Announcements – Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

1. Secondary – Attention All Grade 11 & 12 Students: The University of Technology Institute will be here on Tuesday, November 21st during Period 3 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon on Monday. Also, Nipissing University will be here on Thursday, November 23rd during Period 4. You have until Wednesday at noon to sign-up for this presentation.

2. Secondary – Trent University invites you to attend their ToursPlus event on Saturday, November 25 at their Peterborough campus. You can take a tour, attend a mini lecture, and meet with students and the admissions and scholarships team to learn about applying, and saving money. Plus, each time you visit Trent, you are entered to WIN YOUR FIRST-YEAR TUITION…FREE! Register now at trentu.ca/tours.

3. Secondary – Rambassadors will be having a meeting on Tuesday at lunch in the Drama room. We will be organising our Christmas events. New members are always welcome!

4. Secondary – Any girls interested in trying out for the Junior or Senior Girls’ Volleyball teams are asked to sign up on the Athletic board by the gym. Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 20th, at 4:00pm. If you have any questions, please see Ms Dixie.

5. Secondary – All Cross Country runners: The pizza party is at lunch today in room 316.

6. Secondary – It’s a busy time of year in Brockville and Area. It’s the beginning of the holiday season…Please give a little of your time to help others. Volunteer opportunities include: Rotary Brockville Santa Claus Parade, Christmas Kettle Santa, Seniors4Kids and Bartholomew Community Hub. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please see Mrs. Lukassen in the main office.

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Announcements – Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

1. Secondary – Any grade 12 students who missed the OCAS & OUAC assemblies yesterday morning are asked to report to Student Services to pick up your application package and PIN.

2. Secondary – Attention All Grade 11 & 12 Students: The University of Technology Institute will be here on Tuesday, November 21st during Period 3 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon on Monday. Also, Nipissing University will be here on Thursday, November 23rd during Period 4. You have until Wednesday at noon to sign-up for this presentation.

3. Secondary – Trent University invites you to attend their ToursPlus events on Friday, November 17 at their Durham GTA campus, or on Saturday, November 25 at their Peterborough campus. You can take a tour, attend a mini lecture, and meet with students and the admissions and scholarships team to learn about applying, and saving money. Plus, each time you visit Trent, you are entered to WIN YOUR FIRST-YEAR TUITION…FREE! Register now at trentu.ca/tours.

4. Secondary – Jason will be here from Trent University at lunch today in the Student Lounge. Please drop by and visit him so he can answer all the questions you may have.

5. Secondary – Any girls interested in trying out for the Junior or Senior Girls’ Volleyball teams are asked to sign up on the Athletic board by the gym. Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 20th, at 4:00pm. If you have any questions, please see Ms Dixie.

6. Secondary – There will be an OSAID meeting today at lunch in room 236.

7. Secondary – All Cross Country runners: The pizza party is at lunch on Friday in room 316.

8. All Red Rams – There will be a Yearbook meeting in room 112 today at 11:30.

9. All Red Rams – Christmas Child boxes are still being accepted until lunch today. Please bring them to the main office.

Announcements – Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

1. Secondary – Attention all grade 11 & 12 students: Lakehead University will be here tomorrow during Period 2 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon today.

2. Secondary – Trent University invites you to attend their ToursPlus events on Friday, November 17 at their Durham GTA campus, or on Saturday, November 25 at their Peterborough campus. You can take a tour, attend a mini lecture, and meet with students and the admissions and scholarships team to learn about applying, and saving money. Plus, each time you visit Trent, you are entered to WIN YOUR FIRST-YEAR TUITION…FREE! Register now at trentu.ca/tours.

3. Secondary – Jason will be here from Trent University at lunch tomorrow in the Student Lounge. Please drop by and visit him so he can answer all the questions you may have.

4. Secondary – The Senior Reach team will practice today in room 316 at lunch. Please see Mrs. Gardiner if you cannot attend.

5. Secondary – Hey Red Rams! The Cheer team is looking for new athletes. Tryouts will be from 2:30 to 4 pm today. Tryouts will be in the Commonwealth Gym. Students must be available Mondays and Wednesdays after school between 2:30 and 4 for practices! Hope to see YOU there!

6. Secondary – All boys interested in trying out for the Junior Boys Basketball team are invited to sign the tryout list posted on the athletic bulletin board, in the hallway across from staff room and the girl’s gym. Players are reminded of the mandatory meeting today in room 226 from 11:20 – 11:35. Tryouts begin tonight after school from 2:30-4:00 in the gym. See you there.

7. All Red Rams – There will be a Yearbook meeting in room 112 on Thursday at 11:30.

8. All Red Rams – Christmas Child boxes are still being accepted until Thursday of this week. Please bring them to the main office.

9. All Red Rams – Congratulations go out to the Jr. Girls’ Basketball team for an excellent season. The girls played hard yesterday at EOSSAA representing their school with pride. Mme Bois and Mrs. Wright would like to thank the girls for their hard work and dedication this year.

Announcements – Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

1. Secondary – Student Services will be hosting two assemblies tomorrow morning for Grade 12 students. Period 1 will be for all students applying to College and Period 3 will be for students applying to University. Please make sure you attend as we will be giving out important information in each session.

2. Secondary – Attention all grade 11 & 12 students: Lakehead University will be here on Thursday, November 16th during Period 2 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon on Wednesday.

3. Secondary – Trent University invites you to attend their ToursPlus events on Friday, November 17 at their Durham GTA campus, or on Saturday, November 25 at their Peterborough campus. You can take a tour, attend a mini lecture, and meet with students and the admissions and scholarships team to learn about applying, and saving money. Plus, each time you visit Trent, you are entered to WIN YOUR FIRST-YEAR TUITION…FREE! Register now at trentu.ca/tours.

4. Secondary – Jason will be here from Trent University at lunch this Thursday in the Student Lounge. Please drop by and visit him so he can answer all the questions you may have.

5. Secondary – The Senior Reach team will practice on Wednesday, November 15, in room 316 at lunch. Please see Mrs. Gardiner if you cannot attend.

6. Secondary – All ELL students are asked to see Amanda today briefly at the beginning of lunch IN THE CAFETERIA. Please go directly to the cafeteria for a quick MANDATORY International Meeting TODAY AT LUNCH.

7. Secondary – Hey Red Rams! The Cheer team is looking for new athletes. Tryouts will be from 2:30 to 4 pm Wednesday. Tryouts will be in the Commonwealth Gym. Students must be available Mondays and Wednesdays after school between 2:30 and 4 for practices! Hope to see YOU there!

8. Secondary – There will be an important meeting for all high school girls interested in playing on a BCI hockey team. The meeting will be held in room 258 at 11:30 today. Please spread the word about girls’ hockey and see you today at lunch in room 258.

9. Secondary – All boys interested in trying out for the Junior Boys Basketball team are invited to sign the tryout list posted on the athletic bulletin board, in the hallway across from staff room and the girl’s gym. There will be a lunch time meeting on Wednesday at lunch in room 226. Tryouts begin on Wednesday from 2:30-4:00 in the gym. See you there.

10. Intermediate – Just a reminder that there is a meeting for WEB leaders today, first break at 10:30 in room 108.

11. All Red Rams – Christmas Child boxes are still being accepted until Thursday of this week. Please bring them to the main office.

Announcements – Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

1. Secondary – All students who signed up for the Ryerson University presentation today during Period 5 are asked to report to Period 5 for attendance first and then proceed directly to the Auditorium.

2. Secondary – Attention all grade 11 & 12 students: Lakehead University will be here on Thursday, November 16th during Period 2 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon on Wednesday.

3. Secondary – Hey Red Rams! The Cheer team is looking for new athletes. Tryouts will be from 2:30 to 4 pm today and Wednesday. Tryouts will be in the Commonwealth Gym. Students must be available Mondays and Wednesdays after school between 2:30 and 4 for practices! Hope to see YOU there!

4. Secondary – Just a reminder for all boys wishing to try out for the secondary boys hockey team: 1) the first tryout is on Tuesday from 6:30 – 7:30 A.M. at the MEMORIAL CENTRE, 2) your consent form MUST be signed and given back to Mr. Storr before you try out, 3) bring $10 to the try out on Tuesday, 4) there will be a brief meeting today at lunch at 11:16 in room 326.

5. Secondary – There will be an important meeting for all high school girls interested in playing on a BCI hockey team. The meeting will be held in room 258 at 11:30 on Tuesday Nov 14. Please spread the word about girls’ hockey and see you tomorrow in room 258.

6. Secondary – All boys interested in trying out for the Junior Boys Basketball team are invited to sign the tryout list posted on the athletic bulletin board, in the hallway across from staff room and the girl’s gym. There will be a lunch time meeting on Wednesday at lunch in room 226. Tryouts begin on Wednesday from 2:30-4:00 in the gym. See you there.

7. All Red Rams – The Lost & Found in the main office is piling up. Come check it for your lost items. Anything remaining at 2:15 today will be donated to charity.

8. All Red Rams – Please bring in your Christmas Child box to the main office today.

Announcements – Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

1. Secondary – This message is for all Grade 12 students. Please note that the deadline for the Queen’s QUARMS and Chancellor’s Scholarship has been extended. If you plan on submitting an application, please notify Mrs. Wright by the end of the day today. All applications are due Monday, November 13th at 8:00 a.m., no further extensions will be granted.

2. Secondary – If you purchased a Student Card and haven’t picked it up yet, you must pick it up today at lunch outside the auditorium. Today is the last day that we will be handing out or selling anymore Student Cards.

3. Secondary – Any secondary boys who wish to play for the BCI Secondary Boys’ Hockey Team see Mr. Storr to sign up.

4. Secondary – Hey Red Rams! The Cheer team is looking for new athletes. Tryouts will be from 2:30 to 4 pm November 13th and 15th. Tryouts will be in the Commonwealth Gym. Students must be available Mondays and Wednesdays after school between 2:30 and 4 for practices! Hope to see YOU there!

5. All Red Rams – Today is your last day to purchase Spiritwear! All orders MUST be in by the end of the school day TODAY. A huge selection of hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and pants are on display in the front hallway. Size samples are still available to try on at lunch today outside the auditorium for Secondary students and in the cafeteria for Intermediate students. All orders must be submitted by the end of the school day TODAY and will be delivered before Christmas. If you have any questions please see Ms. Jacobs, Mackenzie, Madi, Abby, Ade, Katie or Ashley.

6. All Red Rams – The Lost & Found in the main office is piling up. Come check it for your lost items. Anything remaining at 2:15 on Monday will be donated to charity.

7. All Red Rams – Please bring in your Christmas Child box to the main office today or Monday.

8. All Red Rams – Congratulations go out to the Junior Girls’ Basketball team for winning the LGSSAA AA championship yesterday against North Grenville. The girls had a convincing 44-27 win. Please congratulate Annie, Kayla, Holly, Faith, Emma, Danica, Stef, Blythe, Emma and Abby and wish them luck as they travel to Arnprior on Tuesday to compete in the EOSSAA championships. Way to go Red Rams!

Announcements – Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017

1. Secondary – Attention all grade 11 & 12 students: Durham College will be here tomorrow during Period 1 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon today.

2. Secondary – ATTN All Grade 11 & 12 Students: Ryerson University will be here on Monday, November 13th during Period 5 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon tomorrow.

3. Secondary – Stage Crew will meet today at lunch in the auditorium. New members always welcome. Remember: No food or drink in the auditorium.

4. Secondary – Drama Club will meet in the auditorium at lunch Thursday. Again: No food or drink in the auditorium.

5. Secondary – Would all boys interested in playing on the BCI hockey team please attend a meeting today at the beginning of lunch in room 326.

6. Secondary – Do you like to get involved in your community? Do you like to fund raise to help local people in need? Then United Way is your club! Join us today during lunch for the first meeting in room 258. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to make an impact in your community!

7. Secondary – Hey Red Rams! The Cheer team is looking for new athletes. Tryouts will be from 2:30 to 4 pm November 13th and 15th. Tryouts will be in the Commonwealth Gym. Students must be available Mondays and Wednesdays after school between 2:30 and 4 for practices! Hope to see YOU there!

8. Secondary – In preparation for the Remembrance Day assembly, the Drama Club and Dance Group are asked to attend a run though after school on Thursday. Please see Ms Lewis if you have any questions.

9. Intermediate – The Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball team will be starting practice this week. Practice will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 7a.m. Please be sure to sign-up on the bulletin board beside the Iron Ram before the end of the day today or let Ms Thurler or Ms Mitton know if you are interested but cannot attend.

10. All Red Rams – Listen up BCI: Spiritwear is on sale this week! A huge selection of hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and pants are on display in the front hallway. New this year are “narrow leg” sport pants and zippered sweatshirts that you can customize by adding a BCI team or club. Size samples are available to try on at lunch outside the auditorium for secondary students and in the cafeteria for intermediate students. Come and pick up your order form, download one from the BCI Facebook page and search “BCI Clothing Order” on Instagram for more information. All orders must be submitted by the end of the day on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10th and will be delivered before the Christmas holidays. If you have any questions please see Ms. Jacobs, Mackenzie, Madi, Abby, Ade, Katie or Ashley.

11. All Red Rams – BCI will be hosting a Remembrance Day assembly on Friday Period 3 (10:15). Please bring a donation for the Legion Poppy Fund.

12. All Red Rams – Hey Rams Fans! Tomorrow is Red and Black School Spirit Day to support the Jr. Girls’ Basketball team. Tomorrow they play in the LGSSAA finals here at BCI. Show your school spirit and wear your red and black!

Announcements – Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017

1. Secondary – Attention all grade 11 & 12 students: Durham College will be here on Thursday, November 9th during Period 1 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon on Wednesday.

2. Secondary – Stage Crew will be meeting Wednesday at lunch in the auditorium. New members always welcome. Remember: No food or drink in the auditorium.

3. Secondary – Drama Club will meet in the auditorium at lunch today and Thursday. Again: No food or drink in the auditorium.

4. Secondary – Do you like to get involved in your community? Do you like to fund raise to help local people in need? Then United Way is your club! Join us this Wednesday, Nov 8, during lunch for the first meeting in room 258. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to make an impact in your community!

5. Secondary – Hey Red Rams! The Cheer team is looking for new athletes. Tryouts will be from 2:30 to 4 pm November 13th and 15th. Tryouts will be in the Commonwealth Gym. Students must be available Mondays and Wednesdays after school between 2:30 and 4 for practices! Hope to see YOU there!

6. Secondary – Would those Faculty Award winners who were NOT at the ceremony on Saturday, please see Mrs. Lukassen in the main office for your certificate.

7. Intermediate – The Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball team will be starting practice this week. Practice will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 7a.m. Please be sure to sign-up on the bulletin board beside the Iron Ram before the end of the day today or let Ms Thurler or Ms Mitton know if you are interested but cannot attend.

8. All Red Rams – Listen up BCI: Spiritwear is on sale this week! A huge selection of hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and pants are on display in the front hallway. New this year are “narrow leg” sport pants and zippered sweatshirts that you can customize by adding a BCI team or club. Size samples are available to try on at lunch outside the auditorium for secondary students and in the cafeteria for intermediate students. Come and pick up your order form, download one from the BCI Facebook page and search “BCI Clothing Order” on Instagram for more information. All orders must be submitted by the end of the day on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10th and will be delivered before the Christmas holidays. If you have any questions please see Ms. Jacobs, Mackenzie, Madi, Abby, Ade, Katie or Ashley.

9. All Red Rams – BCI will be hosting a Remembrance Day assembly on Friday Period 3 (10:15). Please bring a donation for the Legion Poppy Fund.

Announcements – Monday, Nov. 6, 2017

1. Secondary – This is a reminder of the UIP this evening. BCI students are asked to meet in the auditorium for a brief presentation beginning at 5:30 p.m. before the scheduled sessions begin at 6:00 p.m.

2. Secondary – Attention all grade 11 & 12 students: Durham College will be here on Thursday, November 9th during Period 1 to deliver an information session in the Auditorium. In order to attend this informative session, you must sign-up in Student Services. Please note that if you sign-up for the session, you must attend. Students are asked to please sign the list in Student Services by noon on Wednesday.

3. Secondary – We have a volunteer opportunity for this evening from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. to be a BCI Ambassador. If you are interested and available, please see Mrs. Wright or Mrs. Donovan today.

4. Secondary – Drama Club will be meeting today at lunch in the Drama room.

5. Secondary – Stage Crew will be meeting Wednesday at lunch in the auditorium. New members always welcome. Remember: No food or drink in the auditorium.

6. Intermediate – The Intermediate Girls’ Volleyball team will be starting practice this week. Practice will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 7a.m. Please be sure to sign-up on the bulletin board beside the Iron Ram before the end of the day today or let Ms Thurler or Ms Mitton know if you are interested but cannot attend.

7. All Red Rams – The Recorder and Times are looking for newspaper carriers in 8 areas around the city. If you are interested, see Mrs. Lukassen in the main office.

8. All Red Rams – Listen up BCI: Spiritwear is on sale this week! A huge selection of hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and pants are on display in the front hallway. New this year are “narrow leg” sport pants and zippered sweatshirts that you can customize by adding a BCI team or club. Size samples are available to try on at lunch outside the auditorium for secondary students and in the cafeteria for intermediate students. Come and pick up your order form, download one from the BCI Facebook page and search “BCI Clothing Order” on Instagram for more information. All orders must be submitted by the end of the day on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10th and will be delivered before the Christmas holidays. If you have any questions please see Ms. Jacobs, Mackenzie, Madi, Abby, Ader, Katie or Ashley.

9. All Red Rams – BCI will be hosting a Remembrance Day assembly on Friday Period 3 (10:15). Please bring a donation to the Legion Poppy Fund.

Announcements – Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

1. Secondary – All students who signed up for the Queen’s University presentation today during Period 4 are asked to report to Period 4 for attendance first and then proceed directly to the auditorium.

2. Secondary – We have a volunteer opportunity on Monday night from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. to be a BCI Ambassador. If you are interested and available, please see Mrs. Wright or Mrs. Donovan today.

3. Secondary – Drama Club will meet today in the auditorium at lunch. Remember, no food or drinks in the auditorium.

4. Secondary – Try-outs for the Senior Boys’ Basketball team will begin today at 2:30pm. Try-outs will continue every Friday at 2:30 until the official season begins. If you have any questions or cannot attend the try-out, please see Ms Dixie.

5. All Red Rams – The Recorder and Times are looking for newspaper carriers in 8 areas around the city. If you are interested, see Mrs. Lukassen in the main office.

6. All Red Rams – Can you handle an all-night movie marathon, with unlimited popcorn, drinks and arcade games? Join us at the United Way Starlight Film Festival – an all night movie marathon – at the Brockville Cineplex from 12 midnight tonight to 7 a.m. tomorrow. With a $20 ticket, enjoy movies such as Wonder Woman, Fate of the Furious, and three other newly released movies. Buy your tickets at the main office today. Students under 14 years of age will require a parent’s signature.

7. All Red Rams – Listen up BCI: Spiritwear is on sale next week! A huge selection of hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and pants will be on display in the front hallway. New this year are “narrow leg” sport pants and zippered sweatshirts that you can customize by adding a BCI team or club. Size samples are available to try on at lunch outside the auditorium for secondary students and in the cafeteria for intermediate students. Come and pick up your order form, download one from the BCI Facebook page and search “BCI Clothing Order” on Instagram for more information. All orders must be submitted by the end of the day on FRIDAY NOVEMBER 10th and will be delivered before the Christmas holidays. If you have any questions please see Ms. Jacobs, Mackenzie, Madi, Abby, Ade, Katie or Ashley.