Current Announcements

E-wareness Contest-Library

Exercise your research skills by entering the E-wareness Contest ..there are amazing prizes to be won!   Answer three online questions using the Information Databases and you will be eligible to win a prize. Come to the library for details.

National Book Award - University of Toronto

Grade 12 students who are thinking about applying to the University of Toronto may want to apply for the National Book Award.  Blakelock can nominate 1 person for this award and the winner of the award is automatically considered for the U. of T. National Scholarship.  Submit a 300 word paragraph to your guidance counsellor before Oct. 22. Information about the award is posted in the hallway outside the Guidance office.

University of Toronto's National Scholarship Program

Students who want to apply to U. of T.’s National Scholarship Program should do so directly online.  Visit the U. of T. website to get more information

University of Waterloo

A rep from the University of Waterloo will visit TAB during period 3 on Friday, Oct. 19th.  Drop by to visit with them and ask about their programs.

Senior Wellness Drop-In Lunch

Every Friday in Room S118 at 11:00 am there is a Senior Wellness drop-in lunch. It is a place to come and vent and hang out with like-minded people. Bring your lunch and wear your plaid or PJ bottoms. New members are always welcome.

Flannel Fridays

Don’t forget to wear your comfy PJ pants or Plaid for forever Flannel Fridays! This Friday and every Friday at Blakelock.

Wellness Chill room

Hey Juniors!  Now that the air is getting chilly and going outside is not as relaxing, are you looking for a place to CHILL OUT??  The Wellness CHILL ROOM is open again this year during junior lunch on Fridays in W207. Come on up to a quiet space, to play a game, listen to music, colour a mandela, do origami, paint or even play darts.  If you’re looking for an inclusive space, W207 Fridays is the place for you in period 4! Hope to see you there.

Senior Boys Rugby Meeting

Senior boys RUGBY PLAYERS; meeting FRIDAY period 3 in the health room.  Be there or find Mr Jokic during the day.

Waste Reduction Week

It doesn’t have to be spring to clean out your closet!  This week is Waste Reduction Week and you can bring in all your old textiles to the front door of the school to be recycled.  Drop off old clothes, towels, sheets, blanks hats mittens, scarves even backpacks at the front foyer between 7:50 and 8:15 am.  This is an initiative between the Recycling Council of Ontario and Value Village. If those old jeans don’t spark joy any more, donate them!  # I Give A ShIrt.

No Can No Can Park

The No Can No Can Park food drive will be collecting non perishable food donations tomorrow morning please remember to bring an item to support those in need in our community, thank you

Wellness Quote

And the Wellness Quote of the Day is: Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners. – William Shakespeare