905-835-1186 211 Elgin St, Port Colborne, ON L3K 3K4

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Announcements – Nov 29 to Dec 3

Scorekeepers are needed for the upcoming boys’ basketball and girls’ volleyball games.  You can receive volunteer hours for scorekeeping.  Please  Mr. Walker.

Class of 2022 – please make sure to book your grad photo appointments. Not sure how to do that? Check your DSBN student email or contact the Guidance department staff.

The Niagara Mobility Closet, an organization that helps those who are less fortunate, is looking for donations of gently used or new men's pants, sizes 30-34, no dress pants. If you would like to donate, please drop them off at room 205, or talk to Ms. Butters

Do you need to earn community volunteer hours? We are seeking student volunteers who can record registrations for PCHS students, staff, and volunteer drivers from the visiting school who would be watching home games.  The registration procedures to be followed will be shared with student volunteers after they have signed up.  Please contact Mr. Walker or see the email sent to your student email account


Announcements – Nov 8 to Nov 12

Here are our cafeteria specials this week:

Monday - Thai red curry chicken with rice
Tuesday - Beef burrito
Wednesday - Pasta Bolognese
Thursday - Jamaican meat patty with fried plantains
Friday - Blue Bear Burger

HEY STUDENTS! Do you want to win $1000? OSSTF/FEESO celebrates your achievements with its annual Student Achievement Awards. Submit an original piece of writing, visual art or video based on this year’s theme of "Our Moment in Time" and you could be chosen to attend an awards ceremony in Toronto. Speak to Ms Palencar in room 323 for more details! Deadline for submissions is Tuesday November 16th

The girls’ basketball team travels to Greater Fort Erie today for the last game of the regular season.  The Zone 3 championship will be played on Wednesday at 3:30 pm in Bears’ Den.  Good luck today Blue Bears.

Students wanting to take part in winter sports are to check their DSBN student email and use the link to sign up for activities.

Boys Hockey tryouts start Friday at 3pm at the Vale.  Please see Mr. Coers in room 216 if you need more information

A reminder to Grade 12 students that applications for college and university programs for next September are now open.  If you need help with your application, see Mr. Walker.

A Port Colborne resident is seeking to hire a student who can work on weekends to rake leaves, prepare their properties for winter, and some other small jobs around the properties. Please see Mr. Walker if you would like to apply.

A Port Colborne senior who lives in the Merritt Parkway area is looking for students to help with snow shovelling this winter. This can be done for volunteer hours or paid work. Please see Mr. Walker if interested.

 

Announcements – Nov 1 to Nov 5

As of 2016, Ontario has designated the first week of November as Treaties Recognition Week with the goal of promoting education and awareness about treaties and treaty relationships. DSBN joins with others school boards across Ontario, November 1-5 in encouraging schools to support learning about treaties as an important aspect of our province’s history.

Here are our lunch specials for the week. Since it is Treaty week, we will be featuring some indigenous inspired dishes on Tuesday and Wednesday. All specials are $5.00.

Monday - Chicken and vegetable stir fry with steamed rice
Tuesday - Navajo Taco - Bison chili on top of Indigenous fry bread
Wednesday - Bison Burger
Thursday - Italian sausage on a bun with sweet peppers and onions
Friday - Pulled pork enchiladas

LISTEN UP STUDENTS! Are you trying to save money for your tuition, a trip, or a car? The annual OSSTF/FEESO Student Achievement Awards competition is open and YOU could win $1000! All you have to do is create an original piece of writing, art, or media based on this year’s theme "Our Moment in Time". There are junior and senior grade awards. Speak to Ms Palencar in room 323 for more information. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday November 16th

The girls’ basketball team was victorious Monday night over Saint Jean de Brebeuf, 32 – 17. Maya Kolbinson led the scorers with 16 points and Cadence Seredine followed with 9 points. Well done Blue Bears.

PCHS Safe Space, a group for LGBTQIA+ youth and allies, meets Tuesday in room 205.

Announcements – Oct 25 to Oct 29

  • Lunch specials this week:

Monday - Jambalaya
Tuesday - Chicken Tacos
Wednesday - Cubano Sandwich
Thursday - Ricotta Gnocchi
Friday - Housemade peameal bacon and fried egg sandwich 

  • Students in grade 10, 11, and 12 are asked to please check the Honour Roll board in the main entrance. Names of students qualifying for last year’s Honour Roll have been posted. If there are errors or omissions, please the Guidance Department.
  • Girls’ basketball will practice tonight after school to prepare for their game against Centennial Tuesday after school in the Bears’ Den.
  • Grad Wear is available for students in the Class of 2022 to order.  Orders must be received by November 1.  Samples are available in the Guidance area.
  • Photo retakes will take place next Monday, November 1st in the morning.
  • This week the Guidance Department is running a trivia contest about Ontario Colleges and Universities.  Students can submit answers to win prizes.  The Trivia contest is open to all students and closes Friday.
  • PCHS Safe Space meets Tuesday at lunch in room 205. LGBTQIA+ youth and allies are welcome. 

Announcements for October 18 - 22

  • Class of 2022 students who are graduating – Grad Wear is available for ordering.  An email was sent out last night to your DSBN student email account.  Samples and order forms are available in the Guidance area.  Orders are due Monday, November 1st.
  • Next Tuesday, there will a Lunch and Learn session in the library for grade 12 students who will be applying to Ontario Universities.  Next Wednesday, there will a Lunch and Learn session for grade 12 students applying to Ontario Colleges.  Sessions will cover how to apply to college and university and setting up an application account.
  • For students who applied to join students’ council, there is a meeting after school today in room 320 at 2:30 p.m.
  • This coming Saturday is the Lions’ Club Food Drive.  Volunteers are welcome to attend. To sign up as a volunteer, please see the flyer in the Guidance area.
  • Brock University’s Lifespan Institute has a Youth Engagement Committee that helps to inform youth-focused research. The B-YEC is made up of Niagara Region youth ages 14 to 24 and assists the Lifespan Institute team by offering a fresh perspective while discussing youth well-being, current research projects, and research ideas. B-YEC members have the exciting opportunity to be a part of informing research, networking with Brock faculty, and gaining valuable volunteer and professional leadership experience for their resumes. We are currently looking to add new members to the B-YEC and are hoping that you could promote this opportunity to youth that you are involved with!Applications are due November 15, 2021, and can be completed online. More information is available in the Guidance area.
  • Save the date: Photo retake day will be November 1, 2021.