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SJHS Annual Christmas Bazaar

by Web Staff - Monday, November 17, 2014

Saint John High School will be holding its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday December 6 from 9 am to 1 pm. Get all of your Christmas shopping done in one stop at our silent auction and over 70 craft tables: Earrings for Mom, jams and jellies for Grandma and school clothing for your favourite Greyhound. Treat yourself to one of the fabulous items at the silent auction! Forget about baking for Christmas! Buy everything you need at our Bake Sale. Sit and enjoy the delicacies of our French Café as the beautiful voices of the internationally-renowned Saint John High School Choir gets you into the Christmas Mood.

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NBIAA CANCELS Swimming Championships

by C Sullivan - Saturday, November 22, 2014

The NBIAA announced on Friday (Nov 21) that the Regional Swim Championships could proceed if the meet mangers were willing to host the events, but that the Provincial Championships would not be sanctioned by the NBIAA and would be cancelled.

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Youth Poverty Awareness

by Patrick Hickey - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Students and Teachers will be participating in a rally in Uptown Saint John to raise awareness and money for youth poverty in Saint John. We have the highest amount of homeless youth and impoverished youth in Canada. The money raised will be going to support organizations helping youth that are in need. Everyone's support would be greatly appreciated by coming to Prince William Street on Thursday, November 20 at lunch.

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SJHS Annual Food Bank Drive

by Mr.Ogden - Monday, November 17, 2014

The annual SJHS Food Bank Drive is now on. There are boxes in each classroom. This year we are focusing on cans of fruit and vegetables but all non perishable foods are welcomed .We also collect glass jars and children's books. There is a tremendous need this year.Thank You

Hour of Code

by Mr. Colwell - Monday, November 17, 2014

Like to learn a little more code? Never tried? Did you mod a game? Hey, whatever your abilities are, now is the time to come together Hounds. Let's spend an hour and do something wonderful! Watch for details coming! Check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC5FbmsH4fw

Alumni News 2014 now available

by Paul Saulnier - Friday, November 14, 2014

The 2013 issue of the Alumni News is now available.

Download the PDF

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Great Season for Girl's Field Hockey Team

by Olivia Ricketts - Thursday, November 13, 2014

The 2014 girls field hockey team had a phenomenal season. From defeating some of the strongest teams to being one win away from provincials!

The girls played very hard this season and it showed! Beating KVHS (3-1) for the first time in eight years and other strong opponents HVHS (3-1)! The hounds also had 2 of the top 5 scorers in the district with Abby Morgan having a total of 12 goals this season and Claire Martin with 9! The girls were very close to provincials this year and are ready for next year!

A big thanks to coaches Ms. Wilton, Ms.Desmond and Ms.Leslie who put in a lot of time and hard work to make this team the shining stars they are! GO HOUNDS!!

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SJHS Celebrates a Service of Remembrance 2014

by Mr. Jim McNiven - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Monday, Nov. 10th, the staff and students of SJHS came together to remember those from our school and throughout our nation, who have served, fought, and died on our behalf of Canada, defending the values we cherish every day.

The service was a compilation of music, readings, and video presentations, with the service convener being Grade 12 student, Sam Landry. Ms. Wood’s Canadian History 12 class presented a video selection focused on former SJHS students who enlisted to serve in both WWI, WWII, Korea, and Afghanistan, and paid the ultimate sacrifice. Mr. McNiven’s IB History 12 class paid special tribute to 2004 Graduate, David Greenslade, who died in Afghanistan in 2007 at the age of 20. Mr. Donald Greenslade was in attendance and was given a warm reception by the entire school body. Grade 12 students Allie Ruigrok, Caleb McKend, Hannah Ingalls, and Chelsea Roy paid tribute through a personal essay reading and a reciting of John McCrae’s “In Flanders Fields”.

Thanks goes out to Mrs. Gallagher and her SJHS Concert Choir who paid tribute to past veterans through the singing of three musical pieces. Both Principal Mrs. Van Horne and SRC President Ben Peterson laid wreaths on behalf of the staff and students, respectively, of SJHS. Special thanks goes out to SJHS staff EA Nathan Davis and his Cadets, under the command of Jordan Clarke, who acted as the Honour Guard for the service, as well as Mrs. Young who, along with her IB Art 12 students, put together the service program.

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JV Girls End Great Soccer Season

by Madison Kieffer - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The JV Girls soccer team played their final game on October 25th in Edmundston, which marked the culmination of a great season. The girls fought hard for the opportunity to play at Provincials and represented their school well. The team demonstrated sportsmanship and, more importantly, enthusiasm for the sport; these qualities defined our players throughout the season. The JV team is always made up of an interesting combination of both new and returning players. This year we had a variety of players, a few first timers, some great new talent, and several older players to help shape the team. Regardless of age or experience, the JV girls bonded on and off the field and improved both individually and as a team over the duration of the season. I would like to give a shout-out to the players who stepped-up to play keeper; we are all proud of the progress you’ve made! The success of this year’s JV team would not have been possible without our fantastic coaches, Jennifer and David Peterson. On behalf of the team I would like to thank you for all the time you gave to make this season a fun and rewarding experience!

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Swim Team Wins 2014 Southern Conference

by C Sullivan - Monday, November 10, 2014

The Greyhound's swim team won all four divisions at the recent City & District Championship hosted by the Canada Games Aquatic Center on Halloween Eve. The team moves on to the Regional Championship hosted at Simonds High on Saturday November 29th (7am-7pm). The top six athletes in each event will then advance to the Provincial Swim Championship at the Canada Games Aquatic Center on Saturday December 13th (8am-6pm).

Junior Girls Gold: Janelle Holt (400 Free, 200 Free, 100 IM) Nicole MacNeil (200 IM, 100 Free, 100 Fly) Emilee Hoellwarth (50 Back, 100 Back) Senior Girls Gold: Isabelle Nickerson (200 IM, 100 IM, 100 Breast) Allie Ruigrok (50 Back), Gillian Davidson (50 Free), Keeley Shea (50 Breast) Junior Boys Gold: Dennis Emerson (100 Breast) Alexander Corasaniti (50 Back) Braeden Randell (100 Free) Senior Boys Gold: Sam Irvine (100 Fly, 50 Fly, 50 Free) Ben Manzer (50 Breast, 100 Breast) Robert Scott (200 Free) Gregor Sullivan (100 Back)

  • Overall Team Points: SJHS = 528, SHS = 197, SdeC = 154, KVHS = 147, RHS= 95, StM = 95, HVHS = 78
  • JUNIOR GIRLS: SJHS = 122, RHS = 44, KVHS = 43, SdeC = 37, SHS = 33, StM = 30, HVHS = 21
  • SENIOR GIRLS: SJHS = 142, KVHS = 50, SdeC = 44, SHS = 37, HVHS = 29, StM = 26
  • JUNIOR BOYS: SJHS = 119, SHS = 56, SdeC = 49, KVHS = 46, RHS = 24, StM = 15, HVHS = 5
  • SENIOR BOYS: SJHS = 145, SHS = 71, RHS = 27, StM = 24, SdeC = 24, HVHS = 23, KVHS = 8

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