Auburn Drive High

January 22nd, 2020


There are a lot of announcements today in the guidance section. Scholarship season is very busy at this time of year. Please check the announcements on the website later today for full details as reading them during announcements is not feasible.

A reminder that texts books and overdue books must be returned to receive you exemption letters. Please return OVERDUE text books to the library. Current books are returned to your teachers.If you had off-block yesterday during C Block please see Student Services for your exemption letter.

Grad photos…are in. Please collect them in the main office.

Dalhousie University is hosting two session on the options available to students on how to finance their post-secondary education. Students can join us online on February 5, or in-person on February 12 in Dartmouth, N.S. The sessions will be led by our financial aid and scholarship experts and will help students understand the options for financing their education. Sessions will also cover budgeting tips, how to apply for entrance awards and more. If you have any questions about Financing your Education or any other upcoming future-student events, connect with an advisor by e-mailing

Holland College will host a Campus Tour event on Saturday, February 1st from 10am – 2pm. (Storm date of Saturday, February 8th).  They are accepting applications and waiving the application fee at the event.  Check the website for more information.

The Canadian Wildlife Federation’s WILD Outside is a national conservation-based youth leadership program designed for youth ages 15 to 18. By youth will connect with other participants in their area by exploring the outdoors as well as planning and carrying out community-based conservation action projects in their home communities. Participants in the program are encouraged to commit to 120 hours of community/conservation service activities and engagement over a calendar year and will be recognized for their dedication.  If you have any more questions, or if you are interested in participating in WILD Outside, please visit  for more information and to fill out the online inquiry form. 

Business is Jammin’ is an organization that works directly with communities, schools, partners, parents and organizations to empower Black youth in Nova Scotia through entrepreneurship, education and employment. The BEA is offering a program called “ Experience In Computer Science” happening on January 31st 2020!  Youth will have the opportunity to experience computer science with hands-on activities with Business is Jammin' at Dalhousie University! You'll learn how to create new computing technologies and how to use artificial intelligence software. Spend the day at Dalhousie living the student experience, learn about the different career opportunities, tour campus, visit the Black Student Advising Centre and meet current Black university students in the computer science program! If interested, please register at:

A representative from Mount Saint Vincent University will be coming to Auburn on Monday February 24th at 12:05pm to speak with students about their institution, programs and admissions.  They are offering FREE on-the-spot admissions to students interested in applying.  If you would like to attend, please sign up in Student Services and if you would like to apply, you must bring a transcript to the information session.  To order a transcript, please sign your name on the clipboard in Student Services no later than Wednesday February 19th, 2020. 

The IWK Foundation invites applications for the Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship. This award consists of two non-renewable scholarships valued at $2,500 each.  Eligible applicants are current or former IWK patients who have an academic average of 75% or higher and who are entering their first year of post-secondary studies. Applicants must submit a minimum 500 word essay.  For more information see the bulletin board in Student Services.

Mount A University is hosting a conference for high school and university students where youth build software projects and pitch them to judges from companies including Google and Dell EMC. The theme for MtA Hacks 2020 is Games and Education, featuring workshops, networking, and social events. Registration is free: we’ll provide food, swag, and accommodations. Registration opens January 17, 2020. For more information, you can visit our website,

Halifax West edged the Auburn Eagles 3-2 in girls metro high school hockey on Monday, Jan 20th at the BMO Centre. Emily Edwards scored 2 goals for the Eagles. The Eagles play their last home game of the regular season on Wed Jan 22nd vs CPA at 4:30PM in Scotia 2.

Attention Auburn students, our annual Talent show is TOMORROW at 7pm! Be sure to stop by and check out all the amazing talented students Auburn has to offer. The event is free admission and will take place in the caf, hope to see you all Thursday!”  Our talent show is postponed until after exams.

Let's reach our goal to plant 914 trees we are at 712! Reusable water bottles will be on sale for a $2. at lunch in front of student services. All the money will go towards planting trees.
Yearbook will be meeting on Friday at lunch. Please make sure your pages are up to date. Yearbooks are on sale for $60 either on line via our website or in person with cash at the main office.

Imhotep is afterschool today and tomorrow.

At Lunch today: Aubcon meets today at lunch in room 103… in 204
In the caf: Nachos today!