Morning Announcements for November 6, 2023
Posted on 11/06/2023

Use of the library at lunch: Due to the amount of garbage found in the library over the last few weeks, food will no longer be allowed in the library. Please make use of the cafeteria to eat your lunch, and remember to take a moment to put your garbage and recycling in the provided bins.

HUGS is meeting today at lunch in room 309.  HUGS is a group dedicated to providing a safe and inclusive space for LGBTQ+ students and allies. All are welcome.  Looking forward to seeing you today at lunch in room 309.

The Senior Girls Basketball season came to an end on Friday in the SCAA Championship Game. The girls played valiantly, but lost to Eastview in a close contest. 

Ms. Guthrie and Mr. Young would like to thank all of the girls for their dedication in what turned out to be an incredible season together. Their final record was 13 wins against only 6 losses. They were the league runner up despite being the youngest and smallest team in Simcoe County. The coaches couldn't be more proud of this amazing group.

Book club will meet Thursday to discuss Watney's duct tape and potato skills in The Martian on Thursday in room 311 at lunch. 

Hopefully the new November novel The House of the Gerulian Sea will be available for pick up!

DECA, DECA, DECA…a big congratulations to the team and their amazing effort at Regionals in Whitby yesterday!!

Myles O. placed top 10 for his exam. Preet Patel placed top ten for his case and overall. Hunter Sedore placed top 10 overall. A special mention to the team of Myles O. and Sam S. for placing 2 overall in their category. Next is Provincials!!! See you Thursday Team. 

If there are any girls in Gr 9-12 that are still interested in signing up for the Girl's hockey team, please see Mrs Young in room 337 at the start of lunch today.  Also, for those girls who have already signed up, please make sure you are on the google classroom as important information will be posted there.  See Mrs Young if you need the code.

For any girls interested in playing senior girls volleyball. there will be a meeting on Tuesday at lunch in the guidance office.

The Music Leadership Group WILL meet on Wednesday at Lunch

Music Students involved in a co-curricular band or choir are reminded that November 15th is the DEADLINE for deposits and to have PAPERWORK returned!  Rehearsals run at regular times this week.

Mino Ghizhep OSS, please note that the following cultural acknowledgements will be taking place this week and next week.

 November 5th to November 11th is Treaty week.

Elder John Rice will be coming to OSS this Friday November 10th from 9:30am to 10:30am and providing discussions in the OSS Library about the importance of Treaties.

This Wednesday, November 8th is Indigenous Veteran's Day.

The Day will be acknowledged on November 8th in the OSS Library from 9:30am to 10:30am to honour our Indigenous veterans who served. 

 In addition, Elder Jeff Monague will be coming to OSS on  Monday November 13th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in the OSS Library to share his experiences as an Indigenous Veteran.

 Next week,

 November 16th is Louis Riel Day.

Metis Knowledge Keeper, Scott Carpenter will be at OSS on November 15 from 9:30am to 10:30am in the OSS Library providing an opportunity to learn about who Metis people are and to learn about Metis culture.

Students who are interested in attending these cultural acknowledgements, please sign up in either the front office or in the Andaayang.