Daily Announcements


Thursday March 6

posted Mar 5, 2020, 8:15 AM by Brenda Hayman ‎[Staff]‎

O.T.’s Equity Club is starting a fundraiser for the Coronavirus in China.  School cash online is still open for contributions.  The money will go directly to the Canadian Red Cross.  Join O.T.’s Equity Club on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in Room 202 to help with the fundraiser.

 

Congratulations to the athlete of the month for February.

Hockey Varsity Girls Hockey:  Megan S.  Hockey Varsity Boys Hockey:  Alex Z.

Ski TeamRandolph Z.  Snowboard Team:  Olivia S.

Please come to the Phys. Ed. Office at lunch today to have your picture taken.

 

Do you have old clothes that you grew out of, or just never wore?  Did you know that only around 25% of clothing donations are actually reused by charities, and the rest ends up in the landfill?  Well, Eco Council is happy to present an alternative.  Starting Monday March 9th, next week to Friday, March 13th, we will be running a clothing drive in the atrium.  So, make sure to bring in all your gently used clothes and accessories, washed and bagged please!

Thursday February 27, 2020

posted Feb 27, 2020, 7:18 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         A reminder to all students interested in writing the National Biology Competition:  the deadline to register for the contest is tomorrow.  Submit payment online or see Ms Proctor in room 213 for more information.

 

·         There will be an Equity Club meeting today after school in room 202.  We will have a discussion about raising money for the Red Cross and the coronavirus in China.  New members are welcome.

 

·         Business SHSM students are reminded to check the Classroom site for an important message.

 

·         Today Soldier On is still doing the Maple Leafs Ticket draw in the atrium during periods 3 and 4.  Spin the wheel for a chance to win one of 2 sets of Maple Leafs Game Tickets for Monday March 23.  Winners will be announced next week.  All proceeds go to our Veterans.

 

·         The Writers Club is proud to announce its very first writing contest.  Participate for a chance to win $100 in prizes.  The first meeting will be today after school in room 210.

Wednesday February 26, 2020

posted Feb 26, 2020, 7:09 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         The Writers Club is proud to announce its very first writing contest.  Participate to win $100 in prizes.  The first meeting will be this Thursday after school in room 210.

 

·         A reminder to all students interested in writing the National Biology Competition:  the deadline to register for the contest is this Friday.  Submit payment online or see Ms Proctor in room 213 for more information.

 

·         Yesterday the Varsity girls’ hockey team took on MMR in their final round robin game of the playoffs.  With a decisive 8-1 victory the girls advance to the Halton Championship on Friday.

 

·         There will be an Eco-Council meeting tomorrow morning at 7:45 in room 223.  New members are always welcome

 

·         Yesterday the Varsity boys’ hockey team defeated the Georgetown Rebels 4-2.  The Devils now advance to the Halton Tier 2 Championship on Friday when they will meet the MM Robinson Rams.

 

·         Soldier On is still doing the Maple Leafs Tickets draw in the atrium during 3rd and 4th period.  Spin the wheel for a chance to win one of 2 sets of Maple Leafs Game tickets for Monday March 23.  Winners will be announced next week and all proceeds go to our Veterans.

Tuesday February 25, 2020

posted Feb 25, 2020, 8:26 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

 

·         This week Soldier On is starting the Maple Leafs Ticket draw in the atrium from Monday to Friday.  Spin the Wheel to receive 2 or 3 draw tickets for a chance to win one of 2 sets of Maple Leafs Game Tickets for Monday March 23.  Winners will be announced next week.  All proceeds go to our Veteran.

 

·         The second Investment Club meeting is tomorrow morning at 7:30 sharp in room 232 with Mr Pearson.

Monday February 24, 2020

posted Feb 24, 2020, 8:13 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         The Pascal, Cayley and Fermat Math Contest will be written tomorrow during period 1 in the cafeteria.  Come directly to the café, do not go to your period 1 class.  A list of participants can be found on the bulletin board outside the math/science office today.

 

·         This past Thursday the Varsity boys’ hockey team participated in the 2019/2020 play-offs.  The Devils qualified for the quarter finals and will play the number 1 seed the Frank Hayden Huskies on Tuesday.

 

·         This week Soldier On is starting the Maple Leafs Tickets Draw in the atrium from Monday to Friday.  Spin the wheel for a chance to win one of 2 sets of Maple Leafs Game Tickets for Monday March 23rd.  Winners will be announced next week.  All proceeds go to our Veterans.

 

·         If you are interested in physics or want to challenge yourself on more questions, you can take a step further in the Physics Bowl contest.  This physics contest will be written in March and the date is to be decided.  It includes grades 11 and 12 curriculum.  All grades are encouraged to participate.  If you are interested please see Ms Durand or send an e-mail.

Thursday February 20,2020

posted Feb 20, 2020, 7:03 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         If you are interested in physics or want to challenge yourself on more questions, you can take a step further in the Physics Bowl Contest.  This physics contest will be written in March and the date is to be decided.  It includes grade 11 or grade 12 curriculum.  All grades are encouraged to participate.  If you are interested see Ms Durand or send an email.

 

·         Congratulations to Urmi Sheth, this years’ recipient of the Halton District School Board Student of Excellence Award.  Urmi was unanimously nominated by OT teachers and will receive this award in May 2020.

 

·         Yesterday the Varsity girls’ volleyball team faced off against Iroquois Ridge in the Tier 1 Halton semi-finals.  The girls fought a tremendous battle from the outset, with some spectacular serving runs from Hilary Power and Katie Tint, flawless defense from Lauryn Chew and powerhouse hitting from Tatiana Bozovic, Nikki Hyravy and Alex Dinsmore.  They lost the first set by only two points, then rallied to take the second set but ultimately came up short in set three.  The girls played throughout with courage and conviction and deserve to be commended on a strong finish to a great season.

 

·         Today is the last day of the Pen Drive.  During periods 3 & 4 in the atrium we will be collecting used pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters and markers that have run out of ink.

 

·         The Junior boys’ basketball team won the Halton Championship yesterday 55-35.  They led the whole game with contributions from every player on the team.  Tomas Serrano and James Preston played great defensive causing lots of turnovers.  Ethan Malicki and Max Holmes led the offensive and Ben Fullarton controlled the tempo of the game.  Congratulations on a great season.

Wednesday February 19, 2020

posted Feb 19, 2020, 6:56 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         Come out to our own gym today after school to cheer on the Senior girls’ volleyball team as they take on Iroquois Ridge in the Halton semi-finals.  The girls are currently ranked second after an amazing 7 and 2 season.

 

·         Yesterday the Varsity boys’ hockey team travelled to Glen Abbey arena to open up their 2019-2020 play offs against the Trailblazers of Iroquois Ridge.  The Devils were down late in the game 2-1 but found a way to tie it up and force overtime.  The team had a number of good chances but lost the game 3-2.  The team will continue round robin play on Thursday at 16 Mile Creek Arena.

 

·         Congratulations to all the swimmers at GHAC yesterday.  Special shout out to the senior girls’ relay teams, Thomas Verth, Eason Cai and Kiara Lee who will be advancing on to OFSAA.

 

·         There will be an Eco Council meeting tomorrow morning at 7:45 in room 223.  New members welcome.

 

·         Tomorrow is the last day of the Pen Drive.  During periods 3 & 4 in the atrium, we will be collecting used pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters and markers that have run out of ink.

 

·         First Math Club meeting of second semester will be held on Thursday Feb 21st in room 121 after school.  We will be practicing for the Pascal, Cayley and Fermat contests that are happening next week.  New members are welcome.

 

·         A reminder the first meeting for Concours Oratoire- Canada’s Public speaking contest will take place today after school in room 212.

 

Tuesday February 18, 2020

posted Feb 18, 2020, 7:01 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         First Math Club meeting of second semester will be held on Thursday February 21st in room 121 after school.  We will be practicing for the Pascal, Cayley and Fermat contests that are happening next week.  New members welcome.

 

·         Are you in the Core French or French Immersion program?  Are you interested in practicing your public speaking skills in French?  Come participate in the Concours Oratoire, Canada’s French public speaking class.  The first meeting has changed to tomorrow Wed Feb 19th after school in room 212.

 

·         This past Thursday our Varsity boys’ hockey team defeated Garth Webb in overtime penalty shots 4-3 to capture the Oakville Cup.  The teams next action is today when they travel to Glen Abby arena to take on the Trailblazers of Iroquois Ridge.  This is the start to the HSSAA play offs.  Good Luck Devils.

 

·         The first Investment Club meeting will take place tomorrow morning, Wed Feb 19th in room 232 at 7:30.  Don’t be late.

 

·         The Pen Drive is continuing today during periods 3 & 4 in the atrium.  We will be collecting used pens, mechanical pencils and markers that have run out of ink.  Recycle your used pens by this Thursday for a chance to win prizes.

 

·         Attention HOSA members:  there is a meeting today after school in room 216

Thursday February 13, 2020

posted Feb 13, 2020, 7:16 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         Due to the success of the Pen Drive we will be continuing it until next Thursday.  During periods 3 & 4 in the atrium we will be collecting used pens, mechanical pencils, highlighters and markers that have run out of ink.  Students and staff are invited to participate for a chance to win prizes and gift cards.

 

·         The photographers will be here next Tuesday and Wednesday Feb 18 & 19 to take grad photos for anyone who missed them in semester 1.   Students are asked to book an appointment on the Edge Website.

 

·         The Swim Team competed at the Halton Swim Meet on Tuesday and did very well.  They came in third overall and many will be moving on to GHAC next week.  Congratulations to all swimmers.

 

·         If you  are in grades 11  or 12 and are interested in being a peer tutor this semester, come to room 128  today after school for an information meeting.

 

·         For those who are enrolled in grade 12 French and are interested in taking the DELF exam, there will be a brief information meeting in room 210 after school today.

 

·         Are you in the Core French or French Immersion Program?  Are you interested in practicing your public speaking skills in French?  Come participate in the Concours Oratoire- Canada’s French Public Speaking contest.  Our first meeting is next Thursday Feb 20th after school in room 210.

Wednesday February 12, 2020

posted Feb 12, 2020, 7:39 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎

·         If you are in grades 11 or 12 and are interested in being a Peer Tutor this semester, come to room 128 tomorrow after school for an information meeting.

 

·         The Pen Drive continues today during periods 3 & 4 in the atrium. 

 

·         A reminder to all rugby players to hand forms into Mr Schaffler.  Also check Google Classroom for tryout days.

 

·         This is a reminder from Guidance that Course Selections for 2020-2021 school year must be submitted in My Blueprint by next Tuesday the 18th of February at 8 AM.  If you need help with your choices you have today and tomorrow to see a counsellor.  Students are reminded to print off the verification sheet once they have submitted their courses in My BluePrint.  Get your sheet signed and return it to your period 5 teachers.

 

·         Grade 12’s are reminded to select and submit NOT RETURNING in My Blueprint if you haven’t already done so.  Simply login to My Blueprint, navigate to your High School Plan, select Not Returning and click submit.  If you are a grade 12 student planning to return to OT next year you should see Mr Pope in Guidance by Thursday this week at the latest.

 

·         Need a summer job?  Need work experience that will put you ahead of the rest?  The Halton Regional Police Service offers the Youth in Policing Initiative (Y.I.P.I.) Program.  Y.I.P.I. is an eight week paid employment program with the Halton Regional Police Service for high school students.  If you are between 15 and 17 years old and returning to a Halton High School in September you should check out the application on line.  Just go to the Halton Regional Police website and check it out to see if it’s for you.

 

·         Investment Club:  if you are interested in participating in the Investment Club this semester, come to a very brief meeting in room 232 after school today.

 

·         Congratulations to the athletes of the month for January:  Junior boys basketball -James Preston,   Swim team-  Lauren Chen and Adil Quettawala.  Please come down to the  phys- ed office at lunch today to have your picture taken.  Be sure to check it out on Instagram OTHSathletics.

 

·         OFSAA bound members of the ski team are asked to meet in guidance at the end of the day to pick up forms and information.  Do not miss this meeting as turn around time for paperwork is tight.,

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