MOTHER TERESA HIGH SCHOOL ~ DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Friday, February 16, 2018
HS Day 2

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Kindness Week February 12-16:
Monday: Canadians are Kind: Wear your Canadian Gear!
Tuesday: Multicolour/Bright Shirt Day
Wednesday: Valentine’s Day
Thursday: PYJAMA DAY
Friday: Hat Day fundraiser for Development & Peace

Lost and found items - From February 20th – 23rd, all items in the lost and found will be displayed in the atrium. If you have lost anything, please look for it in the display. On Friday February, 23rd, the items will be packed up and donated to charity. (SS Feb 23)

Breakfast Club – The breakfast club runs out of the tuck shop in the atrium every morning till 8:30 a.m. It is free for all students. We know many of you are rushing out the door in the morning, so you are more than welcome to grab one or some of the following; a bagel, a piece of fruit, milk and/or a granola bar. The menu varies throughout the year but we want all students to know they are welcome and the program is for them! (KM)

Red Pine Leadership camp: Are you interested in attending a leadership camp run by Red Pine camp.  A one week overnight camp, for youth entering grades 7-11, will run the last week of August.  The camp will focus on leadership training.  Days at camp are filled with games, sports, drama, swimming, crafts, boating, low ropes course and so much more. If you are interested, or would like more information, please see Mrs. Byrne in Student Services.  Deadline to apply is March 15th.  

Ottawa University’s Mini Medical School presents:
-       6 week courses on Thursday Evenings from April 12, 2018 - May 17, 2018 at the The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus and/or
-       DOC for a Day on Tues., April 24, 2018 in the evening at the University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre.
For more information, please visit their website at: http://med.uottawa.ca/professional-development/ or call 

Teen Tech Winter Clubs for students from Grade 7 -10 at Ottawa University on Saturdays from January 20 to March 24. For more information and pricing, please visit adventures@uottawa.ca or call 613 562 5491

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: http://carleton.ca/math/math-enrichment-centre/ For more information, please contact the course instructor David Salusbury at: math.connections.beyond@gmail.com

7/8 ANNOUNCEMENTS

The annual MT Read-A-Thon is next Thursday, February 22nd. Do not miss out on an amazing day of reading and fun, including a presentation/meet and greet with author Caighlan Smith. Tuesday will be the final day to return payment and pledge sheets to the Learning Commons (online payment will close on Tuesday).  (NBD Feb 22)

7&8 French Immersion Excursion to 'La Cabane a Sucre - Students will tour the museum and evaporator house, enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the bush, savour taffy on the snow and eat a traditional buffet brunch. Permission forms have gone home for this year's cultural excursion to the Sugar Bush (la Cabane a Sucre). Payments can be made on https://ocsb.schoolcashonline.com/. Deadline to return permission forms and make payment is Friday February 23rd, 2018. Questions - see Mme Pendergest in room 234. (CP Feb 23)

7/8 Badminton Practices: The grade 7/8 badminton team will practice after school on these days.
Wednesday, February 14th  in the wood floor gym.
Thursday, February 15th  in half of the tile floor gym.
Friday, February 16th  in the wood floor gym.
Please let Mr. Pewa or Mme Kinloch know if you can not make a practice. (JK Feb 16)

The Learning Commons' clubs have begun, but new members are always welcome.  The Makerspace and Red Maple books clubs start at the beginning of the lunch period and students are asked to bring their lunches with them.
  • The Makerspace club is a fun club that includes crafts, Lego, knitting and so much more. This club will meet Tuesdays for Grade 7s and Thursdays for Grade 8s. 
  • Our Red Maple book club will meet every Friday at lunch. This year's club will be reading up to 10 Canadian Fiction selections selected specifically for students in grades 7 and 8. The titles have been announced and will be discussed at this week's meeting. 
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



HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

IMUM- Next Meeting Wednesday, February 21st at Lunch in Room 212. See you then ! (KM Feb 21)

REACH FOR THE TOP
Participants can access the tourney schedule on the Reach website at
https://goo.gl/ywiRHuGame dates are be continuously updated. 

GAME 10  (Rescheduled!)  
Tuesday February 20, 2018 
TRENCH RATS vs. INCOMPETENT FIVE
Learning Commons Seminar Room 11:35  

GAME 15  
Wednesday February 21, 2018
THE COOL DUDES vs. MYOPIANS
Learning Commons Seminar Room 11:35 
Spectators are more than welcome to attend. You can bring lunch, but no school bags.

March 5th Blood Donation Participants: Any grade 12 student who wishes to ride the blood donor bus needs to get their forms into Ms. Soprovich in room 202 (lunch and afternoons) by the end of this week. First come, first serve (and two spots already taken!) (SS Feb 16)

REACH FOR THE TOP
Participants can access the tourney schedule on the Reach website at https://goo.gl/ywiRHuGame dates are be continuously updated. 

The Learning Commons' clubs have begun, but new members are always welcome.  The Makerspace and White Pine books clubs start at the beginning of the lunch period and students are asked to bring their lunches with them.
  • The Makerspace club is a fun club that includes crafts, Lego, knitting and so much more. This club will meet every Monday during HS lunch. 
  • Our White Pine book club will meet every Friday at lunch. This year's club will be reading up to 10 Fiction selections selected specifically for students in grades 9-12. The titles have been announced and will be discussed at this week's meeting. 
Calling all business minded students! … Are you interested in biz department news, biz club news, and opportunities galore?  (business volunteer experience, job fairs for paid jobs, lunch & learns, special in school sales, business competitions, extra seats on field trips, and more!!!! Keep your phone on the pulse of Titans Den by clicking on the link below to join the info group. (For reference, our class code is @3a9cbh.)  https://www.remind.com/join/3a9cbh  Also, if you would like to become an active “member at large” in our club, please meet us each Monday at the start of lunch in room 216! New members are WELCOME!

STUDENT SERVICES

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

Are you looking to attend a US College or University? Understand all aspects of the US College Admissions process, from selection, application, financing and student athlete considerations. An info session will take place on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 6-9pm at the National Gallery.  For more info visit:  http://uscollegeexpo.com/ottawa-national-gallery-canada

Carleton University March Break 2008 - March 10, 12-17. Campus Tour Days are March 12-15. See poster outside of Student Services and/or check carleton.ca/marchbreak

MEI International Academy High School Courses Abroad: Upcoming Info Meeting is being held at the Ottawa Public Library Main Branch at 120 Metcalfe, on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 
Scholarships are available. Visit www.meiacademy.com

 UNB Visit: A representative from The University of New Brunswick (UNB) will be here for a second visit on February 22nd, at 8:10 am, in the atrium. (KW Feb 22)

Beginner Driver Education - Winter 2018 - with DTSM Driving School - Register online at conted.ocsb.ca or by mailing/faxing/dropping off the registration form to the Continuing Education Department (570 West Hunt Club Road).  Registration forms are available in Student Services.  Registration runs until February 16th.  Classes at St. Mother Teresa High School will run on Wednesdays, from 3:15 pm to 6:00 pm. First class is February 28th. 

OCSB Baysitting Course: Our OCSB Continuing and Community Education Department is offering the Canada Safety Council babysitting training course at our school for the winter 2018 session. Dates are: Saturday, January 13th, February 3rd or March 3rd, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The cost is $70. Students must be 12 years of age, must establish a passing grade of 75% on the final exam to receive their certificate. Students are asked to bring their own lunch and snacks to the class. Register online at:  conted.ocsb.ca (KW March 3)

The Milk Bag Club will be meeting on Thursdays from 11:30 am to 12 noon. These are the upcoming dates for this school year: February 15, 2018; March 8 2018; April 19, 2018; April 26, 2018; May 17, 2018 and May 24, 2018.


GRADE 12’s:

FOR THE LATEST GRAD AND PROM INFORMATION, CHECK THE STUDENT SERVICES GRAD WEBPAGE:   https://sites.google.com/a/ocsb.ca/teh-student-services-information/home/grade-12-information/graduation-prom-grad-day-info

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:


PARISHES SERVING THE MOTHER TERESA COMMUNITY

St. Andrew’s Parish: For information please visit www.saintandrewparish.ca.
St. Monica’s Parish: For information please visit www.st-monica.com

St. Patrick’s Fallowfield: For information please visit www.stpatricks.nepean.on.ca

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