Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Announcements December 9, 2015

Announcements December 9, 2015

  • Last night the sr girls volleyball team defeated Tecumseh Vista 3 sets to 0 by the scores of 25-15, 27-25, 25-17.  The second set was a bit scary but the sr Wildcats kept their composure and came up with the big plays when needed.  Having an outstanding game was Sarah Altenhof who was close to having a perfect game with 23 kills no service errors and 7 defensive digs.  Holding her own and distributing the ball extremely well was Natalie Liolli.  Congratulations to all members of the sr girls volleyball team.

Tomorrow night we will be playing our rivals Holy Names at home at 4:00.  It would be nice to have lots of fans in our gym to support your sr Wildcats.  Go cats!!!

·         Tonight is the last season game for B league curling.  Both of our teams face off against Amherst at Roseland.  Best of luck wildcats! Bus leaves 245.

·         The math club will meet in room 233 during lunch 1 on Thursday.

·         Yesterday the junior girls volleyball team travelled to Tecumseh Vista. Unfortunately the fog followed them and they were unable to get out of it and lost all three games. Practice is today at 2:30.

·         Please note that the LCC will be closed ALL DAY today, for Getting Along Digitally presentations with our feeder schools.  Once again, LCC closed all day TODAY.

·         Just a heads up that room 212 will also be closed from 9 am until noon but 211 will still be open.

·         A reminder to Mr. Strong's period 3 class to take 2nd lunch today.That meansgo to 3rd period right after 2nd period.

·         Yesterday the boys' hockey team ate some humble pie in a 4-1 loss to Holy Names.  The team was outworked, and outwilled for long stretches of play.  The lone goal was an impressive top shelf slap shot by grade nine defenceman Hunter Hutchins. 


·         There will be a meeting on Tuesday December 15th for anyone interested in submitting their writing for the OECTA Young Authors Awards.  The meeting will be held in room 214 from 2:30-3:15.  This writing contest is open to all students at the school, and it includes categories of fiction, non-fiction, script writing, and poetry.  If you are interested but cannot make the meeting, please see Mr. Hamelin in room 214 for more information.

·         Today in the La Nova Villa Cafe we are offering Jumbo Chicken Burgers with Flavour Crisp Fries as well as Homemade Pizza, Wraps and Poutine. Aririve early the burgers sell fast.

Announcements December 8, 2015

Announcements December 8, 2015

·         A congratulations goes out to Isabelle Jones, Dylan Langlois, Jacob DiLuca, and Sam Taranto for their entrepreneurship presentation at the University of Windsor on Friday night.  They came in 3rd place out of the 17 teams selected from 8 different schools for their presentation of STOVIES sweatshirts.  A special congratulations goes to Isabelle Jones who was selected as the winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year award out of all the candidates from all the schools. 

·         Congratulations to the Swim Team! Final results are in and out of 18 schools, our boys' team took 2nd place and our girls took 7th place!   See you at practice tonight!

·         Over the weekend, the sr girls volleyball team played in a tournament at Amherst.  We only lost 1 set all day and even beat our rivals from Holy Names.  Outstanding play came from Sarah Altenhof, Madison Trotter and Madison Laramie, who were all named to the All Star team for the tournament. However, in the finals against Eden from Hamilton, our team suffered some injuries and struggled to manage anything consistent enough to be victorious.  This is indeed, a strong beginning to what should be a very successful season.  Congratulations to all members of the sr girls volleyball team.

·         Just a reminder to all Villanova curlers that tonight is the second last game of the season.  Tonights games are played against Essex and Massey at Roseland.  Players, our bus leaves by 245.  All players must attend. "

·         The next after school grade 9 help session will be this Thursday at 2:25 with Mrs. Hyland in Room 236.

·         Student Parliament will be meeting this Thursday for a meeting after school in the LCC



Announcements December 4, 2015

·        Attention all graduates: Graduation pictures start December 7, 2015. Please be sure you have checked your brochure which shows important information for your portrait sitting as well as your appointment time. Your sitting fee must be paid at the time of your appointment. Boys should wear a white shirt with dark tie and girls should wear a white blouse. BE ON TIME FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT, PLEASE.

·        Attention tennis team members, if you have not already done so, please see Mr. Carosella today in the science prep room at lunch or in room 225 for some important information.

·        Last night the Junior Girls volleyball team opened the season  against the Cavaliers of Kingsville. The girls played as a total team and dominated in every aspect of the game. They won all three sets by scores of 25 - 10, 25 - 13, and 25 - 10. What a fantastic start. Recieving the game ball for her defensive skills and great passing throughout the night was Nicole Pignanelli. Meaghan Trotter was spectacular in taking those passes and setting our hitters who then finished the play. Congrats girls.


·        Yesterday the boys hockey team defeated Kingsville 4-3.  Goal scorers were: Chris "the freak" Francia, Jake "Shake n bake Rosa", Dan "the man" Pignanelli, and Tyler "top cheese" Jamieson with the game winner

Announcements December 3, 2015

Announcements December 3, 2015


·         Attention Graduates: Its Grad photo time! Lifetouch will be here to take grad portraits starting on December 7, 2015. Appointments times will be taken quickly so be sure to sign up right away. Your appointments are made ON LINE. You can find a link to the appointment site on the school home page or by looking at the back of your appointment notice or on one of the many posters that are hung up in the school. The website is www.lifetouch.ca/qkgrads

·         Would members of this year's tennis team please see Mr. Carosella today in the science prep room or room 225 for some important information.

·         Today is the last day to sign up for the blood drive tomorrow. There are only 12  spots left. The signup sheets are on the counter in the LLC. As a special incentive, the 1st period class with the most successful blood donations will win a doughnut party courtesy of Tim Horton’s.  To those who have signed up...You will receive your pass from your first period teacher tomorrow.  Be sure to stay hydrated, eat a good breakfast and bring photo ID with you.

·         Students helping Ms Russo with the blood drive should see her today in room 224 during home room

·         This is a reminder that the After School Math Help program for Grade 9s will be held tonight from 2:25-3:25 in Room 238 with Mrs. Prieur.  New registrants are welcomed.

·         Congratulations to the swim team who had an outstanding meet yesterday.  All the swimmers did well but the following swimmers qualified for SWOSSAA in their events:  Noah Milne, Sam Card, Matthew Veselinovic, Nick Bedard, Connor Rogan, and Jonathan Graniero.  The following swimmers placed in the top three of their events: Taylor Morency, Ryan Jones, Jacob Bahry Noah Milne and Spencer Lefaive.  Lastly, a special congrats to the senior boys relay team on their exciting relay!  Well done, team! Practice continues Monday.

·         The Wildcat curlers were up against some very talented athletes last night.  The end results were one win and one loss for Villanova.  Jacob Ruthven's hammer in the 6th end was memorable as it reached a final resting place just outside of the button in the house.  His team played strong until the bitter end, but just could not outplay St.Joe's Lazer's.  Matteo Desando and Coral Root listened attentively to their 'skip' Nicholas Unis and helped their team reach a nervous and well earned victory.  Next week is the last week of season play for our B league curlers. 

·         Emma Fitzgerald, Alexia Piccolo and Norman Pare  please see Ms. Bastien in the art room.

·         Today in the Villanova Cafe we are offering Chicken Burgers with Seasoned Fries $4, Southwestern Corn Chowder, Homemade Pizza and Penne $3 with Meat Sauce and Garden Salad $5.

·         Yesterday the boys' hockey team opened their season with a 2-1 victory over arch rival Belle River.  Goal scorers were Ernie Godden, and Jake Rosa.  The team takes on Kingsville today in the home opener - teachers, please release the team today at 1:45.


·         The girls hockey remained undefeated with a 3-1 win over Belle River.  Mia Dinardo opened the scoring of a Rebecca Misiasz feed and then turned the scoring over to Avery Mertz who struck for two to seal the victory.

Announcements December 2, 2015

Announcements December 2, 2015

·        Attention Graduates: Its Grad photo time! Lifetouch will be here to take grad portraits starting on December 7, 2015. Appointments times will be taken quickly so be sure to sign up right away. Your appointments are made ON LINE. You can find a link to the appointment site on the school home page or by looking at the back of your appointment notice or on one of the many posters that are hung up in the school. The website is www.lifetouch.ca/qkgrads

·        Would members of this year's tennis team please see Mr. Carosella today in the science prep room or room 225 for some important information.

·        Donate for Doughnuts!  On Friday December 4th, Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive here at Villanova. If you are 17 or older and wish to donate blood the sign up sheets are on the counter in the LCC. See Ms. Russo if you have any questions. As a special incentive, the 1st period class with the most successful blood donations will win a doughnut party courtesy of Tim Hortons.  To those who have signed up...Be sure to stay hydrated, eat a good breakfast and bring photo ID with you on Friday.

·        Students helping Ms Russo with the blood drive should see her today in room 224 during home room

·        Hey wildcats just a reminder Friday is your last day to bring in unopened soaps, face washes, toothbrushes, baby wipes, and shampoo and conditioner. We take for granted these products everyday. So let's give back. The 3rd period class with the most products will have a desert party!

·        Tonight our wildcat curlers play St.Joe's and Massey at Roseland.  Teachers please release curlers at 200.  Would Brett Hrynewich, Alex Matte and Gavin Scholey please see Ms Tellier at the end of the announcements in room 222 for a very very very important meeting.

·        If you are a student in Grade 9 and are interested in participating in the the After School Grade 9 Math program to review basic math skills, practice EQAO type questions, and learn how to access online math resources to help you learn, you can still register by attending the next session which will be in Room 232 with Mrs. Prieur tomorrow night after school from 2:25 - 3:25.

·        Jr. Boys are to meet in the atrium at 3:30 today.


Announcements December 1, 2015

Announcements December 1, 2015

·        Attention Graduates: Its Grad photo time! Lifetouch will be here to take grad portraits starting on December 7, 2015. Appointments times will be taken quickly so be sure to sign up right away. Your appointments are made ON LINE. You can find a link to the appointment site on the school home page or by looking at the back of your appointment notice or on one of the many posters that are hung up in the school. The website is www.lifetouch.ca/qkgrads

·        Attention boys' hockey team:
All forms and cheques are due tomorrow morning before period one.  Also there is a practice today at 3:00.  The roster for tomorrow's season opener will be set after practice.

·        Last night in curling action the Wildcats won one game and lost another.  Jacob Ruthven and Alyssa Marshall truly showed their composure and focus as each of their stones followed their intended paths and reached their final resting places within the key. Great leadership as a 'skip' was given by Nichnolas Unis and Brendan Bernardon.  Teachers please release all curling members at 200 today.

·        On Friday December 4th, Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive here at Villanova. If you are 17 or older and wish to donate blood the sign up sheets are on the counter in the LCC. See Ms. Russo if you have any questions.

·        As a special incentive, the 1st period class with the most successful donations will win a doughnut party courtesy of Tim Hortons. 
So...Donote for Doughnuts!

  • There will be a fashion show rehersal Wednesday Dec. 2nd after school.  It is very important that all participates attend. Thank you.

·     Hey wildcats just a reminder Friday is your last day to bring in unopened soaps, face washes, toothbrushes, baby wipes, and shampoo and conditioner. We take for granted these products everyday. So let's give back. The 3rd period class with the most products will have a desert party!

·        Attention all Costa Rica Travellers:  Coffee orders are due now!!!  The order is being placed Thursday morning to ensure timely delivery.  Please turn in all order forms and money in to Mr. Cuckovic by tomorrow (Wednesday) at the latest.  Pura Vida

·        The girls hockey team are reminded of thier early dismissal tomorrow at 12:20 tomorrow for a team lunch at 12:20 in room 107and then their game at Atlas Tube.  Lunch is $5.00.

·    Reminder to staff and students to bring in a loonie to your first period class by Friday to support the Movember campaign.

·        Chocolate bars are in for Europe trip fundraising.  They can be picked up in the art room.


Announcements November 30, 2015

Announcements November 30, 2015

·        Due to the staff meeting tonight, the weight room will be open starting this Wednesday from 2:35-3:50. Only water and proper attire.

·        On Friday December 4th, Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive here at Villanova. If you are 17 or older and wish to donate blood the sign up sheets are on the counter in the LCC. See Ms. Russo if you have any questions.

·        The Grade 9 After School Math Help sessions begin this afternoon after school.  This session is open to any grade 9 student who would like to improve their learning in mathematics.  Topics will include basic math skills such as working with fractions and integers and problem -solving. The program will be 6 weeks in length, Mondays and Thursdays from 2:25 - 3:35.  Students must arrange for their own transportation to get home.  Tonight's session will be held with Mrs. Hyland in Room 236.

·        Villanova curling will face off against one another tonight at Roseland.  Bus leaves at 240 and game begins by 330.  Come out and support your Wildcats as this is one of the last of 4 games for this 'B' league season.

·        Ms. Micelli's period 3 grade 12 fitness class is to report to Portable 2 immediately following period 2.  Reminder you are taking 2nd lunch today.  Ms. Micelli's period 4 class is reminded dismissal is at 12:35 today for their field trip.


·        Students selling chocolate bars for the Europe trip can pick up more boxes at the end of the day today in the art room.

Announcements November 27, 2015

Announcements November 27, 2015

·        On Friday December 4th, Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive here at Villanova. If you are 17 or older and wish to donate blood the signup sheets are on the counter in the LCC. See Ms. Russo if you have any questions.

·        Hey wildcats just a reminder to bring in unopened soaps, face washes, toothbrushes, baby wipes, and shampoo and conditioner. We take for granted these products every day. So let's give back. The 3rd period class with the most products will have a desert party!