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Morning Announcements for Monday, October 3, 2022 Announcements for Monday, October 3, 2022<p>​Jr & Sr Girls volleyball pre-season training will start tomorrow! Please come dressed for a workout and make sure you have indoor shoes! Meet in the gym at lunch tomorrow.<br></p><p>Last Friday, the Junior boys football team completed their first home game of the season with an impressive 30-7 win over Nantyr. The scoring was lead by Noah B. with 4 rushing touchdowns including an exciting 80 yard kickoff return.  Quarterback Carter H. also connected with Nick W. on a 20 yard touchdown pass in the 4<sup>th</sup> quarter. On defence, Michael M. lead the way with several tackles in the backfield. This was a much stronger effort that the team should continue to build on. Next action is Thursday against Innisdale.<br></p><p>Concert Band folks who needed music from last weeks rehearsal are reminded that the music has been posted for pickup  -- make sure you grab yours.<br></p><p>Attention all Cross Country runners!  Please be advised that todays practice after school is canceled due to staff meeting.  We will run on together on Tuesday and Wednesday this week to prepare for our Thursday meet at Sunnidale.  Don't forget to log your weekend run - see you tomorrow.<br></p><p>The Junior girls played 2 games this weekend and worked hard in both playing St Mary's and Lo-Ellen. Hilary C. played great defense through out both games and Carys A. helped to direct the offense. <br></p><p></p><p>Are you interested in fostering belonging and building inclusivity in our school? The Equity Club meets Wednesday, October 5<sup>th</sup> in Room 311 @ 10:45 am. Time for Action! Come check it out! <br></p><p>Hey OSS! The terry fox run is this Thursday! Theres still time to fundraise! Remember to Bring a Tooney to your period 2 teacher! The student who raises the most money gets to pie face a teacher! </p><p>The Students for change bake sale is this Wednesday October 5th in the foyer at lunch. All proceeds are going to the sharing place. Cash only! <br></p><p>It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is … well dead. </p><p>So whodunnit? Join the iconic characters such as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stack up. Based on the cult classic film and popular board game, Clue is OSS's 2022-2023 School Play!!!</p><p>Audition sign-up is posted on the drama room door - See Mrs. MacMillan with any questions. <br></p><p>Today at 9:00 am Georgian College will be visiting in the Guidance office for any interested students.</p><p> </p><p>Tomorrow, Tuesday October 4th,  Northern College will be here at 10:00 am.<br></p><p><br></p>
YEARBOOKS HAVE ARRIVED! HAVE ARRIVED!<p>​OSS yearbooks have arrived. They will be available for pick up for graduates the week of August 29<sup>th</sup> in the main office. Continuing OSS students can pick up their yearbooks upon their return to school in September. We do acknowledge that not all students are included in the publication and that some graduate quotes were provided by the yearbook class and were not chosen by the individual student.<br></p>
Looking for Commencement Pics? for Commencement Pics?<p>​There have been some technical difficulties uploading the commencements photos.  Please try accessing them late Wednesday, July 6, 2022, with the link provided to you at commencement late Wednesday, July 6, 2022.  If you are still having problems viewing, please contact Edge Imaging directly at 1-888-416-3343.<br></p>
Morning Announcements for Friday, September 30, 2022 Announcements for Friday, September 30, 2022<p>​Yesterday the Sr Boys volleyball team hosted their first home game of the year against Banting. The Nighthawks came out strong in the first set winning some great rallies. We are able to win the first set but Banting came back strong in the 2nd. The 3rd and 4th set Banting took early leads and The Nighthawks battled back in each set but it was just a little too late. Banting took the game 3 sets to 1. Great work to the entire team. Our next game is next Tuesday at home against Bear Creek. Come out to support! <br></p><p>Yesterday the Junior Girls Volleyball team travelled to Collingwood for a double header.  In the first game the team was unstoppable against Collingwood, playing amazing football on offence and defense.  The nighthawks won 26 - 6.  Ava H. threw 2 passing touchdowns to Angelica DL and Raygen H., who also had a rushing touchdown.  On defense, Canyon F. had an interception and Hannah Dixon had a 50-yard pick 6.</p><p>The second game was a tighter back and forth battle with the Bear Creek Kodiaks.  Key flags by Amy B. and Rhiannon W.H. held Bear Creek to 6 points.  While the offence finally found a way through with a strong drive lead by Anna M. and Angelica DL. and capped off with a touchdown pass from Ava H. to Raygen score 6-6.  </p><p>The team will try to follow up this solid effort in a double header next Wednesday at OSS.<br></p><p>Envirohawks will be meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 303.  Please see Ms Stephens with any questions.<br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
Morning Announcements for Thursday, September 29, 2022 Announcements for Thursday, September 29, 2022<p>Hey OSS, it's that time of the year again: The Terry Fox Run. Our annual Terry Fox Run will be on Thursday October 6th, during period 2 out at the track. As always, Toonie for Terry is back on, as we seek to keep Terry's legacy alive by supporting cancer research through this event. Please bring a toonie or any amount of cash to your period 2 classes to reach this year's goal of 2000$. The student who raises the most will get to throw a pie in a teacher's face, and the class that raises the most gets a pizza party! We can't wait to see your contribution, Nighthawks!<br></p><p>Grade 12 students,</p><p>Today in Guidance the University of Waterloo is visiting at 1:00 pm.</p><p>Our next visit is Monday October 3<sup>rd</sup>  Georgian College at 9:00 am.<br></p><p>DECA, DECA, DECA...our meeting will NOT be today it will be Friday at lunch.  Come find out what your competitive event will be!<br></p><p>The multi-cultural club is meeting today at lunch in room 333. </p><p>Bring your lunch! Everyone is welcome! Come to learn, listen and/or share! </p><p>That's today in room 333.<br></p><p><strong>ATTENTION ALL GRADE 9s! </strong></p><p>Tonight is the night...For one of the first dance of the year!</p><p>Come make some fun memories with your Link Leaders and other Grade 9's at the dance tonight, from 7-9. All grade 9s are welcome to attend this FREE event!</p><p>There will be refreshments to purchase.<br></p><p><br></p>
Morning Announcements for Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Announcements for Wednesday, September 28, 2022<p>​Anyone who is interested in scorekeeping that didn't speak with Mr. Young yesterday, come and find me in the phys ed office to get volunteer hours this weekend helping out with athletics at our school.<br></p><p>OSS staff and students....don't forget to come down to The Hawk Shop at lunch today to get your Orange Shirt in preparation for Orange shirt day on Friday. They are only $5 and can be purchased with cash or credit. <br></p><p>The Jr Boys Soccer team started the season with a 6-4 win over Innisdale.  Sunjay kept the boys in the game early with some big saves.  Julian White scored first for the Nighthawks.  Trent, Liam, Caylum, Evan, and Nathan rounded out the scoring for OSS.  Next game is next week against Bradford.  Well done boys.<br></p><p>Congratulations to the senior boys volleyball team on a solid start to the season. The boys defeated Maple Ridge in three straight sets last week. Yesterday, the team faced Nantyr Shores. After a strong first set for OSS the match went back and forth before losing the 5th set. Next action is at OSS this Thursday!<br></p><p>Grade 12 students,</p><p>Today in the Guidance office Canadore College is visiting at 11 am.  Tomorrow, Thursday, the University of Waterloo will be here at 1:00 pm.<br></p><p>To all OSS youth, there is a contest to rename the Indigenous Hub space.  All OSS youth are invited to offer their submissions with their name and submit into the ballot box located in the Indigenous Hub, room 222.   Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3<sup>rd</sup> place submissions.<br></p>
Morning Announcements for Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Announcements for Tuesday, September 27, 2022<p>​</p><p>Just a quick reminder that Games Club is still in action on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  All are welcome to Room  237 at Lunch.  We have the games, friends to hang with and we open to students eating their lunch with us!  </p><p>Come on down and bring your game on!<br></p><p>This Friday is Canada's National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  On this day we wear an orange shirt in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to children's sense of self-esteem and well being, and as an affirmation of our commitment to ensure that everyone around us matters.  Orange shirts will be sold in The Hawk Shop all week at lunch for just $5 and can be purchased with cash or debit. <br></p><p>There is a brief meeting today at lunch for all tennis players heading to tomorrows tournament in room 342.<br></p><p>To those individuals who want to volunteer to score keep for the basketball tournament this weekend, come meet Mr. Young at the start of lunch in Room 337 (Law Class). You will earn community service hours, drink free Gatorade, get out of class on Friday, and win the respect of Mr. Young. </p><p>If you want others to volunteer for you when it's your season, it's time to pay it forward and score keep for the Girls Blackball this weekend.</p><p>See me in 337  at the start of lunch.<br></p><p>The Senior Girls Basketball team opened their season with a tournament at Queen's University this past weekend. Our record was 2 wins and 1 loss. The girls learned a lot about each other against competition from all over the province. The team showed some grit, overcoming some injuries along the way to maintain a winning record. Come cheer on the team at Blackball this weekend.</p><p>Go Hawks!!<br></p><p>Grade 12 Students,</p><p>Today in Guidance Lakehead University will be visiting at 9:25 am.</p><p>Tomorrow Wednesday Canadore College will be visiting at 11 am.<br></p><p>Mino Gazheb ( Good Morning ),  I am sending an email to let everyone know that in the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation I will be providing an opportunity to acknowledge Friday September 30th, 2022.   On Friday morning at 8:15am there will be a pipe ceremony in the Indigenous Hub, in room 222,  all youth and staff are welcome.  On Friday afternoon, there will be a Sacred Fire with tobacco offering and sharing circle from 12:00pm to 2:00pm located in between the portables and the school.  This will be weather permitting; all youth and staff are welcome.<br></p><p>Attention all Swimmers! </p><p>Anyone interested in being a part of the OSS Swim Team, please attend a sign up and info meeting at the start of lunch on Thursday September 29<sup>th</sup> in Room 125 (beside the fitness center). Those who cannot make the meeting, please see Ms. Brady in the library to add your name to the list. </p><p>Humans Understanding Gender and Sexuality (also known as HUGS) is meeting Tuesdays at lunch in room 309. HUGS is a group dedicated to providing a safe and inclusive space for LGBT plus students to talk about their lives and other topics. If you are LGBT plus or an ally to the community, HUGS is an excellent way to meet new people, and spend a lunch break. Once again we will be meeting in room 309, Tuesdays at lunch. See Ms. Weidmark, Ms. Beacock or Ms. Gauldie if you have any questions.  </p><p>The "Walking The Path" cultural program will be starting on Tuesday September 27th, 2022, in the Indigenous Hub, Room 222 from 10:40am to 11:40am and will continue to run every Tuesday at the same time and place and is open to all youth.<br></p><p><br></p>



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