Time for exams has arrived

As we start up after the holidays at the Wm. E Hay, we would like to extend congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Enyedy and the new addition to their family, a baby girl born on Dec. 29.

As we start up after the holidays at the Wm. E Hay, we would like to extend congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Enyedy and the new addition to their family, a baby girl born on Dec. 29.

Here are a few important dates to pay attention to coming along with the end of the semester:

The last day of regular classes for Grade 12 students will be on Thursday, Jan. 20 while the last day of classes for grades 9-11 students is on Friday, Jan. 22. Diploma exams begin on Thursday, Jan. 14 while Provincial Achievement Test (PAT) exams begin on Monday, Jan. 25.

All diploma exams for Grade 12 students and PAT exams for Grade 9 students will be written at the recreation center. Transportation will be provided for students who need it. Grade 10 and 11 students will be writing final exams in class during the last week of school. The make-up day for final exams is Monday, Jan. 25. Semester two classes begin on Monday, Feb. 1.

The Wm. E. Hay Travel and Exchanges Office is currently looking for friendly, welcoming host families who would open their doors for three months to a German exchange student from our twin school in Sanitz, Germany. We currently have four German students looking for placements for this spring and also for September. Please contact Mrs. Shepherd at 403-742-3466 if you are interested.

Our fine arts board is busy preparing for the upcoming Fine Arts Gala which will showcase the arts at Wm. E. Hay. Expect to see improvisation skits, performances from the high school band, some musical performances, art work from the art students, and dances from our dance students. The Fine Arts Gala will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

The next school council meeting will be on January 21 at 7 p.m. in the staff room. All parents are welcome to attend.

That’s it for this week. Stay tuned next week for more updates from Wm. E. Hay.