Friday November 29, 2013

posted Nov 29, 2013, 7:32 AM by Oakville Trafalgar   [ updated Nov 29, 2013, 7:32 AM by Andrew Bigham ‎[Staff]‎ ]

Would you like to learn more about your choices in high school? No matter what your destination: Apprenticeship, College, University or directly to work, we have information for you at the upcoming Pathways Information Evenings. This is you opportunity to find out more about OYAP, Specialist High Skills Major or other specialty School to Career programs. We hope to see you next week, on Tuesday evening at White Oaks Secondary School, North Campus from 6-8 pm. For other dates and more information, go to See you there!

There will be a mandatory “board” meeting for all of the members of the Longboard Club after school on Tuesday, December 3 in Rm 164. If you are unable to attend, please see Mrs. Schleifer or Mr. Sampson.

This is the last day for Grad Photos! If you have not booked an appointment, see the photographer in the staff lounge.

Did you sign up for the Duke of Edinburgh Award? The program materials are in. If you missed the meetings last week, come to Guidance to pick up your book.

All teachers and students who participated in Movember hair growth should assemble in the Atrium at 12:40 for judging and a photo opportunity for the Yearbook. The Interact Club is offering a prize to the winner, providing he registered at the beginning of the month.

Hey OT! Free the Children is having our We Create Change campaign to collect change. All the money raised will go to build schools overseas. This year we will be having a contest with each period 5 class starting December 4th to see who can raise the most money! So bring your change for a chance for your class to win a pizza party and help create change.

Congratulations to the Senior Reach Team who finished second in their first tournament of the season. Please note that practice tonight is cancelled.

Imagine being a parent and losing your 5 year old daughter to the flu. Five year old Rebecca passed away from the flu, and in her memory her parents have created an annual gift drive called Rebecca’s Gift. This year Red Devils’ Council has decided to team up with this amazing organization. OT, please bring “teen” gifts to the RDC office from this Monday December 2nd to December 12th. Thank you.

Yesterday our Junior Girls Volleyball team played their first home game against the Notre Dame Irish. OT had a strong start, winning the first set 25-22. The girls lost the second set 16-25 but finished strong in set 3 with a 15-10 win against the Irish. The girls play their next game at home on Tuesday against the Georgetown Rebels. Way to go Devils!

Untreated depression is the #1 cause of suicide. Today SOS wants you to write LOVE on your arms to create awareness that rescue is possible and hope is real. Come to our booth in the Atrium P3 and P4 to write LOVE on your arms and help spread the message.

Hey OT Staff and students! The Seussical Musical is here! Buy your tickets and get your forms in the main office. Show dates are Dec 4, 5 and 6th so hurry before they sell out, and you’ll see an elephant with an egg in a nest in a tree!