Congratulations to our students for a great 2015-16 school year! We had an excellent year at the school thanks to the efforts of parents, staff, the community, and most importantly, the students. A special thank you to the community and businesses who supported the grade 9 year end trip. The students and chaperons had a wonderful time.
Here is a listing of our grade 9 graduates: Dylan Feener, Joey MacPherson, Jack McKenna, Adam Menzie, Braden Gillis, Evan Stewart, Taylor Stewart, Robyn Vandenberghe, Calvin Vessey, Brady Vincent, and Cam White. Honour students (average must be at least 85%) include, Dylan Feener, Braden Gillis, Evan Stewart, Taylor Stewart, Robyn Vandenberghe, Calvin Vessey, Brady Vincent, and Cam White.
Major award winners were Adam Menzie (APSEA Award for students with visual impairments), Taylor Stewart (Waldo Taylor community spirit and active in the arts), Calvin Vessey (Kay Gillis for scholastic achievement), Robyn Vandenberghe (Female Athlete of the Year), Brady Vincent (Robert MacNevin for school spirit), and Cam White (Male Athlete of the Year, Martha Duggan Award as haven been selected as a true friend by classmates, and the Ken McAleer Award top grade 9 average).
Honours students for grade 7 include: Noah Davies, Carrie Docherty, Macy Hancock, Mia Martell, Abby Miller, Barbara Ross, Cassie Stewart, and Lacey White.
Honours students for grade 8 include: Diarmuid deMontbrun, Shalynn Gamble, Berry Genge, Chris MacRae, Courtney McGeoghegan, Jillian Panton-MacDonald, Jennifer Mills, Jack Munro, Thaddeus Rooney, and Jacob Stewart.
Congratulations to Cameron Davies, a former Belfast student, who graduated from Montague Regional High School this year with the highest overall average for grade 11 and 12 marks. For this achievement, Cameron received the prestigious Governor General’s Medal/Award. This is the second year in a row a Belfast student has won this award (Vicki Vandenberghe in 2015).
In September, we will be welcoming back some staff who were successful in competitions for positions at our school. Mr. Taylor Johnson will be teaching grade 2 math, grade 9 science, and K-6 PE. Mrs. Jody MacKinnon will be supporting resource, and teaching grade 1-2. Mrs. Denise MacDonald-Vail will be replacing Mr. Calvin MacPhail for three months as guidance counsellor.
Remember to follow our website, https://belfastconsolidated.wordpress.com/ or follow us on twitter: @belfastbulldog. During the school year, we post announcements each day. You can also follow our flickr site with thousands of photos. This can be found on the side of our webpage.
Hope you are having a great summer.
John Munro Vice-Principal Belfast Consolidated School