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.


Announcements: Monday January 14th 2019
The Cafeteria specials for today are Cordon Bleu chicken burger with fries or chicken quesadilla
with watermelon.
Get ahead in your exams Hawks! NASA’s grade 9 exam prep session is in B3 today at lunch! All
classes are welcomed.
On friday , our swim team did very well at the Bellville Swim Meet. Gracey Vanberkel placed 1st
in 100 Fly and 200 IM and she was 2nd in 100 IM. Owen Googe was 2nd in 200 IM and 3rd in
Breaststroke. Addy Szuch was 3rd in 200 free, Leah oster placed 3rd in 200 free and Maddy
Oster was 2st in 25 fly. Our senior relay team , Leah, Gracey, Elizabeth Peterson and Emma
Arnold placed 3rd . outr Junior relay team, Abby, Maddy Lilly and Sydney Peters also placed
3rd. Tremendous effort was shown by all members.
Badminton team try-outs continue this Tuesday and Thursday at lunch in Gym 2!
Attention SKit team! If you’re struggling to get your 10 practices in, here’s one more opportunity.
Dry land fitness training today at lunch in the activity room. Ready to go by 12:30.
Congratulations to our Junior Boys Basketball team who beat the visiting LCVI Lancers on
Thursday. The score was 43-40 in our favour, who earned a W on the night. Tristan White was
the high scorer in this game, which we won. The real key to our triumph was our pesky team
defense which allowed us to win the game, and ultimately achieve a victory.
Congratulations to the Junior Girls Volleyball team who captured the silver medal at the
sydenham tournament. The team went undefeated in their first 7 matches, and fell to Holy Cross
in the finals. Well done ladies!
The NDSS boys and mixed Curling teams participated in the North Bay Board Curling
Tournament. With half of the players participating in their first competitive curling bonspiel. The
results were fantastic, both teams had a record of 1-1. The boys team finished d5th and the
mixed team finished 8th out of 12.
Grads info:
Lifetouch Photography will be taking Graduation Photos at our school starting Tomorrow until
January 18th. If you have not already scheduled your appointment, please visit to sign up online. You may also purchase your :class of 2019” graduation
composite at the time of your photography, if desired for an additional $25.00 please remember
to keep your scheduled appointment.
This is a reminder to Gr.12 students considering attending post-secondary institutions next year
that the deadlines for applications are quickly approaching. The deadline for University
applications is this Wednesday January 16th and the deadline for college applications is Friday
February 1st. If you have any questions or concerns about the application process please feel
free to make an appointment with a Guidance counselor in People Place
All grads are asked to download the “Remind” App onto their phones as the remind texts will no
longer be sent by some providers after January 28th. People place will continue to use remind
to send important Graduation Information throughout semester 2.
Happy Birthday to Sheila Barber!
Students who need to sign up to use their accommodations to write exams are to see Ms. Rose
in A9 any day this week at lunch.
Good Morning Hawks! This morning in homeroom you will receive a copy of your time table.
With semester 2 just around the corner, NOW is the time to carefully check that you schedule
contains all of the classes that you need! Some important things to look for! If you are a grade 9
or 10 student , your timetable must contain 4 classes. Grades 11,12 or 13 must have 3 classes.
If you have a coop please ensure that the coop code appears for the correct number of periods
you are taking coop for. If you have a dual credit, or an e-learning course , these codes should
appear in the extra slot of your timetable. If you have any questions make an appointment in
People Place ASAP!


Announcements: Tuesday January 15th 2019
The Cafeteria specials for today are buttered chicken with rice or pasta marinara with a bread
Badminton Team Tryouts today at lunch in gym 2.
Students who need to sign up to use their accommodations to write exams are to see Ms. Rose
in A9 any day this week at lunch.
Just a reminder to students as you are working to finish course work and preparing for your
exams: Student Success is open everyday at lunch if you need a workspace. Tuesday- Student
Success is for academic work only! Food is grab and go before 12:30 or after 1. Also remember
Student Success is open Wednesdays until 4:30 with Ms. Myers available for help.
Students in grade 9-11 can gain an introduction to the Queen’s engineering experience with the
connections: Queen’s Summer Engineering Academy. Information can be found on Queen’s
website or stop by People place.


Announcements: Wednesday January 16th 2019
The Cafeteria specials for today are the soup and sandwich specials: Cream of broccoli soup
and ham and cheese panini or pepperoni and bacon pizza.
Generation empowered meeting today in A9 at 12:30.
All members of the Girls Hockey Team are excused from last period as the game time has been
changed to 2pm.
Congratulations to the Junior Girls Volleyball team on their 3-1 win against KCVI.
Last night the Senior Boys Basketball Team took on a hot shooting team from KCVI. the Hawks
battled through the first half, attacking the rim and protecting our own, for a tightly contested 2
quarters. KC proved too much in the second half and our boys couldn't catch up in the end. Top
scorer was Johnny Medford with 14 points, followed by Andrew Hudgins with 10.
All members of the Midget volleyball team are reminded of their team photo for the yearbooktoday
at the start of lunch in Gym 2. Please come immediately after period 3.
Limestone District SB in Partnerships with the 4 Directions Indigenous Student Centre at
Queen’s University is pleased to present an exciting mentorship opportunity for indigenous
students. The program aims to connect students with expanded opportunities in high school, as
well as explore post- secondary options. Session will be held in Kingston they are free of charge
however transportation is your responsibility. If you are interested in finding out more, or are
ready to sign up, please see a People Place Counsellor.
Hey Teens, On thursday January 24th from 6-8, compete against your friends and show off your
mad trivia and gaming skills and maybe even earn some bragging rights. Are you up for the
challenge? If so then join us for a night of trivia games, snacks and life sized board games at
the napanee Library! Program is free.
Students who would like to sign up to use their accommodations to write exams are to see Ms.
Rose in A9 any day this week at lunch.
The Good Food Stand will be here at NDSS today from 3-5:30. Staff and students can purchase
fresh produce a little earlier on their way home. Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of
this- get some amazing fresh produce at great prices.
Are you jonesing for snow? Do you want to feel the wind whip over you as you snowboard down
the hill? Well you are in luck! The aki team is inviting you to a ski trip on Monday Feb 11th to
Calabogie peaks. Reserve your spot on the comfy coach bus. #75 if you have equipment, $85 if
you need rentals. You msy ski or snowboard! This price includes your lift ticket1 get your forms
and money to Ms. Benn ASAP. seating is limited!


Announcements: Thursday January 17th 2019
The cafeteria specials for today are chicken finger with rice and stir fry veggies or a
cheeseburger and fries.
Badminton team tryouts today at lunch in Gym 2.
Last night the Girls Hockey Team ended first semester play with a 7-0 win over KCVI. scoring
for the Hawks was amber weese with a pair, and singles from Maddy Cronkwright, Megan
Morrow, Lauren Stutton, Peyton Hutcheson and Maddie Marlow. Picking up the shut-out in net
was Kallysta Noyes with a little help from Makena Marlow. Good luck on exams ladies!
Swim Practice today in Belleville at 3:30. We will not have another practice until next semester.
Indoor practices for track and field start tomorrow at lunch in the activity room. Practices
continue at lunch until next Wednesday.
Go Code Girl provides an exciting opportunity for girls in grades 7-11 across Ontario to learn
about the exciting world of coding and software development and discover opportunities in
computing and engineering fields. This year Go Code Girl is hosting an event at Queen’s
university on February 9th, interested? Pop by People Place for more info.
Students who would like to sign up for accommodations to write exams are to see Ms. Rose in
A9 any day this week at lunch.
Who doesn't love snacks with their studying? NASA invites grade 9 students down to B3 at
lunch tomorrow for a science study session and some free snacks


Announcements, Friday December 21st 2018

A wish from the cafeteria that everyone has a wonderful holiday! Have fun and be safe!

We have almost made it hawks! Today is our annual holiday assembly at the call down please take your books and bags to your locker before joining us in gym 2. Let’s make this a great day ! It’s the last day of school in 2018 Hawks! Celebrate with us with a

Back to the Future marathon starting period 3in B3! Popcorn and other tasty treats included Happy Birthday Isaac!@ Have a great day!

Happy Birthday Paigey poo! Love you!