Wednesday, April 18, 2018
HS Day 1


Earth Week: April 16-20
Monday, April 16th: Meatless Monday Pack a meat-free lunch and stop by atrium at lunch for our bake sale to try some delicious baked goods and learn new recipes. The cafeteria will not be serving meat on Monday, April 16th.

Tuesday, April 17th: Trashless Tuesday, Challenge some friends and see who can pack the lunch with the least trash.

Wednesday, April 18th:  Wattless Wednesday: Try using the least amount of light and electronics to conserve energy. During lunch, stop by the atrium to play some fun board games; no electricity required! We will have “Earth Hour” at school from 1:50 pm-2:50 pm.

Thursday, April 19th: Thirsty Thursday: Wear blue to show some love for the oceans!
Leave your juice boxes, disposable water bottles and coffee cups at home! Bring in a reusable bottle or lug-a-mug, instead!

Friday, April 20th: Future Forest Friday:
Wear green to show some love for the forests! Consider how your lifestyle impacts the forests around the world. How are you leading to deforestation, climate change and a number of social justice issues?
We hope to see everyone participate in Earth Week and continue to “Give it up for the Earth”!

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: call 


The Learning Commons will be closed during the grade 7 and 8 lunch hour. There will be no lunch passes and the Chess/Robot Club is cancelled. The club will meet again next Wednesday. Thank you! (NBD April 25)
7/8 Kinball: To anyone who came to the kinball meeting: there will be a preactice/tryout at 8:00 Wednesday morning in the Woodfloor Gym.  Please be prompt. (KB April 18)
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


Student Council: Are you interested in joining Student Council next year? Do you plan on running a campaign for co-prez or grade rep? Come to a meeting in room 216 on Tues April 24th at lunch to find out more! See Mr. Nuyens if you have any questions. (TN April 24)

Any high school student who is interested in being involved in next year's high school play (especially if you have signed up for the production or drama class), please attend an important meeting during high school lunch on Wednesday, April 25. Grade 8 students are asked to sign up on the stage door (room 114).  Please see Ms. Laviolette or Mrs. Rose for more information. (MR April 25)

Referees Needed for Elementary Basketball Tournaments- any experienced high school players who are interested in helping with the Elementary Basketball Tournaments at St. Andrews Elementary on Wednesday, April 11th (girls) or Wednesday, April 18th (boys) are asked to see Mr. Liska for more information. (JL April 18)

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.)  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 is set up as an information tool, including information about: Community Service Hours Opportunities, Courses, Careers, Graduation, Scholarships, etc.

Summer School: We have both the public and catholic school boards' summer school registration forms in Student Services.  Drop by early morning, lunch time, after school to pick up your forms. Students, parents and guidance counsellors need to sign these forms.  June 28th is the final registration date for both boards. (KW June 28)

OCSB Summer Student Employment Program - opportunities for returning students that are over 18: Please click on link to view:

Summer Camps with the Ottawa Catholic School Board. Summer Camp Flyers are available in Student Services.  Come and get them! Lots happening at St. Mother Teresa HS over the summer. Registration forms are available online at

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:

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: April 19, 2018; April 26, 2018; May 17, 2018 and May 24, 2018.

GRADE 12’s


Titans, have you ever thought about what you will do after high school? What you will cook and eat? We know freshman 15 is real, help us help you learn to cook healthy meals, to keep your mind ready to learn with proper nutrition learned in ourTechnovation App: Foogle Fresh. Wanna support us? Please help us gain traction on Instagram with Foogle Fresh. (SH April 19)


LF Volunteers: Dan Murphy Ford, Manotick. Looking  to invite 3 students, who currently hold their G1 licence or greater, to participate in the Ford Driving Skills for Life Event, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company of Canada, to be held on: Dates: Thursday, May 17th and Friday, May 18th, 7:30 am - 12 pm (morning sessions, both days) and  12:30 pm - 5 pm (afternoon sessions, both days) Location: Rockcliffe Flying Club at 1495 Sir George-Étienne Cartier Pkwy, Ottawa Transportation for your 3 students, to the Event location and then back to MT.  If interested, provide us with:1) Students first and last names 2) Students e-mail address 3) Students age and proof of G1 licence or greater  4) Students Event time preference. This will also be based on your authorization for the 3 students to participate during class time. If they choose to participate in the early morning session, please indicate as well.  Please contact: Peter Kalil: Client Relations Manager DAN MURPHY FORD SALES Since 1985 The Ford Store That Gives You More 1346 Bankfield Road, Manotick ON, K4M 1A5 P: 613-692-3594 EXT 1228 F: 613-692-6018 (KW May16)

LF Volunteers: Doors Open Ottawa 2018 June 2nd and 3rd, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  New Volunteer Information Sessions: May 14 at 6pm - Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive.  Contact Daniele Hamonic for more details at or  613-580-2424 ext 19042.

LF Volunteers: Ottawa Kennel Club:  Location: Richmond Fair Grounds.  Date: Friday, May 25th to Sunday, May 27th.  Time: scheduled on your availability  Lunch provided for full day volunteers, Outdoor dog show, dress according to weather. Show times approx. 9:00am to 6:00pm. If interested in volunteering for this event, please contact: Gail Somers at 613-741-7486 or (KW May 27)

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED for the OTTAWA MANDARIN MS WALK - Sunday, April 29, 2018, Tunney's Pasture.  Apply: For more information please call 613-728-1583 ext. 3326, or email (April 28)

It's back by popular demand, Aspiring Artists! This summer camp is looking for volunteers here at St. Mother Teresa High School. Camp dates are:  July 16-20 and July 23-27. Please call 613-296-3726.

LF Volunteers: Ottawa Children’s Festival  May 11- May 15.  The volunteer works with the Festival Staff at the onsite box-office, which is usually open from 8:45am – 4:00pm every day of the Festival. Because of the nature of this job, we appreciate volunteers who can work for several days. The box office generally needs 4 – 6 volunteers each day. Volunteer Duties include: Taking orders and filling out our forms, Selling tickets, Tracking sales, Checking and confirming arrival lists for school groups, Schlepping – carrying items to/from the office and storage trailer, Other tasks as assigned by the box-office manager

Volunteer Hours: St. Vincent de Paul : Need your Community Service Hours? Want to Volunteer?
1273 Wellington St.W 613-722-7166 / 1620 Merivale Rd. 613-695-7162. If you are interested in volunteering with us to fulfil your mandatory community service hours, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator Jenny at 613-722-7166 Ext. 13 or by email at

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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