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7/8 Report Cards

Due to a technical issue, 7/8 report cards will be sent home on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. 


First Nations Education

On Feb. 20th STFX students had the opportunity to participate in a Blanket Exercise training session. Student leaders include Ashley Meness, Abigail Scott and Matteo Menzies. 


Spirit Week

Mon. Feb. 26: MORNING MONDAY (appropriate PJs)  + free breakfast fruit period 1

 

Tues. Feb. 27: TWIN TUESDAY (dress like a friend/group of friends)

+ group photo in gym

 

Wed. Feb. 28: WELL DRESSED WEDNESDAY OR PINK SHIRT DAY

+ free photos with Fergus (you will receive a colour copy)

 

Thurs. Mar. 1: TEAM THURSDAY (support your favourite sports team)

+ free gym time at lunch (by grade)

 

Fri. Mar. 2: FEEL FREE FRIDAY (regular dress down)

+ movie in A11 during lunch

 

ALL THIS FOR ONLY $8! You can pay CASH at lunch on: February 16th, 20th, 21st, or 22nd

 

There will be NO payments accepted after Feb. 22nd!!!

 

 

*** Students not wishing to dress down can still participate in the lunch activities

*** If you do not pay ($8) you MUST BE IN FULL UNIFORM ALL WEEK

*** Money will be used for Student Council activities, MOGA, and a donation made to Free the Children


Ski Trips

The ski trip to Mont Ste. Marie that was cancelled due to inclement weather back in December has been rescheduled for THURSDAY, MARCH 8. Please let Mr. Hamilton know ASAP if you are unable to go on this date. Unfortunately, due to low numbers, the other two trips have been cancelled. Refunds will be granted to School Cash Online program.


Uniform Shop

The McCarthy Uniform store will be closed this Tuesday, January 31st. 


Academic Awards

The long awaited, highly anticipated Academic Awards have been rescheduled for Monday January 29th at 6:30pm. 


Grade 9 Applied Math EQAO

Grade 9 applied math students were scheduled to write their EQAO test on Monday & Tuesday, Jan. 22 & 23rd. Due to the cancellation of buses, both booklets will now be written on Wednesday, Jan. 24th.

Each booklet should take roughly an hour to complete, but students can have up to 2 hours for each. If students are finished both booklets by 11:55am and have already completed the culminating task, they will be able to take noon buses home.

 


Cafeteria Closure

The Cafeteria will not be serving food on Monday, January 29th and Tuesday, January 30th.


Nalaxone Kits in CDSBEO Schools

Naloxone (Narcan) is a drug that reverses an opioid overdose. All schools with grades 7 -12, within the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, have a Naloxone kit and have staff members trained to respond to an overdose.

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit provides free nasal spray Narcan (Naloxone) kits to people who:

  • are currently using opioids or have a history of opioid use, OR
  • are family members or friends of someone who uses opioids.

Anyone with a health card can also go to participating pharmacies and receive a free Naloxone kit (injection). For a list of locations please visit the Ontario Naloxone Program’s website https://www.ontario.ca/page/where-get-free-naloxone-kit

If anyone would like further information please visit the Eastern Ontario Health Unit website  www.eohu.ca or call the Health Line at 1-800- 267-7120 and ask for the naloxone distribution program.


7/8 Tubing Trip

 

It’s 7/8 tubing time again!!!

Forms were sent home monday for the 7/8 tubing trip help Tues, Jan 30th. They are due back to school by Fri, Jan 19th. See forms for pertinent information.

****Please note – given some difficulties with school cash online and the short notice, WE WILL BE ACCEPTING CASH IN CLASS ***


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