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JACK-TALK ASSEMBLYhttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/344JACK-TALK ASSEMBLY <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">OSS will be hosting a Jack- Talk Assembly for all grades on Wednesday October 17.<span>  </span>Jack.org is an organization that works with student engagement to increase the conversations to youth from youth about mental health and breaking the silence.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">This assembly will include two post-secondary student speakers who are trained and certified to speak to youth about mental health education and personal stories.  We hope that this will help break barriers surrounding mental health discussions and educate our students about community supports.  Two school social workers will be available that day for our students if they require support.  If you have any questions, please call into the school and ask to speak to<span>  </span>Vice Principal David Brooks. </span></p>
Health in the Digital Age - October 20, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/342Health in the Digital Age - October 20, 2018 <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><a href="https://www1.scdsb.on.ca/portal/page/portal/STAFF/SW_USER_CONTENT/Home/News%20Articles/HealthInTheDigitalAge_Oct30-Midland.jpg"><strong><span style="font-size:12pt;">"Health in the Digital Age" on Oct. 30 in Midland</span></strong></a></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Parents and educators are invited to a free event on Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Midland Cultural Centre. "Health in the Digital Age" will explore the relationship between technology and health. Technology users, particularly the iGeneration, are at risk of isolation, addiction tendencies including gaming disorders, anxiety and depression, all of which can lead to significant mental health concerns. Four experts (including SCDSB's own Danielle Mink and John Playford) will navigate through the complex relationships of digital communication, social media and our personal health. Register now to reserve your space: <a href="https://midlandculturalcentre.ticketfly.com/event/1767704-our-health-health-in-digital-midland/"><span style="font-size:12pt;">https://midlandculturalcentre.ticketfly.com/event/1767704-our-health-health-in-digital-midland/</span></a>. </span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;"> </span></p>
Love Builds Brains - October 22, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/341Love Builds Brains - October 22, 2018 <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;"><a href="https://www1.scdsb.on.ca/portal/page/portal/STAFF/SW_USER_CONTENT/Home/News%20Articles/LoveBuildsBrains-Flyer.pdf"><strong><span style="font-size:12pt;">'Love Builds Brains' events with Dr. Jean Clinton on Oct. 22</span></strong></a></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"arial",sans-serif;">Loving relationships that are warm, responsive and predictable help children thrive. How can we build these relationships? You're invited to join the SCDSB and the County of Simcoe for a two sessions with Dr. Jean Clinton, renowned child psychiatrist, as she explores brain development through the lens of connectedness, relationships and love. The daytime event is for early years educators; the evening event is open to the public. Registration is required for both sessions. </span></p>
Aboriginal Post-Secondary Information Program (APSIP)http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/339Aboriginal Post-Secondary Information Program (APSIP)<p>​The Aboriginal Post-Secondary Information (APSIP) is being held at OSS on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:05 p.m.</p><div>The Aboriginal Post-Secondary Information Program (APSIP) is dedicated to empowering and improving access opportunities for Aboriginal (First Nations, status and non-status, Inuit and Métis) learners to pursue postsecondary education in Ontario. </div><br><p>At APSIP events, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with Aboriginal college and university liaisons who can answer your questions about applying to college or university, choosing a program, admission requirements, applying for financial aid / funding, arranging living accommodations and campus life.</p><p>You’ll also discover how Ontario’s colleges and universities can be a home away from home with resource centres and support services specifically for Aboriginal students. Make sure you self-identify as an Aboriginal person when you complete your college or university application, or at the Aboriginal Student Services centre on campus, to keep informed of the many services, programs and events that are available to meet your needs.</p>
University Information Program at TLSS - time changehttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/327University Information Program at TLSS - time change <p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">The times for the<strong><span style="color:#c00000;"> </span>University Information Program (UIP) </strong>being held at <strong><span style="color:#c00000;">Twin Lakes Secondary School</span></strong><span style="color:#c00000;"> </span>have been changed to:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>Thursday, October 25, 2018</strong>, <strong><span style="color:#c00000;">6:30 pm to 8:30 pm; </span></strong>the original time was 6:30 pm–9:00 pm.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">The UIP allows you to gather information about <strong><span style="color:#c00000;">Ontario’s 21 universities</span></strong>, including programs, campus life and anything else that may help you make a decision about which Ontario university to choose.  </span><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span style="color:#c00000;">No fee or pre-registration is required to attend the UIP in your area.</span></strong><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">  Parents are encouraged to attend!</strong><span style="font-size:14pt;"></span></p>
Morning Announcements for October 17, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/348Morning Announcements for October 17, 2018 <p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Attention OSS students, this Thursday at 1:15, which is the last class of the day we will be having a buy-in for the senior boy's football team at our field. We are selling wristbands for entrance today and tomorrow at lunch for $2. You MUST, I repeat must have your wristband on you for you to be signed out of class and enter the game. On Thursday try to wear school colours for the game and come out and show your support to the team. Let's go Nighthawks !!!! </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">Due to a drama field trip there will be no improv team practice at lunch today. See you next week!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">X Country runners are reminded of today's meeting at the start of lunch in Room #100.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">See you there!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:black;">The Jr. Girls’ Flag Football season came to an end in the quarter-finals yesterday with a loss to an unorthodox offense from the eventual finalists from Innisdale. Thanks for a great season, ladies. Remember to return your jersey to your coaches ASAP. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>A welcoming reminder that there will be an assembly on Mental Health today. All grade 11 and 12 classes will be called down at the beginning of Period 2. after lunch all Grade 9 and 10 classes will be called down at the beginning of period 4. We look forward to seeing you </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>SHIRTS, SHIRTS, SHIRTS — Orders are DUE on Friday</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Rehearsals are as per usual for today … just a reminder to Senior Concert Band - that we are working towards our large event on Friday after lunch.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Please check specific ensemble google classrooms for updates and specifics for each group.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Jasmine C., Korrie BM and Kate S. are asked to see Mrs Matthie at the beginning of lunch today.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Last night the Junior Girls Basketball team traveled to Innisdale, the team struggled scoring the ball, didn't play their best defense but came away with a 42-27 win.  Still lots of work to do.  Next action is tomorrow, 3:30 here at OSS vs Bradford.</span></p>
Morning Announcements for October 16, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/346Morning Announcements for October 16, 2018 <p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Dance team meets this Friday and next Friday at lunch in the dance studio.</span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Any students interested in improving their tennis, badminton, or pickle ball skills come on out to open gym every Tuesday at lunch!!</p><p class="MsoNormal">Today a representative from the University of British Columbia will be at OSS.  The presentation starts at 9:25 am and the sign-up sheet is in Guidance.  After the general presentation, the rep would like to meet with any indigenous grade 12 interested in attending UBC.</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Could Abby A. please see Mrs. Matthie today.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Could Sarina B. see Mrs. Matthie immediately following the announcements</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>ALSO don’t forget shirt orders are due on FRIDAY.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Regular rehearsals this week.</span></p>

 

 

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David Brooks, Debbra Arcuri

 

 

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