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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, November 1, 2013.
By: Sam Antle, William Bruce-Robertson, Jayden Lempriere, and Gina Spencer
Pictured (L-R) are: Wesley Calvalcante, Nicolas Moreno, Iker Aguirre, and Nathan Anderson
We had a busy week at Immaculate Heart. On Tuesday the skills challenge team hosted a Zumba fitness class with instructor Rhonda McMaster as a fundraiser for their trip to St. John’s. They had a great turn out. Thank you, Rhonda, for an awesome class! Also, thank you to Wesley Calvalcante, Caroline Bruce-Robertson and William Bruce-Robertson for volunteering at the event.
Our student leadership council had a successful pajama and slumber party last week for the janeway. They raised over $5oo!! This week they planned Halloween activities for the whole school including a parade of costumes in the gym. Thank you to Mrs. Foley and the council for a fantastic day.
Cross country running is officially over for the season. They had lots of great runs. They had a party at Menchie’s to celebrate on Tuesday. Basketball has officially started at our school. Practices were held this week for grades 3 to Level 1.
Today we are having an assembly at 11:30 for our provincial winners in the Foster Family Essay Contest and the Good Governance Essay contest.
Our school is still collecting cell phones for the Recycle My Cell Campaign.
Last week on Friday while we were at home the teachers had a professional development day. All the teachers had a session with Dr. Michael Newton on the topic of mindfulness. The French Immersion teachers had a session with Mrs. Gerene O’Dell about French learning resources. Some of the other topics throughout the day were about technology, literacy, math centres, and best practices for report cards.
Our ITV school reporters this week were Samuel Michael, William Brice-Robertson, Aria Kazerouni, and Ale Hernandez.Have a great weekend everyone!
Congratulations to our runners in the Templeton running meet last Thursday. Our runners were Isaac Buckingham, Jacob Bursey, Chloe Colbourne, Clare Coleman, Heather Cooper, Aria Kazerouni, Jack Matthews, Ryan Murphy, Lucas Neville, Simon Boitsefski, Emma Doman, Clara Ryan, Jack Ryan, and Telicia Young. All of our runners did awesome.
Clare Coleman placed 3rd and Heather Cooper placed 7th in the grade 4 girls category, Ryan Murphy placed 4th, Aria Kazerouni placed 7th and Isaac Buckingham placed 9th in grade 4 boys category. Chole Colbourne placed 10th in the grade 5 girls category and Clara Ryan placed 9th in the grade 6 girls category. Jack Ryan placed 9th in the grade 5 boys category.
Thank you to coaches Mme Brake, Ms. Scott and Mr. Nadon for a great season.
Congratulations to Tyler Dillman who received a certificate from Bennett’s “Tae Kwondo” for Awesome Form.
Bridgett Sparked had a swimming competition last weekend. She placed 11th in the 50-metre free style and 14th in the 100-metre free style at the Corner Brook Rapids Performance Meet.
Also, congratulations to Ben Griffin who placed 4th in the Frost and Furious race held in Steady Brook on Saturday.