Thursday, January 31, 2013

SEMESTER 2 - STUDENT TIMETABLES

On Monday February 4 at 8:30 am all students are to go to their Semester 1, Period 1 class to pick up their Semester 2 timetable.

After the students pick up their Semester 2 timetables, we will announce the beginning of Semester 2.

Students that had a spare in Semester 1, Period 1 are to report to the Cafeteria.

Thanks
Mr. Stesco
Vice-Principal

AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH COMMITTEE

ATTENTION MEMBERS OF DANTE'S AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH COMMITTEE

There will be an important meeting after exams today, Thursday January 31st. Please meet outside the family studies room after exams.

Thanks
Ms. De Angelis


ME-TO-WE


ATTENTION ALL ME-TO-WE MEMBERS!!!

There will be a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 in room 214 immediately after school.

Thank you,

Maria Cristina Bafundi

Religion Department Head
Dante Alighieri Academy
416.393.5522

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUB


Interested in possibly winning $1000???
Interested in joining a "Youth Entrepreneurship Club"
at
Joseph J. Piccinnini Center?
Come See Ms. Mainolfi in room 217 for more details!!

Monday, January 28, 2013

NEED COMMUNITY HOURS


Need community hours?  Good Life Fitness Toronto is looking for volunteers for their charity Marathon on Sunday May 5th 2013.  Volunteers can work the day of the race and/or on three days leading up to the event.  See the poster in Guidance for more details.

Thanks
Student Services 


Thursday, January 17, 2013

JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

In Basketball news......

The Junior and Senior boys basketball teams will need to leave class at 1:30 today so they can make their way to play against Bishop Marrocco. Let's wish them all the best!

Thanks
Mr. Griffith




JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

This is a reminder of our practice TODAY! After school at the Dante Main Campus.

Thank you
Ms. Pescador

SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Please be advised that tomorrow the Special Education Department will be participating in a workshop and as such the Resource Room will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 18th for periods 1 and 2. It will reopen for Periods 3 and 4.

Thank you
The Special Education Department

SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

A reminder to all members of the Senior Girls Volleyball Team that there will be a practice today at 3:00 pm at the Main Campus.

Thank you
Mr. Gallo and Ms. Sangiorgio

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

STUDENT TRUSTEE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE


Nominations are now open for the Student Trustee Award of Excellence. The recipient will receive a plaque and a cheque for $2,000.

Deadline is:  February 28th.

See guidance for more details

THE HERITAGE ARTS FESTIVAL


The Heritage Arts Festival took place in the Auditorium yesterday. We would like to congratulate all students who participated in the Heritage Fair. All of the projects were creative and demonstrated a lot of hard work! 
The top three projects were:
1st place awarded to: Kurt, Luis, Mateo, Liona and Nicholas - Canada and the Cold War
2nd place awarded to:  Melanie, Celina, Andre, Christian - Canadian Music (1950 to present)
3rd place awarded to: Christina, Andrea, Jocelyne and Victoria - Multiculturalism

Thank you to everyone!!
Ms. Tonelli 

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

CSLIT MEETING

ATTENTION CSLIT SQUAD

A reminder that we have our monthly CSLIT General Assembly Meeting on Tuesday January 22, 2013. Meetings are held at the school board, 80 Sheppard Ave East. If you would like to take the subway there, please meet the CSLIT Representative at the front of the school immediately after dismissal next Tuesday!

Thank you
CSLIT Representative
and the CSLIT Squad

ST. CHARLES CHURCH FAMILY DAY DINNER DANCE


The St. Charles Church Social Committee is hosting A Family Day Dinner Dance at the Meridian Banquet Hall, 2301 Keele Street (one light south of Lawrence Avenue) on February 17, 2013. Reception 5:30 pm and Dinner 6:30 pm.

Tickets will be $70.00 for Adults and $35.00 for children under 12. Raffle Tickets sold separately for great prizes. Tickets are available from the St. Charles Church Office during business hours,
(416)787-0369.

Thank you
St. Charles Church

IN BASKETBALL NEWS.....

As forewarned it was going to be an exciting but challenging game yesterday against Chaminade. Our boys battled back and forth, but unfortunately when the final buzzer rang we were down by 1. A special thank you to all the fans in attendance for your cheering and support.

There will not be a practice today, but we will have a scrimmage on Wednesday at the Beatrice Campus.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

CHAMUN 2013

CHAMUN 2013, Chaminade's Model United Nations conference, will take place from March 20 through March 22 at the North York Civic Centre. The theme for this year's symposium is, "Rise to the Challenge", calling attention to the need to restore peace and security in our world today by promoting social progress and improving standards of life in the spirit of freedom. CHAMUN will be an exciting and fast-paced conference that hopes to achieve complex, innovative, and thought-provoking debate. There will be a brief meeting on Wednesday at 2:45 in Portable 2 for all students interested in attending.

Thank you!
Ms. Sangiorgio

Monday, January 14, 2013

JUNIOR AND SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

This is a reminder to all members of the Junior and Senior girls volleyball team that there will be a practice today at the Beatrice campus after school. You can catch the shuttle bus travelling to Beatrice at 3:00 pm sharp in front of the main campus.

Thank you
Mr. Gallo
Ms. Pescador

IN BASKETBALL NEWS........

If you didn't know.... You definitely don't want to miss out on what's happening here at Dante after school...The Boys Basketball teams will be taking on Chaminade in our home gym....It will be a challenging, but exciting match up!!!!

A special note... Spectators will also have a chance to win a pair of Toronto Raptors tickets.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

ECO TEAM MEETING

ATTENTION DANTE STUDENTS 

Are you Interested in:

Increasing Ecological Awareness throughout our school and community?
Providing alternative uses for waste?
Working towards waste minimization and energy conservation?
Then, we would like to invite you to attend an Eco Team Meeting on Wednesday January 16 after school in Room 309.

Thank you

Eco Team
Lisa Tonelli
Department Head of Canadian
& World Studies

STUDENTS APPLYING TO UNIVERSITY

A REMINDER TO STUDENTS APPLYING TO UNIVERSITY

January 16th is the deadline to apply to University if you want your application to be given equal consideration. That's 2 days away!!!!

Thanks
Student Services

Friday, January 11, 2013

IMMUNIZATION FORMS FROM PUBLIC HEALTH

If you have your Immunization Forms with you and have been completed please bring them down to
Mrs. Francella in the office immediately.

Thanks
Mrs. Francella

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS

ATTENTION ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS!

Complete your community service hours and assist our inspiring residents at Villa Colombo. See Guidance for further details.

Thanks
Student Services



FEDERATION OF PORTUGUESE CANADIAN BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIPS

The Scholarship Application deadline for the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business and Professionals has been extended to Friday January 18th. Please see guidance for details.

Thanks
Ms. Mavrogiannis
Student Services

JUNIOR AND SENIOR BASKETBALL NEWS......

The Jr and Sr. Boys basketball teams will have an exciting home game this coming Monday against Chaminade. Staff and students you are especially invited to this game, because it is going to be a real good match up!

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

Thursday, January 10, 2013

SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Congratulations to the Senior Girls Volleyball team on their WIN yesterday against Loretto Abbey!The girls won their first set 25-17, and despite losing the second set, battled back to win the third set 15-10. You can catch the action packed game on Rogers TV, Ch 10 on Monday January 14 at 7:00 pm. Thank you Mr. Gallo and Ms. Sangiorgio

STUDENT CONNECTIONS - FREE DROP IN TUTORING PROGRAM



For students living in the Jane Finch community, York University is providing free tutoring for any subject.  You may want to take advantage of this as you think about approaching exams.  See guidance for more details. 

Thanks
Student Services

BASKETBALL NEWS......


In Basketball news...

Today's practice  will be at the main campus. it will start with team photos in room 323. Please come wearing your basketball uniforms.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

DANTE'S PHOTO CLUB


Anyone can take pictures, but do you want to take stunning photo's, then come join Dante's Photo club this Friday in room 205 after school to find out how!

Thanks
Mr. Griffith 

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

DANCE INFINITY SHOW

All dance students that participate in Dance Infinity Show, today there is a mandatory tech/dress rehearsal right after school in Auditorium.

Thanks
Ms. Dimza

PROM 2013

A reminder from the Prom Committee

This week Prom committee will be collecting a 2nd deposit towards this year's graduation Prom. Committee Members will be collecting $25 during the lunches on Thursday January 10 and
Friday January 11.

Thanks
Ms. Hebor


JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

In Basketball news..........

The Junior and Senior Boys basketball teams will have a practice and scrimmage today at the Beatrice Campus. For Thursday's practice please come in full uniform for our team photos.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

CSLIT SQUAD

ATTENTION CSLIT SQUAD

The pre-scheduled CSLIT Squad meeting today is cancelled. A new meeting will be held later on... please wait until further notice.

Thank you



ME TO WE


All Me-To-We members are invited to the first meeting of 2013.  That is, for Me-to-We members there is a meeting today after school in Room 214.

Thanks
Ms. Saunders 

Monday, January 7, 2013

JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Junior Girls Volleyball practice today at main gym.

Thanks
Ms. Pescador

SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Just a reminder that there will be a brief meeting for members of the senior girls volleyball team after school in Portable 2.

Thank you
Mr. Gallo and Ms. Sangiorgio

JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL


In Basketball news...
The junior and senior boys basketball teams will have a practice Tuesday and Wednesday this week at the Beatrice campus 

Thanks
Mr. Griffith 

PROM 2013


This week Prom committee will be collecting a 2nd deposit towards this year's graduation Prom.  Committee Members will be collecting $25 during the lunches on Thursday January 10 and Friday January 11.

Thanks
Ms. Hebor