Friday, February 28, 2014

GIRLS SOCCER TRYOUTS

Girls Soccer Tryouts when Tuesday March 4th at 2:45 pm at Dante Gym
Bring Soccer Shoes/Shinguards

1st Tournament March 26th at OSA

If you can't make the tryout....well their is always next year.

See you Tuesday!
Ms. Fearon

Thursday, February 27, 2014

GOOD LIFE FITNESS ANNUAL MARATHON

For students looking to earn extra community volunteer hours, Good Life Fitness is holding their Annual Marathon and could use your help!!!!
Please see guidance for more details, or visit the guidance website.

Thanks
Student Services

PICK-UP FOR GRAD PHOTO PACKAGES

All potential Grads who have ordered a photo package we will be distributing them by Alpha 2nd half of Period 4. If students have a study period before fourth, please see Mrs. Catania before to pick it up.

Thanks
Ms. Santoro

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Today the Black History Month committee presents "Flavours of Love" a time of food, music and good times. It will take place today after school in the Main Campus Cafeteria. Everyone is invited!

Thanks
Mr. Griffith


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

ONLINE COURSE SELECTION

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS

Online Course Selection is available through myblueprint.ca/tcdsb through Feb 24 to March 6th.

Thanks
The Guidance Team

DANTE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

Book Club Members.......this is a reminder that we will be meeting for our session tomorrow morning, Wednesday, February 26th, at 8:05 am in the Library.

Look forward to seeing you all.

Happy Reading!

Thanks
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro
Library


TRACK AND FIELD TEAM

In Track & Field News.............

The Track and Field team will have a meeting today for athletes to sign up for the upcoming York University Track meet. Every athlete that wants to compete must come to Room 302. There will be a practice on Wednesday.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith


Monday, February 24, 2014

ONLINE COURSE SELECTION

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS

Online Course Selection is available through myblueprint.ca/tcdsb through Feb 24 to March 6th.

Thanks
The Guidance Team 

TRACK AND FIELD

In Track & Field News...............

The Track and Field team will have a meeting on Tuesday after school to sign up for the upcoming York University track meet. Every athlete that wants to compete must be there.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith


BLACK HISTORY MONTH

This Thursday the Black History Month committee presents "Flavours of Love" a time of food, music and good times. It will take place after school in the main campus cafeteria.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith 

Thursday, February 20, 2014

CAYLEY & FERMAT MATH CONTEST

Students writing the Grade 10 Cayley and Grade 11 Fermat Math Contest are to report to Room 304 following the morning announcements.

Thanks
Mr. Quaglietta

MULTICULTURAL NIGHT

Spanish and Portuguese groups for Multicultural Night will be rehearsing after school at
2:45 in room 213.

Thanks

SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

The Senior girls volleyball team won the semi-final game today so they will be playing in the championship game tomorrow.

Go Dante!
Ms. Sangiorgio

ST. PATRICK'S PARADE

The Toronto St. Patrick's Parade needs volunteers for this Saturday February 22nd. If interested, email to patrickparade@gmail.com with your name, school, and phone number. Check the poster outside the guidance office for all the details.

Thanks
Student Services

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

TRACK & FIELD NEWS....

Unfortunately the Track and Field practice will have to be cancelled today due to the change in the period 4 schedule. Please continue to do the 300 workout.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

PROM 2013-2014

ATTENTION ALL GRADE 12's ATTENDING THIS YEAR'S PROM

We will be collecting second deposits next week from Monday Feb. 24 until Friday Feb. 28 in the cafeteria during all three lunches.

Reminder that second deposit is $30 and must be in CASH ONLY!!!

Thank you

Also, a reminder to all prom committee members of our Prom Meeting after school today in Room 204.

Thanks!




Tuesday, February 18, 2014

NEED HELP WITH YOUR HOMEWORK?

HOMEWORK HELP offers free one-to-one tutoring  to students from Grades 7 to 12. Whether it is an Algebra equation, a Chemistry assignment or an essay about Shakespeare, our volunteer tutors are ready to help. Drop-in as often as you want to get help from out tutors. No Registration required.

You can also use the program room as a quiet study space.

Mondays 4:30-7:30
Maria A. Shchuka Library
1745 Eglinton Avenue West
(416)394-1000

For more details, please see Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro in the Dante Library. 

DANTE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

Just a Reminder:

Our Book Club session will take place tomorrow morning, Wednesday, February 19th, at 8:05 am in the Library.

Look forward to seeing you all.

Happy Reading!

TRACK & FIELD NEWS.....

In Track & Field News........

The Track and Field team will be practicing at the Beatrice Campus on Wednesday.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

The Black History Month committee is having a movie night.....It will take place today after school at the Main Campus in Room 302. Come join us for snacks and a good time!

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

REPORT CARDS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPARES

Students with period 1 spare are to pick up their report card tomorrow from Mrs.Catania in the Main Office. 

Thanks
L. Quagliozzi
Head Secretary 

EARN COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS OVER MARCH BREAK

Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do over March Break that will also earn you your community service hours??

Wizard world at the Exhibition place is looking for student volunteers for all kinds of duties which include arts and crafts, coat check, ticket takers, tiny tot section, cotton candy station, etc. If you are interested.... see guidance for more details or visit the guidance website at Dante academy. ca.

Thanks
Student Services



PASCAL CAYLEY FERMAT MATH CONTESTS

Students wishing to write the Cayley and Fermat Math Contests should see Mr. Quaglietta in Room 206 after school today. These contests are open to Grade 10 and 11 students.

Thanks
Mr. Quaglietta

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

FROM DANTE'S COACHES CORNER............

Competition is one of life's great teachers and perhaps the reason so many find ourselves forever drawn to it. It can provide the greatest disappointment. It pushes us to the very limits of our abilities. Last night at the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto the Junior Girls Volleyball team ended their season.
Ms. Pescador and Ms. Scaffidi-Saggio would like to thank each and every team member for a wonderful and exciting season. Congratulations ladies.............it was a blast.

Additional Announcement for BEATRICE ONLY Attention Jr. Girls Volleyball players. Please return your Jersey to the Main Office. 




ANGEL FOUNDATION FOR LEARNING

The Angel Foundation for Learning is the charitable organization that serves the needs of students in the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Through the generosity and compassion of donors, they support vulnerable students by nurturing their body, mind and soul through nutritional , educational, and spiritual programs. The TCDSB has proclaimed this week as the "Believe in Angels Week". This week is dedicated to celebrating and remembering the great work of the Angel Foundation for Learning and the ways that they support our students. As proud supporters of the Angel Foundation for Learning, Dante will be donating a portion of the proceeds collected from this week's Casual Day to the Foundation. If you would like to donate any amount of money to the Angel Foundation for Learning, please don't hesitate to approach a Student Council member and we will gladly relay your generous gesture. Thank you for supporting the vital work of the Angel Foundation, spreading love, and for being "real life angels."

Thanks
Student Council

CASUAL DAY

Hey Dante! A notice that tomorrow is a casual day! Students who have a year pass just need to show their teachers the pass to be able to wear casual clothing. Students who don't have a year pass will need to purchase a day pass for $2 from any staff member. Students who are in casual clothes with neither passes will be sent home.

Thanks
Student Council

SENIOR BOYS SOCCER

Humber Futsal Tournament

Senior Boys Soccer players please check list outside of the gym. If your name appears on the list you are to meet in Portable 13 immediately after school.

Thanks
Mr. Fortino and Mr. Ongaro

AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH FESTIVITIES

Greetings Dante

Planning for Dante's African Heritage Month festivities are underway but we are in need of some student volunteers to help put these events together. If you are interested in helping out with the various events planned for African Heritage Month, then you should attend a meeting this Thursday February 13 at 3pm in room 302 at Dante's main campus. Grade 9s should board the shuttle bus asap.
Also, if you have any interest in attending any excursion affiliated with African Heritage month such as the annual expo at Blessed Mother Theresa then you should also attend this meeting.

Thanks!


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

jessica.deangelis@danteacademy.ca

Monday, February 10, 2014

SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

A reminder to the Sr. Girls Volleyball team that today's practice is cancelled. There will be a practice on Tuesday February 11th after school. Playoffs begin Wednesday February 12th at Main Campus.
Good Luck in the playoffs.
Go Dante!

Thank you,
Mr. Gallo and Ms. Sangiorgio

TRACK & FIELD NEWS..............

In Track & Field News...............

The Track and Field team will be practicing at the Beatrice Campus today.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith


SEMI-FORMAL

ATTENTION ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS

Semi-formal is this Thursday! A reminder for students who are bringing a guest to bring I.D. For those who have not stated any allergies in their table forms to please come to the Main Office to inform a student council member.

Thanks

Friday, February 7, 2014

SENIOR AND JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

On Volleyball news...............

There is a Senior and Junior Girls Volleyball home game today at Main Campus. If you cannot make it please see me Mr. Gallo at Beatrice and Ms. Pescador at Main Campus.

Thanks
Ms. Pescador

SENIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM

A reminder to all members of the Sr. Girls Volleyball team that there will be a game tomorrow, Friday February 7th, after school at main campus.

Thank you
Mr. Gallo and Ms. Sangiorgio

SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

In Basketball News

We did it again....Last night St Basils Senior Boys Basketball team came into our house to compete in our final regular season game against our Dante Senior Boys Basketball team.

St. Basils is one of the teams on top of the West Division, sporting an 8 and 1 record.  Our boys took it personal and sent Basils home with a loss.  Final Score was 70 to 64 led by mister double double Nana Ampong who posted another double, double with 10 points and 16 rebounds, and another solid game from Akeem Phillips who had 21 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.

The winning streak continues for 2014.

Goooo Dante!

Anson Blackburn
Secondary Student Supervisor/Coach
Dante Alighieri Academy

TRACK AND FIELD

In Track & Field News...

The Track and Field team will have a brief team meeting today after school at the Main campus to collect forms and register for your events


Thanks
Mr. Griffith  

Monday, February 3, 2014

JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL

The Junior and Senior boys basketball teams will be having a practice at the Beatrice campus after school today.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith 



SEMI FORMAL TICKETS

ATTENTION GRADE 11'S 

This week is the last week to buy your Semi Formal Tickets! Student Council will be 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 a Grade 11 ONLY event. This week, Student Council will be 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 media @ Dante Council.

Just a reminder to all teachers! We do require volunteers to chaperone for the Semi Formal night. Please approach a Student Council member or moderator for more information. Thank you.

Also, an early notice that Casual Day is on Wednesday February 12th of next week!

Thanks
Student Council


TRACK AND FIELD TEAM

On Your Marks....Get Set .....Go....

The Track and Field team will have a mandatory team meeting and practice at the Beatrice Campus today after school.

Thanks
Mr. Griffith

LIBRARY NEWS

Be sure to visit the Library this week to view the new book arrivals that are ready to be signed out..........

and remember...............

the more you read, the more you know.........

the more you know, the smarter you grow.


Thanks

Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro
Teacher Librarian

GRADUATION PHOTOS

ATTENTION ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS 

If you are graduating in June and have not taken your graduation photo, please see Ms. Catania to schedule an appointment time for Friday February 28, 2014.

Even if you are not ordering a graduation composite or photo package, you must still sit for a picture in order to be in the yearbook as a graduate.

Please remember that a $30.00 sitting fee is required if you are ordering a class composite or an individual photo package.

Thanks
Ms. Santoro