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by Ms. Lutz - Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The SJHS 2013-14 senior boys basketball team enjoyed a successful season, culminating with a fourth place finish in the province. In addition to winning our own Subway Classic Red & Grey Tournament, the boys also were champions at the St. Stephen Ganong Tournament.
In league play they had an incredible 10 and 0 record, finishing first in their division. As such, they were able to compete at regionals, where they placed third, and at sectionals where they earned their fourth in the province placement. One player, forward Devon Rector, was named to the provincial all-star team.
The key to the Hounds' success this year was the great balance on the team; twelve strong players made for easy substitutions. Another factor which paid off was the team's extensive conditioning. Through Coach Vincent's conditioning drills, our boys were able to hold their own in extremely fast-paced games.
Perhaps even more satisfying than the numerous wins, during the Final 12 Championship at Harbour Station February 21 the team and coaches were honoured with Basketball New Brunswick’s Fairplay Award. It is no wonder then, that head coach, Peter Vincent, was named New Brunswick’s senior boys basketball Coach of the Year.
Congratulations to Coach Vincent, to his assistants Kayden Roy and Sherry Roach and to our boys who together have had an absolutely tremendous season.
Maureen Desmond photo/SJHS
by Mr. Todd Cormier - Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Nails were bitten, palms were sweating, and feet were tapping as many SJHS Grads lined up for their on-site interviews with UNB/UNBSJ & STU on Feb.13. However, the end result was well worth the effort.
55 SJHS Grads received a 100% acceptance rate with their choice of the three universities. In addition, we received an additional offer of over $60,000 of scholarships. These are the minimum scholarships that our students will be offered.
As one UNB recruiter commented ‘we have seen a very high caliber of students here today’. We couldn’t agree more; congrats to all applicants we are extremely proud of your accomplishments. As you can see from the group photo we have some very happy students.
by Mr. Colwell - Saturday, March 1, 2014
About 75 students from SJHS briskly walked down to the Trade and Convention center and participated in the "Big Data Conference". At the conference, over 900 students from across the province were presented with three sets of keynote speakers. The speakers were excellent. One travelling from NYC, one from SJ and Riverview, and the third pair from Fredericton. All are extremely successful in the tech world and opened up eyes on the tech world. In Canada, they explained that 104,000 jobs are unfilled, and quite a few of those are right here in New Brunswick. Additionally, the students are challenged to team up, and go for three $5000 prizes, and the chance to take their idea to a prototype stage. If you are interested in becoming involved, click on these links, or see Mr. Colwell. If you are interested in learning to program JAVA, afterschool on Wednesdays the Youth Preloaded Club meets and we are just starting to code JAVA.
by Ms. Wood - Friday, February 28, 2014
On Monday, February 24th a Grad Class 2014 info meeting was held for parents. Important information and dates have been posted on the calendar, and are included in the info sheet that is attached to this article. This year we will be offering a framing service on site so that grads may purchase a SJHS frame for their diploma immediately after the ceremony. More details includng a picture of the frame will be posted soon.
Have a great March Break Class of 2014!!!
SJHS Grad Class 2014 Info and Dates
by Martha Garey - Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Do you enjoy meeting new people and trying new things? Would you like the opportunity to improve your French skills this summer? If so, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is once again sponsoring the Summer French Camp for Students in Grades 9 and 10 . French immersion and Core/Post-intensive French students are both encouraged to apply. The program is a four-week immersion experience administered by the Université de Moncton. This summer, the camp will run from June 29th to July 25th.
Applications may be obtained at Saint John High. Interested students must submit their applications and a cheque of $100 (written to the Minister of Finance – New Brunswick) by April 18th, 2014. For further details, please see your French teacher or Ms. Garey.
by Beyond The Hurt Participants - Monday, February 24, 2014
Pink Shirt Day is this Wednesday, February 26th. Take a stand against bullying and show your support by wearing pink. Those Greyhounds that wear pink will receive a free drink of pink lemonade at lunch in front of the cafeteria. Let's rock the pink Greyhounds!
by Martha Garey - Friday, February 21, 2014
The French department will be hosting a ZUMBA class next Tuesday, February 25th starting at 3:45 p.m. in the Saint John High cafeteria. ZUMBA is a fitness class which incorporates dances moves and aerobic elements. It will be led by instructor Robyn Giffin, who will teach the session in both official languages. We encourage all students and staff to join in this great wellness activity!
Maureen Desmond photo/SJHS
by Morgan Easton - Wednesday, February 19, 2014
We had an amazing turn out last night at our Open House. The entire lower level of the auditorium was filled with prospective students and their families. We had about 150 SJHS students come out and help make this event possible, without them this night couldn't have been as successful as it was.
I would like to extend thanks to everyone to helped out and who volunteered their time to show off the school and their Red & Grey spirit.
We hope to see a lot of new Greyhounds this semester and thanks to those parents and grade 8 students who attended the Open House.
To check out our Welcome Video click the link below: