Thursday April 18th, 2019


CtK Dance Team

Yesterday the CtK dance team completed their final high school dance competition of the season.  It was a tough battle but the girls’ were determined and their elegance, grace heart got them a first place overall victory.  We are so proud of you and are so happy to say that the CtK dance team still remains undefeated!

Acton Soccer Club

The Acton Soccer Club is looking for volunteer soccer coaches.  This is a fun way to give back to your community and get some volunteer hours.  For info and dates, come to Student Services.

Port Nelson United Church

Port Nelson United Church is offering a $1000 scholarship for a graduating student who has helped to build community and inclusion in heir school.  The application deadline is May 1.  Please speak to your Guidance Counsellor or check out the Scholarship binder in Student Services.

Grad Quotes

Grade 12’s listen up!  Graduation is fast approaching and it’s time to submit your grad quotes for this year’s yearbook! You will find posters in the atrium and around room 209 that have a QR code on them – scan those and fill out the attached Google Form to make sure you’re seen and heard!  If you have difficulty you can come to room 209 during your lunches and Mr. Da Silva will help you with this process.  The deadline is April 24th so get thinking Jags!

Course Verification Forms

Reminder to all Grade 9 – 11 students:  If you require any changes to your courses for next year,  please indicate those changes on the Course Verification Forms distributes in period 1 and bring completed forms back to Students Services no later than April 30.  No changes to course will be permitted after April 30th.

Grad Gala

Candlelight, music, dinner and dance!  The Grad Gala is quickly approaching and it promises to be a be a beautiful and memorable evening for all grads.  Reminder that tickers through Cash On Line go on sale on April 15.  Please make sure that you and all members of your have all purchased your tickets and filled out the Table Request form (which can be found outside of workroom 34) as soon as possible.  Please bring your completed Table Request forms when you select your seating between April 23 and 26.  For more info, head to

St. Andrew’s United Church 

St. Andrew’s United Church is looking for volunteers to help in various community events and to help with their summer Bible Camp.  If you are interested and would like to gain community service hours, come to Student Services for more information.

SHSM Scholarships

For any students enrolled in a Specialist High Major Program aka SHSM, there are multiple colleges and universities that are offering scholarships for SHSM students planning to attend their school.  Please come to Student Services and check out the Scholarships and Awards Binder or speak to your counselor for more information.

Sheridan College Open House

If you are currently partaking in the Dual Credit Program or considering attending Sheridan College, Sheridan College will be holding an Open House on April 13 at all 3 Campuses.  Come out and check out some exciting programs offered for Fall 2019!

Catholic Women’s League/Knights of Columbus Bursary

The Catholic Women’s League and the knights of Columbus are each initiating one bursary in the amount of $1000 to support a graduating student who is an active member of Holy Cross Parish.  The application forms are available from the Holy Cross church office, or downloaded from the church website.  As well copies are available in the Guidance Office.  Application deadline is April 28.  Stop by Student Services for more information.

Zach Sutherland and Kaya Firth Resiliency Scholarship

The Zach Sutherland and Kaya Firth Resiliency Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated resiliency despite facing loss and adversity in their lives.  This award is for $2500 and the deadline to apply is May 15.  Come to Student Services for more info.

Wastewise Volunteer Opportunity

Wastewise is looking for volunteers to assist in reducing waster and to help in the community.  Go directly to Wastewise on Armstrong Avenue to sign up or come to Student Services for more Info.