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Thursday, September 22, 2022

There will be two ACE Committee meetings today.  One meeting will be during first lunch in the Library Reading Room, and the second meeting in the Chapel during second lunch.

Attention all students interested in joining the ACS swim team. Please stop by room 3010 on your lunch TODAY to meet with Ms Ristov and to grab a permission form. Practices will begin next week!

Attention all grade 9’s!  Anyone interested in organizing school dances, coffee house and other school events, please pick up your student council applications in the main office.  Remember, this is only for grade 9’s.  Applications are due September 30th.

Attention students who have ordered spirit wear.  Please have your order number and go to the student council office to pick your order up during your lunch.

If you missed Vocal Ensemble, it's OK, you can still join!  We meet every Tuesday from 3pm to 4pm in the Music Room #1154.  If you want to sing in the Thanksgiving Mass, plan to stay until 4:30pm.  Email Mrs. Ratelband at for more information.  Hope to see you there!

All those who signed up for the NTS Drama Festival, please check your school email for more information on audition times, crew interviews and more!  See Mrs. Boschman, Mr. DaCosta, or Mrs. Ratelband for more information.

Tennis tryouts continue today.

Attention ACS students who drive to school! Please register your vehicle by Friday, September 30th in the main office.  Beginning October 3rd, Administration will be issuing warnings to vehicles.  A message was sent out to families yesterday.

Attention Grade 12s!  Several college and university reps are booked to come to ACS this fall beginning with Toronto Metropolitan University on Thursday at 1:50 pm and Guelph, Fanshawe and Brock coming next week. Check out your Grade 12 D2L page for the full list and sign-up to attend by clicking on the calendar event and filling in the Microsoft form.  Be sure to sign-up for up to 5 schools that interest you.

Attention gr. 11 and 12 students taking French either this semester or next semester!  Want to take on a leadership role in our school community?  Want to share your passion for French culture with others?  Want to earn points towards a Letter or Lion Award at grad?  Then consider being part of the French Club Committee!    If you are interested in this great opportunity,  please see Madame McCulloch in Room 2005 or send her an e-mail.

Hey Lions, do you want to make a difference to help those in need? We Scare Hunger is right around the corner! Each year, just before Halloween, ACS collects canned food from our community in support of our local St. Vincent de Paul Society. Our first meeting is in the lecture hall during both lunches on Wednesday, September 28th. Get a team together along with a driver and join us to find out more! You can make a difference!

Great news! Grade 9 retreats are fully back and running as they were before the pandemic. Mrs. Sheldrake is looking for students in grades 10, 11 and 12 to be retreat leaders!  The retreats will be out of the school for the full school day at a place called Apps Ridge, on the other side of Brantford, and the retreat building is in the middle of a nice area in nature.  You can sign up to be a retreat leader at the chaplain's office by the end of this week. The first grade 9 retreat is on October 15th.

The students on the 180 Team who have signed up for the field trip next week need to hand in their permission forms by this Friday.