A big congratulations goes out to John Michael Symington and Kaili Meiusi. They competed in the TV/Video Production competition at York Region’s Skills Challenge yesterday. They won the gold medal for their outstanding video that was filmed and edited all on the same day. They will now represent YRDSB at the Skills Ontario video competition in May.
German Mills was well-represented
at the Regional Lego Robotics competition at Seneca College with teams in the
Junior and Intermediate divisions. The competition involved students building
and programming an autonomous lego robot to complete the beach themed
objectives. The students had to collect seashells, avoid jelly fish, put a
lifeguard on his tower, put a life preserver on its stand, carry a sand pail,
build a sand blocks castle, and park the robot in a narrow surfboard. The
Mavericks had a very strong showing with the Junior team placing fourth and the
Intermediate team capturing the bronze medal for their division. Both teams
deserve a big congratulations for their dedication, teamwork, and outstanding
The pledge forms for the Dance-a-Thon were sent home yesterday. In addition to the exciting raffle prizes donated by the teachers, if the school raises $6,000 Mr. Bendahan and Mr. Gulab will dye their hair any colour (student choice) for the day! Help us raise funds for the school’s Library Commons and Technology!
In the case of an inclement weather day for Thursday Feb. 21, the Intermediate Girls Basketball Tournament will be cancelled and re-scheduled. Please check the YRDSB website or CP24 at or after 6:30 a.m. to find out if buses are cancelled.