Wednesday, November 7, 2012


Day 1 - H.S. & Day 5 - Gr. 7 & 8





clip_image002REMEMBRANCE DAY: We will be recognizing Remembrance Day on Friday November 9th at Mother Teresa.  Any students involved in cadets are encouraged to wear their uniforms to school on Friday November 9th.  (JK –Nov 9)


clip_image004MT FACTOR!  Attention all MT students.  Our annual Mother Teresa talent show has arrived!  Auditions will run from Monday November 12th to Thursday November 15th.  Students from all grades are encouraged to come and try out!  Audition signup sheets can be found outside Mrs. Robinson's room (301).  The show will be held on Tuesday November 27th.  Please come and share your talent with our community! (NR –Nov 15)


clip_image006BOOK WEEK WRITING CONTEST FOR KIDS & TEENS:  Each year the Canadian Children’s Book Centre runs a writing contest for students in Grades 4 to 12. Young writers from across Canada are invited to submit their stories and/or poems to the Book Week 2013 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens. Judging is done by noted writers from across Canada and one winner from each grade will receive a $250 gift certificate for the bookstore of his or her choice. Two honourable mentions from each grade category will also receive $50 gift certificates. The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2013. Entry forms can be picked up in the Learning Commons. (CHV - Nov. 30)



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clip_image010GRADE 7-8 GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: There will be a 7-8 girls volleyball practice on Monday Nov 5, 2012 and Wednesday Nov 7th, 2012 in the wood floor gym from (3:00-4:00pm). There will also be two away games next week: Tuesday Nov 6th,2012 and Friday Nov 9th, 2012. (JB –Nov 9)


clip_image012READ-A-THON: On November 22, do you want to wear your pjs, hang out with friends and READ for fun all day in the TLC?  Prizes! Pledge forms are available in the TLC. (CHV –Nov 22)







CAPPIES:  Meeting at lunch on Wednesday, November 7 in Rm 138.  (JS –Nov 7)


clip_image010[1]SR. GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: All grade 11 and 12 girls interested in playing Senior Girls Volleyball are asked to come to a short but important meeting today at lunch in room 324. Please see Ms. Sinclair if you cannot attend. (CS –Nov 7)


LOOKING FOR HIGH SCHOOL MENTORS: Are you interested in working with a younger student as a mentor? This would involve spending some one on one time with a younger student, being a role model and having a positive influence. Sharing the Titan spirit ! Pick up applications in Student Services - Due Wed Nov 7th. (JH –Nov 7)



CALLING ALL STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS!  Have you started your own business or hope to in the near future?  (landscaping? sewing? day care? baking? merchandising? birthday parties? snow shovelling? jewelry? other???)  If so, we want to hear from you. Join the new MT Student Business Network.  Gain access to opportunities for promotion, networking, mentorship, and financial grants!  Visit room 216 after school or email sally.morency@ocsb.cafor more information today! (SM – Nov 9)



October 31 - SPLX 1 - 3-4:30 (Returning Team Members Only)
November 13 - WB A - 3-5:00 (Open Try-out)
November 19
- SPLX 2 - 4-5:30 (Open Try-out)
November 21 - SPLX 1 - 3-4:30 (Final Cuts)

November 26
- SPLX 1 - 3-4:30 (Team Practice)
*** All players trying out must come with full equipment.  You must be ready before the Zamboni is off the ice.  If you cannot make one of the scheduled try-out dates, you must let Mr. Gervasi (room 309) know 24 hours in advance.  We are not responsible for lost or stolen items during the try-outs so bring only what you need and keep an eye on it!*** (MG –Nov 26)





STUDENT SERVICES  clip_image018


The STUDENT SERVICES WEBSITE at is set up as an information tool.

Includes information about: Courses, Careers, Graduation, Scholarships,etc.


clip_image020GLOBAL JOURNEYS has an information meeting at the Ottawa Public Library, 120 Metcalfe Street, on November 10th, at 11:30 am to talk about their summer and March Break 2013 programs. (KW –Nov 10)

HOUSE OF COMMONS PAGE PROGRAM:  Information about the Program is available on the Parliament of Canada Web site and applications must be submitted online at Deadline for application is Thursday, December 20, 2012. Check the Student Services Bulletin Board in the Atrium for more information. (KW – Nov 15)

LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES? Check out a great website that posts opportunities throughout the city.


GRADE 12’s / GRADS clip_image022


CITE COLLEGIALE OPEN HOUSE is taking place, November 13, 2012 from 5pm to 9pm.  For more information, please visit their, or call 613 42-2483, extension 2420 or email (KW –Nov 13)


SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY STUDENT AND PARENT INFORMATION SESSION.  A representative will be offering an information session on Tuesday, November 20th, from 7:00-8:30pm at the Holiday Inn and Suites Kanata-Ottawa.  The session is a great opportunity to learn about studying on the East Coast, Saint Mary's University programs, admissions, scholarships and more. (KW –Nov 20)


clip_image024GRAD PHOTO’S: Grad Photos will take place in our multi-purpose room from Monday, November 19th to Friday, November 23rd.  Students are to book their own appointments online. Go to, select sitting type, date and time, confirm appointment via e-mail. School code is MTH.   Pamphlets will be distributed to all graduates and a few will be available in Student Services. Students with a period 1 spare are asked to pick up a pamphlet in Student Services.  Students not interested in purchasing a Grad Photo package must still get a Grad Photo taken, at no cost. This photo is used for the Yearbook and Grad Composite which hangs in the atrium. (JH – Nov. 22)







clip_image028 COMMUNITY CORNER  clip_image030


For information about St. Andrew’s Parish, including parish bulletins, please visit



clip_image033COMING UP…

  • Nov 7 – Take Our Kids to Work Day (Gr. 9 Students)
  • Nov 7 – Gr. 7/8 Immunization Clinic
  • Nov 8 – Interviews for Gr. 7 & 8.  Early Dismissal (1:50 pm) for ALL students.
  • Nov 15 – High School Report Cards
  • Nov 15 – Flu Clinic – 3:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Nov 16 – PD Day.  No Classes.
  • Nov 19 – Parent Council Meeting.  7 pm in the Learning Commons
  • Nov 22 – High School Interviews.  Early Dismissal (1:50 pm) for ALL students.




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