Tuesday 15 March
Note to Grade 8
Note to All Students
Please note that you can NOT stay down in the canteen after 1535.
This Tuesday PSHE will be in advisory groups. This will be an opportunity for students to think about and then complete their Term Two reflections.
Students will also have next week to complete these, upload them to youtube and put the link in managebac in the reflection section.
Please note that Grade 8 are having a theatre arts assessment on Tuesday during PSHE so will not be present. They will need to do their reflection during advisory time and the following Tuesday.
Student Council Awards Committee: Designers Wanted!
The Student Council is looking for creative and imaginative students, who are interested in designing Halcyon's annual awards for students. To apply please complete this Google Form. Applications close 2200, Friday 18 March. Good Luck!
We are coming close to the deadlines and we need the profiles done before the end of term. Therefore, The Yearbook Committee would like the following students to please come to M02 at lunch today (1240-1320) to complete their profiles:
The Grade 6s that did not turn up yesterday need to make sure that they attend today.
The profiles will be available for completion this week and then the Committee will complete them for you. Please make sure that you turn up and complete these profiles. This is YOUR Yearbook so should have all your details.
Halcyon's MUN Conference: Chair Applications
Halcyon will be hosting its third annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference this July. This years conference will be entertaining the theme ‘Controlling our Changing Climate: Political, Physical and Economic’ and will be made up of four different committees: Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Security Council (SC), Human Rights Council (HRC) and G20. This year’s conference will require eight Chairs, that is, two for each committee.
Applicants must write a 500 word application detailing:
a. Their strengths and what would make them a good chair
b. Their prior MUN experience and any other experience they have that could aid them in chairing debate
c. Why they are interested in chairing at Halcyon MUN
Applicants should have participated as a delegate at least one other MUN conference. Chairing experience is appreciated but not required. It is suggested that the applicant familiarise with the different committees in order to make an informed choice.
Accepted applicants will be responsible for communicating with and answering the questions of the delegates of their committees via Google+ and email, attending a Chair workshop, and co-chairing their committee’s debates during the conference.
Applicants must fill out the Halcyon MUN 2016 Chair application form and attach the letter outlined above in order to be eligible for the position.
The Halcyon MUN Board of Directors looks forward to reading your application letter and eagerly awaits your participation in this year’s conference!
The Halcyon MUN Board of Directors Academics Committee
Grade 9 IB Information Evening
Monday 21 March
Come find out more about the IB Diploma Programme at Halcyon and the course choices available for Grade 10 MYP students in 2016-2017. Pat Kyle, IBDP Coordinator, will give an overview of the DP at Halcyon and Lori Fritz, MYP Coordinator will explain the choices available for Grade 10. Following the session, course choice forms for Grade 10 in 2016-2017 will be distributed.
Music Showcase Rehearsals
Halcyon Ezine Club in F02
Learning Club in B01
Youth Speaks in T02
UKMT Grades 6 - 7 in F03
Drama Club in the Council Room
Tuesday: Grades 8 and 11
Wednesday: Grades 9 and 11
Thursday: Grades 10 and 11
Friday: Grade 11
Maga and Allegra, German in F01
Akira, Japanese in M01
Gabriel and Elliott, French in M02
Martina and Mathilde, Italian in S01
Periods 6 and 7
Alex, Swedish in S09
Nathan, German in the Hub
Scott and Eveline, Spanish in S02
Fra, Italian in the second floor space
Thomas and Mike, French in B01
After School Clubs
Homework Club in the Hub
Drama Club in the Council Room
Choir Club in F04
Fra, piano with Nick Pope in F04
Mia and Sabrina guitar lesson in T01 with Renny Jackson
Today's Lunch Menu
Caramelised onion and roast vegetable quiche (GF)
Main Dish Option Three
Corn chowder (GF)
Roast vegetable and rocket salad
Quinoa, feta and pomegranate salad
Hard boiled eggs
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