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Morning Announcements for March 22, 2018 Announcements for March 22, 2018 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Aw-neen!  Most of you may have noticed that smudging often occurs in Room 217.  If you don't know what smudging is, it is meant to release negative energy, and fill the mind, body and spirit with positive energy.  It is a traditional practice of most First Nations across Canada.  We burn sage and use the smoke to cleanse our spirits; this occurs at least once everyday, and sometimes multiple times a day.  Anyone is welcome to participate in a smudge at any time.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Next week, we will be inviting everyone to participate in a smudge to start the day in a positive way.  Stay tuned for more information.  Meeg-wetch!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Runners for Track:</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">The next workout is tomorrow at 2:35 PM.  </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">If you couldn't be at Tuesday's practice, the door is still open to new recruits.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Again, dress prepared to do some outside running, a hat and thin gloves will help!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Please note that the international club meeting for today has been CANCELED!!!!  We will meet again next Thursday.  Sorry for the inconvenience. Again, no international club meeting today.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">A reminder to all girls wanting to play soccer this spring of the meeting at 10:45 today in Room 301.</span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">There is a meeting today at lunch in room 221. We will be organizing our plans for Easter next week.</p><p><span>Equity Team is meeting today at lunch in room 309. Respect lives here. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Students who sold HEWITTS Farm orders -- are reminded that pickup of product began and Tuesday and continues until FRIDAY of this week.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate Concert Band meets today @ 11 am</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> </span></p>
Student Opportunity - Train in Technology Expo Opportunity - Train in Technology Expo <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Explore hands-on tech-related career and education opportunities at the Train in Technology Expo being held at the Barrie Molson Centre on March 27th.  It is</span><span style="font-size:12pt;"> <span>open to the public from 3 to 6 p.m.<span>  </span>Admission is free. </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">The 2018 expo will have a special focus on mathematics to help students understand the importance of mathematics and how it applies in a career setting, in particular, with data and data analytics, artificial intelligence, and robotics.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span style="font-size:12pt;"> </span></p> <span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:107%;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:#7030a0;"><a href=""></a></span><p><br></p>
Going on Vacation? on Vacation?<p>​If your student will be absent from school or on a vacation for a period of five days or more, please complete an Application for Temporary Absence from School form.  These forms are available in the main office and must be completed by the teachers, signed by a parent (if under 18) and returned to the main office to be signed by Administration.<br></p>
75th Anniversary of D-Day Anniversary of D-Day <p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Do you want to travel to Italy to walk in the footsteps of Canadian soldiers who fought at the Battle of Ortona, walk the streets of Paris exploring a new language and culture, or stand as a proud Canadian at Juno Beach for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.   OSS will be embarking on another European historical adventure in order to take part in this monumental milestone in our history.  Students will have the opportunity to travel to Rome, Ortona, Florence, Paris and the beaches of Normandy.  The 10 day trip will take place from May 29-June 7, 2019.  Please come to our information session on <strong>WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6th at 7:00pm at the OSS LIBRARY</strong>.    For more information please contact Leanne Young at <a href=""></a></span></p><p><br></p>
Morning Announcements for March 21, 2018 Announcements for March 21, 2018 <p class="MsoNormal">Just a reminder to all Enviroaction students that there will be a special meeting tomorrow after school to prepare for Earth Hour.  Our activity will run from afterschool to approximate 3:30. Please let Ms. Stephens know if you are unable to attend.</p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">From the Music Department:</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate stage band are asked to hand forms in at lunch to Mrs. Watson.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Hewitt Farm Market orders can be picked up for the rest of this week at their store on the Warminster Sideroad. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Rehearsals today as usual.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate concert band meets tomorrow at lunch.</span></p><p>There is a HUGS meeting today at lunch in room 309. Everyone is always welcome.</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"book antiqua",serif;color:#7030a0;">Each year, OSS can nominate one outstanding grade 12 student for the Orillia Business Women’s Association Young Woman of the Year award.  </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"book antiqua",serif;color:#7030a0;"></span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">If you are interested in being considered for this award, application forms are now available in the Guidance office.  They must be completed and returned by the end of day Friday, March 23<sup>rd</sup> so that we can select a nominee. For more information, please see Mrs. Gagnon.<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"> </p>
Morning Announcements for March 20, 2018 Announcements for March 20, 2018 <p class="MsoPlainText">Anyone interested in playing Ultimate Frisbee this spring is invited to an information meeting today at the start of lunch in the gym.<span>  </span>There will be 2 teams.<span>  </span>Beginners and experienced players are all encouraged to play.<span>  </span>If you can’t make the meeting please speak with Ms. Dance, Mrs. Guthrie or Mr. Tutty.</p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Runners for Track, we will be having our first workout of the season today at 2:45.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Please meet downstairs outside the cafeteria doors and be dressed for some outdoor running.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">The roads are dry and it will be 2 degrees.  </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">If you have any questions, please see Mr. Rae</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">There will be a brief meeting Thursday at 10:45 in Room 301 for all senior girls interested in playing soccer this spring.  Tryouts </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">From the music department:</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Rehearsals this week will run as usual with Intermediate stage band after school, senior stage at 5:30 and senior concert band at 7.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate concert band meets Thursday at lunch.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Next week on Wednesday at lunch, Junior band will start.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate concert band students who ordered pictures at Musicfest can pick them up today.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate stage band has an important meeting today at lunch today regarding Musicfest Nationals. </span> <br></p>
WELCOME BACK! Morning Announcements for March 19, 2018 BACK! Morning Announcements for March 19, 2018 <p class="MsoNormal">Latin Club is meeting today at lunch. We will be filling out event registration for Classics Conference.</p><p class="MsoNormal">Did you know that by reducing your thermostat by 2 degrees in the winter months can stop about 1000 lbs. of greenhouse gases from getting into the environment?  So put on a sweater and turn down the heat.  This Friday at OSS is “SWEATER DAY” we will be turning down the heat in the building by 2 degrees in celebration of Earth Hour.  Please wear a sweater to show your support for the earth….and so you don’t get cold.</p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Runners for Track - you will have your first workout of the season tomorrow (Tuesday) at 2:35.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Some of the workout will involve outdoor running so remember to dress with outdoor gear that includes a hat and thin gloves.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Come join us for a run!!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Hey budding baseball players. If you put your name on the baseball tryout list, you have been separated into a tryout group. Please check the gym doors outside the phys. ed. office to see what day your tryout is this week. It will either be Tuesday at 4:00 pm or Thursday at 2:30 pm. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">If you have any questions, please see Mr. Young and bring your glove to the tryout time you have been assigned for this week.</span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Anyone interested in playing Ultimate Frisbee this year is invited to attend a meeting at the start of lunch on Tuesday in the gym.<span>  </span>The Program will run again with a Competitive and Developmental team so beginners and experienced players are all welcome.</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>There is a dance team rehearsal today at lunch</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">From the music department:</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Rehearsals this week include:</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate stage band on Wednesday after school</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Senior stage on Wednesday at 5:30</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Senior concert band on Wednesday at 7</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">and Thursday at lunch for intermediate concert band</span></p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>Hewitt's pickups begin tomorrow. Please contact your customers to have their orders picked up.</span> <br></p>



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