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Elementary and secondary students to continue with remote learninghttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/board-news/130Elementary and secondary students to continue with remote learning<p><a href="https://www.scdsb.on.ca/covid-19">Learn more on the SCDSB website</a>.<br></p><div><br><br></div><p><br></p>
College & University Applicationshttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/625College & University Applications<span><div><h1><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Important Application Reminder</span></h1></div><div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong><span style="color:black;font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">College-</span></strong><span style="color:black;font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;"> OCAS on Ontariocolleges.ca website:</span><span style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"></span></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span style="color:black;font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">-if you need your OEN and/or student/pupil number, both can be found on your report card, or email Mrs. Couvrette.</span><span style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"></span></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply</span></a></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"> </span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong><span style="color:black;font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">University-</span></strong><span style="color:black;font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;"> OUAC website</span><span style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"></span></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><span style="color:black;font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">-you will need your PIN number that you were given by guidance; if you have lost it, Mrs. Hollinger can reissue the letter in guidance</span><span style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"></span></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:black;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><a href="https://www.ouac.on.ca/101-tutorials/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">https://www.ouac.on.ca/101-tutorials/</span></a></span></p></div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><br> <strong><span style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">Important:</span></strong></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">-<strong>University</strong> applications are due <strong class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="">January 15th</strong></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">-<strong>College</strong> applications are due<span class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rteFontSize-2" style=""> </span><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="">February 1st</strong><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2 ms-rteFontSize-2" style=""> </span>for equal consideration. Some college programs will still have space and you can apply after February 1st, but not all.</span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">-If you are a student of OSS this year, your marks will be sent automatically, so there is no need to order transcripts</span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"> </p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;">If you have any concerns or error messages, please make an appointment to see Mrs. Couvrette in guidance:</span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;"><a href="/Pages/Guidance.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable">http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/Pages/Guidance.aspx</a></span></p></div><div><p style="font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"> </p></div><div><p style="font-size:12pt;font-family:times new roman, serif;margin:0px;"><span style="font-family:century gothic, sans-serif;"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Keep an eye on the Grade 12 Information button on our website for other important information. </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2" style="color:#1f497d;"> </span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2">When we get decisions on things like grad photos we will post them there as well as send emails and do announcements at school. </span><br></span></p></div></span>
Updated COVID-19 Screening Toolhttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/607Updated COVID-19 Screening Tool <p class="MsoNormal">On October 1<sup>st</sup>, 2020 the Ontario Ministry of Health updated the COVID-19 screening tool for children in school.  These are important changes for you to be aware of if your child becomes ill.   </p><p class="MsoNormal">This updated COVID-19 screening tool provides basic information only and contains recommendations for children, to support decision making by parents about whether their child should attend school and/or needs to be tested for COVID-19.    Please be aware that screening must continue to occur daily and at home before a child enters school.  </p><p class="MsoNormal">A copy of the complete and updated COVID-19 Screening Tool for Children in School can be found here: <a href="/Documents/covid-19-student-screening-tool%20Oct.%207,%202020.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />covid-19-student-screening-tool Oct. 7, 2020.pdf</a></p><p class="MsoNormal">A copy of the document to be reviewed if your child did not pass the daily screening test can be found here:<br></p><p class="MsoNormal"><a href="/Documents/my-child-did-not-pass-the-covid-19-daily-screening---now-what.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />my-child-did-not-pass-the-covid-19-daily-screening---now-what.pdf</a><br> </p><p class="MsoNormal"> </p>
Learn at Home Communicationshttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/605Learn at Home Communications<p>​If you have already registered for Learn at Home, please see the information below:<br></p><p><a href="/Documents/Secondary%20Learn.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Secondary Learn.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/Documents/Learn%20At%20Home%20Letter_Grade%209%20and%2010.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Learn At Home Letter_Grade 9 and 10.pdf</a></p><p><a href="/Documents/Learn%20At%20Home%20Letter_Grade%2011%20and%2012_Sept%2024%202020.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Learn At Home Letter_Grade 11 and 12_Sept 24 2020.pdf</a><br></p><p>Your teachers will contact you at your SCHOOL email account, which ends in @scdsb.on.ca.  There is a Quick Access button to bring you to the log-in screen.</p><p><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Email%20Button%20Picture%202.jpg" alt="Email Button Picture 2.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:500px;height:325px;" /><br></p><p><br></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">Grade 9 & 10 students – two courses per quadmester – currently working on A and B week courses during the assigned week</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0cm;"><li class="x_MsoListParagraph" style="margin-left:18pt;"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">These courses are taught by SCDSB teachers using D2L and should be accessed through the SCDSB hub (quick link on main OSS page)</span></li></ul><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">Grade 11 & 12 students – four courses that run for the entire semester (some grade 12 students may only have 3), not period specific</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0cm;"><li class="x_MsoListParagraph" style="margin-left:18pt;"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">Some of these courses are taught by SCDSB teachers (V at end) and others have been provided by TVO (T at end of course code)</span></li></ul><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">All students in all grades must check their @scdsb email accounts regularly for information.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><strong class="ms-rteForeColor-1" style=""><span style=""><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">Need Help??</span></span></strong></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><em class="ms-rteForeColor-2" style=""><span style=""><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;"><span style="">For SCDSB courses:</span></span></span></em></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">If students need help with course content or attendance, they should contact the teacher(s) of their course(s) directly.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">If students require technical assistance, they should visit scdsb.on.ca and click on the Technology icon.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;"><a href="mailto:elearning@scdsb.on.ca" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" data-auth="NotApplicable"><span style="color:windowtext;">elearning@scdsb.on.ca</span></a> may also be helpful.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><em class="ms-rteForeColor-2" style=""><span style=""><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">For TVO courses:</span></span></em></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">If students require academic support, log in to your TVO ILC portal, go to the Dashboard menu and click on “Request Academic Help”</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">If students require general or technical assistance, log into TVO ILC portal, go to the Dashboard menu and click on “Need Help/FAQ”</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">For all OSS students who are working on Learn at Home courses, please contact the SERT and/or Guidance counsellor for your grade if you have other questions or concerns.</span></p><p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"abadi", sans-serif;">IMPORTANT:  There can be no changes to current semester 1 timetables at this point in time.</span></p><p><br></p>
School Councilhttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/626School Council <p class="MsoNormal">Our January School Council meeting has been cancelled. We will proceed with our next meeting in February. An invitation to attend will be sent closer to the date. If you have any questions or concerns that you were intending to share at that meeting, please feel free to contact the school and speak to someone in the main office. The office remains available during regular school business hours; 7:30-3:30. </p>
Grade 9 Information Nighthttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/627Grade 9 Information Night <p class="MsoNormal">We will be moving our Grade 9 Information Night to Wednesday January 27<sup>th</sup> at 6pm. It will be a live-streamed event. This information will be shared directly with our elementary partners. The link to the event will made available to those students and their families through the elementary schools. If you are, or someone you know is, considering registering at OSS from outside those schools, please have them contact the guidance department in order to receive the link. We are sad we won’t be able to meet in person but are excited to show off what high school is like during our live stream event. </p><p class="MsoNormal"> </p>
Morning Announcements for December 8, 2020http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/624Morning Announcements for December 8, 2020 <p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"helvetica neue", serif;color:black;">Hey Nighthawks! Our holiday toy drive for the paediatric department at our local hospital is well under way! </span></strong><span style="color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 1.5pt;"><strong><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"helvetica neue", serif;color:black;">Your teachers have been sent an email with more information about the type of toys that are needed, so please feel free to ask them about it. In the front foyer, we have a holiday tree where you can leave all toy donations. A reminder that the last day for the toy drive is December 18th, so please don’t forget to get all your donations in! Things such as small paint sets or craft kits from the Dollarstore are greatly appreciated and go a long way!</span></strong><span style="font-family:"helvetica neue", serif;color:black;"></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 1.5pt;min-height:19px;"><span style="font-family:"helvetica neue", serif;color:black;"> </span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 1.5pt;"><strong><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"helvetica neue", serif;color:black;">During this holiday season we all need to come together as a community, now more than ever (even if it is distanced). Through your contribution to the toy drive, we hope to bring cheer and joy to all children at the pediatrics department. Thank you for all your donations Nighthawks.  Keep up the great work! </span></strong><span style="font-family:"helvetica neue", serif;color:black;"></span></p>

 

 

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School Hours

First Block
8:00 -10:00 A.M.
Lunch
10:00 - 10:40 A.M
Second Block
10:40 - 12:40 P.M.
Study Hall
12:40-1:55 P.M.
Dismissal
1:55 P.M.

School Administration

Principal
Peter Bowman
Vice Principal

David Brooks, Heather Lagace

 

 

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