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.

REGISTRATION FORMS/PACKAGES

posted Jul 3, 2018, 11:16 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Jul 3, 2018, 11:17 AM ]

Were sent home with Elementary students along with their Report Cards, on Wednesday, June 27th.
For Secondary students, they were handed out on the final day of classes on June 24th OR available for pick-up in the office.
They may also pick it up when they come to pick up their Report Card July 4-6 from 9 - 4.
IF you do not have the IMPORTANT forms to Register in September, please contact us at the school ASAP. (905-637-2383)

June 20 - June 25, 2018

posted Jun 22, 2018, 8:17 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Jun 22, 2018, 8:17 AM ]

SECONDARY EXAM PERIOD
GRADE EIGHTS IN OTTAWA

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

posted Jun 20, 2018, 6:59 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Jun 20, 2018, 6:59 AM ]

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you want to take out some books from our library for over the summer, come and see the library staff!

If you are returning to Aldershot next year and do NOT have  a period 1 class, please come to the main office to pick up your registration package.

Spain & Portugal is a go!!! Planning on signing up for this amazing tour? Be sure to do so by June 30th for the $539 discount. See Mr. DJ for questions asap. Bon courage pour les examens! Vámonos!

Today is the last silent study day of the week  in the library! That means, it will be perfect for you if you want to come down and read and study on your own.  (Therefore, that also means if you are studying in a group, you need to book out a seminar room or find another venue!). Good luck on your exams!

Just a reminder, because of Secondary exams, the library will be closed Thursday, June 21 to Wednesday, June 27.   

A message from the guidance office regarding your timetable for next year: We are currently working through students who have conflicts.  Please check your HDSB email to see if you received an email regarding a timetable conflict. If you have - please come to guidance ASAP to get it sorted out!  Please note: At this time we are only seeing students with conflicts. Timetable changes can be made during the last week of August or the first week of school in September. ALL timetables will be emailed to your HDSB account in July.

Last night Josh Selway and Rebecca Rankin were honoured as our athletes of the year at the Burlington Sports Alliance dinner. Also, to our surprise, our very own Mr. Boelhouwer was awarded the A.J. Dunn Award as the Burlington Sportsperson of the year. Congratulations Mr. B!

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you want to take out some books from our library for over the summer, come and see the library staff!

Today is the last silent study day in the library!  That means, it will be perfect for you if you want to come down and read

Because of Secondary exams, the library will be closed Thursday, June 21 to Wednesday, June 27 for most of the day.  If exams finish early, the library will be open in the afternoon!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

posted Jun 19, 2018, 5:02 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Did you know that Paris has many of the world’s most famous sites including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Élysées, the Latin Quarter and the Garnier Opera? It is home to some of the most famous shopping districts in the world.  Come and see these sites for yourself. Be part of Aldershot’s trip to France in March 2019. Register before March 21 to receive a $435 discount on the trip. That’s two days from now! Find Mr Stuart in room 239 if you have any questions.

If you want to take out some books from our library for over the summer, come and see the library staff!

Tuesday and Wednesday of this week are silent study days in the library!  That means, it will be perfect for you if you want to come down and read and study on your own.  (Therefore, that also means if you are studying in a group, you need to book out a seminar room or find another venue!).

Just a reminder, because of Secondary exams, the library will be closed Thursday, June 21 to Wednesday, June 27.

A message from the guidance office regarding your timetable for next year: We are currently working through students who have conflicts.  Please check your HDSB email to see if you received an email regarding a timetable conflict. If you have - please come to guidance ASAP to get it sorted out!  Please note: At this time we are only seeing students with conflicts. Timetable changes can be made during the last week of August or the first week of school in September. ALL timetables will be emailed to your HDSB account in July.

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

This announcement is for grade eight students: Did you know that Paris has many of the world’s most famous sites including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Élysées, the Latin Quarter and the Garnier Opera? It is home to some of the most famous shopping districts in the world.  Come and see these sites for yourself. Be part of Aldershot’s trip to France in March 2019. Register before March 21 to receive a $435 discount on the trip. That’s two days from now! Find Mr Stuart in room 239 if you have any questions.

If you want to take out some books from our library for over the summer, come and see the library staff!

Tuesday and Wednesday of this week are silent study days in the library!  That means, it will be perfect for you if you want to come down and read

Web Leaders meet today in Mrs. Paterson’s room period 4 today.


June is Pride month and is a time for celebrating the successes and honouring the losses of the LBGTQ+ community. Aldershot proudly supports the LBGTQ+ community and will continue to fly the rainbow flag this month. Please check out the display case outside the library to find out more about Pride Month festivities in the Halton region.

Monday, June 16, 2018

posted Jun 18, 2018, 6:10 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you want to take out some books from our library for over the summer, come and see the library staff!

Tuesday and Wednesday of this week are silent study days in the library!  That means, it will be perfect for you if you want to come down and read and study on your own.  (Therefore, that also means if you are studying in a group, you need to book out a seminar room or find another venue!).


June is Pride month and is a time for celebrating the successes and honouring the losses of the LBGTQ+ community. Aldershot proudly supports the LBGTQ+ community and will continue to fly the rainbow flag this month. Please check out the display case outside the library to find out more about Pride Month festivities in the Halton region.

Courtesy Seat bus request forms can be picked up in the office.  If you reside on Surrey Lane, or are less than 3.6 kms., you are eligible to make the application.

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you want to take out some books from our library for over the summer, come and see the library staff!

Tuesday and Wednesday of this week are silent study days in the library!  That means, it will be perfect for you if you want to come down and read!

Grade 8’s. Don’t forget to return your permission form for after the Reahearsal sign-out, by tomorrow!

Grade 8 students; please be aware that your distance to school changes in Grade 9. If you reside on Surrey Lane or are within 3.6 kms, you are eligible to apply for a Coutesy Seat.  Pick up your application form in the office and be prepared for school start-up ion the fall.

Web Leaders meet in Mrs. Paterson’s room period 4 on Tuesday for training

Friday, June 15, 2018

posted Jun 15, 2018, 4:35 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Jun 15, 2018, 4:35 AM ]

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please note that the library will be closed today P.5 for a law summative.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Just a reminder that the therapy dogs are here so if you have signed up for a visit, double check the time and see you in the library.


ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please note that the library will be closed today from 1:22 to 2:40pm for a law summative.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Reminder to all ACE members of our special year end meeting today at first break -please meet in Rm 224 at 9:50 It’s going to be YUMMY !!!!

Congratulations to both the Boys and Girls Soccer teams who finished up their regular season with strong games.  The girls played a scoreless second half and improved throughout the game narrowly missing on many chances. The boys played very well and exploded for 8 goals.

Adam, Semusa, Nick and Lex were outstanding.  Again thank you for an entertaining season.

June 14, 2018

posted Jun 14, 2018, 5:08 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Jun 14, 2018, 5:08 AM ]

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

For students who were in Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class in semester 1, there will be a screening of the epic film “The Bloodmonster” on today during period 3 in the auditorium  This screening is for Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class from semester 1 only, so be in the auditorium for the beginning of period 3 as the movie will be starting almost right away.

Please note that the library will be closed P.4 and P.5 today for math and law summatives and P.5 tomorrow for a law summative.  Sorry for the inconvenience!


Are you starting to stress over Summatives and exams? Do you need a break? Do you like dogs? If so, sign up to visit the therapy dogs this Friday in the library, Sign up sheets are in the Main Office

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please note that all books should be returned to the library by the end of the day today! Thank you for your help in returning library resources!

Please note that the library will be closed from 12:08 to 2:40 today for math and law summatives and from 1:22 to 2:40  on Friday for a law summative. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Reminder to all ACE members of our  special year end meeting tomorrow at first break.

Multicultural club meets today at 12:10pm in Ms Primeau’s room to organize our year end event.

Junior Band members who would like to listen to the Canada’s Wonderland recordings and adjudication, please join Ms Taylor today at 2nd break with your lunch.

Ms Taylor would like any available Junior Band Roadies or Librarians to please come to the music room at first break.

Last night, the girls soccer team played a memorable game in a torrential downpour against Burlington Central. Tatum Casson made some fantastic saves in net. Sadly, the girls lost 4-0.

Next up was the boys. . We were severely outnumbered, but held our own until late in the second half. All the boys played with grit and determination but we lost 4-1. Special mention goes to Alex Gnenny who made 11 saves.


A reminder to both the boys and girls team that they have a game tonight and should be at the game, ready and dressed to play!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

posted Jun 13, 2018, 6:47 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

For students who were in Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class in semester 1, there will be a screening of the epic film “The Bloodmonster” tomorrow during period 3 in the auditorium  This screening is for Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class from semester 1 only. Please note, that we have moved the screening to the auditorium.

Grads!  Come and take your “alternative” graduation picture in Seminar Room A today during P.3.  See you in Seminar Room A for some Green Screen goofiness!

Please note that the library will be closed P.4 and P.5 today and tomorrow for math and law summatives and P.5 on Friday for a law summative.  Sorry for the inconvenience!


Are you starting to stress over Summatives and exams? Do you need a break? Do you like dogs? If so, sign up to visit the therapy dogs this Friday in the library, Sign up sheets are in the Main Office

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please note that all books should be returned to the library by June 14th--that’s tomorrow!  Thank you for your help in returning library resources!

With all the playing we did yesterday, the Junior Band did not get to listen to the Canada’s Wonderland recordings and adjudication.  Please join Ms Taylor Thursday at 2nd break with your lunch if you are interested in listening to what our adjudicator said.

Yesterday at break, Ms Taylor found what seems to be an external charger.  She has passed it along to Ms Paterson. If you lost this item at break yesterday, please see Ms Paterson and describe what it looks like and where you might have lost it and you will get it back

If some money went missing during band, please email Ms Taylor or talk to her tomorrow during the day.  Money was handed in to her after rehearsal.

Homework room is open from 10:10-10:30 only today.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

posted Jun 12, 2018, 5:31 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:31 AM ]

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Did you know that the palace of Versailles was originally built as a hunting lodge by King Louis the Thirteenth and later expanded to one of the largest royal palaces in the world by King Louis the Fourteenth?  Its Hall of Mirrors is one of the most beautiful rooms in the world. Come and decide for yourself. Join the Aldershot School trip to France in March 2019. Register before June 21 to receive a $435 discount. That’s next week! Speak to Mr.  Stuart if you have any questions. His classroom is number 239.

Please return all library books by the end of the day today! If you have a Literature Circle book for English, make sure your due date has been changed for later.  Thank you for your help in returning library resources!

For students who were in Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class in semester 1, there will be a screening of the epic film “The Bloodmonster” on this Thursday during period 3 in the drama room  This screening is for Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class from semester 1 only.

Would the following students please see Ms. Turner in the main office:

Austin Gyorgy, Abby Cussons,Tarek Elsayed, Zach Hutton,Tim Jones, Keith Maysuik, Matthew Perisic, Joshua Selway, Josephine Wong

Grads!  You’ve taken your graduation pictures to honour your past 4 years at Aldershot, but now it’s time to imagine your future!  Come to the library to take another picture on Wednesday--your Goofy Grad Green Screen picture! Send your picture backgrounds to Ms. Weber ahead of time if you can!  For more information, see Ms. Weber!

Please note that the library will be closed tomorrow and Thursday during P.4 and P.5 because of math and law summatives and P.5 on Friday for a law summative. Sorry for the inconvenience!

The following students have athletics awards to pick up in the main office. Please come today to get them:

McKayla Armstron, Tim Allison, Chloe Caribba, Jaspreet Sandhu, Josh Matteson, Yacine Belkaid, Lyes Belkaid, Jordan leishman




ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

This announcement is for grade eight students:  Did you know that the palace of Versailles was originally built as a hunting lodge by King Louis the Thirteenth and later expanded to one of the largest royal palaces in the world by King Louis the Fourteenth?  It’s Hall of Mirrors is one of the most beautiful rooms in the world. Come and decide for yourself. Join the Aldershot School trip to France in March 2019. Register before June 21 to receive a $435 discount. That’s next week! Speak to Mr. Stuart if you have any questions.  His classroom is number 239.

Please note that all books should be returned to the library by June 14th! Thank you for your help in returning library resources!

Please note that the library will be closed tomorrow and Thursday from 12:08 to 2:40 because of math and law summatives and from 1:22-2:40 on Friday for a law summative. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Could students in the Golf Club, please confirm with Mrs. Kirchner today.

Attention all ACE members- there will be a special year end meeting on Friday at first break

The girls soccer team played to 0-0 tie last night against McMillan - the girls played hard as a team and put together many great chances that fell short by mere inches- Reese Andreychuk was on fire as striker, helped by Sophia Hammond, Alex Meade and Winn Binks at midfield- Rowan Komadan held the backfield with solid defense and Tatum Casson was stellar between the pipes securing the shut-out performance.  Well done girls- next game Wednesday- go lions !!!

Monday, June 11, 2018

posted Jun 11, 2018, 5:25 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please note that all books should be returned to the library by June 12th--that’s tomorrow!  If you have a Literature Circle book for English, make sure your due date has been changed for later.  Thank you for your help in returning library resources!

For students who were in Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class in semester 1, there will be a screening of the epic film “The Bloodmonster” on this Thursday during period 3 in the drama room  This screening is for Mr. Sephton’s Grade 9 Drama Class from semester 1 only.

Grads!  Our last Do IT/Make IT! Session is especially for you!  Come to the library on Wednesday P.3 to show us where you are going or where you’d like to go after Aldershot by creating a Goofy Grad Green Screen picture. Send your picture background to Ms. Weber ahead of time for a speedier session!  For more information, come to the library!

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please note that all books should be returned to the library by June 14th. Thank you for your help in returning library resources!

This is a reminder for all Junior Band members to come to rehearsal tomorrow morning at 7 AM.  It will be worth it!


Junior Band Roadies:  please come to the music room after school today to help set up the room for rehearsal tomorrow.

Reminder to the New 2018/19 WEB Leaders-We will be training Today periods 1,2,3.  Meet in Mrs. Paterson’s room after announcements and attendance is done. Please bring a pen or pencil with you.

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