Monday, April 9, 2018
HS Day 2


TLC CLOSED: The Learning Commons will be closed all day tomorrow for the Literacy test. Devices and books will not be available to sign out. Please make alternate arrangements. Thank you!  (NBD 9 Apr)

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 


TLC CLOSED: The Learning Commons will be closed all day tomorrow for the literacy test. There will be no lunch passes and the Makerspace Club is cancelled for the day. (NBD Apr 9)

Titans for Justice:  Members can pick up field trip permissions forms from the Chaplain. Forms are due back April 11th.  ​We will meet at lunch in the chapel on Tuesday, April 10th. (LD Apr 10)

LGBTQ+ /Allies Club:  This group will resume on Monday, April 16th.  This Gay-Straight Alliance type group, which started in the Fall, is beginning again in a new space.  We will gather in the Learning Commons conference room at lunch on Monday the 16th.  All are welcome.​ (LD Apr 13)

Swim Team: 7&8 swim team members are reminded of their practices beginning April 10th at Minto Recreation Complex (from 3-4 pm). Please ensure you have returned your permission forms to Mme Pendergest and paid your fees prior to the first practice. (CP April 10)

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


Girls Varsity Soccer: There will be a meeting Wednesday, April 11th at lunch in the fitness studio for any 9-12 girls interested in trying out for the girls varsity soccer team. The meeting is to discuss the tryouts and the season that will be starting in the next two weeks. (CN Apr 11)

REACH FOR THE TOP:  Participants can access the tourney schedule on the Reach website at dates are continuously updated. 

Wednesday April 11, 2018 
Learning Commons Seminar Room 11:35  
Spectators are more than welcome to attend. You can bring lunch, but no school bags. (CH Apr 11)

HS Biology competition: Meeting at lunch in room 202 on Wed. April 11th. Bring your lunch. (SS Apr 11)

VARSITY BASEBALL: All those interested in trying out for the boys varsity baseball team, please attend a meeting in Mr. Beaulne's portable (PT 1)  on Tuesday, April 10 at lunch.  Please see Mr. Beaulne or Mr. Baldin if you cannot attend. (LB April 10)

Each year, the Fraser Institute holds an essay contest for students, designed to encourage and develop student writers. This year's essay contest topic will be Increasing the Minimum Wage: Good Intentions, Bad Policy? With $9,000 in cash prizes, students from all levels of study are encouraged to enter!  Submission Deadline: June 1, 2018.  High school 1st prize = $1,500; 2nd prize= $1,000; third prize = $500 (LB April 11)

Oscars Tickets:  Tickets for the high school Oscars/Casino night are on sale, online and in the atrium, for $10 until Friday, April 13th.  Guest tickets can be bought until Wednesday, April 11th. (EB April 13)

High School Girls’ Touch Football Tryouts: There is a sign-up sheet posted outside room 119 for any high school girls interested in trying out for the touch football team. The first three tryout sessions will be after school on Wednesday, April 4th (caf gym), Wednesday, April 11th and Friday, April 13th. (AC April 13)
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.

The Public Board (OCDSB) Summer School Registration Forms have arrived in Student Services.  Registration forms must be approved and signed by your guidance counselor.  A student status sheet must be provided along with the registration form when you register in person at 440 Albert Street in Room E122B.  Their offices are open from Monday to Friday, April 9th to June 28th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm  (KW)

Looking for a female tutor for a grade 3 student attending MPB. Looking for help with French once a week.
Please contact Jensy at either 613-627-4965 or 613-261-7215.

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

OCSB Summer School - July 4 to July 25, 2018
Registration is from April 10 to June 27. Final registration date is Thursday, June 28th, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at St. Nicholas Adult High School (West Campus) 893 Admiral Avenue, Ottawa.  You can download the registration form at  Meet with your counsellor in Student Services.  Student, parent and guidance counsellor signatures are required on the registration form.  Summer school schedule will not be modified to accommodate personal summer plans. Final exams are compulsory and MUST be written on Tuesday, July 24th. Summer School locations are Holy Trinity Catholic HS, Immaculata HS, St. Pius X HS.  St. Matthew HS (online courses only)

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



LF Volunteers: MPP MacLeod is hosting a pancake breakfast on April 21st 2018. It would be from 7:00 am to 11:00 am and the Spring Clean up is until 1:00 pm. If any of the Students are interested please have them contact our office at 613-823-2116 or Looking forward to your assistance and Thank you in advance for the help. (Apr 16)
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 (Apr

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: The Canadian Cancer Society is still in need of over 100 volunteers for our Daffodil Days during the first two weekends of April, the 6th, 7th, and 8th, and the 13th, 14th and 15th. Shifts are as short as 3 hours long and are in locations across the city.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to accumulate volunteer hours. Please visit to sign up for a shift, or call 613-723-1744 ext. 3625.  Volunteer, help fight back with your time! (KW April 15)
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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