will be no
ambassador gathering today. The Ambassador Christmas gathering and party will
be tomorrow - thursday - in Portable 3 afterschool. Everyone is invited -
hope to see you there, your faith ambassadors. Thanks Mr. Quaglia
Student Council will be selling the scarves once again in the cafeteria during all lunches. We will be selling the scarves for $20 if you don't have your Casual Day Year Pass and $17 if you do have the pass. For $20, you will receive a Dante Spirit Scarf, a free Casual Day Year Pass if you don't already have a free picture with Santa, and another gift with purchase while quantities last!
Last Friday, the Varsity Boys' Soccer Team, consisting of:
Jason Alvarado; Garnett Graham; Christian Romero; Cristian Rosario; Mateo Restrepo; Tiron Dryden; Tory Dryden; Andres Samaniego; Kevin Ferreira; Jordan Pereira; Leonardo Lopes; Lucas Valenga and Reginald Laryea participated in the 6th Annual Marc Garneau Indoor Six Aside Soccer Tournament with 16 teams entering. Dante won two championships, in 2008 and 2009, Mr. Aldea and Mr. Turco knew that this year would be number three. The boys' won their round robin games by outscoring their opponents, in four games, by a margin of 23 goals to 0. In the semi final game, Dante faced their nemesis Neil McNeil, who won the championship last year. They won a tough match 3-2. With only 20 min. rest, Dante faced Vaughan Collegiate who were also undefeated in the finals. Once again the boys worked their magic and out scored their opponent by a score of 3-0. As was predicted by Mr. Aldea and Mr. Turco, Dante came out the winners. Dante has won three championships in the past six years. The MVP award, for the entire tournament was awarded to Reginald Laryea, who was presented with a soccer ball. Mr. Aldea and Mr. Turco would like to congratulate the entire team for their sportsmanship and hard work and long 12 hours day. The championship banner will be sent to Dante. Each player received a gold medal. If you see any of these students make sure you congratulate them. Congratulations Dante, you make us proud.
Throughout this week, you should all be perfecting your individual acts!
Please submit any materials or equipments that you may require for your act, most
importantly your music CDs, before Thursday of this week! You may submit it to any
Student Council Member. We will be having a Rehearsal. this Thursday after school. All performers must be present or you will not be performing. Some performers are exempt.
Please congratulate Joseph Nguyen, Grade 11 student and Gayle Andreane Tiomico, Grade 10 student who were awarded First place in the Intermediate Poster Royal Legion Competition for Remembrance Day. Both posters will now compete at the Provincial Level.
Thank you to all those who participated in the Remembrance Day contest.
To all ASL Club members - we will meet this week on Wednesday December 10 and Thursday December 11 at Main Campus, after school, in Room 322. Please attend. If you cannot attend please speak to Ms. Florio.
This week Monday to Friday there will be a Business Fair during all 3 lunches. We will be selling cookies, cupcakes, cake pops and much more for reasonable prices! All money is going to Charity so show your support and come down!
Dante's Annual Christmas Spirit Week is nearly here! Just a heads up on the exciting events planned for next week!
Monday December 15th will be Pictures with Santa in the cafeteria during all lunches! On this day, you can also wear your Favourite Christmas Sweater with Full Uniform underneath!
Tuesday December 16th will be a "Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean "Movie Day in the cafeteria during all lunches! On this day, you can wear your Favourite Christmas Headgear (this does not include beanies, sorry!)
Wednesday December 17th we will be having Milk and Cookies during all Lunches! This day is also a designated Casual day!
Thursday December 18 will be Christmas Karaoke in the cafeteria during all lunches! The judging for the Homeroom Christmas Door Decorating Contest will take place on this day, so get to decorating!
Friday December 19 is the most awaited Annual Christmas Showcase! Wear a Red or Green Shirt with Uniform pants and shoes on this day as well! Throughout Christmas Spirit Week we will be having Music in the Cafeteria during all lunches and you can wear any of our Dante Spirit Wear!
Feel like your money is slipping through your fingers? Could you use some help managing your money and learning how to save? Casa Abrigo (located in Dufferin Mall) is offering a free workshop to students. See guidance for details.
All students are invited to HOT YOGA field trip at Gyan Hot Yoga Studio (Dufferin/Dundas) on Monday December 15 at 12:00 pm and the cost is $10. Please see Ms. Fearon at Dante Gym for permission forms and payment
There will be an Emergency Meeting in Room 217 at Main Campus after school on Wednesday December 10th which is TOMORROW! All Homeroom Representatives must be present in this meeting or there will be consequences.
Attention members of the Junior Girls volleyball team. We have a game Monday December 8th at Madonna. Players will be travelling by TTC. Please see Ms. Scaffidi Saggio at Main & Mr. Canning at Beatrice for your TTC tickets. Team members must attend the start of period 4. Teachers please dismiss the team members by 1:45. Thank you for your support.
It's that time of the year, Dante! Christmas Spirit Week is fast approaching, and you know what that means. Student Council's Annual Christmas Showcase! So you think you can dance? You want to be the next Canadian Idol? Then show off your talent at our Annual Christmas Showcase!
Auditions are Wednesday December 10th in Room 216, Main Campus after school. Bring all necessary equipment for your auditions; including music, any props, costumes, etc.!
Sign up sheets for the Auditions are posted in the Cafeteria!
If you didn't get a chance to buy your Dante Spirit Scarves, Student Council will be selling the scarves once again in the cafeteria during all lunches. Sales will last until Friday December 12! We will be selling the scarves for $20 if you don't have your Casual Day Year Pass and $17 if you do have the pass. For $20, you will receive a Dante Spirit Scarf, a free Casual Day Year Pass if you don't already have, a free picture with Santa, and another gift with purchase while quantities last! For $17, you will receive a Dante Spirit Scarf, a free picture with Santa, and another gift with purchase while quantities last ! Buy your scarves today and don't miss out on this amazing deal!
For more information, check out our Twitter and Instagram @ Dante Council!
Next week Monday to Friday there will be a business fair during all 3 lunches. We will be selling cookies, cupcakes, cake pops and much more for reasonable prices! All money is going to charity so show your support and come down!
INTERESTED IN GETTING OUT OF THE COLD COME AND TRY HOT YOGA.......
HOT YOGA..... when Dec 15th at Gyan Hot Yoga Studio...Permission Forms in the Main Office and/or see Ms. Fearon for further details. First 30 to sign and pay will be allowed to try this great opportunity.
This is the last reminder for the following students:
Christian Romero; Jordan Pereira; Mateo Restrepo and Reginald Laryea to hand in their permission form with payment to Mr. Aldea by Monday Dec. 8. If you have the permission form with payment now, then you must see Mr. Aldea in portable 12 today after the morning announcements.
Mr. Turco would like to meet with Jason Alvarado; Garnett Graham; Christian Romero; Cristian Rosario; Mateo Restrepo; Tiron Dryden; Tory Dryden; Andre Samaniego; Kevin Rerreira; Jordan Pereira; Leonardo Lopes; and Reginald Laryea in portable 6 on Monday Dec. 8 after the morning announcements.
If you didn't get a chance to buy your Dante Scarves, Student Council will be selling the scarves for only $20 in the cafeteria during all lunches. Sales will last for 2 days from Monday December 8th to Tuesday December 9th of next week. That's not all! With every purchase you will receive a free coupon for Milk and Cookies during Christmas Spirit Week and another gift with purchase soon to be revealed.
For more information, check out Twitter and Instagram @ DanteCouncil!
In Volleyball news -- The Junior and Senior Girls
Volleyball team faced off against James Cardinal McGuigan last night in the
Dante gym for their first season games.
Both teams play very well with some strategic plays and awesome hits. They got the win in two straight sets. Congratulations to a great start girls.
Romero; Cristian Rosario; Jordan Pereira; Mateo Restrepo and Reginald Laryea
are reminded to hand in their permission form with payment to Mr. Aldea in
portable 12 today. It is very important to hand in your permission form with
payment so that you can participate in the indoor soccer tournament on Dec. 12.
Failure to hand in this form with payment will result in you not playing in
this tournament. Make sure you see Mr. Aldea today in portable 12 after the
morning announcements to hand in your permission form with payment. If you have
misplaced the permission form, you must see Mr. Aldea in portable 12 after the
morning announcements to pick another one up.