Daily Announcements & Schedule

Daily Schedule


Period Time
Homeroom: 8:15 - 8:20
Period 1: 8:20 - 9:35
Break:  9:35 - 9:43 (8 Min.)
Period 2: 9:43 - 10:58
Break: 10:58 - 11:06 (8 Min.)
Period 3: 11:06 - 12:21
Lunch: 12:21 - 1:15 (58 Min.)
Period 4: 1:15 - 2:30
  • Homerooms are to be open and supervised by 8:00 a.m.
  • "Go-to-Class music" before 8:15 signals the time to go to homeroom.
  • Bells will ring to signal the beginning and end of each class.
  • There will be a bell at 1:10 p.m. to signal to students that they have 5 minutes to get to their last period class.
  • Period 1 consists of two parts. Opening exercises and curriculum time.





  1. Floor hockey intramurals will be starting this Friday and will take place every Tuesday after that.
  2. There will be a very brief track and field meeting for all hurdlers, throwers and jumpers at lunch April 8th in D18
  3. Baseball April 8th at lunch in gym 2. Lets play ball.



  1. Good Morning Hawks! It is Monday April 8th and your movie Monday song bringing you to class this morning was Stayin Alive from the movie Madagascar. You fun fact of the day is: A swarm of bees chased a car for more than 24 hours because their queen was trapped inside.
  2. Cafeteria specials are popcorn chicken and rice or club wrap
  3. Concert band rehearses April 8th from 4-6pm in C14.
  4. Congratulations to Elizabeth Reid and Hunter Bannon for being selected to attend the Canada Wide Science Fair. Beth and hunter will compete in Fredericton for a week in May with their project on L.E.Ds and see germination. This is the first participation of a science fair project at Canada Wide in a very long time for NDSS. Congrats again Beth and Hunter!
  5. A reminder to all staff and students of the free books in our library. Not often do we get a free lunch but this is one occasion Hawks! Everyone is free as a bird to visit our library for all the free science fiction, young adult and fantasy books you desire =! On a side not, Ms. Brooks is still awaiting another lucky Hawk to again find Herb the Hamster! Where could he be? Might he be free?
  6. Its almost here grads! Charlotte Uens Scholarship applications drop this Thursday at lunch in the library. Stop by for your copy and to gain valuable insight into completing a successful application.
  7. Interval House is in need of five volunteers for a special evening event. Would you like to dress up and help to greet guests and serve food at this important fundraiser in our community? Pop by People Place for more details and contact info.
  8. This week the Interact Club is seeking donations of in good condition previously enjoyed kids books from your homes. These books are for local elementary school students in need!
  9. Attention grads! Are you planning to go to college or university next year? Do you want to get an idea as to what it’s like to go to post-secondary school? Come down to the library period 4 on Wednesday, April 10th for a presentation by Jason Summers, a Psychotherapist from Queen’s University about transitioning from high school to post-secondary. All grade 12’s and returning grads are welcome. Attendance will be covered, so come down. This event is brought to you by your Generation Empowered Club and People Place.
  10. Calling all cast and crew members involved in the one act play “Sick”. You are all invited to C17 April 8th at lunch for a mini celebration of our performance at the NTS Drama Festival! We will chat about the adjudicators feedback and our upcoming performance here at NDSS.





  1. Any girls wanting to play in a one day funday 3 pitch tournament at the end of May should come to B2 at lunch today to sign up.


  1. Good morning Hawks! It is Tuesday April 16th and your teache Tuesday song bringin you to c lass this morning was Hand Me Downs by Arkells chosen by Ms. Hubble.
  2. Lasagna and Caesar salad or chicken Caesar salad with cheesy bread stick.
  3. Don’t forget to bring a toonie for a cold delicious Reid’s Dairy Milkshake tomorrow at lunch.
  4. Hey grads! Are you headed to SLC in the Fall? Have you accepted your offer? Do you like free money? If you answered yes to all of these questions, and you haven’t yet completed the online SLC bursary application, what are you waiting for?! St. Lawrence College offers a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries to help you pay for college – but you have to apply! Financial need and academics are important, but awards are also granted for volunteerism, leadership skills and obstacles you have overcome. Last year SLC provided over 500 bursaries to their students! The online application is open now and the deadline for the first and biggest round of awards is Tuesday, April 30th!
  5. Attention all performers in Get your act together! Are required for a very importatgn meeting today at the start of lunch in C17. Our performance is coming up next week… come to todays meeting to find out about our rehearsals for the week. This meeting includes all individual and small group acts.
  6. To Arts and Culture Specialists High Skills Major Students: the First Aid/CPR COURSE IS STARTING NOW IN THE COLLABORATION ROOM IN Upper A hall.





  1. Intramural volleyball Today!
  2. Final Baseball tryout tonight after school in gym 2. Anyone wanting to play varsity baseball should attend this tryout!
  3. Yesterday Senior Grils soccer played our first game against YHoly Cross. Although we did not win, it was a grat game with a lot of excellent defensive plays, great passes and amazing effort. From Emma Chatterton as the goalie. Were proud of you ladies! Please meet in A9 at the start of lunch for a quick meeting!
  4. The junior girls soccer tema started their season yesterday against a skilled Holy Cross team. They fell behind 2-0 early in the first6 half but fought back on goals by Anna Baker and Gabbie Faubert to be tied 2-2 at half time. The hard work and effort continued in the second half but your Hawks couldn’t get the go ahead goal. Some heavy pressure from Holy Cross resulted in a penalty and a goal late in the game. Final score NDSS 2, Holy Cross 3.



  1. Good morning Hawks, it is Wednesday April 17th and your western Wednesday song bringing you to class this morning was Diggin’ Up Bones by Randy Travis. Your fun fact of the day is: Every year about ten thousand shipping containers fall off ships into the sea.
  2. Cafeteria specials are: turkey and cheese on a bun with fries or chicken fingers and rice.
  3. Just a reminder that the deadline to accept a college offer is fast approaching! Offers must be accepted in your OCAS account by May 1st!
  4. If you love crafting and all things retro, then join us for some throwback inspired craft projects at the Napanee library April 25th form 6-8pm. We will be trying out some old craft techniques and revamping them in something fun and new. All materials will be provided.
  5. The Charlotte Uens scholarship is a graduation award available ONLY to students of NDSS. There are multiple winners at all levels of post-secondary study. Applications are available now and are due March 10th!
  6. MILKSHAKES are today outside the caf at lunch for $2!
  7. New scholarship alert grads! The Lennox and Addington Stewardship Council is pleased to offer their annual bursary of $500 to one successful applicant from the class of 2019. In order to apply, graduates must reside in Lennox and Addington and be attending a post – secondary program in the areas of environmental studies, natural resources, environmental science or agricultural studies in the fall. Does it sound like you might fight the bill? Deadline to apply is Thursday May 16th. Pop by the scholarships counter in People Place for further info. .
  8. Generation Empowered meeting today at 12:30 in A9.
  9. Duak credits offer senior or returning students the opportunity to earn a highschool credit while taking a course at St. Lawrence college. Applications for next September open on Tuesday April 23rd. Limited spaces are available in Development Psychology, Make-Up, Taste of the Trades, and police foundations. Pop by People Place to chat witha counselloror pick up an application. You must be completed everything by May 10th!






  1. Baseball April 11th in gym 1 at lunch. Pitchers and catchers be prepared to throw. Everybody is welcome!
  2. Its time to get your head in the game because intramural basketball starts today! On the girls side of Gym 2 is the YoungBloods vs The 1 in 4’s and on the boys side, Yellow Army will play the Janitors.


  1. Good morning Hawks! It is April 11th and your throwback Thursday song bringing you to class this morning was Home Sweet Home by Motley Crue. Your throwback milestone fo the day is: One this day oin 1965, Jack Nicklaus won his 2nd of 6 masters titles.
  2. Cafeteria specials are taco beef wrap or noodle and veggie stir fry.
  3. If anybody is in need of those mandatory volunteer hours, another opportunity has come your way! You can be apart of the clean up crew on Earth Day form 9am-1pl.
  4. A professional photo booth will be provided at the dance Friday night! Have your photo taken with friends and sweethearts, yearbook guaranteed for only $2. Prints are also available: $4 for a 5x7 or 2 for $6 and $8 for a 8x10 or 2 for $12.
  5. Charlotte Uens Scholarship info session April 11th at lunch in the library. Come and get your first peek at this generous scholarship Just for NDSS students. Copies of the application will be distributed, along with helpful tips for a successful application!
  6. The Quinte Home Economics Association generously sponsors two education awards to graduates attending post-secondary studies in a field related to family studies – will you be studying fashion, nutrition, culinarfy arts, child and youth worker, early childhood education or some other related program this fall? Don’t miss out on your chance to earn some award money to help you as you take the next step in your education. Applications are available NOW on the scholarships counter in People Place and are due by the end of the day on Friday May 3rd. Be sure to pick up your copy soon so you have time to get all the requirements in order.