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Chatham Kent Secondary School

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Junior Badminton
On Thursday, the Junior Badminton Team competed at LKSSAA in Sarnia.  CKSS had 10 athletes qualify for SWOSSAA this week.  Congratulations team.  Practice is at 2:30 today.

Coffee House
Are you looking for a safe space to share something you've created?  Sign up for Coffee House and perform for a welcoming and supporting audience!  Coffee House will be May 2nd at 6pm.  The sign-up sheet is outside of the Drama Room.


SAA Meeting
A reminder of the meeting today at lunch in the Myers Gym.  All members please attend.


Senior Badminton Team
Congratulations to the Senior Badminton Team for an excellent performance at LKSSAA.  .  Look out SWOSSAA here we come!

Senior Girls Soccer
The Senior Girls Soccer Team opened their season last night with a win on the road as they travelled to UCC to take on the Lancers. The girls are reminded that the bus leaves at 2:10 on Thursday for our game at JMSS.  No practice tonight.

Muskoka Woods
A reminder to all Muskoka Woods Leaders to meet in the Myers Gym at lunch today for our games..
Salt & LightWill be cancelled today.


SAA Meeting
A reminder of the SAA meeting Thursday at lunch in the Myers Gym.  All members please attend.

May Trip
There are only two spots left for the trip to Niagara Falls, Toronto and Canada's Wonderland on May 28-30.  If you are interested please let us know right away.  For those who have already signed up or if you are planning to do so, you are asked to attend a meeting in Room 231 this Wednesday at lunch.  If you cannot make it please talk to Mrs. Baribeau or Mrs. Redfern as soon as possible.

*Letsa go!*-SE
Sign up for Music Society's Mario Kart Tournament next Wednesday April 24 at 5pm.  Popcorn, baked goods and beverages will be available to purchase!  Tickets will be sold in the front hall every day at lunch leading up to the event.  $5 to enter the tournament and $2 to watch and enjoy our arcade room.  Come out to the front hall today at lunch to sign up for a fun filled night of games and competition.

Muskoka Woods
A reminder to all Muskoka Woods Leaders to meet in the Myers Gym at lunch today.

Coffee House
Are you looking for a safe space to share something you've created?  Sign up for coffee house and perform for a welcoming and supportive audience.  Coffee house will be May 2 at 6pm.  The sign-up sheet is outside of the Drama Room.

Baseball Try-outs
The baseball try-out for tonight has been postponed.  We have rescheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, at 2:45 on the back field for any players who are interested in trying out.


Muskoka Woods Leaders
A reminder to all leaders, we will meet in the Myers Gym today at lunch to rehearse.

Cake Walk
The Annual Arts Council Cake Walk is this Thursday!  Bring your toonies and loonies this Thursday to the front hall to get a chance to win a beautiful Easter Cake!
Writing GroupOur meeting is today at lunch in the Nexus Room.

Regional Drama Festival
Congratulations to the cast and crew of "The Soldier Dreams" on their success at the regional drama festival.  It has been an incredible season and we are proud of your accomplishments.

Interact Club
The Interact Club would like to thank all staff and students for their generous contributions during our Interact Fundraising Week.  Our goal was $500.  We ended up raising over $650.  Therefore, 13 goats will be donated to families in a developing nation on our behalf!.  Congratulations to Mr. Osterpolic's Class for raising over $150 and winning our homeroom challenge.
Senior Boys SoccerOur team photo is today at 2:15 in the West Gym.

CKSS Rugby
There is a mandatory meeting for all rugby players today at lunch in Room 203.


CKSS Jazz Band
A shout out to the CKSS Jazz Band who had a phenomenal performance last night.  Together with music students from across the Lambton-Kent area, they learned more about Jazz in workshops.  The night culminated with a concert to remember.  Congratulations Jazz Band!!!

Junior Badminton
The Junior Badminton Team competed at the LKSSAA South Tournament yesterday and a solid group effort helped secure the top team score.  Twelve athletes qualified for LKSSAA.  Congratulations to all Hawks and a special thanks to the volunteers for helping to keep the tournament running smoothly.


CKSS Baseball
The first CKSS baseball try-out will take place on Monday April 15 at 2:45 on the back field.  If you missed the sign-up meeting, please see Mr. Van Horn as soon as possible.

Cake Walk
The Arts Council Cake Walk is next Thursday April 18 in the front hall at lunch.  Bring your loonies and toonies and get ready for a sweet day.

Interact Fundraiser
Thank you very much for your support so far.  To date, we have raised enough money to purchase multiple goats from monies received from our bake sale, raffle basket and goat selfies!  The week continues today with the raffle basket in the front foyer at lunch.  Tomorrow, Interact Week ends with the wrap-up of the homeroom challenge for a chance to win donuts for the class.

Kiwanis Music Festival
This week, the music department was busy with their choral and band entries.  Some highlights of the performances were the highest score ever for the Bass Choir with an 89 and the Full Choir with an overall score of 92.  We proudly introduced the Chamber Choir on Monday and we look forward to watching this group continue to excel.  The bands also had some outstanding moments with a gold finish for both the Concert Band and the Jazz Band, and a silver finish for the Junior Band and the Grade 11/12 Band Class.  We head to Sarnia next for the Jazz Festival and the Lambton County Music Festival.


Senior Badminton
Congratulations to all members on an excellent showing at LKSSAA South.  Practice is cancelled for tonight.
Salt & LightMeets today at lunch in Room 213.  Everyone is welcome.


Interact Week
Today is the second day of Interact Week.  Come down and join us at lunch for some great treats.  All of the funds go towards buying goats to help families in need.  The families use the goats for a delicious milk to drink or sell; for sustainable income and the ability to breed them when needed.  Please come to support us and take a selfie with a goat in the front foyer at lunch.  In addition, there is a candy raffle basket that you can enter to be drawn for later this week.  Hope to see you there.

Potential Grads pay close attention to the Scholarship Google Classroom or to the table in Student Services as many new scholarships and bursaries will be posted this week.  See a guidance counsellor if you have any questions.

CKSS Baseball
Any student interested in trying out for the CKSS Baseball Team should attend a meeting on Wednesday in Room 106 at the start of lunch.

SAA Meeting
A reminder of the SAA Meeting on Thursday at lunch in the Myers Gym.  All members please attend.


Canadian Army Reserve
Are you interested in trying something new for a co-op placement?  Are you wanting to learn how to problem solve, gain more self-confidence, and work as a team?  The Canadian Army Reserve is looking to introduce young Canadians to the diverse career opportunities in the Armed Forces.  The co-op course includes basic military training, first aid, navigation, field craft, career awareness, and training in the operation of military equipment.  If you are 16 and would like to experience an all-day co-op with the Army, please come to the Career Centre this Wednesday at lunch to learn more about the process to register.
Writing GroupThere is a Writing Group meeting today at lunch in the Nexus Room.

CBC Program
The CBC program begins today!  All presenters for McNaughton Avenue Public School are to meet Mr. Wood in Student Services at 11:40 am (end of lunch).  If you are a presenter for any other school and are available this afternoon, see Mr. Wood.

Interact Fundraising
This week is Interact Fundraising Week.  It's starting off with a homeroom challenge and tomorrow is the bake sale.  Be sure to show your support and help us to raise money for goats.

Senior Girls Soccer
The Sr. Girls Soccer Team is reminded of the meeting today in Room 210 at lunch.  Uniforms, player packages and schedules will be handed out.

Volunteer Hours
The CK Track & Field Team needs volunteers to help run the track meets!  Please sign up outside of Room 118 or see Mrs. Lee if you are interested.


Chatham Kent Secondary School
285 McNaughton Ave E, Chatham, ON, N7L 2G7
Principal: Murray Hunt
Vice Principal: Bernadette Bruette
Vice Principal: Shea VanderGriendt
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