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.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Announcements November 13, 2017

Announcements November 13, 2017


·         The Coats for Kids campaign is starting today. Please help individuals in our community keep warm this winter by donating your unused winter coats, hats, gloves, and scarves. Look through your closets for any items that are in good condition and are not being used. During period 3, students will be visiting classes to promote this wonderful event. Thank you!

·         Art club is Wednesday this week instead of Tuesday.

·         Curling season is about to begin! Tonight at Roseland Golf and Curling Club our very own Wildcats will be going head-to-head with the Holy Name Knights. Best of luck villy curl!!

·         Reminder to all senior girls interested in playing volleyball, practice continues tonight at 4:00.

·         All girls interested in trying out for the Junior Girls volleyball team are reminded of their try-outs tonight at 4:00.

·         The 3rd annual Life Skills Talent show will be next week, on Tuesday, November 21st during period 2.  It is a $2 buy-out on a whole class basis.


·         Model United Nations is having our November security council meeting next Monday November 20th after school. The crisis will be Pakistan, India and the Kashmir region. Please join us; anyone participating should come and claim a country to represent if you have not yet, for Monday 20 at 2:30-4:00 all are welcome. Model UN- "It's your turn to change the world!"

Friday, 10 November 2017

Announcements November 10, 2017

Announcements November 10, 2017

·         All girls in grade 9 and 10 are invited to try-out for the Villanova Junior Girls Volleyball Team starting this Monday at 4:00. Also, please sign up on the list outside the Phys. Ed. office. Again, Junior Girls Volleyball try-outs are this Monday at 4:00 in our gymnasium.

·         A reminder that Monday is the kick off to our Christmas Canned Food Drive. Students are asked to bring in 5 can goods or food items and dress down on Monday. The homeroom competition will continue until Thursday, so don't forget to ask your parents to pick up a few extra grocery items this weekend to contribute to your classroom totals.


·         Students in Grade 11 and up – the annual CORNERSTONE WEEKEND sponsored by Sacred Heart Church is approaching.  This retreat weekend takes place at Sacred Heart Church Friday November 24th – Sunday November 26th.  Applications are available at the Campus Ministry Office.  Space is limited, so register today.

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Announcements November 9, 2017

Announcements November 9, 2017


·         Today in the La Nova Villa Café, located in room 107, we are offering our regular and specialty Jumbo Pizzas, Crispy Chicken Ranch Wraps, Perogies and Red Pepper Potato Soup. Hope to see you there!

·         The GSA will meet today! New Members are always welcome! If you have first lunch the meeting will take place in room 202 and second lunch people will meet in Room 104.

·         Students in Grade 11 and up – the annual CORNERSTONE WEEKEND sponsored by Sacred Heart Church is approaching.  This retreat weekend takes place at Sacred Heart Church Friday November 24th – Sunday November 26th.  Applications are available at the Campus Ministry Office.  Space is limited, so register today.

·         Message from Campus Ministry, for the month of November the book of remembrance is available in the Chapel to write a person's name in it who has passed away.


·         Good Morning! This is a reminder there is an ALPHA meeting tonight.  Come join us to enjoy food and friendship and meaningful conversation - tonight's menu: chili, hot chocolate and candy! Everyone and anyone is welcome at 2:30-4:00 in room 112.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Announcements November 8, 2017

Announcements November 8, 2017


Today in the La Nova Villa Café, located in room 107, we are offering our 4 types of Jumbo Pizza; Pepperoni, Canadian, Cheese and Bruschetta with Chicken, Also, we are offering Penne with Meat Blush Sauce and Grilled Bacon Cheddar Burgers.
Hope to see you there!

Members of the Senior Girls Basketball team are reminded that uniforms are due back this week. Thank you.

Last night in junior football action, Villanova was defeated by St. Joseph's by a score of 20 to 9. After going down by 14, the Wildcats answered with a 70 yard drive with strong running from Mike Colicutte, Josh Rosa and Owen Kempster. Owen Kempster scored on a 5 yard run to bring the Wildcats to within 7, but Villanova could not complete the comeback. Despite the loss, the team is to be congratulated on a great season. Well done Wildcats!

This is a reminder that the Social Justice Committee will be meeting after school today in room 206.

Tryouts for Sr. Boys basketball begin tonight at 5:30.

Attention Sr. Girls volleyball tryouts will continue today after school at 2:30.

There's a curling team meeting in room 203 after these announcements. That's room 203 with Ms. Tellier immediately after these announcements.


Art club is tonight until 4:00.

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Announcements November 7, 2017

Announcements November 7, 2017

·        Would the following students please see Ms.  Russo outside the science prep room at the beginning of homeroom. 
·         Gina Peters
·         Jillian Calandra
·         Emily Cordeiro
·         Meaghan Frank
·         Jonathon Graneiro
·         Tatjana Kirincic
·         Natalie Palisco
·         Thalia Pandfolfi
·         Hailey Lackovic
·         Olivia morasutti
·         Kelsey Seguin
·         Melanie Caixeiro
·         Maorgan McBride

·      Any girls in grade 9 and 10 interested in playing Junior Girls Volleyball are to sign up on the list posted outside the Phys. Ed office and pay attention to future announcements for tryout dates and times!

·      Attention all boys interested in trying out for the Sr. boys basketball team. Tryouts will begin Wednesday at 5:30 and Friday at 2:30 of this week. 

·      Reminder to all senior girls interested in trying out for volleyball, tryouts begin tonight at 4:00.

·         Jr. and Sr. Football - Sweatshirt orders are here! Players who ordered a sweater please see Mrs. Coste in Rm 133 to pick up your order.

·         Jr. and Sr. Football - For those who did not attend the locker clean out last night...you have till today at 3pm to clean out your belongings. EVERYTHING must go!

·       Tomorrow, we will be having our monthly dress down day to support the animals of the living lab.Please bring in two dollars and three cans to support this cause. Passes will be in the teacher’s mailboxes on Wednesday morning, and living lab students will be around to collect the monies, while Mr. Paling's classes will pick up cans. Please support the animals and our local food banks.


·       Today in the La Nova Villa Cafe located in room 107 we are offering our Jumbo Pizza Slice. Along with our regular pizza, today’s options include The Canadian Pizza with Pepperoni, Bacon and Mushrooms, as well as, The Bruschetta Pizza with Grilled Chicken. We are also offering Gyros with Fries and Greek Salad, and Perogies with Bacon. Hope to see you there!

·         Art club is on Wednesday this week, not tonight.

·         Rock of Ages full cast rehearsal today. Please meet in the drama classroom at 2:30


Announcements November 6 , 2017

Announcements November 6 , 2017

·      Starting tomorrow Tuesday November 7th the weight room will be open after school from 2:30 - 3:45 and will be open every Tuesday and Thursday night.  Appropriate clothing and water only are allowed!  If you have any questions, please see Mr. LeClair in room 134.

·      Attention boys' hockey players: please see the roster for tomorrow's exhibition game outside of room 231.  Football and volleyball players seeking a late tryout are to sign the late tryout sheet

·      Our cross country team capped off the season with some great performances at the OFSAA championships in Petawawa on Saturday. Lauren Malek placed 143rd in the midget girls race, River Renaud was 128th in the midget boys race and Ashley Maguire placed an amazing 44th in the junior girls race. It is an amazing feat to qualify for OFSAA cross country as an individual so please congratulate them on their success! The coaches are really proud of your performances. Also a reminder to the rest of the team to please return your uniforms to Mr Paling as soon as possible. 

·      All sr boys football players are expected to meet in the locker room today after school at 2:20 in order to clean out the locker room and return all your equipment! Attendance is mandatory!!!

·      Attention all girls interested in trying out for senior girls volleyball tryouts begin on Tuesday at 4:00.

·      This Wednesday, we will be having our monthly dress down day to support the animals of the living lab.  Please bring in two dollars and three cans to support this cause. Passes will be in the teachers mailboxes on Wednesday morning, and living lab students will be around to collect the monies, while Mr. Paling's classes will pick up cans.  Please support the animals and our local food banks.


Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Announcements November 1 , 2017

Announcements November 1 , 2017

·       There is an important meeting for all swimmers right now in the atrium. All swimmers please meet in the atrium

·       This is a reminder that the Social Justice Club will be meeting after school today in room 206.

·       Rock of Ages November schedule will be ready on Thursday. Rehearsals start on Monday so please see Ms. Grado on Thursday for your schedule.

·       Starting Tuesday November 7th the weight room will be open after school from 2:30 - 3:45 and will be open every Tuesday and Thursday night. Appropriate clothing and water only are allowed! If you have any questions, please see Mr. LeClair in room 134.

·       Senior girls are to be at St. Anne's by 3:15 for their game tonight. If you do not have transportation see Mr. Lesperance. Thank.

·       Attention all Grade 9, 10 and 11 students:
This year's Semi Formal will be on Friday November 17th at the Fogolar Furlan Club.  The theme is Carnival and tickets are $45.00 and will go on sale next Wednesday outside the cafeteria on both lunches.  You must have a signed behavior contact to purchase a ticket - also if you are bringing a guest from another school, you must have a signed behavior contract and a signed guest pass for them in order to purchase a ticket for your guest.  All contracts and guest passes are available on the counter in the main office. Please see Mrs. Spada, Mrs. Curran or Ms. Greenwood if you have any questions.
·       Congratulations to the junior football team on their 45 to 13 win over Brennan. Key stats from the game include: Anthony Paossi with 3 touchdowns, Mike Colicutte, Josh Rosa and Jaxon Laramie also added touchdowns for the Wildcats. On defense, Dawson Taylor had two interceptions, Matt Setterington had a sack and Frank Noens had five solo tackles. With that win, the Wildcats finished the regular season with a 5 and 1 record. Great job Wildcats!
·       Attention boys' hockey players:  tryouts resume tomorrow Thursday November 2nd at the Vollmer at 3:00 o’clock.

·       Cross country runners are reminded that uniforms are due back to Mr. Paling in rm 136 by this Friday. Good Luck to River, Lauren, and Ashley at OFSAA this week!!!!!

·       VILMUN planning meeting is tonight after school until 3:10; we are planning the November security council; topic nuclear arms; please come and contribute your ideas. room 131 after school. Members of VILLI SWIM TEAM; there is a meeting right now in the atrium; all members of VILLI swim team please meet in the atrium at this time.


Announcements October 31, 2017

Announcements October 31, 2017

·       Can the boy’s golf team please see Mr. Pascot in room 108 to pick up their OFSAA orders?

·       All Sr Football players need to see Mrs. Coste in RM 133 ASAP

·       Congrats goes out to the reigning Royal Arcanum winner Kristen Swiatoshik as she was declared a 1st team all star for WECSSAA Senior girl’s basketball. If you see her in the hall please refrain from asking for her autograph until she is in class.

·       Jazz band is cancelled this Wednesday after school.

·       Attention all girls interested in trying out for the senior girls volleyball team there will be a brief but very important meeting today at the beginning of 1st lunch and/or 3rd period in the gym. 

·       Attention all Grade 9, 10 and 11 students:
This year's Semi Formal wil be on Friday November 17th at the Fogolar Furlan Club.  The theme is Carnival and tickets are $45.00 and will go on sale next Wednesday outside the cafeteria on both lunches.  You must have a signed behavior contact to purchase a ticket - also if you are bringing a guest from another school, you must have a signed behavior contract and a signed guest pass for them in order to purchase a ticket for your guest.  All contracts and guest passes are available on the counter in the main office. Please see Mrs. Spada, Mrs. Curran or Ms. Greenwood if you have any questions.

·       This week in the La Nova Villa Cafe lunch will be cancelled until the following week. Sorry for any inconvenience.

·       If any students are in cadets and would like to be a part of this year's Remembrance Day service and activites, please see Ms. Beltran in the attendance office to sign up.



Announcements October 30, 2017

Announcements October 30, 2017

·      One of the students here at Villanova, Charlotte Salisbury, was recently in a movie called “Porcupine Lake”.  This movie will be playing at the Capitol Theatre Monday Oct. 30 at 6pm as part of the Windsor International Film Festival.  Please support Canadian film and your fellow wildcat by going to watch a movie.

·      Attention all Grade 9, 10 and 11 students: This year's Semi Formal will be on Friday November 17th at the Fogolar Furlan Club.  The theme is Carnival and tickets are $45.00 and will go on sale next Wednesday outside the cafeteria on both lunches.  You must have a signed behaviour contact to purchase a ticket - also if you are bringing a guest from another school, you must have a signed behaviour contract and a signed guest pass for them in order to purchase a ticket for your guest.  All contracts and guest passes are available on the counter in the main office. Please see Mrs. Spada, Mrs. Curran or Ms. Greenwood if you have any questions.

·      There is a planning meeting tonight for November's security council in room 131 after school until 3:10;  for VILMUN , join us to plan this month's security council topic, or submit ideas to room 131.

·      All Sr. football players must see Mrs. Coste in 133 during homeroom today!


·      This is just a reminder that there is a curling team tryout today at Roseland Golf and Curling Club. You must have a clean pair of shoes and proper attire to attend the tryout. Tryouts begin at 3:30. If you can't make it for any reason please see Ms Tellier in room 203 today.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Announcements October 26, 2017

Announcements October 26, 2017

·      One of the students here at Villanova, Charlotte Salisbury, was recently in a movie called “Porcupine Lake”.  This movie will be playing at the Capitol Theatre Monday Oct. 30 at 6pm as part of the Windsor International Film Festival.  Please support Canadian film and your fellow wildcat by going to watch a movie.


·      Your Sr Boys Football team will be playing today at 3pm on our own back field against Herman.  Come on out and cheer on the boys, especially Josh Marier who will be dressing for today's game!

·      This is a reminder that the social justice club will be meeting today after school in room 206.

·      The Sr. Girls basketball team practices tonight from 2:30-4:00. Team photo will be taken after school in the gym. Please wear your white uniforms.

·      Make sure to watch CBC 6:00 news tonight to check out Villanova artist Madison Young as she is interviewed regarding her artwork and her donations to charity. She will also be on Fox News tomorrow morning at 10:00.  Congratulations Madison!


·      The cross country team participated in the SWOSSAA championship meet yesterday and had many fantastic results. The Midget Boys team placed 4th, Midget Girls team placed 5th, Senior Boys team placed 8th, and the senior girls were 7th. There were also some amazing individual efforts on this cold and rainy day. In the senior girls race Elyse Brunet shaved an amazing 4 minutes off of her PB for 6km. In the midget girls race, Laurn Malek placed 9th to secure a spot in next weeks OFSAA championships.  River Renaud flowed to the finish in 4th place in the midget boys race earning a spot on the OFSAA bus. The highlight of the day was Ashley Maguire decimating the competition by almost a minute to win the junior girls race! Congrats on a great season to those that are done and Good Luck to Lauren, River and Ashley who will travel to Petawawa to represent at OFSAA. Would all members of the cross country team please report to room 109 for a brief meeting.

Announcements October 25, 2017

Announcements October 25, 2017

·      The junior girls basketball team played their final game of the regular season last night vs the Kingville Cavaliers in our gym. The game was close at half time but the junior wildcats opened up the scoring in the 2nd half and blew the doors off of their opponent, finishing with a 26 point victory. The offence was lead by Brynlee Ammonite, who had 19 points, and Kate Korac's two big 3-point shots. The Junior wildcat's finished the season with a perfect 7-0 record, having an average margin of victory of an astounding 34 points. They are looking to continue their dominance next week when they will host the semi-finals in our gym. 

·      Congratulations to the junior football team on their 27 to 15 win over cross-town rival Sandwich Secondary. On defence the Wildcats were led by Hector Rios, Matt Setterington and Alex McLellan. On offence, Anthony Paossi scored three touchdowns and Aiden Israel connected with Beau Shaw on a 50 yard touchdown pass. The Wildcats are now 4 and 1 on the season. Great job!





·      One of the students here at Villanova, Charlotte Salisbury, was recently in a movie called “Porcupine Lake”.  This movie will be playing at the Capitol Theatre Monday Oct. 30 at 6pm as part of the Windsor International Film Festival.  Please support Canadian film and your fellow wildcat by going to watch a movie.