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Monday, November 4, 2019

Attention students wishing to accumulate some community service hours in the immediate future.  We have an opportunity posted on the bulletin board outside of Student Services.  A senior citizen has requested that students attend at her property in the St. John’s College area to rake leaves over the next week or so.  Please see details on the bulletin board.

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week.  Jr. BBB tryouts are Monday, Nov. 4th at 5 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 8 pm and Friday, Nov. 8th at 3:15 pm.  Sr. BBB tryouts are Monday, Nov. 4th at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 5 pm and Friday, Nov. 8th at 5 pm.  Please pick up permission forms and sign up at the gym doors.  Jr. Girls and Sr. Girls Volleyball tryouts begin on November 11th.  Detail to follow next week

All cross-country students, please return your jersey to Miss McIntosh by this Wednesday at the latest.

Just a reminder to all students interested in joining O.S.A.I.D.  there will be a meeting tomorrow during Junior and Senior lunch.  The junior meeting will be held in Mr. Penner’s room 127 and the Senior meeting will be held in Mr. Beaudin’s room 239.  Hope to see you there.

 

Friday, November 1, 2019

Students wishing to accumulate community volunteer hours should check the opportunities board outside of Student Services regularly.  Currently the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for their

Kettle Campaign.  There is a volunteer meeting at the Salvation Army this coming Monday, November 4th at 7:00 pm.  Call 519-752-7813 or see details posted on the opportunities board outside of Student Services.  Regarding other potential community service hour accumulation opportunities that students discover, students are reminded that if they are not sure if the activity would count towards their graduation requirement they should contact their Guidance Counsellor.  As always, Community Involvement Activity sheets are available in Student Services.

Attention any students interested in Wrestling for the St. John’s College team this year, practices begin next week at W. Ross Macdonald School on Monday to Thursday starting at 3:30 pm.  If you are interested, please pick up permission forms at the Gym doors and return it to Mr. Pomponio by Monday, November 4th.

Tomorrow-Saturday, November 2nd our Junior Football Eagles are playing against Paris High School for the Championship.  Please come out to North Park football field for 12 noon to support your Eagles.  Admission is $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults.  Fan support is needed.

Attention students wishing to accumulate some community service hours in the immediate future.  We have an opportunity posted on the bulletin board outside of Student Services.  A senior citizen has requested that students attend at her property in the St. John’s College area to rake leaves over the next week or so.  Please see details on the bulletin board.

Attention Grade 12 students looking to attend post-secondary school next year.  Scholarship season is fully underway.  There is currently 7.5 million dollars’ worth of scholarships that are open for application on scholartree.ca.  Once a student completes their profile, they will be matched with all the awards that they qualify for.  Currently the following are available:  Scholarship for Music and Art students, Live Bright Scholarship, and Scholarship for Community Leadership.  Visit scholartree.ca for details.

Attention Grade 12 students planning to apply to attend Queen’s University in the fall.  Queen’s offers several Major Admission Awards.  Interested students can visit www.queensu.ca for more information.  One of the Queen’s awards, the Chancellor’s Scholarship requires students to be nominated by their high school to apply.  The nomination applications for the Chancellor’s Scholarship are in Student Services in the hanging files in the seating area.  Nomination applications are due to Student Services by November 8th.

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week.  Jr. BBB tryouts are Monday, Nov. 4th at 5 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 8 pm and Friday, Nov. 8th at 3:15 pm.  Sr. BBB tryouts are Monday, Nov. 4th at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 5 pm and Friday, Nov. 8th at 5 pm.  Please pick up permission forms and sign up at the gym doors.  Jr. Girls and Sr. Girls Volleyball tryouts begin on November 11th.  Detail to follow next week

Junior Boys Volleyball practice will be at 3:15 pm on Monday NOT 5 pm.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Students wishing to accumulate community volunteer hours should check the opportunities board outside of Student Services regularly.  Currently the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for their Kettle Campaign.  There is a volunteer meeting at the Salvation Army this coming Monday, November 4th at 7:00 pm.  Call 519-752-7813 or see details posted on the opportunities board outside of Student Services.  Regarding other potential community service hour accumulation opportunities that students discover, students are reminded that if they are not sure if the activity would count towards their graduation requirement they should contact their Guidance Counsellor.  As always, Community Involvement Activity sheets are available in Student Services.

Attention any students interested in Wrestling for the St. John’s College team this year, practices begin next week at W. Ross Macdonald School on Monday to Thursday starting at 3:30 pm.  If you are interested, please pick up permission forms at the Gym doors and return it to Mr. Pomponio by Monday, November 4th.

This Saturday, November 2nd our Junior Football Eagles are playing against Paris High School for the Championship.  Please come out to North Park football field for 12 noon to support your Eagles.  Admission is $3.00 for students and $5.00 for adults.  Fan support is needed.

This is a reminder to all grade 9 students that permission forms for Take Our Kids to Work day are due tomorrow.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to spend the day at the workplace.

Attention students wishing to accumulate some community service hours in the immediate future.  We have an opportunity posted on the bulletin board outside of Student Services.  A senior citizen has requested that students attend at her property in the St. John’s College area to rake leaves over the next week or so.  Please see details on the bulletin board.

 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

A special reminder to anyone who wants to tryout for the girls curling team that our next tryout is today-Wednesday, October 30th.  No experience is needed, but Mr. Todd really needs to know who is coming.  So, if you signed up, please drop by room 202 to let Mr. Todd know if you can make it.

Students wishing to accumulate community volunteer hours should check the opportunities board outside of Student Services regularly.  Currently the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for their Kettle Campaign.  There is a volunteer meeting at the Salvation Army this coming Monday, November 4th at 7:00 pm.  Call 519-752-7813 or see details posted on the opportunities board outside of Student Services.  Regarding other potential community service hour accumulation opportunities that students discover, students are reminded that if they are not sure if the activity would count towards their graduation requirement they should contact their Guidance Counsellor.  As always, Community Involvement Activity sheets are available in Student Services.

There is a meeting at senior lunch today in Room 243 for anyone attending Thursday’s Laurier “Day at University” trip.  Again, the meeting is today during senior lunch in room 243.

Attention grade 12 students, Burger King has scholarships available up to $50,000.00.  Canadian senior students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher can apply from now until December 15th, 2910.  Students are encouraged to visit bk-scholars.com for details.  Check the bulletin board outside of Student Services for the Burger King poster.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

There will be an information meeting about volunteering at the elimination draw tomorrow-Wednesday, October 30th.  Please come to room 144 at the beginning of junior lunch or see Ms. Cupoli if you cannot make it.

A reminder to anyone trying out for the boys curling team that our next tryout is today-Tuesday, October 29th.  See Mr. Todd in room 202 for details.  Please let Mr. Todd know is you can’t make it.

A special reminder to anyone who wants to tryout for the girls curling team that our next tryout is tomorrow-Wednesday, October 30th.  No experience is needed, but Mr. Todd really needs to know who is coming.  So, if you signed up, please drop by room 202 to let Mr. Todd know if you can make it.

Today is book club during both lunches.  New members are welcome.

 

Monday, October 28, 2019

There will be an information meeting about volunteering at the elimination draw on Wednesday, October 30th.  Please come to room 144 at the beginning of junior lunch or see Ms. Cupoli if you cannot make it.

Attention all grade 9 students, this is a reminder that “Take Our Kids to Work’ day permission forms are due this Friday, November 1st.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to spend the day at the workplace and step into your future for a day.

A reminder to anyone trying out for the boys curling team that our next tryout in Tuesday, October 29th.  See Mr. Todd in room 202 for details.  Please let Mr. Todd know is you can’t make it.

A special reminder to anyone who wants to tryout for the girls curling team that our next tryout is Wednesday, October 30th.  No experience is needed, but Mr. Todd really needs to know who is coming.  So, if you signed up, please drop by room 202 to let Mr. Todd know if you can make it.

 

 

Friday, October 25, 2019

St. Pius Church is looking for students to help with our Hallowe’en for Hoodies project.  Join us as we support the Saint Vincent de Paul Society with a collection of cold weather items.  On Thursday, October 31st we’ll be going door to door collecting hoodies, coats, mitts, scarves, gloves, and other cold weather gear to help our less fortunate neighbors through the winter.  This is a great way to get out on Hallowe’en evening to support the community and spend more time with friends.  To find out more information, contact Andrew Beach at St. Pius Church or speak to Chap Andy.

There will be an information meeting about volunteering at the elimination draw on Wednesday, October 30th.  Please come to room 144 at the beginning of junior lunch or see Ms. Cupoli if you cannot make it.

Attention all grade 9 students.  “Take Our Kids to Work Day” will be held on Wednesday, November 6th.  Students across Canada will spend the day at the workplace of a parent, relative, friend or volunteer host.  This is a great opportunity to step into your future for a day.  If you did not receive a permission form, please ask your homeroom teacher.

Tonight, our Junior Football Eagles play their semifinal game against North Park.  Please come out to North Park football field for 8 pm to support your Eagles.  Admission is $2.00 for students and $3.00 for adults.  Fan support is needed.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Congratulations are in order for the September Students of the Month who have made outstanding contributions to our school community.  We congratulate Ariana Goodale, Sebastian DeGrandis, Nathan Girardi and Isaias Schornagel.  These winners are asked to see Mr. Picone to pick up their prizes.  Well done to the four of you!

Attention students wishing to help at the Elimination Draw on November 2nd. We are still in need of a few more volunteers to help in the gym on the night of the draw.  Please sign up on the door of Room 144 or see Ms. Cupoli for more information.  Also, there will be an information meeting about volunteering at the draw on October 30.  Please come to Room 144 at the beginning of Junior Lunch or see Ms. Cupoli if you cannot make it.

St. Pius Church is looking for students to help with our Hallowe’en for Hoodies project.  Join us as we support the Saint Vincent de Paul Society with a collection of cold weather items.  On Thursday, October 31st we’ll be going door to door collecting hoodies, coats, mitts, scarves, gloves, and other cold weather gear to help our less fortunate neighbors through the winter.  This is a great way to get out on Hallowe’en evening to support the community and spend more time with friends.  To find out more information, contact Andrew Beach at St. Pius Church or speak to Chap Andy.

Congratulations to the following students who have won a gift certificate for RJ McCarthy Uniforms from the draw at the Pathways Night last week.  The three winners are Beatrice O’Connell, Emily Cooper and Alyssa DeSarno.  Please see Mrs. Ronson in Student Services for your prize.

 

Monday, October 21, 2019

JC STEM is starting back up again this year.  Senior STEM will be on October 23rd, the speaker will be starting promptly at 1:00 pm, so grab your lunch quickly and head to Room 161.  Junior STEM will be October 24th for some fun hand on activities.  We are always looking for new members.  See Mrs. Koolen in Room 161 or Mrs. Todd in Room 162 for more info.

Attention students, are you looking for a fun way to work towards your 40 volunteer hours?  Yes, then why not volunteer at our Elimination Draw on Saturday, November 2nd.  Students are needed to help with setting up and clearing tables in the gym.  If you are interested, there is a sign-up sheet on the door of room 144.  See Ms. Cupoli if you have any questions.

St. Pius Church is looking for students to help with our Hallowe’en for Hoodies project.  Join us as we support the Saint Vincent de Paul Society with a collection of cold weather items.  On Thursday, October 31st we’ll be going door to door collecting hoodies, coats, mitts, scarves, gloves, and other cold weather gear to help our less fortunate neighbors through the winter.  This is a great way to get out on Hallowe’en evening to support the community and spend more time with friends.  To find out more information, contact Andrew Beach at St. Pius Church or speak to Chap Andy.

Attention curlers, tryout times have been posted.  Please see the door of room 202 for information and come see Mr. Todd to confirm you are coming out. 

Attention Grade 12 students looking to attend post-secondary school next year.  Scholarship season is fully underway.  There is currently 7.5 million dollars’ worth of scholarships that are open for application on scholartree.ca.  Once a student completes their profile, they will be matched with all the awards that they qualify for.  Currently the following are available:  Scholarship for Music and Art students, Live Bright Scholarship, and Scholarship for Community Leadership.  Visit scholartree.ca for details.

Reminder book club will be meeting tomorrow- Tuesday, October 22nd during both lunches in the library.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Tonight, our Senior Football Eagles play their quarter final game against Paris.  Please come out to Pauline Johnson football field for 8 pm to support your Eagles.  Admission is $2.00 for students and $3.00 for adults.  Fan support is needed.

Attention students, are you looking for a fun way to work towards your 40 volunteer hours?  Yes, then why not volunteer at our Elimination Draw on Saturday, November 2nd.  Students are needed to help with setting up and clearing tables in the gym.  If you are interested, there is a sign-up sheet on the door of room 144.  See Ms. Cupoli if you have any questions.

Elections Canada is looking for poll workers in the upcoming election.  To apply go online to elections.ca/jobs or call toll free 1-866-238-4181.  These details are on a poster outside of Student Services.  Check it out.

Today the Gay Straight Alliance will be hosting a social during junior and senior lunch.  Come drop by the Divine Mercy room to hang out with other students and chat about the year ahead.  Can’t wait to see you there.

St. Pius Church is looking for students to help with our Hallowe’en for Hoodies project.  Join us as we support the Saint Vincent de Paul Society with a collection of cold weather items.  On Thursday, October 31st we’ll be going door to door collecting hoodies, coats, mitts, scarves, gloves, and other cold weather gear to help our less fortunate neighbors through the winter.  This is a great way to get out on Hallowe’en evening to support the community and spend more time with friends.  To find out more information, contact Andrew Beach at St. Pius Church or speak to Chap Andy.

Attention curlers, tryout times have been posted.  Please see the door of room 202 for information and come see Mr. Todd to confirm you are coming out. 

Attention Grade 12 students looking to attend post-secondary school next year.  Scholarship season is fully underway.  There is currently 7.5 million dollars’ worth of scholarships that are open for application on scholartree.ca.  Once a student completes their profile, they will be matched with all the awards that they qualify for.  Currently the following are available:  Scholarship for Music and Art students, Live Bright Scholarship, and Scholarship for Community Leadership.  Visit scholartree.ca for details.

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