SCHOOL CLIMATE SURVEY

Monday, October 28, 2019 DAY 1

There will be a Junior Boys Hockey Tryout this afternoon from 3:00 – 4:20. Please let Mr. McGregor know if you are unable to attend.

The next Varsity Boys Hockey Tryout is Tuesday, October 29 from 3:00 – 3:50. 

The second Junior Boys Hockey Tryout is on Wednesday, October 30 from 3:00 – 3:50.

Community service hours are available on Sunday, November 3.  Zero Waste Renfrew will be picking up pumpkins and straw bales and giving them a second life in their compost.  Any students interested in participating should contact 204-599-8588 and ask for Tori. As well, emails for more information can be sent to zerowasterenfrew@gmail.com

A Reminder for all Students – please ensure that you are completing and submitting all major assessments to your teachers by their arranged deadlines.  If you are having difficulty meeting these deadlines, please take advantage of the opportunities in the Study Hall, advocate for yourself with your teaches and develop a strategy, or come to 113 and ask Mr O’Connor to speak with your teachers for you.  Report card season is fast approaching, so having all major assessments turned in will allow your teachers to accurately evaluate your midterm progress.

Will the following students please see Mr O’Connor in the Study Hall immediately after announcements this morning; Sam Dunn, Easton Macdonald, Diego Morales, Dylan Pederson, Devon Sabourin, Aiden Speek, Abby Lavigne, and Brooke Beauchamp.

Mrs. Turcotte’s P1 Health Care class is to meet in the cafeteria for attendance.

Attention all grade 9 students.  Take your Kid to Work Day forms are due in student services this week.  Please see Mr. Valliquette or Mrs. Pender if you have any questions.

Coffee House auditions are being held this week on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Blues Room. Please arrive in advance of your audition and BE PREPARED. If you are not there, we will move on to the next person on the list. If you haven’t yet signed up, you can do so on the Student Lounge windows. Also, for anyone interested in volunteering to help with Coffee House on November 21, the sign up sheets are available on the Student Lounge windows as well.

The senior girls basketball team will practice early tonight to prepare for their last regular season game at home tomorrow against MVDHS. All are invited to come out and cheer on the girls!

Friday October 25th, 2019 Day 2

Will the following students please see Mr O’Connor immediately after announcements this morning in the Study Hall; Shyanne Porter, Connor Zohr, Aiden Smiley, Aiden Speek, Daulton Pechie, Aaron Lafont, and Emma MacDonnell.

There will be a Junior Boys Hockey Tryout on Monday, October 28 from 3:00 – 4:20. 

The next Varsity Boys Hockey Tryout is Tuesday, October 29 from 3:00 – 3:50. 

The second Junior Boys Hockey Tryout is on Wednesday, October 30 from 3:00 – 3:50.

 

The rosary will be prayed today at 11 am  in the chapel. All are welcome to join.

 

St. Joe’s volleyball was victorious again in both junior and senior boys volleyball against cross town rivals RCI as both teams enjoyed 3 game sweeps of their counterparts. Congratulations to both teams as they remain undefeated and prepare for next week’s Halloween showdown in Barry’s Bay against Madawaska High School.

 

Wednesday October 23, 2019 DAY 2

Games Club:  We need to get the next move done.  Submit these to Mr. Retty by lunch hour.  

Senior GIrls Basketball – Please meet in Miss. Afelskie’s portable at the start of lunch today. 

Varsity Girls Hockey – The first try out is tonight after school at 3.  If you are unable to make it, please see one of the coaches.  

There will be a high school cross country meeting in rm 113 immediately following announcements.

TODAY IS TURKEY BOWL!

Could all period 1 teachers please send all their collected money down to the office.  It’s not too late, make your donations and then send it down!

There is a modified schedule for today.  Teachers, please write this on the board.

Period 1 : 8:15-9:05

Period 2 : 9:10-10:00

Period 3 : 10:05-10:55

LUNCH: 10:55-11:45

Period 4: 11:45-1:05

Then students will be called to the field for a brief pep rally and watch the grade 8 flag football team play the teachers.

Quail Creek Seniors Residence has a student employment position available in their Food Services Dept.  Please see Mrs. Matcheskie in the office for details. 

Last night the junior girls hosted Bishop Smith and after a slow first half start, they refocused and came out with a 42-15 win.  Leading the way on the offensive end was Gabby Cayen with 16 points. Great work girls. Early practice tonight.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 DAY 1

Our third Varsity Boys Hockey Tryout is tonight at 3 – 4 pm. Please let a coach know if you are unable to attend.

Coffee House is scheduled for Thursday, November 21 and signups for volunteers and performers are posted on the Student Lounge windows. Anyone interested in helping out or showcasing their talents is encouraged to sign up. Auditions will be held on October 29 and 30.

Last week the Cross Country team travelled to Petawawa to compete at the County Championships. In the Jr. Girls category Emma Sheahan finished in 17th place and Hannah Cameron finished in 27th. In the Junior boys division Spency Cat Hoffmann finished a season high 17th place. The Senior Boys team finished 4th overall in the county, as a team, led by a 10th place finish by Adam McCuaig, a 12th by Chris Chirico, a 16th by Chris Cayen, a 24th by Griffin Mulvihill, a 25th Ben Searson and a 42nd by Mikulas Horvath. Congrats and Good luck on Thursday at the EOSSAA Championships.

Will the following students please see Mr O’Connor in the Study Hall immediately after announcements this morning; Ester Narraway, Ashton Warren, Hunter Hill, Abby Lavigne, Shelden Lyons, Dylan Riddols, Aiden Speek, Kaysar Lafont, and Andy He  and Esther Narraway.

The annual Fireside Catholic Publishing Essay Contest is underway.  Entries are eligible for winning one of five $1000 prizes. Submissions are due by Monday, December 9th.  Please see Mr. Dedo in the Chaplaincy Office for more information.  

Jack-o-grams will be on sale today in the spirit spot.  For only $2 you can buy your friends or favourite staff member a little treat!

It’s not too late to bring in your loonie or toonie for CPAN.  Turkey Bowl, grade 8 Flag Football team against the Teachers will take place tomorrow afternoon.  Modified schedule. Please consult staff Google Classroom.

A reminder to all grade 9s that your take your kid to work forms are due back as soon as possible.  Please bring them to student services or give them to your period 4 teacher.

For all students that have ordered an SJHS shirt, they will be here by the first week of November.  We know you are excited but thank you for your patience.

Would Jesse Huot please come to the office today at lunch.

Games club:  Please have your Diplomacy moves in to Mr. Retty’s Pink folder by lunch.  And the Games club will have its regular meeting in 302. Be there or be square!!

Interested in participating in a pumpkin decorating contest to win some fun prizes? Join us in the art room this Thursday at lunch.  There will also be art club after school this Thursday. All are welcome!

Monday, October 21, 2019 DAY 2

A reminder of the Varsity Boys Hockey tryout tonight at Ma-te-way from 3 – 4:20 pm. Also, our third tryout is tomorrow from 3 – 4 pm. Late taxis are available.

A Reminder for all Students – please ensure that you are completing and submitting all major assessments to your teachers by their arranged deadlines.  If you are having difficulty meeting these deadlines, please take advantage of the opportunities in the Study Hall, advocate for yourself with your teaches and develop a strategy, or come to 113 and ask Mr O’Connor to speak with your teachers for you.  Report card season is fast approaching, so having all major assessments turned in will allow your teachers to accurately evaluate your midterm progress.

Will the following students please see Mr O’Connor in the Study Hall immediately after announcements this morning; Ethan Kenopic, Kaitlyn Dupuis, Spencer Hoffman, Jayden O’Brien, Stephanie Laroque, Rylie Moore, Sarah Mayotte, and Mackenzie Earle.

There will be a cross country practice today after school. Please meet in the town square. Could Kolton Osipenko please bring his jersey to Mr. Halk sometime today.

The junior girls travelled to Kingston this weekend and faced some very good teams.  They played St. Marys, RND and La Salle. They left the tourney with a lot of experience and very tired legs.  Great job girls. No practice tonight.

The Senior girls basketball team also traveled to Kingston this weekend to play in a tournament. The girls faced some strong competitors and were able to develop their skills which will be essential in their game against Bishop Smith tomorrow. No practice tonight; rest up for our home game tomorrow after school. 

The Improv team practice is cancelled after school today. We will meet at lunch today in Room 322 for a very important meeting.

In Boys Volleyball News:

1] Grade 8 practice today at lunch.

2] After their long and hard fought match Thursday night, the Senior Boys were off to Ottawa for a two day tournament with lots of competitive action to be seen. The boys played extremely well on Friday earning 2nd spot in their division with a 6 and 2 record. They entered the power pool ranking section and placed 1st in their division by earning a 5 and 1 record. Unfortunately, the boys were becoming exhausted and eventually lost to Franco Cite – a sport specific high school.

Great work to everyone. Practice Tuesday and Wednesday morning before the big match up Thursday in the Jag Den against cross town rivals RCI.

3] The junior jags host Fellowes High School in the Jag Den at 3 pm. Come show your support for another amazing team at St. Joe’s.

Coffee House is scheduled for Thursday, November 21 and signups for volunteers and performers are posted on the Student Lounge windows. Anyone interested in helping out or showcasing their talents is encouraged to sign up.

Friday October 18th DAY 1

Games club:  The diplomacy moves can be handed in tomorrow at lunch hour in room 302.

Members of the Dominican Republic Team are asked to come to the Chaplaincy Office for a brief meeting after announcements today.  

The junior girls lost a tough match last night 40-20 against Opeongo.  They were able to take advantage of second chance points and put on a tough press.  We will regroup as we head to Kingston for a big tournament this weekend. Please excuse the girls at 10:30 today for departure.

The senior girls also lost a tough match to Opeongo last night. The Senior team will be traveling to Kingston today to compete in a tournament. Please excuse the girls at 8:30am.

Students who have paid their Student Activity Fee can see Miss Yutronkie to pick up their Student Card in the Office.  Also, any students who had ordered School Photos online can also pick up their photos in Miss Yutronkie’s Office.  

There will be a brief meeting for the Grade 8 Cross country team immediately following announcements in room 113.

The next two Varsity Boys Hockey Tryouts will take place on Monday, October 21 from 3 – 4:30 and Tuesday, October 22 from 3 – 4. Please let a coach know if you are unable to attend.

Will the following students please see Mr O’Connor in the Study Hall immediately after announcements this morning; Abby Lavigne, Brady Charbonneau, Marcel Baron, Shaymus Coyne, Jade Meagher, Darwyn Timm, Esther Narraway, and Sakura Lavallie.

Come to the spirit spot at lunch to buy your jack-o-gram.  Another fundraiser for CPAN!

And thanks again to everyone who supported the Chili Cook-Off by bringing in a pot of chili or coming out and tasting them.   First place went to Mr. Lennox, second place to Jesse Huot and 3rd place to Mme Schneider.  

Jazz Band is reminded to turn in their fundraising tickets today as the draw begins tomorrow.