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.

Friday, May 18, 2018

posted May 18, 2018, 5:36 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated May 18, 2018, 5:36 AM ]

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

This announcement is for grade eight students: Did you know that 14 thousand Canadian soldiers participated in the Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy against the Nazis in June 1944?  Many of these young men were the same age as our grade 12 students at Aldershot. Previous students who have visited France with the school have found their visit to Juno beach to be a moving experience.  Don’t miss out on this amazing experience! Join the Aldershot trip to France in March 2019. If you register before June 21, you will receive a discount of $435. If you have any questions, see Mr. Stuart in room 239.

There will be a girls soccer tryout today at lunch. Please bring your lunch and meet on the field at 12:10.  



You may have noticed an addition to our flag pole this morning. The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is TODAY May 17th and aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBTQ rights violations and  create an interest in LGBT rights worldwide. Aldershot is pleased to by flying the Pride flag in solidarity and support of the  LBGTQ community here in Burlington and across the world.

Congratulations and thank-you to everyone for their amazing participation yesterday at Track & Field Day!  Results will be posted shortly and Mrs Krug will be finding all Picnic Event winners at break. We have some freezies leftover and they will on sale today at first break in the hallway- $1.00 get them while they last !!

There will be no Junior Band rehearsal today at 2nd break.  Stay tuned to find out when we will get together to try out some new music and to celebrate our year together.

Just a reminder to all writers that all entries for the library’s “Thank You for the Music” Writing Contest are due next Tuesday!  You have an entire long weekend to write your best essay or short story! Come to the library for more information on the contest!

Attention all Relay Team members, please come to our practice today at first break, meet on the track and bring your snack along.  

Yum Yum just what you’ve been waiting for a delicious cold freezie!  That’s right folks freezies will be on sale today at first break in the upstairs hallway for a loonie !!! Picnic event winners can pick up their freezie prize at the table- winners are as follows:

Soccer Challenge- Willow, Ryan Walsh , Tygo

Hot Shot Hockey- Ryan Walsh, Kristian K, Jackson, Owen Cressman, Mitch

King of the Hill - Maysam & Aisha; Waajdan & Aiden, Bailey & Piper, Calum & Owen

Hoola-Hoop - Sully and Erin Benoit

Congratulations on your amazing scores !!!


There will be a soccer practice today at second break. Please be on the field for 12:30. Eat first then come out!

Did you know that Muslims around the world observe Ramadan, a month of fasting and religious reflection that takes place every year? Ramada 2018 started yesterday, Thursday, May 17th. During the next month, people observing Ramadan Will not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. Students wishing to observe Ramadan by fasting on Fridays, are invited to come to Mme LeLievre’s room at 12:10 pm.  Please do not bring any food or drinks with you. For more information, please see Mme LeLievre or Karen in class 8-1.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

posted May 17, 2018, 5:11 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Did you know that 14 thousand Canadian soldiers participated in the Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy against the Nazis in June 1944?  Many of these young men were the same age as our grade 12 students at Aldershot. Previous students who have visited France with the school have found their visit to Juno beach to be very moving.  Don’t miss out on this amazing experience! Join the Aldershot trip to France in March 2019. The trip is open to all grade 9 to 12 students. If you register before June 21, you will receive a discount of $435.   If you have any questions, see Mr. Stuart in room 239.

Congratulations to...

The boys baseball team, who  improved to 7 wins, 0 losses and stand alone in 1st place in Tier 2.  They defeated Kings Christian yesterday 9 to 8, in an exciting bottom of the 7th win.  Good pitching supplied by Jack Thorpe, Connor Stapleford, and Nick Schofield. Terrific hitting with 3 hits apiece by Leishman, Pallotini, and Nick Schofield.  Nick also made an amazing diving catch in centre field, as well as supplying the game winning hit a double to win the game. Great work boys on a fantastic game.

You may have noticed an addition to our flag pole ths morning. The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is TODAY May 17th and aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBTQ rights violations and  create an interest in LGBT rights worldwide. Aldershot is pleased to by flying the Pride flag in solidarity and support of the  LBGTQ community here in Burlington and across the world.







ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

This announcement is for grade eight students: Did you know that 14 thousand Canadian soldiers participated in the Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy against the Nazis in June 1944?  Many of these young men were the same age as our grade 12 students at Aldershot. Previous students who have visited France with the school have found their visit to Juno beach to be a moving experience.  Don’t miss out on this amazing experience! Join the Aldershot trip to France in March 2019. If you register before June 21, you will receive a discount of $435. If you have any questions, see Mr. Stuart in room 239.

There will be a girls soccer tryout today at lunch. Please bring your lunch and meet on the field at 12:10.  



You may have noticed an addition to our flag pole this morning. The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is TODAY May 17th and aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBTQ rights violations and  create an interest in LGBT rights worldwide. Aldershot is pleased to by flying the Pride flag in solidarity and support of the  LBGTQ community here in Burlington and across the world.

Congratulations and thank-you to everyone for their amazing participation yesterday at Track & Field Day!  Results will be posted shortly and Mrs Krug will be finding all Picnic Event winners at break. We have some freezies leftover and they will on sale today at first break in the hallway- $1.00 get them while they last !!

There will be no Junior Band rehearsal today at 2nd break.  Stay tuned to find out when we will get together to try out some new music and to celebrate our year together.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

posted May 16, 2018, 7:28 AM by Dianne Kirchner   [ updated May 16, 2018, 7:33 AM ]

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Today is the last day to register for the Aldershot Cake Wars Competition. Registration fee and all criteria, dates and judging rules are at the Office.  All proceeds are in support of the Big Dream Post-Secondary Scholarship



The library’s last writing contest of the year is the “Thank You for the Music” writing contest.  Your essay or short story could win you a prize pack that includes a Subway gift card! Come to the library for more information!  All entries are due May 22nd!

Just a reminder that the library will be closed P.2 and P.3 today because of a math contest.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Students writing the Halton math contest TODAY -- check in with your period 2 teacher and then go to the library.

The White Pine Winner has been announced!  If you follow White Pine, come to the library to find out which book won this year’s contest!  




ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reminder to all Cake Wars teams that your registration and commitment to participate is due Today in the office.

The library’s last writing contest of the year is the “Thank You for the Music” writing contest.  Your essay or short story could win you a prize pack that includes a Subway gift card! Come to the library for more information!  All entries are due May 22nd!

The library will be closed today at 9:32am until 12:08pm because of a math contest.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

There will be a girls soccer tryout Thursday at lunch. Please bring your lunch and meet on the field for 12:10.

STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTION RESULTS

posted May 15, 2018, 12:02 PM by Dianne Kirchner

Congratulations

LIONS LEADERSHIP 2018-19


Prime Minister

Kate Hale

Deputy Prime Minister

Solina Quinton

Minister of Communications & Finance

Jack Mason

Minister of Sport & Recreation

Sydney Hietikko

Minister of Arts & iStem

Lene Wong

Minister of Social Justice TBD

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

posted May 15, 2018, 5:19 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Reminder to register yourself or your team of up to 3 friends in Aldershot Cake Wars by Wednesday May 16 $10.00 registration fee.  All criteria, dates and judging rules in the Office. All proceeds are in support of the Big Dream Post-Secondary Scholarship


The library will be closed WEDNESDAY P.2 and P.3 because of a math contest.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Congratulations to the boys baseball team for the their 6th win of the season, now 4 wins and zero loses in league play. Great pitching by Jake Tasker and Ben Pallottini was essential for the win.  Next game is Wed. at Nelson Park.

Students participating in the Halton Math Competition -- go to the library at the start of period 2 tomorrow, Wednesday the 16th.

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Reminder to all Cake Wars teams that your registration and commitment to participate is due no later than Wednesday May 16 in the Office.

The library will be closed WEDNESDAY at 9:32am until 12:08pm because of a math contest.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Reminder to all students that tomorrow is Aldershot Track & Field Day!  Please wear gym clothes to school and bring some water, a hat and sunscreen, it’s going to be a great day!  ACE members who can help with set-up are reminded to meet on the back field at 7:30am -thanks!

Monday, May 14, 2018

posted May 14, 2018, 5:06 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you think you or a group of up to 3 students would like to participate in the 2018 CAKE WARS Competition come and register your team with a fee of $10.00 in the Office by Wed. May 16.  Criteria, dates and judging rules will be provided at the time of registration. All proceeds from the competition will go to the BIG DREAM SCHOLARSHIP for a graduating Grade 12 student. Competition date May 30, 2018


Aldershot Writers!  If you didn’t come by the library last week, make sure you come visit this week to get your copy of the “Thank You for the Music” Writing Contest sheet!  All entries are due May 22nd! You could win a prize pack that includes a Subway Gift card!

Students participating in the Halton math competition -- it will be held on Wednesday, May 16th during periods 2 and 3 in the library. Come to the library at the start of period 2 on Wednesday to get set up.

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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! Today is the last day to purchase your book on cashless, or see Ms. Morrison in the main office to pay for your copy.

Reminder to all Cake Wars teams that your registration and commitment to participate is due no later than Wednesday May 16 in the Office.  

Aldershot Writers!  If you didn’t come by the library last week, make sure you come visit this week to get your copy of the “Thank You for the Music” Writing Contest sheet!  All entries are due May 22nd! You could win a prize pack that includes a Subway Gift card!

There will be soccer tryout today and tomorrow at lunch. Please meet on the field at 12:30.  


Last call for BBQ orders for the Track meet on Wednesday..  Pay your homeroom teacher today! No orders will be accepted after Monday!!

Attention Junior Band Members who are going to Canada’s Wonderland tomorrow!  This is a very important announcement. Please come to the music room for a quick meeting at the beginning of 2nd break.

Last chance to order your yearbook - $40 - Cash On-Line

posted May 10, 2018, 6:23 AM by Dianne Kirchner


Thursday, May 10th

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

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Do you have little to no artistic talent?  Then come to the library today to participate in our “paint by sticker” de-stressing activity.  No artistic talent is needed! However, if you do have artistic ability, you might want to consider entering the library’s “Thank you for the Music” writing contest!  For more details, see Ms. Weber!

Congrats to the boys baseball team on winning their 3rd league game in a row, remaining in first place.  Excellent pitching by Conner Stapleford, Thorpe, and Ben Zarnke provided the way to an 8-4 win over Blakelock.. Well done

boys!

If you would like to make a Mindfulness Bottle on Friday, please sign up in the library for the Mindfulness Bottle making session that is running Friday during P.3 and P.4. There are only spots for 10 people per period so make sure you sign up as soon as possible.

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!!

Remember that moment when you wore an ugly christmas sweater to school?  Or that moment when the CanFit class painted bones and muscles on themselves?  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.

Students who are participating in the Halton math competition -- meet in room 215 from 11:30 to noon today!

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Person 1- Hey what’s that sizzling sound???

P2- I know that sound it’s the sound of burgers sizzling on a BBQ

P1- Oh no, that’s right I have to hand in my BBQ form or I’ll be listening to that sound and then missing out on a juicy burger !!!

P2- You got that right- make sure you hand in your form so you don’t miss out !!!

Speaking of forms….Junior Band members better make sure that their permission forms are in for Wonderland.  If you have yours here today, drop it off to Ms Taylor in the music room.




Attention ACE members: Please meet in Mrs Krug’s room today at the beginning of first break, that’s at 9:50am, for a quick group photo. The photo previously taken is not suitable for the yearbook. Thank you for your understanding. Our meeting will follow the group photo!  

The Aldershot Secondary student council elections are fast approaching and we need all grade 8’s to vote.  Do you know who’s running for Prime minister? What about minister of Communications? Find out so that you can make an informed vote on Monday!

Congratulations, Junior Band and Take Five Plus!   You should be very proud of your performances last night.  Ms Taylor is very happy with how you played and how responsible you were throughout the evening.  There were so many great comments about how well you played. Thank you.


There will still be a rehearsal at 2nd break today.  Everyone going to Wonderland must attend. Important information about our trip will be given.  If you have your permission form here today, please bring it to the rehearsal.

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 eights student;  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.

Wednesday, May 9th

posted May 9, 2018, 5:00 AM by Dianne Kirchner

SECONDARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Are you having a good mental health week?  If you need more help being mindful, come to the library this week to possibly find a Mindfulness Frog or to sign up for Friday’s Mindfulness Bottle Making Session in Seminar Room B.  Or maybe you just need a break? Today during P.3 starting at 11:10 am, we’ll be playing Cat Bingo!  That’s right, it’s BINGO with CATS!

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.

For Mental Health Week:  Healthy bodies and healthy minds!  Always take time to take care of yourself.  Eat, sleep, move and laugh!

YEARBOOKS YEARBOOKS YEARBOOKS!  

Did you pay for your yearbook yet?  Don’t miss out! This year’s book is filled with amazing memories like That Moment When Mr. Mills turned into a tomato at the Inside Ride!  And That Moment When the senior class voted for who was the biggest flirt! Purchase your copy on cashless, or see Ms. Morrison in the main office for more details on how to purchase your copy today!

Students participating in the Halton Math Competition - come to room 215 from 11:30 to noon on Thursday!

ELEMENTARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Aldershot Writers!  Have you been to the library yet to pick up the rules and regulations for our new writing contest called “Thank you for the Music”?  If not, then make sure you do today so you can start writing your next masterpiece!

The grade 7 Core French classes have voted on their floats and the results are in.

For the best use of materials, the winners are….

Honorable mention - Winter theme, Satouda in class 71

3rd place - Mermaids, Brooklynn in class 73

2nd place - Day of the Dead, Mattea and Marissa in class 73

1st place - Chinese New Year, Sydney and Gillian in class 73


For overall favorite float, the winners are….

Honorable mention - Star Wars, Eisa in class 71

3rd place - Disney castle, Logan and Veronika in class 74

2nd place - Day of the Dead, Mattea and Marissa in class 73

1st place- Chinese New Year, Sydney and Gillian in class 73


Felicitations! Congratulations to all the winners but also to each and everyone who worked so hard to build and present some of the best floats yet!

Tonight is the Aldershot Spring Concert.  It is always great to see Aldershot staff and students in attendance on this special night for the music department.  Senior Band, Grade 9 Band, Junior Band and Take 5 Plus will all be performing as well as a special performance by Alex Pedherney and Jackson Haynes.  The concert is free and all are welcome. Concert starts at 7 PM.

SPRING MUSIC CONCERT Wed May 9th 7-9

posted May 8, 2018, 6:27 AM by Dianne Kirchner

you don't want to miss it!!!

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