MOTHER TERESA HIGH SCHOOL ~ DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Monday, October 23, 2017
HS Day 1

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

7/8 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Robotics Team: Any Gr 7 students interested in joining a Robotics team and competing in upcoming Robotics challenges and events are invited to an information meeting on MONDAY, Oct. 23rd during lunch in Mr. Major's room (Rm 231). Please bring your lunch and be prompt. (SH Oct. 23)

The Learning Commons' clubs have begun, but new members are always welcome. The Makerspace and Red Maple book 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 on 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


HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

HS Wrestling: Any grades 9-12 interested in joining the wrestling team can go to portable 4 at the beginning of lunch on Monday, October 23rd to see Mr. LeFrancois. (PL Oct. 23)

H.S. Sports: Attention all male hockey players in grades 9-12.  This years Varsity Boys’ Hockey Team try-outs are on November 1st (Sportsplex 2 3:30-4:30) and November 2nd(Sportsplex 2 3:30-4:30). 
This is high paced, full contact, OFSAA Division hockey.  Full equipment is mandatory and please have one light and one dark jersey available.  Any questions can be answered by Mr. Gervasi in room 309. (MG Nov. 2)

HS Girls Rugby: Any high school girls interested in being part of an amazing and fun varsity girls rugby team please come to Mr. Taylor's class, room 104 Tuesday, October 24th  at lunch. No previous experience necessary, come and learn all about this incredible sport. Hoorah! (CT Oct. 24)

HS Girls Hockey Tryouts: Any High School girls interested in trying out for the hockey team are invited to the following tryouts. Please get a permission form from room 110 and return it prior to tryouts. See Mr Pelletier if you have any questions.
All sessions are at Minto Rec Complex on the South rink
Wednesday, October 25,  3:30--4:30
Monday, October 30,  3:30--4:30
Monday, November 6,  3:30--4:30
Wednesday, November 8, 3:30--4:30

The Learning Commons' clubs have begun, but new members are always welcome. The Makerspace and White Pine book 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. 
Dual Credit: Registration is open for semester 2 Dual credit courses at Algonquin College. The deadline to apply is Oct 31st. This is a great opportunity for students in grades 11 and 12, Pop by Student Services to pick up more information about Algonquin College's Dual Credit program. Earn 1 high school credit and 1 college credit at the same time! A variety of courses are being offered: Graphic Design, ECE, Chef Training, Trades Exploration, Career and College Success, Tourism, Canadian Music Industry, Accounting, Political Science, Logical and Critical Thinking, Math for Powerline Technicians and Aboriginal Studies. Visit www.algonquincollege.com/AP/courses/ for more information and course descriptions Applications are due to Mrs Coyle in Student Services by Oct 31st so don't miss this chance to apply for one of these seats! (TC Oct. 31)
IMUM- Our next IMUM meeting is Monday Oct 23rd iRoom 208 at 11:30. We will be learning our first two lessons for the grade 9 classes. All IMUM's must attend See you then ! (KM Oct. 23)
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!
If anyone is interested in reffing for the 7/8 volleyball games after school on Wednesday, October 18th and Monday, October 23rd can you please see or email Madame Haucke (katrina.haucke@ocsb.ca) in room 238. You will receive community service hours. (KH Oct. 23)

Blood donation Day - We are looking for 14 grade 12s who are 17+ and willing to give blood on Monday, November 6th. If interested, please attend a meeting in Room 202 at lunch on Tuesday Oct. 17th, or speak directly to Jordan Vecchio or Ms. Soprovich. Participants would be missing part of the morning and would have a pizza lunch provided.
(SS Oct. 24)

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! (SM - 31 Oct)

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.

Memorial University is at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Ottawa - East - Orleans - on Monday, October 30th, at 7pm and at the Holiday Inn and Suites, Kanata, on Wednesday, November 1st, at 7pm. (KW Nov. 1)

Looking for student volunteers (video recording and editing, social media; stage assistant, participants).  Youth night for mental health on November 4, 2017 from 7 to 9pm at Barrhaven United Church. The event includes a live concert and messages from mental health advocates, such as Neida Mercedes founder of the Faith and Mind Ministry (FAMM) an interdenominational group dedicated to mental health awareness.  Students may sign in by messaging FAMM (Neida Mercedes) on FB @Faith And Mind Ministry or by texting 613 220 2893. Parents’ consent will be required. (KW-Nov 1)


GRADE 12’s:

Grad Fees: Payment for Grad fees has not been extended to October 31st.  It is available online for payment or please go to room 130 to see Ms. Chiasson. (DD Oct. 31)

Attention all Grads!  Please log on to my.mths to vote for this year's prom theme.  Voting will close next Wednesday, Oct. 25.  Also, new prom committee members are always welcome.  Our next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 26 at lunch in Room 112. Thanks! (CH Oct. 26)

Graduation portraits are taking place Monday, November 13 - November 17, 2017.
Steps to take to book an online appointment:
1. visit bookmygrad.ca
2. Enter school code:  MTH
3. Select sitting type, date and time
Stop by Student Services to pick up your pamphlet.  Check ss.mths.ca for more grad photo information.

US College Expo is happening October 24-27, 2017 in Toronto.
Tuesday, October 24th - York Mills Collegiate Institute, Toronto, 6 pm to 8 pm.
Wednesday, October 25th - Oakville Trafalgar HS, Oakville, 6 pm to 8 pm
Free admission. Pre-registration required at:  USCOLLEGEEXPO.COM/schooltours  (KW Oct. 24)

Grade 12 students: A representative from Memorial University will be here on November 2nd, at 11:20 am, in the atrium.
Add it to your calendar! (KW Nov.2)

Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF) - The University Information Program is also coming to the Ottawa region the week of October 23rd. See the schedule at http://www.ouf.ca/uip/ottawa-region/ for specific date, time and location.

College / University visits to St. Mother Teresa High School:
October 2017:
23rd: Sacred Heart College is in the atrium at 11:25 am

November 2017:
3rd:  UOIT is in the atrium at 11:25 am
7th:  Brock U is in the atrium at 11:25 am
8th: Lakehead U is in the atrium at 11:25 am
17th: U St. Paul is in the atrium at 11:25 am
24th: U of NB is in the atrium at 11:25 am

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

LF Volunteers: The Nepean Ringette Association is looking for student volunteers to help out at the Nepean Sportsplex and Walter Baker Sports Centre during their tournament days; Thursday, November 16th to Sunday, November 19th, 2017.  Please contact Annu Chopra at tourn_volunteer@nepeanravens.ca

MPB is looking for volunteers for Friday, October 27th for their Halloween Dance. For more information and to sign up please contact  valeriababin@yahoo.com or call 613-867-6088. (KW – Oct 26)

LF Volunteers: St. Luke Spooktakular Event is taking place on October 27, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  Looking for 
6-8 students that are still missing volunteer hours. Please send an email to steven@stevenboucher.ca with the following information:
  • Full name, Email address, Grade, Hours completed toward volunteer hours required 
Tasks would be to setup, monitor activities and then clean up. (KW Oct. 27)
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

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, October 20, 2017
HS Day 2

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Shepherds of Good Hope Collection: The SMT toiletries collection for Shepherds of Good Hope starts on Tuesday, October 10th. We are collecting shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bar soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant and moisturizer to be distributed to those in need. Travel sizes of these items are ideal. Our collection runs until Friday, October 20th. Please bring your items into homeroom. (SG Oct 20)

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

7/8 ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Learning Commons' clubs have begun, but new members are always welcome. The Makerspace and Red Maple book 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 on 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


HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Learning Commons' clubs have begun, but new members are always welcome. The Makerspace and White Pine book 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. 
Dual Credit: Registration is open for semester 2 Dual credit courses at Algonquin College. The deadline to apply is Oct 31st. This is a great opportunity for students in grades 11 and 12, Pop by Student Services to pick up more information about Algonquin College's Dual Credit program. Earn 1 high school credit and 1 college credit at the same time! A variety of courses are being offered: Graphic Design, ECE, Chef Training, Trades Exploration, Career and College Success, Tourism, Canadian Music Industry, Accounting, Political Science, Logical and Critical Thinking, Math for Powerline Technicians and Aboriginal Studies. Visit www.algonquincollege.com/AP/courses/ for more information and course descriptions Applications are due to Mrs Coyle in Student Services by Oct 31st so don't miss this chance to apply for one of these seats! (TC Oct. 31)

IMUM- Our next IMUM meeting is Monday Oct 23rd iRoom 208 at 11:30. We will be learning our first two lessons for the grade 9 classes. All IMUM's must attend See you then ! (KM Oct. 23)
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!
If anyone is interested in reffing for the 7/8 volleyball games after school on Wednesday, October 18th and Monday, October 23rd can you please see or email Madame Haucke (katrina.haucke@ocsb.ca) in room 238. You will receive community service hours. (KH Oct. 23)

Blood donation Day - We are looking for 14 grade 12s who are 17+ and willing to give blood on Monday, November 6th. If interested, please attend a meeting in Room 202 at lunch on Tuesday Oct. 17th, or speak directly to Jordan Vecchio or Ms. Soprovich. Participants would be missing part of the morning and would have a pizza lunch provided.
(SS Oct. 24)

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! (SM - 31 Oct)

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.

Looking for student volunteers (video recording and editing, social media; stage assistant, participants).  Youth night for mental health on November 4, 2017 from 7 to 9pm at Barrhaven United Church. The event includes a live concert and messages from mental health advocates, such as Neida Mercedes founder of the Faith and Mind Ministry (FAMM) an interdenominational group dedicated to mental health awareness.  Students may sign in by messaging FAMM (Neida Mercedes) on FB @Faith And Mind Ministry or by texting 613 220 2893. Parents’ consent will be required. (KW-Nov 1)

Looking for a grade 12 student to tutor a student in grade 11 university biology.  Must be willing to come to the student’s home in Barrhaven.  The tutoring might be needed a couple of times a week.  If interested, please ask for Robin at 613-889-8531. (EB Oct. 20)

GRADE 12’s:

Attention all Grads!  Please log on to my.mths to vote for this year's prom theme.  Voting will close next Wednesday, Oct. 25.  Also, new prom committee members are always welcome.  Our next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 26 at lunch in Room 112. Thanks! (CH Oct. 26)

Graduation portraits are taking place Monday, November 13 - November 17, 2017.
Steps to take to book an online appointment:
1. visit bookmygrad.ca
2. Enter school code:  MTH
3. Select sitting type, date and time
Stop by Student Services to pick up your pamphlet.  Check ss.mths.ca for more grad photo information.

Grads: Don't forget to put your grad gown orders in.  Visit my.mths.ca to enter your height and pay your $85 online or with cash or cheque in Rm 130.  Payments due Oct. 20th. (NC Oct. 20)
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US College Expo is happening October 24-27, 2017 in Toronto.
Tuesday, October 24th - York Mills Collegiate Institute, Toronto, 6 pm to 8 pm.
Wednesday, October 25th - Oakville Trafalgar HS, Oakville, 6 pm to 8 pm
Free admission. Pre-registration required at:  USCOLLEGEEXPO.COM/schooltours (KW Oct. 24)

Grade 12 students: A representative from Memorial University will be here on November 2nd, at 11:20 am, in the atrium.
Add it to your calendar! (KW Nov.2)

Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF) - The University Information Program is also coming to the Ottawa region the week of October 23rd. See the schedule at http://www.ouf.ca/uip/ottawa-region/ for specific date, time and location.

College / University visits to St. Mother Teresa High School:
October 2017:
23rd: Sacred Heart College is in the atrium at 11:25 am

November 2017:
3rd:  UOIT is in the atrium at 11:25 am
7th:  Brock U is in the atrium at 11:25 am
8th: Lakehead U is in the atrium at 11:25 am
17th: U St. Paul is in the atrium at 11:25 am
24th: U of NB is in the atrium at 11:25 am

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

LF Volunteers: The Nepean Ringette Association is looking for student volunteers to help out at the Nepean Sportsplex and Walter Baker Sports Centre during their tournament days; Thursday, November 16th to Sunday, November 19th, 2017.  Please contact Annu Chopra at tourn_volunteer@nepeanravens.ca

MPB is looking for volunteers for Friday, October 27th for their Halloween Dance. For more information and to sign up please contact  valeriababin@yahoo.com or call 613-867-6088. (KW – Oct 26)

LF Volunteers: St. Luke Spooktakular Event is taking place on October 27, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  Looking for 
6-8 students that are still missing volunteer hours. Please send an email to steven@stevenboucher.ca with the following information:
  • Full name, Email address, Grade, Hours completed toward volunteer hours required 
Tasks would be to setup, monitor activities and then clean up. (KW Oct. 27)

LF Volunteers: Do you have what it takes? Watson’s Mill in Manotick wants you to join our cast and crew for a truly haunting experience. We need volunteers who will scare our visitors and leave them frightened of things that go bump in the night.  Volunteers will be need for the evenings of October 19, 20, and 21 from 5pm – 10pm. Volunteers must be 14 or older and will need parental consent. All time spent as part of our cast and crew can be used towards the 40 hours of community service needed to graduate. Please sign up by emailing programs@watsonsmill.comIf you have any further questions or require clarification please contact by email, programs@watsonsmill.com, or by telephone at 613-692-6455. (KW Oct. 21)

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

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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