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Friday December 14, 2018

  • This is a reminder to all grade 11 students who are interested in writing the math contest: Mrs. Chun is running prep sessions on Mondays at lunch in 2-210. See you there!
  • Aapex Contest: Do you want to learn to drive defensively and get your license four months earlier? Come to the main office and fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex Driving Academy’s Beginner Driver Education Program. Contest will close on Monday December 17th. Winner will be announced Wednesday December 19th, 2018.

     

  • BDSS Culinary students are holding their 4th Annual Holiday Bake Sale on Tuesday, December 18th at lunch hour in the small gym. Proceeds from the bake sale will go to Community Care of West Niagara.

  • DSBN's Got Talent: Mr. H's Artisan Card Contest is taking place right now! The winner will have their cards published, have them on display on the DSBN website where people can download them and send them as e-cards, and will be recognized at the Jan. 22 Board meeting. The deadline is December 21, next Friday. For more information check out the FYI boards or go to the Art Club at lunch every day in room 1-208. Entry forms are available on the music stand outside room 1-208.

     

  • Art Club: Room 1-208 will be open for Art Club members every day at lunch. We'll be making watercolour Christmas Cards, working on Mr. H's Artisan Card Contest and planning our Stair Words as well. That's the Art Club every day at lunch in room 1-208.

     

  • Monday Morning at the Movies Buy-In: On Monday morning, December 17, the Social Justice Club is sponsoring a Movie Buy-In. Tickets are only $2 and will be sold today and Monday morning first thing. We will view the movie, Elf, a holiday favourite. Chocolate bars, pop and chips will also be available for sale at that time! 

     

  • Artist of the Month: Congratulations to Alec van Dongen. Pop by the Wing One Gallery to see his exhibit. Ms. Tauro's favourite is Rappers and Nicole Mooney's (visiting from our Niagara Nutrition Partners) are Lil Uzi Vert and The Joker.  Which one is your favourite?

  • Social Justice League Raffle: Ms. Sutherland has graciously donated two of her stained-glass art pieces for our raffle. These festive, seasonal candle holders will be brought around during third period today so that you may buy a raffle ticket to win them. The draw will take place on Friday, December 21. Tickets are only $1. Proceeds will go to the upcoming We Walk for Water Campaign. 

  • Would Emily Mills please see Ms. Tauro right after the announcements?

     

  • Today is the final day of Achievement Week.  Please send the following students down to Room 3211 immediately following the announcements:
        Holly Ings
        Keagan O’Connor
        Isabel Camacho
        Colin Trenholm
        Emily Mills
        Jason Thomas
        Liam Hanson
        Evan Horton
        Rebekka Burkholder
        Cole Kopiak
        Julia Scott
        Tristan Swift
        Mike Farmer
        Austin Birch
        Trenton MacNinch
        Jacob Martinez
        Connor Rayment
        Sky Wolfe
        Jesse Kooyman
        Abbey Mitchell


Thursday December 13, 2018

  • This is a reminder to all grade 11 students who are interested in writing the math contest: Mrs. Chun is running prep sessions on Monday at lunch in 2-210. See you there!
  • Aapex Contest: Do you want to learn to drive defensively and get your license four months earlier? Come to the main office and fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex Driving Academy’s Beginner Driver Education Program. Contest will close on Monday December 17th. Winner will be announced Wednesday December 19th, 2018.

     

  • BDSS Culinary students are holding their 4th Annual Holiday Bake Sale on Tuesday, December 18th at lunch hour in the small gym. Proceeds from the bake sale will go to Community Care of West Niagara.

  • Today is Day 4 of Achievement Week.  Please send the following students down to Room 3211 immediately following the announcements. 

        Wyatt Mertens
        Blain Phillips
        Preston Solomon
        Justin Bentley
        Tia Berencsi
        Alicia Grandchamp
        Abbey Mitchell
        Maggie Piazza
        Taz Woodham
        Ryan Taylor
        Emma Lee Smith
        Rebekka Burkholder
        Izzy Camacho
        Matt Sheldrick

  • School Reach: School Reach will take place today at lunch in the Library Seminar Room. Please note the changed location. That's School Reach in the Library Seminar Room at lunch today.

  • DSBN's Got Talent: Our director of Education, Warren Hoshizaki, has challenged students to create Artisan Cards about specific months of the year and submit these to Ms. Tauro who will send it to the Board office. The winner will have their cards published, have them on display on the DSBN website where people can download them and send them as e-cards, and will be recognized at the Jan. 22 Board meeting. The deadline is December 21, next Friday. For more information check out the FYI boards or go to the Art Club at lunch every day in room 1-208. Entry forms are available on the music stand outside room 1-208.

  • Art Club: Room 1-208 will be open for Art Club members every day for the next two weeks at lunch. We'll be making watercolour Christmas Cards, working on Mr. H's Artisan Card Contest and planning our Stair Words as well. That's the Art Club every day at lunch in room 1-208.

  • Buy-In: On Monday morning, December 17, the Social Justice Club is sponsoring a Movie Buy-In. Tickets are only $2 and will be sold today, tomorrow and Monday morning first thing. Popcorn, pop and hot chocolate will also be available for sale at the time! 

  • Artist of the Month: Congratulations to Alec van Dongen, our December's Artist of the Month. Pop by the Wing One Gallery between the elevator and the Music Room and see his exhibit. Izzy Saranchuk's and Alexa Brown's favourite is Floating and Matt Cartilage's is Tori Lanez. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Social Justice League Raffle: Ms. Sutherland has graciously donated two of her stained-glass art pieces for auction. These festive, seasonal candle holders will be brought around during first period today so that you may buy a raffle ticket to win them. The draw will take place on Friday, December 21. Tickets are only $1. Proceeds will go to the upcoming We Walk for Water Campaign. Leighton Down and Mickey McGee will be by Period 2 classes today!



Wednesday December 12, 2018

  • Aapex Contest: Do you want to learn to drive defensively and get your license four months earlier? Come to the main office and fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex Driving Academy’s Beginner Driver Education Program. Contest will close on Monday December 17th. Winner will be announced Wednesday December 19th, 2018.

     

  • BDSS Culinary students are holding their 4th Annual Holiday Bake Sale on Tuesday, December 18th at lunch hour in the small gym. Proceeds from the bake sale will go to Community Care of West Niagara.

  • School Reach: Would all School Reach Junior players please check in with Mr. Soderholm at the beginning of lunch today in Rm 3204 to finalize details for the next competition. 

  • Just a reminder that today is Day 3 of Achievement Week.  The following students are to report to Room 3211 immediately following these announcements.
    Trenton MacNinch
    Jacob Martinez
    Connor Rayment
    Sky Wolfe
    Austin Birch
    Davis Grocott
    Liam Hanson
    Noah Miles-Hock
    Matt Sheldrick
    Tristan Swift
    Justin Bentley
    Seth Hobbins
    Mike Cerisano
    Garry Hamilton
    Julia Scott
    Riley Drenth-Bergshoeff
    Mike Farmer
    Cole Kopiak
    Angel Vences
    Mike Farmer

  • There will be an important Grade Assembly today, for ALL grade 11 students during the MSIP period. Please go to your MSIP class for attendance and then come down to the TTR immediately after.
  • DSBN's Got Talent: Mr. H's Artisan Card Contest has been a challenge issued by our director of Education for the largest public-school board in Niagara. Students are challenged to create a card about one specific month of the year and submit these to Ms. Tauro who will send it to the Board office. The deadline is December 21, next Friday. For more information check out the FYI boards or go to the Art Club at lunch in room 1-208.

  • Art Club: Room 1-208 will be open for Art Club members every day for the next two weeks at lunch. We'll be making watercolour Christmas Cards, Mr. H's Card Contest and planning our Stair Words as well. That's the Art Club every day at lunch in room 1-208.

  • Artist of the Month: Congratulations to Alec van Dongen, our December's Artist of the Month. Pop by the Wing One Gallery between the elevator and the Music Room and see his exhibit. Evan Rolston's favourite is Venom and so is Jack Orr's. Which one is your favourite?

  • Social Justice League: Ms. Sutherland has graciously donated two of her stained-glass art pieces for auction. These festive, seasonal candle holders will be brought around during first period today so that you may buy a raffle ticket to win them. The draw will take place on Friday, December 21. Tickets are only $1. Proceeds will go to the upcoming We Walk for Water Campaign.



Tuesday December 11th, 2018

  • Aapex Contest: Do you want to learn to drive defensively and get your license four months earlier? Come to the main office and fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex Driving Academy’s Beginner Driver Education Program. Contest will close on Monday December 17th. Winner will be announced Wednesday December 19th, 2018.

  • Any senior students (grade 11 and 12) who are interested in travelling to New York City in April are asked to attend an important yet quick meeting today at the start of lunch in Mr. Brown's classroom (rm 2-123). If you are interested in going, it is important to attend this meeting. If you can't attend, see Mr. Brown asap.

  • Please excuse the junior boys’ basketball team at 1:50 for their game in Thorold. The boys are asked to meet in the front foyer by 1:55pm sharp! 

     

  • This announcement is for any students eligible for Indigenous supports and looking for a summer job.  Please sign up in Guidance to attend a quick presentation from the Canadian Armed Forces, Sgt Starks.  He will be presenting possible Indigenous Entry programs into the Forces. Sgt Starks will be here on Thursday, December 13th. The presentation will be about 15 mins long. Sign up today, in the Guidance Office.

  • Art Club: There will be an Art Club meeting today at lunch. We'll be making watercolour Christmas Cards and planning our Stair Words as well. That's the Art Club today at lunch in room 1-208.

  • Artist of the Month: Congratulations to Alec van Dongen, our December's Artist of the Month. Pop by the Wing One Gallery between the elevator and the Music Room and see his exhibit. Ethan Potvin's favourite is Venom and Eve Genovese's is Tory Lanez. Which one is your favourite?

  • Social Justice League: Social Justice League members are reminded to pull down the red statistic sheets on Violence Against Women. Please recycle,

  • Just a reminder that today is Day 2 of Achievement Week.  The following students are to report to Room 3211 immediately following these announcements.
        Solomon Barning
        Liam Hanson
        Wyatt Mertens
        Kyle Graves
        Seth Hobbins
        Jesse Kooyman
        Logan Bateman
        Andrew Bolton
        Rebekka Burkholder
        Scott Canham
        Josh Chartier
        Zack Dunbar
        Abby Vandermolen
        Josh Hansen
        Kevin Ing
        Claire Lipsett
        Tom Murre
        Brody Odell
        Maggie Piazza
        Jordan Rawn
        Jason Thomas
        Colin Trenholm
        Angel Vences
        Abby Weatherbee
        Liam Bellinato
        Connor McKerrell
        Ashad Salam
        Jack Orr
        Emily Mills
        Evan Horton
        Kiera Brunton


Monday December 10th, 2018

  • Land Acknowledgement: We would like to acknowledge and thank the Indigenous people of this territory, the Chonnonton, the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee, for sharing this land and allowing us to do our work today.We do not own the land, we are here as caretakers for our future generations. It is important to acknowledge the ancestors who took care of it for us. 

  • Art Club: There will be an Art Club meeting tomorrow at lunch. We'll be making watercolour Christmas Cards and planning our Stair Words as well. That's the Art Club tomorrow at lunch in room 1-208.

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to see Alec van Dongen's exhibit as December's Artist of the Month? Pop by the Wing One Gallery between the elevator and the Music Room and see for yourself. Nathan Booger's favourite is Too Late to Scream and Morgan Masuko's is Floating. Which one is your favourite?

  • Social Justice League: There is a Social Justice League meeting today at lunch in room 1-208. That's Social Justice League members at lunch in room 1-208. 

  • Cappies: Would Sage Lunshof please bring in her permission slip today to Ms. Tauro? 

  • This is a reminder to all grade 11 students who are interested in writing the math contest: Mrs. Chun is running prep sessions today at lunch in 2-210. See you there!

  • Just a reminder that Achievement week begins today.  The following students are to report to Room 3211 immediately following these announcements.
        Taylor Parker
        Isabel Camacho
        Riley Drenth-Bergshoeff
        Tuesday Troup
        Emily Mills
        Michael Brunswig
        Rebekka Burkholder
        Emily Davis
        Will Radcliffe
        Emma Lee Smith
        Mackenzie Davidson
        Keagan O’Connor
        Maggie Piazza
        Abbey Weatherbee

  • Aapex Contest: Do you want to learn to drive defensively and get your license four months earlier? Come to the main office and fill out a contest ballot to qualify for $200 off of Aapex Driving Academy’s Beginner Driver Education Program. Contest will close on Monday December 17th. Winner will be announced Wednesday December 19th, 2018.

  • Any senior students (grade 11 and 12) who are interested in travelling to New York City in April are asked to attend an important yet quick meeting Tuesday at the start of lunch in Mr. Brown's classroom (rm 2-123). If you are interested in going, it is important to attend this meeting. If you can't attend, see Mr. Brown asap.