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Thursday 22nd of February 2018


(1) Varsity Girls Soccer
There will be an information session on Wed Feb 21 @ 12pm in C68 for any girls, including returning players, interested in playing soccer this Spring.
J. Gillies

(2) King Law Council
A reminder that there is a meeting today at lunch. Don't forget to come!
D. Mychalik

(3) Improv Team
Lunch meeting for IMPROV Team members to help with the Course Selection Carousel Day.
R. Miller-Tait

(4) Black Heritage Celebration
Come celebrate black heritage at lunch in the Heritage Room on Monday, Feb 26th! Free performances and cultural food! Everyone is welcome!
T. Bodor

(5) King Equity Council
The King Equity Council meets at lunch today in the Heritage Room
T. Bodor

(6) Super Smash Bros Club
Don't Forget to come out to Super Smash Bros Club today at lunch in room B70, if you signed up! Sign-up sheet comes out Wednesdays room B70.
S. Sandoval

(7) Black Heritage Celebration
Come celebrate black heritage at lunch in the Heritage Room on Monday, Feb 26th! Free performances and cultural food! Everyone is welcome!
T. Bodor

(8) Girls' Hockey - Time Change
Time Change - Girls Hockey - Semi-Final Game - Wed Feb 21 - 12:00 Dismissal - 12:15 Taxi - 1:15 Game vs Mowat at Don Montgomery. Go Lions!
A. Van Bochove

(9) Wednesday February 21 - Staff Meeting Schedule
Wednesday February 21 is a Staff Meeting Schedule - Late Start!
A. Van Bochove

(10) Jr Orchestra
Jr Orchestra rehearsal on Friday morning at 8am!
D. Lee

(11) OSSLT Bootcamps
Sign up for OSSLT Bootcamps! Sign-up lists are in the library. Check the list for dates, times, and locations. Time to practice!
J. Gillies

(12) Toronto Skills
Would Amy Scott please see Ms. Mansfield for competition scopes and permission forms - come to B62 after school. Thanks!
R. Mansfield Bucholtz

(13) Special Schedule - Thursday February 22
8:55-9:50 - C
9:50-11:05 Mentor Course Selection Carousel Day
11:10-12:00 D
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:05 A
2:10-3:15 - B
A. Van Bochove

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In case of an anaphylactic emergency, Epi-Pens are located in the main office as well as in the white AED box outside of the main office for use after school hours

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