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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>
Date Change for Cambrian College Liaison Visit Change for Cambrian College Liaison Visit<p>​The Cambrian College Liaison visit that was scheduled for Wednesday, November 8th has been changed to <strong>Wednesday, November 15th</strong> at <strong>9:30 a.m.</strong><strong>  </strong>Please sign up in Guidance if you wish to attend this presentation!</p>
Military Co-op Presentation Co-op Presentation<p>​Sargent Karistinos will be at O.S.S on Thursday Nov. 2nd to speak about the Military Coop program.<span>  The presentation is <span><span>in room 100, starting at 9:30 AM </span></span>  </span>Sign up in Guidance to attend this presentation!</p>
APSIP<p>​APSIP - the Aboriginial Post-Secondary Information Program - is being held during period 4 in the Cafeteria on Tuesday, October 31, 2017<br></p>
University Information Program Information Program<p>​Ontario's 21 universities are coming to Orillia Secondary School on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.</p><p><br></p>
Annual Offence Declarations Offence Declarations<p><img alt="reminder.gif" src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/reminder.gif" style="margin:5px;width:136px;" /> </p><p>Current volunteers who do not submit an Annual Offence Declaration for Volunteers on or before December 31, 2017 will be deleted from the database on January 1, 2018, and will have to submit a new Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector.  Please contact the school if you have any questions.   New volunteers and volunteers transferred from other Simcoe County District School Board schools must submit a declaration for this year as well.</p><p>Forms are available at the main office.<br></p><p>It is mandatory that all volunteer drivers be on our list of approved volunteers.</p>
Invitation of all First Nation, Metis & Inuit Student, Parents, Families & Community Members of all First Nation, Metis & Inuit Student, Parents, Families & Community Members<p><strong><img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/Indigenous%20Education.jpg" alt="Indigenous Education.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></strong></p><p><strong>Come and learn about our many activities and programs to support students and curriculum. </strong></p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p><strong>Orillia Secondary School</strong></p><p><strong>250 Collegiate Dr., Orillia, ON L3V 7S5</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><strong>Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:00-7:00 p.m.</strong></td></tr></tbody></table><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><table class="ms-rteTable-default" height="171" width="374" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:100%;"><p style="text-align:center;"> </p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>For more information, please contact</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Alison Bradshaw</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Principal of Indigenous Education</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong>705-734-6363 ext. 11475</strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong></strong></span></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Agenda:</strong></span><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>  </strong></span><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>                                                    </strong></span></p><p><strong>4:00 -</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>Registration and door prizes</strong></p><p><strong>4:30 -</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>Welcome and opening</strong></p><p><strong>5:30 -</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>Catered dinner</strong></p><p><strong>6:45 -</strong><strong>  </strong><strong>Closing</strong></p><img src="file:///C:/Users/LDEVLI~1/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image002.gif" alt="" style="width:304px;margin:5px;" /><p><strong> </strong></p>
Morning Announcements September 25, 2017 Announcements September 25, 2017 <p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">This past weekend, the Jr. Girls Basketball team traveled to St. Catherine's for a tournament. The girls were on fire early dismantling the host Ridley College with a 93-13 win. In their second game, OSS defeated Bear Creek 44-16. However, in the final game, the girls came up just short losing to Eden 36-31. It was a fun weekend with many outstanding performances and many high point totals. </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">The senior girls’ basketball team travelled to St Catherine's to play in the AC Peters tournament over the weekend. The girls dominated the tournament with wins over Fort Erie, Lakeshore, Notre Dame and Essex to come out tournament champions.<span>  </span>Congrats to Claire Fletcher and Marlee Sanderson on being tournament All Stars. Next home game is this Tuesday at 3:30. Come out, make some noise and support your team!</p><p class="MsoPlainText">The Nighthawks Sr. Boys football team lost after a hard fight against Banting the last week. Josh Buckindale got a touchdown thrown by Jacob Johnson. Alex Greven and Nolan Felstead held down the line while Dylan Gibson did a great job on defence. Next action is Friday on the OSS field, come support your Nighthawks!</p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Rehearsals this week include Senior concert band Wednesday, again at lunch. Stage bands meet this week as usual. Jazz Festival is only a few weeks away so please come prepared!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate concert band starts this week on Thursday at lunch. All grade 10's from both semesters and the experienced 9's are invited. If any 10's have not yet come to book instruments, please do so today.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Music department spirit wear is available for trying on in the Music Room 110. Hats, coats, t-shirts, hoodies. Come check it out!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">At lunchtime today – </span><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:#7030a0;"><a href=""><span style="color:#0563c1;">Brescia University College</span></a></span><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> – which is affiliated with Western University and is Canada’s only women’s university</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> At lunchtime on Tuesday – </span><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:#7030a0;"><a href=""><span style="color:#0563c1;">King’s University College</span></a></span><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> – a Catholic, liberal arts university which is also affiliated with Western University</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"></span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;"> At lunchtime on Friday – </span><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:#7030a0;"><a href=""><span style="color:#0563c1;">Brock University</span></a></span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Come down to the gym after school to catch the junior and senior boy’s volleyball games! Any students interested in learning to score earning community service hours, see Mrs. Couvrette in guidance or Ms. Dance. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Jr. Boys’ Soccer - There will be a practice today at 2:30pm.  See you there!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal">There is a mandatory <strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Link Crew Leaders’</span></strong> Meeting Wednesday at Lunch. <span> </span>Leaders, please bring your lunch to room 227. That’s Wednesday at lunch-see you there!</p>
Morning Announcements September 19, 2017 Announcements September 19, 2017 <p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">Attention to all boy’s interested in playing intermural ice hockey please sign the list outside room 212 the woodworking room.  Intramural’s will consist of 10-15 games with 2-4 teams.  All games will take place on Thursdays at rotary place.  There are going to be a limited amount of spots so please sign the list ASAP.  Intermural ice hockey is open to all grade as this is non-contact.  Please see Mr. Bolen in room 212 with any questions.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Are you a creative, team player who enjoys performing? Do you love sharing a laugh with an awesome group of people? If so, come out to today's info meeting for Improv Team! All are welcome- no experience necessary. The meeting will take place today at the start of lunch in room 112. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal">Could the following students please see Ms. Weidmark in room 309 at the beginning of lunch:</p><p class="MsoNormal">A. Walker</p><p class="MsoNormal">S. Greco</p><p class="MsoNormal">C. Earl</p><p class="MsoNormal">E. Black</p><p class="MsoNormal">T. Davidson</p><p class="MsoNormal">P. Goddard</p><p class="MsoNormal">T. Hillson</p><p class="MsoNormal">N. Goodall</p><p class="MsoNormal">B. Holt</p><p class="MsoNormal">E. Serra </p><p class="MsoNormal">M. Hillson</p><p class="MsoNormal">J. Langner</p><p class="MsoNormal">Congratulations to all those grade nine students who attended the Students Council interviews Friday and today. We have made some difficult decisions. Mrs. Prentice and Mr. Jackson would like to see all these individuals personally.<span>  </span>Meeting today at lunch in room 230.</p><p class="MsoNormal"> </p><p class="MsoNormal">S. Armstrong</p><p class="MsoNormal">T. Ashby</p><p class="MsoNormal">C. Bard</p><p class="MsoNormal">S. Chowdhury</p><p class="MsoNormal">K. Fitz</p><p class="MsoNormal">P. Hannan</p><p class="MsoNormal">C. Pallopson</p><p class="MsoNormal">H. Sisson</p><p class="MsoNormal">M. Sawatsky</p><p class="MsoNormal">M. Taher</p><p class="MsoNormal">S. West</p><p class="MsoNormal">All other individuals may come and speak with Mrs. Prentice about additional opportunities on Students’ Council.</p><p class="MsoNormal">International Club will NOT meet today as originally planned.  Let’s meet <span style="text-decoration:underline;">tomorrow</span> in Room 229 to complete our trifold for Thursday’s Sports and Clubs Fair!</p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Hey OSS,</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Come out to our first Me to We meeting of the year in room 221 at the start of lunch tomorrow (Wednesday).</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Senior concert band meets tomorrow at lunch. Please be ready for an 11:00 a.m. start. All music students, grade 10-12, are welcome, including all those from second semester!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Intermediate stage band meets after school tomorrow.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Meat order forms are due this Thursday. Anyone who hasn't picked up a form, there are still a couple of days left!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Students going on the field trip to Coldwater this Friday are asked to please get your permission forms in tomorrow at the latest.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Don't forget to sign up for the fishing club today at lunch. A table and sign up form will be set up outside the library this week. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">On Wednesday of this week a representative from Laurentian University will be here at 8:15 a.m. and a representative from Algonquin College will be here at lunch time.  If you wish to attend the Laurentian University presentation, you must sign up in Guidance!</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">And grade 12’s, please note that a calendar of liaison visits was sent to your school email accounts on Friday and one has also been posted on the College and the University pages of the Guidance section of the school website.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Gagnon or Mrs. Hollinger.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">Starting on Friday, and running through the weekend, the Ontario Universities’ Fair is being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  It runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Admission is free.</span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1" style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Meet representatives from all 21 Ontario universities at one time and receive information about Campus Tours and Open Houses, Scholarships and Awards, Athletics and University News!!         </span><br></p>
Morning Announcements for September 18, 2017 Announcements for September 18, 2017 <p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">SENIOR BOYS SOCCER - </span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">MANDATORY meeting with Miss. Dietrich in room 332 at the beginning of lunch - if you want to play in Wednesday's game. <br> <br> </span>A reminder to German students and their homeroom teachers that students should be excused from Period 1 TODAY at 9am in order to meet up online with their German partners.  Please go to Room 229.  </p><p class="MsoNormal">A representative from Lakehead University will be at OSS today at lunch time.  Come to the Guidance office if you wish to see the presentation.</p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">X Country Runners, you have a workout today after school.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Also there will be a brief but important meeting today at the start of lunch in Room #100.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Please be prompt.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Are you interested in making a difference locally, nationally and globally??? If you are please come out to the first 'Me to We' meeting this <strong>WEDNESDAY</strong> at the start of lunch in room 221 ---the family studies / tech hallway.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">It's that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, the leaves are changing, and the salmon are running. If you would like a chance to get out salmon fishing this fall come out and join the Fishing Club. Club sign-up will be happening all this week outside the library at lunch. See you there. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Jr. Boy’s Soccer</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">There will be a meeting in room 219 at the beginning of lunch.  Make sure to be there.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">A reminder to all music students that meat sale orders are due this Thursday. If you don't have a form, there is still lots of time available.</span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">Senior Concert band meets this Wednesday at lunch once again. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:"calibri",sans-serif;color:black;">SENIOR BOYS SOCCER - practice today on the O.S.S. field at 2:30. You MUST have your accident insurance form in BEFORE you step foot on the field. There is a practice tomorrow at 2:30 as well.</span></p>