|Black History Month Field Trip||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.|
And now here is today's quick fact for Black History Month:
Did you know that the famous cartoon character Betty Boop was inspired by a Black jazz singer, Esther Jones, from Harlem?
|Curling||Attention Curlers... with teacher permission could all members of the Girl's Curling team please go to room 216 following the announcements.|
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.
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!!!
Samantha Ung, Alice Zhang, Annie Obnowlenny, Lewis Liu, Natalie Chow, Emily Kemp, Diego Reategui, Matt Cancilla, and Terry Luan!!
Go DECA Go!!!
|Boys' Hockey||Varsity boys hockey is excused with teacher permission at 1:35 today for their playoff game at Allandale.|
|Improv||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.|
|Polar Plunge||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!|
|Girls Rugby||MANDATORY Girls rugby meeting Monday February 12 at 2:45 after school in career centre. All are welcome to attend.|
|Socialist Club||Socialist club meetings will resume starting today after school in room 149|
|Ultimate||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|
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!
Practice today after school on the cafeteria stage.