Posted by: belfastcons | February 24, 2017

Announcements: Feb. 24, 2017

Good morning!  It is Friday, February 24th and it is day 1 in our cycle.  Mr. MacPhail, our school counselor, is here today.  We would like to welcome Kenneth Nicolle and Molly Bell who are in for the day.

In our lunchroom we are selling chicken fingers.  Monday we will offer chicken burgers.

Badminton today for grades 7 to 9 until 3:45 p.m.

Wrestling practice Tuesday after school from 2:45 to 3:45 for this week only.

Congratulations to our Bulldogs of the Week as selected by Cordelia Harcourt – Leah Rouzes, Mia Martell and Jennifer Mills.  Congratulations to our Bulldog Pup of the Week as selected by Abby Miller – Frances Edward.

Quote for the day – “If ‘Plan A’ didn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters!  Stay cool.”

Hope everyone has a great day and a wonderful week-end!

Posted by: belfastcons | February 23, 2017

Announcements: Feb. 23, 2017

Good morning!  It is Thursday, February 23rd and it is day 6 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Jody MacKinnon for the morning and Marcia Peters for the day.

In our lunchroom we are selling nachos and cheese.  Tomorrow we will be selling chicken fingers.

Badminton today for grades 4 to 6 until 3:45 p.m.

Badminton tomorrow for grades 7 to 9 until 3:45.

Parent-teacher interview time sheets are due tomorrow.

Quote for the day – “No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”

Have a great day!  The sunshine is awesome!

Posted by: belfastcons | February 22, 2017

Announcements: Feb. 22, 2017

Good morning!  It is Wednesday, February 22nd and it is day 5 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Marcia Peters who is here today.

In our lunchroom we are selling Famous Peppers pizza.  Tomorrow it will be nachos and cheese.

There will be no wrestling after school today.

Badminton for grades 4 to 6 tomorrow until 3:45 p.m. Badminton on Friday for grades 7 to 9 until 3:45.

Basketball practice in Vernon River today from 3:30 to 5:00.

Parent-teacher interview sheets going home today.

We would like to wish a very happy birthday to Jake Fitzpatrick.

Quote for the day – “Life is made up of marble and mud!”

Hope you have a great day!

Posted by: belfastcons | February 21, 2017

Announcements: Feb. 21, 2017

Good morning!  It is Tuesday, Feb. 21st and it is day 4 in our cycle.  We would like to welcome Molly Bell who is here for the morning.

In our lunchroom today we are selling chicken wraps and grilled cheese.  Tomorrow we will be selling Famous Peppers pizza.

Congratulations to the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams who had a great finish to the season.  The girls lost a close game 46-36 to Grace Christian.  Top scorers were Jillian Panton-MacDonald with 11, Mia Martell 10, Carrie Docherty 6, Berry Genge 4, Lacey White 3 and Shalynn Gamble 2.  For the boys, they won their last game 36-19 against Grace Christian.  Top scorers were Thaddeus Rooney with 12 and Jack Munro with 10. Thanks to coaches Logan Roche, Taylor Johnson, Ryan MacEachern and Mr. Munro for all their hard work.  Great season!

Badminton starts today after school for grades 7-9, Thursday for grades 4-6, and Friday again for grades 7 to 9 until 3:45.

Wrestling practice tomorrow after school until 3:45.

Homework Club after school from 2:45 to 3:45.  Please have a drive arranged.

Congratulations to Courtney McGeoghegan who won 1st place with her lobster dip in the appetizer course in the Women’s Institute’s Island Wide Cooking Contest. Courtney also won 3rd place in the soup course with her seafood chowder.  Way to go Courtney!

Newsletters going home today.

Quote of the day – “You can’t turn back the clock but you can wind it up again.”

Have a great day!

 

Posted by: belfastcons | February 17, 2017

Badminton Practices

Afternoon!  Badminton practices will start next week, after school.  Here is the schedule for next week:

Tuesday, February 21st grades 7-9 from 2:45-4:00

Thursday, February 22nd grades 4-6 from 2:45-4:00

Friday, February 23rd grades 7-9 from 2:45-4:00

Thanks!

Posted by: belfastcons | February 17, 2017

Ski Trip Cancelled for Friday, Feb 17th

With today’s school cancellation, we will be cancelling the ski trip to Brookvale.  We will rebook a date, and will share the date on Monday.

Have a great day, and stay safe.

Posted by: belfastcons | February 15, 2017

Announcements: Feb. 15, 2017

Good morning!  It is Wednesday, February 15th and it is day 3 in our cycle.

Today we are selling Famous Peppers Pizza.  Tomorrow will be nachos and cheese.

Today is Purple Ribbon Day or wear purple in support of Family Violence Prevention.  Tomorrow is hat day.

Good luck to our basketball teams when they play here this afternoon against Grace Christian.  The boys play at 4:30 and the girls at 6 p.m.

PUBLIC FORUM – STOP SCHOOL CLOSURES – REVITALIZE OUR SCHOOL – Tonight from 7 to 9 at Belfast Consolidated School.  Moderator Paul W. Bennett, Ed.D., Director, Schoolhouse Institute and Author, Vanishing Schools, Threatened Communities, and The Last Stand: Schools, Communities and Rural N.S.  Guest speakers:  Leif Helmer, Chair, NS Small Schools Initiative, Marcella Ryan, Belfast Home & School Association, David Upton and Lauren Sears, Common Good Solutions.  For further information, contact Save Belfast School Committee members Marcella Ryan 902-659-2677 or Keir White 902-969-4788.

Quote for the day – “Just remember even your worst days only have 24 hours.”

So….Hope you have a great day!

 

 

Posted by: belfastcons | February 13, 2017

Belfast Consolidated School Choir Sing Storm to Victory

Under the direction of teacher Wendy Evers, the Belfast Consolidated School Choir did an amazing rendition of the National Anthem on Sunday afternoon.  Thanks to the Island Storm for being such a great host.  Please click on the YouTube video to watch.

 

 

Posted by: belfastcons | February 10, 2017

Dream Baby Dream

Below you will find the link to Kevin Ryan’s video montage from the concert from Saturday, February 4th.  Great work Kevin!

Posted by: belfastcons | February 9, 2017

Announcements: Feb. 9, 2017

Good morning!  It is Thursday, February 9th and it is day 2 in our cycle.  Our Grade 7/8/9 students will be off to Montague Intermediate today at 11:45.  We would like to welcome Amy McCarron who is here today.

In our lunchroom we are selling nachos and cheese.

The basketball games are cancelled after school.  The PSB have cancelled all after school activities due to the impending storm.

Don’t forget about the Storm Basketball game on Sunday at Eastlink Centre at 2 p.m.

We would like to wish a very happy birthday tomorrow to Auston Acton and on Sunday to Nik Fitzpatrick.

Tomorrow is a Professional Learning Day for all teachers.  If it is cancelled due to a storm,  there will be no make-up day.

Quote for the day – “Never stop trying.  Never stop believing.  Never give up.  Your day will come!”

Have a great day and enjoy the sunshine!

 

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