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Morning Announcements for Tuesday, May 17, 2022http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/778Morning Announcements for Tuesday, May 17, 2022<p>Hey OSS!</p><p>The Students for Change Auction for Ukraine is coming up on May 26th. If you would like to donate an item, for example, if you have a homemade business or if you love to do art, send a message to the students for change account on instagram a picture of your item for it to be featured in the sale.<br></p><p>There is a throwing practice today at lunch for those going to GBs. </p><p>All athletes are to check the Google classroom later today for details on the meet tomorrow at York University.<br></p><p>Congratulations to our OSS mountain biking team for another successful race yesterday!  Despite the wet conditions our team members all had great rides.  Evan C. beat his previous third place finish with a second place in the Novice category, followed shortly in fourth by Zander T. in his first race ever.   Rocking it as well were our senior boys with Jakob Lowen with a strong finish, and Jonathon Stones in 8th, Cody L. in 6<sup>th</sup> and Benjamin S. leading the pack in 1<sup>st</sup> place.<br></p><p>ATTENTION ALL MUSICIANS PERFORMING/TRAVELLING with us on FRIDAY!!!!  YOU MUST complete the google form PRIOR to our rehearsals tomorrow.  Please check your email or visit the music room (110) at the beginning of Lunch TODAY if you have questions</p><p>ALL Intermediate Stage Band members are asked to please RETURN stage MUSIC no LATER than WEDNESDAY!!!  Please stop by with it at the beginning of lunch.<br></p><p>Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Soccer team for a wickedly fun Spring 2022 Season.</p><p>Yesterday afternoon the OSS Squad faced Nantyr in a nail-biting, action-packed, intense Play off match.</p><p>With Nantyr having the home school advantage, Both teams played with passion, determination and grit.  Junior leader and only goal scorer Sami St Louis brought the match to close call with two amazing goals in the second half. However, When the final whistle blew signalling the end of the well-fought game, the Nighthawks lost 4-2 to officially end the season. </p><p>The OSS Soccer team can stand proud for the effort, positive attitude and development that has transpired over the last few weeks.  This team is skilled, determined and fun.  Watch out for this team next year - they are going to kick up the stats and rack up those goals!!</p><p>Special shout out to Keeper Alba Avila Garcia for keeping those soccer balls out and for always keeping our team spirits high.    </p><p>Stay tuned for Pizza party details and team award winners to be announced later this month…</p><p>From your Coaches, Mr D, Mr Lapointe and Ms Buss. <br></p><p>THIS THURSDAY we will be having a movie night at our school. Tickets will be on sale today and up until Thursday in the front foyer at lunch for only $5 (cash only). Doors will open at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7pm. We will have a concession stand available for a small cost. The movie we will be showing is Spider Man: No Way Home. Buy your ticket today OSS!</p><p>Attention all grade 12s. Prom is happening on Friday June 3rd at Hawkridge golf course. Doors will open at 6:30 and music will start at 7. There will be no dinner but a dessert bar and punch bowl available. Tickets will be on sale starting this Thursday May 19th at the Hawk shop at lunch for $45 (cash or debit). Please have your student ID with you when you come to buy your ticket, if you do not have one you can buy it from the office for $10. Plus ones are allowed but you must pick up a form from the office starting o tomorrow and complete it before you are able to buy their ticket. The theme for the night is enchanted forest. More information was sent out to your school email last week. Reminder that there are limited tickets available so do not wait for the last minute to buy your ticket as they could sell out. <br></p><p>INTERMEDIATE STAGE BAND students -- please return your MUSIC this week at beginning of lunch on Tuesday or Wednesday in the music room.  <br></p><p><br></p>
ATTENTION GRADE 12 GRADUATEShttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/728ATTENTION GRADE 12 GRADUATES<p>​Attention all grade 12 graduating students. Graduation gowns and caps are available for order. Please log onto school cash online to place your order and indicate your sizing. The cost is $25 dollars and your order must be in by February 26th. Please see guidance if you have any questions.<br></p>
Morning Announcements for Monday, May 16, 2022http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/777Morning Announcements for Monday, May 16, 2022<p>​INTERMEDIATE STAGE BAND students -- please return your MUSIC this week at beginning of lunch on Tuesday or Wednesday in the music room. <br></p><p>Spring Clean-up is off to an amazing start here at OSS.  In our first week of collection students at OSS have collected and removed 105kg - that's 230 lbs of litter from the surrounding community.  Thank you to Ms Shatowski's Period 5 Math Class, Ms Stephens' Bio Classes, Ms Felgner and Mr Duncan's P5 classes, and a special mention goes out to Ms Aust's P4 Business class who collected over 60kgs of litter last Friday afternoon.  Spring Clean-up will continue for the next week and a half here at OSS.<br></p><p>Hey OSS!</p><p>The Students for Change Team wants to thank everyone who participated in the Ukraine Treat Sale last week. We managed to have raised over 400$ for the Red Cross. <br></p><p>There is an ultimate frisbee practice afterschool in the gym today. Please continue to check the Google classroom for details on our SCAA tournament tomorrow. <br></p><p><br></p><p>THIS THURSDAY we will be having a movie night at our school. Tickets will be on sale starting TODAY in the front foyer at lunch for only $5 (cash only). Doors will open at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7pm. We will have a concession stand available for a small cost. The movie we will be showing is Spider Man: No Way Home. Buy your ticket today OSS!</p><p> </p><p>Attention all grade 12s. Prom is happening on Friday June 3rd at Hawkridge golf course. Doors will open at 6:30 and music will start at 7. There will be no dinner but a dessert bar and punch bowl available. Tickets will be on sale starting this Thursday May 19th at the Hawk shop at lunch for $45 (cash or debit). Please have your student ID with you when you come to buy your ticket, if you do not have one you can buy it from the office for $10. Plus ones are allowed but you must pick up a form from the office starting on Wednesday and complete it before you are able to buy their ticket. The theme for the night is enchanted forest. More information was sent out to your school email last week. Reminder that there are limited tickets available so do not wait for the last minute to buy your ticket as they could sell out. <br></p><p>ALL Music Students in our Junior & Senior Bands are reminded to check their emails and complete the google form -- it is very very important that this is taken care of TODAY!  If you are unsure what this means please chat with Matthie or Christie at lunch TODAY!</p><p>Guitar Ensemble meets TODAY at the beginning of lunch.<br></p><p>Dear staff and students. This message is from Mr. Bowman. </p><p>This past week I received an email from one of our neighbours. It was a beautiful email thanking our school for being a good neighbour. In particular, this person wants to thank you for putting your garbage in the garbage cans. He also wants to thank the classes that have gone around recently collecting the garbage that didn't quite make it there. He also thanked our custodial team for doing such a great job taking care of the grounds. And finally, he wanted to thank the students in "section" for making sure that there is a clear passage through when he wants to walk along the sidewalk. He appreciates the politeness!! As your Principal, I'm so proud of our school for being seen this way. Please keep it up!<br></p><p>All OSS MTB team members are asked to check our google classroom for some last minute changes from the coordinators of our race today.  You do not need to be at Hardwood until 12:30pm, as race time has changed back to the 2:00 start time.  Ms Gauldie will meet you at Hardwood in front of the chalet.</p><p>Attention graduating grade 12 students. Just a reminder that the Reid Family Scholarship deadline of May 27<sup>th</sup> is quickly approaching. This scholarship is provided through the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital Foundation and is open to local students wishing to pursue a career in a medical or healthcare related field.  The scholarship funding available is  $2,000 and applications can be found in the guidance office. <br></p>
Morning Announcements for Friday, May 13, 2022http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/776Morning Announcements for Friday, May 13, 2022<p>Yesterday the girl's put in their best performance of the season as they defeated Twin Lakes 15 - 12. The score was much closer than what was reflected on the field. Our girl's controlled most of the play and possession and dominated in the scrums, rucks, attacks from our backs in addition to some solid team tackling.</p><p>We continue to show great improvement every game. Hard work in practice has been paying off. There will be a short meeting today at the start of lunch to debrief from the game. </p><p>Once again a great team effort.<br></p><p>All musicians part of next weeks fieldtrip for the MUSIC FESTIVAL are asked to check their email sometime today ... as some IMPORTANT information will be shared.</p><p>The Jr. Boys Rugby Team took on Nantyr Shores yesterday, coming away with a well-earned 24 - 5 victory.  After establishing a physical presence early, the forwards (led by Owen K. and Graydon A. were able to create space for the backs to move the ball past the try line.  </p><p>Brayden G., Oliver C. and Adam T. capitalized on offensive opportunities and demonstrated toughness after contact. Great work gentlemen. </p><p>Practice will be Monday on the field to prepare for the final game of the regular season at Barrie North.  <br></p><p>TODAY is Disney day. Make sure to send in photos of your outfits to oss.sac on Instagram. </p><p>On Thursday May 19th we will be having a movie night at our school. Tickets will be on sale starting on Monday May 16th in the front foyer at lunch for only $5 (cash only). Doors will open at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7pm. We will have a concession stand available for a small cost. Wondering what movie we will be showing? You get to pick! A survey was sent out to your school email for you to choose the movie you want to see. You can choose from Spider man, Uncharted, Happy Gilmore, The Avengers, and Cars. The survey will close at 10:30am TODAY so make sure you get your votes in now!! We will announce the winning movie it at the beginning of lunch today. <br></p>
Morning Announcements for Thursday, May 12, 2022http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/775Morning Announcements for Thursday, May 12, 2022<p>​<span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;color:black;">The investment club will meet tomorrow (Friday) in room 215.  See you there!</span><br></p><p>TOMORROW is Disney day. Dress up as your favourite Disney character or something else Disney related</p><p> </p><p>On Thursday May 19th we will be having a movie night at our school. Tickets will be on sale starting on Monday May 16th in the front foyer at lunch for only $5 (cash only). Doors will open at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7pm. We will have a concession stand available for a small cost. Wondering what movie we will be showing? You get to pick! A survey was sent out yesturday to your school email for you to choose the movie you want to see. The survey will be open until this Friday at 10:30am when we will announce the winning movie it at the beginning of lunch. Make sure you vote for the movie you would want to see. </p><p>Prom is happening on Friday June 3rd at Hawkridge golf course. Doors will open at 6:30 and music will start at 7. There will be no dinner but a dessert bar and punch bowl available. Tickets will be on sale starting Thursday May 19th at the Hawk shop at lunch for $45 (cash or debit). Plus ones are allowed but you must pick up a form from the office starting on Wednesday May 18th and complete it before you are allowed to buy their ticket. The theme for the night is enchanted forest. More information will be sent out to your school email. If you have any questions please dm the oss.sac account on instagram. <br></p><p>Ultimate Frisbee team members please check the google classroom for important information regarding the SCAA playoffs tournament all day Tuesday. We practice tonight in the gym at 2:30. <br></p><p>The varsity girls' soccer team finished the regular season yesterday with two scorching games against Eastview and Bradford.  Strong defence was played by the whole team with special shout outs to Ellory I.M., Paige R. and Robin F.  Rin A. made strong passing contributions in the midfield and Sammy St. Louis capped off our offensive efforts with a great goal.  Playoffs start on Monday.  <br></p><p>Are you currently taking an elearning course at one of the following schools?  </p><p>Bradford District High School</p><p>Nantyr Shores S.S.</p><p>Twin Lakes  S.S.</p><p>Stayner Collegiate Institute<br></p><p>Nottwasaga Pines S.S.</p><p>If so, your mid-semester report card is available for pick up in the guidance office.<br></p><p>The Envirohawks will be meeting today in the Pollinator Patch. Head straight out the garden at the beginning of lunch and Ms Stephens will meet you there.  <br></p>
Morning Announcements for Wednesday, May 11, 2022http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/774Morning Announcements for Wednesday, May 11, 2022<p>Sax ensemble meets today at the beginning of lunch.</p><p>Junior band meets after school followed by senior stage & senior concert band.</p><p>See you later today!<br></p><p>Yesterday the girls' slo pitch team won their first two games of the season against Collingwood and Georgian Bay.  Kacey McQuaid pitched two gems and led the offence with a home run.  Great defence from Morgan Lamarche and Sara Butterworth and solid hitting from Georgia Babcock, Peyton Nie and Jane Walsh highlighted the afternoon.<br></p><p>A reminder for students that some students are writing the OSSLT test today. The library, resource and the caf are closed this morning. You cannot purchase food from the cafe  until lunch. <br></p><p>Listen up OSS! </p><p>Today is the day of the Students for Change Treat Drive! You can pay with both debit or cash. We will be selling ice cream sandwiches, cookies, and chocolate bars in the hawk shop at lunch. There will even be a Cotton candy machine there! <br></p><p>Yesterday the OSS Ultimate Frisbee team travelled to Innisdale Secondary School for 3 games. The team won a commanding victory in their best game of the season against Barrie North. The second game saw the Nighthawks lose in a close game with a tough wind against Innisdale. The final game OSS lost another close game to Collingwood however our defense was very strong keeping it a low scoring game against CCI's strong offense. Our team continues to improve each game and we are looking forward to playoffs coming up! <br></p><p>This Friday is Disney day. Dress up as your favourite Disney character or something else Disney related</p><p><br><br></p><p>On Thursday May 19th we will be having a movie night at our school. Tickets will be on sale starting on Monday May 16th in the front foyer at lunch for only $5 (cash only). Doors will open at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7pm. We will have a concession stand available for a small cost. Wondering what movie we will be showing? You get to pick! A survey is being sent out to your school email today for you to choose the movie you want to see. The survey will be open until this Friday when we will announce the winning movie it at the beginning of lunch. Make sure you keep an eye on your email so you can vote for the movie you want to see OSS. <br></p><p>Yesterday the OSS Track and Field Team travelled to St Theresa's for the GB qualifier meet.  We had 21 of our athletes qualifying and moving on to the GBSSA finals next week.  Top finishes include:  Rhiannon M. who placed 1<sup>st</sup> in the Senior Girls 100m and 200m sprints, the Senior Girls 4x 400 meter relay came 3rd, Alyssa R. came 4<sup>th</sup> in 100 and 200 for Junior girls, and Julia deVries qualified in all 5 of her events with a top finish of 4<sup>th</sup> in the 100.   Myles C. in Senior Boys was the top male finisher also qualifying in 3 events with a 4<sup>th</sup> place finish in the 200m.  Congrats to the entire team for their epic bus dance moves as well.  Please check the google classroom for updates on GBs and see everyone at practice on Thursday.  <br></p><p>Due to a scheduling conflict, the Envirohawks will not be meeting today to maintain the pollinator patch.  We will however, meet at our usual time and day - Thursday at lunch in at the pollinator patch.  There's plenty of work to be done - any other students who would like to help out in the pollinator garden are welcome to join us!<br></p><p>There was an error in yesterday's mountain bike team announcement, it mentioned a practice today.  Please ignore that - we will practice as usual THURSDAY after school at Hardwood.  Sorry for any confusion.<br></p><p>The dance crew will meet the first half of lunch on Wednesday, May 11th  - to read our competition score sheet, talk about a recital and give out awards, etc.  Bring your lunch to the dance studio. <br></p><p>HUGS is meeting today at lunch in room 309. Check in with Ms. Weidmark if you're interested in attending the 2022 SCDSB GSA Summit on June 9<sup>th</sup>. <br></p><p>IF YOU DROPPED OFF COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE AROUND NOON YESTERDAY, CAN YOU PLEASE SEE THE GUIDANCE SECRETARY SOMETIME TODAY? </p><p>THE GUIDANCE OFFICE ALSO HAS A COMMUNITY SERVICE HOUR SHEET THAT WAS DROPPED OFF ON WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY OF LAST WEEK WITH NO NAME ON IT.  IF THIS COULD BE YOU, PLEASE SEE THE GUIDANCE SECRETARY SOMETIME TODAY. </p><p><br></p>
Morning Announcements for Tuesday, May 10, 2022http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/773Morning Announcements for Tuesday, May 10, 2022<p>​The mountain bike team competed at Midhurst race yesterday.  Congratulations to Ben Sweet who came 1<sup>st</sup> in the Senior boys category.   All members of the team showed strong results in their categories.  The team is meeting as usual at Hardwood tomorrow after school for our practice.  Please let Ms Stephens know if you are not attending.<br></p><p>Hey intermediate stage band folks …. Just a reminder that we DO NOT have a rehearsal tonight after school </p><p>Please do hand in your music next week at lunch on Tuesday.<br></p><p>Would you like to win up to $300?  Get your art vibes flowing and you could do just that!  Sustainable Orillia is holding an Art Contest in the month of May.  Imagine what life will be like in 2050 – when you will be an adult and maybe have a family of your own.  Hopefully this will be a time when society will be well on its way to a Net-Zero world, where we no longer depend on fossil fuels and our lifestyles produce much less waste than we currently do.  What will Orillia look like?  Create your vision of what a sustainable Orillia could look like in 30 years.  More details for this content can be found at sustainableorillia.ca.  Submissions are due before June 1<sup>st</sup> and can be brought to the main office.  5 submissions from our school will be chosen to move on to the final competition.<br></p><p>Todays young knowledge keepers is canceled, see you next week! <br></p><p>Hey OSS!</p><p>The Students For Change Club is holding a Treat Sale on Wednesday at lunchtime in the Hawk Shop. All proceeds will go in support of the Red Cross for Ukraine. Cookies, Chocolate bars and Ice Cream Sandwiches will be available at a cheap price, so make sure you bring cash, as debit may not be available.</p><p>See you there!<br></p><p>This Friday is Disney day. Dress up as your favourite Disney character or something else Disney related. <br></p><p>Please excuse the members of our Ultimate Frisbee team today at 11:50 in period for the games at Innisdale today. Players upon dismissal get changed, fill your waterbottles and meet in the forum.<br></p><p> The Multi-cultural club will be meeting today..... yes today, in room 333 at lunch.  We will be discussing our possible field trip.  Please see Mr. Bard if you cannot attend.<br></p>

 

 

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