AWEC

Daily Announcements can be found here.

COVID Reminder: 

Public health is a shared responsibility. Please continue to monitor yourself and household members for signs or symptoms of COVID-19 using Nova Scotia’s daily checklist: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/docs/Daily-COVID-checklist-en.pdf

If you or a member of your household has any signs or symptoms on the checklist, please complete the COVID-19 self-assessment online or call 811 if you are unable to access the online tool. The COVID-19 self-assessment online tool is available at: https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en

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Hello AWEC Families!

Parent Teacher Conferences will be happening virtually through Google Meet or via phone.  To schedule an appointment please follow the link below to create an account, enter your child(ren), and then schedule interview times for you to meet with their teachers.  

https://awec.schoolappointments.com

Appointments scheduling will start on Nov 20, 2020 at 9 AM, for appointments to be held on Nov 25th and 26th. We hope that you will find the system very easy to use. It will take only a few minutes to set-up your account, your children, and your appointments. This set up process will only be required once. Feel free to contact the school if you have any issues (902-532-3150) or send an email to awec@avrce.ca.

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Senior High Report Cards - If you have verified your email address with AWEC in the last couple of days as requested, your child’s term 2 report card has been sent out to that email. This email, containing a link to access your child’s report card, will be coming from avrsb_awec@gnspes.ca. If you have not received the email by Thursday, November 19, please check your spam/junk mailbox. If you do not receive the email or are have an issue accessing the report card, please contact the school at 902-532-3150 or email awec@avrce.ca email. Students also have access to their report card by logging into their GNSPES account (https://gnspes.ca) and clicking on the icon on the landing page that looks like an envelope with red wings. The icon should also be displayed in a popup window when they first login. 

AWEC students and staff were honored to be able to view a virtual Remembrance Day service today.  The service was approximately 20 minutes long ending with the Last Post and Reveille.  A special thank you is extended to Mr. Allan Duffy, Senior High teacher for creating this virtual service of remembrance.  Lest we forget!

 

 

 

Reminder: Please visit the website  https://www.elevateathletics.ca/schoolapparel to order school apparel.  Order by November 13th to ensure Christmas delivery. While clothing can be ordered any time, orders received by Nov 13 will be delivered before the holidays.
 

The Homework Hub is a free resource that can help you with math in grades 7-12. Students can sign in with their gnspes account and can access materials and tutoring. Check out this information video for parents: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnORoA5E7i4&t=6s

 

The Grade 10 O2 students were helping  our community partner, Clean Annapolis River Project with trail maintenance on the Harvest Moon trail. Great work everyone!

 

The Grade 10 O2s created this week's Wall of Positivity to focus on Equity and why it is important.

 

The Grade 10 O2 students had 2 different presentations last week about careers in the arts. Local artist, Tiffany Barrett, and singer/songwriter, Paul O'Brien inspired the class about doing what you love and living in rural Nova Scotia.

The Grade 11 O2 students were inspired by the words of Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai, for the International Day of the Girl. Even in 2020, we still need to advocate for equal futures for all.

School Sports - Spectator Requirements

Public Health and AVRCE has outlined spectator requirements for school sports. The following expectations are presently in place:

  • for soccer: all spectators will practice social distancing and stay a minimum 10 feet away from the playing area. 
  • for volleyball (the only indoor sport currently competing): a maximum of 50 essential people (including coaches, referees etc). No spectators.
  • travel: students should be evenly distributed in vehicles with drivers who have completed volunteer checks. All must hand sanitize before entering the vehicle. 

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The Grade 10 O2s created gratitude pumpkins as we ended our first unit. What would you put on your pumpkin?

Congratulations to the Jr golf team who finished 2nd in the region. Special mention to Lohen Hebb who finished with the 3rd best score of the tournament.

As Thanksgiving approaches, the O2 students wanted our wall to remind others to give thanks and focus on the good.

Today the Grade 10 O2 class was out and about today for a scavenger hunt learning about local businesses and history of our town.

It is unfortunate that we cannot meet in person for our annual Meet and Greet but please find attached a video link showcasing our staff.  https://youtu.be/LbTbbO_vfEA

Congratulations to our Junior Golf team on winning Districts yesterday in Digby. Great job!

Reminder to Grads - Grad photos being taken October 1st.   

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The O2 Wall of Positivity is in honour of residential school survivors and in memory of those who did not.

Please wear your Orange Shirt this week.

 

O2 students started this year with tribute to Terry Fox. Great job and a great reminder as we run for Terry and cancer research on Friday.

YEARBOOK ORDERING INFORMATION:  With the new school year off to a great start, the yearbook committee wanted to make sure you had a chance to remember all the good that happened last year too. Below is a link that you can use to order a yearbook from the 2019-2020 school year! You will need to make an account (as a parent or as a student) with a special code that is directly linked to our school in order to purchase a book.  To receive free shipping and have the books sent to the school, be sure to order by THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th. You also have the option of ordering the yearbook to your own home, but will incur shipping charges. 

To make an account, click here: https://www.treering.com/validate?PassCode=1013178377273970  Or you can set up an account through the TreeRing homepage, using the Passcode: 1013178377273970

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Our school staff would like to thank our AWEC families for doing your part to keep everyone healthy - we are all in this together.

  • Masks must be worn on the bus and in common areas. Teachers will direct students about mask use in classes.
  • Hand sanitizer must be used upon entering the building and classrooms.
  • There will be no cafeteria service this week, and no microwave for students to use.
  • Water bottles can be filled at our water fountains.

Thanks for your patience and efforts to make 20-21 an amazing school year!