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Grade 8 Virtual Information Session
Step 1 - Download and view the introductory PowerPoint presentation from guidance. Be sure to view in "present" mode to hear the narration.

Step 2 - Go to Google Classroom, click the plus sign at the top to add a class, and enter in the class code 3vfhqbn to
  • Go on a virtual tour of the school
  • Make your way through a Virtual Escape
  • Check out what happens in some of your grade 9 classes
  • Take a look at Athletics
  • Learn about supports available to WILDCATS
If your future WILDCAT is not coming to us from the SCDSB, please email to receive the orientation package.



Your Mental Health Matters - please reach out if you need help Mental Health Matters - please reach out if you need help<p>There is a lot of help available to support your wellness at ESS!</p><p><br></p><p>If you are struggling with a mental health issue like depression, anxiety, family or friend struggles, we are here to help. Please reach out to any adult in the building.  If that's a difficult thing to do, speak to a friend who can go with you to talk with a teacher, counselor, or administrator.  We have all kinds of expertise at ESS from our school social work support, to community agencies who visit the school to talk with students about addiction, depression, sadness, thoughts of suicide, and many other situations.  Being a teenager can be amazing but also very challenging with the ups and downs of everyday life and school. If you find yourself feeling alone, sad, or overwhelmed, please take that first step and reach out.  We will be there to help.  </p><p>24 Hour Crisis Line: 705-728-5044</p><p>Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 or text TALK to 686868</p><p>New Path Walk-In Clinic Info: <span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><a href="" target="_blank"></a></span><br></p><p><br></p>
Announcements Week of October 18 Week of October 18<h1>Tuesday,  October 19</h1><p><br>Want to make a difference in our school…and our world?  Come join the<strong> EcoTeam</strong> in Rm 244 tomorrow at the start of lunch to find out more.<br><br><strong>Boys Hockey</strong>: Attention all players interested in playing hockey this year.  Google forms must be completed and try out fees must be paid before you will be able to access the arena this Wed. Oct 20 for the first team try out. Players are reminded that there is a 2 hour ice time starting at 3pm. this Wednesday.  Players will be split into 2 groups with Gr. 10's and Gr. 12's taking the first hour and Gr. 9's and Gr. 11's taking the second hour.  Please ensure that you are on the ice with your appropriate group. The outdoor locker room will be available for equipment storage during the day.  The door will be open at 7:45 to drop off your equipment and closed just prior to the first bell. Please see Mr. Wilson and Mr. Beer with questions. All boys intending to be on the ice for tomorrow's try outs are required to attend a mandatory meeting today at the start of lunch time in Rm. 217.  Repeat this is a mandatory meeting.<br><br>Attention Wildcats! This Wednesday, October 20, Eastview <strong>Equality club</strong> is meeting in room 202 from 2:45-4:00. That is this Wednesday the 20th in room 202 from 2:45-4:00. Come out if you want to meet friends in a fun, inclusive environment and spark a positive change in our school. <br><br>Hey <strong>Orchestra Cats</strong>, Another practice tonight in room 202.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are the days.  C'mon out and play with us!  We are in need of flutes, and clarinets!! See you tonight!<br><br>Attention <strong>video game club members</strong>!! We are meeting today in room 114 from 2:30-4:30!!  We will be playing Super Smash Bros on the big screen, and you can always grab a computer or bring a Switch for individual play.  Looking forward to seeing you!! We have space for a few more people if anyone is interested!<br><br><strong>Sr. & Jr. girls flag football</strong> intramurals will be rescheduled to Wednesday and travel team practice will be rescheduled to Thursday this week after school! <br><br>Girls interested in playing on the Eastview <strong>Girls </strong><strong>Varsity Hockey Team</strong> are asked to sign up on the sheet posted between the two gyms. First tryout will be Nov. 2 after school. Questions?  Please ask Coach Wilson in guidance or Coach Hargreaves.<br><br>The <strong>cross country team</strong> competed in their third and final league race this past Thursday, and some stellar performances were had.  The novice girls again placed first, and won the top novice girl team in overall standings for the season.  The girls success was led by Nari Hwang, who won the race, and strong performances by Katie, Claudia, Madeline, Brooke and Trinity. Christian and Ethan also made significant gains in their week over week performances. Please wish the team members well as they head off the the GBSSA championship races tomorrow at Duntroon Highlands!  A reminder to the athletes that the bus will leave at 8 a.m. sharp from front of the school.<br><br></p><h1>​Monday,  October 18</h1><p><br>Attention all players interested in playing <strong>hockey </strong>this year.  Please submit your Concussion and Player Profile form by today.  Please also complete the 2 Google Forms and pay for the try-out fee through School Cash On Line, which is now available for players and parents to access.  Parents should have now received an email notification to complete that step of the sign up process.  Google forms must be completed and try out fees must be paid before you will be able to access the arena this Wed. Oct 20 for the first team try out.<br><br>Last Friday the <strong>Eastview Junior Football</strong> team played its first home game of the season, and a supportive home crowd saw the WIldcats defeat the Collingwood Owls 30-13. Jake led the way with 3 TDs and Jaiden added another while Noal , Lucas and Ace added converts. Max, Carson, Riley and Graydon anchored the stout WIldcat defence. Next game is this Wednesday when we host the Innisdale Invaders.<br><br>Both <strong>junior and senior football teams</strong> practice today after school.<br><br>On Friday, our <strong>Junior girls’ footbal</strong>l team faced Nantyr Shores. Shoutouts to Bianca and Addi for helping us run the ball. Also, incredible interceptions by Amaya, Katie, and Shania! Also, credit to Bella for scoring a touchdown as well as Tinuke for breaking all of the girls’ ankles and scoring a touchdown. All of our teamwork paid off and helped us beat Nantyr 12-0!!<br><br>It’s Monday, Eastview!! That means it’s time for Inquisitor’s Club! The Inquisitor’s Club will be meeting today at 2:45 in room 181. See ya there!<br></p>
Wildcat Spiritwear Spiritwear<p>Show your school pride, order your Wildcat spiritwear. Order deadline is October 31 so don't delay, order yours today.<a href="">Spiritwear</a><br></p>
Grad Photos Photos<p>We are excited to announce that grad photos will take place at the school starting on November 1<sup>st</sup>  </p><p>You must book an appointment to have your photo taken. </p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">BOOK NOW</span>   <a href=""></a></p><p>*Students will be provided with a sanitized gown to use on the day of photos</p><p>*A dress shirt and tie or white blouse complement the gown nicely (this is not provided by the photographer)<br></p><p><br></p>
Have Questions About Covid-19? Questions About Covid-19?<p>For up-to-date information about Covid-19 visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Heath Unit's website: <a href="">SMDH</a><br></p>
Social and Emotional Supports for Students and Families and Emotional Supports for Students and Families<p>​A number of resources available during this difficult time can be found <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></p>
Announcements Week of October 12 Week of October 12<h1>Friday, October 15</h1><p><br>The <strong>Junior Boys Football Team</strong> is dismissed at 1:15 today to prepare for their game this afternoon vs Collingwood. Kickoff is at 3 p.m.!<br><br>Yesterday afternoon your Eastview <strong>Senior Football Team</strong> lost a toughly contested battle to the Barrie North Vikings. Despite leading at halftime, critical errors cost the Wildcats in the second half. Touchdowns were scored by Aaron, Zander and Jesse while Jon kicked all three extra points. The defense was led by Rob and Gio while Nolan , Jayden and Lucas provided strong play on the line. Next game is Wednesday when we host Innisdale on our field.<br><br>Attention all players interested in playing <strong>hockey</strong> this year. Please submit your Concussion and Player Profile form by today. Please also complete the 2 Google Forms and pay for the try out fee through School Cash On Line, which is now available for players and parents to access. Parents should have now received an email notification to complete that step of the sign up process. Google forms must be completed and try out fees must be paid before you will be able to access the arena next Wed. Oct 20 for the first team try out.<br><br>Over lunch hour next week in the <strong>Guidance Department</strong>, we will have virtual meets with the following Universities . . . on Wednesday, Oct. 20th, Guelph/Humber University and on Thursday, Oct. 21st, Lakehead University.<br><br><strong>Spirit wear</strong>! Spirit Wear! Spirit Wear! That’s right wildcats, our online store is up and running! Make sure to check out the sweatshirts, sweatpants, accessories, and more so you can be rocking the new wildcat look! You can find the store through our school website. The deadline for orders is October 31st.<br><br>Attention all Wildcats, the Eastview GSA, now known as the <strong>Equality club</strong> or ESSE for short, is starting up again! <br>Are you looking for a safe and accepting space to meet friends and spread positivity around the school? Come to our meeting Wednesday, October 20 in room 202 from 2:45 - 4:00. See you there Wildcats!<br><br><strong>Senior Boys Volleyball!</strong> Keeping the dream alive and keening their stronghold on the number one spot in the league, the boys had a monster win against Bear Creek last night, at home. Coming up with some big kills at the net we’re Ryan Vriezma, Graeme Gramps Galloway, Jack Twigsy Rowsell, Cooper Thing Two  DeHaan and Liam Alexander. It was a true team effort and every one of the boys should be proud of the game they played last night. Great job boys!<br><br></p><h1>Thursday, October 14</h1><p><br>The <strong>Senior Boys Football Team</strong> is dismissed at 10:45 today. Players should eat lunch, then get dressed for their game this afternoon at Barrie North Collegiate. All players should be ready to board the bus at 12:30 in the tech wing parking lot.<br><br>The <strong>non-competitive vocal ensemble</strong> meets at lunch today. We are now in room 204, which is the vocal room, right next door to where we used to be.<br><br>This is another reminder for all players wishing to try out for the <strong>Varsity Boys Hockey</strong> team, to complete and return the Concussion and the Player Information form to Mr. Wilson or Mr. Beer by Friday.  If no forms are submitted, you will not be allowed to participate in the first of 2 try outs starting next Wed. Oct. 20.<br><br>The <strong>Eastview EDI</strong> group will be meeting today at 11- please come to the office and new students are always welcome. <br><br>The<strong> jr and sr girls basketball team</strong>s travelled to Nantyr Shores yesterday to compete in league action.  Despite a rough start by leaving the Eastview parking lot and forgetting our newly appointed coach, Connor, it turned out to be a positive evening.  Coach Conner did manage to find his way to the gym the girls managed dominant wins in both games.  Great job ladies, see you at practice today.  Sorry Conner, it won’t happen again!<br><br></p><h1>Wednesday, October 13 </h1><p><br></p><p>Attention all Boys Interested in Attending <strong>Hockey</strong> Try-Outs: Please ensure that you pick up and return the Player Information and the Concussion forms from either Mr. Beer or Mr. Wilson.  These forms must be returned by the end of this week in order for you to be included on the try-out list.  The first of two try-outs is tentatively scheduled for Wed. October 20 with the second try-out tentatively scheduled for Wed. October 27.<br><br>It's <strong>games club</strong> day!  It's after school, TODAY  in room 163.  Come and see what we're all about!  We play D&D and all sorts of board and card games, you name it!  Great place to hang out with friends . . . and make new friends!.  TODAY, after school in room 163.  See you there!</p><h1>​Tuesday, October 12 </h1><p><br>Attention: All boys interested in playing <strong>hockey </strong>this season and who have not picked the required sign up forms, please see either Mr. Wilson or Mr. Beer in Rm. 215 as soon as you can to be included on the Try - Out list.  If you do not, you will not be allowed to attend the try- outs starting at the end of October.<br><br>Hey <strong>video game club</strong> members!! We are meeting TODAY from 2:30-4:30 in room 114!  This week we will be playing Jackbox on the main screen!! Can't wait to see you there!!<br><br>Did you hear about the <strong>games club</strong>?  It's after school, tomorrow, Wednesday in room 163.  Come and see what we're all about!  We play D&D and all sorts of board and card games, you name it! .  Great place to hang out with friends....and make new friends!.  Tomorrow, after school in room 163.  See you there!<br><br>The<strong> Inquisitor's Club</strong> will be meeting TODAY at 2:45 in room 181. That's Inquisitor's Club today at 2:45 in room 181. See ya there!<br><br>Congratulations goes out to the dynamic duo of Megan and Ava who won the <strong>GBSSA championships in Double Tennis</strong> last Friday in Collingwood. They have now qualified for OFSSA Tennis for the Spring. Well Done Cats!! And, thanks to the entire tennis team this year. It was a great season.<br><br><strong>EDI </strong>meeting Thursday at lunch. Please meet at the office. New members are welcome.<br></p>



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