If you are interested in attending a university and continuing your studies in French there is an interactive cross-Canada map that will show you which universities offer which courses and also the kind of support they offer for second language learners: http://www.ocol-clo.gc.ca/twolanguages_deuxlangues/index.html?L=E
There is also $200, 000 in bursaries to be won AND an opportunity to travel as a bilingualism ambassador at www.francais-avenir.org
You will get a glimpse of student life and chat with many Mount students who are eager to answer your questions and show you around. You will also have fun!! Open Campus Day: friday, November 5, 2010. Register at nsvu.ca/opencampusday
Teachers will be involved in provincial meetings on Thursday and Friday, October 7th and 8th and students will not have classes. Also, Monday, October 11th is Thanksgiving Day and all schools will be celebrating that national holiday.
Students will receive a 'mini progress report' on Wednesday, October 6th, in each of their classes. This mini report will give parents and students a sense of their level of achievement at this point in the semester. The formal report card will be available on November 4th with Parent Teacher interviews the evening of November 4th and the morning of November 5th.
Once again, the students of BLMS tied up their sneakers in support of Terry Fox 30th Anniversary.
A little over $1000 was raised in support of this worthwhile cause and the students had a chance to win prizes for participating. Top fundraiser was Sabrina Phinney an upcoming 2011 grad, who raised $80.Thanks to the students who participated, Mrs. Scully for organizinig the event and to those who sponsored our students and provided the prizes.
Well known international journalist Gwynne Dyer will be visiting our school and addressing the student body on Monday, October 18th @ 2:15pm. Mr. Dyer will be dealing with topics related to "The Middle East" and will be hosted by our World Issues class, under the direction of Mr. Mazerolle. Parents and the general public are invited to attend this special presentation.
On Thursday, Sept 23rd we will be hosting a corn boil and Open House here at BLMS and all parents are invited and encouraged to attend. We will be providing corn, hamburgers, etc from 4:30pm - 5:30pm followed by a brief, more formal session, that will provide an opportunity for parents to meet their child's teachers at 5:30. The Parent School Support Committee will be meeting at 6:15pm Any parent interested in serving on the PSSC is encouraged to contact the school.
Dieppe Driving School is once again offering driver's education at Bonar Law Memorial School. Student's can register by seeing Mrs. Warman in Guidance. Online modules are given so students can prepare at home followed by a 5hr class on September 25th @ BLMS 10:00am-3:00pm. Payment options are available. Information will be given to all homeroom teachers. If interested or for more information call Cheryl at 523-7160 or call Debbie at 389-9480.