Scarborough Academy for Technological, Environmental and Computer Education
Tuesday 16th of January 2018

(1) The Office
Exams - Students please make sure you know when your exams are, the room you are writing in and the materials required.
K. Stadnyk

(2) University application
OUAC deadline is Wednesday Jan. 17.
APPLY NOW, if you haven't already.
See Guidance at lunchtime
F. Mcvannell

Do you want to apply to college for September? The DEADLINE is Feb.1. Come for application help for the next two Thursdays at lunch in rm. 101!
F. Mcvannell

(4) The Office
Moratorium begins January 17th - students should be in class, working on review and preparing for their exams with their teachers.
K. Stadnyk

(5) Night School
Grade 12s. Did you register for night school? Please bring the signed permission form to your guidance counsellor for approval.
F. Mcvannell

(6) Art Club
Attention Art Club Members. Our Art club meeting has been moved to today @ lunch in IT1 due to the Film Festival tomorrow
S. Announcements

(7) The Office
Grad photo retakes Jan 19 - if you are not satisfied with your photo or have not had it taken, please pick up a flyer to register in the office.
K. Stadnyk

(8) Sem 2 Night School
Sem 2 Night School registration for gr.12 students opens Jan.8/18. See SATEC website for details or bulletin board outside room 101.
M. Noble

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