Announcements

GRADE 9 DAY (Grade 9 Students ONLY) - AUGUST 22

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES for ALL STUDENTS - AUGUST 23

PHOTO DAY - AUGUST 28

PA DAY - NO CLASSES - AUGUST 29

LABOUR DAY - NO CLASSES - SEPTEMBER 2

2025 COMMENCEMENT:  JUNE 26th, 7:00 PM - GYMNASIUM

2023 - 2024 REPORT CARDS eMAILED JULY 5th

 

ONGOING

If you need extra help with your English work, want a quiet place to sit and do your work, or you'd like to learn how to write in cursive, Room 207 will be open at LUNCH on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays.  Feel free to drop-in when you are available.

EVERY MONDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY until the END of Semester 1.

GSA: Brock's GSA (Gender and Sexuality  Alliance) meets every Thursday at lunch in Skills. All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome.

Faith Club: If you are interested in discussing Ancient Scriptures, praying with your peers, the Faith Club welcomes you to room 209 every Friday.

English and Cursive help: If you need extra help with your English work, need a quiet space to work or want to learn to write in cursive, come to room 207 during lunch on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Band Practice every Tuesday morning at 8:15am in the music room.

 Archived Announcements
 
 2023
 
June

Summer 2023

Have a safe and fun summer break. See you in August.

June 15th, 2023

  • Please do not go to Guidance to receive your next year schedule. 
    • If there is a conflict, your Guidance counsellor will contact you!
    • If you are concerned, make a Guidance appointment!
  • Any students who are interested in participating in a track meet organized by the Royal Canadian Legion on Saturday, June 24th can come to the Phys Ed. Office to find out more information.
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • The Cannington Lion’s Club is looking for student volunteers to help with their Canada Day Celebrations. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours yet, this is a great way to enjoy the sunshine and your community while you earn those hours!
    • If you are available July 1st beginning at 10 a.m. to help run games and activities and want to sign up, see the Guidance google classroom or Guidance for contact information.

 

June 14th, 2023

  • Are you Peer Helping 1st Semester?  Please pick up and return your Reference Farms to Mr. Rowe by Friday to ensure you get the placement you want.
  • The animal rights club will be meeting today in room 200.  Everyone is welcome!

 

June 13th, 2023

  • There will be a student council meeting today at Lunch in the Library.  See you there!
  • The Brock Soccer Club is looking for student volunteers to help coach their U4 and U8 teams this summer.  This is a great way to earn volunteer hours this summer.  Interested students should search “Brock Soccer Club” on social media and send them a private message or reach out via email to info@brocksoccer.on.ca
  • The Beaverton Town Hall Players are currently planning and preparing for a musical revue in December of 2023.  They are looking for musical acts, prop and costume crew members, and stage, sounds, and lighting crew.  Orientation sessions start June 20th.  Interested students can check out the Guidance Google Classroom or the poster on the volunteer board outside of Guidance for more information.
  • The Cannington Lion’s Club is looking for student volunteers to help with their Canada Day Celebrations. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours yet, this is a great way to enjoy the sunshine and your community while you earn those hours!
    • If you are available July 1st beginning at 10 a.m. to help run games and activities and want to sign up, see the Guidance google classroom or Guidance for contact information.

 

June 12th, 2023

  • Congratulations to Beau W, Ben G, Josie W who competed at OFSAA Track & Field on Friday & Saturday!
    • While facing very good competition, all 3 put forth their best effort finishing in the top 20 in the province.
    • Beau W was 18th in jr. shot put
    • Ben G was 14th in novice Shot put and 10th in novice discus
    • And Josie W placed 8th in novice discuss
      • Well done to all!
    • Thanks to all athletes for a great track season this year and a big thank you to all staff who assisted with this team – Ms. Jack, Mr. Fray, Mrs. Johnston, Mr. Wells and Mr. Elliott.
      • Can’t wait to do it again next year!
  • The library will be open today for lunch.
  • Band students! Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.

 

June 9th, 2023

  • Did you hear our Special Olympics program brought home a Bronze medal in Basketball yesterday!  After competing against teams from all over Ontario, including Timmins and Ottawa; your Bulldogs battled back to bring home to Bronze. 
    • Shout out to Will C. for throwing down a Double Double in the final game and Noah S. for draining 3 crucial buckets to secure the medal victory. 
    • All of our Olympians are now focused on Chatham-Kent 2024 next June.
    • Did you now that Special Olympics is for everyone?
    • Interested in becoming part of the program?
    • Be Sure to see Mr. Fray in the Phys. Ed. Office or Mr. Fraser in the math office.
    • Way to go Bulldogs
  • Congratulations to Tyler P. on winning our Spring Chess Tournament!
    • Thank you to all our Chess Players for another successful year of enthusiastic chess competition her at Brock High School!
  • Thank you to all the students who participated in yesterday’s trip to the Stratford-Shakespeare-Festival!
    • Thank you for displaying exemplary behaviour and excellent Brock enthusiasm for live stage theatre!
    • … spam merchandise! Expensive Chocolate! And “Paul Gross Forever”! 😊
  • Are you looking for your next summer adventure? 
    • Do you want to earn 2 credits while getting practical field training?
    • Join the Archaeology summer course and learn from leading academic archaeologists and Indigenous educators.
    • Application information is available in the Guidance office. 
    • Course runs August 11-27th
  • The Brock Soccer Club is looking for student volunteers to help coach their U4 and U8 teams this summer.  This is a great way to earn volunteer hours this summer.  Interested students should search “Brock Soccer Club” on social media and send them a private message or reach out via email to info@brocksoccer.on.ca
  • The Cannington Lion’s Club is looking for student volunteers to help with their Canada Day Celebrations. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours yet, this is a great way to enjoy the sunshine and your community while you earn those hours!
    • If you are available July 1st beginning at 10 a.m. to help run games and activities and want to sign up, see the Guidance google classroom or Guidance for contact information.

 

June 8th, 2023

  • Congratulations to Albina T. for representing Brock High School as a student senate representative.
    • We are extremely proud of Albina for coming in 2nd and being an amazing representative for Brock High School!
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there! 
  • Are you looking for your next summer adventure? 
    • Do you want to earn 2 credits while getting practical field training?
    • Join the Archaeology summer course and learn from leading academic archaeologists and Indigenous educators.
    • Application information is available in the Guidance office. 
    • Course runs August 11-27th

 

June 7th, 2023

  • The Animal Rights Club will be meeting today in room 200!  Everyone is welcome!
  • Our Chess Championship Series continues today:
    • With Tyler leading the series 1-0, game two will be broadcast live on our Chess Classroom at lunch today!
  • Students that volunteered to help at the Thorah SCC Fun Fair:
    • Please be advised this event has been cancelled due to the Durham Region Advisory regarding air quality.
    • Thank you for planning to volunteer your time!
  • Student attending tomorrow’s trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival!
    • When you arrive here tomorrow morning, please go straight to the cafeteria.
    • The “King Lear” bus will be leaving Brock at 9:30 a.m. sharp.
  • The Brock Soccer Club is looking for student volunteers to help coach their U4 and U8 teams this summer.  This is a great way to earn volunteer hours this summer.  Interested students should search “Brock Soccer Club” on social media and send them a private message or reach out via email to info@brocksoccer.on.ca
  • The Beaverton Town Hall Players are currently planning and preparing for a musical revue in December of 2023.  They are looking for musical acts, prop and costume crew members, and stage, sounds, and lighting crew.  Orientation sessions start June 20th.  Interested students can check out the Guidance Google Classroom or the poster on the volunteer board outside of Guidance for more information.
  • The Cannington Lion’s Club is looking for student volunteers to help with their Canada Day Celebrations. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours yet, this is a great way to enjoy the sunshine and your community while you earn those hours!
    • If you are available July 1st beginning at 10 a.m. to help run games and activities and want to sign up, see the Guidance google classroom or Guidance for contact information.

 

June 6th, 2023

  • Are you looking for your next summer adventure? 
    • Do you want to earn 2 credits while getting practical field training?
    • Join the Archaeology summer course and learn from leading academic archaeologists and Indigenous educators.
    • Application information is available in the Guidance office. 
    • Course runs August 11-27th 
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up

 

June 5th, 2023

  • Chess Tournament final today:  Jack T. will challenge defending-Chess Champion Tyler P. in a best-of-three series!
    • Beginning at lunch on today, our Championship games will be broadcast Live on our Chess Google Classroom.
    • Good luck to our final two contestants!
  • Congratulations to all Brock athletes who participated in East Regionals Track & Field in Ottawa on Thursday & Friday:
    • Beau W. was 3rd in shot put, &  was 7th in discus
    • Iyla S. finished 6th in high jump
    • Tess M. was 6th in javelin
    • Austin T. was 5th in both the 100 & 200 metre races
    • Ben G. was 4th in shot put
      • + your East Regional Novice Discus Champions are Josie W. & Ben G. who both threw personal bests.
      • Beau, Ben & Josie are moving to OFSAA on Friday & Saturday this week!
      • Well done to all!
  • All students attending the Canada’s Wonderland trip on Tuesday, June 6th:
    • Please make sure payment for tickets has been made.
    • No outside food/drinks are permitted in the park.
    • Canada’s Wonderland is cashless.
    • The bus will be departing Brock HS at 9:15 a.m. sharp.
  • The Cannington Lion’s Club is looking for student volunteers to help with their Canada Day Celebrations. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours yet, this is a great way to enjoy the sunshine and your community while you earn those hours!
    • If you are available July 1st beginning at 10 a.m. to help run games and activities and want to sign up, see the Guidance google classroom or Guidance for contact information.
  • The Brock Soccer Club is looking for student volunteers to help coach their U4 and U8 teams this summer.  This is a great way to earn volunteer hours this summer.  Interested students should search “Brock Soccer Club” on social media and send them a private message or reach out via email to info@brocksoccer.on.ca
  • The Beaverton Town Hall Players are currently planning and preparing for a musical revue in December of 2023.  They are looking for musical acts, prop and costume crew members, and stage, sounds, and lighting crew.  Orientation sessions start June 20th.  Interested students can check out the Guidance Google Classroom or the poster on the volunteer board outside of Guidance for more information.
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up

 

June 2nd, 2023

  • School Reach Trivia Team, today will be our final meeting of the year!
    • We will be joined by a team of teachers for some fun competition.
    • Trivia members should bring their Chromebook to room 209 at lunch today
  • Chess Tournament final:  Jack T. will challenge defending-Chess Champion Tyler P. in a best-of-three series!
    • Beginning at lunch on Monday, our Championship games will be broadcast Live on our Chess Google Classroom.
    • Good luck to our final two contestants!
  • All students attending the Canada’s Wonderland trip on Tuesday, June 6th:
    • Please make sure payment for tickets has been made.
    • No outside food/drinks are permitted in the park.
    • Canada’s Wonderland is cashless.
    • The bus will be departing Brock HS at 9:15 a.m. sharp.
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up
  • Allan’s Place in Cannington & Beaverton is looking for student volunteers to help seniors to learn use technology. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours of community service and can help seniors in our community learn to use email, internet, text, and social media, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
    • This program starts early June and will run Thursday.
    • If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for more details and contact information.

 

May

May 31st, 2023

  • The Animal Rights club will be meeting today in room 200.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Stomping Out Stigma meeting is cancelled today.
  • Be sure to congratulate Taim A., Austin J. and Chase H. for finishing in the 25th percentile for the University of Waterloo Physics contest.
  • All students attending the Canada’s Wonderland trip on Tuesday, June 6th:
    • Please make sure payment for tickets has been made.
    • No outside food/drinks are permitted in the park.
    • Canada’s Wonderland is cashless
    • The bus will be departing Brock HS at 9:15 a.m. sharp
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up

 

May 30th, 2023

  • There will be a student council meeting today at lunch in the library.
  • Congratulations to Brock’s Student Recognition Award winners: 
    • Jillian B., Ben L., and Kaitlyn N. 
    • These awards were presented by the Durham Board of education last night to honour their contributions to the positive “environment of their classes and the school as whole”. 
    • Well done!
  • Attention all students attending the trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival!
    • Brief meeting at the beginning of lunch today.
    • Bring your lunch to room 209 to learn the details about next weeks trip.
  • Allan’s Place in Cannington & Beaverton is looking for student volunteers to help seniors to learn use technology. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours of community service and can help seniors in our community learn to use email, internet, text, and social media, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
    • This program starts early June and will run Thursday.
    • If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for more details and contact information. 
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up

 

May 29th, 2023

  • Attention all band students!  Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.  We will see you there!
  • All track athletes who are participants in East Regionals on Thursday/Friday this week ar asked to meet briefly in the P.E. office at the beginning of lunch today.
    • Also, please congratulate Iyla S. on her 2nd place finish in high jump at COSSA last week.
  • Attention all students attending the trip to the Stratsford Shakespeare Festival!  There will be a brief meeting at the beginning of the lunch on Tuesday!
  • Chess players, our Spring Chess Tournament is approaching the final stage:
    • Today’s Semi-Final:
      • Natalia vs. Jack
      • … rematch of last year’s championship … Tyler vs. Lucas
    • Good luck to the Final Four players and thank you to all this year’s chess contestants.
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up.

 

May 26th, 2023

  • The Trivia Reach Team meeting is cancelled for today and the final meeting is next Friday.
  • Yesterday  in Belleville at the COSSA track meet, your track team members represented Brock with great determination & perseverance.
    • A lot of personal best were achieved and 11 students have qualified for East Regionals in Ottawa next week.
    • All East reginal qualifiers are asked to meet in the gym today at the beginning of lunch
    • Congrats to all but special mention goes out to …
      • Ben G. who finished 2nd in novice shot put and discus
      • Miller G. was 2nd in shot put
      • Beau W. was 2nd in Jr. Shot put
      • Sawyer C was 2nd in Jr. high jump
      • Austin T. was 4th in long jump & 2nd in 100m + ran his personal best 22.92 s in the 200m setting a COSSA record
    • Congratulations to all the track team members
  • A big shout out to the Jr. & Sr. Boys Rugby teams who dominated Fenelon Falls SS during the buyout fame on Wednesday. 
    • A great job was done by the grade 9’s who played their 1st game
      • And to the seniors who played their last.
    • Thanks to all the fans who bought out and raised $408 in support of the local food bank!
  • Chess players, our Spring Chess Tournament is approaching the final stage:
    • Monday’s Semi-Final:
      • Natalia vs. Jack
      • … rematch of last year’s championship … Tyler vs. Lucas

Good luck to the Final Four players and thank you to all of this year’s chess contestants.

  • Stratford Shakespeare Festival trip students, there will be a meeting on Tuesday, May 30th at lunch.
  • The Sunderland Lions Community Theatre is holding auditions for its 2023 production of “Oliver Jr.”.
    • Auditions will take place on May 28, 29, 30 and June 1st at the Sunderland Town Hall.
    • For more information about the audition process, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance.
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up
  • Are you a musician? Do you have a band?  Are you looking for an audience to play for?
    • The Nourish and Development Foundation is hosting Night Markets on the last Tuesday of each month from May to September and they are looking for musical talent to play during their event. 

If you’re interested, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance or the Guidance Google Classrooms for more information

 

May 25th, 2023

  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • The Sunderland Lions Community Theatre is holding auditions for its 2023 production of “Oliver Jr.”.
    • Auditions will take place on May 28, 29, 30 and June 1st at the Sunderland Town Hall.
    • For more information about the audition process, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance.
  • Thorah Central P.S. needs volunteers to help at the school Fun Fair on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm (or whatever hours are available would be appreciated!).
    • We need your help to assist with game, face painting and other stuff
    • We will also provide you with a free BBQ Meal Deal
    • Please call Ms. Taylor, Thorah Central P.S. 705-426-5858 to sign up
  • You can earn all 40 of volunteer hours in a couple of weeks this summer with this opportunity:
    • The Kids Safety Village is seeking student volunteer for this summer.  If working with kids of all ages and engaging fun activities sounds like a good way for you to earn your hours, this is the opportunity you have been looking for!
    • Volunteer sign up is happening on May 23rd from 6-9pm at Durham Police Safety Kids Village in Whitby.
      • Bring 2 pieces of ID to sign up and select your availability from a flexible schedule.
  • Allan’s Place in Cannington & Beaverton is looking for student volunteers to help seniors to learn use technology. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours of community service and can help seniors in our community learn to use email, internet, text, and social media, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
    • This program starts early June and will run Thursday.
    • If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for more details and contact information.

 

May 24th, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance.  Everyone is welcome!
  • The Animal Rights club will be meeting today in room 200.  Everyone is welcome!
  • The Rugby buyout IS happening during period 4 today.
    • Students MUST report to their period 4 class to pay their $2.00 and have attendance taken.
    • Then proceed to the Rugby field with your teacher and class.
  • Are you a musician? Do you have a band?  Are you looking for an audience to play for?
    • The Nourish and Development Foundation is hosting Night Markets on the last Tuesday of each month from May to September and they are looking for musical talent to play during their event. 
    • If you’re interested, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance or the Guidance Google Classrooms for more information.

 

May 23rd, 2023

  • Attention all Chess Players!  Our Spring Chess Tournament continues this week with games on Tuesday and Wednesday:
    • Today’s matches include:
      • Landon vs. Jack
      • Lucas vs. Chase
    • See you at lunch in Room 209 today!
  • Tomorrow during period 4 there will be a rugby buy-out!  The cost for the buy-out is $2.00 and all the money raised will be donated to the local foodbank.  You can give $2.00 to your period 4 teachers on Wednesday.
  • Grade 9 students!  Did you take geography this year?  Do you want to go to the Toronto Zoo?  If you answered yes, please go to Room 108 at the start of lunch today for more information and a permission form.
    • There are a limited number of spots, so make sure you get your form from Ms. Rogers or Mrs. Byrne today!
  • You can earn all 40 of volunteer hours in a couple of weeks this summer with this opportunity:
    • The Kids Safety Village is seeking student volunteer for this summer.  If working with kids of all ages and engaging fun activities sounds like a good way for you to earn your hours, this is the opportunity you have been looking for!
    • Volunteer sign up is happening on May 23rd from 6-9pm at Durham Police Safety Kids Village in Whitby.
      • Bring 2 pieces of ID to sign up and select your availability from a flexible schedule.
  • Volunteer Opportunity:  Allan’s Place in Cannington & Beaverton is looking for student volunteers to help seniors to learn use technology. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours of community service and can help seniors in our community learn to use email, internet, text, and social media, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
    • This program starts early June and will run Thursday.
    • If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for more details and contact information.

 

May 19th, 2023

  • Congratulations to all track athletes on your performances in Peterborough yesterday.  Brock was well represented with 14 1st places and several 2nd places.  Special mention to Ben Gregson with 3 1st’s + B. Warren, M. Goard, J. Wilkinson & A. Thomas with 2 1st’s each. 
    • All athletes who qualified are asked to see Ms. St. Louis at lunch today to pick up next weeks schedule + information.
    • There will be a practice on Tuesday morning and at lunch.
  • You can earn all 40 of volunteer hours in a couple of weeks this summer with this opportunity:
    • The Kids Safety Village is seeking student volunteer for this summer.  If working with kids of all ages and engaging fun activities sounds like a good way for you to earn your hours, this is the opportunity you have been looking for!
    • Volunteer sign up is happening on May 23rd from 6-9pm at Durham Police Safety Kids Village in Whitby.
      • Bring 2 pieces of ID to sign up and select your availability from a flexible schedule.
  • Grade 12’s are encouraged to check their Gr. 12 Google Classroom regularly as we near the end of the year.
    • You will find important information regarding:
      • Prom, graduation, yearbook, scholarship, volunteer opportunities and more
      • Choose your seating, superlatives & favourite song for this year’s Prom, don’t delay.

 

May 18th, 2023

  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • The Classics book club will be meeting on every Thursday starting today in the library.
    • For more information see Ms. Boudreau.
    • Please bring lunch.
  • Congratulations to the 2023 White Pine Aware Winner Kate McLaughlin author of the book Daughter.  Also, congratulations to the Honour Books Iron Widow and A Magic Steeped in Poison.
    • A huge thank you to Brock’s White Pine Reading Club members for participating in this year’s Forest of Regarding Program.
  • Grade 12’s are encouraged to check their Gr. 12 Google Classroom regularly as we near the end of the year.
    • You will find important information regarding:
      • Prom, graduation, yearbook, scholarship, volunteer opportunities and more
      • Choose your seating, superlatives & favourite song for this year’s Prom, don’t delay.
  • The Sunderland Lions Community Theatre is holding auditions for its 2023 production of “Oliver Jr.”.
    • Auditions will take place on May 28, 29, 30 and June 1st at the Sunderland Town Hall.
    • For more information about the audition process, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance.
  • Volunteer Opportunity:  Allan’s Place in Cannington & Beaverton is looking for student volunteers to help seniors to learn use technology. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours of community service and can help seniors in our community learn to use email, internet, text, and social media, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
    • This program starts early June and will run Thursday.
    • If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for more details and contact information.
  • Are you a musician? Do you have a band?  Are you looking for an audience to play for?
    • The Nourish and Development Foundation is hosting Night Markets on the last Tuesday of each month from May to September and they are looking for musical talent to play during their event. 
    • If you’re interested, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance or the Guidance Google Classrooms for more information.

 

May 17th, 2023

  • Today is International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia.
    • This day is meant to draw attention to the harmful and unnecessary violence & discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex people, and all those with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expression.
    • This day brings with it an amazing opportunity to be ally & spread love, not hate as well as a reminder that we are together always, united in our diversity.
    • All students and allies are encouraged to join us today at the beginning of lunch out front of the school tot raise the Pride flag!  Hope to see you there.
  • The Animal Rights club will be meeting today in room 200 at lunch today.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Grade 12’s are encouraged to check their Gr. 12 Google Classroom regularly as we near the end of the year.
    • You will find important information regarding:
      • Prom, graduation, yearbook, scholarship, volunteer opportunities and more
      • Choose your seating, superlatives & favourite song for this year’s Prom, don’t delay.
  • The Sunderland Lions Community Theatre is holding auditions for its 2023 production of “Oliver Jr.”.
    • Auditions will take place on May 28, 29, 30 and June 1st at the Sunderland Town Hall.
    • For more information about the audition process, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance.
  • Volunteer Opportunity:  Allan’s Place in Cannington & Beaverton is looking for student volunteers to help seniors to learn use technology. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours of community service and can help seniors in our community learn to use email, internet, text, and social media, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
    • This program starts early June and will run Thursday.
    • If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for more details and contact information.
  • You can earn all 40 of volunteer hours in a couple of weeks this summer with this opportunity:
    • The Kids Safety Village is seeking student volunteer for this summer.  If working with kids of all ages and engaging fun activities sounds like a good way for you to earn your hours, this is the opportunity you have been looking for!
    • Volunteer sign up is happening on May 23rd from 6-9pm at Durham Police Safety Kids Village in Whitby.
      • Bring 2 pieces of ID to sign up and select your availability from a flexible schedule.
  • The Classics book club will be meeting on every Thursday starting on May 18th in the library.
    • For more information see Ms. Boudreau.
    • Please bring lunch.

 

May 16th, 2023

  • Grade 12’s are encouraged to check their Gr. 12 Google Classroom regularly as we near the end of the year.
    • You will find important information regarding:
      • Prom, graduation, yearbook, scholarship, volunteer opportunities and more
      • Choose your seating, superlatives & favourite song for this year’s Prom, don’t delay.
  • The Sunderland Lions Community Theatre is holding auditions for its 2023 production of “Oliver Jr.”.
    • Auditions will take place on May 28, 29, 30 and June 1st at the Sunderland Town Hall.
    • For more information about the audition process, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance.
  • Volunteer Opportunity:  Allan’s Place in Cannington & Beaverton is looking for student volunteers to help seniors to learn use technology. 
    • If you have not completed your 40 hours of community service and can help seniors in our community learn to use email, internet, text, and social media, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for!
    • This program starts early June and will run Thursday.
    • If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for more details and contact information.
  • You can earn all 40 of volunteer hours in a couple of weeks this summer with this opportunity:
    • The Kids Safety Village is seeking student volunteer for this summer.  If working with kids of all ages and engaging fun activities sounds like a good way for you to earn your hours, this is the opportunity you have been looking for!
    • Volunteer sign up is happening on May 23rd from 6-9pm at Durham Police Safety Kids Village in Whitby.
      • Bring 2 pieces of ID to sign up and select your availability from a flexible schedule.
  • Are you a musician? Do you have a band?  Are you looking for an audience to play for?
    • The Nourish and Development Foundation is hosting Night Markets on the last Tuesday of each month from May to September and they are looking for musical talent to play during their event. 
    • If you’re interested, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance or the Guidance Google Classrooms for more information. 
  • The Classics book club will be meeting on every Thursday starting on May 18th in the library
    • For more information see Ms. Boudreau.
    • Please bring lunch

 

May 15th, 2023

  • Mandatory Track & Field meeting in the gym today at the beginning of lunch.
    • You will be confirming your events and receiving your schedule as well as other pertinent information
  • Grade 12’s! Check out the gr. 12 Google class to choose your seating, superlatives, and favourite song for this year’s prom! Don’t delay!
  • Attention Chess Players!  Our Spring Chess Tournament will continue with games on Monday & Tuesday:
    • Emaan vs. Jack
    • William vs. Landon
    • Erik vs. Natalia
    • Spencer vs. Chase H.
  • Band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th. 
      • Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
      • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up. 
      • Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Track & Field practice today at lunch is for all events including high jump in the gym.
    • Monday morning:  All events practice
    • Monday lunch: meeting in the gym to confirm participation + event selection & various other details
  • The Classics book club will be meeting on every Thursday starting on May 18th in the library
    • For more information see Ms. Boudreau
    • Please bring lunch

 

May 12th, 2023

  • The cafeteria is closed today!
  • Attention Chess Players!  Our Spring Chess Tournament will continue with games on Monday & Tuesday:
    • Emaan vs. Jack
    • William vs. Landon
    • Erik vs. Natalia
    • Spencer vs. Chase H.
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th. 
      • Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
      • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up. 
      • Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Track & Field practice today at lunch is for all events including high jump in the gym.
    • Monday morning:  All events practice
    • Monday lunch: meeting in the gym to confirm participation + event selection & various other details

 

May 11th, 2023

  • The cafeteria is closed this week!
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • There will be a Prom Committee meeting today in room 200.  New members are welcome.
  • Are you a musician? Do you have a band?  Are you looking for an audience to play for?
    • The Nourish and Development Foundation is hosting Night Markets on the last Tuesday of each month from May to September and they are looking for musical talent to play during their event. 
    • If you’re interested, please see Ms. Mappin in Guidance Google Classrooms for more information
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th.  Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
    • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up.  Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Today’s lunch Track & Field practice is Relays
    • Remember, you need to attend 6 practices to participate.
      • You may attend any day and practice your event, even if it isn’t the focus event!
    • Friday:  8:15 a.m. Throws/LJ/TJ and at Lunch High Jump/Throws/Runs

 

May 10th, 2023

  • The cafeteria is closed this week!
  • Special Olympics Pizza for Sale at Lunch today out in front of main office:
    • $3 a slice
    • $5 for two
  • Stomping Out Stigma is meeting cancelled today.
  • The Animal Rights club will be meeting today in room 200.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th.  Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
    • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up.  Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Today’s lunch Track & Field practice is High Jump
    • Remember, you need to attend 6 practices to participate.
      • You may attend any day and practice your event, even if it isn’t the focus event!
    • Thursday lunch:  Relays
    • Friday:  8:15 a.m. Throws/LJ/TJ and at Lunch High Jump/Throws/Runs

 

May 9th, 2023

  • The cafeteria is closed today.
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • Today’s lunch Track & Field practice is Discus/LJ/TJ
    • Remember, you need to attend 6 practices to participate.
      • You may attend any day and practice your event, even if it isn’t the focus event!
    • Wednesday: 8:15 a.m. Runs/Shot; Lunch High Jump
    • Thursday lunch:  Relays
    • Friday:  8:15 a.m. Throws/LJ/TJ; Lunch High Jump/Throws/Runs
  • Looking for a job for this Summer?  Riverview Christian Summer Camp is looking to hire 6 students for full-time work this summer in Pefferlaw.  If this sounds like the right fit for you, check the Guidance Google Classrooms for more details and information on how to apply.
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th.  Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
    • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up.  Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.

 

May 8th, 2023

  • Band students! Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • Today’s lunch Track & Field practice is Hurdles
    • Remember, you need to attend 6 practices to participate.
      • You may attend any day and practice your event, even if it isn’t the focus event!
    • Tuesday Lunch:  Discus/LJ/TJ
    • Wednesday: 8:15 a.m. Runs/Shot; Lunch High Jump
    • Thursday lunch:  Relays
    • Friday:  8:15 a.m. Throws/LJ/TJ; Lunch High Jump/Throws/Runs
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th.  Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
    • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up.  Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.

 

May 4th, 2023

  • Today at lunch all track athletes should e out at the track for practice.  If you have not yet returned your permission for, please do so ASAP.
    • We are now 2 weeks away from our 1st meet.
    • Remember, you need to a attend 6 practices in order to participate.
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • There will be a Prom Committee meeting today in room 200.  New members are welcome.
  • Looking for a job for this Summer? 
    • Riverview Christian Summer Camp is looking to hire 6 students for full-time work this summer in Pefferlaw. 
    • If this sounds like the right fit for you, check the Guidance Google Classrooms for more details and information on how to apply.
  • All band members and their special invited friends are asked to return their permission forms to Wonderland before the end of the week.
    • Return your permission form without delay to Room 304
  • Grade 12’s TWO days left to buy PROM tickets!
    • They will be available in person today and in front of the office & available on-line through School Cash Online until Fri. May 5th.
      • Tickets cost $75 -> May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.
      • Contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
      • Get your tickets now & every Tuesday (or through School Cash Online)
      • Only available until May 5th
  • Girls’ Night In:  Tuesday, May 9th ---> lots of fun!!!
    • Hair, Nails, Crafts, Photo Booth
    • Register outside Main Office
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th.  Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
    • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up.  Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.

 

May 3rd, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance.  Everyone is welcome!
  • The Animal Rights club will be meeting today in room 200.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Special Olympics Pizza for Sale at Lunch today out in front of main office:
    • $3 a slice
    • $5 for two
  • All band members and their special invited friends are asked to return their permission forms to Wonderland before the end of the week.
    • Return your permission form without delay to Room 304
  • Girls’ Night In:  Tuesday, May 9th ---> lots of fun!!!
    • Hair, Nails, Crafts, Photo Booth
    • Register outside Main Office
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS
  • Grade 12’s THREE days left to buy PROM tickets!
    • They will be available in person Thursday in front of the office & available on-line through School Cash Online until Fri. May 5th.
      • Tickets cost $75 -> May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.
      • Contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
      • Get your tickets now & every Tuesday (or through School Cash Online)
      • Only available until May 5th
  • Looking for a job for this Summer?  Riverview Christian Summer Camp is looking to hire 6 students for full-time work this summer in Pefferlaw.  If this sounds like the right fit for you, check the Guidance Google Classrooms for more details and information on how to apply.
  • Any girls interested in participating in Bock High School’s Girls’ night on Tuesday, May 9th, sign up outside the Main Office.
  • Interested in learning coding? Considering a career in the tech field?  If you are a BIPOC female or gender non-conforming student, this opportunity is for you!
    • The STEMing UP 2023 summer program is a free, 4-week virtual course that will give you a leg up in the tech sector.
    • Earn volunteer hours, connect with scholarships, and learn coding from July 31st to August 25th.
      • Interested students should see Guidance for more information.

 

May 2nd, 2023

  • Paint Night is in the library tonight, starts at 3:30 p.m.
    • Free Supplies and Pizza dinner are provided.
    • Register in Guidance
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS
  • Looking for a job for this Summer? 
    • Riverview Christian Summer Camp is looking to hire 6 students for full-time work this summer in Pefferlaw. 
    • If this sounds like the right fit for you, check the Guidance Google Classrooms for more details and information on how to apply.
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • All band members and their special invited friends are asked to return their permission forms to Wonderland before the end of the week.
    • Return your permission form without delay to Room 304
  • Chess Spring Tournament continues today!
    • Find your next opponent, at lunch, in room 209 today!
  • Grade 12’s FOUR days left to buy PROM tickets!
    • They will be available in person next today and Thursday in front of the office & available on-line through School Cash Online until Fri. May 5th.
      • Tickets cost $75 -> May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.
      • Contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
      • Get your tickets now & every Tuesday (or through School Cash Online)
      • Only available until May 5th
  • Girls’ Night In:  Tuesday, May 9th ---> lots of fun!!!
    • Hair, Nails, Crafts, Photo Booth
    • Register outside Main Office
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS
  • Do you need volunteer hours?
    • The Durham Farm & Rural Family Resource is hosting an Agriculture Safety Day for Kids on June 10th.  Student volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Port Perry Fair Grounds to help set up, assist with registration, and act as a group leader helping kids move from station to station throughout the day.
    • Volunteers must complete and email a consent form to sign up.  Please see the Guidance Google Classrooms or Ms. Mappin for more information.

 

May 1st, 2023

  • Today’s the last day to sign up for Paint Night, May 2nd in the library
    • Free Supplies and Pizza dinner are provided.
    • Register in Guidance
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS
  • Band students! Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • There is less than 3 weeks to go until the first track & field meet.  If you are interested in participating, you need to attend at least 6 practices.  Be sure to get out and work on your skills.
    • Today at lunch:  high jump will be taking place in the gym
    • If you are interested in other events, you can head out to the field to work on them as well.
  • All band members and their special invited friends are asked to return their permission forms to Wonderland before the end of the week.
    • Return your permission form without delay to Room 305
  • Chess Spring Tournament will continue next week with games being played at lunch Today & Tomorrow.
    • See Mr. Weber for details of the tournaments next round
  • Grade 12’s 5 days left to buy PROM tickets!
    • They will be available in person next Tuesday & Thursday in front of the office & available on-line through School Cash Online until Fri. May 5th.
      • Tickets cost $75 -> May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.
      • Contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
      • Get your tickets now & every Tuesday (or through School Cash Online)
      • Only available until May 5th
  • Girls’ Night In:  Tuesday, May 9th ---> lots of fun!!!
    • Hair, Nails, Crafts, Photo Booth
    • Register outside Main Office
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS

 

April

April 28th, 2023

  • There is less than 3 weeks to go until the first track & field meet.  If you are interested in participating, you need to attend at least 6 practices.  Be sure to get out and work on your skills.
    • Today at lunch:  high jump will be taking place in the gym.
  • Chess Spring Tournament will continue next week. 
    • Monday’s matches include:
      • Tyler M. vs. Chase M.
      • Tiam vs. Zoe
      • Emaan vs. Erik
      • Landon vss. Natalia
      • Viggo vs. Jack
      • Austin vs. Bronte
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information?
      • See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
      • Applications close TODAY 
  • Grade 12’s one week left to buy PROM tickets!  #’s must be in, don’t leave it until the last minute.
  • PROM tickets are now available and can only be purchased until MAY 5th.  They will be available in person next Tuesday & Thursday in front of the office & available on-line through School Cash Online until Fri. May 5th.
    • Tickets cost $75 -> May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.
    • Contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
    • Get your tickets now & every Tuesday (or through School Cash Online)
    • Only available until May 5th
  • Girls’ Night In:  Tuesday, May 9th ---> lots of fun!!!
    • Hair, Nails, Crafts, Photo Booth
    • Register outside Main Office
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS
  • If you want to see William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, to reserve your seat, please see:
    • Ms. Foster in the Library or
    • Mr. Weber in Room 209
  • Paint Night, May 2nd in the library
    • Free Supplies and Pizza dinner are provided.
    • Register in Guidance
    • 5 p.m. late bus will deliver students to
      • McCaskill’s Mills PS
      • Sunderland PS
      • Beaverton PS

 

April 27th, 2023

  • Prom committee meeting today in room 200.  New members are welcome.
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • The library will be closed period 2-3 today, including lunchtime.
  • PROM tickets are now available and can only be purchased until MAY 5th.  They will be available in person next Tuesday & Thursday in front of the office & available on-line through School Cash Online until Fri. May 5th.
    • Tickets cost $75 -> May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.
    • Contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
    • Get your tickets now & every Tuesday (or through School Cash Online)
    • Only available until May 5th
  • Any girls interested in participating in Brock High School’s Girls’ Night In, signup outside the Main Office.
  • Looking for a job for this Summer?  Riverview Christian Summer Camp is looking to hire 6 students for full-time work this summer in Pefferlaw.  If this sounds like the right fit for you, check the Guidance Google Classrooms for more details and information on how to apply.
  • Interested in learning coding? Considering a career in the tech field?  If you are a BIPOC female or gender non-conforming student, this opportunity is for you!
    • The STEMing UP 2023 summer program is a free, 4-week virtual course that will give you a leg up in the tech sector.
    • Earn volunteer hours, connect with scholarships, and learn coding from July 31st to August 25th.
      • Interested students should see Guidance for more information.
  • Track and Field athletes are asked to check the schedule on the Phys. Ed. Office door or the whiteboard in the gym for practice times.
    • Anyone who is interested in participating in track & field is still welcome to come out and join the team
    • Thursday Lunch Practice:  Shot Put
    • Friday 8:15 a.m.:  Runs/Throws
    • Friday Lunch:  High Jump
  • If you want to see William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, to reserve your seat, please see:
    • Ms. Foster in the Library or
    • Mr. Weber in Room 209 
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.

 

April 26th, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma meeting is cancelled today!
  • Special Olympics Pizza for Sale at Lunch today has unfortunately been cancelled. We'll be back next Wednesday.
  • Track and Field athletes are asked to check the schedule on the Phys. Ed. Office door or the whiteboard in the gym for practice times.
    • Anyone who is interested in participating in track & field is still welcome to come out and join the team
    • Lunch practice today:  High Jump
  • Brock High School’s Forest of Reading White Pine book club will be hosting a virtual author visit with Nicola Davison, author of Decoding Dot Grey in the Library.
    • Today: 12:10 pm to 12:50 pm
    • Everyone is welcome!
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information?
      • See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
      • Applications close April 28th, 2023
  • Grade 12’s, Prom tickets are now available and can only be purchased until May 5th.  They will be available in person next Tuesday in front of the office & available in person next Tuesday in front of the office. Also, available on-line through school Cash Online until Fri. May 5th.
    • Get tickets now -> they will not be sold after May 5th!
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • Looking for a job for this Summer?  Riverview Christian Summer Camp is looking to hire 6 students for full-time work this summer in Pefferlaw.  If this sounds like the right fit for you, check the Guidance Google Classrooms for more details and information on how to apply.
  • Any girls interested in participating in Bock High School’s Girls’ night on Tuesday, May 9th, sign up outside the Main Office.
  • Interested in learning coding? Considering a career in the tech field?  If you are a BIPOC female or gender non-conforming student, this opportunity is for you!
    • The STEMing UP 2023 summer program is a free, 4-week virtual course that will give you a leg up in the tech sector.
    • Earn volunteer hours, connect with scholarships, and learn coding from July 31st to August 25th.
      • Interested students should see Guidance for more information.

 

April 25th, 2023

  • Prom ticket sales on today in front of the main office. 
    • Tickets cost $75
    • contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
    • Get your tickets now & every Tuesday (or through School Cash Online).
  • Any girls interested in participating in Brock High School’s Girls’ Night In, signup outside the Main Office.
  • Brock High School’s Forest of Reading White Pine book club will be hosting a virtual author visit with Nicola Davison, author of Decoding Dot Grey in the Library.
    • Wednesday, April 26th 12:10 pm to 12:50 pm
    • Everyone is welcome!
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • Interested in learning coding? Considering a career in the tech field?  If you are a BIPOC female or gender non-conforming student, this opportunity is for you!
    • The STEMing UP 2023 summer program is a free, 4-week virtual course that will give you a leg up in the tech sector.
    • Earn volunteer hours, connect with scholarships, and learn coding from July 31st to August 25th.
      • Interested students should see Guidance for more information.
  • Track and Field athletes are asked to check the schedule on the Phys. Ed. Office door or the whiteboard in the gym for practice times.
    • Anyone who is interested in participating in track & field is still welcome to come out and join the team
    • Lunch practice on today:  Runs/Javelin
    • Wednesday 8:15 am:  Discus/LJ/TJ
    • Wednesday Lunch:  High Jump
    • Thursday Lunch:  Shot Put
    • Friday 8:15 am:  Runs/Throws
    • Friday Lunch:  High Jump
  • If you want to see William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, to reserve your seat, please see:
    • Ms. Foster in the Library or
    • Mr. Weber in Room 209
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.

 

April 24th, 2023

  • Attention all band students! Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.
  • Attention all Chess Players!, our Spring Chess Tournament continues today!
    • Find your next opponent at lunch in Room 209 today
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information?
      • See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
      • Applications close April 28th, 2023
  • Track and Field athletes are asked to check the schedule on the Phys. Ed. Office door or the whiteboard in the gym for practice times.
    • Anyone who is interested in participating in track & field is still welcome to come out and join the team
    • Lunch practice on Tuesday:  Runs/Javelin
  • If you want to see William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, to reserve your seat, please see:
    • Ms. Foster in the Library or
    • Mr. Weber in Room 209
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.

 

April 21st, 2023

  • If you have missed the OSSLT, please go to your homeroom for attendance and proceed to the library. 
    • If you have any question about OSSLT, see Ms. Boudreau in the library.
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information? See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
  • Track and Field athletes be sure to drop off your signed permission forms to room 103 or the Phys. Ed. Office as soon as possible.
    • Lunch today:  Javelin/Discus
  • Are you interested in joining the field trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to see William Shakespeare’s “King Lear”.
    • Come to Room 209, at lunch for a permission form at lunch today! 
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.

 

April 20th, 2023

  • Attention Prom Committee!  There will be a meeting today in Room 200.  New members welcome. 
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • Today is the OSSLT!  All students involved should go to their Period 1 class for attendance before locating to their designated location. 
    • Some students will be directed to the library to write their OSSLT. 
    • Students that have completed their OSSLT will go to the cafeteria.
  • Track and Field athletes be sure to drop off your signed permission forms to room 103 or the Phys. Ed. Office as soon as possible.
    • Lunch today:  Long Jump & Triple Jump
    • Friday at 8:15 a.m.:  Runs
    • Friday at Lunch: Javelin/Discus
  • To see live-stage-theatre, or NOT to see live-stage-theatre??? THAT is the Question!
    • That’s right, Brock! We are organizing a field trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to see “KING LEAR”!!
    • If you are interested in attending this show (in June), come to an information meeting in Room 209, at lunch, on Tuesday.
    • See Mr. Weber for details.
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • Attention Gr. 12’s!  This year’s prom will be May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.  Listen to announcements for information regarding ticket sales and contracts.

 

April 19th, 2023

  • Today is the OSSLT!  All students involved should go to their Period 1 class for attendance before locating to their designated location. 
    • Some students will be directed to the library to write their OSSLT. 
    • Students that have completed their OSSLT will go to the cafeteria.
  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance!  Everyone is welcome 😊 
  • Special Olympics Pizza for Sale at Lunch today out in front of main office:
    • $3 a slice
    • $5 for two
  • Track and Field athletes be sure to drop off your signed permission forms to room 103 or the Phys. Ed. Office as soon as possible.
    • Lunch today is “Runs”
  • To see live-stage-theatre, or NOT to see live-stage-theatre??? THAT is the Question!
    • That’s right, Brock! We are organizing a field trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to see “KING LEAR”!!
    • If you are interested in attending this show (in June), come to an information meeting in Room 209, at lunch, on Tuesday.
    • See Mr. Weber for details.
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information? See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
    • Applications close April 28th, 2023

 

April 18th, 2023

  • The OSSLT will be taking place on Wednesday, April 19th & Thursday, April 20th.  
    • The Library will be closed during this time
    • Student on spare should go to the cafeteria
  • Attention all Chess Players!  Today is the beginning of our Spring Chess Tournament!  Todays matches include:
    • Please see Mr. Weber for the tournament’s schedule and rules.  AND, catch all the action in Room 209. 
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • To see live-stage-theatre, or NOT to see live-stage-theatre??? THAT is the Question!
    • That’s right, Brock! We are organizing a field trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to see “KING LEAR”!!
    • If you are interested in attending this show (in June), come to an information meeting in Room 209, at lunch, on Tuesday.
    • See Mr. Weber for details.

 

April 17th, 2023

  • The OSSLT will be taking place on Wednesday, April 19th & Thursday, April 20th.  
    • The Library will be closed during this time
    • Student on spare should go to the cafeteria
  • Attention all Chess Players!  Today is the beginning of our Spring Chess Tournament!  Todays matches include:
    • Please see Mr. Weber for the tournament’s schedule and rules.  AND, catch all the action in Room 209. 
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • To see live-stage-theatre, or NOT to see live-stage-theatre??? THAT is the Question!
    • That’s right, Brock! We are organizing a field trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to see “KING LEAR”!!
    • If you are interested in attending this show (in June), come to an information meeting in Room 209, at lunch, on Tuesday.
    • See Mr. Weber for details.

 

April 14th, 2023

  • Attention Grads:  Today is the last day to order Caps & Gowns.  You need to make sure if you haven’t paid that you at least contact Ms. Byrne today.
  • Anyone interested in participating in hurdles should come out to the far side of the track today at lunch.  All is welcome.
    • Next week’s practices will be posted on the Phys. Ed office door & in the gym later this morning.
  • The library will be open at lunch this week for extra OSSLT practice and help.  Please see Ms. Boudreau.
  • To see live-stage-theatre, or NOT to see live-stage-theatre??? THAT is the Question!
    • That’s right, Brock! We are organizing a field trip to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to see “KING LEAR”!!
    • If you are interested in attending this show (in June), come to an information meeting in Room 209, at lunch, on Tuesday.
    • See Mr. Weber for details.
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • The Bon Air Long Term Care nursing home is looking for student volunteers!
    • If you can support seniors in the Cannington long term care home to earn volunteer hours, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for contact information.
  • Camp Scugog is looking for compassionate and fun-loving counsellors, 17 or older, who want to join a tight-knit community that makes a difference in the lives of children affected by poverty and other barriers.  Find out more at campscugog.org!
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information? See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
    • Applications close April 28th, 2023

 

April 13th, 2023

  • Attention Prom Committee!  There will be a meeting today in Room 200.  New members welcome. 
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • The library will be open at lunch this week for extra OSSLT practice and help.  Please see Ms. Boudreau.
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • Camp Scugog is looking for compassionate and fun-loving counsellors, 17 or older, who want to join a tight-knit community that makes a difference in the lives of children affected by poverty and other barriers.  Find out more at campscugog.org!
  • The Bon Air Long Term Care nursing home is looking for student volunteers!
    • If you are able to support seniors in the Cannington long term care home to earn volunteer hours, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for contact information.

 

April 12th, 2023

  • Special Olympics Pizza for sale at Lunch today!
    • Out front of the office
    • $3 a slice or $5 for two
  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance.
  • The library will be open at lunch this week for extra OSSLT practice and help.  Please see Ms. Boudreau.
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • The Bon Air Long Term Care nursing home is looking for student volunteers!
    • If you are able to support seniors in the Cannington long term care home to earn volunteer hours, please see Ms. Mappin or the Guidance Google Classroom for contact information.
  • Camp Scugog is looking for compassionate and fun-loving counsellors, 17 or older, who want to join a tight-knit community that makes a difference in the lives of children affected by poverty and other barriers.  Find out more at campscugog.org!
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information? See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
    • Applications close April 28th, 2023
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom

 

April 11th, 2023

  • This week, the School Reach Trivia team will practice on Tuesday and Friday.  New members are welcome!
    • If you would like to demonstrate your knowledge of Trivial facts, come to room 209 at lunch today.
  • The library will be open at lunch this week for extra OSSLT practice and help.  Please see Ms. Boudreau.
  • The library will be open after school today for OSSLT extra-help.
  • Hey Grade 12’s, Prom Ticket Sales on today in front of the office.  Tickets cost $75 and contracts must be completed and submitted before purchase.
    • Get your tickets now and every Tuesday (or through School Cash online)
  • All track & field participants are asked to check the Phys. Ed. Office door or the whiteboard in the gym for this week’s practices.  The schedule has also been posted in the Track google classroom.
    • Participants are reminded to return permission form to Room 103 or the Phys. Ed. Office.
    • If you are a discus fan, we’ll see you tomorrow morning and javelin throws at lunch.
  • ProAction Cops & Kids and Durham Regional Police are hosting a free paint night for students, in the library on May 2nd from 3:30-5:30 pm.
    • Pizza will be provided, space is limited.
    • Sign up in Guidance.
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • Do your like Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.

 

April 6th, 2023

  • Attention Prom Committee!  There will be a meeting today in Room 200.  New members welcome. 
  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • Reminder that the egg hunt riddles are posted on the window of the main office every day at lunch.
  • Are you looking for summer employment?  Youth in Policing has positions available for 8 weeks beginning the first week of July to the last week of August.
    • Apply online at www.drps.ca/yip, or use the QR code on the flyers posted throughout the building. 
    • DEADLINE IS TUESDAY NEXT WEEK.
  • Attention Gr. 12’s!  This year’s prom will be May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.  Listen to announcements for information regarding ticket sales and contracts.
    • Attention Gr. 12’s! Prom Contracts must be filed out and signed before you can buy a ticket.
    • Out-of-school guests must also complete a contract and get it signed **no exceptions**
    • Extra copies are available in the office and in the Library.
    • Prom takes place May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.  Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 11th in front of the office.
    • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • All track & field participants are asked to check the Phys. Ed. Office door or the whiteboard in the gym for next weeks practices.  The schedule has also been posted in the Track google classroom.
    • Participants are reminded to return permission form to Room 103 or the Phys. Ed. Office.

 

April 5th, 2023

 Please excuse the PA system was down this day and announcements were played at P3. They will not be posted.

 

April 4th, 2023

  • Reminder that the egg hunt riddles are posted on the window of the main office every day at lunch.
  • Attention all Chess Players!  If you would like to participate in the Brock High Spring Chess Tournament, you must sign up with Mr. Weber this week!
  • April is Autism Acceptance Month.  Did you know that the symbol to represent autism in a rainbow or gold infinity symbol? The infinity symbol is used to represent infinite possibilities and infinite variations for each person.  Please see your Homeroom teacher for an infinity symbol to colour.  Please deliver your finished symbol to room for a treat!  PLP will display your symbol on the Autism Acceptance board outside the CAFE.
  • Attention Gr. 12’s! Prom Contracts must be filed out and signed before you can buy a ticket.
    • Out-of-school guests must also complete a contract and get it signed **no exceptions**
    • Extra copies are available in the office and in the library.
    • Prom takes place May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.  Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 11th in front of the office.
    • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • All students interested in participating in the track & field this spring are asked to attend a meeting on Tuesday at lunch in the library.  If you have any questions beforehand, please see Ms. St. Louis.

 

April 3rd, 2023

  • Attention all band students! Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15a.m. before school.
  • Do you like riddles?  What about chocolate? Your Student Council is running our school egg hunt this week! Each day there will be a riddle to find the hidden plastic egg, then bring it to the library to ash for a reward (spoiler: the reward is a chocolate bunny)!
    • Remember, there is only one winner each day. Good luck searching!
  • Attention Gr. 12’s! Promo Contracts will be distributed today in homerooms. 
    • Contracts must be filed out and signed before you can buy a ticket.
    • Out-of-school guests must also complete a contract and get it signed **no exceptions**
    • Extra copies are available in the office and in the library.
  • Prom takes place May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.  Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 11th in front of the office.
    • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • All students interested in participating in the track & field this spring are asked to attend a meeting on Tuesday at lunch in the library.  If you have any questions beforehand, please see Ms. St. Louis.
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information? See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
    • Applications close April 28th, 2023
March

March 31st, 2023

  • Today, Friday, March 31st is Transgender Day of visibility.  All LGBTQ folks, allies, staff, and students are invited to join us at the beginning of lunch at the flagpole out front of the school to celebrate trans folks and raise the trans flag.  We hope to see you there!
  • This month of April is autism acceptance month.  Sunday, April 2nd is World Autism Day.  We would like to ask that you join us in wearing #RedInstead to represent and celebrate autistic individuals.
    • Speech is not the only way to communicate.  We would like to challenge you to learn to spell your name in sign language, if you can stop by room 103 at lunch today and introduce yourself by signing “Hi my name is ___”, you will receive a treat!
  • All students interested in participating in the track & field this spring are asked to attend a meeting on Tuesday at lunch in the library.  If you have any questions beforehand, please see Ms. St. Louis.
  • Are you an LGBTQ student who would like to meet other LGBTQ folks? Are you interested in learning coping skills and improve your well-being? Starting April 4th the Affirm Group will meet online to start their 8 week sessions to support LGBTQ students.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin for more details.
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information? See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
    • Applications close April 28th, 2023
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom.

 

March 30th, 2023

  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • Attention Prom Committee!  There will be a meeting today in room 200.  New members welcome. 
  • Congratulations to the Chess Team on their TERRIFIC performance at yesterday’s Chess Tournament in Whitby.
    • Against some very challenging competition; Tyler, Spencer, Lucas, and Chase managed to score 10 wins, 9 losses, and one Draw.
    • Excellent work Gentlemen!
  • The Brock Northern Winds competed at Sunderland Lion’s Music Festival last night.  They performed to the best of their ability and ‘wowed’ the audience with their excellence.  It was an all time best for the ensemble and their great work earned them a Silver Rank!
    • Congratulations on your wonderful achievement!
    • Mrs. Johnston is extremely proud of you and your excellent representation of Brock High School
  • This Friday is Transgender Day of Visibility!
    • International Transgender Day of Visibility occurs every year on March 31st. This day is dedicated to celebrating transgender people, their contributions to society and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.
  • Attention Gr. 12’s!  This year’s prom will be May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.  Listen to announcements for information regarding ticket sales and contracts.
  • All students interested in participating in the track & field this spring are asked to attend a meeting on Tuesday at lunch in the library.  If you have any questions beforehand, please see Ms. St. Louis.
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom.

 

March 29th, 2023

  • Special Olympics Pizza for sale at Lunch today!
    • Out front of the office
    • $3 a slice or $5 for two
  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance.
  • The Library will be closed Thursday, March 30th during period 2, Lunch and Period 3.
  • Are you an LGBTQ student who would like to meet other LGBTQ folks? Are you interested in learning coping skills and improve your well-being? Starting April 4th the Affirm Group will meet online to start their 8 week sessions to support LGBTQ students.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin for more details.
  • This Friday is Transgender Day of Visibility!
    • International Transgender Day of Visibility occurs every year on March 31st.
    • This day is dedicated to celebrating transgender people, their contributions to society and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.
  • Durham Integrated Arts Camp (DIAC) is an extensive Arts exploration opportunity for DDSB students with a passion for Music, Visual Art, Musical Theatre and Dance.
    • Applications for the 2023 DIAC are now open to all students who will be in grade 7-12 in September 2023.
    • Need more information? See Mrs. Johnston, Ms. Theinpont or Guidance for more information.
    • Applications close April 28th, 2023
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • Need volunteer hours?  Do you have a few hours this Wednesday evening?  The Cannington Egg Hunt needs help filling eggs! If you are available on Wednesday at 6:30pm and would like to help, please see Ms. Mappin for contact information.

 

March 28th, 2023

  • The Animal Rights club will be outside the office today.  Come on by and get some free stuff that helps animals.
  • There will be a Student Council meeting today at lunch in the Library.
  • Attention all grade 12 students, there will be an OSAP presentation 4th period Wednesday, March 29th in the Library.  Please go to period 4 for attendance before going to the Library.  
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • Need volunteer hours?  Do you have a few hours this Wednesday evening?  The Cannington Egg Hunt needs help filling eggs! If you are available on Wednesday at 6:30pm and would like to help, please see Ms. Mappin for contact information.
  • Cannington Lion’s Club needs volunteers for their annual Easter Egg Hunt at MacLeod Park in Cannington.
    • If you can help set up on Friday, April 7th from 3-6pm or you are available to help on Saturday, April 8th for this event, from 8am to 1pm please see Ms. Mappin to sign up.
  • The Hub will not be open on Tuesday this week during lunch. Instead, everyone is encouraged to drop by for lunch on Thursday, March 30th

 

March 27th, 2023

  • Band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school. We will see you there!
  • Don’t forget that your money is due to Ms. Bryne on or before April 14th for the purchase of your cap and gown package which is mandatory for Commencement.
    • Details can be found on the Graduation Google Classroom
  • Are you an LGBTQ student who would like to meet other LGBTQ folks? Are you interested in learning coping skills and improve your well-being? Starting April 4th the Affirm Group will meet online to start their 8 week sessions to support LGBTQ students.  If you are interested, please see Ms. Mappin for more details.
  • Cannington Lion’s Club needs volunteers for their annual Easter Egg Hunt at MacLeod Park in Cannington.
    • If you can help set up on Friday, April 7th from 3-6pm or you are available to help on Saturday, April 8th for this event, from 8am to 1pm please see Ms. Mappin to sign up.
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey.
  • The hub will not be open on Tuesday this week during lunch. Instead, everyone is encouraged to drop by for lunch on Thursday, March 30th.

 

March 23rd, 2023

  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there! 
  • Attention all members of the School Reach Trivia Team … we will practice, at lunch, in Room 209 today. 
  • Attention Prom Committee!  There will be a meeting today in room 200.  New members welcome.   
  • There will be a band practice tomorrow at lunch in the Music room.  All band members are needed for this practice.  We’ll see you there.
  • Pizza!!! Our Special Olympics Program will be selling Pizza at lunch out front of the office every Wednesday, starting March 29th.  Come on out and support your fellow Bulldogs and their Special Olympic journey. 
  • Attention Grade 12’s! This year’s prom will be May 26th at Trillium Trails in Oshawa.  Listen to announcements for information regarding ticket sales and contracts. 
  • Attention Graduating Students! It is that time of year again where we need to order Caps and Gowns to be worn at your graduation ceremony.  All information is posted in the Graduating Class google classroom and paper copies of the order form are available in the main office and the library. 
    • The cost for the complete package is $25 and our order is due on or before April 14.  This is a firm deadline.  If you miss the deadline, we may be able to order a package for you but additional shipping is quite expensive. 
    • Please see Mrs. Byrne if you have any questions. 
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career?  Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12? 
    • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information. 
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th. 
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session. 
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School. 

 

March 22nd, 2023

  • The Animal Rights Club is meeting at lunch in room 200 today.  If you care about animals, see you there.
  • Stomping out Stigma will be meeting in today at lunch in Guidance.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Volleyball Intramurals start next Monday.  Your teams and schedule have been posted outside the office on the Intramural Board.
  • Attention Graduating Students! It is that time of year again where we need to order Caps and Gowns to be worn at your graduation ceremony.  All information is posted in the Graduating Class google classroom and paper copies of the order form are available in the main office and the library.
    • The cost for the complete package is $25 and our order is due on or before April 14.  This is a firm deadline.  If you miss the deadline, we may be able to order a package for you but additional shipping is quite expensive.
    • Please see Mrs. Byrne if you have any questions.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career?  Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12?
    • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information.
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.

 

March 21st, 2023

  • There will be a student council meeting today at lunch in the Library.
  • Attention Graduating Students! It is that time of year again where we need to order Caps and Gowns to be worn at your graduation ceremony. All information is posted in the Graduating Class google classroom and paper copies of the order form are available in the main office and the library.
    • The cost for the complete package is $25 and our order is due on or before April 14. This is a firm deadline. If you miss the deadline, we may be able to order a package for you but additional shipping is quite expensive.
    • Please see Mrs. Byrne if you have any questions.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career? Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12?
    • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information.
  • Attention all graduates. Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.

 

March 20th, 2023

  • Attention all band students! Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.  We will see you there!
  • Attention Graduating Students! It is that time of year again where we need to order Caps and Gowns to be worn at your graduation ceremony.  All information is posted in the Graduating Class google classroom and paper copies of the order form are available in the main office and the library.
    • The cost for the complete package is $25 and our order is due on or before April 14.  This is a firm deadline.  If you miss the deadline, we may be able to order a package for you but additional shipping is quite expensive.
    • Please see Mrs. Byrne if you have any questions.
  • This year’s 2023 Prom will occur on Fri. May 26th for those interested in helping to organize this event, there will be a meeting this Thursday at the beginning of lunch in Room 200, with Ms. Morris & Miss Raguseo.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career?  Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12?
  • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information.
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.

 

March 10th - 19th, 2023

  •  No announcements during March break. See you on the 20th!

 

March 9th, 2023

  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • Attention Graduating Students! It is that time of year again where we need to order Caps and Gowns to be worn at your graduation ceremony.  All information is posted in the Graduating Class google classroom and paper copies of the order form are available in the main office and the library.
    • The cost for the complete package is $25 and our order is due on or before April 14.  This is a firm deadline.  If you miss the deadline, we may be able to order a package for you but additional shipping is quite expensive.
    • Please see Mrs. Byrne if you have any questions.
  • The Beaverton Theatre needs your help!  They are looking for 4-6 students who have time on Saturday, March 11th to help clean the theatre!
    • If you are available and interested in helping from 1:30-3:30pm, please see Guidance for contact information to sign up!
  • This year’s 2023 Prom will occur on Fri. May 26th for those interested in helping to organize this event, there will be a meeting this Thursday at the beginning of lunch in Room 200, with Ms. Morris & Miss Raguseo.
  • Pride Prom is coming!  If you are an LGBTQ+ student or ally and you want to hear more about the Pride Prom, or you are interested in attending, please speak with Mrs. Clark or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career?  Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12.
  • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information.
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.

 

March 8th, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance.
  • Want to make the world a better place for all animals? If so, the Animal Rights Club will meet in Room 200 on Wednesday’s at lunch.  Everyone is welcome.
  • Rugby practices is Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the gym.
  • Reminder to all Make Up Artistry Students –> Make Up Artistry is tomorrow at Fleming, make sure you are out at the bus at 9:25 a.m. to go to Fleming.
  • The Beaverton Theatre needs your help!  They are looking for 4-6 students who have time on Saturday, March 11th to help clean the theatre!
    • If you are available and interested in helping from 1;30-3:30pm, please see Guidance for contact information to sign up!
  • This year’s 2023 Prom will occur on Fri. May 26th for those interested in helping to organize this event, there will be a meeting this Thursday at the beginning of lunch in Room 200, with Ms. Morris & Miss Raguseo.
  • Pride Prom is coming!  If you are an LGBTQ+ student or ally and you want to hear more about the Pride Prom, or you are interested in attending, please speak with Mrs. Clark or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career?  Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12.
    • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information.
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.

 

March 7th, 2023

  • There will be a Trivia practice, at lunch, in Room 209 today.
  • The Beaverton Theatre needs your help!  They are looking for 4-6 students who have time on Saturday, March 11th to help clean the theatre!
    • If you are available and interested in helping from 1;30-3:30pm, please see Guidance for contact information to sign up!
  • Rugby practices are Tuesday & Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the gym.
  • Pride Prom is coming!  If you are an LGBTQ+ student or ally and you want to hear more about the Pride Prom, or you are interested in attending, please speak with Mrs. Clark or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Want to make the world a better place for all animals? If so, the Animal Rights Club will meet in Room 200 on Wednesday’s at lunch.  Everyone is welcome.
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.
  • Brock H.S. Forest of Reading White Pine book club will be hosting a virtual author visit with Christy Goerzen author of River Mermaid on Wednesday, March 8th from 12pm-12:50 pm. 
    • Everyone is welcome!  Please sign-up in the library with Ms. Boudreau

 

March 6th, 2023

  • Congratulations to the Trivia Team on your Terrific performance at Friday’s Trivia Tournament!!
    • Playing against both Junior & Senior opponents, our Jr. players finished with a very impressive 3-and-and-3 record! 
    • Seniors:  Your FIVE resounding victories were nothing short of Spectacular! Congratulations 😊
  • There will be a Trivia practice, at lunch, in Room 209 tomorrow.
  • The Youth In Policing program is wrapping up the Operation Give Campaign supporting domestic violence victims.  Items can be dropped off through Tuesday.
  • Rugby practices are Tuesday & Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the gym.
  • Pride Prom is coming!  If you are an LGBTQ+ student or ally and you want to hear more about the Pride Prom, or you’re interested in attending, please speak with Mrs. Clark or Ms. Mappin for more information.
  • Want to make the world a better place for all animals? If so, the Animal Rights Club will meet in Room 200 on Wednesday’s at lunch.  Everyone is welcome.
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career?  Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12.
    • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information and attend the lunch info session on Tuesday, March 7 at the start of lunch in the music room.
  • Brock H.S. Forest of Reading White Pine book club will be hosting a virtual author visit with Christy Goerzen author of River Mermaid on Wednesday, March 8th from 12pm-12:50 pm. 
    • Everyone is welcome!  Please sign-up in the library with Ms. Boudreau.

 

March 3rd, 2023

  • The Youth In Policing program is wrapping up the Operation Give Campaign supporting domestic violence victims.  Items can be dropped off through Tuesday.
  • Want to make the world a better place for all animals? If so, the Animal Rights Club will meet in room 200 on Wednesday’s at lunch.  Everyone is welcome.
  • Attention all graduates.  Edge Imagining will be back for ONE final day to offer retakes on March 24th.
    • If you have not had your grad photo taken, please book a standard yearbook photo option (free) or full portrait sitting session.
    • This is the last day for grad photo opportunities here at Brock High School.
  • Are you interested in pursuing a trade for your career?  Would you like to start gathering your apprenticeship hours and earn your level 1 during final semester in Grade 12.
    • If you are a grade 11 student interested in applying, see Mrs. Johnston for more information and attend the lunch info session on Tuesday, March 7 at the start of lunch in the music room.
  • Brock H.S. Forest of Reading White Pine book club will be hosting a virtual author visit with Christy Goerzen author of River Mermaid on Wednesday, March 8th from 12pm-12:50 pm. 
    • Everyone is welcome!  Please sign-up in the library with Ms. Boudreau.

 

March 2nd, 2023

  • Brock’s GSA is cancelled for this week.  We will meet again next Thursday.  We hope to see all LGBTQ students and allies then.
  • If you would like to sign up for intermural Volleyball, please see Mr. Prentice outside the Main Office at Lunch today.
  • Brock H.S. Forest of Reading White Pine book club will be hosting a virtual author visit with Christy Goerzen author of River Mermaid on Wednesday, March 8th from 12pm-12:50 pm. 
    • Everyone is welcome!  Please sign-up in the library with Ms. Boudreau

 

March 1st, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance.
  • The Indigenous Student Group is meeting at Lunch today in Room 107.
  • There will be a trivia practice at lunch today!
  • Congratulations to all members of the School Reach Trivia Team on your wonderful performance at Friday’s trivia tournament!  With a couple of blow-out victories (😊), Brock lost a very, very close match to the regions defending champs … by a mere 2-question difference ☹! [Brock will face them again this Friday in Cobourg.]
  • Congratulations to Lincoln W, Kenzie M, Katie W, David H, and Brian A for correctly answering Monday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • They also won for the top 5 who answered correctly for the month of February.  Great job!
  • Course selections are due on Thursday, March 2nd.  If you are unsure what to do, please make a Guidance appointment.  There is a link in your classrooms and on the Brock Guidance google class.  You can also make an appointment with Pat in person before or after school.
    • To repeat, course selections are due this Thursday, March 2nd.
  • The character Trait for March is Respect. 
    • Today’s quote comes from activist Thomas Paine:  “Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself”
February

February 28th, 2023

  • No announcements today - DSTS has cancelled all transportation due to inclement weather.

 

February 27th, 2023

  • The Indigenous Student Group is meeting tomorrow at lunch in room 107.  All are welcome!
  • All band students, don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school. 
  • Congratulations Hollie H, David H, and Lincoln W for correctly answering yesterday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • Course selections are due on Thursday, March 2nd.  If you are unsure what to do, please make a Guidance appointment.  There is a link in your classrooms and on the Brock Guidance google class.  You can also make an appointment with Pat in person before or after school.
    • To repeat, course selections are due this Thursday, March 2nd.
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote from spiritual leader Dalai Lama:  “Be kind whenever possible.  It is always possible”

 

February 24th, 2023

  • Rugby practices will resume next week on Tuesday & Thursday morning at 8:15 a.m.
  • Congratulations Kenzie M, Lincoln W., and K. Wesley for correctly answering yesterday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • It’s course selection time once again.
    • Mrs. Vanderlinde and Ms. Mappin are visiting homeroom classes this week to walk you through selecting courses for next school year.  While you are welcome to start planning and looking at courses in My BluePrint, do not submit your course selections until after your Guidance counsellor has visited your homeroom classroom.
    • Once again do NOT press submit on your course planner until after you’ve connected with Guidance.
    • So please review, speak to your parents, Guidance, teachers and above ALL research Your Future PATHWAY!!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote from rabbi Harold Kushner: “When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world”

 

February 23rd, 2023

  • No announcements today - DSTS has cancelled all transportation due to inclement weather.

 

February 22nd, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at Lunch in Guidance.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Rugby practice is Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the gym.  There will not be practice if the busses are cancelled.
  • Thank you to everyone who wore Pink today for Pink Shirt Day!  There are also Pink ribbons in the Main Office.
    • If you are wearing Pink, don’t forget to come by the main office for a treat and a ballot for a chance to win one of 3 $15 gift cards!
  • Congratulations Brian A, Addison U., Lincoln W., Katie W. for correctly answering yesterday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • It’s course selection time once again.
    • Mrs. Vanderlinde and Ms. Mappin are visiting homeroom classes this week to walk you through selecting courses for next school year.  While you are welcome to start planning and looking at courses in My BluePrint, do not submit your course selections until after your Guidance counsellor has visited your homeroom classroom.
    • Once again do NOT press submit on your course planner until after you’ve connected with Guidance.
    • So please review, speak to your parents, Guidance, teachers and above ALL research Your Future PATHWAY!!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from bishop Desmond Tutu: “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bit of good put together that overwhelm the world”

 

February 21st, 2023

  • There will be a brief but very important student council meeting today at lunch in the Library.  All student council members should attend.   See you there.
  • All members of the School Reach Trivia Team!  There will be a Trivia practice at lunch, room 209 today!
  • Tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day! Please wear something pink to show your support to stand up against Bullying.
    • Come by the table at the main office at lunch tomorrow for a treat, and if you are wearing pink, you can fill out a ballot for chance to win one of 3 $10 gift cards.
    • Remember to wear Pink tomorrow!
  • Rugby practice is Thursday morning at 8:15 a.m. this week.  See you there!
  • Congratulations Brian A., Addison U., Lincoln W., for winning in the draw of correct answers for Friday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • It’s course selection time once again.
    • Mrs. Vanderlinde and Ms. Mappin are visiting homeroom classes this week to walk you through selecting courses for next school year.  While you are welcome to start planning and looking at courses in My BluePrint, do not submit your course selections until after your Guidance counsellor has visited your homeroom classroom.
    • Once again do NOT press submit on your course planner until after you’ve connected with Guidance.
    • So please review, speak to your parents, Guidance, teachers and above ALL research Your Future PATHWAY!!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from author E. Lockhart: “Be a little kinder than you have to”

 

February 16th, 2023

  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We’ll see you there!
  • All members of the School Reach Trivia Team!  There will be a Trivia practice at lunch Today!
  • Congratulations Lincoln W. for winning in the draw of correct answers for Friday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • It’s course selection time once again.
    • Mrs. Vanderlinde and Ms. Mappin are visiting homeroom classes this week to walk you through selecting courses for next school year.  While you are welcome to start planning and looking at courses in My BluePrint, do not submit your course selections until after your Guidance counsellor has visited your homeroom classroom.
    • Once again do NOT press submit on your course planner until after you’ve connected with Guidance.
    • So please review, speak to your parents, Guidance, teachers and above ALL research Your Future PATHWAY!!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • The Brock Minor Hockey Association is looking for a new set of volunteers to help them continue their work at the Beaverton Arena Food Booth.
    • Student volunteers are needed to supervise the Food Booth during evening and weekends.  They are willing to be flexible and work around your school and work commitments.  Earn as many hours as you want!
    • Interested students can come to Guidance to get contact information to sign up.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from Dr. Seuss: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It’s not.”

 

February 15th, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at Lunch in Guidance.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Student Council meeting at lunch!
  • Rugby practice starts this Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the gym.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Congrats to the Senior Boys Basketball team for winning their semi-final game yesterday! The boys advance to the Kawartha finals in Peterborough on Thursday.
  • Congratulations Alan C, Addison. U., and Lincoln W. for winning in the draw of correct answers for Friday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • It’s course selection time once again.
    • Mrs. Vanderlinde and Ms. Mappin are visiting homeroom classes this week to walk you through selecting courses for next school year.  While you are welcome to start planning and looking at courses in My BluePrint, do not submit your course selections until after your Guidance counsellor has visited your homeroom classroom.
    • Once again do NOT press submit on your course planner until after you’ve connected with Guidance.
    • So please review, speak to your parents, Guidance, teachers and above ALL research Your Future PATHWAY!!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • The Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is BACK and they’re looking for Brock student volunteers.
    • This year, the festival is taking place on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.
    • Students can earn up to 20 community hours for volunteering the entire weekend as well as a free lunch ticket each day you volunteer.
    • Interested students should stop by guidance to pick up a copy of the volunteer Signup Form.
  • This Black History Month, students are invited to attend a Spoken Word Showcase on Monday, February 27th from 7-9PM in Ajax.  If you are interested, please see Guidance for additional details.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from author Cleveland Amory: “What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind.”

 

February 14th, 2023

  • Attention all members School Reach Trivia Team.  There will be a Trivia Practice at lunch today! 
  • The Indigenous student group is meeting today at lunch in Room 107.  All are welcome!
  • Rugby practice starts this Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the gym.  Everyone is welcome!
  • Congratulations Kayley D., Jack T., and David H. for winning in the draw of correct answers for Friday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office. 
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • It’s course selection time once again. 
    • Mrs. Vanderlinde and Ms. Mappin are visiting homeroom classes this week to walk you through selecting courses for next school year.  While you are welcome to start planning and looking at courses in My BluePrint, do not submit your course selections until after your Guidance counsellor has visited your homeroom classroom. 
    • Once again do NOT press submit on your course planner until after you’ve connected with Guidance. 
    • So please review, speak to your parents, Guidance, teachers and above ALL research Your Future PATHWAY!!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative. 
  • This Black History Month, students are invited to attend a Spoken Word Showcase on Monday, February 27th from 7-9PM in Ajax.  If you are interested, please see Guidance for additional details.
  • The Brock Minor Hockey Association is looking for a new set of volunteers to help them continue their work at the Beaverton Arena Food Booth. 
    • Student volunteers are needed to supervise the Food Booth during evening and weekends.  They are willing to be flexible and work around your school and work commitments.  Earn as many hours as you want! 
    • Interested students can come to Guidance to get contact information to sign up. 
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness.   
    • Today’s quote comes from author Leo Buscaglia: “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

 

February 13th, 2023

  • The cafeteria/server will be closed today.  Chartwells apologizes for the inconvenience.
  • Attention all band students!  Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. before school.  See you there!
  • The Indigenous Student Circle will be meeting tomorrow in room 107.  All are welcome to come and be part of planning for this semester.
  • Congratulations Katie W., Malachi W., and Austin C. for winning in the draw of correct answers for Friday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims.  We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community.  Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more.  The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items.  Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • Combat Bulling is a free online workshop for youth 13-18 years old.  In this session, students will learn how to raise awareness as well as how to combat bulling.  If you are interested in attending this free workshop via Zoom on February 22 from 5-7pm, please see Guidance for more information.
  • The Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is BACK and they’re looking for Brock student volunteers.
    • This year, the festival is taking place on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.
    • Students can earn up to 20 community hours for volunteering the entire weekend as well as a free lunch ticket each day you volunteer.
    • Interested students should stop by guidance to pick up a copy of the volunteer Signup Form.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from Mother Teresa: “Never be so busy as not to think of others.”

 

February 10th, 2023

  • Congratulations Brian A., Kenzie M., and Mackenzie M. for winning in the draw of correct answers for Thursday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  There are Brock-wear prizes at the end of the month for those who answered the most correctly for February.  Good luck!
  • Youth in Policing in collecting items for Operation GIVE, which supports domestic violence victims. 
    • We hope to collect 500 items by March 8th to make a positive change in our community. 
    • Items needed are:  feminine hygiene products, dental hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, makeup products, lip balm, lotion, chargers, blankets, diapers, wet wipes, winter clothes and many more. 
    • The bin is outside the Main Office with a more comprehensive list of needed items. 
    • Let’s show the Kindness of Brock and support this initiative.
  • The Brock Minor Hockey Association is looking for a new set of volunteers to help them continue their work at the Beaverton Arena Food Booth.
    • Student volunteers are needed to supervise the Food Booth during evening and weekends.  They are willing to be flexible and work around your school and work commitments.  Earn as many hours as you want!
    • Interested students can come to Guidance to get contact information to sign up.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from philosopher Francis Bacon: “Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest.”

 

February 9th, 2023

  • Congratulations to L. Foster and N. Godfrey for correctly answering Wednesday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  Good luck!
  • Hey Brock! We have some information about our upcoming semi-formal that you need to know about!  The dance is on Thursday, February 16, and it will be 7-10 p.m.  Tickets will be for sale in person and through school cash online.  Online tickets will be available until Tuesday, February 14.  Tickets will be available during lunch today, tomorrow, and Monday.
    • IMPORTANT:  Any student who wishes to purchase a ticket to the dance MUST fill out a behaviour contract BEFORE buying a ticket.  The contracts are available both in the Main Office and in the Library.
    • Please get your dance contract in ASAP.
  • Combat Bulling is a free online workshop for youth 13-18 years old.  In this session, students will learn how to raise awareness as well as how to combat bulling.  If you are interested in attending this free workshop via Zoom on February 22 from 5-7pm, please see Guidance for more information.
  • The Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is BACK and they’re looking for Brock student volunteers.
    • This year, the festival is taking place on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.
    • Students can earn up to 20 community hours for volunteering the entire weekend as well as a free lunch ticket each day you volunteer.
    • Interested students should stop by guidance to pick up a copy of the volunteer Signup Form.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from anthropologist Margaret Mead: “Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world.  For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.”

 

February 8th, 2023

  • Congratulations to Grace T. for correctly answering Tuesday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  Good luck!
  • Hey Brock! We have some information about our upcoming semi-formal that you need to know about!  The dance is on Thursday, February 16, and it will be 7-10 p.m.  Tickets will be for sale in person and through school cash online.  Online tickets will be available for purchase from Wednesday, February 8, which is tomorrow until Tuesday, February 14.  In person tickets will be for sale in front of the office on Thursday Feb. 9, Friday Feb. 10, and Monday Feb. 13. 
    • IMPORTANT:  Any student who wishes to purchase a ticket to the dance MUST fill out a behaviour contract BEFORE buying a ticket.  The contracts are available both in the Main Office and in the Library.
    • Please get your dance contract in ASAP.
  • Kids in the Kitchen is offering a free, hands-on, after-school program for students up to 14 years old where you will learn the important life skill of cooking and the benefits of healthy eating. 
    • Participants will learn how to make healthy snacks and meals such as pretzels, quesadillas, chocolate chip cookies and pancakes from scratch that can be made at home, while having fun.
    • Monthly in-person sessions occur in Beaverton, Cannington, and Manilla.  Registration and the deadline is February 20th.  Interested students should come to Guidance for more information.
  • The Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is BACK and they’re looking for Brock student volunteers.
    • This year, the festival is taking place on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.
    • Students can earn up to 20 community hours for volunteering the entire weekend as well as a free lunch ticket each day you volunteer.
    • Interested students should stop by guidance to pick up a copy of the volunteer Signup Form.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from philosopher Plato: “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”

 

February 7th, 2023

  • There will be a brief Student Council meeting today at the beginning of lunch in the Library.
  • Attention all members of the School Reach Trivia Team.  There will be a Trivia practice in Room 209 at lunch today.
  • Today is photo retake day!
    • If you transferred to Brock after September or missed photo day – today is your chance to make sure you get your photo done so you can be included in our yearbook and get your student card!
    • Teachers were given the schedule yesterday.  Photos will occur in the Music room, room 304
  • Congratulations to A. Hackett for correctly answering Friday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  Good luck!
  • Hey Brock! We have some information about our upcoming semi-formal that you need to know about!  The dance is on Thursday, February 16, and it will be 7-10 p.m.  Tickets will be for sale in person and through school cash online.  Online tickets will be available for purchase from Wednesday, February 8, which is tomorrow until Tuesday, February 14.  In person tickets will be for sale in front of the office on Thursday Feb. 9, Friday Feb. 10, and Monday Feb. 13. 
    • IMPORTANT:  Any student who wishes to purchase a ticket to the dance MUST fill out a behaviour contract BEFORE buying a ticket.  The contracts are available both in the Main Office and in the Library.
  • Kids in the Kitchen is offering a free, hands-on, after-school program for students up to 14 years old where you will learn the important life skill of cooking and the benefits of healthy eating.  Participants will learn how to make healthy snacks and meals such as pretzels, quesadillas, chocolate chip cookies and pancakes from scratch that can be made at home, while having fun.
  • The Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is BACK and they’re looking for Brock student volunteers.
    • This year, the festival is taking place on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.
    • Students can earn up to 20 community hours for volunteering the entire weekend as well as a free lunch ticket each day you volunteer.
    • Interested students should stop by guidance to pick up a copy of the volunteer Signup Form.
  • White Pine author of A Magic Steeped in Poison, Judy I. Lin will virtually be visiting Brock HS on Wednesday, February 8 in the Library at 12:00pm.  If you are interested in participating you must sign-up with Ms. Boudreau in the Library by Tuesday, February 7th.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from author Henry David Thoreau: “Goodness is the only investment that never fails.”

 

February 6th, 2023

  • Attention all Chess Players! Room 209 will be open at lunch today.  All Chess Players are welcome!
  • Reminder, no Band tomorrow.  Band rehearsal will resume next week at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14th.  See you there!
  • Congratulations to A. Campbell-Hall for correctly answering Friday’s Who Am I for Black History Month.  Pick up your prize in the Main Office.
    • Each Day this month showcases a notable Black Canadian.  See if you can determine who today’s person is.  Flyers are in the cafeteria, library, outside the Main Office and by the vending machines.  Good luck!
  • Photo re-take day is tomorrow! 
    • Did you transfer or join the Brock Bulldogs after photo day?
    • Now is your chance, follow the schedule and come to Room 304 tomorrow to get your photo taken.
  • The Bock Minor Hockey Association is looking for a new set of volunteers to help them continue their work at the Beaverton Arena Food Booth.
    • Student volunteers are needed to supervise the Food Booth during evenings and weekends.  They are willing to be flexible and work around your school and work commitments.  Earn as many hours as you want!
    • Interested students can come to Guidance to get contact information to sign up.
  • White Pine author of A Magic Steeped in Poison, Judy I. Lin will virtually be visiting Brock HS on Wednesday, February 8 in the Library at 12:00pm.  If you are interested in participating you must sign-up with Ms. Boudreau in the Library by Tuesday, February 7th.
  • The Library will not longer be allowing food or drinks.  Therefore, you will need to eat your lunch in the cafeteria before coming to the Library.  The Library will still be open and supervised most days at lunch time for students to sign out books, study, use computers, print, and play chess, board games etc.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness. 
    • Today’s quote comes from author Henry James:
      “Three things in human life are important.  The first is to be kind.  The second is to be kind. The Third is to be kind”

 

February 3rd, 2023

  • Today is a Week 1 schedule. Monday, February 6th will be a Week 2 schedule.
  • All Co-op students are reminded to meet in the Library for in-school sessions.
  • There will be no Band practice on Tuesday, February 7th
    • Rehearsals will resume the following Tuesday, February 14th
  • The Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival is BACK and they’re looking for Brock student volunteers.
    • This year, the festival is taking place on Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd.
    • Students can earn up to 20 community hours for volunteering the entire weekend as well as a free lunch ticket each day you volunteer.
    • Interested students should stop by Guidance to pick up a copy of the volunteer Signup form.
  • White Pine author of A Magic Steeped in Poison, Judy I. Lin will virtually be visiting Brock HS on Wednesday, February 8th in the library at 12:00pm.  If you are interested in participating, you must sign-up with Ms. Boudreau in the Library by Tuesday, February 7th.
  • The Library will not longer be allowing food or drinks.  Therefore, you will need to eat your lunch in the cafeteria before coming to the Library.  The Library will still be open and supervised most days at lunch time for students to sign out books, study, use computers, print, and play chess, board games etc.
  • February is Black History Month.  Each day we will highlight a notable Black Canadian on a flyer located near the vending machines, in the Cafeteria, in the Library and outside the Main Office.  Enter your daily guesses through the web address or QR code posted.  There will be daily prizes as well as prizes for the most correct guesses for the month.  Good luck!
  • All graduates in Grade 12! Grad photos will take place next week in the Music room.  Please book your appointment time online today.  If you have already, these photos are used for the yearbook and grad composites!  Make sure to be a part of this great opportunity.  Book links are in the Grade 12 google classroom or see Mrs. Johnston for more details.
  • Are you new to Brock or did you miss photo day?  Student photo retakes will be done on February 7th.  A schedule for photo retakes will be emailed to teachers on Monday.
  • The character Trait for February is Kindness.  Today’s quote comes from Greek storyteller Aesop: “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is every wasted.”
January
 

January 26th, 2023

There will be no new announcements while exams take place. Announcements will resume at the beginning of second semester, February 3rd, 2023. Good luck on your exams!

 

January 25th, 2023

  • The cafeteria will be closed today due to staffing shortage.
  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance -> everyone is welcome !
  • Interested in make-up?  Interested in special effects make-up? If you want to learn more about how to properly apply make-up, and all different styles and looks throughout the decades, this course could be for you!  Make-up Artistry is for Grade 11 & 12 students, and it is a Fleming College course.  For more information, please see Ms. Vanderlinde in Guidance.

 

January 24th, 2023

  • There is no student council today.
  • Congrats to the boys' basketball team for dominating 46-11 win yesterday.  The team is in 1st place amongst single A schools!  We are off until practice on Feb. 6th, good luck on exams.

 

January 23rd, 2023

  • Band practice is cancelled for Tuesday, January 24th.
  • Explorer Hop is a not-for-profit Ontario Edu-tech company looking for student volunteers!
    • Earn volunteer hours from home by reviewing Math programs targeted at students about Financial Literacy, by translating these programs from English to French, or by making social media content to help make financial literacy more relatable to kids.
    • Interested students can see Ms. Mappin in Guidance for more information.

 

January 20th, 2023

  • All students in Sports SHSM and Mr. Prentice’s Leadership class, please report to the Library immediately for our Rock Tape Course.
  • Explorer Hop is a not-for-profit Ontario Edu-tech company looking for student volunteers!
    • Earn volunteer hours from home by reviewing Math programs targeted at students about Financial Literacy, by translating these programs from English to French, or by making social media content to help make financial literacy more relatable to kids.
    • Interested students can see Ms. Mappin in Guidance for more information.
  • Do you like make-up? Are you interested in learning about how to apply make-up and learn new make-up trends?  What about special effects make-up?  Please see Ms. Vanderlinde in Guidance for more details!

 

January 19th, 2023

  • General Notice - DSTS has cancelled all transportation for today due to inclement weather.

 

January 18th, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will be meeting today at lunch in Guidance -> everyone is welcome !
  • There will be a brief Student Council meeting today at the beginning of lunch in the library.
  • Do you like make-up? Are you interested in learning about how to apply make-up and learn new make-up trends?  What about special effects make-up?  Please see Ms. Vanderlinde in Guidance for more details!
  • Please return all library books before the end of the semester.  If you would like to renew or sign-out books before exams begin, please see Ms. Boudreau in the library.
  • Attention all White Pine Forest reading members, please drop into the library at the beginning of lunch today for an informational update.  This is not a meeting.

 

January 17th, 2023

  • General Notice - DSTS has cancelled all transportation for today due to inclement weather.

 

January 16th, 2023

  • Attention all band students!  Don’t forget that band practice is tomorrow at 8:15am before school.  We will see you there!
  • Attention all chess players!  Today will be the last day of our Fall Chess Tournament, to climb the ranks of:  Pawn -> Knight -> Rook -> Champion (T. Pettit) !!!  Catch all the chess action at lunch in room 209 today!
  • Please return all library books before the end of the semester.  If you would like to renew or sign-out books before exams begin, please see Ms. Boudreau in the Library.
  • Want to earn 6 hours AND get a free pizza lunch? Or earn those 6 hours from the comfort of your home? 
    • Durham Region Police Services “Youth in Policing” program wants to see you at their 3rd Annual Impact Youth Forum, which takes place in-person in Oshawa or via Zoom.
    • This event is for youth ages 13 to 24 and will focus on the theme of perseverance.  Throughout the day you will hear from speakers and have the chance to win prizes, all while earning your community hours.
    • The event runs from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, January 21st.  Interested students must sign up before registration closes on January 17th.  See the poster outside of Guidance and scan the QR code to register.

 

January 12th, 2023

  • The GSA will be meeting today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ students and allies are welcome and encouraged to attend.  We'll see you there!
  • Want to earn 6 hours AND get a free pizza lunch? Or earn those 6 hours from the comfort of your home? 
    • Durham Region Police Services “Youth in Policing” program wants to see you at their 3rd Annual Impact Youth Forum, which takes place in-person in Oshawa or via Zoom.
    • This event is for youth ages 13 to 24 and will focus on the theme of perseverance.  Throughout the day you will hear from speakers and have the chance to win prizes, all while earning your community hours.
    • The event runs from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, January 21st.  Interested students must sign up before registration closes on January 17th.  See the poster outside of Guidance and scan the QR code to register.

 

January 11th, 2023

  • Stomping Out Stigma will not be meeting today.
  • Want to earn 6 hours AND get a free pizza lunch? Or earn those 6 hours from the comfort of your home? 
    • Durham Region Police Services “Youth in Policing” program wants to see you at their 3rd Annual Impact Youth Forum, which takes place in-person in Oshawa or via Zoom. 
    • This event is for youth ages 13 to 24 and will focus on the theme of perseverance.  Throughout the day you will hear from speakers and have the chance to win prizes, all while earning your community hours.
    • The event runs from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, January 21st.  Interested students must sign up before registration closes on January 17th.  See the poster outside of Guidance and scan the QR code to register.

January 10th, 2023

  • There will be a Student Council meeting today at the beginning of lunch in the Library.  New members ae welcome.  Bring your lunch!
  • The Library will be open after school Tuesday’s for exam study and for students to work on projects.

 

January 9th, 2023

  • Attention all band members!  There will be an important band rehearsal tomorrow morning from 8:30-9:15am. 

Please bring all your music as we will be collecting and filing pieces as well as discussion on Music Festival Pieces and dates.

  • The Cafeteria is closed today.
 2022
 
 December
 

December 22nd, 2022

  •       The GSA will meet today at lunch in Skills.  All LGBTQ+ folks and allies are welcome to join us for cookie decorating, tea and puzzle fun.  See you there!
  •      Today at lunch, Student Council will be selling raffle tickets for handmade 2 pound hollow chocolate Santa!  Swing by the Student Council display case to check it out!  Tickets are $0.50 per ticket or 3 for $1.00.  The winner will be drawn after lunch.
  • "Keep Warm and Read a Good Book" Students are encouraged to come to the Library and sign out one of our new arrivals for the Holiday Break. There are many new arrivals and White Pine books on display as well as new magazines and many fiction and non-fiction choices available to be signed out today.
  •       Congratulations to all musicians who performed at last nights Arts Concert.  You were incredible and Mrs. Johnston wants you to know how awesome you were!

                  Thank you to Linus for MCing the evening and Mr. Costantino and his culinary students for their awesome food last night!   

  •      Thank you to everyone who supported the dodgeball tournament fundraiser yesterday afternoon!  Everyone played hard but at the end of the day only one team could win.  The winning team was The Big Dogs consisting of Maverick P, Ethan K, Mike H, Tyler M, Aiden O, Connor H, Maverick W and Sean O.  Congratulations on your win! A photo of the winning team will be posted in the Student Council display case and on Brock's Instagram.

      In addition, Brock raised an amazing $531.00, which will be donated to the local food bank.  Way to go, Brock!

  • Student Council organized Spirit Week! Show some school spirit and holiday cheer by wearing a Festive Sweater or your favourite festive colours today.

December 21st, 2022

  • Stomping Out Stigma will not be meeting today.
  • Library closed for period 3 and 4 today.
  • Dodgeball fundraiser buyout takes place in periods 3 and 4 today.  Thanks for your support.
  • Thank you to all staff and students that brought in non-perishable food items.  Please continue to bring in food and it will be picked up Thursday.
  • "Keep Warm and Read a Good Book" Students are encouraged to come to the Library and sign out one of our new arrivals for the Holiday Break. There are many new arrivals and White Pine books on display as well as new magazines and many fiction and non-fiction choices available. Books can be signed out up to December 22nd.
  • Student Council is organizing Spirit Week next week! Show some school spirit and holiday cheer by participating in the following dress up days:
    • Wednesday, December 21: Jersey Day
    • Thursday, December 22: Festive Sweater Day or come wearing your favourite festive colours

December 20th, 2022

  • Student Council will meet today at lunch in the Library. All new students are welcome!
  • The Indigenous student group is meeting for lunch on Tuesday, Dec. 20th in 107.  Please check our google classroom for details.
  • "Keep Warm and Read a Good Book" Students are encouraged to come to the Library and sign out one of our new arrivals for the Holiday Break. There are many new arrivals and White Pine books on display as well as new magazines and many fiction and non-fiction choices available. Books can be signed out up to December 22nd.
  • Student Council is organizing Spirit Week next week! Show some school spirit and holiday cheer by participating in the following dress up days:
    • Tuesday, December 20: Holiday Hat or Character Day
    • Wednesday, December 21: Jersey Day
    • Thursday, December 22: Festive Sweater Day or come wearing your favourite festive colours

December 19th, 2022

  • Today at lunch, donate any non-perishable food drive item and receive a hot chocolate hosted by Stomping Out Stigma. 
  • Come to the Library to sign-out holiday reading.  White Pine books on display, new arrivals, new magazines, and many fiction & non-fiction choices. 
  • Band members meet every Tuesday at 8:15am before school. 
  • The Indigenous student group is meeting for lunch on Tuesday, Dec. 20th in 107.  Please check our google classroom for details. 
  • Spirit Week:   

              - Tuesday, Dec. 20th is HOLIDAY HAT DAY or DRESS UP AS YOUR FAVOURITE HOLIDAY CHARACTER DAY

              - Wednesday, Dec. 21st is JERSEY DAY.  Show your school spirit by coming to school in your favour jersey

              - Thursday, Dec. 22nd is FESTIVE SWEATER DAY.  Don’t have a holiday sweater?  That’s okay!  Come wearing your favour festive colours

December 14th, 2022

  • Stomping Out Stigma will meet today (Wednesday, December 14th) at lunch in Guidance. They are also running a Food Drive from December 7-20 to support the Brock Community Food Banks. Donations can be left in the bin in front of the main office.
  • Student Council will meet today at lunch. All new students are welcome!
  • Student Council is selling Holiday Candy Grams at lunch on Wednesday, December 14 and Thursday, December 15. Candy grams will be delivered on December 20th and cost $2.00 each.
  • Student Council and the Leadership Class are organizing a dodgeball tournament for the afternoon of December 21st. Gather a team of 6-8 students and/or teachers and get your tickets at lunch ($5.00 per person) on Wednesday, December 14, and Thursday, December 15. All proceeds will be donated to local Foodbanks.
  • "Keep Warm and Read a Good Book" Students are encouraged to come to the Library and sign out one of our new arrivals for the Holiday Break. There are many new arrivals and White Pine books on display as well as new magazines and many fiction and non-fiction choices available. Books can be signed out up to December 22nd.
  • Attention all Chess Players: The Fall Chess Tournament is heating up and many players are competing for the championship. In this week's action, Spencer B. played Tyler P. to a very hard-fought DRAW. With Lucas, Chase, and Erik also at the rank of ROOK, the Monarchy is up for grabs! Tournament action resumes Monday. See you there!
  • Student Council is organizing Spirit Week next week! Show some school spirit and holiday cheer by participating in the following dress up days:
    • Monday, December 19: Pyjama Day
    • Tuesday, December 20: Holiday Hat or Character Day
    • Wednesday, December 21: Jersey Day
    • Thursday, December 22: Festive Sweater Day

December 13th, 2022

  • Stomping Out Stigma will meet tomorrow (Wednesday, December 14th) at lunch in Guidance. They are also running a Food Drive from December 7-20 to support the Brock Community Food Banks. Donations can be left in the bin in front of the main office.
  • Student Council will meet tomorrow at lunch. All new students are welcome!
  • Congratulations to the boys basketball team for their win yesterday in Haliburton. Their next game is tomorrow in Fenelon.
  • Student Council is selling Holiday Candy Grams at lunch today, Wednesday, December 14, and Thursday, December 15. Candy grams will be delivered on December 20th and cost $2.00 each.
  • Student Council and the Leadership Class are organizing a dodgeball tournament for the afternoon of December 21st. Gather a team of 6-8 students and/or teachers and get your tickets at lunch ($5.00 per person) today, Wednesday, December 14, Thursday, and December 15. All proceeds will be donated to local Foodbanks.

December 12th, 2022

  • Holiday Candy Grams will be on sale for $2 in the front office on Tuesday, December 13th until Thursday, December 15th containing a candy cane and chocolate kisses.  They will be delivered by our Brock Elves on Tuesday, December 20th.
  • Dodgeball tournament buyout on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 21st.  Create teams of 6-8 people to compete.  Tickets are $5.00 per person from December 13th to December 15th  hosted by Student Council and the Leadership class.   
  • Band members meet every Tuesday at 8:15am before school.