Monday, January 14, 2019

Montreal Trip Payment Changes

Due to a very successful Business Fair, a grand total of $175 will be subtracted from the original cost of the Montreal trip.  Way to go Grade 8 families.  That's a new record!

Payments will go ahead as follows:

February 1st:  $200
March 1st:      $145

Friday, December 7, 2018

The Outsiders

Chapter 4
  1.  Why was the park a good place for Johnny and Ponyboy to cool off?
  2. What three things did Johnny say they needed to get out of their predicamet?
  3. What did Ponyboy say was the best way to deal with Buck Merril?
  4. What would your advice be to Johnny and Ponyboy if they came to you for help? Explain?
Vocab:  Ruefully, hermit, premonition, unceasingly, finality.

Lord of the Nutcracker Men

Chapters 7 and 8
  1. Do you think Mr. Tuttle knows it was Johnny who ruined his roses?  Explain your opinion.
  2. Johnny’s father uses an analogy to explain how it felt to leave his trench.  What is an analogy?  What analogy does he use?  Why is this analogy effective?
  3. Why is the letter Johnny’s father writes to him in this chapter Johnny’s favourite?  What does this tell you about Johnny’s understanding of the War?
  4. What causes the fight between Sarah and Johnny?  Who do you think is to blame?  Why?
Vocab:  Loath, blight, barren, parapet, kinship

The Giver

Chapters #8-9
  1. Which of the qualities the Chief Elder mentioned do you think will be the most important for Jonas?  Explain.
  2. What do you think the Receiver means when he claims Jonas has, “the Capacity to See Beyond”?
  3. What makes Jonas feel “different” and “separate”?
  4. What name does the community give to the term, bedroom.  Why do you think they call it that instead of bedroom?
 Vocab:  indolence, solemnly, spontaneously, unnerving, anguish.


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thank you CCI Football Alumni!

The Nighthawks would like to thank Wayne Hunwicks and the CCI Football Alumni who dropped by on Wednesday to present the Nighthawks football team with their Championship t-shirts.  As you can see the shirts look great!

Montreal Info Night

There will be an informational meeting for our upcoming Montreal trip on Thursday, December 6, at 6:30pm.  A representative of our tour company will be present to discuss our itinerary and answer any questions/concerns you may have.  Mark it on your calendar!