Friday, May 11, 2018

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Today to celebrate Mental Health Week, we’re making Mindfulness Bottles in the library in Seminar Room B during P.3 and P.4.  A Mindfulness Bottle is a great way to de-stress and focus on the present. Please sign up in the library as soon as possible to make sure you have a spot since space and resources are limited!

The girls softball team played well yesterday during their game against Iroquois. Emily and Sydney did a great job pitching. The next game is Tuesday against WOSS.

If you have applied to be a Link Leader for the 2018-2019 school year, then you need to check your halton e-mail account to find out if you have been accepted.  Please note that the date for May Development Day is Wednesday May 23 and this is a mandatory training.

YEARBOOKS YEARBOOKS YEARBOOKS!!

You might not have noticed us, but the yearbook team as been snapping photos all year long!  We’ve been capturing Those Moments When you participated in the Terry Fox Run, when you were on the Reach Team, and when you went on the French Exchange.  It’s all in the yearbook, so don’t miss out! Purchase your copy today on cashless, or see Ms. Morrison in the main office for more information!

Did you know that 89 million people visit France every year?  It is the most visited country in the world because of its breathtaking capital city, beautiful countryside, rich history and amazing food.  Aldershot is going to France in March 2019. You can be one of the millions who appreciate its beauty every year! We will be visiting Paris, La Loire, Brittany and Normandy.  The trip is open to all grade 9 - 12 students. Students who register for the trip before June 21 receive a discount of $435. See Mr. Stuart in room 239 if you have any questions.

Would the following individuals please come to the office to pick up your Mother’s Day draw prize:

Kate Hale, Abby Sykes, Genesis Gollab, Mr. Baxter,

Congratulations.

Dr. Jean Clinton says that every child and youth needs at least one adult who lights up the room when that child enters. Let’s practice today lighting up for one another! What creative ways can we light up for one another?

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Before you leave for the weekend today, make sure you visit the library!  It might be time to renew your books or to take out a new one or to just pick up a new bookmark!  Also, you can pick up the details for our new writing contest called, “Thank you for the Music.”

Only ONE day left to hand in your Track Day BBQ form- you can do it online or bring it in on MONDAY- don’t miss out !!! They’re going to be DEEEEEELICOUS !!!

This announcement is for grade eight students;  Did you know that 89 million people visit France every year?  It is the most visited country in the world because of its breathtaking capital city, beautiful countryside, rich history and amazing food.  Aldershot is going to France in March 2019. You can be one of the millions who appreciate its beauty every year! We will be visiting Paris, La Loire, Brittany and Normandy.  The trip is open to all grade 9 - 12 students. Students who register for the trip before June 21 receive a discount of $435. See Mr. Stuart in room 239 if you have any questions.

YEARBOOKS YEARBOOKS YEARBOOKS!!

Remember that moment when you wore pj’s to school?  Or that moment when we went bowling? It’s all in the 2018 Aldershot Yearbook!  Don’t miss out on keeping your memories for years to come! Purchase your book TODAY on cashless, or see Ms. Morrison in the main office to pay for your copy.

Multicultural club meets today in Ms Primeau’s room at 12:10pm.

Junior Band members who have not already done so should hand in their permission forms to Ms Taylor this morning.

Elementary Announcements; Tues., Sept. 25th

posted Sep 25, 2018, 5:09 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 25, 2018, 5:10 AM ]


There will be VEX Robotics today after school from 2:40-4:00. New members are welcome to join.  VEX will meet in Ms. Ward’s room today at 2:40 before going down to the Comm Tech room.

Congratulations and thank you to Jack Coleman who will be representing our grade 7 and 8 students at the Halton District School Board Student Senate.  Join Our Voice so that your concerns and interests can be heard and represented at Student Senate.

Reminder to students who are representing each class at Pizza with Police that we are meeting in Room 230 at 12:10.

Secondary Announcements; Tues., Sept. 25th

posted Sep 25, 2018, 5:07 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 25, 2018, 5:07 AM ]


Spain & Portugal Tour & France Tour: Are you interested in going to France? Or Spain & Portugal? TONIGHT at 6:30pm is the last chance Info-Night in our school library. That’s the last chance Info-Night for this year’s March Break tours is TONIGHT at 6:30pm. Note: There are NO tours next year. If you’re interested in visiting France or Spain & Portugal, this is the year to do it. All info being presented tonight. See you there!

Tech club! Our first meeting is after school in computer lab 216. That’s tech club, our first meeting today in room 216 after school.

Elementary Announcements: Mon., Sept. 24th

posted Sep 24, 2018, 9:04 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 24, 2018, 9:04 AM ]


Girls volleyball try-outs continue today at first and second break. The first round of cuts have been posted on the club bulletin board and athletics board outside the gym.  Grade 8’s please meet in big gym at first break , grade 7’s with your lunch at second break today.

Reminder to all ACE executive nominees to get your speeches ready for Thursday!!!!

Aldershot, you have until the end of the week to get in your entry for the library’s “What a Sensational Summer!” Writing Contest!  All entries are due by the end of the day on Friday, September 28th!

Secondary Announcements; Mon., Sept. 24

posted Sep 24, 2018, 9:02 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 24, 2018, 9:03 AM ]


Would Kole Geisel, Emma Cook and Rowan Ivankovich please come to the library

Spain & Portugal Tour & France Tour: Are you interested in going to France? Or Spain & Portugal? Tomorrow night, Tuesday September 25th, at 6:30pm is the last chance Info-Night in our school library. See Mr. Djurdjevic or Mr. Stuart for questions about these great learning opportunities.

Aldershot, you have until the end of the week to get in your entry for the library’s “What a Sensational Summer!” Writing Contest!  All entries are due by the end of the day on Friday, September 28th!

This is a reminder to all boys volleyball players to meet in room 226 at the start of period 3 for mandatory safety training.

Orange shirt day at Aldershot show your support for #OrangeShirtDay on Sept 28th. Every child does matter, especially those impacted by the Residential School system. Our knowledge and collective actions will help move us towards truth and reconciliation.

Today’s lunch special: mashed potato bowl, gravy, popcorn chicken and corn

Secondary Announcements; Fri.,Sept. 21st

posted Sep 21, 2018, 7:01 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 21, 2018, 7:02 AM ]


Awards Night

If you had an average of over 80% in all of your subject last year, then you are in the Honours Society. Please check the list in outside the Main Office.  If your name was accidentally omitted, please tell Mrs. Turner in the Main Office by 10:00am today.

Field Hockey News!  Another outstanding performance by the whole senior field hockey team!  They played very well against some excellent teams from around the province.  The results were 1 win, 2 ties and one loss. Remember the announcement yesterday about the HAT Trick….well Nikki DeBoer added to her stats again at yesterday’s tournament. Since she is in the building today, you may want to try and hat flip today.  Juniors play at Hayden tonight...wish them good luck!

Spain & Portugal Tour & France Tour: Are you interested in going to France? Or Spain & Portugal? Your last chance to sign up is fast approaching! The final info-night is Tuesday September 25 at 6:30pm in our school library. See Mr. Djurdjevic or Mr. Stuart for questions about these great learning opportunities.

Would Emma Cook and Rowan Ivankovich please come to the library

Next Friday is Orange Shirt day!   Watch for posters and more information.

Ms. Spencer is starting up a club to explore technology. Sign up outside the math office if you are interested. No experience neccessary. Let’s learn together.

Today’s lunch special is Stir-Fry

A reminder to staff and students who received an invitation - the New Student Welcome is taking place at the beginning of period 3 in the library’s Seminar Room B

Today is the International Day of Peace 2018


Secondary Announcements; Thurs. Sept. 20th

posted Sep 20, 2018, 11:35 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 11:35 AM ]


Awards Night

If you had an average of over 80% in all of your subject last year, then you are in the Honours Society. Please check the list in outside the Main Office.  If your name was accidentally omitted, please tell Mrs. Turner in the Main Office by this Friday.

Spain & Portugal Tour & France Tour: Are you interested in going to France? Or Spain & Portugal? Your last chance to sign up is fast approaching! The final info-night is Tuesday September 25 at 6:30pm in our school library. See Mr. Djurdjevic or Mr. Stuart for questions about these great learning opportunities.

Next Friday is Orange Shirt Day!   On Friday, September 28th, students and staff across the HDSB will come together and wear Orange Shirts to recognize the harm that the Residential School System did to First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and to recognize that every child matters.”

Today’s lunch special is Mac & Cheese

Aldershot Writers and Want-to-Be-Writers!  Have you been working on your entry for the library’s “What a Sensational Summer” writing contest?  You have a little over a week to edit and revise! All entries are due Friday, Sept. 28th! Come to the library for more details!

Well it is not everyday that we can do a shout out for a HAT TRICK in field hockey….Next time you see Nikki DeBoer be sure to flip your cap for her.  What a great start to the senior season. The whole team pulled together and controlled much of the game. Mr. Dawson will be especially proud to be a lion today after our big win over his former school!  

Are you interested in exploring the world of technology? Want to learn a bit about programing for arduinos? Interested in cybernetics? Ms. Spencer is starting up a technology exploration club. No experience in programing needed. We’ll learn together! Please sign up outside the math office on the second floor, or talk to Ms. Spencer. That’s a start up club to play with technology, sign up outside room 219.

Elementary Announcements; Wed. Sept. 19

posted Sep 19, 2018, 10:45 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 19, 2018, 10:46 AM ]


Grade 7’s Flag Football today at First Break


Grade 8’s will be Thursday at LUNCH

Aldershot Writers and Want-to-Be-Writers!  Have you been working on your entry for the library’s “What a Sensational Summer” writing contest?  You have a little over a week to edit and revise! All entries are due Friday, Sept. 28th! Come to the library for more details!

Secondary Announcements; Wednesday, Sept. 19

posted Sep 19, 2018, 10:41 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 19, 2018, 10:42 AM ]


Collins

Are you passionate about world issues? Do you enjoy public speaking, and want to learn the art of negotiation and international diplomacy? Then please come to Room 134 at the start of period 3 on Thursday to find out more about the Model United Nations. Alternatively, come see Ms.Collins in the Humanities Office.

Robertson

Congratulations to the junior field hockey team on a well played game last night against Oakville Trafalgar.  Our junior lions are making huge gains in their individual skills. There will be a BRIEF meeting in 115 at the beginning of lunch.  Please attend as it is about Friday’s game.


Seniors start their season tonight….wish them luck as we travel to White Oaks.  Bus leaves as 1:30, the team is demitted at 1 today.

Elementary Announcements: Friday, Sept. 14th

posted Sep 14, 2018, 3:10 PM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 14, 2018, 3:10 PM ]


Today is the last day to hand in your class’s RED DOT DAY hard copy entry!  Electronic entries can be submitted tomorrow!

If you’ve never entered a writing contest, but you’ve always wanted to, then you should start with the Library’s “What a Sensational Summer!” writing contest!  Don’t worry if you think your writing isn’t good enough--that’s what EVERYBODY thinks! But you can’t win our fabulous prize pack which includes an Indigo gift card if you don’t try!  Entries are due Sept. 28th.

Are you interested in robotics?  Are you good at building? Are you looking for a cool activity to join Tuesdays after school?  If you answered YES to those questions, please come to Ms. Ward’s room (234) today at 10:10 to learn about VEX Robotics.

Flag Football Try Outs start Tuesday 1st Break - Meet outside at the start of first break - 9:50  * only students with signed forms can try out

Students are reminded that a seating plan does exist in the cafeteria. Grade 7 students sit on the right hand side of the cafeteria and grade 8 students sit on the left hand side. The circular tables in the centre area will be divided between the two groups with 4 tables reserved for grade 7 students and 4 tables reserved for grade 8 students.The tables by the back windows will be reserved for secondary students. When in doubt, please refer to the signs on the tables and/or speak with a teacher on duty. Thank you!

Breakfast Club is every morning from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m.  Please feel free to attend and enjoy delicious, nutritious food.  When you are finished, it is important that you dispose of any food leftovers or containers appropriately.  Teachers, please review guidelines about green bin, blue bin and garbage waste with your classes. Thank you!

Are you interested in trying out for the girls or boys volleyball teams this year?  If you said yes, then here is what you need to know. The first girls try-out will be Wednesday after school until 4:15 and the first boys try-out will be Wed morning at 7:00 am.  You MUST , repeat MUST have your forms handed in to try out. See Mrs. Krug of Ms Kovacevic if you have any questions.

Secondary Announcements: Friday, Sept. 14th

posted Sep 14, 2018, 3:00 PM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Sep 14, 2018, 3:01 PM ]


Today is the last day to hand in your class’s RED DOT DAY hard copy entry!  Electronic entries can be submitted tomorrow!

If you think cybersecurity isn't for girls, think again! If you want to help society, have a career you can get excited about, have job security, and BUCK the trend then Join us in room 234 at lunch today to learn how to become a Cyber Super Hero.  See Ms.Sagar if you have more questions.

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