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Parenting LGBTQ Youthhttp://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/269Parenting LGBTQ Youth<p>​FREE 2 part sessions offering support to Parents and Guardians of LGBTQ Youth in Simcoe County. Please <a href="/Documents/ParentingLGBTQYouth2018%20(Print).pdf">click here</a> for more information. <br></p>
Parent Newsletter February 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/267Parent Newsletter February 2018<p>Our latest newsletter containing a message from our principal, a School Climate Survey and lots of reports on student activites and achievements     <a href="/PublishingImages/Lists/LocalNews/AllItems/February%2015%20PDF.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />February 15 PDF.pdf</a>​  <br></p>
Daily Announcements Friday February 23, 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/271Daily Announcements Friday February 23, 2018<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Black History</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><p>Here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:</p><p>Did you know Verone Mankou from Congo invented the Way-C Tablet as Africa's answer to the iPad?</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">For students who coming to the field trip to Georgian College TODAY, we will meet at the flagpole at 8:50.  With teacher's permission, please leave your Per. 1 class at 8:45.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Badminton</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">This is a reminder to all badminton players of the practice after school Monday, February 26th.  As well, the boys' doubles will travel to Banting on Tuesday February 27th.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Grade 12</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Attention Grade 12 Students heading to college or university in September:</p><p>Please be aware that the semester 1 upload has been sent to the OUAC and OCAS.  It is very important that you go onto your post-secondary accounts and review your applications.  Be sure that all marks, night school grades and online classes are indicated in your academic records.</p><p>Come into Guidance should you have any questions, concerns OR need to make a change to your academic records.</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Jr Boys Hockey</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The junior boys hockey players are reminded of their practice on Monday at 3 o'clock.  If you cannot make it please see Mr. Preston</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Rose Ball</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Good morning, Invaders!! The Rose Ball is just one week away! Come dance the winter blues away at our first-ever formal dinner and dance-refreshments and door-prizes await you!! A limited number of tickets are available-you can purchase yours outside the Career Centre during both lunches so buy today to avoid disappointment!! See you at the Rose Ball!!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Smash Bros</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Okay, smash folk -- come and get your smash on in the library after school today.  New members are always welcome!!</td></tr></tbody></table>
Daily Announcments for Thursday, February 22, 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/270Daily Announcments for Thursday, February 22, 2018<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Advanced Placement</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><p>Are you interested in learning more about Advanced Placement Courses in French, History or Computer Science!  </p><p>If you are considering taking Grade 12 Courses  in French - FSF4U, FEF4U, World History CHY4U or Computer Science ICS4U then come to an information this Friday during period 5 in the cafeteria.  Students must go to their Period 5 class for attendance and wait to be called down.  This is a great opportunity to be ready for university classes or even receive credit in advance for one or all of these courses. See you there!</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>BISTRO 124</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Bistro 124!      Bistro 124!     Bistro 124!    </p><p>This Friday is the first day open for semester 2! That's tomorrow!</p><p>Come and enjoy some delicious food in room 124 tomorrow during both lunches! The Bistro Burger! Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich!  New menu items include a Chicken Parm' Sandwich and Penne Pasta Alfredo! See you for lunch tomorrow at Bistro 124!</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Black History Month</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Here is today's quick fact for Black History Month: Did you know that at the young age of 19, Kenyan inventor Evan Wondo developed an environmentally friendly light source made of recycled material that could light up communities?</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">As part of local celebrations of Black History Month, TOMORROW there is a field trip to attend a special musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage. Today is the last day to sign up -- if you'd like to attend and haven't yet submitted your permission form, you need to see Ms. Alexander TODAY in Room 220 or Portable 8. For students who are already signed up, we will meet at the flagpole at 8:50am tomorrow morning.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Rose Ball</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Good morning, Invaders!! Spring is just around the corner!! Come and celebrate it at Innisdale's first-ever formal dinner and dance, the Rose Ball, on Friday, March 2nd from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Enjoy a three-course formal banquet, refreshments and door-prizes. Only a limited number of tickets are available so be sure to buy yours at lunch outside the Career Centre. Don't forget: if you are bringing a guest, the permission form MUST be submitted by next Thursday, March 1st. See you at the Rose Ball!!</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Classics Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Good morning, Classics Club!! Don't forget: Classics Conference is just 11 weeks away and so … we will be meeting tonight to complete a number of projects. Dinner will be provided!! See you tonight at 2:50 in 250!!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Mental Health Week Contest</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Calling all artistic minds for the mental health art, media, and writing contests! If you are interested in winning some prizes and having your artwork displayed during Mental Health week, submit your project to Ms. Mclean or Ms. Swain by April 16th</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Boys Hockey</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Please excuse our varsity boys' hockey team today at 1 PM for their game against Collingwood.</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>SHSM</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hello Invaders.  If you are interested in learning more about the existing or NEW potential SHSM's for next year, make sure to attend the information meetings TODAY.  Hospitality is Period 1 in room 124, Construction is period 2 in room 184, environment is period 2 in portable 5 and manufacturing is period 2 in room 168.  Don't miss out on these exciting opportunities.  Please attend your class for attendance and we will call students down after announcements.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Global Perspectives</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Are you a bright & talented Grade 10 student?  Would you thrive in a challenging atmosphere surrounded by equally superb and similarly motivated students? Do you have a passion for travel?<br> <br>If so, apply to Innisdale's Global Perspectives program.<br> <br>Brochures and application can be found in the guidance department.<br> <br>Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.<br> <br></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Badminton</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Attention all Badminton Players:</p><p> </p><p>There will be a practice after school for all players on Monday, Feb 26.As well, girls doubles will have league play on Tuesday, February 27th. </p><p> </p><p>See the schedule outside RM 207.</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Course Selections</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Students are reminded that they should be working on course selections.  There is a help session today in the library presentation area during both lunches</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Computer AP</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The Computer AP meeting after school this week is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.  The answers to last week's assignments, and the files needed for next week are all posted on Google classroom.  We will resume again next Wednesday.  If you have any questions see Mr. Martens</td></tr></tbody></table>
Daily Announcements Tuesday February 20, 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/268Daily Announcements Tuesday February 20, 2018<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Badminton</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">Attention all Badminton players: Practice tomorrow will be after school for all players in the Large Gym</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Black History Month</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">As part of local celebrations of Black History Month, this Friday, there will be a field trip to attend a special musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage. Time is running out to join in! If you'd like to attend and haven't yet submitted your permission form, you need to take action today -- or tomorrow at the latest. See Ms. Coleman in Guidance or Ms. Alexander in Room 220 or Portable 8.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:  Did you know that Beyoncé Knowles and her sister Solange are the first sisters to both earn a No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as solo artists</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Chess Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Just a reminder, there will be a chess club meeting today after school in room 201! There will be important information regarding the shirts this meeting</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Debate</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The debate team meets today after school in the library.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Guitar Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hey guitar people...good day for some surf music!  Come one come all to Room 211 after school today</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Mental Health Week Contest</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Calling all artistic minds for the mental health art, media, and writing contests! If you are interested in winning some prizes and having your artwork displayed during Mental Health week, submit your project to Ms. Mclean or Ms. Swain by April 16th</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>OELC</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">OELC meeting tonight is cancelled. Next meeting will take place Tuesday March 27 after school. Please see Mme Ffrench with questions.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Outbound</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">This is just a reminder of the Outbound Winter Camping Meeting today after school in room 232</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Role Play Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The role-playing game club will be meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, after school in room 226</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Rose Ball</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Good morning, Invaders!! The weather got you down? Dance your cares away at Innisdale's first-ever Rose Ball on Friday March 2nd from 7:00-10:00 p.m. A fantastic evening including a three-course banquet, refreshments and prizes await you!! A limited number of tickets are on sale this week only, until Friday, February 26th, during both lunches outside the Career Centre-so buy yours today to avoid disappointment! Don't forget that if you would like to bring a non-Invader guest, the permission form MUST be returned by March 1st! See you at the Rose Ball!!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Student Mental Health Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">If you are interested in joining the Student Mental Health Club, we will be meeting today during 3<sup>rd</sup> and 4<sup>th</sup> lunch in room 211.  See Mme Ffrench with any questions.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Ultimate</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Come play Ultimate for ISS. We need players...especially girls!!!  Try-outs for Team B are tonight at 7:30 pm to 9 pm in the gym. Bring completed Athletic forms to the try-out.  We need ISS ladies to come and play. No experience needed.  Just completed athletic forms.  See Ms. Broley in Port 7 if you have questions.  Athletic forms are outside Room 221.  See you tonight.</td></tr></tbody></table>
Daily Announcements Friday February 16, 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/266Daily Announcements Friday February 16, 2018<table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Black History Month</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">As part of local celebrations of Black History Month, next Friday, there will be a field trip to attend a special musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage. Time is running out to join in. For more information and permission forms, see Ms. Coleman in Guidance or Ms. Alexander in Room 220 or Portable 8.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>And here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:</p><p>Did you know that the richest person in all of history was the African King Musa Keita who was the emperor of the wealthy West African Mali Empire in the early 1300s?</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Girls Hockey</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The girls played their first playoff game last night against North, North started the game with a goal in the 1st period to take the lead. In the 2nd period North scored again but we battled back scoring 2 to finish the period with goals from Olivia Hooper and Sabrina Campbell assists coming from the Freeman-Carter sisters, Alex and Erica. Innisdale scored in the 3rd again from Cassey Carles but North tired the game late taking it to overtime.  Olivia Swinford scored with a deflection from Olivia Hooper to win it for Innisdale. The girls play next week against Eastview.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Mental Health Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">If you are interested in joining a Mental Health lunchtime club, our first meeting will take place Tuesday, February 20th during 3rd and 4th lunch in room 211. Please see Mrs. McAuley, Mme Rose or Mme Ffrench if you have any questions.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>OELC</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Reminder that our next OELC meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 20th after school in the Great Hall</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Rose Ball</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Good morning, Invaders!! Do you have the winter blues? Come dance your cares away at Innisdale's first-ever Rose Ball on Friday, March 2nd from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale during period 3 and 4 outside the Career Centre. Treat yourself to a three-course dinner, loads of refreshments, door-prizes and an amazing dance!! See you at the Rose Ball!!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Smash Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hey Smash Club -- see you all in the Library after school.  Please note that another group will also be in the Library and we can't use the same spaces we always do</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Jr & Sr Girls Soccer</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">A reminder that all girls interested in trying out for either the junior or senior girls soccer teams next month must come to a mandatory meeting TODAY in portable 6 at the beginnings of both period 3 and 4.</td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p>
Daily Announcements Thursday February 15, 2017http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/265Daily Announcements Thursday February 15, 2017<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Black History Month</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">For music-lovers and those who like to celebrate cultural diversity -- we have a special field trip opportunity related to Black History Month.  Next week, there will be a musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage.  For more information and permission forms, see Ms. Coleman in Guidance or Ms. Alexander in Room 220 or Portable 8.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>And here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:</p><p>Did you know that Michaëlle (pronounced Mik- kale) Jean (pronounced like "John") was Canada's first Black Governor General from 2005 to 2010?  Before being named Governor General, Ms. Jean was a journalist and filmmaker. She used her time as Governor General to promote the arts and to draw attention to social justice issues in northern First Nations communities.</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Classics Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Classics Club: It's Thursday!! That means we are meeting until 7:00 p.m. this evening; dinner is provided! Only TWELVE meetings remain until the Classics Conference so come out and help us! See you tonight at 2:50 in 250!!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Chinese New Year</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Today marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year- better known as Chinese New Year. Happy New Year to all who celebrate this holiday.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Girls Hockey</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Today the girls play their first playoff game against North at Allendale starting at 2:30, come out and cheer them on. Teachers please excuse the players at 1:30</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Grad Photos</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">A reminder that grad photos will be taken today on the stage in the caf. If you do not have an appointment, please see the photographer on the stage. Any students who have not had their picture taken for student cards are asked to go to the stage at 10am.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Mental Health Week Contest</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Calling all artistic minds for the mental health art, media, and writing contests! If you are interested in winning some prizes and having your artwork displayed during Mental Health week, submit your project to Ms. Mclean or Ms. Swain by April 16th</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Rose Ball</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Do you have the winter blues? Would like it to be spring already? Then join us for Innisdale's first ever Rose Ball! Enjoy a wonderful three-course dinner and refreshments all evening long, win door-prizes and dance the night away on Friday, March 2nd from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Don't forget that non-Invaders must complete the Guest Form by March 1st!! Only 180 tickets are available-so buy your tickets outside the Careers Centre TODAY to avoid disappointment!! See you at the Rose Ball!!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Jr & Sr Girls Soccer</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Attention all girls interested in playing junior and senior girls soccer this spring. There is a mandatory meeting regarding the spring season and tryouts this Friday at the beginning of period 3 and 4 in portable 6.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Summer Job</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Looking for a part-time job or thinking about working this summer? The Youth Job Connection Summer program is looking for students to participate in job readiness training now to be ready for summer employment. You are paid for participating in job readiness training then placed in a job that aligns with your career goals. Connect with the Career Centre today for more information or go online at www.barriecareercentre.com.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Ultimate Frisbee</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The tryout and practice today will only be for team A. It will be in the cafeteria from 3 to 430.  All team B players who missed the practice on Tuesday please see Miss Broley before the end of the week.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Do you want to play ultimate for ISS this year?  Next try-out for ISS Ultimate will be Tuesday Feb 20th in the gym at 7:30 p.m. - 9p.m. You must have all athletic forms signed and completed to try-out. You can get your forms outside the English office Room 221.  If you missed the first try-out... you are still welcome to come out.  The team will be finalized at the end of February.  Come play Ultimate for ISS this spring.  Remember Tuesday Feb 20th 7:30 pm.  We need more players especially more girls!!!!!  See Ms. Broley or Mr. Martin if you have questions.  </td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Sr Girls Volleyball</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Congrats to the senior girls volleyball team on an amazing season! The team went out fighting last night against the first place Nantyr team. Your coaches are INCREDIBLY proud of your hard work, adaptability, & positive attitudes over the last 3 months. Thank you! Stay tuned for info on our team dinner!</td></tr></tbody></table>
Daily Announcements Wednesday February 14, 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/264Daily Announcements Wednesday February 14, 2018<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Activist Arts Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">ACTIVIST ART CLUB News! Be sure to select your hand-designed one of a kind Valentine cards today in the Main Foyer...50 cents to $1. All proceeds go to the Clean Water Project in India.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Black History Month</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">For music-lovers and those who like to celebrate cultural diversity -- there is a special field trip opportunity related to Black History Month.  Next week, there will be a musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage.  For more information and permission forms, see Ms. Coleman in Guidance or Ms. Alexander in Room 220 or Portable 8.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>And here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:</p><p>Did you know that Viola Davis Desmond was a courageous black woman who refused to sit in the balcony of a theatre in Nova Scotia in 1946?  Instead of sitting in the area where Black people were forced to sit, she paid and sat in the seats reserved exclusively for white people.  At the time, she was arrested. But we now recognize that she was a hero and a leader in ending the racist practice of segregated seating.</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Chartwells</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Good Morning and Happy Valentine's Day from Chartwells. Visit the café for our special Valentine treats.  Have a great day.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Oliver</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Please excuse all students attending the "Oliver" field trip to Georgian College from your class at 9:00 am to catch their bus.  Students attending the "Oliver" field trip are excused from period # 1 at 9:00 am to catch their bus.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Peer Tutor</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Peer tutors are reminded of  our in class session today during period 3 in room 222</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Role Play</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The role-playing game club will be meeting today after school in room 226.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Rose Ball</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Good morning, Invaders! Are you tired of winter? Anxious for spring? Celebrate spring at our first-ever formal, the Rose Ball, on Friday, March 2nd from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Tickets include a three -course dinner and dance, plus refreshments and door prizes. Tickets are on sale every day during periods 3 and 4 outside the Career Centre. Buy early to avoid disappointment!! See you at the Rose Ball!!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>STEM</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">There will be STEM Club today after school! Come by if you're interested in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Summer Job Program</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Attention Students: The Youth Job Connection Summer program is looking for students to participate in job readiness training now to be ready for summer employment. You are PAID for participating in job readiness training then placed in a PAID job that aligns with your career goals. Connect with the Career Centre today for more information or you can get more information online at www.barriecareercentre.com</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Ultimate</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Ultimate Frisbee practice and tryouts for Team A continues tomorrow after school in the cafeteria from 3 to 430.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Valentine's Day</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Happy Valentine's Day Invaders!  Want to show that special someone how you feel?  Buy them a carnation!  Flowers will be on sale in the Great Hall during periods 3 and 4 today.</td></tr></tbody></table>
Daily Announcements Tuesday February 13, 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/263Daily Announcements Tuesday February 13, 2018<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Art Activist</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">Art Activist News! Meeting today at 245 in rm 248. Help us vote on the most creative Valentine Cards. These hand drawn cards will be available in the Great Hall- Donations  of  50 cents to a $1 are welcome to support our Clean Water Project in India with ME TO WE.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Badminton</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">This is a reminder to the Badminton Team that there is a practice 6-9 pm on Wednesday.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Black History Month</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>In light of Black History Month, today during Periods 3 & 4 the Equity Team will be serving coconut drops and plantain chips.</p><p>These are popular treats in the Caribbean and some African countries.  The treats will be free and are open to everyone -- Come join us to learn a bit and try some delicious treats.</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">For music-lovers and those who like to celebrate cultural diversity -- we have a special field trip opportunity related to Black History Month.  Next week, there will be a musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage. For more information and permission forms, see Ms. Coleman in Guidance or Ms. Alexander in Room 220 or Portable 8.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong> </strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>And here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:</p><p>Did you know that Mary Ann Shadd was the first black female newspaper publisher in Canada?  This heroic woman was also an activist for the end of slavery in the United States and she helped many African-Americans escape slavery by coming north to Canada.</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Chess Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Just a reminder there will be a chess club meeting today after school in room 201! All new members are welcome!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>AP Computer Students</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">A reminder to A.P. computer students: The first meeting is tomorrow, Wednesday February 14 after school in room 147</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Debate Team</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">The debate team meets today in the library after school</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Global Program</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Did you know that students in other schools can apply for our Global Perspectives program here at Innisdale? If you're a grade 10 student currently and have friends in other schools that may want to apply for this program, start spreading the word and get your applications in soon. It is a very real possibility that you could be studying and travelling with your friends in 2019. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity. Deadline is March 2nd.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Guitar Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Guitar club starts up again today...room 211 after school.  Keep on rockin' in the free world!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Mental Health Week Contest</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Calling all artistic minds for the mental health art, media, and writing contests! If you are interested in winning some prizes and having your artwork displayed during Mental Health week, submit your project to Ms. Mclean or Ms. Swain by April 16th</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Outbound Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">This is just a reminder of the Outbound Winter Camping meeting today after school in room 232.  </td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Boys' Rugby</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Tonight, 6:00 t0 7:30 p.m. any and all Innisdale boys, grades 9 through 12 interested in rugby are welcome to come out for an introduction to rugby skills session.  </td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Summer Job?</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hey students! Looking for a summer or part-time job? Are you having difficulties finding a job?  Connect with the Career Centre today and learn about the Youth Job Connection Summer program. Get paid for 21 hours of job readiness training to prepare you for a job placement. The Career Centre is located in the Bayfield Mall, no appointment is required.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Ultimate Frisbee</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Ultimate Frisbee practice and try-outs for Team A will be after school in the cafeteria today.  Practice and try-outs for Team B will be from 7:30pm to 9pm in the big gym.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Valentine's Day</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Hey Invaders, tomorrow is Valentine's Day.  Don't forget to tell that special someone how you feel.  Today is your last chance to order carnations for your friends and loved ones. Come to the Great Hall during periods 3 or 4 to place your order.  Carnations are $2 and will be delivered tomorrow on Valentine's Day.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Waterloo Computer Contest</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">A reminder to all Waterloo Computer Contest Writers: The contest is tomorrow Wednesday, February 14 in room 147 from 8am to 11am. Please arrive earlier if you can.</td></tr></tbody></table>
Daily Announcements Monday February 12, 2018http://iss.scdsb.on.ca/about-us/news/school-news/261Daily Announcements Monday February 12, 2018<p>​</p><table class="ms-rteTable-default" width="100%" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Black History Month Field Trip</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;">For music-lovers and those who like to celebrate cultural diversity -- we have a special field trip opportunity related to Black History Month. Next week, there will be a musical presentation at Georgian College celebrating African heritage. For more information and permission forms, see Ms. Coleman in Guidance or Ms. Alexander in Room 220 or Portable 8.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Black History</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>And now here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:</p><p>Did you know that the famous cartoon character Betty Boop was inspired by a Black jazz singer, Esther Jones, from Harlem?</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Curling</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Attention Curlers... with teacher permission could all members of the Girl's Curling team please go to room 216 following the announcements.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>DECA</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>DECA, DECA, DECA...please join in congratulating the 37 Deca members who represented Innisdale and competed at provincials this weekend amongst 7,000 other students in Ontario.  Congratulations to Michael Kang and Diego Reategui for placing top 15 in their orals... and to Scott Hauer for placing top 15 in his exam. </p><p> </p><p>A special mention to the following students who placed in their category and will go on to compete at Internationals in Atlanta Georgia in April!!!</p><p> </p><p>Samantha Ung, Alice Zhang, Annie Obnowlenny, Lewis Liu, Natalie Chow, Emily Kemp, Diego Reategui, Matt Cancilla, and Terry Luan!! </p><p> </p><p>Go DECA Go!!!</p></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Boys' Hockey</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Varsity boys hockey is excused with teacher permission at 1:35 today for their playoff game at Allandale.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Improv</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">On Saturday the Innisdale Improv Team traveled to Woodbridge to compete in the Preliminary round of the Canadian Improv Games, a national competition testing the improvisation skills of high schools across the Toronto area.  Over 5 rounds and with 23 schools competing, the Innisdale Improv Team emerged with a top score, landing them the NUMBER ONE seed in the Provincial finals, which takes place at the Al Green Theater in Toronto at the end of the month.  The team consisting of Natalie Martin, Abigail Wesley, Ffion Krommus, Ayden Cuke, Serena Ruscitti, Abby Millson, Abby Nulle, Abi Derdall, Alyssa Kirley, Andrea Robertson and captained by Tara Lynn Allen and Jaelynn Brooks was judged as the top team of the competition.  This is the greatest finish of any team in the history of the school.  Congratulations to all of the competitors, good luck in the Provincial finals.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Polar Plunge</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">A shout out to our amazing staff members April Bury, Lisa Shepherd, Sherry O'Handley, Jacquie Henderson, Krista Hardy (our nurse in life skills) who participated in the polar plunge Saturday. These brave ladies submerged themselves in ice cold water to support the Ontario Special Olympics & have raised almost $2000!! Way to go!</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Girls Rugby</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">MANDATORY Girls rugby meeting Monday February 12 at 2:45 after school in career centre. All are welcome to attend.</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Socialist Club</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Socialist club meetings will resume starting today after school in room 149</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Ultimate</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Do you want to play Ultimate for ISS this year?  If so come try -out on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m-9:00 p.m. in the double gym.  You must have all athletic forms filled out to try-out. Forms can be founded outside the English office.  See you Tuesday night with your completed forms. If you have questions see Mr. Martin or Ms. Broley</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><strong>Wrestling</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default"><p>Friday, eight of our wrestlers traveled to Craig Kielburger S.S. in Milton to compete, and four medaled with silvers for Kieran McElrea and Owen Hooper and golds for Jami McElrea and Matt Young, helping our team finish tied fourth in the overall tournament standings. Great work!</p><p>Practice today after school on the cafeteria stage.</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><br></p>