Friday, January 24, 2014

SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

In Basketball News ........

If you were at the game last night you would have witnessed Dante Senior Boys basketball at its finest.  Archbishop Romero came into our gym figuring the guys would roll over. They were  surprised. Jordan dos Santos, Pedro Salazar, Jomar Carvajal was having none of it. Led by Mr double double Nana Ampong with 12 points and 8 rebounds and Akeem Phillips who posted 25 points and four rebounds.. the team goes into the Upper Canada College tournament next weekend which you are all welcome to come out and support.

 Gooo Dante
 Anson Blackburn
Secondary Student Supervisor/Coach

Thursday, January 23, 2014

TRACK AND FIELD

On Your Marks… Get Set… Go...

 The track and field team will have a practice and meeting at the main campus tomorrow after school

Thanks
Mr. Griffith 



FAMILY FUN FEST

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FAMILY DAY WEEKEND EVENT

Family Fun Fest is seeking volunteers for February 15,16 and 17. Event volunteer positions will be as Inflatable Ride Attendants. Whether it is to increase your community service hours or you just want something fun to do Family Day weekend, this is a great opportunity! This position entails supervising children on amusement riding devices, directing patrons of the event in getting on and off the riding devices, admitting only as many persons on as designated by a supervisor.

All volunteers are expected to be courteous and polite at all times! Remember, this is a FUN family event!

Volunteers will be trained on site prior to opening. Volunteers must be aged 16+. We are looking for fun, friendly, responsible and outgoing people who enjoy being around kids.

Volunteers can sign up for 1,2 or all 3 days of the event. (If you can only commit to half a day, we can make those arrangements too). Volunteers must be on site at Downsview Park 1 hour prior to shift start for training purposes.

See Guidance for further details.

Thanks
Student Services


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

GRAD PHOTO RE-TAKE DAY

Grad Photos are continuing Friday February 28. If you have NOT had your picture taken, please come to see Mrs.Catania in the Main Office to sign up for a time during your study period preferably. Please remember that a $30.00 sitting fee is to be given to the photographer on February 28/14. First come first served, if you do not get an appointment you will have to make arrangements to go to the Bright Pics Studio.

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Ms. Santoro
Vice-Principal

FREE TUTORING

Are you preparing for your exams? Do you need FREE TUTORING?

Well For Youth Initiative is the place to go. For Youth Initiative is a youth center located in the basement of 1652 Keele Street at the major intersection of Keele and Rogers. FYI is offering free tutoring from
3:30-5:30 pm Tuesday - Thursday this week and next week.

Feel free to come by the main office to pick up a Free Tutoring flyer.

Also, if you're looking to complete your 40 community hours, FYI has the programs and resources to help you out.

Thank you!


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

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

The junior and senior boys basketball teams will resume practices today at the Beatrice Campus.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

TRACK AND FIELD

On your marks...get set..... the Track and Field team needs to GO to the Beatrice Campus after school for practice today.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

NEW YORK TRIP

The St. Charles Church Social Committee is planning a bus trip to New York. We kindly ask you to communicate this information to the students/parents through your general announcements, regular news letters, bulletin boards and websites. Please include the following from now until the event:

The St. Charles Church Social Committee is planning a 1 week - New York bus trip departing on Monday July 7, 2014 and returning on Friday July 11, 2014.

Further information will be announced and posted at the church in the near future. If you are interested, please save the dates.

Thank you

Monday, January 20, 2014

GRADUATION PHOTOS

ATTENTION ALL GRADUATES

Students with first period spare please pick up Grad photos from Ms. Catania in the Main Office.

Thanks
Mrs. Santoro

Friday, January 17, 2014

SEMI FORMAL TICKETS

ATTENTION GRADE 11

Did you miss out on buying your Semi Formal Tickets? Well not to worry because we're continuously selling tickets until February 7th during all lunches in the cafeteria for only $60. This year's Semi Formal theme is "Alice in Wonderland" and is set to be on February 13th from 6 to 11 pm. Next week, Student Council will begin collecting 2nd deposits and full payments. Remember to get your waiver signed and to read over all the preliminaries for both you and your guest. Start your preparations now and don't be late for a very important date! More details will follow so listen in on announcements and keep an eye out for social meda @ Dante Council.

Thanks
Student Council


SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

In Basketball News

Last night Bishop Marrocco Senior Boys Basketball team came into our house to compete in a regular season game against our Dante Senior Boys Basketball team.

Our boys weren't having no part of it and beat them 58 to 44.   Led by mister double double Nana Ampong who posted another double, double with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and another solid game from Akeem Phillips who had 26 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. 

The winning streak continues for 2014.  

Goooo Dante!

Anson Blackburn
Secondary Student Supervisor/Coach

Dante Alighieri Academy

Thursday, January 16, 2014

DANTE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

Do you enjoy reading?

Do you enjoy talking about the books you read?

If you enjoy reading and talking, then we have an exciting club for you.

Come one, come all and join the Dante Library Book Club, where you can read books and share your opinions and viewpoints.

If you are interested, please see Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro in the Library during lunch or after school for further details.

.... and always remember........

"The more you read, the more you know and the more you know, the smarter you grow."

Thanks
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro
Librarian

JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Attention Jr. Girls Volleyball Team.  Important dates:

Practice today after school.

This Friday Home Game Jr. only

Tuesday! Jan 21st Home Game Double Header we play second. 


Check Dante Website online to confirm dates. 

Thanks
Ms. Pescador

JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

In Basketball News

The Dante Junior and Senior Boys Basketball team went to Chaminade last night to compete in a regular season game.  The juniors played hard but were not able to withstand the pressure put on them by Chaminade and came up short. 

However, the Dante Senior Boys Basketball team jumped out to an early 10 to nothing lead and never looked back to beat Chaminade 82 to 46.   Led by the solid play of Nana Ampong who posted a double, double with 13 points and 18 rebounds, and a monster game from Akeem Phillips who had 31 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. 

This huge win has come just in time before their home game this Thursday vs Bishop Marrocco.  

Goooo Dante!

Coach Blackburn
Secondary Student Supervisor/Coach
Dante Alighieri Academy

Monday, January 13, 2014

UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE APPLICATIONS

This is an URGENT REMINDER for students applying to University and College that deadlines for your application are FAST approaching.

UNIVERSITY APPLICATIONS ARE DUE NEXT WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15TH.

EARLY BIRD APPLICATIONS FOR COLLEGE ARE ALSO DUE NEXT WEDNESDAY.

DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE!

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Student Services

MANDATORY SESSION FOR ONLINE COURSES

This message pertains to any student who is scheduled for an ONLINE COURSE during the DAY in Semester 2. Students are expected to attend a MANDATORY session with their teacher at the CEC on February 10th in the evening.

Please see the schedule posted on the bulletin board outside of the Guidance Office for the time that corresponds to your course.

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Mrs. Mavrogiannis
Student Services

THE WRITERS' TRUST STUDENT NONFICTION WRITING CONTEST

ATTENTION DANTE STUDENTS:

Are you interested in winning $2500? If so, please drop by the Library to pick up a copy of the details for The Writers' Trust Student Nonfiction Writing Contest.


Thanks
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro
Librarian

MINI-WORKSHOP FROM OUR DANTE LIBRARY

In preparation for the upcoming exams, there will be a mini-workshop taking place this Wednesday January 15, 2014 after school from 3 pm - 4 pm in our Dante Library (Main Campus).  It will focus on Study Skills to help you to prepare for your exams.

Hope to see you there.

Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro
Librarian

JUNIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

In Basketball News.......

The Junior Boys basketball team will resume practices today at the Beatrice Campus.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith


TRACK AND FIELD

It may be cold outside, but the Dante Track and Field team is starting their warm-ups for the indoor season. If you are interested in joining this years indoor track team the tryouts will take place today and on Monday after school at the Beatrice Campus. There will be a shuttle bus to take you there at 2:45 pm...

Thanks
Mr. Griffith