Wednesday, March 7, 2018
HS Day 2


Attention Ski and Snowboard Club: Reminder that Wednesday, March 7th is our last day for Ski Club.  This replaces the day that was missed on the on the 21st of February. (KB March 7)
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


Today's Chess/Robot club is cancelled, as the Learning Commons is closed for the all-day reconciliation service. Our next meeting will be Wednesday, March 21st. Have a great March break! (NBD March 7)

8 Swim Team - Tryouts will take place at MINTO Recreation Complex March 5 & 7th from 3:00 - 4:00 pmPlease attend both tryouts. Competitive and non-competitive swimmers welcome and no background is necessary. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the pool. Permission forms are posted outside of room 234. All swimmers are reminded to bring their permission form to Mme Pendergest prior to the first tryout. Please note that students who make the team must be able to commit to practices on Tuesdays & Thursdays between April 10 - May 3rd. The Swim Meet will be on May 9th, 2018. (CP March 7)

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


New York City Trip: A reminder to all students going on this year's New York City trip that the final payment and all outstanding paperwork (Passport and Travel Insurance) are due to Mr. Rowley in Room 136 by Friday, March 23rd 2018.This is a firm and mandatory deadline. (MR March 23)

Any high school student interested in timekeeping the 7/8 Royal/Titan Hockey Classic in Barrhaven March 27th, 28th, 29th and April 3rd and 4th, please see Mr. Helman or Mr. Quinn.  Tournament games are between 8:30am and 3pm.  Six volunteers are needed for each date.  Pizza lunch is included on each day.  Students can volunteer for 1 day or multiple days.  Tournament games will either take place at Minto Recreation Complex or Walter Baker Sports Complex depending on the date chosen. (TQ/GH March 23)

HS Track & Field: Any High School (9-12) boys or girls interested in trying out for this year's Track and Field team are asked to meet in room 100 (ART STUDIO) at the start of lunch (11:30 am) on Thursday, March 29th 2018 - Be on time! (MR March 29)

Marine Biology Trip to New Brunswick September, 2018: A unique learning opportunity awaits students enrolled in the Grade 11/12 University Biology or grade 11 Environmental Science during the 2018/2019 school year.  The students enrolled in these courses are eligible to participate in a Marine Biology Trip from September 16-20, 2018 to the Huntsman Marine Science Center in St. Andrew's, New Brunswick.   Access the following link for a complete itinerary and initial form Marine Biology itinerary and Initial Interest Form 2018.  Return the form to Ms. D'Angela in room 211 period 1, 3 or 4. (ED March 16)

Girls Indoor Soccer: There will be a tryout for any girls interested in trying out for an indoor 7 vs 7 soccer tournament. Tryouts will be March 6th and 7th at 7:30am in the wood floor gym. (CN March 7)

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!

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.

March Break On-Campus Opportunities:
Open House, Algonquin College Saturday, March 17 between 10 am - 2 pm
Campus Tours, Algonquin College, March 12 and 14 between 10 am – 1 pm
Academic Days & Campus Tours, Carleton University, March Break - various
Open House, uOttawa, March 17 between 9 am - 4 pm
Campus tours or Student for a day, St. Paul University, March Break - various 

Are you thinking about coming to Algonquin College? How does up to $5,000 towards your tuition sound?

NAV CANADA’s Explore Aviation Summer Camp - this summer, 20 girls entering Grade 10 in September 2018, will gather from July 15th - 20th. Their mission: one week of learning with a focus on aviation (fly drones, practice air traffic control and flight service sessions in real world training simulators, interact with industry speakers). Applications for this all-expenses-paid camp are due March 9th.
(KW March 9)

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

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

Prom FAQ Lunch - Do you have any questions about this year's Prom?  We can help! Please stop by Room 112 at lunch on Wednesday, March 7th. We will be there to answer any questions about the schedule of the evening, ticket sales, seating arrangements, and other frequently asked questions.  Hope to see you there! (CH March 7)

Nokia Future Tech Internship 2018: If you are a student going into grade 12 who is curious, interested or has a passion
​ for Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, this is the internship for you. The Future Tech Internship is a 7-week program that will have you working alongside Nokia engineering teams solving real, technical problems. Over the course of the summer, you will contribute to meaningful work while receiving support and valuable lessons from a Nokia Future Tech Mentor. You will discover new possibilities and skills that will help you make an impact on the future of technology. The deadline to apply is March 9​, 2018.  See posters outside Student Services.  If you have questions about the program, go to: Future.Tech@Nokia.com (KW March 9)



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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