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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Thursday, October 14, 2021

​A reminder that STAGE BAND REHEARSES TODAY at 5:00pm and that SENIOR CONCERT BAND begins tonight at 7:00 ... information was emailed out to all Senior Concert Band members -- so ensure you check it.

Do you love to read? Are you missing English class this semester? Feel like you need a little enlightenment in your life? Come to room 311 tomorrow at lunch for the first meeting of the book club. Tomorrow we will discuss books you might like to read together. Don't worry - there's no essay at the end!!

Indigenous Students are reminded to check their school email to sign up for a Ribbon Skirt or Ribbon Shirt workshop beginning next Tuesday, October 19th at lunch. If you're interested in the teachings and want to learn some sewing skills to make your very own ribbon skirt or ribbon shirt, this workshop is for you! 

Again, please check your school email or see Ms. Schlorff in the Indigenous Hub if you have any questions.

Feeling stressed?  Want help managing anxiety?  Need help focusing?  Having trouble sleeping?

Try colouring!

Colouring mandalas are available in the library.  Come pick some up whenever you want.  There are many designs to choose from.  Mandalas are circular designs with concentric shapes or geometrical designs.  The word "mandala" means sacred circle and they originated in India. 

Colouring has been proven to alleviate stress, improve concentration, induce meditative states, and lessen anxiety by relaxing the fear centre of the brain. 

Create something beautiful as you give yourself some care and attention when things get overwhelming.  

Our schools Terry Fox run will take place this Friday during your period 5 class. We are encouraging all students to bring a toonie for terry or a donation of your choice to your period 5 classroom teacher up until Friday. The class that fundraises the most will win a prize! Next week there will be a donation bin inside the office for students wishing to donate more for Terry Fox. Our goal this year is 2000 dollars. Let's make this happen OSS!

Student ID cards are available this week to purchase with cash in the front foyer during lunch. If you paid with school cash online, you can come down to the foyer this week at lunch to pick up your ID card. 

 Anyone interested in trying out for Varsity Hockey is invited to attend an introductory meeting at the start of lunch on Thursday, Oct. 14 in Rm. 306.  That's Varsity hockey in Rm. 306 @ lunch on Thursday.

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