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The Upper Grand District School Board is in the process of recruiting International Students from around the world to attend secondary and elementary schools in our District. At this time we are taking applications from families who would like to be considered as host families and would welcome international students into their homes for short or long term stays. If you are interested in taking part in this amazing opportunity, or would like more information about this rewarding experience, please call the International Student Office at 519-941-6191 ext. 225. 


Tuesday, June 21, 2016            Block A

Wednesday, June 22, 2016       Block B

Thursday, June 23, 2016           Block C

Friday, June 24, 2016                Block D

 Monday, June 20, 2016 Day 2

Any student who signed up for outdoor education next year and who did not attend the meeting on Friday, must see Mr. De Fabrizio some time today to pick up a letter.

Students can pick up their timetable on Thurs between 12-2 and Mon from 9-2 in the main office. Please remember your $55 Activity Fee.

Congratulations to all of the students who wrote the Avogadro and Chem 13 Exams. Special mention goes to Will Bugden for his accomplishment on the Avogadro Exam. He received both a Certificate of Distinction and a Certificate of Achievement from the University of Waterloo for his efforts. Special mention also goes to Myles Schulz for his achievement on the Chem 13 News Exam as he received a Certificate of Achievement. Any students who would like to see how they placed should see Mr. Manser in room 222 at lunch today.

This is the last day for students to return their books to the library before they face disruption during their exams. Students must also return all calculators after their math or science exams.

If you ordered photos at the co-curricular gala please pick up you pictures today in the library.

Quote: “It is precisely the possibility of realizing a dream that makes life interesting”. - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

 Friday, June 17, 2016 Day 1

There will be a brief but important meeting of all students signed up for Outdoor Ed. next year. The meeting will take place at the start of lunch today in room 130.

Last day to claim anything from the lost and found pile, claim it today otherwise it will be donated

All library books and calculators are now due.

Any students who ordered photos at the Co-curricular Gala may collect them from the library, even during exams.

Attention any students who wrote the literacy test this can pick up your results in student services today.

Staff remember to get the scoop at lunch in the staff room today with a treat from SoCo

Quote: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”. - Eleanor Roosevelt

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