listened to. The 2017-2018 council has a busy year with many responsibilities to look forward to. Serving on the student council executive is a difficult job at times, but is very rewarding.

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