MOTHER TERESA HIGH SCHOOL ~ DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
HS Day 1

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

WE Day: Members of the WE Day Team please answer the brief survey sent to your school email account. Complete the survey by Thursday, January 18. See Mr. Nicoletti or Mme Francella if you have any questions.  (LF, CN Jan 17)

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: http://med.uottawa.ca/professional-development/ or call 

Teen Tech Winter Clubs for students from Grade 7 -10 at Ottawa University on Saturdays from January 20 to March 24. For more information and pricing, please visit adventures@uottawa.ca or call 613 562 5491

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

IMPORTANT UPDATE ABOUT MINI ENRICHMENT: Students who were chosen for mini enrichment must pick their courses and return their forms by FRIDAY, JANUARY 19th, not Tuesday, January 23rdForms must be returned with a cheque made payable to Ottawa Catholic School Board for $133 to Rm 130(NC Jan 19)

Attention 7/8 girls:  If you are interested in trying out for the girls hockey team, there will be a brief meeting at the start of lunch on Tuesday January 16, outside of Mr. Quinn's office.  (TQ 16 Jan)

Attention 7/8 boys: If you are interested in trying out for the boys hockey team, there will be a brief meeting at the start of lunch on Wednesday January 17, outside of Mr. Quinn's office.  (TQ 16 Jan)

7/8 Boys Futsal: Any 7/8 boys interested in trying out for the futsal team, come to the tryouts Tuesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 18th at 7:30 am in the Caf Gym. There will be a sign up sheet outside of the 7/8 Physical Education offices near the Caf Gym. (CN Jan 17)

Girls Futsal:  Second try out will be Tuesday January 16th at 3pm in the tile floor gym. Please see Ms. Mandia if you cannot attend the tryout. (SM Jan. 16)

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

HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ski Team: Could the ski team meet in room 103 at 11.25 on Tuesday and Wednesday lunchtime. (AP Jan 17)


Ski Trip: Could all those who have signed up for the Ski trip in Vermont come to a meeting in room 103 on Wednesday lunchtime at 11.25.


REACH FOR THE TOP: A reminder to participants that you can access the tourney schedule on the Reach website at https://goo.gl/ywiRHu  Game dates are be continuously updated. Please e-mail jeffrey.specht@ocsb.ca if having technical difficulties.

  • GAME 7  
Tuesday January 16, 2018 / MYOPIANS  vs. FLAT EARTH THEORISTS / Learning Commons Seminar Room, 11:35 am 

  • GAME 8  
Thursday January 18, 2018 / The Cool Dudes vs. The Myopians / Room 307 (Mr. Specht's class), 11:35 am.  Spectators are more than welcome to attend. You can bring lunch, but no school bags. (CH – 18 Jan)

Hoodie order forms are available for members of the girls' and boys' hockey teams on the door of room 309.  Orders are due by January 23rd, payments can be made online, or by cash or cheque.  Please see Mr. Gervasi for more details. (MG  23 Jan)

Peer Helpers:  For any Peer Helpers interested in participating in supplemental activities, we have ideas coming up before exams. Come to a meeting Wednesday, January 17th at lunch in room 310. It will be brief! (PC Jan 17)

New York Trip: A spot has opened up for a male grade 11/12 student for the New York City trip in May - if you are interested in taking this spot see Mr. Rowley in room 136. (MR Jan 19)


Jr. Boys Volleyball: All grade 9 and 10 boys interested in playing on the junior boys volleyball team are invited to a tryout next Tuesday, January 16th after school from 3-4:30pm. Please sign up outside room 238 and let Mme Haucke or Mme Cote know if you cannot attend. (KH Jan 16)

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.)  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!

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.

Beginner Driver Education - Winter 2018 - with DTSM Driving School - Register online at conted.ocsb.ca or by mailing/faxing/dropping off the registration form to the Continuing Education Department (570 West Hunt Club Road).  Registration forms are available in Student Services.  Registration runs until February 16th.  Classes at St. Mother Teresa High School will run on Wednesdays, from 3:15 pm to 6:00 pm. First class is February 28th. 

High school students who would like to schedule an appointment with their Guidance Counsellor:  please be sure to check your my.mths.ca account regularly to see when your appointment is.  (MB 26 Jan)

OCSB Baysitting Course: Our OCSB Continuing and Community Education Department is offering the Canada Safety Council babysitting training course at our school for the winter 2018 session. Dates are: Saturday, January 13th, February 3rd or March 3rd, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The cost is $70. Students must be 12 years of age, must establish a passing grade of 75% on the final exam to receive their certificate. Students are asked to bring their own lunch and snacks to the class. Register online at:  conted.ocsb.ca (KW March 3)

The Milk Bag Club will be meeting on Thursdays from 11:30 am to 12 noon. These are the dates for this school year:  January 18, 2018; February 15, 2018; March 8 2018; April 19, 2018; April 26, 2018; May 17, 2018 and May 24, 2018.

GRADE 12’s:

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

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

LF Volunteers: Join the Volunteer Team on February 9th and 10th - Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat 2018 Festival on the Rideau Canal Skateway! Sign up at: http://www.icedragonboat.ca/volunteer


LF tutor (community service hours or willing to pay) for a grade 6 student attending St. Luke school. Student requires help with french immersion material.  Please contact Mrs. Richards at 613-791-2117(KW 26 Jan)

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
Monday, January 15, 2018
HS Day 2

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

WE Day: Members of the WE Day Team please answer the brief survey sent to your school email account. Complete the survey by Thursday, January 18. See Mr. Nicoletti or Mme Francella if you have any questions.  (LF, CN Jan 17)

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: http://med.uottawa.ca/professional-development/ or call 

Teen Tech Winter Clubs for students from Grade 7 -10 at Ottawa University on Saturdays from January 20 to March 24. For more information and pricing, please visit adventures@uottawa.ca or call 613 562 5491

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

Attention 7/8 girls:  If you are interested in trying out for the girls hockey team, there will be a brief meeting at the start of lunch on Tuesday January 16, outside of Mr. Quinn's office.  (TQ 16 Jan)

Attention 7/8 boys: If you are interested in trying out for the boys hockey team, there will be a brief meeting at the start of lunch on Wednesday January 17, outside of Mr. Quinn's office.  (TQ 16 Jan)

7/8 Boys Futsal: Any 7/8 boys interested in trying out for the futsal team, come to the tryouts Tuesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 18th at 7:30 am in the Caf Gym. There will be a sign up sheet outside of the 7/8 Physical Education offices near the Caf Gym. (CN Jan 17)

Girls Futsal:  Second try out will be Tuesday January 16th at 3pm in the tile floor gym. Please see Ms. Mandia if you cannot attend the tryout. (SM Jan. 16)

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

HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

REACH FOR THE TOP: A reminder to participants that you can access the tourney schedule on the Reach website at https://goo.gl/ywiRHu  Game dates are be continuously updated. Please e-mail jeffrey.specht@ocsb.ca if having technical difficulties.

  • GAME 7  
Tuesday January 16, 2018 / MYOPIANS  vs. FLAT EARTH THEORISTS / Learning Commons Seminar Room, 11:35 am 

  • GAME 8  
Thursday January 18, 2018 / The Cool Dudes vs. The Myopians / Room 307 (Mr. Specht's class), 11:35 am.  Spectators are more than welcome to attend. You can bring lunch, but no school bags. (CH – 18 Jan)

Hoodie order forms are available for members of the girls' and boys' hockey teams on the door of room 309.  Orders are due by January 23rd, payments can be made online, or by cash or cheque.  Please see Mr. Gervasi for more details. (MG  23 Jan)

Peer Helpers:  For any Peer Helpers interested in participating in supplemental activities, we have ideas coming up before exams. Come to a meeting Wednesday, January 17th at lunch in room 310. It will be brief! (PC Jan 17)

New York Trip: A spot has opened up for a male grade 11/12 student for the New York City trip in May - if you are interested in taking this spot see Mr. Rowley in room 136. (MR Jan 19)

MT Swim Team: There will be a brief meeting at lunch (11:25-11:40) Monday, January 15th, in room 310 to discuss the upcoming championship and schedule. Please be prompt and talk to Mr.Côté or Mme.Boily if you can't make it. (BB/PC Jan 15)

Jr. Boys Volleyball: All grade 9 and 10 boys interested in playing on the junior boys volleyball team are invited to a tryout next Tuesday, January 16th after school from 3-4:30pm. Please sign up outside room 238 and let Mme Haucke or Mme Cote know if you cannot attend. (KH Jan 16)

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.)  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!

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.

High school students who would like to schedule an appointment with their Guidance Counsellor:  please be sure to check your my.mths.ca account regularly to see when your appointment is.  (MB 26 Jan)

OCSB Baysitting Course: Our OCSB Continuing and Community Education Department is offering the Canada Safety Council babysitting training course at our school for the winter 2018 session. Dates are: Saturday, January 13th, February 3rd or March 3rd, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The cost is $70. Students must be 12 years of age, must establish a passing grade of 75% on the final exam to receive their certificate. Students are asked to bring their own lunch and snacks to the class. Register online at:  conted.ocsb.ca (KW March 3)

The Milk Bag Club will be meeting on Thursdays from 11:30 am to 12 noon. These are the dates for this school year:  January 18, 2018; February 15, 2018; March 8 2018; April 19, 2018; April 26, 2018; May 17, 2018 and May 24, 2018.

GRADE 12’s:

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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

LF tutor (community service hours or willing to pay) for a grade 6 student attending St. Luke school. Student requires help with french immersion material.  Please contact Mrs. Richards at 613-791-2117(KW 26 Jan)

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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