Friday, 22 December 2017

Announcements December 22, 2017

Announcements December 22, 2017

·         This is a reminder to those students who received a notice from the Health Unit regarding your immunizations.  The Health Unit requires that you return the notice to the school in the box that is found in the main office.  These forms need to be updated with your immunization information.  Failure to return these forms to the Health Unit will result in a school suspension.  Please be sure to do this as soon as possible and before the end of this semester.

·         Last night the junior boys’ basketball team remained undefeated with a 51-46 victory over Cardinal Carter. Though the boys played sloppy, their defensive effort came alive in the fourth quarter and they escaped with a win. The boys are tied for first place. The team is reminded to check for the holiday practice schedule.

·         Congrats to the Junior Girls’ Volleyball Team who extended their winning streak by defeating the Cavaliers from Kingsville last night. Enjoy the Christmas break!


·         Attention Grade 10's who are interested in attending the May trip to Ottawa and Toronto. Spots are filling fast! Only 25 seats left! See Ms. Marentette in 202 for a flyer. Spots ARE secured for those who have already paid their deposit.

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Announcements December 21, 2017

Announcements December 21, 2017

·        This is a reminder to those students who received a notice from the Health Unit regarding your immunizations.  The Health Unit requires that you return the notice to the school in the box that is found in the main office.  These forms need to be updated with your immunization information.  Failure to return these forms to the Health Unit will result in a school suspension.  Please be sure to do this as soon as possible and before the end of this semester.

·        Rock of Ages full cars rehearsal today after school

·        Congratulations to the Junior Girls volleyball team who finally showed up ready to play last night. They defeated the Mustangs from Massey to begin their winning ways. Come watch the girls play the Kingsville Cavaliers tonight in our gym.

·    Congratulations to the Sr Girl’s volleyball team who continued their winning streak by defeating the Massey Mustangs last night.  Come out and watch the last game of the year as the girls take on Kingsville in our gym at 4:00 and the juniors to follow.  Congrat's ladies and good luck tonight!


·        Attention All Grade 10 Students:

How would you like to get away with your friends for 3 nights and 4 days in May 2018 to visit both Ottawa and Toronto?  How would you like to be part of the FIRST annual grade 10 trip of its kind offered here at Villanova?  You must act quickly though as there are only 40 spots! See Ms. Marentette in 202 for more details! 

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Announcements December 20, 2017


·        Last night the Jr. Boys basketball team improved to 3 and 0 with a 62-29 win over General Amherst. The boys were led offensively by Max Gebrail and a strong team effort on the defensive end. The boys look to remain undefeated as they take on Cardinal Carter tomorrow in Leamington.


·        Attention All Grade 10 Students:

How would you like to get away with your friends for 3 nights and 4 days in May 2018 to visit both Ottawa and Toronto?  How would you like to be part of the FIRST annual grade 10 trip of its kind offered here at Villanova?  How does a Haunted Walk, River Cruise, Turtle Island Visit, Escape Room, Medieval Times and a Blue Jays Night Game sound? These are just a FEW of many fun activities planned.  You must act quickly though as there are only 40 spots! See Ms. Marentette in 202 for more details!  This would be a great Christmas present that you could look forward to for months.  Remember, there are only 40 spots available!

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Announcements December 19, 2017

Announcements December 19, 2017

·        Art club is tonight.

·        Attention All Grade 10 Students:

How would you like to get away with your friends for 3 nights and 4 days in May 2018 to visit both Ottawa and Toronto?  How would you like to be part of the FIRST annual grade 10 trip of its kind offered here at Villanova?  How does a Haunted Walk, River Cruise, Turtle Island Visit, Escape Room, Medieval Times and a Blue Jays Night Game sound? These are just a FEW of many fun activities planned.  You must act quickly though as there are only 40 spots! See Ms. Marentette in 202 for more details!  This would be a great Christmas present that you could look forward to for months.  Remember, there are only 40 spots available!

Monday, 18 December 2017

Announcements December 18, 2017

Announcements December 18, 2017

·        Attention All Grade 10 Students: How would you like to get away with your friends for 3 nights and 4 days in May 2018  to visit both Ottawa and Toronto?  This is the FIRST annual grade 10 trip of its kind offered here at Villanova and there are ONLY 40 SPOTS!  How does a Haunted Walk, River Cruise, Turtle Island Visit, Escape Room, Medieval Times and a Blue Jays Night Game sound? These are just a few of many fun activities planned.  More information to follow... Remember, only 40 spots available!  See Ms. Marentette in 202 for more details!


·        The weight room will be closed today.

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Announcements December 13, 2017

Announcements December 13, 2017

·        Last night the Jr. Boys basketball team improved their record to 2 and 0 with a 46-45 win over L'Essor. It was a close game throughout, but Bryce Ciorocchi iced the win with free throws with 1 second remaining. The boys take on Walkerville tomorrow at 5:30 in our gym.

·        Because of the impending weather and poor road conditions, art club is cancelled tonight.

The weight room will be closed after school today.

Attention boys' hockey team.   Reminder that there is practice tomorrow at 3:00

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Announcements December 12, 2017

Announcements December 12, 2017


·        This is a note that the Flying V Pizza Co and cafe will be closed until Christmas due to Christmas dinner caterings. Sorry for any inconvenience and we will re-open in the New Year.

·        Mrs. Curran's period 4 class is to report to room 209 today only.  Thank you

·        Alpha will continue after school on Thursday in room 212. Bring $5 for pizza. Come on out, everyone is welcome.


·        A big congrats goes out to all of Villanova's 'B' league curling team members.  This season was a tough one, but we proved that Wildcats truly will fight their way to the end and stand with great pride as they do so.Our teams finished in the top 4 places in our city divisions.  Congrats to: Jack Wirag, Emma Harris, Elise Brunet, Matteo Desando, Logan Delorey, Michael Powney, William Erdman, Joel Badour, Oliver Chappus and Keith McGregor.  Hurry hard team as we head into 'A' league play!!

Monday, 11 December 2017

Announcements December 11, 2017

Announcements December 11, 2017


·        This past weekend the Jr. boys basketball participated in the annual Rebel Classic. The boys played well both Friday and Saturday with a 1 point defeat stopping them from playing in the consolation Final and the team finished with a 2 and 2 record. Special mention goes to Alec Boucher and Max Gebrail for outstanding play on both ends of the floor all weekend.

·        Good luck to our Villanova curling teams as they play their last season game tonight at Roseland. Currently our two teams are sitting in 3 and 4 in the overall standings. Throw well Wildcats!

·        Congratulations to the Junior Girls Volleyball Team on their appearance in the finals at the St. Clair College Invitational tournament on Friday. The girls came out strong winning their pool and after a hard fought match with Herman they went on to easily defeat St. Annes to advance to the finals against a strong Sandwich Team. The girls put up a great effort but could not stop the powerful Sabre hitters. Congratulations to the team and they are reminded of their practice tonight at 2:30.

·        Congratulations goes out to the senior girls’ volleyball team who took home the St. Clair invitational volleyball tournament championship over this past weekend.  After finishing in first in their pool the team continued their winning streak right to the end where they took home the gold.  Special congratulations goes out to setter Emily Tracey and middle hitter Chantal Kelly who were awarded the team all-stars chosen by the St. Clair women's team.  Reminder practice tonight at 2:30.

·        Art club is Wednesday this week instead of Tuesday.


·        There is a brief swim meeting in the atrium at this time; all swimmers please meet in the atrium for a brief meeting at this time. Caps have arrived. Thank you

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Announcements December 7, 2017

Announcements December 7, 2017

  • In last night's curling games our teams won one battle and lost another. Every player that was on the ice last night was seen truly enjoying the game and showing honest sportsmanship that Villanova is proud to say is Wildcat pride. Last season game is Monday at Roseland at 3:30. No practice tonight

  • Attention GSA members: We will be meeting as a group today in ROOM 104 during second lunch.  If you do not have second lunch you are only allowed to attend IF you are a regular member and DO NOT have an assessment during this time. That's GSA, today, room 104, second lunch.


  • Congratulations goes out to Zach Coste for being chosen to the All Star team by the entirety of the WECSSAA coaching staff.

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Announcements December 6, 2017

Announcements December 6, 2017

·         Good luck to our Villanova curling teams as they play their second last game at the B division level.

Last night the junior boy’s basketball team started their season of with a 58-49 win. The boys were led by Mario Caruana offensively with 10 points and 5 assists and defensively by Kobe Iles. Good start to the season, but much work lies ahead. Practice tonight is at 2:30.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Announcements December 5, 2017

Announcements December 5, 2017

·        Attention all graduates.  Graduation pictures start tomorrow.  Please see your brochure for important information regarding your portrait sitting.  Your sitting fee must be paid at the time of your appointment.  Please be on time for your appointment.

·        Congratulations goes out to Zach Coste this morning for being chosen to the Sr. Football All-star team as voted on by the entirety of the WECSSAA football coaching staff!

·        Ms. Russo and Mr. Roehler would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the students who donated blood yesterday. Thanks to you someone may be able to spend Christmas at home with their family this year. Canadian Blood Services Thanks You!

·        Last night in curling action our Villanova Wildcats beat General Amherst but lost to St Joes. Practice tonight at Roseland. Only two more games left in the season teams!

·        Good luck to the junior and senior girls’ volleyball teams who kick off their season tonight on the road at Riverside High School.  Players who are taking the bus are reminded to meet in the gym hallway right after school today, bus will be leaving at 2:30.

·        Please dismiss the girl’s hockey team at 2:00 today for their game.


·        All those Jr & Sr football players who will be attending the Honour Guard on Sunday need to see Mrs. Coste at some point today to sign the sheet.

Monday, 4 December 2017

Villanova Wildcat Lottery Winners


CSAC Wildcat Fundraiser
2017 – 2018

Tickets were drawn on Friday, December 1, 2017

All winners will/have been contacted by telephone.

We wish to thank everyone who purchased a ticket for their continued support!

Winning Ticket Numbers

Prize
Amount
Winning Ticket
Name of Prize Winner




1st Prize
$2,000.00
1470
Dawn Farmer
2nd Prize
$1,000.00
2192
Ron Brunet
3rd Prize
$500.00
0831
Pam Berdusco

Student Prize – Ipad Mini
Highest Selling Student

Samantha Daniels

Announcements December 4, 2017

Announcements December 4, 2017

·        Attention Graduates.  It’s Grad photo time!  Lifetouch will be here to take grad portraits starting on December 6th.  Appointment times will be taken quickly so be sure to sign up right away.  Appointments can be made ONLINE.  The link to the appointment site is located on the back of your information brochure or on one of the many posters that are hung up in the school.  The website is www.lifetouch.ca/qkgrads.  Please keep in mind that only those graduation photographs taken through Lifetouch will be in the school’s yearbook and on the graduation composite.

·        A reminder to Mr Creps Period 4 Phys.Ed class that we are leaving for our field trip at 12:20 sharp from the phys.ed wing

·        Congratulations to all students and staff of the Wildcat community. Through your generosity, many individuals will be warm this winter as our Coats for Kids Campaign was a great success. An amazing amount of clothing was collected and you should all be commended on your efforts. The winning class was Mr. Gombai's, with a close second was Mrs. Grado's class, and another close third was Mrs. Brownlee's class. Congratulations Wildcats!

·        Good luck curlers as they play St. Joes and General Amherst on the ice at Roseland Curling Club at 3:30 today. All are welcome to attend and cheer on the Villy curling teams! Throw some good rocks teams!!

·        Reminder that the boys' hockey team has practice at 3:00 today.


Friday, 1 December 2017

Announcements December 1, 2017

Announcements December 1, 2017

·        Attention Graduates.  It’s Grad photo time!  Lifetouch will be here to take grad portraits starting on December 6th.  Appointment times will be taken quickly so be sure to sign up right away.  Your appointments are made ONLINE.  You can find the link to the appointment site by looking at the back of your information brochure or on one of the many posters that are hung up in the school.  The website is www.lifetouch.ca/qkgrads.  Please keep in mind that only those graduation photographs taken through Lifetouch will be in the school’s yearbook and on the graduation composite.


·        A big thank you to all those who signed up to donate blood this Monday, December 4th. The blood drive will be held in the LCC. Stay hydrated, get a good night's sleep, eat a good breakfast and remember to bring picture ID with you on Monday. Student cards are acceptable. 


·        To anyone still wishing to sign up please see Ms. Russo in the science prep room or room 224.

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Announcements November 30, 2017

Announcements November 30, 2017

·         Attention Graduates.  It’s Grad photo time!  Lifetouch will be here to take grad portraits starting on December 6th.  Appointment times will be taken quickly so be sure to sign up today.  Your appointments are made ONLINE.  You can find a link to the appointment site on the back of your information brochure that you received or on one of the many posters that are hung up in the school.  The website is www.lifetouch.ca/qkgrads.  Please keep in mind that only those graduation photographs taken through Lifetouch will be in the school’s yearbook and on the graduation composite.

·         Any students interested in volunteering their time to help run the blood drive this Monday please see Ms.  Russo in the science prep room or room 224 sometime today.

·         The Flying V Pizza Co and Cafe, located in Rm 107, is open today and we offering our Jumbo Pizza Slice with Traditional and Gourmet Toppings, along with Perogies and Bacon, Baked Flavor Crisp Fries and for our main feature Lasagna. All foods are served with a side salad. Hope to see you there!

·         On Monday December 4th, Canadian Blood Services will be hosting a blood drive here at Villanova.  If you are 17 or older and wish to donate blood please see Ms.  Russo in the science prep room or room 224.  There are only 8 open appointment times still available. 

·         Sometimes we tend to take for granted how fortunate we are, mostly with the little things like being warm in the winter months! Make a selfless gesture and donate your winter clothes that no longer fit you to Coats for Kids. Donate such items as coats, hats, scarves, and gloves. Great job to date Wildcat family! Thank you to all those that have donated. Two days left and the classroom pizza party is becoming highly contested with Mrs. Grado's class still in the lead. Keep Donating Wildcats!

·         Attention GSA members:
We will not be a meeting today. Instead we will meet next Thursday during second lunch as a full group. Watch for Reminds.


·         Good morning: There is an Alpha meeting tonight from 2:30 to 4 in room 212. All are welcome to come for good food (Lasagna and chocolate milk) and good fellowship as we share our thoughts about the important questions in life.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Announcements November 29, 2017

Announcements November 29, 2017

·        Attention Graduates.  It’s Grad photo time!  Lifetouch will be here to take grad portraits starting on December 6th.  All appointments are made ONLINE. Appointment time slots will be taken quickly so be sure to sign up right away. The link to the appointment site can be found on the back of your information brochure or on one of the many posters that are hung up around the school. The website is www.lifetouch.ca/qkgrads.  Please keep in mind that only those graduation photographs taken through Lifetouch will be in the school’s yearbook and on the graduation composite.

·        Do you like free cookies and juice? Would you rather give your blood to people in need than to mosquitoes? Would you like to help save up to three lives? If you have answered yes to any of these questions and are 17 or older, please consider donating blood here at Villanova’s blood clinic on December 4th. Signups are in the LCC and we only have 13 spots left. Please see Mrs. Russo or Mr. Roehler for more information.


·        Good luck to our 2 Villanova curling teams tonight as they meet St. Joe's and General Amherst on the ice at 3:30. Hurry hard team!

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Announcements November 28, 2017

Announcements November 28, 2017


Jr Girls volleyball practice is cancelled for tonight. Practice tomorrow is at 4pm.

Congratulation goes out to our Villanova curling team on their win last night against General Amherst. The game literally came down to the last Rock in play on the ice to win the game. Congrats Matteo Desando and Jack Wirag on your skillful rock positioning. A Huge thank you goes put to our lady curlers Emma Harris and Elise Brunet who volunteered their time to help other league teams in their games last night. True wildcat sportsmanship team!! Practice tonight 330

Congratulations to the Wildcat community for their efforts in the Coats for Kids campaign. You have until this Friday to continue supporting this great cause by bringing in coats, gloves, scarves, and/or hats. To date Miss Grado's class is in the lead for the pizza party with 166 points. Second place is Mrs. Burke's class with 68 points, and in third place is Mrs. Brownlee's class with 40 points. Remember you have until this Friday so keep those warm items coming in.


Students – The Wildcat Lottery is wrapping up.  We will hold our draw this Friday. Students if you sold 3 tickets, and returned ticket stubs and money to your homeroom teacher by Monday, November 20th, please check the lists that have been posted on the glass outside of the LCC to verify your Gold status.  Only those students listed on the glass will receive a casual dress down pass during Semester 1 exams.  Passes will be distributed just prior to exams.  You must check this list today and report any errors to the office immediately.  No dress down passes will be issued the morning of the casual dress date so check the list for any errors.  Remember, today is your last day to check the lists on the glass outside of the LCC and report any errors immediately to the attendance office.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Announcements November 27, 2017

Announcements November 27, 2017


·        Good luck to our curling teams as they play Massey and General Amherst tonight on the ice at Roseland. Game time 3:40!

Friday, 24 November 2017

Announcements November 24, 2017

Announcements November 24, 2017


·         Yesterday the boy’s hockey team opened the regular season with a 5-2 victory over St.Joe's.   Goal scorers were: Mitch Schmidt, Chris Francia with two Jacob Cruikshank, and grade nine defense man Matteo Mejalli scored his first goal, which also happened to be the game winner.    A reminder to the team of practice Monday at 3:00.  

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Announcements November 23, 2017

Announcements November 23, 2017

·         Villanova may have lost both their curling games against Massey on Monday, but yesterday the Villy curlers took back the wins in BOTH of their matches against Massey with final scores of 6-2 and 5-3. The teams played very well with many players playing new positions. Great play from Jack, Emma, Keith, Joel, Matteo, Oliver, Michael, Logan and William. No practice tonight.

·         Attention all students taking Travel and Tourism either first or second semester.  This is a reminder that deposits for the upcoming trip to New York City in May are due on Tuesday, November 28th.  Only 10 spots remain so please see Mrs. Gombai in room 208 as soon as possible.


·         Do you like free cookies and juice? Would you rather give your blood to people in need than to mosquitoes? Would you like to help save up to three lives? If you have answered yes to any of these questions and are 17 or older, please consider donating blood here at Villanova’s blood clinic on December 4th. Signups will start on Friday. Please see Mrs. Russo or Mr. Roehler for more information.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Announcements November 22, 2017

Announcements November 22, 2017


·        Villanova curlers “Good luck” on round 2 against Massey tonight. Game time 3:40

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Announcements November 21, 2017

Announcements November 21, 2017


·       Today in room 107, in the newly named “Flying V Pizza Company and Café”, previously known as the “La Nova Villa Café”, we are offering our Homemade Jumbo Pizza Slice with traditional and gourmet toppings along with a Grilled Bacon Burger with Roasted Herbs Potatoes. Hope to see you there!

·       Mr. Biasutto's period 4 World Religion class please report to room 209 today only.  Thank you.

·       Attention boys' hockey team:  A reminder that there is practice today at 3:00.

·       Rock of Ages full cast rehearsal today after school.

·       Last night at Roseland curling club our 2 Wildcat curling teams faced off against Massey. Although both teams came out short of wins, they still put up a good battle. Don't worry teams, your rematch against Massey is this Wednesday. Go get 'em! Practice is tonight.


·       Art club is tonight.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Announcements November 20, 2017

Announcements November 20, 2017

Good luck to our Villanova curlers who face off against Massey tonight on the ice at Roseland at 330. Sweep hard team!


A great first week for the Villanova Community as many items for Coats for Kids were brought in. Leading the way is Mrs. Burke's class for the pizza party. Keep it up Wildcats and bring in those coats, hats, gloves, and scarves. All items may be dropped off in the atrium in the morning or brought to your period 3 class. Thanks for all your hard work.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Announcements November 16, 2017

Announcements November 16, 2017

·        Be the change you want to see in the world, starting with your community! Donate to Coats for Kids with anything such as: coats, gloves, scarves, and hats.  Teachers, students will be around during period 3 to collect any items you may have collected and thank you for all your assistance. Students, starting Monday morning a table will be set up in the atrium where you can drop off your coats or other items, inform the student volunteers, at the table, who your third period for a chance to win the pizza party.

·        A reminder for all junior girls on the list there is a tryout tonight right after school at 2:15....get there ASAP. Thank you

·        In curling action last night our very own Wildcats played 2 nail biting games. The first game against Massey came down to the last few rocks in the house but came up with a loss for Villanova. Our second game against Holy Names had a slow increase of rocks in each end, to result in a win. Ms. Tellier is very very proud of her teams after seeing such great teamwork on the ice. Next game Monday

·        Reminder that ALPHA is meeting tonight after school. ALPHA is a group open to all students at any time. Join us for soul-searching discussions and heartwarming food. Join us in room 211 after school until 4:00. All and anyone welcome anytime!

·        Yesterday the boys' hockey team won the Sandwich Early-bird Tournament, with a record of 4-0.  The team only allowed 2 goals in the four games, a great start to the season.

·        Would all swim team members please come to a brief meeting in the atrium at this time regarding Tuesday's meet.

·        Just a reminder that VILMUN is hosting the November conference Monday after school from 2:30-4:00; Security Council on Pakistan, India and the Kashmir; all students are welcome, come and sign up to represent a country at room 131 for model UN.

·        The Villanova weight room will be closed Thursday November 16 due to parent teacher interviews.


·        Today in the La Nova Villa Café, located in room 107, we are offering our Homemade Jumbo Pizza Slice with 2 new toppings of Grilled Chicken and Bruschetta and the Canadian with Bacon, Mushrooms and Pepeproini, and we are also offering Penne with Blush Sauce and Grilled Chicken.  Hope to see you there. We are also ready to change the tongue twisting name of our Cafe to, "The Flying V Pizza Company and Cafe".

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Announcements November 15, 2017

Announcements November 15, 2017

·         Good luck to our Villanova curling teams on their games tonight against Massey and Holy Names High School. Game time is 3:45 at Roseland Golf and curling club.

·         Art club is cancelled tonight, it will resume next Tuesday night.

 Today in the La Villa Nova Café, located in room 107, we are offering our Homemade Jumbo Pizza Slice with four choices of flavours. We are also offering Crispy Chicken Ranch Wraps with fries and salad. Hope to see you there!

·         A reminder to the Sr. Girl’s Basketball team that your uniforms are due today. Thanks.


·         One final reminder that tomorrow is the last day to add canned goods to your classroom totals. It's a very tight race across all grade levels right now and it will probably come down to the difference of 2 or 3 can goods to decide who's getting the homeroom breakfast!

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Announcements November 14, 2017

Announcements November 14, 2017

·        Attention boys' hockey team.  A reminder that there is practice at 3:00 today at the Vollmer.  See Mr. O'Keefe if you can't make it.

·        Congratulation goes out to both of our Villanova curling teams on their two wins last night against Holy Names. Final scores were 10-3 and 8-2. Practice tonight teams.

·        Junior boys’ basketball tryouts (Grade 9-10) tomorrow morning at 6:30

·        Have you ever felt like wanting to help someone even with the slightest gesture? Look through your closet and see if you have any winter clothes such as coats, scarves, gloves, and hats. Help bring warmth to families around the community, donate your winter gear that you no longer use to Coats for Kids!

·        Today in the La Nova Villa Café, located in room 107, we are offering our Jumbo Pizza Slice both regular and gourmet as well as Burgers and with Fries and Salad, Penne Amatriciana Sauce with Bacon.  Hope to see you there!


·        GSA members who would like a hoodie, please come to room 202 at the beginning of lunch for sizing.