Getting to Great Survey 2015

Parents and students are asked to fill out the Getting to Great Survey on the HRSB web page at http://survey.hrsb.ns.ca.

Instruction for Accessing Moodle

To access Moodle, go to the Auburn home page http://www.auburn.ednet.ns.ca/ then go to LINKS, MOODLE, NEW MOODLE. It should take you here:

http://nsvs.ednet.ns.ca/nsps/nsps26/login/index.php

Enter in your username and password, find the course you are enrolled in and locate the assignments. If you forget your username and/or password follow the instructions below. Resetting Student Password for NSPES

IF you remember your security question/answer:

  1. Go to https://selfservice.nspes.ca/cgi-bin/account.pl
  2. Enter your username and birthdate (in one of the two formats shown) MUST BE 8 NUMBERS
  3. Select the security question you used and enter the password
  4. Click update
  5. You can then set a new password.

IF you DO NOT remember your security question/answer:

  1. Go to https://selfservice.nspes.ca/cgi-bin/account.pl
  2. Enter your STUDENT ID NUMBER (10 digits, starting with a 3) and birthdate (in one of the two formats shown) MUST BE 8 NUMBERS
  3. Select a new security question and answer
  4. Click update
  5. You can then set a new password. For example 123abc###

CSLC 2015 Host Families Needed

CSLC 2015 – We are looking for any families interested in hosting a student from September 22nd – September 26th, 2015. These students will be visiting Nova Scotia from across Canada in order to participate in a national leadership conference entitled Canadian Student Leadership Conference: Leadership 360. For more information on the conference and the host families requirements visit http://cslc2015.studentleadership.ca/. Application forms (attached) are due to C. P. Allen by June 22nd.

CSI Surveys

Below you will find links to our English and Math CSI surveys that are going to be filled out by students.

Click here to access the English survey
Click here to access the Math survey

Course Selection Booklet 2015-2016

The Auburn Drive High School Course Selection Booklet for 2015-2016 school year is now available online.

Click here to download the Course Selection Booklet 2015-2016 PDF document.

Exam Exemption Procedure

In order for a student to receive an exam exemption at the end of a semester, a student shall not accumulate any more than six (6) excused absences in any full credit course in which the student is enrolled within one semester. A student shall not accumulate any more than (4) lates in any course in which the student is enrolled within any one semester.

A student may request to be exempt from no more than one final assessment/examination per semester. A student cannot be exempted from a Nova Scotia Examination except on the terms laid down by the Department of Education. A student cannot be exempt from any grade 11 course examination for which there is a grade 12 NS examination. These courses would include: English 11, English Communications 11, English 11ADV, Math 11, and Math 11ADV.

Exam exemptions will be posted in Student Services during the last Monday of each month. Students will have until the end of that week to clear up any attendance discrepancies or risk losing their exemption eligibility. Excused notes must be brought into the office within 48 hours of the absence. Students are strongly encouraged to regularly check PowerSchool to review their attendance.

Exam Exemption Posting Dates Attendance Discrepancy Deadlines
Monday, February 23 Friday, February 27
Monday, March 30 Friday, April 3
Monday, April 27 Friday, May 1
Monday, May 25 Friday, May 29
Monday, June 8 Friday, June 12

Upcoming Events

Fri Apr 03 @12:00AM
Good Friday (no classes)
Mon Apr 06 @12:00AM
Easter Monday (no classes)
Wed Apr 22 @12:00AM
AM - School-Based PD Day / PM - Parent- Teacher Interviews (no classes)
Fri May 15 @12:00AM
School Based PD Day (no classes)
Mon May 18 @12:00AM
Victoria Day (no classes)

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Announcements

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary Bursary
The Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary Memorial Bursary application is now available in Student Services. The deadline is Friday May 15th. Students entering a health care field are eligible to apply. Preference is given to students who have either volunteered as a junior volunteer at the hospital, or who have a family member who is an auxiliary member.

SMU registration
Course registration for “new” students coming to Saint Mary’s opens at 5:00PM tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28.

Percy Dares Memorial Prize
1. The Percy Dares Memorial Prize Society is pleased to announce that this year’s prize has been set at $1,000.00. These prizes are not dependent on academic standing; indeed, there is no requirement that the recipient is going on to a further course of study. These prizes are awarded to recognize outstanding contributions to our community. The deadline for applications is May 22, 2015, and we must be in receipt by midnight. They can be emailed to percydares@gmail.com The Society’s board will meet to award the prizes.

Grad Gown Measurements
Attention all potential grads...it is time to get measured for your graduation gown. Please see Ms. Leights in Student Services to be measured. All grads must be measured by Friday May 8th.

Bursary from Trappers Association
1. The Trappers Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to present the Marion Sweet Memorial Bursary for $500.00. It is available to members of the Trappers Association, dependants of the Trappers Association members, active trappers, dependents of active trappers. Please see your guidance counsellor or the bulletin board in Student Services for more information.

Knights of Columbus Scholarship
1. The Pope John XXIII parish Knights of Columbus are offering a $500 scholarship to a member of the parish. Please see you guidance counsellor or the bulletin board in Student Services for the application. The application deadline is May 15th, 2015

Oulton Memorial Scholarship
1. The deadline for the Oulton Memorial Scholarship is May 1, 2015. This scholarship is open to students who are graduating and pursuing studies at Oulton College for the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Please see your guidance counselor or the bulletin board in Student Services for the application.

Auburn Drive Scholarship
Attention all grade 12 students. The Auburn Drive Scholarship application in now open on the Auburn Drive website. All grade 12 students are encouraged to complete this application on line to be considered for a number of awards given by local clubs, organizations and businesses. These awards have specific qualifications that are determined by the organization and are not solely based on academics or volunteer experience. Please take the time to complete the application.

Lacrosse Tryouts
Tryouts for the field lacrosse team will be today and tomorrow evening in the gym.

Eastern College
Eastern College will be hosting an open house on Thursday April 30 from 2-6 interested students are encouraged to visit and learn more about the programs that Eastern College has to offer. They also offer a $500 bursary towards training at Eastern College, information is posted in Student Services.

Black Educators Bursary
Applications for the black Educators association bursary are available on line at www.theblackeducators.ca and in student services, deadline is April 30 @ 4:00.

Black Educator's ASsociation Scholarship
Applications for the black Educators association bursary are available on line at www.theblackeducators.ca and in student services, deadline is April 30 @ 4:00.

Eastern College Open House
Eastern College will be hosting an open house on Thursday April 30 from 2-6 interested students are encouraged to visit and learn more about the programs that Eastern College has to offer. They also offer a $500 bursary towards training at Eastern College, information is posted in Student Services.

Frank Osborne Hockey Bursary
1. The Frank Osborne Memorial Hockey Bursary is a $200.00 award that will be awarded to a graduating student of Auburn Drive High School who has successfully combined academics and hockey. Applicants must have consistently demonstrated good conduct and sportsmanship on the ice and a positive attitude in the classroom, along with maintaining an academic average in their grade 12 year of 80%+. For consideration, the applicant must write a 250 - 300 word essay explaining how the game of hockey has positively impacted your life. Please see your guidance counsellor or the bulletin board in student services for more information.

Auburn fitness
Auburn fitness will be running this Wednesday after school from 4-5 pm. This is a cardio and strength training workout. Bring some gym clothes and come give it a try! See Ms. Priest if you have any questions.

24 hour Famine
This Friday, May 1st, Free the Children is hosting a 24 hour famine. Join us after school on Friday for hours of games and fun activities. At the end of the night we will be having pizza. If you are interested please sign up in the pit today at lunch. The cost is a minimum of $10 pledge. Also we are looking for some special talent to perform on Friday. Come to the pit at lunch for more details.

Eagle of the week
Eagle of the week goes to Chris Cormish! Student salute this week goes to Mrs. Garrison. Thanks for your tireless efforts!

Reach for the Top Success
Congratulations to Auburn's Reach for the Top team who finished third in Nova Scotia at the provincial tournament this past weekend in Truro. Great job, Eagles!

Track and Field
Track tryouts start tomorrow (Tuesday) after school. Meet in the gym but be prepared to go outside. There are also practices on Wed and Thurs after school. If you cannot make a practice, you must see MR. Ray or Ms. Priest.

Cafeteria Specials
Chicken Burger with oven roasted potatoes and veggies and small white milk...$5.75 or Sub and soup for $5.50

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Auburn Drive High School

300 Auburn Drive
Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
Canada  B2W 6E9
902.462.6900 (phone)
902.462.6950 (fax)

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