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October 13, 2015

One more day until the Terry Fox Run!  Remember to get your twenty dollar donation in to your home room teacher. Tomorrow we will be around, to each homeroom, to mark everyone that has donated. If you have the TAS marking you will be part of our walk. If you forgot your donation today, you can bring it into your home room teacher tomorrow.  Also we will continue with our bake sale today. Come support us outside the café at lunch.

The MEDIA TEAM is meeting today at lunch in Room 37!  Bring your lunch and come learn with the team that produces the lighting, sound, and projection for all auditorium events and dances here at TAS!

Students in Grades 11 and 12 who are interested in joining the Specialist High Skills Major Program are reminded that their registration paperwork is due to Mr. McFadden next week.  Don’t delay and miss out on some terrific opportunities.

The US College Expo School Tours are being held in Toronto this month.  For more information about times and places, go to the TAS guidance webpage.

Application forms for the TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are now available in Guidance.  This scholarship is for students who have identified a need in the community and who have responded to that need and are making a big difference in the community.

Our annual Rock Paper Scissors Tournament.  Show up in the cafeteria at lunch with $2 for your chance at making history. All proceeds go to the Terry Fox Run.
Tuesday, Oct. 14th  – Championship Final

Colours of Hope is back again at the Peterborough Sports and Wellness Centre! The Canadian Cancer Society needs Volunteers on Saturday October 17th to help with all aspects of the day including throwing colours, course marshalling, assisting at the start and finish line, as well as set up and clean up. Shifts are scheduled between 7:00am and 1:30pm. Contact Alison at 705-742-3823 or go to myccsschedule.ca to sign up online.  See Ms. Lorenzen for more information or check out the poster on the volunteer bulletin board in the Guidance office.

Don't miss Trent University's upcoming Fall Open House events Friday October 23 at the Peterborough campus.  Tour the campus, speak with faculty, meet current students and enter the draw to win free first-year tuition!  Discover all that Trent has to offer. Register now at trentu.ca/discover

Oct 13
University of Guelph-Humber
8:45 AM
Room 180
Oct 13
Carleton University
1:30 PM
Room 180
Oct 14
Trent University
10:00 AM
Room 180
Oct 16
Nipissing University
9:00 AM
Room 180
Oct 16
Fleming College
12:10 PM
Room 180


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OFSSA Wrestling

Senior Girl's Basketball

The Peterborough Integrated Arts Program is delighted to present our new promotional video! It's still evolving .... more to come in the spring!
A BIG THANK YOU goes out to Integrated Arts graduate Ryan Shewell who filmed and edited the video and THANK YOU to Ms.Clarke for co-ordinating the filming days.The students were thrilled to be a part of the action. THANK YOU to the teachers for facilitating.   Music credit ..... Rather Be by Clean Bandidt (instrumental version)   

Congratulations to the Cross Country Running Team for great year!
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Zimbabwe Fundraiser on Thursday June 19th
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Parade Grand Champions
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1960s Day at TAS! Mrs. Carey's Gr. 10 Canadian History class had a 1960s Day on June 10th.  Students dressed in 1960s attire, and enjoyed some of the great food, games, and music of the decade. Everyone had a groovy time!   
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The Tulip Festival was a huge hit!!  TAS received a standing ovation from a large crowd!!!
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Congratulations to the TAS Wind Symphony for winning Gold at the Kiwanis Music Festival and being selected to represent Peterborough at the Provincials this May!
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TAS students participated in an Outdoor Activity Day in what was to be a “farewell send-off” to winter.  Events were organized and run by the Outdoor Leadership Class and included the 4-Way Tug of War, Scavenger Hunt Scrabble, European “Snow Ball”, and the Wintery Obstacle Course.  
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Outdoor Leadership Class (OLP) students received instruction from B!KE and Green-up on bike maintenance, repair and safety as they prepare to begin riding to Trent University for the next month during their fitness and wall-climbing unit.
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TAS is VERY proud of the Media Team, and how a few members were featured in this month's SNAP'D Peterborough Paper.
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    Sunny, Baily, Branwen, Steven, Quin, Chris and Dalton are the TASSS Media Team

Congratulations to the Junior Boys Hockey team who reeled off 3 consecutive wins yesterday at the St. Peter's Classic to win the championship. Goaltenders Drew Hutchison and Billy Leahy shared a 5 to 0 shutout in game 1 over IE Weldon. Leahy was rock solid, picking up a 3 to 2 overtime win over Norwood in game 2, while Hutchison earned game MVP honours in the championship game, a 3 to 1 victory over Haliburton. The Griffins combined good defensive play with potent offense at the other end. Jarod Mayhew, Charles Cowie and Braden Little led the attack with 2 goals and 1 assist each, while Connor Harnden was the most generous Griffin, picking up 4 helpers. If you check out the team picture, you can easily see why TAS also won the award for the team with the "best flow" in the tournament.

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TAS Drummers Play at Pete's Game Feb.27/14

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Speed Skaters Marc Gagne, Kasey Hainer, Taylor Edmondson & Marj Tellis
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Best of High School Art Award Winners

OFSSA Archery

Sears Drama Regional Reps
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On their way to OFSAA.

Dixieland Band
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Spirit Squad
Cheer For the Cure Provincials Champions!
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Cross Country Running
The junior girls team stood on the podium bringing home gold and bronze.
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Field Hockey
Congratulations COSSA Silver Medal Winners.
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Girls Basketball

A D D I T I O N A L    N E W S

CHEX TV Report on TAS Field Grand Opening - October 2, 2013
See the "Videos" Link in the left column.

A state of the art track and field plus beautiful new Tennis/Basketball Courts

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