Halifax West High School

February 5th, 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Any students or staff wishing to join the COSPLAY club are asked to meet with Mr. Watt this Thursday at lunch in the Makerspace Room B321.

Any students that wish to help build a life-size Remote-controlled BB8 are asked to meet with Mr. Watt in Room B320 at lunch today.


The Raspberry Jam HFX organizing committee will meet this Friday at lunch in Room B320.

Alpha is happening at lunch in room C343. There will be a free lunch and a video about faith and life

The Graduation Photographer will be here for the last time on Tuesday Feb 11.    He will begin at 10:00am and only stay for about an hour or so.   If you missed getting a grad photo taken you MUST sign up in the office.

Grade 12 scholarship and bursary application form is now available on the Halifax

Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or crochet? Already know-how and want to have a space to work on a project; now is your chance to learn a new activity or help teach someone else. The knitting and crochet club will meet this Friday in room C327. No previous experience necessary


Buy popcorn for $1 at lunch! All funds go towards the Terry Fox foundation

There will be a volunteerism meeting today at lunch in room A352, new members are always welcome!

Students who are participating in the African heritage month assembly are asked to go to room C225 at lunch on Thursday February 6th for a meeting.

As this month is African heritage month we will be giving a fact of the day during announcements. Today’s fact is:

The history of African Nova Scotians goes back over 400 years before Nova Scotia was even officially a province.  Explorer Mathieu Da Costa is credited with being the first to arrive as part of an expedition that founded Port Royal in 1605.

Girl on Fire will be run here at Halifax West beginning this Friday. This empowerment program for female identified students has been run in many schools and we are fortunate to have it happening this semester here at Halifax West. For more information on how you can take part, please see Cheryl in the youth health center or Marwa in the YMCA room by end of the day on Thursday.

Any grade 11 student interested in applying for the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal can pick up an
application in the main office. This award is for students who demonstrated qualities of leadership and
service in the school and community and commendable performance in the courses in which they are
enrolled. The deadline to hand in the application is February 24th by 12 pm (noon). All applications
should be returned to the main office.


Anyone interested in joining the NS Skills Animation team there will be a meeting in room A310
Thursday at Lunch hour to distribute some information about the upcoming competition. The last two
years Halifax West Students have captured Gold, Silver and Bronze. Anyone can join so feel free to stop
by. Please contact MR.WADDEN for more information if you can’t attend.

We are looking for new members to join the Halifax West VR and Game Making Club. There will be a
meeting this Friday in room A310 to discuss and outline what the club is about as well as discuss an
upcoming Game Jam event happening this semester. Anyone can join the club so if you have always
wanted to explore the world of 2D, 3D and VR game making, come on out. Please see MR.WADDEN if
you can’t attend the meeting.