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Grad Gown Information for Potential Graduates Gown Information for Potential Graduates <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><strong><span style="font-size:13pt;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";">Commencement</span></strong><span style="font-size:13pt;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";"> – your Graduation Ceremony – will take place on <strong><span style="color:#c00000;">Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.</span></strong>  <strong>Grad gown orders were due in Guidance by <span style="color:#c00000;">January 31, 2020</span>!<br></strong></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><br><span style="font-size:13pt;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";"><strong></strong></span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";"></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:13pt;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";">Quite a few potential graduates have not returned forms nor paid for their gowns.  If you haven’t already ordered your gown, School Cash Online will now be available for payments until <strong><span style="color:#c00000;">February 20th</span></strong>.  You can also pay by cash or cheque, made out to Orillia Secondary School.  <strong><span style="color:#c00000;">Don’t forget to let us know your size, if you pay using School Cash Online!</span></strong></span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";"><br></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><br><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";"></span></p> <span style="font-size:16pt;line-height:115%;font-family:"calibri", "sans-serif";">And if you are using the gown of a friend or sibling, or if financial assistance is required, please let us know in Guidance!!</span><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:115%;"><br></span>
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>
Morning Announcements for February 19, 2020 Announcements for February 19, 2020 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;">Orillia Youth Centre Trail Skating Event at Fern Resort</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">This Sunday February 23, join the Orillia Youth Centre from Noon-4pm at Fern Resort and come skate the 1.5km groomed and maintained ice skating trail. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Harvey’s Orillia will be there with food and hot chocolate-there will be cookies from Mariposa Market, and accessible sleds will be available to use from All Sports All People. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">Get your admission passes on line at the Youth Centre’s web site or purchase them onsite as well.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"arial", sans-serif;">All proceeds going directly to support our youth programming at the Orillia Youth Centre! </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">All students that take bus 393 please be aware that it will now be in wave one so please ensure you are out to the loading area immediately following the first bell.<span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>The Varsity Girls curling team had a very close semi-final last night against Le Caron. The girls were able to maintain their lead in the last two ends, coming away with a close 8 to 7 victory. Way to go Peyton, Abby, Leah and Mel, and best of luck as you move into the finals! </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations to the senior girls volleyball team on an outstanding season this year. They lost a close semi-final last night to Bear Creek, but represented OSS with skill and class all season.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">All the best to graduating seniors Krystal, Lauren, Sam, Taylor and Grace.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations goes out to the Junior Boys basketball team for their playoff victory against the Innisdale Invaders Tuesday afternoon. The boys fought hard and managed to come out on top with a final score of 51 - 48. The win earned the team a birth in the SCAA final on Thursday against Bear Creek Secondary. The game is at 4 pm here at OSS - come out and support your Nighthawks! </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Badminton tonight at 2:30!!</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"eras medium itc", sans-serif;color:#44546a;">Last night, the Junior Girls’ Volleyball Team traveled to Barrie to compete in their SCAA semifinal match against the #1 seeded Eastview Wildcats. Despite giving the Barrie squad a great run in the second set, playing some of their finest volleyball of the year, the Nighthawks were unable to take down the strong-serving Eastview team.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"eras medium itc", sans-serif;color:#44546a;">A huge congratulations and thank you to each of the players on our Junior Volleyball Team for their great season. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations to our OSS Boys Curling Team on an excellent season.  Yesterday's playoff game was lost in the last end, so the boys fought a good fight. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"eras medium itc", sans-serif;color:#44546a;">Thanks again for a great season.<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"> </p>
Morning Announcements for February 18, 2020 Announcements for February 18, 2020 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Reminder to the senior girls’ volleyball team that you are leaving class at 1:15 to get ready for your game at 2:00.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Drop into the gym before you go home after school and bring some noise and energy for the senior girls' volleyball team as they take on the Bear Creek Kodiaks in the SCAA semi-final at 2:00. Go girls!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Come on out to room 326 at lunch for board games club! Bring your lunch and your A-game!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Best of luck to the boys and girls curling teams as they head into their playoff games today at 3:30! The boys will be taking on the Georgian Bay Bears and the girls will be facing off against le Caron. Good curling!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"eras medium itc", sans-serif;color:#44546a;">The Junior Girls’ Volleyball Team will be travelling to Eastview today for their SCAA semifinal game. Players are reminded that the bus leaves OSS at 3:15pm. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Anyone still interested in participating in this year’s model UN is to see Mrs. Young in 337 at the start of lunch.   Those already signed up, please check the google classroom for country assignment and to sign up for a meeting time.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">There will be a special Tuesday meeting of the Envirohawks today at lunch in room 303.  Hope to see you all there!<span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></p>
Morning Announcements for February 14, 2020 Announcements for February 14, 2020 <p class="MsoNormal"><span>Anyone interested in participating in this year’s Model UN team is asked to attend a brief and important meeting in room 337 today at the start of lunch. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">The OSS Wrestling team took to the mats yesterday at the GBSSA Championships at Bear Creek.  Rhiannon M. took home Gold, while Matthew T. earned a silver and Leah S. a Bronze.  Rhiannon and Matthew will be heading to OFSSA in two weeks and we wish them the best of luck.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">The Envirohawks will be meeting in room 303 today at lunch.  We need all hands on deck, so hope to see you all there!  New members are always welcome!</p>
Morning Announcements for February 13, 2020 Announcements for February 13, 2020 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">HUGS is meeting today at lunch in Room 309. We are excited to be hosting a guest speaker from the Couchiching Family Health Team. Everyone is always welcome.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Only one more day to go OSS! Come down to the foyer to make a $5 charitable donation to the Building Hope campaign, and in return send a flower to that special someone tomorrow! Your gift can make a change by combating homelessness in Orillia!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;">The Nordic ski team competed in the GBSSA Championship at Hardwood Hills yesterday. As the hosts, OSS welcomed some of the top skiers in the Province for this OFSAA qualifying event. Some of our skiers had their best distance race of the season!  Audrey R. was our top performer, winning the Senior Girls High School race. The skiers also competed in the team relay event on a challenging course, and did an amazing job.  In the end 18 OSS skiers qualified for the OFSAA championship next week!  Great job Nighthawks! Thank you to all the staff volunteers who helped make the day a resounding success.</span><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></p>
Morning Announcements for February 12, 2020 Announcements for February 12, 2020 <p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="color:#212121;">OSS, come down to the foyer at lunch and pick up your flower! Make a 5$ charitable donation and in return send someone a flower this Valentine's Day! Make a difference in homelessness in Orillia and show someone that you care </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14pt;">If you have applied to a private college or university OR to a college or university OUTSIDE of Ontario, and need a transcript sent, please let Mr. Scott or Mrs. Hollinger know!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"> </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
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1:01 - 2:16 PM
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David Brooks, Heather Lagace



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