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Daily Announcements & Schedule

Regular School Day

  • 8:20 a.m. - Warning Bell

  • 8:31-9:46 a.m. - Period A

  • 9:46-9:53 a.m. - Break

  • 9:53-11:08 a.m. - Period B

  • 11:08-11:59 a.m. - Lunch

  • 11:59 a.m. - 1:14 p.m. - Period C

  • 1:14-1:21 p.m. - Break

  • 1:21-2:36 p.m. - Period D

Please note, Period C and D flip on a weekly basis. The calendar clearly
identifies the CD weeks and the DC weeks.

Monday

Monday November 11, 2019

 

  • Congratulations to the senior boys volleyball team who defeated Sydenham 3-2 last night to win KASSAA gold.  Thank you to all of the fans who came out to support.  The boys now compete for a spot at OFSAA on Thursday!

 

  • Congratulations to the Junior Boys Volleyball team on winning the KASSAA championship.  The boys played amazing team defense to beat Holy Cross 3-1.  Now the boys will compete for the EOSSAA championship on Wednesday.

 

  • Today we’re starting a feature to celebrate Indigenous Education Month and to help Morgan Hall complete her leadership project.  Morgan is Algonquin and Micmac and she is learning more about her Anishinaabe culture.  Each day she’s going to give you an Anishinaabe word or two and it’s English translation.  Today it’s hello - Kwey kwey.  Or Kwey for Hi.  Give it a try when you say hi to your friend today.

 

  • Here is your Indigenous fact of the day.  The two world wars Canada fought in the twentieth century saw massive participation by Indigenous people.  Many saw their enlistment as an opportunity to break down social barriers and prove their worth to an indifferent Canada.  More than 4,000 fourth in World War One including snipers Ojibwe Francis Pegahmagabow and Cree Henry Norwest and Inuit soldier John Shiwak.  Indigenous soldiers were integrated into regular army units and their prowess and bravery caused the Canadian government at British request to actively recruit amongst Indigenous populations.

 

  • KC Coffee House is THIS THURSDAY at 6:30 pm!  Buy your tickets for a discounted $5 this week @ lunch in the main foyer!  They will be more expensive at the door!  If you have any questions, please talk to Emily Flake or Namirah Quadir.

 

  • This Friday in the Gym there will be a speed meeting of new friends!

 

  • Hey grade 9s, did you like the games you played at Leadership camp? Do you like free food and entertainment? Come to the link “Area 51” event on November 14 at 4:30 for tons of mac n cheese and free admission to coffeehouse! 

 

  • For all grads applying to Queen’s University, the Queen’s Chancellor scholarship is posted in Student Services. Applications are due Friday November 15th. See Mr Lynn if you have any questions. 

 

  • Did you borrow a yearbook camera? Please return it to Ms Penny in room 325!! 

 

  • Hey KC!  This month we will be starting a food and Hygiene product drive as part of KC gives back!  Watch out for the posters around the school for more information.

 

  • Good Morning Knitters!  Tis the season to start knitting warm woolies.  Come to room 118 at lunch today.

 

  • Anyone interested in trying out for the Senior Girls Volleyball team, please come to a quick sign up meeting in Rooms 226 at the beginning of lunch.  See Mr. Compeau or Mr. Davies if you can’t make it or have someone sign you up.

 

  • This Thursday the KC Blood Club is off to Canadian Blood Services to Donate.  There are still 8 spots available so if you’re free after school please sign up on the science office door.  Hop-Up on the Bus and Give up a bit of your time and blood.  Thanks to those who’ve already signed up!

 

  • Are you getting tired of looking at the course options available at KCVI next semester?  Looking to take something exciting and different?  We are partnering again with St. Lawrence College to offer some exciting and different electives for KC students.  Examples of courses include: Welding, Nutrition, Behavioural interventions, make-up and body treatments.  Come to student services to learn about Dual Credit courses.  The deadline to register for these courses is November 14th.

 

 

Tuesday

Tuesday November 12, 2019

 

  • Congrats to the Jr football team on winning the “snow bowl”, aka their semi final against Napanee! The team will face LaSalle at Richardson Stadium this Saturday at noon.

 

  • Reminder to DECA students that mock regionals are tonight! All participants doing a case must be there at 6 pm.

 

  • There is a curling team meeting today at lunch in room 223. All curlers please attend.

 

  • Junior girls volleyball tryouts start this week. Any junior girls interested, be dressed and ready to go on Wednesday at 2:45 in Gym 3.

 

  • At our remembrance day ceremony, a sweetgrass vrais was placed along the wreaths to honour Indigenos veterans of Canada’s wars. Sweetgrass is one of the 4 sacred medicines of the Anishinaabe people. Your word of the day is weskwu mashkoseh or sweetgrass.

 

  • Here is your Indigenous fact of the day.  Charlotte Edison Monture was a Mohawk and the first Indigenous woman to become a registered nurse and have the right to vote. She served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps as a nursing sister in world war one.

 

  • KC Coffee House is THIS THURSDAY at 6:30 pm!  Buy your tickets for a discounted $5 this week @ lunch in the main foyer!  They will be more expensive at the door!  If you have any questions, please talk to Emily Flake or Namirah Quadir.

 

  • This Friday in the Gym there will be a speed meeting of new friends!

 

  • Hey grade 9s, did you like the games you played at Leadership camp? Do you like free food and entertainment? Come to the link “Area 51” event on November 14 at 4:30 for tons of mac n cheese and free admission to coffeehouse! 

 

  • For all grads applying to Queen’s University, the Queen’s Chancellor scholarship is posted in Student Services. Applications are due Friday November 15th. See Mr Lynn if you have any questions. 

 

  • Did you borrow a yearbook camera? Please return it to Ms Penny in room 325!! 

 

  • Hey KC!  This month we will be starting a food and Hygiene product drive as part of KC gives back!  Watch out for the posters around the school for more information.

 

  • This Thursday the KC Blood Club is off to Canadian Blood Services to Donate.  There are still 8 spots available so if you’re free after school please sign up on the science office door.  Hop-Up on the Bus and Give up a bit of your time and blood.  Thanks to those who’ve already signed up!

 

 

Wednesday

Wednesday November 6, 2019

 

  • Junior Girls Basketball played a hard fought battle against Sydenham in their quarter finals game coming out on top to face Frontenac in the semis tomorrow night. There was an awesome defence by Grace and Claire, some sick moves from Ella, Vayda, and Rylie and stellar shooting from Esmee and Ocean. All around an awesome team so come watch them tomorrow at 3:30 at Frontenac! Go Blues!

 

  • The Senior Girls Basketball team had a great quarter final game last night defeating LCVI 54-23. The girls hope to continue the momentum in the semis tomorrow night at Holy Cross at 5:15.

 

  • Reminder to swimmers of practice today and dry land practice tomorrow at lunch in the spin room. If you want to swim  and have not handed in a permission form, please see Ms Evans.

 

  • Everyone needs 40 hours of volunteering to graduate. If you are still in need of hours or just looking for a fun time, come volunteer this Friday and Saturday at an elementary school volleyball tournament. No experience required. Come to room 32 today at lunch for more info. Athletics Association General Members are encouraged to join!

 

  • Did you borrow a yearbook camera? Please return it to Ms Penny in room 325!! There is no yearbook meeting today.

 

  • If you are looking for help in any of your classes, HYPE tutors are here for you! They will be in Student Services after school today. See Ms Ford if you have any questions.

 

  • Improv club will be in the EST from 3-4 on Friday.

 

  • November is Indigenous Education month. The Indigenous population in Canada is at its youngest with the Inuit having 33% of their population under the age of 14. First Nations follow with 29% under 14 and the Métis have 22%. As a whole, Canada’s population under 14 is 16%. 

 

  • Music schedule: Monday - Choir at lunch.  Tuesday - morning Concert band, Music council at lunch, Pit band after school. Thursday morning concert band. Jr. band at lunch on Friday.

 

  • Do you need a new coat or an extra sweater? Come to student services and take a look at all the free clothes. They need new homes.

 

  • Blood club runs Nov. 13th. The sign up sheet is on the science office door. Grab a friend and give blood.

 

  • Engaging Young Entrepreneurs will be selling grilled cheese for $2.00 tomorrow at lunch in the main foyer!

 

  • Are you getting tired of looking at the course options available at KCVI next semester?  Looking to take something exciting and different?  We are partnering again with St. Lawrence College to offer some exciting and different electives for KC students.  Examples of courses include: Welding, Nutrition, Behavioural interventions, make-up and body treatments.  Come to student services to learn about Dual Credit courses.  The deadline to register for these courses is November 14th.

 

  • This is the last year for KCVI yearbooks! Arts Council is holding a cover contest. The cover should represent saying goodbye to KCVI. Submit your design to an art teacher or kcviarts@gmail.com. Digital designs are recommended. The winner will receive a prize! The submission deadline has been moved to this friday!

 

  • KC Coffee House is coming up on November 14th. Buy your tickets in the main foyer at lunch, they will be sold up until the coffee house is here! They will be more expensive at the door! If you have any questions, talk to Mr Lienhard or Casy Gearin.

 

  • The sign up sheet for the next cooking club meeting is across the hall from the main office.  It is on November 8th (this friday), and they will be making spring rolls.

 

 

Thursday

Thursday November 14th, 2019

 

  • Here is your Indigenous fact of the day. At least 3000 members of First Nations in Canada and countless more non-status Metis and Inuit including 72 Indigenous women served for Canada in World War Two. Their bravery resulted in at least 17 medals for bravery in action. Brigadier Oliver Martin, a Mohawk from the Six Nations Grand River reserve, was the highest-ranking Indigenous officer of this war.

 

  • KC Coffee House is TODAY at 6:30 pm! The theme is cozy winter’s night. Buy your tickets for a discounted $5 this week @ lunch in the main foyer!  They will be more expensive at the door!  If you have any questions, please talk to Emily Flake or Namirah Quadir.

 

  • Hey grade 9s, did you like the games you played at Leadership camp? Do you like free food and entertainment? Come to the link “Area 51” event on November 14 at 4:30 for tons of mac n cheese and free admission to coffeehouse! 

 

  • The Nordic Ski team is meeting today at 2:45 in room 315 to make plans for the season.

 

  • Senior Girls Volleyball tryouts will be moved to MONDAY after school in Gym 3. If you have any questions, see Mr Davies in room 319 or the business office.

 

  • Improv club is from 3-4 on Friday in the EST.

 

  • If you missed picture day or need a retake, you’re in luck! Picture retakes are on Monday November 18.

 

  • This Friday in the Gym there will be a speed meeting of new friends!

 

  • Did you borrow a yearbook camera? Please return it to Ms Penny in room 325!! 

 

  • Hey KC!  This month we will be starting a food and Hygiene product drive as part of KC gives back!  Watch out for the posters around the school for more information.

 

  • Any junior girls interested, be dressed and ready to go for our second tryout today at 2:45 in Gym 3

 

  • This is the last week for free clothes.  If you need a coat or boats or an extra sweatshirt, please take a look this week before they are gone.  

 

  • HEY KC.  Next week is Harmony Week!  Join us in the auditorium at lunch Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for some short films, and make sure to keep your eyes peeled for other harmonious activities!  

 

  • Badminton!  If you’d like to play competitive badminton and represent KCVI @ KASSAA this year, the first practice is this Friday after school.  It runs from 3 until 4:30.  Come ready to play!

 

  • Junior Boys Basketball tryouts will begin on Monday at 3pm in the main gym.  There is a sign up outside of the Phys Ed.  office for those interested.  There will be an open house scrimmage session tomorrow after school, but it is not a tryout.

 

  • There will be a girls hockey meeting in room 32 at the beginning of lunch on Monday November 18 to talk about plans for the upcoming season.  All girls that are interested in playing girls hockey this year are asked to attend.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Watt.

 

  • Interested in business and entrepreneurship?  Want insight on how to develop your career?  Engaging Young Entrepreneurs presents en-GAGE With Careers: and event aimed at high school students of all ages, taking place at the DDQIC Event Commons in Mitchell Hall on December 5th.  Students will have the opportunity to hear from community speakers and participate in interactive workshops, taking away valuable information and inspiration.  Permission forms are now available in the main office and are due back by November 27th.

 

 

Friday

Friday November 8, 2019

 

  • The Jr Boys Volleyball team played three solid sets to beat Napanee 3-0 in the semifinals. The team next plays in the KASSAA final Sunday at 1 pm at St Lawrence College. Go blues!

 

  • The Jr Girls Basketball team suffered a tough loss against the falcons last night but put up a stellar fight. 

 

  • Hey grade 9s, did you like the games you played at Leadership camp? Do you like free food and entertainment? Come to the link “Area 51” event on November 14 at 4:30 for tons of mac n cheese and free admission to coffeehouse! 
  • If you want to participate in the Regi team contest, talk 

 

  • November is Indigenous Education month. Cindy Blackstock is an Indigenous rights activist who continues to fight for Canada to fulfill its obligations to Indigenous children. Most recently she won a case that will force the Canadian government to provide $40 000 to every Indigenous child who was removed from their families and put into the child welfare system. This is after she already proved to the courts that Canada was purposefully underfunding child welfare. Canada recently apologized for a historic example of this known as the sixties scoop.

 

  • For all grads applying to Queen’s University, the Queen’s Chancellor scholarship is posted in Student Services. Applications are due Friday November 15th. See Mr Lynn if you have any questions. 

 

  • Did you borrow a yearbook camera? Please return it to Ms Penny in room 325!! 

 

  • Improv club will be in the EST from 3-4 on Friday.

 

  • Do you need a new coat or an extra sweater? Come to student services and take a look at all the free clothes. They need new homes.

 

  • Blood club runs Nov. 13th. The sign up sheet is on the science office door. Grab a friend and give blood.

 

  • The sign up sheet for the next cooking club meeting is across the hall from the main office.  It is today, and they will be making spring rolls.

 

  • This is the last year for KCVI yearbooks! Arts Council is holding a cover contest. The cover should represent saying goodbye to KCVI. Submit your design to an art teacher or kcviarts@gmail.com. Digital designs are recommended. The winner will receive a prize! The submission deadline has been moved to this friday!

 

  • KC Coffee House is coming up on November 14th. Buy your tickets in the main foyer at lunch, they will be sold up until the coffee house is here! They will be more expensive at the door! If you have any questions, talk to Mr Lienhard or Casy Gearin.

 

  • Are you getting tired of looking at the course options available at KCVI next semester?  Looking to take something exciting and different?  We are partnering again with St. Lawrence College to offer some exciting and different electives for KC students.  Examples of courses include: Welding, Nutrition, Behavioural interventions, make-up and body treatments.  Come to student services to learn about Dual Credit courses.  The deadline to register for these courses is November 14th.

 

  • Music schedule: Monday - Choir at lunch.  Tuesday - morning Concert band, Music council at lunch, Pit band after school. Thursday morning concert band. Jr. band at lunch on Friday.