Thursday, June 14, 2018
HS Day 1


The Learning Commons will be closed all day tomorrow (Friday). Devices and books will not be available to sign out. Please make alternate arrangements. Thank you! (NBD June 14)

Lost and found - starting next Monday June 18, items from the lost and found bin will be on display in the atrium. Students and parents are encouraged to come and look through the items for lost items. Any items remaining on Friday will be donated to charity (Big Brothers and Sisters Ottawa). (SS June 22)

Ice Cream Sandwiches! Ice Cold Soda! Fresh Popcorn! On sale both lunches on Friday, June 15th. (Pre-order for a class party!)  All profits will support a St. MT student who was accepted to join the Junior Team Canada Trade Mission to China this summer! (SM June 15)


Red Maple Club: A reminder to all Red Maple club members of the Red Maple Celebration this Friday, June 16th. Please report to your homeroom class and after homeroom, go to the Learning Commons with everything you need for the day. Final reminders: Bring a bottle of water and dress in Red or in costume as a character from one of the books (there will be a contest and prizes for the best costume). (NBD June 14)

Attention all grade 8 girls who are interested in playing HS GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY next fall. There will be an information meeting, led by grade 12 players, at 7&8 lunch on Thurday June 14th th in room 234. Please bring your lunch and come hear what the graduating players have to say about the sport, the season, the equipment, the rules and the tournaments. Our 2018-2019 season will begin promptly at the beginning of the 2018 school year, so come out and see if this sport is for you! (CP June 14)

7/8 Rugby Team: Are you looking for good sport to practice team work, respect and confidence? The Barrhaven Scottish rugby team is looking for new recruits between the ages of 7 to 17. It is a great hobby to be part of. For more information, contact the emails matching your age group on the flyers posted on the 2nd and 3rd floor.


Yoga in the park: The Peer Helpers are proud to present Yoga in the Park on Thursday, June 14th. Meet in the lawn behind the school at 11:30 with a water bottle and enjoy!  In the event of rain, head to the wood floor gym. (PC June 14)

Peer Helpers: Check your e-mails if you want to set up to visit a grade 8 class to talk about their transition to grade 9.  Contact the teacher who's block you'd like to visit and make it happen! The talking point list is on the sign up sheet. (PC June 20)

Puppy therapy: The I Matter U Matter students have your success in mind and wish to help you practice mindfulness by providing puppies to pet and hang out with!  Come alleviate some stress on Friday June 15th and Monday, June 18th during HS lunch in the multimedia room (across from the hospitality room, beside the auto shop) (KM and PC, June 18th)

Auditions for the high school play have been postponed until September 2018. We look forward to seeing your auditions in the fall!  Please see Mrs. Rose if you have any questions. (MR June 19)

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

Driver's Ed: Come pick up your registration form in Student Services for the summer program.  You can register online at or by mailing/faxing/dropping off the registration form to the Continuing Education Department at 570 West Hunt Club Road. Registration runs until June 28, 2018. (KW June 28)

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

GRADE 12’s



LF Volunteers: For Monsignor Paul Baxter elementary school. We are using to add volunteers for our upcoming MPB carnival.  It will be held on June 22nd. From 5:00 until 8:00pm. If you are interested: (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming SignUps. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link to see our SignUps on SignUp.com
2) Review the SignUps listed and choose the one(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on
Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually. (KW June 22)

LF Volunteers: The Ottawa Ferrari Festival is taking place June 15-17, 2018 and is looking for volunteers; 25 hours available. Work as many 3-hour shifts as you like.  Ball cap, T-shirt, food and drink provided.  Register online at www.fcaottawa.cokm/volunteer. (KW June 14)

LF  Volunteers: It is only 7 weeks until Canada Day in Barrhaven! We are once again looking for adult & high school student volunteers, including students looking for community service hours. Details are being updated on our website: Volunteer for Canada Day in BarrhavenVolunteers can sign up by emailing: 
LF Volunteers: Jungle Sport (Summer Camp) currently looking for one or two female students in grade 10,11 or 12 interested in working summer camp to apply to

LF Volunteers: Family Fun Zone  and 50/50 Seller at Ottawa Fury Games
Are you interested in sports and events? Have you always wanted to get a peek behind the curtain of a world-class stadium? Well now is your chance to get a glimpse behind the scenes of how a major event unfolds at TD Place. Be a part of the action while engaging in your local community!  Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group and the OSEG Foundation have a variety of exciting volunteer opportunities this season. To find out more info on how you can get involved, kindly send a note to with the subject “Volunteer Opportunities”

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.

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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