MOTHER TERESA HIGH SCHOOL ~ DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Friday, April 28, 2017
HS Day 8

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

MT Spirit Week:  April 24-28th Show your Titan pride by participating. 
Monday: Millionaire Monday 
Tuesday: Tourist Day
Wednesday: Twin Day 
Thursday: Canadiana Day
Friday: Comfy Day.   

Mini Enrichment is fast approaching (May 1-5).  Participants should be checking with teachers prior to, to discuss what they will be missing. Each university has an orientation day, students have been provided with this info.  www.emcp-pmce.ca has a section with Information and FAQ. Parents should contact the school if their child will be absent from mini enrichment.  Classes run from 9-3 daily.  Please see Mrs. Chiasson in Rm 130 if you have any questions. (NC April 28)

Multicultural Show: Any students (Grade 7 to 12) interested in participating in this year's Multicultural Show on Wednesday, May 24th are asked to sign up for auditions outside the dance room. Individuals and group acts are welcome to audition during HS lunch and after school on Monday May 1 and Wednesday May 3, 2017. (AB May 3)

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

HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

HS Girls Softball: Any students interested in playing girls softball this year are kindly asked to see Mrs Donaghy in the dance studio tomorrow Thursday, April 27th at lunch for a brief meeting! (CD April 27)

REACH FOR THE TOP INTRAMURALS:
Senior Lunch: Learning Commons Seminar Room
Friday, April 28 -- DJPS vs Titanic Swim Team

Boys Varsity Baseball: Boys interested in playing on the boys varsity baseball team will have a throwing practice on Tuesday after school in the field across the street from the school. See you there. (LB April 25)

Costa Rica 2018:  All students interested in going on the Costa Rica experience of a lifetime Feb. 2018 please come to an information session at 11:30 am on Friday, April 28th in room 131 (the new fitness room).  This trip is for you if you enjoy adventure and the outdoors.  Please see Mrs. Ragaisis if you have any questions. (SR Apr 28)

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.

There will be an information meeting for Dual Credit at 11:30 in the Career Centre in Student Services on Tuesday May 2.  Dual Credit is for students going into grades 11 and 12 next year. It gives students an opportunity to take a course at Algonquin College and earn a high school and college credit. The course usually runs once a week. For more info; pick up a pamphlet in student services, come to the meeting at lunch, make an appointment on my.mths.ca and check out the website  http://www.algonquincollege.com/AP/courses
Registration is open from May 1-19 and must be done through a guidance counsellor. (TC May 19)

Careers for women within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre Detachment Ottawa is inviting you to a "Women in the Canadian Armed Forces" information session Saturday, May 6, 2017; Cartier Square Drill Hall, 2 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa.  English presentation is 10:00 am to 11:30 am. French presentation is from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.  You can view it live on :  www.periscope.tv/Canadian Forces.  
There will be an opportunity to test your physical fitness through the FORCE Evaluation (bring your running shoes).
(KW May 6)

On Monday, May 1st and Tuesday, May 2nd, representatives from Jostens' Rings will be in the atrium during HS lunch.  Class of 2017 - order now to receive your jewelry for grad and receive $40 off online prices.  Design and order your jewelry @www.jostens.com or contact your representative, rob.lockhart@jostens.com 866-788-1221.   Special order for Grade 11 students - order now and receive a free class of 2018 hooded t-shirt ($30 value) while supplies list.
(KW May 2)

The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a national exchange program offering opportunities for youth to gain valuable work experience, explore another part of Canada and improve their second official language skills, all for the cost of $100 (travel and activity costs are all covered by the program!). More specifically, it is a 6-week summer program for 16- and 17-year-old youth.  In Ontario, each English-speaking participant is matched with a French-speaking participant from Québec and the two youth are hosted in one another’s homes to deepen their cultural experience. Youth are also provided with a full-time summer job in the non-profit sector.  During weekends, the youth will join their Local YMCA Coordinator in group activities to explore their new community and form lasting memories.  Please sign up in Student Services by Friday May 12. (KW May 12)

Summer School Registration forms from the Ottawa Catholic School Board are now available in Student Services. Registration period is from May 1 to June 28.   Final registration date is Wednesday, June 28, from 9am to 1pm at St. Nicholas Adult High School (West Campus) 893 Admiral Avenue.
Forms must be completed/signed by student and parent and then approved by a Student Services counsellor.   Summer school locations are Holy Trinity HS, Immaculata HS, St. Pius X HS and L.B. Pearson HS.  L.B. Pearson has online courses only. (KW)

Attention all students interested in a coop placement with Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Ottawa for next year. Please see Mrs. OSullivan (room 320) , Mr Francoeur or Mrs Rivington by Friday May 12th. You must send your resume to coop@mths.ca as soon as possible and the coop teacher will discuss with you how the "Meet you in School
Program" works. There is a big application package to complete and you must get different letters of reference
. (MO  May 8)

Attention all students interested in a coop placement with Ottawa Police for next year. Please see Mrs. OSullivan (room 320). Mr. Francoeur or Mrs Rivington before Friday April 28. Only two students form MTHS will be selected for interviews in May with the Ottawa Police. You must send your resume to coop@mths.ca as soon as possible and the coop teacher will discuss with you the possible job placements. You will also need 2 letters of reference. There are 7
areas available and you will only be interviewed for your first and second preference.
(MO April 28)

Interested in US colleges?  Register to attend the US College Expo, taking place on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the National Gallery of Canada.  6pm-7pm US college admissions panel discussion, 7pm - 9pm public exhibit.  Please register at uscollegeexpo.com (KW May 2)

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  April 28)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

LF Volunteers: Charity Barbeque for Threads of Life. Threads of Life is a National Charity that provides help and support to families who have had a loved one killed or injured in a workplace accident. Come out and support a great cause and get some community service hours. Barbeque is Saturday, May 13th at the M&M Meat Shop in Manotick from 11:00am-3:00pm. If interested please come and see Mrs. Devine in the Main Office. (DD May 12)

Berrigan ES is having their Spring Fling on Friday, May 5th from 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday, May 6th, from 6:30 am to 2:00 pm.  Need volunteers to help with set up and take down, parking, greeters, etc...Please sign up with Jenn at:  besgaragesale@gmail.com (KW May 5)

Urgent request for volunteers for this weekend! On Sunday, April 30th, the Kidney Foundation is assisting an Alive to Strive event and they need volunteers.  Location is Hogs Back Park, Hogs Back Road.  You must sign up on the following website:  https://raceroster.com/events/2017/10905/alive-to-strive-race-2017-course-vivre-ses-defis/volunteer.  Also, you will need to go to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility to sign in (2960 Riverside Drive).  Arrive early 7:30am.  Event starts 8:00am and can be till 1:00pm.  The volunteer position is that of course marshal.  Dress appropriately for the weather.  Contact person is Omar.  Email him once you have registered.  oabdulghani_97@hotmail.com (KW April 28)

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, Mooney's Bay Park, June 22-25, 2017.  LF volunteers for bike parking, children's area, docks and staging, green team, VIP and Festival kitchen, welcome crew, etc....Register at dragonboat.net/lvolunteer.aspx

Volunteers needed for the Nepean Eagles Football Club.  LF cheerleading coaches to teach cheers and half-time dance routines to junior and senior squads.  Spring Camp is May 23, 24, 25th. Cheerleaders practice twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday) at Bob Stephen Park in Barrhaven. Email:  NepeanEaglesCheer@gmail.com  (KW May 18)

The Ottawa Dog Rescue is looking for volunteers for the month of April, May, and June. If you are a high school, university or any student who still needs to log in volunteer hours, we have a challenge for you!!!!  ODR has partnered with Pet Valu Beechwood in an attempt to reach a fundraising goal for April. If you would like to help us raise some much needed funds, we have several ideas that are easily tackled by students and we will sign off on volunteer hours!  E-mail us at ottawadogrescue@gmail.com for more information and we will be happy to chat with you and support your efforts in any way we can! NOTE - Must be completed by END OF APRIL (KZ April 28)

LF Volunteers : Watson’s Mill on Sunday June 4th Our event Gathering in the Square: Celebrating 150 years of Canada. (KW June 4 )
 Here are some of the things you might be asked to do:
-           Games and crafts: Supervise the children’s area and help them make crafts and play games
-           Greet visitors: Put on a big smile and welcome the visitors to the Mill.
-            Answer questions: Walk around the event and be prepared to answer any questions visitors might                      have.
-           Set up and take down: Help set up tables, arrange the tent, get it ready for the meal.
-           Serve food & clearing tables: Help serve a delicious meal to our visitors and clear tables for the next                 round.
-           Serve cake to those who did not purchase tickets to the meal.
-           Decorations: Let your artistic side show and help decorate the tent and the Square
 If this is something you are interested in, you can: drop in and see us in the carriage shed (5524 Dickinson Street),
send us an email (watsonsmillmanotick@gmail.com) OR give us a call (613-692-6455).  (12 May)

Volunteer - Soccer Camps 2017 - July and August weeks available. For details call 1 800 427-0536.  To apply online, visit their website at: www.royalsoccer.com.  See also Student Services Bulletin Board in the Atrium. (May 12)

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. (May 12)

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 5)

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

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)

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
Thursday, April 27, 2017
HS Day 2

WHOLE SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

MT Spirit Week:  April 24-28th Show your Titan pride by participating. 
Monday: Millionaire Monday 
Tuesday: Tourist Day
Wednesday: Twin Day 
Thursday: Canadiana Day
Friday: Comfy Day.   

Mini Enrichment is fast approaching (May 1-5).  Participants should be checking with teachers prior to, to discuss what they will be missing. Each university has an orientation day, students have been provided with this info.  www.emcp-pmce.ca has a section with Information and FAQ. Parents should contact the school if their child will be absent from mini enrichment.  Classes run from 9-3 daily.  Please see Mrs. Chiasson in Rm 130 if you have any questions. (NC April 28)

Multicultural Show: Any students (Grade 7 to 12) interested in participating in this year's Multicultural Show on Wednesday, May 24th are asked to sign up for auditions outside the dance room. Individuals and group acts are welcome to audition during HS lunch and after school on Monday May 1 and Wednesday May 3, 2017. (AB May 3)

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

HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS

HS Girls Softball: Any students interested in playing girls softball this year are kindly asked to see Mrs Donaghy in the dance studio tomorrow Thursday, April 27th at lunch for a brief meeting! (CD April 27)

REACH FOR THE TOP INTRAMURALS:
Senior Lunch: Learning Commons Seminar Room
Friday, April 28 -- DJPS vs Titanic Swim Team

Boys Varsity Baseball: Boys interested in playing on the boys varsity baseball team will have a throwing practice on Tuesday after school in the field across the street from the school. See you there. (LB April 25)

Costa Rica 2018:  All students interested in going on the Costa Rica experience of a lifetime Feb. 2018 please come to an information session at 11:30 am on Friday, April 28th in room 131 (the new fitness room).  This trip is for you if you enjoy adventure and the outdoors.  Please see Mrs. Ragaisis if you have any questions. (SR Apr 28)

HS Swim Team: Our end of year luncheon will be Friday, April 28th in room 310!  Please see Mr. Côté for any dietary needs prior to Wednesday. (PC April 27)

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.

Careers for women within the Canadian Armed Forces. The Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre Detachment Ottawa is inviting you to a "Women in the Canadian Armed Forces" information session Saturday, May 6, 2017; Cartier Square Drill Hall, 2 Queen Elizabeth Drive, Ottawa.  English presentation is 10:00 am to 11:30 am. French presentation is from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.  You can view it live on :  www.periscope.tv/Canadian Forces.  
There will be an opportunity to test your physical fitness through the FORCE Evaluation (bring your running shoes).
(KW May 6)

On Monday, May 1st and Tuesday, May 2nd, representatives from Jostens' Rings will be in the atrium during HS lunch.  Class of 2017 - order now to receive your jewelry for grad and receive $40 off online prices.  Design and order your jewelry @www.jostens.com or contact your representative, rob.lockhart@jostens.com 866-788-1221.   Special order for Grade 11 students - order now and receive a free class of 2018 hooded t-shirt ($30 value) while supplies list.
(KW May 2)

The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a national exchange program offering opportunities for youth to gain valuable work experience, explore another part of Canada and improve their second official language skills, all for the cost of $100 (travel and activity costs are all covered by the program!). More specifically, it is a 6-week summer program for 16- and 17-year-old youth.  In Ontario, each English-speaking participant is matched with a French-speaking participant from Québec and the two youth are hosted in one another’s homes to deepen their cultural experience. Youth are also provided with a full-time summer job in the non-profit sector.  During weekends, the youth will join their Local YMCA Coordinator in group activities to explore their new community and form lasting memories.  Please sign up in Student Services by Friday May 12. (KW May 12)

Summer School Registration forms from the Ottawa Catholic School Board are now available in Student Services. Registration period is from May 1 to June 28.   Final registration date is Wednesday, June 28, from 9am to 1pm at St. Nicholas Adult High School (West Campus) 893 Admiral Avenue.
Forms must be completed/signed by student and parent and then approved by a Student Services counsellor.   Summer school locations are Holy Trinity HS, Immaculata HS, St. Pius X HS and L.B. Pearson HS.  L.B. Pearson has online courses only. (KW)

Attention all students interested in a coop placement with Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Ottawa for next year. Please see Mrs. OSullivan (room 320) , Mr Francoeur or Mrs Rivington by Friday May 12th. You must send your resume to coop@mths.ca as soon as possible and the coop teacher will discuss with you how the "Meet you in School
Program" works. There is a big application package to complete and you must get different letters of reference
. (MO  May 8)

Attention all students interested in a coop placement with Ottawa Police for next year. Please see Mrs. OSullivan (room 320). Mr. Francoeur or Mrs Rivington before Friday April 28. Only two students form MTHS will be selected for interviews in May with the Ottawa Police. You must send your resume to coop@mths.ca as soon as possible and the coop teacher will discuss with you the possible job placements. You will also need 2 letters of reference. There are 7
areas available and you will only be interviewed for your first and second preference.
(MO April 28)

Interested in US colleges?  Register to attend the US College Expo, taking place on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the National Gallery of Canada.  6pm-7pm US college admissions panel discussion, 7pm - 9pm public exhibit.  Please register at uscollegeexpo.com (KW May 2)

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  April 28)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

LF Volunteers: Charity Barbeque for Threads of Life. Threads of Life is a National Charity that provides help and support to families who have had a loved one killed or injured in a workplace accident. Come out and support a great cause and get some community service hours. Barbeque is Saturday, May 13th at the M&M Meat Shop in Manotick from 11:00am-3:00pm. If interested please come and see Mrs. Devine in the Main Office. (DD May 12)

Berrigan ES is having their Spring Fling on Friday, May 5th from 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday, May 6th, from 6:30 am to 2:00 pm.  Need volunteers to help with set up and take down, parking, greeters, etc...Please sign up with Jenn at:  besgaragesale@gmail.com (KW May 5)

Urgent request for volunteers for this weekend! On Sunday, April 30th, the Kidney Foundation is assisting an Alive to Strive event and they need volunteers.  Location is Hogs Back Park, Hogs Back Road.  You must sign up on the following website:  https://raceroster.com/events/2017/10905/alive-to-strive-race-2017-course-vivre-ses-defis/volunteer.  Also, you will need to go to the Terry Fox Athletic Facility to sign in (2960 Riverside Drive).  Arrive early 7:30am.  Event starts 8:00am and can be till 1:00pm.  The volunteer position is that of course marshal.  Dress appropriately for the weather.  Contact person is Omar.  Email him once you have registered.  oabdulghani_97@hotmail.com (KW April 28)

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, Mooney's Bay Park, June 22-25, 2017.  LF volunteers for bike parking, children's area, docks and staging, green team, VIP and Festival kitchen, welcome crew, etc....Register at dragonboat.net/lvolunteer.aspx

Volunteers needed for the Nepean Eagles Football Club.  LF cheerleading coaches to teach cheers and half-time dance routines to junior and senior squads.  Spring Camp is May 23, 24, 25th. Cheerleaders practice twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday) at Bob Stephen Park in Barrhaven. Email:  NepeanEaglesCheer@gmail.com (KW May 18)

The Ottawa Dog Rescue is looking for volunteers for the month of April, May, and June. If you are a high school, university or any student who still needs to log in volunteer hours, we have a challenge for you!!!!  ODR has partnered with Pet Valu Beechwood in an attempt to reach a fundraising goal for April. If you would like to help us raise some much needed funds, we have several ideas that are easily tackled by students and we will sign off on volunteer hours!  E-mail us at ottawadogrescue@gmail.com for more information and we will be happy to chat with you and support your efforts in any way we can! NOTE - Must be completed by END OF APRIL (KZ April 28)

LF Volunteers : Watson’s Mill on Sunday June 4th Our event Gathering in the Square: Celebrating 150 years of Canada. (KW June 4 )
 Here are some of the things you might be asked to do:
-           Games and crafts: Supervise the children’s area and help them make crafts and play games
-           Greet visitors: Put on a big smile and welcome the visitors to the Mill.
-            Answer questions: Walk around the event and be prepared to answer any questions visitors might                     have.
-           Set up and take down: Help set up tables, arrange the tent, get it ready for the meal.
-           Serve food & clearing tables: Help serve a delicious meal to our visitors and clear tables for the next                 round.
-           Serve cake to those who did not purchase tickets to the meal.
-           Decorations: Let your artistic side show and help decorate the tent and the Square
 If this is something you are interested in, you can: drop in and see us in the carriage shed (5524 Dickinson Street),
send us an email (watsonsmillmanotick@gmail.com) OR give us a call (613-692-6455).  (12 May)

Volunteer - Soccer Camps 2017 - July and August weeks available. For details call 1 800 427-0536.  To apply online, visit their website at: www.royalsoccer.com.  See also Student Services Bulletin Board in the Atrium. (May 12)

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. (May 12)

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 5)

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

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)

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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