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Morning Announcements for December 14, 2017 Announcements for December 14, 2017 <p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Curling Team Members pay attention, this message is for you.  There is a curling team meeting for all curlers at lunch today.  Bring your lunch.  Again all curling team members there is a lunch meeting today in Room 330.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:107%;color:#212121;">Hey <span><span class="xhighlight">OSS</span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:107%;color:black;"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:107%;color:#212121;">Revolution, the Christian Group, will be meeting at lunch today in room 343. Come on out and bring your friends. That's room 343. All are welcome!</span><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:107%;color:black;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:107%;"></span>Equity Team is meeting today at lunch in room 309. Respect lives here. </p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:107%;">International Club - See you in room 229 for lunch today!!!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;line-height:107%;">Me-to-We There will be a meeting today in room 221 at the start of lunch. <br></span></p>
Morning Announcements for December 11, 2017 Announcements for December 11, 2017 <p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">The next Mariposa Folk Festival Young Singer/Songwriter Workshop for youth ages 12-25 is taking place </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">TONIGHT -<span style="color:#7030a0;"> </span><span style="color:black;">Monday December 11</span><span style="color:#7030a0;"> -</span><span style="color:black;"> from 7pm-9pm at the Orillia Youth Centre!</span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">This <strong>FREE workshop</strong> will feature the amazing Terra Lightfoot!!! </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">The Hamilton songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Terra Lightfoot released her self-titled debut album in 2011. A critically acclaimed follow-up, “Every Time My Mind Runs Wild” in 2015, marked her arrival as a striking songwriter, and a compelling live performer. </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> This year brought two new albums: The orchestral collaboration “Live in Concert,” and her 3rd studio album, “New Mistakes” (released Oct. 13th), featuring a dozen new songs curated from almost 50 written in the months leading up to recording sessions at Ohsweken's Jukasa Studios. </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> Terra has toured throughout Canada with the likes of Whitehorse, Bruce Cockburn and Blue Rodeo as well as in the United States, and Europe. She recently completed dates in Australia, Japan, and the United Kingdom.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="background:white none repeat scroll 0% 0%;"><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Register early by sending an email to <a href="" target="_blank"><span style="color:#386eff;"></span></a></span></strong><strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> call 705-326-3655, or you can register at the door the night of the workshop.</span></strong><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">Georgian will be hosting a “<strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;">College Info Night</span></strong>” on <strong>Tuesday December 12<sup>th</sup>, 2017</strong> from <strong>4:30 – 8 pm</strong> at the following campus locations:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><em><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay.</span></em></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">For details and to RSVP, please visit our website at:  <span style="color:#1f497d;"><a href=""></a> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">Please note that the college application fee will be paid for the first 50 participants.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">Please be advised that the deadline to return your Schulich application form to the Guidance office is the end of the school day this Thursday, December 14<sup>th</sup>.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">This is an important reminder to all current grade 12s who are interested in applying to college or university for next year:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">The deadline to apply to colleges in Ontario is February 1<sup>st</sup> and the deadline to apply to universities in Ontario is January 18<sup>th</sup>; in order to apply to university, you must first pick up your PIN envelope from the Guidance office.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">For students who would like to work on their applications in school, Mrs. Gagnon has booked computers and will hold application workshops on the following dates:  December 12<sup>th</sup>, December 15<sup>th</sup>, and December 20<sup>th</sup>.  Please come to the Guidance office to sign up for a particular time.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">Just a reminder that there is a dance team rehearsal today at lunch </span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">From the music department:</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">This Thursday night, December 14 at 7 p.m., the music department presents its 'Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert'. Come out to hear students from grade 9 to 12 perform tunes of the season as well as some great classics. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Rehearsals this week as usual in preparation for the concert. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Uniforms for intermediate and senior concert band are available today at lunch. You must pick them up today. Come to room 110 at lunch.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Students going to Montreal and Quebec City in May, are asked to bring their second payment now as it was due last Wednesday.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;">The OSS wrestling team competed in Brampton on Friday with some great results.  Ian Stirling wrestled one of the best matches of the day on his way to a silver medal.  Rain Steele had a good day competing hard and earning a bronze.  Great performances were also had by Emma Aigldinger and rookie Theo Faulkenham.  </span></p>
Co-op Job Fair - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Job Fair - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 <p><strong><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Co-op Job Fair</span></strong><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;"> on <strong>Wednesday, Dec. 6th from 10:15 - 12:45!</strong></span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Location:  First Floor (outside of Gym & Cateteria) at O.S.S.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Check out the great displays of our semester 1 Co-op students' placements.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;color:black;">Hope to see you there!</span></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>
To Grade 12 Students - the University PINs have arrived! Grade 12 Students - the University PINs have arrived!<p>The PINs for applying to university have arrived in Guidance. You will need to initial beside your name in order to receive your envelope.  The website where you apply is <a href=""></a> and another helpful site is <a href=""></a><br></p>
Morning Announcements for December 13, 2017 Announcements for December 13, 2017 <p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Senior Girls Volleyball</span></span></strong><span style="font-size:10pt;">:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Congratulations to the Senior Girls Volleyball Team on their 3 games to zero victory over Barrie North yesterday afternoon, here at OSS.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;">The Girls got off to a fast start and never looked back, powered by strong serving from Sarah Moore and Sam Ingleton, great hitting from Emily Davidson and Cassie Ingleton, with Morgan Vickers making several key digs along the way.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;">The girl’s next game action is next week at Bear Creek Secondary School on Tuesday.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Well done Girls!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;color:#212121;">Hey OSS</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;color:#212121;">You may have noticed an empty cardboard box in your homeroom class. Guess what? That box is waiting for your donations to the 4 local organizations that we are helping out this year. All teachers have a copy of items that are in need this holiday season, so start filling up that box!! Remember, this is a contest, and whatever homeroom collects the most items will be in for a big prize!! Let's get to it!</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">From the music department:</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Tomorrow night the Music Department presents its 'Sounds of the Season Holiday Concert'. Everyone is invited to come out and hear some great festive tunes presented by all the music department ensembles. The concert starts at 7 p.m. in the cafetorium. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">In preparation for tomorrow night, rehearsals today include:</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Junior band at lunch</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate stage band at 2;30</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Senior stage band at 5:30</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Senior concert band at 7</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Anyone in intermediate or senior concert band who has not looked after getting a band shirt and folder should make sure they pick one up AFTER SCHOOL today. Do not leave it any later than that point. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Mrs. Watson's period 2 grade 9 class are reminded that they are to be in the music room <strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;">immediately</span></strong> after 1st period, dressed for the weather and with instrument and music as we must board the bus as soon as possible.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">From music:</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Students taking part in the concert tomorrow night are asked to check the program posted on the white board in room 110. Please ensure your name is there and spelled correctly.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;">The wrestling meet scheduled for Thursday at PF has been cancelled.  Next practice will be Friday.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Could Kathleen Stevens go to room 108 (music room) immediately following the announcements today.</span></p>
Morning Announcements for December 8, 2017 Announcements for December 8, 2017 <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;">The Enviro-action team will be meeting in room 303 today at lunch.  New members are always welcome.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">FREE FOOD! FREE FOOD! FREE FOOD! Room 223. Come get free food from around the world. Today at lunchtime. Room 223. It's FREE!</span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Yesterday our Jr. Girls Volleyball team traveled to Georgian College for their first tournament of the season. After playing 4 straight matches, the girls found themselves playing in a tiebreak set against Bear Creek to send them to the Championship. It wasn't to be and our Jr. Nighthawks had to settle for a strong 4th place performance early in the season. Special shout out goes to Lauren Roote who served, passed and hit her way onto the All Tournament Team. Great  job girls. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">From the music department:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;">Music students in Intermediate and Senior concert bands are asked to pick up their band shirts and folders today and Monday at lunch. This is in preparation for our concert next week on Thursday. These are the only times shirts are being handed out. Please pick them up at these times and do not leave it till later in the week. <br></span></p>



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