Thursday, March 28, 2013

FOCUS ON YOUTH SUMMER JOBS


“All students who have applied for FOCUS ON YOUTH SUMMER JOBS, please DROP OFF your completed packages to the Guidance Office.  Reminder that Application packages must be complete and submitted in an envelope no later than April 3rd so that they can be sent to the board by the required deadline.    Incomplete packages will not be considered. “ 

Thanks
Ms. Mavrogiannis
Student Services 

JUNIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL


Last night the Dante Jr. Boys' Volleyball Team began their season with a 3 games to 2 come from behind victory at McGuigan. Team members are reminded of their next game which will take place on Wednesday, April 3rd at home in the Dante gym.

Thanks
Mr. Petracco 

GIRLS INDOOR SOCCER



" Congratulations to the girls indoor soccer team on a well played tournament Wednesday. Honourable mentions go out to our top goal scorer Alessia A.and our goalies Divina and Julia.  Just a reminder that permission forms for this Tuesday's tournament must be submitted today to either Ms. Fearon or Ms Maietta today. All players are expected to touch base with either coach at some point in the day. Also a quick reminder that the team will be meeting at he Downsview Hanger at 8:45 am on Tuesday morning."
  
Caterina Maietta
Dante Alighieri Academy


Wednesday, March 27, 2013

JUNIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

Teachers could you please dismiss the members of the Jr. Boys' Volleyball Team at 1:30 pm today for their game at McGuigan. Team members are reminded to meet in front of the Main Office.

Thanks
Mr. Petracco

TRACK AND FIELD


The Track and Field team has had several good practices and are looking for a few more athletes. If you are interested please come to the practice today to sign up.

Today's Track and field practice will be held at the Main Campus, please meet in front of the gym.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith 

PROM MEETING


Attention all prom committee members:

There will be a short but important prom meeting after school today in the Family Studies room.  All members must attend.

Thanks
R. Mauro

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

ASL CLUB - SWAG HANDS


SWAG HANDS (ASL Club)

Good morning everyone! Just a reminder that our first Swag Hands meeting will be today after school. You won’t know how fun it is until you try. Come out today, after school, in room 323. See you there!

Thanks
Ms. Florio 

ME 2 WE MEETING


Attention all Me 2 We members!  There will be an important meeting in room 214 immediately after school.

Thank you,

Maria Cristina

Monday, March 25, 2013

ANIME CLUB

Friendly reminder for Anime Club students. There will be a meeting today after school in Portable 2.

See you there!
Ms. Ciccone

BADMINTON PRACTICE


There will be a mandatory Badminton Practice on WEDNESDAY after school in the Dante Gym.  All players are reminded to bring in their permission forms and athletic fee in order to attend the Humber College Badminton Tournament.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

DANTE'S ASL CLUB (SWAG HANDS)


FROM: SWAG HANDS (ASL Club)

Good morning everyone! Do you remember Dante’s ASL Club from last year? NO?? Last week, JP and Lorenzo came to visit your class to tell you about it. Remember that? Swag Hands is Dante’s ASL Club – a group of deaf and hard of hearing students who would love to teach you how to sign.
You see sign language on TV more and more any maybe youve wanted to learn. Well, now’s your chance. Everyone can join – students and teachers! Don’t be shy. Just come out and learn in a fun environment – play games, learn to sign songs, watch videos.

We’ll meet Tuesday, after school in room 323. See you there!  

Thanks
Ms. Florio 

JUNIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL


Reminder to the members of the Jr. Boys' Volleyball Team of their first team practice which will take place today after school at 3:00 pm in the Dante gym.

All team members are expected to be present at the practice.

Thanks
Mr. Petracco 

TRACK AND FIELD PRACTICE



Good morning Dante.  Today after school, there is a track and field practice in the Beatrice gym at 3 pm.  Please come prepared with proper shoes and clothing.  See you later.

Thanks  
Ms. Blake

DANCE REHEARSAL

Grade 12 Dance students, today, please go to the Auditorium right after school for the dance practice.

Thanks
Ms. Dimza

GIRLS SOCCER PRACTICE

MANDATORY Girls Soccer Practice at Beatrice Campus today after school. Please see Ms. Maietta if you have any questions.

Thanks
Ms. Maietta

Friday, March 22, 2013

GLOBAL EARTH HOUR CHALLENGE

The Eco Team would like to encourage your families to participate in the Global Earth Hour Challenge which will take place tomorrow at 8:30 pm to unite all people around the world to protect the planet. For more information, please follow or visit earthhour.org.

Thank you!
Eco Team

Thursday, March 21, 2013

TRACK AND FIELD

Tomorrow afternoon track and field will have their practice at Beatrice starting at 3 pm.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Hispanic Heritage month performers will be having their salsa and bachata practice after school at Main Campus in Room 213 today.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

ROTARY YOUTH CIVIC LEADERSHIP AWARD


If you feel that you qualify for a Leadership Award, check out the guidance link on the Dante web site and apply for the Rotary Youth Civic Leadership Award.  You never know, you just be rewarded for all that hard work!!!!!  Or, see guidance for details.

Thanks
Student Services 

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

TRACK AND FIELD

On your marks, get set ........


What is so great about Track and Field is that everyone can get involved.

Whether it is the 100m dash, short or long distance running, shot put, discus, hurdles, long jump or relay races there is something for everyone!

It is time for the Dante Track and Field season to begin! If you are interested in being a part of this exciting team we will have our first practice today at the Beatrice campus starting at 3 pm.

For those students at Main campus there will be a shuttle bus that leaves the main campus at 2:45 to bring you to the Beatrice campus.

Thanks 
Mr. Griffith 

SEARS

Students involved in Sears, please remember your meeting after school today.

Thank you
Ms. Reedy

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2013

Any student interested in a Summer paid Internship at Mount Sinai Hospital please see guidance for details.

Thanks
Student Services

EARLY WARNING LETTERS

Students who have period 1 spare please pick up your Early Warning Letters from the Main Office.

Thanks
Main Office

ME-TO-WE MEETING


There will be a meeting for all members of Me-To-We, today, after school, in room 214.

  
Thanks
Ms. Saunders

BADMINTON PRACTICE


There will be a mandatory Badminton Practice TUESDAY after school in the Dante Gym.  All players are reminded to bring in their permission forms and athletic fee in order to attend the Humber College Badminton Tournament.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini 

Monday, March 18, 2013

JUNIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

Any junior boys wishing to play on the Dante Jr. Boys' Volleyball Team are invited to attend the first team tryout which will take place today after school at 3:00 pm in the Dante Gym at the Main Campus. Students wishing to try out for the team must be wearing proper athletic attire - t-shirt, shorts or track pants and running shoes.

Thanks
Mr. Petracco

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Hispanic Heritage month performers will resume with salsa and bachata practices this Tuesday in
Room 213.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

TRACK AND FIELD

On your marks, get set.....GO!

It is time for the Dante Track and Field season to begin! If you are interested in being a part of the team we will have our first practice this Wednesday at the Beatrice Campus starting at 3 pm.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

GIRLS SOCCER TEAM

"For ALL girls who made the Dante Girls Soccer team, there will be practice on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday this week in preparation for March 27th Indoor Tournament.

Please have your indoor gear as well as outdoor running shoes and clothing prepared for all practices. All practices this week will be at the Main Campus with a prompt start time of 3:00 pm.

Tuesday's practice will be a short but physical one and Thursday and Friday will run from approximately
3-4:30 pm.

Practices are mandatory.  

Please directly notify Ms. Fearon at Beatrice or Ms. Maietta at Main Campus ahead of time if you cannot attend.

Thank you and congratulations again on making the team.

Ms. Maietta

BADMINTON PRACTICE

There will be a mandatory Badminton Practice TUESDAY after school in the Dante Gym. All players are reminded to bring in their permission forms and athletic fee in order to attend the Humber College Badminton Tournament.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

LOOKING FOR WORK THIS SUMMER?

TCDSB has summer opportunities for students.. For details check out the Guidance page on the Dante Website or visit the Guidance Department. 

Thanks
Student Services


AFTER SCHOOL LITERACY COURSE

After School Literacy course starts tomorrow at 2:45 pm sharp. Class lists can be found outside of the Library.

Thanks
Literacy Team

EARLY WARNING LETTERS

Students with a Period 1 Spare are to pick up a Parent-Teacher Interview Request Form from the Main Office.

Thanks
Ms. Quagliozzi
Head Secretary

Friday, March 8, 2013

INDOOR & OUTDOOR SOCCER


Thank you to all the girls who tried out for this years indoor and outdoor soccer team. The final list should be posted outside the office and in front of the gym. Please see any of the coaches if you have any questions. Reminder that there will be at least 2 practices in the first week back after March break. Bring you gear and be prepared.

Have a wonderful and safe march break."

Thanks,
  
~Caterina Maietta

Thursday, March 7, 2013

SENIOR BOYS SOCCER

Reminder to Senior Boys Soccer Players attending the re-scheduled Ontario Soccer Centre tournament that they must see Mr. Ongaro for a new permission form.

Thanks
Mr. Ongaro


JUNIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL


Any junior boys wishing to play on the Dante Jr. Boys' Volleyball Team are invited to attend the first team tryout which will take place after school at 3:00 pm on Monday, March 18 in the Dante gym at the main campus.

Students wishing to try out for the team must be wearing proper athletic attire - t-shirt, shorts or track pants and running shoes.

Thanks
Mr. Petracco 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN EARNING MONEY WHILE ALSO EARNING CREDITS?

If so, consider applying for FOCUS ON YOUTH for the summer. See Guidance for details or visit our guidance page online for more details.

Thanks
Student Services

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

POPCORN DAY

March Spirit Day is tomorrow and our theme is Popcorn Day! Students will be able to receive freshly popped popcorn for free provided by your Student Council! Don't forget to wear your spirit wear tomorrow as well.

Thank you
Student Council

INDOOR & OUTDOOR GIRLS SOCCER TEAM

Thank you to all the girls who tried out on Monday for Dante's Indoor & Outdoor Girls Soccer team. There is another tryout this Wednesday at Main Campus starting at 3:00 sharp. If you want to be a part of Girls soccer at Dante you should come out.

Hope to see you there!

Mrs. Maietta, Mrs. Fearon, Mr. Galati
and Mr. Sampogna

Monday, March 4, 2013

BADMINTON PRACTICE

There will be a Badminton Practice this Tuesday and Thursday after school in the Dante Gym. All players are reminded to bring in their permission forms and athletic fee to attend the Humber College Tournament.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini


ON-LINE COURSE SELECTION

Do you require additional help with your on-line course selection? If so, Guidance is available after school in Room 219. Don't forget the deadline for course submission is March 5th.  Don't be left behind!

Thanks
Ms. Mavrogiannis
Student Services

Friday, March 1, 2013

CSLIT SQUAD MEETING - REMINDER

Attention CSLIT Squad Members! 

You have a mandatory meeting this upcoming Monday March 4th immediately after school in
Room 213. Everyone is expected to attend. Also, you have mandatory General Assembly meeting the next day (Tuesday March 5, 2013) starting at 4:30 pm.

Thank you
CSLIT Squad

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - TORONTO ST. PATRICK'S DAY

The Toronto St. Patrick's Day Parade needs volunteers to help with this year's parade. Come and volunteer with us Sunday March 17th, 2013 and earn community service hours. We need students to carry signs throughout the parade route. If interested, please send your contact information to Kathleen.Keenan@tcdsb.org. An information sheet will be posted outside guidance.

Thanks
Ms. Reedy

ANIME SCREENING SESSION

Students interested in attending Dante's Anime Club - Anime Movie Screening are invited to join us in Portable 2 on Monday March 4 after school.

Thanks
Ms. Ciccone

GIRLS SOCCER TRYOUTS

ATTENTION ALL STRICKERS, WINGERS, DEFENDERS, SWEEPERS AND GOALIES

There will be tryouts for the Girls Soccer Team this Monday March 4th and Wednesday March 6th in the Main Campus gym.

All interested females in grades 9 through 12 should come prepared with a change of clothing and appropriate shoes. Share the details with your friends.

Tryouts start promptly at 3:15. You must attend both days.

If you have any questions please speak with Mr. Galati, Ms. Fearon, Mr. Sampogna or Ms. Maietta.

We look forward to seeing you.

Thanks
Ms. Maietta

SKI/SNOWBOARDING TRIP

The ski/snowboarding trip has been cancelled.

Thanks
Ms. Fearon