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Your Mental Health Matters - please reach out if you need helphttp://eas.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/144Your 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="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https://newpath.ca/&data=04%7c01%7cdcstewart%40scdsb.on.ca%7c8634b6cb7ae241d1f25e08d97f66b88e%7c573d7e64d5434fd8b3da0c64adc4eb35%7c1%7c0%7c637680901416888104%7cUnknown%7cTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7c1000&sdata=RUUxskzLYr67BJCrsPUftJ/Y/Hpwbvotq5Kx%2Bf7XX/s%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank">https://newpath.ca/</a></span><br></p><p><br></p>
Announcements Week of November 29http://eas.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/211Announcements Week of November 29<h1>Tuesday,  November 30</h1><p><br>Try-outs for the Eastview <strong>Curling Teams</strong> will continue next Wednesday from 3-4:30pm.  Students need to arrange for a ride to the Barrie Curling Club on Wednesday, Dec 1.  Please wear comfortable clothing and clean indoor shoes and be ready for 3pm.  Parents can pick up students at 4:30pm.  Practices and games will continue on Wednesdays for the winter season.  Please email Ms. Kelly if you require further information at ekelly@scdsb.on.ca<br><br>Attention members of the <strong>orchestra</strong>: practice is cancelled today. <br><br><strong>Video games club</strong> is happening today! We're meeting in room 114 from 2:30-4:30--new members welcome! Can't wait to see everyone there!!<br><br>Attention <strong>Boys VARSITY hockey players</strong> , not to be confused with the Intramural program: All VARSITY players are to attend a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 1 (tomorrow) in Rm.217 at 10:45 with Mr. Beer and Mr. Kucharski (Mr. Wilson is on the Injury Reserve List this week) Players also be advised that there will be an after school practice on Wed. Dec. 1 (tomorrow) from 3:30 - 4:30pm.  The outdoor locker room, for equipment storage, will be opened and quickly closed for those wishing to store equipment for the day.<br><br><strong>Intramural hockey</strong> tonight at 3:15! Go leafs go!<br><br>This is just a reminder to the <strong>Junior Girls Volleyball</strong> team that our first practice is today after school in the front gym.  Again, that’s Junior Girls Volleyball practice today after school in the front gym.<br><br>Hey Wildcats! Did you know that reading can improve your mindset, knowledge, creativity, memory skills AND make your brain stronger? If your brains need a workout, or you have some extra books lying around, come visit the <strong>Book Swap Shop</strong> which will be located inside the library from December 6-8! Bring a book that you want to donate and leave with a new book ready to be read! Bring a book, Take a book Wild Cats! <br><br>Hey Wildcats!!! BRRRR.. December is approaching quickly, and you know that means…time to get into that winter SPIRIT!! Come down to the front entrance foyer from December 1st - 3rd during lunch to purchase a <strong>festive hot chocolate jar </strong>to warm you up during this cold season! Each jar is priced at $3 each or two for $5. The money collected will support your student government who will be organizing more fun events in the future! <br><br>This week we shine a spotlight on the holiday of <strong>Hanukkah</strong>! People of the Jewish faith celebrate Hanukkah every year, in honour of the triumph of a group called the Maccabees against their oppressors. This sacred holiday honours the rededication of the Second Temple, and lighting of the menorah in order to do so. Having eight branches, one candle is lit each night of the Festival of Light from left to right starting with the initial candle called the shamash. Happy Hanukkah to all our Wildcats who celebrate!<br><br>This is a reminder that there is dryland training for the <strong>alpine ski team</strong> today after school. Please meet in room 242 at 2:42, ready for an outdoor workout.<br><br>Are you aware that when Earth’s climate was just 10<sup>o</sup>C colder, Barrie was covered by a glacier?  With Earth’s temperature on track to climb up to 5<sup>o</sup>C within your lifetime, we’ve got a problem…and we need to be doing more to solve it!  Come to Room 211 on Thursday at lunch for a <strong>crash course on Climate Change</strong> and help us craft our response to Barrie’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan.  Both staff and students are welcome.  See Mr. Boulton for more details.<br><br></p><h1>​Monday,  November 29</h1><p><br>All <strong>intramural hockey</strong> players please meet in room 253 immediately after the bell for a quick meeting at lunch. That is room 253, right after the bell at lunch. GO LEAFS GO!<br><br>Are you aware of the history of Earth’s Climate?  Our current and projected temperature increase is significant, in part, because of how it relates to the past.  Come to Room 211 on Thursday at lunch for a<strong> crash course on Climate Change</strong> and to share your ideas to make Barrie more sustainable.  Both staff and students are welcome.  See Mr. Boulton for more details.<br><br>To all <strong>games club</strong> people!  Listen up!   We meet Wednesday, NOT Monday.  So games club meets Wednesdays as usual.  There will be NO switcheroo for Monday.  That's games club, Wednesday, Wednesday, Wednesday.  <br><br>If you signed up for <strong>Intramural Basketball</strong> remember we are starting today on lunch! See you all there!<br><br>Attention members of the <strong>Sr Boys Basketball</strong> team, we will be practicing early (3 PM), Monday, Wednesday, Friday this week, and late (4:30 PM), Tuesday and Thursday.<br><br>Attention all <strong>Nordic Skiers</strong>. We will be having two dryland practices this week right after school on Tuesday and Thursday.  Make sure come prepared to go outside or inside. Dryland practice will run till 3:45. We will meet tomorrow in the Science room 248 before practice. Make sure to check your email later today.<br></p>
Have Questions About Covid-19?http://eas.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/182Have Questions About Covid-19?<p>For up-to-date information about Covid-19 visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Heath Unit's website: <a href="https://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/Topics/COVID-19">SMDH</a><br></p>
Social and Emotional Supports for Students and Familieshttp://eas.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/168Social and Emotional Supports for Students and Families<p>​A number of resources available during this difficult time can be found <a href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gdoPuWj-wI7WOB1G0dYFQrdaeo15TyjxRGWjuTdkKs0/edit?usp=sharing" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></p>
Announcements Week of November 22http://eas.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/210Announcements Week of November 22<h1>Friday, November 26</h1><p><br>Intramural Basketball will be starting Monday on lunch - make sure to check your email in the next few days for more information. <br><br>Diabetes Awareness Month: This is your final day to donate to the diabetes awareness fund. You can donate through the envelopes sent to your teachers or go directly to the website. For more information on diabetes, go to essdiabetes.carrd.co <br><br>Try-outs for the Eastview Curling Teams will continue next Wednesday from 3-4:30pm.  Students need to arrange for a ride to the Barrie Curling Club on Wednesday, Dec 1.  Please wear comfortable clothing and clean indoor shoes and be ready for 3pm.  Parents can pick up students at 4:30pm.  Practices and games will continue on Wednesdays for the winter season.  Please email Ms. Kelly if you require further information.  ekelly@scdsb.on.ca<br><br></p><h1>Thursday, November 25</h1><p><br><strong>Diabetes Awareness Month</strong>: This is your daily reminder to donate for diabetes awareness month. You can go to diabetes.ca and donate, or you can donate through the money envelopes sent to your teachers. <br><br>Hey Wildcats, I hope your face is looking hairy! It's the end of Movember and the <strong>moustache competition</strong> is coming to an end!! Do you still want to enter the mustache competition?? Come down to the Leadership class TODAY during period 3, in room 163, to get your photo taken. Voting for your favourite moustache will take place outside the cafeteria on Friday. This is for both students and staff to participate showing off their staches for a good cause. Make sure to donate to movember.com to show your support. We have a quick link in our @eastview_wildcats Instagram account, check it out!<br><br>The<strong> non-competitive vocal ensemble</strong> meets today at the start of lunch in room 204. New members welcome.<br><br>Try-outs for the <strong>Eastview Curling Teams</strong> will continue next Wednesday from 3-4:30pm.  Students need to arrange for a ride to the Barrie Curling Club on Wednesday, Dec 1.  Please wear comfortable clothing and clean indoor shoes and be ready for 3pm.  Parents can pick up students at 4:30pm.  Practices and games will continue on Wednesdays for the winter season.  Please email Ms. Kelly if you require further information.  ekelly@scdsb.on.ca<br><br></p><h1>Wednesday,  November 24</h1><p><br>Do you have a passion for ensuring our education system meets the needs of present students? Is equitable and inclusive? Want to meet likeminded students from high schools across SCDSB? Join the <strong>student senate</strong> meeting over Zoom today from 3-4:30. It’s open to grades 9-12, no prior experience is necessary, and it’s a great way to meet new people! Reach out to your vice-principal for more information.  Looking forward to seeing you there.<br><br>Tryouts for the <strong>junior girls volleyball</strong> are being held Thursday in the front gym after school.  That’s junior girls volleyball tryouts today and Thursday in the front gym after school.  We will have a signup sheet in the gym at the start of the tryout on Tuesday. If you are unable to attend, please see Mr. Hand or Mr. Tizzard in the Math office.<br><br>Attention ALL <strong>JUNIOR Football Players</strong>...Please return your equipment tomorrow (Thursday) morning to the outdoor locker! Mr. Fontaine will be at the outdoor locker from 7:30 a.m. until just before 8 o'clock. Please ensure your gear is washed and any personal items have been removed from your bag. If you plan to play next year, put your name on your bag and your equipment will be stored and ready for next season.<br><br><strong>Basketball</strong>, Basketball, Basketball! Don't forget to sign up in the front gym for intramural basketball if you are interested - this will be co-ed and all grades are welcome! As well, we will be having an open gym to shoot around TODAY at lunch if you are interested. See you all there!<br><br>It’s <strong>Wellness Wednesday</strong>. This is a reminder that healthy sleep habits and getting enough sleep can have a significant impact on your mental health. If you’re looking for an exercise that can help you fall asleep, join Stress Busters today at lunch! Everyone is welcome to come and spend part of your lunch learning a new way to cope with stress. Eat first and then join us at 11:00am in Room 158 (the dance room). See you there!<br>Attention Alpine Skiers, If you are interested in alpine ski racing for Eastview this winter, please attend a short meeting at the beginning of lunch today in room 218. No previous race experience is required.<br><br><strong>Diabetes Awareness Month</strong>: What is the difference between type one and type two diabetes? People with type 1 diabetes, their immune system mistakes their body’s healthy cells for invaders. Due to these invading beta cells, they're unable to produce any insulin. People with type 2 diabetes have insulin resistance, where their body can't use the insulin that it produces. Type 1 you are born with while type 2 you develop over time. We encourage you to make others aware and/or make a donation this month. <br></p><h1>Tuesday,  November 23</h1><p><br>Do you have a passion for ensuring our education system meets the needs of present students, is equitable and inclusive? Want to meet likeminded students from high schools across SCDSB? Join the <strong>student senate</strong> meeting over Zoom on tomorrow, November 24 from 3-4:30. It’s open to grades 9-12, no prior experience is necessary, and it’s a great way to meet new people! Reach out to your vice-principal for more information.  Looking forward to seeing you there<br><br>Are you in grade 9 or 10 and need <strong>help with math</strong>?  Eastview can help!  Starting <span style="text-decoration:underline;">today at 10:45 in Room 265</span>,  extra help is available to grade 9 and 10 students three times a week every other week during lunch.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated for grade 9 math students. On Wednesdays, grade 10s who would like support with math can get assistance on questions and assignments.  See your math teacher for a form to sign-up or ask for a form in the main office.  All completed forms can be given to Ms. Williamson in the main office.<br><br>November is <strong>diabetes awareness month</strong>. But what is diabetes? Diabetes is a long-lasting health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Throughout this week, you can donate to diabetes.ca to help advance research. Each period 3 teacher will also have an envelope for any donation money. By donating, you are helping to improve diabetes healthcare. 100% of the proceeds go to charity! <br><br>Try-outs will begin this Wednesday, November 24 for the<strong> Eastview Curling Teams</strong>.  Students wishing to try-out for the teams, are required to find their own transportation to the Barrie Curling Club on Wednesday.  Students need to be at the Club on Essa Road ready to go on the ice at 3pm.  Parents can pick up students again at 4:30.  No experience is necessary.  Everyone is welcome! You will need to wear athletic pants and have a clean pair of indoor shoes. If you have questions, please send an email to Ms. Kelly at ekelly@scdsb.on.ca.<br><br>Tryouts for the <strong>junior girls volleyball</strong> are being held today and Thursday in the front gym after school.  That’s junior girls volleyball tryouts today and Thursday in the front gym after school.  We will have a signup sheet in the gym at the start of the tryout on Tuesday. If you are unable to attend, please see Mr. Hand or Mr. Tizzard in the Math office.<br><br>Attention <strong>Alpine Skiers</strong>: If you are interested in alpine ski racing for Eastview this winter, please attend a short meeting at the beginning of lunch tomorrow in room 218. That is Wednesday at 10:45 am. No previous race experience is required.<br><br>A reminder to any Sr. Boys interested in playing on the school <strong>basketball team</strong> this year, our last tryout will be today at 4:30pm<br><br></p><h1>​Monday, November 22</h1><p><br>Did you miss getting your picture taken on<strong> Picture Day</strong>?  Do you want to have your picture re-taken?  If so, check your school email for a link to book your appointment.  Picture re-takes will be held tomorrow in room 108. Appointments are required.<br><br>Do you have a passion for ensuring our education system meets the needs of present students? Is equitable and inclusive? Want to meet likeminded students from high schools across SCDSB? Join the<strong> student senate</strong> meeting over Zoom on Wednesday, November 24 from 3-4:30. It’s open to grades 9-12, no prior experience is necessary, and it’s a great way to meet new people! Reach out to your vice principal for more information.  Looking forward to seeing you there<br><br>Attention all Basketball Fans! If you love basketball or want to try it out, then you should consider joining Eastview's<strong> Intramural Basketball league</strong> that will be held during lunches. If you would like to join or get some more information about this please meet in the front gym at the start of lunch today for a brief meeting! <br><br>Attention girls interested in trying out for <strong>junior girls volleyball</strong>.  We will be holding tryouts tomorrow (Tuesday) and Thursday in the front gym after school.  That’s junior girls volleyball tryouts Tuesday and Thursday in the front gym after school.  We will have a signup sheet in the gym at the start of the tryout on Tuesday. If you are unable to attend on Tuesday, please see Mr. Hand or Mr. Tizzard in the Math office. See you there!<br><br>Members of the <strong>senior boys vollleyball</strong>: meet in Ms. Williamson’s room, room 219, at 10:45 today. <br><br>Attention all <strong>Senior Football players</strong> - please drop by the library sometime today to complete a season awards ballot.<br><br>Would the<strong> Fruit Friday</strong> winners please come to Guidance after these announcements to select their prize. CONGRATULATIONS to these winners, and to everyone else who chooses to include FRUIT in their lunch menu.  Eating well helps reduce the risk of physical health problems such as heart disease and diabetes; it also helps with sleeping patterns, energy levels & your general health.  Our next FRUIT FRIDAY is Friday, December 3.  Watch your SCDSB email for details. <br></p>
Announcements Week of Nov 15http://eas.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/209Announcements Week of Nov 15<h1>Friday, November 19</h1><p><br>A reminder to all Wildcats that today is<strong> Fruit Friday</strong>!  Check out the details of today’s Scavenger Hunt and Gotcha activities in your SCDSB email.  Remember that eating well helps reduce the risk of physical health. problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. It also helps with sleeping patterns, energy levels & your general health<br><br>Did you miss getting your picture taken on <strong>Picture Day</strong>?  Do you want to have your picture re-taken?  If so, check your school email for a link to book your appointment.  Picture re-takes will be held on November 23 in room 108.<br><br>Are you in grade 9 or 10 and <strong>need help with mat</strong><strong>h</strong>?  Eastview can help!  Starting on November 23 extra help will be offered to grade 9 and 10 students three times a week every other week during lunch.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated for grade 9 math students.  During the lunch hour you can get assistance on specific topics like integers.  On Wednesdays, grade 10s who would like support with math can get assistance on questions and assignments.  See your math teacher for a form to sign-up.  If you don’t have math this week, no worries.  There are extra forms in the office.  All completed forms can be given to Ms. Williamson in the main office.<br><br>Attention girls interested in trying out for <strong>junior girls volleyball</strong>.  We will be holding tryouts next week on Tuesday and Thursday in the front gym after school.  That’s junior girls volleyball tryouts Tuesday and Thursday in the front gym after school.  We will have a signup sheet in the gym at the start of the tryout on Tuesday. If you are unable to attend on Tuesday, please see Mr. Hand or Mr. Tizzard in the Math office.<br><br>Yesterday the <strong>Senior Boys Football</strong> team's season came to an end with the SCAA Final. The Wildcats were unable to match the intensity and playmaking of their semifinal victory over Barrie North and fell to this year's champs from Bear Creek. The coaches are proud of the entire team and wish all our graduating players well! Stay tuned for announcements regarding team awards and equipment return.<br><br>Attention boys interested in playing on the <strong>Sr. boys Basketball</strong> team this year. Tryouts will begin Monday at 3pm and Tuesday at 4:30pm.<br><br></p><h1>Thursday, November 18 </h1><p>The <strong>non-competitive vocal ensemble</strong> meets at the start of lunch in room 204 today. New members are welcome.<br><br><strong>Jr Boys Basketball </strong>will have their tryouts tonight in the back gym at 2:45.<br><br>Attention all <strong>Senior Football players</strong> - you are dismissed today at the end of period 1 (10:40). Be sure to eat and get dressed promptly as the bus will be leaving for our game at Bear Creek at 12 noon!<br><br><strong>Dance team</strong> practice today at lunch in room 158. See you there!<br><br><strong>Senior Boys Basketball</strong> update: tryouts will begin next week. Today at 3pm - students who have their electronic permission forms submitted are permitted to come out. Meet in the front gym and remember your own mask and water bottle.<br><br>Reminder that the <strong>Visual Arts Club</strong> will be happening after school! New members are always welcome. Meet in the upstairs art room #213 with Ms. Ferguson. See you there!<br><br>Did you miss getting your picture taken on <strong>Picture Day</strong>?  Do you want to have your picture re-taken?  If so, check your school email for a link to book your appointment.  Picture re-takes will be held on November 23 in room 108.<br><br>Are you in grade 9 or 10 and <strong>need help with math</strong>?  Eastview can help!  Starting on November 23 extra help will be offered to grade 9 and 10 students three times a week every other week during lunch.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated for grade 9 math students.  During the lunch hour you can get assistance on specific topics like integers.  On Wednesdays, grade 10s who would like support with math can get assistance on questions and assignments.  See your math teacher for a form to sign-up.  If you don’t have math this week, no worries.  There are extra forms in the office.  All completed forms can be given to Ms. Williamson in the main office.<br><br>Last week your <strong>junior girls basketbal</strong>l team capped off their perfect season with a dominating win in the SCAA final.  After the game, we found out that it was also the AAA GBSSA final, double champions!  The girls were undefeated at 8 wins and no losses for the season.  Thank you to all team members for a great season! It was awesome to be back in the gym and your positive attitudes and energy were what made the season such a success. Stay tuned for details about our season wrap up meeting and pictures etc. Great job ladies!!<br><br></p><h1>Wednesday,  November 17</h1><p><br>All students interested in the <strong>EcoTeam</strong> please meet in room 244 at the start of lunch today.  New members from all grades are always welcome!  We have been approached to provide feedback to the City of Barrie on their Greenhouse Gas Reduction plan and are working on our response.<br><br>Attention all students interested in joining the <strong>Nordic Ski</strong> team this year. We will have our first meeting in the Science room 248 today at the beginning of lunch. It will only take five minutes. If you can't make it, then please touch base with Ms. Roth in the Science office sometime this week. All students are welcome.  If you want to try out the sport but don't have the equipment, please come to the meeting! The more the merrier.<br><br>Words can’t express the enormous respect owed to the<strong> Sr. Boys Volleyball Team</strong> for the way they played last night at St. Pete’s, in the GBSSA championship game. Congratulations on your crazy hard work, your positive attitudes on and off the court, for bringing it harder than ever. Although st. Pete’s took the game 3-1, it was a tightly fought match and could have gone either way. It was a win in our hearts, you know it boys.  Congrats to our graduating members of the team: Ryan Vriezema, Graeme Galloway, Liam Alexander, Carter Bolton and Jack Rowsell. Will miss you boys next year. <br><br>Just a reminder to <strong>Senior Boys</strong> attending open gym <strong>basketball</strong> today at 3pm, your electronic parent permission forms must be completed in order to attend. Please remember to bring your own reusable water bottle and your mask. Any questions, please see Ms. Stam in Resource.<br><br>It’s <strong>Wellness Wednesday</strong>. This is a reminder that physical movement and exercise can help improve both your physical and mental health. So why don’t you get moving today and join us for a Stress Busters session at lunch. Everyone is welcome to come and spend part of your lunch learning a new way to cope with stress. Eat first and then join us at 11:00am in Room 158 (the dance room). See you there!<br><br>This is a slightly belated congratulations announcement for the <strong>senior girls basketball</strong> team on a great season. Despite a tough loss in the semi final, the girls finished with 7 wins and 2 losses and showed a lot of growth for a young team. A special congratulations to our only graduating player, Alexa Paemurd, on a great b-ball career at Eastview. She was a great player and leader for us over the last 4 years. Congrats Alexa, you'll be missed on the court for Eastview! Stay tuned tomorrow for a special junior girls b-ball announcement!<br><br></p><h1>​Tuesday,  November 16</h1><p>Eastview! Please wish members of the <strong>senior boys volleyball</strong> luck, when you see them in the halls today. They head to St. Pete’s for the GB championship game this afternoon. Go boys!<br></p><p>The <strong>Jr Boys Basketball Team</strong> will have their first tryout after school today, Tuesday at 2:45 in the back gym. If you are planning on trying out, you need to sign the tryout list outside of the library today or tomorrow morning. The team will have tryouts today and Thursday both at 2:45.<br><br><strong>Girls' Hockey</strong>: The varsity girls' hockey team is reminded of their practice tonight at 3:30 at the arena.  Please see Coach Hargreaves or Coach Wilson if you are not able to attend.<br><br><strong>Attention Hockey Players</strong>: This a reminder of the next intramural ice time which is scheduled for tomorrow Wed. Nov. 17 at 3:30 p.m.  Mr. Kucharski is asking everyone to bring their "A" game and is challenging all players who think that they can take the puck off of his stick to .......  "BRING IT ON"<br><br><strong>Attention Hockey Players:</strong> This a reminder of the next intramural ice time which is scheduled for tomorrow Wed. Nov. 17 at 3:30pm.  Mr. Kucharski is asking everyone to bring their "A" game and is challenging all players who think that they can take the puck off of his stick to .......  "BRING IT ON"<br></p><h1>Monday,  November 15</h1><p><br><strong>Senior Girls Volleyball</strong>.  The senior girl's volleyball team will be having their first tryout, this afternoon from 2:45-4:15 in the front gym.  If you are unable to attend, please see Mr. Kalbfleisch.<br><br>Just a reminder that the <strong>video game club</strong> meets tomorrow from 2:30-4:30 in room 114!<br><br>Attention all Inquisitors. It’s Monday! The <strong>Inquisitor’s Club </strong>will be meeting today at 2:45 in room 181. New members are always welcome!<br><br>Congratulations to every member of the<strong> senior boys volleyball</strong> team. They are this years SCAA champions! With only one set lost all season, the boys played with strength and confidence, taking Barrie North 3 sets to none. Please wish the boys luck in their GB championship game tomorrow against St. Pete’s. Let’s go boys!<br><br>A reminder that the <strong>dance team</strong> will meeting on THURSDAY this week rather than today. See you then!<br><br>Hey Wildcats, I don't know about you, but our leadership team is tired of seeing garbage lying out around our school and we want to do something to change it! This is your reminder that we are having a <strong>school clean up</strong> on Monday, November 22nd. If you want to participate, ask your period 3 teachers to check their email and fill out the google form so your class can sign up and help clean our school! <br><br>Come on out to the <strong>video games club</strong> today at 2:30 in room 114!  Can’t wait to see everyone!!<br></p>
Announcements Week of November 8http://eas.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/208Announcements Week of November 8<h1>Thursday, November 11</h1><p>Are you in grade 9 or 10 and need<strong> help with math</strong>?  Eastview can help!  Starting on November 23rd, extra help will be offered to grade 9 and 10 students three times a week, every other week, during lunch.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated for grade 9 math students.  During the lunch hour you can get assistance on specific topics like integers.  On Wednesdays, grade 10s who would like support with math can get help with questions and assignments.  See your math teacher for a form to sign-up.  If you don’t have math this week, no worries, there are extra forms in the office.  All completed forms can be given to Ms. Williamson in the main office.<br><br><strong>Spirit wear</strong>! Spirit Wear! Spirit Wear! That’s right wildcats, our online store is up and running again! 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 November 15th, that’s next Monday!<br><br>Did you miss getting your picture taken on <strong>Picture Day</strong>?  Do you want to have your picture re-taken?  If so, check your school email for a link to book your appointment. <span style="text-decoration:underline;"> Picture re-takes will be held on November 23 in room 108.</span><br><br>WILDCATS, STOP SHAVING THOSE MUSTACHES, IT'S <strong>MOVEMBER</strong>!!  The Leadership class is having a moustache growing competition to spread awareness for men’s mental health and suicide prevention, testicular cancer, and prostate cancer. So, start growing your staches, Wildcats! More information on how to help raise awareness and donations to come on the Instagram page: @eastview_wildcats<br><br>The <strong>non-competitive vocal ensemble</strong> meets at the start of lunch today in room 204. New members are welcome.<br><br>The Eastview <strong>Remembrance Day</strong> ceremony will be live streamed at 9:45 this morning. Teachers are asked to check their email for the link and are encouraged to join roughly five minutes in advance.<br><br>The<strong> senior boys volleyball </strong>team takes on Barrie North in the SCAA final TONIGHT in our home gym. Look for the blue shirts in the halls today and wish the boys luck! <br><br>Coach Hargreaves and Coach Wilson would like to thank the girls who came out to the<strong> hockey tryouts</strong> this past week. The list of successful players will be posted at lunch today outside the two gyms. We have a practice on Tuesday, November 16 at 3:30. Let's try and get everyone out to have one full team practice before our season starts.<br><br>This is a very important message for the<strong> jr girls basketball</strong> team (make that – the scaa champion jr girls….more details to follow on Monday announcements). Please meet in room 239 at the start of lunch. That’s room 239 at 10:43.  See you there.<br><br>Reminder to Gr 11 and 12 Boys interested in playing <strong>basketball</strong> this year, open gym sessions will continue today at 4:30pm.<br><br></p><h1>Wednesday,  November 10 </h1><p><br>Are you in grade 9 or 10 and need<strong> help with math</strong>?  Eastview can help!  Starting on November 23rd, extra help will be offered to grade 9 and 10 students three times a week, every other week, during lunch.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated for grade 9 math students.  During the lunch hour you can get assistance on specific topics like integers.  On Wednesdays, grade 10s who would like support with math can get help with questions and assignments.  See your math teacher for a form to sign-up.  If you don’t have math this week, no worries, there are extra forms in the office.  All completed forms can be given to Ms. Williamson in the main office.<br><br>It’s <strong>Wellness Wednesday</strong>, and your wellness tip of the day, is “Try new things with an open mind”. When you do this, you might surprise yourself by finding fun in unexpected places. Also the Eastview Wellness Team is introducing a “Stress Busters group”!  Every Wednesday at lunch, starting TODAY, students who are interested in learning a little more about stress and strategies to cope with stress are invited to come to room 158 (the dance room) on Wednesdays at 11:00.  Eat your lunch first, and then come in and join some stress reduction activities. Everyone is welcome!! <br><br><strong>Senior Girls Volleyball</strong>.  The senior girl's volleyball team will have their first tryout on Monday November the 15th right after school in the front gym.  If you are unable to attend, please let Mr. Kalbfleisch know.  <br><br>Today we have <strong>Fleming College</strong> joining us virtually in the Guidance Department at 11:00. <br><br>Are you thinking about a <strong>career in Health Care</strong>? Possibly as an EA, ECE, DWS or Child Developmental Practitioner? There will be a presentation offered this Wednesday by the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program. If you are interested please sign up on the sheet outside Rm 106 or speak to your guidance councellor.</p><p>The Simcoe County District School Board acknowledges each individual’s right to follow or not to follow religious beliefs and practices, free from discriminatory, exclusionary or harassing behaviours and is committed to taking all reasonable steps to provide religious accommodation to staff and students. Through the Equity Survey and student conversation, it has been identified that our building was lacking in a<strong> non-denominational prayer/meditation room</strong>. We are pleased to share that this is now available to our staff and students in the back of the library in what was previously known as the career centre. This prayer space is for students and staff of all faiths, including those with no faith affiliation, for the purposes of prayer and reflection. If you have any questions please come see one of the administrators in the office. </p><h1>Tuesday,  November 9</h1><p><br><strong>School Picture</strong> retake day is November 23rd. <strong>Grad Photo</strong> retakes will happen at the beginning of semester 2. <br><br>Are you in grade 9 or 10 and need <strong>help with math</strong>?  Eastview can help!  Starting on November 23rd, extra help will be offered to grade 9 and 10 students three times a week, every other week, during lunch.  Tuesdays and Thursdays are designated for grade 9 math students.  During the lunch hour you can get assistance on specific topics like integers.  On Wednesdays, grade 10s who would like support with math can get help with questions and assignments.  See your math teacher for a form to sign-up.  If you don’t have math this week, no worries, there are extra forms in the office.  All completed forms can be given to Ms. Williamson in the main office.<br><br>Attention those players interested in playing<strong> intramural hockey</strong>.  Tomorrow will be the first ice time of this month which starts at 3:30 and runs to 4:30 PM at Eastview arena.  Please see Mr. Wilson, Mr. Kucharski or Mr. Beer for concussion forms which must be signed and submitted before stepping on the ice.<br><br><strong>Spirit wear</strong>! Spirit Wear! Spirit Wear! That’s right wildcats, our online store is up and running again! 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 November 15th, that’s next Monday!<br><br>The Eastview Wellness Team is introducing a “<strong>Stress Busters Group</strong>”!  Every Wednesday at lunch, starting tomorrow, all students who are interested in learning a little more about stress and strategies to cope with stress are invited to come to room 154 (the dance room) on Wednesdays at 11:00.  Eat your lunch first, and then come in and join some stress reduction activities. Everyone is welcome!! <br><br>The girls trying out for the <strong>Eastview Varsity Hockey</strong> team are reminded of the second tryout today at 3:30 at the Eastview Arena.  If you are unable to attend, and haven’t already talked to one of the coaches, please do so today. <br><br>Last Friday our <strong>Junior Wildcat Football Team</strong> faced the Collingwood Fighting Owls in SCAA semi-final playoff action. The Wildcats started slowly but roared back in the second half. Ultimately however, the Eastview comeback would fall short and the Owls prevailed, ending the WIldcats' season. The coaches are very proud of all members of the team and would like to thank them for a tremendous season. Players - stay tuned for more announcements regarding a team wind-up as well as off-season plans.<br><br>There will be <strong>no </strong><strong>video games club</strong> after school today.  Sorry for the short notice—we’ll be back together next Tuesday!!<br><br>A reminder to<strong> tech team</strong> members who are available after school today that we will be doing some setup in the cafe right after school in preparation for Remembrance Day.<br><br><strong>Lost items</strong>: If anyone has lost a coat, black shoes or a lulu lemon jacket, please see Ms. Hargreaves in the gym office to describe and claim these items. <br><br><strong>Orchestra Practice</strong> in room 202 is <strong>cancelled </strong>after school today.  Once again our regular Orchestra Practice is canceled for today.  See you Thursday for Orchestra and String Ensemble.<br><br></p><h1>​Monday, November 8</h1><p><br>A reminder to please remain standing in the halls if you are not in your classroom during the announcements.<br><br>Today, November the 8, is <strong>Indigenous Veterans Day</strong> in Canada.  On this day, we pay tribute to the important contributions and the sacrifices made by First Nations, Inuit and Métis in service to Canada.  We remember those we have lost and those whose lives were forever changed. We hold their loved ones, families and communities in our hearts.<br><br><strong>Attention Gr. 12 potential graduates</strong>: University PIN numbers will be distributed to Gr. 12 U and M classes in the first block of period 3 this morning.  If you do not get one from your teacher, or you are in a class where PINs are not delivered, please come to Guidance at lunch to pick yours up.  Please do not come before lunch.  And please remember, PINs are only required for applying to Ontario universities.  If you are applying to college you DO NOT need a PIN.  Make an appointment to see your Guidance Counsellor using our Google Form process if you have any questions.  Thanks! <br><br>Happy Monday, Wildcats! Today we meet again for the <strong>Inquisitor’s Club</strong>. Join in after school at 2:45 in room 181. <br><br>Attention any Gr 11 and 12 boys interested in playing <strong>basketball</strong> this year . . . Open gym drop-ins will begin today from 3-4:30pm. These are not tryouts (those will come in the future), but a chance to work on some skills and drills and meet the coaches. For those of you currently playing on fall school teams - your commitment should continue to be there until the end of your season (ie volleyball/football). Any questions, please see Ms. Stam in Resource. No sign ups required! See you in the gym at 3pm.<br><br>CONGRATULATIONS to <strong>Fruit Friday</strong> winners, and to everyone else who chooses to include FRUIT in their lunch menu.  Eating well helps reduce the risk of physical health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers. It also helps with sleeping patterns, energy levels & your general health.  Our next FRUIT FRIDAY is Friday, November 19.  Watch your SCDSB email for details. Winners, please come to Guidance to collect your prize<br><br>Are you thinking about a <strong>career in Health Care</strong>? Possibly as an EA, ECE, DWS or Child Developmental Practitioner? There will be a presentation offered this Wednesday by the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program. If you are interested please sign up on the sheet outside Rm 106 or speak to your guidance councellor.<br></p>

 

 

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