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Announcements for Week of April 5th


Video Announcement Apr 05, 2021

"We begin our Weekly Announcement by acknowledging the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga) and Anishinaabe (peoples, many of whom continue to live and work here today. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the resources and friendship of Indigenous people."

 

Student Council:  Spring Spirit week

  • Wednesday, April 7 – Pastel Colour Day
  • Thursday, April 8 – Tie-Dye Day
  • Friday, April 9 – Comfy Clothes/PJ Day

 

Niagara Regional Health Announcement:   

  • Please remember that everyone must do their screen for COVID-19 every day before coming into the school.
  • Are required to wear masks at all times when indoors.
  • Always practice hand hygiene after touching your mask, and be mindful that masks are not a substitute for maintaining the 2 meters physical distancing.

    ** If you require a mask, there are extras available at the Main Office, stop by and pick one up.

     

    Breakfast club:

  • It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. Non-dairy items will be left out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack.

     

    Library Announcement: 

  • Please return all overdue Library books to the Return box in the Main Office or the Return box outside of the Library door. It's important that these overdue books are returned, so that other students can read them.Thanks for your cooperation!

     

    Up Coming Events

     

  • April 12th to 16th – Spring Break
  • April 23 – Mid Term Report Cards issued

 

 

(Do not have to read this section, but it will be posted in the Announcements)

 

School Schedule:

Monday, April 5 – Holiday – No School

Tuesday, April 6 – Period 3

Wednesday, April 7 – Period 4

Thursday, April 8 – Period 3

Friday, April 9 – Period 4

 

We begin our Weekly Announcement by acknowledging the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga) and Anishinaabe (peoples, many of whom continue to live and work here today. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the resources and friendship of Indigenous people."

 

Student Council:  Spring Spirit week

  • Wednesday, April 7 – Pastel Colour Day
  • Thursday, April 8 – Tie-Dye Day
  • Friday, April 9 – Comfy Clothes/PJ Day

 

Niagara Regional Health Announcement:   

  • Please remember that everyone must do their screen for COVID-19 every day before coming into the school.
  • Are required to wear masks at all times when indoors.
  • Always practice hand hygiene after touching your mask, and be mindful that masks are not a substitute for maintaining the 2 meters physical distancing.

    ** If you require a mask, there are extras available at the Main Office, stop by and pick one up.

     

    Breakfast club:

  • It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. Non-dairy items will be left out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack.

     

    Library Announcement: 

  • Please return all overdue Library books to the Return box in the Main Office or the Return box outside of the Library door. It's important that these overdue books are returned, so that other students can read them.Thanks for your cooperation!

     

    Up Coming Events

  • April 12th to 16th – Spring Break
  • April 23 – Mid Term Report Cards issued

 

School Schedule:

Monday, April 5 – Holiday – No School

Tuesday, April 6 – Period 3

Wednesday, April 7 – Period 4

Thursday, April 8 – Period 3

Friday, April 9 – Period 4

 

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Announcements for Week of March 29th


Video Announcement Mar 29, 2021

"We begin our Weekly Announcement by acknowledging the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples, many of whom continue to live and work here today. This territory is covered by the Upper Canada Treaties and is within the land protected by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum agreement. Today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples and acknowledging reminds us that our great standard of living is directly related to the resources and friendship of Indigenous people."

 

  • The results are in for the DSBN 2021 Technological Skills Challenge:

Floristry – Centre Piece – Jessica M. won GOLD!!!  Congratulations Jessica!!!

** Students who are writing the OSSLT this week will receive a phone call from the school the night before to remind them.

  • March 29 - OSSLT Literacy Test – Period 1 (Non-English classes) will be students writing the test in various locations.
  • March 30 - OSSLT Literacy Test – Mrs. Mckay’s English Class in room 3204
  • March 31 – OSSLT Literacy Test – Ms. Lynett’s English Class in room 3202 and Ms. Mazzone in room 2213
  • April 1 – OSSLT Literacy Test – Ms. Lynett’s English Class in room 3202 and Mrs. Treschak in room 3203
  • April 1 – wear Blue Day in honour of World Autism Day
  • April 2 – Good Friday – No School

 

School Schedule:

Monday, March 29 – Period 1

Tuesday, March 30 – Period 2

Wednesday, March 31 – Period 1

Thursday, April 1 – Period 2

Friday, April 2 – Good Friday – No school

 

Niagara Regional Health Announcement:   

  • Please remember that everyone must do their screen for COVID-19 every day before coming into the school.
  • Are required to wear masks at all times when indoors.
  • Always practice hand hygiene after touching your mask, and be mindful that masks are not a substitute for maintaining the 2 meters physical distancing.

    ** If you require a mask, there are extras available at the Main Office, stop by and pick one up.

    Breakfast club:

  • It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. Non-dairy items will be left out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack.

     

    Library Announcement: 

  • Please return all overdue Library books to the Return box in the Main Office or the Return box outside of the Library door. It's important that these overdue books are returned, so that other students can read them.Thanks for your cooperation!

     

    Up Coming Events

  • April 5 – Easter Monday – No School
  • April 6 – OSSLT Literacy Test – Pathway Students will be writing the test
  • April 12th to 16th – Spring Break





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Announcements for Week of March 22nd

First Student-made Video Announcement

  • March 22 and 23 – “My Voice Counts” Student Census survey. Survey to be completed during class, it should take 10 minutes.The link will be available through the Student Portal and can be completed on any of these devices - computers, chrome books and cell phones.
  • March 23 – Crazy Sock Day in honour of World Down Syndrome Day
  • March 24 and 25 – OSSLT Literacy Test – OnLine Students writing the OSSLT at the school in the Cafeteria

School Schedule:

Monday, March 22 – Period 3

Tuesday, March 23 – Period 4

Wednesday, March 24 – Period 4

Thursday, March 25 – Period 3

Friday, March 26 – Period 4

Niagara Regional Health Announcement:   

  • Please remember that students must screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school.

     

    Breakfast club:

  • It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. I will leave all non-dairy items out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack.

Library Announcement: 

  • Please return all overdue Library books to the Return box in the Main Office or the Return box outside of the Library door. It's important that these overdue books are returned, so that other students can read them.Thanks for your cooperation!

     

    Up Coming Events

  • March 29 - OSSLT Literacy Test – Period 1 (Non-English classes) will be students writing the test in various locations
  • March 30 - OSSLT Literacy Test – Mrs. Mckay’s English Class in room 3204
  • March 31 – OSSLT Literacy Test – Ms. Lynett’s English Class in room 3202 and Ms. Mazzone in room 2213
  • April 1 – OSSLT Literacy Test – Ms. Lynett’s English Class in room 3202 and Mrs. Treschak in room 3203
  • April 1 – wear Blue Day in honour of World Autism Day
  • April 2 – Good Friday – No School
  • April 5 – Easter Monday – No School
  • April 6 – OSSLT Literacy Test – Pathway Students will be writing the test
  • April 12th to 16th – Spring Break

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Announcements for Week of March 15th

Video Announcement
 
  • Grade 10, 11 and non-graduating grade 12 students that are currently enrolled in English will be completing a Prep and the OSSLT test within their classes from 9:55 am to 12:00 pm.All other students will be completing a Blitz Session during their Period 1 class.It will be approximately 1.5 hours in length.Cohort O students will be provided with a virtual Blitz during the afternoon via Microsoft Teams from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.
  • Progress Reports were issued on Friday, March 12th. Please look for them in your student email account.
  • Also remember that March Spring Break has been moved to April 12th to 16th.

Niagara Regional Health Announcement:   

  • Please remember that students must screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school.

    Breakfast club:
  • It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. I will leave all non-dairy items out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack.

    Library Announcement: 

  • Please return all overdue Library books to the Return box in the Main Office or the Return box outside of the Library door. It's important that these overdue books are returned, so that other students can read them.Thanks for your cooperation!

     

    Student Council Announcement:  

    Spirit Week – March 15th to 19th

  • Monday - RIP March Break (wear black)
  • Tuesday - Travel Day
  • Wednesday - Green & Gold Day
  • Thursday - Socks and Sandals Day
  • Friday - Disney Day

DSBN Codes Link: 

https://sites.google.com/dsbn.org/dsbncodes/home


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Announcements for Week of March 8th
Video Link

  • Hey Bucs!!!  Please remember that certain hallways do not have access this semester and that you are to stay in the wing that your assigned class is in daily.  Public Health has put these rules in place to help keep all of us safe this year.  Thank you. 

 

  • Also, Progress Reports will be issued on Friday, March 12th. 

 

Niagara Regional Health Announcement:    

  • Please remember that students must screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school. 

 

Breakfast club:  

  • It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.  It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. I will leave all non-dairy items out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.  Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack. 

 

Library Announcement:   

  • Please return all overdue Library books to the Return box in the Main Office or the Return box outside of the Library door. It's important that these overdue books are returned, so that other students can read them.  Thanks for your cooperation! 

 

Student Council Announcement: 

  • This week, March 8-12, is Band Shirt Week! Submit a picture of you in your favorite concert, artist, or band t-shirt throughout the week for a chance to win a $20 Watering Can gift certificate! Check out @bucscouncil or @bdssbucs on Instagram for more information on how to enter. 

 

  • Time Change:  Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour. 

 

  • Also remember that March Break has been moved to April 12th to 16th. 


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Announcements for Week of March 1st.

 Video Announcement Mar 1

  • Breakfast club: It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.  It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. I will leave all non-dairy items out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.  Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack.  

  • A reminder from Niagara Regional Health:  Please remember that students must screen for COVID-19 every day before going to school.

  • Library Announcement:  Please return all Library books to the Return box in the Main Office or the Return box outside of the Library door. It's important that these books are returned, so that other students can read them.  Thanks for your cooperation!

 
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BDSS Announcements for Week of February 22nd

 Video Announcement Feb 22

Wednesday, February 24th  is Pink Shirt Day. If you ordered a t-shirt through the google form last week, it will be delivered to your period 3 class on Monday, the 22nd, for you to wear on Wednesday. We are accepting cash donations to support Pathstone Mental Health. If you have a donation you can give it to your classroom teacher.  

If you have not already ordered your Pink Shirt, you have until Monday night. Here is the link: .https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BKeCgI6sTpMWwO4m5ydTgYM-nZ7_RoI4yrU_C6ArVGo/viewform?edit_requested=true


  • Our Breakfast club has started!!! It is available from 9:30am to 9:55am in the front foyer.  It will be a quick grab and go style this year due to Covid restrictions. I will leave all non-dairy items out until the end of the second break 1:10 pm each day.  Students can come before class and during their nutrition breaks to grab a healthy snack.  


  • Have you submitted your Next Year Course selection? If not, there is a drop off box at the Main Office.


  • A message from Niagara Regional Health:  Remember to complete your Covid Self Assessment before arriving at school.


  • Report cards were sent out electronically on Feb. 12th. Students are able to print them off from their D2L shell.


  • Library Announcement: 

Here's the latest announcement about White Pine: 

The White Pine books and White Pine blog are available now. The White Pine books are 10 books by Canadian authors, for high school students to read and to vote for their favorite book. 

To read the White Pine books, go online to destiny.dsbn.org, select our school and then log in with your BDSS username and password. 

Select the CATALOG tab, then search by using "White Pine 2021" as your keyword.  Books have a symbol of a book under the title, and ebooks have the letter 'e' under the title. 

Select the book that you want to read, then click HOLD IT.  Mrs. Minard will make sure that you get the book. 

If you prefer reading ebooks or are an At -Home Learner, select an ebook and then OPEN.  Select the BOOK OPTIONS icon then CHECKOUT BOOK. The ebook will be available for you to read for 2 weeks.  You can check it out again if you need to.

If you would like to blog about the White Pine books, or just to read what others are saying about the books,  please email MaryAnn.Minard@dsbn.org to be enrolled in the Club.

Happy Reading!

 
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