Thursday, November, 25, 2021

Today is “International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women”

Hey Hawks. Did you know that nearly 1 in 3 women have been abused at some point in their lifetime, and these numbers have only increased with the covid-19 pandemic. Now we see that 2 in 3 women have reported they or a women they know have experienced some form of violence and only 1 in 10 women actually go to the police for help. Evidently, this is a major issue in our world today, and by being aware of the cause, we can help work towards finding the root causes for them, and ultimately make a change. While that sounds like a bit of a stretch, the easiest thing that we as a school community can do is educate ourselves on this issue, and become more aware of what is sadly a prominent issue in our society.

If you or someone you know is being abused, please reach out for help. See Chaplain Wayne, Ms. Lorentz our CYC or Mrs. Starling our Social Worker. You can also reach out to any adult in the building for support. You are not alone.

Trivia, Chess & Games Club

Hey Hawks! Want to test out your trivia talents? Challenge your friend to a chess match? Or even just play some casual board games? Trivia, Chess & Games Clubs are running at the same time every Thursday after school starting at 2:30. Please contact Mr. Zoratti if you have any questions.

Math Peer Tutors

If you have applied to be a peer tutor for MATH please keep an eye on your Loyola email accounts. If you are interested in becoming a peer tutor for MATH, please visit the Student Services page via D2L to apply or contact Mrs. Sotiropoulos. Hours may be used towards your community service hours in order to graduate. WE ARE IN NEED OF MATH TUTORS!!!

“SHAD” Summer Program

Attention Gr. 9-11 students! If you are interested in attending the SHAD Program this upcoming summer, join us on December 1st for an on-line information session. Please see Mrs. Rego in Student Services to register. More information about the SHAD program can be found on the Student Services D2L page under announcements.

Skill Ontario Information Session

Students interested in pursuing a skilled trade are encouraged to attend an online information session for Skill Ontario on Tuesday, November 30th. The link will be posted in the Student Services D2L page.

Debate Team

On Tuesday evening our Loyola Debate Team competed in the Halton Regional Debate Tournament. Our two teams both finished in the top 7 schools in Halton. As well, one of our debaters, Katie Bowie finished as the 4th best debater at the Tournament! Congratulations to our Loyola teams for their great showing!

Scott, JoanneThursday, November, 25, 2021