A Memorial for Mr. O’Connell (1949-2016)

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A memorial will be held on Monday, March 7th at lunch to celebrate the life of Science teacher, Mr. Robert O’Connell. We will have an early dismissal at 11:30 a.m. to allow staff and students that wish to attend to proceed to the auditorium. It will also allow time afterwards to eat lunch.

Memorial books have been placed in Room 437 (Mr. O’Connell’s classroom) and in the Guidance office. All students and staff members are welcome to sign the books, adding comments or memories if they wish. You may also leave cards or other notes in the Guidance office. These books and other items will be held in trust for Mr. O’Connell’s family.

SEMAINES BLANCHES

Have you seen the three new Semaines Blanches art installations around the school? This year, the Art Council asks us to think about the theme ofEquity and Inclusion. Congratulations to student art leaders: Yafa Bale, Brianna Teo & Becky Dorsey for coordinating this year’s installation projects

Maytime Melodies & Fundraising Gala

mozartrequiem_poster copyTickets for Maytime Melodies (May 12th & 13th) along with the Fundraising Gala (May 14th) will be sold beginning in March.  Please visit this site at a later date for further details on how to purchase your tickets.  For any other questions, please feel free to contact the music department at (416) 393-9180, ext. 20100.

Charity Week – February 8-11

Lunch is extended to 12:50 – with 3rd period 12:50-2:00 & last period 2:05-3:15.

PLEASE DONATE!

Mon. Feb.8 – Home form events (morning & lunch)

Tues. Feb. 9 – Lip Synch Battle (lunch in auditorium)

Wed. Feb. 10 – Teacher auction (lunch in auditorium)

Thurs. Feb. 11 – iNTerlicious (lunch – room 215)

Tues. Feb. 16 – Magic Show (lunch in auditorium)

Wed. Feb. 17 –Raffle Ticket sales begin

Fri. Feb. 26

  • Pyjama Day
  • NTAA is hosting pancake breakfast on Friday morning starting at 8:15. Come on out to the commons for a pancake and juice for $3.

Course Selection 2016

Course Selection Forms are due February 9th in homeform.

Here are some important links and dates:

(new users choose “North Toronto Collegiate Institute” from drop-down menu, existing users enter your email and password)

  • Parent Information Evening – Wednesday, January 27, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
  • Course Carousel – Friday, January 29, 2016
  • Course Selection Sign Off due in Home Form – Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Music Department Raffle – Final draw Friday

The music parents are running a raffle for various items. Tickets maybe purchased from the music teachers in the music office.

Tickets for the raffle are: 1 for $4.00, 3 for $10.00

Prize list:

January draw prizes:
  • Smokes Poutinerie gift card – Value $25 (donated by Yonge & Eg. Smokes)
  • GP-Bongo Tunable Bongo Set – 6″ & 7″ – Value $60 (donated by Long and McQuade)
  • Beats solo2 on ear headphones – Value $200
  • 2 Leafs tickets – Feb. 4, 7:30 pm Leafs vs. Devils – Value $190

Athletic Transfer Applications

For any student new to NT (grades 10 to 12 only) and plans to participate in Extracurricular Athletics-They must submit Athletic Transfer Applications to Ms. Rough in the Athletics Office as soon as possible.

TDSB network shutdown during holidays

The TDSB network will be shut down from 7:00 am on Saturday, 26 December, 2015 until 7:00 am on Thursday, 31 December, 2015 in order to install a new generator.

All IT services will not be available during the TDSB network shutdown. This includes the IT Services Client Service Desk and the following:

  • Internal website TDSBWEB http://tdsbweb
  • Public TDSB website http://www.tdsb.on.ca
  • Outlook email
  • Internet access
  • All administrative applications including Trillium, SAP and myInfo
  • BlackBerry email
  • BlackBerry applications requiring Internet access, including Wifi connectivity
  • Voice over IP (VoIP) telephone service at 140 Borough Drive
  • Home drives (H:)
  • Shared network drives
  • Academic Workspace (AW)
  • Google Apps for Education

The following services will be available during the TDSB network shutdown:

  • Office Phones: Telephones at all Board locations will function as normal with the exception of VoIP phones located at 140 Borough Dr.

Please be sure to plan your work in advance.

NEAT electronics drive – MONDAY!

The North Toronto Environmental Action team is hosting an electronics drive Monday December 14 at lunch. We are asking for students to bring in old electronics (phones, computers, printers) and used batteries and in exchange they will receive free baked good. Our goal is to properly dispose of the electronics and reduce the amount of waste we as a school create. So please bring in old electronics next Monday December 14 and you’ll receive free baked goods!