Crest ÉCOLE INTERMÉDIAIRE FRANK ROBERTS JUNIOR HIGH
P.O. Box 16040, Station Foxtrap, Conception Bay South, NL, A1X 2E2
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Garde 9 Farewell - Send in Your Pics

We need pictures for our Grade 9 Farewell Slideshow.  The photos can be  baby shots, elementary school photos or shots with friends. Please indicate who is in the picture when you email it. Pictures need to be in digital format and sent to to frjhfarewell@gmail.com

Deadline is Tuesday May 17.


S.O.A.R

S.O.A.R. (Spirit of Alex & Riley) will be hosting a Memorial Food Drive during the first week of May, in honour of Alex and Riley's shared birthday of May 9th.

Next week, students are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to school to donate. When a student donates, their name will go in for a school prize draw on Monday, May 9. If a student donates every day, then their name goes in each time.

Also, for every homeroom class that participates, the class will be entered to win a pizza party from The Salvation Army.

Please donate to this worthwhile cause!



Buick Drive for Students - School Fundraiser


Mark your calendar - MAY 14 - and support the school by test driving a BUICK.

Frank Roberts Junior High has partnered with Terra Nova Motors for the Test Drive a Buick fundraiser. Buick will donate $20 to the school for every valid test drive taken on May 14. Monies raised will be used towards purchases for the school’s athletics programs and a school mascot costume.

On May 14, there will be vehicles – Buicks and GMC trucks - at the school for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, neighbours, etc. to test drive. The school will also be hosting a family fun day with food, games and entertainment. More details to follow in the upcoming weeks!

So please mark your calendar – May 14 - to come to the school to test drive a Buick! Your support will be greatly appreciated!
 


Spirit Week 2.0

April 11 - 15

To view the schedule click here.


Final Exam Schedule

To view the FRJH Final Exam Schedule click here.


BLITZ For The Breakfast Program

Our Breakfast Program needs to stock up on supplies. So we really need everyone’s help!!
During the month of March, we will be holding a Breakfast Blitz!!

Bring in as much of the following food items as possible: bread, butter, jam, cheese whiz, cheese slices, cereal bars (nut-free), juice, apples, napkins, cups, cheese sticks, eggos, english muffins, frozen pancakes or a cash donation so we can purchase these items.

The Beyond the Hurt group has graciously agreed to take on the role of tallying the totals per homeroom. The homeroom that contributes the most to the Breakfast Blitz!!!! will get to enjoy a movie afternoon – no classes!!, free popcorn!! and drinks!!

So don’t forget to contribute to the MARCH BREAKFAST BLITZ!


Term 2 Reports

These reports will be sent home on March 17. Please take the time to review your child’s report and the comments made by his/her teachers. Some students are experiencing difficulty attaining the curriculum outcomes in some subject areas and will need to increase their marks in order to experience success.

Parent teacher interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, March 23 from 12:30 –4:00 pm and 6:00 -8:00 pm and are by appointment only. We look forward to seeing you.

As of 2:30 pm on March 17, appointments can be made using the Parent Interview system. If you do not have access to

the internet you may book an appointment by calling 1-866-810-0076.

To accommodate these interview sessions, students will be dismissed at 11:15 am on March 23.

PT Appointment Booking Information


Mini Enrichment Courses

Once again this year mini enrichment courses will be offered for junior high students.  These courses will begin after the Easter break and are offered at different locations throughout the Metro region.  It is your responsibility to transport your child to and from the venue.  The cost ($40) associated with these courses and students can avail of one course per year.

The deadline for applying for the courses is March 15.  All fees and forms must be back to the school by that date.

Application

Catalogue

Waiver


50/50 Draw Winning Number
 

Results of last night’s (Feb. 11) 50/50 draw at the Hockey Shield Game in CBS Arena in aid of QE "Sunshine" Safe Prom was 8023412 and has been claimed, but would like to be kept anonymous.

Amount collected was $1354, and total payout was $677.  Congratulations to the winner!

The QE "Sunshine" Safe Prom Committee would like to thank each and every one for your support.
 


Term 2 Reports

Term 2 Reports will be sent home on Thursday, March 17. Please take the time to review your child’s report card and the comments made by his/her teachers. Some students are experiencing difficulty attaining the curriculum outcomes in some subject areas and will need to increase their marks in order to experience success. Teachers will continue to review student performances to identify at-risk students and make contact with these homes.

Parent teacher interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, March 23 from 12:30 – 4:00 pm and 6:00 – 8:00 pm and are by appointment only. As of 2:30 pm on March 17, appointments can be made using the Parent Interview website. You can book three (3) interviews per child.

 A letter with instructions on how to book your interviews is forthcoming. If you do not have access to the internet you may book an appointment by calling the toll-free number that will be listed on the information sheet. To accommodate these interview sessions, students will be dismissed at 11:15 am on March 23.

We look forward to seeing you.


Along the Coast of Spain and Portugal 2017

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to an apparent lack of interest in this tour at this time I would ask that interested parties refrain from enrolling. I will look into alternate tours in the near future. My apologies to those affected by this change in plans. 

Students currently enrolled in Grade 7 and 8 are being offered the opportunity to travel to Portugal and Spain during the Easter Break 2017. This trip is an 11 day tour starting in Lisboa and finishing in Barcelona with lots to see and do in between. The dates for this tour are from Friday Apr. 14, 2017 - Monday Apr. 24, 2017.  As a result students will miss one instructional day of school.
This tour has already been approved by the NLESD. 

This is a custom tour and the cost is determined based on the total number of participants. For more information about this tour please click here: Along the Coast of Portugal and Spain 2017

(Please note that District policy prohibits fundraising for this type of tour)


 

 

Frank Roberts computer programming club, Code is Cool, is proud to announce that we will be participating in Hour of Code this year.  Part one of our participation will take place on December 10.  Code is Cool members will be encouraged to bring a friend to programming club to check out our cool projects.  Part two will take place between  December 7-13 and will give every student at our school the opportunity to learn one hour of computer coding.  Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries.  The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. 

           Parents, friends and siblings are invited to check out the tutorials at https://code.org/

 

 

 


Christmas Activities

The student leadership group, the Spirit Council, has organized 12 Days of Christmas running from December 7 – 22. Each day is designated as an activity or theme day. View the schedule.

 


 

Reports and Parent Teacher Conferences

The first report cards for the 2015-16 school year will be released on Monday, November 30 and parent teacher conferences will be held on Thursday, December 3 from 12:30-4:00 pm and from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Please mark these dates in your calendars.

This year we will be using a new on-line booking system to book your interviews.
You can book three (3) interviews per child. 

Interview booking times can be made after the report cards are distributed beginning,
Monday November 30 at 2:30 p.m.
 


 

Grade 7 Homework Hut

Would you like to get your homework done before you go home? Do you need a quiet place to work? Would you like some help?

We are offering a Grade 7 Homework Hut every Wednesday at lunch in the Library.

At 12:00 bring your homework supplies and your lunch to the library.  There will be older students to help.  Hope to see you there!


Trail of the Caribou 2016: Beaumont-Hamel to Amsterdam

An incredible journey lasts a lifetime in the many stories and pictures you bring home. Get ready for a trip that will change your life and teach you to experience the world around you with more independence, confidence and knowledge. This nine day tour travels through Belgium, France and The Netherlands.

At the Beaumont-Hamel Memorial in France, a great bronze caribou overlooks a deadly battleground where the Royal Newfoundland Regiment launched their offensive on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, July 1, 1916. At the base of the memorial, three bronze tablets carry the names of brave Newfoundlanders who gave their lives in the First World War. The spectacular memorials and cemeteries, including Menin Gate and Tyne Cot, are symbols of the sacrifices of our ancestors and the respect Europeans have for Canada.

For more information visit EF Tours:

http://www.eftours.ca/educational-tour/trail-caribou-beaumont-hamel-amsterdam

Contact: Ms. Rowe christinerowe@nlesd.ca or Mr. Stringer jerrystringer@nlesd.ca

 


Take Our Kids to Work Day

 All Grade 9 students are invited to take part in Take Our Kids to Work day 2015 on November 4, 2015.  Students will attend work with a parent/guardian for the day.  This program helps students understand the importance of staying in school, start exploring career options, and experience a day in the world of work! 

Consent forms will be available in the coming weeks! Make sure to pass them in to your homeroom teacher in order to participate.


School Menu 2015-2016

To view the School Cafeteria menu click here


2015-2016 School Supply List

To access the supply list click here


Powerschool

A reminder that the parent portal for Powerschool is open and accessible. This portal allows parents to view their child’s attendance on a daily or on a period by period basis. You can also view your child’s academic progress in each of their courses. As an aid for you in monitoring your child’s progress, you can set it up so the Powerschool system will send you an update. This can be done on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. To access the parent portal you will need a username and password. If you have not already received your username and password, please drop by the office. For privacy reasons, the username and passwords need to be signed out.

You can access the portal by clicking the link in the left side bar or by clicking here.

Powerschool Parent Portal User Guide


School Menu

Click here to view our school menu


Math Resources

Click here for a video about the Math resources available at Frank Roberts Junior High and how to access these resources.

Online Math Resources: Grade 7 | Grade 8 | Grade 9
NOTE: ALL sites require your school Username and Password for access.

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 31

Year book orders due

June 1

Spring Concert
($5 at the door)

June 15-17

Final Exams Written
Click here for the schedule

June 22

Awards assembly in pm session

June 23

Report cards distributed
Pancake Breakfast
Last day of school


 


School Calendar 2015-16

FRJH Parent Handbook 2015-16

Student Code of Conduct

Raven Roles Behaviour Matrix

Survey


Daily School Report
Metro Region School System


School Food Guideline


Annual School Reports


Please book your Parent/Teacher appointments through Parent Interview


 

 
 
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