Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Day 1 - HS & Day 1 - Gr. 7 & 8


SchoolCashOnline: Our adoption rate has been climbing since we launched on October 31, 2014. Thank you to all of the families who have already registered!!  Remember, online payments are quick and easy.  There's no waiting for your cheque to be processed...BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE! If you need a refund, they can be done right away without a trip to the bank!!  So, if you haven't registered, check it out at, click on the schoolcash online link on the left hand side and register today! Don't forget to attach your child to your account so that every time an activity comes up, you will receive an email notification!! Then all you have to do is go to the account and pay!  Seriously, it's that easy!!! (KZ June 26)

LEGO donations: We are looking for donations of LEGO bricks and/or sets for our new grade 7/8 club.


7-8 School Play Schedule:

Monday March 30th- 3-4pm Scenes 2,3,4,5

Thursday April 2nd- 3-4pm Scenes 6,7,8,9

Wednesday April 8th- 3-4pm Scenes 1,2,3,4,5

Thursday April 9th- 3-4pm Scenes 6,7,8,9

All rehearsals are mandatory. Please advise Mme Beraldin if you cannot attend. (JB April 9)

7&8 Swim Team Try-outs - Those interested in joining the 7&8 swim team are asked to sign up on a list outside Mlle Pendergest's room (234).  Try-outs will be on March 24th and March 26th from 3:30-4:30pm at Walter Baker Sportsplex. Attendance is mandatory at a minimum of one try-out to be considered for the team. (CP & BL March 26)




Attention Peer Helpers: There will be a very brief meeting at the beginning of lunch on Thursday in room 302. We will be taking our photo for the yearbook. Please be prompt! (CV March 26)

Any High School Girl interested in playing Touch Football please report to the Guidance Conference Room for a sign up meeting Wednesday March 25, 2015 at Lunch. Try outs will be at a later date. We will get started soon both indoor (first) and outdoor (as soon as the weather cooperates). (JR March 25)

Those students who are going on the New York City trip in May are asked to attend a mandatory meeting at lunch in Room 136 on Wednesday, March 25th 2015 at 11:30AM - this meeting will include selecting your hotel room groupings for the trip. If you have any questions or concerns please see Mr. Rowley prior to the meeting. (MR March 25)

A reminder to all students writing the Literacy test on Thursday, March 26th that you will be involved in Literacy test preparation during Period 2 today, March 23rd , 24th and 25th. Please check for details of where you are doing your prep and where you are writing the Literacy Test. (MC March 26)

All H.S. boys' and girls' hockey team members can pick up an order form from Mr. Gervasi in room 309 (extras copies on the door).  Deadline to hand in forms and payment is Thursday March 12th. (MG March 27)


The STUDENT SERVICES WEBSITE at is set up as an information tool, including information about: Community Service Hours Opportunities, Courses, Careers, Graduation, Scholarships, etc.

Urgent request for clean and dry milk bags. Please drop off to Mrs. Watkinson in Student Services anytime between 8:00 am and 3:30 pm. Thank you.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Nominations are now open and accepted online until 5pm on April 17, 2015 for the 2015 Youth Ottawa Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards taking place this June 4, 2015.  Winners receive a bursary ($1,000 for winners and $250 for runner-ups to be used for advancement of academics or social enterprise in line with the values of Youth Ottawa). For more information, email or visit

Mandarin MS Walk: Sunday, April 26th, 2015, Jean Talon Building, 170 Tunney's Pasture Driveway.  Volunteers requested. For more information, please contact Michelle Davis at 613-728-1583 ex 3323 or (KW Apr. 26)


April is fast approaching and the Canadian Cancer Society is looking for students to help with daffodil pin sales over the weekends of Apr 10th-12th and April 17th-19th.  Locations are available across the city and students can chose a time and location of their choice at .   All students who volunteer will have their name entered into a draw to win an iPad. (KW April 19)

Waupoos Family Farm "The Waupoos Foundation is a Christ-centred community integrating prayer, work and play in our activities, while providing vacations and the experience of community to families in need."

Summer Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities for Students: Application Deadline for Positions: April 17, 2015

Summer Volunteer Opportunities: Assist with programming, cottage clean-up, laundry, animal care, gardening, weeding, painting, crafts, outdoor games etc. Mondays to Saturdays available. Summer volunteers are encouraged to participate one day per week, for 6 to 8 weeks. Interview and police check required. Must be a minimum of 14 years to apply as a volunteer. (KW April 17)



Attention Graduates: There will be a meeting about applying for scholarships at the beginning of lunch on Tuesday, March 24 in the Learning Commons Seminar Room. Applications will be available for mostly School

Board sponsored scholarships that are guaranteed to be received by members of our graduating class. If you are interested in applying then you must attend this meeting. (RB March 24)

DELF B2 Certification:  Any students wising to challenge the DELF B2 exam are asked to obtain a permission form from room 314.  The listening, reading, and writing components of the exam will be held at Mother Teresa H.S. on May 11.  The speaking component will take place on May 12 at the Derry Byrne Teacher Resource Centre (165 Knoxdale Rd).  Students are responsible for their transportation to and from Derry Byrne.  There is a $30 cost, which covers administrative fees charged by the DELF Administrative Center.  Cheques are to be made payable to the Ottawa Catholic School Board.  Each school may send 7 students to challenge the DELF.  The spaces for Mother Teresa H.S. will be assigned on a first come first served basis.  Students will be placed on the list when they bring their completed permission form and check to room 314. (SL May 12)

Prom will be held at the Sala San Marco on Preston Street on Friday May 29th from 5:30-11:00 pm. Grade 12 students are asked to sign into and register their intent to attend, indicate food allergies, table preference, guest information (non-MT student) as well as vote for Prom King and Queen. At this time, each grade 12 student is allowed to purchase 1 ticket only. This can be done anytime online. During the week of April 6-10, tickets may be purchased in person at lunch, at which time guest tickets may also be purchased from your child's respective Vice-Principal and will require payment by cheque or cash ($80). (KZ Apr. 10)

Are you looking to attend a US college or university?  Pre-registration at USCOLLEGEEXPO.COM.

Ottawa, Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6pm - 9pm at the National Art Centre. Free admission. For more information, see (KW April 15)


St. Andrew’s Parish: For information please visit

St. Monica’s Parish: For information please visit

St. Patrick’s Fallowfield: For information please visit

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