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Friday, March 13, 2020

  • Pride Alliance: There will be a Pride Alliance Meeting today at lunch in room 1-208. We'll move to the Music Room for the last few minutes. See you all at lunch.

     

  • Artist of the Month: March's Artist of the Month is Shannon N. Come view her artwork in the Wing One Gallery. Leighton D.'s favourite piece is Don't Starve and Emma M.'s is Haunted Mansion. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • GCP's Sister Act: I go to the Arts, do you? For only $5 and a valid student ID card, you can go see a number of events without paying the adult prices. See this incredible musical, Sister Act, for only $5! Mrs. McNeil is playing in the pit orchestra. The show opens March 20th and plays for 3 weekends. I go to the Arts, do you? Visit eyeGO.org for more information.

     

  • Cappies Critics: Congratulations to Sofia S. whose recent critique of Eden High School's Crack of Doom was selected to be published in the St. Catharines Standard! Only the top three are selected. Congratulations, Sofia!

  • Attention all boys interested in playing Bucs Soccer. Tryouts will begin in April. Listen carefully to Mondays announcements for the dates and times. Hope to see you there!
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  • The Super Mario Smash Bro’s Tournament today has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

 

  • Prom Project is will be rescheduled for a later date.

 



Thursday, March 12, 2020

  • Off the Wall Art Show: Hey Bucs! Find some time to go to the Off the Wall Art Show highlighting the work of BUCS students: Mike, Eve, Leighton, Meagan, Madalyn, Grace, Trinity, Nick, Izzy and Alec. This amazing exhibit is in the atrium of the Education Centre located at 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines and is on now until March 27th.

  • Pride Alliance: There will be a Pride Alliance Meeting tomorrow at lunch in room 1-208. See you all there tomorrow at lunch.

     

  • Artist of the Month: March's Artist of the Month is Shannon. This Grade 10 artist is very caring and giving to those around her. She volunteers with Guides, the Humane Society and helps out wherever she can. Come view her artwork in the Wing One Gallery. Lukas's favourite piece is No Boating at Night and Ms. Tauro's is Monogram. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • In the Soil: This is a shout out to all students interested in volunteering with the In the Soil Arts Festival, June 5th to the 8th. In the Soil would love to increase its pool of student volunteers this year! Contact Marcel Stewart at inthesoil.ca to sign up. Get your hours and have lots of fun!

     

  • GCP's Sister Act: I go to the Arts, do you? For only $5 and a valid student ID card, you can go see a number of events without paying the adult prices. See this incredible musical, Sister Act, for only $5! Mrs. McNeil is playing in the pit orchestra. The show opens March 20th and plays for 3 weekends. I go to the Arts, do you? Visit eyeGO.org for more information.

     

  • District 22 Art Contest:  There are two $250 awards that will be given to the best art promoting the values of Social Justice and the Niagara Region. Check out the FYI Boards for more details. Deadline is March 23rd.

     

  • Attention all boys interested in playing Bucs Soccer. Tryouts will begin the week after March break. Listen carefully to Mondays announcements for the dates and times. Hope to see you there!

  • Prom Project is coming April 4th!!

Our school is one of three locations for this awesome event!  Any formal wear (dresses, suits) and accessories are always welcomed!  Donations can be dropped off at the Main Office between 9-3.

We are also looking for volunteers both student and adult.  Please see Mrs. Berg in Guidance periods 1 and 5 or in the resource room the rest of the day if you are interested in volunteering before the event and on the actual event day!


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

  • Off the Wall Art Show: Hey Bucs! Find some time to go to the Off the Wall Art Show highlighting the work of BUCS students: Mike C., Eve C., Leighton D., Meagan F., Madalyn G., Grace H., Trinity J., Nick M., Izzy S. and Alec v.. This amazing exhibit is in the atrium of the Education Centre located at 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines and closes March 27th.

     

  • Artist of the Month: March's Artist of the Month is Shannon N.. This Grade 10 artist is very caring and giving to those around her. She volunteers with Guides, the Humane Society and helps out wherever she can. Come view her artwork in the Wing One Gallery. Lukas S.'s favourite piece is No Boating at Night and Ms. Tauro's is Monogram. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • In the Soil: This is a shout out to all students interested in volunteering with the In the Soil Arts Festival, June 5th to the 8th. In the Soil would love to increase its pool of student volunteers this year! Contact Marcel Stewart at inthesoil.ca to sign up. Get your hours and have lots of fun!

     

  • GCP's Sister Act: I go to the Arts, do you? For only $5 and a valid student ID card, you can go see a number of events without paying the adult prices. See this incredible musical, Sister Act, for only $5! Mrs. McNeil is playing in the pit orchestra. I go to the Arts, do you? Visit eyeGO.org for more information.

     

  • District 22 Art Contest:There are two $250 awards that will be given to the best art promoting the values of Social Justice and the Niagara Region. Check out the FYI Boards for more details. Deadline is March 23rd.

     

  • Hey Bucs badminton tryouts continue today after school from 2:30 to 3:30 in the large gym. Final team selections will be made after the March break!!!

 

  • Prom Project is coming April 4th!!

     

    Our school is one of three locations for this awesome event!  Any formal wear (dresses, suits) and accessories are always welcomed!  Donations can be dropped off at the Main Office between 9-3.

     

    We are also looking for volunteers both student and adult.  Please see Mrs. Berg in Guidance periods 1 and 5 or in the resource room the rest of the day if you are interested in volunteering before the event and on the actual event day!

     

  • School Nurse will be here this afternoon

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

  • The Lottery Buy-In: The Lottery Buy-In will take place today during 3rd Period. Izzy S. will bring tickets around during P2. Tickets will otherwise be available in the Ticket Booth across from the Main Office. Tickets are $2 each.

 

  • This is a busy month for Cappies and our team is raking in the wins!  Sofia S. has won with her review of Crack of Doom by Eden High School. Her article will be published in the St. Catharines Standard.  Congratulations, Sofia!

 

  • Prom Project is coming April 4th!!  Our school is one of three locations for this awesome event!  Any formal wear (dresses, suits) and assessories are always welcomed!  Donations can be dropped off at the Main Office between 9-3.  We are also looking for volunteers both student and adult.  Please see Mrs. Berg in Guidance periods 1 and 5 or in the resource room the rest of the day if you are interested in volunteering before the event and on the actual event day!
  • School Nurse will be NOT here this afternoon.


Monday, March 9, 2020

  • Land Acknowledgement: We begin this week by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish with the One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today, this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging this reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the gift of resources and friendship of Indigenous peoples.

     

  • The Lottery Buy-In: The Lottery Buy-In will take place tomorrow during 3rd Period. Izzy Saranchuk will bring tickets around during P2. Tickets will otherwise be available in the Ticket Booth across from the Main Office. Tickets are $2 each.

     

  • Hey Bucs! Just a reminder that badminton tryouts continue today after school from 2:30 to 3:30 in the large gym.It's not too late to sign up. See you there.

 

  • CONGRATULATIONS to Ashley C.. She was the ONLY female competitor in all of the Carpentry Challenges, and she took the Bronze in the Individual Carpentry Challenge.

     

  • Please join us in the Library seminar room at lunch for the Bucs Book Club meeting.  All are welcome.

     

  • Just a reminder to all students who have applied to a college program for September, there will be a 'Next Steps' presentation for you in the library today, during period 4.

     

    Do not miss this opportunity to find out how to proceed with your acceptance and have your questions answered.

     

  • There are a number of potential grads who have not yet completed 40 community service hours. Stop by the Guidance office to check out the list posted. We also a few opportunities that you can follow up on to get them done.


Friday, March 6, 2020

  • The Lottery Buy-In: The Buy-In for the Lottery is this Tuesday, March 10th during 3rd Period. Buy-In tickets are only $2 and will be limited. Someone will be coming around today during homeroom with tickets! 

     

  • Senior Art Classes: If you would like to attend an amazing opportunity for a daylong workshop, Drawn to Life: Animation in Nature? Please pick up a permission form from the Music Stand outside Room 1-208. For more information, check out the FYI Boards. Open to all grade 11&12 Media and Visual Arts students from Semester 1 and 2.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Who's the next artist of the month? Stay tuned.

     

  • In the Soil: This is a shout out to all students interested in volunteering with the In the Soil Arts Festival, June 5th to the 8th. In the Soil would love to increase its pool of student volunteers this year! Contact Marcel Stewart at inthesoil.ca to sign up. Get your hours and have lots of fun!

     

  • Pride Alliance: There is a Pride Alliance meeting today at lunch. Bring your lunch and bring a friend. We are planning out upcoming Coffee House.

     

  • The Lottery: There is a rehearsal today after school from 2:30 to 4:00 PM in the Big Gym. All cast and crew must attend. That's 2:30 to 4 in the Third Wing Auditorium.

     

  • Attention all boys interested in playing Bucs Soccer. There is a sign up sheet outside of the girls physed office. Stay tuned for information about tryout dates.

     

  • Keerthana has won again. This time with her review of Ridley Colleges' performance of Matilda last weekend. Two wins in one weekend is AMAZING. It seems she is becoming a regular contributor to the St. Catharines Standard! Congratulations to Keerthana.

     

  • Attention ALL College applicants!

     

    There will be a very informative "Next Steps" presentation on Monday, March 9th, period 4 for ALL students who have applied to a college program for September.

    This information session will be provided by our Niagara College representative, but the information will apply to all, no matter the college or program you have applied to.

    This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the 'next steps' in your application process

  • Are you interested in Policing as a Career?

     

    There is an information event for high school students on Wednesday, May 13th at Niagara College. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about justice studies, police foundations and the Niagara Regional Police recruitment process.

    Come to Guidance for more information and to sign up for this event.

  • Girl's Rugby! The 2020 season gets underway starting on Monday.  If you are interested in playing this year , now is the time to come out. Practices will run Monday - Thursday next week from 2:30-3:30. After the march break practices will run 2:30-4pm Mon-Thurs. Be prepared to practice outside however bring indoor clothing as well. Please bring in your paperwork if you haven't done so already. If you need paperwork or have any questions please see Mr. Brown. See you on Monday!

Thursday, March 5, 2020

  • The Lottery Buy-In: The Buy-In for the Lottery will be on Tuesday, March 10th during 3rd Period. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth across from the Office starting today. Buy-In tickets are only $2 and will be limited. Bring your money so you can see this amazing play!

     

  • Senior Art Classes: If you would like to attend an amazing opportunity for a daylong workshop, Drawn to Life: Animation in Nature? Please pick up a permission form from the Music Stand outside Room 1-208. Learn about and explore the art of hand-drawn animation using Nature as your inspiration under the guidance of professional cartoonist, Mike Cope. For more information, check out the FYI Boards. Open to all grade 11&12 Media and Visual Arts students from Semester 1 and 2.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Who's the next artist of the month? Stay tuned.

     

  • Would Leighton D. please see Ms. Tauro in the Drama Room right after these announcements?

     

  • In the Soil: This is a shout out to all students interested in volunteering with the In the Soil Arts Festival, June 5th to the 8th. In the Soil would love to increase its pool of student volunteers this year! Contact Marcel Stewart at inthesoil.ca to sign up. Get your hours and have lots of fun!

     

  • Hamilton, the Musical: All those who are attending Hamilton, the Musical next week are asked to come to Ms. Tauro's room, 1-208, for a meeting today at lunch. That's all those attending Hamilton next week, please come to room 1-208 at lunch for a brief meeting.

 

  • Yesterday the DSBNhosted the INDIVIDUAL CARPENTRY CONTEST in downtown St. Catharines. Congratulations to Ashley C. who represented BDSS. She did an excellent job of completing a doghouse structure in just a one day competition. Good luck to Ashley as we await for Final Results from the Competition Judges.

 

  • Attention all boys interested in playing Bucs Soccer. There is a sign up sheet outside of the girls phys ed office. Stay tuned for information about tryout dates.

     

  • Eco club meets today in Mrs. Fairbank's room at lunch!Come to 2-211 and check it out! Earth day will be here before we know it....and since this is on the only planet we have, lets make every day Earth Day!

     

  • Congratulations to the BDSS Swim Team. Kaleb D., Caitlin E., Aidan J. and Connor M. who swam over the past two days setting some new Personal Bests. Kaleb D. placed 16th overall in the junior 50 free and 11th in the 50 breaststroke. Aidan brought home a 7th place finish in the 100 free and Caitlin E. brought home a bronze medal in the 50 free and a silver medal in the 100 free. Congratulations to all our Bucs swimmer!

     

  • Attention ALL College applicants!

     

    There will be a very informative "Next Steps" presentation on Monday, March 9th, period 4 for ALL students who have applied to a college program for September.

     

    This information session will be provided by our Niagara College representative, but the information will apply to all, no matter the college or program you have applied to.

     

    This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the 'next steps' in your application process!

     

  • Are you interested in Policing as a Career?

 

There is an information event for high school students on Wednesday, May 13th at Niagara College. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about justice studies, police foundations and the Niagara Regional Police recruitment process.

 

Come to Guidance for more information and to sign up for this event.

 



Wednesday, March 4, 2020

 

  • The Lottery Buy-In: The Buy-In for the Lottery will be on Tuesday, March 10th during 3rd Period. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth across from the Office starting tomorrow. Buy-In tickets are only $2 and will be limited. Bring your money in starting tomorrow so you can see this amazing play!

     

  • Cappies Critics:Congratulations to Keerthana S. whose critique of Sir Winston Churchill's Wrecked was chosen as one of the top 3 to be published in the St. Catharines Standard. Keerthana and our team of Cappies Critics attended the show last Wednesday, February 20th. This past weekend, they attended Ridley College's Matilda.

     

  • Senior Art Classes: If you would like to attend an amazing opportunity for a daylong workshops, Drawn to Life: Animation in Nature? please pick up a permission form from the Music Stand outside Room 1-208. Learn about and explore the art of hand-drawn animation using Nature as your inspiration under the guidance of professional cartoonist, Mike Cope. For more information, check out the FYI Boards. Open to all grade 11&12 Media and Visual Arts students from Semester 1 and 2.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec v.'s work? It's your last chance to check it out.

     

  • Would Leighton D. please see Ms. Tauro in the Drama Room right after these announcements?

     

  • In the Soil: This is a shout out to all students interested in volunteering with the In the Soil Arts Festival June 5th to the 8th. In the Soil would love to increase its pool of student volunteers this year! Contact Marcel Stewart at inthesoil.ca to sign up.

 

  • Hey Bucs!!! It is not too late to come out for badminton! Tryouts continue today after school from 2:30 to 3:30 in the large gym.See you there!

 

  • Attention all boys interested in playing Bucs Soccer. There is a sign up sheet outside of the girls phys ed office. Stay tuned for information about tryout dates.

     

  • Attention ALL College applicants!  There will be a very informative "Next Steps" presentation on Monday, March 9th, period 4 for ALL students who have applied to a college program for September.  This information session will be provided by our Niagara College representative, but the information will apply to all, no matter the college or program you have applied to.  This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the 'next steps' in your application process!

  • Are you interested in Policing as a Career?  There is an information event for high school students on Wednesday, May 13th at Niagara College. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about justice studies, police foundations and the Niagara Regional Police recruitment process.  Come to Guidance for more information and to sign up for this event.
  • The School Nurse will be here all day today.


Tuesday, March 3, 2020

  • Tanya Talaga Speaking Series: The next appearance by Tanya Talaga will be March 30th from 4:00-6:00 pm. in her final installment. Please note that the location is the Scotiabank Center, 6185 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls. For more information, check out the FYI Boards. This event is open to the public. Teachers please register in PD Place.

     

  • The NTS Drama Festival: Congratulations to the Cast & Crew of the Lottery who won many awards including Izzy S. who won the Mac Dodge Award for Outstanding Student Directed Production, Andrea V. won an Award of Merit for Outstanding Costume Design, Awards of Excellence for Best Exploration of Technical Form and Content "Using Technical Elements to Allude to What is To Come" Izzy S. and Leighton D. and Most Striking Image: The Lottery Final Moment. Our play also won The NTS Play of Promise and will be going on to the Regional Festival in April.

     

  • The Lottery Buy-In: The Buy-In for the Lottery will be on Tuesday, March 10th during 3rd Period. Tickets will be on sale in the ticket booth across from the Office starting tomorrow. Buy-In tickets are only $2 and will be limited to 200 people. Bring your money in starting tomorrow so you can see this amazing play!

     

  • Senior Art Classes: If you would like to attend an amazing opportunity for a daylong workshops, Drawn to Life: Animation in Nature, please pick up a permission form from the Music Stand outside Room 1-208. Learn about and explore the art of hand-drawn animation using Nature as your inspirating under the guidance of professional cartoonist and artist educator, Mike Cope. For more information, check out the FYI Boards. Open to all grade 11&12 Media and Visual Arts students from Semester 1 and 2.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec v.'s work? It's your last chance to check it out.

     

  • In the Soil: This is a shout out to all students interested in volunteering with the In the Soil Arts Festival June 5th to the 8th. What you get when you volunteer: An awesome time, discount on an all-access festival pass, a sweet festival t-shirt, make new friends and learn new skills. And, you'll receive tons of gratitude. Contact Marcel Stewert at inthesoil.ca to sign up.
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  • Today, the Me to We Club is meeting in the library seminar room to discuss Water for Life. New members are always welcome to the Me to We Club.

     

  • The Library is closed today.
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  • Just a reminder that there will be an Impact session this evening.

     

  • A big CONGRATULATIONS goes out to all the competitors who participated in the DSBN skills competition last week.

     

    A special Congratulations goes out to Abby M. for receiving the Silver medal in the Aesthetics competition, to Andrea V. for receiving the Bronze medal in Culinary Arts competition and Jessica M. for receiving the silver in the Florestry competition.

     

  • Attention all boys interested in playing Bucs Soccer. There is a sign up sheet outside of the girls phys ed office. Stay tuned for information about tryout dates.

     

  • Robotics and Coding Club are running Monday and Tuesday this week after school in 3-209.

     

  • School Reach: BDSS's Senior Reach Teams participated yesterday at Sir Winston Churchill in the season's first major competition. The Bucs fielded two entries into the tournament and both competed well. The Beta Team finished in fourth place overall, while the Alpha Team worked its way into a second place finish and will compete in the Championship round next month. Congrats to all Bucs team members who represented the school in an admirable way.

 

  • AAPEX is here today in the Front Foyer during lunch.Stop by to see how you can get your license four months earlier and receive a FREE Basic CAA Membership!Sign up now to save your spot in one of our upcoming classes.

     

  • The School Nurse will be here this afternoon.

Monday, March 2, 2020

  • Land Acknowledgement: We begin this week by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish with the One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today, this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging this reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the gift of resources and friendship of Indigenous peoples.

     

  • What is the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Agreement?: The Dish With One Spoon is a treaty between the Anishnaabe, Mississaugas and Haudenosuanee that bound them to share the territory and protect the land. Subsequent Indigenous Nations and peoples, Europeans and all newcomers, have been invited to this treaty in the spirit of peace, friendship and respect.

     

  • NTS Drama Festival: Congratulations to the Cast & Crew of the Lottery who won many awards this weekend. Izzy Saranchuk when the Mac Dodge Award for Outstanding Direction of a Play, Andrea Ventura won an Award of Merit for Best Costume Design, for Best Exploration of Technical Form and Content: Using Technical Elements to Allude to What is To Come: Izzy Saranchuk and Leighton Down and Best Most Striking Image: The Lottery Final Moment. Our play will be going on to the Regional Festival in April.

     

  • Spirit Wear: Drama, Photography & Visual Arts spirit wear is available. Check out the FYI boards or go to bmv131.topuniforms.net. (Please say b-m-v-131-dot-top-uniforms-dot-net.)

     

  • Artist of the Month: February's Artist of the Month is Alec v.. Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Claire L.'s favourites are Pennywise and JuiceWorld and Jacob P.'s is Tory Lanez. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Comics for Grades: You've just received your Semester One report cards and Comics for Grades invites your to bring in your report card and they'll give you a free comic book for every subject that earned an "A". This offer is good until March 31st. It's as easy as ABC. No report card is ever turned away. All kids leave with comics. Check it out at www.comicsforgrades.com.

     

  • 2020 Indigenous Student Awards Program: The RBC Indigenous Student Awards program was launched in 1992 to assist Indigenous students to complete post secondary education and provide an opportunity. This scholarship is intended to support Indigenous students. Status Indians, Non-status Indians, Inuit and Metis are welcome to apply and receive up to $4000 per academic year for educational and living expenses for 2 to 4 years. For more information or to apply: www.GoToApply.ca/RBC. Deadline to apply is February 28th, 2020.
  • Hey Bucs! Just a reminder that badminton tryouts begin today after school from 2:30 to 3:30 in the large gym. See you there!

     

  • Robotics and Coding Club are running Monday and Tuesday this week after school in 3-209.

     

  • Please join us in the Library seminar room at lunch for the Bucs Book Club meeting. All are welcome.


Friday, February 28, 2020

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec v.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Ian D.'s favourite is The Joker and Emily B.'s favourite is Distorted. Kylee I.'s is Tory Lanez. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Not the Sears: The National Theatre School Drama Festival will be taking place this weekend, February 28th to March 1st. BDSS will be performing opening night, Feb. 28th between Eden High School and Stamford Collegiate starting at 6.. The public adjudication will take place after the last performance. The cost is pay what you can as a donation for the festival. Hope to see you there!

     

  • Hey Bucs!!! Don't forget to sign up for the badminton team.Sign up sheet is located outside of Mrs. Badawey's office in Student Success.Tryouts begin this Monday, March 2 from 2:30 to 3:30 in the large gym.

     

  • Any students who are new to the school and are looking to play school sports need to come and see Mrs. Orr to fill out a transfer form as soon as possible.


Thursday, February 27, 2020

  • The Lottery: Rehearsal today is afterschool from 2:30 to 4:00. This is for the full cast in the Third Wing Auditorium. See you there! Please bring all your permission forms and money for the NTS Drama Festival with you.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec v.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Ian D.'s favourite is The Joker and Emily B.'s favourite is Distorted. Kylee I.'s is Tory Lanez. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Off the Wall Art Show: Hey Bucs! Find some time to go to the Off the Wall Art Show featuring work by Mike C., Eve C., Leighton D., Meagan F., Madalyn G., Grace H., Trinity J., Nick M., Izzy S. and Alec v.. This amazing exhibit is in the atrium of the Education Centre located at 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines.

     

  • Not the Sears: The National Theatre School Drama Festival will be taking place this weekend, February 28th to March 1st. BDSS will be performing opening night, Feb. 28th between Eden High School and Stamford Collegiate starting at 6.. The public adjudication will take place after the last performance. The cost is pay what you can as a donation for the festival. Hope to see you there!

     

  • Pride Alliance: will be meeting today at lunch in room 1-208. That's all Pride Alliance people!

     

  • Congratulations to Andrea V. and Kaitlyn S. for competing at the 22nd annual DSBN Skills Competition yesterday. We are all very proud of your hard work and accomplishments!
  • Eco club now meets on Thursdays at lunch! bring your lunch, and come join us in room

    2-211!   See you there!

     

  • Attention all GPP Leadership and Peer Support Students:

     

    This is Week 4! Remember to submit all Weekly Logs, Assignments, and Reflection #1 to Mrs. Arkell in Guidance by the end of this week, Feb. 28th.

     

  • Any students who are new to the school and are looking to play school sports need to come and see Mrs. Orr to fill out a transfer form as soon as possible.

     

  • Attention all students who have completed grade 12 French and are interested in challenging the DELF exam. Registration begins next week. Please see Mademoiselle Perri before Friday for more information.

 

  • Grad Photos:  Attention Grads!!  Retakes are today!!! If you have an appointment booked with Edge Imaging, you can find them in the Student Council Office this morning.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

  • The Lottery: Rehearsal today is afterschool from 2:30 to 4:00. This is for the full cast in the Third Wing Auditorium. See you there! Please bring all your permission forms and money for the NTS Drama Festival to Ms. Tauro as soon as possible.

     

  • District 22 Art Contest:There are two $250 awards that will be given to the best art promoting the values of Social Justice and the Niagara Region. Check out the FYI Boards for more details. Deadline is March 23rd.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec v.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Izaac LM.'s is The Weekend and Ruby W.'s favourite is Distorted. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Off the Wall Art Show: Hey Bucs! Find some time to go to the Off the Wall Art Show highlighting the work of BUCS students: Mike C., Eve C., Leighton D., Meagan F., Madalyn G., Grace H., Trinity J., Nick M., Izzy S. and Alec v.. This amazing exhibit is in the atrium of the Education Centre located at 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines.

     

  • Not the Sears: The National Theatre School Drama Festival will be taking place this weekend, February 28th to March 1st. BDSS will be performing opening night, Feb. 28th between Eden High School and Stamford Collegiate starting at 6 to 8:30. The public adjudication will take place after the last performance. The cost is pay what you can as a donation for the festival. Hope to see you there!

     

  • Did you wear pink today?The Me to We Committee will be giving students who are wearing pink a FREE ice cream float. Come on down to the small gym at lunch and get your free pink float for your support in an anti-bullying world.

     

  • Boys Hockey: The boys hockey team faced off against E.L. Crossley yesterday in their championship game. The Bucs battled hard all game long and showed a lot of heart, but ultimately lost by a final score of 6-4. Mr. Ribeiro, Ms. Perri, and Mr. Zamparo would like to thank each and every one of the boys for their hard work and dedication this season, and for representing the Bucs with such pride.

 

  • Attention all GPP Leadership and Peer Support Students:

     

    This is Week 4! Remember to submit all Weekly Logs, Assignments, and Reflection #1 to Mrs. Arkell in Guidance by the end of this week, Feb. 28th.

     

  • Any students who are new to the school and are looking to play school sports need to come and see Mrs. Orr to fill out a transfer form as soon as possible.
  • Attention all students who have completed grade 12 French and are interested in challenging the DELF exam. Registration begins next week. Please see Mademoiselle Perri before Friday for more information.

 

  • Grad Photos:  Attention Grads!!  If you missed grad photos or are in need of retakes, Edge Imaging will be here in the morning of Feb. 27.  Appointments must be booked online.  Visit www.bookmygrad.ca and use the school code BEA to book your time.  This is your last opportunity to have a grad photo taken so don’t miss out!

     

  • The School Nurse will be here all day today.



Tuesday, February 25, 2020

  • DSBN Special Olympics T-Shirt Design Contest:The Special Olympics Committee is once again holding their Annual T-Shirt Design contest. Students are invited to submit a design. Winning designs will be featured on volunteer t-shirts at the 2020 DSBN Special Olympics. Designs must be on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper with a maximum of 3 colours. Please include a paragraph outlining the meaning of the design. All entries must be submitted to Andy Dermatas at Ross Public School by this Friday, February 28th.

     

  • The Lottery: Rehearsal today is after school from 2:30 to 4:00 PM. This is for the full cast in the Third Wing Auditorium. Please bring all permission forms and let us know if you are attending the Banquet Brunch. See you there!

     

  • District 22 Art Contest:There are two $250 awards that will be given to the best art promoting the values of Social Justice and the Niagara Region. Check out the FYI Boards for more details. Deadline is March 23rd.
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  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec V.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Kayden W.'s and Colin Barker's favourite is Tory Lanez and Eve G.'s favourite is The Weekend. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Off the Wall Art Show: You're cordially invited to the DSBN Showcase, Off the Wall Art Show, opening tomorrow, Tuesday, February 25th. This showcase highlights the creative accomplishments of our Grade 9-11 Art students and includes the work of BUCS, Mike C., Eve C., Leighton D., Meagan F., Madalyn G., Grace H., Trinity J., Nick M., Izzy S. and Alec V.. There will be an opening reception from 5:00 to 6:00 PM in the atrium of the Education Centre located at 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines. Refreshments will be served.

     

  • Would the following students please meet Ms. Tauro in room 1-208 following these announcements? Mike C., Eve C., Leighton D., Meagan F., Madalyn G., Grace H., Trinity J., Nick M., Izzy S. and Alec V.

     

  • HEY BUCS!!! Don’t forget to sign up for the Badminton Team.Sign up sheets are located outside of Mrs. Badawey’s Office in Student Success and Mrs. Bardoel’s class room 3109.Tryouts begin Monday, March 2nd from 2:30 to 3:30 pm in the large gym.

     

  • For all students who have signed up for IMPACT, do not forget there will be a session this evening.

 

  • Attention all students who have completed grade 12 French and are interested in challenging the DELF exam. Registration begins next week. Please see Mademoiselle Perri before Friday for more information.

     

  • Any students who are new to the school and are looking to play school sports need to come and see Mrs. Orr to fill out a transfer form as soon as possible.

     

  • Robotics and Coding Clubs meet after school today in 3-209 with Mr. Elgersma.

 

  • Grad Photos:  Attention Grads!!  If you missed grad photos or are in need of retakes, Edge Imaging will be here in the morning of Feb. 27.  Appointments must be booked online.  Visit www.bookmygrad.ca and use the school code BEA to book your time.  This is your last opportunity to have a grad photo taken so don’t miss out!

     

  • Tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day and if you are wearing pink, you can get a pink float in the small gym tomorrow at lunch.So, wear a pink Tshirt in support or any pink clothing items!Tomorrow in the small gym at lunch.

     

  • The Me to We Club will be meeting today in the library at lunch. We have to get ready for Pink Shirt Day tomorrow!

     

  • The School Nurse will be here this afternoon.


Monday, February 24, 2020

  • Land Acknowledgement: We begin this week by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish with the One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today, this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging this reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the gift of resources and friendship of Indigenous peoples.

     

  • What is the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Agreement?: The Dish With One Spoon is a treaty between the Anishnaabe, Mississaugas and Haudenosuanee that bound them to share the territory and protect the land. Subsequent Indigenous Nations and peoples, Europeans and all newcomers, have been invited to this treaty in the spirit of peace, friendship and respect.

     

  • Tanya Talaga Speaking Series: The next community event in partnership with Kakekalanicks will beMarch 30th, from 4:00-6:00 pm., in Tanya Talaga's last installment for the series. Please note that the location is the Scotiabank Center, 6185 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls. For more information, check out the FYI Boards. This event is open to the public. Teachers please register in PD Place.

     

  • DSBN Special Olympics T-Shirt Design Contest:The Special Olympics Committee is once again holding their annual t-shirt design contest. Students are invited to submit a design. Winning designs will be featured on volunteer t-shirts at the 2020 DSBN Special Olympics. Designs must be on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper with a maximum of 3 colours. Please include a paragraph outlining the meaning of the design. All entries must be submitted to Andy Dermatas at Ross Public School by this Friday, February 28th.

     

  • The Lottery: Rehearsal today is at lunch from 11:25 to 12:10. This is for the full cast in the Third Wing Auditorium. See you there!

     

  • District 22 Art Contest:There are two $250 awards that will be given to the best art promoting the values of Social Justice and the Niagara Region. Check out the FYI Boards for more details. Deadline is March 23rd.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec V.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Kayden W.'s and Colin B.'s favourite is Tory Lanez and Eve G.'s favourite is The Weekend. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Off the Wall Art Show: You're cordially invited to the DSBN Showcase, Off the Wall Art Show, opening tomorrow, Tuesday, February 25th. This showcase highlights the creative accomplishments of our Grade 9-11 Art students and includes the work of BUCS, Mike C., Eve C., Leighton D., Meagan F., Madalyn G., Grace H., Trinity J., Nick M., Izzy S. and Alec V.. There will be an opening reception from 5:00 to 6:00 PM in the atrium of the Education Centre located at 191 Carlton Street in St. Catharines. Refreshments will be served.

 

  • Grad Photos:  Attention Grads!!  If you missed grad photos or are in need of retakes, Edge Imaging will be here in the morning of Feb. 27.  Appointments must be booked online.  Visit www.bookmygrad.ca and use the school code BEA to book your time.  This is your last opportunity to have a grad photo taken so don’t miss out!

     

  • Attention all students who have completed grade 12 French. If you are interested in challenging the DELF Exam this semester, please visit Mademoiselle Perri's room today at the beginning of lunch for a brief but very important meeting.

     

  • The Library is closed today except for the classes that have already booked.

     

  • Hey BUCS! If you’re interested in trying out for the Badminton Team this year, please sign up outside Mrs. Badawey’s Office for Mrs. Bardoel’s room.We begin tryouts on Monday, March 2nd from 2:30 to 3:30 pm in the Large Gym.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

  • The Lottery: Some of you are being signed out for 2nd and 3rd periods to move the set. There is a full cast rehearsal at lunch in the 3rd Wing Auditorium. That's the FULL CAST from 11:25 to 12:10 on stage at the 3rd Wing Auditorium. Be there!

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec V.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Betsy T.'s favourite is Distorted and Izzy C.'s favourite is Juice World Tribute. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Robotics and Coding Clubs meet today at lunch in 3-209 with Mr. Elgersma.

     

  • Boys Hockey: A big congratulations goes out to the boys hockey team, who won their playoff semi-finals game in convincing fashion, defeating Centennial 5-0. Jason T. was outstanding in net, making a number of highlight reel saves for the Bucs. Nate K. led the way with a goal and an assist, and Blake S. chipped in two assists. The boys will be playing in the championship game next week. Way to go Bucs!

     

  • Grad Photos:  Attention Grads!!  If you missed grad photos or are in need of retakes, Edge Imaging will be here in the morning of Feb. 27.  Appointments must be booked online.  Visit www.bookmygrad.ca and use the school code BEA to book your time.  This is your last opportunity to have a grad photo taken so don’t miss out!

     

  • School Reach will be taking place today at Lunch in Rm. 3-207.

    New players and Grade 9s are very welcome. That's School Reach at the start of lunch today in Rm. 3-207.

     

  • Niagara Region Public Health’s Dental Program visits your school to provide dental screening.

     

    Your assigned screening date and time for BDSS is today:   Thursday February 20th, 2020 from 8:30am – 12:00pm in the TTR

     

    Do you have tooth pain, bleeding gums, cavities, oral piercings or issues with wisdom teeth? 

     

    A registered dental hygienist from Public Health will be visiting your high school to provide free dental advice and screening.  Students 17 years and under may qualify for free dental services such as cleanings, removal of wisdom teeth or emergency dental issues.  Find out if you are eligible!

     

    If you are not available on this date, don’t worry! For more information, please speak to your school nurse, or call Niagara Region Public Health Dental Line at 905-688-8248, ext. 7399.

     

  • Girls Rugby has Conditioning today after school.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • DSBN Special Olympics T-Shirt Design Contest:The Special Olympics Committee is once again holding their annual t-shirt design contest. Students are invited to submit a design. Winning designs will be featured on volunteer t-shirts at the 2020 DSBN Special Olympics. Designs must be on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper with a maximum of 3 colours. Please include a paragraph outlining the meaning of the design. All entries must be submitted to Andy Dermatas at Ross Public School by Friday, February 28th.

     

  • The Lottery: There is a full cast rehearsal and costume check after school today. That's the FULL CAST in the Drama Room after school today!

     

  • District 22 Art Contest:There are two $250 awards that will be given to the best art promoting the values of Social Justice and the Niagara Region. Check out the FYI Boards for more details. Deadline is March 23rd.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec V.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Samantha P., Evan R. and Izzy S.'s favourite is Distorted and Bre W. and Allie C.'s favourite is Tory Lanez. Which one is your favourite?

     

  • Niagara Region Public Health’s Dental Program visits your school to provide dental screening.

 

Your assigned screening date and time for BDSS is on:   Thursday February 20th, 2020 from 8:30am – 12:00pm in the TTR

 

Do you have tooth pain, bleeding gums, cavities, oral piercings or issues with wisdom teeth? 

 

A registered dental hygienist from Public Health will be visiting your high school to provide free dental advice and screening.  Students 17 years and under may qualify for free dental services such as cleanings, removal of wisdom teeth or emergency dental issues.  Find out if you are eligible!

 

If you are not available on this date, don’t worry! For more information, please speak to your school nurse, or call Niagara Region Public Health Dental Line at 905-688-8248, ext. 7399.

 

  • The School Nurse will be here all day today.


Tuesday, February 18, 2020

  • Land Acknowledgement: We begin this week by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish with the One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today, this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging this reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the gift of resources and friendship of Indigenous peoples.

     

  • What is the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Agreement?: The Dish With One Spoon is a treaty between the Anishnaabe, Mississaugas and Haudenosuanee that bound them to share the territory and protect the land. Subsequent Indigenous Nations and peoples, Europeans and all newcomers, have been invited to this treaty in the spirit of peace, friendship and respect.

     

  • Tanya Talaga Speaking Series: Please join us for a community event in partnership with Kakekalanicks. Tanya Talaga will be speaking today, February 18th, from 4:00-6:00 pm., in her third installment. Please note that the location is the Scotiabank Center, 6185 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls. For more information, check out the FYI Boards. This even is open to the public. Teachers please register in PD Place.

     

  • DSBN Special Olympics T-Shirt Design Contest:The Special Olympics Committee is once again holding their annual t-shirt design contest. Students are invited to submit a design. Winning designs will be featured on volunteer t-shirts at the 2020 DSBN Special Olympics. Designs must be on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper with a maximum of 3 colours. Please include a paragraph outlining the meaning of the design. All entries must be submitted to Andy Dermatas at Ross Public School by Friday, February 28th.

     

  • The Lottery: Please check your rehearsal schedules and make sure you attend all rehearsals.

     

  • District 22 Art Contest:There are two $250 awards that will be given to the best art promoting the values of Social Justice and the Niagara Region. Check out the FYI Boards for more details. Deadline is March 23rd.

     

  • Semester One Art Classes: If you would like to send your work to the Board Office for the Off the Wall Art Exhibit. Work needs to be in by tomorrow, February 19th so please bring your work to Ms. Tauro or to Mrs. McNeil.

     

  • Artist of the Month: Have you had a chance to check out Alec V.'s work? Check out his work in the Wing One Gallery. Jason T.'s favourite is Rue and Wyatt M. and Colton P.'s favourite is Penny Wise. Which one is your favourite?

 

  • SCOREKEEPERS for TONIGHT. There are final volleyball games here tonight and we need score keepers for three games.Please see Mrs. Niemi asap if you can stay to help tonight and get community service hours for score keeping or lines.

     

  • The School Nurse will be this afternoon.