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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018

LIBRARY
Book Club meets in the library today at lunch.

FASHION SHOW
All models in scenes 4 and 5 are reminded of their rehearsal tomorrow at lunch in the dance room.  Models in scenes 3 and 6 are needed Wednesday at lunch in the dance room.  See Mrs. Barette if you have any questions.

MUSIC
Rock band is this Thursday at lunch.
Guitar Club is this Friday at lunch. No experience necessary.
Students who are going on the Arts Tour May 1st and 2nd are to see Mr. Goode ASAP if they haven't picked up a permission form yet.
Permission forms for Music Monday will be available tomorrow. See Mr. Goode for the forms.

GIRLS SOCCER
Tryouts will be held this Wednesday after school. Please be sure to submit your form to Mrs. Brens before Wednesday if you wish to tryout.

Friday, April 20, 2018

GIRLS SOCCER
There will be a brief meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 2020 for anyone who signed up for girls’ soccer.

GIRLS SLO-PITCH
This year‘s girls slo-pitch team is still looking for a few more players, if you’re interested in playing please see Mrs. Miller or Mrs. Bokma at some point this week. The next practice will be Monday after school in Gym C.

PROM PROJECT
Are you planning on attending prom this year? Need an outfit? You can score free dresses, footwear, accessories and hairstyling vouchers! Guys, need suits? You are welcome to come too!  Prom Project is tomorrow from 9:30-1:30 at DSBN Academy. There is busing from Westlane and Stamford if you need transportation. Please see Mrs. Gorman in 2012 for more info.

MIDGET & JUNIOR ZONE BADMINTON
Reminder to meet in the pit on Monday at 7:30 am to get in the taxi to go to EL Crossley!

MUSIC
Guitar Club is today at lunch. No experience necessary.
Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr Goode ASAP to sign up and get their permission forms.
The Arts Tour is May 1st and 2nd.

STUDENT SERVICES
Interested in Med school?  The Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine will be hosting an information session on Monday June 18th from 6-7:30pm at the Brock University Campus.  For more information see the bulletin board outside of Guidance.

THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

GIRLS SOCCER
There will be a brief meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 2020 for anyone who signed up for girls’ soccer.

GIRLS SLO-PITCH
This year‘s girls slo-pitch team is still looking for a few more players, if you’re interested in playing please see Mrs. Miller or Mrs. Bokma at some point this week. The next practice will be Monday after school in Gym C.

MIDGET & JUNIOR ZONE BADMINTON
Reminder to meet in the pit on Monday at 7:30 am to get in the taxi to go to EL Crossley!

MUSIC
Rock band is today at lunch.
Guitar Club is tomorrow at lunch. No experience necessary.
Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr. Goode ASAP to sign up and get their permission forms. The Arts Tour is May 1st and 2nd.

STUDENT SERVICES
Interested in Med school?  The Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine will be hosting an information session on Monday June 18th from 6-7:30pm at the Brock University Campus.  For more information see the bulletin board outside of Guidance.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018

RECYCLING DAY
Recycling is Period 3. Please place your bins in the hallway.  Please throw out any coffee cups that you see in them.

MUSIC
Rock band is this Thursday at lunch.
Guitar Club is this Friday at lunch. No experience necessary.
Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr. Goode ASAP to sign up.
The Arts Tour is May 1st and 2nd.

FASHION SHOW
They are choreographing scenes 4, 5 and 6 at lunch tomorrow.  There is a list of all people expected, please check it and let Mrs. Barette know of any conflicts.  Please be prompt.  See you there.

GIRLS SOCCER
There will be a brief meeting this Friday at the beginning of lunch in room 2020 for anyone who signed up for girls’ soccer.

AIDS Walk Planning Meeting
Aids walk planning meeting will take place today at lunch hour in room 2005. We will be planning speeches for the day, sign up committee, notice board committee and tee shirt design.  EVERYONE WELCOME. Be part Westlanes's 15-year tradition and help show Africa that Westlane Cares. That's today at lunch in Room 2005.

STUDENT SERVICES
Interested in Med school?  The Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine will be hosting an information session on Monday June 18th from 6-7:30pm at the Brock University Campus.  For more information see the bulletin board outside of Guidance.

TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018

FASHION SHOW
All models in the updated scenes 1 and 2 are reminded to come to the dance room at lunch to rehearse.
They are choreographing scenes 4, 5 and 6 at lunch on Thursday.  There is a list of all people expected, please check it and let Mrs. Barette know of any conflicts.  Please be prompt.  See you there.

DIGITAL ART CLUB
The digital art club will be meeting today at lunch in the mac lab.

RECYCLING TOMORROW
Recycling is tomorrow Period 3. Please place your bins in the hallway.  Please throw out any coffee cups that you see in them.

MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018

LIBRARY
Book Club meets in the library today at lunch.

OYMPIC WEEK
Attention Spartans!
Tomorrow is Pants and Shirt spirit day for Olympic week with bump at lunch time! Please sign up for Trivia on Wednesday and Volleyball on Thursday, the Trivia sign-up sheet will be up until tomorrow after school and Volleyball until Wednesday after school!
Please remember to bring in Kraft Dinner sized pasta boxes for our project share food drive. Every two boxes will earn your grade 1 point!! See you today at lunch for soccer!”

FASHION SHOW
All models in the updated scenes 1 and 2 are to meet tomorrow in the dance room at lunch to rehearse.

BOYS BASEBALL
The boy’s baseball team will practice Tuesday and Thursday after school this week.  If the weather is nice we will be going outside, if not we will be in Gym C. Bring some warmer clothes just in case.

FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

SPIRIT WEEK
Attention Spartans! This coming week it will be Olympic week! Grade 9’s are Red, Grade 10’s are Green, Grade 11’s are Blue, and Grade 12’s are black.  You will be judged and given points based on your spirit as well as the games.
On Monday wear funky socks in the colour of your grade!
On Tuesday wear shirts and pants in the colour of your grade!
On Wednesday wear accessories in the colour of your grade!
On Thursday deck out in some body art/ paint in the colour of your grade!
On Friday go full out for your grade’s colour!
Have fun Spartans!

GIRLS’ SOCCER
Anyone wishing to play on the girls soccer team needs to fill out the "signup sheet" outside room 2020 (Mrs Brens and Mr. Verrucci's room) no later than Monday, April 16th.

FASHION SHOW
All models in the updated scenes 1 and 2 are reminded to come to the dance room Monday at lunch to rehearse.

MUSIC
Rock band begins again today at lunch.
Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr Goode ASAP to sign up.
The Arts Tour is May 1st and 2nd.
Alsostudents who want to attend Music Monday on May 7th at the Meridian Centre are to see Mr Goode ASAP as well.

ATTENTION POTENTIAL GRADS
Meridian’s Commitment to Communities Sean Jackson Scholarship
$10,000 scholarship available to an Ontario resident entering a post-secondary institution.  Deadline is April 15, 2018.  Full details and application are available at www.meridiancu.ca/scholarship
Sprowt Video Scholarship
Students create a video explaining why they are passionate about their chosen program of study.  $2,000 grand prize and 4 runner-up awards of $800, $600, $400, and $200.  Deadline is May 11, 2018.  Full details and application are available at http://www.sprowt.ca/scholarship
Pen Centre Bursary
Two applicants to receive $2,000 each toward their 2018/ 2019 Enrollment! FYI:  Must be a student in the process of graduating from high school or enrolled full or part-time at a Canadian campus of either Brock University or Niagara College, commencing studies in the fall of 2018.  Deadline is Friday, July 6th, 2018. Full details and application are available at https://www.thepencentre.com/events/thepencentre-the-pen-centre-s-2-000-student-bursary-program-returns.
Another great website to help students find scholarship opportunities: ScholarTree.ca

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018

GIRLS’ SOCCER
Anyone wishing to play on the girls soccer team needs to fill out the "signup sheet" outside room 2020 (Mrs Brens and Mr. Verrucci's room) no later than Monday, April 16th.

FASHION SHOW
The scene list has been posted, please check it.  If you do not see your name, please see Mrs. Barette asap.  Our first rehearsal is today at lunch in the Dance room.  This is for scenes 1,2 and 3 only.  Please be prompt and bring your lunch.  Please remember that attendance is mandatory and if you miss a rehearsal without a legitimate reason, you will lose your role.

STUDENT SERVICES
Looking to take a summer school course????  Pick up your applications in Student Services.

MUSIC
Rock band begins again tomorrow.
Open Mike and guitar club are today at lunch.
Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr Goode ASAP to sign up.
The Arts Tour is May 1st and 2nd.
Also students who want to attend Music Monday on May 7th at the Meridian Centre are to see Mr Goode ASAP as well.

ATTENTION POTENTIAL GRADS
Meridian’s Commitment to Communities Sean Jackson Scholarship
$10,000 scholarship available to an Ontario resident entering a post-secondary institution.  Deadline is April 15, 2018.  Full details and application are available at www.meridiancu.ca/scholarship

Sprowt Video Scholarship
Students create a video explaining why they are passionate about their chosen program of study.  $2,000 grand prize and 4 runner-up awards of $800, $600, $400, and $200.  Deadline is May 11, 2018.  Full details and application are available at http://www.sprowt.ca/scholarship

Pen Centre Bursary
Two applicants to receive $2,000 each toward their 2018/ 2019 Enrollment! FYI:  Must be a student in the process of graduating from high school or enrolled full or part-time at a Canadian campus of either Brock University or Niagara College, commencing studies in the fall of 2018.  Deadline is Friday, July 6th, 2018. Full details and application are available at https://www.thepencentre.com/events/thepencentre-the-pen-centre-s-2-000-student-bursary-program-returns

Another great website to help students find scholarship opportunities: ScholarTree.ca

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018

WESTLANE STAND WITH HUMBOLDT
Tomorrow is national jersey day to show support for the victims of the Humboldt accident. We ask all Spartans to either wear a hockey jersey or green and yellow to show their respect.

GIRLS’ SOCCER
Anyone wishing to play on the girls soccer team needs to fill out the "signup sheet" outside room 2020 (Mrs Brens and Mr. Verrucci's room) no later than Monday, April 16th.

FASHION SHOW
The scene list has been posted, please check it.  If you do not see your name, please see Mrs. Barette asap.  Our first rehearsal is tomorrow at lunch in the Dance room.  This is for scenes 1,2 and 3 only.  Please be prompt and bring your lunch.  Please remember that attendance is mandatory and if you miss a rehearsal without a legitimate reason, you will lose your role.

ATHLETIC TRANSFERS
Athletic transfers are due today!  If you are interested in playing spring sports and have attended another high school other than Westlane you MUST see Mr. Coull or Ms. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office ASAP.

BADMINTON
Practice today in the Main Gym at 2:45 pm.

ROM FIELD TRIP
Are you interested in going to the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto on May 1st? This trip is now open to all Westlane students. Please see Mr. Verrucci and Mrs. Gorman for further details as soon as possible.

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER
There will be a junior boys soccer try-out Thursday at 3PM in Gym A/B.

MUSIC
Rock band begins again this Friday. Open Mike and guitar club are tomorrow.

Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr. Goode ASAP to sign up. The Arts Tour is May 1st and 2nd. Also students who want to attend Music Monday on May 7th at the Meridian Centre are to see Mr. Goode ASAP as well.

ATTENTION POTENTIAL GRADS
Meridian’s Commitment to Communities Sean Jackson Scholarship$10,000 scholarship available to an Ontario resident entering a post-secondary institution.  Deadline is April 15, 2018.  Full details and application are available at www.meridiancu.ca/scholarship

Sprowt Video Scholarship
Students create a video explaining why they are passionate about their chosen program of study.  $2,000 grand prize and 4 runner-up awards of $800, $600, $400, and $200.  Deadline is May 11, 2018.  Full details and application are available at http://www.sprowt.ca/scholarship

Pen Centre Bursary
Two applicants to receive $2,000 each toward their 2018/ 2019 Enrollment! FYI:  Must be a student in the process of graduating from high school or enrolled full or part-time at a Canadian campus of either Brock University or Niagara College, commencing studies in the fall of 2018.  Deadline is Friday, July 6th, 2018. Full details and application are available at https://www.thepencentre.com/events/thepencentre-the-pen-centre-s-2-000-student-bursary-program-returns.
Another great website to help students find scholarship opportunities: ScholarTree.ca



TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018

GIRLS’ SOCCER
Anyone wishing to play on the girls soccer team needs to fill out the "signup sheet" outside room 2020 (Mrs Brens and Mr. Verrucci's room) no later than Monday, April 16th.

FASHION SHOW
The scene list has been posted, please check it.  If you do not see your name, please see Mrs. Barette asap.  Our first rehearsal is Thursday at lunch in the Dance room.  This is for scenes 1,2 and 3 only.  Please be prompt and bring your lunch.  Please remember that attendance is mandatory and if you miss a rehearsal without a legitimate reason, you will lose your role.

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER
There will be a junior boys soccer try-out Thursday at 3PM in Gym A/B.

ATTENTION POTENTIAL GRADS
Meridian’s Commitment to Communities Sean Jackson Scholarship
$10,000 scholarship available to an Ontario resident entering a post-secondary institution.  Deadline is April 15, 2018.  Full details and application are available at www.meridiancu.ca/scholarship

Sprowt Video Scholarship
Students create a video explaining why they are passionate about their chosen program of study.  $2,000 grand prize and 4 runner-up awards of $800, $600, $400, and $200.  Deadline is May 11, 2018.  Full details and application are available at http://www.sprowt.ca/scholarship

Pen Centre Bursary
Two applicants to receive $2,000 each toward their 2018/ 2019 Enrollment! FYI:  Must be a student in the process of graduating from high school or enrolled full or part-time at a Canadian campus of either Brock University or Niagara College, commencing studies in the fall of 2018.  Deadline is Friday, July 6th, 2018. Full details and application are available at https://www.thepencentre.com/events/thepencentre-the-pen-centre-s-2-000-student-bursary-program-returns.

Another great website to help students find scholarship opportunities: ScholarTree.ca


MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018

LIBRARY
Book Club meets in the library today at lunch.

ROM & U of T FIELD TRIP
Are you a senior history student who would like to attend the Royal Ontario Museum and see what it is like to attend school at the University of Toronto? Mr. Verrucci and Mrs. Gorman will be taking 43 students to the ROM and on a tour of U of T on May 1st. Please see Mr. Verrucci or Mrs. Gorman ASAP as spots are available on a first come first serve basis.

LITERACY TEST
This announcement is for grade 10's and 11's writing the literacy test.  Tomorrow is the test!  Please check the list outside the office to see where you will be writing.  Also, a reminder that today your last literacy prep session.  See you there!
Also, this announcement is for students who have MSIP during period 1, 2, or 3.  Tomorrow, if you have a morning MSIP, you'll be going directly to the cafeteria for your MSIP period.  This is because literacy testing will be taking place in MSIP rooms.  

MUSIC
Rock band begins this Friday.
Open Mike is this Thursday as well.
Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr. Goode ASAP to sign up.
The Arts Tour is May 1st and 2nd.
Also, students who want to attend Music Monday on May 7th at the Meridian Centre are to see Mr Goode ASAP as well.

GIRLS SLO-PITCH
Any Girls interested in playing Slo-Pitch for Westlane this season are reminded of the first try-out today after school in gym C. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. MIller or Mrs. Bokma.

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Youth alpha, come and talk about some of life's most asked questions. During Christian Fellowship today at lunch in room 1011. There will be a free pizza lunch.


FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018

LITERACY
This announcement is for grade 10's and 11's writing the literacy test.  Please check the list outside the office to see where you will be writing the test on Tuesday.  Also, a reminder that Monday is your last literacy prep session.  See you there!

LIBRARY
All Book Club students, please remember to get your literacy conference trip forms into the library today.  Also, you need to come to the library to vote!

FASHION SHOW
All models are reminded of the mandatory workshop today during Period 3.  Please report to the Dance Room at the beginning of that class.

SENIOR BOYS SOCCER
A list of players making the second round of tryouts will be posted outside of room 2020 by lunch. Tryouts continue on Monday at the Kalar Turf Field.

MUSIC ROOM
Vocal students who presently have Mr. Goode AND had Mr. Goode for vocals last semester are to see him at the beginning of lunch today for a very important meeting.
Rock band begins next Friday.
Open Mike is next Thursday.
Students who want to go on the Arts Tour are to see Mr. Goode ASAP to sign up.  Also, students who want to attend Music Monday on May 7th at the Meridian Centre are to see Mr. Goode ASAP as well.

GIRLS SLO-PITCH
Any Girls interested in playing Slo-Pitch for Westlane this season are asked to please sign up outside of the Phys. Ed office. The first try-out will be Monday April 9, after school in Gym C, please bring your glove. If you have any questions please see Mrs. MIller or Mrs. Bokma.

BOYS BASEBALL
Any students interested in playing for the Westlane baseball team are asked to sign up on the phys. ed. office door in the next few days.  Weather permitting, practices will begin next week!  If you have any concerns please contact Mr. Coull.

THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2018

LIBRARY
All Book Club students, please remember to get your literacy conference trip forms into the library by tomorrow.  Also, you need to come to the library to vote!

MUSIC
Guitar Club is today at lunch.

LITERACY PREP
Attention grade 10's and some grade 11's: This is a reminder that your 4th literacy prep session is today!  Go to MSIP for attendance and then straight to your prep session location.  See you there!

GIRLS SLO-PITCH
Any Girls interested in playing Slo-Pitch for Westlane this season are asked to please sign up outside of the Phys. Ed office. The first try-out will be Monday April 9, after school in Gym C, please bring your glove. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. MIller or Mrs. Bokma.

BOYS BASEBALL
Any students interested in playing for the Westlane baseball team are asked to sign up on the phys. ed. office door in the next few days.  Weather permitting, practices will begin next week!  If you have any concerns, please contact Mr. Coull.

RED CROSS
Beyond the Hurt members are reminded to please meet in room 1105 at lunch today for a meeting with Mr. Verruucci and Mrs. McKay.

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER
Junior boys interested in trying out for the junior boys’ soccer team need to meet with Mr. Zeffiro at the beginning of lunch in room 2035.

ATHLETIC TRANSFERS
If you have attended another high school other than Westlane you MUST complete an athletic transfer. Please see Mr. Coull or Ms. Devereux in the Phys-ed Office ASAP.

BADMINTON
Practice today after school in the Main Gym at 2:45 pm

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Project Share needs volunteers for their Annual Grand Prix event at Niagara Go-Karts on May 11.
The Arthritis Society is looking for help with their Walk for Arthritis at Merritt Island Park in Welland on June 3.
For more information or contact details go to the Volunteer link on Westlane's home page or see Mrs. Bilon in guidance.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018

AIDS WALK PLANNING MEETING
To any students interested in helping plan the 15th. Annual Aids Walk, our first planning meeting is today at lunch hour in 2005.  The walk takes place May 11th. Everyone interested in helping is invited to attend.  Bring your lunch and ideas to 2005 today at lunch hour.  

LIBRARY
All Book Club students, please remember to get your literacy conference trip forms into the library by this Friday.  Also, you need to come to the library to vote!

BEYOND THE HURT
Would all Red Cross Beyond the Hurt members please meet in room 1105 tomorrow (Thursday) at lunch for a brief meeting with Mr. Verruucci and Mrs. McKay.

SENIOR BOYS SOCCER
Senior Boys Soccer tryouts will continue today and tomorrow at Kalar Turf Field at 3pm weather permitting.

TRACK AND FIELD
Due to poor weather, today's Track and Field practice will be indoors. Please meet in Gym C.

CARIBOU CONTEST
Students writing the Caribou Math Contest are asked to meet today at lunch in Room 2007 to prepare for tomorrow's contest.


TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2018

Attention grade 10's and some grade 11's
This is a reminder that your 3rd literacy prep session is today!  Go to MSIP for attendance and then straight to your prep session location.  See you there!

JUNIOR BOYS SOCCER
Junior boys interested in trying out for the junior boy’s soccer team need to meet with Mr. Zeffiro at the beginning of lunch in room 2035.

FOOTBALL
All players expecting to play Sr football next year, there will be a brief meeting on Tuesday to discuss future steps, uniforms and spring camp. Please meet in Mr. Babony's room 1091 at 3pm.

ART CLUB
Digital Art Club is cancelled for today. Meetings will resume next Tuesday!

Students attending the mural painting at the McBain community centre are reminded to meet by the front doors immediately after first period.

TRACK AND FIELD
The Track and Field Team will be practicing indoors today. Please meet in Gym C after school.
We will be practicing Wednesday from 4-5 at the Kalar Road Turf Field and again Thursday from 3-4 at Kalar Road.
A schedule has been posted outside of the Phys Ed office with practice times and locations.

FASHION SHOW
There will be a mandatory meeting for all Fashion Show models at lunch today in the Fashion Room.  If you want to be in the show, you MUST attend.  If you are interested in modeling, we still have spots available, come on out!

BADMINTON
Practice today, tomorrow and Thursday after school in the Main Gym.

AIDS WALK PLANNING MEETING
To any students interested in helping plan the 15th. Annual Aids Walk, our first planning meeting is tomorrow at lunch hour in 2005.  The walk takes place May 11th.  Everyone interested in helping is invited to attend.  Bring your lunch and ideas to 2005 tomorrow at lunch hour.  That’s AIDS walk planning meeting tomorrow at lunch hour in 2005.

GIRLS SLO-PITCH
Any Girls interested in playing Slo-Pitch for Westlane this season are asked to please sign up outside of the Phys. Ed office. Please listen to the morning announcements for updated information on the first try-out date. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Miller or Mrs. Bokma.

LIBRARY
All Book Club students, please remember to get your literacy conference trip forms into the library by this Friday.  Also, you need to come to the library to vote!