Monday, September 30, 2013

TENNIS PRACTICE

Tennis Practice has been cancelled today due to rain. Practice will be held on Wednesday and Thursday after school this week.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Teachers please excuse members of the Senior Girls Basketball team at 1:45. Players are to see
Ms. Medeiros in Room 202 to get their tickets and directions!

Thanks
Mr. DiNicolantonio

TENNIS PRACTICE

There will be mandatory Tennis practices after school  today, Wednesday and Thursday  (weather permitting) at 3:00 pm at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts.  Players are reminded to bring in their permission forms and athletic fee for their October 8th tournament at the Rexall Center, York University. If you cannot attend practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY TEAM

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY TEAM.  

A few Highlights from the Tournament

The team won their division, the team won the semi-finals and the team lost in the finals .

Goal Scorers and MVP's were.  Cassandra Careri, Paula Torres and Gherlyn Piodena.  
A big thank you to Michelle Augusto our goalie.

Reminder of tonights practice and game on Wednesday.

Reminder to those that still owe athletic fees to bring it to Ms. Fearon

Thank you

Ms. Fearon/Mr. Gallo

Friday, September 27, 2013

SENIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

Last night the Dante Sr. Boys' Volleyball Team opened their season with an impressive 3 games to nothing win over McGuigan. Team members are reminded of their next game which will take place on Tuesday at Father Henry Carr.

Thanks

BOYS SOCCER ACTION

In yesterdays boys soccer action, Dante played Romero to a 11-0 win. Dante played an exceptional game. Goals were scored by the following players:

Assis, Filipe 2
Correia, Sean 1
Dos Santos, Daniel 1
Dryden, Tiron 1
Ferreira, Kevin 1
Graham, Garnett 1
Jesus, Matthew 1
Laryea, Reginald 1
Lessey, Taivonte 2

Dante's goalie received a shut out: Alvarado, Jason
Our next game is at home Tuesday October 1 against Bishop Allen

The coaches would like to thank the whole team for a great performance; GO DANTE GO!

Thanks
Mr. Sampogna

Thursday, September 26, 2013

TENNIS PRACTICE

There will be mandatory Tennis practice today after school for all students who have made the tennis team at 3:00 pm at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts. If you cannot attend practice please see
Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The grade 10 students on the Jr. Boys' soccer team are reminded of their first league game today against Romero. Students who have not handed in their permission form with athletic payment must do so today. You may hand in permission form with the athletic payment to Mr. Galati. The team players must report to Dante's soccer field after school today in order to prepare for the soccer match against Romero.

Thanks
Mr. Galati

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

Girls Field Hockey Team started their season with a win 1-0 against Father John Redmond Scorer Paula Torres, Shutout for Michelle Augusto.

Reminder of Field Hockey Tournament Friday September 27th

Girls are to be at Dante Main Campus for 7:45 am

Please remember; Shinguards/Mouth Guards/Water/Lunch/ Uniform

Thanks
Ann Fearon/Antonio Gallo

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

In Basketball News...............

The junior girls basketball team played Loretto College last night and came away with a very big win against some very, very big opponents.

Today's practice will be at the Beatrice Campus.

GOOOOOOOOO Dante!!!

Thanks
Mr. Griffith


DANTE TECHNOLOGICAL SKILLS COMPETITION MEETING

Technological Skills Competition Meeting is on Thursday September 26 at 2:35 pm. Students interested in competing in one of the 4 Woodworking Competitions please come to Room 108 after school for a brief meeting.

Thanks
Mr. Marchese

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

TENNIS PRACTICE

There will be a mandatory Tennis practices after school today, and Thursday this week, for all students who have made the tennis team, at 3:00 pm at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts. All players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the courts. If you cannot attend practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The grade 10 students on the Jr. Boys' soccer team are reminded of their meeting today after school in Room 302. Permission form with athletic payment is due. Our first league game will be played tomorrow Thursday Sept. 26 at Dante. It is very important that all the players attend this meeting. The jerseys and schedule will be handed out at this meeting.

Thanks
Mr. Galati

SCRABBLE CLUB

Scrabble Club will not be meeting today. Scrabble Club will resume next Wednesday.

Thanks
Ms. Owen

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

ME TO WE

Attention all Me to We students: 

There will be a meeting today after school in room 214.


Be the Change Dante!

Thanks
Ms. Bafundi

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

          The grade 10 students on the Jr. Boys’ soccer team are reminded of their practice today after school at Dante’s soccer field.  You can change on the field for this very important practice. Permission form with athletic payment is due. Our first league game will be played on Sept. 26 at Dante. It is very important that all the players attend this practice. The jerseys will be handed out.

Thanks
Mr. Galati


TENNIS PRACTICE

There will be mandatory Tennis practices  after school Today, Wednesday and Thursday this week, for all students who have made the tennis team, at 3:00 pm at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts.   All players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the courts.  If you cannot attend practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

SENIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

Reminder to the members of the Sr. Boy's Volleyball Team of their practice today after school in the Dante Gym.  Team members are also reminded to bring their completed and signed permission forms as well as their athletic fee to today's practice.

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Monday, September 23, 2013

TENNIS PRACTICE

There will be mandatory Tennis practices after school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week, for all students who have made the tennis team, at 3:00 pm at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts. All players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the courts. If you cannot attend practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY PRACTICE

Girls Field Hockey practice Monday September 23 all girls must attend 1st game is this Wednesday.
Please bring permission forms and athletic fee.

Thanks
Ann

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

The junior girls basketball team will be having their practice at Main Campus today. Please be ready to play by 3 pm.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

FINAL MUSIC MINISTRY REHEARSAL

This is a reminder for the members of Music Ministry that there will be a meeting Monday after school in the music room for a FINAL MUSIC MINISTRY  rehearsal for the upcoming liturgy.

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JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The grade 10 students on the Junior Boys' soccer team are reminded of their practice tomorrow Tuesday September 24 after school at Dante's soccer field. You can change on the field for this very important practice. All permission forms are due. Our first game of the season is this Thursday.

Thanks
Mr. Galati

Friday, September 20, 2013

ONTARIO UNIVERSITY FAIR

Current grade 12 students planning to attend the University Fair on next Friday September 27th must submit a NOTIFICATION OF ABSENCE form to Guidance no later than Wednesday September 25th. Forms are available from the Guidance Office.

Thanks
Ms. Mavrogiannis
Student Services

GRADUATION RING DAYS AT DANTE ALIGHIERI

Your time is NOW to take part in a 115 Year Old Tradition at JOSTENS.

ATTENTION ALL GRADE 12'S!

Here's your chance to order your class ring to wear and enjoy throughout your Graduating year. Jostens Representatives will be here next week Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday September 23, 24 and 25, DURING LUNCHES, outside the CAFETERIA in front of the Display Case. Start by designing your own Class Ring ON-LINE tonight at Jostens.com! Print out your order and save $20 off the online price by ordering in school. Remember to bring it with your $60.00 deposit on ring day. Rings start at just $99.00.

Thanks
Jostens

FIELD HOCKEY

See Ms. Fearon in the Gym Permission forms are ready pick them up!!!!!!!!!!

TENNIS PRACTICE

There will be Tennis practice next week after school on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (weather permitting) at 3:00 pm at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts. All players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the courts. For further information, please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

Thursday, September 19, 2013

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The grade 10 students on the Junior Boys' soccer list are reminded of their practice today after school at Dante's soccer field. You can change on the field for this very important practice.

Thanks
Mr. Galati


Wednesday, September 18, 2013

VOLUNTEER HOURS

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER HOURS AND SPEAK PORTUGUESE????

In partnership with the Dufferin/St. Clair Library, Abrigo Centre is looking for students willing to volunteer Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3-4 pm to help seniors learn the basics of using a computer and the internet.

For contact information please visit the guidance web page at Dante Academy.ca or see the poster outside of the Guidance Office.

Thanks
Mrs. Mavrogiannis
Student Service

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER

In soccer tournament action yesterday, the Junior Boys Soccer Team travelled to
St. Jean de Brebeuf in Woodbridge. The team advanced to the first round of the playoffs and was defeated in the penalty shoot-out. The coaches would like to thank the team for their enthusiasm and good effort. 
The final roster of players who made the team is posted around the school.Our next practice is tomorrow (Thurs) on our Dante field at 3:00 pm. 

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Turco


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

DANTE SCRABBLE CLUB

Do you enjoy playing Words with Friends? Well then why not try Scrabble?

Did you know that Scrabble improves literacy and social skills?

There's excitement. There's competition. There's math and yes, there's spelling.

Drop by for a friendly game of Scrabble with your Dante peers. We look forward to meeting new players!

The Dante Scrabble Club will meet every Wednesday after school in portable 6.

Join the Scrabble Spell-e-bration!

Thanks
Ms. Owen

ME TO WE

This Tuesday September 17th, there will be an important meeting of Me-to-We at Dante for all current members. Any students who are concerned about social justice, and would like to join us, are also invited to attend the meeting on Tuesday after school, in Room 214.

Thanks
Ms. Saunders

Monday, September 16, 2013

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER


          This is a reminder to those students on the Jr. Boys’ soccer tournament list that you must hand in your permission form with payment to Mr. Galati  after school today in room 302. If you do not hand in the permission form with payment to Mr. Galati today, then you will not participate in tomorrow’s soccer tournament.  The student’s on the list must report to Dante tomorrow morning at 7:00 am. to board the school bus. Make sure you bring a lunch, water bottle, black shorts, white socks, your soccer shin guards and your outdoor soccer shoes. Make sure you arrive at Dante at 7:00 am. to board the school bus. If you are not at Dante at 7:00, the bus will leave without you.

Thanks
Mr. Galati


CSUNA

Do you enjoy debating? Are you interested in current affairs?  If so, come be a part of CSUNA!
The Catholic Students United Nations Assembly, better known as CSUNA, is a simulation of the United Nations that catapults students into the world of diplomacy and negotiation. The student “delegates” draft resolutions, plot strategy, negotiate with supporters and adversaries, resolve conflicts and navigate the UN’s Rules of Procedures — all in the interest to resolve problems that affect almost every country in the world.
Meet Ms. Sangiorgio and Ms. Tonelli in room 309 on Thursday September 19th at 8:15 am for a quick information meeting.  See you there!

Thanks
Alessia

TENNIS TRYOUTS

Tennis tryouts begin today, Tuesday and Wednesday  at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts after school at 3:00 pm.  All players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing, a tennis racket and only non-marking tennis shoes will be allowed on the courts.  For further information, please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

Reminder of Any Girls Interested in Trying Out for Girls Field Hockey

Practice is Monday Sept 16th and Wednesday Sept 18th

At  Dante Main Campus

Bring Shoes/Mouthguards, sticks will be provided


Ms. Fearon/Mr. Gallo

SENIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

Any senior boys wishing to play on the Dante Sr. Boys' Volleyball Team are invited to attend the second and final team tryout which will take place after school in the Dante gym on Tuesday, September 17th.

Any student wishing to participate in the tryout must be wearing proper athletic clothing.

Thanks 
Mr. Petracco 

Friday, September 13, 2013

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

In Basketball News.......

A special thank you goes to all the grade 9 and 10 girls who came and gave their best at the tryouts.

The final team roster can be found on the gymnasium door.

Congratulations to those who will be playing for Dante's Jr. Girls Basketball team, please be ready with your gym clothes and shoes for our first team practice on Monday after school.

Coach Griffith

PART-TIME WORK

Part-time work suitable for students

We are located on Bentworth Ave. We need help packing and shipping pillows and cushions. See guidance for further details.

Thanks
The Nusso Group 
(416)781-3555

TENNIS TRYOUTS

There will be tennis tryouts on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts after school at 3:00 pm.  All players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking tennis shoes will be allowed on the courts.  For further information, please see 
Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini 

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TOURNAMENT

If any grade 10 student did not pick up their permission form yesterday from Mr. Galati  for the Jr. Boys’ soccer tournament, then you must see Mr. Galati today after school in room 302. If you did not pick up the form yesterday, it is very important that you see Mr. Galati in room 302 today after school to pick one up.

Thank you 
Mr. Galati

Thursday, September 12, 2013

III SKILLZ DANCE REHEARSAL

Hello Dante,

Do you think you can dance? Have you been know to break it down from time to time with a little hip hop, breaking, locking, reggae, or dance hall...if so, why not come check out Dante's urban dance crew--Ill Skillz today after school in the auditorium. New crew members are always welcome and we also don't mind our fans or curious peers checking out our rehearsals. Ill Skillz has resumed its rehearsal schedule beginning this week. All previous members are invited to join us in the auditorium at 3 pm after school.
Respect,
Ms D


Jessica De Angelis
Teacher--English, Drama, & Dance
Ill Skillz Teacher Moderator
Dante Alighieri Academy
60 Playfair Ave
416-393-5522

jessica.deangelis@danteacademy.ca

TENNIS TRYOUTS


There will be a brief meeting today after school in Portable 10 for any student wishing to join the Tennis team.  Please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10 if you cannot make it.  Tennis tryouts will begin next week.  Please listen to announcements for further details.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRYOUT



          The tournament list has now been posted near the gym doors. If your name is on this list for the Jr. Boys’ soccer tournament, then you must see Mr. Galati in room 302 after school today to pick up the permission form. Make sure you see Mr. Galati today after school in room 302 to pick up the permission form for the soccer tournament. 

Thanks
Mr. Galati

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY TRYOUTS

REMINDER:

ALL GIRLS GRADES 9-12 INTERESTED IN TRYING OUT FOR FIELD HOCKEY THAT TRYOUTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY SEPT 16TH AND WEDNESDAY SEPT 18TH AT DANTE FIELD.

PLEASE BRING CLEATS/SHINGUARDS/MOUTHGUARDS, STICKS WILL BE PROVIDED

SEE MS. FEARON/MR. GALLO FOR DETAILS



Wednesday, September 11, 2013

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY TRYOUTS

All girls are invited to tryout for Dante Field Hockey, it's fun, it's fast, everybody plays today
September 11. Meet at the Dante Gym and bring cleats, shin guards, running shoes.

Thanks
Coach Fearon/Gallo

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

In Basketball News......

Are you a grade 9 or 10 girl interested in playing for this years Jr Girls Basketball team?

The final tryout is today and takes place at the Main Campus gym after school.

Thank you
Mr. Griffith

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Senior Girls Basketball tryouts continue tonight. All girls are welcome. Bring your gym clothes and we'll see you right after school.

Thanks
Mr. DiNicolantonio

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

LOST HEARING AID

 If anyone has found a hearing aid yesterday please return it to the office.

Thanks

SENIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Any senior boys wanting to play on the Dante Sr. Boys' Volleyball Team are invited to the first team tryout which will take place today after school in the Dante Gym at 3:00 pm. Any student wishing to participate must be wearing proper gym clothes.

Thanks
Mr. Petracco

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRYOUT

Make sure you bring your soccer equipment for the tryout. You must change on the field. The scrimmage will begin by 3:10.

Thanks
Mr. Galati

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER

Attention all boys who signed up for Junior Boys Soccer. Check that your name is on the Tryout List, located outside the Gym doors. Tryouts take place tomorrow (Wed) on the Dante Field after school. You must hand in permission forms.

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Turco

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

In Basketball News........

Are you a grade 9 or 10 girl interested in playing for this years Jr. Girls Basketball team? The final tryout is this Wednesday and takes place at the Main Campus Gym.

Thank you
Mr. Griffith

MUSIC REHEARSAL

This is a reminder for all Music Ministry students to come to Room 109 for their after school rehearsal today.

Thanks
Ms. Pilaf

Monday, September 9, 2013

SENIOR BOYS' VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Any senior boys wishing to play on the Dante Sr. Boys' Volleyball Team are invited to attend the first team tryout which will take place on Wednesday September 11 @ 3:00 pm in the Dante Gym. Students must be in proper athletic attire to participate in the tryouts.

Thanks
Mr. Petracco

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

In Basketball News......

Are you a grade 9 or 10 girl interested in playing for this years Jr Girls Basketball team?

Tryouts are continuing this week and will be held today and Wednesday at the Beatrice Campus after school.

Grade 10 students can catch a shuttle bus at 2:45 that will take you to the Beatrice Campus.

Thank you
Mr. Griffith

BREAKFAST CLUB

Due to the late start on Wed.  The breakfast club will be on tomorrow instead of Wednesday from 7 :40 to 8:15.

Thanks
Mr. Aldea 

ME-TO-WE

The first meeting of Me-To-We at Dante will take place, after school, on Tuesday September 10th, in Room 214 at the Main Campus.

Current members and those students who are interested in joining Me-to-We are invited to attend.

Thanks
Ms. Saunders

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER

Attention all boys who signed up for Junior Boys Soccer.

Check that your name is on the Tryout List, located outside the Gym doors. Tryouts take place this Wednesday on the Dante Field after school. You must hand in permission forms.

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Turco

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Senior Girls Basketball tryouts begin today after school in the gym. All girls interested in playing should attend. Please have Gym clothes.

Thanks
Mr. DiNicolantonio

JUNIOR BASKETBALL TEAM

 In Basketball News.......

Are you a grade 9 or 10 girl interested in playing for this years Jr Girls Basketball team?

Tryouts are continuing this week and will be held today and Wednesday at the Beatrice campus after school.

Grade 10 students can catch a shuttle bus at 2:45 that will take you to the Beatrice Campus.

Thank you
Mr. Griffith





Friday, September 6, 2013

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

In Basketball News..................

Any grade 9 or 10 girls interested in playing for this years Dante Jr. Girls Basketball team please meet at the Main Campus gym after school today for tryouts. Please come with proper shoes and gym attire.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

FIELD HOCKEY MEETING/PRACTICE

Welcome back Girls of Dante: 

All girls in grades 9-12 are invited to 2013 Field Hockey Meeting/Practice Monday September 9 at Dante Main Campus 3:00 pm start. Meet in the Dante Main Gym. See Ms. Fearon at Dante Main Campus and Mr. Gallo at Beatrice Campus.

Thanks
Ms. Fearon

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Senior girls basketball tryouts begin on Monday September 9 after school in the gym. Girls are to have their gym clothes and be ready to play.

Thanks
Mr. DiNicolantonio

CAFETERIA BREAKFAST

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS

Just a reminder that the Cafeteria is selling breakfast in the morning. They offer bagels, milk, muffins, etc......

Thanks
Cafeteria Staff

Thursday, September 5, 2013

STUDENT UPDATE FORM

In your summer package mailing, your Student Update Form was included. These forms need to be checked over by a parent or guardian to confirm all your information is correct. This includes your home address, phone number and emergency contacts. They were due back on Wednesday Sept 4th. If you have not submitted your student update form, they must be returned tomorrow.



JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

In Basketball News................

All girls interested in trying out for the Dante Jr. Girls Basketball team please take the shuttle bus to the Main Campus after school on Friday.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

In Basketball News......

Any grade 9 or 10 girls interested in playing for this years Dante Jr. Girls Basketball team please meet at the Main Campus gym this Friday for tryouts. Please come with proper shoes and gym attire.

Thank you
Mr. Griffith

LOCKERS

Lockers will be distributed today and Friday (tomorrow), during period 1. All lockers will remain closed until you show a valid school-approved lock. You may purchase a lock from Main Office for $8.00. It is important that you place your lock on your locker this week. Next week all lockers may remain closed to you. So do yourself a big favour and come to school with a Dante lock so that you can get your locker during period 1 for this week only.  Students with a period 1 spare can view the list of lockers on the window in the Main office.

Thanks
Mr. Galati

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRY OUT

Any grade 10 student that did not sign up yesterday for the Jr. Boys' soccer tryouts may do so today in Room 302. Today is the last day to sign up so make sure you sign up today in room 302 after school. The first tryout for the grade 10 students will take place on Sept.11.

Thanks
Mr. Galati

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

GIRLS BASKETBALL

All Girls interested in trying out for Junior or Senior Basketball, there will be a sign up meeting in the Gym today after school.

Thanks
Mr. DiNicolantonio

LOCKERS

Lockers will be distributed Thursday (tomorrow) and Friday, during period 1. All lockers will remain closed until you show a valid school-approved lock. You may purchase a lock from the Main Office for $8.00.

It is important that you place your lock on your locker this week. Next week all lockers may remain closed to you. So do yourself a big favour and come to school with a Dante lock so that you can get your locker during period 1 for this week only.


Students with a period 1 spare can view the list of lockers on the window of the Main Office.

Thanks
Mr. Galati

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRY OUT

Any grade 10 student wishing to try out for the Junior Boys’ soccer team must come after school today in room 302 to sign up. Make sure you bring a pen. The first day of try outs will take place next week Sept.11 at Dante’s soccer field after school. 

Thanks
Mr. Galati