Thursday, 24 January 2013

EQAO Parent Forum in Windsor


Saturday, February 23, 2013
Hilton Windsor, 277 Riverside Drive West

The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO), would like to invite parents to attend a parent forum in Windsor on Saturday, February 23, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., with registration and breakfast beginning at 9:15 a.m. The parent forum will be held at the Hilton Windsor, 277 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, N9A 5K4.
The forum is composed of two sessions. The first session, “Answering Parents’ Top Questions about EQAO Assessments,” will be delivered by members of the EQAO School Support and Outreach Team. This presentation will describe EQAO’s province-wide assessment program and will inform parents about the EQAO assessments and how parents can work with the school to support their child’s learning.

The second session will feature Summer Mortimer, four-medal winner in swimming at the London Paralympic Games 2012 and co-author of a children’s book. She will share her story and speak about the importance of perseverance and a positive attitude toward achieving one’s goals. Her message promotes lifelong learning and strategies to overcome obstacles.

Lunch will also be provided for all parents who attend the forum.


The final date for registration is Friday, February 15, 2013. To register, please contact:

Heather Best
Consultant, Assessment and Evaluation
Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board
Phone: (519) 253-2481  Ext. 1119




Wednesday, 16 January 2013

CHOICES AND CHALLENGES FACING TODAY'S YOUTH

An Evening with Teresa Tomeo

Choices and Challenges Facing Today’s Youth

A presentation for parents and children age 10 and up

 

Monday February 4, 2013

Holy Names High School Auditorium

 

1400 Northwood St.

Windsor, ON

6:30 P.M.

 

Teresa Tomeo is a highly respected talk show host, motivational speaker, author and media consultant whose dynamic, engaging and inspirational presentation will  address the harmful effects of our media driven culture,  help young people deal with the culture and pressure from their peers and provide guidelines for youth and families to remain true to their faith.

For more information about Teresa visit:  www.teresatomeo.com

 

 

This presentation is part of a Ministry of Education PRO grant received by:

Notre Dame, St. Christopher, Christ the King, St. Gabriel and Our Lady of Mount Carmel

 


Monday, 14 January 2013

Athletic Scholarship Workshop





 ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CANADIAN ATHLETES
ACADEMIC PREPERATION
BUILD YOUR PROFILE
OVER 25,000 CONTACTS
LEARNING THE PROCESS
ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL ATHLETES OF ALL SKILL LEVELS IN ALL SPORTS
AN AMAZING TOOL FOR ATHLETES TO REACH THE NEXT LEVEL
Includes:
Free Consultation and Literature
Chris Janisse 519-737-1895 or Email sportsworx@gmail.com


Wednesday, 9 January 2013

COR Retreat Weekend

COR is COMING!

Young people in our community are looking forward to North Shore COR 32 scheduled for February 8,9,10, 2013. Come – Join in – Learn more about yourself, your friends and your faith.

COR is a retreat weekend for young adults aged 16 to 21, held at St. Joseph’s High School. COR is a weekend full of personal reflection about family and relationships with other people in our lives. It is a faith-filled experience of fun and friendship.

See attachment for more information:  Public Service Announcement 2.pdf


2013 January Examination Information Sheet



For Parents/Guardians and Students 

Principal’s Message: Final exams for the first semester start January 24th, 2013. Exams and culminating activities are a key component of every course. They are not optional and there are no exemptions. Please read carefully so you are informed and aware of the events of the next couple of weeks. 

EXAM SCHEDULE 

Period 1 courses Thursday, January 24 
Period 2 courses Friday, January 25 
Period 3 courses Monday, January 28 
Period 4 courses Tuesday, January 29 

EXAM LENGTH 

Grade 9 exams 8:30am – 10:00am 
Grade 10 exams 8:30am – 10:00am 
Grade 11 exams 8:30am – 10:30am 
Grade 12 exams 8:30am – 11:00am 
Students must remain in the exam room until the last half hour of the assigned writing time. If they wish to leave early, this is the ONLY time they may do so. 

LEAVING TIMES 

Grade 9 & 10 exams 9:30 am or 10:00 am 
Grade 11 exams 10:00 am or 10:30 am 
Grade 12 exams 10:30 am or 11:00 am 

MAINTAINING A QUIET ENVIRONMENT 

Students are expected to leave the building within 10 minutes of leaving their exam room. They are to be quiet in the hallways out of respect for others who are still writing. Students who need to remain in the building longer than 10 minutes must report to the Cafeteria and study until they leave. Students are permitted in the cafeteria if waiting for a ride. 

UNIFORMS 

Students are expected to wear the school uniform on exam days. Exceptions are students who earned casual dress passes for the Lottery and graduating students who turn in uniform clothing to Room 112. This clothing needs to be clean and in good repair. 
Graduating students will be issued a uniform pass that must be presented when entering the exam room. Teachers will have a list of students who were granted casual dress passes for the Lottery. 

ACADEMIC HONESTY 

Honesty is important at all times and especially during exams. Please refer to the student handbook for our policy regarding cheating. Students are to bring their textbook(s) to the exam room and turn them in to their teacher prior to the start of the exam. 

Permitted 

Pens, pencils, erasers, rulers 
Calculators – with prior approval from the teacher 
Notes, reference materials – open book exams with prior approval from the teacher 

Prohibited 

Notes, reference materials 
Any electronic device (eg. cell phone, pager, iPod, etc.) or other item that can be used to communicate, store, share or retrieve information. 

Students found to be in possession of any of these materials in the exam room will be presumed to have them for the purpose of cheating. Teachers will direct them to Room 112. School administration will investigate the matter and make decisions according to school policy. 

MISSED EXAMS

All students missing an exam without a valid excuse will be assigned a grade of zero on the exam. In addition, the student will be placed on academic contract.









Assumption Student Takes 2nd Place in Short Video Contest

Assumption's Victoria McGuire-Rainone is the 2nd place winner of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association 2013 Faith in Our Future Short Video Contest.

You can view her video at:




CONGRATULATION VICTORIA!