November 28, 2016
What an amazing month we have had at DW Poppy Secondary. The month was filled with Athletic events, Music concerts and our Remembrance Day ceremony. We are grateful to the following teachers for their assistance with a very powerful memorial:
- Mr. Howard and the Drama and Tech Students
- Mr. Fraser for working on the slide shows and videos
- Mr. Yu for his continued support, behind the scenes tech work and for weaving in all of the presentations
- Ms. Jack and the Aboriginal students for Drumming
- Mr. Ablitt and our Choral Students
- Mr. Follet and our Band students
- Ms. Rivera for working to coordinate the Dancers
- Mr. Harrison for organizing the DW Poppy Remembers Slide show
Thank you to all of our performers and the entire student body for your respectful participation in the ceremonies.
Congratulations to all of the DW Poppy Volleyball teams and coaches who had a wonderful season. We wish to recognize:
- Mr. Furse – Senior Boys,
- Mr. Kwiatkowski and Mr. Gelaude – Junior Boys,
- Ms. Murray and Mr. Loewen – Senior Girls
- Mr. Tener – Junior Girls. A special recognition to the Junior Girls for finishing third in league play. Our programs are dependent on the development of our Grade 8 teams.
- Mr. Munsie and Mr. Donkers – Grade 8 Girls, and
- Ms. Stahl – Grade 8 Boys
Our Cross Country students continue to work hard under the direction of Mr. Hetherington, Mr. Harrison and Ms. Weslowski. Six runners qualified for the Fraser Valley Championships.
Under coaches Ms. Becker and Ms. Niiranen, DW Poppy Swimmers finished 7th out of 47 schools in the Fraser Valley Championships and managed to qualify 8 relay teams and one individual swimmer to the BC High School Provincial Championships Nov.18-19th @ Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. Congratulations to Amy Connorton who came fourth in BC in the 50m butterfly as a Grade 9 student.
Our DW Poppy Music Program continues to shine under the direction of Mr. Follet and Mr. Ablitt. We are excited about the upcoming winter concert fund raiser- Espressivo on December 6. This is an exciting event with Food Trucks, a silent auction, dessert and great music. Please come and join us.
There are just three weeks until the Christmas Break and we look forward to all of the Christmas Spirit that fills the halls of DW Poppy.
DW Poppy Secondary