Tuesday, March 31, 2015

PROM 2015

ATTENTION ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS ATTENDING THIS YEAR'S PROM

This is a reminder that we are collecting FINAL PAYMENTS for prom tickets this week during all three lunches in the cafeteria.

Money will not be collected without the blue waiver form.

If you have paid a first deposit, you have until this Thursday to make your final payment. After this week, tickets will be released to the waiting list.

Thank you!


GIRLS SOCCER PRACTICE

Girls Girls Girls......

Reminder Girls Soccer Practice Today at Beatrice Campus.  Game Wed April 1st at Downsview Hangar Dismissal at 1:30 pm game time is 3 pm.  Any Girls interested in playing Outdoor Soccer are invited to come to practice to prepare for the fast approaching outdoor season.

All Girls interested in playing softball this year, signup is tonight at Beatrice Campus for Grade 9's and Main Campus for grades 10-12


Ms. Fearon

Monday, March 30, 2015

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and autism are general terms characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviours. ASD can be associated with intellectual disability, difficulties in motor coordination and attention and physical health issues such as sleep disturbances. Some persons with ASD excel in visual skills, music, math and art.

Did you know Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys in Canada.

Autism speaks Canada works to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders. They are dedicated to funding global research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism.

Shine a light on autism this upcoming Worldwide Autism Awareness Day on Thursday April 2nd by showing your support.

Autism speaks. It's time to listen.

Thanks
Student Council


GIRLS SOCCER PRACTICE

Reminder Tuesday March 31st girls soccer practice at Beatrice Campus.  Wed April 1st game at Downsview Hangar, dismissal is 1;30 pm

Thanks,

Ms. Fearon

ME TO WE MEMBERS

All Me to We members, grades 9-12, there will be a meeting this Tuesday, March 31 right after school in portable 19. See you there!

Thanks
Ms. Katzikowski 

GIRLS SOFTBALL SIGN-UPS

REMINDER OF GIRLS SOFTBALL SIGN-UPS TUESDAY MARCH 31ST.

MAIN CAMPUS FOR GRADES 10-12..SEE MR. DINICOLANTONIO

BEATRICE CAMPUS FOR GRADES 9...SEE MS. FEARON

Thanks
Ms. Fearon 

Friday, March 27, 2015

ROSARIES FOR SALE

Our DD/ME students have made rosaries to sell for the Easter Season during all three lunches on Tuesday March 31st.  The cost for each rosary are $2.  All funding will go to their programming.  Thank you in advance from their teachers Mrs D'Elia, Ms. Sousa and Mr. Gallo. 

Thank you so much Elia!!


Maria D'Elia
Special Education Department
Dante Alighieri C.S.S

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

PROM 2015

Attention Grade 12 students:

Prom is only weeks away!!!! Next week we will be collecting your final payment for your prom ticket in the cafeteria during all three lunches.  if you have already paid your initial deposit, then you owe $45. 

Guests tickets can be purchased for $85

Remember to hand in the blue waiver form with your payment next week.  If you did not get a blue waiver form, please pick one up from the Coop office BEFORE you pay for your ticket.  You cannot pay for your prom ticket unless you submit the waiver form.

Thank you
The Prom Committee


GIRLS SOCCER PRACTICE

REMINDER: Girls Soccer Practice Thursday March 26th at 1-2:30 pm at BEATRICE CAMPUS
Upcoming Dates Exhibition Game April 1st at Downsview Hangar



Ms. Fearon

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

ME TO WE MEETING

A message for all Me to We Members (grades 9-12), there will be an important meeting this Tuesday, March 24 right after school in portable 19 with Ms. Katzikowski and Ms. Saunders!  See you there!

Thank you,
 Venessa

YOUTH JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP

Are you looking for a summer job?  If so, you might want to take advantage of a great Job Search Workshop this coming Wednesday after school at Dufferin Mall.

Abrigo Centre is hosting a Youth Job Search Workshop presented by Youth Employment Services (YES) on Wednesday March 25 at 3 pm. The presentation will begin by 3:30pm the latest.  This workshop will provide job search strategies for youth including where and how to look for summer work, writing an effective resume and cover letter, discuss common interview questions, and more!   


Please sign up in Guidance if you are interested in attending.

GIRLS SOCCER PRACTICE

GIRLS SOCCER PRACTICE TUESDAY MARCH 26TH FROM 1-2;30 PM YES YOU HEARD RIGHT...1 PM AT BEATRICE CAMPUS.  ALL GIRLS MUST BE THERE TO PREPARE FOR EXHIBITION GAME APRIL 1ST AND YORK UNIVERSITY TOURNAMENT.

THANKS,

MS. FEARON

COURSE SELECTION

JUST A REMINDER TO STUDENTS who have registered to return to Dante for next year that you must select your courses by the end of this week.     PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR COURSE SELECTION ON-LINE USING MY BLUEPRINT.    A signed HARDCOPY OF YOUR OPTION SHEET MUST BE SUBMITTED TO GUIDANCE BY THE END OF THE DAY FRIDAY, March 27th.   HELP US BUILD THE SCHEDULE YOU WANT BY GETTING YOUR SELECTION IN ON TIME. 


If you have problems logging in to My blueprint please see your guidance counsellor before Friday’s deadline.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

ASL CLUB

A reminder from the ASL Club........

We will meet today (Thursday) after school in Room 322. Everyone is expected to attend.

Thanks
Ms. Florio

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

CASUAL DAY

Today is Casual Day! Students without a Casual Day Year Pass must buy a day pass for $2 to participate or will suffer administrative consequences. Staff members please check your mailboxes for the pencil cases containing casual day passes and remember to check for casual day passes for all 4 periods. Homeroom Reps please assist your teacher in this process.

Student Council Members will be visiting 4th period classes to collect Casual Day money and pencil cases. Thank you for your continued support and co-operation!

Thanks
Student Council

PROM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Attention all prom committee members:

The prom committee meeting is cancelled today after school. Also, all prom committee members please report to the co-op office tomorrow morning before 8:30 am.

Thank you!
Ms. Bucciarelli-Mauro

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PORTUGUESE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP/BURSARY

The University of Toronto Portuguese Association is offering students who qualify an opportunity to apply for a scholarship and/or bursary. Interested students please see your guidance counsellor fot the application.

Thanks
Ms. Mavrogiannis

JUNIOR BOYS TOURNAMENT

IN HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR BOYS TOURNAMENT  NEWS

The Dante Boys Jr team played a tough and long tournament on Tuesday at the Soccer Centre. In the first game they defeated St. Francis Xavier 3-1 2nd game they defeated Iona 5-0 in the Semi-finals they defeated last years champs Edmond Campion 2-1 and winning the championship against St.Marcellinus 2-1 in penalty shots. 

A congratulations to the team from Mr. Turco and Mr. Aldea and a special mention to our goalies Jason Alvarado and Lucas Valenga for an excellent tournament. 

Thanks
Mr. Aldea and Mr. Turco 

Friday, March 6, 2015

ALL GRADE 12 GRADUATING STUDENTS - VALEDICTORIAN NOMINATION

Yesterday, I came around to visit all period 2 grade 12 classes to briefly speak about Valedictorian Nominations and I distributed Valedictorian Nomination Forms. For students who were absent or any grade 12 students who are in a grade 11 class period 2, and would like to receive a Valedictorian Nomination Form, please see me, Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro, during your lunch or after school in the library.

Also a friendly reminder.................
All Valedictorian Nomination Forms are due next Wednesday March 11, to me in the Library.

Thank you
Have a nice day.
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro

JUNIOR BOYS' SOCCER TOURNAMENT

The following students:

Jason Alvarado
Alex Costa
Tommy DeSouza
Kevin Ferreira
Leonardo Lopes
Brandon Pereira
Nicolas Torres
are reminded of their soccer tournament next week Tuesday March 10. You are expected to report to Dante on March 10 at 7:00 a.m. to board the school bus. Make sure you have your soccer equipment for this tournament. The bus leaves at 7:15 a.m. so you must arrive by 7:00 a.m. at the main campus. 


Thanks
Mr. Turco
Mr. Aldea 

Thursday, March 5, 2015

DANTE LIBRARY

We are pleased to inform all our avid student readers, that the yellow "Free Library Take a Book": box , located in our Dante Library has been updated with several new titles. We encourage all students to visit the Library in order to select a free book soon.

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

Happy Reading!
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER TEAM

Reminder to all Varsity Girls Soccer Team members that there will be a practice tonight and on Thursday at Main Campus. All team members should attend.

Thanks
Ms. Maietta

THE STORY OF ELIJAH MARSH

The story of  Elijah Marsh hit home with many members of our community, especially since the tragedy occurred so close to the Beatrice Campus. Elijah lived, played and learned right across the street from Beatrice, The Esther Uxton Child Daycare Centre on 55 Ameer Ave.

To show our sympathy and to help honour the legacy of this little boy, the Dante/Beatrice family is being asked to provide a donation that will go to the daycare Elijah attended. Donations will be collected in Period 1 homeroom classes from Monday March 2nd to March 6th by student volunteers. All proceeds will go to the daycare, to show that we value the lives of our neighbours.

Thank you for your support Dante

PROM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

ATTENTION ALL PROM COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

There will be an important meeting after school today in Room 204.

See you there!

Mrs. Bucciarelli-Mauro

OSSLT BOOKLETS

Mr. Turco's grade 10 period 3 students are reminded to bring their OSSLT booklet to class.

Thanks
Mr. Turco

DANTE'S ASL CLUB.....

The ASL Club will meet this Thursday after school in Room 322. Those members who come out to regular meetings are really learning a lot! If you're still curious about Sign Language, come to this week's meeting to see what we're all about!

Thanks
Ms. Florio

DANTE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

This is a reminder to all Book Club Members that we will be meeting tomorrow morning Thursday March 5 at 8:05 am. 

See you there.
Mrs. DiBiase-Petrungaro


Monday, March 2, 2015

2015 ROTARY CLUB OF TORONTO YOUTH CIVIC LEADERSHIP AWARDS

The Rotary Club of Toronto is pleased to present the 2015 Rotary Club of Toronto Youth Civic Leadership Awards. If you have demonstrated and share a passion for local community service you exhibit leadership skills, initiative, community involvement and engagement with awards ranging from $500 dollars up to $2000.00.

The deadline to apply for the awards is Friday April 3, 2015.

If you are interested in applying....................see guidance for more details.

Thanks
Ms. Mavrogiannis
Student Services

FOCUS ON YOUTH SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

This summer, would you like to get paid while earning 2 credits? If so, the focus on YOUTH summer opportunity might just be what you are looking for. Online applications are now available to work with the TCDSB.

See guidance for more details.

Thanks
Ms. Mavrogiannis
Student Services

SKI/SNOWBOARD TRIP TO MT ST. LOUIS/MOONSTONE

Great Time on the Slopes, thanks to everyone that came on the Ski/Snowboard Trip to Mt St. Louis/MoonstoneA few bumps, a few sore knees, sore tailbones, sore necks, sore backs, sore calfs, a few snowmen, a few cold fingers, toes, head, ears etc, well you get the picture,  Rosey cheeks and smiles/laughs say it all.  Thanks for the Great Day Everyone.

Same Time Next Year.

Thanks for the Great Day

Ms Fearon
Mr. Gallo
Ms. Maietta

Mr. Stesco

BELL DRIVER EDUCATION

Bell Driver Education will be offering their popular ministry approved Driver's Education Course to students of Dante the course will be held here at the school starting on Monday April 27, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 6;00 pm in Portable 4 students who are interested may pick up an information package at the Main Office.

Thanks
Bell Driver Education Inc.

JUNIOR GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM PHOTO

There will be a Junior Girls Volleyball Team Photo Wednesday March 4th after school in the main gym. PLEASE wear your TEAM UNIFORM JERSEY,  school dress pants, and black shoes. Uniform deposits will be given back.

Thank you
Ms. Pescador

HOMEROOM CLASS REPRESENTATIVE MEETING

A reminder to Homeroom Reps: We will be having a meeting tomorrow right after school in Room 216 Main Campus. Please remember to have your Feedback Reports completed for this meeting. To any Homerooms without a representative: please submit your Homeroom Rep Sheets to a Student Council Moderator ASAP.

Thanks
Student Council

CENTENNIAL COLLEGE

ATTENTION COLLEGE BOUND STUDENTS:

If you have applied, or are interested in applying to Centennial College, they are holding information sessions on Sunday March 22nd at all four of their campuses. Centennial is still accepting applications.

For more information see the poster outside of the Guidance Office.

Thanks
Student Services

GRADUATION PHOTOS

Grad Photos will be available for pick up on Tuesday March 3 at lunch in the Cafeteria. 

Thanks
Mrs. Melino
Vice-Principal