Duke of Edinburgh Hike – Urgent Update

Duke of Edinburgh hike update

The only hike able to proceed this weekend is the 3-night Gold Qualifying hike. Students registered for the 1 or 2 night hike between Oct. 3 and 6, 2014 will be rescheduled for May, 2015. Due to a limited number of volunteer hike leaders, we are only able to safely accommodate ten Gold-level students this weekend.

Forms, fee, tent-mate preferences and equipment requests are required by 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2. Deliver to Ted vanNostrand in an envelope.

The back pack check for students registered for the Gold Qualifying hike is on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 7 – 8 p.m. Detailed instructions and equipment will be circulated at this meeting.

Jr. Boys Basketball Tryouts

Jr. Boys Basketball tryouts will be held

  • Thursday, October 2nd @ 4:30

All Grade 10 and 11 boys interested in playing are encouraged to attend these tryouts and NOT to wait for Senior B.

Duke of Edinburgh 1, 2 or 3 night hike: Oct. 3 – 6, 2014

Duke of Edinburgh 1, 2 or 3 night hike: Oct. 3 – 6, 2014

In finalizing plans for the incredible Duke hike this weekend, please review the list of registered students and confirm your name is there. By Thursday, Oct. 2, deliver – IN AN ENVELOPE – to Ted vanNostrand your:

  1. Duke Consent Form
  2. Duke Health_Form,
  3. $20 hike fee,
  4. preference for tent-mate, and
  5. equipment (tent or back pack) needs.


Forms, money and tent partner requests are due by lunchtime on Thursday, Oct. 2 AT THE LATEST.

List of Participants

Detailed maps and schedule for the three nights between Blackhead and Bay Bulls along the East Coast Trail will be circulated at the back pack check on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the (north) student entrance to Gonzaga. Please come prepared. Thanks.


Pass in your PICTURE ORDER FORMS to the office by OCT. 6, 2014

PHOTO RETAKE DATE:  OCT. 21 9:00-12:00 for students who missed our first photo day.
(TEACHERS please have your pictures taken at NOON)

3:00-8:30PM MONDAY – THURSDAY & 3:00-5:00 ON FRIDAY



  • WED OCT 1, 6:00-7:30


  • SEPT 29, 3:00-4:30
  • OCT 2, 3:00-4:30

Duke of Edinburgh Hike

Duke of Edinburgh 1, 2, or 3 night hike from October 3 – 6 – adult volunteers needed
For the Duke of Edinburgh hike from October 3 – 6, there are 19 student hikers registered (as follows):
3-night hike (6 students registered)

Friday, Oct. 3 – Monday, Oct. 6

2-night hike (10 students registered)
Saturday, Oct. 4 – Monday, Oct. 6

1-night hike (7 students registered)
Saturday, Oct. 4 – Sunday, Oct. 5

In order for this hike to go ahead, we are in need of more adult volunteers. Please contact Gillian Browne at Gonzaga today if you’re able to help with either the 1, 2 or 3 night option. Make the difference and step up today!

Ms. Lilly’s Monday Phys Ed Fieldtrip – Cancelled

The fieldtrip planned for Rotary Park for Monday, September 29 has been cancelled due to weather.


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