Tuesday, September 30, 2014

FALL FEST

Good Morning Monarchs!!!! Get ready to have a fun-filled experience at Dante’s very first FALL FEST on Wednesday October 15th! For only $10, you will receive a burger/veggie burger/ hotdog with a bag of chips and a drink! The $10 also comes with an admission to the Teacher vs. Student Soccer Game! So get ready to cheer on your favourite teachers and teams! That’s not all! For only $10 you will also receive A CASUAL DAY YEAR PASS! So for only $10 you will receive your burger/ hotdog combo, admission to see the Teacher Vs. Student Soccer Game, and a Casual Day Year Pass! How can it get any better?! This is a limited offer, so save your $10 and be one of the very first to buy! Sales will begin tomorrow, Wednesday, October 1st until October 10th by Homeroom Teachers and Representatives. A memo will be placed in Teacher’s mailboxes tomorrow morning so Teachers please check your mailboxes.

For more information you can visit our social media on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @DanteCouncil or approach any of the Student Council Members and Moderators around campus.

Thank you
Student Council

TENNIS PRACTICE

A reminder to all players who have made the tennis team, practice continues today and Wednesday at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school. Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court. If you cannot make the practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10. All players are reminded to bring in their $10 athletic fee and permission forms this week or they will not be allowed to play in next week`s tennis tournament.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini 

BODY SCULPTING CLASS

Ms. Fearon's Body Sculpting class is to meet in the Dante Gym Today Tuesday Sept 30th at 4th Period to celebrate mass.

Thanks

Ms. Fearon

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The Jr. Boys’ soccer students are reminded of their first league game today against Bishop Allen. Make sure you have your soccer equipment for the game today. You are also reminded that you make sure you report to 4th period for attendance and to obtain any homework from your teacher. The Jr. Boys’ soccer students: Jason Alvarado, Alexandre Costa, Robert Amato, Kevin Ferreira, Nicolas Torres, Leonardo Lopes, Filipe Assis, Brandon Pereira and Tommy De Souza  must report to Mr. Galati’s  room 302, after they have obtained permission from their 4th period teacher.  You will wait in Mr. Galati’s room for the school bus. If you have not handed in the bus permission form, then you must make sure you do so today.

          
Thanks
Mr. Turco 

APPRENTICESHIP PATHWAY AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

From the Co-op Department:

Students are invited to attend a presentation on the ' Apprenticeship Pathway'  and  'career opportunities through the trades' on Thursday October 16th.

Interested students are asked to register in the guidance office in order to attend this presentation. 

Thanks
Ms. Hebor

IN BASKETBALL NEWS.........


Junior girls basketball team members you are reminded of your practice at Beatrice this afternoon at 3 p.m. So board the shuttle after school that takes you to Beatrice.

Anson Blackburn
Secondary Student Supervisor
Basketball Head Coach

Dante Alighieri Academy

Monday, September 29, 2014

PHOTO RETAKE DAY

Photo Retake Day is next Monday October 6. Any students who did not have their photo taken will be called down by grade to the library starting at 12 pm. ****Students who have already taken their photo will NOT be permitted to take it again.

Thanks
Mrs. Melino
Vice Principal

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY TEAM

Members of the Girls Field Hockey Team are to be dismissed at 2:00 pm for their game against Michael Power.

Thank you

Ms. Fearon

DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE

Students of Dante Alighieri, are you thinking of learning to drive? Bell Driver Education will be starting their Ministry Approved Driver Education course here at Dante on Tuesday November 04, in Portable #4 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.  Students interested in registration for the start of class can pick up an information package in the main office.

Thanks
Angie D'Antonio, Manager
Bell Drivers

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The Jr. Boys’ soccer students are reminded of their first league game tomorrow against Bishop Allen. Make sure you have your soccer equipment for the game tomorrow. You are also reminded that tomorrow you make sure you report to 4th period for attendance and to obtain any homework from your teacher. The Jr. Boys’ soccer students must report to the cafeteria tomorrow, after they have obtained permission from their 4th period teacher, and wait for Mr. Turco. If you have not handed in the bus permission form, then you must make sure you do so today. Make sure you hand in the bus permission form to Mr. Galati  in room 302 today so that you may board the school bus tomorrow for the game against Allen.

Thanks
Mr. Turco

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

TENNIS PRACTICE

A reminder to all players who have made the tennis team, practice continues Tuesday and Wednesday at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school. Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court. If you cannot make the practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10. All players are reminded to bring in their $10 athletic fee and permission forms this week or they will not be allowed to play in next week`s tennis tournament.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

ME TO WE

"There will be a very important Me to We meeting this Tuesday, Sep. 30th immediately after school in portable 14!  All Me to We students must attend. Please bring your signed permission forms for WE DAY if you have not done so already. Thank you."

Thank you
Ms. Katzikoski

THE 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. As proud supporters of the Angel Foundation for Learning, Dante will be having a Casual Day this Wednesday, October 1st. All students must donate a MINIMUM of $2 to wear casual clothes on this day; otherwise students must be in full uniform. If students wearing casual clothes have not donated a
minimum of $2, they will be sent home. All proceeds will go to the Angel Foundation for Learning.

Thank you for supporting the vital work of the Angel Foundation, spreading love, and for being “real life angels.”

Thanks
The Angel Foundation

FALL FEST

Good Morning Monarchs!!!! Get ready to have a fun-filled experience at Dante’s  very first FALL FEST on Wednesday October 15th! For only $10, you will receive a burger/veggie burger/ hotdog with a bag of chips and a drink! The $10 also comes with an admission to the Teacher vs. Student Soccer Game! So get ready to cheer on your favourite teachers and teams! That’s not all! For only $10 you will also receive A CASUAL DAY YEAR PASS! So for only $10 you will receive your burger/ hotdog combo, admission to see the Teacher Vs. Student Soccer Game, and a Casual Day Year Pass! How can it get any better?! This is a limited offer, so save your $10 and be one of the very first to buy! Sales will begin tomorrow, Tuesday September 30th, until October 10th by Homeroom Teachers and Representatives. A reminder to teachers to please refer to the memo placed in your mailboxes last week. If you have misplaced the memo, please see a Student Council member for another one.

For more information you can visit our social media on Twitter, Instagram, and
Facebook @DanteCouncil or approach any of the Student Council Members and
Moderators around campus.

Thank you
Student Council

BELL DRIVER EDUCATION


Students of dante Alighieri are you Thinking of learning to drive? remember you’ll only do it once! REPRESENTATIVES OF Bell Driver Education, providers of the ministry approved driver education courses will be VISITING the school TODAY DURING THE LUNCH HOUR, STUDENTS INTERESTED IN the course schedule are invited to visit the information booth by the cafeteria.

tHANKS
bELL dRIVER eDUCATION 


Friday, September 26, 2014

CSUNA

Dante is once again hoping to send a delegation of students to take part in CSUNA which is a simulation of the United Nations. With your fellow peers you will learn to negotiate, resolve conflicts and learn how to resolve problems that affect almost every country in the world.

If you are interested in taking part in CSUNA, please see Ms. Tonelli in Room 309, at the Main Campus before Friday.

Thank you

L. Tonelli
Department Head
Canadian & World Studies

SPC CARDS

Just a reminder that today is the very last day to buy your SPCs!!! Student Council will be selling SPCs in the Cafeteria during all lunches for only $9. There are only a few SPCs left so get yours now before they're all gone!

Thanks
Student Council

DANTE'S FALL FEST

Good Morning Monarchs!!!! Get ready to have a fun-filled experience at Dante’s very first FALL FEST on Wednesday October 15th! For only $10, you will receive a burger/veggie burger/ hotdog with a bag of chips and a drink! The $10 also comes with an admission to the Teacher vs. Student Soccer Game! So get ready to cheer on your favourite teachers and teams! That’s not all! For only $10 you will also receive A CASUAL DAY YEAR PASS! So for only $10 you will receive your burger/ hotdog combo, admission to see the Teacher Vs. Student Soccer Game, and a Casual Day Year Pass! How can it get any better?! This is a limited offer, so save your $10 and be one of the very first to buy!

Sales will begin next week on Tuesday September 30th to October 10th by Homeroom Teachers and Representatives.


For more information you can visit our social media on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @DanteCouncil or approach any of the Student Council Members and Moderators around campus. 

Thank you.
Student Council 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

The Girls Played Father Redmond and Tied 0-0..Great game, and hard work by all team members tonight.  Defence was outstanding, Alyssa Cranston was solid as our goalie.

A few highlights, the sportsmanship award goes to Ashley Wooten, the diving award goes to Vanessa Le, the  soccer award goes to Kathleen Da Silva, the sandwich award goes to Vanessa Flores.

Thanks Monday dismissal at 2;15pm for game vs Michael Power at Bishop Allen a few items to remember, bring mouthguards, shinguards, ice, bandaids, and money for ice capuccionos

Ms. Fearon/Mr. Gallo


JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The Jr. Boys’ soccer players are reminded that there is a practice at the main campus today Thursday Sept. 25. It is very important to attend today’s practice as the jersey will be handed and the permission form for your parents. Make sure you attend today’s practice as it is also very important to prepare for our first league game next week Tuesday Sept. 30 against Bishop Allen. If you have not handed in the permission form along with payment of the athletic fee, then you must see Mr. Galati in room 302 today.

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Aldea

          

IN BASKETBALL NEWS

Junior girls you have a basketball practice at Main this afternoon at 3 p.m


Anson Blackburn
Secondary Student Supervisor
Basketball Head Coach
Dante Alighieri Academy


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

The Girls Field Hockey Team, played in the Annual GOA field hockey Tournament.  Gorgeous weather, gorgeous park(Sunnybrooke park) and great Field Hockey by all members of the Team. 
 The girls played 5 games, won one game and  tied 3 games
a few highlights....

Vanessa Flores voted MVP 2x
Christina DaSilva MVP
Juliana Ragone MVP

Thanks to Alyssa and Victoria for playing in net


Dismissal TODAY AT 1;30 for league game vs Father Redmond

Thanks
Ms. Fearon

ELECTION DAY

Interested in working on Election Day which takes place on October 27th? There are two positions left for any student 16 years of age or older to earn valuable work experience with the City of Toronto.

Please see Ms. Tonelli in Room 309 today!

Thank you,
Ms. Tonelli

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The Jr. Boys’ soccer players that made the team are reminded that there is a practice at the main campus today Wed Sept. 24. You are also reminded to hand in the permission form with payment of the athletic fee to Mr. Galati in room 302 todayThe following students are asked to see Mr. Galati today after the morning announcements in room 302: Robert Amato, Brandon Pereira and Leonardo Lopes. 

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Aldea

TENNIS PRACTICE

A reminder to all players who have made the tennis team, practice continues today at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school. Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court. If you cannot make the practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

SPC Cards

This is the last week to buy your SPCs! Canada's most amazing loyalty card provides students with discounts and deals at THOUSANDS of stores and restaurants nationwide!!! You get savings on fashion, dining, sporting, lifestyle, and more! Offers vary but the most common are 10%-15% off! You can buy your very own SPC HERE AT DANTE during all lunches in the cafeteria for only $9! And with every purchase, a portion of the proceeds will go back to our Dante Community. Meaning the more you buy, the more you get at future events! With every purchase, you also get a variety of coupons ranging from dining to skincare products. This Friday will be the very last day to buy your SPC's, so buy yours soon before they're all gone!

Fall Feast is fast approaching! Keep an eye out for more details to come.

For more information you can checkout our various social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, which can be found on our Student Council Bulletin Board located on the 3rd floor Main Staircase.

Thanks
Student Council

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

CSUNA

Dante is once again hoping to send a delegation of students to take part in CSUNA which is a simulation of the United Nations. With your fellow peers you will learn to negotiate, resolve conflicts and learn how to resolve problems that affect almost every country in the world.

If you are interested in taking part in CSUNA, please see Ms. Tonelli in Room 309, at the Main Campus before Friday.

Thank you,
L. Tonelli

STUDENT COUNCIL NEWS..............

Attention all Homeroom Teachers:

A reminder to check your emails and mailboxes for a memo regarding Homeroom Class Representatives from Student Council.

Thank you!
Student Council 

IN BASKETBALL NEWS...........

 Junior girls you have a basketball practice at Beatrice this afternoon at 3 p.m. So board the shuttle bus accordingly.  and please remember to have your forms ready.




Anson Blackburn

Secondary Student Supervisor

Monday, September 22, 2014

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER

The Junior Boys' soccer players that made the team are reminded that there is a practice at the Main Campus. You are also reminded to hand in the permission form with payment of the athletic fee to Mr. Galati on the soccer field at the practice.

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, and Mr. Aldea

TENNIS PRACTICE

A reminder to all players who have made the tennis team, practice begins this week on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school. Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court. If you cannot make the practice please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

ME-TO-WE MEMBERS

All Me-to-We members !

There will be a very important meeting immediately after school this Tuesday, September 23 in portable 14!

See you there!
Ms. Katzikowski

SPC

Hey Dante, this is your last week to buy the amazing Student Price Card!
You can get 10-15% off discounts on thousands of fashion, beauty, dining, lifestyle, sports and travel stores across Canada, along with coupons that come with every purchase.

You can buy the SPC card in the Cafeteria during all lunches for only $9.
For more information you can visit SpcCard.ca or check out our Student Council Bulletin Board located on the 3rd floor main staircase for upcoming events, social media accounts, and more!

Speaking of upcoming events, Student Council will be hosting Dante's very first Fall Fest event!!! Listen in on announcements for more information to come.

Thanks
Student Council

LIBRARY MINI-WORKSHOP

The first Library Mini-Workshop will be offered this week....Thursday, September 25th after school from 3 pm - 4 pm in our Dante Library. It will feature Organizational Skills and How to Improve your grades.

Hope to see you there.

Remember: Get organized, stay organized, and you will never be disorganized.

Thanks
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro
Library

Friday, September 19, 2014

BREAKFAST CLUB

Just a reminder that the Breakfast Club is serving BREAD during all 3 lunches for FREE in the cafeteria.

Thanks
Mr. Aldea

SPC CARD

Next week will be the last week to buy your Student Price Cards. Student Council will be selling SPCs in the cafeteria during all lunches for only $9. With every purchase you will also receive a variety of coupons ranging from dining to skincare products, and a portion of the proceeds will go back to our Dante
Community for bigger and better events. Don’t miss out on great deals including fashion, sporting, dining, and more! Buy yours soon before they’re all gone! For more information you can visit spccard.ca or check out our Student Council Bulletin Board located on the 3rd floor Main Staircase for upcoming events, social
media accounts, and more!

Thanks
Student Council

FIELD HOCKEY PRACTICE

A reminder that Field Hockey practice will be today at 3:00 pm at Caledonia Park. The first game will be Monday at the Hanger.

Thanks
Ms. Fearon/Mr.Gallo 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

FIELD HOCKEY PRACTICE

Field hockey practice will be canceled today. There will be a mandatory practice tomorrow, Friday September 19th, at 3:00 pm at Caledonia Park.

Thank you,
Ms. Fearon and Mr. Gallo 

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRYOUT

          The final list is now posted near room 302. If your name is on this list, then you have made the Jr. Boys’ soccer team.
         
          Mr. Aldea, Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna and Mr.Turco would like to congratulate those students on the list who made the team. The coaches would also like to thank all the students who tried out this year. The selection was very difficult and we appreciate all the efforts you made during the tryouts.

        The coachs would like to remind those students on the list that there is a very important meeting in room 302 today after school.

Thanks
MR. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Aldea



UNIVERSITY FAIR

ATTENTION ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS:

To avoid unnecessary calls home to parents and guardians, All grade 12 students planning to attend the University Fair this Friday, September 19th are asked to submit a 


NOTICE of ABSENCE FORM signed by both student and parent by the end of the day Thursday.  Forms and further details regarding the fair are available in the Guidance office.  

Thanks
Student Services 

IN BASKETBALL NEWS.....

In Basketball News

Just a reminder to the Junior Girls Basketball team that there will be a practice today after school in the main gym

thanks



Anson Blackburn
Secondary Student Supervisor
Basketball Head Coach
Dante Alighieri Academy


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

JOSTENS CLASS RING

Only 2 Days Left to order your Jostens Class Ring!! You pick your design, metal, stone colour and engraving all included in the price! Only a $60 deposit is required to order. Design your ring online, print out the Order Form and bring it to the ring table to save $20 off the online prices.

Show your school pride and wear your DANTE CLASS RING throughout your final year of High School.

Thanks
Jostens

FIELD HOCKEY PRACTICE

Field Hockey practice Wednesday, Thursday, Friday this week to prepare for the start of the season. 1st Game Sept 22nd and tournament Sept 23.

Any girls still interested are invited to come and try field hockey.

Thanks
Ms. Fearon

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRYOUT



The Jr Boys Soccer Players are reminded of their Tryout today after school on the Dante Field at 3:00 pm. Check the Tryout List outside the Gym. Bring your full soccer equipment and water bottle.

Thanks
Mr. Aldea, Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna 
and Mr. Turco

BREAKFAST CLUB

Just a reminder that the Breakfast Club is serving bread during all 3 lunches for FREE in the Cafeteria.

Thanks
Mr. Aldea

WORD ON THE STREET

An announcement from the Dante Library...............

This year's Word On The Street, Canada's largest book and magazine festival, will take place this upcoming Sunday September 21st, 2014 from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm at Queen's Park. It is a great event for everyone to get out to enjoy, and best of all.... The Word On The Street and all of its events are FREE!

Hope to see you there.

Thanks
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro
Library

ELECTION DAY

Are you a senior student who is taking Geography, History or Law this year? If so, please see
Ms. Tonelli today after school for further information about employment on Election Day on October 27th. Please note: spaces are limited and are filling up quickly.


Thank you

L. Tonelli

Department HeadCanadian & World Studies

UNIVERSITY FAIR

ATTENTION ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS:

To avoid unnecessary calls home to parents and guardians, All grade 12 students planning to attend the University Fair this Friday, September 19th are asked to submit a NOTICE of ABSENCE FORM signed by both student and parent by the end of the day Thursday.  Forms and further details regarding the fair are available in the Guidance office.  


Thanks
Student Services 

TENNIS TRYOUTS

Any student interested in joining Dante's Tennis team, tryouts begin today and Wednesday at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school. Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court. For further information, please see Mr. Quattrini in
Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

Monday, September 15, 2014

RING DAYS ARE HERE

For the next 3 days only you can try on Grad Ring samples during lunch outside the Cafe in front of the Display Case. Our Jostens Representative is there to help with your order. Rings start at just $99 when you order in school and only a $60 Deposit is required to start your Ring being made. In a Club? Yearbook contributor? Member of a Dante Monarchs Team? You can customize your Dante Ring with all this and more..... check out all the design options and pick up a brochure today! 

Thanks
Jostens

AMBASSADORS MEETING

Feeling stressed not blessed - come activate your faith in the ambassadors every Wednesday after school in Portable 3.

Thanks
Mr. Quaglia

TENNIS TRYOUTS

Any student interested in joining Dante's Tennis team tryouts begin this week on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school. Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court. For further information, please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

ME TO WE MEETING

All Me to We members!

There will be an important meeting immediately after school this Tuesday, Sept. 16 in portable 14!


See you there!

Ms. Katzikowski 

FRANCE AND PORTUGAL MARCH BREAK TRIP

Attention all those who have registered AND all those who are interested in attending the trip to France and Portugal this upcoming March Break. There will be a mandatory meeting TODAY after school in room 306 (that's Mme. Alaimo's room). It is imperative that you attend as this is a VERY important meeting.
Thanks
Mme. Alaimo


SPC

The Student Price Card is finally here Dante! Canada’s most amazing loyalty card, also known as the almighty SPC, provides students with discounts and deals at THOUSANDS of stores and restaurants nationwide!!!! You get savings on fashion, dining, sporting, lifestyle, and more! Offers vary but the most common are 10%-15% off! You can buy your very own SPC HERE AT DANTE starting TODAY until September 26th during all lunches in the cafeteria for only $9! And with every purchase, a portion of the proceeds will go back to our Dante Community. Meaning the more you buy, the more you get at future events! That’s not all! With every purchase, you also get a variety of coupons ranging from dining to skincare products.


For more information you can visit the SPC website at spccard.ca or visit our social media on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @DanteCouncil or approach any of the Student Council Members and Moderators around campus. 

Thank you.
Student Council 

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

Girls Field Hockey Practice Monday Sept 15th and Wednesday Sept 17th.  Meet at Dante Gym and we will practice at Caledonia Park


See Ms. Fearon/Mr. Gallo

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER

The Jr Boys Soccer Players are reminded of their Tryout today after school at Beatrice. You are to board the shuttle bus immediately after school and proceed to Beatrice. Bring your full soccer equipment and water bottle.


Thanks
Mr. Aldea, Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna
and Mr. Turco

Friday, September 12, 2014

SPC CARD

The SPC Card is back Dante! Canada’s most amazing loyalty card, also known as the almighty SPC, provides students with discounts and deals at THOUSANDS of stores and restaurants nationwide!!!! You get savings on fashion, dining, sporting, lifestyle, and more! Offers vary but the most common are 10%-15% off! You can buy your very own SPC card HERE AT DANTE starting on Monday, September 15th until the 26th during all lunches in the cafeteria for only $9! And with every purchase, a portion of the proceeds will go back to our Dante Community. Meaning the more you buy, the more you get at future events! That’s not all! With every purchase, you also get a coupon of your choice ranging from dining to skincare stores. So why buy it anywhere else!!!


For more information you can visit the SPC website at spccard.ca or visit our social media on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @DanteCouncil or approach any of the Student Council Members and Moderators around campus. 

Thank you.
Student Council 

JOSTENS RING DAY

Remember.... Ring Days start Monday! Your Jostens Representative will be outside the Cafe during lunches to help with ordering your Dante Alighieri custom Class Ring.

If you haven't done so already, be sure to visit www.Jostens.com and design YOUR Class Ring today! Remember to order in school to save $20 off the online prices.

Be sure to ask the Rep at the Ring Table about the difference between a Class Ring and a Grad Ring and be a part of the Ring Turning Ceremony at the end of the school year.

Thanks
Jostens

PHOTO DAY

Brightpics will be here on Tuesday September 16,2014 to take your school photos. They will be located in the gym. If you are interested in pre-ordering photos please pick up an order form in the Main Office from Ms. Catania! Students are to wear their white golf shirts for the photo. All staff members are asked to have their photo taken as well.

Thanks
Brightpics

TENNIS TRYOUTS

Any student interested in joining Dante's Tennis team, tryouts begin next week on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school. Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court. For further information, please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

SPIRIT DAY FRIDAY

Hey Dante! Just a reminder that today is Spirit Day Friday, meaning you can wear any Dante/Monarch Spirit Wear on this day and every Friday after, as long as you’re wearing uniform pants and shoes. Tell us what Dante Spirit means to you on our various social networking websites, such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @ Dante Council and instantly win Spirit points, which have no monetary value. Let’s show some school spirit Dante!

Thanks
Student Council 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

TENNIS TRYOUTS

Any student interested in joining Dante's Tennis team, tryouts begin next week on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts right after school.  Please bring a change of clothing, a tennis racquet and only non-marking shoes will be allowed on the court.  For further information, please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

Thanks
Mr. Quattrini

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

Girls Field Hockey Team reminder of Practice today Thursay Sept 11, meet at Dante gym, but we will be practicing  at Caledonia Park.  Anyone still interested as we are still looking for a few new girls to join our team, especially someone willing to be goalie.

Thanks,
Ms. Fearon



PHOTO DAY

Brightpics will be here on Tuesday September 16,2014 for your school photos. They will be located in the gym. If you are interested in pre-ordering photos please pick up an order form in the Main Office from Ms. Catania!

Thanks
Brightpics

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER


There will be a second Jr Boys Soccer Tryout today for all Grade 10 boys who made the Tryout List. This List is located outside the gym doors.

Be on the Dante field by 2:55 today in full soccer attire. Also, bring a water bottle to the field.

Thanks
Mr. Aldea, Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna
and Mr. Turco 


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

SPC CARD

We can all agree that frozen yogurt is the best invention known to Earth right? And now, with each purchase of an SPC Card you instantly get a FREE (yes free!!) Coupon for Yogen früz and Yogurtyz!! How Awesome is that!!!! And wait there’s more! When you buy an SPC Card you can get up to 10%-15% off of your favorite stores nationwide!  

You can buy your very own SPC card HERE AT DANTE starting on Monday, September 15th until the 26th during all lunches in the cafeteria for only $9! And with every purchase, a portion of the proceeds will go back to our Dante Community. Meaning the more you buy, the more you get at future events! So why buy it anywhere else!!!  

For more information you can visit the SPC website at spccard.ca or visit our social media on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @DanteCouncil or approach any of the Student Council Members and Moderators around campus. Thank you.

Student Council Secretary


DANTE LIBRARY NEWS

LIBRARY NEWS

The Dante Library has now updated its Native Studies reference materials. This includes both fiction and non-fiction books, as well as Native Studies artifacts that are on display.

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

and just a reminder......

you will require your Dante Photo ID in order to sign out books from the Dante Library.

Thanks
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

Any girls interested in playing Field Hockey this year please come today Wed Sept 10th to Dante Main Campus for practice/tryout. If you like sports you'll love field hockey, if you want to learn something new you'll love field hockey, if you want to get involved at Dante you'll love field hockey.

All girls grades 9-12 are invited to tryout.

Practice Time 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm.

Thanks
Ms. Fearon/ Mr. Gallo

AMBASSADOR MEETING AND FREE HOPE MUSIC CONCERT

Ambassador meeting today in Portable 3 after school today, come HANG OUT and watch the first half of the movie - Heaven if for Real!!! and also don't forget FREE HOPE MUSIC CONCERT at the ACC Air Canada Centre this Saturday evening featuring Christian rapper Lecrae doors open at 5:30 pm get there early to get a seat.

God Bless
Mr. Quaglia

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

SPC CARD

DO YOU LIKE PIZZA! CUS I LIKE PIZZA!!! AND WITH THE NEW SPC CARD, I CAN BUY PIZZA FOR LESS!!! (YAAAAAASSSS PIZZAAAAA) Well now you might be asking, how about if I don't like pizza? Luckily for you, Canada's most amazing loyalty card, also known as the almighty SPC, provides students with discounts and deals at .....not just 1...not just 2 but THOUSANDS of stores and restaurants across Canada!!!! You get savings on fashion! You get savings on dining! You get savings on sporting! You get savings on beauty! You get savings on lifestyle! What more do you want?? Offers vary but the most common are 10%-15% off! You can buy your very own SPC card HERE AT DANTE starting on September 15 until the 26 during all lunches in the cafeteria for only $9! And with every purchase, a portion of the proceeds will go back to our Dante Community. Meaning the more you buy, the more you get at future events! So why buy it anywhere else!!!

For more information you can visit the SPC website at specard.ca or visit our social media on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook@DanteCouncil or approach any of the Student Council Members and Moderators.

Thank you
Student Council

FREE STUDENT NIGHT FESTIVAL OF HOPE CONCERT

A reminder that this Saturday there is a free student night festival of hope concert at the ACC Air Canada Centre featuring guest Christian rapper Lecrae and other music artists - doors open at 5:30 tell your family and friends and be there - the ambassadors will be.

Hope to see you there.

God Bless!
Mr. Quaglia

AMBASSADORS MEETING

There will be an Ambassador meeting tomorrow after school in the Portable 3 every Wednesday. Come meet us, hang out, and find out who we are all about.

Thanks
Mr. Quaglia

ME 2 WE MEETING

Hello Dante Family!

Are you concerned about the political, economical and social issues around the world?

Would you like to be socially aware and informed?

Would you like to know more about social justice?

Why not join Me2We at Dante?

Please see Ms. Bafundi, Ms. Saunders and Ms. Katzikowski for more details. Our first Me2We meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 9th in portable 14 at main campus.


Be the Change Dante!!

Thanks
Ms. Katzikowski

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER TRYOUT



 There will be a Jr. Boys Soccer tryout today for all Grade 10 boys who signed up. Be on the Dante Field by 2:50 today in full soccer attire. Also, bring a water bottle to the field. 

Thanks
Mr. Aldea, Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna and
Mr. Turco 

Monday, September 8, 2014

BREAKFAST CLUB

Breakfast is served every morning from 7:00 am to 8:15 am in the Cafeteria.

Thanks
Breakfast Club

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY TRYOUTS

Dante Girls Field Hockey Tryouts; all girls in grades 9-12 are invited to tryout for the Field Hockey Team
Practices  start Today at Dante Field

Time: 2:45 pm-4:30 pm

Please come prepared to practice, next tryout Wednesday Sept 10th

Thanks,
Ms. Fearon/Mr. Gallo

JOSTENS RING DAY

ATTENTION CLASS OF 2015! 

Your time is now. Our Jostens Representative will be here for Ring Days starting next Monday for 3 DAYS ONLY.

Start now by designing your customized Dante ring online at www.Jostens.com today. Order in-school and save $20 off the online price!

Cherish all your High School memories and be a part of the 100 - Year Old Tradition as you wear your Dante Alighieri Class ring through your final year of High School with pride.

Thanks
Jostens

MARCH BREAK FRANCE AND PORTUGAL TRIP

Attention all those who are planning to attend the France and Portugal trip this upcoming March Break. You are to attend a mandatory meeting TODAY after school in Room 306 (that is MME. Alaimo's room). It is imperative that you attend!

Thanks
MME. Alaimo

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Senior Girls Basketball try-outs continue today after school in the gym. All girls interested in playing must attend.

Thanks
Mr. Di Nicolantonio

Friday, September 5, 2014

ALL DAY E-LEARNING

ATTENTION ALL day e-learning students:

If you have signed up for an on-line course during the day for Semester 1, you  must attend a mandatory day eLearning session scheduled for Monday September 8th at the CEC from 7 pm to 8 pm.  

Please see guidance for more details regarding location. 


Thanks
Student Services 

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER TRYOUT

If you did not sign up for the Jr. Boys soccer team, and you are in grade 10, you must do so today after school in room 302. Make sure you bring either a pen or pencil today after school to sign up in room 302. The first try out for the grade 10 students is next week Tuesday Sept. 9 outside Dante’s soccer field. You must wear appropriate soccer shoes and must have soccer shin guards to participate in the try out. Make sure you change outside on the field for next week’s tryout. A list will be posted on Monday Sept. 8 so you must check this list to see which team you are on.

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Aldea

JUNIOR AND SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Junior Girls Basketball tryouts begin today after school in the gym. Senior Girls Basketball tryouts will continue on Monday after school in the gym.

Thanks
Mr. Di Nicolantonio

BREAKFAST CLUB

All Dante Students

I would like to invite you to our first day of Breakfast Club. Please help yourself to the healthy treats.

Have a good day and we will see you Monday morning.

Thanks
The Breakfast Club

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY TEAM

Girls Field Hockey Team, any girls from grade 9-12 are invited to tryout.  1st  sign-up and practice will be Monday September 8th at 2:45 pm at Dante Field.  Please come ready to participate. 

Any questions see Ms. Fearon at Dante or Mr. Gallo at Beatrice


Thanks
Ms. Fearon 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

LOCKERS

Homeroom Teachers, please ensure that all students are given their locker numbers this morning. Today, during period 1, students will be called by floor to their locker locations. Please allow your students to proceed once called down over the PA. Do not allow students who do not have locks to come into the halls. Keep them in the classroom.

Students, if you forgot your locks, tomorrow(Fri) is your last chance to get your lockers. All lockers will remain closed until you show a valid school approved lock. You may purchase a lock from Main Office for $8.00.

Students who have a period 1 spare should check the list posted outside the Main Office.

Get your lockers this week only during period 1. Next week, distribution takes place after school and there will be long lineups.

Thanks
Mr. Galati


GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS

All girls interested in trying out for the Senior Basketball team are to report to the gym after school ready to play.

Thanks
Mr. Di Nicolantonio

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRYOUT

If you did not sign up for the Jr. Boys soccer team, and you are in grade 10, you must do so today after school in room 302. Make sure you bring either a pen or pencil today after school to sign up in room 302. The first try out for the grade 10 students is next week Tuesday Sept. 9 outside Dante’s soccer field. You must wear appropriate soccer shoes and must have soccer shin guards to participate in the try out. Make sure you change outside on the field for next week’s tryout. A list will be posted on Monday Sept. 8 so you must check this list to see which team you are on.


Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna, Mr. Aldea

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TRYOUT

If you wish to join the Jr. Boys soccer team this year and are in grade 10, make sure you come after school to room 302 to sign up. Make sure you bring either a pen or pencil today after school to sign up in room 302. The first tryout for the grade 10 students is next week Tuesday Sept 9 outside Dante's soccer field. You must wear appropriate soccer shoes and must have soccer shin guards to participate in the tryout. Make sure you change outside on the field for next week's tryout.

Thanks
Mr. Galati, Mr. Sampogna and Mr. Aldea

JUNIOR AND SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

All girls interested in trying out for Junior and Senior Basketball are to sign up in the gym today after school. Tryouts will begin tomorrow!

Thanks
Mr. Di Nicolantonio

ROOM CHANGE FOR CO-OP CLASS.

Mrs. Mauro's two credit Coop must go to room 325 today for periods 3 and 4.

Thank you!

R. Mauro

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

GRASS ON THE FIELD

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS

PLEASE KEEP OFF THE GRASS ON THE FIELD AND AT THE FRONT OF THE SCHOOL FOR THE NEXT 2 WEEKS.


THANKS