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Friday, October 18, 2019 (A)

posted Oct 18, 2019, 5:00 AM by Carole MacKay

University of Toronto National Scholarship Are you thinking of attending the University of Toronto in the fall of 2020? Consider submitting your online application for the U. of T. National Scholarship. To be eligible for this great scholarship, you need to be: an original and creative thinker committed to school and community: a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits: enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration: a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person currently in your final year of Canadian secondary school intending to begin university the following academic year. Apply online if you meet this criteria. The DEADLINE for applications is Oct.24/19

Friday, October 18, 2019 (B)

posted Oct 18, 2019, 4:59 AM by Carole MacKay

Swim Team Forms Did you miss the super strict and secret swim team meeting yesterday? Get the forms and find out what it’s all about from Mr Jokic in room e205 at lunch or right after school.  Breakfast Club Opportunity Are you an early riser and able to arrive at school for 7:45 am? Then there is an opportunity for you to volunteer with the Breakfast Club.  If you are interested, please speak with Ms. Clarke in the library.

Friday, October 18, 2019 (C)

posted Oct 18, 2019, 4:56 AM by Carole MacKay

Youth Vote Compass Today’s the day, Tigers! STUDENT VOTE is here!! Today during periods 3 and 4 our cafeteria will become a VOTING STATION so that YOU, all the students of T.A. Blakelock, can make your voices heard as part of this year’s federal election. Every student can participate in this vote!! Our school results will be sent to STUDENT VOTE CANADA, compiled with more than 1 million other Canadian students to make the youth voice heard in Ottawa. Still not sure which party deserves your vote? Just google YOUTH.VOTE COMPASS.com and take the survey to help determine which party best suits YOU. Get engaged and get your vote on, Tigers… today in the caf periods 3 and 4!

Friday, October 18, 2019 (D)

posted Oct 18, 2019, 4:53 AM by Carole MacKay

University PINS Attention all grade 12 students - University PINS have arrived in guidance. Please go to guidance at your earliest convenience to pick up your PIN.  Fandom Club Hey Fandom friends, today we will continuing the D and D tournament in the library. See you after school.  Book Club Hey all Book Club members! This is a reminder that our next meeting is Monday, October 21s after school in the library. Please bring a mug and any nut free snacks you'd like to share with our group. See you then!

Friday, October 17, 2019 (E)

posted Oct 18, 2019, 4:51 AM by Carole MacKay

YMCA Newcomer Recreation Program Attention ESL students! The YMCA of Oakville is offering a FREE Newcomer Recreation Program here at TAB, starting today and continuing each Friday until the end of the school year. The program will take place in the gym and goes from 3:00 - 4:00 pm. If you are interested in participating, please pick up a permission form from the Main Office, or see Mr. Harvey in Room 104 South. Permission forms must be signed and returned to the Main Office or Mr. Harvey before students will be allowed to participate.

Friday, October 18, 2019 (F)

posted Oct 18, 2019, 4:50 AM by Carole MacKay

Wellness Thought of the Day Today’s Wellness Thought of the day...

 Your voice and your ideas matter, Tigers.   Follow your own thinking! … and use your voice to share your opinion about our Federal Election candidates today in the caf!  Come on out and get in on the vote to share YOUR voice!

Thursday, October 17, 2019 (A)

posted Oct 17, 2019, 4:57 AM by Carole MacKay

University of Toronto National Scholarship Are you thinking of attending the University of Toronto in the fall of 2020? Consider submitting your online application for the U. of T. National Scholarship. To be eligible for this great scholarship, you need to be: an original and creative thinker committed to school and community: a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits: enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration: a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person currently in your final year of Canadian secondary school intending to begin university the following academic year. Apply online if you meet this criteria. The DEADLINE for applications is Oct.24/19

Thursday, October 17, 2019 (B)

posted Oct 17, 2019, 4:56 AM by Carole MacKay

Blakelock Tigershark Attention all swimmers! It’s that time of year to once again dust off those speedos and get ready for another season of early morning practices! That’s right, the Blakelock Tigershark Swim Team is having their preseason today right after school in room E205! Get the forms, give high fives and let’s get swimming!  Breakfast Club Are you an early riser and able to arrive at school at 7:45 am? Then there is an opportunity for you to volunteer with the Breakfast Club.  If you are interested, please speak with Ms. Clarke in the library.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 (C)

posted Oct 17, 2019, 4:54 AM by Carole MacKay

Student Vote Compass Have YOU decided? Are you ready to VOTE for the candidates that you would best represent YOU and YOUR interests in Ottawa?? That’s right, Tigers, STUDENT VOTE is coming! Tomorrow during periods 3 and 4 our cafeteria will become a VOTING STATION so that YOU, all the students of T.A. Blakelock, can make your voices heard as part of this year’s federal election. Every student can vote!! Our school results will be sent to STUDENT VOTE CANADA, compiled with more than 1 million other Canadian students, then shared nationally through the media. So check out the posters around the building and GET INFORMED. Need some help to figure things out? Just google YOUTH.VOTE COMPASS.com and take the survey to help determine which party best suits YOU. Get talking, googling and get ready to VOTE … tomorrow in the caf!!

Thursday, October 17, 2019 (D)

posted Oct 17, 2019, 4:52 AM by Carole MacKay

Senior Wellness Meeting Just a reminder that there will be a Senior Wellness Meeting today starting at 11:00 a.m. in Room S118 and a Junior Wellness Meeting at 12:15 in W208. Please bring your lunches, a friend, and your positive energy! It is never too late to join the Wellness Clubs and contribute to wellness initiatives in our school. See you in the lunches!

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