Tuesday, October 31, 2017

TAKE OUR KIDS TO WORK DAY


This Wednesday is Take our Kids to Work Day fall all Grade 9 students.  This is a mandatory program for all grade 9 students and there will be NO classes running for Grade 9's on Wednesday.

SENIOR BOYS VOLLEY BALL


Congratulations to the Seniors Boys Volleyball team for a very successful season.  Come out and support the team in their first playoff game against Brebeuf in the gym at 3:30 today, October 31.  Wish them luck when you see them today.

ATTENTION ALL GRADS

Grad Photos will be taken starting November 27.  Pick up your information pamphlet and code so you can book your appointment on line.

Dante Tech Crew


We are looking for new members for our Tech Crew so if you are interested in learning how to operate the lighting board in our theatre, or different types of sound systems for our school events, come to an introductory meeting this Wednesday November 1 after school in the auditorium.

So anyone interested in joining our Tech Crew, the meeting will be this Wednesday after school in the auditorium.

Ms. Reedy and Mr. Quaglietta

Non-Profit SHSM Students


Please pick up a permission form for December's Massey Hall excursion in portable 19 from Ms. Katzikowski during periods 1, 3a or c and 4, by this Wednesday, November 1.

Thank you.

Monday, October 30, 2017

GRADE 12 STUDENTS


The Dante 2018 Prom Committee is looking for new members who would like to assist in planning this year's prom.  If you are interested in being part of this year's Prom Committee, please come to a meeting after school on Wednesday November 1st in Room 303.  

This is YOUR prom, grade 12's, so join the Prom committee and let's make this year's prom one of the best!


We hope to see you there!!!

The Prom Committee.

JR. BOYS SOCCER

The Jr. Boys’ soccer team players are reminded of the playoff game, tomorrow, against Michael Power. You will be dismissed, tomorrow, at 1:35 to board the school bus. Make sure you obtain your work before you are dismissed. Make sure you have your soccer equipment for the game tomorrow.


ATTENTION ALL GRADE 11 SHSM STUDENTS ALL SECTORS


Please see Ms. Pescador during Period 3 in portable 7.  You need to submit your measurements for you SHSM Hoodie and SHSM Golf Shirts.

This will be the only week to submit your measurements.

DO NOT MISS OUT!!

Thursday, October 26, 2017

JR.BOYS SOCCER

The Jr. Boys’ soccer team players are reminded of the soccer match, today, at Dante’s soccer field. At the end of the school day, you must report to portable 16 to change and get ready for the quarter final game against CHAT. 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Yesterday afternoon the Senior Girls Basketball team traveled to Monsignor Percy Johnson to compete in their fourth regular season game.  The game turned out to be a grind it out defensive low scoring game.  Both teams seemed evenly matched.  But Dante pulled out their calling card which was the defense.  The defense stepped up and shut the door on any chance of Johnson winning.  Our Dante Senior girls basketball team won 26 -24.  

Great Win Again Girls

Tonight afterschool the Dante Girls Basketball team is back in action at home hosting Frere Andre and St. Joes.  Come out and witness the action.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

JR. BOYS SOCCER

Yesterday, the Jr. Boys’ soccer team played their divisional playoff game against Brebeuf. With severe winding conditions, Dante, in the first half, had many chances to build their 1-0 lead. With those chances squandered, the boys could only hold onto the 1-0 lead. In the second half, Brebeuf had their chances to tie it, but our boys kept their cool and outlasted the windy condition, in favour of Brebeuf, and won the game 1-0.  The coaches would like to congratulate the boys for their hard work and victory. The Dante team now will face CHAT in the quarter final game, tomorrow, at Dante’s soccer field.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Yesterday afternoon the Senior Girls Basketball team traveled to Marshall McLuhan to compete in their third regular season game.  In the first quarter Marshall jumped all over Dante to go up by 5 points. In the second quarter Coach Blackburn and Coach Maieta calmed the girls down and had them refocus and play stronger defense.  In the second quarter Marshall didn't even score a basket.  The defense shut them down.  

Great win Girls.

A reminder to the Junior Girls that they have to be ready to leave by 1:15 p.m. for their game against Johnson today.

Gooooo DANTE!

Jr. BOYS SOCCER

The Jr. Boys’ soccer team players are reminded of the soccer match, today, against Merton at Earlscourt Park.  The students on the Jr. Boys’ soccer team must meet at the front of the office, today, at 1:00 pm and proceed, together, onto the TTC bus. Make sure you travel together to Earslcourt Park for this very important match against Merton.




CHAPLAINCY


 Faith Ambassador gathering is Friday after school in portable 13.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

GUIDANCE


Looking to earn some community hours?  Students interested interested in volunteering at Dante's Open House on Tuesday October 24th can sign up in Guidance.

For students interested in applying to US College.  There is an open house on Tuesday October 24th at York Mills Collegiate Institute 6:00 pm. to 8:00 p.m.  See guidance for more info.

Lastly, to all Grade 12 students, don't forget to visit guidance to pick up your Ontario College Permission form if you are interested in attending the College Fair event on Wednesday October 25 at the Enercare Centre - Exibition Place.  All permission forms must be handed in to Ms. Querin in Guidance no later than Monday October 23rde. 

FIELD HOCKEY


Girls Field Hockey Team dismissal today Wednesday October 18th is at 1:30 p.m. to travel to Mary Ward CHS to play Senator O'Connor in the quarter-final game.

IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THIS GAME PLEASE LET MS FEARON NOW.

Ms. Fearon/Ms. Cilento

JR. BOYS SOCCER


Yesterday, the Jr. Boys soccer team played their final home league game against Romero.  The team, after a pep talk from the coaches, came out strong and over powered Romero with a final score 5-0.

The coaches would like to congratulate the team for their well-executed and strong play during the game.  The team players are also reminded of their away game, tomorrow, against Merton.  You must leave at 1:00, tomorrow for this away game.  Make sure you tell your fourth period teachers, today, that you will not be present, tomorrow, as you must show up to the game by TTC.

CHAPLAINCY



Faith Ambassador gathering has been moved to Friday after school in portable 13. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

ALL GRADE 11 AND 12 BUSINESS SHSM STUDENTS


There will be a SHSM certification held on Friday October 20th during Period 3 and 4 in Room 324.

This certification incldues:

Identity Fraud and Counterfeit Detection.

If you are grade 12 and have not received this certificate please see Ms. Mainolfi in the Co-Op office.

All grade 11's are expected to attend.

Thank you.

THE DANTE 2018 PROM COMMITTEE


The Dante 2018 Prom Committee is looking for new members who would like to assist in planning this years prom.  If you are interested in being part of this years Prom Committee, please come to a meeting after school on Tuesday October 24 in Room 325.  


This is YOUR prom, grade 12's, so join the Prom committee and let's make this year's prom one of the best!

We hope to see you there!!!

The Prom Committee.

GUIDANCE


A quick announcement from the Guidance Department.

The Ontario College information Fair is taking place on Wednesday, October 25 at 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the EnerCare Centre Exhibition Place.

Students currently in grade 12 who are interested in attending the fair next
Wednesday and who will be absent from school must sign and submit the Notification of Absence form located in Guidance.


All signed forms must be returned no later than Monday October 23 to Ms. Querin in Guidance.

FIELD HOCKEY\


Reminder to Girls Field Hockey Team quarter-final game Wednesday, October 18, dismissal is at 1:30 p.m., please meet in the gym.

If you cannot make this game please let Ms. Fearon know.

Ms. Fearon/Ms. Cilento

RYERSON UNIVERSITY


To All Grade 12 Students

Ryerson University is visiting Dante today during all 3 lunch period in the Library.  

Come down and visit to learn more about the programs offered at Ryerson.


JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER


The Jr. Boys soccer team is reminded of their soccer match, today, against Romero, at our soccer field, after school.  You must report to portable 20 to change for this very important soccer match.  The team picture will also be taken today, before the game.  It is very important to report to portable 20, today,k to change and get ready for the team picture.

SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL

Yesterday afternoon the Senior Girls Basketball team travelled to St. Basils to compete in their second regular season game.  In the first quarter our girls jumped all over Basils to go up by 16 points.  In the second quarter Dante coasted which allowed Basils to close the lead. In the end Our Dante Senior Girls basketball team held St. Basils at bay to win 39 – 31.  

The coaches kept the girls composed and focused in the decisive win.  Great Win Girls
Goooo DANTE!


A reminder to the Junior Girls of their first game this Wednesday at Bishop Allen.  

Monday, October 16, 2017

JUNIOR BOY SOCCER


The Junior Boys soccer team traveled to Redmond to fare-off with them. Dante tied with Redmond 0-0.

Our next game is Tuesday against Romero at Dante.

Important:

There will be an important and mandatory meeting of all members of the soccer team today after school in portable 20.



GUIDANCE

To All Grade 12's, Ryerson University will be here tomorrow Tuesday, October 17th an information fair visit.  Stop by their booth located in the fain foyer near the cafeteria to speak one-on-one with faculty and learn about the programs Ryerson has to to offer.


Thursday, October 12, 2017

BAND MEMBERS


Attention Band Members!

There is a mandatory rehearsal Friday in the music room.

JR. & SR. GIRLS BASKETBALL


A reminder, to both the junior and senior girls basketball teams that practice resumes tomorrow after school.  The girls are are also reminded to hand in their athletic payment with the permission forms at that time.  Failure to do so will exclude them from participating in upcoming games next week.

JR. BOYS SOCCER


The Jr. Boys soccer team is reminded of their practice today, after school.  You are to report to portable 2, today, for this very important practice.  The team players are also reminded of their game tomorrow against Redmond.  You must report to your period 4 class, tomorrow, for attendance and to obtain work.  After your teacher has taken attendance and assigned you the work, you must report to the front of the office at 1:30 tomorrow to board the school bus for the soccer match against Redmond.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

JR. BOYS SOCCER

Yesterday, the Jr. Boys soccer team played their home opener against an undefeated Michael Power.  Dante, with determination, and hard work held Power off the score sheet in the first half as Power had many chances to open the scoring.  Dante, in the second half, with some changes of their own, open the scoring.  With Michael Power pressing for the equalizer, Dante pulled ahead 2-0.  Michael Power would not give up and eventually scored to make the score 2-1 for Dante.  With still less than 3 minutes to play, Power had a glorious chance to tie the score.  But a spectacular save was made to end the score in favour of Dante.  The final score Dante 2 Power 1.

The coaches would like to congratulate the players for a well-executed win.  The teams next match is this Friday, October 13 against Father John Redmond, at Redmond.

ANIME CLUB

Like watching Anime?

Join the Anime Club!

Today after school in Room 205.

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY



Congratulations to Girls Field Hockey Team with a 3-1 Win against Loretto Abbey.  


Next Practice Monday Oct 16th and Quarter-Final Game Wednesday  Oct 18th.


MS. FEARON/MS. Cilento

JOSTENS


Today is the last day to order your Class of 2018 Graduation Ring in school before the end of the semester.

Visit the Ring Table at Lunch outside the Cafeteria and be a part of the 150 Year Old Tradition of High School Class Rings.

ATTENDANCE


Attention All Students:

If you require a return from absence note from the attendance office, you must obtain one before 8:30 am - that's before school starts.


Thursday, October 5, 2017

JOSTENS GRADUATION RINGS.


Attention Graduation Students.  Jostens Graduation Rings will be in the school for the chance to order your Dante Alighieri Class of 2018 Grad Rings next Tuesday and Wedesday during Lunches. 

Be prepared to order in-school by visiting www.Jostens.com over the Thanksgiveing weekend and custom design your very own Monarch Class Ring! 

Jostens is only here for 2 Days and only a $60 deposit is required to get your ring started.




Wednesday, October 4, 2017

JOSTENS GRADUATION RING

Attention Graduation Students...this just a reminder that a Jostens Class Ring Representative will be in the school on Tuesday to assist with your Class of 2018 Graduation Ring Order.  Be sure to visit Jostens.com if you haven't already and design your  custom Graduation Ring online.

Did you know Birthstone is the most popular stone choice for a High School Grad Ring?  Visit the Ring table next Tuesday during lunch 

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY

Girls Field Hockey Team dismissal today 1:45, please meet in the gym to travel to Lamport Stadium.

Ms. Fearon/Ms. Cilento

JR. BOYS SOCCER

Those students on the Jr. Boys soccer team are reminded of the soccer game tomorrow against Allen.  You must report to your period 4 class, tomorrow, to obtain the work and then ask your teacher to dismiss you at 1:20 so that you can travel to Bishop Allen for the soccer game.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

THANKSGIVING TURKEY LUNCH


Students who want to enjoy a Turkey Lunch in the cafeteria, please bring $6.00.

Turkey lunch is available Thursday during all 3 lunches.

JR. BOYS SOCCER


Those students on the Jr. Boys soccer team are reminded to meet in portable 20, today, after school.  You must pick up your directions to Bishop Allen, pick up your jersey and participate in a practice.  The boys first soccer game will be played this Thursday at Bishop Allen.

FIELD HOCKEY


Congratulations the Girls Field Hockey Team wins vs Marshall McLuhan great game played by all, goal scorer Brittany Sousa and Shutout Catarine Fialho-Camarro.

Next game, Wednesday October 4 please meet in the gym at 1:45 p.m. to travel to Lamport Stadium.

Ms. Fearon/Ms Cilento

DANTE GIRLS BASKETBALL

Yesterday afternoon the Senior Girls Basketball team hosted James Cardinal McGuigan in their first of 6 league games.  McvGuigan came out strong and determined to begin their season on a high note.  Our girls weathered the storm and pulled close within striking distance for the entire game.  However McGuigan had the firepower to maintain a slim lead to the end.  Notable players for Dante include Captain Katrina scoring 16 points and Lyann who scored 14 points in the exciting contest.

A reminder, to both junior and senior girls that there will be a brief meeting after school in portable 20.  Also the girls are reminded to hand in their athletic payment with the permission forms at that time.  Failure to do so will exclude them from participating in upcoming games.

TERRY FOX FUNDRAISER


A big thank you to all staff and students who graciously contributed to the Terry Fox Fundraiser.  We raised over $500.00 from all the SHSM non profit students

TENNIS

Today is the last day for Tennis Tryouts.

Tryouts are at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts at 3:00.

Players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing a tennis racket and only non-marking running shoes are allowed on the court.

Any questions please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

JOSTENS RING DAY

Have you designed your High School Graduation Ring yet? Be sure to visit Jostens.com next week to custom design your Dante Alighieri Grad Ring before Ring Days next week!

ALL Rings are marked down at the Ring Table in school so why pay more?  Dont miss out...design it, print it in on Order Day!

WE SCHOOL


This message is for Members of WE Schools.  All returning members and new members are asked to attend a meeting today after school in Portable 14


Monday, October 2, 2017

COLUMBUS CENTER TENNIS COURTS


This Tuesday is the last day for Tennis Tryouts

Tryouts are at the Columbus Center Tennis Courts at 3:00 p.m.

Players are reminded to bring in a change of clothing, a tennis racket and only non-marking running shoes are allowed on the court.

Any question please see Mr. Quattrini in Portable 10.

JR. BOYS SOCCER


Those students on the Jr. Boys soccer team are reminded to hand in their athletic payment with the permission form to either Mr. Galati, in room 302 or Mr. Turco in portable 6, by today, if you have not done so.  

The team players are asked to report to portable 20, tomorrow after school, to pick up the jersey, directions to Bishop Allen and to participate in a practice.  The athletic payment and permission form must be submitted before the first league game.  The teams first league game is this week Thursday October 5 against Bishop Allen.

GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY


Girls Field Hockey Team dismissal today at 2:10 p.m. for their game vs Marshall McLuhan.

Please meet in the gym.

Ms. Fearon/Ms. Cilento

BAND


Band Members there will be a rehearsal this Thursday after school in the music room.

CO-OP

Grade 11 and 12 students interested in finding our more about the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program are invited to attend an information presentation on October 5th at 9:00 a.m. in the auditorium.  In order to attend this presentation, you MUST sign up in the GUIDANCE OFFICE BY OCTOBER 3RD.  Students who do not sign up cannot attend the presentation.  So, if you are considering a career in the trades, please be sure to sign up and attend!

If you require more information, please see a co-op teacher in Room 303.

JOSTENS RING DAY


Attention Graduating Students.

Now is your chance to be a part of a 150 Year Old tradition.  Class Rings!

The Jostens Graduation Ring Representative will be in the school next week to help Graduating Students custom design their Dante Alighieri Academy Graduation Ring to show the world your school pride.

Get started today by visiting www.Jostens.com  to design your own Custom Class Ring.  Discuss it with your parents over the Thanksgiving weekend and be ready to order Tuesday next week at Lunch.

COMMUNITY TIME



Reminder tomorrow is Community Time.  We will have a late start tomorrow- Classes begin at 10:00 a.m.

PHOTO RE-TAKE


Today is Photo Re-take Day.  We will begin calling students down by grade to the Library at 10:00 a.m.


Only students who did not have their photo taken will be permitted to have their photo taken today.