Friday September 29, 2023
Hey TAB–are your friends surprised at your ability to name every former Prime Minister of Canada? Do you routinely beat the players to the answers on Jeopardy? Then come out for TAB’s Reach Trivia Team! The first brief information meeting will be Monday October 2nd at the start of lunch in Room E 211!
Attention all photography enthusiasts! Join our Photography Club on Monday October 2nd during the second half of lunch and capture moments that last a lifetime. Learn, share, and explore the world through your lens. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! We meet in room S107
Grade 12 and 12+ students: The Grade 12 Post Secondary Exploration Event at Sheridan College is on October 25! Representatives from many post secondary institutions will be there to talk about schools and programs. Please ensure you bring your signed forms back to your Period 1 teacher by Tuesday, October 3rd, or drop it back to Guidance if you have a spare/elearning. If you did not receive a form, please drop into Guidance.
This announcement is for all students who are joining DECA. We will have a mandatory meeting for all DECA members today at lunch in W204. New members are welcome as we will be discussing registration information. See you today at lunch
Reconciliation week Is a time to LISTEN and LEARN … and to honour the lived experiences, and resilience of Indigenous Peoples. The TRC team has put together a few spotlights for this week -- that will capture some of the story’s and reasoning for this week. Check out our Instagram @tab.trc or the Tab website for our spotlights this week
Today is ORANGE SHIRT DAY in schools across Canada. We wear orange to honour and commemorate the survivors, the children lost and to recognize the impacts of the residential school system that persist to this day. If you do not have orange, but would like to honour the day, please come to the “T” at lunch. The Reconciliation Team and Wellness Club have teamed up to make sure that all those who want to show their respect, can join in.
NATIONAL WEEK FOR TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION: Today, on Orange Shirt Day, the learning will continue in the Studio Theatre where a self-guided Gallery Walk will be available at lunch for you to deepen your understanding. Please join us. The path to Reconciliation is a long one that requires effort. Keep making the effort to grow and learn, Tigers.
Anyone interested in Varsity girls hockey there will be a short meeting today in W108. If you cannot make the meeting please see Mr. Butler in the Phys-ed office.
Dungeons and Dragons Club will have its first meeting today at lunch in W206!!! Bring your lunch, we’re so excited to start!
Calling all Eliud Kipchoges and Tigist Assefas: directly after school today, there will be a cross country practice meeting at the west doors.
Thursday September 28, 2023
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Tuesday September 19, 2023
Hey TAB! Are you interested in trying out for the Dance Team? Ms. Rudge and Ms. Fell would like to invite you to a brief info session tomorrow at lunch in room W202. Auditions will take place at the end of the month so stay tuned!
Calling all grade 9s! Today is the first day of your scavenger hunt! Explore around the school in your free time and check the walls to find clues. Here’s a hint: your first clue is located at the T, if you don't know where that is don’t be shy to ask for help. The first person to find all 12 clues wins a prize! Good luck Tigers!
Do you love to read? Talk about your favourite books? Eat your lunch while reading/discussing books? If yes, please join us. Our student book club will be meeting TODAY at the beginning of lunch in S103. We welcome all new and returning members, including Ms. Northey! See you at lunch!
Eco Club is meeting today in ROOM E117 at lunch, be there! Bring a friend! Bring your lunch!
The TAB Reconciliation Team will meet again today at lunch in W208 to make posters and prepare for the upcoming National week of Truth and Reconciliation. If you are interested in helping. Please join us! W208 at lunch!
Calling all musicians! Do you play an instrument? Come join our Symphonic Winds band! We rehearse tonight in the music room. Be there!
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2024 LORAN AWARD ARE NOW OPEN
This scholarship is renewable for up to four years, with a total value of $100,000! Each Loran Award includes:An annual living stipend of $10,000
A tuition waiver of up to $10,000 annually from one of 25 partner universities
Personal mentorship from a Canadian leader
Experiential learning through summer work experiences in three different sectors with funding up to $14,000
An orientation expedition through Algonquin Park
Annual retreats and scholar gatherings
Lifelong membership in a community of values-driven individuals
For more info - check out our recent post on Instagram at @blakelocktigers
DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: October 11, 2023, before 8:00PM (Eastern Time)
Monday September 18, 2023
Friday September 15, 2023
Thursday September 14, 2023
Wednesday September 13, 2023
Tuesday September 12, 2023
Monday September 11, 2023
Friday September 8, 2023
Hey Golfers….. Anyone interested in trying out for the Blakelock Golf team please see Mr. Butler today! In the Phys Ed office.
Calling all Field Hockey players, Tryouts begin today after school on the back field! See you there!
Hey Senior Boys Volleyball players. Any senior boys interested in playing volleyball, please see Mr.Jobbitt in room E207 sometime today for a permission form and tryout information. Tryouts will begin Monday.
Any grade 9 or 10 girls interested in playing basketball this year please pickup a informed consent form from the Phys Ed office. Tryouts begin Monday next week! You must bring your completed form to attend the tryout!
If you’re interested in the environment, helping others, and just having fun with likeminded people, the Eco Club is for you! First meeting is today at lunch at the Outdoor Classroom!
A reminder that there is a Senior Girl’s basketball meeting at lunch on Monday, September 11th in the health room, W108! Please find Ms. Northey in the Phys Ed office if you have any questions.
TAB Football still needs more players, and we will be having a brief but important meeting today after school. This junior team will be grade 9s and 10s only with a focus on learning the game, so if you know nothing about Football… join the club! …literally, by coming to E219 after school today. That’s Junior Football, grade 9s and 10s, brief meeting in E219 after school today. Our first practice is on Monday.
What a turn out to yesterday’s cross country meeting! There will be a practice directly following school, meeting at the west doors for all who have completed their athletics packages! There will be 2 different options depending on your skill level, so no need to worry. Miss the meeting? No worries, go find Ms. Raponi or Mr. Rochus to get caught up like you’re Lasse Viren in the final 200 of the 1972 Olympic games 5000.
Any grade 9 and 10 boys interested in playing volleyball, please come to the phys. Ed. office at lunch today to sign up and collect your form. Tryouts start next week!
Athletic Council is back and we’re so excited to continue growing our excellent athletics program here at Blakelock. Hey Grade 9s! Do you love sports? Do you want a fun way to help around the school and earn community hours? Come join us Wednesday, September 13th at break in W108 and join this years Athletic Council is back! If you have any questions please see Mme D’Alesio, Mr. Alchesi or our newest member this year; Ms. Northey!
Thursday September 7, 2023
Wednesday September 6, 2023
Calling all Eco Warriors! We will be having our first meeting of the year this Friday at lunch in the Outdoor Classroom (garden beside the East Wing)
In the famed words of Bill Bowerman, portrayed by Donald Sutherland in the 1998 modern classic “Without Limits”; “If you can find meaning in the type of running you need to do to stay on this team, chances are you can find meaning in another absurd pastime: Life.” Come find the meaning of life; join the cross country team. There will be a meeting in west 106 tomorrow at 11:30.
We may not know much about the meaning of life, but TAB Football knows a thing or two about power… Come unlock yours today after school!
This year we will be focusing on building our program from the ground up with a strong Junior team (grade 9 and 10s only) and will be having a brief meeting today in room E221 to distribute forms and answer questions. No experience necessary (hence the Junior part) and if you are new to the sport now is your time to learn!
That’s TAB JR Football, brief meeting today after school in E221. Come check it out, and bring a friend!
Hey Golfers….. Anyone interested in trying out for the Blakelock Golf team please see Mr. Butler this week in the phys-ed office.