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This is a copy of IHMS's weekly news article "Lion's Roar" that appeared in The Western Star newspaper on Friday, October 18, 2013.
By: Madison Noel, Jack Ryan, Max Chrappa, William Bennett, and Cheyenne Bursey
(L-R): Chenoah Park, Chloe Colbourne, Makenzy Bishop and Paige Walsh check out some books at our Scholastic Book Fair this week.
We hope everybody had a great Thanksgiving weekend.
On Wednesday a Book Fair took place in the school’s cafeteria. Also, we showed our support for cancer research by wearing a pink ribbon for Dress for the Cause Day.
Students also had litter free lunches on Wednesday for Waste Reduction Week. Some other things we are doing this week to celebrate are using less paper, turning off the lights and talking about recycling.
On Thursday we hosted the official launch for the Recycle My Cell Challenge in our gym. Our cross country runners took part in a meet in Stephenville. And in the evening our school hosted the Scholastic Book Fair Family night event.
This week was Good Governance Week. Our grade six students wrote essays on what good governance means to them.
Our ITV school reporters last week were Nathan Anderson, Jayden Lempriere, McKenna Batstone and Lucas Neville. This week they are Nicolas Moreno, Madison Noel, Cole Dumaresque and William Bennett.
Congratulations to Anna Brake who received first place in the provincial Foster Family Writing competition and Jack Ryan who received second place for the elementary categories. Also, congratulations to Kate Lombard who was the winner for the elementary provincial drawing competition.
There were some fast runners last Wednesday at the Sacred Heart Track meet and here’s the names of the stars, they are: Jack Ryan, Clara Ryan, Ryan Bennett, William Bennett, Isaac Buckingham, Clare Coleman, Aria Kazerouni, Heather Cooper, Emily Murley, Ryan Murphy, Colin Spencer, and Telicia Young. Congratulations to Telicia Young who placed in the top five.
Also this week, Jorga Perett was a firefighter for a day! She was picked up at the school and rode in the fire truck with Mr. George.Thank you to Mrs. George and all her volunteers for another successful Scholastic Book Fair.