Friday February 7, 2020

posted Feb 7, 2020, 7:37 AM by Yvonne Holbrook ‎[Staff]‎


·         The Pen Drive starts today!  During periods 3 & 4 in the atrium, we will be collecting used pens, mechanical pencils and markers that have run out of ink.  All students and staff are invited to participate and you have a week to donate.  The more you donate the more raffle tickets you get.  Recycle your used pens for a chance to win prizes and gift cards from Indigo, Metro, Kind Matter Company, David’s Tea and LL Bean.


·         Reminder to all members of the Mock Trial Team that we will be having a brief meeting today after school in room 110.


·         Attention all girls interested in playing rugby this year:  there will be a meeting after school today in the fitness center.  All grades should attend.


·         The February edition of OT’s favorite newspaper, The Devil’s Advocate is hot off the presses.  Come down to the library or check the library website for your free copy.


·         The OT Ski Team had an outstanding day yesterday at the GHAC Championships.  The Level 1 Girls, Level 1 Boys and Level 2 Girls teams all earned gold and will advance to OFSSA.  The Level 1 boys team of Matt, Thomas, Thomas, Tadas and Tyler came from behind after the morning race to secure their OFSSA position.  The Level 1 Girls team of Kate, Skylar, Charlotte, Clair and Ava narrowly beat out a very strong team from Georgetown for the win.  Our level 2 girls Elena, Sophie, Ellie and Alexa skied well in both races securing their OFSSA spot.  The Level 2 boys team of Jacob, Cole, Randolph, Kyle and Niall skied well placing second overall and Randolph Zhang blew away the Level 2 boys field winning individual gold which advances him to OFSSA.


·         Please help me in congratulating the girls snowboard team and Olivia Savage on qualifying for OFSAA Snowboarding.


·         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 for high school students.  If you are between 15 and 17 and returning to a Halton High School in September you should check out the application online.  Just go to the Halton Regional Police website and check it out to see if it’s for you.


·         If you are in grades 11 or 12 and are interested in becoming, or continuing as a Peer Tutor this semester:  come to room 128 next Thursday, Feb. 13th, after school for a brief informational meeting.


·         Attention e-Learning students:  if you are taking an online course this semester you are invited to attend an information session at lunch today.  Please come down to the library during either period 3 or 4 today.


·         Yesterday the Varsity girls hockey team hosted Abbey Park.  Their winning streak continued with a 2-0 win over the Eagles.  Shout out to Megan Spiller and Devon Pearson for goals and Katie Maharaj on her shutout.