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  • Welcome to Week 22 (Feb 12-16)


    The season of Lent begins on Feb 14th this year. Let’s prepare ourselves for Lent not just in the traditional ways of praying, fasting, and almsgiving but also through reflecting on our ways of being – how should I “be” during Lent this year?


    Meanwhile, we have yet another packed week as well as our annual “Leaders of Your Own Learning” PD Day set for Friday, Feb 16th!


    Reminders for the week:


    ·       Feb 12-23 is the time for Academic Alerts.  Please complete the Academic Alerts through Web Marks by Feb 23 at the latest.  Please see one of us if you require clarification.

    ·       The SAC Valentine's day hearts with the student names will be put on the lockers on Tuesday February 13.

    ·       This week we continue to have Grad Photos at 9am in the main office conference room!


    This Week’s Schedule:


    Monday, February 12 - Day 5

    ·       Grad Photos at 9am in the main office conference room

    ·       TPJ3M1 early exam, periods 4&5, Biology Room, Engalla

    ·       Invigor8 Debrief Mtg, Lib. Conf. Room, 12pm, Steering Committee

    ·       Department Heads meeting at 2pm in Library Office Conference Room

    ·       Reach for the Top Comp. @Newman, depart. 2:15pm, Holmes/Simone unavailable

    ·       IPRC meetings – Burley/Magee-AM, Ireland/K. Wong PM


    Tuesday, February 13 – Day 6

    ·       Shrove Tuesday

    ·       Grad Photos at 9am in the main office conference room

    ·       IPRC meeting – Breen/R. Wong – AM

    ·       Grade 10 Retreat at Scott Mission & Good Sheppard, all day, Mazzulla/Walker out

    ·       SHSM seminar for SHSM students, 9-11am, Science Dept, Dr. Engalla, Yolyvette

    ·       Settlement Worker Presentation for Intl students at 1:45pm in the cafeteria – Zidar

    ·       OASIS Mtg @Bishop Morrocco/Thomas Merton, depart 2pm, Coleman unavailable

    ·       Resolution Conference & Mediation Circles (RCMC) for New Facilitators (Part I) – Candiotto, Arturi out all day (code 15)


    Wednesday, February 14 – Day 7 – Extended TA-A - Happy Valentine’s Day!!

    ·       Ash Wednesday Prayer Service

    ·       During Extended TA-A after Ash Wednesday prayer service, students are to complete Invigor8 exit survey. Instructions to follow in email.

    ·       Grad Photos at 9am in the main office conference room

    ·       Grade 10 Retreat at Scott Mission & Good Sheppard, all day, Coleman/Morra out

    ·       TA Credit Review Committee Meeting – Part A – lunch in Room 302, Part B – 3pm same place


    Thursday, February 15 – Day 8 - Last day to submit units with tests

    ·       Grad Photos at 9am in the main office conference room

    ·       SAC Semi-Formal at The Brighton Convention & Events Centre

    ·       SAC Trip, leave @12:30pm, Lena unavailable

    ·       SNC1D1/1P1 trip to Science Centre, all day, Filazzola & Khalil unavailable

    ·       K-12 Meeting – K. Wong out AM

    ·       Meeting – Andrea unavailable AM


    Friday, February 16 – PD Day - “Leaders of Your Own Learning” (LOYOL)


    Sports/Clubs (Home Games Noted): 


    Please check our Google Mary Ward Sports Calendar by clicking on “School Calendar” on the left side panel, then “Calendar of Events”, and “Mary Ward Sports”. Come on out and support our teams!  Because the list can get very long, we’ll try publicizing just the HOME games.  



    ·       Sr. Girls' Volleyball Q-Finals, 3pm @Ward, Coaches Emer & Wong



    ·       Invigor8 - Thanks to steering committee and staff participation and effort to help creating successful experience! Staff Invigor8 exit survey will be available in mailbox and is due to R. Wong by Feb 15th. Student Invigor8 exit survey will be done after Ash Wednesday Prayer Service. Thanks again for your support!

    ·      Congratulations to Joanna, Matt, and the DECA students for a great experience at this year’s Provincial Tournament.  Our students represented Ward so well!  We are very proud of all of them.​



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TA Tip(s) of the week

        We w​ill be celebrating Valentine's Day on Tuesday! A TA group “Valentine’s celebration" is a great way to foster TA bonding and to have everyone in your TA feel included in the day. 

Have a great week, everyone!​