MOTHER TERESA HIGH SCHOOL ~ DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Monday, March 27, 2017
HS Day 1

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Any student who missed one or more of the three ski days must apply for a refund.  Please pick up the refund request sheet in the office, and hand it into Ms. Morency by Tuesday, March 28th. (SM March 28)

At the end of the day, the expectation for students who are not involved in any extracurricular activities, is that students leave the building and make their way home.  Students who wish to remain after school to watch a school sporting event, are also expected to leave immediately after the game.  Make sure transportation arrangements are made in advance.  In the future, students who are found loitering around the school at the end of the day will formally speak to an administrator. (MK) 

During the lunch period, no High School student is permitted on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the new wing which is the 7/8 classroom areas. (MK)

7/8 ANNOUNCEMENTS

All cast, dancers, choir and crew are asked to check the rehearsal schedule posted outside room 237.  There have been some changes.  Please see Mrs De Pippo if you have any questions or concerns. (JD March 31)

Any student who has signed up for stage crew for this year's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" are asked to attend a meeting at lunch on Monday, March 27th in room 333. (JD March 27)

7/8 University of Waterloo Gauss Math Contest sign up and first practice will be held on Tuesday, March 28th from 12:20- 1:00(lunch) in room 240.  Any 7/8 student with an interest in problem solving or a love for math should try it. You do NOT have to be the student with the highest marks in the class to do well! (HL March 28)
Makerspace Club: Due to popular demand, two Makerspace Clubs will begin running this week. Grade 7s members are asked to meet at lunch on Tuesday and grade 8 members are asked to meet at lunch on Thursday. Don't forget to bring your lunch with you. (NBD March 23)
7/8 Ecoteam: This is a reminder that grade 7/8 ecoteam meets at lunch on Thursdays in room 240.  All grade 7/8 students interested in being good environmental stewards are invited to attend. (HL April 7)

Grade 7/8 students interested in participating on the MT Math Olympics Team are invited to meet in room 240 Tuesday at the beginning of lunch for our first practice.  Practices will be held Tuesday at lunch and Wednesday after school. The Olympics are scheduled for March 8th.  (HL)

HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Grade 11 and 12 students writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) Thursday, March 30 will have 3 classes of preparation.  Students are invited to the practice sessions in the Learning Commons during their period 3 class on Monday, March 27th, period 4 on Tuesday, March 28th, and period 3 on Wed. March 29th Please see Mrs. Brady in room 201 for further information. (AB March 29)

Calling ALL High School athletes interested in trying out for this year's TRACK & FIELD team - the information meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 29th 2017 at lunch in Room 136 - if you have any questions or can not attend this meeting see Mr. Rowley in Room 136. (MR March 29)

Peer Helpers: Our next Peer Helper meeting will be Friday March 24th at lunch in room 310. (PC, Mar 24)

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) is Thursday, March 30 2017, which is a graduation requirement for all students working towards a secondary school diploma.   All students in Ontario will be writing in paper booklets this March.  Test preparation will be held for all grade 10 students, as well as for students in grade 11 and 12 who will be writing the test on March 27-29 during their period 3 class.  Practice tests and more information can be found at http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/OSSLT/students.  Please see Mrs. Brady in room 201 if you have any questions. (AB March 30)

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.

LF tutor (Science and English, a little French too) 2X a week. Student is in Grade 9. House is located on Daventry Crescent. Please call 613-302-9989. (KW)

LF a tutor, Tuesday and Thursday evenings (1 hr each night) to help with homework in Math, English and French. The student is female and attends M.P. Baxter school. Please contact Ms. Young at 613-769-9337.  Thank you. (KW)


Registration forms for the Winter 2017 Night School Program with the public board are now available in Student
Services.  Once you have completed your form and have signatures from your counsellor and parent along with your student status sheet, you must register in person at 440 Albert Street from Monday, January 23rd to Thursday, February 16th.   The registration office is open from January 23rd to Thursday, February 16th from 9 am to 4 pm.  The office will close at 6pm on Jan 26th/Feb 2nd/Feb 9th and 7:30 on Feb 16th.  The Winter session runs on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm to 9:51pm.  First night is Tuesday, February 21st and last night is Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Woodroffe HS (2410 Georgina Drive)

LF a french tutor for a Grade 5 immersion student who attends Msgr Paul Baxter School, to tutor twice a week.  Tutor for community service hours or willing to pay. Please contact Mr. Diceman at 613-809-8125. (KW)

LF after school babysitter for two young girls, Sr. Kindergarten and Grade 2 attending F. Mowat.
Would need to pick up students from bus around 3:15pm.  For more information, please call Ms. Arthur at 613 823-1833.  Thank you. (KW)

The Milk Bags 4 Haiti Club meets on Wednesdays at senior lunch time in the career centre. We are in need of specific milk bags to continue our mats project. If you have any of the following milk bags at home that you are willing to part with, please send them to school to the attention of ​Mrs. Watkinson.  Thank you.
Neilson brandred, light blue, dark blue, green
Sealtest brand: med/dark blue, light purple, light blue, red
Beatrice brand: light and dark blue

The Irish Experience Summer Programs in Ireland.  27 days in duration and offers 110 hours of instructional time to fulfill requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum requirements. Grade 11 English (ENG3U),Grade 12 English (ENG4U),Grade 12 English (ENG4C) Grade 12 Studies in Literature (ETS4C).  Check out their website for further information and program costs at:  www.irishexperience.com. (KW )

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

CN Cycle for CHEO: CAN YOU SPARE A FEW HOURS ON SUNDAY, MAY 7?
Every year hundreds of volunteers join the cycling enthusiasts, families and motivated citizens who support kids with cancer by making CN Cycle for CHEO a success. VOLUNTEER WITH CHEO!
Sign up and earn six volunteer hours while working with a partner. Register online with your friends at www.cncycle.ca
Contact : Tara Reid,Corporate Events Administrator: Administratice des événements des compagnies
(613) 737-2779 | F (613) 738-4818 | Toll free / Sans frais : 1-800-561-5638 (KZ May 7)

Christie Lake Kids Camp is looking to hire staff for this summer.  This is a summer volunteer position. The position is open to youth aged 15-17.  Students receive extensive training to work with at-risk children and youth in a residential environment while earning first aid and swimming certifications, 650 volunteer hours are also awarded for each summer of work.  Please see the Student Services Bulletin Board in the atrium for more information and application.

Looking for High School student volunteers for the Ottawa Children’s Festival!
Please visit this link if interested: register at http://ottawachildrensfestival.ca/volunteer/ (KW May 24)

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

Looking for grade 11/12 student who is considering a career in the medical field. Part time job with duties that include answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing. See Mrs. Guillet in room 110 for more information. (KG)

Grads: Please fill out the grad gown form in my.mths.ca.  The order is going in soon and we need your height.  Payments can be completed online or bring a cheque for $85 to Rm 130.  (NC)

Attention all Grads!  Are you planning to go to this year's prom? If so, you must register online through my.mths to indicate seating preferences, guests, and vote for Prom King and Queen. Once you've registered, you may purchase your ticket online as of Friday, March 10. Tickets are $85 each and will be on sale in the atrium during the week of April 3-7 if you want to pay with cash or cheque.  All ticket sales will be closed on Friday, April 7th. (CH April 7)

Interested in Architecture or Design? Carleton University offers summer programs for students interested in learning about the field of architecture, including 2.5 day workshops and week-long camps that include studio work, portfolio prep, and opportunity exploration. The deadline to apply is June 9, 2017, but register early as space is limited! For more information and to register, please visit the following website: https://carleton.ca/architecture/programs/imagine-architecture/ (CR April 7)

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
MOTHER TERESA HIGH SCHOOL ~ DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Friday, March 24, 2017
HS Day 2

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Any student who missed one or more of the three ski days must apply for a refund.  Please pick up the refund request sheet in the office, and hand it into Ms. Morency by Tuesday, March 28th. (SM March 28)

At the end of the day, the expectation for students who are not involved in any extracurricular activities, is that students leave the building and make their way home.  Students who wish to remain after school to watch a school sporting event, are also expected to leave immediately after the game.  Make sure transportation arrangements are made in advance.  In the future, students who are found loitering around the school at the end of the day will formally speak to an administrator. (MK) 

During the lunch period, no High School student is permitted on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the new wing which is the 7/8 classroom areas. (MK)

7/8 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Any student who has signed up for stage crew for this year's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" are asked to attend a meeting at lunch on Monday, March 27th in room 333. (JD March 27)

7/8 University of Waterloo Gauss Math Contest sign up and first practice will be held on Tuesday, March 28th from 12:20- 1:00(lunch) in room 240.  Any 7/8 student with an interest in problem solving or a love for math should try it. You do NOT have to be the student with the highest marks in the class to do well! (HL March 28)
Makerspace Club: Due to popular demand, two Makerspace Clubs will begin running this week. Grade 7s members are asked to meet at lunch on Tuesday and grade 8 members are asked to meet at lunch on Thursday. Don't forget to bring your lunch with you. (NBD March 23)

7/8 Ecoteam: This is a reminder that grade 7/8 ecoteam meets at lunch on Thursdays in room 240.  All grade 7/8 students interested in being good environmental stewards are invited to attend. (HL April 7)

Grade 7/8 students interested in participating on the MT Math Olympics Team are invited to meet in room 240 Tuesday at the beginning of lunch for our first practice.  Practices will be held Tuesday at lunch and Wednesday after school. The Olympics are scheduled for March 8th.  (HL)

HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Grade 11 and 12 students writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) Thursday, March 30 will have 3 classes of preparation.  Students are invited to the practice sessions in the Learning Commons during their period 3 class on Monday, March 27th, period 4 on Tuesday, March 28th, and period 3 on Wed. March 29th Please see Mrs. Brady in room 201 for further information. (AB March 29)

Calling ALL High School athletes interested in trying out for this year's TRACK & FIELD team - the information meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 29th 2017 at lunch in Room 136 - if you have any questions or can not attend this meeting see Mr. Rowley in Room 136. (MR March 29)

Peer Helpers: Our next Peer Helper meeting will be Friday March 24th at lunch in room 310. (PC, Mar 24)

A reminder that the final payment, photocopy of valid passport, and travel insurance verification for this year's New York City Trip is due before Friday, March 24th 2017 - if you have any questions or are ready to hand in these required items see Mr. Rowley in Room 136. (MR March 24)

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) is Thursday, March 30 2017, which is a graduation requirement for all students working towards a secondary school diploma.   All students in Ontario will be writing in paper booklets this March.  Test preparation will be held for all grade 10 students, as well as for students in grade 11 and 12 who will be writing the test on March 27-29 during their period 3 class.  Practice tests and more information can be found at http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/OSSLT/students.  Please see Mrs. Brady in room 201 if you have any questions. (AB March 30)

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.

LF tutor (Science and English, a little French too) 2X a week. Student is in Grade 9. House is located on Daventry Crescent. Please call 613-302-9989. (KW)

LF a tutor, Tuesday and Thursday evenings (1 hr each night) to help with homework in Math, English and French. The student is female and attends M.P. Baxter school. Please contact Ms. Young at 613-769-9337.  Thank you. (KW)
  
Registration forms for the Winter 2017 Night School Program with the public board are now available in Student
Services.  Once you have completed your form and have signatures from your counsellor and parent along with your student status sheet, you must register in person at 440 Albert Street from Monday, January 23rd to Thursday, February 16th.   The registration office is open from January 23rd to Thursday, February 16th from 9 am to 4 pm.  The office will close at 6pm on Jan 26th/Feb 2nd/Feb 9th and 7:30 on Feb 16th.  The Winter session runs on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm to 9:51pm.  First night is Tuesday, February 21st and last night is Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Woodroffe HS (2410 Georgina Drive)

LF a french tutor for a Grade 5 immersion student who attends Msgr Paul Baxter School, to tutor twice a week.  Tutor for community service hours or willing to pay. Please contact Mr. Diceman at 613-809-8125. (KW)

LF after school babysitter for two young girls, Sr. Kindergarten and Grade 2 attending F. Mowat.
Would need to pick up students from bus around 3:15pm.  For more information, please call Ms. Arthur at 613 823-1833.  Thank you. (KW)

The Milk Bags 4 Haiti Club meets on Wednesdays at senior lunch time in the career centre. We are in need of specific milk bags to continue our mats project. If you have any of the following milk bags at home that you are willing to part with, please send them to school to the attention of ​Mrs. Watkinson.  Thank you.
Neilson brandred, light blue, dark blue, green
Sealtest brand: med/dark blue, light purple, light blue, red
Beatrice brand: light and dark blue

The Irish Experience Summer Programs in Ireland.  27 days in duration and offers 110 hours of instructional time to fulfill requirements of the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum requirements. Grade 11 English (ENG3U),Grade 12 English (ENG4U),Grade 12 English (ENG4C) Grade 12 Studies in Literature (ETS4C).  Check out their website for further information and program costs at:  www.irishexperience.com. (KW )

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

CN Cycle for CHEO: CAN YOU SPARE A FEW HOURS ON SUNDAY, MAY 7?
Every year hundreds of volunteers join the cycling enthusiasts, families and motivated citizens who support kids with cancer by making CN Cycle for CHEO a success. VOLUNTEER WITH CHEO!
Sign up and earn six volunteer hours while working with a partner. Register online with your friends at www.cncycle.ca
Contact : Tara Reid,Corporate Events Administrator: Administratice des événements des compagnies
(613) 737-2779 | F (613) 738-4818 | Toll free / Sans frais : 1-800-561-5638 (KZ May 7)

Christie Lake Kids Camp is looking to hire staff for this summer.  This is a summer volunteer position. The position is open to youth aged 15-17.  Students receive extensive training to work with at-risk children and youth in a residential environment while earning first aid and swimming certifications, 650 volunteer hours are also awarded for each summer of work.  Please see the Student Services Bulletin Board in the atrium for more information and application.

Looking for High School student volunteers for the Ottawa Children’s Festival!
Please visit this link if interested: register at http://ottawachildrensfestival.ca/volunteer/ (KW May 24)

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

Looking for grade 11/12 student who is considering a career in the medical field. Part time job with duties that include answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing. See Mrs. Guillet in room 110 for more information. (KG)

Grads: Please fill out the grad gown form in my.mths.ca.  The order is going in soon and we need your height.  Payments can be completed online or bring a cheque for $85 to Rm 130.  (NC)

Attention all Grads!  Are you planning to go to this year's prom? If so, you must register online through my.mths to indicate seating preferences, guests, and vote for Prom King and Queen. Once you've registered, you may purchase your ticket online as of Friday, March 10. Tickets are $85 each and will be on sale in the atrium during the week of April 3-7 if you want to pay with cash or cheque.  All ticket sales will be closed on Friday, April 7th. (CH April 7)

Interested in Architecture or Design? Carleton University offers summer programs for students interested in learning about the field of architecture, including 2.5 day workshops and week-long camps that include studio work, portfolio prep, and opportunity exploration. The deadline to apply is June 9, 2017, but register early as space is limited! For more information and to register, please visit the following website: https://carleton.ca/architecture/programs/imagine-architecture/ (CR April 7)

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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