Thursday, October 5, 2017
HS Day 1


Shepherds of Good Hope Collection: The SMT toiletries collection for Shepherds of Good Hope starts on Tuesday, October 10th. We are collecting shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bar soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant and moisturizer to be distributed to those in need. Travel sizes of these items are ideal. Our collection runs until Friday, October 20th. Please bring your items into homeroom. (SG – Oct 20)

7-12 Eco Club: Any student interested in being an environmental steward and saving our planet is welcome to join! We will be working in our school and in our community to promote eco-friendly activities and events. Please email Mrs.Pari ( if you have any questions!  
  • Grade 9-12 Eco Club will meet on Thursdays during HS lunch in room 211. 
  • Grade 7/8 Eco Club will meet on Thursday during 7/8 lunch in room 340.  (AP Oct 13)

Virtual Ventures will be hosting Go Eng Girl again this year for girls in grades 7-10 on Saturday, October 14, 2017 (9:00am-2:00pm)! Go ENG Girl is a unique opportunity for female students in Grades 7 to 10 and their parents to learn about careers in the exciting field of engineering and technology. We are very excited to be hosting a Panel of Women from Shopify to answer questions and speak to what it’s like to be a women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) at one of Canada’s most successful tech companies!  Registration is now open. For more information, please visit their website at: (SH Oct. 14)

Looking for Math Enrichment opportunities in our community? If so, Carleton University's Math Enrichment Centre is offering a new course: Math Connections in Arts, Science and Beyond, for Grade 8 to 10 students. Classes will run from Sept. 26, 2017 to April 2018 on Tuesday evenings from 6 - 7:30 PM. Course details and online registration form can be found at: For more information, please contact the course instructor David Salusbury at:


7/8 Wrestling Team:  Any 7/8 student interested in joining the 7/8 wrestling team is encouraged to come to a meeting Thursday, October  5th at the beginning of lunch outside of Mr. Quinn's Phys. Ed. office. This information session is extremely important if you wish to participate on this year's team.  (TQ Oct. 5)

The Learning Commons lunch passes: Please stop at the Learning Commons' main desk, before 8:35am, and sign out your pass for the day. 
·         Grade 7: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
·         Grade 8: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday

The Learning Commons' clubs will begin the last week of September. Students may sign up for our clubs starting this week. Signup sheets will be at the main LC desk. The Makerspace and Red Maple book clubs start at the beginning of the lunch period and students are asked to bring their lunches with them. 


Responsible student wanted to work/volunteer to walk high needs student home after school daily.  Please see Mrs. Parker in room 308 if you are interested. (KP Oct. 13)


·         Tuesday, October 10th 2017 - Tryout #1 4:15PM – 6:00PM (Wood Floor Gym)
·         Wednesday, October 11th 2017 - Tryout #2 4:30PM – 6:00PM (Wood Floor Gym)
·         Thursday, October 12th 2017 - Tryout #3 4:30PM – 6:00PM (Wood Floor Gym)


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

The Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI) is an employment program with the Ottawa Police Service for youth 15-18 years of age. They are currently accepting applications for winter YIPI employment. Deadline to apply is October 10, 2017. See their website for more information. (LB Oct. 10)

Driver Education Program for Fall 2017.  Registration forms are now available in Student Services. You can register online at, or by mailing/faxing/dropping off the registration form to the Continuing Education Department (570 West Hunt Club Road) until October 11, 2017.  You must be at least 16 years old and have a G1 license prior to October 16, 2017.  Classes at St. Mother Teresa High School run on Wednesdays and start on October 18th, from 3:15pm to 6:00pm. (KW Oct. 11)

GRADE 12’s:

US College Expo is happening October 24-27, 2017 in Toronto.
Tuesday, October 24th - York Mills Collegiate Institute, Toronto, 6 pm to 8 pm.
Wednesday, October 25th - Oakville Trafalgar HS, Oakville, 6 pm to 8 pm
Free admission. Pre-registration required at:  USCOLLEGEEXPO.COM/schooltours (KW Oct. 24)

The Irish Experience, summer credits in Ireland. Information meeting at the Nepean Centrepointe Library for students/parents interested in taking Grade 11 or 12 English credits in Ireland this summer. Meeting is Thursday, October 5th at 7pm.  For more information: (KW Oct. 5)

Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF) - The University Information Program is also coming to the Ottawa region the week of October 23rd. See the schedule at for specific date, time and location.

Ottawa U Visit:  Ottawa U will be at MT on October 10th at lunch in The Learning Commons. (KW Oct. 10)

College / University visits to St. Mother Teresa High School:

October 2017:
5th:  Carleton U is in the Learning Commons from 11:!5 am to 12:15 pm
10th Ryerson U is in the atrium at 2:50 pm
16th: McMaster U is in the atrium at 8:25 am
23rd: Sacred Heart College is in the atrium at 11:25 am

November 2017:
3rd:  UOIT is in the atrium at 11:25 am
7th:  Brock U is in the atrium at 11:25 am
8th: Lakehead U is in the atrium at 11:25 am
17th: U St. Paul is in the atrium at 11:25 am
24th: U of NB is in the atrium at 11:25 am


LF student volunteers (Gr. 9-12) to assist with greeting and serving Thanksgiving dinner for the needy and less fortunate.  Location: Sir Guy Carleton Secondary School (55 Centrepointe Dr.) on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 between 12pm and 2pm.  For more information, please contact Ed Mahfouz at 613-225-1495.  (MB Oct.5)

LF Volunteers: Do you have what it takes? Watson’s Mill in Manotick wants you to join our cast and crew for a truly haunting experience. We need volunteers who will scare our visitors and leave them frightened of things that go bump in the night.  Volunteers will be need for the evenings of October 19, 20, and 21 from 5pm – 10pm. Volunteers must be 14 or older and will need parental consent. All time spent as part of our cast and crew can be used towards the 40 hours of community service needed to graduate. Please sign up by emailing programs@watsonsmill.comIf you have any further questions or require clarification please contact by email,, or by telephone at 613-692-6455. (KW Oct. 21)

LF Volunteers: Volunteer opportunity to help out with the Ontario University Provincial Golf Tournament being held in Ottawa this year. It runs Friday-Saturday-Sunday, October 13-15th, 2017 at Loch March Golf Club. Students should have some idea of how golf works and the etiquette that is needed. Ball spotting shifts will run in 4 hour blocks and a full day would get you a bagged lunch and maybe a t-shirt . The volunteers that are interested will be run through specific roles at an after school meeting with Mr MacDonald the week of Oct 10thPlease sign up in Students Services. 
Friday evening:
·         Help with Long Drive Challenge, Banquet set up or tear down/clean up
·         Set up/tear down
·         Ball spotters* Most likely job*
·         Driving Range maintenance
·         Runner for Mr MacDonald and Mr Dancy 
·         Help with Guest Services desk.  (TC Oct. 10)



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