The Study and Go Abroad Fair is happening on Sunday March 1, 2015 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Admission is free. Check the website at www.studyandgoabroad.com for more info and to pre-register online to enter our Grand Prize Draw, and follow us on social media for all the updates.
This important studentevent is a must for any students considering their post-secondary options whether at home or abroad, or looking to take a Gap Year or do some experiential travelling.
Thomson Soccer Star Featured on TSN
Thomson student and emerging national soccer star Sameer F. was featured in a TSN special over the break. Congratulations Sameer!
Any Grade 12 student who is looking to apply to an Ontario University is reminded that the University Application deadline is on Wednesday January 14, 2015, while the deadline to apply to an Ontario College is on Sunday February 1, 2015.
Final Exam Schedule
Please find the January 2015 Exam Schedule attached below.
Students are reminded to bring their student ID card with them to every examination.
Review your schedule carefully - you are responsible for knowing the dates, times and room numbers for each of your exams.
You will not receive extra time if you are late to an examination.
If you miss an examination, you will receive a mark of ZERO, unless a medical certificate, clearly indicating the reason for the absence, is received in the main office by 12:00 noon the following day.
When you are dismissed from an examination, you must either leave the school, or report to the library for quiet study. The library is open from Jan 22-27 between 10:00am and 1:00pm.
If you have 2 exams on the same day and at the same time, see Mr. English for a revised schedule.
If you have 3 exams on the same day, see Mr. English for a revised schedule.
The Toronto Police Service, the Toronto Police Service Board and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services are currently recruiting for their 2015 Summer Youth In Policing program. Eligible students must be between the ages of 15-18 and be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. The dates for employment are from June 29 until August 21 and the job pays $11.00 per hour. An information handout is available in Student Services. Applications are to be completed online and are due by Thursday February 12, 2015.
DECA Clothing Drive
Thomson's DECA Business Club is collecting donations of clothing and household items to help raise funds for their competitions. A letter was sent home last week, detailing the program and the ways your donation can benefit both our students and the Salvation Army (who will ultimately receive the donations). Please read it here: Letter to Parents.
Don't know what kinds of materials to donate? Check this handy list.
Last Updated on Monday, 12 January 2015 15:06
Thomson FIRST Robotics Team
Are you interested in joining a new, diverse, and exciting team at David & Mary Thomson C. I.? The FIRST Robotics Team is seeking Thomson students, staff, parents, and alumni interested in contributing to this year's success!
The team offers great opportunities for students to apply skills of business (promotions and marketing, accounting), art (graphic design, photography, costume design and making), communications technology (webdesign; video productions); as well as community outreach, team-building, and leadership.
Students interested in assembling electrical and mechanical parts, building with metals and wood, computer programming, designing with CAD software, and game strategy are definitely encouraged to join!
You do NOT need robotics experience to be an important member of this team!