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School Councilhttp://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/318School Council<p>​Our first school council meeting will be Monday Sept 17 @ 7pm in the conference room beside guidance. All are welcome. We will vote for positions on the council. Interested parties should complete a <a href="/Documents/nomination.pdf">nomination form</a> and bring it with them. We look forward to you attending! Reports from staff and students will be received. As well, we will plan for our year.<br></p>
Morning Announcements for September 21, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/325Morning Announcements for September 21, 2018 <p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">This is a reminder to all students who have signed up for auditions for the school play Alice in Wonderland to work on your audition pieces this weekend! Looking forward to seeing your talent next week!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal">Attention grade 12 University bound students.<span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal">Will you be one of the 47 people attending the Ontario University Fair next Friday in Toronto with Ms. Stanley</p><p class="MsoNormal">Grab a permission form in guidance if you haven’t already received one.</p><p class="MsoNormal">The trip will be open to the first 47 people to return their permission form and pay their $20 to guidance.</p><p class="MsoNormal">The Enviro-action team will be meeting today at lunch in room 303.  We will be talking pollinators, and textile recycling.  New members from all grade levels are always welcome!</p><p class="MsoNormal">Did you know that it takes three times the water to make a single use plastic water bottle than it does to fill it?  Make the responsible and smart choice, and only use reusable water bottles.  OSS Stainless steel water bottles will be on sale again today at lunch in the Foyer for only $10.<span style="font-size:11pt;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal">Heidi Piche, Carly Davis and Abby Clark are asked to please see Ms. Stanley in guidance after the announcements.</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Good Friday Morning!!!!</span></p><ul><li class="MsoNormal"><span>ANY student who was not at the Intermediate or Senior Concert this week NEED TO PICK UP MUSIC, SHIRTS & FOLDER.    Monday will be the last chance for to pick up shirts/folders as the shirt order is being placed on Monday afternoon.</span></li></ul><ul><li class="MsoNormal"><span>Students who Took information regarding the COMMUNITY STRING PROGRAM — are reminded that it MUST BE RETURNED BY WEDNESDAY</span></li></ul><ul><li class="MsoNormal"><span>Our first fundraiser comes to a close on WEDNESDAY - please return all packages by end of day on Wednesday</span></li></ul><p class="MsoNormal"><span>WE WELCOME THE HEAVYWEIGHTS BRASS BAND INTO OUR CLASSES TODAY!  WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO HAVE YOU HERE!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">Today is the last day to purchase your movie night tickets, they will be $2 in the front forum. The movie is Ferris Buller’s day off so make sure you buy a ticket to watch this extremely comical and laughable movie. It is from 7-10, we will be selling tickets at the door but for ONLY 30 minutes so make sure you get them while they last!!! </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>All ticket money for the Juno Beach fundraiser is due today. Please bring your money or unsold tickets to Mrs. Young</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>A huge shout out to our cross country team who ran in their first meet at Wasaga Beach yesterday.  Our junior girls team was exceptionally strong with Olivia Karn finishing 5th and Audrey Reickenburg in 6th and Lily Rowbothem 22nd and Aneri Patel in 23rd. Also great showings from Midget boy Nolin Derstroff who finished 10th and Senior Graham Buchan in 16th.  Our next practice is Monday after school.<br></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p>
Morning Announcements for September 20, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/324Morning Announcements for September 20, 2018 <p><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"courier new";color:#212121;">Hey <span class="xhighlight"><span>OSS</span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"courier new";color:black;"></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:"courier new";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></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Attention all sport fans, your Sr. Boys volleyball team travelled to the creek to face off against the Kodak’s in their first game of SCAA league play. Although short in numbers the Nighthawks put forth a valiant effort, but came just short losing the match 3 sets to 1. A special shout out to Jeremy the flash Langer who chased down many passes to set great balls and Brett the Brick Wall Provenzano who was a blocking machine, even in his Vans.<span>  </span>Good game boys, early practice today. </p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">There is a meeting today at lunch for all Juno Trip students.  Please bring your fundraising tickets and money.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">ATTENTION OSS, movie under the stars is this Friday 7-10 ticket sales are today in the front forum for only $2 grab them while they are hot</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>GREAT REHEARSALS YESTERDAY!!!!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>If you were NOT at a rehearsal you NEED to see Mrs. Matthie to get shirt/folder and music TODAY at the beginning of LUNCH or AFTERSCHOOL.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Packages for the Memphis and New Orleans Senior Concert Band trip are available for pickup for anyone that was unable to attend the meeting forms due back Oct 3!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>String Program Forms are DUE next WEDNESDAY</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>We will be welcoming the Heavyweights Brass Band tomorrow in our classes — if you are a second semester student please see a music teacher if you would like to attend.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Intermediate Concert Band meets TODAY at 11 am</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Could the following students please see Ms. Christie or Mrs. Matthie at the beginning of Lunch? </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Austin McCutcheon</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Charlie Pallopson</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Emma Scott</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Korrie Bakka-Migwans</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Graeme DePiero</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Yesterday the senior girls flag football team opened the season with a 21-0 win over Collingwood.  Touchdowns from Jessica Goodwin, Sarah Moore and Olivia Lamarche with great defence from Grace Reed, MJ Prefontaine and Emma Aigeldinger.  Carley Davis has an interception and Erin Moriarty three for two TD’s and three extra points to Moore, Goodwin and Krystal Priddle. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"cambria",serif;color:black;">Congratulations goes to The Junior Boys Volleyball team who traveled to Collingwood last night for their first game of the season.  The boys played hard for the entire game winning 3-2.  Practice tonight at 4:00 to prepare for our game against Nantyr.  </span></p><p>There will be a brief but important tennis meeting today at lunch in room 300.</p><p class="MsoNormal">Did you know…producing bottle water is about 2000 times more energy intensive than tap water?  Just another great reason to head down to the foyer at lunch to purchase a reusable OSS water bottle for only $10.   Water bottles will be on sale at lunch today and Friday.</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Our first fundraiser is underway — ORDERS DUE NEXT WEEK!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Abby Austin, Matt Reickenberg & Tom Day are asked to see Mrs. Matthie at the beginning of lunch today.</span></p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>Senior Concert Band meets TOMORROW at 7pm followed by a Trip meeting at 8:30 pm.  Our trip this year will take us to Graceland in Memphis and New Orleans the birthplace of Jazz!!!  Just a reminder — NO ACCESS to lockers at night and please enter off of Park Street.</span> <br></p>
Morning Announcements for September 19, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/323Morning Announcements for September 19, 2018 <p class="MsoNoSpacing">Did you know…producing bottle water is about 2000 times more energy intensive than tap water?  Just another great reason to head down to the foyer at lunch to purchase a reusable OSS water bottle for only $10.   Water bottles will be on sale at lunch today and Friday.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">Attention all International Club members!!!  Our meeting date has changed.  Please be reminded that we are meeting TODAY in Room 228 at the beginning of lunch!!!  New members always welcome!!!!</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Could the following students please see Mrs. Bruce in the main office following announcements?</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Izzy A.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Brett V.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Eric B.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Joshua C.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Natalie D.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Michael D.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Grace F.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Broden H.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Damon J.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Hailey M.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Jack S.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing">Wesley Y.</p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span>There is a mandatory meeting for all cross country runners today in Room 100 at lunch</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span>A reminder to all students on the Juno trip that Red Caboose Food and Golf money is now due.   See Mrs. Young in room 337 </span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span>Just a reminder to all music students that information on our community string program is available in the music rooms please take NOTE that it is DUE back by Wednesday September 26 (that’s next week).</span><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;"></span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span>SENIOR CONCERT BAND meets tonight at 7:00 pm … please arrive early to get setup — TAKE NOTE — students are to enter through the permit doors off of Park Street entrance F2.  Following our rehearsal, we will have a parent & student meeting regarding our trip to MEMPHIS & NEW ORLEANS (yes we will be visiting Graceland and also preservation concert hall!)</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span>Our first fundraiser is underway — all sale forms are DUE BACK NEXT WEDNESDAY.</span></p><p class="MsoNoSpacing"><span>The wellness water in the Library for Wellness Wednesday is Lemon!</span></p>
Morning Announcements for September 18, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/322Morning Announcements for September 18, 2018 <p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"segoe ui",sans-serif;color:#212121;">Don't Forget!  OSS Wellness team is welcoming student representatives to exercise their student voice regarding Wellness. <br> If you are interested, please put your name on the sign-up sheet in the library during lunch today. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">Could the following students please see Mrs. Bruce in the main office following the announcements?</p><p class="MsoNormal">Olivia Abbott</p><p class="MsoNormal">Izzy Amey</p><p class="MsoNormal">Jacob Atkinson</p><p class="MsoNormal">Dominick Davis</p><p class="MsoNormal">Jada Erskine</p><p class="MsoNormal">Grace Hambly</p><p class="MsoNormal">Jordan Shron</p><p class="MsoNormal">Brett Veldboom</p><p class="MsoNormal">Did you know that …in Ontario alone one billion plastic bottles are sent to landfill every year?  Choose refills over landfills and purchase your OSS stainless steel reusable bottle in the foyer today at lunch for only $10 – that’s right only $10.</p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations to the Sr. <span> </span>Girls Basketball Team who won their first tournament of the year in Newmarket on the weekend. This weekend we are off to the Queen's University tournament. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">Good morning!  If you are interested in going on a three month or summer exchange, then please visit our school website or ask any of our language department teachers who would love to help!  We have opportunities for exchange in Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, Italy and China.  *Germany and Spain exchanges are offering a ONE THOUSAND dollar discount for this year!!!  Think about learning abroad...it will change your life!!!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:black;">Are you interested in bringing more school spirit to our home sporting events? </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:black;">Come to the first meeting of the OSS Cheer Team, in the resource room – Room 127 -  on Thursday at lunch. See you there!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">There will be a very brief meeting at the start of lunch for those going to WE day this Thursday in room 222. Please find Ms. Grace or Ms. Helmerichs if you are not able to make it.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Our first fundraiser is underway — ORDERS DUE NEXT WEEK!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Abby Austin, Matt Reickenberg & Tom Day are asked to see Mrs. Matthie at the beginning of lunch today.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Senior Concert Band meets TOMORROW at 7pm followed by a Trip meeting at 8:30 pm.  Our trip this year will take us to Graceland in Memphis and New Orleans the birthplace of Jazz!!!  Just a reminder — NO ACCESS to lockers at night and please enter off of Park Street.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>On Friday we will have some spectacular musical guests joining us  … the are The Heavyweights Brass Band!!!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Our first fundraiser is underway — ORDERS DUE NEXT WEEK!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Abby Austin, Matt Reickenberg & Tom Day are asked to see Mrs. Matthie at the beginning of lunch today.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Senior Concert Band meets TOMORROW at 7pm followed by a Trip meeting at 8:30 pm.  Our trip this year will take us to Graceland in Memphis and New Orleans the birthplace of Jazz!!!  Just a reminder — NO ACCESS to lockers at night and please enter off of Park Street.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>On Friday we will have some spectacular musical guests joining us  … the are The Heavyweights Brass Band!!!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Thank you to all the students who have signed up for auditions for Alice in Wonderland. There has been enormous interest, and therefore we have added more audition times. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">If you are interested in auditioning for a part in the school play, please head to room 112 and sign up today!         </span><br></p>
Morning Announcements for September 17, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/321Morning Announcements for September 17, 2018 <p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Congratulations to the Junior Girls Basketball team who traveled to Laurentian University over the weekend, went 4 and 0 and won the Nickel Classic Championship with a convincing 22-point victory over Sudbury.  Next action is Friday at Queen's University.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Did you know that almost 6 billion pounds of plastic bottles get thrown away each year and only 30% of them are actually recycled?  Be part of the solution and not the problem.  Choose refills over landfills by purchasing an OSS stainless steel reusable water bottle for only $10.  Bottles will be on sale Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday this week at lunch in the front foyer. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"arial",sans-serif;color:black;">Could the following grade nines please come to room 230 at the start of lunch <span><span style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Lyric Deshane, <span><span style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Courtney Van Dixhoorn, and <span><span style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Olivia Austin</span></span></span>.</span></span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Any MUSIC student in a 1st or 2nd semester class interested in the Thursday AFTERSCHOOL STRING program provided through the Orillia Youth Music Program is asked to pick up a package in the music rooms.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Could the following students please come to the music room at lunch?</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Tom Day</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Grace Whaley</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Sydney Greenwood </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>Senior Concert Band meets on Wednesday at 7pm.  Reminder that you will be unable to access your lockers.</span> </p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>The first fundraiser of the year is underway - information packages are available in the music rooms.</span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Oss Wellness team is welcoming student Representatives to exercise their student voice regarding Wellness. If you are interested, please put your name on the signup sheet in the library during lunch today. We would love you to join. </p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>There is a workout tonight after school for all xcountry runners.  </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">Humans Understanding Gender and Sexuality (also known as HUGS) will have their first meeting <a>today</a> 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 at lunch. </p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">This is a reminder to all students interested in joining the improv team that we will be meeting tomorrow at lunch in the drama room, that’s room 112. No experience necessary- all are welcome!</span></p>
Morning Announcements for September 14, 2018http://oss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/320Morning Announcements for September 14, 2018 <p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">This is a reminder to all students interested in auditioning for the school production of Alice in Wonderland: The audition sign-up is posted on the door of room 112. Auditions begin on September 24, but times are filling up quickly! Book your spot today!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">If you are unable to attend any of the audition days but wish to be involved either as a performer OR backstage crew, speak to Mrs. MacMillan or Mrs. Munro. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">All grade 12 students taking an online course are asked to please bring in their Pink Letter of Understanding to Ms. Stanley. ASAP</p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:13pt;">A calendar of university and college rep visits was sent to our grade 12 students’ school email accounts on September 10th.  The visits start next week:</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span style="font-size:13pt;">Sault College</span></strong><span style="font-size:13pt;"> – Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 9:30 a.m. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span style="font-size:13pt;">Trent University </span></strong><span style="font-size:13pt;">– Thursday, Sept. 20 at 8:00 a.m.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong><span style="font-size:13pt;">University of New Brunswick</span></strong><span style="font-size:13pt;"> – Thursday, Sept. 20 at 9:30 a.m.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:13pt;">Please be sure to <strong><span style="color:#c00000;">sign up in Guidance</span></strong><span style="color:#c00000;"> </span>for any college or university presentation you are interested in attending!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:13pt;">A copy of the calendar of visits is posted in Guidance <strong><span style="color:red;">and</span></strong> on the School website, under Guidance, “Grade 12 Important Info”.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">Attention Grade 9’s today is the last day we will be selling the dance tickets so make you grab them today. $2 in the front forum. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%;"><span style="font-family:"helveticaneue",serif;color:#333333;">Attention Grade 9's who sign up for student council, the interview times are listed outside room 230, the interviews will conclude today, please check before lunchtime to see what time you are. Good Luck</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Can members of the Girls Golf team come to room 337 for a few moments at the start of lunch today? </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Could the following students please see Mrs. Matthie at the beginning of lunch today?</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Tom Day</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Grace Whaley</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>Our community strings program will once again be offer to our music students.  Please see Mrs. Matthie to pick up a registration package.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span>AMAZING rehearsals that started this week.  Thanks to all</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Anybody interested in playing for the Boys Soccer team this fall needs to come to a meeting in Room 335 at the beginning of lunch today.           <br></span></p>

 

 

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David Brooks, Debbra Arcuri

 

 

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