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Skills Ontario visit

Did you know that workers in the skilled trade and technologies are more in demand than any other sector? Did you know that there were a broad range of post-secondary options, including apprenticeships where you can get paid to learn, available to students leaving high school? Amy Kearns from Skills Ontario visited us to talk about these opportunities and more! In this exciting presentation, students got a glimpse of pathways and career possibilities that they may have never considered.Amy presenting to the  class

Parent-Teacher Interviews

parent-teacher interviewsParent-Teacher interviews will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26th from 5:30-8:00. Coffee, cookies, and tea will be available in the Student Lounge.  Interviews are in the classrooms; there will be a binder in the Student Lounge to direct you to the right classroom.

Live Action Role-Playing-Oct. 24-25

Do you want an immersive gaming experience? Do you like drama, adventure, and dystopia? Join Rachel’s Game Design class for two Live Action Role-Playing games on the afternoons of Oct. 24 and 25! Guest artist Jamie Snetsinger from Elegy: A Doompunk LARP will be at SOLE to run two different unrelated stories. You can attend one or both (unless you’re in Game Design class, in which case you must attend both).

Sign up by Oct. 23 in the SOLE Office. Please see Rachel if you want more details!

 

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SOLE students at Real Jobs

Students at SOLE attended the Annual Real Jobs Day: Careers in Commercial Real Estate For Women at the Ted Rogers School of Business (Ryerson University).  This one-day event was an opportunity for young women to learn more about opportunities in the commercial real estate field including urban planning, development, asset and property management, property valuation and appraisal, brokerage and leasing, engineering, law, and architecture. Our students had the chance to meet and network with senior women working in a variety of fields within commercial real estate.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Students at SOLE celebrated Thanksgiving with a feast and party in the Student Lounge. We had sliced turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, stuffing, broccoli, squash and apple, salads, plantain, pumpkin pies, apples pie, and squares brought by staff and students. Even the fire drill couldn’t stop us from stuffing our faces! Everyone had a great time, and some of us were in a food coma by the afternoon.

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Thanksgiving Party

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It’s time for a Thanksgiving feast! We’ll be celebrating on Thursday at lunch in the Student Lounge with festive foods and, of course, pie! Everyone is welcome!

Congratulations Winnie!

We’re very proud of our student, Winnie, who competed this August in the Miss Canada beauty pageant! She won a one year contract as Miss Greater Toronto Area, and has been elevated to 4th princess (runner up) for Miss Canada Petite! Winnie be traveling internationally to represent Canada next summer to compete for an international title against other countries.
Good luck! We will all be cheering from you as you prepare to take on the world!
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