Math Help Centre

Gonzaga’s Math Help Centre is open every Wednesday from 3:00 – 4:00 in Room 208.

Students from any math course who may need some extra help are encouraged to attend.  The tutors are level 3 Calculus students as well as one of the math department teachers.  It is an informal setting where students can do homework, assignments or just do some extra practice.

All students are welcome.

Senior Boys Volleyball Schedule

Senior boys volleyball schedule 2014

Oct 23 – School closed for remainder of the day

Due to a break in a city water main line, Gonzaga will be closed for the remainder of the day.

Bus will arrive for students between 10: 45 and 11:30.

RISE Awards-now open for applications

The Research Inspired Student Enrichment (RISE) Awards competition is now open for another year.

Last year there were 26 applications from across Newfoundland and Labrador, a number we hope to increase this year. RDC’s RISE Awards provide up to 15 students with the amazing opportunity to attend research-related summer enrichment programs focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The award covers all costs, including travel to prestigious institutions in Canada, US or to the Arctic. These awards are available to top Newfoundland and Labrador high school students completing Level II in June 2014. The application deadline is November 5, 2014.

RISE iPhone 6 Giveaway

We’re also thrilled to announce that, as part of our promotion efforts on our social media platforms, we’re giving away an iPhone 6! Help us spread the word about RISE by heading to our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages where you can enter our iPhone Giveaway contest, find information about our programs, and get access to updates on what’s new at RDC. Be sure to like and share the contest as well as entering your email.

The guidelines and application are available on our website, www.rdc.org/funding/rise.

If you require further information on RISE, please feel free to contact Andrew Simmons, Account Officer with RDC by telephone at (709) 758.0913 or by email at programs@rdc.org.

October 2014 is CANADIAN LIBRARY MONTH – contest entry!!!

Anyone can enter the contest (students, staff, members of the public) by either filling out and mailing the print entry form or submitting their entry using the online form (http://nlla.ca/clm-entry-form/).

  • It is important that anyone who enters include the name of the library they wish to win the prize (this can be a our school or public library, but must be in the province of NL).
  • One submission per person.
  • The deadline is November 30.
  • The winner will be chosen at random and will receive $1000 worth of books for our library – provided by Library Services Centre.
  • There will also be a prize for the individual winner.

    For more Library Month information: http://nlla.ca/2014/09/30/canadian-library-month-libraries-inspire-contest/

Teacher Professional Development

Friday – October 24

  • Teachers  will be reviewing results from last year to plan for this year
  • There will not be any classes for students

 

Monday – November 3

  • District Closeout
  • Teachers will meet with colleagues in other schools to develop curriculum materials and assessment tools
  • There will not be any classes for students

Volunteers Needed

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP ON NOV. 8 IN PIPPY PARK
 
For the first time ever, Memorial University is hosting the Canadian Universities Cross Country Championship at Pippy Park Golf Course on Saturday Nov. 8th. Volunteers are needed, especially in course support as marshals. Students volunteering with this national championship will have an extraordinary experience and see our country’s best distance runners in action here in our city!
 
If you would like to help, please email Art Meaney [mailto:hcmeaney@gmail.com] your name, phone # and e- mail address and he will forward it to Karen Murphy, Memorial’s Athletic Director and Championship Convenor. You will be contacted over the next few days.
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