The Canadian federal election is on October 19th! If you’re 18 years old or older on Election Day and a Canadian citizen, you can vote! If you are voting for the first time (or even if you’re not), here are some useful links.
Not sure who to vote for? It’s always a good idea to review the policies of each party, but this is a useful tool to help you evaluate which issues you care about the most and compare it to what each party has to offer: Which parties should I side with based on my beliefs?
To get you ready for success this school year, we will be introducing workshops to make sure that everyone is up to speed with the D2L online learning platform. The workshops are mandatory, and will happen during Period 5 in room 111. Your Period 4 teacher will take you there.
The schedule is as follows:
Monday, September 14th — Carey and Perryne’s classes
Tuesday, September 15th — Michael and Dan’s classes
Wednesday, September 16th — Alex’s class and students with period 4 spares
Thursday, September 17th — Any students who missed previous sessions
We hope you had a great summer and are refreshed and ready to take on the new school year!
School starts on Tuesday, September 8th. The welcome back assembly will be at 1 PM in the caf. You can pick up your timetables from 2-3. You’ll also get your photo taken for your school ID.
The first day of class is Wednesday, September 9th.
New this year: We will be holding orientation sessions for the D2L online learning software during the week of September 14-17 in room 111. This workshop is mandatory and will help you get comfortable with blended and online learning. Your period 4 teacher will tell you when your workshop is scheduled; if you have a period 4 spare, find out when your workshop is in the office.
After 35 years of teaching—27 of them here at SOLE—Lisa Turner is retiring. During her time here, she enriched the lives of countless students. We will miss her, and we wish her every happiness in her newfound freedom.
…are here! If you didn’t get one on Thursday from your Period 1 teacher, you can pick up your copy from Heather in the office. To receive your yearbook, you must pay your $5 registration fee if you haven’t already.