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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Attention SJC Swimmers, if you are interested in being a part of this year’s swim team, please sign up on the sheet posted on the door of room 243.  Practices will begin soon and we will be having a meeting this week to discuss schedules and meets.  If you have any questions, please speak with Mrs. Bowen in room 243 or       Mr. Perras in the tech-wing.  We look forward to a fantastic season.

High school students who want to expand their knowledge of another language and culture are invited to apply to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program, sponsored by our two local Rotary Clubs:  Rotary Club of Brantford and Rotary Club of Brantford – Sunrise.  This program is an opportunity for all students that will be between 15 and 18 years old in August 2018 that are currently attending high school in Brantford or Paris.  Students may choose a long-term exchange (one year), departing in the summer of 2018 or a short-term exchange (six to eight weeks) also in the summer of 2018.  There will be a Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting here at the school tomorrow-Thursday, October 19th in the Divine Mercy Room at 12:00 pm. 

Attention all students interested in coming to the first meeting of Le Club Francais.  The meeting will take place in Room 210 on Friday, October 20th during both lunches.  Our guest speaker is Alexandra R. who will be talking to us about her immersion learning experience this past summer in Quebec.  Please sign up outside Room 210 so that arrangements can be made based on the number of people attending.  Venez au Club Francais.

Are you interested in volunteering at the SJC Fundraiser this Saturday?  Student volunteers are needed for the night of the Elimination Draw this Saturday, October 21st.  There will be a short meeting tomorrow-Thursday, October 19th at the beginning of junior lunch in room 209. Seniors, please ask your period 3 teachers if you can come.  See Ms. Carrieri or Ms. Cupoli if you cannot attend this important meeting.

Student volunteers are needed for an event at the Burford Agriculture Hall this weekend.  You could earn up to 25 hours.  You will be required Friday, October 20th from after school to 9 p.m. and Saturday, October 21st from from 9 a.m. to midnight.  You will be required to assist with decorations, food preparation, clean up, washing dishes and organizing on both Friday and Saturday.  This will be a fun event and meals are provided.  Volunteers are responsible for transportation.  If you are interested see Mrs. Bissonnette in Student Services.

Attention all students traveling to France and Italy over the March Break with Madame D’Eramo.  Please pick up information in room 210 regarding your next payment which is due by October 31st. 

Listen up St. John’s.  Are you concerned about our ever-increasing ecological footprint?  Do you have dreams to one day create a carbon-neutral planet?  Then maybe the Eco-team is for you!  That’s right, you heard correctly.  St. John’s is starting an Eco-team.  If you are interested in being a member of the Eco-team this year, please attend a brief, but important meeting at the beginning of junior and senior lunch in room 110 tomorrow-Thursday, October 19th.  Please see Mr. Beaudin, Mr. Yakymyshyn or Mr. Petrella (the science and math one) if you cannot attend.

Please excuse members of the Cross Country team at 12 noon.  Meet Mrs. Elliott and Mr. Petrella by the gym doors at 12:15.

Anyone still interested in the Power lifting Club, please see Mr. Pomponio for a permission form.  Next practice is Monday, October 23rd.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

High school students who want to expand their knowledge of another language and culture are invited to apply to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program, sponsored by our two local Rotary Clubs:  Rotary Club of Brantford and Rotary Club of Brantford – Sunrise.  This program is an opportunity for all students that will be between 15 and 18 years old in August 2018 that are currently attending high school in Brantford or Paris.  Students may choose a long-term exchange (one year), departing in the summer of 2018 or a short-term exchange (six to eight weeks) also in the summer of 2018.  There will be a Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting here at the school on Thursday, October 19th in the Divine Mercy Room at 12:00 pm. 

Attention SJC Swimmers, if you are interested in being a part of this year’s swim team, please sign up on the sheet posted on the door of room 243.  Practices will begin soon and we will be having a meeting this week to discuss schedules and meets.  If you have any questions, please speak with Mrs. Bowen in room 243 or       Mr. Perras in the tech-wing.  We look forward to a fantastic season.

This is a reminder that there will be an important meeting for all those travelling to California over the March Break today after school in Room 149.

Attention all students interested in coming to the first meeting of Le Club Francais.  The meeting will take place in Room 210 on Friday, October 20th during both lunches.  Our guest speaker is Alexandra R who will be talking to us about her immersion learning experience this past summer in Quebec.  Please sign up outside Room 210 so that arrangements can be made based on the number of people attending.  Venez au Club Francais.

Are you interested in volunteering at the SJC Fundraiser this Saturday?  Student volunteers are needed for the night of the Elimination Draw this Saturday, October 21st.  There will be a short meeting on Thursday, October 19th at the beginning of junior lunch in room 209. Seniors, please ask your period 3 teachers if you can come.  See Ms. Carrieri or Ms. Cupoli if you cannot attend this important meeting.

To all those that signed up for the Lunch and Learn with Mrs. Connolly, please meet in the Divine Mercy Room at the start of lunch today.

Student volunteers are needed for an event at the Burford Agriculture Hall this weekend.  You could earn up to 25 hours.  You will be required Friday, October 20th from after school to 9 p.m. and Saturday, October 21st from from 9 a.m. to midnight.  You will be required to assist with decorations, food preparation, clean up, washing dishes and organizing on both Friday and Saturday.  This will be a fun event and meals are provided.  Volunteers are responsible for transportation.  If you are interested see Mrs. Bissonnette in Student Services.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Attention SJC Swimmers, if you are interested in being a part of this year’s swim team, please sign up on the sheet posted on the door of room 243.  Practices will begin soon and we will be having a meeting this week to discuss schedules and meets.  If you have any questions, please speak with Mrs. Bowen in room 243 or       Mr. Perras in the tech-wing.  We look forward to a fantastic season.

High school students who want to expand their knowledge of another language and culture are invited to apply to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program, sponsored by our two local Rotary Clubs:  Rotary Club of Brantford and Rotary Club of Brantford – Sunrise.  This program is an opportunity for all students that will be between 15 and 18 years old in August 2018 that are currently attending high school in Brantford or Paris.  Students may choose a long-term exchange (one year), departing in the summer of 2018 or a short-term exchange (six to eight weeks) also in the summer of 2018.  There will be a Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting here at the school on Thursday, October 19th in the Divine Mercy Room at 12:00 pm. 

There will be an important meeting tomorrow-Tuesday, October 17th after school for all those travelling to California with the Girls Rugby Team.  Marcie will be here to discuss her plans going forward.  See you there.

The junior tennis tournament is rescheduled for tomorrow-Tuesday, October 17th.

Attention all students interested in coming to the first meeting of Le Club Francais.  The meeting will take place in Room 210 on Friday, October 20th during both lunches.  Our guest speaker is Alexandra Rodriguez who will be talking to us about her immersion learning experience this past summer in Quebec.  Please sign up outside Room 210 so that arrangements can be made based on the number of people attending.  Venez au Club Francais.

Are you interested in volunteering at the SJC Fundraiser this Saturday?  Student volunteers are needed for the night of the Elimination Draw this Saturday, October 21st.  There will be a short meeting on Thursday, October 19th at the beginning of junior lunch in room 209. Seniors, please ask your period 3 teachers if you can come.  See Ms. Carrieri or Ms. Cupoli if you cannot attend this important meeting.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

High school students who want to expand their knowledge of another language and culture are invited to apply to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program, sponsored by our two local Rotary Clubs:  Rotary Club of Brantford and Rotary Club of Brantford – Sunrise.  This program is an opportunity for all students that will be between 15 and 18 years old in August 2018 that are currently attending high school in Brantford or Paris.  Students may choose a long-term exchange (one year), departing in the summer of 2018 or a short-term exchange (six to eight weeks) also in the summer of 2018.  An information night for parents and students will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brantford Police Station at 344 Elgin Street in Brantford.  There will be a Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting here at the school on Thursday, October 19th in the Divine Mercy Room at 12:00 pm. 

Attention SJC students, have you ever wondered how your brain works?  What causes us to feel anxious, angry or scared?  Want to know how to try to “rewire for happiness?”  Please join Mrs. Connolly for our first lunch and learn on October 17th as she helps explain the neuroscience behind our brain and how it connects to our learning and emotions.  This will take place during both lunches in the Divine Mercy Room.  Bring your lunch and let’s explore our brains.  Please sign up with Mrs. O’Sullivan in the library.

To all student who require Community Service Hours, you can complete your hours at SJC.  The Brantford Boys CYO program is looking for reliable students who can assist on Saturdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:15 pm at SJC.  You do not need any basketball experience to participate in this program.  All students will be provided tasks that fit their respective skill sets and comfort level.  Additional opportunities may be available at BCI on Saturdays and Sacred Heart in Paris on Mondays.  For anyone interested in this program kindly contact Student Services.

Attention SJC Swimmers, if you are interested in being a part of this year’s swim team, please sign up on the sheet posted on the door of room 243.  Practices will begin soon and we will be having a meeting next week to discuss schedules and meets.  If you have any questions, please speak with Mrs. Bowen in room 243 or       Mr. Perras in the tech-wing.  We look forward to a fantastic season.

Any students interested in the powerlifting club please see Mr. Pomponio.  Practices begin on Monday, October 16th.

There will be an important meeting next Tuesday, October 17th after school for all those travelling to California with the Girls Rugby Team.  Marcie will be here to discuss her plans going forward.  See you there.

The junior tennis tournament is rescheduled for Tuesday, October 17th.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

High school students who want to expand their knowledge of another language and culture are invited to apply to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program, sponsored by our two local Rotary Clubs:  Rotary Club of Brantford and Rotary Club of Brantford – Sunrise.  This program is an opportunity for all students that will be between 15 and 18 years old in August 2018 that are currently attending high school in Brantford or Paris.  Students may choose a long-term exchange (one year), departing in the summer of 2018 or a short-term exchange (six to eight weeks) also in the summer of 2018.  An information night for parents and students will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brantford Police Station at 344 Elgin Street in Brantford.  There will be a Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting here at the school on Thursday, October 19th in the Divine Mercy Room at 12:00 pm. 

Attention SJC students, have you ever wondered how your brain works?  What causes us to feel anxious, angry or scared?  Want to know how to try to “rewire for happiness?”  Please join Mrs. Connolly for our first lunch and learn on October 17th as she helps explain the neuroscience behind our brain and how it connects to our learning and emotions.  This will take place during both lunches in the Divine Mercy Room.  Bring your lunch and let’s explore our brains.  Please sign up with Mrs. O’Sullivan in the library.

All girls interested in trying out for this year’s girls hockey team need to come to a brief but very important meeting Wednesday on first lunch in Room 141.  Please see Ms. McDade in Room 148 if you cannot attend.

To all student who require Community Service Hours, you can complete your hours at SJC.  The Brantford Boys CYO program is looking for reliable students who can assist on Saturdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:15 pm at SJC.  You do not need any basketball experience to participate in this program.  All students will be provided tasks that fit their respective skill sets and comfort level.  Additional opportunities may be available at BCI on Saturdays and Sacred Heart in Paris on Mondays.  For anyone interested in this program kindly contact Student Services.

Attention SJC Swimmers, if you are interested in being a part of this year’s swim team, please sign up on the sheet posted on the door of room 243.  Practices will begin soon and we will be having a meeting next week to discuss schedules and meets.  If you have any questions, please speak with Mrs. Bowen in room 243 or       Mr. Perras in the tech-wing.  We look forward to a fantastic season.

Attention Concert Band, a reminder that there is a band practice tonight after school.  All are expected to attend.  Please see Mrs. Marriott if you have a conflict.

Any students interested in the powerlifting club please see Mr. Pomponio.  Practices begin on Monday, October 16th.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

High school students who want to expand their knowledge of another language and culture are invited to apply to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Program, sponsored by our two local Rotary Clubs:  Rotary Club of Brantford and Rotary Club of Brantford – Sunrise.  This program is an opportunity for all students that will be between 15 and 18 years old in August 2018 that are currently attending high school in Brantford or Paris.  Students may choose a long-term exchange (one year), departing in the summer of 2018 or a short-term exchange (six to eight weeks) also in the summer of 2018.  An information night for parents and students will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Brantford Police Station at 344 Elgin Street in Brantford.  There will be a Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting here at the school on Thursday, October 19th in the Divine Mercy Room at 12:00 pm. 

Attention SJC students, have you ever wondered how your brain works?  What causes us to feel anxious, angry or scared?  Want to know how to try to “rewire for happiness?”  Please join Mrs. Connolly for our first lunch and learn on October 17th as she helps explain the neuroscience behind our brain and how it connects to our learning and emotions.  This will take place during both lunches in the Divine Mercy Room.  Bring your lunch and let’s explore our brains.  Please sign up with Mrs. O’Sullivan in the library.

All girls interested in trying out for this year’s girls hockey team need to come to a brief but very important meeting Wednesday on first lunch in Room 141.  Please see Ms. McDade in Room 148 if you cannot attend.

Attention all junior tennis players, there is practice tonight at the Dufferin Tennis Courts.  Your tournament is tomorrow, all day, also at the Dufferin Tennis Courts.  Attention all senior tennis players, please return your jersey asap to Ms. Cupoli.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Are you interested in volunteering at the Elimination Draw Fundraiser on Saturday, October 21st?  Student volunteers are needed for that night and you can earn volunteer hours.  Please sign up in front of rooms 144 or 209.  A meeting will be held closer to the event, so stay tuned.

Attention SJC students, have you ever wondered how your brain works?  What causes us to feel anxious, angry or scared?  Want to know how to try to “rewire for happiness?”  Please join Mrs. Connolly for our first lunch and learn on October 17th as she helps explain the neuroscience behind our brain and how it connects to our learning and emotions.  This will take place during both lunches in the Divine Mercy Room.  Bring your lunch and let’s explore our brains.  Please sign up with Mrs. O’Sullivan in the library.

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

Are you interested in volunteering at the Elimination Draw Fundraiser on Saturday, October 21st?  Student volunteers are needed for that night and you can earn volunteer hours.  Please sign up in front of rooms 144 or 209.  A meeting will be held closer to the event, so stay tuned.

Attention SJC students, have you ever wondered how your brain works?  What causes us to feel anxious, angry or scared?  Want to know how to try to “rewire for happiness?”  Please join Mrs. Connolly for our first lunch and learn on October 17th as she helps explain the neuroscience behind our brain and how it connects to our learning and emotions.  This will take place during both lunches in the Divine Mercy Room.  Bring your lunch and let’s explore our brains.  Please sign up with Mrs. O’Sullivan in the library.

 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Are you interested in volunteering at the Elimination Draw Fundraiser on Saturday, October 21st?  Student volunteers are needed for that night and you can earn volunteer hours.  Please sign up in front of rooms 144 or 209.  A meeting will be held closer to the event, so stay tuned.

English and Drama at SJC are proud to be organizing a fall trip to see Guys and Dolls at the Stratford Festival.  The trip will be Friday, October 27.  This is the last week to purchase your tickets for this fantastic play.  Pay now through school-cash-on-ling.  Many thanks to all those students who have paid so far.  Don’t delay, payments are due Thursday for what promises to be a marvelous musical matinee.  If you have any questions, see Mr. Heida or Mr. Locey.  Speak to Mr. Heida and Mr. Locey as well if you wish to add your name to the list so you can pay via school-cash-on-line.

Attention SJC students, have you ever wondered how your brain works?  What causes us to feel anxious, angry or scared?  Want to know how to try to “rewire for happiness?”  Please join Mrs. Connolly for our first lunch and lean on October 17th as she helps explain the neuroscience behind our brain and how it connects to our learning and emotions.  This will take place during both lunches in the Divine Mercy Room.  Bring your lunch and let’s explore our brains.  Please sign up with Mrs. O’Sullivan in the library.

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Are you interested in volunteering at the Elimination Draw Fundraiser on Saturday, October 21st?  Student volunteers are needed for that night and you can earn volunteer hours.  Please sign up in front of rooms 144 or 209.  A meeting will be held closer to the event, so stay tuned.

English and Drama at SJC are proud to be organizing a fall trip to see Guys and Dolls at the Stratford Festival.  The trip will be Friday, October 27.  This is the last week to purchase your tickets for this fantastic play.  Pay now through school-cash-on-ling.  Many thanks to all those students who have paid so far.  Don’t delay, payments are due Thursday for what promises to be a marvelous musical matinee.  If you have any questions, see Mr. Heida or Mr. Locey.  Speak to Mr. Heida and Mr. Locey as well if you wish to add your name to the list so you can pay via school-cash-on-line.

Attention SJC students, have you ever wondered how your brain works?  What causes us to feel anxious, angry or scared?  Want to know how to try to “rewire for happiness?”  Please join Mrs. Connolly for our first lunch and lean on October 17th as she helps explain the neuroscience behind our brain and how it connects to our learning and emotions.  This will take place during both lunches in the Divine Mercy Room.  Bring your lunch and let’s explore our brains.

 

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