April 21 2010 Edition

Québec High School Play Start Friday

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Student Fundraising Show for Opération Enfant Soleil

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Yesterday, many young talented artists gathered at Laval University for one common reason: sing, dance, and play music in order to raise funds for Opération Enfant Soleil. This successful event has been the result of two months of hard work, numerous phone calls, and countless after-school meetings for us, four students in the P.W. Sims Business Program at Champlain-St. Lawrence.

A young Canadian soldier dies in Afghanistan

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Photo: DND

Funeral services were held Monday in Plattsville, Ontario for Private Tyler William Todd, who last week became the 142nd Canadian Forces soldier to die in combat in Afghanistan.

Todd, who was nearing the end of his tour in Afghanistan, died April 11 in a powerful roadside bomb blast while on foot patrol near the community of Belanday, southwest of Kandahar City.

Successful Art Exhibit at Last

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Photo: Etienne Parent

An Art Exhibit at the Polyvalente de l'Ancienne-Lorette just before the show ‘'Pimp my Song'' was organised to show off the talent of a few artists and for the final term project for the communications class.

Jean Charest rapidly approaching “Best Before” date

Let's face it. Politicians are like so many cans of baked beans on the grocery store shelf. They've all got a certain shelf life, with a more or less pre-ordained ‘best before' date stamped on them somewhere, after which time no John or Jane Q. Public will buy them any more on election day.

Even the feminists are not in support of bill 94

On March 25, the government of Jean Charest announced Bill 94, an act that would prevent women wearing the niqab from accessing hospitals, daycares, schools, universities, and other public services, and would bar women in niqab from working in the public sector.

Canadian Ambassador to Tunisia visits Québec High School

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There is learning through books and learning through lectures, but when you can have someone from outside the walls of the school come in to speak about life out in the "real world," learning comes alive! Recently, Quebec High School welcomed Ariel Delouya, Canadian Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia, as a guest speaker to secondary 5 students.

Capitales: New manager to defend league title

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Photo: Capitales de Quebec

They'll be missing one of their key pitchers from last year's Can-Am League championship team and their manager has moved to the front office, but the Quebec Capitales are approaching the 2010 season with a steady hand.

Linguistic Rights Support Program replaces Court Challenges Program

A new support program has taken root to help promote and develop Canada's French- and English-speaking minority communities.

With two official language groups sprinkled across the country, the newly-launched Language Rights Support Program aims to help those groups participate in every aspect of life in Canada - in their mother tongue.

Newsie Notes April 21, 2010

I am a member of the QHS PPO and we are organizing a Flea Market to raise money for different activities in the school, mostly to help pay for all the celebrations at the end of the year (awards, graduation..) The flea market will be held May 15 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. we are looking for donations (no clothing) that may be droped off at QHS 945 Belvedere during the week of the 10.

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