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Grad Gown Information for Potential Graduates Gown Information for Potential Graduates<span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:115%;">Commencement Ceremonies take place June 25, 2020.<span>  </span>Grad Gown Order Forms are now available in Guidance.<span>  </span>Completed forms & payment are due by <span style="color:#cc0000;"><strong>January 31, 2020</strong></span>.<span>  </span>Please speak to someone in Guidance if financial assistance is needed.<br></span>
Grade 8 Information Night 8 Information Night<p> <span class="sizeable" style="font-size:13px;color:#000000;">Starting high school is an exciting time.  There will be many new opportunities and new challenges.  <a href="/students/grade-8-transition">Grade 8 Information Night</a> will provide you with information on courses, extracurricular activities, sports and more!  Join us on January 15, 2020.</span><br></p>
After School Numeracy & Literacy Support School Numeracy & Literacy Support<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p>Dear Parent or Guardian,</p><p>Orillia Secondary School is excited to be offering an after-hours math support program and an after-hours literacy support program for students in grade 9 and grade 10. </p><p>The <strong>after-hours math support program</strong> will focus on supporting students currently enrolled in grade 9 and grade 10 math courses.  Dates/Time are listed on the back of this form. </p><p>The <strong>after-hours literacy support program</strong> will focus on preparing students for the upcoming Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test that occurs on March 31, 2020. Dates/Time are listed on the back of this form.</p><p>If you would like to see your student take part in these programs, please sign the permission form below. </p><p>If you have any questions about this please feel free to contact me,</p><p>Thank you, </p><p>David Brooks</p><p>Vice-Principal Orillia Secondary School</p><p><a href=""></a>   (705) 329-4537 ext. 42256</p><p><br></p><p><a href="/Documents/OSS%20AHME%20Form.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />OSS AHME Form.pdf</a><br></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres closed to students Wednesday, Dec. 11 secondary schools and adult learning centres closed to students Wednesday, Dec. 11<p><br></p><p>On Dec. 6, the provincial branch of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF) announced their intent to proceed with rotating one-day walkouts in a number of school boards across Ontario, with the first occurring on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) has been identified as one of the boards affected. In the SCDSB, OSSTF represents permanent and occasional secondary teachers and continuing education instructors.</p><p>Members of the provincial branch of OSSTF are moving forward with rotating one-day strikes today in a number of school boards across Ontario, including the SCDSB.</p><p><strong>All SCDSB secondary schools and adult learning centres are closed to students today, Wednesday, Dec. 11, as there is not sufficient supervision to ensure student safety. All Grade 7 and 8 students at Elmvale District High School and Stayner Collegiate Institute will still report to school for classes as usual.</strong></p><p>All secondary out-of-school activities will also be cancelled on Dec. 11.</p><p><strong>Please note that all SCDSB elementary schools will remain open to students.</strong></p><p>For ongoing updates, visit the <a href="">labour updates page on the SCDSB website</a>, or follow us on social media (Twitter: <a href="">@SCDSB_Schools</a> or Facebook: <a href=""></a>).</p><p>Thank you for your understanding.<br></p>
Morning Announcements for December 10, 2019 Announcements for December 10, 2019 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">The Hawk Shop is open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at lunch</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Spirit wear is in so come down on lunch to pick it up</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">We sell Popcorn for $1.50 on Fridays</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="color:#212121;">Don't forget to keep on bringing in non-perishable goods for the OSS food drive! All donations will go to local shelters such as the lighthouse, or food banks like the sharing place </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue", serif;color:#333333;">Ever wanted to taste food from around the world? Well now you can, come down to room 221 and 223 at lunch on December 12th for free food from all around the world!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Senior Stage Band meets TODAY at 11am in room 108</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Junior Concert Band meets today at lunch in room 110</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Interested in joining our AV club — thats correct learn how to work our sound & lighting systems … come to a meeting at 11:10 on FRIDAY!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>The Music Department is holding its annual SOUNDS OF THE SEASON CONCERT on THURSDAY December 12 thats only 2 more sleeps away.  Doors open at 6:30 and music begins at 7:00pm.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Don’t miss this great event that is sure to put you into the Holiday spirit</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="color:black;">Attention Europe trip students</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Gift cards are in.  See Mrs Young in room 337 at the start of lunch for pick up.   <br></span></p>
Morning Announcements for December 9, 2019 Announcements for December 9, 2019 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">This is a reminder that all Improv Team members should see Mrs. Munro today (Monday) to get a permission form for Thursday's competition. Please also bring in money for T-Shirts. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="color:#212121;">Did you know that 1 in 8 Canadian families struggle to put food on the table? This is why you should donate to our annual food drive! Bring in non-perishable food items to your home room class! </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>The OSS Music Department will be hosting their annual concert “sounds of the season" this THURSDAY.  This show features all of our musicians doing what they do best!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Doors open at 6:30 and concert begins at 7pm.  Admission is by cash donation</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>SENIOR CONCERT BAND MEETS TODAY AT 11am to run through our concert pieces.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>JUNIOR BAND WILL MEET TUESDAY to run through pieces</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>SENIOR STAGE BAND will meet TUESDAY in room 108 to run through pieces</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>INTERMEDIATE CONCERT WILL MEET AS USUAL</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p>
Morning Announcements for December 6, 2019 Announcements for December 6, 2019 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Reminder to Peer Leaders that we have class today instead of Friday. Those who forgot and missed class period 1 can stop by and see Mrs. Couvrette period 1 tomorrow in guidance to get the work.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">CONTEST ALERT </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">It's getting cold outside and it’s time to snuggle up by the fire or in your favourite reading spot and read a good ol' book! What better time to read a book than over the holiday break! Over the next two weeks if you sign out a book at the library your name will be entered into a draw for a chance to win a sweet gift certificate! Not sure what to sign out? We will have some recommendations ready for you! </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Congratulations to all swim team members who took part in the Bracebridge Time Trial yesterday.  Practice Sunday morning.  See you there!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="color:#212121;">OSS, keep on bringing in food drive items! Some more ideas for items to bring in are dried fruit, cooking oil, peanut butter and instant mashed potatoes! Do your part and help your community! </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">The Envirohawks will be meeting today in room 303. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations to the OSS boys Curling Team on yesterday's excellent win over Midland. Way to go, team!</span></p><p><br></p>



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Period 1
8:00 - 9:19 AM
Period 2
9:25 - 10:40 AM
10:40 - 11:40 AM
Period 4
11:40 - 12:55 PM
Period 5
1:01 - 2:16 PM
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2:16 - 2:20 PM

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David Brooks, Heather Lagace



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