Need some Community Service Hours, See Elizabeth in Student Services.

November 18th – Holland College Open House

  • Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts and International Hospitality Management programs will host a tour day at the newly renovated Tourism and Culinary Centre on November 18th.  NO OTHER PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE THAT DAY.  Students must sign up at:

November 20th, 2017 – Deadline  – SHAD VALLEY (Opportunities for students in Grade 10, 11 & 12

  • SHAD offers a one-month in-residence program each July on 12 Canadian university campuses for just over 600 students in Grades 10, 11 and 12.  The admission process is competitive, and the application takes into consideration both academic results and extra-curricular participation.  SHAD is not just for those with the highest academic average or most vocal student leader.  As Canada’s premier enrichment program, we are looking for Change Makers and “diamonds in the rough” – curious youth who want to realize their own potential to bring about real, positive change. Online Application
  • November 23rd  Deadline – Remembrance Day – Essay & Literacy Contest Brochure – Requirements & Application Form

Dalhousie Information Sessons – Dal 101 & University Myth Busting

  • In-Person and Online:  November 26th to December 7th – Register at

December 1st – RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition

  • Applying to college or university?  Here’s a great way to help that Someday happen.  Just tell us your story of how black Canadians have helped define Canada’s diverse heritage and identity.  You could be awarded one of 30 scholarships, including three Grand Prizes:  First Prize – $5,000, Second Prize $2,500 & Third Prize $, 1,500.  Full details visit

December 1st – Application Deadline – AFS – International Culture – Application 

 AFS Canada is offering the chance to one lucky participant to spend a school year in a mystery destination!  Instead of choosing your host country, you will apply for the program without knowing where you will go.  Participants will find out the destination only after the selection process is completed.  The host country will be one of the 50 + AFS partner countries they work with around the world. More information contact Stephanie Girouard:  AFS  Information   & Application Forms 

University/College Visits to Bluefield High School

Students must sign up in Student Services if they wish to attend any of the following presentations.
  • November 20th  – Saint Thomas University – 2:15
  • November 22nd – Crandall University – 11:40
  • November 23rd – Collège de lîle – 11:40
  • November 28th – Université Sainte-Anne – 11:40

University of British Columbia

  • Application Deadline – December 1, 2017 – Final application deadline – January 15th, 2018.

 Government of Canada History Awards – Open to students in Grade 10, 11, & 12.

  • The Government of Canada History Awards is open to all residents of Canada currently enrolled in a Canadian High School as a full-time Grade 10, 11 or 12 student.  Each student may submit one project for consideration.  Regardless of the format selected the total text should be no more than 1000 words. -See Requirements and online application form at: Deadline:  December 15th, 2017 More information in Student Services

YMCA Youth Exchange Canada Program

  • The objective of the YMCA Youth Exchanges Canada Program is to contribute to improve knowledge and understanding of Canada among Canadian youth, to help young Canadians connect to one another and create links throughout the country, to develop Canadian identity and attachment to Canada among youth, to contribute to the development of leadership skills in young Canadians and to foster a stronger sense of community by providing opportunities for youth to become actively engaged. Application deadline – March 1st. Information &  online Application Process